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The Invention of Golf: Who, Where and When?

Do you know who invented golf? If not, you’re not alone – no one does for sure. Ancient Romans playing controlled fades around Corinthian columns. Chinese hackers practicing chip shots off the Great Wall...

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Company History: Bridgestone Golf

When modern golf balls began being constructed with yards of rubber bands on the inside, the world’s largest rubber manufacturers – tire makers – quickly got into the game. Goodrich, Goodyear, Firestone, Dunlop, and...

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What are “Tour” Golf Balls?

“Drive for show, putt for dough” may be the most time-worn old saying in golf. It also might be the truest, especially when choosing a golf ball to play. The relentless push of technology...

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Hybrid Golf Clubs Explained

Hybrid Golf Clubs Explained By definition, a hybrid is “a thing made by combining two different elements.” In golf, those two elements combined to create a golf club with the best playability characteristics of...

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Company History: Callaway Golf

The History of Callaway Golf The buzzword in today’s business world is “disruptor.” Investors are all on the lookout for the next idea that will revolutionize an otherwise business-as-usual industry. The founder of Callaway...

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The Importance of Golf Alignment

You’ve worked hard to master the fundamentals of golf. The correct grip has become automatic. You take a moment to insure proper posture before each swing. You pay attention to ball position. Settling into...

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Company History: Titleist

Until Coburn Haskell and Bertram Work showed up on the golf scene in 1889, the game had been played for the better part of 400 years with balls fashioned from boiled goose feathers stuffed...

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Golf Shafts – Fitting and Flex Explained

One of the most common things heard from touring professionals about the mistakes they see amateurs making is that the average golfers are not playing the right golf clubs for their games. When pros...