Articles by James Richardson

  • Hirono Golf Club in Japan
    Features

    Is Japan’s love of golf beginning to fade?

    The golf boom has long since past in Japan but the game is still in a fairly good place.

  • Callaway Opus wedge
    Equipment

    Callaway introduces brand new Opus and Opus Platinum wedges

    Callaway has launched its brand new Opus and Opus Platinum wedges to PGA TOUR players ahead of wider release later this year.

  • Wedges
    Equipment

    How many wedges should you carry in your bag?

    Carrying four wedges is more common among better ball strikers who have more scoring opportunities with wedges.

  • Callaway Apex MB irons
    Equipment

    Chris Kirk switches in custom ‘Gun Blue’ Callaway Apex MB irons

    Chris Kirk has debuted an eye-catching set of Callaway Apex MB irons, with a special “Gun Blue” colourway.

  • The International in Amsterdam
    Courses

    Can you play the International in Amsterdam as a visitor?

    You will need to befriend a member to play at the International.

  • Used irons on a rack
    Equipment

    Everything you need to consider when buying a set of irons

    Having the right set of irons is crucial to improving your game and achieving your desired results.

  • Bryson DeChambeau celebrates winning the US Open
    Equipment

    WATCH: Bryson DeChambeau’s unique US Open-winning bag setup explained

    Check out the bag that Bryson DeChambeau used to win the US Open for a second time.

  • Pinehurst No 2
    Videos

    WATCH: ‘The worst day of golfing in my life’ – Average Joe shows how hard it is to play Pinehurst No. 2

    Golfers will soon be flocking back to the famous Pinehurst resort to play their infamous No. 2 course, but they should be warned.

  • Cobra Darkspeed Season Opener
    Equipment

    How to tell which type of driver you should buy

    Selecting your driver is not a “one size fits all” approach as the club needs to match your swing.

  • Hybrid golf clubs from TaylorMade
    Equipment

    What is a hybrid golf club and when should you consider buying one?

    Purchasing a hybrid golf club can also be a daunting task, given the bewildering array of different options on the market.

  • Golf club sets
    Equipment

    When you should consider buying a complete set of clubs

    Purchasing set of golf clubs has distinct advantages over buying individual clubs for many beginners.

  • Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
    News

    Course design expert says architects are making same huge mistake too often

    Robert Trent Jones Jr believes tree removal is overdone in golf course architecture.

  • Sepp Straka drives off the tee