Tag: Driver

2017 PGA Show – 6 More Standout Products

| January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
2017 PGA Show – 6 More Standout Products

We’ve been walking around the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando for a few days and we’re overwhelmed as usual with the sheer size of it and the volume of information that is available to attendees. Day two at the show was more of the same. With over 1000 companies exhibiting their products & services it’s […]

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2017 PGA Show – 6 Standout Products

| January 26, 2017 | 2 Comments
2017 PGA Show – 6 Standout Products

For the golf industry, the biggest day of the new year arrived on Wednesday, January 25th with the opening of the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show. We walked around the massive Orange County Convention Center yesterday and took in all the sights and sounds. As one of my friends who was attending for the first time […]

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High Heat Driver – Game Changing Technology For Amateurs

| February 1, 2016 | 1 Comment
High Heat Driver – Game Changing Technology For Amateurs

Knuth Golf may be a new player in the golf equipment market, but the company’s namesake is anything but. Dean Knuth spent many years working with the USGA to develop and evolve the current course and slope rating system that is used to establish, maintain and adjust player handicaps different courses. With degrees in mathematics […]

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WITB – November 2015

| November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
WITB – November 2015

Back in September I posted my first “What’s In The Bag” segment that detailed the clubs I play with. WITB posts are pretty popular on other sites when they post pictures of PGA Tour players and their preferred equipment. It’s always interesting to see what the best players in the world play with, and the […]

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Tour Edge Launches New Exotics EX9 Drivers

| October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Tour Edge Launches New Exotics EX9 Drivers

Tour Edge Golf is one of those club companies that tends to fly under the radar, but really shouldn’t. Their Exotics brand has been one of the best fairway woods in golf for years, and they have a strong following on tour even if they don’t pay anyone to endorse their stuff. My Exotics E8 […]

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WITB – September 2015

| October 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
WITB – September 2015

As a golf blogger, I get to handle many different golf clubs and try many products over the course of a year. As a result, I always get asked about what’s in my bag. Most amateur golfers like me aren’t sponsored by club companies, so our bags tend to be a mix of clubs from […]

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4 Fairway Woods You Need To Try

| August 19, 2015 | 2 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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Ping G30 Driver – Get One!

| April 20, 2015 | 8 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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Joke of the Week: Dear Abby

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Joke of the Week: Dear Abby

Dear Abby, I have never written to you before, but I really need your advice. I have suspected for some time now that my wife has been cheating on me. I’m seeing the usual signs – phone rings but if I answer, the caller hangs up. My wife has been going out with “the girls” […]

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2015 PGA Show – Best New Clubs

| January 31, 2015 | 1 Comment
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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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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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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Powerbilt Air Force One DFX Driver

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Powerbilt Air Force One DFX Driver

When I was a young man in the early 90s and started taking golf seriously, wooden headed drivers and fairway woods were already on the way out. I remember talking to a few holdouts that swore they would never let go of their beloved Ping Eye2 woods, and one friend in particular would not let […]

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Remembering MacGregor Golf

| August 15, 2014 | 1 Comment
Remembering MacGregor Golf

About five years ago, MacGregor golf was sold to Golfsmith International Holdings. While I was skeptical, Golfsmith vowed to re-launch the brand and elevate it to become their flagship product. When the new clubs finally arrived about a year later I found myself very disappointed with the product they turned out. I wrote a post […]

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8 Golf Products You Can’t Live Without

| July 7, 2014 | 8 Comments
8 Golf Products You Can’t Live Without

The golf industry is no different than any other industry in that there is no shortage of copy-cats, corner cutters and imitators out there. Every major golf equipment manufacturer has had their products cloned, and anyone with a good idea better cash in fast because you can bet someone out there will try to copy […]

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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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TaylorMade SLDR Driver

| November 19, 2013 | 1 Comment
TaylorMade SLDR Driver

If I could only use one word to describe TaylorMade Golf for the past 3 or 4 years, I think it would be: Prolific. pro·lif·ic (prəˈlifik) adjective: present in large numbers or quantities; plentiful. TaylorMade is everywhere. Go to any major sporting goods retailer, golf store or green grass pro shop and you are likely to see […]

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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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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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