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“Going to Take a Little Time”

A five-over 76 in the second round put Tiger Woods comfortably outside the cutline Friday at the Genesis Open by four shots at Riviera Country Club after Thursday's round of 72. This is his 25th missed cut since turning professional in 1996 and 330 career starts. There are two takeaways, both important for Woods, the PGA Tour and golf fans. First, his...

Procheck – Measure The Compression of Your Golf Ball

Tell me about your product and why should golfers add this to their golf bags in 2018? Many people confuse compression with ball density, which because ball diameters is fixed above 1.68” and weight at 1.62 ounces, is always the same.  Compression is the force on a golf ball to deform it a given amount, so the higher the number...

Olde Hickory Golf and Country Club

  The Southwest Florida area – specifically Ft. Myers to Naples – is chock full of great golf courses. Many of them are open to the public – some only by means of a “stay and play” package, others you simply pat a daily fee. But the best conditioned courses seem to be the ones that are often behind privacy...

European stars will bolster the field for Valspar Championship

PALM HARBOR, Florida – The spotlight was on defending champion Adam Hadwin at the media kickoff for next month’s Valspar Championship, but tournament director Tracy West made the most news. One of only two women to hold tournament director’s position on the PGA Tour, West announced the participation of some top international players for the March 8-11 tournament on the...

Diary of a Driver Fitting

One of the best ways to hit better shots is to play with clubs that help to correct those individual swing idiosyncrasies we all have. The process for finding the proper sticks is called club fitting and in spite of what you may have heard, to a certain degree it is true, you can buy a game. Let's say you...

South Africa Continues to attract tourists who love fabulous golfing

Since leaving South Africa many moons ago, I have returned at least 20 times, if not more. It is one of the most beautiful countries inhabited by wonderful people, living in the most spectacular destinations. Getting to South Africa from the United States, Canada, or Mexico, whether to Johannesburg or Cape Town, is a long flight from the West Coast...

The Golf Elevator – Protect Your Putter Grip

Who doesn't love early morning golf?! The serenity of an early morning round comes with a small price, the need to carry an endless supply of towels to protect your putter grip. Inventor Mike Roy developed a kick-stand for the putter. The retractable stand extends and folds out protecting your grips. No special tools needed as the stand easily slides...

Sluman starts this PGA Champions’ season close to his new home

Jeff Sluman has been Chicago’s lone representative on PGA Tour Champions for the last 10 years but things are different going into the circuit’s first full-field event this week. “I’m a resident of Florida now,’’ said Sluman. “We live eight months here and summer up in Chicago. We love that city but I got tired of being cold and my...

Tour Edge HL3 – Quality & Performance at Lower Price

One of the more interesting introductions at this year's PGA Merchandise Show was a family of clubs from Tour Edge Golf called Hot Launch 3 with members running from two versions of the driver down through wedges. Over the past few years the number of models in the premium and ultra-premium price categories has continued to grow as manufacturers...

Black Bear Golf Club Review

If you’re looking for some of the best golf between Ocala and Daytona, there is no better choice than Black Bear in Eustis. Black Bear is a P.B. Dye design and from the looks of it, his father would be proud. What it lacks in Pete Dye trademark railroad tie bunkers and risk reward carry-the-water holes, it makes up...

PGA Show 2018 – Progress and Promise

Annually the golf industry gathers in Orlando for what some call the "Disney World for golf nuts," a.k.a. the PGA Merchandise Show, truly the "Major of the Golf Business." Many golfers would jump at the chance to attend (who doesn’t like Disney World?) and yet don't realize the Show has a serious purpose much less the scale of the...

The Hanger Golf Review

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Chris Ryan takes a look at The Hanger, a training aid that can help a golfer control the club face through the golf swing. Purchase The Hanger

Ampcaddy Golf Speaker – Must Have For 2018

Golf purists and golf enthusiasts have been debating music on the golf course since the introduction of the Bluetooth portable speaker. If you enjoy rocking tunes on the links, there is no debate that the Ampcaddy will enhance your experience and minimize the disruption to neighboring golfers. The Ampcaddy's built in clamp allows the speaker to be attached to the...

New Tech in the 2018 Chrome Soft

One of the pleasures that least in part compensates for having to tread the miles of aisles at each year's PGA Merchandise Show is the opportunity to gain some insight to pass along to reader about all the new products. This year was no exception. The people at Callaway Golf had an important announcement the week before the Show...

Callaway’s Rogue Arrives

Callaway Golf had a banner season last year with the Epic club family, especially the driver, and hopes to do the same this year with the new Rogue driver and fairway woods. Like the Epic, Rogue has titanium bars (named Jailbreak technology) connecting the crown and the sole that are now hourglass shaped saving about 25% of the weight...

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