Articles by E. Michael Johnson

Are left-handed options for golf clubs as limited as they seem?

Question: I’m a lefty. Why are my options in clubs so limited? Answer: When Harry Vardon was asked to name the best left-handed player he ever saw, his answer provided some insight into why left-handed golfers have had such a hard time finding good equipment through the years. “Never saw one worth a damn,” said Read more…

A major win is a small putter company’s big break

Twenty-five years ago, the SeeMore putter company was founded and got the break all small putter companies live for: a major championship win. That occurred just a few months into its existence when Payne Stewart used the company’s original Bronze FGP putter with the company’s hallmark RifleScope alignment technology for his iconic 15-foot par putt Read more…

Bettinardi New Releases for 2024

Looking to learn what you need to know about the latest new products from Bettinardi? These handy thumbnails will keep you up to date on the company’s new releases across all club catetgories. Studio B Reserve Collection putter: Bettinardi Golf has launched a new Studio B Reserve collection. Known for its penchant for producing high-end, Read more…

From the Archive: Who knows these millionaires?

Dan Jenkins’ rant in the February 2000 issue of Golf Digest about the number of PGA Tour players winning $US1 million or more and the lack of starpower among them endures today.

The best new golf balls of 2024

Finding the right ball shouldn’t be like looking for a needle in a haystack. What you need is a magnet. Consider the Hot List your lodestone. The goal with our annual review of the best-rated golf balls is to help you take the first step toward better defining your playing needs and how certain balls Read more…

The one question you should never ask before you get a clubfitting

There’s a lot of cool things about working at Golf Digest. Chief among them is the opportunity to forge longstanding relationships within the industry and to engage with our readers. On Thursday, April 25 at 8 p.m. EST, both of those areas meet as Senior Editor, Equipment Mike Stachura and myself will be hosting the Read more…

The clubs Scottie Scheffler used to win the 2024 RBC Heritage

From tee to green he was simply dominant, ranking first in strokes gained/off the tee and first in strokes gained/approach the green picking up a combined 12 shots on the field. Scheffler also ranked second in greens in regulation.