Ed Travis

About Ed Travis

Ed is a national award-winning golf journalist and has carried on a lifelong love affair with the game. His work covering the business of golf, equipment, golf personalities and travel is prominently featured in numerous print and electronic publications. He has competed in tournament golf both as an amateur and senior professional and though his competitive days are behind him, Ed still plays regularly and carries a handicap of 4. He lives on a water hazard in suburban Orlando.

REVA Golf Balls

The two-piece REVA golf balls from Callaway are especially designed with women golfers in mind and compliment the Big Bertha REVA family of super game-improvement clubs. Fast Facts Callaway REVA golf balls 2-piece ionomer cover 1.73-inch diameter Color choice white or pink Available April 21, 2021 $22.99 per dozen WYNTK: The introduction last fall of a [...]

By |2021-04-07T08:58:27-04:00April 7th, 2021|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , |

Miura’s PI-401 Irons

Miura Golf, known as a maker of premium clubs, introduced their first game-improvement iron model called the PI-401. Made from high strength steel the two-piece heads have a large sweet-spot and are targeted at those wanting an easier to hit iron. Fast Facts Miura Golf PI-401 irons Game-improvement category Cast 8620 steel body Forged S35C steel [...]

By |2021-04-05T08:34:23-04:00April 5th, 2021|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , |

King Cobra Snakebite Wedge

For those wanting wedges with extra bite Cobra Golf has brought out the new King Cobra model with a progressive groove pattern tagged “Snakebite” in variable or one length. There is a touch of nostalgia too with the old King Cobra logo on the sole cutout. Fast Facts King Cobra Wedge Snakebite Grooves Choice of variable [...]

By |2021-03-31T19:40:20-04:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , |

Q-Star Tour Divide

Srixon’s Q-Star Tour Divide, in an eye-catching half yellow and half red matte urethane 338-dimple cover is a more visible version of the original Q-Star Tour model. Fast Facts Srixon Q-Star Tour Divide 3-piece construction Thermoplastic urethane cover Matte two color finish 338 dimples Gradational core Available April 15 $32.99 per dozen WYNTK Two tone golf [...]

By |2021-03-29T19:49:57-04:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , |

XXIO Prime Driver – Lightweight Quality

Components used in the XXIO Prime driver are all lightweight with the idea being to make a club slow to moderate swing speed golfers can swing faster to get more distance with the clubhead having alternating areas of flexibility and a flat cup face. Fast Facts XXIO Prime driver Super game improvement 460 cc Rebound frame [...]

By |2021-03-28T16:28:42-04:00March 28th, 2021|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , |

Cobra T-Rail Irons

Cobra Golf’s T-Rail Irons are hollow headed super game-improvement category irons for higher handicap players with the popular Baffler Rail sole and graphite shafts stock. Fast Facts Cobra T-Rail Hybrid-Irons Super game-improvement hollow cast body hybrid-iron Forged variable thickness steel face insert Two hollow split rails on sole Medium offset, PVD chrome & black finish 5-iron [...]

By |2021-03-21T21:47:31-04:00March 20th, 2021|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , |

Callaway and Topgolf—What’s Next?

Callaway Golf’s (NYSE: ELY) purchase of Topgolf International, Inc. has been completed, paid for with the issuance of 90 million additional shares of stock valued at less than $1.8 billion the time of the announcement last October and not counting the 14% of Topgolf Callaway already owned. With Callaway now trading at over $30 per share [...]

By |2021-03-15T17:43:48-04:00March 15th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

The USGA Just Doesn’t Get It

The Arnold Palmer Invitational. Bay Hill Club & Lodge. Bryson DeChambeau. A trifecta if there ever was one and another example of who should and in fact does make a difference to our game. The fans. The amateurs. The weekend warriors. The ones who love golf, love to watch and love to play. The excitement around [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:56:52-04:00March 14th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

Women’s Golf Day and PGA Tour Superstore

Women’s Golf Day (WGD) has inked a deal with PGA TOUR Superstores (PGATSS), the largest golf-only retailer in the U.S. with 45 stores, to be the official retailer for the international event promoting women and girls’ involvement in golf. The multi-year agreement includes PGATSS selling a WGD Capsule Collection of branded apparel and accessories from other [...]

By |2021-03-09T07:07:09-05:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Callaway Chrome Soft X LS Golf Balls

Callaway Golf fills out the Chrome Soft golf ball family with the X LS, a four-piece urethane cover model targeted for play by high swing speed players wanting a soft-feel ball with low spin off the tee but low launch and high spin with short irons. Fast Facts Callaway Chrome Soft X LS Premium better-player category [...]

By |2021-03-06T15:10:38-05:00March 6th, 2021|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , |
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