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Ed Travis

Ed Travis is a national award winning golf journalist and has carried on a lifelong love affair with the game. His work covering the business of golf, equipment, golf personalities and travel is regularly seen in numerous print and electronic publications. He has competed in tournament golf both as an amateur and senior professional and though his competitive days are behind him, Travis still plays regularly and carries a handicap of 2. He and his wife live on a water hazard in suburban Orlando.

Golf’s Comeback

One of the reasonable things to do while watching the dog destroy pillows on the couch (he’s bored too) or figuring out how much...

Sun Mountain New H2NO Bags

One Liner The new waterproof H2NO line from Sun Mountain includes one cart bag and two carry bags. Fast Facts H2NO Bags H2NO Staff Cart bag 14-way 9.5”...

Heppler Solid Face Putters by Ping

One Liner The nine-model Ping Heppler putter line rather than grooves or face inserts have solid milled faces plus Ping’s user-adjustable length shafts Fast Facts Ping...

SQAIRZ—Golf Shoes with a Difference

One Liner The unique design and construction of SQAIRZ golf shoes were a hit at the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show. WYNTK SQUAIRZ Golf shoes come in lots...

ICON Irons by Ben Hogan

One Liner: ICON forged muscle back blade-style irons for better players by Ben Hogan Golf have progressive weighting with a traditional look and solid feel. WYNTK: If...

Play Smart, Not Hard

The TravisMathew brand (no relation to your reporter) owned by Callaway Golf (NYSE: ELY), is branching out into performance footwear and gloves with a...

After Half a Season

With 22 PGA Tour events in the books before the corona virus-induced cancellations and Masters postponement we are now halfway through the 2019-2020 season....

Tiger Woods Edition Tour B XS

One Liner: Bridgestone’s Tour B family gets a new XS TW version designed with the help of Tiger Woods WYNTK: Launched at January’s PGA Merchandise Show the...

Improved High Heat Fairways

Dean Knuth and partner Steve Trattner started Knuth Golf with the simple idea of making high quality golf clubs optimized for amateur players not...

It’s All Over but the Shouting

According to the recently released USGA and R&A Distance Insights Report (DIR) golfers (including you) hit the ball too far and future distance increases...

Passion & Enthusiasm – A Formula for Success

Spending time with Dick Sullivan, President and CEO of PGA TOUR Superstore, one quickly gains an appreciation of the passion and enthusiasm that have...

Acushnet’s Union Green – Not About Birdies

Acushnet Holdings Corp. (GOLF: NYSE) has two franchise brands, Titleist and FootJoy, that dominate in their respective market segments, golf balls and golf shoes....

Bridgestone VFIT

At the recent PGA Merchandise Show Bridgestone Golf debuted a neat way that ordinary golfers can improve their games and find which Bridgestone ball...

Monday After the 2020 PGA Show

The golf industry kicks off the new year in Orlando with the PGA Merchandise Show, promoted as the “Major of Golf Business” or to...

TR20 – Honma’s New Woods & Irons

Honma Golf is making a significant effort to capture a bigger portion of the golf equipment business in the United States and the newest...