Taylor Made Technology: TP5 vs TP5x Golf Balls Review

Posted by LostGolfBalls on 3/5/18 2:06 PM



TaylorMade may be known for its golf clubs more than its balls, but two of its models have been making a splash in the past few years: the TP5 and TP5X.

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Golf Ball Buying Guide: Which Golf Ball Should I Use and Why?

Posted by LostGolfBalls on 3/5/18 1:47 PM



While golfers know they need good skills to play well, they also know that they can't excel without the proper equipment. Of course, golfers need to find the right clubs, but they must also give equal attention to finding the right golf balls. All aspects of their game are affected by the balls they use, and quality, affordable golf balls can make the difference between an average round and an outstanding one. When they choose their golf balls, golfers need to consider several crucial factors.
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Golf Teaching Pro Has Tips On Chipping Out Of The Bunker And Much More

Posted by Perry Lefko on 8/1/17 1:08 PM

JaredSstegerHeader.jpgImage Credit: The Winnipeg Free Press Store 

You may not know who Jared Steger is, but you’ll probably be interested in some of his golf theories and tips.

Image Credit: TourBound Golf Academy

Steger is the Head Teaching Professional at TourBound Golf Academy in Chicago. He competed professionally on the, PGA Tour Canada and Latino America Tour. His coaching experience includes Assistant Varsity Golf Coach at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois, and Lead Instructor at International Junior Golf Academy in Bluffton, South Carolina.

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Conquering The Mental State Of Golf

Posted by Perry Lefko on 3/10/17 11:28 AM


Some people believe golf comes down to the club in your hands and the execution of the shot, but Howard Glassman and Tim O’Connor take the approach that the mental side of the game is equally, if not more, important.

Glassman, a professional broadcaster by trade, and O’Connor, a golf performance coach, launched a podcast called Swing Thoughts in December 2015. It is dedicated to the mental aspect of golf and has become so popular that it has attracted some key sponsors, including TaylorMade.

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Puttering Around With An Oversized Grip

Posted by Perry Lefko on 2/9/17 9:30 AM


Getting a grip on your golf game has literally become more important than ever.

Oversized grips have changed the game, and it’s certainly become a major topic. Like anything, once something has some kind of success, it becomes more popular.

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Physical And Mental Fitness Can Improve Your Game

Posted by Perry Lefko on 1/17/17 8:25 AM

Former NHL stars (left to right) Marcel Dionne, Rick Vaive, Mike Gartner and Gary Leeman.
Image Credit: B'nai Birth Canada

During my conversation with former National Hockey League player Gary Leeman, I asked him for some tips about golf. You can read more about Gary's NHL career and how he got into golf on my previous post.

As someone who was a decent amateur and is now a three-handicap, Gary told me that physical fitness, in particular strengthening the core, can help improve your game.

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Exercising Before And After A Round Of Golf Can Reduce Wear And Tear On Your Body

Posted by Perry Lefko on 12/28/16 9:48 AM


Every time I go to the gym, I do a light warmup riding the stationary bike for about 10 minutes at moderate speed and then do some easy stretching before I increase the intensity of the workout with weights and other apparatus.

The reason I do all this is because I’m trying to easy my body into something more extreme.

It’s the same with golf.

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Best Gifts For The Tech Obsessed Golfer

Posted by Kristen on 12/13/16 10:31 AM


In recent years, technology has become more and more a part of the game of golf. From rangefinders to launch monitors, it is hard to go to a golf course nowadays without seeing someone loaded up with all of the latest gadgets and gizmos. However, with so many pieces of technology on the market, it can be hard to choose the best one. Well, no need to worry. We have put together a list of our favorite gifts for your tech obsessed golfer.

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Wearing A Mouthpiece Can Improve Your Golf Game

Posted by Perry Lefko on 6/27/16 8:00 AM


So, you’ve taken lessons, changed your clubs and your grips and have studied videos to improve your game. Wearing a custom-made mouthpiece might be the added piece of equipment to improve your game by maximizing strength and power.

That’s the opinion of Rob Charlton, a Canadian entrepreneur, whose company, New Age Performance, is marketing a molded mouthpiece that can enhance performance by properly aligning the jaw.

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Don’t Drive Yourself Crazy With Your Driver

Posted by Perry Lefko on 5/31/16 8:00 AM


Have you ever gone to a range or the practice area at a golf club and noticed how many people are working on their driving? Despite the fact drivers may be needed only 14 times on a standard 18-hole course, they have a particular fascination with golfers, particularly hackers or those who play only a few times a year.

There is something fantastic about standing on a mat or on the grass and blasting away to see how far a ball can be driven. If it goes straight and true and beyond 200 yards, it's a great feeling of pride. If it’s sliced or hooked, it’s the surest way to, well, drive you crazy.

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