Tag Archive: technology

Sep 17

Penalties Technology, and the Rule Book

Ben Crane and His Two-Stroke Penalty for Technology Beyond Our Understanding It used to be that technology was largely confined to the development of clubs and balls, a long slow evolution that brought us our metal woods, sure-fire putters, and mega Titleist ‘watcha-call-its.’ It used to be that the worst thing that could happen, in …

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Feb 17

Our Affair with Golf Technology

Learn to Improve As You Buy New Clubs  I enjoy going through pro shops like Fiddler’s Green in Eugene, Oregon – clubs as far as the eye can see, by every major manufacturer.  Express interest, and there you are with a bucket of balls out back, trying them out. However, two things have developed from …

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Jan 07

Technology, Putting and the Old Course

  Has Professional Golf Become a Putting Contest? As Woody Austin spoke of approaching his fiftieth birthday recently, he talked about how he made his mark by being a ball striker and “knocking the flag over.” Citing the great Ben Hogan, the man Austin believes to the best to ever play the game, he lamented …

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