Last week, Titleist posted an opinion piece on the brand's website on the ever-contentious subject of technology vs. tradition. Geoff Shackelford responded with point-by-point dissent, which touched off a flame war of comments, and another story on sportsfanmagazine.com has covered some of the same ground.
Shackelford's piece and the companion piece on sportsfanmagazine.com both claim to be rooted in "the facts." There are plenty of opinions in both, but actual facts are hard to come by. Let's take a closer look.