Dick’s Fires 500 PGA Professionals and it’s going to get worse

As if we needed more evidence that the system is in need of recalibration, Dick’s Sporting Goods, the #1 sporting goods retailer in the USA very recently fired 100% the PGA Professionals on staff. As is usually the case when bad things happen, there is plenty of finger pointing right now. The fingers that aren’t being pointed at Dick’s are trained squarely on TaylorMade, and to a lesser extent, Callaway.

A Golf Trip Theme Song: Bohemian Rhapsody Parody

Nigel Tait and his golf buddies need to take more golf trips to Australia if they’re going to come out with gold like this. -= Follow Bunkers Paradise on Twitter for More Updates =- Their rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody is clearly their best one, but hopefully, this added notoriety will help them step up their game.

Kobe Bryant Golf Swing Compared to Charles Barkley

On the hardwood, Kobe Bryant is one of the smoothest offensive scoring machines the league has ever seen. Comparisons to Michael Jordan are always made, but does it now include the comparing the golf swing? -= More Fun Videos on Twitter @BunkersParadise =- As you can see below, Kobe might be a little closer to Charles than Michael when it comes to golf.

First Club Car buggies make it to Gleneagles

The first Club Car vehicles for use in The 2014 Ryder Cup are on site at Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland, to assist pre-event operations. With two months to go until one of the world’s largest sporting events tees off, the Official Supplier to The 2014 Ryder Cup has delivered the first 40 vehicles, of more than […]

England Golf’s new partnership

England Golf and TaylorMade-adidas Golf have announced a new partnership to support the England national golf squads. A four-year agreement starting in January 2015 will see all the England national squads wearing adidas Golf apparel and footwear and using TaylorMade golf bags and accessories at international events.

Glenmuir improves golf embroidery services

Glenmuir, the renowned Scottish golf clothing brand, has undertaken an investment programme to improve the speed and efficiency of its market leading bespoke embroidery service. The company has completed phase one of a two stage investment programme to invest in cutting edge embroidery software and machinery with phase two being initiated next month. The investment […]

Queen Kylie reigns supreme on LET

Bunker Mentality, one of Europe’s most fashionable golf clothing brands and owner of ladies brand ‘Queen of The Green’, is delighted to congratulate their Tour Ambassador, Kylie Walker on her German Open victory. Wearing the Crown polo in red with matching red skort Kylie survived a last-day charge from England’s Charley Hull to win her […]

Golf Socks by Swiftwick

I receive a lot of golf equipment, accessories and apparel throughout the year but honestly one of my favorite things to receive in a nice, new pair of golf socks. Yup, golf socks.

RBC Canadian Open Preview & Favorites

After a week in England for The Open, the PGA Tour is back over the pond and in Quebec, Canada for the 2014 RBC Canadian Open. For the 10th time, the RBC Canadian Open will be hosted at North America’s oldest golf club, the Royal Montreal Golf Club.

Dead Aim Putter Review

With a somewhat campy name and look, Dead Aim putters might have you thinking they belong in an infomercial. However, THP had a chance to test and learn more about this brand and found that they offer technology that may help certain golfers with consistency in their putting setup. Information and Key Technology from Dead […]

Becky Brewerton to give golf clinic at Redbourn GC

Redbourn Golf Club will welcome Ladies European Tour (LET) professional and former Solheim Cup player, Becky Brewerton, to a morning clinic and golf day on Friday, August 1. From 10am, the Welsh born golfer will be providing guests of the Ladies Yonex Golf Day with a display of her skills and answering questions about her […]

Rory McIlroy admits Claret Jug needed a clean after partying

Open champion Rory McIlroy was unable to show off his prized Claret Jug to Northern Ireland’s political leaders on Tuesday, admitting it needed a good clean after a big night out celebrating. The three-time major winner grinned as he apologised for turning up empty-handed to Stormont Castle in Belfast on the latest leg of his whirlwind victory tour.

