Beards have finally made their way into golf at this year’s Sony Open. (CBS Sports) Jacksonville, Florida firefighters are facing a tough choice: shave their beards, or face limited shifts. (Action News JAX) New England Patriots Rob Ninkovich and Julian Edelman are locked in a battle of the beards. (ESPN) In other NFL news, Minnesota Vikings fans were left with a serious case of ice-beard last week. (SB Nation) Huffington Post is here to dive into the topic of why men grow beards, and if they signify anything about the wearer’s personality. (Huffington Post) This year’s Ale House Beard Growing Contest raised money for Rooms of Hope – an organization that builds dream bedrooms for children with life-threatening illnesses. (Contra Costa Times) Are hats the perfect accessory to beards? (Urban Beardsman) How do urban beardsmen, with a burgeoning culture of their own, find a voice somewhere like south Louisiana – a place that’s already totally saturated in its own unique bearded culture? (Urban Beardsman) ISIS has issued a 58-page book to UK-supporters explaining how to avoid detection when planning and carrying out attacks – at the top of the list to avoid beards. (Urban Beardsman) To view previous “Bearded Weeks in Review” click here.