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July-August 2010

The latest in golf equipment, instruction, training aids, apparel & more

July-August 2010

June 2010

The latest in golf equipment, instruction, training aids, apparel & more

June 2010

We Tried It

New Cobra Gear

We Tried ItThe 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 Buyer's Guide Drivers2010 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.

2010 Buyer's Guide WoodsLooking 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

2010 Buyer's Guide WedgesWedge 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

2010 Buyer's Guide PuttersLooking 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.

2010 Buyer's Guide ShaftsWant 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.

2010 Buyer's Guide GripsConsidering 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.

2010 Buyer's Guide BallsUse 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

We Tried It 2010Featuring 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!

Characteristics Of Great ChippingHitting 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

May 2010

Hot New Golf Balls

Four new balls are making a splash

Hot New Golf BallsIn 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.

2010 Buyer's Guide IronsWho has the hot new irons in 2010? Who doesn’t?

April 2010

The Latest in golf equipment, instruction, training aid, apparel and more

April 2010

Easy On Your Hands

Easy On Your HandsSure, 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

Tour PowerDepending 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?

Showcase: TaylorMade xFT WedgeTaylorMade’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

March 2010Bridgestone 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

Clubfitting 101It’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

What’s Hot In 2010The 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.

5 Questions on Shaft Fitting

5 Questions on Shaft FittingDriver shaft-fitting is arguably the most important part of the club-fitting process.

November-December 2009

The latest golf equipment, apparel and accessories

November-December 2009From 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.

Sneak Peek 2010The 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

Showcase: Ping G15 and i15This 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

2009 Putters Buyer's GuideWhen 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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