September 2007

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

Now Playing: Zip It! Looking to add a little zip to your short game? Cleveland’s new CG12 wedges feature “ZIP Groove technology.” Translation: the biggest milled grooves ever found on a Cleveland wedge. A proprietary coating to each groove protects the face during the sandblasting process, a step that maintains the grooves’ integrity. The result? Read more…

Showcase: Tour Edge Exotics

Tour Edge is a company that’s come a long way in a short period of time. Starting in the mid-80s with custom-fitted clubs, Tour Edge carried a Midwest sensibility into the golf club manufacturing game, focusing on producing premium-quality equipment at a reasonable price.

July 2007

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

Now Playing: Back In Black Finally! We’ve been waiting for a 460cc version of the r7 Quad for a couple years now, and this year the people at TaylorMade Golf answered the call. For starters, the new r7 Superquad ($399) is not only the best adjustable-weight driver the company has ever produced, it’s also the Read more…

New Steel

Check Out Cleveland's New High Tech Irons

Think maybe somebody down in Huntington Beach is a USC Trojan fan? Perhaps, but the college football stalwart USC has nothing to do with a pair of the newest, most innovative irons to come from Cleveland Golf’s HQ. Called the CG RED ($699) and CG GOLD irons ($599), these two models are loaded with a host of next-generation technologies designed to accommodate virtually any type of player.

A Visit With PING Golf

GT Exclusive!

Ever wondered what goes into making a set of irons? With special thanks to PING Golf and our partners at Golf Life TV, we were hosted to a tour and explanation of the fascinating and detailed process of how a set of PING irons are made. Sit back and watch how the folks in Phoenix, Arizona continually demonstrate why they have been leaders in club making for several decades.

June 2007

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

Now Playing: Nickent 4DX Nickent continues to ride high after the stellar West Coast swing of Tour player, Jeff Quinney. But the red-hot Nationwide grad’s top 10 finishes shouldn’t be your only exposure to this great brand. The recently released 4DX driver uses Tungsten-polymer XW weights to achieve optimal weight characteristics for golfers who either Read more…

Showcase: Titleist & Cobra Go Big

Titleist and Cobra, though owned by the same parent company, are equipment manufacturers that have had quite different design philosophies in the past. Titleist has always been known for tradition and performance, while Cobra products are normally associated with more progressive looks and distance-oriented performance.

May 2007

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

Now Playing: The Heat Is On! New for 2007, TaylorMade is proud to announce the return of the Burner Series, replete with a handful of new options for the player seeking to maximize distance. Among the stable of new Burner stuff is a driver, fairway wood and hybrid, as well as a few options in Read more…

Training Aids 2008

When it comes to training aids, it’s important to know that they must be used properly and with regularity for improvement to take place. Most importantly, though, is choosing the proper aid for your particular problem. Like a fitted set of golf clubs, the right training aid can bring significant improvement–if it’s right for you. To make sure you choose the one that’s best suited to your problem, it’s a good idea to consult with your pro and discuss his or her feelings regarding what your needs are and what aid would be most helpful.

C.S.I. Scottsdale

Club Specs Investigation: GT gets up and close with Hot Stix

“Welcome to Switzerland,” a man in a white lab coat says as we near a door marked “R & D: Employees Only.” Opposite this door, a guy is driving golf balls into a net about 10 feet in front of him. Off to his side, another man in a white lab coat is monitoring his progress on a computer screen, analyzing ball spin, launch angle and a variety of other numbers and graphs.