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Juniors Are The Future

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Golf is quickly becoming a sport for the privileged few.  I play much less than I used to, mostly because the prices to play have continued to go up, when the value has gone down.  Now that we’re working closely with the PGA of Canada to help golf professionals improve their marketing and branding its become apparent that many clubs …

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How Ping Used Eye Tracking Data To Build Better Putters

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In golf, taking into account too much information can often be a detriment to your game. If you analyzed every factor at play for that par 3 tee-shot, or 5-foot putt you’d be the slowest (and therefore most hated) golfer on your course. The good news is, when it comes to R&D, Ping isn’t slowing down your course. They however …

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Unusual Golf Rules

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Hey everyone – thanks for stopping by.  With our last post up around the struggles of the game as of late, we received something in the inbox that align very well.  We received an infographic regarding how much of a stickler this game is for rules.  Sure, the game was always know as a ‘gentlemen’s’ game, but maybe it’s time …

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Stick A Fork In Her – She’s Done

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What has become of our beloved game? Interest in golf is still declining nationally, golf courses are suffering, golf stores are closing their doors and even some national retailers like TaylorMade are consolidating and selling parts of the company brand. What gives? In just a few years time, the game has gone even further into the whole despite our best …

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Whing Golf – The New Revolution

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It’s not very often you come across a re-birth of a game that you love, that you’d really want to play.  Usually the original is by far superior. I came across this new take on golf that I thought looks like a blast, and could pique my interest for a day on the course without clubs to switch things up …

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Golf’s Young Guns

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With the US Open coming up in early June, it’s time to get ready for all the excitement that is to come at Oakmont. Fox has launched a young guns campaign focused on the three top young guns on the PGA Tour. We’re talking Fowler, Spieth and McIlroy. Each player brings their own distinct playing style and personality to the …

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Ping i Irons

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Hey everyone, thanks for stopping by today. We’re gearing up for the golf season here in Alberta, and I’ve already hit the course a few times and the range even moreso. I’m quite looking forward to some demo days to try out the new gear this season. To that point, I cannot wait to try these new irons from Ping …

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Cobra’s New, Sexy King Wedge

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Hey everyone, thanks for stopping by today! We’re quite excited by this new wedge release by Cobra, and you’ll soon understand why. They’ve built the first wedge that would look like it rivals the best in the game with Cleveland and Vokey – these wedges are really pretty to look at. Cobra calls this a wedge for everyone. They have …

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Cleveland Smart Sole 2.0 C Wedge

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I remember the day when chippers were used by a lot of the seniors at my home club. These simple chipping tools where built like putter but with 45 degree face angles. Basically a bump & run wedge for those that couldn’t quite figure out how to perform this shot with a normal club. Cleveland seems to be trying to …