Month: January 2020

ORLANDO — Though golf has a tendency to move slower than most industries, the technology innovations we’ve seen this week beg to differ. Artificial intelligence and robotics have been terms perhaps thrown around in the past, implemented by only the biggest companies, but now we’re actually seeing the results of intense research and development. And
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ORLANDO — PGA Show organizers are used to seeing innovative and unique exhibits each year as companies plan their showcases. Hearing about a new company wanting to drive in a mobile unit with a robotic putting green simulator was probably a little atypical. Driving from their Encinitas, Calif., home base to Orlando, Jim Stracka—the inventor
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LA JOLLA, Calif. – In 1968, during the heyday of celebrity golf pro-ams, singer Andy Williams lent his cardiganed imprimatur to the San Diego Open, adding a sheen of gold and platinum to the 17-year-old tournament. The branding accompanied the move to Torrey Pines, a youthful but decidedly more scruffy-than-golden public facility located atop the
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Grab ahold of the new Sacks Parente putters and immediately you might lose your balance. And that’s the point. Designed with what founder Steve Sacks called “ultra-low balance point technology,” these lightweight putters at once seem to float and at the same time swing themselves. That’s the point, Sacks says, and that’s what’s wrong with
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Cover story I’ve used these 6 fundamentals throughout my career. They’ll help you reach your potential. Editor’s note: The first article by Jack Nicklaus that appeared in this magazine was in the February 1963 issue. Eight months earlier, Nicklaus had won his first major championship as a professional, the U.S. Open at Oakmont, and already
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