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PXG to Offer 0311 Irons, Wedges in Dark Finish

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 March 2016 22:23 Sunday, 13 March 2016 22:14

PXG 0311 Iron in Xtreme DarkBefore Parsons Xtreme Golf’s irons and wedges were given the official name “0311” — a nod to the MOS 0311 rifleman in the United States Marine Corp — they were simply called “Darkness,” a moniker that’s placed on nearly every prototype the company produces.

With a name like Darkness, it only makes sense that PXG would add a dark finish option to the 0311 irons and wedges.



Kia Motors Announces Philanthropic Partnership

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 March 2016 01:34 Thursday, 10 March 2016 01:27

altIRVINE, California — Kia Motors America’s (KMA) roster of philanthropic partners expanded with the announcement of a partnership with Hire Heroes USA, a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing consistently effective and individualized career coaching services to help veterans transform their military service into civilian success. Kia will actively support Hire Heroes USA through an initial $25,000 donation and will work with the non-profit on future initiatives and opportunities with Kia.



Lydale Signs on as Scoring Sponsor with MJT

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 March 2016 01:34 Thursday, 10 March 2016 01:22

altLydale, a leader in disaster cleanup, restoration, and reconstruction services, has announced their continued support for Canada’s number-one played Junior Golf Tour, the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT), and will renew as Scoring Sponsor for the program in Alberta and Saskatchewan for the 2016 season.

“We are very proud to be a Scoring Sponsor for the MJT and are looking forward to an exciting series with some very talented young individuals,” said Blaine Jackson, Lydale’s President. “This is a great program for young people to truly develop as champions, in golf and in life.”



CastleOak Securities Named Presenting Sponsor for PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 March 2016 01:35 Thursday, 10 March 2016 01:14

altPALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida — The PGA of America announced that CastleOak Securities L.P., of New York City, has been named a presenting sponsor for the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship and its accompanying one-hour highlight program on Golf Channel.

The 30th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship will take place May 6-8, on the Ryder and Wanamaker Courses at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

“We are pleased to have joined forces with our friends at CastleOak Securities on the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship,” said PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua. “This event has always had great importance to the PGA, as it aligns itself with the ideal of diversity and allows us to connect with hundreds of student-athletes, most of whom will continue to play golf throughout their lifetime.”



Duotrac’s 4D Swing and Weight Shift Anaylzer is on Golfers’ Hot Lists

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 March 2016 01:13 Thursday, 10 March 2016 00:53

altMANHATTAN BEACH, California — Duotrac, the 4D swing and weight shift analyzer, with multi-point, motion sensors and a free mobile App is on many golfers’ Hot Lists this spring. The breakthrough training device has been selling out during its pre-order sales campaign. In addition, the company has had two very successful fundraising campaigns on Kickstarter and Indiegogo furthering the development of additional performance devices for football, baseball, tennis and other sports.



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