Equipment: Balls

Father’s Day: Suggestions for the Golfing Dad

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2016 02:01 Monday, 30 May 2016 01:25

alt(Dr. Barry Lotz/iG) — It’s that time of year again when you are trying to figure just what to give Dad. This becomes a really easy decision, if you simply go the gift card route, but it is rather impersonal to say the least.

Here are some intriguing suggestions:



A Golfer’s Love/Hate Relationship with the Driver is an Addictive and Obsessive Trait, Yet There is No Relief in Sight for the Foreseeable Future

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 05:32 Tuesday, 24 May 2016 01:09

Ping G Series Graphite Driver with Tour ShaftThese drivers will definitely, maybe positively, get you to the “Magic” driver!

Ping G Series Graphite Driver w/Tour Shaft

Last year PING had the best-selling driver in the G30 model. This year, their new PING G has attracted a new set of devotees to the PING clan.

What the G driver offers is what every golfer desires - faster club head and ball speed. Using proprietary Turbulator Technology, VorTec and face/crown transition to combine for more efficient air flow, there is definitely a noticeable difference over the G30 version – all good.



OnCore Golf Introduces New Caliber Golf Ball

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 02:03 Wednesday, 04 May 2016 01:54

altBUFFALO, New York — OnCore Golf, developers of the first USGA approved hollow core golf ball, announces the release of its new Caliber golf ball, available online at and at select retail locations nationwide.

The Caliber features a patented .9 inch hollow metal core while incorporating high performance Soft Cell technology. The hollow core technology was designed to create rifle spin while reducing sidespin, allowing the ball to travel along a straight trajectory similar to a bullet leaving the barrel. For the golfer, the Caliber is a ball that will help reduce erroneous slice or hook flightpaths while adding distance and feel from tee to green.



Buyers, Collectors Reap Rewards of Golf Memorabilia Sales on

Last Updated on Friday, 29 April 2016 08:42 Friday, 29 April 2016 08:26

Arnold Palmer's 1958 Masters ballTAMPA, Florida — While Danny Willett was celebrating his first Masters® win after holding off fellow countryman Lee Westwood and 2015 Masters Champion Jordan Spieth, thousands of bidders were dueling it out online for a chance at their own piece of Masters history on

The Golf Auction is an eight-year-old Tampa-based company that specializes exclusively in golf memorabilia and collectibles. This year’s Masters auction held March 30-April 10 yielded record sales again this year. One of the highlights, a Masters flag signed by 34 of the past Masters Champions (prior to 2008) sold for a world-record $11,640.



TruVis Technology: A New Golf Ball Concept from Callaway

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 March 2016 22:33 Sunday, 13 March 2016 22:25

Callaway Chrome Soft Balls(Gord Montgomery/iG) — Last year, Callaway Golf released a new ball idea that many may find worth kicking around — and no, it’s not a soccer ball although it bears a striking resemblance to one.

But come to think of it, their new offering with Truvis technology does indeed look like something you’d use a foot wedge on. But, as it turns out, these red and white balls that look like mini-soccer balls are much easier to lay a club firmly upon, said Callaway sales rep Jim McCulley, while displaying the ball at the Edmonton Golf Show.

That ball is an offshoot of the Chrome Soft, being marketed as The Ball That Changed The Ball, and comes in a standard 65 compression. As such, it is much more workable than its higher compression counterparts from past days.



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