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Kane Cochran

Kane Cochran
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When he is not obsessing about his golf game, Kane heads up an innovation lab responsible for driving innovative digital product development for Fortune 500 companies. He is also the co-founder of RoundShout and creator of Ranger GPS, the free iOS GPS app for the driving range.

On a quest to become a scratch golfer, Kane writes about his progress (for better or worse) at kanecochran.com and contributes golf technology-focused articles on GolfWRX.com.
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Pros: Incredibly soft feel like the Chrome Soft, but the Chrome Soft X increases spin through the bag to give better players more control. Cons: Golfers who...

For many years, the words fitness and golf were rarely uttered in the same sentence. But now we can't go through one commercial break...

Pros: The Chrome Soft has an incredibly soft feel, but doesn't skimp on performance. It will create maximum distance off the tee for 99 percent of golfers,...

Pros: Golf's golden standard for distance, consistency and short-game spin. Both the Pro V1 and Pro V1x are softer than previous generations, offering more...

If you have spent time the last few years looking through GolfWRX photos from PGA Tour events, you likely noticed more Tour pros are...

Pros: The R15 and AeroBurner hybrids offer faster ball speeds and more distance than the SLDR or JetSpeed hybrids. Cons: The smaller, peanut-shaped R15 might...

Pros: The R15 is a low-spinning, highly adjustable fairway wood that offers faster ball speeds and more forgiveness than TaylorMade's SLDR fairway woods. The...

Pros: Extremely low-spinning, and more consistent than TaylorMade's SLDR drivers. Offered in two colors -- black and white. The ability to split the R15's...

Pros: The RSi 1's offer big distance from almost anywhere on the face. The more compact RSi 2's are top performers that surprised us...

Pros: Two different premium golf balls designed for higher swing speeds, deliver distance, exceptional short game control and durability. The Tour Yellow option is one...

Pros: Not your grandfather's (or even your father's) driving iron. Effortless launch, long distance and a surprising amount of forgiveness. Cons: While more forgiving than expected, these...

Pros: The X2 Hot and X2 Hot+ provide the distance you'd expect from a distance ball, but offer a softer feel and more spin...

Pros: Callaway's Speed Regime line includes three tour-level golf balls (the SR-1, SR-2, and SR-3) matched to three segments of swing speeds: Moderate, Athletic,...

Pros: Classic looking irons with big forgiveness and hot faces that add distance through the set.Cons: The polished chrome finish looks great in the bag, but...

Until recently, having the ability to play a bag full of custom clubs was something reserved only for the most elite players and those...

Pros: The DT Solo provides a soft feel, good greenside control and is a higher launching ball that will fit a lot of different players....

Pros: Both the NXT Tour and NXT Tour S provide tour-level short game performance with low driver spin. New softer compression cores makes these balls...

Pros: These are Titleist golf balls and that means consistent, reliable quality and performance. The new cover formulation have made the Pro V1 and Pro...

Swingbyte, an innovative, lightweight swing analyzer we have covered here and here on GolfWRX, today becomes the second golf-related app to release Glassware for...

Pros: Callaway's most adjustable drivers to date. Big Bertha Alpha's Gravity Core offers the ability to adjust vertical center of gravity up or down...

Pros: Like last year's X Hot, the X2 Hot drivers come in two different options, a Pro version with a slightly smaller head, lower...

Pros: Two different options, a Pro version with a slightly smaller head, lower launch and spin, and flatter sole, and a standard version offering...

Pros: Two different options, a Pro version with a slightly smaller head and lower launch and spin, and a standard version with more forgiveness...

There is no shortage of swing analyzers on the market today. They come in different flavors and styles, some focusing on showing every data...

Pros: Two different head options, a 440cc version and 460cc version, allow golfers to choose between a lower-launching, more penetrating flight, and a higher-launching, more...

All golfers inherently understand that to score well, they need to putt well. We all know the cliché, but we don't always listen to...

When Swingbyte, a lightweight swing analyzer that provides robust data and 360-degree views of your swings, burst onto the scene at the 2012 PGA...

This app saved my round, it is as simple as that. As golfers, we have control over the courses we play, the ball we play,...

It is often said that feel and reality don't always agree.  People also say pictures are worth a thousand words. By that logic, video,...

Touring pros have caddies, detailed yardage books and a wealth of course knowledge to give them the confidence to hit their best shots. For...