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Imperial Headwear Announces Spring 2016 Collection

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 22:02

altBOURBON, Missouri — Imperial Headwear debuts its Spring 2016 collection. 2016 marks the company’s 100th anniversary and Imperial celebrates this milestone with a special catalog and the most extensive and diverse headwear collection in the golf market.

“The new One 9 One 6 Collection, along with our new WeatherSTRONG Collection — highlighted by Coolcore® chemical-free cooling technology, and our new Keep Warm Knits — have positioned us with our strongest product offering in the company’s 100-year history,” commented David Shaffer, director of marketing at Imperial.



EA SPORTS Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR Hits Stores

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2015 19:07 Tuesday, 14 July 2015 19:00

EA SPORTS Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR(Chris Dunham/PGATOUR.COM) — Golf’s premier gaming franchise returned with the release of EA SPORTS Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR. This is EA’s first golf title in more than two years and its first for the eighth generation of gaming consoles — Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The game is a step forward with the potential to be a leap forward from previous editions in the franchise.

The first sports title to use the Frostbite 3 engine, EA SPORTS Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR presents its in with never-before-seen detail. Each course is alive with region-specific wildlife roaming the fairways and lurking in the water hazards. EA SPORTS takes advantage of the more powerful gaming systems by delivering stunning course visuals with minimal load times between holes. Full rounds can easily be completed in under 20 minutes, making for a quicker and more enjoyable gaming experience.



FootJoy Introduces New Rain Wear to Help Make Every Day Playable

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2015 18:50 Tuesday, 14 July 2015 18:31

altFJ introduces an entirely new range of performance outerwear products to keep the player comfortable in all playing conditions.

As with all FJ apparel and outerwear, the new range of outerwear is made specifically for golf. The collection is highlighted by the super premium FJ® DryJoys Select Rainwear, the ultimate rainsuit for the most extreme golf conditions.

FJ DryJoys Select sets a new standard in golf rainwear. An exclusively engineered performance fabric provides maximum waterproof protection and breathability in an extremely lightweight construction. The versatile rainsuit is the most innovative offering to date from the #1 Outerwear Brand in Golf. Enhanced with premium trim details and the exclusive StaDry® Collar, FJ DryJoys Select is the ultimate shell in the FJ Layering System.



AUR Is All About The Science Of Looking Good

Last Updated on Monday, 13 July 2015 11:04 Monday, 13 July 2015 10:50

by Jim Claggett


When it comes to clothes many of us do our level best to make a fashion statement about who we are and sometimes what we do.
In the world of golf back in the 70’s that statement may have been along the lines of “I’m fashion blind.”
The gaudier the better it seemed and oh my, did it get gaudy! As things progressed some fashion-wise people decided to step in, a sort of a clothing intervention, if you will, to prevent the garment version of the Titanic from hitting the iceberg.
AUR is one of those companies who saw the future when it came to golf shirts. The group, based out of Quebec, has been around the apparel market in one form or another for almost a half century.



Nike Golf’s Latest Club Collection Pays Tribute to the History of the Game

Last Updated on Monday, 06 July 2015 22:28 Monday, 06 July 2015 22:14

altThe game of golf has evolved. So have the players, the clubs, the courses and the style. Its history, however, will never change.

The latest edition of the Nike Golf Club Collection, a tribute to golf’s heritage, releases in time for The Open Championship at St. Andrews in Scotland.

Designed for on-course performance and off-course casual, the collection celebrates the game’s journey with a worn, weathered look, inspired by the famous links of Scotland. The ever-present elements at the historic course, especially wind and rain, lend to the garments washed appearance.



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