Episodes
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories and Kris McCormack of True Spec Golf to dive in to the 2024 Masters.
Published 04/11/24
Published 04/11/24
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories and Kris McCormack of True Spec Golf to break down all of our 2024 robot testing insights for fairway woods and irons. --  Thanks to our official sponsor Golf Pride and their new Reverse Taper putter grip.  It’s the most crucial split-second in golf. You can’t worry about if the ball is going in the hole or not – if you haven’t worried about what’s happening at...
Published 04/04/24
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories to break down the rumors that Callaway has been put up for sale, the growing popularity of blended iron sets and the future of TaylorMade putters.
Published 03/28/24
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories to talk what amateur golfers can learn from the latest gear trends on tour and the rise of player's distance irons. The episode then concludes with an exclusive, in-studio, interview featuring Miura Golf's COO Bill Holowaty discussing the release of their new 602 irons. -- Watch/Subscribe to full episodes on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@FullyEquippedGolf
Published 03/21/24
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories and True Spec Golf's Kris McCormack to talk the key to Scottie Scheffler's putting resurgence, Titleist's new TSR 2-wood and gear updates from The Players Championship. We then dive into another edition of the Hotline before the episode concludes with an exclusive interview featuring PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Eric Cole and his mother Laura Baugh.
Published 03/13/24
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories and True Spec Golf's Kris McCormack to give a live report from Bay Hill, talk a massive change potentially coming for equipment manufacturers' on tour and take a closer look at Scottie Scheffler's rumored switch to a mallet putter.
Published 03/07/24
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories and True Spec Golf's Kris McCormack to breakdown all of our robot testing data and reveal which drivers impressed us the most. -- The Inside GOLF team is NOW putting on a bucket-list Golf experience. It’s a 3 day / 2 night event at Pinehurst, just 2 weeks before they play the US Open there next year. For more info visit:...
Published 02/29/24
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories and True Spec Golf's Kris McCormack to talk Hideki Matsuyama's winning bag set up at Riviera, Kirkland's newest golf release and Scottie Scheffler's putter dilemma. The guys then hit the Fully Equipped Hotline to answer a couple of listener submitted questions before the episode concludes with an exclusive interview featuring Vokey's Aaron Dill.
Published 02/22/24
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories and True Spec Golf's Kris McCormack to break down what gear changes are in the works at The Genesis Invitational, what it's like getting an upclose look at Tiger's Scotty Cameron gamer and the potential impact of Sun Day Red. -- Together with Tour Validated, Fully Equipped is now the home for all GOLF’s gear insights and new releases.   🎯 Subscribe to our YouTube...
Published 02/14/24
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories and True Spec Golf's Kris McCormack to discuss the ongoing legal battle between TaylorMade and Costco, learnings from Scottie Scheffler's putter testing and gear updates from the WM Phoenix Open. Our Hotline segment then makes a return before the episode concludes with three exclusive interviews featuring Cobra's Rickie Fowler, Gary Woodland and Justin Suh.
Published 02/07/24
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories to talk their live reactions to the gear changes at Pebble, why Lexi Thompson's Maxfli deal is so fascinating and what went down at this past week's PGA Show.
Published 01/31/24
Fully Equipped's Jonathan Wall is joined by one of the most revered master craftsmen in the game today, Scotty Cameron, to discuss everything from his new line of Phantom mallet putters to never before heard stories from his time working with Tiger Woods. This exclusive 90-plus minute interview is one you truly do not want to miss!
Published 01/25/24
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories and True Spec Golf's Kris McCormack to break down why 2024 is "The Year of the Driver," how Costco's driver faired in our robot-testing and the biggest gear updates on Tour. The episode then concludes with an exclusive interview featuring Cobra's Vice President of R&D Tom Olsavsky talking their new Darkspeed driver.
Published 01/18/24
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories to take a deep dive into the 10k driver releases from TaylorMade and Ping, the next clothing company to partner with Tiger Woods and Collin Morikawa's shocking gear switch. The episode then concludes with an exclusive interview featuring TaylorMade's Tomo Bystedt.
Published 01/11/24
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories and True Spec Golf's Kris McCormack to break down Callaway's new Ai Smoke line, the biggest gear surprises from Hawaii and what our robot testing taught us about Costco's Kirkland irons.
Published 01/04/24
On special Hotline only edition of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by True Spec Golf's Kris McCormack to answer your burning questions on everything from the ball rollback to Tiger's relationship with Nike. If you want your shot at being featured on the Fully Equipped Hotline leave us a voicemail at (602) 935-4974 and stay tuned to future episodes!
Published 12/14/23
On an emergency edition of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories and True Spec Golf's Kris McCormack to break down the USGA and R&A's announcement of plans for a ball rollback.
Published 12/06/23
On a special Monday edition of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories to discuss the impending announcement of a universal golf ball rollback.
Published 12/04/23
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath fire off some hot takes regarding if Tiger Woods is mad at Nike over Jordan's foray into golf, indicators of an impending golf ball rollback and what pro motivated TaylorMade to add the Qi10 to the USGA conforming list.
Published 11/29/23
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories for a special Thanksgiving episode. The guys debate if Tiger (or Charlie) Woods will be using the new TaylorMade driver at their upcoming events and dive into other speculation on what players have been locked into equipment deals for this season.
Published 11/22/23
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Gene Parente of Golf Laboratories get together in San Diego to discuss the surprise reveal of new drivers on the PGA Tour. The episode then concludes with an exclusive interview featuring Tour winner Sam Burns revealing why he finally switched putters.
Published 11/17/23
On this week's episode of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by True Spec Golf's Kris McCormack to talk the hype behind Kirkland's new driver, TaylorMade's Spider Tour X Proto and Tiger Woods' "Secret Gamer" being put up for sale. The episode then concludes with another edition of the Fully Equipped Hotline, this time featuring a question addressing the signs that you need to find a new club fitter.
Published 11/09/23
On this week's edition of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by True Spec Golf's Kris McCormack to talk the launch of Odyssey's new AI-One putter line, RB's advice for building your own clubs and what old school ClubTest gems we have uncovered from the Golf Magazine archives. The episode then concludes with an exclusive interview featuring 7-time Tour Winner Xander Schauffele.
Published 11/02/23
On this week's edition of Fully Equipped, GOLF's Jonathan Wall and Ryan Barath are joined by Golf Laboratories' Gene Parente to talk Collin Morikawa's gear changes ahead of his victory, consistency with iron testing and what OEM needs a big year for their new products in 2024. --This week's episode of Fully Equipped is brought to you by our official sponsor Golf Pride. Go to golfpride.com and use promo code "fullyequipped" to get free shipping on your next order! Available for all US orders,...
Published 10/26/23