Barney Adams on the State of the Game, Equipment, The Wow Factor, and Breakthrough Golf Tech


784: When Barney Adams introduced the Adams Golf Tight Lies Fairway “Woods” (was the first to use metal instead of wood) in 1988 he changed the golf equipment industry forever. The last time we spoke to him in 2012 he was promoting the wonderful idea of “Play It Forward” for the USGA. A great idea that never really caught on. Now he’s showcasing his newest venture at Breakthrough Golf Technology after seeing that no significant innovation has been made to putter shafts for decades. But there’s so much more we cover in this very entertaining hour including the state of the game, golf on tv, his WOW Factor book and more.

This week on Golf Smarter Mulligans #100, is the third of nine episodes featuring the late, great instructor Tony Manzoni. This time in the first of two episodes, we talk about Getting To The Next Level, One Club at a Time. Mulligans is published each Friday to help with your weekend round.
Tony’s book “The Lost Fundamental: One Simple Move. Better Golf Forever.” is available once again in either paperback or kindle formats. Find it at
The Lost Fundamental video is also available online! If you’re interested, please send your request to host Fred Greene at [email protected]

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