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Callaway Golf is Early Leader in the Clubhouse for 2015

  The winter months are a hotbed for new golf product releases, thanks mainly to the annual PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla. Press releases from every company fly across my blogging desk like snowflakes, but there is one company that is far and away making the biggest impact so far this year. Callaway Golf is your leader in the clubhouse, and everyone else is trying to catch up. Callaway’s…

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5 Golf Companies to Watch in 2015

The year is still young, but many golf companies have already unveiled their newest pieces of golf equipment to the masses. If what we’ve seen so far is any indication of what’s to come throughout the year, golfers everywhere have a lot to look forward to in terms of equipment. Which companies should you keep on your radar for 2015? These are our choices for who will make the biggest…

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5 Bold PGA Tour Predictions for 2015

Now that we’ve all flipped our calendars to 2015, it’s time to make my PGA Tour predictions for the upcoming year. But instead of making a handful of hum-drum guesses, let’s go big and bold! Here are my five bold predictions for the 2015 PGA Tour season. Be sure to keep track of all these so you can make fun of me later. Be sure to click on each page…

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8 Wastes in Golf: Inventory

A few weeks ago I started our discussion on each of the eight types of waste seen in the golf industry, beginning with a commentary on the waste of Transport. I will dive deeper into each of the 8 wastes — Transport, Inventory, Motion, Waiting, Over-Production, Over-Processing, Defects and Skills — in a series of posts on this blog. Where appropriate, I will also offer my suggestions to reduce and/or…

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8 Wastes in the Golf Equipment Industry

The current state of the golf equipment manufacturing industry is a wasteland. As companies turn out more and more clubs into the marketplace, customers are hard-pressed to keep up with all of this ‘innovation’ and ‘performance’ flashing across their TV screens, golf magazines and laptop monitors. Sorry friends, but the golf equipment industry needs an enema. Not entirely unlike the ‘Seven Deadly Sins’, there are 8 wastes found in industries…

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REVIEW: SwingTalk Golf Swing Analyzer

The popularity and social integration of smartphones and tablets has opened the floodgates of new golf-themed swing analytic software. SwingTalk by South Korea-based Golfzon is a look into the future of these devices by offering something competing devices do not: voice feedback. SwingTalk breaks down all phases of your golf swing, including your address position, backswing, top of your swing, downswing and impact position. It then analyzes the impact phase,…

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