Equipment: Drivers

Rory McIlroy Using New Metals As Equipment Shift Begins

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 October 2016 19:27 Tuesday, 25 October 2016 19:18

Rory McIlroyCanadian Press

SHANGHAI, China (AP) — Rory McIlroy is replacing his Nike driver and two fairway metals at the HSBC Champions as he begins to search for new equipment.

Nike announced in August that it was getting out of the business of golf clubs and golf balls and concentrating on shoes and apparel. McIlroy, at No. 3 in the world, is the highest-ranked player in Nike's stable.



Top Calgary Fitter Partners With KZG

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 October 2016 18:33 Tuesday, 04 October 2016 18:27

altPALM DESERT, California — KZG and Master Club Fitter Rey Erickson, owner of Erickson’s Professional Custom Clubs in Calgary, Alberta, have partnered to raise the bar for golf equipment.

Rey Erickson is one of the most highly recognized Club Fitters in Canada. His list of honors and certifications in his profession are a mile long. He has been sought by the PGA Tour and Touring Pros for their equipment needs. He speaks at the PGA show on behalf of the PGA about fitting and he holds an honorary PGA card for fitting players on tour. Avid golfers from around the globe fly into Calgary for custom fit and custom built golf clubs by Rey.



PING Unveils Limited Edition Pink Driver Benefiting Bubba Watson’s Foundation

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 August 2016 19:16 Sunday, 28 August 2016 19:11

pink PING G driversPING announced it will sell 6,000 limited-edition pink PING G™ drivers, similar to the one used by Bubba Watson, and donate $60 to the Bubba Watson Foundation for every pink driver sold. It marks the third time in four years the company has partnered with Watson on the fundraiser, which will now surpass $1 million in donations since its beginning in 2012.

The pink G drivers are available for pre-order today through authorized PING retailers around the world. The driver also comes with Bubba’s “caricature” head cover. The U.S. MSRP for the driver and head cover is $650.



Father’s Day: Suggestions for the Golfing Dad

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2016 02:01 Monday, 30 May 2016 01:25

alt(Dr. Barry Lotz/iG) — It’s that time of year again when you are trying to figure just what to give Dad. This becomes a really easy decision, if you simply go the gift card route, but it is rather impersonal to say the least.

Here are some intriguing suggestions:



A Golfer’s Love/Hate Relationship with the Driver is an Addictive and Obsessive Trait, Yet There is No Relief in Sight for the Foreseeable Future

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 05:32 Tuesday, 24 May 2016 01:09

Ping G Series Graphite Driver with Tour ShaftThese drivers will definitely, maybe positively, get you to the “Magic” driver!

Ping G Series Graphite Driver w/Tour Shaft

Last year PING had the best-selling driver in the G30 model. This year, their new PING G has attracted a new set of devotees to the PING clan.

What the G driver offers is what every golfer desires - faster club head and ball speed. Using proprietary Turbulator Technology, VorTec and face/crown transition to combine for more efficient air flow, there is definitely a noticeable difference over the G30 version – all good.



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