National: What's New

Callaway Signs Five Top-Ranked Amateurs to TOUR Staff

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 June 2016 21:19 Thursday, 16 June 2016 19:14

Lee McCoyOAKMONT, Pennsylvania — Callaway Golf bolstered its TOUR staff with the addition of five top-ranked amateurs: Aaron Wise, Lee McCoy, Matt NeSmith, Thomas Detry, and Will Starke. All five are under contract to play Callaway equipment and an Odyssey putter.

The group includes four of the top-8 players in the World Amateur Golf Rankings. McCoy and NeSmith made their professional debuts at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Wise earned medalist honors at the U.S. Open sectional qualifier in Vancouver, Washington, and is making his first start as a pro at Oakmont.

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adidas Golf Celebrates Canada with New TOUR360 BOOST

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 June 2016 17:52 Thursday, 09 June 2016 17:39

adidas Golf TOUR360 BOOST CanadaWOODBRIDGE, Ontario — adidas Golf announced the release of the new TOUR360 BOOST Canada golf shoe, an extension in the popular TOUR360 franchise.

TOUR360 BOOST incorporates the latest footwear technologies, including full-length BOOST™ cushioning, an improved 360WRAP, and a dual-density 10-cleat puremotion® TPU outsole to deliver the next advancement in this iconic, game-changing franchise. In the iconic white and red Canada colours, the TOUR360 BOOST Canada golf shoe features white and red stripes on the 360WRAP, a maple leaf on the heel and a maple leaf collage insole.

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USGA and R&A Publish Joint Distance Study

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 June 2016 18:37 Sunday, 05 June 2016 18:34

altFAR HILLS, New Jersey, and ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — The USGA and The R&A have published a research document that reports important facts on driving distance in professional golf. Supporting data comes from seven tours, including PGA TOUR data beginning in 1968. 

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Kraft Heinz and TSN Inspire Communities Across Canada to Build Better Places to Play with the Return of Kraft Heinz Project Play

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 June 2016 18:34 Sunday, 05 June 2016 18:25

Kraft Heinz Project PlayTORONTO, Ontario — Vibrant communities start from the ground up. From soccer fields to basketball courts to playgrounds, the places where Canadians play bring communities to life. That’s why Kraft Heinz Project Play, together with Bell Media’s TSN and RDS, are encouraging Canadians to start building a better future by building better places to play.

Kraft Heinz Project Play invites Canadians nationwide to nominate a local recreation project – be it new or existing – at KraftHeinzProjectPlay.com for a chance to win infrastructure upgrades. The Grand Prize winner will receive $250,000 towards a recreational facility upgrade, and the three second-prize winners will each receive $20,000.

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Nike Golf Club Introduces the Seek Victory Collection

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 June 2016 18:11 Sunday, 05 June 2016 18:03

altOakmont Country Club, among the most challenging courses in the United States, is famous for deep bunkers, tall grass and narrow fairways that demand players adopt a no-risk, no-reward mentality. The latest collection from Nike Golf Club heralds both these gamblers and the course.

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