Scott Kramer

Carlsbad, CA USA

Professional Experience

Have a story to share? Look no further. I'm an award-winning freelance writer based in Carlsbad, Calif. I specialize in interesting digital content, printed articles, catalogs, website copy, sales literature, and any communication venue. Former senior editor of GOLF Magazine, I write about golf equipment/instruction/travel, technology, lifestyle, hockey, wine, travel, computing, electronic gadgets, and organizing solutions. I've also done loads of copywriting since 2003. Regardless of the venue or topic, I take great pride in producing professional copy tailored to the reader, in a punctual and timely manner. I've never missed a deadline, and have written content for publications, catalogs, sales collateral, websites, retail in-store signage, classes, speeches, Tweets and blogs. I've also consulted to several clients who needed media coaching, media lists and direction on how to best maximize exposure of their products. Plus, I've published many of my photographs with my articles, including some cover pieces


28 Years
Content Editor (online)
20 Years
15 Years


28 Years
Sports & Recreation
28 Years
25 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
28 Years
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
28 Years
Online/new media
20 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

28 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Private Clubs (10+), PGA Magazine (10+), Pelican Hill Golf Resort (10+), ClubLink Life (6-10), Sea Island Magazine (6-10), Troon Golf & Travel (10+), Met Golfer (10+), California Golf News (10+), FORE Magazine (10+), Links Magazine (10+), Golf Tips (10+), Golf World UK Magazine (10+), (10+), American Way Magazine (6-10), (1-2), Sharp Magazine for Men (6-10), Montage Magazine (3-5), PGA Championship Journal (3-5), WestJet Airlines (3-5), San Diego Magazine (3-5), Golf Magazine (1-2), Subaru Drive (1-2), Forbes,com (10+), Business Insider (3-5)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

CLM Learning (1-2), Everyday Energy (6-10), ConsistentTee (6-10), Aldila (3-5), Fujikura Composites (1-2), Cobra Golf (10+), Edwin Watts (10+), Mary Beth Lacy Public Relations (10+), Oak Creek Golf Course (10+), MRC Golf (6-10), TaylorMade-adidas Golf (6-10), Lamkin Grips (3-5), Anthony Robbins Corp. (1-2), Resonate Public Relations (1-2), Resort at Pelican Hill (1-2)

Technical Skills


Computer Skills

Mac OS X, Windows XP/Vista, Chrome, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs, Photoshop, some HTML


iMac, laptop PC, Canon digital SLR, iPhone, portable digital video cameras


I can provide many. Ask and you shall receive.


2010 and 2011 International Network of Golf, Best Apparel Writing; Orange County (Calif.) Best weekly newspaper sports column


Media Bistro Avant Guild



Press release for Cobra Golf -- I only made edits to this one (plenty of them).
Press release I wrote and edited for Cobra Golf's latest fairway woods.
I wrote and published this e-book, which is a simple guide for golfers to finding the right golf equipment for their game.


