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Tiger’s Roar Fades to a Tweet

Tiger’s Roar Fades to a Tweet

So Tiger tweeted this week before his press conference “I'll donate one million dollars to (the Tiger Woods Foundation) if no one asks me about the leg.”  Really Tiger?  Is this what it has come too - manipulating the media because answering questions about your health has become so ...





This Week in Golf – May 23rd, 2011

This Week in Golf – May 23rd, 2011

A Disney Ending for Toms

David Toms didn’t spend too much time feeling sorry for himself after he yipped a 3 footer to lose last week on the first playoff hole at The Player’s Championship.  He beat Charlie Wi by one stroke at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial after ...





Rory Sabbatini: Golf’s Lex Luther

Rory Sabbatini: Golf’s Lex Luther

There’s a jackass in every crowd. The NFL has T.O., Baseball - Manny Ramirez, and the PGA Tour has Rory BRAT-atini.   This idiot is currently facing suspension for a couple incidents this year.

The first incident happened in February during the Northern Trust Open at Riviera.  After Rory hit a ...





This Week in Golf – May 16th, 2011

This Week in Golf – May 16th, 2011

Old Guys Rule

The Players Championship turned into a chess match between grizzly veterans, Paul Goydos (46), KJ Choi (40), and David Toms (44), a departure from what we’ve seen this year where the young guns have been showcasing their fire power.

But the TPC stadium course in ...





No More Tricks Up Seve’s Sleeve

No More Tricks Up Seve’s Sleeve

Nobody expected that the master magician, Seve Ballesteros, wouldn’t be able to pull off another one of his trademark up-and-downs from deep in the woods, even if it was brain cancer. Unfortunately it wasn’t to be and one of golf’s most colorful characters passed away Saturday at 54.
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This Week in Golf – May 9th, 2011

This Week in Golf – May 9th, 2011

Goodbye to a Legend

We start out this week on a somber note.  The legendary Spanish golfer, Severiano Ballesteros, passed away on Saturday after a hard fought battle with brain cancer.  Seve won 5 majors, 6 Order of Merits, and a Ryder Cup record that is 2nd to none.

All three tours stopped in ...





Why Do We Golf? It’s In Our Genes

Why Do We Golf? It’s In Our Genes

“I golf, therefore I am.”  This quote is not attributed to any philosopher in particular.  Most of you will come up with it on your own (while slamming Bud Lights and trying to amuse yourself during a six hour round snail-trailing Jack Hack and Shirley Shanks-A-Lot.)

But after your clever philosophizing turns to impatience and then anger (it takes one more beer and ...





This Week in Golf – May 2, 2011

This Week in Golf – May 2, 2011

Who dat Think they Gonna beat dat Bubba?

For the 2nd week in a row, the big boys needed a few extra holes to decide the Championship – This week it was The Zurich Classic of New Orleans.  And just like last week both players (Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson) made birdie ...





Listen Up! Tiger will beat Jack’s record with ease

Listen Up! Tiger will beat Jack’s record with ease

LISTEN UP NAYSAYERS, Tiger will beat Jack’s record of 18 majors with ease

If there is one thing we like better than elevating a star to cult like, superhero status – it’s watching him fall from grace (and kicking him all the way down.)  And now with this week’s announcement that Tiger will miss his next scheduled tournament, The Wells Fargo Championship ...





This Week in Golf – April 25th, 2011

This Week in Golf – April 25th, 2011

Opie Spoils King Luke’s #1, Served up a Fried Egg on Easter.

Wow!  This week’s tourney snapped me right out of my Master’s hangover.  The 2011 Heritage at Hilton Head featured an exciting finish when the tourney turned into a three hole match play event between the reigning 2011 WGC Matchplay champ, Luke Donald and Mayberry’s own, Opie Taylor, urr I mean Brandt ...





Don’t Be That Guy! – Why I Love Golf But Hate Golfers

Don’t Be That Guy! – Why I Love Golf But Hate Golfers

The other day I was playing golf with “That guy.” If you play golf regularly, you know who “That guy” is. He’s God’s Gift to golf (and it’s just a fluke that he hasn’t already made ...





TaylorMade R11 Fairway Wood

Jason Day Masters Golf Club

TaylorMade R11 Fairway Wood | Jason Day Masters Golf Club

I gotta tell ya, the new look of the R11 is growing on me. It's a white crown with a black face. I didn't like it at first, but after watching Jason Day at the Masters, now I'm thinking of buying the driver and the ...





