Product Reviews

Carnoustie Sportswear -- Quality, Integrity and Style on the golf course

By Jeffrey A. Rendall; Images courtesy of Carnoustie... IRVINE, CA – “Quality for sure,” answered Marshall Mancillas, CEO of Carnoustie Sportswear when I asked him what sets his company apart from other golf apparel companies.... Founded 20 years ago, Carnoustie has become a recognized maker of some of the finest golf apparel... Read More

Miura MB-001 Tournament Blade Irons -- Discover perfection for yourself

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of Miura Golf... HEMIJI, JAPAN – I arrived early at a very busy golf course recently and had a chance to peruse the contents of a dozen or so golf bags waiting to be loaded onto carts.... There were the usual names – Titleist, Callaway, TaylorMade,... Read More

Aerotech Golf Shafts -- Firmly believing in shaft performance

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of Aerotech Golf... BELLINGHAM, WA – “Golf shafts play a critical role in the performance of a golf club,” remarked Chris Hilleary, President of Aerotech Golf Shafts, the No. 1 graphite iron shaft on the PGA Tour.... Hilleary continues, “I think most golfers realize that shaft... Read More

Bettinardi Golf's Studio Stock 16 putter -- Defining putter design

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of Bettinardi Golf... TINLEY PARK, IL – Being a golf equipment junky has its benefits and its drawbacks. The benefits include knowing great value and the drawbacks are only discovered when perusing your credit card bill every month.... All told, the benefits usually prevail – you... Read More

Nike Vapor Pro Combo irons -- Tour feedback direct to your golf bag

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of Nike Golf... BEAVERTON, OR – Listening to your Tour staff is imperative when designing new and better golf products and that’s exactly what Nike did in creating the latest iteration of the company’s Vapor Pro Combo irons.... Phillip Hatton, Product Line Manager for Nike Golf... Read More

TaylorMade's R15 Driver -- Providing the shot you want and the shot you need

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of TaylorMade... CARLSBAD, CA – “TaylorMade is the #1 Driver in Golf, leading in sales and drivers in play on all the major tours worldwide,” remarked Mike Fox, Director, Product Marketing for TaylorMade Golf.... You hear “#1” a lot in connection with TaylorMade. The company is... Read More

Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 Wedges -- Finding the right sand wedge for your game

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Images courtesy of Cleveland Golf... HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA – “The 125 yard-and-in area normally accounts for about 65% of your golf game,” remarked Adam Sheldon, Brand Manager for Cleveland Golf. “So it’s crucial to establish correct gaps between the lofts on your wedges.”... 65%? That’s a mighty big... Read More