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INAUGURAL SI GOLF+ CLUBMAKER SURVEY
February 04, 2013
SI GOLF+ QUESTIONED EXECUTIVES AT MAJOR EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS ON TOPICS RANGING FROM WHAT MOTIVATES TOUR PROS TO PLAY A CERTAIN BRAND TO THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE USGA. THE RESULTS (AND THE EXECS' CANDID COMMENTS, MADE ON THE CONDITION OF ANONYMITY) MIGHT SURPRISE YOU
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February 04, 2013

Inaugural Si Golf+ Clubmaker Survey

SI GOLF+ QUESTIONED EXECUTIVES AT MAJOR EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS ON TOPICS RANGING FROM WHAT MOTIVATES TOUR PROS TO PLAY A CERTAIN BRAND TO THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE USGA. THE RESULTS (AND THE EXECS' CANDID COMMENTS, MADE ON THE CONDITION OF ANONYMITY) MIGHT SURPRISE YOU

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About the same 33%

Less knowledgeable 0%

Does the USGA do a satisfactory job regulating equipment?

Yes 58%

No 42%

LOOSE LIPS: "Satisfactory, yes. Ideal, no. [The USGA] makes too many decisions based on opinions and lacks data to support the decisions."

Do you expect the USGA and the R&A to modify other equipment regulations in the near future?

Yes 91%

No 9%

Do tour pros play the equipment that performs the best or do they play the equipment that pays the most?

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