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Oct. 04, 2010
Oct. 04, 2010

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Oct. 4, 2010

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Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
NHL PREVIEW 2010--11
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MY BAG

This is an article from the Oct. 4, 2010 issue

FOR THE RYDER CUP

Rickie Fowler

"My favorite recovery club is my 59-degree Vokey. I hit a variety of shots with it, and it's my go-to club."

FAIRWAY METAL

Titleist

909 D2 (13.5°)

SHAFT UST

Mamiya

Proforce V2 86 (X flex)

BALL

Titleist

Pro V1x

DRIVER

Titleist

910 D2 (7.5°)

SHAFT

Mitsubishi

Diamana White 73 (X flex)

IRONS

Titleist

710 MB (four- through nine-iron)

SHAFTS

True Temper

Dynamic Gold X100

GRIPS

Golf Pride

Tour Velvet 58 round

SHOES

Puma

Cell Fusion

PUTTER

Titleist

Scotty Cameron Circa 62 No. 3

HYBRIDS

Adams

Pro Black (20°); a7 (17°)

SHAFTS

Matrix

Ozik XCON HM2 X (stiff)

WEDGES

Titleist

Vokey Design (48°, 54° and 59°)

SHAFTS

True Temper

Dynamic Gold X100

ON THE NUMBER

Filling Up The Cup

A study based on previous Ryder Cup competitions estimates that the economic impact of this week's event at Celtic Manor in Wales could reach $177 million. Not bad considering that Wales is a country of roughly three million people. Despite the tiny population, that same study projects that as many as 240,000 people may attend the matches over the course of the week. Here's how they break out.

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MANAGEMENT 200

PLAYERS/ENTOURAGE 233

MEDIA/INFRASTRUCTURE 8,500

HOSPITALITY CREW 30,000

SPECTATORS 200,000

Source: Ryder Cup Wales 2010 Ltd.

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