Proderma offers sunscreen specifically for golfers

7 feedbacks »
Although I endeavor to avoid hypocrisy, I usually fail. For example, I look at smokers and wonder how they can continue to smoke, knowing full well the cancer risk.Then I hit the links on sunny days without even giving thought to sunscreen, knowing f… more »

Yes! Golf C-Groove putters named after significant others, and others

Send feedback »
A Mr. Richard Fader from Fort Lee, New Jersey, writes: "It is my understanding that the Yes putters models are named for the Tour Players wifes [sic]. Can you confirm this and provide a list? Your help is most appreciated." Well Mr. Fader, accordin… more »

Planning the perfect golf trip Pt. 1: The Legacy Golf Course in Springfield, Tenn.

Send feedback »
Every year for 20 years now, David Butts has been planning a 4-day golf trip for nearly 40 guys. Since 1998, I've been fortunate enough to be among them. An invitation to join is coveted, because once you're in, you're in for life. This is the most u… more »

LPGA included in shrinking list of businesses that don't get the Internet

20 feedbacks »
As far as I can figure out, I’ve been writing for TravelGolf.com longer than anyone else on staff – eight years now. Based on this experience, I want to reassure Stacy and Barry at the Golf for Beginners blog that their experience with the LPGA denyi… more »

Straight Aim putters: Everything but the kitchen sink

Send feedback »
One of the great joys of life is coming home to find a new golf club on my front porch. Lucky for me, as an equipment writer, this is almost a daily joy. It’s gotten to the point where my two-year-old son is disappointed when there’s not a long, rect… more »

Equipment companies compete for distance by messing with lofts

1 feedback »
In Tom Wishon’s book 12 Myths That Could Wreck Your Golf Game, Wishon points out that the numbers on the bottom of your irons don’t mean diddly any more. The critical number is the loft angle. Simply put: The lower the loft angle, the farther the… more »

Nike OZ Black T130 has one key design feature

2 feedbacks »
Michelle Wie made her first cut in a men’s tournament this weekend (historical!), and finished in a tie for last place (yawn). But I’m not here to debate the relative merits of the SK Telecom Open as a respectable Asian Tour event. I’m here to… more »

TravelGolf.com Blessing, part 2

4 feedbacks »
In my last blog, I noted that TravelGolf.com appears to be a blessing for players and equipment manufacturers. After we write about them, good things happen. As further evidence of this happy phenomenon, I notice that The Secret by Michael Cortson is… more »

Sports Illustrated Curse; TravelGolf.com Blessing

1 feedback »
You've all heard of the Sports Illustrated Curse, right? The one that says when you're featured on the cover of that esteemed periodical, you're bound to lose. Or get hurt. Or both. Well, it appears we here at TravelGolf.com have the opposite effect.… more »

Movable weights in drivers come in a variety of flavors

3 feedbacks »
Movable weight technology is all the rage in equipment today. This trend is huge in drivers, obviously, but even extends to putters. In case you’ve been living in a cave or in the desolate confines of Lanny Wadkins’s vocabulary, the point behind m… more »

Kohler makes golf great; immigrants made Kohler great

Send feedback »
While writing about The American Club in Kohler, Wis. and the courses at Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run, I was struck not only by the amazing variety and imagination of the Pete Dye courses and the sumptuousness of the resort, but also by the histor… more »

Adams Golf is king of Champions Tour

2 feedbacks »
Although they weren’t marketed as “escape clubs” or “hybrids,” it could be argued that the Adams Tight Lies fairway wood was one of the first modern hybrids. Introduced in 1996-7, the shallow face and “upside down head” was billed at the pe… more »

Online golf instruction at Virtual Golf Instructor

1 feedback »
It’s hard for me to get into a practice schedule. I try to grab a few usually rushed minutes here and there. And I can pretty much forget about scheduling regular lessons with a local pro. Who has the time? Then when a few blessed practice minutes d… more »

TaylorMade re-enters ball market with TP Red and TP Black

14 feedbacks »
It seems like just yesterday when several club manufacturers decided they wanted to enter the golf ball market. Nike, Callaway and TaylorMade all introduced balls, with quite different results. Though none challegened the practical hegemony of Titlei… more »

Laser Link Quickshot easy to use and speeds play

Send feedback »
In the past, I’ve raised some issues about laser range finders being used in official rounds. Personally, I have no problem with the high-tech devices, but I was concerned that perhaps they wouldn’t speed play as much as promised. Well, based on i… more »

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

Dates: July 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014
Experience the best of Nevada with this exciting two-day golf and tour package. It pairs a championship round of golf at your choice of Bali Hai or Royal Links with an exhilarating Hoover Dam express half day tour from Las Vegas (with helicopter flight)! This package is priced from just $499/per person.
Price range: $499