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4 Fairway Woods You Need To Try

| August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
4 Fairway Woods You Need To Try

Whenever a new driver comes out on the market, people want to get it in their hands and try it. The driver is sexy. Despite the fact that you can’t hit more than about 14 drives on a normal golf course, many golfers spend an inordinate amount of time hitting driver on the practice tee. […]

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Ping Introduces New Clubs

| August 10, 2015 | 1 Comment
Ping Introduces New Clubs

Ping Golf is one of those companies that takes their sweet time to launch new products, usually on a two year development cycle. Ping also benefits from one of the most loyal customer bases in the industry, and for good reason. They make quality golf clubs that perform well, and they take care of their […]

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Hydro Flask – 3 Reasons Why You Need One

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hydro Flask – 3 Reasons Why You Need One

Hydration is not a sexy topic of discussion, but it is important nonetheless. Humans are about 65% water, and the experts seem to agree that an average person should be drinking about two liters (half a gallon) of water per day. It’s called the 8 x 8 rule. You need to drink eight ounces, eight […]

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Callaway Mack Daddy PM-Grind Wedge

| May 14, 2015 | 1 Comment
Callaway Mack Daddy PM-Grind Wedge

Phil Mickelson has a lot of influence in the design and construction of his clubs, and his relationship with Callaway has greatly benefitted them both. These days, Callaway has one of the hottest (and longest named) drivers on the market in the Big Bertha Alpha 815 Double Black Diamond. It also has possibly the best […]

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Movie Spotlight – The Squeeze

| May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Movie Spotlight – The Squeeze

Golf movies are tough to rate when comparing them with mainstream action or comedy flicks. Most of the golf films we’ve seen in the past have used the game of golf as a metaphor or simply a means to tell another story. For example, Tin Cup was a love story about a golf pro from West […]

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Streamsong Resort – Florida’s Hidden Gem

| April 28, 2015 | 1 Comment
Streamsong Resort – Florida’s Hidden Gem

  The History Several years ago the Mosaic Company, the world’s largest combined producer of potash and phosphates, was about to reclaim 16,000 acres of land near Fort Meade, Florida that had been mined for nearly 100 years for phosphate. Instead, Mosaic CFO Richard Mack proposed building a golf resort. When Mr. Mack invited the design […]

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Ping G30 Driver – Get One!

| April 20, 2015 | 3 Comments
Ping G30 Driver – Get One!

Normally when writing a review of a club, I’ll start with an introductory paragraph, then tell you a bit about the design and specs of the club before describing how it plays. This time however, I feel compelled to flip the script and tell you how the story ends first. Quite simply, the Ping G30 […]

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New Balance – Spring 2015 Golf Shoes

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Balance – Spring 2015 Golf Shoes

New Balance has become legendary over the years for well made shoes that fit a wide variety of feet, especially in wide sizes. Now a serious player in the golf market, those with wide feet will be excited to see the spring 2015 golf shoe line from New Balance. They are sure to be comfortable […]

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2015 PGA Show – Best New Accessories

| February 25, 2015 | 1 Comment
2015 PGA Show – Best New Accessories

Perhaps the most diverse and interesting group of products at the annual PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando is the accessories category. We see all kinds of electronics, soft goods, golf bags and various other products that it is hard to narrow the list down to just a few standouts. 2015 was no exception as we […]

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2015 PGA Show – Best New Apparel

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
2015 PGA Show – Best New Apparel

For those that attended the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida for the first this year, they may have noticed that the apparel section of the Orange County Convention Center was as large as ever. The apparel section arguably takes up more floor space than golf equipment on a year-to-year basis. So what was […]

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2015 PGA Show – Best New Golf Balls

| February 2, 2015 | 2 Comments
2015 PGA Show – Best New Golf Balls

Frankly, I’ve become tired of all the promises golf ball manufacturers like to make about how their latest ball goes further, feels softer and spins more. We hear it every year around this time when the new models come out, but very few can actually deliver on their promises. Let’s take a look at the […]

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2015 PGA Show – Best New Clubs

| January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
2015 PGA Show – Best New Clubs

We were in attendance at the madness that was the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show last week, and other than registering about 18,000 steps (8.5 miles) on the pedometer each day, we met many old friends and saw lots and lots of golf products in the more than 1 million square feet of exhibit space at […]

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5 Trends To Watch In 2015

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
5 Trends To Watch In 2015

A new year is upon us, and in the golf world that means one thing – The annual PGA Merchandise Show is right around the corner. Held in Orlando, Florida every year, the show brings together thousands of golf industry insiders, manufacturers, professionals and buyers to share ideas, display new technology and conduct business. The […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Every year the offices at intothegrain.com are bombarded with cool gadgets, gifts and products for review. While some of these products aren’t ready for prime time, others immediately get us excited and some even manage to surprise us. With the holidays fast approaching, I thought we could highlight a few of the best gift ideas […]

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Aldila Tour Green Shaft

| December 8, 2014 | 1 Comment
Aldila Tour Green Shaft

Aldila has been making graphite golf shafts for as long as I can remember, and has been one of the industry leaders for decades. Aldila is actually an Italian word that means “the next life” or “above and beyond” depending on the context. As manufacturing processes and materials continue to improve, golf shafts have become more […]

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Galvin Green Outerwear

| November 20, 2014 | 2 Comments
Galvin Green Outerwear

When it comes to playing golf in adverse conditions, it pays to be prepared. Most of the professional tours in the United States, Australia and South Africa follow the sun and the weather is usually good, but in Europe the conditions can be less than ideal. The players on the European Professional tours know this […]

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Tru-Roll Putters

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tru-Roll Putters

Every year at the PGA Show in Orlando, a few new products are awarded with awards for their innovation and design. In 2014, Tru-Roll Putters won the Top Buyer’s Choice Award. Given the volume of products on display every year this is quite an accomplishment. On the putting green during the PGA Demo Day when […]

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Gimmeclubs.com – Club Sharing For Traveling Golfers

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Gimmeclubs.com – Club Sharing For Traveling Golfers

In recent years we’ve seen a huge boom in ride-sharing companies like Uber, Lyft and a few others that let regular folks like you and me use your car in your spare time to offer people rides for money. It’s like a taxi company with a diverse fleet and direct to consumer payment system. The […]

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Don’t Believe The Hype – TaylorMade’s Driver Alternatives

| October 20, 2014 | 1 Comment
Don’t Believe The Hype – TaylorMade’s Driver Alternatives

The driver is the most popular club in many people’s bag, and the one club that consumers change the most often. This is why you see the massive marketing campaigns for each new driver that golf club manufacturers release. I’ve seen the game evolve in the last 20 years on the professional tours as equipment […]

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Game Golf – Review

| October 17, 2014 | 5 Comments
Game Golf – Review

For the last few years I’ve observed what I think is a transformation in the golf industry. I believe that innovation and technology has hit a wall with regards to equipment, largely because of the limits on performance imposed by golf’s governing bodies. Nowhere is this more evident than in the golf ball market. Having tested […]

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