Golf News – May 27, 2016

2155482Galvin Green Introduces Ventil8 Range for Spring/Summer 2016

Innovative Technical Blends Offer Unparalleled Breathability, Wicking and Comfort

(Växjö, Sweden) – Galvin Green – the world’s leading maker of functional golf clothing for serious players and the No. 1 global golf partner of GORE-TEX® – announces the introduction of its Spring/Summer 2016 Ventil8 range of polos, trousers, shorts and skorts engineered for superior moisture management in excessive heat.

Designed by golfers for golfers, Ventil8 garments are crafted from textile fibers that draw moisture away from the body and disperse it over a large area to promote rapid evaporation. Working in concert with this innovative, ultralight material are ventilation panels for maximum air flow. Additional characteristics include a UV protection rating of 20+ and permanent antibacterial features for exceptional odor control.

“The research that goes into our Ventil8 line is what makes it a best-seller with our green grass partners and consumers,” says Andrew Creed, President of Galvin Green USA. “Even in the hottest conditions Ventil8 fibers create a cool and comfortable body climate.”

Part of the Cool Layer in the brand’s heralded Multi-Layer Concept, the Ventil8 collection is highlighted by polos featuring body-mapping technology. Produced in a variety of styles for men and women, the shirts transport moisture and excess heat away twice as quickly as a conventional polyester golf shirt. In addition, each Ventil8 item is easily cared for by regular machine washing.

Based in Sweden, Galvin Green is a pure golf brand that developed the sport’s first apparel layering system – the Multi-Layer Concept – more than a decade ago. This distinctive approach uses leading-edge fabric technologies to ensure the dry comfort, thermal regulation and outer protection that helps players optimize performance.

Galvin Green was recently selected as the Official Team Supplier of Outerwear to the 2016 and 2018 European Ryder Cup Teams. Through this partnership, the company will provide its premium waterproof garments to the captains, vice captains, team members and their caddies during the upcoming matches at Hazeltine National Golf Club (2016) and Le Golf National (2018).

Also distinguishing the brand is its ‘Dress for the Weather’ app. Free on the App Store or Google Play, the app provides detailed five-day forecasts for thousands of courses in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Europe, and recommends ideal layering solutions for expected levels of heat, precipitation and wind speed.

For more information: GalvinGreen.com. Get social: www.facebook.com/GalvinGreen, @GalvinGreen.

WoodworthLoudmouth Golf Launches Premium Apparel Line: The Woodworth Collection

Designed for the seriously fun golfer, The Woodworth Collection features performance fabrics combined with sportswear technology in your favorite Loudmouth patterns.

Foster City, CA (May 26, 2016) – Loudmouth Golf, the worldwide leader in bold and bright golf and sports fan apparel, is setting a new standard for performance golf wear with the introduction of their new clothing line, The Woodworth Collection. Made from meticulously sourced high-quality fabrics, combined with innovative sportswear technologies and craftsmanship, this collection features a modern fit that is comfortable and breathable for the stylish and fun-loving golfer.

The Woodworth Collection features the patented TekFIT® waistband. TekFIT® offers 1-2″ of invisible stretch by using a patented compaction and fusing technology, giving you a custom fit with continuous stretch and recovery. TekFIT® waistband also features a gripper to keep your tops neatly tucked in for all 19 holes.

The Woodworth Collection bottoms are made with stretch-tech poly fabric offering moisture control for optimal comfort. In addition to being fade resistant, these bottoms also offer the convenience of an anti-wrinkle and shrink-free garment making them perfect to pack for golf trips and vacations.

“Many of our customers love the feel of cotton. But others requested a modern care-free poly. So we developed a virtually bulletproof pant that will look as good in 25 years as they do today,” says Loudmouth Founder & Designer, Woody. “They are a high quality product, and well worth the investment. Imagine the joy on your son’s face when you pass down these beauties!”

The Woodworth Collection has already been tried and tested on tour. Two-time major champion, and Loudmouth-sponsored golfer, John Daly recently tweeted, “Newest line that I’ve been wearing – great fit & feel! Luv’em!”

The Woodworth Collection is now available for men in pants and shorts; And women’s skorts. New and classic Loudmouth patterns available include: Shagadelic White, Stars & Stripes, and Flagadelic. In addition, two new patterns will be added to the collection later this summer, Particle Accelerator and Lava Flow.

For more information on The Woodworth Collection visit loudmouthgolf.com.

washington_1920_women_ncaa16_celebrate_winWashington Defeats Stanford to Win NCAA Women’s Golf Title

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Washington freshman Julianne Alvarez atoned for a three-putt bogey on the 18th hole with two tough par saves to win the decisive match in 20 holes Wednesday and deliver the Huskies their first NCAA golf title.

Washington won 3-2 over Stanford, with the final two matches decided in extra holes.

The final hour at Eugene Country Club was filled with two unlikely comebacks, a holed wedge from the fairway to win a match and wild swings in momentum that at times changed from shot-to-shot.

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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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