What is the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price for Golf Clubs (MSRP)?Written by Jeff Howard
When you're shopping around for discount golf clubs you are inevitably going to run into term "manufacturer's suggested retail price". So what exactly is it and should it concern you? The MSRP, as its typically known, is simply price that manufacturer of club recommends that retail outlet sell golf club for. The thing you need to realize when searching for discounted clubs is that retailers are NOT ALWAYS required to use that price. They can go lower (or sometimes higher!) than that if they so choose.
Now, in order to maintain some semblance of control over their products, some manufacturer's will require retailers to set price at MSRP for a given period of time before markdowns are allowed. This is why I always say to be patient when trying to save money on latest golf club technology. In many cases, manufacturer has no requirements like this and the
The history of swoopingWritten by Jakob Jelling
Swooping is a very new form of skydiving, so history of this sport has to date back to skydiving, itself. Skydiving has roots back to very first ideas that humanity had regarding flying. It was thought that with a balloon or parachute it might be possible to fly. Now, however, it's known that parachutes are mostly good for slowing a fall, this is where sport started.
Between World War I and World War II, parachuting started to become more and more popular among people who were not soldiers. These people at first started out just using old ex-military equipment. This was good enough at first, but it was discovered that there were several changes that could be made to equipment in order to improve steering of parachute.
Eventually it was also discovered that it is much easier to skydive safely if you jump out of plane in certain positions. Skydiving, while it was still only a sport for brave, gradually became more and more popular over years. In 1950, it was considered to be an aeronautical sport, and now there are hundreds of competitions and skydiving schools all over world.