Revealing the Real Causes of Thin and Topped Shots

There is a common misconception among golfers that looking up too early leads to topping the ball, whiffing or thin shots. I have checked with golf professionals from around the world on LinkedIn and not one has ever had a student “look up” on a shot. There are three major causes of topped, whiffed, or

Chipping Tip for Your Chili Dip: Stop Chunking Shots

A common problem among a vast number of golfers is the green side chip that can result in what we call the “chili dip”. The infamous chili dip is defined as hitting the ground approximately 2-4 inches behind the ball. What happens after hitting a chili dip is a mental hiccup that occurs in the players mind creating a fear of hitting another chili dip or the direct opposite and catching the ball clean and sending it careening over the green.

Amazing public putter gallery opened by Scotty Cameron

Master Craftsman Scotty Cameron has been creating some of the world’s finest putters for decades. And now there is somewhere for all golfers to experience the art of putting and go through the same fitting process as leading Titleist Brand Ambassadors…at the new Scotty Cameron Gallery. Located close to Cameron’s famed Studio in California, the […]

Changes at Golf World & Dick’s Sends PGA Pros Packing

by Jeff Skinner The times there are a changing. Two big announcements in the world of golf reflect the ever changing landscape in the business of golf. First, after 67 years of print publication Golf World has announced that they are discontinuing their printed magazine and will be going to an all digital format.

Trinidad Municipal Golf Course

While the Jack Nicklaus designed Cougar Canyon closed, there is a very agreeable option, and while it’s only nine holes, it’s generally rated as the best nine holers in the state. Trinidad Municipal Golf Course, one of the oldest golf … Continue reading →The post Trinidad Municipal Golf Course appeared first on Hitting the Links-a guide to the best golf courses you can play in the U.S..

Now THIS Is the International Crown!

It’s finally here! The first playing of the International Crown starts today! The main purpose of this post is to link you to the appropriate pages where you can keep up with everything.First, here’s the short version of how the format works: There are 2 pools with 4 teams in each pool

Golf Around the World: All You Need to Know Infographic

Admit it, when it comes to golf, there’s a lot about the sport that’s still a mystery to us all. As big and popular as the sport has become, there’s still a lot of the game that is left to explore. I can say right now my odds of hitting a hole in one a golf course in the next 10 years, are greater than any PGA Star knowing the answer to what year did King James ban golf in Scotland

Bridgestone J715 Driver

Hey everyone, thanks for stopping by.  The USGA recently released photos of a new driver likely set for the Japanese market (even though we’d like to see models out here) – the J715 line.  Two new drivers popped up on the list – the B3 & B5

LPGA Global Match Play: First International Crown Ready to Start

[new_royalslider id="106"] [divide] The International Crown is the first of its kind, global match play competition featuring teams from eight countries who will be battling for the right to be “Crowned” the world’s best golf nation. This inaugural tournament takes place July 22-27, 2014 at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Maryland. ***** Visit Bunkers Paradise on Twitter ***** The final field of thirty two players was determined on March 31st, 2014 after the Rolex World Rankings was released at the conclusion of the 2014 Kia Classic

Shoe Review: ECCO Street Evo One

This golf season I’ve had the pleasure of once again testing out a pair of ECCO golf shoes. The ECCO Street Evo One are of the spikeless variety and the color I got to test out was black/port. What amazes me every year is that ECCO some how is able to improve on their true and tested and original street-style golf shoe.

Munster and Ulster set for Interpros decider; O’Driscoll holds LeBlanc

President of the Golfing Union of Ireland Liam Martin watching the Interprovincial Matches at Island Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman Munster and Ulster will meet to decide the destination of the Senior title, while Leinster’s Boys look set to take their third title in a row as the Interprovincial Championships draw to a conclusion at The Island on Thursday, writes the GUI.Munster had started very strongly on day two against Connacht, taking the lead in all of the morning foursomes matches.They ended up with three victories – but a win in the fourth match for Alex Gleeson and Joe Lyons over Gary O’Flaherty and Niall Gorey gave Connacht a boost heading into the afternoon.