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Golf Shoes Reviews

Test-Drives: Skechers GO GOLF Elite V.4

Footwear on the golf course has come a long way over the years. When I took up the game nearly 50 years ago, golf shoes were essentially big, bulky, heavy monsters that (similar to my snow ski boots of that era) were so uncomfortable that I often couldn’t wait to get back into the locker […]

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Putters Reviews

Odyssey Stroke Lab putters

Last month, I tested the latest “magic wands” from my favourite putter company, Odyssey. In the bag for my testing pleasure were the newly-released Odyssey Stroke Lab Black Ten and Odyssey Stroke Lab Black Bird of Prey. As I’ve said before, I’m quite smitten with Odyssey gear (my trusty O-Works Red two-ball putter has pride of place in […]

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Irons Reviews

Test-drives – MIZUNO MP-20 IRONS

Mizuno irons have long been revered for their pure-feeling, high-performing qualities. Considered by many to be among the best irons in the industry, Mizuno clubs are finding their way into the hands of more Tour pros and amateurs alike these days. And for good reason…they help golfers get the job done. Just ask Brooks Koepka, […]

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Irons Reviews

Test-drives: Callaway Jaws MD5 Wedges

Last month, I hit the course with the new Callaway Jaws MD5 Wedges.  Regular readers will know that Callaway Mack Daddy (MD) wedges are already my favourite wedges on the market, with two of them already holding pride of place in my bag as “gamers”. So I was extremely excited to test the latest models […]

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Gear Articles

From tee to green, it’s more than cups, poles and flags at David Golf

Go to any golf course or driving range in Australia (as well as many overseas facilities) and you’ll more than likely see a David Golf product. Whether it’s one of their iconic green ball washers, flagsticks, pin flags, cups or any of their myriad golf products dotted throughout the course, the David Golf logo is […]

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Gear Articles

The Golf Ball: Past, Present and Future

Golf ball technology has come a long way throughout the history of the game. From early materials including wood, leather, feathers, tree sap and rubber, to space-age materials including synthetic polymers and urethane, the ball has undergone a dramatic transformation throughout the centuries. THE PAST Though no-one knows what the inventors of the game actually […]

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Golf Balls Reviews

Test-drives: MIZUNO RB TOUR AND RB TOUR X Ball

Last month, we tested the latest tour-calibre, four-piece golf balls from Mizuno, the RB TOUR and RB TOUR X, touted for their optimum greenside feel and excellent performance in the wind. 12 years in the making, the new ball is the result of rigorous wind tunnel testing at Mizuno’s test facility in Japan. Inside Golf […]

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Gear Articles

Brassies and mashies and niblicks, oh my! Getting hooked on hickory golf

As a hopeless golf tragic, I’ve always been passionately intrigued about golf’s colourful history. From the wondrous and mysterious origins of the game through to the romantic times of plus-fours and the featherie ball, I’m inextricably drawn to the “throwback” aspects of this great game. So when I was invited to play in a Hickory […]

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Buggies Reviews

Test-drives: New Motocaddy M5 Connect DHC electric buggy

SMART devices are everywhere these days; from on-board navigation in our cars, to smart TVs to even programmable toasters, we are seeing the benefits of technology in even the most menial tasks in our lives. Luckily, such is the case with the new Motocaddy M5 Connect DHC Electric Buggy, a full-featured, powerful, “Smart” buggy that […]