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Tiger Woods Undergoes Fourth Back Surgery

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tiger Woods Undergoes Fourth Back Surgery

Tiger Woods announced today that he has undergone a successful procedure on his back, performed by Dr. Richard Guyer of the Center for Disc Replacement at the Texas Back Institute. Whew, that was a mouthful. This is Tiger’s fourth back surgery following previous procedures on herniated discs in his back. He’s been dealing with Sciatica […]

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2016 Year in Review

| January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
2016 Year in Review

2016 was an interesting year in golf. As it does almost every year, the golf world started the year with great optimism and enthusiasm at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. However, it wasn’t all good news for the game of golf in 2016. Let’s take a look back at the highs and lows of […]

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Can Hybrid Courses Save Golf?

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
Can Hybrid Courses Save Golf?

Whenever I participate in a discussion about growing the game of golf, I’m reminded of a line from a movie I saw a few years ago that goes: “When a forrest grows too wild, a purging fire is inevitable and natural.” What I’m trying to say is – Like the forrest that burns down, the […]

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Lostgolfballs.com – Never Buy New Golf Balls Again

| April 11, 2016 | 6 Comments
Lostgolfballs.com – Never Buy New Golf Balls Again

It is estimated that golfers lose about 300 million golf balls per year in the United States alone. That’s a lot of cash sitting at the bottom of a lake! So tell me, why are you paying full retail price for golf balls? Professional golfers on the PGA Tour will use between 5 and 9 […]

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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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18 Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
18 Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day will soon be upon us in North America and it’s always a struggle to find some good gift ideas for dear ‘ol dad. In case you haven’t had a chance to pick anything up for your pops, here are some last minute gift ideas that’ll help make his golf game more enjoyable. Apparel […]

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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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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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2013 PGA Show Hits & Misses – Drivers

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
2013 PGA Show Hits & Misses – Drivers

The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show has come and gone, and the golf world is now ready for all the new toys to come to market. I’ve been going to the PGA Show in Orlando since 1996, and every year some companies come out smelling like roses, and others – not so much. In this “hit […]

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Spring 2012 New Product Showcase

| February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Spring 2012 New Product Showcase

Spring is fast approaching, and those who live in a cold-weather place are probably itching to get out and play golf again! There are tons of new products coming out this year and it promises to be an exciting year for golf. With the new season on its way, here are just a few products […]

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Premium 3 Wood Shootout

| December 11, 2011 | 1 Comment
Premium 3 Wood Shootout

For a while I’ve been searching for a replacement for my current 3-wood, which is an Adams RPM LP Tour Prototype with 13 degrees of loft, fitted with the awesome Fujikura Rombax 7W06 shaft. It is over five years old, but I have yet to find a club that can beat it. I put it […]

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Nike Lunar Control Golf Shoes – 2011 Masters Special Edition

| April 6, 2011 | 1 Comment
Nike Lunar Control Golf Shoes – 2011 Masters Special Edition

At the start of 2011, Nike Golf debuted their new Lunar Control golf shoe. Their aim with this shoe was to combine some of the elements of lightweight shoes with those of more expensive premium high performance shoes. In order to achieve the combination that creates the essence of athletic golf, Nike Golf collaborated with […]

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Nike Golf Commercial Featuring Earl and Tiger Woods

| April 8, 2010 | 3 Comments
Nike Golf Commercial Featuring Earl and Tiger Woods

Nike Golf has released a new commercial featuring Tiger and the Voice of the late Earl Woods speaking to Tiger. It’s the first new commercial with Tiger since the now infamous transgressions… I’m not sure what to think about it or what the point of it is, except maybe to humble Tiger in the eyes […]

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Weekend Trifecta for Nike Golf

| November 17, 2009 | 1 Comment
Weekend Trifecta for Nike Golf

Nike Golf had a pretty good weekend, with staffers Michelle Wie, Stephen Ames and that guy named Tiger all winning with a full bag of Nike equipment on Sunday. Actually I think Tiger’s win actually came on Sat for us, but who’s keeping track? Nike has built a solid stable of top players on the […]

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Quick Hits – Vol. 1

| October 4, 2009 | 1 Comment
Quick Hits – Vol. 1

Tiger will retire at 40. With the news that Tiger Woods has just eclipsed the one billion dollar mark in career earnings, we all know he’s not playing for the money. Hell, that kind of money is earning him enough in interest to keep some small countries going!

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