Equipment: Balls

Watsons Goes Pink, With More Colors To Follow

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 January 2017 18:42 Tuesday, 03 January 2017 18:29

Bubba WatsonCanadian Press

KAPALUA, Hawaii (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Bubba Watson gazed toward the blue Pacific on the first tee at Kapalua and unleashed a big drive with his pink golf ball.

Next up likely will be a lime green ball.

The two-time Masters champion is even thinking of a two-tone ball.

“If we’re going to challenge ourselves, let’s challenge ourselves to make something that’s really off the wall, that’s still playable,” Watson said. “Companies I want to be with are ones that let me have an influence and let me in on the decision-making.”

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Tiger Woods Signs Deal To Play With New Golf Ball

Last Updated on Friday, 16 December 2016 09:06 Friday, 16 December 2016 07:54

altCanadian Press

One tournament into his return was all Tiger Woods needed to strike a deal with Bridgestone to play its golf ball.

Bridgestone Golf said it has signed Woods to a multi-year agreement in which he will play and promote the golf ball. Woods effectively became a free agent for equipment deals when Nike decided to stop making clubs and golf balls and instead focus on apparel.

Bridgestone becomes the first new equipment company that Woods has endorsed since he turned pro 20 years ago. He signed with Titleist (equipment) and Nike (footwear and clothing) in 1996, and his switch to all Nike equipment began with its golf ball in May 2000.

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Color Him Pink: Report Says Watson To Use Volvik Golf Ball

Last Updated on Friday, 16 December 2016 07:52 Friday, 16 December 2016 07:46

Bubba WatsonCanadian Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Bubba Watson might be adding a pink golf ball to go with his pink driver — and a green ball for the Masters.

The JoongAng Daily in South Korea is reporting that Watson has agreed to a deal to use the Volvik golf ball starting next month. The Korean ball manufacturer mainly has been used on the LPGA Tour and is best known for golf balls it produces in a variety of colors. And that might be the perfect fit for the two-time Masters champion.

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TaylorMade Golf Company Announces Breakthrough Performance With The New TP5 & TP5x Golf Balls

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 20:19 Wednesday, 07 December 2016 19:54

TaylorMade TP5x Golf BallCARLSBAD, California — TaylorMade Golf announced the release of its 2017 golf ball lineup, highlighted by the two new models: TP5 and TP5x. For the first time, two golf balls incorporate 5-layer construction to actively improve or increase driver/iron distance, control and spin without sacrificing any industry leading greenside performance.

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The 2016 Golfer’s Gift Guide

Last Updated on Monday, 05 December 2016 18:01 Sunday, 04 December 2016 18:53

KENTWOOL Game Day Holiday Gift PackThe holidays are almost upon us, so now is the time to get busy. Here are some of the most innovative, beautiful, and useful gift ideas.

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