By Bob Carney Enjoy the PGA Championship. Enjoy Tiger, the greatest or second-greatest player ever, depending how you judge it.
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.
By Alex Myers Meet Stephen Martinez, the bravest — or dumbest — man in the golf industry depending on your perspective. Martinez makes a living diving for golf balls and has done so for…
This is a quick follow-up commentary on a previous golf accessory review. Back on May 29, 2014 I reviewed the Snap Hookz golf “accessory accessory.” This is a unit which […]
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.
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.
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 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.
By Mike Stachura In this era of widely available high-tech custom fitting, personalized accents on nearly every club in the bag and even drivers that can be built to colors matching your favorite football team,…
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 […]
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 […]
By Luke Kerr-Dineen Like Tiger Woods before him, it was apparent from a young age that Rory McIlroy was going to be very good at golf one day.That notion has been backed-up repeatedly in…
By Alex Holmes If you can rock the Rolex than by all means wear it with pride but there are also a bunch of fun and inexpensive pieces out on the market these days…
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 […]
It’s not often an Augusta National member chats to the press,
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 […]
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.
St. Louis Blues right winger and American Olympian T.J. Oshie had aratehr emabrassing moment on the green, at last weeks American Century Championship
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
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.
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 […]
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.
Sounds like Monty was in fine form at Royal Porthcawl as the Senior Open Championship kicks off.
PlaneSWING – one of the world’s leading golf teaching aids – is staging an Academy Week at Vila Sol Resort in the Algarve, Portugal, in November. The 7 night trip (Sat-Sat) with 4 rounds of golf and 11 hours of coaching takes place on 15-22 November.
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..
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
Chang Hwa, Chinese Taipei, July 24: Thai brothers Pavit and Annop Tangkamolprasert will be aiming to cement their spots inside the top-five on the Asian Development Tour (ADT) Order of Merit when the Taifong Open gets underway on Friday.
Rory McIlroy’s physical transformation — not to mention an even more important mental change — has been remarkable over the past four years and he was back at it in London yesterday when he made one of his regular trips to GlaxoSmithKlein’s Human Performance Laboratory.
Golf has never lacked for rules, written & otherwise. Now, as the game enters a new era, its taboos have become a moving target.
July 24: It was called as the Ryder Cup of the East, with 10 of the finest golfing stars from Asia and Europe going head-to-head in a match-play showdown in Malaysia.
I’m still overseas so this won’t play here but I’m told this Colbert
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
[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
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.
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.