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Posted on 01. Feb, 2018 by Jay McGrath.
J.R. Mats Inc. released their new review of UnEven Lie Golf Mats ™ by Top Golf Instructor Mike Bender. Mike talks about how golf is usually practiced on a flat practice tee rather than the “field” that it is actually played on.
UnEven Lie Golf Mats™ where developed by J.R. Mats Inc. president Jay McGrath to help Bender create the UnEven Lie Station at his new state of the art golf academy. When we first tried traditional golf turf mats the ball rolled off of the incline. We developed the Uneven Lie™ mat with a distinct grain to keep the ball in place.
The review shows how Bender uses his UnEven Lie Mats at his academy to help his students practice the uneven lies that they may encounter on the golf course.
J.R. Mats Inc. owner says there are many teaching professional considering adding adding UnEven Lie Golf Mats™ to their golf practice space and a lot of buzz around its potential benefits in the Golf field.
About J.R. Mats Inc.
J.R. Mats, Inc. developed the Country Club Elite® Golf Mats. The first golf practice mat that Takes A Real Tee® and lets you Swing Down And Through® with True Divot Action®.
About Mike Bender:
Mike Bender—Named by Golf Digest as one of America’s Top Five Best Teachers Mike Bender is a competitor turned teacher ranked in GOLF Magazine as one of the Top 100 Teachers in America since 1996. He has successfully improved golfers ranking from beginner to professional—such as Zach Johnson, Jonathan Byrd, Mark Hensby, Skip Kendal. He has created the training tool called MEGSA PPE (Most Efficient Golf Swing Attainable Perfect Practice Equipment which is being used by more than a dozen touring professionals as well as amateurs. Bender continues to teach and refine his teachings in order to continue improving golfers swings in terms of power and efficiency—the determination that has allowed him to maintain his title as one of the best golf teachers ever known.
Posted on 04. Dec, 2017 by Jay McGrath.
Upgrading my web cam as a personal Christmas Present this year.
I’ve had a fe meetings on ZOOM lately – if you are a skype user definitely check it out.
I had a meeting today and was so impressed with the audio and video quality that I had to order one for my self.
It should help with all of the golf simulator room designs and make our interaction more personal.
See you on the other side of the camera.
Here are the bullets from amazon:
- Business Grade Hd Video Webcam: Full 1080P Hd Video At 30 Frames Per Second For High Quality Video Conferences On Pc Or Mac
- Widest Field Of View: 90-Degree Extended View Plus Pan, Tilt And 4X Digital Zoom; Perfect For Whiteboard Presentations And Product Demos
- Uvc H.264 Encoding: Frees Up System Bandwidth And Delivers A Smoother Video Stream By Putting Video Processing In The Camera
- Plug-and-play compatibility: Certified for Microsoft Lync 2013 and Skype; compatible with most UC and web conferencing applications
- This business product comes in brown box and does not ship with retail software (e.g. the Logitech Webcam Software found in the retail product, for example in Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920)
I especially like it for business interactions because when you are on camera you tend to be less distracted and participate more in meetings. I’m the last of the group to pull the trigger so I guess it’s time to get hair cut and clean up my office…. or get a Jane Jetson Mask ;-)
Posted on 24. Nov, 2017 by Jay McGrath.
My husband recently received his Golf Mat and Putting Green purchases from Real Feel Golf Mats. He and our young boys are more than thrilled! They had them out of the boxes before the delivery driver left!
As with any online purchase, my husband was half expecting cheaply-made mediocre quality, but to his surprised, these mats are fantastic! He’s very impressed with the quality, weight and sheer size. He says the Golf Mat feels just like the driving range (but better — he can use his own tees!). I’m happy too because “Dad and the boys” spend more time hitting balls at home than away at the range. I love hearing them playing away in the garage for hours, having fun!
— reply —
Thank you so much for sending the pictures. The boys look like “naturals”. Putting is a great way to get started playing golf. Be sure to get them out side o the practice mat when the weather gets warmer and try the birdie balls ( limited flight golf practice balls ) when you get a chance – they are great for kids because they get airborne more easily that regular golf balls and they make a cool sound.
Enjoy and please keep me posted on progress.
We appreciate you – Jay
Posted on 06. Nov, 2017 by Jay McGrath.
Watch as Titleist Brand Ambassador Jordan Spieth executes a 30-yard flop shot for Titleist Golf Ball R&D. Jordan describes his strategy and the technique he uses to pull this shot off successfully.
Posted on 21. Oct, 2017 by Jay McGrath.
We made sone custom golf mats and putting turf for New Todd Kolb Golf Academy. Ver sure to check out the pictures in ur gallery and review area. Todd also cut one of the custom sized lager mats and inserted is Swing Catalyst – that he can move it from side to side for left / right handed golfers and put the “plug” piece of mat back into the spot not being used.
