Great Gifts for Dads & Grads 2018

Created on Fri, 08 June 2018, 22:20

Choosing gifts to celebrate the perfect dad and deserving grad can be easier if you’ve got the advice of’s Senior Editor, David Gregg.  So David, what activity do most dads like that would inspire a great gift idea?


DICK’S Sporting Goods – Tommy Armour Golf Clubs

Most dads like to golf… even if they don’t like their score!  Back exclusively at DICK’S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy is the newly re-launched Tommy Armour golf clubs. This iconic brand is a perfect gift for dads looking to improve their game, and at a lower price than other premium brands, so you can spoil him. The TA1 driver runs up to $200 less than comparable drivers and was designed in partnership with BMW’s global creative consultancy – DesignWorks. The Impact Series Mallet Putter was rated – on MyGolfSpy’s “Best Value” list – and as “Best Mallet Putter” for 2018.

PRICE: Driver – $299; Putter – $99.99


OtterBox Symmetry Series Incredibles Cases

This Father’s Day, get dad a phone case that provides incredible drop protection from OtterBox.  Symmetry Series Incredibles cases are the perfect gift for the super hero dad – just in time for the release of Incredibles 2.  The stylishly slim Symmetry case series also comes in a variety of designs for the latest iPhone and Galaxy devices – with graphics from Marvel Avengers, Star Wars Solo and more! Certified OtterBox protection stands up to the wear and tear of Dad’s daily life and the one-piece design is easy to slip on and off, for quick switches between his favorite cases.

Available for the latest iPhone and Galaxy devices, including iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

PRICE: Starts under $45


Lenovo Yoga 730

For Dads or grads at home or on the go, Lenovo’s new Yoga 730 delivers the best in computing!  Packed with productivity, gaming and entertainment features, it includes a touch screen, pen and inking capability, far-field voice control mike technology, and a fingerprint reader.  The Yoga 730 harnesses AI with 2 distinct voice-enabled assistants, featuring Alexa and Cortana built-in!  The 360 degree four position design switches from laptop, to tablet, tent and stand. And the Rapid Charge Feature provides 2 hours of power with just a 15 minute charge.  Find it exclusively at Best Buy and

PRICE: Starts at $799

WEB: Available at Best Buy Stores, and


Give Dad a personal gift with an AncestryDNA kit. It’s a gift of self-discovery to explore his family’s history. From uncovering connections to people, places and migration stories, AncestryDNA is about the power of family storytelling.  AncestryDNA results could inspire dad with a family heritage adventure or to uncover new cuisines and hobbies. AncestryDNA opens a world of possibilities, from discovering your ethnicity to connecting with distant relatives.  Ancestry helps people find their story in their DNA. Visit to purchase a DNA kit for the sale price of $69 through June 18.

PRICE: $69 through June 18


POLK AUDIO Command Bar

Polk Audio’s new Command Bar is among the first voice-controlled sound bars featuring Amazon Alexa built-in.  Dad’s will love its powerful and rich sound, making it a top pick for his favorite movies and music.  Integrated location sensitive microphones and an intuitive volume lowering feature deliver reliable voice control of the bar, smart  products and access to streaming music services.  A dedicated HDMI port accommodates Amazon Fire TV and other streaming devices. Polk Audio Command Bar’s big, dynamic sound and room-filling home theater experience is delivered by multiple full range drivers and a wireless subwoofer, along with Dolby and DTS for immersive listening!

PRICE: $299.95