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The holiday’s are almost upon us so now is the time to get busy. Here are some of the most innovative, beautiful and useful gift ideas.

Bobby Jones Double Closure Full Zip Windbreaker
This is one of the most luxurious outerwear garments available in the upscale market category.
It is a “cardigan looking sweater”, but actually serves as a windbreaker on the inside. It is made with an 80% lamb’s wool exterior and a 20% nylon interior.
The windbreaker has a seven-gauge tweed tweed and suede elbow patches.
As you can see in the close-up, it actually offers a zipper closure and a cardigan button closure over it.
It is super soft to the touch, but provides great added protection on those brisk winter days.

New Driver and Fairways Designed To Provide Female Golfers Unrivaled Distance and Accuracy.
The Rouge Series, named for its beautiful burgundy rouge finish, consists of a driver and five fairway woods all featuring a patented head shape designed specifically to reduce sliced and pushed shots for players with slower swing speeds. In addition, the Rouge Series clubs contain a slightly offset hosel that is found throughout the set, which positions the hands ahead of the ball for more solid ball-striking at impact.
The Bobby Jones Rouge collection features a driver, 3-5-7-9 and 11 woods that have 14-18-23-28-33 and 38 degrees of loft, respectively.  The 14-degree Rouge driver is constructed of titanium and features a 400cc head.  The driver utilizes a high toe, low heel design that squares the face at impact for players with more moderate swing speeds.
The Rouge Fairways are constructed of thin, super hot maraging steel faces for greater ball velocity and reduced spin.  The Rouge Fairways also feature a shallow face with low profile to ensure assistance with getting the ball up in the air.
“I believe that an innovative fairway design delivers superior performance over a hybrid design for women, because of the lower and deeper positioning of the center of gravity,” said Jesse Ortiz, Vice President of Bobby Jones golf equipment.  “Typical hybrid designs position the CG high and too close to the face of the club making it a much less forgiving option versus the unique Rouge fairway design, which features a drag reducing soleplate for better contact from difficult lies.
Ortiz continued, “the two main challenges many female golfers have is getting the ball to launch higher and squaring the clubface at impact, and with the Rouge line we’ve been able to use innovative technologies to alleviate both.  In addition to making the game easier, the new Rouge clubs are visually striking.  The beautiful burgundy rouge finish will please even the most style conscious of women golfers.”
The Rouge series clubs are available now online at

The street price of the driver is $250 and the Fairway woods are $180 each.

Antiqua Golf

For 2015, half-zip pullovers like Asset are available in a range of deep-yet-colorful heather shades complemented with brighter tonal sleeve taping and contrasting placket zippers. It can easily become a cool weather everyday wear garment, given its wide range of color options.

The versatility of lightweight outerwear styles adds to their popularity. They’ve been designed with the intent to be  worn as standalone garments, or worn over a tee shirt or performance polo or under a heavier weight outerwear piece.

Each of these lightweight outerwear styles can be utilized to perform these multiple garment functions. Crux, for instance, is constructed using a mid-weight, double knit neutral heather interlock that’s contrasted with deep palette color shades and outlined with seams covered in bright color contrast cover stitching.

It’s appealing as a casual look and as a new-color classic. 100% polyester yarn dye heather double knit interlock long sleeve 1/4 zip pullover with contrast color sleeve, shoulder inset and collar. Contrast tipping at collar.

Haze demonstrates the subtle simplicity of a tonal irregular yarn, constructed into a lightweight, lightly brushed half-zip pullover guaranteed to be comfortable in cool climates without impeding movement.

With the new half sleeve wind shirt Skill, the process of bonding a thinly constructed micro-membrane behind and against the filament knit interlock outer face, and sandwiching it with an additional inner layer of filament interlock, gives the appearance of one singularly constructed layer of fabric.

This one-piece, multi-layer, wind-resistant fabric eliminates the need for an additional garment lining. Due to its shell construction, Skill functions as a wind-resistant garment while also keeping golfers dry from rain based on its high-quality inner membrane.

It’s embellished with elastic outer garment seam tape that mimics the irregular neutral stripe effects in this collection’s polos, giving it a unique aesthetic design appeal.

The 2015 women’s Bolt is a 95% Polyester/5%spandex jersey face and fleece back long sleeve half zip pullover with contrast top body color block details with heather side insets, zip chest and hip pocket with the Antigua triangle patch at the sleeve end.  The pullover comes in 6 different colors.

