Tour Aim Golf Review

Tour Aim Golf Review

Tour Aim’s new 2.0 model will help improve any golfer’s game – from Tour Pro to 20 handicap. If you’ve read any of my previous reviews or how-to’s, you know how much I preach target alignment. Proper target alignment and aim is the first step in the golf swing. If you are not properly aligned…

PrimePutt Tour-Quality Indoor Golf Putting Mat Review (2024 Update)

PrimePutt Tour-Quality Indoor Golf Putting Mat Review (2024 Update)

As a product review website geared toward game improvement, Honest Golfers’ review of PrimePutt is a natural fit, especially considering their range of high-quality golf putting aids. And talk about natural, that’s exactly what PrimePutt’s putting mat feels like. Roll-Out and Assembly When the PrimePutt mat was delivered to my front doorstep last month… …I…

Grit Golf Bag Review

Grit Golf Bag Review

Can you remember the last time the golf industry had a meaningful change to the golf bag? Us neither, we had to look it up. It was Sun Mountain with their built-in leg stand bag in 1986. Then their dual strap carry bag 10 years later in 1996. So, we’re talking 25+ years. Introducing the…

Legacy Golf Balls Review

Legacy Golf Balls Review

As a golf product review website geared toward game improvement, who also strives to find the best deals for our customers, we were stoked to be introduced to Legacy Golf.  We’d heard of Legacy and knew they were already starting to make a name for themselves in the marketplace. The golf ball industry has long…

Golf Sponsor Exemption: What is It?

Golf Sponsor Exemption: What is It?

Often, the excitement in specific tour seasons revolves around returning champions, legends, and promising players. They are usually stated to be playing on a “golf sponsor exemption,” which might be confusing to viewers not familiar with the term. What is a sponsor exemption in golf? A golf sponsor exemption is a special invitation from a…

What Is Wedge Flex In Golf Clubs?

What Is Wedge Flex In Golf Clubs?

Wedge flex is often confused to mean for wedges what driver’s flex means for a driver. A driver’s flex means the flex rating of its shaft. But wedge flex doesn’t mean the flex rating of a wedge’s shaft. Almost all wedges have similarly stiff shafts, so why does the term even exist? What is wedge…

What Is A Good Golf Score? – 18 Holes, 9 Holes (+Tips)

What Is A Good Golf Score? – 18 Holes, 9 Holes (+Tips)

If you’re starting in golf, you’ll have a high attempt-to-hole ratio. This can be pretty discouraging, even though it is natural. Your score improves with time and experience. Knowing what is considered good for your experience level can motivate you to keep improving. A good golf score for a fresh golfer is under 130. For…

8 Best Golf Rangefinders to Consider in 2024

8 Best Golf Rangefinders to Consider in 2024

Over the last few years, golf rangefinders have become exceedingly prevalent among junior, amateur, and professional players due to their incredible benefits. Traditionally, golf rangefinders were exclusively used by top-ranked professional players to fine-tune their games before major competitions; however, modern devices have evolved into near necessities. Despite numerous high-quality, practical, and useful golf rangefinders…

50 Best Golf Courses in the World (2024 Ranks)

50 Best Golf Courses in the World (2024 Ranks)

What makes a course one of the “best golf courses in the world“? An assessment of this nature needs to consider multiple criteria, such as aesthetics, natural elements, entertainment value, challenge level, history, and prestige, to name a few. The Honest Golfers annual “best of” lists the 50 best golf courses globally, including: Welcome to…

What Are Golf Pants?

What Are Golf Pants?

Every hobby or sport has apparel associated with it. But not every sport’s own clothing makes one better at it. Wearing a Tom Brady shirt won’t make you a better quarterback, but will wearing the same pants tiger woods wears make you better at golf? Surprisingly, yes! Golf pants are semi-elastic pants worn by professional…

Do Golf Courses Make Money?

Do Golf Courses Make Money?

