Great golf products you need to get to know (PGA)

After Monday’s Demo Experience out at Cascata Golf Club, the action moved indoors for Tuesday and Wednesday, and the hundreds of vendors included some club companies, more accessory firms and a whole lot of apparel vendors. Callaway V Series clubs The “V” in Callaway Golf’s new V Series of clubs stands for velocity, and this brand-new collection of drivers and fairway clubs is designed for golfers who need a little help generating more swing speed. In fact, Marc Warren won on the European Tour with a V Series driver just last week. Criquet shirts You might think of Austin, Texas, as more of a hipster haven than a golf community, but the Lone Star State capital is home to a solid collection of pro players — and a hot newcomer to the golf apparel industry.

Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - This is a Feb. 24, 2008 file photo showing Boston Red Sox baseball player Curt Schiling. Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use. Schilling discussed details of his cancer on WEEI-FM in Boston on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he’s been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on using chewing tobacco for about 30 years. Schilling discussed details on WEEI-FM in Boston on Wednesday. The former Red Sox right-hander announced in February that he had cancer but had not disclosed what kind. None of it was enough to ever make me quit.” Schilling revealed the type of cancer two months after Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn died at the age of 54 of oral cancer, a disease he attributed to years of chewing tobacco.