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Nike Golf Club Collection: Stay Hidden, Be Seen

Last Updated on Friday, 13 May 2016 20:24 Friday, 13 May 2016 20:21

altThirteen years after Blue Ribbon Sports, founded by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight, officially became NIKE, Inc., a company dedicated to advancing athletic performance, the first Nike golf shoe appeared on the course. And by 1986, Nike golf apparel made its debut.

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The Nike Air Max 90 Makes the Rounds

Last Updated on Friday, 13 May 2016 20:20 Friday, 13 May 2016 20:12

altNike lore maintains that designer Tinker Hatfield’s original inspiration for the Air Max came from the Centre Pompidou. In turn, the now-iconic silhouette inspired numerous offshoot designs, like the Air Max 90, which have subsequently inspired countless athletes. Rory McIlroy is among the many; it was the golfer’s love of the Air Max 90 that prompted Nike designers to adapt the style into a performance golf shoe.

“I wear Air Max casually off the golf course all the time,” McIlroy explains. “Making it into a golf shoe really brings something new to the golf course. Not only is it different and very cool but it also performs well, giving me the comfort, traction and stability that I need.”

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Carnoustie Sportswear Performance Knits to Keep Dad Cool During the Summer

Last Updated on Friday, 13 May 2016 20:12 Friday, 13 May 2016 20:07

Carnoustie Sportswear Spring-Summer 2016 Performance KnitsIRVINE, California — With Father’s Day just around the corner, Carnoustie Sportswear has highlighted their stylish Spring/Summer ’16 Performance Knits, the ideal gift in golf apparel for any Dad.

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Uniforms for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games Unveiled

Last Updated on Friday, 13 May 2016 20:07 Friday, 13 May 2016 19:56

Uniforms for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic GamesGreen, yellow, blue, and red. Four colours for one team. The Rio 2016 Organising Committee has launched the uniforms that staff and volunteers will be wearing at the first Olympic and Paralympic Games in South America, set to start in less than three months.

Designed with versatility in mind, the uniforms were revealed on Thursday (12 May) at the Games Uniform and Accreditation Centre, which is based at the City of Samba, a warehouse complex in central Rio that is used by the city's carnival samba schools.

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PLAY9 to Expand in Year Three

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 May 2016 03:18 Thursday, 12 May 2016 03:09

PLAY9 ProgramFAR HILLS, New Jersey — Spurred by the success of its first two years, the PLAY9™ program is expanding this year, encouraging more golfers to play nine holes during six scheduled “PLAY9 Days” throughout the golf season, beginning on May 9 and occurring on the ninth day of each month through October.

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