RELATED: Golf training aids: The best devices to help your game this fall Here’s an ingenious idea: With the Acu-Strike practice mat, you can instantly study your swing path and impact location by striking a small piece of felt. Both the indoor and outdoor versions measure 10 inches by 19 inches, which is big enough
RELATED: Golf training aids: The best devices to help your game this fall The beauty of the Swing Align is that you can hit balls with it and get immediate visual and kinesthetic feedback. To get started, slip the padded cuffs onto your biceps. The cuffs must be snug, or the device will move during
Golfers love their accessories, and in an ever-growing world of wearable technology and smart products—from rangefinders to GPS watches—there’s a lot to choose from. Some prefer distance-measuring product with a clean display, others focus on gear with durable construction, and there are those who crave endless analytics and tour-level precision. These gift ideas cover all
Arguably the hottest item among Tour professionals this year hasn’t been the latest driver or longest ball. In fact, this product doesn’t even help golfers hit their shots. But, it does make them better players and more-focused competitors. The WHOOP Strap 3.0 has been on the wrists of several Tour winners this year, as well
With the holidays just around the corner, two major themes are likely a part of your planning: Traveling and gift giving. The newest collection from the FootJoy 1857 line targets both areas with premium leather travel accessories, a great gift for others (or yourself, we’re just here to help). These accessories—a duffel, shoe bag and
With the holidays rapidly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about what your favorite golfers want to unwrap this year. Resist the urge to give an anticlimactic gift like a sleeve of generic golf balls or some tacky golf-themed set and give them something to get excited about. You won’t have to attach the receipt
If you’re unfamiliar with the term “athleisure,” consider this your official introduction. It’s a category of clothing that is athletic and designed for exercise, but also suited for everyday wear. As style becomes increasingly casual and the golf world becomes more lax on dress codes, athleisure, for men, specifically, is becoming more popular with those
A week before Thanksgiving, there will be a big Nike Air Jordan golf-shoe drop for those who have been waiting for Nike’s latest iteration of the popular shoe: the Air Jordan XI Lows in ‘Cool Grey.’ The color has been popular for Nike since 2001, when it was debuted in the basketball version of the
Finding the right outfit for a golf outing can be challenging. Even the most fashion-forward golfers struggle to balance style, comfort and dress codes. We caught up with ultra-stylish golf nut and actress Kathryn Newton at last month’s Ralph Lauren Pro-Am for tips on how to dress to impress on the golf course. “Just because
Allocating time to stretch before rounds and on off-days is a must as golfers age. An apparatus called the Most Important Stretch in Golf (MISIG) is designed to prevent injury while helping you regain some strength and flexibility. To begin, attach the rubber cuff above your left elbow (for right-handers). Grab onto the foam grip
Countless golfers struggle to feel a proper putting stroke. With the Putting Arc T4, you simply trace the toe of the putterhead against the elliptical-shaped black rail to experience an inside-to-square-to-inside stroke path. The portable T4 can be used indoors on a carpet or floor (secure it with tape or weights) or on an actual
Golf instructors have relied on video and full-length mirrors to teach the full swing for decades. LiveView Pro is a more sophisticated answer. This 2.5-ounce video camera combines the best attributes of both, so you can make immediate connections between what you feel and see. And, with a video-drawing tool, you and your coach can
Having burst on the scene in 2007, the Dave Pelz Putting Tutor is an oldie but goodie. Putting guru Dave Pelz engineered the 9-inch-long plastic aid with the belief that every putt starts as a straight one. At address, check your face alignment, and a white line gives you a visual cue of your intended line.
Made by California-based Blast Motion, which is increasingly becoming a leader in swing analytics in golf, the company’s latest Blast Golf sensor turns any club into a smart club with swing data, so amateurs can train with purpose. Like other game systems, slip the sensor onto the butt end of a standard grip using the
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month involving thousands of organizations supporting the education, detection, prevention and treatment of breast cancer. Many golf companies have teamed up with organizations to donate a percent of sales and help spread awareness. From apparel to golf accessories and more, we collected some of our favorite golf products that have
Golfers are inundated with gadgets and gizmos that promise to take their games to new heights. How do you know if these products really work, or better yet, how do you find the best golf training aids to help your game? First, look for a product that’s easy to use; second, it should do one
Knowing whether your hands and wrists are in good position at key points in the swing can be a challenge. With the Impact Snap, you receive instant feedback. Begin with half-swings to get accustomed to the timing, then build up to full swings. Grip the unit so the yellow ball is below your trail forearm.
