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10 Great Holiday Golf Gifts for Men

Practicality is an important factor in choosing a great gift, but the best golf gifts for men are the ones with both quality construction and stand-out style. It's what takes it from being something he'll like to something he'll love.

Golf Gifts – Top 10 Golf Gift Ideas for 2014

Ever find yourself not knowing what to get that special someone? Well, the following list will give you some great gift ideas for the golfer in your life.

The Callaway Big Bertha V Series Driver

The Callaway Big Bertha V Series driver is all about additional speed and distance. This driver is built for distance with lightweight materials, better aerodynamics and refined components, with a high moment of inertia and OptiFit adjustability.

The Titleist 915 D2 Driver

Titleist ventured down a road they don’t often travel with the Titleist 915 D2 driver. You can always count on a clean, classic, and traditional look from Titleist, but you can’t deny technology so they’ve found a way to keep up with the times but still keep the classic look they’re known for.

10 Great Holiday Golf Gifts for Women

As more and more women take up golf, more options are available for giving your favorite lady golfer a gift she'll love.

Gift Giving Mistakes (Or: How to Give Great Golf Gifts)

No one's perfect, so of course, no gift is perfect either. Many of us have received gifts that have been memorable for all the wrong reasons. It's easy to make gift-giving mistakes even with something more general than a golf product, but luckily, it's just as easy to avoid making them in the first place.

The TaylorMade RSi 2 Iron Set

The TaylorMade RSi2 iron set is a perfect blend of performance and looks, created by combining a forged and tungsten technology infused with a new face slot. This iron set is constructed with a progressive multi-material assembly of tungsten and forged components with innovative performance such as face slots and speed pockets with thruslot technologies.

The Nike Vapor Pro Combo Irons: The Best of Forgiveness and Precision

The Nike Vapor Pro Combo iron set is a perfect blend of stability and shot-shaping workability. The Spring Steel face is designed to create ultra-fast ball speeds for added distance while the forged body works perfectly with the RZN cavity to produce an enhanced tour-refined feel.

The Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 815 Driver

The Big Bertha Alpha 815 driver should and will find its way into most golfers’ bags. Callaway managed to lower spin and increase forgiveness, and this combination is achieved through multi-material construction, RMOTO face technology, and multiple adjustment capabilities including the Gravity Core.

How to Improve Your Putting Technique

The art of putting includes many factors, including different methods, techniques, grips, and of course, the many varieties of putter models. Regardless of which grip, technique or putter you choose, here are two tips that will improve your putting motion.

The Correct Grip Technique

The amount of grip pressure necessary for a fluid and consistent golf swing is relative to the golfer’s physical makeup. What all players should work towards is maintaining a constant pressure throughout the swing motion.

Introducing the Nike VR_S Covert Fairway Woods and Hybrids

The Nike VR_S Covert fairway woods and VR_S Covert hybrids go above and beyond other woods on the market with their breakthrough technology and distinct aesthetic.

The Ultimate Tour Performance: TaylorMade's Lethal Golf Ball

When it comes to the new TaylorMade Lethal golf ball, you really can't get better than this endorsement from PGA TOUR professional Justin Rose: "How good is Lethal? I put it in play straight away, and within a month I'd won a tournament and helped my team win the Ryder Cup."

Introducing the Adidas Adizero Tour and Adizero Sport Golf Shoes

adizeroMore and more "minimalist" shoe models have been released over the past few years, but none have combined the benefits of natural running with modern technology like the new adidas adiZero series.

Innovations in Golf Apparel: A Brief History

Find out what golfers have worn on the course throughout the history of the game, and see examples of modern golf apparel influenced by older trends.

Buy Used Golf Clubs

Many golfers searching to buy used golf clubs already know the brand and model they are looking for. The hard part is finding the best used golf club at a great price.

TaylorMade R9 Driver

TaylorMade's newest club for the 2009 season is the TaylorMade R9 Driver. This driver truly is a new revolution in the golf driver category. The R9's innovative features create an unprecedented amount of options for optimum performance. Being able to change and utilize these features truly makes the R9 driver suitable for all types of players, from touring professionals to high-handicappers.

It’s Here: The TaylorMade R11 Series

After much anticipation, TaylorMade has just released their first official sneak peek at their new R11 Series.

The Online Buyer’s Guide to Golf Shoes

When you don't have a good pair of golf shoes, even the most high-tech golf equipment can’t always make up for it. Golf shoes should help support and balance your body to give you a proper stance. They should also be comfortable and protective enough so that you can focus on your swing and not on your feet.

Your Golf Club Shaft is Too Stiff

Many golfers do not have the swing speed needed for the extra stiff and stiff shafts they have on their current golf clubs. The incorrect flex of your shafts can have a dramatic affect on your game. Pick the right shaft and watch your drives soar!