My Friend Todd Kolb has a new program that I though you might want to check out.
New driver technology, smartphone apps, access to millions of golf videos all over the place….Yet the average handicap for golfers hasn’t improved.
So why is this? With all this access to information, training aids and new club technology, golfers just aren’t improving. I decided to really dive into this and come up with an answer.
This idea, of actually improving players golf games, instead of just helping them hit it a little further, has driven us to create a new top to bottom system for helping you golf better.
Plain and simple, we want to help golfers take strokes off their scores like never before.
Click below to see how we think we can pull this off!
Posted on 09. Oct, 2017 by Jay McGrath.
FAQ – How Do I Cut My Country Club Elite® Real Feel Golf Mats®
We get this question often when customers are building simulator rooms or want to make some custom cuts to drop their mew practice mat into a recess or existing tray system. If you give us a call we can usually make the custom mat size for you. About the only thing we do not cut are the optishot replacement mats because of the slots. We have had many customers cut their own successfully, but you have to be careful not to interfere with the simulator sensors.
We have been using the Lenox Gold Utility Knife for years and the longer gold tip blades. Be careful as these longer blades do not retract fully into the knife itself – so ut’s safest to pull the blades and store them inside the knife when not in use. But that’s not difficult as these knives are the easiest to open – close – and reload. We have been cutting mats for over 20-years in the matting business so we have plenty of experience.
Posted on 11. Apr, 2017 by Jay McGrath.
I was lucky enough to get a trip to The Masters from an old high school buddy last week. It was on my bucket list and an amazing experience,
The attention to detail was evident in From the course to the concessions to the all important rest rooms.
We spent most of our time at Amen Corner and holes 15-16. We saw one group with 3 birdies – 2 chip-ins and a long putt. And Jordan Spieth’s quadruple bogie.
As some of you know, I have my backyard golf course – I was looking at the pump below to add a little Augusta inspired “Jay’s Creek” along side of my “Pond Green” for an added thrill to the annual tournament.
We play this green on holes 2 & 4 of the video below. I am considering “Jay’s Creek” on th left hand side as you approach from hole #2 tee box. The green slopes down relentlessly as I witnessed first hand at Augusta.
I have purchased many pond pumps over the years and this looks like the best value per output that I have ever seen. It should be plenty to run through about 25 feet of 2″ hose and up about 2′ from my existing pond.
Posted on 19. Jan, 2016 by Jay McGrath.
Biran Manzella and Michael Jacobs will be special guests in J.R. mats Inc. PGA Booth# 1865 on Wed. from 10-12.
To Request an invitation please contact:
Michael Jacobs firstname.lastname@example.org
Utilizing the groundbreaking golf swing research of Dr. Steven Nesbit, who began his study for the USGA over 20 years ago, a ultra high end software was created that is already changing the way the game is being taught worldwide. That software is Jacobs 3D®, a proprietary swing analysis program written for the use of the Jacobs 3D Initiative, a program headed up by former PGA Met Section teacher of the year, Michael Jacobs and Golf Digest Top 50 and Golf Magazine Top 100 instructor Brian Manzella.
Jacobs and Manzella are presenting a Jacobs 3D® seminar at the Four Seasons Resort – Tranquilo Golf Club in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday January 27th, 2016 from 7:00 pm until 9:30pm, during the week of the PGA Merchandise Show.
The seminar is an invitation only event and the cost is $100 per attendee.
7:00pm Welcome and introduction to the Initiative by Brian Manzella
7:20pm Michael Jacobs will discuss the Jacobs 3D® Swing Analysis System and cover
The Hub Path, Quivers, Linear and Angular Contributions to the Swing, Notes from Dr. Nesbit, and PGA Tour Swing Samples
8:20pm Brian Manzella will discuss using the findings from Jacobs 3D® in real world teaching and the Post Modern golf swing.
9:20pm Michael Jacobs will speak about the the future of Jacobs 3D®
To request an invitation, please email Michael Jacobs — email@example.com
To hear more about Jacobs 3D please stop by the J.R. Mats Booth # 1865 on opening day of the PGA Merchandise Show 2016 between 10-12.
Posted on 02. Dec, 2015 by Jay McGrath.
Thank you for your interest in the Country Club Elite® Golf Mats
Check Out The Week Golf Studio and Simulator Space We helped Create with PGA professionals Todd Kolb & Tyler Prinns at US Golf TV.
Country Club Elite® Golf Mats custom sized with SWING CATALYST Cut Outs.
We also helped design the indoor putting green with a Real Feel Golf Mats® Deluxe Rough Border for those delicate chip shots when you are close the the green.
Please fill out the form on the contact page if you need help with a commercial golf space or your own personal golf room with or without a golf simulator.