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How much do your golf shoes weigh? Probably more than the new Nike Air Zoom Vapor.

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When an unexpected, mysterious box shows up on my front porch, I get excited. Not paranoid, call-the-bomb-squad-and-check-for-white-powder excited. (The fear-mongers are thankfully losing their grip on the nation.) No, I get excited to see what… more »

Golf business showing many signs of greening up

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Golf seems to be suddenly awash in green. No, not the turf, and most definitely not revenues. What I'm referring to is a rather rapid and unexpected recognition on the part of just about every major sector within the sport of the benefits of envi… more »

Heavy Putter by Boccieri Golf is slimming down

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Seems like everyone is on a diet kick these days. (Everyone except John Daly.) Even the Heavy Putter by Boccieri Golf. If you aren't familiar with Heavy Putter, the moniker is accurate: It is truly heavy. The philosophy is that by increasing the weigh… more »

Ogio's new Devolver cart bag raises the bar for whiz-bangery

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Sadly, I did not coin the term "whiz-bangery" in my last blog (a Google search returns 1,130 sites containing the term). But I do like the sound of the term very much, and therefore earnestly continue to strive to bring you some unexpected sources of… more »

Evolve Golf's "Sweet Spot System" combines tee, driver, and Internet

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As Equipment Editor here at, I see a lot of whiz-bang technology. But one of the more innovative - and unexpected - uses of technology I've seen has just been announced by Evolve Golf, maker of the Epoch Tee. Evolve has put together a pr… more »

In need of a REALLY last-minute Christmas golf gift? Try keri golf.

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I'm told that forgetting to buy one's wife a Christmas gift is well-nigh inexcusable. Nevertheless, let me offer an excuse: I've been REALLY busy. Mainly, I was busy securing golf gifts for my various golfing in-laws and out-laws, buddies and nemises… more »

Crunch Time golf gift Idea #3: Path Finder System by Yes! Golf

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What to give the golfer who is, like me, barricaded inside his home while yet another winter storm (ice, this time) rages outside? Something that she or he can use inside without potentially breaking a light fixture on the backswing, or making him or… more »

Crunch Time Christmas idea #2: Golf Rules Made Easy

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Need a stocking stuffer for that golfer who always seems to pad his scorecard with scores that somehow add up to less than you can possibly imagine? For that golfer who "rolls 'em over" even on good lies, and even in the rough? Who backhands missed short… more »

Crunch time Christmas gift Idea #1: Sun Mountain

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Crunch time is here for Christmas shopping, and over the next few days, I'm going to do my best to help readers who, like me, have waited until now to do their shopping. Exhibit #1, Sun Mountain, purveyors of golf bags and fashionable outerwear for m… more »

Golf novelist Bob Thomas offers unique, collectible golf gifts for Christmas

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Many years ago, I reviewed Bob Thomas's first book, Ben Hogan's Secret. Despite that book spending over two years on the golf bestseller list, his publisher at the time, according to Thomas, was less than forthright with respect to the royalties. Thomas… more »

2010 US Ryder Cup captain Pavin: U.S. Open is a walk in the park compared to the Ryder Cup

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NEW YORK (Dec. 11, 2008, 10:22 a.m.) - Brand-spankin'-new U.S. Ryder Cup captain Corey Pavin understands the pressure of playing in the Ryder Cup Matches. A veteran of three Ryder Cups, and the 1995 U.S. Open Champion, Pavin descibed how his hands were s… more »

2010 U.S. Ryder Cup captain announced

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NEW YORK (Dec. 11, 2008) -- At a 10 a.m. press conference at New York's Tavern on the Green, the PGA of America announced the captian of the U.S. Ryder Cup Team for the 38th Ryder Cup competition between Europe and the United States. And the winner i… more » helps organize your annual outings and trips

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Every year, I go on exactly one golf trip. It is a great bunch of guys (up to 28, I believe). There is always a great selection of courses in Kentucky and Tennessee. And there are the obligatory wagers and quirky scramble formats (the only scrambles I ge… more »

"The Twelve Days of Christmas: Golf Remix"

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On the first day of Christmas, my True Love gave to me a Mulligan on the first tee. On the second day of Christmas, my True Love gave to me two Cleveland wedges and a Mulligan on the first tee. On the third day of Christmas, my True Love gave… more »

Golf shoe technology has improved as much as club technology

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Everyone talks about how golf clubs have improved so dramatically over the past 30 years. And rightfully so. The 460cc titanium drivers and the branding-iron-esque putters of today hardly look like they belong to the same solar system as the 160cc persim… more »
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