Equipment: Irons

They’re Different, And Expensive, But This Could Be Your Next Set Of Clubs

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 November 2016 23:35 Sunday, 27 November 2016 23:21

altPONOKA, Alberta (Gord Montgomery/iG) — Ryan Vold is the first to admit that if you have to ask how much a set of PXG golf clubs cost at his course, you likely can’t afford them. But if you can handle the steep price of these sticks you’ll certainly find them worth the money.

PXG (Parsons Xtreme Golf) clubs hit the marketplace a few years back, Vold, the owner and operator of Wolf Creek Golf located between Edmonton and Calgary, said. And despite the fluctuating Canadian dollar he noted these clubs are in fact worth the investment if you’re serious about your game.

As the only public golf course in Alberta to fit and sell these custom clubs, Vold said a few such sets have been sold out of his shop as well as single clubs like the driver, which retails for around $1,000, iron sets that sell for up to $400 per club club depending on exchange rates, and putters that cost about $420. He added that Priddis Greens, a private Calgary club, also carries this particular brand.

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Bridgestone Golf Unveils JGR CB Forged Irons For Mid- To High-Handicap Players

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 October 2016 01:43 Tuesday, 18 October 2016 01:37

JGR CB Forged IronCOVINGTON, Georgia — Bridgestone Golf will debut its JGR CB Forged irons on November 1, 2016, at retailers nationwide and at bridgestonegolf.com.

Created for mid- to high-handicappers, the new JGR cavity-back set ($899 steel, $949 graphite retail) incorporates innovative design to improve consistency and distance control on approach shots. Unique to the game-improvement category, they are forged from premium 1020 carbon steel to provide superior feel at impact. Augmenting attractive, classic styling, distinctions include:

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Introducing Cobra Golf’s New King Forged and King Forged One Length Iron Sets

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 October 2016 06:50 Thursday, 13 October 2016 06:30

King Forged One Length IronCARLSBAD, California — Cobra Golf introduced the ultimate players iron, the KING FORGED TOUR, along with its first FORGED TOUR ONE LENGTH set. The ONE LENGTH version is currently in the bag of PGA TOUR professional and COBRA PUMA GOLF athlete, Bryson DeChambeau. With Tour proven performance, these irons are optimized for performance providing the soft feel, distance and precision demanded by the best golfers.

“The KING FORGED ONE LENGTH irons are perfect for my game - allowing me to perform at the highest level,” DeChambeau. “My preferred feel is a forging, which these irons deliver along with a more compact head and reduced offset design for trajectory and shot-shaping control.”

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COBRA Golf Unveils Game-Changing King F7 Irons For 2017

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 October 2016 05:29 Wednesday, 12 October 2016 05:11

altCARLSBAD, California — Cobra Golf introduced its most groundbreaking and versatile iron family yet, further expanding the offering of clubs under the revered KING name. The new KING F7 set of irons, along with COBRA’s first-ever F7 ONE LENGTH set provides golfers with optimized performance, distance, forgiveness and control of every shot.

“The 2017 iron offering is COBRA’s most innovative and exciting yet,” said Tom Olsavsky, Head of R&D for COBRA Golf. “Not only have we improved our progressive sets this year, but we are introducing our first-ever ONE LENGTH option that will help to bring more consistency and simplicity to the game of golf for all players. In 2017 we will truly have an innovative, high-quality iron solution for every type of player.”

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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.

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