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.

PXG One & Done Putter

PXG’s second putter in their Battle Ready Collection, the One & Done, is a mallet style with a milled head and wrap-around rear weight placement giving a high resistance to twisting at impact. Fast Facts PXG One & Done: Milled aircraft grade aluminum head Tungsten wrap-around rear weight Four interchangeable sole weight screws Parallel lines and [...]

By |2021-01-04T18:16:52-05:00January 4th, 2021|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , |

Zero Friction Stand Bag

Accessory maker Zero Friction has introduced a lightweight stand bag with dual strap and useful features including a six-way top. Fast Facts Zero Friction Golf Stand Bag: Dual Strap stand bag Six-way top Full length dividers Weight less than 5 lbs. Seven zippered pockets Two color choices $199.99 at ZeroFriction.com WYNTK: Getting the right carry bag [...]

By |2020-12-21T20:38:35-05:00December 21st, 2020|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , |

Cobra Golf Launches Radspeed Driver

ORLANDO, Florida – Cobra Golf’s Radspeed family of woods use newly designed radial placement of internal weighting for low spin and high forgiveness in three drivers, four fairway woods and two hybrids. Fast Facts Radspeed drivers: 460cc clubhead Carbon fiber crown T-bar chassis CNC milled wrap around face Adjustable hosel Cobra Connect by Arccos Color choices: [...]

By |2020-12-15T07:43:34-05:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , |

Strategic Alliance Equals World Tour or Takeover?

Having had a couple of weeks to think about the implications of the announced “strategic alliance” between the PGA Tour and the European Tour a few speculations are in order. There was nothing inappropriate in the announcement’s timing on Black Friday but that may be the reason it received relatively little comment in the media. On [...]

By |2020-12-15T06:59:53-05:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Srixon ZX Drivers

Srixon’s new ZX5 and ZX7 drivers use Rebound Frame Technology that layers flexible areas with stiffer areas for better ball speed and added distance. Fast Facts Srixon ZX Drivers: 460cc clubhead alternates flexible and stiffer areas Larger carbon fiber crown ZX5 one adjustable weight, ZX7 two adjustable weights Adjustable hosel Stock shaft ZX5: Project X HZRDUS [...]

By |2020-12-08T06:12:37-05:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , |

Golf Pride’s Concept Helix Grip

Concept Helix, a new approach from Golf Pride to regripping without special equipment, tape or solvent using grips with an internal friction torque mechanism that slides inside the shaft Fast Facts Golf Pride Concept Helix Grip: Grip with internal friction torque mechanism Easy installation without solvent or tape Installation horn provided Tour Velvet-type grip Standard size [...]

By |2020-12-08T06:10:22-05:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , , |

Srixon Intros ZX Irons

Srixon’s new ZX irons, the ZX5 and ZX7, were designed using sophisticated computer software combined with the company’s years of experience making high performance clubs. Fast Facts Srixon ZX5 irons: Game improvement category irons Forged 1025 steel body Forged Sup10 stainless steel face Milled pattern cavity back Tungsten toe weight Progressive grooves by loft V-shaped sole [...]

By |2020-11-30T19:11:10-05:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , |

First 3D Printed Golf Club—Cobra King Supersport-35 Putter

Cobra Golf again breaks new ground with introduction of the limited-edition King Supersport-35 putter, the first golf club manufactured by 3D metal printing. Fast Facts: Limited edition oversized blade putter 3D printed 316 stainless steel body Internal lattice to distribute head mass Plumber’s neck hosel & 35° toe hang Aluminum face insert with SIK Golf descending [...]

By |2020-11-30T19:08:54-05:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , , |

Laser Pro Rangefinders from Zero Friction

Accessory maker Zero Friction has entered the rangefinder business with two pistol grip models having a range up to 1,000-yards, the Laser Pro and Laser Pro SM. Fast Facts Laser Pro rangefinder: Range up to 1,000 yards +/- 1 yard LCD display with 6x magnification Vibrates when locked on target Scan and pin lock modes Pistol [...]

By |2020-11-27T08:51:51-05:00November 23rd, 2020|Categories: Golf Products|Tags: , , , |

Monday After the COVID-19 Masters

A friend, who happens to be a golf professional based in California, put it best Saturday afternoon with the comment, “DJ’s putting on a clinic,” and that in a nutshell was the 2020 Masters with Dustin Johnson winning by five strokes. COVID-19 changed our lives and in addition to causing a disruption of the 2020 PGA [...]

By |2020-11-16T19:23:38-05:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |
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