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- Battle of the bulges. Adler, Max // Golf Digest;Sep2007, Vol. 58 Issue 9, p212
The article offers information on golf clubs. Particular attention is given to the design and construction of hybrid clubs. The author reports that while irons have flat faces, woods are rounded from heel to toe. This is called bulge, and its purpose is to mitigate gear effect. The article...
- Fly high with the proper lie. // Golf Magazine;Dec2007, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p127
The article focuses on custom-fit Ping irons. The author reports that Ping has added two color codes to its lie-angle system. Clubs that are too upright for a golfer's swing can cause pulls, draws, or hooks, while too flat a lie angle leads to pushes, fades, or slices. More lie options result in...
- DEATH OF THE KNOCKOFF. Patterson, Jeff // Golf Digest;Oct2007, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p72
The article offers information on knockoff golf equipment. The author reports that the number of retailers carrying knockoff clubs has been reduced to a handful of websites and even fewer golf shops. While replica equipment was popular in the 1990s because they looked like the real thing for...
- Technological Performance. Kerrigan, Andy // SGB;Nov2006, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p24
The article looks at how the sporting goods market is beginning to fuse fashion and function in golf gear. According to the article, one of the hottest commodities in equipment is the hybrid golf club. The article discusses the marketing for Nike Golf's Juice golf ball, the market's move away...
- A mixed bag. Murphy, Mark S. // Golf World;7/1/2005, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p6
Features several golf bags by several sporting goods companies in the U.S. Availability of the X-Strap Sunday bag, manufactured by Sun Mountain Sports company; Features of the FCO Luxury Cart bag, developed by Club Glove company; Price of the Vaporlite stand bag, developed by Ogio Sports company.
- Sole searching. M. S. // Golf Digest;Sep2005, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p203
Reports on the introduction of two new golf clubs from Ping. Launch of the newer version of G2; Feature of the more narrow-soled i5; Involvement of module in the back cavity of the new golf clubs.
- Bag Room. // Golf World;2/8/2008, Vol. 61 Issue 24, p39
The article focuses on the advantages of having the sports equipment company nearby while playing golf. It highlights the incident when Kevin Sutherland, a golfer, broke his 9-iron at the 2008 FBR Open. Sutherland called tour representatives of Ping, a Phoenix, Arizona-based company, to get him...
- Blast Off. Saurhaft, Rob // Golf Magazine;Nov2001, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p84
Features several golf equipment in the United States. Weighting system feature of the Launcher driver from Cleveland; Pricing of the handicappers models from Taylor Made; Spin characteristics of NXT drivers from Titleist.
- Ping G5. // Golf Magazine;May2006, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p163
The article evaluates Ping G5 golf clubs from Ping Golf and offers information on their design, pros and cons, and price.