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FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEAS

These products are going to make Dad extremely happy on Father’s Day this June 19th

 

Daphne’s Head Covers

Daphne’s has the most tantalizing array and collection of over 175 head covers for everyone.

Each cover is a work of art.

You might not hit it like Tiger, but your bag can look like his when he was a 21-year-old, slipping on a Green Jacket. It is definitely a conversation piece.

Made out of the highest quality materials, the head cover fits up to a 460 cc driver, and is guaranteed for life.

Join over 300 professional golfers on the PGA and LPGA tour that carry Daphne’s Head covers on their golf bags.

$36.50                  www.daphnesheadcovers.com

 

Become a PGTAA Professional Golf Teacher

Isn’t Dad always telling you how much he loves golf, has the knack for teaching golf, especially kids, and would like to change this life’s direction?

Well, now he can by enrolling in the PGTAA’s Home Study Course.

The Professional Golf Teachers Association of America has been certifying both men and women golf teachers since 1997.

Amongst its many graduate members are the likes of Gary Gilchrist, Mark Immelman and Michael Kletz, all who are very highly regarded, both for their teaching skills and clientele.

PGTAA graduates can also be found at many well-known golf courses, such as Pebble Beach and Torrey Pines and at many universities, such as Columbus State, GA, Waynesburg University, PA and Brevard College, NC to name a few. I am personally involved with the PGTAA.

For more specific details visit www.pgtaa.com    $995.00 Home Study Course

Puma’s new Ignite Articulate Golf Shoe

PUMA Golf introduces its new IGNITE ARTICULATE golf shoe, taking cleated innovation to the next level thanks to an all-new design that features an articulating outsole, midsole and upper that flexes with your foot, delivering the highest level of support.

Built to meet the rigorous performance demands, quality requirements and aesthetic preferences of the world’s best golfers, the IGNITE ARTICULATE combines PUMA’s Tour-validated technologies in a lightweight, extremely comfortable package with a modern athletic silhouette that can handle any swing, from any lie, in any season.  $180.00   www.pumagolf.com

Club Champion Club Fitters

Golf experience for Father’s Day: The globe’s top club fitter, Club Champion, offers a Tour-level custom fitting experience, and they would love to be a part of any gift lists or round-ups planned for this Father’s Day!

Whether Dad is an avid golfer or a casual player, a gift card to Club Champion can help improve his game this Father’s Day. Don’t miss out on a 15% bonus up to $1,000.00 on Club Champion gift cards — that offer ends 6/19/22. Gift cards can be purchased in stores or online at clubchampion.com.

Club Champion’s unique approach is brand agnostic; they focus on the golfer and not the manufacturer. This tactic allows them to give each customer a unique and informative experience that renders real results on the course. Speaking of results, a Golf Digest study found that eight out of nine Club Champion custom-fit golfers lowered their scores by as much as six strokes per round and added an average of 21 yards off the tee. A custom fitting is the gift that keeps on giving.

Plus, Club Champion works with exclusive golf retailer, The Vault, for unique, limited-release items like custom Fujikura Ventus colorways that Dad will love.

www.clubchampiongolf.com

 

Titleist’s Two New Golf Balls – Tour Speed and Tour Soft

The new Titleist Tour Speed golf ball utilizes innovative technology to produce a multilayer, thermoplastic urethane covered golf ball that delivers category leading performance. This ball is a three-piece ball with a urethane cover and is ideal for players who want a piercing ball flight off the tee with solid spin around the green.

Tour Speed provides exceptional distance in the long game and precise short game scoring control and a soft feel.

The Titleist Tour Speed golf ball is designed for golfers seeking excellent performance exceeded only by Pro V1, Pro V1x and AVX.  $39.99         White and Yellow (June 22)

The new Titleist® Tour Soft golf ball is engineered to perform tee-to-green. Featuring a large, fast core for exceptionally soft feel and a new, more efficient aerodynamic package that will help you experience longer distance off the tee.

