Golf News – October 4, 2022

Wilson Introduces Staff Model® Collection of Putters

CHICAGO, IL – Wilson Sporting Goods Co. today announces the launch of its Staff Model® putter collection. Each putter is 100% milled from ultra-soft 304 Stainless Steel to Wilson’s exceptional standards, delivering the ultimate swing control through performance-balanced weighting, and providing a softer feel on the green.

“Performance has always been the top priority for Wilson Golf, and our mission is to provide top-of-the-line products for golfers of every skill level. The innovation and craftmanship of our new Staff Model putter collection is something that we’re truly proud of and will help all golfers feel more confident on the greens,” said Tim Clarke, President, Wilson Golf.

The putters are available for pre-sale on starting today and at select retail locations beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1.

Each new Staff Model Putter features:

  • Soft 304 Stainless Steel: Milled from a solid block of ultra-soft 304 stainless steel to offer the perfect combination of stability and feel.
  • Precision Milling: Each Staff Model putter is 100% precision milled with exceptionally tight tolerances for superior consistency and roll.
  • Perfect Balance: Performance-balanced weighting delivers ultimate swing control with unmatched feel.

The Staff Model collection includes four styles of putters, each milled by Wilson master craftsmen. Each putter has aggressive face milling for consistent pure roll and is available in lengths of 33, 34 and 35 inches, with a loft of 3.0 degrees and a lie of 71 degrees for $349.99.

The Original – 8802®
Inspired by The Original Wilson 8802, the shaft-over-hosel design provides a smooth and seamless transition from shaft to head at the ball address, with a full toe hang.

The Blade – BL22
A tour-proven blade style putter features a plumber’s neck hosel design for a clean setup and alignment to the ball, with a medium toe hang.

The Mallet – MT22
A short, slant-neck hosel on this mid-mallet design provides a unique feel upon address and alignment, with a medium toe hang.

The Tech Mallet – TM22
The twin tail, high MOI tech mallet provides forgiveness and stability for golfers of all levels, with a moderate toe hang.

Visit Wilson Golf HERE

Nippon Shaft Wins on LPGA Tour

CARLSBAD, CA – A 26-year-old Englishwoman used Nippon Shaft N.S.PRO MODUS³ Tour 125 steel shafts in her irons and N.S.PRO MODUS³ Tour 120 steel shafts in her wedges to win The Ascendant LPGA on Sunday (Oct. 2) in Texas.

The champion shot a total of 18-under par with rounds of 67-64-71-64—266 – including four birdies on her back nine on Sunday – to win by one stroke at Old American Golf Club in The Colony, Texas. It was her second LPGA Tour victory.

“Nippon Shaft congratulates the winner of The Ascendant LPGA,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. “We are very proud that she trusts Nippon Shaft’s Modus series of steel shafts to compete against the greatest female golfers in the world.”

More than 200 players on the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, European Tour and Korn Ferry Tour – as well as countless elite amateurs – use Nippon Shaft’s MODUS³ series steel shafts to help gain their desired distance, accuracy, and trajectory.

Nippon Shaft products are available globally either as stock or custom shafts in many of the world’s top iron brands.

Visit Nippon Shaft HERE

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