PRESS RELEASE: Tiger Woods’ 2019 Masters Victory Extends Bridgestone Golf Tour Hot Streak
There wasn’t a dry eye in the house as Bridgestone Golf ambassador Tiger Woods put an exclamation point on one of the greatest comebacks in sports history, winning his 15th career major championship at the 2019 Masters tournament. The victory, with Bridgestone’s TOUR B XS golf ball, marks Woods’ first return to the winner’s circle at Augusta National in 14 years and gives him an incredible 5 green jackets for his illustrious career, the second most in history. The win comes 11 years since Woods’ last major championship title, and remarkably it is the first ever in which he’s had to come from behind. Moreover, Tiger’s 2019 Masters triumph is the 5th win of the season for Bridgestone’s award-winning TOUR B golf ball family.
PRESS RELEASE: Nexbelt Team Staff Professional Jim Furyk captures a Runner-Up Finish at the Players Championship
PRESS RELEASE: Puma Unveils IGNITE PROADAPT Footwear
PUMA Golf’s IGNITE PROADAPT footwear delivers Tour-proven stability, unparalleled traction and extreme comfort, in a superior, sophisticated package, designed with the world’s best golfers in mind. The PROADAPT shoe’s outsole utilizes Dual-Durometer Tornado Cleats which deliver excellent traction, along with torsional stability provided from the full length PROADAPT TPU outsole. The shoe also features a stable, full-grain leather upper design, preferred by PGA Tour professional Rickie Fowler. Fowler debuted PROADAPT earlier this season and relied on them during his recent victory at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
PRESS RELEASE: Indi Golf Introduces NEW ATK Grind Wedges
Indi Golf, design and manufacturer of high-performance golf clubs, introduces new ATK Grind wedges to give players more shot-making options. The ATK Grind will be launched at the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show January 23 through January 25 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
Indi Golf’s proprietary ScoopBack design creates maximum forgiveness by moving mass higher in the face, and toward the toe. This optimizes the location of the club’s CG, making the head more stable on off-center contact, helping shots feel better, go straighter, spin more and end up closer to the hole. The ScoopBack design is not a muscle back or perimeter-weighted design but is a combination that brings the player the best of both worlds.
PRESS RELEASE: In His Grip World PRO-AM
The Wilson World Pro-Am, a long-standing men’s golf tournament, was recently acquired by Tennessee PGA Professional Brian Jorgenson. The former owner, Dick Farley, officially passed the baton after 39 years of successful ownership. Under new leadership, Mr. Jorgenson plans to formally rename the long-standing event to the In His Grip World Pro-Am.
PRESS RELEASE: Indi Golf Wedges Now Available in Left-Handed Versions
StingRay wedges are engineered with TractionFace technology, which uses a proprietary open square groove shape and pattern to create tremendous backspin and optimal launch conditions. These aggressive box grooves increase spin by 50% and are so effective that StingRay exceeds the performance limits outlined in the Rules of Golf, making them ideal for recreational golfers. StingRay TT remixes TractionFace technology with another revolutionary groove shape and pattern to optimize launch and increase backspin by 20% on a full swing while Conforming to the Rules of Golf.
PRESS RELEASE: Cobra Golf KING F9 Speedback Metalwoods Uncover The Ultimate Formula for SPEED
Cobra Golf®, a leader in golf club innovation, today introduced the 2019 KING F9 SPEEDBACK™ Drivers & Fairways. For the first time in the metal woods category, the SPEEDBACK™ family of metal woods achieves true optimization of aerodynamics and a low center-of-gravity (CG), delivering the longest and fastest COBRA driver and fairways.
PRESS RELEASE: Cobra Golf Introduces KING F9 Speedback Irons & Hybrids
COBRA® Golf, a leader in golf club innovation, unveiled today its new KING F9 SPEEDBACKTM irons and hybrids, the company’s most powerful and stable irons and utility clubs ever. The new SPEEDBACK™ irons and hybrids utilize COBRA’s breakthrough SPEEDBACKTM technology, that for the first time successfully combines a low center-of-gravity (CG) and high moment of inertia (MOI) to deliver the perfect blend of ball speed and forgiveness, for the first time, in one iron.
PRESS RELEASE: Cleveland Golf Introduces RTX 4
Cleveland® Golf is proud to announce RTX 4, the most tour-authentic wedge Cleveland Golf has ever made. Enhanced with fourth generation Rotex, experience your best short game performance with the all-new RTX 4. Cleveland’s RTX 4 will launch in North America on Sept. 14, 2018.