All the above  styles retail for a MSRP of $80.00

For more details on Antigua’s Spring 2015 Men’s Golf Outerwear Collection, visit

COGITO CLASSIC – The power of a smart watch with the sophistication of a precision-crafted timepiece

The smart watch is here—something that seemed as far away as the Jetson’s robot butler has made it to today’s technological society. But unlike the first mobile phones, the COGITO CLASSIC smart watch is refined and sophisticated.

The perfect size on your wrist with classic analog movement, all with the essentials of your smart phone, the COGITO CLASSIC appeals to both the techie and the grown-up in each of us.

Pioneers of the smart watch movement, the COGITO CLASSIC is revolutionary in the way it operates. The watch is not just one more gadget that distracts us from everyday moments; it helps us streamline what is important and what can wait.

When linked with the smart phone or tablet app, COGITO CLASSIC allows you to customize settings based on your priorities and selecting which notifications will appear. On the watch face, you can see who is calling and decide whether to answer or mute it.

COGITO CLASSIC frees you from continually checking your phone.

“We wanted to eliminate the clutter and all the digital distractions in our daily lives; what better way to do that than by simply looking down at your wrist?” says Peter Hauser, Chief Technology Officer of CONNECTEDEVICE, makers of COGITO CLASSIC.

Making life even easier is the fact that the COGITO CLASSIC is one of the only smart watches on the market that never needs to be charged!  Using a standard watch battery that is easily replaced when needed,  you no longer have to hunt for a plug or charging cable.

You already have to remember to charge your computer, iPad and iPhone every night — you don’t want to have to charge your watch, too!

The COGITO CLASSIC is also water-resistant up to 10 ATM , meaning you can still monitor essential communications on your watch in situations where you might not be able to bring your phone.  You don’t have to worry about carrying your phone in the rain or on the beach, when COGITO keeps you safely connected.

Program your COGITO CLASSIC smart watch to only give you the notifications you need.  If you want to receive notifications about text messages from only certain people such as your child or boss, this function is available!  Want to use your COGITO to take a photo?

No problem!  Just set up your phone and use the watch to snap the shot!  The ultimate selfie!

The watch is not only revolutionizing the way we live our lives, but it’s fashion forward as well. Featuring design by award winning French Designer Xavier Houy, this precision-crafted timepiece adds a level of sophistication to the smart watch market.

Featuring classic analog movement combined with intuitive digital notifications, this is the only smart watch with a design that looks forward to the future while paying tribute to the past.

The COGITO CLASSIC can be paired with Apple and Android devices, making it one of the only smartwatches to cross the boundaries of different operating systems.  If you change from one phone brand to another, you don’t have to ditch your smart watch in the process.

Retailing for $179, the COGITO Classic is an affordable option, making it the ultimate gift for that special someone who values function but who doesn’t want to trade their fashion sense to get it!

Currently available at select Brookstone retail shops and online at



Nunchuk xi shafts coupled with Boccieri Secret Grip equal amazing feel and results.
Developed by Nventix and manufactured by UST Shafts, these purple and grey shafts are lightweight graphite iron shafts weighing 104 grams and extremely stable. They reduce vibration compared to steel shafts and according to their inventor, Gerry Hogan, their rigid tip and butt sections minimizes shaft droop, shaft twist and bend to give a golfer a better chance to hit the sweet spot.

The aforementioned also makes these shafts playable for a wide range of players. Golfers should expect to impact the “sweet spot” of the clubface more often, with the clubface looking at the intended line of flight thereby producing better club head to ball speed efficiency and better accuracy.

Nunchuk shafts are different than other shafts on the market because they don’t come in different flexes. By bringing their tour-proven NUNCHUK Tri-Zonal Stability precision technology to iron shafts, nVentix has produced a graphite iron shaft that is more consistent and accurate than steel shafts, but with the feel of graphite.

The TZS shaft design incorporates three segments, or zones, where each segment is specifically designed and constructed to control problems with twist, flex and droop found in other shaft designs.
The shaft has the same design theory has the company’s driver/fairway and hybrid shafts.


  • Torque — 3.3 degrees
  • Weight — 104 grams
  • Length — 40 inches
  • Tip outside diameter (OD) — 0.355 Tapered and 0.370 Parallel Tip
  • Butt OD — 0.610 inches with 7.5′ parallel butt section
  • Parallel tip — 2 inches (0.370-inch model)

Butt trim to length, no tip trimming required or suggested. Long parallel butt section to produce consistent grip feel and size for hand placement on the club.

Nunchuk’s wood and hybrid shafts have already found the winner’s circle on the PGA Tour — Jhonnatan Vegas used one in his driver, 3 wood and hybrid in 2011 to win the Humana Challenge, and Brandt Snedeker used a Nunchuk shaft in his hybrid when he won the 2012 Farmers Insurance Open.

