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Great Belt for a Great Cause

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Pros: Good materials, quality craftsmanship, smooth action

Cons: Release lever is a little tricky to work

Mission Belt Co. is a socially responsible company. A dollar from every belt they sell goes to fight global hunger through micro lending. While this is a great cause, I’m not going to buy something just because a company is charitable. Fortunately, they also make a great product.       The Mission Belt is made from quality materials. The belt is made of real leather and well stitched. There are no holes in the belt to be stretched or torn, and according to their website, the leather won’t crack. Since I tend to keep belts until they fall apart, these are both very good for me. All of the belts are interchangeable (limited by size), so as long as you own a 40mm buckle,...
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A Must Read for Any Golfer Who's Serious About His/Her Game

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Pros: Easy to Read, Statements are Supported by Data, Applies Information in a Practical Manner

Cons: Could Use More Pictures in the Technique Section

Lowest Score Wins is easily the best golf book I've ever read. Unlike the majority of golf books out there which teach based on conventional wisdom and anecdotes, Lowest Score Wins teaches based on observable data, and does so in a practical manner. The book debunks common myths and cliches that have plagued golf instruction for countless numbers of years by approaching the game of golf in a scientific and analytical way. It is also written in plain English, with bits of humor thrown in. So, despite numerous statistics and references, it remains an easy read.   The book is divided into three main sections. The first is called Technique & Equipment, but it goes...
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Decent Putter, But Does Not Meet Marketing Expectations

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Pros: Forgiving, Decent Value, Good Looks

Cons: Slick Grip, Had Difficulty Squaring the Clubface, Where's the Technology?

Bridgestone True Balance TD-02 Putter     The True Balance Putter is Bridgestone Golf's first entry in the putter market. The concept of the putter is simple: Bridgestone added weight to the head while removing it from the shaft and grip of the putter to keep the balance point of the putter within five inches from it's sole to create their "True Balance" feel. They claim that the design will give players better feel for the putter head, which gives the following benefits:   Quote: Balance point less than 5" from sole provides incredible feel and connection to the putter head improving speed and distance control Naturally "gates" through the stroke and squares...
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