Golf News – April 3, 2014

Golf News – April 3, 2014


Phil Mickelson set for Shell Houston Open as abdominal strain heals

HUMBLE, Texas – Phil Mickelson announced on his website Wednesday that he’s recovered from a muscle strain and is ready to play in this week’s Shell Houston Open.

The four-time major winner, who withdrew from last week’s Valero Texas Open after pulling a muscle in his right side, said he’ll play in the $6.4-million event after two days of “light practice” at Augusta National, site of next week’s Masters.

“I feel that to give myself the best chance at the Masters I have to play in Houston,” Mickelson said. “If I thought I would injure myself further I would have withdrawn from the tournament, but the last few days have been good.”

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Rory McIlroy believes golf is waiting to identify its next dominant player

HUMBLE, Texas – Rory McIlroy can’t remember a time when men’s golf has so clearly lacked a dominant figure, or figures, heading into the Masters.

Welcome to the Tiger Woods-less 2014, a year full of those hoping to contend on the PGA Tour rather than one player who expects to win each and every week.

McIlroy, speaking following his pro-am at the Shell Houston Open on Wednesday, said he hadn’t talked with Woods since news broke of Monday’s back surgery that will keep him out of next week’s visit to Augusta National.

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Trion:z By Colantotte Congratulates The Winner Of The Valero Texas Open

Temecula, CA – April 2, 2014 Trion:Z by Colantotte, manufacturer of award winning axially magnetized magnets, distributed by H2 Golf Company in the U.S. congratulates the winner of the Valero Texas Open for his exceptional play.

According to H2 Golf Company’s VP of Sales and Marketing, Taylor Herber, “It is always exciting watching a professional win their first Tour event! Not only was this his first win, it was his first top ten finish in 2014 which secured his place on the PGA Tour for the next two years and in the Masters in a few weeks! We are looking forward to seeing his continued success in 2014 and in seasons to come. ”

The leader of this tournament was wearing the Trion:Z Boost Wristband by Colantotte. The Boost has been a great seller since its debut at the 2013 PGA Show in Orlando Florida. Its popularity has grown dramatically as players on the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour and Champions Tour have been spotted wearing it on and off the course.

The Boost Wristband contains two, 100mT (1,000 Gauss) ferrite permanent magnets aligned in Colantotte Trion:Z’s unique Alternating North-South Polarity Orientation (ANSPO ™ ). It is available in 3 sizes and comes in 3 colors: black, white and red. Because of its great popularity the Boost Wristband will be available in three new fun and vibrant colors starting this year: Navy, Pink, and Orange.

New for 2014 from Trion:Z by Colantotte:
Color has been a great factor in popularity of the Trion:Z bracelets by Colantotte. As name of the Color Palette suggests, it comes in several fun and exciting colors. Because of the increased popularity of bright colors, Trion:Z by Colantotte is excited to launch 2 new bracelet styles this Spring. Both new bracelets will feature vibrant colors not seen on many Trion:Z product before. Look out for these new additions on the LPGA and PGA Tour’s now. The two new Trion:Z bracelet styles will hit stores and the web in April.

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Andrew Bogren

News & Release Coordinator at Plugged In Golf
Drew is passionate about keeping up on the latest in golf technology and staying on top of the latest products and offerings from around the industry. When Drew is away from the golf world, he works in the Chicago area as an accountant and lives with his wife.

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