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5 Golf Companies you’ve not heard about but should

My buddy John Duval, who writes intothegrain.com posted up his 5 Golf Companies You Have Not Heard Of, I figured it was a good idea, so I came up with some others. Eidolon Golf Eidolon Golf makes some of the finest wedges on the market. Their patented V-Sole design combines both high and low bounce…

Bridgestone e6 Golf Ball Review

Back at the 2011 PGA Merchandise Show, I visited the Bridgestone Booth.. if you can call it that, it was rather large for a booth, perhaps we can call it the Bridgestone area… They were demonstrating their new golf ball fitting challenge. The gist of it was pretty simple. They had you hit your current…

Heavy Putter from Boccieri Golf Review

The Heavy Putter is the flagship product from Boccieri Golf. The concept behind the product is pretty ingenious. It’s a golf training aid that is designed to be used on the golf course. The Heavy Putter has a 75% higher balance point than most putters and the theory is that this higher balance point leads…

Cleveland Launcher XL270 Ultralite Driver Review

The Launcher XL270 Driver one three new Ultralite drivers released by Cleveland Golf in 2011. They made their debut at the 2011 PGA Merchandise Show and have since been aiding the driver market in their own weight loss initiative. The average driver weight is 315 grams and since they’ve been selling the Ultralite, they’ve been…

2011 Golf Digest Golf Ball Hotlist

It’s that time of year again, the 2011 Golf Digest Golf Ball Hotlist has been released. If you’re contemplating trying out a new golf ball, I think this is a great place to start. As I’ve mentioned before, it’s not end all when it comes to making your golf ball selection, but it’s definitely an…

Kikkor Golf Shoes – Black Glacier Tenny is all the rage

Kikkor Golf, started by 25 year old professional golfer James Lepp,  is the new hip, trendy, cool golf shoe company on the block. Officially launched in April 2010, Kikkor Golf is targeting players who are still young at heart and have a desire to express themselves through their individual styles on the golf course. The…

A day at the office for the Kikkor Golf team

Below is a video of a typical day at the office for the Kikkor Golf fellas. That James Lepp (CEO and professional golfer) has some serious short game skills off the deck… literally! One question… who do I submit my application for employment to? I met these fellas at the 2011 PGA Merchandise Show and…

AB Golf Designs Throwback Collection Head Covers

At the 2011 PGA Merchandise Show, I had the opportunity to meet the fellas from AB Golf Designs and was able peruse their extensive collection of wicked cool golf club head covers. This year, the hot ticket item at their booth was the new gnome driver head cover, punctuated by the fact that as we…

GolfTEC – Orlando Groupon Deal of the Day

I figured Today’s Orlando Groupon Deal of the Day would definitely be of some interest to the readership. At the 2011 PGA Merchandise Show, a study conducted by Golfsmith, Sports Illustrated and the Sports and Leisure Research Group determined that 90% of U.S Golfers are playing with the wrong equipment. Their research shows that custom…

Battle of the Golf Blogs 2011 Recap & Movie

As a quick recap, Battle of the Golf Blogs is an annual golf tournament between golf bloggers currently in it’s third year. It takes place the weekend after the PGA Merchandise Show at one of the local Orlando Golf Courses. The last two years it has taken place at one of Orlando’s best golf courses,…

Have you have your custom club fitting today?

In a study conducted by the Sports and Leisure Research Group, 90% OF U.S. GOLFERS ARE PLAYING WITH THE WRONG EQUIPMENT GROUNDBREAKING RESEARCH SHOWS CUSTOM CLUB FITTING HELPS GOLFERS PLAY BETTER AND HAVE GREATER ENJOYMENT ON THE GOLF COURSE A new, wide-ranging study reveals a golfer’s natural ability and swing are not the only things…

New Study on why golfers cannot improve performance

A new groundbreaking study that will shatters preconceived notions on why golfers cannot improve performance to be announced at the 2011 PGA Merchandise Show. Commissioned by the Sports Illustrated Golf Group and Golfsmith and conducted by the Sports and Leisure Research Group, the study’s findings will showcase how EVERY golfer can improve their golf game…

Awesome Putt-Putt golf video

A friend of mine sent me this amusing golf shot video. I seriously think that the fates, moons and stars must have been in perfect alignment when he set this shot up, because there’s no way he could duplicate this shot. Caution: It’s recommended that the video be played sans sound (pretty the darn mute…

2011 Battle of the Golf Blogs

Every year (well, for the past three years), golf bloggers from all over the globe have come together during the PGA Merchandise show week for an event of epic proportions… yes my friends it’s time again for the 2011 BATTLE OF THE GOLF BLOGS!!!!!!!! It’s a contest of skill, might, tenacity, courage and perseverance! The…

Brendon Elliott in the 2010 Top 50 U.S. Kids Teachers

Congratulations to my good friend Brendon Elliott for making it into the 2010 U.S. Kids Golf’s annual list of top 50 kids teachers for distinction in working with youth. According to the website, Brendon is ranked #16. I can attest to his ability at instructing juniors, as my oldest boy Aiden attended a few of…

Little Linksters – Best Pee-Wee Golf Swing Contest

Brendon Elliott, my good friend, PGA PProfessional, golf coach and founder of Little Linksters, with the assistance of a few very big names in golf, is putting on the “Best Pee-Wee Golf Swing in America!” contest. See below. PRESS RELEASE Contact: Melisa Elliott (321) 278-1611 Deltona, FL (November 26, 2010) —Little Linksters, LLC has just…

Cleveland Launcher DST Fairway Wood – Review

I first encountered Cleveland Golf’s Launcher DST series at the 2010 PGA Merchandise Show. I hit the Cleveland Launcher DST driver at the indoor range and loved the feel and distance the club produced. I requested the driver and the fairway wood for a golf club review and my first impression of the Cleveland Launcher…

Monthly Panel Discussion over at intothegrain.com

John Duval, owner and writer of intothegrain.com, started the new monthly panel where he’ll be posing questions to various members of the golf media surround the current hot buttons on tour as well as other aspects of the sport. This month, for the inaugural panel, John asked me to participate. I was joined by three…

Sumi-G Head Covers, not your grandaddy’s golf gear

Back in early 2010, during the PGA Merchandise Show, I had the opportunity to interview Sumi-G, or more specifically, Tony Korologos,  who started working for the company after meeting them at the 2009 PGA Merchandise show. He also writes hookedongolfblog and is one helluva guy. 🙂 Sumi-G is a golf accessory company, who’s flagship products…