The Tour soft features a large fast core, 346 Quadrilateral Dipyramid Dimple Design and a Thin 4CE Grafted Cove. $34.99 per dozen

Both Yellow and White are available.

www.titleist.com

New Balance Fresh Foam X Defender SL Shoe

Looking for the most comfortable golf shoe? Any Dad appreciates a comfortable shoe. I personally wear these shoes and my feet thank me!

New Balance Golf has added the Spikeless Fresh Foam X Defender SL to its performance footwear collection for 2022. The 12.2 oz. waterproof, spikeless Fresh Foam X Defender SL features a soft, supportive, adaptable Fresh Foam insole.  Fresh Foam is comprised of unique geometric shapes of differing sizes that provide ultra-cushioned, cloud-like feel, while simultaneously stabilizing the perimeter of the foot to keep you planted throughout the golf swing.

The waterproof Defender is built on a Fantom Fit skeletally engineered upper with an exoskeleton TPU outsole.  In tandem, these two technologies offer ultralight support that moves with the natural motion of your foot. The vertical convex geometric shapes on the medial side provide exceptional walking stability and support under the arch of the foot.

Cush+ is a foam compound used for the insole which provides an ultra-soft, cushioned feel. Golfers will notice how comfortable the insole is as soon as they slip their foot into the shoe.

The Fresh Foam X Defender SL has a waterproof microfiber leather/performance mesh upper. The spikeless, smart rubber outsole incorporates pressure mapping colors, highlighting key performance zones.

Colors available are: White, Black/Grey, Navy/Blue, and Grey/Red. As for sizes, New Balance offers 8-12, 13, 14; with widths of D, 2E and 4E.

Not only is there a two-year limited waterproof warranty, there is also a 45-day Comfort warranty.

$129.95    www.newbalance.com

Logo Chip Business Cards

I use these logo chips for the PGTAA, PGA Tour players and for my golf writing business cards. Of course, I also use them as ball markers.

The response is always complimentary and golfers are enamored with the chips.

As a holiday special, ask for the FREE 100 chips when speaking to Mike.

Why continue handing out paper business cards when business card chips can be all in 1?

This is now your Business Card for:

Golf Ball Marker for Clients, Tee Gift to Sponsor Golf Tourneys, Event Giveaway, Magnetic Chips for Advertising (only .20 more) and Promo- Redeemable Coupon Chips.

Call or email Mike Blake (mike@logogolfchips.com) and mention my name.

www.logogolfchips.com

Barry Lotz, J.D., Ph.D. is the director of the Professional Golf Teachers Association of America. He is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America, the California Golf Writers Association, and serves both as a Consultant and Mediator to the golf industry. He is also the author of numerous books, including “333 Best Web Sites for Golfers”, “How to Build Business Relationships through Golf” which is in the Top Ten Golf Business Book’s bestseller list. His latest book,” The Right Mind for Golf is now in its 9th printing. He currently works with 14 Tour Players on mental coaching and scoring techniques.

He can be reached at www.pgtaa.com  or   drlotz@cbsgolf.net

 

  1. Bloodline Golf Vale Putter – www.bloodlinegolf.com
  2. Callaway Epic Max Star Driver and Apex UW Utility Wood – www.callawaygolf.com
  3. Cleveland CBX ZipCore Wedges – www.clevelandgolf.com
  4. FootJoy Thermal Performance Full Zip Vest – www.footjoy.com
  5. Graphite Design’s Tour AD IZ shafts -   www.prochoicegolfshafts.com
  6. JumboMax Golf Grips - JumboMax.com
  7. Odyssey 2-Ball Ten, Triple Track Ten – www.odysseygolf.com
  8. Sacks Parente Series 18 Cavity Back Flange Blade Putter - www.sacksparente.com
  9. Sqairz Golf Shoes – www.sqairz.com
  10. Tour Edge Exotics Pro 721 Drivers & C721 Fairway Woods – www.touredgegolf.com

 

Golf Equipment Reviews Sheets & Eats

Whisker Shoe Laces

Really? Yes indeed.


