Smashing The Factor

A commonly used term in golf is “Smash Factor”. What is it exactly? With the increased use of launch monitors we have a little statistic called smash factor and it is particularly important when looking at Driver data. Smash Factor as I understand it is how fast the ball comes off the club face inContinue reading “Smashing The Factor”

Drive For Show

How should a Driver be looked at for different abilities of golfer? Brand wise I’ve always found the following to be generally about right and use this to add weight to any decisions you make. The likes of Ping, Cobra and more recently PXG have been consistent and repeatable which I value highly when planningContinue reading “Drive For Show”

Going Clubbing

How do the clubs in a golf bag progress for different skill levels? Beginner Package sets are great to start with and you can replace or upgrade clubs as and when you feel the need. Equally true with 2nd hand or any freebies people may have laying around. Learn the game. It’s easier to learnContinue reading “Going Clubbing”

The Shaft Experiment

6 Driver Shafts. 1 Driver Head. When all shafts are the same flex…. How far apart could they possibly be? Many golfers stick to one flex of shaft based on their swing speed and previous successes, but there could be a little more to it than that. Rick Shiels did an interesting video where heContinue reading “The Shaft Experiment”

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