This Week in Golf – April 18, 2011

This Week in Golf – April 18, 2011

A Sweet 16 for Kevin “Nadda clue what I just took on that hole.”

I dozed off several times this weekend during The Valero Texas Open.  No, it wasn’t a carbon monoxide leak.  It’s just that after that epic battle in beautiful Augusta last week; it was hard to get excited about a ...





Masters Golf Polo, Green w/ Logo

Augusta National Shirt, Men’s Short Sleeve

Masters Golf Polo, Green w/ Logo | Augusta National Shirt, Men’s Short Sleeve

At the writing of this blog, the 2011 Masters just came to a close, and Tiger didn't win (again). He sure put on a heck of a Sunday charge, though. He shot 31 on the front nine and peppered the pins on the back nine. ...





Nike Method Core 4 Putter Blade, Milled

2011 Masters Charl Shwartzel Golf Club

Nike Method Core 4 Putter Blade, Milled | 2011 Masters Charl Shwartzel Golf Club

This is the putter that won Charl Schwartzel the 2011 Masters. Well, not this exact putter -- Charl still has that one -- but this same model. If you missed it, let me get you caught up. All Charl did was manage to birdie ...





Jack Nicklaus Masters Hat 1986

25th Anniversary Autographed Baseball Cap, Limited Edition

Jack Nicklaus Masters Hat 1986 | 25th Anniversary Autographed Baseball Cap, Limited Edition

At the writing of this blog, the 2011 Masters just came to a close. It was the 75th annual Masters won by South African Charl Schwartzel in one of the most competitive Masters ever. If you're a golf geek like me, you didn't miss a day of ...





Bennington Quiet Organizer Cart Bag

Club Inserts 12, Men’s Golf Carry Plaid Insulated

Bennington Quiet Organizer Cart Bag | Club Inserts 12, Men’s Golf Carry Plaid Insulated

This is a stylish Bennington cart bag for you fashionistas. I'm going to try really hard to not be judgmental and taint this blog with my "old school" opinions on walking, but I usually like to throw my bag over my shoulder and hump it around the golf ...





Nippon Steel Wedge Shaft

NS Pro WV 115, Balance Weighted to Replace 80-100g

Nippon Steel Wedge Shaft | NS Pro WV 115, Balance Weighted to Replace 80-100g

Buying a golf club without understanding the shaft is like buying a car without understanding the engine. The shaft is the most important part of the golf club, and lucky for us, they come in all different shapes, weights, and sizes. If you just learned to drive but ...





Nippon Iron Shaft 1150

Lightweight & Heavy NS Pro Tour Adjustable Thickness 39 Inch

Nippon Iron Shaft 1150 | Lightweight & Heavy NS Pro Tour Adjustable Thickness 39 Inch

Light and heavy are the two words I would use to describe the elements that make this Nippon NS Pro 1150 GH Tour Iron Shaft a popular choice. This may sound contradictory, but let me explain.

Light: I would classify this shaft in the semi-lightweight steel shaft department. Nippon achieves ...





FootJoy Classics Dry Premiere Mens Golf Shoes

Waterproof Soft Leather

FootJoy Classics Dry Premiere Mens Golf Shoes | Waterproof Soft Leather

I really like the look of this classic golf shoe.  I haven’t quite adjusted to the new flashy designs that Nike and Adidas are putting out there.  I’ve read recently that FootJoy Classics are not being made anymore by FootJoy.  This is another tragedy of the recent downturn ...





Mitsubishi Golf Diamana Wood Shaft

Blue Board 103 For Beginner & High Handicap

Mitsubishi Golf Diamana Wood Shaft | Blue Board 103 For Beginner & High Handicap

Diamana series shafts are the core of Mitsubishi's line. These shafts have been used by tour pros Tiger Woods, Ryuji Imada, and Lorena Ochoa. That's not a bad endorsement.

The biggest reason they are played by premier players is because Mitsubishi puts a lot of work to ensure ...





Mitsubishi Diamana White Board Shaft

Wood 83 for Scratch Golf Players

Mitsubishi Diamana White Board Shaft | Wood 83 for Scratch Golf Players

This Diamana series is the Mitsubishi's foremost shaft. The shaft speaks for itself. "Hello, I am the White Board Shaft. Tiger Woods has played me. Any questions?"

