Tag: PGA Tour

Swing Oil – Supplement Science or Clever Marketing?

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Swing Oil – Supplement Science or Clever Marketing?

“Swing Oil” is a slang term golfers sometimes use referring to a stiff drink or painkillers to help them loosen up to play golf. In my personal experience, when I talk about taking some swing oil it usually means popping three Advil about an hour before teeing off. I have a friend who’s version of […]

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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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Farewell to the King

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Farewell to the King

Last night as I was watching the PGA Tour Champions playoff in Canada between Colin Montgomery and Scott McCarron, the broadcast cut to the Golf Channel studios where Rich Lerner delivered the news. Arnold Palmer had passed away at the age of 87. The announcement made an already somber day downright miserable, as I was […]

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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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Cure Putters 2016 Lineup

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Cure Putters 2016 Lineup

Cure Putters was born in 2013 in Flagler Beach, Florida – Just up the road from where I live. The concept was simple. Make a putter that has high MOI, is adjustable for weight, lie angle and also has interchangeable shafts. Once designers Steve Davis and Jeff Ryan showed their putter to former PGA Tour […]

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First Look – Harry Taylor Wedges

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
First Look – Harry Taylor Wedges

Chances are good that you haven’t heard the name Harry Taylor before. Chances are also very good that (much like our friend Clay Long) at some point you’ve probably played golf with clubs that he designed or helped design. In the 1980s while playing on the PGA Tour, Mr. Taylor helped launch the TaylorMade Golf […]

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7 Reasons to Visit Hilton Head Island

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
7 Reasons to Visit Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island has long been one of the most popular and beloved vacation destinations in the United States, but have you visited the island lately? They are upping their game and ready to impress. Some say Hilton Head Island is too expensive, but if you think that you simply aren’t looking hard enough. While […]

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BioMech AccuLock Ace Putter – First Look

| February 11, 2016 | 1 Comment
BioMech AccuLock Ace Putter – First Look

In case you were living under a rock for the past year, the arrival of 2016 ushered in the USGA’s not-so-popular ban on anchored putting strokes. What this means is that golfers can no longer lock or “anchor” the putter shaft to their bodies. The familiar broomstick long putter and belly putter styles of putting […]

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Club Glove – Last Bag

| January 4, 2016 | 2 Comments
Club Glove – Last Bag

Club Glove has long been known for making high-quality products. The fanatical attention to detail and durability they build into their travel cases is almost legendary. If professional tour usage is any indication of quality, Club Glove is king of the hill. 90% of PGA Tour pros use Club Glove to protect their golf clubs. […]

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Has Tiger Lost His Roar?

| February 9, 2015 | 1 Comment
Has Tiger Lost His Roar?

After a humiliating exit from the Farmers Insurance Open in California, speculations about Tiger Woods’ future have been rife. But, with the US Masters fast approaching, the once legendary superstar still feels confident he can turn things around. Bookmakers are less confident, with Betfair offering 25/1 on Tiger triumphing at the US Masters 2015. That […]

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SuperStroke Flatso Putter Grips

| August 29, 2014 | 2 Comments
SuperStroke Flatso Putter Grips

Back in 2007 while struggling with my putting I decided to take drastic measures and install a huge, weird-looking new putter grip called SuperStroke. It felt about as fat as a baseball bat, had a reverse taper design and it attached to the shaft of my putter using set screws, a couple of tap screws […]

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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 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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Bettinardi Kuchar Model 1 Arm Lock Putter

| October 22, 2013 | 3 Comments
Bettinardi Kuchar Model 1 Arm Lock Putter

Matt Kuchar is on to something. He may not be the one that invented his Arm-Lock putting style, but he is quickly making it famous. I once heard Johnny Miller claim on the air at Doral that he invented the Arm Lock style, but that’s disputable. Either way, he’s using it with great effect and […]

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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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James Lepp – Big Break Greenbrier Finalist

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
James Lepp – Big Break Greenbrier Finalist

 James Lepp hails from Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada – a suburb of Vancouver. Success in golf is nothing new to James. A four time All-American at the University of Washington, he won the 2005 NCAA Individual Championship, the first Canadian male to win a national championship. In total James won seven times in college and […]

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Titleist 712 AP1 & AP2 Irons – Sneak Peak

| September 14, 2011 | 1 Comment
Titleist 712 AP1 & AP2 Irons – Sneak Peak

Titleist has done it again. One of the most popular irons on the professional tours and amateur bags alike, the 710 AP1 and AP2 irons have been updated to the new look and performance of the 712 AP1 and 712 AP2 irons. They will be available in mid-November 2011. Titleist have made the new irons […]

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Kentwool Socks – Wool Is Great For Summer

| August 12, 2011 | 2 Comments
Kentwool Socks – Wool Is Great For Summer

In the heat of summer, most people play golf in shorts. When wearing shorts and golf shoes, most people also wear short socks, or ankle socks. You know the ones – They just barely rise above the ankle and top of the shoe, and give us those awesome golf tan lines when wearing sandals. I […]

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Golf Channel Reveals Contestants For Big Break Ireland

| July 27, 2011 | 0 Comments
Golf Channel Reveals Contestants For Big Break Ireland

Below is a press release issued by the Golf Channel. Looks like another good Big Break is on the way! Fans of the show should check out our interviews with past Big Break champions David Byrne and Carling Coffing! Who’s going to be the winner in Ireland? ORLANDO, Fla. – This fall, 12 professionals will […]

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