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Most golf courses use sand bunkers as a way to challenge golfers and make the overall design more interesting. Some courses use just a few, placed in strategic spots to make golfers think twice. Other courses litter them across the landscape, making it almost inevitable that you will visit at least one or two before the day is done.

It is often said that something has “changed the game,” but how often is that actually the case? More often than not, it’s simply marketing-speak for a couple of small improvements to an existing product. Despite that, we are going to be bold and say that, yes, our GCHawk Launch Monitor really is a game changer. Let’s take a closer look.

 

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Technology has revolutionized the game of golf. While golf still has many time-honored traditions that keep it linked to the past, the way the game has embraced technology should help it thrive well into the future. Obviously, at Foresight Sports, we take great pride in being part of this high-tech golf age.

When you think about improving your golf game, fitness is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. You may know that getting in shape would be beneficial for your performance, but technical points like improving your backswing or changing your putting stroke may take priority. With that said, if you are willing to take the time to perform some golf fitness exercises, the results just might surprise you.

 

Smash Factor, also known as ratio efficiency, is the ratio between club head and golf ball velocities. Also described as ball speed divided by head speed.

If you hang out with golfers who like to talk about the technical side of the game, chances are you have heard the term “smash factor” before, but do you know what it means? We are going to discuss both what smash factor is and also what it can mean for your game.