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2010 Father’s Day

By: Dr. Barry Lotz
Father’s Day is a day honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. It is celebrated on the third Sunday of June in 55 of the world’s countries and on other days elsewhere.

In the Golf domain, Father’s Day is an opportunity to bring that golfing Dad a great golf item to elicit a huge smile and to show him how much he is loved and appreciated. The products below will do just that:

Laser Link Red Hot Range Finder

Laser Link Golf simply has the bestGolf PGTAA product in the range finder domain for ease of use, accuracy and style. If your course has the Laser Link Reflector System, this latest unit will thrill you. If your course is still in the 18th century, demand that they get the FREE reflector system.

I personally like to play fast and dealing with a GPS unit or some iPhone or Blackberry App is not my preference. I want to know how far it is to the pin without having to get involved in calculations and pressing more than one button to get my information.

This 8 ounce unit with a laser link reflector will give you a distance of 5 – 800 yards (5 -731 meters), while a course without a reflector gives you a range of 5 – 400 yards (5 – 366 meters).

This is a Class One laser and requires a 9-volt alkaline battery, as opposed to charging a GPS. It has an accuracy factor of +/- 1%! – Very different from a GPS unit.

The unit‘s many other features include the ability to measure landmarks, such as trees and bunkers up to 400 yards away. It has both a vibrate mode for silent use and an easy-to-use mode button.

You will be thrilled with this unit – you focus on your game without being distracted.

MSRP: $389.00       www.laserlinkgolf.com

 

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TaylorMade’s new Rossa Corza Ghost mallet putter has received a ringing endorsement from putting guru Dave Stockton, the man who helped Phil Mickelson find his stroke. Justin Rose won his first US Pro tournament with the Ghost.

Features a white mallet that makes it easier to see the leading edge, and three black top lines that make aligning your putts a breeze.

Available in 33-, 34- and 35-inch models both left handed and right handed.

$159.00          www.taylormadegolf.com

 

ClubGloveHotStepperII-250x300-2.jpgClub Glove Hot Stepper II Golf Bag
This lightweight stand bag is geared toward the player who loves to walk. Weighing only 3½ pounds, the second-generation bag is Club Glove’s lightest stand bag to date and offers total functionality while navigating a course on foot.

Incorporating traditional amenities into a streamlined, easy-to-carry shape, the HotStepper II features a collapsible leg stand, five pockets, a patented dual-shoulder strap that quickly converts to a single strap for caddies and a truly functional lumbar pad for maximum comfort. The bag also features two removable panels for easy personalization with a club or corporate logo with Club Glove’s custom embroidery.

The bag is crafted from extremely durable, UV-protected 210D nylon fabric to avoid tearing and its other distinguishing characteristics include a five-way top with full-length divider, three convenient tee holders, rain hood and water bottle holder.

According to Jeff Herold, the company’s enigmatic and driven owner, “The HotStepper II Bag features all of the top-of-the-line technological advantages that are standard on other Club Glove products, while the new design enables users to accommodate a lighter load when necessary.”

The HotStepper II is available in black, navy or royal blue.

MSRP:$129.00     www.clubglove.com

 

 

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New from Tiger Shark is the Pressure Zone grip that is designed to automatically reduce pressure to your bottom hand during the golf swing, properly alleviating the tension that was associated with a standard-taper grip.

Half of the Pressure Zone grip has been designed to have a larger and parallel section on the bottom half of the grip, a technology SuperStroke calls Modified Taper Technology™.

The amazingly light 40-gram Pressure Zone grip utilizes SuperStroke LITE Technology that will help increase swing speed and head feel, helping to create additional distance without significantly affecting swing weight. The Pressure Zone is over 25 grams lighter (over 40%) than the next closest mid-sized or oversized wood and iron grip on the market.

They actually stop tapering midway through the grip, which both alleviates excessive tension in the upper hand and also provides added control for the lower hand.

Other cool features include SuperStroke LITE Tech (the grip only weighs 40 grams) and a SyntheTac material for exceptional gripping, water wicking and shock absorption.

$7.50 each.                          www.tigersharkgolf.com

 

 

Featured ProductBettinardi has taken their exacting putter standards and craftsmanship to produce fashionable Bettinardi Buckles. The buckle begins as a solid block of high-grade, double-aged stainless steel and passes through a series of 12 processes.

CNC milling gradually cuts the metal, creating its form. It is then honed, engraved, buffed, polished and hand-painted with an enamel finish. Available in two sizes: standard (1-¼”) & large (1-½”), all buckles can be customized to taste and specifications and come with handmade leather belts that are dressed and finished with oils and tallow to make them strong, yet flexible.

MSRP: $175.00                         www.bettinardigolf.com

 

Clicgear Push Cart

 

Golf PGTAAThe hottest pushcart in golf just got better for 2010!

The Model 3.0 includes improved open and close levers, an improved brake, a larger console, a storage net; all in the same sub-compact size.

Folds to 13″ x 15″ x 24″ for easy transportation and storage and is available in 7 colors.

 

$199.99.     www.clicgear.com
putting alignment ball marker

rulesixteen from rulegolf is the only divot repair tool and putting alignment ball marker designed to make both green repair and putting simpler. With an innovative, ergonomic design that sports a smooth slide-action ball marker, rulesixteen fits comfortably in your pocket and in your hand for quick and easy green repair. The unique rectangular line shape of rulesixteen’s ball marker visually extends your putting line — so you can relax your mind and focus on a smooth stroke. In form and function, rulesixteen brings simplicity and precision to the green.
Its one-of-a-kind ergonomic design and well-weighted, metal body sport a slide-action ball marker.

$15.00    www.ruletwntyone.com

 

Daphne’s Head Covers
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This 27-year-old family business is doing a rip-roaring business in the custom head cover arena. These head covers are not only well designed, but also their quality and attention to detail is superb.

Each animal is fully lined and elasticized to ensure a secure fit on your club and is guaranteed for life. Inside the label you will find their factory phone number. Rest assured that if you have any problems with your head cover, the manufacturer will fix it pronto.

Amongst the latest models are the Toucan, Hawk, Tasmanian Devil, Basset Hound, Cougar, Daisy. The pink poodle, inspired by Jo Head on the LPGA Tour, has a rich pink coat that would be the envy of all the poodles on Rodeo Drive, and hybrid club fit which makes it the ideal companion for your favorite rescue club. The udderly perfect cow cover will securely protect your driver with the realistic portrayal of America’s favorite farm animal. I love Daphne’s head covers!

$25.99              www.daphnesheadcovers.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” and his current book, “How to Build Business Relationships Through Golf” is in the Top Ten Golf Business Book’s best seller list.

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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