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Independent Tests Prove Exotics Unbeatable.

Batavia, IL (February 17, 2015) – An independent robot club test performed at Golf Laboratories, Inc. in San Diego, California, confirms that the Exotics E8 Beta fairway wood is truly the longest fairway wood in golf. The E8 Beta was tested against the newest fairway woods on the market and the results continue to support ‘Exotics legendary distance’ reputation and distinguish the technology as the best in the market place.

“The E8 Beta fairway wood dominated this test,” stated David Glod, president and founder of Tour Edge Golf.  “The advanced Beta Titanium cup face is the leading factor in its success.  Titanium is stronger than other materials which allows us to make it thinner for more spring like effect and faster ball speeds, equaling more distance.  Our cup face technology combined with combo brazing is our perfect recipe for maximum distance and performance.

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The E8 product line features Tour Edge’s lifetime warranty and 30-day play guarantee.  Exotics E8 Beta fairway wood stock shaft is the Aldila Rogue Silver and Black. E8 Beta model: 3 (12 degree), 3 (13 degree), 3 (15 degree), 4 (16.5 degree), 5 (18 degree).  Suggested retail E8 Beta $299.99.  For more information, call (800) 515-3343 or visit http://www.touredge.com.

Located in Batavia, IL, Tour Edge manufacturers and sells golf clubs under both the Exotics and Tour Edge brands.  Exotics golf clubs are for those who demand the finest performing golf clubs in the world.  With experienced designers and smaller production runs, Exotics by Tour Edge can bring futuristic technologies to the marketplace months, even years, ahead of its time. Exotics’ manufactures the finest quality, high-technology golf clubs and hand-assembles them one club at a time.  The company’s clubs are distributed throughout the United States and the world.  High resolution images are available at http://www.touredge.com

February 18, 2015 |  Category: Equipment
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Cutter & Buck Introduces Versatile Fall ’15 Men’s Collection

SEATTLE (Jan. 12, 2015) — Cutter & Buck, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, has long been known for exquisite quality, modern design and high-performance styles. For Fall 2015, the company has created a versatile men’s collection that works from the golf course to the boardroom, and transitions easily from summer into cooler weather. In addition, Cutter & Buck, as part of its licensing partnerships with the NFL, NCAA and MLB, will be introducing a wide variety of fashion-forward items with fan-ready details.

“We have a look for every occasion,” said Jake Rawson, Global Director of Sales - Golf.  “We’ll be unveiling athletic designs, course-ready pieces, and sporty styles. They go from bold black and white pieces, with subtle heather grey contrasts and pops of vibrant color, to technology-inspired hues and regal color palettes.”

Building on the success of last season’s Aquapel™ pieces — featuring next-generation water repellent that provides advanced, unmatched protection from the elements — the Fall ’15 men’s collection introduces several new items:

  • Nano CB DryTec™ Median Half Zip.  Strong in the sun or amidst showers, this moisture-wicking polyester interlock half-zip features 50+ UPF, mesh insets under the arm for ventilation, and tipped 2x2 ribbing at the cuffs and hem. The self-fabric mock neck, with chin guard, protects against gusts of wind.  The contrast zipper and piping at the shoulder adds small flashes of color with silver C&B pennant heat transfers at the left sleeve and back neck.
  • Nano CB DryTec™ Decision Half Zip. As fashionable as it is functional, this polyester interlock jersey style features a dynamic herringbone print over heathered fabric, drawing the eye to its modern, textured look. Built with 50+ UPF for chilly yet bright days, this water-resistant, moisture-wicking style features a 1x1 rib inset at the back neck, and contrast piping at the collar. Providing protection from the elements has always been a goal for Cutter & Buck, so several apparel options with ultraviolet protection are being offered. Many of the Fall ’15 men’s items feature UV protection of 50+ UPF, the ultimate in sun protection.  They include:
  • CB DryTec™ Regal Stripe Polo.  This micro-polyester/spandex blend polo is available in an array of colors.  The solid double-faced knit collar, three-button placket, and horizontal stripe allows for a breezy style, while the side vents, moisture-wicking fabrication and sun protection of 50+ UPF.
  • CB DryTec™ Parliament Stripe Polo.  This micro-polyester/spandex polo features moisture wicking capabilities and 50+ UPF.  The masculine vertical stripe pattern speaks to the sense of style you have come to expect from Cutter & Buck for, while the three-button placket, side vents, and tonal embroidered pennant at the back half moon solidify this timeless look.

