Archive for April, 2016

Golfamily Album #91

Apr 30th
2016
AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 13:  Mike Weir waves to the crowd after winning the 2003 Masters Tournament on April 13, 2003 at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Mike Weir

Golf Cartoon #269

Apr 29th
2016

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ETIQUS launches new belt range

Apr 28th
2016
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British Golf Watch maker collaborates with Druh Belts & Buckles

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ETIQUS, who make quality timepieces exclusively for golfers, has announced it is to collaborate with Druh Belts & Buckles to launch an exclusive range of belts.

The belts, available initially in either black or white crocodile effect leather with a polished stainless steel ETIQUS buckle, are handmade from the finest natural materials and accessible through ETIQUS’s online store.

Worn by some of the world’s top golf professionals, Druh has become well known for its distinctive selection of premium leather straps that are matched to a unique range of interchangeable buckles.

ETIQUS Founder Gary Butler said, “At ETIQUS, we pride ourselves on creating specialist, quality products to those who are proud to be recognised as golfers. But wait, there’s more…

Andrew Loupe | From the courts to the course

Apr 27th
2016

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Golf Books #231 (Shafted! Everything You Ever Need To Know about the Engine of the Golf Club)

Apr 26th
2016

41IcsxiHhzLDo you know how golf began? No? You’re not alone – no one does. Make up any story you like. Dutchmen banging balls across frozen canals. Lonely shepherds whacking pebbles up and down Scottish sand dunes. Ancient Romans slugging stuffed leather balls towards Corinthian columns. Take your pick. But every origin story you land on has one thing in common – the game is played with a stick. Today that stick is called a shaft.

It is the most important element of the golf club – the only means of imparting energy to the golf ball. The shaft is responsible for the accuracy, distance and trajectory of every golf shot. It is not for nothing that the shaft is called the “engine of the golf club.” Like a stock car, you can make all the modifications you want but the best engine is still the favorite to win the race.

And the only way to squeeze every last drop of potential from your golf clubs is to have them outfitted with the proper shaft. And yet for most golfers the shaft is the least understood element in golf…

Publication date: March 8, 2016 (source)

Downfield Golf Club – Scotland

Apr 25th
2016

Downfield Golf Club is one of the most challenging yet fair courses around Scotland. Set in sprawling parkland close to Dundee, the sheer variety of holes will challenge every golfer. There is water on no less than seven holes and with five par 5’s Downfield ensures that every golfers ability will be pushed to the limit.

Downfield

A course with a great history the course was designed by master course creator James Baird and it played host to the Scottish Amateur and Professional Championships and the 1999 Final Open Qualifying Round, with the winner Pierre Fluke going on to register a top ten finish in the main event at Carnoustie.

But wait, there’s more…

Marina Golf | Blog Justteetimes

Apr 24th
2016

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Golfamily Album #90

Apr 23rd
2016
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Lee Elder

Golf Cartoon #268

Apr 22nd
2016

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Nike brings Air Force 1 to golf course with Lunar Force 1 G

Apr 21st
2016

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Nike is bringing another shoe icon to the golf course.

The Nike Lunar Force 1 G, the latest addition to the Air Force 1 legacy, will be available beginning April 1 at nike.com and select retailers.

Available in two colorways (black/white and white/white), the Nike Lunar Force 1 G is designed with lightweight Lunarlon cushioning and waffle-tread integrated traction.

This shoe is worn on the PGA Tour by Tony Finau.  (Price: around $140)