Archives for: February 2006

Firethorn: Golf fashion no longer an oxymoron

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Over the past year, I’ve lost 25 pounds (50, if you add in the combined weight of all the golf balls I’ve hit astray). When I announced to my wife that I might just go out to buy some new golf clothes, she regarded me skeptically and asked, “Don’… more »

Heavy Putter gets weight-conscious, changes name to Boccieri

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I always liked the Heavy Putter, at least by name. The company never did respond to my requests to send a demo model for review, and my one experience with the heavy-bodied flat-stick was on a crowded practice green during a demo day. The engineering… more »

Upswing Golf: Ya gotta love plucky new equipment companies

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I once quoted some percentage of start-up golf equipment companies that go belly-up in less than three years. I can’t now find that percentage, but since it was a few years ago that I quoted it, the figure is probably outdated now anyway. The point… more »

New golf balls aren't for everyone

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This final installment of my trilogy of rants about golf balls. I promise. My claim throughout has been that just because a dozen balls costs more than a steak dinner doesn’t mean that that ball is the best choice for your game. As further (and fina… more »

Golf balls, lost balls, and tightwads

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So yesterday, I argued that all golf balls are not ideal for all golfers, much the same way as golf clubs. I furthermore proposed that people get fitted for club and ball combinations. One problem with this is that we switch balls more often than we s… more »

Golf balls should be custom-fit, too

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Among the best players, there is as much or more talk about reining in golf ball technology as there is club technology. Jack Nicklaus has suggested using a special restricted-flight ball for the Masters to protect the integrity of Augusta National. F… more »

Quality junior golf clubs help make quality junior golfers

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If golf is going to grow, it needs to attract kids. To do this, there are two requirements: 1) High-quality, affordable, attractive equipment 2) Affordable, accessible, playable courses As for number one, thank goodness that the days of sawed-of… more »

Tom Wishon's "12 Myths That Could Wreck Your Golf Game"

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Tom Wishon has been in the golf equipment business a long time. He’s the guy that engineered the first titanium wood heads offered by a U.S. company. He’s recently released a book called The Search for the Perfect Golf Club, which I’ll be eager… more »

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