National: What's New

Mizuno JPX-Ez Driver Maximizes Forgiveness with Customization Options

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 05:41 Wednesday, 11 November 2015 05:37

Mizuno JPX-EZ DriverNORCROSS, Georgia — Mizuno introduces the new 2016 JPX-EZ Driver featuring a redesigned club head and moveable weight technology to deliver maximum forgiveness off the tee.

Developed for golfers of all skill levels, the 2016 JPX-EZ Driver adds Mizuno Fast Track® Technology to expand customization options in the loft and trajectory settings. The 2016 model incorporates a 10-gram moveable weight which allows for more concentrated placement of mass to affect the driver’s neutral fade and draw settings. By enabling weight shifts in either a central sliding rail or two lateral slots, the JPX-EZ Driver can be set up to address any player’s specific ball flight needs. The JPX-EZ Driver’s customization creates the perfect launch conditions and spin rate for optimal control and maximum distance.



Arccos Golf Enhances Shot Editing, Smart Distance, Battery Life, Social Search, and Other Features

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 05:37 Wednesday, 11 November 2015 02:55

Arccos GolfSTAMFORD, Connecticut — Arccos Golf has launched updates to a variety of key features, including shot editing, battery life, social search and a proprietary “Smart Distance” algorithm that provides remarkably precise yardage expectancies for each club.



Mary Ann Hayward Retiring from the Golf Association of Ontario

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 November 2015 06:53 Sunday, 08 November 2015 06:49

Mary Ann HaywardUXBRIDGE, Ontario (Golf Canada with files from the Golf Association of Ontario) — The Golf Association of Ontario (GAO) has announced the retirement of Manager of Sport Performance Mary Ann Hayward, with her final day being January 29, 2016.

Hayward has been with the GAO since May of 2009 when she came onboard as Sport Performance Coordinator. Hayward brought with her a long list of accomplishments as a competitive golfer including: numerous provincial and national championships; a member of the Canadian Women’s National Team for multiple years between 1990 and 2006, as well as being part of the Canadian World Amateur Team on eight occasions. Hayward, a Canadian, Ontario and Quebec Golf Hall of Famer, also served as a volunteer on the GAO’s sport committee before joining the staff.



Mickelson Tabs Getson as New Swing Coach

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 November 2015 06:49 Sunday, 08 November 2015 06:39

Andrew Getson(Brian Wacker/PGATOUR.COM) — Phil Mickelson is expected to hire Andrew Getson, an instructor at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, as his new swing coach. The news, confirmed by the Mickelson camp, comes one day after the World Golf Hall of Famer announced he had parted ways with Butch Harmon.

Mickelson told Golf Channel’s Tim Rosaforte that he and Getson have been speaking for a few months but that nothing was official in regards to their working relationship. Mickelson said the talks focused on Mickelson’s posture and added that he plans to meet with Getson on Nov. 19 to expand on those discussions.

Mickelson told Rosaforte than an official announcement will be made in January.

“I like what Andrew has to say,” Mickelson told Rosaforte. “It’s very possible that we’re going to work together, but I’m not going to promise that or guarantee that. I want to get some different perspectives and ideas.”



The McGladrey Classic Renamed The RSM Classic

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 November 2015 05:53 Sunday, 08 November 2015 05:45

RSM ClassicST. SIMONS ISLAND, Georgia — RSM US LLP — the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market — along with tournament officials announced that The McGladrey Classic has been renamed The RSM Classic.

“This is an exciting time for RSM, and our tournament fully embraces this change which showcases RSM’s global presence,” said Davis Love III, RSM Classic tournament host and 21-time PGA TOUR winner. “The RSM Classic name and logo are now being used for all tournament-related references, and will be displayed onsite during tournament week, November 16-22.”



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