Golf is generally considered a rich man’s sport. You pay hundreds of dollars every week that can add up to thousands at the end of the year. With such costs, most people think golf courses make tons of money. But do they make money?  A recent study shows that 75% of golf courses in America…

Why Are Golf Carts So Expensive?

Why Are Golf Carts So Expensive?

Golf began as a gentleman’s game where players would stroll around the terrain as they chased the golf balls. It is considered a rich man’s sport as most amenities are costly, including golf carts.  But is this assumption what makes golf carts expensive?  Golf carts attract such high prices because they are made of state-of-the-art…

Why Are Golf Clubs So Expensive?

Why Are Golf Clubs So Expensive?

Buying golf equipment is considered as crucial as binging PGA highlights for newcomers looking to join the exclusive world of amateur golfing. And the biggest question for anyone with a shopping list is why the equipment, like the golf clubs, tends to be so expensive. Golf clubs are expensive because of the material and non-material…

Can Golf Grips be Reused?

Can Golf Grips be Reused?

Golf grips are the main point of contact between a player and his clubs. If you are an avid golfer, your grips will likely wear off sooner than most. Does this mean you have to buy new golf grips all the time? Fortunately, no. Golf grips can be removed and reused, but they have to…

Can Adults Use Junior Golf Clubs?

Can Adults Use Junior Golf Clubs?

Golfing is a unique sport in that your equipment doesn’t have to be the exact same as others. This gives one room to level the playing field regardless of differences in muscle mass, gender, and even height. Adults can use junior golf clubs because there is no rule prohibiting the use of shorter clubs. Youth…

How Do Golf Memberships Work?

How Do Golf Memberships Work?

Joining a golf membership is like shifting from a casual affair with the game into a more committed relationship. But since every golf country club is a private organization, it’s inevitable to pay for membership. Perhaps you’ve seen characters in movies at golf clubs, or you’re just plain sick of waiting in line to pay…

On this day, In 1974 Lee Trevino shoots a bogey-less 72 holes to win the Greater New Orleans Open

On this day, In 1974 Lee Trevino shoots a bogey-less 72 holes to win the Greater New Orleans Open

On This Day, In 1974 Lee Trevino wins the Greater New Orleans Open by incredibly not making a single bogey in the 72 holes of the event. He birdied four of the first six holes en route to a final-round 65 to beat runners-up Ben Crenshaw and Bobby Cole by eight shots. Trevino and Cole…

On this day, The 1st staging of the U.S. Open was won by Horace Rawlins

On this day, The 1st staging of the U.S. Open was won by Horace Rawlins

The first staging of the U.S. Amateur was immediately followed by the first staging of the U.S. Open at the same club, Newport Golf Club. Horace Rawlins of England emerged victorious over competitor Willie Dunn also of England by two strokes while they marched four rounds on Newport Golf Clubs 9 hole course. Rawlins would…

On this day, In 1933 Augusta National Golf Club officially opens in Augusta, Georgia

On this day, In 1933 Augusta National Golf Club officially opens in Augusta, Georgia

Augusta National Golf Club, one of the most famous golf clubs in the world was officially opened on this day. The club is known as the home of The Masters Tournament which started the following year. The course itself was the brainchild of prodigy Bobby Jones. The club opened in December but formally opened on…

On this day, October 25th, 1999 Payne Stewart tragically passes away after his learjet crashed into a field in South Dakota

On this day, October 25th, 1999 Payne Stewart tragically passes away after his learjet crashed into a field in South Dakota

Sadly, it was on this day 21 years ago that Payne Stewart’s chartered Learjet crashed in a field in Mina, South Dakota. The cause of the accident was the depressurization of the cabin causing all on board to become incapacitated. Meanwhile, the jet never made a westward turn towards Dallas Love Airfield and continued north…

