PGA Merchandise Show 2017 Preview

All That’s New In Golf On The Way

When the first PGA Merchandise Show kicked off 64 years ago, the late Arnold Palmer was still an amateur, years away from his first major win and superstar, game-changing status. Ben Hogan was still winning tournaments and effecting another kind of change — the way the swing is studied and taught — even as he Read more…

Holiday Gift Guide

Our Favorite Golf Goodies For 2016
Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Word is Santa is diligently working on his golf game for the post-holiday lull, and in that game-improvement spirit, Golf Tips once again offers a slew of goodies for the golfer in your family with its 2016 Holiday Gift Guide. From bigger-ticket items like clubs and travel packages to cool stocking stuffers, we’ve got everything Read more…

2016 Buyer’s Guide Apparel

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ANTIGUA ANOTHER STELLAR ANTIGUA ‘PERFORMANCE’ FOR MEN… Coming off of two very strong years for the Antigua Performance Collections, the Antigua Design Team had a tough hill to climb in matching and exceeding the creativity and popularity of those lines. Looks like they’ve succeeded with the Spring 2016 Performance Collection for Men featuring heathers, prints, Read more…

2016 Buyer’s Guide Accessories

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KLVN BAGS KLVN (pronounced kel-vin) took the PGA Merchandise Show by storm — or, rather, by robot — when it launched what the company calls the world’s most versatile golf bag, which is really two bags in one. Which requires some explanation. “When we decided to launch the KLVN bag at the PGA Merchandise Show, Read more…

2016 Buyer’s Guide Training Aids

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GOLF SLOT MACHINE Still looking to hit the low-scoring jackpot? Maybe this beautifully simple and straightforward training tool — endorsed by PGA Tour pro Chris DiMarco and others — is the ticket. Golf Slot Machine helps groove that hallowed inside-out move in seconds. Dropping the club in the “slot” is within every golfer’s capabilities, and Read more…

2016 Buyer’s Guide Tech & Apps

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ARCCOS Looking for the ultimate way to turn your iPhone — or Apple Watch — into a cool game-improvement tool? The Arccos system features 14 sensors that attach to the grip end of a club and pair via Bluetooth with the company’s free iPhone app, while the newly introduced Arccos Driver, which attaches to the Read more…

2016 Buyer’s Guide Grips

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2016 Buyer's Guide Grips

CHAMP C1 PUTTER GRIP Champ’s new C1 putter grip is made from a soft, lightweight and great feeling polyurethane material offered in medium and large sizes to meet the market’s demand for thicker and more stable putter grips. By incorporating a familiar paddle design with an updated reminder-notch pattern, the C1 virtually eliminates wrist break-down Read more…

2016 Buyer’s Guide Balls

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VOLVIK This company — by far the leader in the colored golf ball market — has rolled out four new models for 2016 with the goal of covering every skill level and personal preference in softness, spin and feel. First up is the VIBE, a three-piece ball with extremely low compression mixed with high grade Read more…

2016 Buyer’s Guide Shafts

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2016 Buyer’s Guide Shafts

NIPPON Peek in plenty on of tour pros’ bags these days, especially in those of LPGA stars like Karrie Webb, and you’ll find a slew of N.S. Pro shafts, either steel or graphite, because they have all the performance bases covered — flight, flex, speed, weight and feel. The Modus3 Tour 30 stepped steel model, Read more…

2016 Buyer’s Guide Shoes

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ECCO This Danish footwear giant just keeps expanding its incredible breadth of golf shoe styles. The latest models incorporate an understated-yet-athletic look that transcends the course and, quite often, translate straight to the post-round eatery or even the boardroom. Every year they make popular models like the BIOM Hybrid 2 for men and women even Read more…