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My Usual Game

Easter Sunday golf handicap bonus

By David OwenApril 20 was an important day for people in the egg and pastel-dye industries. To celebrate, the Sunday Morning Group gave one extra handicap stroke to every player who teed off with an...
Sunday, 4/20/2014 at 12:43PM
Gear & Equipment

Callaway appeals to your softer side with new ball

By E. Michael JohnsonRemember the early 2000s when the Lady Precept gained favor among men who found the soft, low-compression ball worked well for them, too? Since then manufacturers have tried designing balls with monikers...
Thursday, 2/27/2014 at 9:10AM
Gear & Equipment

Too cold out to play golf? Not if you're using this ball

By E. Michael JohnsonAs a youngster, I played as late into the season as possible and remember using low-compression golf balls because they produced a better feel in the cold. That memory makes the introduction...
Wednesday, 2/26/2014 at 9:10AM
Gear & Equipment

Consumer feedback drives revamped Titleist Velocity golf ball

By E. Michael JohnsonIn a game of word association, not many would use "distance ball" with "Titleist." Yet two years ago the company went down that path with the introduction of its Velocity ball --...
Wednesday, 2/19/2014 at 11:45AM
Gear & Equipment

Wilson flips design strategy with FG Tour ball

By Mike StachuraTraditionally golf-ball development works in one direction: Technology targeting elite players trickles down to average golfers. Wilson is flipping the script with its latest tour ball that seeks to build on the success...
Wednesday, 2/12/2014 at 7:30AM
News & Tours

TaylorMade makes push with new Project (a) golf ball at Pebble Beach Pro-Am

By Mike StachuraTaylorMade has not been timid in using unusual marketing initiatives to roll out products in recent years. There have been white-outs in Manhattan and, last year, yellow bucket hats at Pebble Beach. The...
Monday, 2/3/2014 at 8:47AM
Gear & Equipment

In introducing an easier version of golf, TaylorMade takes a bold step in search for new players

ORLANDO -- Two days into the PGA Show, it's clear that TaylorMade's goal this week is to preach innovation and progression in hopes of sparking new interest in the game. The announcement Tuesday night of...
Thursday, 1/23/2014 at 9:24AM
Gear & Equipment

What's in a name? For TaylorMade ball it's Lethal

By E. Michael Johnson Last fall TaylorMade's prototype Project 5 ball garnered some attention when Justin Rose put the ball in play at the Deutsche Bank Championship after just one day of testing. That ball now...
Thursday, 1/3/2013 at 12:15AM
News & Tours

Did a golf ball kill a gray whale in Washington?

In the latest example of life imitating art, a a gray whale was found dead with a golf ball in its stomach. Doesn't ring a bell? Then you must not be a big "Seinfeld"...
Wednesday, 4/25/2012 at 10:18AM
Magazines / Editors' Blog

Gary Player: "Golf is suffering terribly."

In the midst of a sweet recollection of his first Masters victory 50 years ago, Gary Player yesterday took a sourer turn and, as a player and architect, addressed the 'distance problem' that he thinks...
Tuesday, 4/5/2011 at 5:59PM
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