Technology has not improved golf performance.
Nothing but inborn talent and wall breaking relentless desire-
Technology, Or inventions of new equipment nor assisting machines have improved the standard of golf. Average handicap of an American remain unchanged, scores in majors remain more or less the same except some exceptions from legends like Tiger ,Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus and that’s totally due to inborn talent.
When a person has a body and mind little advantageous to the game than rest -HE performs to be a legend. That’s genetics of evolution wanting to be better relentlessly every moment