PRESS RELEASE: Callaway Apparel Summer Sweepstakes
Callaway® Apparel is pleased to announce its Summer Style Sweepstakes where 3 grand prize winners will each receive a year’s supply of Chrome Soft Golf Balls and a $500 Callaway Apparel Shopping Spree for a total prize value of over $1,000. 5 runner up winners will receive prize values of over $230 each.
PRESS RELEASE: REKS Optics Debuts NEW Website
Performance sunglass brand REKS® Optics has announced the launch of its newly redesigned website: www.reksoptics.com
The newly designed website has been updated in response to the growing number of consumers interested in REKS® high-quality, affordable and unbreakable sunglasses and prescription eyewear. The improved website includes streamlined search capabilities and extensive product information to help consumers better understand the advanced technology that makes REKS® sunglasses and prescription eyewear the best-in-class sunglass brand at prices 40-50% less than the brands typically found in optical stores. The website also allows consumers to benefit from more detailed and categorized product information.
PRESS RELEASE: Sun Mountain releases NEW Pathfinder Golf Push Carts
Sun Mountain is rolling out a new collection of Pathfinder golf push carts that fold smaller than the company’s flagship Speed Cart. The three-wheeled Pathfinder 3 folded dimensions are 29 x 13 x 17 and it weighs 16 pounds. Pathfinder 4 has four wheels, folds to 26 x 16 x 14 and weighs 17 pounds. Opening the Pathfinder is a very simple process with just one latch to open. Pathfinder has also been designed so the golf bag sits more upright, for easier club removal.
PRESS RELEASE: GolfLogix Enhances Putt Breaks, and Putt Reads
GolfLogix, the most downloaded app in golf, is introducing its innovative Putt Breaks feature, bringing an entirely new level of advanced 3D mapping that allows golfers to see exactly how their putts will break. With Putt Breaks, GolfLogix continues to change the way amateur golfers play golf. With one touch, Putt Breaks instantly provides a precise green read in full-color 3D, with detailed maps that auto-orient based on the golfer's position.
PRESS RELEASE: Big Max Blade IP Hits USA Markets
The IP, stands for Intellectual Property, a cheeky reminder for the chasing pack, but the BLADE IP is such a standout product that it will be a hard act to follow. At a folded size of 34 ½” x 24 ½“ and an incredible depth of less than 5” the BLADE IP is hands down, the most easily stored and transported push cart on the market. In its folded state it fits in virtually any car’s trunk with a full golf bag placed on top. If space is truly an issue then the IP will slide neatly behind the front seats with its carry case (sold separately) keeping everything clean.
PRESS RELEASE: New Balance Offers Gift with Purchase for Fathers Day
Just in time for Father's Day, New Balance Golf is offering a gift with purchase promotion through the end of June. Golfers who purchase a pair of New Balance golf shoes will receive a free pair of New Balance slide sandals. The promotion runs through June 30th.
PRESS RELEASE: Experience the Legendary Miura Feel with the Tour Wedge
Made of premium (S25C) carbon steel, the Tour Wedge is designed for mid- to low-handicap players who want solid feel with versatility. The CNC-milled face and grooves provide increased precision and the control necessary for enhanced spin control. Additionally, the wedge's hollow back and higher center of gravity improves trajectory and accuracy in each loft offering. Available in even-numbered lofts ranging from 48° through 60°, the Tour Wedge is finished in a satin chrome that looks as good as it performs.
PRESS RELEASE: Indi Golf Launches Golf Club Trade In Program
Indi Golf, design and manufacturer of high performance golf clubs, announces the launch of a new golf club trade-in program that allows golfers to receive credit and cash for unwanted clubs.
The trade-in process is simple with an easy online trade-in form on the Indi Golf website. Golfers select the club they want to trade in and select its current condition. They can send in as many clubs as they wish, and Indi Golf pays for shipping. Once the clubs are received and confirmed Indi Golf will issue a credit to be used for new Indi products. If there is a leftover credit after purchasing Indi products, the company will send cash.
PRESS RELEASE: SKIN Sunscreen™ Announces Title Partnership with BiGGs Golf Talk
SKIN Sunscreen™, providers of a premium sunscreen product specifically designed for the golf athlete and their families, has announced a Title Partnership with BIGGS Golf Talk.
