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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Save that chatter for the 19th hole and enjoy the quiet with Ogio’s 2016 Silencer bag technology – 14 individual compartments with compression fit bottoms that let you configure your clubs the way you like. Convenient pockets, sleeves and handle keep your sticks preserved in style.
Enhance your game with the re-engineered BOOST shoe from Adidas Golf; you’ll get superior stability and midfoot support from the 360WRAP that surrounds the foot, independent flexibility between forefoot and heel, great grip, and full-length cushioning for max comfort.
Golf with giant mechs. The PS4 exclusive 100ft. Giant Robot lets you wreak havoc on Earth (and beyond) to make shots easier for yourself and harder for your opponents. It has real-time and turn-based modes plus a single-player campaign. Compatible with PlayStation VR.
Nike’s latest footwear will keep you unfazed when challenged by the elements on the golf course. Weatherproof uppers offer great stability; Lunarlon cushioning offers sweatpant comfort. Unzip the tops when the rain stops for ventilation and the too-cool hidden camo lining.