“Golf’s Most Wanted!” – Mallet Awards

Is there a putter that actually gets the ball in the hole faster. Well, today you find out, because we are unveiling the results from our testing for “Golf’s Most Wanted!” Mallet Putter. And as you will see from our data, not all putters are created equal. Our results show that the putter does influence the performance of the golfer. Check out the results!

Leaked: Titleist 915 – All the Details

Titleist’s 915 Series metalwoods are coming. You’ve seen the pictures. You’ve heard a few things about ARC (the slot), and you’ve probably made some reasonable guesses about what the Titleist story will eventually be.

Wouldn’t it be great to have some actual information? We’ve got your back. [READ MORE]

  • July 31, 2014
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 Open Your Wallets Wider, Golf Gear is Too Damn Cheap

As I’ve heard it from hundreds of you; one of the prime suspects in the crime that is the decline of golf is the cost of the gear itself. Golf equipment has gotten too damn expensive. These golf companies have a lot of nerve thinking they can charge $400 for a driver.

The prevailing perception is that the manufacturers are gouging the consumer. They’ve steadily raised prices and haven’t given you a damn thing more for your money.

Golf equipment is overpriced, right? They’re screwing us.

Probably not. [READ MORE]

  • July 30, 2014
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Have Your Say! – Mizuno Brand Survey

To this point we’ve basically focused our survey efforts on some of the larger brands in golf. This time around we want to hear your thoughts on a smaller brand that I suspect will be very popular with you guys.

As most of you know, Mizuno started leaking pics of their upcoming fall releases during The Open Championship, so now seems like the perfect time to hear what you think about the Mizuno brand and its products.

Love Mizuno…despise Mizuno? It’s time to have your say. [READ MORE]

  • July 29, 2014
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Dick's Firings Signal Major Recalibration of the Golf Equipment Industry

As if we needed more evidence that the system is in need of recalibration, Dick’s Sporting Goods, the #1 sporting goods retailer in the USA very recently fired 100% of the PGA Professionals on staff.

As is usually the case when bad things happen, there is plenty of finger pointing right now. The fingers that aren’t being pointed at Dick’s are trained squarely on TaylorMade, and to a lesser extent, Callaway. Those who are being kind simply blame the equipment companies.

We have reached a tipping point.

Years of accelerated product cycles and equally accelerated consumer discounts have finally caught up with golf’s biggest retailer (Dick’s + the Dick’s-owned Golf Galaxy), and just as quickly it’s catching up with the industry’s two largest manufacturers…and everyone else too. [READ MORE]

  • July 24, 2014
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The Shoe Philes – adidas gripmore

It may seem strange that in a year when adidas has arguably the best tour shoe they’ve ever created (pure 360), a casual styled shoe with an unusual sole design would take top billing. That’s exactly what’s happening with gripmore, and that should tell you exactly how excited the guys at adidas golf are about the gripmore’s new spikes. [READ MORE]

  • July 23, 2014
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