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GOLF GEEKS: The Ball Flight Laws of Golf

Jun 2, 2016 | 31 Comments

Why Your Ball Goes Offline

And what you can do about it.

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COBRA PUMA – “What’s Your Fly Challenge Event” – (LIVE) from LaCosta

Oct 8, 2013 | 22 Comments

Today is something new on MyGolfSpy.

We are on-site at Cobra-Puma Golf. But, instead of us going out there doing interviews, taking pictures and getting the scoop on all the new gear then you having to wait until we get back to be the first to hear the news. Now we have created a LIVE function right on the homepage. This way anything we see, photograph or talk about you will be able to see real-time. So, keep your screen open and just hit refresh and watch the scoop come directly to you.

We are in Carlsbad, CA at the LaCosta Resort. COBRA PUMA is putting on their “What’s Your Fly Challenge”. Follow along as we provide coverage of the event from demo day to 18 holes on the LaCosta Championship Course, and talk equipment with PGA Tour Professionals Rickie Fowler, Ian Poulter, and Jonas Blixt.

Join the conversation! Hope you guys enjoy.

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FIRST LOOK – The Odyssey eyeFIT Putter Fitting Mirror

Mar 29, 2013 | 7 Comments

Putter fitting, who needs it? Average golfer says “Ain’t nobody got time for that.” We all know that many average golfers get “fit” for a putter by grabbing one that they like the looks of in the shop, rolling a few balls on the carpet, checking the price, and then taking it to the course. Isn’t that how we also shop for clothes? “I like the look of them trousers. Try them on, you ask? Not necessary. They look so good I know that they will fit and make me look great.”

Well today Odyssey has come out with a simple product they hope will change that mentality. You might remember the iPING cradle putter fitting. Yeah it made putter fitting more accessible, but still not quite to the level needed for Joe and Jane. Then came Odyssey’s eyeFIT.

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How I Cut 3 Strokes – United Golf & The Golf Lab Fitting

Dec 3, 2012 | 82 Comments

Finding new gear is like finding your woman, looks are normally the first thing that matter. In January at the PGA show I was walking around when a “gold” colored driver caught my eye. This was my introduction to the United Golf brand and Peter and Graham who are the designers behind Professional Golf Europe. I had no clue that this chance meeting would result in any real improvement to my golf game, but was I in for a shocker. {MORE INFO}

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Cool Clubs – The Ultimate Club Fitting Experience

Nov 20, 2012 | 24 Comments

Let’s face it, data talks! Yeah, hearing claims of 17 yards longer gets golfers excited…but in reality almost every golfer can achieve these types of gains from almost any and every brand…if fit correctly. And when it comes to fitting golfers correctly (that means with data) Cool Clubs is the ultimate fitting experience. With over 25,000 head/shaft combinations built into their own proprietary software, they are able to exactly pinpoint the best equipment for you to squeeze out every last drop of distance and accuracy to help improve your game. And our LPGA Symetra Tour staff writer Sara Hurwitch just went through a tour and fitting of her own to show you just how they go about doing just that. {CHECK IT OUT!}

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The Putter Fitting – Why Most Golfers Will Never Improve

Jul 23, 2012 | 5 Comments

Why is the most important club in your bag (the putter) most often the last club to be fit? And…why have you not gotten fit for a putter yet? Well, today we are going to shed light on this topic. And for all those out there that say there is no one in your area to fit you for a putter…you now have no excuse. Because today we are talking about Bruce Rearick, someone who will bring the fitting to you. {READ MORE!}

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CHALLENGE! – Can Indoor Golf Lessons Lower Your Handicap?

Jul 5, 2012 | 20 Comments

If I told you that you could drop your handicap by 7 strokes, increase distance on your drives, improve your driving accuracy, all without touching a golf course…would you believe me? Hell no…you would probably think this was some 2AM infomercial, claiming only things infomercials can claim. Well that was exactly the premise behind GolfSpy Dave’s latest challenge. He wanted to see how much you could improve your game by taking only indoor golf lessons.

Hell…even Callaway got in on this crazy challenge by promising to donate a set of clubs to the “First Tee” for every handicap point GolfSpy Dave dropped in the process. {MUST READ!}

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MyGolfSpy – Launches “Iron Comparison Tool”

Jun 5, 2012 | 12 Comments

At the end of April we announced the release…of our “Club Comparison Tool”. And it has quickly become one of the most visited pages on MyGolfSpy. Because we’re of the belief that something is better than nothing, we went live with the driver comparison tool only, but did so with the promise that we’d have the “Iron Comparison Tool” available for you very soon. Well…it took just over a month, but soon has finally morphed into today. {CHECK IT OUT!}

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May 30, 2012 | 10 Comments

To coincide with the launch of Nike’s new NG360 Mobile App, Nike invited a small group of media types (not sure how I accidentally became “the media”) out to “The Oven” in Ft. Worth where they could get us liquored up on Jalapeño Lime Margaritas, fill us full of eats from Chef Tim Love’s (of Food Network Fame) catering service, and eventually sit us down for a presentation on their new NG360 Initiative. {CHECK IT OUT!}

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ULTIMATE! – “Head-To-Head Golf Club Comparison Tool”

Apr 30, 2012 | 86 Comments

Today’s a big day for MyGolfSpy and the start of an even bigger day for golfers around the world. That’s because we’re launching a new game-changing feature to MGS which has never been made available to golf consumers before. {CHECK THIS OUT!}

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What A Difference a Shaft Makes!

Feb 27, 2012 | 60 Comments

(Written By: GolfSpy Matt) – Recently, I had the opportunity to return to the gear head’s paradise that is Club Champion. Fujikura offered to have me fit for any shaft in their line up, so I brought a driver that I liked, but no longer fit me, to see if we could breathe new life into it. The results that I saw, and will share with you, prove once again how important it is to be fit and what a vital role the shaft plays in the golf club. {READ ARTICLE!}

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BELLY PUTTERS – Everything You Need To Know!

Nov 2, 2011 | 10 Comments

We know many of you are considering trying a belly putter to replace your current gamer…so we contacted our friends over at Seemore Putters to put together a list of “Everything You Need To Know About Belly Putters” before making a purchase. – – – > {READ MORE}

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You Just Got Ripped Off! – Is Your New Club A Fake?

Oct 28, 2011 | 21 Comments

You Just Got Ripped Off! – Is Your New Club A Fake?

So…how would you stop the golf club counterfeit industry from thriving? Golf companies are losing millions of dollars in profits each and every year due to counterfeit golf equipment purchases. There are basically thousands of thieves across the globe every day stealing money from their bank accounts. So…what is the “U.S. Golf Counterfeiting Group” doing to get rid of these thieves and counterfeiting in golf? In my opinion NOT ENOUGH. – – – > {READ ARTICLE!}

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OPERATION CALLAWAY! – Callaway HQ Fitting Process (PART 2)

May 23, 2011 | 12 Comments

PART 2! – An average Joe gets fit like a Pro: If you happened to miss Part-1 of the “OPERATION CALLAWAY FITTING SERIES” you can read it here. Today you get a sneak-peek inside the Callaway Performance Center Headquarters and you will also see GolfSpy_Dave going through the entire Callaway fitting experience.

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OPERATION CALLAWAY! – Performance Fitting Center (INTRO)

May 19, 2011 | 12 Comments

An average Joe gets fit like a Pro: I always advocate golfers getting fit for their clubs…and hope this article and previous articles on MGS have influenced some to do so. That being said I thought it would be a great idea…

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