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All I Want For Christmas – The Golfer’s Dream List

Garia Golf Car

Good evening everyone! I figured I’d put my last few hours on earth to use (if you believe the doomsday folks) and expand my Christmas list a bit. Apparently, according to my wife and parents, I’m “difficult” to buy for. I’m pretty much set when it comes to golf stuff… the combination of my years of working in a golf ... Read More »

Jesper Parnevik – Gangnam Style


Ever wonder what Jesper Parnevik is up to these days? Well good news… we found him.  Looks like he and a cast of PGA Tour players had some spare time and came up with this gem of a video. May I present to you… “Parnevik Gangnam Style”  featuring cameos by Dustin Johnson, Richard Johnson,Will MacKenzie, Fredrik Jacobson and Marc Turnesa. ... Read More »

Remember Those? – Top-Flite System C and System T Golf Balls

system c banner

Have you ever experienced one of those “it was a really good idea at the time” moments? Have you ever thought of a ridiculous idea, gone through with said idea and then been sued by one of the world’s largest golf companies because they didn’t appreciate the use of their name in your marketing materials? Ya… me neither. But I ... Read More »

My New Favourite Golf Analyst – @normmacdonald

Norm MacDonald

It’s not unusual that I find myself away from the television on the weekend. Gone are the days when my whole Sunday consisted of watching golf and football while eating a pizza and cracking open a few cold drinks. I’ve got a family now and we’ve got a whole list of things to do every weekend. One of the things ... Read More »

GolfPunk is Back!

GolfPunk Magazine

Good afternoon everyone! I was rolling through our email this afternoon and saw a message from the guys over at GolfPunk. For those that don’t know, GolfPunk was (is) one of my favourite golf magazines and I was sad when they were ceased production a few years back. The old GolfPunk team has returned and they’ve just launched their new ... Read More »

From The Shop – Golf Swing Mistakes


The golf swing is one of the most important parts of the game. If you’re unable to master good elements of a perfect swing, your scores will be sure to reflect it. If you’re an avid golfer, whether playing several times a week, or simply a fan of the sport, you know that most of the game is about the ... Read More »

The Pros Use Custom Fit Golf Clubs, Do You?


Whether you are a touring professional, or are simply considering taking up the game, one thing can be said of custom fit golf clubs: the comfort and confidence you get will repay their cost many times over. In fact, many of the best club manufacturers will offer you a free custom fitting session when you decide to purchase their brand ... Read More »

From the Shop – Golf Instruction 2.0

One of the highlights of my job is getting to help people get better at golf. The joy on a golfer’s face when they find out that “they can do it, really do it” is indescribable. Helping an avid golfer’s who’s been playing a long time is the most rewarding. These golf nuts have tried countless training aids, read several ... Read More »

From the Shop – The Steps to Become "A Golfer"

One of my favorite things about being in the golf business as a retailer and an instructor is getting to see people grow in golf. While the details of each person’s journey are different I’ve noticed that there is a trend in the way a person becomes a golfer. You can’t call yourself a golfer just because you’ve played the ... Read More »

From the Shop – Views of a Driving Range Pro


Good evening everyone. We’re pleased to welcome a new contributor to SirShanksAlot.com. Brannon Watson is the Head Golf Professional and Owner of the Arkansas Golf Center in Conway, Arkansas. We were really interested in having more content from those folks working in the trenches… golf shops, driving ranges and golf courses. These people add a unique point of view and ... Read More »

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