The Golden Bear over the Decades

In celebration of Jack Nicklaus’ 76th birthday, we will follow his lustrous career in golf balls. From the early 1960s Mr. Nicklaus’ name and “Golden Bear”, moniker has graced over 1500 different models of golf balls. Here are samples of those golf balls from each decade. 1960s Jack Nicklaus Champion by MacGregor circa 1963   1970s Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear […]

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Jordan Spieth’s “Big” Coca-Cola Deal

Just days after the world number 1 golfer Jordan Spieth’s remarkable win at the 2016 Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Kapalua, Hawaii, The Coca-Cola ® Company announced Spieth as the newest brand ambassador of the brand’s sports marketing promotions. The new multi-year deal is will have Spieth in television advertising, digital, and social media, and more. “Golf fans can expect to see […]

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Old Golf Ball of the Day December 31, 2015

The Ken Venturi Championship golf balls produced by United States Rubber, circa 1960. Ken Venturi (May 15, 1931 – May 17, 2013) distinguished amateur golfer, professional golfer, and golf broadcaster. He won 14 tournaments on the PGA Tour including a major, the 1964 U.S. Open. Mr. Venturi was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2013. While coached […]

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The NoteCaddie Mobile Golf App @NoteCaddie

Golf has always embraced technology and in today’s golf, the smartphone is the pinnacle. With tens of thousands of the world’s golf course mapped via GPS (Global Positioning System) golfers can view a course before they play it, after they play it, and even as they play it. The smart phone applications add a whole new dimension to course management, […]

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Welcome NoteCaddie @NoteCaddie

Here at TheGolfBallGuy.com, we pride ourselves on finding and supporting products and services that we feel will help our readers improve their golfing skills and have more fun playing the game we love. Like other startup golf companies that we partner with, NoteCaddie is a product that we are sure will help our reads enjoy golf more, so we are […]

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Old Golf Ball of the Day October 26, 2015

The Doug Ford sold by Sears, circa 1963. Doug Ford was born in West Haven, Connecticut on August 6, 1922. Ford turned professional in 1949 and won the first of his 19 PGA Tour victories  in 1952 at the Jacksonville Open. PGA Tour wins (19) 1952 Jacksonville Open 1953 Virginia Beach Open 1953 Labatt Open 1953 Miami Open 1954 Greater Greensboro […]

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Take a Look at The Monsta Golf Ball

Monsta Golf, pronounced “Monstahhh!” “Must be a Boston thing?” The Monsta golf ball is a three piece ball designed for short game performance and affordability.  A progressive ND high-energy core maximizes the C.O.R. and improves ball flight consistency.  The mantle layer features a blended ionomer designed to promote a high initial velocity while continuing to keep the spin lower off […]

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Common Mistakes and the High Handicapper #5

Chipping from the Green Side Fringe There are many different greenside shot types that depending on the lie, the distances to the hole, the height of the fringe, etcetera. Finding the proper club is the key to avoiding costly mistakes like blading the ball past the hole or landing short with no roll. Think, “Keep it low” When choosing a […]

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The Bridgestone e6 Golf Ball

What The Golf Ball Guy Thinks About the Bridgestone E6 Golf Ball After years of playing the NXT from Titleist my game started to go sideways and by sideways I mean the big fat slice that had been exercised out of my golf game was back. With my pushing the fifty mark, I don’t have an extra ten years to improve. […]

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