National: Equipment Reviews

Tour-Proven Nike Method Prototype 006 Putter No Longer Exclusive to the Pros

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 23:25 Wednesday, 15 April 2015 23:18

altWith a record of six Tour victories, including two Major championships, the Nike Method Prototype 006 Putter has made an incredible run in the bags of Rory McIlroy, Francesco Molinari, Seung Yul-Noh, among others.

The Nike Method Prototype 006 Putter will be available to non-Tour professionals for the first time.

Developed by Nike Master Crasftsman David Franklin, the Nike Method Prototype 006 Putter features Polymetal Groove technology in the face to provide a soft feel and fast forward roll.



New Leupold PinCaddie 2 Golf Rangefinder

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 23:18 Wednesday, 15 April 2015 23:06

altBEAVERTON, Oregon — Continuing its goal of offering golfers a wide range of options in rangefinders, Leupold® introduces the new PinCaddie® 2. PinCaddie 2’s ease of operation puts a competitive edge right at golfers’ fingertips.

“The new, economically priced PinCaddie 2 allows us to give golfers yet another opportunity to gain a competitive edge,” said Tim Lesser, director of product development for Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “This new rangefinder is USGA 14-3 compliant and perfect for obtaining line-of-site measurements to the pin.”



GAME GOLF Launches Free Tracking App

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 23:05 Wednesday, 15 April 2015 22:56

Game Golf Tracking AppSAN FRANCISCO, California — GAME GOLF, the first wearable device that automatically tracks and graphically displays a golfer’s round with valuable game data and statistics, announced the new GAME GOLF Tracking App enabling golfers to track their game and club distances in real-time, and manage their game with a built-in GPS rangefinder, all from their iOS or Android device. No purchase of the GAME GOLF physical device is required to use the new App.

In celebration of GAME GOLF’s newest free app and its Irish roots, the company is giving away a once-in-a-lifetime Irish golf vacation. Two players and one guest each, who post a minimum of three 18-hole golf rounds with either the GAME GOLF wearable device or the new GAME GOLF Tracking App from now through June 30, 2015, will be eligible to receive an all-expense paid golf trip to Ireland. For contest rules, log on to



FlightScope Introduces Xi Tour Launch Monitor

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 21:54 Monday, 13 April 2015 21:49

altORLANDO, Florida — FlightScope® announces the availability of its Xi Tour model. The Xi Tour is the most lightweight, portable, accurate and affordable 3D Doppler tracking radar available today. This new addition to FlightScope’s suite of launch monitors now includes the cutting-edge technology and data parameters only previously available in professional models.



Arccos Golf Launches for Apple Watch

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 21:55 Monday, 13 April 2015 21:38

altSTAMFORD, Connecticut — Arccos Golf announces that its award-winning GPS + Live Shot Tracking + Tour Analytics platform will be available for Apple Watch when that product launches on April 24, 2015.

The free Arccos app for Apple Watch seamlessly interfaces with the complete Arccos system - 14 virtually weightless sensors that easily attach to the end of a club grip and are paired to the app just once via Bluetooth. It showcases a powerful feature set that includes GPS for nearly 20,000 courses across the U.S. and Canada, personalized club recommendations, shot editing and automatic score tracking.



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