Golf Equipment - 8/13/10
More on Equipment Tweaking
Last week I told you three stories where we helped local golfers improve their performance, simply by looking at their equipment. I promised more and so here we go.
Golf Equipment - 8/6/10
My approach to helping golfers optimize their equipment is simple. Whether it be irons or a driver, or anything in between, find a head design you like and get the shaft right.
Golf Equipment - 7/23/10
Imitation Is The Sincerest... Well, You Know
Please pardon me for getting "commercial" today; I try not to do it too often...
Golf Equipment - 7/13/10
The Death of High-Loft Wedges?
Unless you've been living in a cave deep in the mountains of Afghanistan, you are aware that the Rules of Golf that define the groove geometry on irons and wedges is in the middle of changing.
Golf Equipment - 7/6/10
Why Your Ball Does What It Does
Managing the few milliseconds of impact between club and ball is really what golf is all about.
Golf Equipment - 6/22/10
More On Choosing Wedges
Today's topic is somewhat of an extension on my take last week of the theft of our pitching wedges by the major iron makers.
Golf Equipment - 6/11/10
What The Heck Are You Playing?
It's all about the tools we play, and how so many golfers really do not have any idea of what is in their bags.
Golf Equipment - 6/8/10
What Is Going On With Club Specs?
With the investment we make in our golf clubs, having them fitted to you is just a form of insurance that your investment will give you the return you are after.
Golf Equipment - 6/4/10
Grand Theft - Golf
Did you know that very few sets of irons sold these days even have a pitching wedge in them? They sell one- but it's not really there! Hear me out.
Golf Equipment - 5/21/10
More on Shafts - Wedges
Last Friday I was talking about shafts, and that stimulated some questions specifically about wedge shafts.
Golf Equipment - 5/14/10
The Engine of the Golf Club
When you're bringing a clubhead from the top of the backswing to the ball, at 100 miles per hour, there is a lot going on, and small variances can mean a lot.
Golf Equipment - 5/7/10
An Insider's Look at Golf Club Design
When it comes to golf club design, I guess you'd have to say that I'm somewhat of a cynic.
Golf Equipment - 4/30/10
Anatomy of a Golf Club
I thought many of you would also be interested in an in-depth look into the subject of how golf club pricing works, and how smaller companies can compete with the major brands.
Golf Equipment - 4/9/10
Get A Grip!
Whether you prefer the overlap, interlock or full finger grip method, unless you have a proper hold on the club, you just will not be able to make a strong and consistent golf swing.
Golf Equipment - 4/6/10
Selecting The Right Ball
I’ve written several times about golf balls, and my general opinion is that most golfers should play the ball that gives them the best feel and performance around the greens.
Golf Equipment - 4/2/10
More on Custom Fitting - The FIVE Basics
I thought I’d dive into the whole notion of custom fitting, since you guys apparently still have lots of questions and interest in the topic.
Golf Equipment - 3/30/10
Are You Fit to Be Fit?
When it comes to clubfitting, I get my dander up when I see the specs that some golfers ask us to match.
Golf Equipment - 2/12/10
Is The USGA's Groove Rule Working?
I read with interest a brief overview of some statistics from the Farmer’s Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, and how they might have been affected by the new USGA rules governing grooves enacted by the PGA Tour this year.
Golf Equipment - 2/9/10
What's In A Name - Managing Your Gaps
This is a topic about which we are engaged daily with EIDOLON customers and those looking at our wedges; lofts and gaps between scoring clubs.
Golf Equipment - 2/2/10
The Ping® Controversy on Tour
Here is my take on the controversy regarding PGA Tour players using old Ping® Eye 2® wedges.
Golf Equipment - 1/12/10
Graphite Shafts for Wedges?
Of all your clubs, the shafts in your wedges are asked to do the most difficult tasks.
Golf Equipment - 12/7/09
The Great Groove Survey
I’ve written a couple of times on this groove issue, but there still seems to be lots of misinformation out there, so EIDOLON provided a grant to create a new website – www.GrooveSurvey.com.
Golf Equipment - 11/17/09
Drivers and Shafts
I received an email from a reader who was getting exasperated with the vast array of drivers and shafts available in the stores.
Golf Equipment - 11/13/09
Still Feeling "Groovy"
You guys really sounded off about the groove thing, and since there is so little space for posts, I thought I might continue on this.