The Jedi Putter's Constant Feedback Makes You a Master of the Green

Mastering the perfect golf swing is a lot harder than it looks, and putting is even harder than blasting a golf ball down the fairway. So while it will probably never be approved for use in PGA tournaments, the Jedi Putter—designed by students at Rice University—provides real-time feedback helping an amateur golfer… » 4/22/14 11:30am Tuesday 11:30am

Sparking Titanium Golf Clubs Might Be Causing California Wildfires

Researchers at UC Irvine have determined that golfers who can't keep their shots out of the rough might actually be responsible for wildfires in California in recent years. Specifically, certain clubs made from a titanium alloy have been found to produce sparks up to 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit—more than hot enough to… » 3/24/14 4:00pm 3/24/14 4:00pm

This two person golf trick shot is unbelievable

Excuse the portrait mode video but this golf trick shot is so impressive that we can ignore the blatant disregard of proper cell phone video recording etiquette. Here's what goes down: the guy behind hits a golf ball to the guy in front who swings and hits the same ball without the ball ever touching the ground. It's… » 3/10/14 11:21pm 3/10/14 11:21pm

Garmin Approach S4 Lets You Keep Tabs on Email While You're Out Golfing

It hasn't taken Garmin long to announce a successor to its Approach S2 and S3 golf watches announced earlier this year. But the latest edition to the lineup adds a feature that makes the S4 a must-have upgrade: Bluetooth, allowing the watch to relay notifications about incoming calls, emails, and texts while you're… » 10/15/13 11:57am 10/15/13 11:57am

Every Hole's a Piece of Art In This Sculpture Garden Mini Golf Course

In their own way, a lot of miniature golf courses—with their twisting layouts, devious obstacles, and over-the-top designs—can be considered art. Even if their sole purpose is to encourage tourists to pay to knock a ball around. But this spring the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden decided to join… » 5/29/13 2:13pm 5/29/13 2:13pm

Want To Snooze? This Annoying Alarm Clock Makes You Sink a Putt First

It's been a while since we've stumbled across an alarm clock that uses some annoying gimmick to ensure you get out of bed in the morning. But this $17 mini golf game trapped inside a plastic dome might actually be a less rage-inducing way to start your day. » 2/21/13 11:40am 2/21/13 11:40am

Garmin Approach S2 Straps 30,000 Golf Courses To Your Wrist

If there's one sport that's managed to spawn an entire industry of bizarre gadgets promising to improve a player's game, it's golf. But Garmin's new Approach S2 watch manages to shine in a sea of mediocrity, providing a genuinely useful tool to golfers with a library of over 30,000 course layouts from around the world, … » 1/23/13 9:14am 1/23/13 9:14am

Putter Pool Brilliantly Merges Two of the World's Laziest Sports

If you need any more proof that we're giving Nobel Prizes to the wrong people, behold the brilliant creation that is Putter Pool. It takes billiards and golf—arguably two of the laziest 'sports' known to man—and merges them into an indoor game that barely requires you to get up off the couch. Genius! » 1/16/13 11:05am 1/16/13 11:05am