PXG unveiled the Operator putter on Thursday, its most extreme, adjustable and option-filled choice in its milled insert collection of putters. It makes the company’s boldest statement yet in the putter category that high moment of inertia can be a major benefit for some players. The Operator features an oversized mallet design with a milled
It’s no secret Bob Parsons, PXG’s founder and CEO, holds a deep affinity for those having served in the military. That certainly makes sense given the time Parsons spent in Vietnam as a member of the United States Marine Corps. Now Parsons is look for yet another way to give back to those who serve.
Just about everybody hates a slice. This isn’t an opinion. It’s fact. Golftec, the instruction company that has given more than seven million lessons at its nearly 200 locations, revealed two details about its customers: 96 percent want to hit anything but a slice, and only 8 percent come to Golftec hitting a draw. The
Tour Edge’s Exotics CBX iS irons show what you can learn from making hollow-body iron-like hybrids for the better part of two decades. That’s what Tour Edge founder, president and designer Dave Glod’s been thinking about since the turn of the century when he began extending hybrid-like thinking to full iron sets. The Exotics CBX
Golf Pride’s Align technology, a high-tech upgrade to a secret idea tour players have been using on their grips for years, now is moving into the model grip most played on tour. Available at retail last week, the Tour Velvet Align joins last year’s MCC Align and MCC Plus4 Align as Golf Pride expands the
Some players near the top of the leader board (Aaron Wise) or the top of the World Ranking (Justin Thomas, Rory McIlroy) made putter changes at the Wells Fargo Championship in an effort to kick their game on the greens into gear. For Wise, the move paid huge dividends while the others saw mixed results.
With the Bridgestone Tour B ADF set, the company is looking to make your next club purchase a one-stop shopping experience. The Tour B ADF features a full 13-club set, including driver, fairway woods, hybrid, hollow-body utility irons, forged middle and short irons and wedges. It is the first so-called “box set” from a significant
“A good shaft is a pearl beyond price,” wrote Harold Hilton in the book “Modern Golf.” Hilton knew his stuff, having won four British Amateurs along with a pair of British Opens and a U.S. Amateur. Hilton was speaking about all clubs, but the fact is far too few everyday players pay attention to the
If you’re someone who likes to compete against others, the TrackMan Combine is up your alley. If you’re someone who has the ability to achieve impressive swing achievements on a simulator, the TrackMan Combine is definitely for you. Regardless of whether you’ll threaten to jump onto the leader board in this worldwide competition hosted on
The Tour Edge Exotics CBX fairway wood has continued the company’s presence as a cult favorite among certain tour players, and now the company is further catering to that audience and at the same time making that group part of its team. The multimaterial Exotics CBX fairway wood will add a compact 3-wood version that’s
Golf isn’t lacking for things you can spend money on. Spending well is another story, especially if the objective is to actually play better. Hence the challenge we put before Golf Digest editors: identify the best way golfers could invest in their game this season—at price points ranging from bargain basement to top-of-the-line. Whatever your
The Zurich Classic offered some different and unique elements to a PGA Tour event as pros paired together in the four-ball and foursomes formats, including the walk-up music and element of conferring on strategy, a nice change from the singular approach we see every other week on tour. Though the event gave off a looser
The Tommy Armour TA1 irons offer a veritable cornucopia of technology from long irons to short irons at a bargain price, and not just because they can. No, rather, the thinking is average golfers are being underserved by traditional irons in the game-improvement category. “In the meat of the market, everybody wants distance and that’s
The Titleist AVX is something new in golf balls for its parent company, even though certain sections of the country got a taste of it last fall. The thing is Titleist doesn’t generally do different, especially when it comes to its flagship ball category, the high-end multilayer urethane cover ball typically played by elite golfers
The new Bridgestone e6 Soft Lady Edition is not, upon further review, actually new. It’s exactly the same ball as the e6 Soft introduced in concert with the e6 Speed 17 months ago. And that is precisely the point. While the e6 Soft Lady Edition features cosmetic differences (pink stamping) and packaging, the ball itself
If you’ve been heeding the advice of our equipment editors, you’ve most certainly been fit for your clubs, ideally by one of the best clubfitters in your area. It has been the long held opinion of not just us but every corner of the industry that dialing in your specs is the surest way not