As the golf season heats up, we examine the latest equipment trends.
TourBound Golf Academy Robot Swing Trainer. Didn’t expect that one, did you? Well, this machine fits the “customizing technology” theme, but in the opposite way: Instead of conforming to the swing you have, this high-tech device reads your swing and then literally guides you in making the swing you and your teacher want you to have.
The brainchild of teaching pro Scot Nei and located at the golf haven Play18 Chicago in the Loop, the Robot Swing Trainer looks a bit like an arcade game with slender robotic arms that intersect at a golf club that you grip as well.