Blast Motion 360 A Putting Revelation

Unique Training Aid Finds Your Perfect Rhythm

By now most golfers are familiar with all types of game-tracking gizmos that rely on a Bluetooth connection between a club-mounted transmitter — most of them screw into the small hole on the end of a club’s grip — and a smart phone or tablet app. Blast Motion Golf 360 is part of that family, Read more…

Buyers Guide 2017: Wilson Triton Driver

After some very minor USGA-required tweaks to its final design, the surprise winner of the Golf Channel’s “Driver vs. Driver” series is ready for prime time and getting good reviews as “the world’s most adjustable multi-piece driver,” featuring two interchangeable sole plates for optimal launch, spin and extraordinary distance. Wrote one online reviewer, “[I] hit Read more…

Buyers Guide 2017: Tour Edge Exotics XJ1 Driver

On sale toward the end of 2016, Tour Edge’s newest Exotics XJ1 driver boasts a combination of a 9-1-1 titanium chassis, Kevlar-Carbon crown and three Tungsten sole weights. This superior lightweight concept, combined with the most advanced ultra-light Air Speeder shafts, allows players with moderate swing speeds to generate maximum distance off the tee. The Read more…

Buyers Guide 2017: Ping G Series Clubs

Building on knowledge and drawing inspiration from sources as diverse as dragonfly wings and 18-wheelers, the Ping G series of drivers, fairway woods, hybrids and irons, again advancing speed, distance and forgiveness to new levels. This year PING went one step further, creating a new club category with the G Crossover, combining the best of hybrid and Read more…

Buyers Guide 2017: TaylorMade M1 Driver, Fairways & Hybrids

TaylorMade Golf has made a name for itself the past several years by reinventing its product lines. That makes its 2017 a bit unusual as the TaylorMade M1 family of metal woods line carry the same name as the 2016 line. The technology in the 2017 line, however, is different than the 2016 line, according to Read more…

Buyers Guide 2017: Cobra King F7 & F7+ Driver

Cobra is calling these new drivers its longest and smartest drivers to date. The Cobra King F7 and F7+ provide golfers with a choice between oversized performance or traditional shaping while delivering play-able distance and unmatched feel with extreme forgiveness. These models — as well as the KING LTD Black — boast the “Cobra Connect” Read more…

Cobra One-Length Irons

An Old Idea Gets A Modern Update

In the world of golf equipment, the adage that “everything old is new again’’ is commonplace. The U.S. Golf Association’s rules on equipment — everything from club head size to shaft length to moment of inertia — make most of today’s clubs just variations of themes from 10, 20, 30 years ago, and beyond. That’s Read more…

The Yardstick Putting Drill

Stay On The Straight And Narrow With This Tip

Ask any good putter what separates him or her from the crowd, and they’ll most likely say, “My ability to bury the short ones, inside three feet, almost all the time.” Sure, crazy lipouts or spike marks happen, but if you really want to shave strokes off your card and be a master of the Read more…

Swing From The Ground Up!

Toss Your Bag To Feel The Right Weight Transfer

For golfer who wonder what the right “feel” is when you start the swing from the ground up, here is a great visual: Holding up my tour-sized golf bag, taking my stance, turning back, then moving through and transferring my weight as I toss the entire thing to one of my assistant pros! I normally Read more…

FX Sports Golf Headphones

Listen And Learn While You Play And Practice

Walk along many practice tees these days and you’ll see golfers of every stripe beating balls or going through their careful practice routines while wearing headphones. Are they cranking Mozart or Led Zeppelin, listening to a podcast or maybe just some ocean sounds to calm the nerves? Good question, but now they can get expert Read more…

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