Product Reviews

Titleist Vokey SM5 wedges -- Hitting it short was never easier

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of Titleist... FAIRHAVEN, MA -- “I’ve always said I have the best R&D facility in the world – the PGA Tour,” said Bob Vokey, wedge guru extraordinaire for Titleist. “I worked closely with our team of craftsmen and engineers to apply everything I’ve learned from... Read More

ClubCrown Club Wraps -- Adding a Little Personalization to Your Golf Style

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of ClubCrown... NEW YORK CITY, NY – It’s often said that if you want to see what a person’s really like, play a round of golf with him.... Personality traits aside, there’s another way to get inside a person’s thoughts, just by seeing his or her... Read More

Titleist AP2 714 Irons -- The benefits of Progressive Design

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of Titleist... FAIRHAVEN, MA – “What our R & D team has accomplished with the AP2 714 irons is impressive,” said Steve Pelisek, General Manager, Titleist Golf Clubs.... “They’ve effectively taken each individual iron as its own design and optimized its performance to provide longer and... Read More

Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Wedges The Sole of Versatility

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of Callaway Golf... CARLSBAD, CA – Versatility is a good thing. It’s always great when something you buy performs multiple tasks – makes life a little easier, doesn’t it?... Versatility is what we found in trying Callaway’s Mack Daddy 2 wedges. It used to be we’d... Read More

Full Swing Golf Simulators -- Real Golf, Real Fun

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images by David Vier... SAN DIEGO, CA – “That’s not golf,” remarked a friend upon hearing I was planning to tee it up at a golf simulator, hoping to groove my swing with the aid of a launch monitor.... My friend’s attitude used to be fairly common, though... Read More

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

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