SKIN Sunscreen has carefully developed its premium preventative SPF30+ lotion formulation to be oxybenzone-free, non-greasy, sweat resistant and water resistant for up to 80 minutes. Uniting the company’s resources in a quest to spare others the pain and loss associated with the insidious health threat of skin cancer and UV damage, SKIN Sunscreen is proudly promoted as the optimal wellness preventative in a healthy daily hygiene routine.
PRESS RELEASE: CALLAWAY FOOTWEAR DEBUTS NEW STYLES AT MASTERS
Callaway Footwear debuts at The Masters. Leishman and Hadwin to wear New Styles. Callaway will have two of its new footwear styles walking the fairways this week at the Masters.
PRESS RELEASE: Fenix XCell Release Kiradech Masters Collection
PRESS RELEASE: Lamkin Showcases 3 Exciting NEW Innovations
Lamkin Corporation, the original manufacturer of premium golf grips, is excited to introduce three new grips this Spring, each showcasing technology advancements in material development, Micro-Texture surface patterns and performance-enhancing grip shapes. The new TS1, SONAR and Comfort PLUS grips feature Lamkin’s latest innovations designed to optimize performance, comfort and durability, while benefiting from unique characteristics appealing to a wide range of players.
PRESS RELEASE: Women's Golf Day 2018 - June 5th
Women’s Golf Day (WGD), the hugely popular global celebration of women and girls in golf, is returning for 2018. With the support of golfers across the globe it is set to be the most successful event ever. This year WGD is calling on male and female golfers worldwide to encourage the venues where they play to get involved, host an event and share the game we all love.
PRESS RELEASE: Gen i2 - The First Ever Affordable in Home or Office Sports Simulator is a Game Changer.
Everyone wants a sports and gaming simulator in their home or office, but its too expensive and the setup is a pain. The engineers and developers at Coach Labs achieved what has never been done before, bringing golfers of all skill levels the world’s most affordable simulator that anyone can buy and setup in less than a minute anytime and anywhere. Now you’ll get launch monitor data, personalized in-home coaching, and peer-to-peer gaming and tournaments in their free mobile app. Download, connect and play a full round of simulated golf in under an hour.
PRESS RELEASE: WINN INTRODUCES NEW GRIPS FOR 2018
Dri-Tac X With a new extreme bold style and modified design, the Dri-Tac X retains the performance and feel of the original Dri-Tac Grips. Our WinnDry Polymer material combines a comfortable feel with a non-slip performance in all-weather conditions. Add some flair to your game!
Dri-Tac Lite New Dri-Tac Lite grips represent the ultimate in Winn Technology. WinnDry polymer delivers tacky, all-weather playability. WinnLite reduces grip weight by about half, to improve club head feel, swing tempo and solid contact.
PRESS RELEASE: SKIN Sunscreen™ Announces Partnership with Revo
SKIN Sunscreen™, providers of a premium sunscreen product specifically designed for the golf athlete and their families, has announced a new partnership with Revo.
SKIN Sunscreen will be working with Revo to enhance and expand the mission of providing proper SKIN and eye protection through specially designed products. Each Revo retail shipment will include a co-branded card with a SKIN Sunscreen sample pack attached.
PRESS RELEASE: 80BREAKR™ Unveils Advanced App Features
PRESS RELEASE: LAMKIN ‘EXTENDS’ ICONIC CROSSLINE GRIP LINE WITH NEW 1150 DESIGN
Lamkin Corporation, the original manufacturer of premium golf grips, has literally and figuratively, extended its iconic Crossline grip line with the introduction of the Crossline 1150, an 11.5” version of the classic grip with a reduced-taper shape and enhanced 360° Crossline pattern.
PRESS RELEASE: Golf’s New World Handicap System Designed to Welcome More Golfers
The way golfers around the world will calculate their handicaps is set to be transformed by a new system developed by the USGA and The R&A, with key features designed to provide all golfers with a consistent measure of playing ability.
PRESS RELEASE: eGull Advances Technology Options
eGull, Inc., developer of the “Uber of Golf” eGull Pay App that allows golf courses to invite golfers to Play and Pay by the Hole™, announces the release of a very significant technology update on the eGull Yield Management Software and Mobile App.
