November-December 2010

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

NOW PLAYING: DRIVERS PING’s new K15 driver ($299) has a 460cc clubhead and a clubface that’s longer from heel to toe. The company’s Straight Flight Technology weighting moves 10% of head mass toward the heel, a move that helps square the clubface for consistently straight tee shots. Comes in three lofts, 9.5_¡, 10.5_¡, 12.0_¡. pinggolf.com Read more…

July-August 2010

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NOW PLAYING: IRONS Tour Edge’s new and affordable Bazooka HT Max irons ($259 and up) were engineered to improve higher handicappers’ games. How? Each HT iron has a different blade length, face height, top-line size, offset, bounce and MOI that help to optimize its distance, trajectory, spin and forgiveness. Look for a progressive undercut cavity Read more…

June 2010

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NOW PLAYING: PUTTERS Engineered with a stainless-steel outer body and a urethane inner section to maximize perimeter weighting and increase its MOI, PING’s Jas Craz-D ($199) is a multimaterial marvel. Features a lightweight nanonickel insert for a better feel at contact. Available in RH and LH models, it also comes in a Craz-E version. ping.com Read more…

May 2010

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Now Playing: Scratch 8620 Wedge Scratch’s 8620 wedge ($99) comes in three grinds: the sweeper/slider for those who pick the ball off the ground; the driver/slider for players who take mild divots with their wedges; and the digger/driver for aggressive and steep swing types. Comes in five models, from 50_¡ to 60_¡. scratchgolf.com The conservative Read more…

April 2010

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NOW PLAYING: COBRA ZL DRIVER Standing for “Zero Limits,” the new Cobra ZL ($349) driver features multimaterial construction, a milled-rhombus face insert and an Aldila VooDoo shaft. But the feature that will pique most golfers’ interest is its pared-down version of Adjustable Flight Technology, allowing you to change its face angle from open to neutral Read more…

March 2010

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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.

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.

July-August 2009

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Four New Adjustable Drivers Nike’s Dymo STR8-FIT ($399) gives you eight different ballflight options (three open positions that minimize hooks, two neutral positions that optimize launch angle and three closed positions that minimize slices). It features a 460cc head and a UST Proforce AXIV Core shaft (in five flexes), and comes in either a square Read more…

June 2009

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Never Compromise’s new NCX-Ray putter line features one of the most radical faces we’ve ever seen. Not only does it boast a striking red dual-density insert, it also uses something called Suspended Face Technology (SFT). SFT features embedded ribs in a soft composite. The result? Reduced vibration at impact and just the right feel that Read more…

May 2009

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The latest in golf equipment, instruction, training aids, apparel & more Now Playing: TAYLORMADE R9 TaylorMade has a real knack for changing things up, and we mean that in a literal sense. In 2004, with the introduction of the r7, TaylorMade made it possible to adjust the weighting of a driver with a series of Read more…