Category: EQUIPMENT

The Evolution of Golf

  • by ldgmag
Photo Credits: Peter Klerkx What brought us to the point where we have “long drive championships?” It’s probably best to step way back in time and look at the origins of what is probably the oldest sport in human history. The game of golf, as we know it today, played over 18 holes, originated in […]

Changing the Game; Exclusive Interview with Jon Claffey

  • by Rich O'Brien
Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with John Claffey and Mike Gorton from Volvik USA. Claffey is the National Director of Sales and Marketing, while Mike Gorton is a five-time World Long Drive Champion and the company’s Tour Rep. We discussed the company’s involvement in the sport in golf and Long Drive. Volvik signed a […]

Golf Equipment Continues to Evolve

  • by Rich O'Brien
    The development of the Haskell ball and it’s innovative dimple design was a major leap forward for the game of golf at the turn of the twentieth century. The next major innovation in golf equipment was the development of the steel shaft. The earliest steel shafts proved unwieldy because they were very heavy […]

The Golf Ball Has Always Driven Equipment Innovations

  • by ldgmag
The Golf Ball Has Always Driven Equipment Innovations