1975: Jack Nicklaus wins his 4th PGA Championship at Firestone Country Club

1975: Jack Nicklaus wins his 4th PGA Championship at Firestone Country Club

On this day, August 10, 1975, Jack Nicklaus won the 57th PGA Championship at the South Course of Firestone Golf Club, in Akron, Ohio. Having captured the Masters Tournament for fifth time in April, this was his second major of the season, his fourth Wanamaker trophy and 16th major title. He shot rounds of 70,…

1949: Arnold Palmer, Wake Forest sophomore takes top honors in the National Collegiate golf tournament

1949: Arnold Palmer, Wake Forest sophomore takes top honors in the National Collegiate golf tournament

On Tuesday, June 28th, 1949 a young Wake Forest sophomore named Arnold Palmer took top honors in the annual National Collegiate golf tournament. The Latrobe, PA native fired a par 71 to go along with his 1st round of one under 70 to defeat Fred Wampler of Purdue. Wampler was up after the 1st round…

On this day, Jack Burns of St. Andrews won the 1888 Open Championship at St. Andrews

On this day, Jack Burns of St. Andrews won the 1888 Open Championship at St. Andrews

A fellow by the name of Jack Burns won the 1888 Open Championship on this date 129 years ago. Burns himself was a St. Andrews native and head professional at Warwick in central England. Burns grew up in an Irish laboring family and started his early work in plastering. However, there is a reference to…

On this day, In 1951 Scioto Country Club catches fire causing $150,000 worth of damage

On this day, In 1951 Scioto Country Club catches fire causing $150,000 worth of damage

On this day, In 1951 tragedy struck the Scioto Country Club clubhouse when a fire broke loose sometime during the evening of December 16. Scioto Country Club is in Upper Arlington, Ohio, and was designed by Donald Ross. Twelve members were having dinner at the time and all made it out safely. Reports cite that…

PGA Championship

PGA Championship

The PGA Championship. A Celebration of golfs major championships The PGA Championship is one of the four major championships and is hosted by the Pro Golfers Association of America. The first PGA Championship was played around 100 years ago in 1916 at Siwonoy Country Club in Bronxville, New York and was won by up and…

1948: Ben Hogan wins the 30th PGA Championship at Norwood Hills Country Club

1948: Ben Hogan wins the 30th PGA Championship at Norwood Hills Country Club

On May 26, 1948 Ben Hogan won the PGA Championship, his third professional major in his career, previously winning the 1942 wartime Hale American Open Championship (yes, we count this as a major win) and the 1946 PGA and earned $3,500.00 at the Norwood Hills Country Club in St. Louis, MO, by defeating Mike Turnesa…

1977: Augusta Co-Founder Clifford Roberts commits suicide by Ike’s Pond

1977: Augusta Co-Founder Clifford Roberts commits suicide by Ike’s Pond

Clifford Roberts was the image-maker, the co-founder along with Bob Jones of Augusta National Golf Club, who liked everything so neat and tidy that it contrasted with reality. He walked out on to the course, pulled a revolver and killed himself, but not before visiting the clubhouse barber for a haircut. A year after stepping…

1999: Tiger Woods outlasts a 19 year old Sergio Garcia to win the PGA Championship

1999: Tiger Woods outlasts a 19 year old Sergio Garcia to win the PGA Championship

For most, 1999 was an eventful year for major championships as the PGA Championship was just after the famous Jean Van de Velde’s epic collapse at Carnoustie at the British Open. The 1999 PGA Championship at Medinah featured a showdown of two of the best young players in the game in Tiger Woods and Sergio…

On this day, Steve Elkington wins 1997 Players Championship; chips in from 30 ft to finish

On this day, Steve Elkington wins 1997 Players Championship; chips in from 30 ft to finish

On this day, Steve Elkington dazzled the crowds of 35,000 on the final day of The 1997 Players Championship by winning by seven strokes. To top that dominance Elkington finished it off in style by holing out a 30 foot chip sending the crowd into a frenzy. Elkington finished with a 16-under-par 272, and was…

