Golf News – December 1, 2016

tiger_niketw17_4_native_1600TIGER WOODS TO WEAR TW ‘17 AT HERO WORLD CHALLENGE

When Tiger Woods returns to action this week — his first tournament play since Fall 2015 — he’ll come equipped with a prototype of his latest signature golf shoe, the Nike TW ’17.

“This shoe is an absolutely integral part of my return to the sport I love and have missed so much,” Woods says. “Nike really got in the zone with me. I knew Tobie and I were on to something special back when I tried on the first prototype. I feel supreme support from this shoe which leads to the utmost confidence when I step onto the course.”

Since July 2015, Woods and the Nike team, led by Tobie Hatfield, Nike Senior Director of Athlete Innovation, reimagined the 14-time major champion’s signature footwear. The team leveraged the additional time they had with Woods to start at the very beginning and address his needs as his rehab progressed.

The NIke TW ’17 will be available in Spring 2017. Stay tuned to @nikegolf for more information.

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Lift Off For Limited Edition G/Fore Golf Bag

Designer brand G/FORE has given stylish golfers a huge lift with the launch of a new limited edition golf bag.

The Transporter features weatherproof matte leather, tonal onyx black logos and quilted patent leather front pockets making it the ultimate luxury stand bag in a sleek, black design.

It is available exclusively on the G/FORE website with international shipping, which will launch by the end of the year.

Priced at $325 and weighing six pounds (2.7kg), the bag can also be customised with embroidered name or initials on the front pocket for an extra $25.

Manufactured by Vessel, it is also brimming with features including a cooler pocket, an inner valuables pocket with two-combination lock, magnetic tee pocket, patented Rotator Stand technology allowing maximum stability and a double equilibrium strap.

o view the brand’s full range of apparel, gloves, shoes and accessories, visit gfore.com

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Marriott Golf Debuts the Marriott Golf Official Mobile App

ORLANDO, Fla., November 30, 2016…Marriott Golf, one of the world’s premier golf operators, today introduced the Marriott Golf Official Mobile App, a turnkey solution to provide golfers and travelers who are always on the go with real-time information about Marriott Golf’s portfolio of championship courses.

 With a breadth of information at their fingertips, golfers can book tee times, peruse stay & play golf packages and special deals, navigate award winning course layouts, among other benefits. Additionally, the new app will serve as a valuable resource for consumers at home or on the go, as they can easily locate Marriott golf courses in their local market or when traveling.

 Offered as a free download at the Apple or Google store, the Marriott Golf Mobile App enables users to connect with Marriott Golf via social media, allowing for real-time interaction.  Moreover, users can also download individual course apps from any facility within the Marriott Golf portfolio to enhance their experience during their visit.

To download the Marriott Golf Mobile App, search “Marriott Golf Official” in the Apple or Google store, or visit https://goo.gl/tO6g3K.

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Zero Friction’s “Fan Shop” Is A Great Place To Find Christmas Gifts For The Golfer On Your List

OAK BROOK TERRACE, IL (December 1, 2016) – Zero Friction, widely known for its Johnny Miller Motion Fit Golf Glove and the new DistancePro™ GPS Glove, encourages holiday shoppers to visit its online “Fan Shop” to find a variety of licensed golf gloves and putter grips decorated with official Collegiate, NFL, MLB, NHL and U.S.A. Military logos.

“The fan shop opened last year and has been a big hit among golfers,” said Zero Friction President John Iacono. “Our spirited gloves and putters allow golfers to show team spirit while on the golf course.”

The licensed synthetic gloves are available in a variety of colors with a Cabretta leather palm patch and a breathable mesh for a guaranteed fit. The medium-size putter grips come with a removable magnetic gel top ball marker.

For more information, visit zerofriction.com

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Ouul Launches A New Super Light Cart Bag From The Python Collection

This super light Python Cart Bag is distributed exclusively by Belding Golf Bags

Irvine, CA, — December 1, 2016 – OUUL, a cutting-edge designer and developer of fashion forward, technically superior bags and accessories, announces the introduction of its Python Super Light Cart Bag, featuring functional styling, dynamic fabric designs and superior weighting.

The Python Cart Bag is part of the vibrant Python Collection featuring materials that display the same bold colors and patterns as reflected in a Python’s skin. The complete collection showcases the overlapping scales and distinct skin patterns of a Python.

“We pride ourselves in designing and developing all of our own materials, which is unique in this industry,” stated Belding’s Managing Director Brien Patermo. “Our proprietary Python material features detail, texture, and a fabric design that is imaginative and unique. We are thrilled to be able to offer a functionally superior, super light cart bag in our Python Collection.”

In addition to featuring the hand-crafted Python print, the Python Cart Bag is super light, weighing in at a mere 5 lbs., making it easy to transport while maintaining full functionality. A multi-handle design makes getting the bag on and off a cart a breeze, while eight pockets provide ample storage and easy access when strapped to the back of a riding cart or pull cart. A 10″ 15-way top with full length individual dividers keeps clubs organized and protected, and a custom designed, spring loaded umbrella clip allows for easy retrieval and storage of an umbrella on rainy days.

 

 

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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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