Golf News – May 4, 2022

TaylorMade Golf Company Announces Multi-Year Extension with 20-Time PGA Tour Winner Rory McIlroy

CARLSBAD, CA – Since 2017, 20-time PGA tour winner and four-time major champion Rory McIlroy has put his trust in TaylorMade golf equipment in a partnership that has yielded seven PGA TOUR titles, a FedEx Cup and a Ryder Cup victory. Today, TaylorMade Golf Company announces a multi-year extension with McIlroy, who will continue to play TaylorMade equipment and golf ball.

Built by a shared passion for constant innovation and success, McIlroy’s seven wins with TaylorMade equipment includes a TOUR Championship, PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP, World Golf Championship and the 2019 PGA TOUR Player of the Year award.

The extension continues to reaffirm TaylorMade’s mission to pair industry-leading product innovation and technological advancements with the most successful players in golf. McIlroy is currently one of four Team TaylorMade athletes in the Top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking.

RORY McILROY WITB

  • Stealth Plus Carbonwood Driver (9.0°)
  • SIM 3-wood (15.0°)
  • Stealth Plus 5-wood (19.0°)
  • P·790 3-iron, Rors Proto 4-PW
  • Milled Grind 3 Wedges (54°, 58°)
  • Spider X Hydro Blast Putter
  • TP5x Golf Ball

With his win at THE CJ CUP, McIlroy became the 39th player in PGA TOUR history to tally 20 wins on the PGA TOUR

He is one of six players to win 20 PGA TOUR events and four majors before age 33 joining an esteemed list of Byron Nelson, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson and Tiger Woods.

McIlroy is the second youngest player from outside the United States to reach 20 PGA TOUR wins, with win No. 20 coming at age 32.

He is one of five players since 1940 to hold 13+ PGA TOUR wins and 3+ major championships before age 29.

In McIlroy’s historic 2018-2019 season, he rose back to the World No. 1 ranking and was named the PGA TOUR Player of the year via three wins including the TOUR Championship to secure the FedEx Cup
McIlroy and Tiger Woods are the only two players in PGA TOUR history to win multiple FedEx Cup titles
Team TaylorMade currently features four players in the Top 10 of the OWGR: Scottie Scheffler (1), Collin Morikawa (3), McIlroy (7) and Dustin Johnson (10).

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Sun Mountain Outerwear Maintains Optimal Temperature

MISSOULA, MT –Sun Mountain Granite Jacket and Vest are more than just another puffy. Granite uses 37.5® insulation which retains body heat while preventing moisture build-up and overheating — making it perfect for chilly days on and off the course. Granite Jacket and Granite Vest are available now with a retail price of $169.99 and $139.99. For the retailer nearest you, visit www.sunmountain.com or call 800-227-9224.

The insulation in this puffy jacket and vest is 37.5, a patented technology that works to maintain an ideal core temperature. The sixty-gram insulation retains body heat, while active particles embedded in the insulation accelerate vapor movement to prevent overheating and moisture build-up. Further, 37.5 technology resists odors and is permanent and never washes out or gets tired. Bottom-line, 37.5 allows you to wear a puffy to keep the chill off without overheating in moderate conditions.

Granite Jacket is available in Men’s sizes Small – XXX-Large. Color options include Steel-Inferno, Black, Navy-Capri, Pacific, Platinum, Saffron, Fiery Red with a retail price of $169.99. Granite Vest is available in Men’s sizes Small – XXX-Large. Color options include Navy-Capri, Black, Pacific, Steel, Platinum, Saffron, Fiery Red with a retail price of $139.99.

Granite Jacket and Granite Vest both offer external and internal chest pockets and two hand warmer pockets, zip-through collar with chin-guard, and a shock cord at the waist.

Sun Mountain is also using 37.5 insulation in the Trapper Jacket which features a 4-way stretch, water resistant fabric; Colter Jacket and Vest, and Women’s AT Hybrid Jacket and Vest featuring insulated core panels with 4-way stretch side panels.

About 37.5® Technology
37.5 Technology was created by Cocona Labs, a world leader in the development, commercialization and marketing of active particle technologies. 37.5 Technology is a dynamic thermoregulations technology that triggers off humidity to enhance human performance and comfort. When you are hot, 37.5 speeds evaporation and cooling; when you are cold, 37.5 returns the energy to warm the body.

Visit Sun Mountain Golf  HERE

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Michael Feland

Born in Houston, TX, raised in New Orleans, LA, Mike and his family currently live in Orlando, FL. Mike is a First Tee Level 1 Certified instructor and enjoys sharing his love for the game with the Orlando area youth that participate in The First Tee of Central Florida program.

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