Equipment

Patrick Reed has been an equipment free agent since Nike stopped producing golf clubs. That has allowed Reed the freedom of using equipment from a variety of manufacturers, and apparently, it’s also allowed him to work on some equipment of his own. PGATour.com reported on some custom irons that Reed appears to have in his
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The Cobra F-Max Airspeed lineup of woods and irons build on a heritage of providing easy-to-hit, affordable designs for moderate speed golfers. Though the line’s trend of offset and draw-biased drivers matching up with oversize, wide-soled irons continues, its main move forward now is to make it easier for average golfers to generate more distance
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Take yourself back 25 years, when personal computers were just becoming the norm in society. Clunky, confusing and bearing — gasp — dial-up modems, they were a far cry from today’s sleek models. Just like PCs, golf simulators have evolved immensely and rapidly through the years, becoming a much more integrated part of our lives.
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We are lucky to have two of the most knowledgable golf gearheads in our office. And they are sharing their knowledge with you. Golf Digest’s equipment editors, Mike Stachura and E. Michael Johnson, have covered the golf equipment business for decades, and there are few who know the equipment industry better. We’ve asked them to
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Stephen Curry continues to build his brand within golf, strengthened by a deal announced on Monday with golf equipment manufacturer Callaway. The partnership is a multi-year agreement, Callaway announced, which will include the company providing golf equipment to Howard University’s newly relaunched men’s and women’s golf teams, which were funded by Curry. Curry has played
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Irons are no longer single pieces of metal. Most combine steel and high-strength alloys with heavy tungsten, shock-absorbing polymers and other elements previously found only in rocket engines and artificial hips. Instead of compromising the size, shape or feel of an iron by limiting it to one type of metal, companies are combining materials strategically
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The Odyssey Stroke Lab putters came to the market touting a new consistency in putting strokes. The combination shaft of steel and graphite took 40 grams out of the middle of the putter and redistributed the mass to the grip and head to better balance the head, shaft and grip system. That switch, said Odyssey
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The Srixon Soft Feel Brite is an extension of the brand’s low-compression two-piece Soft Feel ball. It’s also a reflection of a growing shift in the perception of golf balls with colors other than white. The Soft Feel Brite, which will now be part of the 11th generation of the Soft Feel franchise, employs the
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The Titleist TruFeel may not garner all the headlines that the company’s flagship Pro V1 franchise gets for all its success on the world’s professional tours, but the low-compression two-piece ball aimed at moderate swing speed golfers shares one important element with the Pro V1 franchise: Both balls are developed with extensive input from the
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