Opinion & Analysis

Opinion & Analysis

Club manufacturers have glommed onto the term “forgiving” to coax golfers to their products, and I think it’s done more to detract beginners from...

My name is Dean Snell, and I own a golf-ball company called Snell Golf. Maybe you've heard of my company or even used one...

Warning: Swanson, the author of this story, does not exist… except in his writing. His character is completely imagined, but that doesn’t mean his opinions aren’t...

I’ve seen a lot of crazy things happen on a golf course, and I’ve witnessed some shocking behavior. I’ve heard expletives, indeed I’ve learned...
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Rick Shiels hits Callaway's new XR 16, XR 16 Pro and XR 16 Sub Zero drivers on Foresight's GC2 launch monitor with HMT to compare carry...

Different people play golf very differently; some like to listen to music, while others keep the rulebook in their back pocket. When I started golfing,...

Over the course of one season, the PGA Tour and World Golf Championships host 40 events across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and...

The Mauna Lani Bay Resort sits on the Kohala Coast on the Big Island of Hawaii, the largest and youngest of the Hawaiian islands....

Nothing in the world could be easier than a 6-foot putt; you just nudge it forward and it falls into the hole, right? As Adam...

Maybe you've already discovered Morton's Golf Shop in Sacramento, California, or its internet counterpart, Morton Golf Sales. If you haven't, and you're a GolfWRXer,...

I’ve had a love-it-or-hate-it relationship with certain clubs over the years. Take my 6-iron for example (I wish you would, Rodney Dangerfield might’ve joked)....

Did you know that less than 1 percent of all golfers have ever finished an 18-hole round at a regulation golf course in par...

The tendency of almost every golfer is to worry about getting things right. We obsess over our swings and whether or not our technique...

Working with competitive junior golfers has been a cornerstone of my business for a quarter century. Consequently, I’ve been fortunate to have either coached...

Before the 2016 Masters, I published my annual column, The 20 Players Who Can Win the Masters, which did not include Jordan Spieth. That drew...

Sometimes things get fuzzy in golf and a reset is exactly what you need. Very often my phone will ring, or I’ll get an “emergency”...
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I did this experiment because I am currently using blades after using game-improvement irons for a long time. And after a few rounds with the...

Warning: Swanson, the author of this story, does not exist... except in his writing. His character is completely imagined, but that doesn't mean his opinions aren't...

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...

With the development and innovation of golf equipment through the years, golfers have more options now than ever. But with more options come more...

There's no feeling like embarrassment. Anger is easily overcome, especially in golf. Maybe you break a club, throw a golf ball into a lake, or...

Let’s start with what happened at Augusta’s famed par-three 12th, Golden Bell. Jordan Spieth stepped onto the tee on the heels of two consecutive...

Among the stories for this year’s Masters, the serious club folks show a serious interest in Bryson DeChambeau, specifically his single-length clubs. This evokes...

The Masters at Augusta National is a revered event for golfers. Golf fans make the pilgrimage to Augusta, Georgia, to see the magical property and...
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Given the excitement around this year's Masters, I wanted to do a head-to-head test of the drivers being used by two of the longest golfers...