Golf News – April 25, 2016

TourStaffBag_3Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company Introduces
2016 Tour Staff Bag

The company known for precision clubs expands its bag line

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, April, 21st 2016- The Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company is pleased to announce the introduction of the 2016 Tour Staff Bag. Combining high-tech materials and processes with a classic tour staff bag size and utility makes a statement to anyone that you are a “Hogan player”.  “It’s no secret that the Ben Hogan brand has always been about quality and performance in regard to our clubs, and our new 2016 tour staff bag is no different,’ said Terry Koehler, President/CEO of the Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company. “The staff bag represents
the top of our golf bag line and has been engineered for the most discriminating golfers.”

The Ben Hogan Tour Staff Bag features all the pockets and accessory attachment points you could want, including three pockets with quick-access magnetic closures. This bag also includes lift-assist
handles integrated into the side and bottom of the bag for ease in lifting in and out of a car trunk. Other distinguishing characteristics include:

• Weighs a minimal 12 pounds
• 10” top-cuff
• 6-way velour lined top cuff
• Thick foam padded carry strap
• Fully customizable zip-off belly panel
• 2 hidden water bottle pockets
• Umbrella sleeve
• Multi-purpose lower pocket doubles as waterproof beverage compartment
• 3 magnetic easy access pockets

The Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company’s focus on quality, performance and precision continually raises the bar of designing and refining golf equipment.

The bag comes with a one year limited warranty and retails for $450.00. It may be purchased through any Ben Hogan Authorized Dealer or directly through the website, www.benhogangolf.com.  There is an additional $15 charge for any personalization added to the bag.

2155195Golf Digest Awards Sun Mountain As Best Travel Bag

Missoula, Montana – The Sun Mountain ClubGlider golf travel bag has been named the best golf travel cover by Golf Digest magazine. The magazine’s editors chose the ClubGlider based upon its size, durability and maneuverability. ClubGlider is the only golf travel bag that has extendable legs and wheels to support 100% of the weight. The full story is available on-line at golfdigest.com/story/best-travel-cover. For the Sun Mountain retailer nearest you call 800-227-9224 or visit sunmountain.com.

The article said, “When we think of the ideal travel case, we think about size: big enough to fit our clubs, shoes, raingear, and maybe an extra sweater or two-but not so big that the clubs are moving around. Sun Mountain’s ClubGlider Meridian nails that balance.”

“We also think about durability. Your travel bag takes a beating when you fly. You need something that’s going to survive that experience and keep your clubs safe.”

“The final thing we’re looking for in our travel cases is maneuverability. That’s where the legs of the Sun Mountain ClubGlider Meridian come in. Pull out the legs to make your bag feel like nothing when you’re wheeling it around, and then retract the legs when it’s time for your bag to board.”

Sun Mountain Founder Rick Reimers said, “The leg on the ClubGlider is singularly unique and really sets it apart from the competition. We’re honored the Editors of Golf Digest agree!”

Golf Digest is the #1 most widely-read golf publication in the world and the authority on how to play, what to play and where to play. Golf Digest’s aim is to enhance the enjoyment of all facets of the game-making its readers better players, smarter consumers and more discerning travelers, while also offering the kind of informative and provocative stories that fuel the unending conversation that is golf.

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Chase54 Reports Expanded DryFuze&Reg; Technology Offerings And Cool Wins

CHASE54, the evolving apparel brand named for the pursuit of the perfect score in golf, announces the continued expansion of its signature DryFuze® technology, now featured in more than 90% of its styles, including polos, shorts, pants and some of its mid-layering pieces for men and women. The new apparel is available online in the Spring 2016 Collection. With the weather heating up, DryFuze keeps golfers looking and feeling cool, with its signature moisture wicking qualities. Premier fabric transports moisture from the skin to the clothing’s exterior.

“Because we have scientists in our labs constantly pushing innovation and quality, we are always improving our DryFuze® technology and rolling it into more styles,” says Lulu Faddis, Chief Designer and Creative Director for CHASE54. “We believe DryFuze will become a household fabric name in the future,” she adds. “DryFuze is not just for polo shirts anymore…golfers demand ultra-performance when wearing a layering piece or even in their bottoms,” she adds.

In addition to the rise of the technology, DryFuze® is making its way into more serious golfers’ game, turning out more wins wearing CHASE54. Making just his second career start on PGA Tour Latinoamerica, Derek Rende won the Lexus Panama Classic wearing CHASE54. “It was an amazing week when I got the win in Panama. It’s a great start to the year and I couldn’t be happier to be a part of the CHASE54 team,” says Rende.

Also sporting CHASE54, Long Drive Champion Trent Scruggs won the East Coast Classic in South Carolina making it his third straight win on the Independent Tour. “It was a great way to start the year off with a win and a new career long of 450 yards,” says Scruggs. “I want to thank CHASE54 for giving me the best clothes and I can’t wait for the next event,” he adds.

“In the warmer climates, we want golfers to be able to focus on their game and DryFuze empowers them to do that,” Faddis says. “Seeing players wearing C54 for a win is a win for us too, when it comes to performance technology,” she adds.

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Matt Meeker

Matt lives in sunny Orlando with his wife who allows his golf obsession to stretch the limits of normalcy. He's also a proud coach with The First Tee of Central Florida who loves teaching kids about golf and life skills.

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