Spending Old School: Buying golf equipment from the Pro Shop

  Admission: I take a little too much pride in being a contrarian. Whatever the new, popular, hot trend is, I’m almost guaranteed to scoff at it and move in the opposite direction. To wit: I have an Amazon account and password, but Mr. Bezos doesn’t have my name or address. I think I downloaded…

OneBearded Review: The SILO Club Carrier from Rival + Revel – the best caddie I’ve ever had.

The SILO Club Carrier from Rival + Revel is my favorite new golf gadget of 2016.  I use “gadget” intentionally because the SILO isn’t a training aid, it’s not a piece of competitive golf equipment, and it’s not a toy or a souvenir. The SILO is a handy gadget that almost every golfer could use…

The CarveOn Scorecard Holder – A little bit of #TourSauce for everyone

I’ve never been particularly good at answering these questions, “What do you want for (Christmas/Your Birthday/Anniversary/Father’s Day)?” I’m not much of a gadget guy: until this spring, I was still rocking a BlackBerry phone.  If people want to buy me clothes, I usually ask for things that are tried and true and don’t require much…

One Bearded Review: Birdie Balls are a fantastic practice aid and fun for the whole family

What if I told you that there was a golf practice aid that would provide entertainment for your entire family AND seriously help you improve your golf game?  Sounds like something Billy Mays would have tried to sell you.  Crazy, right?  Well, not exactly. Birdie Balls are a product that I have come to swear…

One Bearded Review – Arnette Sunglasses: they were great…except where it mattered most

I enjoy wearing sunglasses on the golf course. I don’t “need” them, in the sense of either I wear them or I don’t go outside during daylight hours, but I appreciate that they make life in the sun a bit more pleasant. I play a lot of late afternoon and twilight golf rounds, when the…