Golf

Golphers EDC Knife

Golphers EDC Knife

Designed by Eric Ochs, Golphers‘ unique pocket knife is designed specifically for golf players. In addition to a substantial S35VN stainless steel blade and a selection of cool scale styles, it packs a titanium divot tool, a magnetic ball marker in the handle, and the requisite bottle opener. Awesomer readers save 10% with code AWESOME10.

Royal Albartross Croco Golf Shoes

Royal Albartross Croco Golf Shoes

No more ugly tassels and metal spikes. The embossed-leather Croco golf sneaker goes from the clubhouse to the club. Designed in England and handmade in Italy, Royal Albartross’ golf shoes feature modern style, impeccable stitching, gold details, and a kicky orange sole with rubber cleats for grip on the greens and comfort on the street.

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Bushnell Pro XE Laser Range Finder

Bushnell Pro XE Laser Range Finder

PGA masters and side-betting amateurs are guaranteed an equally serious advantage with Bushnell Golf’s advanced rangefinder. The Pro XE assesses distance for uphill and downhill shots with its Slope technology, factors in temperature and barometric pressure, and provides visual and vibration feedback when it locks onto the flag.

Nissan ProPILOT Golf Ball

Nissan ProPILOT Golf Ball

Inspired by the ProPILOT 2.0 driver assistance tech coming to some of its cars, Nissan engineered a golf ball that drives itself to the hole once on the putting green. The ball has an internal motor and works with an overhead camera and sensors to make its way to the cup regardless of how the player hits the ball.

World’s Largest Golf Putter

World’s Largest Golf Putter

Do you have trouble connecting with the ball? Well thanks to Ping Golf and John Deere, that won’t be a problem on the putting green, thanks to this 61.5″ long, 325 lb. aluminum putter head they fabricated. It’ll be on display at the 2019 John Deere Classic in Silvis, Ill, where fans can even give it a try. Action video here.

Lexus Ultimate U.S. Open Road Trip

Lexus Ultimate U.S. Open Road Trip

What’s more exciting than a road trip to the U.S. Open in Pebble Beach? A road trip with Lexus packed with awesome cars, sights, and golf courses along the way. We knew that we would have a great time on this weeklong odyssey cruising the California coast line, but nothing could prepare us for the glorious world of Lexus hospitality.

Rocket-Powered Golf Club

Rocket-Powered Golf Club

Mark Rober and his friends worked with Destin of Smarter Every Day to add rockets to a golf club. The resulting contraption can consistently propel a golf ball to 150mph. It’s so powerful, they couldn’t find the balls it hit. They also made a weaker handheld version.

Alphaputt for iOS

Alphaputt for iOS

Sennep Games’ Alphaputt is an iOS game that combines mini golf, typography, animation and physics to create a fun experience that’s pleasing to the eye. You can play solo or with up to three other players. Play through the alphabet or type in a custom course.

The Golf Ball That’s Too Good

The Golf Ball That’s Too Good

Technology is stretching the boundaries of sports. Innovation is normally good, but at what point does it become cheating? It’s a question that’s been asked for decades when it comes to golf balls, and the Titleist V1 Pro brought the debate back.

Nike Air Max 1 G

Nike Air Max 1 G

Set fire to the green with this golf variant of Nike’s original Air Max shoe. The Air Max 1 G has a faux leather upper to keep moisture out. They don’t have spikes but do have a special pattern to enhance grip. It will also be available in white and red.

Golf Course Aerator Machine

Golf Course Aerator Machine

This brief demonstration of a machine designed to aerate lawns on golf courses is equal parts fascinating and terrifying, if you imagine how one might be used to gruesomely finish off a victim in a horror movie.

Rover Autonomous Golf Caddie

Rover Autonomous Golf Caddie

Already in use in a number of golf clubs in the United States, the Rover is an autonomous caddie that carries more than your golf clubs. It also has a built-in cooler, a carrier for divot repair seeds, and even a USB charger. It also has a tablet that shows your yardage.

Nike Jogger Golf Pants

Nike Jogger Golf Pants

Nike Golf and Made in Italy took inspiration from the humble joggers to create a pair of golf pants that are not only comfortable but ensure your freedom of movement as well. It has articulated seams, an adjustable waistband and cargo pockets.

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Golf Story

Golf Story

Golf Story is a 16-bit style comedy RPG for the Nintendo Switch. Compete in golf tournaments, and upgrade and use your skills to help other people. It has various mini-games and a wacky cast. It also has a multiplayer quick play mode.

Puttskee Golf Skee Ball

Puttskee Golf Skee Ball

This clever game combines putting practice with classic arcade fun, as you putt your golf ball down the artificial turf and take aim for the scoring holes in its backboard. Made from birch wood, it folds neatly into its storage box when not in use. It doesn’t dispense tickets though.

