Tag: Callaway

Review: Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Tour Grind Wedges

By: 2014. 06. 08.

I tend to ask myself when I hear about a new golf equipment: Is this a face lifting or something really new? Last year’s major-winning Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Wedges was received very positively by many golfers. Probably…

Callaway’s Speed Regime golf balls adapts to you

By: 2013. 12. 25.

Customization is slowly flowing into the golf industry as well, as golf equipment manufacturers like Callaway Golf starts to realize that there are significant differences between golfers.  In case of the new Callaway Speed Regime golf balls that…

How Titleist is fighting for more forgiving irons?

By: 2013. 09. 08.

In two months (November 8., 2013)Titleist will launch officially many new irons: AP1 and AP2 (714 Series) irons; CB and MB irons (714 Series). I think from golfer point of view the new AP1 and AP2 irons are…

Callaway Mack Daddy 2 wedges are breaking every rule

By: 2013. 06. 27.

I would not write about Callaway Golf's new Mack Daddy 2 wedges if I do not stuck in the special grooves. These are not simply larger grooves (39% larger and produces 25% more spin than its predecessor), but…

Callaway Golf partners with LinkedIn

By: 2013. 04. 24.

So far I have not found reason to write explicitly about Callaway Golf. I "upbraided" Callaway Golf for not exploiting and utilizing social media (e.g. crowdsourcing). Yesterday Callaway Golf launched a social media networking campaign (as a matter of fact…

Bridgestone makes Nike golf balls?

By: 2012. 11. 13.

In recent weeks I came across with an interesting debate on Rory McIlroy's possible contract with Nike Golf. Pros and cons are flying from one side to another. When suddenly somebody said basically Bridgestone is now a DBA…

Golf club grip that knows your hand

By: 2012. 09. 24.

Last week I mentioned Callaway Golf's udesign system that helps you to get the best Callaway golf clubs. It seems to me that the leading golf equipment manufacturers grasping the need of customized products. I still miss the…

Is there crowdsourcing in the golf club industry?

By: 2012. 09. 17.

Cooperating with customers (in our case golfers, golf courses etc.) in the past only ment, that they participated in the development and customization (custom golf club fitting) of the product, service. It seems to me that the crowdsourcing idea…

Are you Pinterested in golf??

By: 2012. 08. 30.

There is no day when we hear about a new social media platform is emerging. Intentionally I check them how we could use it in the golf industry (golf courses, golf HR, golf architecture, golf apparels etc.). This…

Over communication of golf equipment brands

By: 2010. 04. 05.

Many people are giving different interpretation of over communication, in my case it is about exaggerated frequency of communication. In marketing communication text books you will find chapters about the desired number of frequency of communication messages. They…

Would you rent a golf club online?

By: 2010. 02. 19.

In my previous post I wrote about how golf courses are becoming part of airlines' loyalty program. In the very same post I mentioned all the hassle that is connected with flying with our golf equipment (golf clubs,…

How to save money on golf equipment buying?

By: 2009. 12. 31.

In one of my previous post I wrote about how much worth to pay for a golf club and other golf equipments, like golf balls, putters, wedges, golf clothing, pull carts, golf bags etc.  I cannot stress enough…

Nike Golf insists on Tiger Woods

By: 2009. 12. 19.

Nike Golf is one of those very few sponsors of Tiger Woods who did not change their sponsorship cooperation with the golf player. The question rises what makes Nike Golf so loyal to Tiger Woods? Is it still…

How much worth to pay for a golf club?

By: 2009. 11. 10.

Slowly but for sure I am arriving to that stage in my golf learning that I will have to select my golf equipment, golf clubs, golf balls and golf bag. It would not be a big issue if…

Asian golf balls are rising

By: 2009. 10. 08.

While golf ball manufacturers are stampeding us into lure of branding, it is worth to look around in golf ball market. When I am considering to buy new golf ball, I always consider my wallet size and handicap…

China golf market will lead the world

By: 2009. 09. 11.

If China is able to keep this pace of development soon can be the No.1 golf nation and golf equipment manufacturer of the world. China has already surpassed Japan. The annual growth rate of golf courses in the…

PGA golfers on Twitter

By: 2009. 09. 06.

It is very likely that PGA golf players are also discovering the social media to boost their popularity and indirectly their sponsors, the golf equipment manufacturers. Today I found an interesting website (https://twitter-athletes.com)that collects Twitter accounts of sportsmen…

Golf Equipment Industry in social media (part 2)

By: 2009. 08. 31.

As last I wrote, I am trying to discover how golf equipment industry are performing in social media particularly in Facebook, Twitter and blogs. In my study I checked the following brands: Ben Hogan, Benross, Callaway, Cleveland, Cobra,…