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Editor and writer Ryan Hawk lives in northwestern Illinois with his fiance and son. He's been a writer for The Hackers Paradise for two years and has been involved with a number of THP events.

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Product Spotlight – Tee Claw

Product Spotlight – Tee Claw

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  Seeking to eliminate the need for annoying and ill-performing rubber tees, Tee Claw is a solution for those players forced to practice off mats. It provides a stable platform to use standard tees when grass isn’t available for practice sessions. The Tee Claw Concept The Tee Claw concept was borne from a desire to […]

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PING GMax Irons Review

PING GMax Irons Review

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2015 saw PING take on a new face in many ways, with the consolidation of multiple lines under the popular G Series moniker. Rather than three different driver lines, the G30 instead featured three different models for different types of players. Though the i Series remains in their iron lineup, consumers now have two distinct […]

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Hopkins CP1 SuperSpoon Fairway Woods

Hopkins CP1 SuperSpoon Fairway Woods

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Two years after introducing his new company and wedge line, Greg Hopkins continues to methodically grow his business with new club offerings. Last year saw the somewhat quiet release of the DJ21 irons and in late 2013 he began shipping discount golf balls across the country. 2015 brings a small, but surprising change in direction […]

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Product Spotlight – Garsen 15” MAX Putter Grip

Product Spotlight – Garsen 15” MAX Putter Grip

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  In late 2014, THP took a look at a new putter grip company, Garsen Golf, that was producing a novel and (for some) very effective product. In his quest to further expand his line of offerings, Bernerd Garsen recently sent over a sample of his latest grip, a longer and heavier version of the […]

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Callaway MD3 Milled Wedges Preview

Callaway MD3 Milled Wedges Preview

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3 Grinds. 3 Grooves. Get Up and Down From Anywhere. The MD3 Milled Wedges have the versatility and selection for every shot, every course condition, and every swing. It’s the most complete wedge line that Callaway has ever created. By leveraging 3 unique grinds (S-Grind, C-Grind and the new W-Grind), our new milled Progressive Groove […]

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2015 Titleist Pro V1 Review

2015 Titleist Pro V1 Review

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2015’s Pro V1 offers a continuation of established and well-received performance with a newly designed cover technology that Titleist feels will offer even softer feel and better greenside performance than previous versions of the iconic ball. Information from Titleist The new 2015 Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x models are the result of a continuous […]

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Knuth High Heat Driver Review

Knuth High Heat Driver Review

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A few products always seem to create underground buzz at every annual PGA Merchandise show and one of those that buzzed the loudest in 2015 featured a surprising, but familiar name – Knuth.  Known as the “Pope of Slope”, Dean Knuth has been involved in the golf industry for decades, notably as a USGA executive, […]

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Product Spotlight – Imperial Marimekko Hats with Coolcore

Product Spotlight – Imperial Marimekko Hats with Coolcore

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As we progress into the steamiest time of year for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, many of us will be looking toward our apparel to help control body temperature. At the 2015 PGA Show, two companies, Imperial Headwear and Coolcore, announced their partnership in a line of headwear that is designed to help […]

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New Balance Golf 574 Shoe Review

New Balance Golf 574 Shoe Review

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Though not immediately recognized for their golf products, New Balance is as well known for its footwear as any brand. With over 100 years in the industry, the company knows shoes and their involvement in golf should be nothing other than a positive thing for their fans. The Golf 574 shoe melds the comfort of […]

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Snell Golf Balls Review

Snell Golf Balls Review

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Joining what was at one point a rapidly growing segment of the golf equipment industry, Snell Golf brings the legitimacy gained from years working with larger OEMS to the direct-to-consumer golf ball sales model. The company’s two offerings, My Tour Ball and Get Sum, cover the needs of both better players and beginners at a […]

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