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Use Pop-Up-Protector to guard against unsightly "idiot marks"

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Although whiffing might damage your ego, the dreaded pop-up or sky ball is infinitely more injurious to your club. How many of us have swung too steeply on the tee, only to send athe ball 40 feet high straight off the crown of a brand new $400 driver?… more »

Get a (new) grip on your game with Softspikes ClubGrip

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My game is inexplicably deader than any number of entertainment icons, but the dream of becoming golf's Batman is alive and well. A recent practice session in 90+ degree heat and 80% humidity taught me one thing: My suddenly terrible swing gets even… more »

Golf's Batman finds that Bug Bam! bracelets battle bugs

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The Batman of golf cannot be mauled by mosquitoes while in the process of duck-hooking yet another drive. To protect against pernicious pestilence, I've stocked my utility bag with Bug Bam! bracelets. Although extremely pungent, the bracelets are… more »

Tiger slumping at U.S. Open

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Thursday, June 18, 2009, 8:06 (EDT): Tiger Woods snap-hooked his drive on the first tee at the U.S. Open at Bethpage Black. Golf pundits, pedants, and poobahs have begun asking the tough questions: Is Tiger in a slump? Is Tiger’s knee healthy?… more »

Vireo-S3 tees perfect for the Batman of golf

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I have no super powers, and the golf gods know my powers over my golf swing are inconsistent at best. But I do have access to the best golf gadgets on the market. So, until my game comes back, I'm focusing on turning my self into the Batman of golf. T… more »

Equipping myself to be the Batman of golf: Amphibian Towel

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This summer, my golf game has gone straight to the dogs, and the dogs proceeded to tear it apart and pee on the bits they didn't devour. But am I going to let it get me down? Well, yes, actually. I'm quite miserable. However, as I struggle to re… more »

A couple of sweet freebies for last-minute Father's Day gifts

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For those of you scrambling for Father's Day gift ideas, word of a couple of sweet freebies just crossed my desk. First, Golf Gym has announced that this June any person who purchases a GolfGym PowerSwing Trainer, a training and conditioning tool desi… more »

Fast Father's Day shopping in Antigua Golf's Green Golf Summer 2009 E-Catalog

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My wife thinks it's hysterical that I write WorldGolf.com's gift guides for all major holidays, because I have in the past forgotten both Christmas my own birthday. I'm actually well-qualified to dole out gift ideas precisely because of this perceive… more »

Nike SQ Dymo Str8-FIT driver: Turning the average golfer into Batman

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As a kid, I loved Batman. He was the superhero I could someday be, or so I thought. He didn’t have super powers, which obviously were beyond my reach. All he had were superior intellect, unparalleled physical training, and billions of dollars – all p… more »

Will Ferrell and BogeyPro team up on design of sunscreen for charity

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Our old friends at BogeyPro Golf aren't only about flashy golf duds. They like to make a difference, too…especially when it's fun to do so. To this end, Arik Nordby of BogeyPro worked with T.V. and movie star Will Farrell to design Will Ferrell's Su… more »

Phil Mickelson leaves PGA Tour to be with ailing wife

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Phil Mickelson just announced that he will leave the PGA Tour immediately to be with his wife, Amy, who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Our collective thoughts, prayers, and best wishes for Amy's speedy and complete recovery go out to the Micke… more »

New Mid-weight John Daly uses new Mid-Weight Heavy Putter for runner-up finish

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Boccieri Golf announced last week that our old pal John Daly used its new Heavy Putter MID-WEIGHT K4 model en-route to a runner-up finish at the PGA European Tour's BMW Italian Open two weeks ago at Royal Park I Roveri in Torino, Italy. For those of y… more »

Nike puts Tiger Woods at the golf public's fingertips

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Until today, I had never just passed along a press release without a thorough filtering of said release through my sieve-like intellect and leaden wit. But in the case of the following whiz-bang, hi-tech, Tiger-licious Nike promo, I think I’ll let the… more »

Barrio Café is the best Mexican restaurant in Phoenix

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When you're looking for the best Mexican restaurant in Phoenix, it feels a bit like trying to find the best prom date at the Playboy Mansion: There are so many of them, and they all look so good. According to the Arizona Republic, the restaurant you s… more »

Want to nab early tickets for the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach?

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If you are planning on attending the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links, you have to apply for tickets at the USGA site and then close your eyes and pray for the best (sort of like when you tee off on a water hole). But those in the know – or… more »

Simply select where you want to play, find a tee time deal, and golf now!

Dates: January 1, 2015 - June 30, 2015
Stay at Hacienda de Leal, a boutique hotel located in the historic mission city of San Juan Bautista, and take on nearby San Juan Oaks Golf Club, the first Fred Couples signature design in California.
Price range: $200