Golf News – February 9, 2016

RCheader_USA_0POLO RALPH LAUREN IS OFFICIAL OUTFITTER
OF THE 2016 UNITED STATES RYDER CUP TEAM

NEW YORK, NY. – Polo Ralph Lauren (NYSE: RL) announces its continued partnership with The PGA of America as the Official Outfitter for the 2016 United States Ryder Cup Team. Polo Ralph Lauren will design the official uniforms to be worn by Team USA during the 41st Ryder Cup, Sept. 26–Oct. 2, at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota.

Polo Golf Ambassador Davis Love III is once again Team Captain of the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup Team. This year will mark Love’s eighth appearance at the Ryder Cup, playing in the 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2002 and 2004 tournaments, and serving as Assistant Captain of the 2010 United States Ryder Cup Team and Captain of the 2012 United States Ryder Cup Team. Love has won more than 20 events on the PGA Tour since 1985, including the Players Championship (1992 and 2003) and the PGA Championship (1997).

“I’m honored to lead Team USA once again in one of golf’s most prestigious and storied tournaments, and I’m thrilled to be doing it in Polo Ralph Lauren,” said Love. “Polo has been such an important supporter of the game of golf.”

This year marks the second time in Ryder Cup history that the official Ryder Cup Collection will be available to consumers, allowing customers to shop and share in the countdown to golf’s ultimate event. As part of the partnership, a portion of the proceeds from the sales of the Polo Ralph Lauren Ryder Cup Collection will support the 41 PGA of America Sections who grow, teach and manage the game of golf. The Polo Ralph Lauren Ryder Cup Collection will include a timeless array of Polo Golf and RLX Golf apparel, and will be available on RalphLauren.com and at premier clubs and resorts.

Polo Ralph Lauren’s patronage of the Ryder Cup reinforces the brand’s dedication to golf as well as its leadership in major global sporting initiatives. In addition to this partnership, the company also serves as The Official Outfitter of the PGA Championship, Official Outfitter of the U.S. Open Championship, Official Outfitter of the Open Championship, Official Outfitter of the US Open Tennis Championship, Official Outfitter of the Wimbledon Championships, and is a proud Outfitter of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams. Polo also sponsors an elite roster of professional golfers including Love, Tom Watson, Billy Horschel, Justin Thomas, Luke Donald, Jonathan Byrd, and Matteo Manassero.

2154536JCR Launches New DL550 Stand Bag For 2016 – Features Patent Pending Clear Smart Phone Pocket To Access Course Yardage

Dunwoody, GA – JCR Sales & Consulting, Inc. is introducing a new line of innovative stand bags, the DL550, developed to meet the needs of the golfer today. It offers clean lines, internal organization and technology like no other bag. Clear smart phone pocket allows you to access gps yardage right from the convenience of the bag.

Golfers will be pleased with all the organization from the 6 way, 8.5″ top, to the multitude of sleeves for range finder, scorecard, balls, divot tool, marker pen, sun screen and even a spot for sunglasses.

Features include:
• 6 way air mesh cushioned full length divider top
• 10 pockets including velour lined valuables pouch
• Smart Phone compartment with clear window (patent pending 29/515,583)
• Two insulated hydration bottle pockets with drainage holes
• Four-point dual strap with padded center hub promotes balanced weight distribution for comfortable carrying
• Zip off bottom side and ball pockets for easy customization
• 6 Waterproof zippers
• GPS Sleeve inside pocket
• Divot tool sleeve
• Marker pen sleeve
• Scorecard sleeve
• 3 Ball sleeve
• Sunscreen and sunglass sleeves
• Weighs under 6lbs
• 8.5″ Top

Available in 12 colors, Black/Steel, Red/Black, Black/Red, Black/Racing Yellow, Black/Royal, Black/Lime, Black/Orange, Navy/Lime, Navy/Steel, Charcoal Gray/Black, Women’s Black/Pink and Black/Light Blue with a suggested retail of $179.99. The DL550 is available now!

NBNew Balance Golf Introduces NBG3001 A High-Performance, Lightweight Athletic-Style Cleated Golf Shoe

Boston, Mass, February 8, 2016 – For spring 2016, New Balance will introduce the new 3001 golf shoe, a lightweight, athletic-style cleated shoe with a waterproof microfiber upper and REVLite® midsole designed for ultimate comfort.

The NB3001 is built on the new PW-1 last which gives golfers a wider forefoot with a shallow toe box depth and a lower instep height for better ground feel. The waterproof microfiber leather upper has an ultralight FantomFit™ support and a welded form-fitted tongue construction.

The REVlite® midsole, originally designed to provide lightweight cushioning to runners, provides maximum comfort while walking the course. The TPU outsole features flex grooves that are specifically designed to move with the natural motion of the foot. The NB3001 uses the low-profile Champ Slim-Lok® Zarma Tour cleat system* with nine cleats, for better contact with the ground and the ability to harness more power with the swing. The NBG3001 is backed by a two-year waterproof warranty.

MEN’S NBG3001
  • Color: White/Green
  • Sizes: 8-12, 13, 14 Widths D and 2E
  • Weight: 13.8 oz.
  • Suggested Retail: $189.95
  • Availability: Feb. 15, 2016
  • 2-year waterproof warranty
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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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