National: Equipment Reviews

Getting Shafted in Today’s Golf Industry

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 July 2016 18:30 Tuesday, 12 July 2016 17:57

altIn a desire to help your golf game, I strongly suggest that you get custom fitted for clubs! If you do, you can and will produce exciting results to your scoring and enjoyment of the game. However, until you find the right shaft for your clubs, problems will persist and scores will remain high.

As most everybody is aware, “the engine” of a golf club is the shaft. Rightfully, the transmission of the golf club is more appropriate parlance. A shaft transfers the energy from the golfer's swing and transmits it to the club head. It is essential that the right shafts are fitted to suit your swing for optimum performance.

These five shafts are among the best shafts currently available on the market.



Titleist Unveils New NXT Tour, Velocity Golf Balls

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 23:25 Tuesday, 02 February 2016 23:16

altWe’re excited to announce the launch of our new NXT Tour, NXT Tour S, Velocity and DT TruSoft golf balls that continue to deliver best in class performance through new core and cover innovations. New for 2016, the NXT Tour has been engineered for even longer distance, while new NXT Tour S offers its softest feel yet and the new Velocity provides even more powerful distance with a more playable feel. Officially launched last fall, the DT TruSoft provides supremely soft feel on every shot with exceptionally consistent performance and quality.

All of these enhancements are a direct result from our continued commitment to a rigorous R&D process rooted in golfer research and feedback, technological advancements, intellectual property leadership and comprehensive prototype testing and validation. In fact, more than 34,000 golfers from around the world participated in the white box testing and validation process for new models with golfers receiving prototype golf balls for on-course evaluation.



Titleist Introduces the New Vokey Design SM6 Wedges

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016 19:38 Tuesday, 26 January 2016 19:23

alt“These are the best wedges we’ve ever made. Our engineers have taken everything I’ve learned working with tour players, PGA pros and amateurs over the last 20-plus years, everything (Vokey Tour Rep) Aaron Dill has learned from being on tour week in and week out, and brought it to life with technology that will help golfers at every level of the game. SM6 really is the total package.”

- Bob Vokey

The next step in wedge innovation from the clear leader in the category, the new Titleist Vokey Design Spin Milled 6 wedges establish a new performance standard by improving in the three key areas of wedge play: distance gapping, shot versatility and spin control.



TaylorMade Completes M Family with Introduction of M2

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016 19:22 Tuesday, 26 January 2016 19:06

Taylormade Golf M2CARLSBAD, California — TaylorMade Golf unveiled M2 drivers, fairways, and rescue clubs to complete the M family. In M2, engineers have utilized the same proprietary multi-material combination, including the seven-layer carbon composite crown found in the M1, to develop a line of products that deliver two highly sought-after performance benefits: distance and forgiveness.



Zero Friction to Unveil New Johnny Miller Motion Fit Glove

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016 01:59 Thursday, 21 January 2016 05:18

Johnny MillerOAK BROOK TERRACE, Illinois — Zero Friction along with its new partner, Johnny Miller, will unveil its new Johnny Miller Motion Fit Glove™ at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla.

Johnny Miller will make an appearance at the show to promote the new glove in the Zero Friction booth (#1973) on Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Additionally, Miller will host a brief Q&A session in the International Network of Golf (ING) Hospitality Room, 309A, on Wednesday at 5:15 p.m.

“The Zero Friction line of gloves is something the industry has needed and is long overdue,” says Miller. “I believe in the Motion Fit System. It is unique, it is better, I have to be a part of it.”



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