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TVD Wedges, mFGP Putters, SuperLite & More

Hey everyone, and thanks for stopping by, today we have our next installment from Scott Kramer, we got some news from Srixon, SeeMore, Odyssey, Callaway and more.

In capturing the British Open, Louis Oosthuizen used a PING Rapture V2 driver, S56 irons, Tour-S Rustique wedges and Redwood Anser putter, as well as Nike SQ2 3- and 5-woods, and a Titleist Pro V1x ball…

Titleist’s WedgeWorks Exclusives line now includes Vokey Tour Van Design (TVD) wedges that come in two distinctive new finishes – Bright Brushed Chrome (not a mirror finish, but a little brighter than regular chrome) and Oil Can Zero (wears well over time, rusts gracefully, champagne look). Each of these wedges is custom-made and personalized, including length, lie and loft, toe engraving, paintfill, grips, shafts and shaftbands. Even the lower lofts are offered in a Tour grind…

 

Srixon Sports will donate 5% of net proceeds from the sale of its camouflaged packaged golf products and accessories or those featuring the USO logo, to the USO…

 

SeeMore Putter expanded its milled CS Gunmetal series with the center-shafted mFGP blade and mFGP2 mallet ($295 apiece) that are 100% milled and available in soft carbon steel with a proprietary multilayer black gunmetal finish…

 

Odyssey has made some new, special two-sided putters for Notah Begay, who putts right- and left-handed, depending on ball position relative to the hole…


Rocco Mediate has parted from endorsing Callaway, and has reportedly been testing clubs from several brands…


Kenny Perry broke his Ping Craz-E putter earlier this year, after the shaft rusted from inside. Ever since, he’s tried several models, the latest being a Bobby Grace model…


Ryan Moore has begun playing a Custom MACHINE putter — TIG welded center-shaft model — from Dogleg Right

 

Bobby Jones Golf introduced the SuperLite Series drivers with a promise that the driver will add 15 yards to golfers with swing speeds of 85 mph or less. The driver has a triangular clubhead that allows the face to square easier at impact and help correct off-center hits; a 47-inch, 45-gram SuperLite shaft, and lightweight Winn grip…

 

Golf Pride added two designs to the V-RAD Rivalry Putter Grip line, in the style of the U.S. and European flags…

 

Callaway will incorporate Ortholite Dual Density inserts into many of its 2011 shoes.

 

Veteran golf equipment writer and former Golf Magazine senior editor Scott Kramer has published a new e-book, How To Buy The Right Golf Equipment. The easy-reading book helps the average golfer by simplifying the process of buying clubs, shafts, balls, bags and shoes — as well as buying equipment for other people, including your spouse and kids. The following excerpt is the chapter on buying putters. For the complete book, visit amazon.com for the Kindle version or lulu.com for the instant pdf download.

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