Perhaps you do have a few more questions; therefore, I shall elaborate. The White Board shaft is designed ...





Rossa Corza Ghost Mallet Putter

White w/ Alignment Aid & Oversized Club Head

Rossa Corza Ghost Mallet Putter | White w/ Alignment Aid & Oversized Club Head

This is very similar to the putter Rory Sabatini used to win at the 2011 Honda Classic in Palm Gardens, Florida. Rory played amazing golf in howling winds that made a lot of the touring pros look like amateurs. And of course, he putted absolutely remarkable under ...





Outback Toyo Hat, Mens Black

Rory Sabatini Cowboy Sport W32S16E

Outback Toyo Hat, Mens Black | Rory Sabatini Cowboy Sport W32S16E

I searched near and far to find you a cowboy hat that you could play golf in similar to the one Rory Sabatini wore in his big win at the 2011 Honda Classic. I knew some of you golf geeks would be "Johnny on the spot" to buy ...





Titleist Mesh Golf Hat, Flexible

Mens Flex Fit Baseball Cap, Black or White OSFA

Titleist Mesh Golf Hat, Flexible | Mens Flex Fit Baseball Cap, Black or White OSFA

I wonder why nobody has invented a better golf hat yet. You ever notice we all just look like baseball players going to a wedding? We have nice leather shoes and a button-up collared shirt tucked into our neatly ironed slacks with a fancy belt. But ...





FootJoy Icon Mens Golf Shoes,

Leather Waterproof Memory Foam, Asymmetrical

FootJoy Icon Mens Golf Shoes, | Leather Waterproof Memory Foam, Asymmetrical

These FootJoy icons are a departure from FJ's "Classics" that go back to 1959. Due to this crappy economy, FJ has closed one of its plants in Brocton, MA. I'm a big FootJoy guy and really don't mess around with too many other brands. The reason ...





Titleist AP1 Irons, Cavity Back

Mens Golf Clubs Set for High Handicap, Tungsten Weighted

Titleist AP1 Irons, Cavity Back | Mens Golf Clubs Set for High Handicap, Tungsten Weighted

Titleist built these AP1s for you "aspiring golfers." That's a euphemism for: "You stink!" (I'm not in marketing, so I don't have to use words like "aspiring.") Consider me like your doctor -- I'm giving it to you straight so you can hit the ball straight. ...





Ferrosi Crop Pant Mens Knickers by Outdoor Research

Wind Resistant Golf Clothing Three Quarter

Ferrosi Crop Pant Mens Knickers by Outdoor Research | Wind Resistant Golf Clothing Three Quarter

These Ferrosi Knickers are right up my alley because they look like I could wear them into the woods camping and not need another pair of pants for weeks. Plus, they look like something that you could find at one of my favorite stores: REI.

Of course, golfing knickers ...





Golfer Costume Knickers

Traditional Golf Halloween Party Sports Clothing

Golfer Costume Knickers | Traditional Golf Halloween Party Sports Clothing

I'm a little disappointed that there aren't more choices for the "old school" knickers like Payne Stewart used to wear. My man Payne always looked stylish in his knickers that became his trademark attire on the PGA Tour up until the time his plane crashed in 1999. I ...





Civia Wool Knickers

Golf & Bike Long Shorts w/ Adjustable Knees & Pockets

Civia Wool Knickers | Golf & Bike Long Shorts w/ Adjustable Knees & Pockets

Okay, bear with me, I'm crossing over into the sport of cycling. I know this is ground we golfers don't usually venture into. Why the heck would I participate in a sport where I get all hot and sweaty? Plus, I've yet to see one of ...





prAna Nemesis Knicker Shorts

Men’s Golf Crop Pants, Climbing Sports

prAna Nemesis Knicker Shorts | Men’s Golf Crop Pants, Climbing Sports

I'm no "fashionista," but I can hold my own when it comes to pop culture these days. Men's shorts have been getting longer and longer. We are getting dangerously close to the line where the inevitable debate will begin: Are they shorts or are they pants?

I'll let ...





