Designing ‘cool stuff that works’

Designing ‘cool stuff that works’

What excites you most about Cobra’s current gear? There’s a bunch of things really. The Fly-Z+ is our flagship driver, and we have something called a Flip-Zone weight where we can move the weight from front to back. The big debate in the industry is….TaylorMade says put the weight in the front, PING says put […]

We tried it: GolfZon

We tried it: GolfZon

Virtual golf is not a new concept in Australia, with facilities rapidly popping up all over the country.  Being able to fine-tune your swing at any time of day or night, in any weather conditions is an attractive proposition for those who are time-poor. In Sydney, a new player has entered the market, and in […]

Designing golf balls from the inside out

Designing golf balls from the inside out

What goes into the design of today’s high-tech golf balls? In this Q&A with Dave Bartels, Senior Director, Callaway Golf Ball R&D, we discover the “ins” and “outs” of creating high-performance balls for a variety of players.   How did you find your way into golf ball engineering? I was working as an engineer at […]

Home on the Range: Kingston Links Driving Range & Improvement Centre

Home on the Range: Kingston Links Driving Range & Improvement Centre

A brand-new practice facility in Melbourne ‘s east is ticking all the boxes for golfers looking to improve their game. Opened in May, the new Kingston Links Driving Range & Improvement Centre in Rowville marks an important step in the rejuvenation of the Kingston Links facility. Dubbed “The People’s Course” for its friendly staff and […]

iPhone GPS apps now banned on course

iPhone GPS apps now banned on course

While the USGA’s new rules for 2012 generated a lot of headlines regarding situations like the wind affecting the ball, raking bunkers, etc., one new rule was almost lost in the fray, and affects anyone who uses iPhones or other smartphones with GPS programs. At the heart of the matter is the fact that smartphones […]

Past issues – Inside Golf

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