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Monday after Shinnecock

In 2004, the last time our national open was played at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club at the extreme eastern end of Long Island, the wailing and gnashing of teeth by players could be heard 90 miles away in Manhattan. At issue was the course setup and particularly the par-3 7th hole where in the final round the first four...

Wanna Bet?

So, let’s say you’ve found the time, endured the travel and spent the money to go a U.S. Open or Ryder Cup or Masters or for that matter any PGA Tour event. It’s the 72nd hole and Jordan Spieth is lining up an 8-footer. And, as long as we are supposing, it isn’t just any 8-footer but to win...

Ron Garl Golf Design

These days its seems that if aspiring golfers want to make it to the PGA or LPGA TOUR, Ron Garl is a name they should know. Or at least be familiar with some of his course designs here in the Central Florida area that are famous for their unique style, design and strategy. In April 2018, The Club at Eaglebrooke...

Cleveland RTX-3 Wedges

It may be a little-known fact – unless you’re an employee of the company or maybe one of their brand ambassadors – but Cleveland Wedges have won more Gold Medals in Golf Digest Hot List history than any other wedges. And now, you can add their new RTX-3 wedges to the list; and for several good reasons. Cleveland’s new RTX-3...

Presidents Cup Needs More Help

The buildup to September’s Ryder Cup has begun and over the summer as it always does will grow in intensity. However, in news of the other international competition between touring professionals a few changes have been instituted in an attempt to achieve at least a semblance of competitiveness. The Presidents Cup has been not so much a battle between...

Under Armour Spring 2018 Golf Apparel – Try on Something New This Year.

Once again, Under Armour leads the way with golf apparel for both men and women. The combination of fabrics, technology, cutting-edge designs and a wide palette of colors has helped to set them apart. Under Armour’s Flawless Men’s Golf Polo is sure to be a game changer. Bigger guys will love its comfort because of the loose, fuller cut. The...

PUMA – New Technologies in Golf Apparel

PWRCOOL and EVOKNIT are the words – I mean technologies – of the day in PUMA’s Spring 2018 golf apparel collection for men and women. PWRCOOL technology is meant to keep the body at its optimal temperature, allowing you to conserve energy for better performance and a strong finish on the 18th hole. EVOKNIT is all about comfort, lightweight,...

Project X LZ Shafts – A Proven Winner

When it comes to shafts played on the PGA TOUR, True Temper’s Dynamic Gold and Project X shafts are two of the most played. That’s because both shafts have very similar characteristics: low launch, low spin and reinforced tip sections. Dynamic Gold has been around for almost 4 decades while Project X is 10+ years old. Over the years...

adidas Golf Apparel and Footwear for Men – Look and Feel Like A Pro

The adidas name has been around sports apparel for a long time and may be best known in the soccer world. Growing up in Canada in the 70’s and 80’s, it was the biggest name in athletic footwear; every high schooler had to have at least one pair as well as adidas gym shorts and tee shirts. The cool...

VA Composites SLAY Shafts – Striving to Be the Best in Golf

When driver heads hit 460 cc, I thought to myself, “OK, what’s next for these equipment companies? They’ve maxed out driver head size, so where do they go from here in order to sell product?” That’s when things seemed to take off. Before long, the head became totally adjustable; it could be set up for a draw or a...

Dad’s Day Golf Gifts

Every father who plays golf appreciates a golf-related gift on his special day. Here a few that attracted our attention and may be just what you are looking for to put a smile on Dad’s face June 17. For years Chase 54 has been a staple in my wardrobe and the latest Unit polo is right at the top of...

Pelican’s Nest Golf Club – A Must See Fazio Design!

Flash back for a moment to 1985. The golf industry is on the rise and the real estate market in Florida is booming. As northerners reach retirement age, their mind is set upon moving to Florida and playing golf into their twilight years. All is good in the Sunshine State. Two popular resorts in Southwest Florida back in the late...

Reunion Resort: Watson Course – Florida Meets Scotland

Salamander’s Reunion Resort is a one of a kind family and golf vacation mecca. There’s a ton of things to do with the family: horseback riding, a waterpark, swimming pools, biking and hiking trails and a spa and fitness center. There’s also three championship golf courses built by three of golf’s champion icons: Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tom...

Reunion Resort – Palmer Course: Another Crown Jewel for the King

Salamander’s Reunion Resort, just west of Orlando Florida, is how to three fantastic golf courses by three of the game’s greatest players: Jack Nicklaus, ow Watson and the late, great, King, Arnold Palmer. The Arnold Palmer Course at Reunion Resort plays 6,916 yards from the back tees with a course rating of 70.9 and a slope of 132. Five sets...

Tail Activewear’s Pacific View Collection – Sea What’s New!

Tail Activewear’s Pacific View collection adds style and color for the spring and summer, as does the latest addition to their selection of golf dresses. The Ambrose Dress from Tail has a lot more to offer than just good looks on the golf course. This versatile dress pairs as well with heels for the office as it does with...

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