 
Whiskers Enters U.S. Golf Market with Array of Color Pops, Cool Patterns on Shoelaces
 
Whiskers has launched men’s and women’s premium golf-specific shoelaces in nearly 20 color pops and unique patterns, expanding beyond its immensely popular bespoke laces for sneakers, casual and dress shoes, and boots.
The Made-in-the-USA golf laces coordinate in style and color with famous golf footwear and apparel brands as well as palettes of college and professional sports teams.  Made of ultra-durable poly-nylon tech weave with high-grade aglets, they are available in classic and athletic profiles, flat and oval shapes, and 30- to 45-inch lengths.  Best sellers include navy and light blue, orange and white, berry and black, green and blue, and purple and pink.  A pair is $15 and a set of five is $60.
The company’s entry into the $84B golf economy is timely and massive.  Through August 2021, golf rounds are up 11.3% over 2020, with millennials – who especially relish self-expression – representing one of the fastest growing golf segments.  Sales of golf equipment, apparel and accessories rose 37% over the same 12-month period.
Golf style trends also align with the company’s mission to create a Whiskers “movement” and its vision to become the world’s most iconic, inspirational, aspirational and ubiquitous premium golf lace and accent brand.  Golfers are paying more attention to how they look, supported by a new crop of young, causal Tour players and influencers injecting tremendous fashion energy into the golf landscape.  Easing of traditional dress codes at country clubs also contributes to Whiskers’ market opportunity. $39.99 as shown.

In addition to a robust e-commerce business, programs underway include a seamless ordering portal for golf shops; special edition socks around major tournaments and other events; presence on the feet of PGA and LPGA Tour players; and collaborations with golf footwear and apparel brands.
The brand is uber-popular as evidenced by rave reviews from major fashion and lifestyle media, as well as customer testimonials.  Widely recognized as a “here-to-stay trend,” Whiskers’ laces are becoming collectors’ items and are available on scores of websites, select specialty shops and at www.whiskerslaces.com.

Make Winter time Productive For Your Golf Game

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If you live in an area where winter means cold temperatures, rain, sleet, snow and wind, your golf game may be tucked safely in the back of your mind.

While that’s understandable it is still a time to prepare for when the weather takes a turn for the better.

Here are some suggestions on how to make your winter productive for your game...

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This Month’s Featured Web Site Featured Golf School

 

If you thought the Orient Express was high class, then you will love Rovos Rail. Recapture the romance and atmosphere of a bygone era as you step aboard our reconditioned wood-paneled coaches and enjoy fine cuisine in five-star luxury. Golf safaris are also available

www.rovos.com

Professional Golf Teachers Association

PGTAA graduates have access to positions as golf teaching professionals including head professionals at

both private and public country clubs, golf schools, driving ranges, golf learning centers, indoor facilities, high schools and college coaches. Custom club makers have added golf teaching as a new dimension to their businesses. Graduates can also expect to hold positions as managers of both public and private golf facilities within the US and internationally.

A magazine’s review of the PGTAA

 

Instruction Area Gof Tips and Tricks

Having problems with your swing? – Fix your slice! by Johnny Miller

I recently was examining swing sequences of some of the greatest players in history. Knowing that some of these players favored a draw as their standard shot while others preferred a fade, I sought to identify swing features within each group that would explain their respective ball-flight tendencies. Something profound emerged that I think will benefit all golfers, especially those cursed with a wicked slice.

What I found was this: Virtually every accomplished fader of the ball–from Jack Nicklaus to Tiger Woods–displayed a straight left arm at the top of the backswing. Conversely, those who preferred a draw–players like Arnold Palmer and Bobby Jones–maintained a slight bend at the elbow.

This discovery is great news for most slicers, as they tend to do by accident what intentional faders do on purpose. In this article I’ll explain why the dynamic works, and how a simple swing change will make a powerful draw your standard shot.

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