Golf News – July 13, 2017

FootJoy Introduces an All New RainGrip® Golf Glove

Quick-Drying – Better Fitting – New Summer Color

FootJoy®, the #1 Glove in Golf and the #1 Rain Glove in Golf, announces the launch of the new FJ RainGrip® golf glove. Featuring unmatched grip and control, improved breathability and comfort, and a precision fit, the new FJ RainGrip is essential equipment in the wettest playing conditions and ideal for hot and humid temperatures.

Bringing together the finest attributes of FJ’s innovative engineering process, the Tour-Proven RainGrip glove has been designed to deliver maximum grip and control in the palm and fingers when the weather is at its worst. However, not just for inclement weather, RainGrip also performs extremely well when temperatures and humidity are elevated. Moisture management where you need it the most for a secure connection to the club, as well as improved breathability across the back of the hands, make these gloves a great option for summer rounds.

FJ RAINGRIP KEY FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Quick-Dry™ II Knit Material – This knit material on the back of the fingers  dries quicker while providing a more conformed fit.  It optimizes breathability, flexibility and quick drying comfort.
  • Sure-Grip™  Autosuede™  Knit  Palm  – Improves fit and grip in any rainy conditions.  It conforms to your hand and the club providing maximum control and an unbeatable wet weather grip.
  • ComforTab™ Closure – The angled closure is strategically positioned for a precise fit and stress-free comfort.
  • Easy access Tee holder and  FJ ball marker

Availability: Now available on FootJoy.com or your local Pro Shop.
MSRP: $25.00 per pair.

Rickie Fowler’s Puma Golf Style For The Open Championship

CARLSBAD, Calif. (July 12, 2017) – Rickie Fowler will be styling each day at the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, dressed head-to-toe in apparel, layering pieces, accessories and footwear from PUMA Golf’s Autumn, Winter ’17 Collection.

Here are Rickie’s looks for the week:
Thursday:
Pixel Polo – Bright White/Fiery Coral – $65
Embossed ¼ Zip Popover – Peacoat – $85
Tailored Single Pleat Pant – Peacoat – $85
EVOKNIT Delta FlexFit Cap – Peacoat – $30
All In One Belt – $45
TT IGNITE DISC – $180

Friday:
Pixel Pocket Polo – Peacoat – $70
Track Jacket – Fiery Coral/Peacoat – $90
Tailored Tech Pant – Quiet Shade – $80
EVOKNIT Delta FlexFit Cap – Grey Heather – $30
TT IGNITE DISC – $180

Saturday:
Untucked Polo – $70
EVOKNIT ¼ Zip Sweater – $90
Tailored Single Pleat Pant – Peacoat – $85
Tour Fade Cap – White/Black – $28
All In One Belt – $45
TT IGNITE Hi-Tops – White/White – $220

Sunday:
Placket Polo – Quiet Shade – $75
PWRWarm Colorblock ¼ Zip – Quarry/Quiet Shade – $80
6 Pocket Pant – Vibrant Orange – $80
Tour Fade Cap White/Orange – $28
All In One Belt – $45
TT IGNITE Hi-Tops – White/White – $220

View the AW’17 collection here: cobragolf.com/pumagolf/collections/aw17.

The Inn & Club At Harbour Town Named In ‘The Top 100 Hotels In The World’

(HILTON HEAD, S.C.) – The Inn & Club at Harbour Town – The Sea Pines Resort’s acclaimed luxury boutique hotel – has been named as one of the “Top 100 Hotels in the World” and “10 Best Resort Hotels in the South” in Travel + Leisure Magazine’s just-released “World’s Best” list.

Focusing on sophisticated travelers, Travel + Leisure offers expert intelligence and comprehensive travel lifestyle content. The publication’s World’s Best awards are voted on annually by readers and showcase the premier island destinations, hotels, cities, airports and more.

“To achieve this prestigious ranking by Travel + Leisure readers is excellent recognition for the outstanding service provided at The Inn & Club and throughout The Sea Pines Resort,” says Steve Birdwell, President. “We strive to provide the best service possible and I could not be more proud of our team.”

The Inn & Club has recently received other numerous accolades, including a No. 1 ranking on TripAdvisor. Among other grand amenities, the hotel showcases a striking outdoor pool overlooking famed Harbour Town Golf Links, site of the PGA TOUR’s RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing.

The magnificent Harbour Town Clubhouse is just a short stroll away. The 44,000-square-foot multi-use structure was named the 2016 “Best New Public Clubhouse” by Golf Inc. Magazine.

For more resort information: seapines.com, 866.561.8802.

Streamsong Resort® Announces First Annual Summer Classic

STREAMSONG, FLORIDA (July 12, 2017) – Streamsong Resort®, an award-winning luxury golf resort in central Florida, is excited to introduce the first annual Streamsong® Summer Classic. This four-ball championship, designed for teams of two, will take place on August 12-14 on two of Golf Digest’s “Top 75 Public Courses in Florida,” Streamsong Red® (No. 1) and Streamsong Blue® (No. 3).

“We look forward to hosting this inaugural event at Streamsong,” said Scott Wilson, director of golf. “It will be a friendly and competitive weekend, and the format will encourage camaraderie among teams as guests navigate the challenges of both courses. After hosting the USGA Women’s Four-Ball Championship in 2016, it will be exciting to bring this team format back to Streamsong.”

The Streamsong Summer Classic Package includes a two-night stay in Streamsong’s lakeside Lodge, a welcome reception/pairing party, 36 holes of golf (including cart) on Streamsong’s award-winning courses, and an awards ceremony.

The Streamsong Summer Classic Package price starts at $328 per person double occupancy and $429 per person single occupancy. For booking and more information call (866) 379-8262 or visit streamsongresort.com.

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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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