What Is On Your Christmas List?

With just under 3 weeks to go before Christmas, many people are feverously scrambling to buy the perfect gift for that someone special. This was a very stressful time for me and my family in the past because picking out a gift for someone, especially golf stuff to a non-golfer, can be challenging. Well, our gift giving process has changed dramatically over the years and now we have fairly stress free approach that suits everyone in my family.

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It is December First – You Know What That Means!

With only 24 days to go, most golfers have a gift list longer than their driver. There never seems to be a shortage of new gimmicks, training aids and solid must have items. It is a wonderland paradise that sets most golfers dreaming of golf balls in their heads. Today is the day that I start to make a very small list of golf equipment for my loved ones. That way, the pressure to find that perfect golf gift is off them and me. What an exciting time of year!!!

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Santa, Fill My Stocking With Golf Stuff!

Every year around this time, I feel for gift givers who are trying to fill a golfer’s stocking with stuff. Generally there is a lack of knowledge and understanding of what the golfer actually wants or needs is the challenge. So, I suggest that before you head to the nearest Golftown, ask the golfer what they would like and make sure they are specific! It helps reduce the stress for everyone. Continue reading

Iron Covers – Yes or No?

Who would have thought that a simple question about iron covers would spark such and interesting conversation. In the past, I have advocated the use of the iron covers, but have slowly edged away from their use. Mostly because, I would wear them out or lose one. They generally lasted one season and then it was time for a new set. I always thought that they made a great Christmas gift, but apparently I was breaking the cool rule for golfers! Continue reading

How Many Golf Balls Do You Really Need!

Christmas giving is over. The gifts are unwrapped and I hope everyone received the top items on their list. If you are a golfer, there is a very good chance that golf balls were part of your haul. I did not ask for, nor receive golf balls this year because I still have about 5 dozen unopened boxes. Of course, if any manufacturer out there wants to send me some new golf balls to try, I am always open to writing a review on their product. (I know, a shameless plug). Now that you have a dozen or two new spheres of joy, the real question is: do you need to carry all of them during every round? Continue reading