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Gear & Equipment

Margin of error: Groove rule's mixed stats

By Mike Stachura The case continues to be made that the USGA's decision to reduce the effectiveness of grooves in generating spin has not had the intended effect. In short, detractors say, the groove rule hasn't...
Wednesday, 10/16/2013 at 9:00AM

September 2013 Table of Contents

Cover Story: Jason Day's 4 Keys To Distance; Good Guys On Tour; Swing Sequence: Carl Pettersson; Basics: Competition; Away Game: Austin, Texas; My Shot: Grant Rogers; Golf Saved My Life; David Owen; New Wedges; Equipment Testing With Lee Westwood; What's In My Bag: Russell Henley, Think Young, Play Hard: Web.com Tour Players
Gear & Equipment

New groove ideas not so easy

Golf patents are a dangerous thing. And I'm not just talking about the lawsuits that ball companies might throw at one another over arcane language about the relative hardness of one cover versus another. I'm...
Thursday, 2/23/2012 at 12:14PM
Gear & Equipment

TaylorMade R11 iron: Don't overlook the grooves

TaylorMade officially unveiled its new R11 irons today, a cast, progressive-sized iron that looks to combine the distance-enhancing technology of the Burner 2.0 iron (introduced last fall) with some of the player-focused looks and feel...
Monday, 8/1/2011 at 12:27PM
Gear & Equipment

Groove odyssey: A player's diary, Chapter 4

Max Adler, accomplished competitive player and Golf Digest Staff Writer is embarking on his first year of golf with the new grooves. Periodically, we'll let you in on what he's learning and how the change...
Monday, 7/25/2011 at 3:00PM
Golf Tours & News / Equipment

Equipment: Eighteen Months In, The Groove Rule Prompts One Question: Why?

USGA Senior Technical Director Dick Rugge has said it'll take three years to fully know the impact of modified grooves, but thus far the numbers suggest very little change
June 20, 2011
Gear & Equipment

Groove Odyssey: A player's diary, Chapter 2

Max Adler, accomplished competitive player and Golf Digest Staff Writer is embarking on his first year of golf with the new grooves. Periodically, we'll let you in on what he's learning and how the...
Friday, 5/20/2011 at 11:40AM
Gear & Equipment

Latest groove rule blunder a case of mistaken identity

It appears Taylor Fontaine thought he was doing the right thing. Instead, it ended up causing him to be disqualified from U.S. Open Local Qualifying for using a club with a nonconforming groove.Getting ready to...
Wednesday, 5/11/2011 at 12:02PM
Gear & Equipment

If you want to play, it's time to pay

There was much consternation last year over the ability of non-elite tour players to acquire wedges and irons that conformed to the new groove rule stipulations in time to compete in certain professional events. So...
Thursday, 2/17/2011 at 4:30PM
Tours & News

Golf World's 2010 Newsmakers

Taking stock of the year with 25 noteworthy headliners of 2010
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