Recently, on a lark, I asked the question about the oldest club in your bag. I thought that most players would have equipment, like myself, that is 5 or 6 years old and that they change the sticks out regularly. Boy was I wrong! As it turns out, over half the golfers keep at least one club for a very long time. I bet you cannot guess which club they keep the longest!Continue reading
I ask questions all the time on Twitter and generally I have a good sense as the answer. Well, that was true until now; I asked a question about a player’s favorite golf shot and I can say that I am surprised as to their response. Let’s just say that this would have been my last choice! Continue reading
The putting grip is the most important and personal of all grips. It is both a strength and weakness depending on how things are going on the greens. When putting, I try to keep equal pressure with both hands and swing my putter with my shoulders. This technique works for me and produces the solid even contact I desire with the flat stick. Continue reading
In the past 10 years or so, golf equipment has changed dramatically. The technological advancements are staggering and I find it difficult to keep up with all the changes. A quick look at Golf.com shows that 90 new clubs were released in 2017. Of course this number is spread across all the manufacturers, but that is a ridiculous number! In the mix of all this change over the years, smaller, less noticeable changes occurred and one of them was the size of the putter grip. This might seem like an inconsequential change, but I think this ‘behind the scene’ difference is a game changer. Continue reading
I recently went putter shopping. I have used my current putter for about 25 years. I purchased it with my Mom in Nova Scotia and as such has great sentimental value. I have putted well with this club, but decided it was time for a change. Basically, I have lost the feel for my old putter and decided to open the purse strings for a new one.
I have always felt that putting is the great equalizer and after 25 years, it was time for a change. Before everyone asks why change if my putter was working, the quick answer was that I notice an increase in my flat stick scores, so it was time to change. Continue reading