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Compression Board

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, March 24th, 2011
Categories: Golf AccessoriesGolf GearReviews

Remember on the Hank Haney Project show where he had Rush Limbaugh hitting shots and trying not to hit the plastic behind the ball?  That’s one of the applications for the $49 Compression Board.

Compression Board

Compression Board - Click for more images

Full Shots & Chips

The U shaped compression board is a tool to help prevent fat shots, working on striking down on the ball, and aligning properly.  There are measurements on the forks to aid in deciding where to place the ball based on level.  The levels go from 6-pro.

I found the unit was more helpful for my chipping, since it is so bad.  It really helped me get the club on the ball without hitting behind it.

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Fat Free Golf Swing

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, March 24th, 2011
Categories: Golf AccessoriesGolf GearReviews
Fat Free Golf Swing

This drill helps alignment and downard striking of the ball. Click image for more views.

The Fat Free Golf Swing Trainer is a what is also referred to as a compression board.  There are a couple of useful drills built into this unit’s functionality.

Green Line & Penny

This setup involves placing a penny in the unit between the ball mount and the target.  The green line is aligned with the target line and provides a visual aid for swing plane and club face alignment.

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Brush Caddy

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, March 24th, 2011
Categories: Golf AccessoriesGolf GearReviews
Brush Caddy

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Here’s a Brush Caddy.  This is a golf accessory which can help out mainly on the practice range.  The Brush Caddy mounts right into the ground at the range, and gives you a mini club cleaning station.  You can hit shots and clean your club faces without even having to move from your range spot.

Advantages

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Ready Caddy is ready to hold your items

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, March 24th, 2011
Categories: Golf AccessoriesGolf GearReviews
Ready Caddy

Ready Caddy - Click for more images

Here’s a neat little golf accessory called Ready Caddy.  Ready Caddy is a little box which mounts onto electric golf cart frames and holds small items like keys, cell phones, golf lasers, sharpies, golf GPS devices, sleeves of balls and possibly most importantly cigars.

The $19.95 Ready Caddy comes in a storage bag and also includes three varying sizes of clamp to accommodate different sized cart frames.

The unit is easy to install and easy to remove.


Plumb Bob Correctly

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, March 1st, 2011
Categories: Golf BooksGolf InstructionInstructionReviews

Plum Bob CorrectlyWow this is my 2nd golf book review in one day.  I’m on fire.  Granted, this book is less than 10 pages long but who is counting?

I don’t plum bob on the putting green.  Never have.  But I have buddies who do.  I’ve always worried that I’m not hanging the putter shaft perfectly vertical and that I’ll get a worse read as a result.  Now that I know more about it, I may give it a try.

For those who do plum bob and want to improve, or those who want to learn how to plum bob on the greens, here’s a book for you.  Plum Bob Correctly is a tiny reference book by Jack Geers.  This short and easy to read book is small enough to fit in your pocket or your golf bag and goes through the how and why of plum bobbing putts.

If you don’t plumb bob and you miss read putts often, give this a shot.  You might make more putts and lower your scores.


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