Equip2Golf, Inc. is a multi-media and consulting company that publishes perspectives on golf gear, travel, and style identifying Golf Essentials, those that are Basic + Necessary.
Gary Mayes founded Equip2Golf, Inc. in 1998 and serves as President of the company where he has conducted scientific-based testing and analysis on the full range of golf equipment and technology while covering apparel and other new products in the industry. Additionally, he has worked within the Department of Defense in the advanced research, development, acquisition and transition of technology over the past 35+ years. Trained and educated as an engineer, over a career he has focused his research on cybersecurity, computer systems, simulations, process improvement, communications and information technology while overseeing a broad range of research from materials science to sensor systems.
Mayes began testing golf balls in 1999 to understand and quantify their differences. His research led to the granting of U.S. Patent 7,918,751, Method of Rating Golf Balls. The patent provides a testing and rating method to obtain performance data on golf balls in a manner that will assist golfers in selecting a golf ball that meets their specific swing profile, equipment, feel and price criteria. In 2006, Mayes co-founded GBT Technologies, LLC where he currently is a Partner serving as the Chief Technologist. GBT developed GolfBallSelector.com and GolfBallTest.org and a second patent, U.S. Patent 9,914,038 Systems and Methods for Golf Ball Selection was issued as a result of this work.
Mayes holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Tennessee Tech University where he played football from 1981-1984. He also coached high school baseball and football from 1997-2017 winning multiple state championships.
For additional inquires, please contact Gary Mayes at gary (at) Equip2Golf (dot) com