Golf News – October 16, 2019

Cobra Golf Builds off of Popular Baffler Rail Technology to Create Its First All-Hollow IRON Hybrid Set – T-Rail

CARLSBAD, CA – Cobra Golf®, a leader in golf club innovation, unveiled today T-RAIL (Transitional Rail) its first, all-hollow iron-hybrid set, taking super game improvement clubs to the next level. T-RAIL combines the forgiveness of a COBRA Baffler® hybrid with the precision of an iron in a one-of-a-kind set of clubs (available for men and women) that are designed for anyone looking for a better game.

The COBRA T-RAIL irons fuse a hollow, hybrid shape with an iron face and topline, creating an iron-hybrid design that delivers the perfect blend of distance, forgiveness and accuracy.  A hollow body construction creates a lower, deeper CG than traditional cavity-back iron designs allow and makes getting the ball airborne and on the desired target line easier than ever before.  The Baffler Rails make their way into the irons, providing excellent turf interaction for more speed and stability out of every lie.  A high-strength, forged steel face designed with E9 Technology features a thin pocket from heel to toe to enhance ball speed and distance on off-center hits.   

The innovative design of the T-RAIL combo set combines a hollow, iron-hybrid construction in the 5-PW with a 4-hybrid to make a 7-piece set for max forgiveness, high launch and improved gapping through the set. T-RAIL Irons are available in both men’s and women’s set make-ups.

The Men’s T-RAIL Graphite 7-piece Combo Set ($899), in a black/blue colorway, offers a 4-hybrid and 5-PW irons in RH or LH options, with COBRA ULTRALITE 50g graphite shafts (Stiff, Regular and Lite) and COBRA Lamkin REL midsize grips. A 5-hybrid and 6-hybrid is also available through custom for the ultimate combo set with T-RAIL performance. The Women’s T-RAIL Graphite Combo Set ($899), in a black/lilac colorway, comes with a 5-hybrid and 6-PW, SW irons that utilize COBRA ULTRALITE 50g graphite (Ladies flex) shafts and COBRA Lamkin REL grips in midsize. The Men’s & Women’s T-RAIL irons are also available in steel shafts as a custom option with COBRA ULTRALITE (97g) shafts.

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Callaway Footwear Introduces Oceanside and Oceanside LX Oceanside Spikeless Golf Shoes Feature PLUSfoam™ Insoles

NEWBURYPORT, MA – Callaway footwear is expanding its spikeless offerings for 2020 with the introduction of the Oceanside and Oceanside LX. The Oceanside line combines a lightweight sports-fusion design with superb comfort and traction features, providing style, stability and responsive cushioning in every step.

OCEANSIDE HIGHLIGHTS
Waterproof opti-dri™ performance mesh with welded stability cage guarantees the shoe will keep golfers dry for two-years and deliver maximum support throughout the swing.

  • Two-tone dura-rubber multi-directional traction control lugs are designed to hold the ground in all directions, allowing golfers to dig in and swing without slipping.
  • Opti-soft™ EVA midsole works with the foot’s arch to create a natural and comfortable walk.
  • Opti-vent™ mesh liner manages heat for breathability and increased comfort.
  • 7 mm molded PLUSfoam™ insole provides soft responsive cushioning on each step without sacrificing stability.                          

OCEANSIDE LX HIGHLIGHTS
The Oceanside LX is a full-grain leather and microfiber upper with the same comfort and traction features that the Oceanside golf shoe provides.

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Robert Allenby Joins the Bald Head Blues Professional Golf Staff

BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC – Bald Head Blues, a golf and island inspired apparel company, distinguished by its golf cart with surfboard logo, has signed professional golfer Robert Allenby to a multi-year endorsement contract. He joins Bald Head Blues Ambassadors – Joel Dahmen, Martin Piller, and Ben Kohles

Allenby is a native of Australia and has enjoyed a long and prosperous golfing career. He has captured four PGA TOUR titles, including; the 2000 Shell Houston Open, 2000 Advil Western Open, 2001 Nissan Open and the 2001 Marconi Pennsylvania Classic. In addition, he has 18 international victories and has participated on six President Cups, three World Cups, and one Dunhill Cup. He is also known for his philanthropic work.

Allenby is a professional golfer who also takes pride in his charity work. He is a patron and spokesperson for “Challenge Cancer Support Network,” and has raised 9-million for this special cause that helps children with cancer and blood disorders. In addition, Allenby started the Blue Water Golf & Fishing Invitational, an annual event to raise awareness as well as money, for kids with cancer and/or special needs in the Palm Beach County area in Florida. He proudly displays a duck head cover to publicize the charity.

Allenby will be wearing the Bald Head Blues highly popular Albatross Polo with Comfort Dry Technology, which is lightweight, promotes moisture wicking, and has a 4-way stretch for ultimate performance during hot rounds. In addition, he will also wear the Ace Polo with Comfort Dry Flex Technology, which combines the comfort of pima cotton with the performance and stretch of spandex. These polos wear great on and off the golf course.

To battle some of the upcoming inclement weather, he will be wearing the company’s signature performance “Quarter Zip” jacket.

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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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