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Turn Black Friday Green with These Holiday Golf Gifts

I know “golf season” is year-round in many parts of the world, but not in the places where I have lived during my life. For me, there has always been an “off season,” when the blackness of my mood mirrors the darkness of the short days. When all I can do is dream of warm […]

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Cleveland Launcher HB Turbo Driver: If you like ‘em long and straight

Past Cleveland Launcher Driver models featured a fairly pronounced draw bias. For players like me, who struggle with a hook, this feature was disappointing. Ever since Cleveland reintroduced woods and irons a couple years ago, I’ve been eager to test their new drivers. In the past, I have found Cleveland’s long clubs to be consistently […]

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It’s my birthday, and I’ll buy if I want to!

It’s that time of the summer again: late August, when my age always goes up a year and my handicap goes down a couple strokes. Just in time for the season to wind down, some drives are finding the fairway and putts are finally dropping. Sigh. So, to make myself feel better, I find the […]

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XXIO Prime Hybrids: Lightweight power for moderate swing speeds

In 1995, I was living in Japan. If you think the 1990s golf craze was at a fever pitch in the US, you should have seen Japan. People were spending millions on private club memberships. And every time I ventured into a department store, I’d check out the golf clubs, where I could always find […]

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