    Cutter & Buck has several new pieces in its men’s Outerwear Collection for Fall ’15 that are sure to be comfortable on or off the course.  The CB WeatherTec™ Summit family of windwear – lightweight shirts, jackets and pants – is a tried-and-true favorite to layer up or down depending on the weather.

    Available in both short-sleeve and long-sleeve, the Summit jackets will keep wearers shielded from the elements.  These fully-lined, wind and waterproof jackets boast a hidden zipper, droptail hem with drawcord, front pocket and Velcro tab closures at the sleeve hem.  Besides being highly functional, the eye-appealing body colors with contrasting colorblock along the shoulder make this style one that stands out on those gray days.  The fully‐lined Summit Pant, meanwhile, features an elastic‐back waistband with adjustable tabs, zippered pass-thru pockets, and breathable, waterproof fabric, all in a streamlined modern fit.

    Rounding out the Fall ’15 men’s collection is the CB WeatherTec™ Owen Half Zip and long-sleeve CB WindTec™ Momentum Full Zip.  They are available in a woven fabric that is resistant to both water and wind. Versatile enough to wear inside the stadium, classroom, or wherever the day takes you, Cutter & Buck will be unveiling new styles as part of its licensing partnerships with the NFL, NCAA and MLB.  The CB DryTec™ Foss Hybrid Polo is a moisture wicking, 100 percent polyester jersey with interlock fabrication that complements the ventilating mesh piecing at the side panels, back yoke, and forward shoulders.

    Another alternative to show one’s team pride is the CB DryTec™ Topspin Half Zip – a 92 percent, 8 percent spandex brushed jersey fabric that provides warmth while maintaining its shape.  With chin guard and exposed zipper, the half zip offers UV protection of UPF 15+ and features a cool and comfortable feel without sacrificing style.

    For additional information, contact Cutter & Buck at (800) 713-7810 or visit its web site at http://www.cutterbuck.com.

    About Cutter & Buck

    Established in 1990, Cutter & Buck has become a hallmark for delivering fresh approaches to classic sportswear. Based in Seattle, the company prides itself on the design, manufacturing and distribution of premium, versatile apparel that meets the demands of an active lifestyle. With an expanding line of products for the golf, corporate, collegiate and professional sports, and specialty retail markets, the company is proud to provide its customers with safe and compliant products as a certified QCA supplier since 2011. Cutter & Buck has partnerships or licenses with the NFL, NCAA, MLB, PGA of America, USGA, PGA TOUR and USTA. The company is the exclusive North American distributor of Clique, a premier sportswear basics brand in the European marketplace. Cutter & Buck is available worldwide in golf pro shops, fan shops, resorts, specialty retailers, through premium promotional product distributors, and at cutterbuck.com.

  • January 23, 2015 |  Category: Equipment
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    BIG MAX GOLF Selects Buffalo Brand Invigoration Group to Manage N. American Public Relations

    BIG MAX GOLF Selects Buffalo Brand Invigoration Group to Manage North American Public Relations Program

    (TACOMA, WA) – BIG MAX GOLF – the No. 1 golf trolley brand in Europe and a global pioneer of the three-wheeled push cart – has selected Buffalo Brand Invigoration Group (formerly Buffalo Communications) to engineer a public relations program in the U.S. and Canada.

    Since introducing golf’s first push carts more than 20 years ago, BIG MAX has continued to extend the category, notably with the recent launch of the award-winning Blade model. Currently available at better golf retailers throughout North America, and http://www.bigmaxusa.com, BIG MAX GOLF products showcase smart, functional and durable designs for the walking golfer.