On June 10, 1939, Sam Snead made the most talked about 8 ever taken in Golf’s History and lost the 43rd U.S. Open

On June 10, 1939, Sam Snead made the most talked about 8 ever taken in Golf’s History and lost the 43rd U.S. Open

On June 10, 1939, Sam Snead made the most talked about 8 ever taken in Golf’s History and lost the 43rd United States Open at the Spring Mills course of the Philadelphia Country Club, in Gladwyne, Philadelphia. Sam began with 68 and 71 to lead by one shot after the second round. As a result…

1937: Denny Shute defends his PGA Championship title over Harold “Jug” McSpaden

1937: Denny Shute defends his PGA Championship title over Harold “Jug” McSpaden

Shute defends hit title at the 1937 PGA Championship On this day, May 30, 1937, Densmore “Denny” Shute defeated Harold “Jug” McSpaden on the first extra hole final match of the 20th PGA Championship at the Pittsburgh Field Club, in Fox Chapel, a suburb northwest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In view of 5,000 onlookers, McSpaden sprint into…

On this day, In 1936 Denny Shute won the 19th PGA Championship at Pinehurst

On this day, In 1936 Denny Shute won the 19th PGA Championship at Pinehurst

The 1936 PGA Championship was the 19th PGA Championship, held in mid November at Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Then a match play championship, Denny Shute won the first of his consecutive PGA Championships, defeating Jimmy Thomson 3 & 2 on the No. 2 Course. On this day, In 1936 Denny Shute won the…

1936: Tony Manero wins the 40th U.S. Open held at Baltusrol Country Club

1936: Tony Manero wins the 40th U.S. Open held at Baltusrol Country Club

Tony Manero triumphs at Baltusrol CC On this day, June 6, 1936, Tony Manero came out of nowhere to win the 40th United States Open at Baltusrol Country Club in Springfield, New Jersey. He shot a 67 in the Upper Course to set a course record. His total of 282 broke a 20-year-old Open record….

On this day, In 1936 Sam Snead wins his 1st PGA Tour event at the West Virginia Closed Pro

On this day, In 1936 Sam Snead wins his 1st PGA Tour event at the West Virginia Closed Pro

In 1936, Sam Snead won his first tournament, the West Virginia Closed Pro, contested at The Greenbrier’s Championship Course and Old White Course. He shot rounds of 70-61 to rout Logan, West Virginian, pro Clem Weichman by 16 strokes (74-73). His margin of victory, 16 strokes is tied for a PGA Tour record. The late…

1930: Bobby Jones wins the U.S. Open completing the 3rd leg of the “Grand Slam”

1930: Bobby Jones wins the U.S. Open completing the 3rd leg of the “Grand Slam”

It was on this day, 89 years ago when Bobby Jones captured his second consecutive U.S. Open title on his way to completing the “Grand Slam.” Bobby Jones continues his grand year at Interlachen The setting was Interlachen Country Club located in Edina, Minnesota. Jones had already won the British Amateur and the British Open…

2000: Tiger Woods wins the Memorial Tournament 5 shots clear of Ernie Els

2000: Tiger Woods wins the Memorial Tournament 5 shots clear of Ernie Els

On this day, In 2000 … Starting the day with a six-stroke lead at the Memorial Tournament, Tiger Woods eased to a five-stroke victory over Els and Justin Leonard in an event that ended one day late because of rain. Tiger Woods wins The Memorial  The victory was worth $558,000 for Woods, and the wait was…

On this day, Ben Hogan hosts the 1st ever Champions dinner at Augusta Country Club

On this day, Ben Hogan hosts the 1st ever Champions dinner at Augusta Country Club

April 6: In 1952, as the defending champion, Ben Hogan started one of the great traditions at the Masters Tournament, the Past Champions Dinner “to reminisce, swap banter and relax”, held prior to the start of the match. Members of the Masters Club are the only people invited to attend, an elite group that includes…

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