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BREAKING: Rickie Fowler Signs Deal with TaylorMade

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Usually, when players decide to make a switch with one of their sponsors, they do it in the beginning of the year so they can start using some new gear. Rickie Fowler decided to do that just after starting this season, signing a multi-year deal with TaylorMade. Fowler fans, however, shouldn’t fear, as this doesn’t mean that Rickie won’t be …


Srixon Introduces the All-New Z-STAR Series of Golf Balls

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Srixon has announced the release of their next generation Z-Star series of golf balls available February 1st. The new ball is the sixth generation of the Z-Star series and it features several new pieces of technology. Beginning with the new FastLayer Core. It starts soft in the center and gradually becomes firmer around the edges. The core design is meant …


Snell MTB Red & Black: Tour Quality Without Tour Costs

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It’s no secret that the Titleist ProV1 is the gold standard for golf balls.  That said, ProV1s are a bit on the pricey side: approximately $50 a dozen. And there’s nothing wrong with that, but $50 for a dozen balls can add up pretty quickly. As a result, some smaller-market brands have broken into the once impregnable golf ball marketplace by offering tour-quality golf …

When it Comes to Golf Balls it’s Out with the New, In With the Old

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Every year, major golf companies release new products that are supposed to revolutionize the game, and using the new products one way to get better. That is all fine and good for professionals—who don’t really worry about the price—looking for an edge on their competition. For the average golfer, price is a big factor when it comes to the sport. …

the 2017 Distance Report Doesnt Support Reduced-Distance Golf Balls

Even the 2017 Distance Report Doesn’t Support Reduced-Distance Golf Balls

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On March 5, 2018, the USGA and R&A released the 2017 Distance Report. In sum, the report evaluated driving distance data from 2003 to 2017 from the PGA TOUR, European Tour, Japan Golf Tour, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Champions Tour, LPGA Tour, and Ladies European Tour. In addition, the report examined amateur golfers in the UK from 1996 to 2017. And despite …


Reduced-Distance Golf Balls Will Kill the Game

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For the past couple of months, there’s been two stories that keep finding their way into the headlines: (1) Tiger Woods’ return and most recent tournament performance; and (2) reduced-distance golf balls.  Golficity discussed this in two separate articles back in November; one argued that fitness is really what’s “at fault,” while the other commented on USGA executive director Mike …

More Come Out in Favor of Standardized Golf Ball

More Players and Manufacturers Come Out in Favor of Standardized Golf Ball

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For most sports out there, the professional level requires that there is a standard ball that is used. This is different for the sport of golf, however, as players can choose whatever ball they want to play with (so long as it conforms to USGA standards). But that may be coming to an end. Ever since the beginning of the PGA …