Golf Equipment - 8/28/12
Lessons From Your Glove
One of the simplest things to look at is how quickly your new white glove begins to turn black...
Golf Equipment - 3/16/12
Thoughts on Ball Fitting
Bridgestone is making a lot of waves out there with their ball fitting process.
Golf Equipment - 10/18/11
What the heck is a 9-iron anyway?
In the early 1970s, lofts and lengths on irons were pretty much standard across the various brands.
Golf Equipment - 9/13/11
Weighing in on Long Putters
I don't see long putters as a trend that is going to transform the game of golf.
Golf Equipment - 8/16/11
Ball Flight & Spin
Shots that fly lower almost always have more backspin.
Golf Equipment - 8/12/11
I have been trying to help others learn this game for most of my life.
Golf Equipment - 7/8/11
Things That Amaze Me
Sadly, things are not always as they appear.
Golf Equipment - 3/22/11
Blending your wedges to match your irons is key.
Golf Equipment - 2/22/11
Getting The Shaft
I probably get more questions about golf shafts than any other topic. I'm assuming that's due to the vast wasteland of shaft options, so huge that it has all golfers pretty darn confused.
Golf Equipment - 2/1/11
Short Game Options & Preference
I find the short game to be fascinating for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the broad variety of ways you can approach it as a golfer.
Golf Equipment - 1/25/11
Lofts And Lies (Yes, THAT Kind)
One of the most frustrating things about working with golf clubs is that you can't trust the numbers most of the time.
Golf Equipment - 1/18/11
What's In Your Sole?
Staying on the topic of functional parts of a golf club, this week we’re moving to the sole.
Golf Equipment - 1/11/11
Modern golf manufacturers have pushed all USGA imposed limits on technology to the max.
Golf Equipment - 1/7/11
A Matter of Offset
We'll start off the New Year with a dialog about equipment, specifically "offset," as that is one of my favorite topics.
Golf Equipment - 12/21/10
Should Your Irons Really Match?
I think more golfers should play modern blade irons than the industry at large would recommend.
Golf Equipment - 10/26/10
A Dissection of Putters
All of you know me as "The Wedge Guy," but what you don't know is that my earlier work in golf club design was focused on putters.
Golf Equipment - 10/19/10
A Matter of Offset
One of the things that I always notice first about a golf club is the amount of offset it has – the distance out in front of the leading edge that the hosel is positioned.
Golf Equipment - 10/8/10
Groove Survey Results
Three weeks ago, I posted a survey to see how you readers felt about the implementation of the new Rules of Golf as they apply to the changes in the grooves on wedges and irons.
Golf Equipment - 9/28/10
Of Spin, Grooves and The Golf Ball
Our own testing with golfers of various skill levels indicates that the skill level of the player and the ball being played both have a great influence on spin generated.
Golf Equipment - 9/24/10
First Shot at the USGA Over Grooves
Feel Golf, a small wedge company in California, has announced that they will continue to make wedges and irons with "old" grooves after January 1, 2011 as their customers want to play them.
Golf Equipment - 9/17/10
"Sole Food," Part 2
I wanted to follow up Tuesday's post with a with a discussion of just what makes a wedge sole work.
Golf Equipment - 9/14/10
"Sole Food" - Wedge Grinds, Camber, Etc.
I get questions daily about the vast array of sole grinds on the market, available in the racks or even custom ground to supposedly "fit" individual golfers.
Golf Equipment - 9/3/10
Should You Consider a "Tour Grind" Wedge?
A conversation with a customer this week got me thinking about the segment of the wedge offering from major companies that falls under the category “Tour Grind”, “Personal Grind” or other such names.
Golf Equipment - 8/24/10
Selecting/Fitting Your Putter
I've been on the topic of golf club mechanics and club fitting lately, and thought we would close this series with a question about selecting a putter.
Golf Equipment - 8/20/10
Tidbits for you to think about
When it comes to your golf clubs, what you see is not necessarily what you get. On the surface, a golf club seems to be a pretty simple thing. But when that golf club is put into motion a lot of dynamics begin to happen.