Pride Golf Tees, Long Professional Wooden

Natural Wood 3 1/4 Inch

Pride Golf Tees, Long Professional Wooden | Natural Wood 3 1/4 Inch

I bet I can add yardage to your tee shot without ever seeing your swing. It's simple: Tee your golf ball up higher. To get the best advantage with our huge modern-day drivers, you've got to get the ball up off of the ground.

This is a pet ...





Callaway Golf Practice Hitting Mat, Indoor Outdoor

Compact FT Launch Zone Tee Green

Callaway Golf Practice Hitting Mat, Indoor Outdoor | Compact FT Launch Zone Tee Green

This is a compact hitting mat that is great for just about anywhere. I like to throw it in my trunk and have it ready to go wherever I am. For example, take a 15-minute break from work and tee it up in the office parking lot. ...





Dura-Pro Golf Practice Tee Mat, Residential

Indoor Outdoor Swing Plus Ball Tray

Dura-Pro Golf Practice Tee Mat, Residential | Indoor Outdoor Swing Plus Ball Tray

I was just telling my dad we need to get a golf mat to hit golf balls off his balcony. He lives on the fifth floor of an ocean condo. He wasn't keen on the idea, mumbling something about condo associations and rules... Blah, blah, blah. He ...





Loudmouth Golf Shorts

Mens Sports Clothing, Colorful Graphic Raspberry Surebet Tooth

Loudmouth Golf Shorts | Mens Sports Clothing, Colorful Graphic Raspberry Surebet Tooth

Try staring at this pattern for a few minutes. Let your eyes go blurry. Do you see the Dolphins jumping out of the water? Try harder!

Naw... I'm just joshing you. There are no dolphins hidden in the pattern -- actually, they're butterflies.

These shorts come from the same ...





Loudmouth Golf Pants, Shagadelic Black

Mens Cotton Spandex Sports Pant

Loudmouth Golf Pants, Shagadelic Black | Mens Cotton Spandex Sports Pant

"Yeah baby, yeah!'

If you've seen John Daly "strutting" his stuff around on the PGA Tour recently, then you've seen these pants before (or a similar pair). John's the poster boy for these obnoxious, Loudmouth designs. "Loud" being the key word here. These pants are a Van ...





Callaway X-20 Iron Set

Golf Clubs 4-PW Cavity Back, Offset Graphite Shaft

Callaway X-20 Iron Set | Golf Clubs 4-PW Cavity Back, Offset Graphite Shaft

These X-20 irons are the predecessors to one of my favorite irons, the X22s. And the difference between the two is negotiable. The X22 was tweaked a bit to make it more appealing to better players -- a little thinner, and not quite as boxy.

Both sets ...





Srixon PGA Tour Yellow Golf Ball, Soft Urethane

Z Star X Golf Balls used by Tim Clark

Srixon PGA Tour Yellow Golf Ball, Soft Urethane | Z Star X Golf Balls used by Tim Clark

This ball first caught my eye early last year when I saw PGA Tour professional Tim Clark playing it. It took me by surprise because I had never seen a tour pro play a yellow golf ball before. Usually I'm more accustomed to seeing a yellow ...





Wilson Staff Men’s Di11 Irons, New 2011

Long Beginners Golf Clubs, 4-PW GW

Wilson Staff Men’s Di11 Irons, New 2011 | Long Beginners Golf Clubs, 4-PW GW

My man Padraig Harrington is Wilson's poster boy. The three-time Major Champion said (back in November of 2010) that these are Wilson's longest irons ever. The sweet spot is 36% larger than any other game-improvement iron. Wilson accomplishes this by removing weight from the perimeter of the face ...





Srixon Z Star Premium Golf Balls

Economy Golf Ball w/ Thin Cover & Friction Coating

Srixon Z Star Premium Golf Balls | Economy Golf Ball w/ Thin Cover & Friction Coating

The Srixon Z Star ball is not my favorite premium ball based simply on performance, but it does stand out in one particular area. That is economy. This ball is a lot cheaper than my number 1 favorites -- Titleist's Pro V and Pro ...





Hippo Hex Mallet Putter

Milled Aluminum Insert w/ Alignment Aids

Hippo Hex Mallet Putter | Milled Aluminum Insert w/ Alignment Aids

I'm seeing more and more golfers going to these big, square putter heads. Even on the PGA tour, I've seen more mallet-style putters. The draw, of course, is the high MOI -- which gives the putter a big sweet spot and reduces some of the side spin that ...





