Is it time to replace your wedges?

Have you ever given consideration to the wear on your wedges after much usage? The wear on your wedge grooves has a big impact on spin control. At 75 rounds, it is recommended to find a fitter to test your grooves. What are a few signs that it may be time to replace your wedges?… Continue reading →

The Right Mindset on the Golf Course with Shaun Barnes

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. – Peace Pilgrim It’s not unusual for golfers to step into a shot thinking about where they DON’T want the ball to go. Our minds are the most important thing we have while playing the game. So if we think, don’t… Continue reading →

Which Golf Tee is the Best and Farthest?

Question: How important is the type of tee used? Hypothesis: We believe the sample size is too small and the effects of different tees are too indistinguishable that no measurable variance will be found between different tee types. Materials: “Normal” Length Wooden Tee (2 ⅛” ) Pride Professional Tee System Step Tee (3 ¼”) Flex… Continue reading →

What is GORE-TEX?

Whether it’s jackets, gloves, boots or even tennis shoes, it seems everything is advertised as using Gore-Tex technology. But what is Gore-Tex and why is it being used in everything lately? We answer these questions and more below. Gore-Tex itself is just a material. It is simply a form of expanded Teflon. The material is… Continue reading →

How Much Does Temperature Affect Golf Balls?

It’s common practice to switch to lower compression balls in cold weather in order to compensate for golf balls “stiffening” in the cold. We are going to investigate and test the legitamacy of this practice. Question: How does temperature affect golf ball compression? Hypothesis: As a golf ball gets colder, it will become less compressible… Continue reading →

Is a Fake PING G400 Driver Worse Than the Real Thing?

In theory, we can probably hypothesize that a counterfeit driver is going to perform worse than the real thing, right? Have you ever wondered how much worse it might be though? We recently got a counterfeit club to test once somebody with poor moral integrity exchanged out a PING G400 driver head with a counterfeit… Continue reading →

Can a Golf Ball Kill You?

Golf balls carry surprisingly little kinetic energy and compress on impact, ultimately making fatal golf ball accidents rare and unlikely “FORE!” The most (but definitely not only) four-letter word everyone dreads yelling out on the course. We’ve all seen some close calls before but what’s the worst thing a golf ball can do to a… Continue reading →