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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Ballarat Golf Club’s head professional Dominic Azzopardi is revolutionizing golf tuition in Victoria. In an Australian first, he has installed a golf technology centre in the club’s pro shop, which utilizes tracking technology from European company MIA Sports Technology.
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 […]
Clubfitting and golf instruction technology has come a long way over the years. What was once the domain of elite touring professionals has slowly trickled down to the masses, allowing golfers of all levels to benefit from sports science’s most exciting breakthroughs.
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 […]