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The Sad State of Golf Media

| June 12, 2014 | 3 Comments
The Sad State of Golf Media

Over the past several years I’ve noticed a disturbing trend in golf coverage from television, print, internet and social media outlets. I acknowledge that it is partly my fault, but I refuse to apologize for it. Traditional print media is dying a slow death and they know it. For a long time, bloggers controlled the […]

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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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Bridgestone True Balance Putters

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Bridgestone True Balance Putters

Bridgestone Golf is one of the more conservative companies in golf.  They seem to know what they are good at, and they stick with it. By and large they release solid products, but don’t make waves around the golf world. Their most recent irons came out a few years ago without much fanfare. The J40 […]

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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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TaylorMade SLDR Mini Driver

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
TaylorMade SLDR Mini Driver

Taylor Made adidas Golf (TMAG) has done it again. We’re used to seeing new clubs hit the market at several times during the year, but this time they’ve gone way beyond designing a new club – they’re invented a time machine! TMAG’s new time machine (aka – SLDR Mini Driver) takes us way back to […]

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Omni Amelia Island Resort

| March 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Omni Amelia Island Resort

When the Golf Channel is shopping around for a venue to film their popular golf reality show The Big Break, they don’t settle for second best. In past seasons, the Big Break has been filmed at places like Kingsmill Resort, St. Andrews, Trump National, Reunion Resort, Disney World, Casa De Campo, Greenbriar and Indian Wells. […]

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Leupold GX-4i2 Rangefinder

| March 11, 2014 | 2 Comments
Leupold GX-4i2 Rangefinder

What do guns and golf have in common? The technology in many of the best rangefinders used on the golf course comes from rifle scopes and range finders made for hunting and military use. The latest offering from optics company Leupold has taken golf rangefinder technology to the limit with its new model – The […]

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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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5 Golf Companies to Watch in 2014

| February 5, 2014 | 1 Comment
5 Golf Companies to Watch in 2014

While the golf industry as a whole isn’t doing as well as in years past, 2014 is shaping up to be a decent year for new golf products. While many were underwhelmed with the new product launches at the PGA Show, that doesn’t mean there is nothing worth watching in the coming months. Here are […]

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TaylorMade Introduces Tour Preferred Golf Balls

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
TaylorMade Introduces Tour Preferred Golf Balls

TaylorMade is making waves in the golf equipment market with their “Loft Up” message that relates to the popular SLDR driver. They also recently announced the new line of Tour Preferred irons, which should be very popular. Next up are the new Tour Preferred golf balls! The last two performance golf balls TaylorMade had to […]

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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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Growing Golf – State of the Game: 2014

| January 24, 2014 | 3 Comments
Growing Golf – State of the Game: 2014

Every year in January the golf world descends upon Orlando, Florida for the biggest trade show in the game – The PGA Merchandise Show. The show welcomes over 40,000 golf industry professionals, buyers, media and guests from over 75 countries for the four day event. The Orange County Convention Center’s massive North/South concourse boasts over […]

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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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The Road (Back) to the LPGA

| January 14, 2014 | 1 Comment
The Road (Back) to the LPGA

The Symetra Tour is the official developmental tour of the LPGA. It is made up primarily of young women from all around the world who have just turned pro and are trying to make the big jump to the highest level in women’s professional golf. The tour’s official nickname is “The Road to the LPGA.” […]

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TaylorMade Introduces Tour Preferred Irons

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
TaylorMade Introduces Tour Preferred Irons

TaylorMade is at it again. More new clubs! This time they are addressing a segment of the market that has been lacking in recent years – low handicap golfers. Large, clunky looking irons aren’t very popular with better players, and while TaylorMade will tell you their staff pros are playing the RocketBladez Tour irons, the […]

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LPGA Rookies To Watch in 2014

| January 10, 2014 | 2 Comments
LPGA Rookies To Watch in 2014

There are 28 rookies preparing to tee it up this year on the LPGA tour. Traditionally rookies have a hard time making cuts and earning enough money to keep their playing status for the following season. It is a big step up to play at the highest level in women’s golf. Of the 28 rookies […]

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