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 Dick's Firings Signal Major Recalibration of the Golf Equipment Industry

Written By: Tony Covey

The golf equipment industry’s retail model is broken.

That’s an opinion, but it’s an opinion shared by every last person I know in this industry.

As if we needed more evidence that the system is in...

  • July 24, 2014
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First Look – Fugazi Floyd the Driver from Geek Golf

Written By: Tony Covey
Not Your Average Geek
Geek Golf’s Steve Almo isn’t like most guys in component industry. That’s putting it mildly.

You won’t hear Almo trash talking any of the big golf companies. He’d be the first to...

  • July 22, 2014
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Is Big Bertha V Series the Next Optiforce?

Written By: Tony Covey

Freshly added to the USGA’s Conforming Clubs list this morning is what we’re reasonably certain is the follow-up to Callaway’s surprisingly likable FT Optiforce. Seriously. Lay out 2 season’s worth of...

  • July 21, 2014
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First Look – Mizuno 2015 MP-Series Lineup

It’s Open Championship week and for most of that means getting up stupid early, or waiting for the replay while hoping that nobody spoils the suspense.

The Open Championship also means it’s time for Mizuno to start...

  • July 17, 2014
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TaylorMade UDI Coming to a Store Near You. . .Not That You Care

Written By: Tony Covey

Just a couple weeks ago, the latest ‘prototype’ (wink, wink) in the TaylorMade arsenal, the Ultimate Driving Iron (so much for no nonsense names) found its way onto the tour van, and into the hands of...

  • July 14, 2014
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PING’s G30 Drivers – All the Details

Written By: Tony Covey

Monday we gave you a first look at PING’s new G30 Series of metalwoods, and today we’re back with some actual details.

Last month members of PING’s R&D Team invited us down to PING Headquarters in...

  • July 3, 2014
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PING's G30 Offers Distance to Match the Forgiveness

Written By: Tony Covey

Cutting to the chase once again, just like the driver, the PING G30 fairway woods also feature Turbulators on the crown.

Because the head is already relatively small, unlike the driver, the...

  • July 3, 2014
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PING G30 Irons – Longer and More Forgiving

Written By: Tony Covey

The bad news for those of you who’ve already read our story on the G30 drivers and have fallen in love with the Turbulators; there aren’t any on the irons.

You probably should have seen that...

  • July 3, 2014
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Nike Wants to Make Your (Golf) Balls Stickier

Written By: Tony Covey

What does a glass of water, a microwave, an internet connected computer and a golf ball have in common?

If you somehow came up with “They’re all part of a Nike patent application for an adjustable...

  • July 2, 2014
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First Look: The Wilson Staff Centennial Anniversary 8802

(By Dave Wolfe)
Classic. . .
Putter lovers know that there are but a few designs that truly deserve the distinction of being labeled A Classic. These are the putters that set the standards and trends for putter design....

  • July 1, 2014
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