Golf Club Equipment Myths

Former USGA equipment head tester debunks the marketing hype on what equipment golfers need for their game.

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Recreation

With the 56 ° Wilson Sand Wedge, get the control & response you need on your approach, and chip shots around the the green! The sole grind technology allows you to open the club face further which improves accuracy, and features an anti-glare & classic high-polish finish. This medium bounce...

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Fleece lined with zipped pocket divider for golf accessories or personal items. Carrying strap for convenience. Rugged styling with "buttery" hand. Extremely soft and supple leather. Features antiqued brass fittings. Made with only the highest grades of hand selected leather.

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Enhance your golf game with a 60-degree golf wedgeSingle golf club features a dark tumble finishGolf equipment features a big sweet spot and expanded face areaAllows the golfer to get under the ball but still have enough club to generate control and ball flightBuilt with steel shaft from Apollo...

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The TaylorMade Tradition Cap features some of the some of the finest materials and workmanship and is held to the same high standards as their golf clubs. This high standard assures you the best in quality, fit and performance. Structured construction with TaylorMade logo in front. One size fits...

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The Bridgestone Golf TD-03 True Balance Putter features: Stainless steel head construction. Dual layer grooved insert for the perfect combination of feel and roll. Unique over-sized ultra-lightweight 100% EVA grip for maximum comfort, feel, and grip. Specially engineered lightweight graphite...

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Books

  • The Insider's Guide to Golf Equipment

    Perigee. 1997. ISBN: 0399522778,9780399522772. 371 pages.

    A comprehensive buyer's guide to a full range of golf equipment evaluates the quality, special characteristics, and costs of a variety of brand-name clubs and accessories and offers advice on how to select the best equipment to fit one's personal needs. Original.

  • Ten Things You Thought You Knew about Golf Clubs

    Fireship Press. 2008. ISBN: 9781934757321,1934757322. 68 pages.

    How much do you really know about your golf clubs?Did you know that:The lower the loft on your driver, the farther you¿ll hit it?Your new driver has a larger ¿sweetspot?¿You are playing a stiff shaft, because it says so on it.Women¿s clubs are designed for women?Fine, but the problem is¿ NONE OF THOSE THINGS ARE TRUETom Wishon, one of the leading golf club designers in the world, takes you through 10 myths that most golfers believe about their golf clubs. They are based on his best-selling...

  • How Golf Clubs Really Work and How to Optimize Their Designs

    Origin, Incorporated. 2000. ISBN: 0967762502,9780967762500. 183 pages.

    The book entitled How Golf Clubs Really Work and How to Optimize Their Design ($29.95), is the first book published that focuses on the golf club and the way that golfers can utilize their specific clubs to achieve better shot control, leading to lower scores for all golfers. The book is the end result of a 10-year, full-time dedicated research effort for co-authors Frank D. Werner and Richard C. Grieg. Both have advanced degrees in aerospace engineering and together have over 90 patents. The...

  • Golf Equipment Manufacturers

    University-Press.Org. 2013. ISBN: 1230518266,9781230518268. 30 pages.

    Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 30. Chapters: Acushnet Company, Adams Golf, Aldila, Antigua Apparel, Ben Sayers, Bridgestone Golf, Buggies Unlimited, Callaway Golf Company, Cleveland Golf, Cobra Golf, Cutter & Buck, Dixon Golf, Dunlop Sport, Dunlop Sport (Australia), Element 21 (company), Forgan of St. Andrews, John Letters, Julian Wheeler Curtiss, Lamkin Grips, MacGregor Golf, Maxfli,...

  • PING Golf Equipment

    Features PING golf equipment, a product line from Karsten Manufacturing Corporation in Phoenix, Arizona. Contains a welcome from the president of the company. Recounts the history of PING. Includes information about retailers, PING putters and irons, PING woods, golf bags, and accessories. Discusses Karsten's custom club fitting process, club repair, and the use of PING clubs on various professional golf tours. Provides a FAQ section. Lists winners on the golf tours that have used PING...

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