The latest version of my resume, downloadable for your convenience


A quick feature on TaylorMade's new r1 adjustable driver.
The latest, hottest golf gear for 2014.
New drivers for 2014. Pages 16-17.
A rundown of the latest irons for 2013.
This was the cover story for ClubCorp's popular and upscale member magazine, previewing the latest golf equipment trends for 2009. It received a stunning amount of positive feedback.
The latest gear for summer
Fashion- equipment spread of the finest things in golf for 2012. This is Canada's top mens consumer magazine.
The top new golf shoes for 2015
An entertaining look at my recent golf trip to Doral Resort & Spa, plus a side excursion to the Caribbean.
How the US Open will impact San Diego in every way
Building your own backyard green never made more sense.
The cover story! How golf is embracing the environment.
How to get in to see the Masters.
Golf on Hawaii's Big Island
My latest Travel Savvy column, on how to travel like Tour pros. Inside secrets, to boot.
Swing analysis in your pocket. Some cool new gadgets to help you better understand your golf swing.
With these just-out page-turners, transform your coffee table into a fascinating golf journey.
Aviara celebrates its 20th anniversary. Rancho Carlsbad Golf Center remodels.
My monthly equipment section for PGA Magazine, the world's largest golf trade publication.
A very revealing interview with Robert Trent Jones, Jr.
It's not your parents' Palm Springs anymore
Since middle of 2015, I have written a 5-times-per-month column on Luxury Technology for I review products, new tech concepts and even some golf products for the world's largest website.
The hottest new golf equipment for 2014.
How to best book your next golf trip online.
The Great Indoors -- a look at the best indoor flight simulators
How to build a course -- in your own home. The best simulators for you.
The best women's golf clubs for 2013
The best new wedges in golf.
This issue features a round-up of fairway woods and hybrids, as well as an article on How To Scout Your Competition -- among other monthly columns.
A brief primer of the latest equipment for 2013.
The hottest trends for golf equipment coming in 2015
The latest in irons
Professional golf tours had deserted Carlsbad, Calif., home of the golf equipment industry. But now, the LPGA is coming back.
This is my annual State of Golf Travel article that appears every October in PGA Magazine. For the article -- which is highly regarded in the golf industry -- I conduct countless hours of research, Q&A's, and compilation from dozens of travel industry and golf travel professionals, before reporting my findings.
Who are the most stylish pro golfers right now, and why?
Clubfitting is not right for all it for you?
What's hot in golf equipment for 2010. The significant trends, the key gear, and the explanation of why these products should be catching your attention.
The best new equipment for your game in 2012
Monthly golf equipment articles for one of Southern California's top golf magazines.
Feature on Pete Dye and his renowned Pounding Ridge Golf Club near New York City.
The latest putters are out for 2011. Which is best for your game?
The latest drivers are gaining golfers tee shot bragging rights. Which are the biggest bombers?
The latest golf balls for 2011
How to Boost Equipment Sales with electronics.
I have a regular, weekly column on luxury technology. My topics include everything from personal gadgets to computers to golf equipment.
The best new irons for 2014
The best golf in Couer D'Alene, Idaho is a real treat.
My take on the PGA Merchandise Show, for my monthly Covering Carlsbad column in a Malaysian golf magazine.
Before you stash away your golf equipment for the winter, read this. It might save you a lot of money and hassle.
The latest golf equipment to instantly fix your game.
The latest putters
As senior editor of Golf Magazine, I had a monthly column for nearly six years (1998-2003). This is a typical piece, with respect to my writing style.
Everything you ever needed to know about getting fitted for a driver.
I write a bi-monthly equipment column for this powerful PGA Metropolitan Section golf publication that reaches nearly every golfer in the New York-Connecticut-New Jersey region.
Pelican Hill's wonderful junior golf camp, p. 26-27
Half Moon Bay comes alive
The latest and greatest women's golf clubs
My look at the coming year's top trends in golf equipment
The latest great golf bags for 2013
My trip to Northern Michigan.
What it's like to play a US Open course. I visited Chambers Bay -- and also Salish Cliffs -- in Seattle. My firsthand experience.
Simply the Best New Golf Gear for 2013.
How to eat your way to better golf. This is my new e-book, published by Diversion Books. I wrote it to help players learn in general terms what kinds of foods to eat before, during and after a round of golf to help achieve their peak performance on the links. I explain why the most-popular food items at golf courses are often the worst ones for your golf game, and outlines what healthier choices to substitute in their place. PGA and LPGA Tour pros tell first-hand what they eat, when they eat it, and what foods they avoid to help take their game to the next level. After reading this book, players will be much more aware of how to fuel their bodies, have more energy, less sluggishness, and fewer jitters throughout their golf round.
Head to page 77, to see the latest adjustable drivers for 2013.
Roundtable-style discussion on the present and future of golf shafts. Not sexy, but kind of interesting.
The latest clubs from Srixon for Fall 2015.
The hottest new golf shoes.
Welcome to my brand-new blog. This is all about what's cool in life. Things that I love. Products, services and places that impress me. They're all around, but sometimes I feel the need to single them out, so others can benefit from them, too. This is not exclusive to golf. Enjoy!
An inside look at Miura Golf
September equipment section of PGA Magazine
How to Pack Like a Tour pro for your next trip.
Top new putters for the summer of 2009.
I write equipment reviews on a regular basis for this Milwaukee-based golf travel website.
I write and edit the monthly equipment section.
The top golf gear for 2011.
My monthly equipment section for the leading golf industry trade publication PGA Magazine.
The latest in golf equipment for Fall 2011.
New ways to get around the course.
What it's like to play in a Champions Tour pro-am
Wine and golf country in Western Canada is a blast!
The latest on jumbo putter grips
Review of the Ocean South course at the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Coast, Calif.
My monthly column of the latest news in golf equipment. password: pgamag007
What weight-lifting does for Tour pros these days. Page 42
A sneak preview of what's coming in 2012 golf equipment.
The essential guide to eating your way to a better score. Golf Nutrition: What to eat, what not to as you prepare for a golf round. Interesting tips from experts. And it isn't all what you think.
Best places to play golf in Curacao!
The latest belly putter craze for 2012 explained, with some of the best samples around.
The latest rundown of wedges for 2011.
One of the best golf trips ever: Playing in British Columbia along the rails!
The latest drivers for 2010 can do your golf game plenty of good -- if you know what to look for.
The latest strong 3-woods and how they'll help your golf game
A primer on how to go about getting properly fitted for your golf clubs.
What's it like to play golf in Kauai? Read on, to find out...
A brief travel planner for golfers considering visiting the K Club in Ireland. Or you can access the magazine at the website (July issue) and go to page 87, for more photos and charts.
Fall, Winter, spring, or summer, perfect weather awaits at golf courses around the world.
Cover story on the latest in golf travel trends. What's hot and what isn't. I've written this article every year, for about a decade now.
Why Hawaii's Big Island is so damn cool for golf!
New golf products for 2012
How did Tom Fazio come about designing the famed Pelican Hill magazine?
The six major golf equipment trends I see for 2015.
What it takes to make the PGA Tour in 2013. A look at why some kids make and others don't.
My take on Callaway's new Big Bertha, as well as my favorite four new irons for 2014.
What's the best way to get your golf equipment to your destination? It may not be what you think.
The latest drivers for 2010, featured in the Spring issue of this popular Canadian golf magazine.
Hot Trend: Manufacturer Putter Fitting systems; 10 Things to Know About Fairway Woods & Hybrids; New Products
The latest in golf grips, featured in the April/May issue.
The latest on golf ball fitting.
The latest golf equipment
A fascinating look at PGA Tour endorsement deals, and what both companies and players look for in a sponsorship. Hint: It's not always $.
My column on what can go wrong with your luggage on a golf trip, and how to avoid it.
Top new golf gear for 2011
The new best of Scotland golf
What to look for in the latest golf balls.
Brand-new putter models for 2009.