Golf News – May 21, 2014

Golf News – May 21, 2014


Rory McIlroy calls off engagement to Caroline Wozniaki

Rory McIlroy has called off his engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniaki.

In a statement released by his management firm on Wednesday, McIlroy explained he, “wasn’t ready for all that marriage entails.”

McIlroy, 25, proposed to the 23-year-old Wozniaki on New Year’s Eve in Sydney, Australia, after many British tabloids reported the two had split.

To read the complete story, click HERE.


Age knows no limit in golf these days, as 11 year-old Lucy Li proves

Billy Payne wore a smile as wide as the Augusta National fairways as he watched eight kids file out of the room with their trophies from the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt Championship on the Sunday before the Masters.

“We’re going to be hearing from some of these kids again,” he said.

Yes, but six weeks later?

An 11-year-old girl who won her age group in the youth competition before the Masters has played her way into the U.S. Women’s Open next month at Pinehurst No. 2.

To read the complete story, click HERE.


KZG Introduces The New GF X Fairway Wood

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (5/21/14) – KZG, the #1 Custom ProLine™, has introduced the GF X Fairway Woods designed for maximum performance and feature KZG’s Gravitational Force (GF) Technology for maximum customization.

“KZG is all about improving performance and the GF X will not disappoint,” reports Jennifer King, President of KZG. “Great rebound, ease of play and the ultimate in performance. The smash factor remained consistently high even on mishits! These woods will have universal appeal.”

Every aspect of the aerodynamically designed GF X Woods has been maximized for clubfitters to provide a perfect fit. The GF weight port allows for easy adjustments to swing weight, trajectory, launch angle and spin rate. The contoured sole provides superior turf interaction, allowing for maximum speed through the shot. And golfers will love the solid sound and feel at impact. KZG’s proprietary alloy face insert is extremely hot to ensure maximum distance.

The GF X fairway woods round out the KZG wood offerings to five unique models. This broad selection allows the Professional ClubFitter the ability to select the design features they need to perfectly fit their golfers.

GF X Fairway Woods come in RH: #3/15, #4/17, #5/19 and #7/22 lofts and LH: #3/15, #4/17, and #5/19 lofts and are a perfect complement to the GFX and GF-Deep Driver models.

MSRP starts at $239 and can vary depending on custom shaft options.

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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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