"If the USGA ran
Churchill Downs, there would be no photos at the finish line. In case of ties,
they'd make the horses go back to the starting gate and run another race."
On the U.S. Open 18-hole, playoff
Do The Rating Numbers Mean?
Slope, Rating and Distance. Everyone has seen these numbers many
times. Unfortunately, few players really understand exactly what they mean. This
four-part feature explains a few of the ins and outs of reading the three
principle forms of golf course ratings.
to Read The Ratings Numbers:
the Ratings Numbers Can't Tell You
Long vs. Hard Long - How to Spot Them:
of Brassie McIe
This tale originated long ago in rural Texas. It is often told as fact.
Sometimes it is told as fiction. You decide. By Lad Moore.
Myrtle - The Grand Strand Basics
Full of glitz, glitter and tacky roadside attractions, Myrtle Beach is Pure
America. With more than 120 golf courses, it's a giant. Every golfer needs to
visit at least once. Problem is; The Grand Strand is sixty miles long. Where
does one begin? The Understanding Myrtle section is a primer for the
Greatness breeds greatness. The list
of all-time wins on the PGA Tour clearly bears evidence to the fact that
great players come in clusters.
Cleek Marks and Trademarks On Antique Clubs
A new book by Peter Georgiady and Patrick
Kennedy has become an instant "must buy" for all antique golf club
collectors be they amateur or professional. 989 different cleek and trademarks
are illustrated and explained in this attractive piece of work.
it the Right Way
Operating out of Anaheim,
California, Zero Tolerance Golf has evolved a unique approach to using the
Internet to benefit their product development program. Constructive feedback is
what they want; constructive feedback is what they get.
As Roberto de Vincenzo was robbed of his Masters victory, Jaxon Brigman was
robbed of his PGA Tour card in a stroke of legalistic nonsense that defies
logic. An editorial by Jeffrey
Pro V1, The Super Ball Arrives
Often there has been great hype trumpeting the release of a new product.
Rarely has it been a great as that accompanying the Pro V1. Strangely, most of
it is real in this case.
Can Call Me, Fautus
By Kevin Wohl, The King has apparently sold his soul to the Devil. How many
millions do you need, Arnold?
The world's largest golf complex gives new charm and appeal to
Alabama, a state not traditionally associated with great golf. The Robert Trent
Jones Golf Trail has been a huge success.
and the Fear Factor
Golf professional, Andrew Penner takes
a humorous look at the first tee jitters.
Golfing Behind Charles Bronson, by Robert Kellogg. A morality tale of good and
evil on an idyllic Vermont golf course.
When Predators Become Prey
Duane Grandbois takes a close-up and personal look at the goings on at
Canada's Export A Skins game.
The Ruination of Golf
Tiger, Tiger, Go Away ! Kevin Wohl laments the arrival of Superman in Nike
A Hole New Game
B. C. radio personality, Duane "Slice Boy" Grandbois, pays a visit
to a computer studio to use the same swing analyzer that Butch Harmon uses with
The World's Sleaziest Golfer
Kevin Wohl has Our Beloved President going head to head with OJ and the
president of North Korea for the title. Bill wins.
That Hit the Ball Too Farů
Questions and Answers about the new breed of non-conforming,
"trampoline effect" drivers.
Tiger Woods, A Freak of Nature?
Don Bank's essay on Tiger's unprecedented level of athletic dedication. What is
required of a true champion in today's golf world has a new standard of
"The more lessons I take,
the more books I read, the higher
my golf scores become. My game may keep getting worse, but
at least now I understand why. Knowledge is a wonderful thing."
to Karsten Solheim
Words of praise and admiration for the great innovator from his family and
friends at Ping Golf.
Equipment Facts & Fallacies
Does titanium hit the ball farther? Do good players benefit from forged
clubs? Do big heads hit straighter than smaller heads? Jeff Jackson of
Dynacraft Golf explores some of the popular misconceptions about golf clubs.
In the words of some of the game's very best.
The Real Key to Winning, Part Two. A final gift from Payne Stewart to his
good buddy. With the image of Payne at Pinehurst emblazoned in his mind, Paul
Azinger returns to the winner's circle.
A Tribute to
The founder of Taylor Made & McHenry Metals and one of the true
club design geniuses of the 20th Century loses his long bout with cancer two
days into the 21st Century.
The Real Key to
Before departing Payne
Stewart showed us all how to get the job done. He left the world some truly
valuable insight into the mind of a true champion.
Darrell Survey Company
The name appears at the bottom of so many
ads and articles - who are they and what do they do?
The Golf Channel
At long last success.
Congratulations to the folks from Orlando - they have turned the corner and are cruising
OEMs' Dream Days
manufacturers pay a fortune to professional golfers who play their clubs. Hopefully, those
pros reciprocate by playing well; by gaining a large gallery and by generating many
minutes of TV.
From Hogan to Singh
Practice Obsessives: Hogan, Trevino, Player, Singh,
Faldo, Moe Norman, Sarazen, Kite. They are the workaholics of the professional golf world. What drives them?
Alternate Golf Forms
Possible new routes for golf to follow in the upcoming century. A discussion of
numerous forms of golf course design and competition.
Golf On The Run
5/18/99 Speed Golf. Hit and Run Golf - only for the very fit.
New Product Releases
A ongoing Golf Club Review feature which announces the
latest in new golf clubs and equipment. Coming soon to a pro shop near you.
Wohl to the World
Commentaries on the world of golf. Opinionated and outspoken, Kevin Wohl
never passes by a
fire without squirting a little more lighter fluid into it.
isn't like Michael Jordan playing basketball in the NBA.
This is like Michael Jordan playing basketball at a summer
camp for fat kids - in Japan."
Kevin Wohl on Tiger Woods' 2000 season
Sutton and Woods at The Players' Championship - just what we
Infomercials - An Urgent Plea
Please, those damn infomercials don't have to be so boring. A few
Century Golf Wishes
Kevin lists his favorite ideas for "improving" the game of golf in
Lousy are You?
Your game might not be as bad as you think it is. The average golfer lies
like a son of a niblick. You're probably better than more golfers than you
Sour Grapes from Europe
Ryder Cup Petulance - Failing to even acknowledge their own shortcomings, the
European players and press are blaming their collapse on what they consider to
be the inherently disgusting nature of all Americans. It's become real, real
Kick Some Euro-Ass
Ryder Cup Redux. Let
Americans be Americans. Let's all play fair.
Hypocrisy Run Amuck
Kevin Wohl on the The Ryder Cup.
Everyone gets to soak the public out of huge amounts of money except the men who
play the matches. Don't blame the players.
A chronicle of
famous screw-ups. Touring pros are human just like the rest of us. Van der Velde - read
this and feel better about yourself.
An expansive series of articles from Golf Club Review and Swingweight.Com on the ins and outs of making golf clubs suit your own
personal game. Click
Understanding Golf Clubs with Jeff Jackson
As golf book author, Technical Vice-President of Dynacraft Golf and an
active participant in educational programs of The Professional Clubmakers
Society Jeff Jackson has established one of the golf equipment industry's finest
reputations for knowledge and expertise. He shares his years of experience with
us in an ongoing series of informative articles. Click
Golf Insite's Academy Review
A wide selection of instructional articles, advice columns and drills from the
Golf InSite staff and visiting golf professionals.
The Golf Glossaries
The most comprehensive available. Compiled and Edited
by Jeff Jackson,
The Golf Glossary - The game, the players
and the course.
The Golf Club
Glossary - Equipment and clubmaking jargon