5 Things We Learned from the Masters

So Augusta is over for another year and as usual, there were plenty of talking points. Here are the top five things I took home from this years event, in no particular order. Augusta National is a Hard Course! Every year around Masters time, a couple of posts will appear on the various internet forums.… Continue reading 5 Things We Learned from the Masters

New Golf Rules Proposal-Common Sense or Changing the Game?

The USGA and the R and A have just released a proposal for various rule changes that they would like to implement from 2019. While some are seeing these ideas as a triumph for common sense, they have also been criticized for changing the way the game is going to be played by some or… Continue reading New Golf Rules Proposal-Common Sense or Changing the Game?

Tiger Woods the Golfer Becomes Tiger Woods the Businessman

After Tiger’s latest withdrawal, it seemed clear to many golf fans that we might never see him on the course in anger again. Honestly, given his health struggles over the last couple of years, this hasn’t come as a major shock to the golfing world, but it is certainly a regret to think that the… Continue reading Tiger Woods the Golfer Becomes Tiger Woods the Businessman

Minimalist Golf:Less is the New More?

One club, one ball...what else do you need?

Seeing the words ‘minimalist golf’ in any of my golf posts might have you spraying your morning coffee all over the keyboard. After all, I am notoriously unfaithful to my clubs. As I sit here typing, I have a lovely set of Mizuno irons in a bag next to me. In another corner, I can… Continue reading Minimalist Golf:Less is the New More?

The End of the Golf Equipment Industry?

  The number of companies that thrive in the golf equipment industry could be counted on your fingers (even if you are missing a couple!) This space is basically dominated by a couple of big names like Ping, Callaway, Nike golf and Taylormade. These companies are the ones you find in big box stores as… Continue reading The End of the Golf Equipment Industry?

Swing Speed and Distance:How Far do You Hit Your Clubs?

  Distance, especially with the driver, is one of the driving forces in the golf market. Clubs are sold on the distance they generate. Check out the ads for any recent range of clubs and you will find distance placed squarely front and center. In fact, if you want to guarantee that your latest range… Continue reading Swing Speed and Distance:How Far do You Hit Your Clubs?