Nike AeroReact Golf Polo

Nike AeroReact Golf Polo

Nike’s latest golf shirt marks the debut of its AeroReact fabric, which loosens as your body warms up and tightens when you cool down to keep you comfortable on the course. Available in white, black or orange.

2017 TaylorMade M1 & M2 Drivers

2017 TaylorMade M1 & M2 Drivers

TaylorMade updates its vaunted M1 metalwood driver with a lower density titanium and 43% more carbon composite, while the new M2 features a new “Geocoustic” design with a larger and more forgiving head, increased stiffness, and a great sound. Out 1/27/17.

A Sea Island Phantom Fantasy

A Sea Island Phantom Fantasy

Our friends over at Rides & Drives had the rare opportunity to spend a few days behind the wheel of a Rolls-Royce Phantom, and lived in the lap of luxury at Georgia’s beautiful Sea Island resort, where they practiced skeet shooting, and picked up a few putting pointers.

Steamroller vs. Golf Balls

Steamroller vs. Golf Balls

YouTube channel Crush doesn’t have a hydraulic press, but they do have an 8-ton steamroller. Here, they see what happens (or doesn’t) when you run over golf balls with it. After seeing how golf ball dimples improve aerodynamics too, why aren’t cars made from this stuff?

Golf Returns to the Games

Golf Returns to the Games

Rio 2016 ended golf’s 112-year absence from the Olympics, but being a quiet sport many folks are not aware that it’s back. Beer maker Michelob thought they’d give golf a tongue-in-cheek boost using a simple yet effective edit.

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Mercedes-Benz Garia Golf Cart

Mercedes-Benz Garia Golf Cart

Mercedes-Benz teamed up with luxury golf cart maker Garia to create a concept vehicle that embodies the German automaker’s impeccable sports car aesthetics. It rides on 14″ sports wheels, has a high-tech dashboard, and we love that the grille looks like a giant golf ball.

TaylorMade M2 Fairway Woods

TaylorMade M2 Fairway Woods

So Dad wants a new golf swing for Father’s Day? Get him the M2 Fairway Woods from TaylorMade instead. He will get tremendous distance, higher launch and insane satisfaction from the sound of these clubs at impact so that it will feel like a whole new swing.

Bushnell neo iON Golf Watch

Bushnell neo iON Golf Watch

Bushnell’s latest golf GPS watch is pre-loaded with data for over 35,000 courses. It auto-detects holes, and provides at-a-glance readings of front, center, back, and hazard layup distances, and an integrated step counter and odometer. Lasts up to three rounds per charge.

IBM Masters App

IBM Masters App

It’s a national holiday for golfers now that the Masters is here, and IBM’s lightning fast and user friendly app is like opening a gift at Christmas – with smart watch compatibility, 4K live screening and universal favoriting, you can keep track everything your favorite players do.

adidas Golf Ultimate Shorts

adidas Golf Ultimate Shorts

We are so ready to go get it with Adidas Golf’s too cool Ultimate Shorts. The great range of motion from the stretch waistband and wicking, water resistant fabric makes it easy to excel in any activity, including sitting on the couch with a beverage and watching the Masters.

Ernie Els’ Horrible Masters Start

Ernie Els’ Horrible Masters Start

Ernie Els is a golf hall of famer who’s won four major championships. But Murphy’s Law hit him hard on the first hole of the 2016 Masters. He ended up putting six times from 3ft, scoring a 9 on the par-4 hole. Slate’s got your Happy Gilmore mashup covered.

Nike Lunar Force 1 G

Nike Lunar Force 1 G

Stay casual on the course with the golf shoe variant of the classic Air Force 1. The Lunar Force 1 G has waffle-treaded rubber outsoles for traction and Lunarlon cushioning to keep it light and comfortable. Available in all white or black and white.

Inaugural Hole-in-One

Inaugural Hole-in-One

Eleven-year-old Taylor Crozier was one of the first kids to try out Tiger Woods’ children’s golf course in a private country club in Texas. With parents, media and Woods himself watching, Taylor showed how one becomes a legend.

Robot Scores a Hole-in-one

Robot Scores a Hole-in-one

During the 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open, a golf-playing robot known as LDRIC was allowed to take its shot at a little time in the tee box. Here, on the par-3 16th hole, it struts its stuff with an Eagle. Oh, and it can talk, kick footballs, and soccer balls too.

TaylorMade M1 Driver

TaylorMade M1 Driver

Dial into more forgiveness and tremendous range of adjustability on TaylorMade’s latest driver, which means launching stronger draws or fades with less spin to go farther. And gazing down at the gorgeous carbon composite crown urges us to hit more balls – in all seasons.

Golf Ball vs. Wall

Golf Ball vs. Wall

If you’ve ever been clocked on the head by a golf ball, you’d be certain they’re hard as a rock. But they’re actually quite pliable. Here’s slow-mo footage of a golf ball as it hits a steel wall at 150mph. While it’s likely it was a practice ball, a regular ball still flexes quite a bit.

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