We Tried It New Cobra Gear The ZL (Zero Limits) Driver from Cobra is considered the most technologically advanced big stick from the company. How does it stack up?
2010 Buyer's Guide Drivers This year's drivers are like the classics, but with modern engines 2010 is a great year to buy a new driver. Manufacturers have (with a few exceptions) returned to more traditionally shaped clubs, stock driver shafts are better than ever (though certainly not as high performing as a premium fitted one), and prices haven’t budged.
2010 Buyer's Guide Woods Today's fairway woods and hybrids are bigger, longer and easier to hit than ever. Looking to finally reach that long par-5 in two? How about actually hitting the green from 200 yards away, in the rough?
2010 Buyer's Guide Wedges New groove rules mean new innovations in wedge technology Wedge technology hasn’t exactly been at the forefront of our minds in recent years.
2010 Buyer's Guide Putters Choosing the right putter means first looking at what type of putting stroke you have Looking to drain a few more putts this year? We don’t blame you; and deciding to buy a new flatstick this year isn’t such a bad idea.
2010 Buyer's Guide Shafts It’s remarkable how much a good-quality shaft can change your game. 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.
2010 Buyer's Guide Grips Your hands are the only connection you have with the club, so you must play with the right grips. Considering the grip is the only area that connects you with the golf club, not to mention with the golf ball for the matter, it’s a wonder so many golfers overlook this critical component.
2010 Buyer's Guide Balls Golf balls are a lot like shoes. If one doesn’t fit your game, it can make for a very uncomfortable round. Use our guide to find the one that best matches your player profile. Put it into play, and enjoy the day.
We Tried It 2010 Fresh New Callaway Sticks Featuring a radical triangular design (buh-bye square), this driver is dubbed by Callaway as the company’s longest and straightest driver ever.
Characteristics Of Great Chipping Get Up And Down In A Hurry! Hitting better chip shots requires a few fundamentals, most of which get overlooked by beginner and better players alike.
May 2010 The latest in golf equipment, instruction, training aids, apparel & more
Hot New Golf Balls Four new balls are making a splash In what could be the biggest surprise hit of 2010 (if not the last few years), the new Z-Star (and Z-Star X) Tour Yellow quickly has become one of the most coveted golf balls worldwide.
2010 Buyer's Guide Irons This year, it seems every type of iron is billed as a forgiving one. Who has the hot new irons in 2010? Who doesn’t?
April 2010 The Latest in golf equipment, instruction, training aid, apparel and more
Easy On Your Hands Sure, the economy’s tough right now. But just because many golfers can’t justify buying a new set of clubs at the moment, that shouldn’t stop them from playing clubs that feel factory fresh.
Tour Power Bubba Watson teaches you how to hit it strong Depending on whom you ask, the median amateur driver distance is about 200-210 yards. Shocking, right?
Showcase: TaylorMade xFT Wedge An interchangeable wedge face? Hey, why not? TaylorMade’s most innovative offering for 2010 is the xFT (Exchangeable Face Technology) wedge ($129).
March 2010 The Latest in golf equipment, instruction, training aid, apparel and more Bridgestone has revamped its e-Series golf balls ($26/dozen). The two-piece e5 has a softer urethane cover and a reworked dimple pattern for a higher ballflight, while the three-piece e6 has a new inner layer that cuts sidespin for straighter, longer hits.
Clubfitting 101 There’s more than one way to get perfectly fitted clubs It’s easy to envy PGA Tour pros– especially ones who win tournaments and earn big prize money. Not only do they get to play great courses, but they receive the royal treatment wherever they go.
What’s Hot In 2010 An insider’s look at some of the hot new stuff for 2010 The WORD from Nate Radcliffe, metalwoods development manager in Cleveland’s R&D division: The rules of the modern game govern energy transfer, stability and other key design variables, but historically the weight and balance point of the golf club have been governed more by available technologies than by the rule books.
November-December 2009 The latest golf equipment, apparel and accessories From STX, the company that revolutionized lacrosse, comes the Envision TR ($199) putter. Designed by Bob Engman (a sculptor whose work is in MOMA’s permanent collection) the Envision TR features square angles and alignment lines to ensure golfers address the ball properly.
Sneak Peek 2010 Curious to see what lies ahead in 2010? Here’s a sneak peek at some (not all!) of the product offerings coming soon to a pro shop near you. The first five-layer golf ball, TaylorMade’s Penta TP combines the best characteristics of the company’s TP Red and Black balls.
Showcase: Ping G15 and i15 Ping's latest sticks: The G15 and i15 drivers and irons This year, PING celebrated 50 years of delivering groundbreaking golf equipment. Recently, they unveiled their most comprehensive product offering in company history.
2009 Putters Buyer's Guide When shopping for a new putter, consider how different models fit, feel and look. When all three match up, you know you have your next flatstick.
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