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Titleist Launches 915 Driver, Fairways & Hybrids

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Titleist Launches 915 Driver, Fairways & Hybrids

Titleist fans, the long awaited day has finally arrived. The new 915 driver, fairways and hybrids have been launched, and they are sure to bring a smile to your face. It is well known that Titleist only introduces new clubs about every two years, focusing on measured improvements and quality rather than marketing and sales […]

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2014 Ryder Cup Fun Facts

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
2014 Ryder Cup Fun Facts

The 2014 Ryder Cup is upon us, and our friends at SpreadEx.com have come up with a cool infographic to celebrate the matches at Gleneagles in Scotland. Below is a neat breakdown of both teams and their past performance. If you are like me and enjoy a few friendly wagers, this info may help you. […]

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So You Want To Be A Golf Blogger…

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
So You Want To Be A Golf Blogger…

Since 2009 when I started intothegrain.com I’ve had the good fortune of meeting many great people and making some life long friends. I’ve visited some wonderful places, played some of the nation’s best golf courses and got to play with some of the latest equipment and golf gadgets on the market. I love sharing these […]

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Game Golf Permitted Under Rules of Golf

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Game Golf Permitted Under Rules of Golf

There are lots of game improvement devices and swing analyzers out there these days, but Game Game is quickly separating itself from the crowd. Unlike many of the current swing contraptions and launch monitors out there, Game Golf is actually permitted by the rules of golf. The USGA recently approved Game Golf to be used […]

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Marathon Day On the Bag

| May 22, 2014 | 4 Comments
Marathon Day On the Bag

I’ve caddied lots of times (for fun) for women pros on the LPGA and the Symetra Tour. It’s one of the things I enjoy the most in the game of golf. I love being “on the bag” in pro events and helping friends on the tour in competition in big tournaments. Just being next to […]

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Pic of the Week – Natalie Gulbis

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pic of the Week – Natalie Gulbis

Most fans of the LPGA and golf in general know who Natalie Gulbis is. She’s probably made more headlines over the years with her swimsuit calendars than with her golf clubs, but she’s kept her playing status and cashed plenty of big checks over the years, which is no small feat on today’s LPGA Tour. […]

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Symetra Tour’s 2014 Season Set to Begin

| February 9, 2014 | 3 Comments
Symetra Tour’s 2014 Season Set to Begin

The expanded 2014 Symetra Tour schedule tees off February 21 in Mesa, Arizona. This year the tour will have 20 events, five more than last year, with purses totaling more than $2.2 million, a record for the tour. Again this year, as it has for the last two seasons, the LPGA will award full status […]

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Big Break Florida – Meet the Cast

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Big Break Florida – Meet the Cast

Mark your calendars – February 24, 2014 at 9PM is the premier of Big Break Florida. The latest season of the popular golf reality show is going to be an all-female cast again, and is staged at the Onmi – Amelia Island Plantation Resort. Expect to see all the usual antics and contests. There are […]

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A Tricky Rules Situation at Bahamas LPGA Event

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
A Tricky Rules Situation at Bahamas LPGA Event

If you watch enough golf on TV you will eventually see a rules situation come up that you have never witnessed before. For most golf fans that was the case on Sunday on the final hole of the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic. Even the LPGA rules official who was involved in the situation called […]

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Golfisms – A Comprehensive List

| January 27, 2014 | 1 Comment
Golfisms – A Comprehensive List

We’ve all used them at one time or another to describe a golf shot, situation or event. Golfisms are sometimes raunchy and tasteless, but they usually bring a little humor to the game that we all can use, especially after hitting one of the unfortunate shots that precede them. We’ve scoured the internet, asked our […]

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2014 PGA Show – Hits & Misses

| January 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
2014 PGA Show – Hits & Misses

The annual PGA Merchandise Show showcases thousands of golf products every year for 40,000 industry insiders. We try to see everything but it’s almost impossible in the amount of time we have. After all, the Orange County Convention Center has over 22 acres of space under roof! Days go by fast when you are in […]

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Out of Season Golf Holidays

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Out of Season Golf Holidays

Golf vacations can be expensive. Many people prefer to book their stays in the off-season to save money. In many cases the weather and conditions are just fine, and the savings can be significant. Our friends at Onlinegolf have released a cool new infographic related to golf travel in the off season. The destination guide […]

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USGA: New Rules For Senior Golfers

| December 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
USGA: New Rules For Senior Golfers

  The holidays are always a time for giving, and in that spirit, the USGA has announced some new rules for senior golfers (Over 50) that will go into effect on January 1, 2014. The hope is that these new rules will help speed the pace of play and make it more enjoyable for the […]

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6 Terrible Golf Products

| December 16, 2013 | 3 Comments
6 Terrible Golf Products

Every year in December I see countless holiday gift guides and Christmas shopping suggestions from all over the web. There are plenty of cool golf gift ideas out there and we’ve even gotten in on the action before, but I wanted to do something different. Instead of finding the best gift ideas, I decided to […]

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5 Cyber Monday Golf Deals

| November 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
5 Cyber Monday Golf Deals

Cyber Monday Golf Deals The Christmas shopping season seems to start earlier every year, doesn’t it? Here in the US, Black Friday kicks off the holiday mess on the day after Thanksgiving, and Cyber Monday follows on the Monday after Thanksgiving for online retailers looking to get in on the action. While the golf season […]

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Introducing the TaylorMade JetSpeed Family

| November 15, 2013 | 1 Comment
Introducing the TaylorMade JetSpeed Family

Thanks to their position as an industry leader and backed by their parent company the adidas Group, TaylorMade loves pumping out new clubs at a furious pace, often staggering their product launches throughout the year. It seems like they have a new driver on the market every 6 months. Earlier this year, the R1 Black […]

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Rod Perry Wins 2013 PGA Professional National Championship

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Rod Perry Wins 2013 PGA Professional National Championship

Congratulations to Rod Perry for winning the PGA Professional National Championship! This story is significant for us at into the grain because Rod is a local boy and a personal friend. We are headquartered just a few minutes from Crane Lakes Golf Club in Port Orange, Florida where Rod is the head professional. There are […]

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Glenmorangie Searches For The Greatest Course In The World

| June 10, 2013 | 1 Comment
Glenmorangie Searches For The Greatest Course In The World

Summer is almost here, and the Open Championship is drawing near. In the spirit of The Open, The people that make Glenmorangie single malt scotch whiskey are searching for the world’s greatest golf courses. Courses, which like Glenmorangie whisky are “Unnecessarily Well Made”. Glenmorangie ambassadors Sir Nick Faldo, David Cannon, Tony Jacklin and Robert Trent Jones, Jr. […]

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Nike Covert Distance Challenge

| March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
Nike Covert Distance Challenge

Golf Galaxy has teamed up with Nike Golf to bring golfers across the country the Nike Covert Distance Challenge. Every weekend (Friday through Sunday) in March 2013, Nike gurus will be in-store to deliver club fittings. Golfers of all levels are invited to bring in their existing driver to test against the new Nike VR_S […]

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Adams Golf Is Giving Golfers 1,000,000 Extra Yards

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Adams Golf Is Giving Golfers 1,000,000 Extra Yards

Yes, you read that right. No, it’s not all for you. Adams Golf has introduced “Easy Million,” a unique and fun experiential marketing campaign that is designed to encourage golfers to visit golf stores, demo days and corporate events to gain a cumulative total of 1,000,000 yards of added distance with the company’s new line of […]

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