News RSS

Golf Equipment Reviews, Golf Reviews, Putting Green -

We've been practicing on our SynLawn Dave Pelz putting green for a few weeks now, so we felt it time to provide a review of the product. To our knowledge this is the first detailed independent online review of this product. We chose this green for our backyard application pretty much site unseen as there are no retailers that have this product on a showroom floor anywhere. We liked the look of the product and felt with Dave Pelz lending his name to the green, it was most likely going to be a quality unit. We also wanted a green...

Read more

Blog, Cigars, News -

Golf courses are one of the last remaining refuges for cigar smokers and, with summer officially here, many of you are getting back out there and enjoying your two favorite pastimes. This article is a primer for the new cigar smoker or the golfer who occasionally enjoys lighting one up with the guys. Selecting The Right Cigar While there are thousands of choices out there, here are a few considerations. Select a cigar that's easy to light and stay lit, and easy to smoke. That means leaving the small & thin cigars at home. They burn too fast, too hot...

Read more

We've always wanted our very own backyard putting green and decided now was the time to add one here at the Golf Gear Box headquarters. The green will be used by our staff to review putters, wedges, balls and short game training aids.  Our first step was to choose a putting green that would work for our application. Since we are not sure if this will be our last stop, we wanted a putting green that we could take with us in the event we have to relocate. We liked the look of the Dave Pelz Greenmaker from SynLawn so...

Read more

Golf Equipment Reviews, Golf Reviews, News, Putting Green -

Golf Gear Box was thrilled to recently pick up the Pro-Putt Systems line of putting greens. These super high quality greens can be used for any indoor or outdoor applications. Features: Award winning bent grass green turf Can be used for indoor for outdoor locations Totally portable Easy to assemble, no tools required Unlimited undulations (with Easy Breaks Kit)  10-Year warranty Check-out how simple the PPS greens are to install in the video below.  

Read more

"Drive for show, putt for dough." A common refrain from golfers, but a truism nonetheless. How many times have you rushed to make a tee time and instead of going to the putting green you went right to the range and quickly banged a few drivers and 7-irons? I bet a lot. But the statistics of the game suggest you would be better off by putting rather than driving. Dave Pelz, the former NASA engineer turned short game guru, has spent years looking at where players gain & lose strokes to par. Based on his research, Pelz suggests that improving...

Read more