Additional devotees include Retief Goosen and John Daly who use the shafts in all their irons, wedges included. David Edel, the guru of putters and wedges, offers the Nunchuk xi for all his wedges as does Nike.
Each shaft cost $55.00

The Secret Grip by Steve Boccieri

When the Nunchuk shafts are coupled with the Secret Grip, the balance point of your club is raised thereby improving your consistency, control and distance.

The balance point is important because its location influences how a golfer swings the golf club. This can be felt several ways during the golf swing. The first place you will notice the effect is on the backswing where the added weight helps the hands to set the club properly. Raising the balance point also diminishes the ability to cast the golf club from the top. This leads to a better angle of retention, which allows for a smoother transition into your downswing and a more powerful release of the golf club.

A higher balance point also influences the way a golfer swings the putter. Placing additional weight in the grip quiets the hands leading to a smooth pendulum putting stroke.
The secret Grip uses Counter Balance Grip Technology which adds weight to the back, or grip end, of your golf club. Counter-balancing tightens shot dispersion and increases ball speed in the full swing, as well as quieting the hands in the putting motion, producing a smooth pendulum stroke.

The Secret Grip features an Injection molded tungsten cap, is a heavier rubber compound than most grips, has a built-up lower hand and is 1″ longer than a standard grip.

The Secret Grip for swing clubs is available in two sizes (Standard and Midsize) and the Secret Grip for putters is available in three sizes (Classic, Midsize and Jumbo) and three weights (100g, 155g and 165g).

There are a variety of Secret Grips:

  • Secret Grip Original – $12.99
  • Secret Grip Color – $13.99
  • Secret Grip Cord – $14.99
  • Secret Grip Putter Classic – $19.99
  • Secret Grip Putter Midsize – $24.99
  • Secret Grip Putter Jumbo – $24.99

Full Swing Golf

This is the granddaddy gift that the whole family can use!

Full Swing Golf’s 3-D golf simulation is arguably the best on the market, with incredible graphics and a sizable number of courses that you can play, including Pebble Beach, Oakland Hills and St. Andrews. The landscapes and detailed views of galleries and wildlife are stunning, but the system also offers real-time data such as ball speed and launch angle that can tell you a lot about your game.

Some of the world’s most respected golf professionals also use Full Swing in their teaching and training regimens, such as Hank Haney, Ian Poulter, and Mark Wilson.
For over 25 years, Full Swing Golf has continues to deliver the most innovative, high-quality, realistic and enjoyable golfing experience available on an indoor system.

Full Swing Golf has developed a new extension to its existing infrared tracking system that utilizes a single high-speed camera to focus solely on ball spin and club head data, Full Swing Golf has truly mastered the art and science of ball flight.

Full Swing Golf uses a patented tracking system which consists of proprietary hardware which utilizes Light Speed Infrared Technology and Ion2 Vision Technology.

The Ion2 Vision technology utilizes a single high-speed camera to focus solely on ball spin and club head data while the infrared technology focuses on the speed and trajectory of your shot.
The ION camera captures detailed spin data using regular, unmarked balls including back spin, side spin, and spin axis. Displaying this information on-screen allows you to make better shot decisions. The ION  camera gives you club head speed, club face angle, and club path information with intuitive on-screen illustrations of your club, so you can improve your swing.
Advance models include – 1.) Swing Catalyst, which includes High Speed cameras and Balance plate technology,  2.) SwinGuru, which will record, replay and analyze your swing in 3D.
Full Swing simulators cost between $45,000 and $60,000 and include 80 courses.
Looking for a great stocking stuffer? This is an ideal gift for the golfer who lovesuseful gadgets.

The Green Sleeve is pocket ball and wedge cleaner.
This sock-like sleeve fits right in your pocket, eliminating the need to carry a bulky towel to the green, and the microfiber technology inside the sleeve ensures that your ball and wedge grooves will be free from dirt and debris for improved accuracy.
Green Sleeves are easy to use, convenient to transport and provide superior results to other golf ball cleaning tools.
To check out the entire selection of colors, wide array of patterns and complete customization capabilities of Green Sleeve,

visit .  $11.99 – MSRP.
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 currently works as a mental coach to 14+ PGA Tour Pros. 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”, released last year, is now in its 5th printing
He can be reached at or


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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

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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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

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


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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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This area of is designed to help everyone improve their golf game, pros and novices alike. Here our two Pro’s, Geoff Greig and Mark Immelman, explore different aspects of the golf swing and game improvement techniques.

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