World's Smallest Golfball Retriever: The (Little) Dipper

Golf can be an expensive sport. Why, just a dozen good quality golf balls can cost $30 to $50 a set. So, when a ball gets hit into a water trap, the golfer is disappointed. not only about the bad drive he just hit, but about the four buck golf ball he just lost.

Most golfers try to find balls with golf ball retrievers that can range from one foot to telescoping models up to 18 feet long. T R Miller Co., Inc., a custom promotional merchandise manufacturer, has just announced the debut of its latest patented golf product, The Dipperâ„¢, which it claims is the world's most compact ball retriever.

The Dipper is 7" long and telescopes to 12". However, The Dipper clips to the shaft of a bladed golf club extending its reach by another three to four feet.

Constructed of sturdy aircraft aluminum and high impact-plastic, the compact ball retriever is durable and rust proof. It also features an integrated groove cleaning tool. And The Dipper weighs only three ounces!

The Dipper can be clipped discreetly in your golf bag. Why would you want anyone to know you might need one?

Priced at $12.95, The Dipper is an affordable and neat gift for any golfer on your holiday gift list. is available for purchase here.