Choosing the Right Golf Bag

When shopping for a golf bag, it's important to understand what types of golf bags are out there and which matches your style of play.

Introducing Custom Golf Clubs from GlobalGolf

With its new Custom Clubs feature, GlobalGolf lets you get the best clubs for your playing style and your budget, customized for you.

The New Cleveland Ultralite Series: Ultra-lite and Ultra-awesome

The neat thing about the Ultralite drivers is not just that they are lightweight, it's how Cleveland did it without any sacrifices.

2011 is the Year of White – Odyssey White Ice D.A.R.T. Series Putters

The new Odyssey White Ice D.A.R.T. putters feature the latest in advanced alignment technology, customizable perimeter weighting and a double-bend shaft.

Introducing: The TaylorMade RocketBallz Line

The new TaylorMade RocketBallz line offers maximum performance and versatility at a mid-level price.

Callaway RAZR X

RAZR X a good long-term investment for a beginner, as well as a nice fit for many mid-handicappers who want the look and feel of workability and control.

Nike VR Pro Series

The new Nike VR Pro lineup was created with a significant amount of input from their staff pros and this has inspired tour-level control in these new products.

Introducing: The TaylorMade R11-S Series

TaylorMade's new R11-S series takes the innovative technology of the R11 to the next level with slight, yet significant improvements in adjustability and design. These new features provide more "tunability" for custom performance.

Discount Golf: Money Saving Tips

Even when economic times are tough, there’s no need to give up your favorite hobby. With a few minor changes in your habits, you can enjoy golfing the same way you always have. Here a few tips to keep you "in the swing" without pinching your wallet!

Improve Your Golf Game In 5 Simple Steps

We've created a fool proof way to improve your golf game. It involves five simple steps, that can all be done during your pre-shot routine.

10 Coolest Golf Gadgets

Golf may be an old game, but it's no stranger to technological innovation. The following golf accessories can help improve your game and give you a competitive edge over other players.

The Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 815 Double Black Diamond Driver

The Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 815 Double Black Diamond driver is designed with the better player in mind. When we say better player, we’re referring to low handicappers, club champions, accomplished amateur players, and tour players. These players tend to have higher ball speeds and have extremely consistent ball striking skills.

The Callaway Big Bertha Irons

The Callaway Big Bertha irons will have you hitting the ball up to two clubs further than your current irons. Seriously! The golf ball will be traveling further because of the higher ball speeds this iron produces. The higher ball speeds generate from a 360 Face Cup Technology that stems from Callaway’s fairway wood designs.

Holiday Gift Ideas by Personality

Like any other human being, each golfer is different. They may play a common game with common equipment, but their playing styles and temperaments come in all kinds. A golf gift that's truly special is one that speaks to the personality of its recipient. Here are some examples of golf personality types that can help you find a suitable gift for the golfer in your life.

Golf Stocking Stuffers

The best holiday gifts don't have to come in large packages. Size doesn't matter when it comes to finding a great gift. Whether you stash one of these in a stocking or just keep it tucked away for yourself, it's often the little things that are the most appreciated.

The TaylorMade RSi 1 Iron Set

TaylorMade’s latest innovation is evident in their advanced face design in the RSi1 iron. The face of this golf club is the thinnest they’ve ever produced. The thin face allows for a deep undercut and inverted cone technology.

The Nike Vapor Speed Iron: A Modern Muscle Iron with New Age Speed

The Nike Vapor Speed iron lives up to its nickname – a “Modern Muscle” iron. The modern muscle design includes new technology elements that make the game easier to play while managing to conform to traditionalist characteristics with looks and design.

The Nike Vapor Pro Irons: The Purest Player’s Iron Yet

The Nike Vapor Pro irons create fast ball speeds, and produce superior control with the purest feel. The perfectly positioned center of gravity (CG) paired with an overall forward weight produce powerful and piercing shots

How to Buy the Right Wedge

Some of the most important clubs in your golf bag are your wedges. However, golfers often make two particular mistakes when choosing a wedge.

The Primary Factor in Shaft Selection

The shaft of a golf club is often overlooked even though it is the most important factor for producing maximum distance, generating a desired ball flight and affecting the overall feel of the club. There are many different shaft properties, such as flex, torque, kick-point (bend or flex point), shaft length and weight.

How To Buy A Beginner Set Of Golf Clubs

I was recently looking for golf club sets. As some of you may know, golf clubs can be very expensive. We've compiled a list of how to purchase a great set of quality clubs for a very low price.

