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I hope this week’s blog finds you and your families safe and in good health. I have noticed that my hair is greyer, so there may be some Just for Men in my future at the age of 37. I do bring good news, however, and that is news that we have golf on the calendar for 2020. And that has to be nothing but a positive. Here are the confirmed events on the docket for now:

PGA Championship, August 6 – 9 Harding Park

U.S. Open, September 17 – 20 Winged Foot

Ryder Cup, September 22 – 27 Whistling Straits

Masters, November 12 – 15 Augusta National

The British Open will not be played as it has been cancelled altogether, and the Olympics have been moved to 2021. Rumor has it that the PGA Tour will resume at the Memorial in June. No word on whether it will be players and caddies only or if galleries will be permitted to attend. 

Great time for deals Trust that we at Golf HQ have been operating under an extremely clean, safe, and healthy protocol. The store is closed but we have been offering curbside pickup on all orders as spring has arrived and golf is still permitted in Ohio. If you are not local, is up and running under the same protocols to fulfill your orders and get them to you safely and germ-free. Let’s take a look at just 5 of the best deals on for your 2020 season.

FootJoy DNA Helix Golf Shoes A high-end shoe at a low-end price. Starting at $99, the DNA Helix is 23% lighter than the original model and features ChromoSkin leather uppers and a supersoft and extra thick foam footbed for unparalleled comfort. They come with a 2 year waterproof warranty and are available in a variety of colors.

Titleist Vokey SM7 Wedges Bob Vokey designed Titleist wedges have been among the top-3 in short-game weapons for 20 years. The SM7 comes in 3 finishes and are now $119.99. Spin milled grooves and optimized CG, lead to consistent spin and launch on a variety of shots from 100 yards and in.

Oakley Sunglasses All Oakley eyewear is up to 30% off! The active lifestyle leading brand offers golf specific frames and lenses, but they don’t stop there. Oakley also offers the best for hiking, shooting, boating, or just laying in the sand. Very rarely do you find Oakley shades on sale, so take advantage of these unbelievable deals while you can!

Mizuno Comp Glove Stock up for the season as they are now 3 for $24.99 or 6 for $39.96! They are durable and the softest synthetic leather glove I’ve ever worn.
” The Mizuno Comp Golf Glove offers the golfer an enhanced feel and fit through a 3D cut superior synthetic leather thumb and palm and Mizuno Flex Mesh making the Mizuno Comp Glove one of the most durable and perfect fitting golf gloves you have ever worn. “

Men’s & Women’s Linksoul Apparel One of our newest brands, Linksoul is a soft, lightweight, understated, and super-casual west coast brand. Hats, outerwear, leggings, polos, and pants are now up to 50% off!

Certified Club Fitter and PGA Professional at your fingertips; literally On April 1st we launched our online fitting form at, and with social distancing the timing couldn’t have been more perfect. And the response has been overwhelming. If you are in the market for new clubs you know how important it is to get fit. Well what separates from the other online retailers is that we can fulfill your custom specs and drop-ship them from the manufacturer to your front door. We recommend shaft, flex, length, lie angle, and more based on the data you provide on the questionnaire. Simply fill out the form and myself or one of our other certified club fitters will reply within 24 hours with some very helpful knowledge and info. You can then place your order and take advantage of our 30-Day Playability Guarantee! Whether it’s a driver or a set of irons, if you are not happy with them simply return them to us in exchange for another set or receive a store credit. We want you to be happy and satisfied with not only your equipment, but your experience with us. 

Today in Masters History, April 8th Two weeks ago we had some fun looking at some unique and cool numbers revolving around the Masters tournament. This would be Masters week, and the news that it will be played in November has kept me from the window ledge; for now. Let’s take a look at some historical Masters moments that took place today, April 8th.

1951 – Ben Hogan wins his first Masters

1956 – Jackie Burke Jr sets the record for largest final round comeback, as he started the day 8 strokes back of leader, and amateur, Ken Venturi. Burke won by 1 stroke. It was also the first year the tournament was aired on television, starting with the second round.

1982 – The first year the first round of the Masters was televised. In years prior, coverage began with the second round on Friday.

1990 – Nick Faldo becomes the second player ever to defend his title when he defeated Raymond Floyd on the second playoff hole.

2001 – Tiger Woods won his unprecedented 4th straight major title dubbing it “The Tiger Slam”.

Enjoy the game, each other, and stay safe.

Seth Zipay – Head Golf Professional
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