The flexibility added by eGull to the yield management software interface for course operators goes even further in that a twosome, threesome or foursome rate can be configured and a family of 4 can use one single phone to track the entire family’s round.
PRESS RELEASE: Srixon/Cleveland Golf Named Family Golf Week Title Sponsor
Family Golf Week, which includes the 21st annual Father-Son Team Classic, announced that Srixon/Cleveland Golf will be the title sponsor of this year’s event.
Family Golf Week, held annually in Myrtle Beach, S.C., will feature the Father-Son and Parent & Child Team Classics, two distinct events with the same goal – to celebrate the bonds between golf and family. Both tournaments will be played .
As part of the sponsorship, players will receive a dozen Srixon golf balls, and Srixon/Cleveland will sponsor the always anticipated Family Golf Week Demo Day on , allowing players to test the company’s newest offerings, and the Skills Challenge on .
PRESS RELEASE: Miura Debuts MC-501 Muscle Cavity Irons
Miura Golf has introduced its MC-501 Muscle Cavity irons. "When Shinei Miura and the design team were creating the MC-501, their aim was to improve ball contact and control," says Hoyt McGarity, President of Miura Golf. "Although blade models typically target a specific skill set, Shinei wanted this new model to appeal beyond just the low-handicap player."
PRESS RELEASE: AfterShokz Voted Top Buyers' Choice at 2018 PGA Merchandise Show
AfterShokz, the bone conduction headphone brand known for prioritizing situational awareness and comfort through its unique open ear design, was announced as a Top Buyers' Choice of New Exhibitors among the 225 new companies participating in the 2018 PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 24-26, in Orlando. Influential PGA Professionals and golf buyers voted two exhibitors new to the PGA Show as recipients of the Top Buyers Choice Awards.
PRESS RELEASE: 2017 Patriot Golf Day: Folds of Honor Lands Record Year, Raises $7 million for Families of Veterans
Folds of Honor announces its fundraising total, $7,020,000, from the 2017 Patriot Golf Day, a nationwide initiative to raise awareness and scholarship funds for children and spouses of fallen or disabled veterans. Patriot Golf Day efforts throughout 2017 raised more money for Folds of Honor scholarships than any previous year since its inception in 2007. The event continually stands as the primary source of revenue for Folds of Honor, raising $47 million for the organization since 2007.
PRESS RELEASE: Bloodline Golf’s RG-1 Putter Claims First Tour Victory
Bloodline Golf is pleased to announce that its RG-1 mallet putter was used by the winner of The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic on the Web.com Tour last week. The win came in the second week after he switched to Bloodline and included a crucial 25+ foot putt on the closing holes to claim the trophy.
PRESS RELEASE: NEW ADVOCACY GROUP ESTABLISHED BY WESTERN GOLF ASSOCIATION AND LEADING GOLF ORGANIZATIONS PROMOTES YOUTH CADDYING, HELPS DEVELOP YOUNG GOLFERS
Together with a number of leading golf organizations, the Western Golf Association (WGA) announces today a groundbreaking initiative centered around promoting youth caddying and golf called Carry the Game.
Carry the Game is an advocacy group that introduces young students to the game of golf by creating additional opportunities for them to train and work as caddies and encourages them to become lifelong players.
PRESS RELEASE: NEW GAME GOLF "Pro" Offers Unprecedented Tracking For Golfers
PRESS RELEASE: PGA of America to Award FIVE Scholarships through PGA WORKS for 2018-19 School Year.
The PGA of America has announced that it will award five new PGA Golf Management University Program scholarships for the 2018-19 academic school year through PGA WORKS.
The PGA WORKS-branded workforce diversification effort desires to evolve the demographic composition of the golf industry’s workforce and the PGA of America’s Membership. The $8,000 scholarships are designed to improve the recruitment and retention of talented and driven individuals from diverse backgrounds pursuing PGA Membership through the 18 accredited PGA Golf Management University (GMU) Programs nationwide. Preference will be given to people of color and to women.
PRESS RELEASE: SUN MOUNTAIN INTRODUCES SUPER CHARGED GOLF BAGS
New for 2018, Sun Mountain is supercharging two of its top-selling golf bags with portable power packs. The bags have an external USB port wired to a portable power pack capable of recharging a mobile phone and powering a mobile device. Supercharged C-130 cart bag will be golf shops in June with a retail price of $279.99 and the Supercharged 4.5 carry bag will be in stores by August at $249.99.