Blade vs Mallet Putter: Which One Should You Use?

Blade vs Mallet Putter

Written by Michael VanDerLaan Updated June 15, 2024 *We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Making the decision between a blade vs mallet putter can be trickier than people think. There are lots of factors to consider, including but not limited to the shape of your stroke, … Read more

Are Golf Shoes Necessary? Do You Really Need Them?

Are Golf Shoes Necessary

Written by Hannah VanDerLaan January 12, 2024Are golf shoes necessary? Do you need golf shoes to play golf? The short answer is no, golf shoes are not necessary and you can play golf without them, but there are some benefits to wearing golf shoes that you should be aware of.What are the differences between golf shoes … Read more

Golfing In Jeans: Can You Wear Them To Play Golf?

Golfing In Jeans

Written by Hannah VanDerLaan January 11, 2024Golf is one of America’s most popular sports, whether it’s something you enjoy watching on your TV or going out and playing the course yourself. But if you chose to spend the day on the course, is it appropriate to go golfing in jeans?For new golfers, you may only have … Read more

Golf Skirt vs Tennis Skirt: What’s The Difference?

Golf Skirt vs Tennis Skirt

Written by Hannah VanDerLaan January 10, 2024You’re wondering what the difference is between a golf skirt vs tennis skirt.Let’s have a look!Over the years women’s athletic clothing variety has expanded drastically. From bright and vibrant colors to different styles and patterns, the athleisure industry has not fallen short on keeping up on latest trends for women.But … Read more

Why Are Ping Eye 2 Irons Illegal?

Why Are Ping Eye 2 Irons Illegal

Written by Michael VanDerLaan Updated June 15, 2024 When Karsten Solheim, former aerospace engineer and founder of the Ping golf company, first introduced Ping Eye 2 irons to the market, they quickly became the best selling set of golf irons of all time. All these years later, golfers around the world find themselves wondering why are … Read more

Ping Irons By Year: The Complete List

Ping Irons By Year

Written by Michael VanDerLaan January 06, 2024PING represents one of the leading brands in golf, and has been, in many respects, the company that established a lot of the engineering concepts commonly used in modern golf club making. In order to better understand the company that set the stage for so many others, we took a … Read more

Golf Ball Rollback – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Golf Ball Rollback

Written by John VanDerLaan January 06, 2024In December 2023, the USGA and R&A (the American and European governing bodies for the game of golf) officially announced their latest attempt at changing the rules of the game based on their Distance Insights project.This announcement comes in the form of a “decision” instead of a mere “proposal” and … Read more

Why Is Golf So Popular? An Old Game Making A New Push

Why Is Golf So Popular

Written by Michael VanDerLaan November 01, 2023 Golf is often a complete mystery to outside observers. Sparing all of the arguments over economics and the environment, many simply find the game boring or tedious. However, those who have been bitten by the golf bug often never recover. But why is golf so popular?Globally, golf has had … Read more

Driver Ball Speed To Distance – How To Hit Longer Drives

Driver Ball Speed To Distance

Written by Michael VanDerLaan September 20, 2023In the golf world today, speed is king. Despite many attempts to dodge the “distance debate”, it is clear from watching any golf broadcast, listening to any golf conversation, or looking at almost any product on the golf market that the the driver ball speed to distance ratio is an … Read more

Why Is Golf So Hard? (It Doesn’t Have To Be)

Why Is Golf So Hard

Written by Michael VanDerLaan August 23, 2023Golf is widely regarded as the most difficult sport known to man. One of the greatest British golfers ever, Ted Ray, once said “Golf is a fascinating game. It has taken me nearly 40 years to realize that I can’t play it.” It is a game rife with failure and … Read more