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Buyer's Guide 2012


  • 2012 Buyer's Guide Balls

    Colored, multi-layered, self-correcting. We've got 'em all.

    What we like the most about 2012 is how affordable urethane-covered balls have gotten. This year, you can play great balls and not worry about losing one. Okay, you can still worry about losing one.
  • 2012 Buyer's Guide Drivers

    This year's crop of new drivers is longer and lighter then ever

    The year's crop of new drivers are longer and lighter than ever!
  • 2012 Buyer's Guide Grips

    Your hands only touch one thing on the club. Make sure your grips are right for you.

    What's the most overlooked component of your clubs? Easy: the grips. It shouldn't be, since the grip is the only connection you make with the club
  • 2012 Buyer's Guide Irons

    These new sticks will help you hit the green

    Today's new irons are better than ever, with several new and very forgiving models to choose from.
  • 2012 Buyer's Guide Putters

    Will you switch to a long putter this year?

    What's the most overlooked component of your clubs? Easy: the grips. It shouldn't be, since the grip is the only connection you make with the club
  • 2012 Buyer's Guide Shafts

    It's the club's engine. Are you in need of a tune-up?

    Even after years of preaching it in the pages of Golf Tips, it seems many golfers still ignore the most critical component of the golf club.
  • 2012 Buyer's Guide Shoes And Accessories

    Who says the game is played with just clubs and balls?

    In this section, we highlight a number of this year's best accessories, from comfortable shoes to talking GPS units. The future is now.
  • 2012 Buyer's Guide Wedges

    This year, get up and down...every time

    Virtually every new wedge for 2012 promises to help you improve your short game and get up and down more often.
  • 2012 Buyer's Guide Woods

    Are the new fairway woods as long as your driver?

    This year marks the first year that we've seen fairway woods truly marketed as driver alternatives.
  • A Blueprint For Shaft Buying

    Know which motor is right for you

    There's no doubt that getting the right shaft for each of your clubs can make a world of difference in your ballflight.
  • Buyer's Guide Landing Page

  • Determining Your Set Makeup

    It's time to balance your ascend!

    You need to have a distinct set makeup, one that saves your swing and game.
  • Five Questions With Cleveland Golf

    A glimpse inside one of the game's coolest companies

    Forged, huh? We've seen quite a few new forged wedges, not just from Cleveland, but from other companies, as well. What sets yours apart from the crowd?
  • Five Questions With Fujikura Golf

    Shaft talk with one of the game's great companies

    Our biggest initiative is to better educate all golfers on the importance of a precision shaft fitting.
  • Five Questions With PING

    A glimpse inside one of the game's greatest companies

    What is your flagship product (or product line) this year? How is it different from/better than anything we've seen from PING before?
  • Five Questions With Srixon

    We delve into the ballmaker's new lineup

    The advancements in cover technology is the main reason for the improved durability.
  • Five Questions With Winn Grips

    What goes into making one of the game's best grips

    How did Winn start? How has the company's mission changed over the years?
  • Most Overlooked Factors Of Clubfitting

    10 keys that will get you fit

    A majority of the strokes you take in a round are inside 100 yards, so it makes sense to have a club for all situations.
  • Where Will You Be 5 Years From Now?

    What the future hold for equipment

    What's your take on the state of the equipment industry right now?