Golf News – November 2, 2016

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Callaway Announces Tour Limited Wedge Program

Today Callaway Golf officially announced Tour Limited, an additional custom option to the Callaway Customs wedge program.  Each month, Callaway will offer a limited number of unique wedges, which will all be designed by Roger Cleveland and stamped, paint-filled and sand-blasted by Anthony Taranto, who does the popular wedge stampings for Callaway Tour players.

This month, Callaway is running a colorful Comic Book theme, and you can find more details on this Tour Limited offering on our new callawaygolf.com page.

With this limited edition format, some wedges will be sold individually and some will be sold as a set. Price will vary depending on the design, features, and components. This month’s designs will be sold as a set, and you can learn more on this instructions page.

Tour Limited will allow golfers the opportunity to have their wedges built and designed with the level of craftsmanship that Roger Cleveland and Anthony Taranto provide for our Tour players.

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Cobra Golf Introduces 2017 Fairways & Hybrids

All-new F7 family includes a collection of fairway woods & hybrids that utilize Cobra’s Baffler Technology for improved turf interaction

Carlsbad, Calif. (Nov.1, 2016) Cobra Golf, a leader in golf club innovation and design, today introduced its new collection of F7 fairways and hybrids. The F7 fairway and hybrid family utilizes COBRA’s iconic Baffler Rail System, first introduced in the brand’s original Baffler woods more than 40 years ago, blended with today’s front-to-back weighting systems for the perfect combination of personalization, distance, control and forgiveness from any lie.

“Rails on our fairways and hybrids create a more forgiving and efficient turf interaction when hitting from any lie,” said Jose Miraflor, Sr. Director Product Marketing COBRA Golf. “Proven though Rickie’s performance with his current Baffler fairway wood, the Rail Technology allows him to be aggressive when attacking greens. These same tour-proven technologies will provide all golfers with the perfect blend of distance and control.”

The F7 Fairways (MAP $239 – 3-4F, 5-6F and 7-8F) feature progressive rail heights that are strategically engineered to be shallower in the 3-4 woods and progressively thicker as you move into the 7-8 to deliver easy-up distance and consistency from every lie. The front of the rails improve turf forgiveness while the back of the rails help the club glide out of the turf more smoothly.

The F7 Fairways come equipped with two Center of Gravity (CG) positions and 20-gram and 3-gram moveable weights that can be positioned in the front or the back to deliver either a penetrating or towering trajectory, depending on player preference and varying course conditions.

To maximize distance and ball speed, COBRA Golf engineers used a thinner, high-strength, forged 475 stainless steel face insert along with a 17-4 stainless steel body, which creates discretionary weight and allows for greater CG adjustability. MyFly8 delivers eight loft positions (loft ranges are listed below) to fine-tune players’ long games. Available Jan 13, 2017 in black/orange, silver/yellow and blue/red colorways in RH/LH, the F7 Fairways come equipped with a graphite Fujikura Pro 65 shaft and Lamkin REL-Black grip.

KING LTD Black Fairway (MAP $299) features the same, revolutionary SpacePort design seen in the KING LTD Drivers, a multi-purpose structure that strategically positions discretionary weight low in the club head for ultimate distance. An added bonus – by removing the port, golfers can visually access the COBRA technologies on the interior of the club. The crown is made of a multi-material TeXtreme Carbon Fiber which is 20% lighter than a standard carbon fiber crown. The weight saved can then be distributed lower to deliver Zero CG in a fairway for high-launch, low-spin and maximum speed for more distance. The Speed Channel Face, an engineered trench around the perimeter of the face, creates a thinner, more unsupported face for increased distance and faster ball speeds on off-center hits. MyFly8 with SmartPad allows for eight adjustable loft settings (loft range listed below). The LTD Fairways (3-4 and 4-5) are available in RH only in a new, stunning matte black finish. Available November 18, 2016, these fairways come equipped with a graphite Aldila Rogue Black 70g shaft and Lamkin UTX 360 grip.

Rounding out the metalwood collection are the KING F7 Hybrids (MAP $199), which also feature COBRA’s Baffler Dual Rail design for improved turf reaction and consistency from every lie. Each club (2-3H, 3-4H and 4-5H) features a fixed back CG (13-gram) to deliver high MOI and a more centered CG for more forgiveness and precision shot-after -shot. The new hybrid touts a thin 455 SS face for maximum ball speed. The hybrids also feature COBRA’s MyFly8 and come in black with orange highlights with a graphite Fujikura Pro 75h shaft and Lamkin REL-Black grip. Available January 13, 2017.

WOMEN’S: The women’s F7 Fairways (MAP $239 – 3-4F, 5-6F, 7-8F) also come equipped with Baffler rail technology, two front/back CG positions and MyFly8. They come in two colorways: silver with raspberry and black with Lexi blue; and graphite Fujikura Pro 55 and COBRA Lamkin REL grips. KING F7 Ladies Hybrids (MAP: $199 – 3-4H, 4-5H, 5-6H) feature rails along with a single fixed weight (8.5g) positioned low and back to deliver a high towering ball flight for extreme distance and forgiveness.

For more information on the entire KING family of products, visit cobragolf.com

baBradley Allan Quarter-Zip Sweaters Now Available

Premium layering pieces feature rich merino wool, tailored look

(Toronto, Canada) – BRADLEY ALLAN – sophisticated, modern golf apparel designed for the golf course and beyond – announces its premium merino wool quarter-zip sweaters are now available at bradley-allan.com.

A fresh take on a cool-weather golf staple, the BRADLEY ALLAN quarter zip is crafted from lightweight, 100-percent superfine merino wool in a silhouette that promotes a trim look when layering. Available in graphite and black colorways, the sweaters retail for $109.

“Like all BRADLEY ALLAN garments, this is an update to the traditional quarter zip with a fabrication and design that works as well off the course as on it,” says Brad Franklin, Founder and Creative Director of BRADLEY ALLAN. “The lightweight merino is incredibly soft, yet durable to resist pilling when carrying a golf bag and the clean fit lessens bulk to compliment all body types.”

Additional BRADLEY ALLAN offerings include the brand’s signature range of polos ($79-$89) that blend soft Pima cotton and technical fabrics, and shorts ($79) and pants ($94) crafted from a lightweight cotton-polyester blend with a hint of stretch for enhanced cooling and comfort.

From veteran designer Brad Franklin, BRADLEY ALLAN celebrates classic designs while emphasizing a modern fit, innovative fabric blends and seamless transition to everyday wear. Drawing inspiration from current menswear trends, BRADLEY ALLAN allows golfers to enjoy technical performance without sacrificing their personal style.

For more information visit bradley-allan.com

igc-logo-00000002Integrity Golf Company Honors Military with Complimentary Foursomes during November

KISSIMMEE, Florida (November 1, 2016) – Integrity Golf Company (www.integritygolfco.com), a golf-course management company dedicated to sound business practices and exceptional customer service, is offering current and veteran military members, as well as their families, one complimentary foursome at any one of the participating IGC golf courses during November, which is Military Family Appreciation Month in the U.S.

“To show our appreciation, we want to honor our military and those who share in their sacrifice,” said Gene Garrote, president & CEO of Integrity Golf Company. “In keeping with our philosophy of providing dedicated leadership to the courses and communities we serve, it is our pleasure to offer one free foursome to active military members, veterans and their families during November.”

Eligible golfers are invited to call the Integrity Golf Company military appreciation line, 877-307-2060, for details and to book a tee time at any of the 20 participating Integrity Golf Company locations.

Tee time bookings are based on availability, and some restrictions apply. This offer is not to be used with group or tournament play.

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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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