Honma Men’s Iron Set TW904

Beres Cavity Back Milled Golf Clubs, 6 Irons #5-10

Honma Men’s Iron Set TW904 | Beres Cavity Back Milled Golf Clubs, 6 Irons #5-10

These TW904s are a great buy.  That is, if you’d rather buy golf clubs than go on a cruise around the world.  But what the heck -- maybe you can afford both.  (Incidentally, if you can afford both, I’m available for golf lessons during your cruise.)

These TW904 irons are designed for you better ...





Honma Beres Driver TW914

Japanese Golf Club Handmade Graphite Shaft, Heavy Tungsten Weights

Honma Beres Driver TW914 | Japanese Golf Club Handmade Graphite Shaft, Heavy Tungsten Weights

I like this TW914 the best of all the Honma drivers that I’ve reviewed.  It more closely resembles the golf clubs that I’ve seen on the PGA Tour.  I really the black clubhead, and the sound it makes at impact is “Tour Quality.”

It is designed for players with fast swing speeds, but ...





Hippo Progressive Iron Club Set Hex2

Starter Beginners w/ Hybrids, Cavity Back Irons, PW

Hippo Progressive Iron Club Set Hex2 | Starter Beginners w/ Hybrids, Cavity Back Irons, PW

These Hippo Hex2 progressive irons set are designed for higher handicappers looking for a forgiving set of sticks that will give them some confidence. The irons have three different, distinct progressions or phases.

The first phase is the #3, #4, and #5 hybrids. If you haven't hit ...





Hippo Geometric Driver Hex TX

Highest MOI Men’s Golf Club w/ Alignment Aid

Hippo Geometric Driver Hex TX | Highest MOI Men’s Golf Club w/ Alignment Aid

If you drive a big ‘ol V8 truck, then here's your chance to get a driver to match. The sole of the driver is a "V." The idea is to get as much weight as possible to the back corners of the club. This raises the ...





HiPPO Hex2 Driver w/ Slice Control

Weighted Men’s Golf Club, Oversized & Aerodynamic

HiPPO Hex2 Driver w/ Slice Control | Weighted Men’s Golf Club, Oversized & Aerodynamic

This Hex2 has a very unique shape that I haven't seen before. When I first looked at it, I thought of one of those measuring devices they use in department stores to get your shoe size. Remember you'd pull out your nasty funky foot and ...





Honma Elite Japanese Golf Iron Set, 6-11

Beres MG703 Handmade Club & Shaft

Honma Elite Japanese Golf Iron Set, 6-11 | Beres MG703 Handmade Club & Shaft

Nope, it’s not a typo -- these irons are a little “spendy.”  Honma is an elite Japanese golf company that has been around for 50 years.  In Japan, rich businessmen use Honma golf clubs as bonuses for their employees.  The company is in Yamagata, Tokyo. They say that 150 processes performed by 50 ...





Honma Men’s Driver MG713 Beres Japan

4 Star Golf Club Played By Celebrities Donald Trump, Jack Nicholson

Honma Men’s Driver MG713 Beres Japan | 4 Star Golf Club Played By Celebrities Donald Trump, Jack Nicholson

I’ve read that Honma drivers can add up to 50 yards to my tee shot.  WOW!  I also hear that Jack Nicholson, Roger Clemens, and Donald Trump play these sticks.  Guess I’m going to have to try ‘em.  Anybody have Jack’s number?

Don’t be surprised if you haven’t heard of this driver that ...





Honma Beres MG710 460cc Driver Review

Japanese Distance Golf Club

Honma Beres MG710 460cc Driver Review | Japanese Distance Golf Club

"May I have the password, please?  If you want to come in here, you are going to need three forms of I.D. and have at least two notarized signatures from accredited Japanese dignitaries."

You have wandered into Zipgolfer.com’s VIP room, and this driver that you are gawking at ...





Wilson Staff DI7 Iron Set

Men’s Beginners Golf Clubs 8 Piece w/ Hard Grips

Wilson Staff DI7 Iron Set | Men’s Beginners Golf Clubs 8 Piece w/ Hard Grips

Lower, wider, longer, straighter. This is where the emphasis was put in these irons to give you one of Wilson's most game -improving irons. The "lower" is the lower profile which moves the center of gravity down and makes the ball fly higher. "Wider" refers to ...





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