Category Archives: My Golf Spy

Callaway ERC Soft Golf Ball with Triple Track

Callaway has announced its second-generation ERC Soft golf ball with Triple Track. Callaway bills it as the company’s “longest ball with soft feel.” Retail price is $34.99 a dozen. With the second generation of the Callaway ERC Soft golf ball, it’s reasonable to expect some changes. Just don’t expect a dialing back of Triple Track […]

Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x Golf Balls

Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x Key Takeaways Titleist has announced new versions of its best-selling Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls. Described as improved from cover to core, it’s the most significant improvement to the franchise since the original launched. The retail price is $49.99 – $2 more than the previous versions. With […]

Ben Hogan Player’s Black Combo Set

Ben Hogan Player’s Black Combo Set – Key Takeaways Hogan’s PTx Pro/Icon blade combo set gets a black finish. Diamond Black Metal – or DMB – finish provides durability. Direct-to-consumer price is $840 for a seven-piece set. Available today at BenHoganGolf.com. The new Ben Hogan Player’s Black Combo Set isn’t exactly “new” but it definitely […]

Shot Scope PRO L1 Laser Rangefinder

Shot Scope PRO L1 Laser Rangefinder – Key Takeaways Shot Scope enters the market with a full-featured, value-priced rangefinder The PRO L1 includes 6X magnification, Target Lock Vibration, red/black graphics & Adaptive Slope technology Available starting today at retail and at www.shotscope.com Price: $199.99 There are two ways to look at the new Shot Scope […]

We Tried It: TaylorMade MyTP Putter Designer

There is a lot of cool gear in the golf equipment world that doesn’t always fit neatly into Most Wanted Tests or Buyer’s Guides. You still want to know how it performs. In our We Tried It series, we put gear to the test and let you know if it works as advertised. What We Tried TaylorMade MyTP Custom putter […]

Vokey WedgeWorks M Grind (Gap Wedges)

Vokey has added M Grind gap wedges to its WedgeWorks platform. The new offering provides an alternative to the F Grind. The price is $199, including customization. There were signs last year that Vokey WedgeWorks was evolving from a place exclusively for limited-run specialty wedges to a means to expand the SM8 lineup without forcing […]

The End of the PGA Show? | NPG 68

This year’s PGA Merchandise Show has been cancelled, leaving some wondering: is attending the show even worth the effort? 0:22 – Most Wanted Driver Test check-in 7:31 – 2021 PGA Merchandise Show has been cancelled 18:20 – The worst products from Desperation Row 24:36 – Embargo Update: New releases from Callaway and Taylormade 32:34 – Why […]

TaylorMade SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max OS Irons

TaylorMade SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max OS Irons – Key Takeaways New Cap Back Technology allows for greater face flex Polymer badge create a hollow cavity Softer ECHO Damping System improves feel over previous models $799 steel, $899 graphite, available February 19th The 2021 TaylorMade SIM2 Max irons are going to make a fascinating case […]

TaylorMade SIM2 Fairway Woods and Hybrids

Key Takeaways TaylorMade is releasing three fairway models and two hybrid models. The SIM2 rescue is a new iron-like hybrid. SIM2 fairway woods ($299-$399 MSRP) SIM2 hybrids ($249-$279) We are in the throes of “release SZN.” If you’re not down with the lingo, it’s basically the post-holiday period in which many of the major manufacturers […]