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 →

Golf Driver Volume Explained

The USGA dictates that a golf driver can be no larger than 460cc (cubic centimeters) According to the USGA Rules for 2019, “The volume of the clubhead must not exceed 460 cubic centimetres (28.06 cubic inches), plus a tolerance of 10 cubic centimetres (0.61 cubic inches)” (Page 49). Ok cool, now what does that mean… Continue reading →

VIDEO LESSON: Head Cover Driver Drill

Who says your head cover only has one use? This video lesson will help your long drive swing!  Hit your driver higher and farther! Watch the latest lesson with Joe and find out how you can swing better with an unlikely tool.   Joe Storbakken has been the Lead Coach for Youth and Adaptive Golf at… Continue reading →

NEW Video: Balance Drills with Joe!

Learn a few balance drills in another quick golf video with Joe Storbakken. Good balance will help your golf game, so add these quick drills to your golf training regimen. Check back for more weekly golf tip videos from Joe at Bing Maloney.   Joe Storbakken has been the Lead Coach for Youth and Adaptive Golf at Haggin… Continue reading →

Brett Parks’ Print Shirt Styling Guide for Men

The latest scoop at the Haggin Oaks Golf Super Shop is our printed shirts for men! Brett Parks has a few styling guidelines for those awesome prints. Are you intimidated by prints? Does your wardrobe have a ton of safe blues, grays, and blacks? Does the idea of matching make you break out in hives?… Continue reading →