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Move over M’s! The Z’s are here and if the last decade’s millennial pandering is any indication, Generation Z is the sports industry’s new focus. At least, given the numbers presented by The Morning Consult’s Alex Silverman showing less Gen Z enthusiasm for sports than millennials. Simply put, those born from 1996 and on do not appear to be seriou...
  1.   Tuesday, 29 September 2020
  2.   Geoff Shackelford
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We’ve all been there - a constant battle between fats and thins, blocks and sweeping hooks! This malady is something I experience all too often on my lesson tee and I have an idea that I know will help many of you. Once you work your way through this article your approach to ball striking, your concept of how it should work, will never be the same ...
  1.   Tuesday, 29 September 2020
  2.   Andrew Rice Golf
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Four-time European Tour winner Thomas Pieters has also recorded top 10 finishes at the Masters and the PGA Championship. Let’s take a nose in his golf bag to see what equipment he is using this season. The 6′ 4” Belgian is looking to regain the form that won him a place on the 2016 Ryder Cup team at Hazeltine where he collected four points from ...
  1.   Tuesday, 29 September 2020
  2.   All Square Golf
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What happens when you get golf ball experts from competing manufactures in the same room? Plenty of spirited conversation. Dean Snell (Snell Golf), Adam Rehberg (Bridgestone), and Alan Hocknell (Callaway) sat down (virtually) with MyGolfSpy staff to discuss a variety of pertinent golf ball topics. Titleist is the undisputed industry leader. But, it...
  1.   Tuesday, 29 September 2020
  2.   MyGolfSpy
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2020 Top Flite Gamer – Key Takeaways DICK’s returns the Top Flite Gamer returns to its roots as “the original multi-layer distance ball” Measured compression is similar to Titleist Velocity and Tour Speed At $22.99/dozen it cost significantly less than other “premium ionomer” golf balls With the 2020 Top Flite Gamer on shelves at DICK’S Sporting ...
  1.   Tuesday, 29 September 2020
  2.   MyGolfSpy
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I’ll leave it up your judgement to decide how you feel about Bryson DeChambeau’s process to outsmart the Winged Foot rough, as outlined by Jonathan Wall at Golf.com. But you have to admire the dedication of both DeChambeau to give himself added confidence, and of the Bridgestone R&D to spend the last Friday night before Labor Day on a Zoom call tal...
  1.   Tuesday, 29 September 2020
  2.   Geoff Shackelford
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The Scotsman’s Moira Kerr had the backstory on the Australian millionaire Greg Coffey buying the Ardfin Estate ten years ago on the remote Hebridean Island famous as George Orwell’s happy place to write 1984. And now the £50m renovating later, the Jura House and farm buildings is an upscale “accommodation” with another £20m spent on Bob Harrison’s ...
  1.   Monday, 28 September 2020
  2.   Geoff Shackelford
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Jim Walsh in the Cherry Hill Courier-Post paints quite the bizarre picture of a ballot initiative facing the eleven constituents of the borough of Pine Valley. Yes, that Pine Valley. The club’s George Crump and H.S. Colt course is typically ranked first in most rankings of top American courses despite losing some aesthetic and architectural edge in...
  1.   Monday, 28 September 2020
  2.   Geoff Shackelford
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Dustin Johnson leads the top five players in the world who have committed to play the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas, the start of a two-week stretch of relocated Asia events that includes Tiger Woods returning to California.Original link...
  1.   Monday, 28 September 2020
  2.   ESPN Golf News
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Titleist’s CNCPT irons are $500 a pop, Personal Launch Monitors are good but not great, and Bryson reignites the distance debate all on today’s episode of No Putts Given. 1:11 – Titleist holds nothing back, including the price tag on their new CNCPT irons. 7:12 –  Our Most Wanted buyer’s guide for Personal Launch Monitors is out today 15:38 –  Bry...
  1.   Monday, 28 September 2020
  2.   MyGolfSpy
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2020 PERSONAL LAUNCH MONITOR BUYER’S GUIDE Launch monitors have become ubiquitous with the pros.  At every PGA TOUR event, you see a variety of launch monitors on the range. Foresight, TrackMan, and FlightScope are the leaders. Bryson DeChambeau, the 2020 U.S. Open champion, uses launch monitors from two brands to dial in his game. Given that many ...
  1.   Monday, 28 September 2020
  2.   MyGolfSpy
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In Joe Beditz’s National Golf Foundation analysis of August’s 20.6% year-over-year increase, this was interesting:But nothing about the past few months seems structurally different for golf, whether with the product itself, the service that supports it, or the overall user experience … unless you count extended tee time intervals, which for a time ...
  1.   Monday, 28 September 2020
  2.   Geoff Shackelford
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It would have been a somber, fan or partially fan-free Ryder Cup last weekend played under ideal weather conditions. But with Wisconsin reporting 2000 new cases four days in a row and a huge positivity rate as well, combined with the lack of fan access, and it looks like the 2020-In-2021 Ryder Cup looks like a wise postponement to 2021. While I sti...
  1.   Sunday, 27 September 2020
  2.   Geoff Shackelford
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The Deseret News’ Mike Sorenson reports that PGA Tour winner Tony Finau and his team have been sued by Molonai Hola for more than $16 million. The story says he’s known the Finau family since 1997 and as part of his Icon Sports, “began financing expenses for Tony and his younger brother Gipper”, the suit says.Also named in the lawsuit are Finau’s ...
  1.   Sunday, 27 September 2020
  2.   Geoff Shackelford
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The New York Times’ Russ Buettner, Susanne Craig and Mike McIntire report on two decades of President Donald Trump’s income tax returns showing he’s paid no income taxes in 10 of the last 15 years. Trump’s investment in golf plays a central role in revealing “struggling properties, vast write-offs, an audit battle and hundreds of millions in debt...
  1.   Sunday, 27 September 2020
  2.   Geoff Shackelford
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Hudson Swafford's second PGA Tour victory gets him into the Masters next April. He has not played in a major in more than three years.Original link...
  1.   Sunday, 27 September 2020
  2.   ESPN Golf News
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A Tiger Woods backup putter from 2001 sold at Golden Age Golf Auctions early Sunday morning for $154,928, which is believed to be the most a putter of this caliber has ever sold for.Original link...
  1.   Sunday, 27 September 2020
  2.   ESPN Golf News
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Adam Long ran off five birdies in a six-hole stretch and shot an 8-under 64 that gave him a two-shot lead over Hudson Swafford in the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship.Original link...
  1.   Saturday, 26 September 2020
  2.   ESPN Golf News
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Great stuff from the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open today—if you look past he lack of distancing and facial covering apparently just off the 14th hole at Galgorm Resort and Spa. Aaron Rai leads heading into the final round. But the scenes just off the course got most of the broadcasters and social media attention Saturday, and why not:Farming can wait...
  1.   Saturday, 26 September 2020
  2.   Geoff Shackelford
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ESPN.com’s Bob Harig talked to 13-time PGA Tour winner Mark Calcaveccia about his COVID-19 bout and efforts to get back to normal. "It's the worst I ever felt," he said. "Every bone in my body hurt."Calcavecchia can't pinpoint where he picked up the virus. And he said the fact that neither his wife, Brenda, nor any of the people he played with on a...
  1.   Saturday, 26 September 2020
  2.   Geoff Shackelford
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