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Tidbits from Nike, Miura, Boccieri & More

Hi everyone, thanks for stopping by.  Today we have some odds and ends to share with you from our friend Scott Kramer.  We have news from Miura, Nike, Fourteen Golf and more. Enjoy!

 

  • Miura Golf unveiled MG steel hybrids ($299/graphite shaft, $279/steel) in lofts of 20 and 23 degrees…
  • Allen Edmonds introduced its Spring 2012 golf shoe Honors Collection, including the wingtip-style Medalist ($245), crocodile-print leather saddle Legend ($345), plain-toe saddle First Cut ($345), and cleated blucher toe Haskell ($345)…
  • In November, Nike will debut the 430cc, pear-shaped VR Pro Limited Edition Forged driver ($419.99) with an advanced face thickness design. Nike’s also adding the high-MOI Method Core Drone mallet ($203.99) to its putter line. Polymer and aluminum grooves lessen impact vibration and increase accuracy. Suzann Pettersen recently used the putter to win the Ladies Irish Open…
  • Louis Oosthuizen signed an endorsement deal with Sundog Eyewear…
  • Tiger Woods is wearing lightweight Nike Golf prototype shoes with technology that mimics and conforms to the natural motion of the front of the foot, for more stability at address and more power through the swing. The shoes also have lots of traction…
  • Fourteen Golf debuted the SF-511 fairway woods with a slightly smaller clubhead, U-shaped sole and thin face…
  • Boccieri Golf debuted a white version of its Control Series Heavy Driver ($399)…
  • In September, for the first time in two years, Bridgestone will introduce clubs, including the J40 445 driver ($399), which is a 445cc, deep-faced model with a round shape and short hosel, and the J40 430 driver ($399) that has a 430cc traditional pear shape, deep-faced clubhead with a long hosel.

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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. For the complete book, visit amazon.com for the Kindle version or lulu.com for the instant pdf download.


 

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