“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!

 PING Launches G30 Fairways and Hybrids

The case for upgrading fairway wood is strong. Our preliminary tests showed unquestionable gains in ball speed without any loss of accuracy or forgiveness. PING finally has a G-series fairway that’s distance competitive.

If you loved the G25, but just wished it was a bit longer…problem solved. You want the G30. [READ MORE]

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

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

You probably should have seen that coming.

The net result of PING’s efforts is more distance and more consistent…let’s just call it better…gapping throughout the set.

Farther, higher, softer, and somehow more forgiving….there’s your takeaway. [READ MORE]

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

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 tackiness golf ball”, congratulations, you nailed it.

Also, you should probably get yourself checked out, because that kind of association…that kind of thinking…it’s not normal. Of course, it’s that occasional bit of way outside the box weirdness that never fails to remind me why I genuinely appreciate Nike’s presence in the golf industry (even if they, from time to time, frustrate the hell out of me). [READ MORE]

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

Wilson Staff has spent the first half of this year celebrating their centennial anniversary with special product releases. We have seen the special Centennial Edition of their Most Wanted! Nexus Carry Bag, as well as some Centennially packaged Duo balls, but nothing really celebrates their anniversary like this Centennial 8802 putter.

The 8802 is a Wilson classic. It’s a signature piece of equipment whose mystique has lasted for decades. It was played by Palmer, Crenshaw, Norman, Mickelson, and also numerous others who played different manufacturers’ versions of the 8802 design. It’s a design that spanned decades of play, but faded away, along with the Wilson name itself, when the company faded into the equipment background in the late twentieth century. [READ MORE]

  • July 1, 2014
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SPY PICS! – PING G30 Driver and G30 Fairway

The first pics of PING’s apparently upcoming G30 Driver and Fairway are hitting the virtual airwaves, and damn…this one has an unusual design feature that’s certain to get you guys talking. Turbulators. [READ MORE]

  • June 30, 2014
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