Archive for February, 2010

What’s in the Bag 2013: Rory McIlroy – Nike’s newest addition

For many years, Tiger Woods was the name and face of Nike Golf, however Woods fall from grace combined with the emergence of another raw, genuine talent has led to Rory McIlroy becoming the newest addition to the Nike Golf stable.

Alongside Woods, Nike now boast the top two names in golf and two professionals who many people feel will become two of the hottest competitors over the next few years.

 

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Android and iPhone App Review: Golfplan with Paul Azinger

If you are one of the many golfers with an Android smartphone or iPhone and you have started using some of the top golf apps available, then you may wish to have a look at Golfplan with Paul Azinger by Shotzoom Software.

Azinger, America’s last victorious Ryder Cup captain, has endorsed this product (as outlined in the video below) and he believes that it can help golfers of all abilities practice the areas of their game that need it the most, by identifying the weakest parts of their game (by using Shotzoom Software’s other app, Golfshot) and then working productively on these areas using Golfplan.

Does it work? Read on to find out!

 

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The Home of Golf, but for how long?

Since 1552, St. Andrews Old Course has been revered across the world as the home of Golf. Since that time, the course has changed remarkably little, but in the next two years the Old Course may have a new look and, unsurprisingly, not everyone is best pleased.

Ian Poulter (below) labelled the proposed changes to holes 2,3,4,6,7,8,11 and 15 as well as the deepening of the famous Road Hole bunker as “insane”, arguing “the course is great, just leave the winning score up to mother nature.”

The Englishman continued his Twitter-tirade stating; “I know, let’s draw a moustache on the Mona Lisa. I’m sure everyone would like that. Same as messing with a great course. St Andrews.”

 

Ian-Poulter-dress-code

 

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Gorilla Golf's Top Golfing Predictions for 2013!

So as a memorable 2012 disappears into the haze and we head back to work and our normal lives after the Christmas and New Year break, what does 2013 hold for the world of golf?

In this article, we take a peek into our crystal ball and have a tongue-in-cheek look at some of the major golfing issues that look set to dominate the back pages over the coming year. Will Rory McIlroy hold on to his number one spot and if not, who are the players most likely to challenge him? Which golfers will make the breakthrough in 2013 and force themselves into the upper eschelons of the game? Will Tiger win another Major in his attempt to overtake Jack Nicklaus record?

We’ll also take a look at who Europe could name as their new Ryder Cup captain to face off against Tom Watson at Gleneagles in 2014 and lastly, we’ll predict the winners of Golf’s top events for 2013, including all four major championships, the US and European Money rankings.

 

1. Who will be ranked as World Number One on Dec 31st 2013?

 

World number one golfer Rory-McIlroy

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The Future of Amateur Golf - Issues and Opportunities Facing the Amateur Game

What challenges will the game of golf face now and in the future? It’s a fair question to ask and there is certainly plenty to consider.

 
When as a society, we are seeking to save money and resources, reduce our usage of natural resources and become more aware of environmental issues, can the game of golf not afford to take heed and carry on as ‘tradition’ dictates?

In this article, we’ll look at the many issues facing the amateur game.

 

Tommy-Priest-and-a-golfer-on-a-golf-course

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