Posts tagged with: "Golf Balls"

OPINION: Fuzzy Math Undermines Nicklaus’ Ball Argument View More
Jack Nicklaus has strong feelings about the golf ball and the need to roll it back to shorter distances. (Photo Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports)

OPINION: Fuzzy Math Undermines Nicklaus’ Ball Argument

I recently spoke with Scott Tolley, a former reporter for The Palm Beach Post who has spent the past two decades as the communications czar for Jack Nicklaus and the Nicklaus family. Scott’s a friend and we chat often. But this time he made an interesting observation about his boss:…

NEWS: USGA’s Davis Says ‘Variable-Distance Golf Ball’ Could Be in Future Plans View More
Shinnecock Hills will play 2,000 yards longer at next year's U.S. Open than it did in 1896. Photo Credit: Action Images / Brandon Malone

NEWS: USGA’s Davis Says ‘Variable-Distance Golf Ball’ Could Be in Future Plans

Imagine if golf balls were tailored specifically to golfers and courses. A scratch player could use a ball that goes shorter and could play with others of lesser ability from closer tees. Courses that are now considered short for the pros could be preserved instead of lengthened and altered. This…

When Houses are Bombarded by Errant Golf Balls View More
Morgan Hill Golf Course in Easton, Pa., offers striking panoramas, but one homeowner is taking issue with golfers' errant golf balls. (Photo courtesy of Morgan Hill)

When Houses are Bombarded by Errant Golf Balls

Their house has been pummeled by golf balls for more than a decade. The owner, Halina Wisniewski, says she’s been hit in the back and her husband has been struck in the head. Enough is enough. These eastern Pennsylvania homeowners took their case to court in July, and now they…

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TaylorMade’s New Ball Is Lethal

Lethal is TaylorMade’s newest premium golf ball, and like its Penta predecessor, it features five-piece construction. But according to Dean Snell, vice president of golf ball research and development for the equipment maker, Lethal is a better performing product, especially when it comes to promoting longer and straighter shots with…