Odds & Ends From Around the Golfing World

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Hi everyone, and thanks for stopping by, today we have a whole bunch of odds and ends from around the golfing world. Special thanks to Scott Kramer for the details on this post… We have news from Cleveland, Tour Edge, Nippon Shafts, and so many more. Enjoy!

 

 

Callaway signed J.B. Holmes and Trevor Immelman to its Tour staff…

Ben Crenshaw joined Cleveland Golf’s tour staff, and will also be a design consultant for both the Never Compromise and Cleveland putter lines…

Speaking of endorsements, David Duval is playing Scratch Golf’s SB-1 blade irons and custom wedges. Ryan Moore is no longer repping the company…

Tour Edge debuted the T-Balance putter ($119) with a 90-degree bend shaft and a stability bar that places more weight directly behind the sweet spot to increase the putter’s MOI; and the Exotics XCG-4 hybrid ($199) with a maraging steel cup face and crown, and a heavier, 133g tungsten sole plate…

Bubba Watson has been sporting KENTWOOL Tour Profile black golf socks in competition…

COBRA-PUMA Golf signed youngsters Jonas Blixt, Blair O’Neal and Diego Velasquez to play Cobra clubs and wear PUMA apparel and footwear …

Mizuno unveiled the JPX-800 fairway woods ($199.99) with a maraging stainless steel cup face and low/deep CG…

SkyGolf introduced PinPoint technology for the SGX handheld GPS rangefinder, which provides precise flag distance from any approach angle…

Nippon debuted the N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour 120 steel shaft that weighs between 114 and 126 grams…

UST Mamiya announced three shafts, including the MP6, a mid-60 gram iron shaft, MP5 Micro Ply Lite, and ATTAS-T2 with Linear EI technology for drivers…

Bridgestone added a new dual dimple technology to its e-Series balls that optimizes aerodynamics at launch and during descent. The company also released a yellow version of its TOUR B330-RX …

Abacus debuted the Grange Stretch Wind Anorak ($120), a lightweight jacket that’s windproof, water repellent, and has a half zip in contrasting colors…

PING re-signed Lorena Ochoa to continue as its global representative…

Ashworth will debut four footwear models this year, including street shoes…

Callaway Golf debuted two Odyssey D.A.R.T. putters ($179) with a target alignment system …

Miyazaki debuted the Dromos shaft ($300) for adjustable drivers. It’s engineered to reduce the spine effect, ensuring consistent feel and performance regardless of shaft orientation in the head…

The Allen Edmonds Shoe Corp. debuted the Honors Collection line of golf shoes ($245-$345).

Talk to you soon!

 

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