Power Through Distance: Introducing the New Nike 20XI and ONE RZN Golf Balls

When Nike Golf first introduced its original 20XI golf ball, it was the first golf ball in 10 years that had been made from something other than solid rubber. The 20XI's core was made with RZN, a high-performance proprietary resin that produces a lighter core and subsequently moves weight to the perimeter. Like perimeter weighting in a golf club, this new weighting system results in more forgiveness and faster ball speeds.

RocketBallz-ier: Introducing the RBZ Stage 2 Fairway Wood and Rescue

The RBZ Stage 2 fairway woods and RBZ Stage 2 rescues take some of the best-loved features of their predecessors and make them even better, while introducing new advancements in technology and design.

The Odyssey Versa: A Putter Like No Other

In the past, putter design innovation has mainly favored the mallet style. For 2013, however, Odyssey has reinvented the blade putter with the Versa series.

Glossary of Golf Equipment Materials and Technology

Whether you’re shopping for golf accessories, shoes, or apparel, it helps to know the materials from which your selections are made and how they were constructed. Some materials are naturally more suitable for different conditions while others use technological innovations to target specific problems.

Callaway I-MIX Golf Clubs Instructions

You can quickly and easily customize your driver by selecting a clubhead and shaft to meet the challenge of the day. Choose from 22 clubheads with I-MIX Technology and more than thirty five of the most popular shafts in the game for more than 700 possible I-MIX combinations.

Adams 9064LS Speedline Driver

The new Adams Speedline 9064LS Driver has a look and feel that is really beyond comparison. The all black unique design, black Aldila RIP Shaft, silver accents and deep club face really come together and make this a great looking club. When you get a chance to use this club you can’t dispute that this will be the best looking club in your bag and everyone will want to try it.

New from Callaway: RAZR Hawk Woods

Forged Composite is the first collaborative effort between Callaway and Lamborghini and is featured in the RAZR Hawk as well as the Diablo Octane woods. It will be interesting to see how these perform relative to recent offerings from Callaway and to other clubs in this category. Whatever the results, we are likely to see more from this line over the next few years, given the extensive partnership with Lamborghini and the fact that they are just beginning to uncover the potential of the new material.

How to Hit a Golf Ball Straight

The last few times I went to the driving range, my slicing was driving me crazy. About 80% of time, I would slice the ball. I could not consistently hit the golf ball straight. Was it my club? My stance? My grip?

Distance from Speed: TaylorMade Burner SuperFast 2.0

The new clubs in the Burner SuperFast 2.0 series are typical of the Burner line, in a good way. We’re talking no-nonsense woods that are long, accurate and extremely forgiving.

A History of Golf Knickers

Ever wondered why knickers are associated with golf? Read on to find out why!

Golf Equipment and Apparel for Any Weather

With certain precautions and equipment, you can take on just about any weather conditions.

Introducing the Adams Speedline Fast 12 Series

Adams' latest additions to the Speedline series bring new technology and design while still maintaining the established Speedline aerodynamics and playability. The Speedline Fast 12 woods take the performance of the Fast 10's and Fast 11's to the next level of excellence.

Callaway RAZR Fit and Callaway RAZR X HL

With the RAZR Fit line, Callaway introduces new technological developments that set it apart from the RAZR Hawk while still sharing its most popular features. And Callaway's new RAZR X HL line provides the hybrids and irons to go with the new RAZR Fit woods. Both lines offer more adjustability to give you customized distance and power.

Cobra AMP Series

The new Cobra AMP series mixes new design improvements with the quality features that have made Cobra a leader in golf equipment. The series is named for the new Advanced Material Placement in the irons, which has been developed and tested to maximize performance.

Introducing the Nike VR-S Line

The combination of technology and design makes the VR-S Nike's fastest series ever.

Cobra S3 – New Woods and Irons for Spring 2011

There are two features of the technology that make this club unique. First, a new take on the 9 Point Face of the S2 is the E9 Face Technology aimed at greater forgiveness, increased length and accuracy. The second key feature is the Adjustable Flight Technology carried over from the S2, offering three simple face-angle settings (Open, Neutral and Closed) to optimize ball flight.

Are Your Used or New Golf Clubs Fake?

You've found the right golf club but are you sure it is not a fake? It doesn't matter if you are looking for used golf clubs or new golf clubs The counterfeit golf club industry is well-established and can trick many into believing their products are the real thing. At Global Golf, we go through an extensive process to find and eliminate fake clubs so our customers always get genuine products.

Titleist 910 Series – Hybrids and Fairway Woods

The 910 fairway metals and hybrids feature precision fitting that was previously only found on Tour Vans.

The Changing Wedge, Maybe

As many of you who follow golf closely may already know, the USGA is changing the rules of golf as far as your wedges are concerned. The new wedges will not be allowed to have squared edges on the ends of the grooves and the cross-sectional groove area is going to have to change as well.