    “The push-cart concept we pioneered has been widely copied over the past two-decades, but our products’ performance has never been equaled,” says Kelly Walker, CEO of BIG MAX USA. “Our team of highly-skilled engineers spends countless hours researching and testing the designs of our carts, bags and other accessories to ensure they are absolutely best-in-class.”

    Retailing for $299.99, the ultra-slim Blade features proprietary ONE FOLD technology that allows the cart to quickly and easily collapse into a five-inch profile for a minimal storage footprint. Weighing less than 15 pounds, the Blade conveniently slips into a travel cover, making it ideal for golfers seeking to eliminate turf mess.

    “There are very few companies in any industry that match the longevity and success of the BIG MAX brand,” says Rich Katz, Managing Director of Buffalo. “Through consistent editorial coverage, golfers will gain an even better understanding of the quality that separates its products from all competitors.”

    More information: http://www.BigMaxUSA.com or 888-510-0560.

    Get social: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, #smallerspacesbiggerthinking.

    About BIG MAX USA

    BIG MAX GOLF pioneered the three-wheeled push cart in 1994 and is currently Europe’s #1 trolley manufacturer. Winner of the Golf Europe Best Product Award, Big Max Golf continues to lead the category through unflagging dedication to quality, innovation and functionality in all of their products.

    About Buffalo Brand Invigoration Group

    Through its public relations, strategy development, integrated marketing, social media and design work, Buffalo increases awareness, market share and profits for companies operating in more than 40 countries. A division of Billy Casper Golf – the largest owner-operator of golf courses, country clubs and resorts in the U.S. – Buffalo’s golf, sport and lifestyle clients include ECCO, LPGA, Sports Turf Managers Association, World Golf Foundation, KENTWOOL, Fila Golf, Dollamur, Nicklaus Brands, Kauai Visitors Bureau Golf Cooperative, CHAMP Spikes, Ballybunion Golf Club (Ireland), Arccos, PGA National Resort & Spa, Galvin Green, Sea Pines Resort, Cordillera Ranch, Team Express and Keswick Hall.

    For more information: 703.761.1444, http://www.BuffaloBIG.com.

    January 12, 2015 |  Category: Equipment
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    Arccos Golf Signs 2014 FedExCup Champion Billy Horschel as Brand Ambassador

    Arccos Golf Signs 2014 FedExCup Champion Billy Horschel as Brand Ambassador

    PGA Tour Superstar Endorses Golf’s Only GPS + Live Stat Tracking + Tour Analytics System

    (STAMFORD, CT) – Arccos Golf, LLC – maker of the first club-to-cloud™ system offering GPS + live stat tracking + Tour analytics – announces the signing of 2014 FedExCup Champion Billy Horschel as brand ambassador.

    Currently No. 13 on the Official World Golf Ranking, Horschel is one of America’s most popular and recognizable young stars. A three-time winner on the PGA Tour, the 28-year-old uses the ARCCOS™ system during his practice rounds, which will now be showcased across the company’s digital and social media channels. Horschel will also feature prominently in Arccos’ marketing initiatives, including point of sale materials and a series of commercials to air on Golf Channel.

    “Using statistics to understand my game has been a real key to my success,” says Horschel. “Arccos is helping me take that knowledge to a whole new level. It’s super easy to use and instantly provides data for every shot I hit during my practice rounds. Post round, it helps me analyze my performance like I’ve never before been able to do.”

    Requiring no alterations to pre-shot routines, additional devices, tapping or other hindrances to enjoyment and improvement, ARCCOS ($399) features a set of 14 virtually weightless sensors. Easily attached to the end of a club grip, each is paired just once via Bluetooth to the company’s free iPhone app.

    Along with GPS for more than 16,000 courses in North America, ARCCOS captures critical data for your game, instantly delivering information on distances hit, club averages, driving accuracy, greens in regulation, sand saves, putts and more. This helps golfers identify patterns and refine tactics before, during and after each round.

    “Billy’s an Ambassador for Arccos in the truest sense of the word,” says Sal Syed, the company’s CEO and Co-Founder. “He’s using our system and sharing his data week after week for fans, golfers and PGA Professionals to understand how one of the world’s best players prepares to compete.”

