Let’s Settle This: Augusta National vs Pine Valley

Frank Courses, Opinion Leave a Comment

Ask any golfer for his or her course bucket list and there’s no doubt you’ll find Augusta National and Pine Valley in the mix. That’s no surprise. But the real question is, which one is on top? The reason I pose this question is because year after year it seems that Pine Valley lands on top of Golf Digest’s list …


Don’t Tell Me to Tuck My Shirt In

Kris McEwen Opinion 1 Comment

Dear Stodgy, Old, Golf Traditionalist, We’ve had about enough of you. We’ve had enough of the judgmental glares when you see my friends and I walking into the clubhouse. We’ve had enough of being blamed for the slow play on the course. And we’ve absolutely have had enough of “being what’s wrong with golf today.” We know you don’t like …

the 2017 Distance Report Doesnt Support Reduced-Distance Golf Balls

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

Eric Benzenberg Equipment, Opinion Leave a Comment

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, 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

Eric Benzenberg Equipment, Opinion 2 Comments

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 …

How Does the Typical Golfer Feel About the Game

How Does the Typical Golfer Feel About the Game?

Justin B. News Leave a Comment

There has been great discussion recently about the rules of golf and the direction the game is heading.  Much of this discussion has centered around the professionals and analysts while ignoring the average golfer., however, has given the typical golfer a new voice on this matter. GOLF has released the findings of a survey that polled 1,000 golfers from around …