Archives for: January 2006

Nike's SasQuatch driver stomping competition

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This is getting creepy. A few weeks ago, Nike announced that Chad Campbell would be using Nike’s new SasQuatch (SQ) driver. Then he goes and wins the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic the next week. Next, with relatively little fanfare, Tiger Woods himse… more »

"The Secret" to the perfect golf swing is still elusive

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On the cover of Golf Magazine's February issue is yet another headline touting a "secret move" that is guaranteed to give you more distance. Peter Kostis calls it the "new" X-factor. Essentially, this big "secret" consists of beginning your downswing… more »

Laser yardage measurement devices help players, hurt course architects

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Several months ago, I noted that the USGA and R&A had revised the rules to allow laser yardage measurement devices during official rounds, and even tournaments, when approved by the local rules committee. In that blog, I ruminated a bit about whet… more »

Nike, DeLaCruz Golf and other hybrid clubs coming out of the woodwork

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Clubs with adjustable weights are hot. Belly putters are hot. Hot balls are hot. Even calendars are hot (which may explain the hot balls…but I digress). Nothing, however, is hotter this season than hybrid clubs. Whether these clubs are envisioned… more »

Adams Golf expands Redline RPM line to fairway woods

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Adams Golf just announced the expansion of its successful Redline RPM line into fairway woods. The new low-profile woods will come in three different non-adjustable weighting schemes: draw bias (tungsten weight on the sole at heel), high-flight (weight a… more »

Nike SasQuatch driver is the real deal

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Moveable weights are all the rage in club designs these days, from drivers down to putters. As I have said in the past, I am of two minds about this design innovation. One mind says, “Yeah, so what? Lead tape has been around forever, and it’s… more »

College football's BCS and Congress Part 2

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A few weeks ago, I publicly registered my dismay at the announcement that Congress would be holding hearings about the BCS. Congressman Joe Barton (R-TX) was reported by the AP to be spearheading the drive to get to the bottom of the "deeply flawed" B… more »

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