Product Reviews



Nike VRS Covert 2.0 Drivers and Fairway Woods -- The secret of Rory McIlroy's success

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of Nike Golf... BEAVERTON, OR – Rory McIlroy has all but locked up Player of the Year honors for 2014, and Nike Golf’s drivers and fairway woods have certainly helped him do it.... Everyone with a TV knows McIlroy’s a big star, enjoying a Tiger Woods-ish... Read More

True Temper XP Series Shafts -- Lightweight Performance and Feel in Steel

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of True Temper... MEMPHIS, TN – Longer, longer, longer. We hear it a lot from golf manufacturers, with all of them guaranteeing that using their products will give you extra distance.... For clubs and golf balls, boasts of “distance” would seem to make sense. Tour Pros... Read More

Exotics CB PROs wedges -- It's a groove thing

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of Tour Edge... BATAVIA, IL – Pick up a sand wedge and you’ll almost certainly notice that its grooves are different than for any other golf club. The head shape is different too, but the grooves are mostly where it’s at in wedges.... That’s certainly the... Read More

Swing Catalyst -- What your feet are saying about your golf swing

By Jeffrey A. Rendall; Photos by David Vier, and courtesy of Swing Catalyst... TRONDHEIM, NORWAY  (and San Diego, CA) -- Everyone knows you can learn a lot about your golf swing from video analysis, but whoever thought you could discover just as much by viewing your feet?... That’s at least part of... Read More

Adidas Golf Shoes and Apparel -- Performance, fit and feel on the links

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of Adidas Golf... CARLSBAD, CA – Those are golf shoes?... It’s a fairly common reaction these days, as looking around the greens often generates double takes as to what kind of kicks the players are wearing. Some look like ordinary deck shoes, others look more like... Read More

Antigua Women's Golf Apparel -- Start a hot streak of your own by keeping cool

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of Antigua ... PEORIA, AZ – Stacy Lewis is on a hot streak, and we’re not just talking about her scorecards and top spot in the women’s world rankings. She’s looking great in her clothes, too.... "Stacy has played exceptionally well in 2014. She continues to demonstrate... Read More

TaylorMade Ghost Spider SI Putter -- Stability is in the Counterbalance

By Jeffrey A. Rendall; Images courtesy of TaylorMade Golf... CARLSBAD, CA – “It’s very stable and very resistant to twisting -- so on mishits, you’re going to see a very consistent roll. If you miss it out on the toe or the heel, the head resists twisting and protects ball speed.”... Those... Read More

Leupold Rangefinders -- Take down your target with proper distance

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of Leupold... BEAVERTON, OR – When you think about it, golf is very similar to hunting. In both endeavors, you’re identifying a target, selecting a “weapon” and taking a shot.... Golf is a bit less bloody, but a “hit” feels just as satisfying.... In order to excel... Read More

Book Review: Sweetspot Confessions of a Golfaholic

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Photos Courtesy of John O’Hern... WESTPORT, CT – Deep down inside many an avid golfer beats a heart of compulsion, a desire for perfection so intense that it can rarely be assuaged or satiated. For these folks, even when they’re playing well, they still believe they can... Read More