Equipment Q&A Five questions with Jake Schmidt of Plop Golf I founded the company in 1990 and named it PLOP, an acronym for “Physical Laws Of Putting.” PLOP originated with the design of its innovative, perfectly balanced, center-shafted, brass blade putter.
May 2011 The latest in golf equipment, instruction, training aids, apparel & more The V Harness ($150) fits securely around your shoulders, back and chest, and, as its promoters say, it actually forces you to swing with correct fundamentals. How?
2011 Buyer's Guide Drivers Absence of weight is the next big trend in drivers. Is it right for you? If you think about it, we’ve seen some extraordinary advances in driver technology in the last few years. And no, we aren’t talking the transitions we’ve made from wood to metal, or even metal to carbon.
2011 Buyer's Guide Woods Woods and hybrids are a breeze to hit By now, you probably carry at least two fairway woods and a hybrid in your bag. Some golfers carry more hybrids or even swap out their irons with iron-woods.
2011 Buyer's Guide Wedges The most versatile clubs in your bag No matter how good you get at this finicky game, on occasion, the golf course will win, and you’ll find yourself in the deep rough, off the green, in the sand or worse.
2011 Buyer's Guide Putters Find the flatstick that works for you Knock it stiff, then knock it in. Sounds easy, but it’s not. Find the flatstick that will make it easier for you.
2011 Buyer's Guide Shafts Is the shaft really the engine of the club? Want to know the fastest way to improve your game? Replace all those stock shafts with a top-of-the-line graphite or steel offering.
2011 Buyer's Guide Accessories Golf equipment isn't just clubs and balls While it’s true that most of your playing time is spent sizing up a shot and hitting it, to become a better player, you need more than just the latest clubs, shafts and balls.
2011 Buyer's Guide Grips The grip is the most important part of the golf club Probably the most unsung and underrated component, the grip is actually the most important feature of any club.
2011 Buyer's Guide Balls There's a golf ball for every type of player This year, golf balls fall within a wide price range, from the highly affordable Top-Flite D2+ series ($16/dozen) to the premium Dixon Fire balls ($75/dozen).
2011 Buyer's Guide Irons If you want to score your best, start with the right set of irons When it comes to playing your best golf, better iron play is the key to making the most out of longer drives and setting yourself up for shorter putts.
April 2011 The latest in golf equipment, instruction, training aids, apparel & more How do you improve golf's most popular ball? Make one that's better.
New Kicks Hip, techie and classy—the year 2011 has it all Could there be a more comfortable premium shoe? Not that we’ve worn
All The Rage! Hot Equipment Trends For 2011 Finding new lightweight-yet-strong materials that improve product performance for golf clubs has long been a goal of manufacturers.
White Is All Right White golf clubs are al the rage By now you’ve probably noticed that white is the new “it” color in golf.
March 2011 The latest in golf equipment, instruction, training aids, apparel & more With 16 models to choose from, Cleveland’s new Classic Collection ($79) offers something for everyone.
Golf Tips’ Tech Awards 2010 The Year's Best Golf EquipmentThe year 2010 certainly didn’t disappoint when it came to great new stuff, as we witnessed a slew of new products and technologies that made a big difference in how the game is played.
Showcase: Hot New Sticks The latest and greatest irons from PING Golf When it comes to golf equipment innovations, PING has left an indelible mark during the last 40 years or so.
We Tried It: Bridgestone B330 & B330-S Bridgestone's Latest Balls...Tested The new Bridgestone B330 and B330-S (yes, the 2011 models are new versions of both golf balls) are an amalgam of distance and spin designed for better players.
Sneak Peak 2011 Next Year's Hottest Equipment Trends If you’re like most avid golfers, you’re already looking ahead and wondering what cool gear is coming in 2011 to help you lower your index.
Power Tools Choose The Right Stick! Hey, we understand your need to crush drives, drill your fairway woods and even muscle your iron shots, but don’t forget that even in long-drive competitions, the ball still needs to find the grid to rack up a good score.
You Par What You Eat Eat right, Play Well Beverage cart girls can be irresistible. They flirt, offer up snacks and cold drinks, and then let you get on with the round.
July-August 2010 The latest in golf equipment, instruction, training aids, apparel & more
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