Archive for May, 2015
(Shared from birdieable by Rob West)
Protecting your score is not the only asset we strive for when playing golf, your eyes are pretty important too. Golfing in sunny conditions is to me, nirvana however blocking out harmful UV rays, is only one consideration when buying golf sunglasses. Not all sunglasses are created equal, and so picking the right shades for the right conditions will affect your ability to make better judgements.
For example reading greens through some lenses is particularly hard, and knowing what works best for you is an important consideration when making your choice of eye-wear.
Lets take a look.
Best for reading greens
Nike Golf X2 Pro $182.00
The hard core critics claim polarized lenses are not the best for reading greens, as they are designed for combatting reflective surfaces like water. In tests, purple lenses seem to be the most effective at delivering depth in contrast to a white ball on a green surface. My choice in this category therefore would be the Nike Golf X2 pro.
Featuring an innovative pro-cut lens with Nike MAX Optics Golf Tint, a patented technology that amplifies the white of the ball and enhances the contours of the green, the Golf X2 Pro delivers precise visual information at all angles of view in a deep lens cut for maximum coverage. The lightweight nylon frame is fully adjustable, with secure-wrap temples and a ventilated, adjustable nose bridge for fog-free comfort and stability. The Golf X2 Pro’s specialized thin-temple design fits comfortably under a hat. But wait, there’s more…
12 of the Top 30 players in the FedExCup standings will round out an elite field as the Texas swing wraps up at the 2015 AT&T Byron Nelson.
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The Arabella Golf Club lies on the south-western coast of South Africa, 90 kilometres from Cape Town International Airport. Located on the R44, in Kleinmond (between Cape Town and Hermanus). Beautifully set against the Bot-River Lagoon this superb 18-hole, Par 72 Championship course has consistently been ranked in the top 10 courses in South Africa.
Peter Matkovich, who designed the Arabella Golf course, ensured that the 18 holes encompass the Mountain backdrops, lagoon frontage and forests on the estate near Kleinmond. These provide for links, parkland and coastal aspects, while the individual fairways provide natural corridors as vantage points to savour nature’s true beauty. But wait, there’s more…
It’s no secret that ECCO’s Hybrid shoes have been first-in-class in comfort since the model burst on the scene at the 2011 Masters thanks to Fred Couples. From that standpoint, then, there has never been a question about how your feet feel after walking 18 holes in the shoes.
The point of interest, from a performance standpoint, is how the shoes perform relative to traditional “spiked” golf shoes. Regarding that, you’re in no danger of feeling like you’re wearing a pair of sneakers with the Biom Hybrid 2 on your feet. But wait, there’s more…