Perhaps you’ve heard of the original Orange Whip Trainer ($109), a popular product designed to help you develop a rhythmic, well-balanced swing. At 47 inches long and a hefty 1.75 pounds, the club has a 10.5-ounce orange ball at the end of an ultra-flexible shaft. These components will help you feel a one-piece takeaway, smooth
Many golfers struggle with excessive head movement during the swing. Some sway or turn their heads away from the ball on the backswing, and others look up too quickly on the downswing. Both faults trigger inconsistent contact. With the StanceCheck iZone glasses, you can learn to limit head movement either going back or swinging through.
One of the oldest and best practice drills involves wedging a towel or headcover under one armpit and trying to hold it there during part of the swing. The SlotShot, an ergonomically-shaped piece of foam attached to a lanyard, works even better. If you’re a right-handed golfer, hook the lanyard clip to a belt loop
For a lot of amateurs, poor alignment is a real bugaboo. Many of you might already practice with clubs or alignment sticks on the ground. The SQRDUP, an 8-ounce unit with an adjustable tripod, is a cool alternative. Even in bright sunlight, the device throws a four-way laser beam—two perpendicular lines (like crosshairs)—that’s visible as
When it comes to finding ways to upgrade your golf game, equipment is probably the first thing that comes to mind. And rightfully so. But the small things matter, too, Hundreds of touch-ups across all aspects of your game, beyond the importance of finding the best clubfitter, will also up your game, which is why
After successfully launching the first spikeless Jordan golf shoe earlier this year, the Nike ADG Golf Shoe is back with two new looks: a vibrant turquoise and a classic cement gray. The golf-ready shoe is inspired by previous non-golf shoes in the Jordan collection that bring some serious MJ style to the course. All four
The shoulder season is a great time to refresh your golf wardrobe. You can prep for cold-winter golf and take advantage of sales on apparel and accessories for when the temperature rises again. One sale to keep an eye on is the Oakley mid-season event that discounts select pieces of apparel and accessories 50 percent.
Teaming up celebrities and tour pros, the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship always is one of the most entertaining stops on the European Tour. Despite facing rain and wintery temperatures, amateurs like Justin Timberlake, Bill Murray and Huey Lewis looked like they had a blast while playing the Old Course, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns. The celebrity portion
Supreme is a clothing brand and skate shop that has established a cult following in the fashion world. The designer brand leans heavily on skate culture and hip hop for inspiration, becoming a cultural phenomenon after collaborations with everyone from Nike to Budweiser to Rolex. The red and white “Supreme” logo is highly sought after
Justin Timberlake looks just as comfortable on a golf course as he does on a stage. Paired with Justin Rose, the 38-year-old singer leads the field in style, energy and bunker play at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship—one of the most fun European Tour events on the schedule, played at the Old Course at St.
Ten years ago, Rickie Fowler’s flashy orange flat brim hats and brighter-than-bright outfits seemed somewhat anti-establishment for golf, as he signed a partnership with Puma to toe the edge of acceptable. There was some more traditional attire mixed in through the years, but mostly from Day 1, each side pushed the boundaries—from high-top golf shoes
Jordan Spieth was on top of the world in 2015. After capturing the Masters, he attributed his success in part to the Full Swing Simulator he’d installed in his home — adding that he was using it to prepare for The Open Championship. There, he finished one stroke out of a playoff. The next year,
It was announced on Tuesday that Lacoste will provide the Presidents Cup uniforms for the U.S. and International teams at Royal Melbourne (Dec. 9-15) for a second straight occasion. Along with providing uniforms for the teams at the Presidents Cup, Lacoste designed closing-ceremony looks and a collection of Presidents Cup gear for fans, too. Pieces