    Essential to the ARRCOS system is its proprietary Tour Analytics platform developed in conjunction with golf’s most renowned statistician, Peter Sanders. Drawing from Sanders’ work with PGA Tour star Zach Johnson and many others, it automatically breaks down a players’ handicap into five key components – driving, approach, chipping, sand game and putting. This allows players to:

  • Gain insight into what every shot means
  • Understand exactly how each part of their game contributes to scoring
  • Explore comparative data in each of the five components from golfers with the same handicap
  • Evaluate patterns across their entire golf history, supporting refinement of on-course tactics

    Now available at Apple Stores, select golf retailers and pro shops nationwide, and online at Amazon.com, ARCCOS is more than just a great tool for the individual users. Top instructors rely on the system to help their students recognize and correct faults, such as club distance gaps, noticeable shot dispersion patterns and other problem areas.

    Led by a team of Ivy League engineers, rocket scientists, PhD’s and designers, Arccos Golf is named after a function of advanced mathematics.

    For more information or to view a demo video: arccosgolf.com.

    Get social: @arccosgolf, Facebook

    About Arccos Golf, LLC

    Arccos Golf, LLC provides game-changing connected technology products for golfers. The company aims to revolutionize the golfing experience by integrating GPS stat tracking with a sophisticated platform that generates comparative data which helps golfers truly evaluate their game. Founded by dedicated golfers and entrepreneurs Sal Syed and Ammad Faisal, Arccos is based in Stamford, CT. The Arccos system is a Callaway Open Innovation Partner with venture capital funding provided by LaunchCapital. ###

  • January 7, 2015 |  Category: Equipment
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    Miguel Angel Jimenez Is New Lamkin Grips Brand Ambassador

    Miguel Angel Jimenez, known as much for his love of fine cigars, cars and wine as for his 21 European Tour wins, has signed as Lamkin Grips Brand Ambassador.

    Jimenez, current 40th in the Official World Golf Rankings, has used Lamkin’s wrap style grips for more than a decade.


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    January 6, 2015 |  Category: Equipment
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    Moosejaw Outdoor Goods Holiday Sale

    Moosejaw has a great selection of outdoor clothing that can be ported over for use by golfers. As colder weather encroaches, I shift from “golf apparel” to outdoor apparel.

    Get a Free $20 Gift Card with any item $99+. Get $20 with a $149 item, $40 with a $199 item, $50 with a $249 item, and $100 with an item $499+. Gift card expires, 1/31/15, that’s why it’s an “almost” gift card.

    November 26, 2014 |  Category: Equipment
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    GOLFBUDDY VS4 VOICE GPS: THE ULTIMATE WEARABLE TECH

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    GolfBuddy - the pioneer of voice golf GPS in Europe - has launched golf’s most versatile and wearable audio unit to date with the sensational new VS4.

    For golfers looking for a small, light, easy-to-use golf GPS that can be worn any way they choose on the course, the GolfBuddy VS4 is unrivalled.

    It comes supplied with a bespoke designed wrist strap - turning it instantly into a ‘watch’ GPS. The VS4 simply clicks in place, leaving the user to either view distances on screen or press the facia button to hear it talk!

    It also comes supplied with a hard clip-on case, which means the VS4 can be attached easily to a belt, shirt pocket or cap.

    And in a new development, two additional accessories are available which make the VS4 the most versatile golf GPS there is.

    Firstly, a retractable cord and mount (RRP £19.95) is available which allows the golfer to clip the unit to a belt loop, or golf bag karabina and pull it closer whenever they need a distance reading.

    And secondly, an innovative flip-up leather case (RRP £15.95) lets the golfer simply lift up the unit to see the screen when it’s clipped to a belt - a big plus for any golfer whose waistline might normally hinder sight of the unit! (GolfBuddy VS4 has a flip-screen mode which turns the display 180 degrees to make the most of the new leather case).

    Some of the key GolfBuddy VS4 technical specifications include:

    - Visual and Audio distances given

    - Dynamic Green ViewTM with green shape display

    - Large numbers only display

    - Shot Distance Measurement

    - Auto Course & Hole Recognition

    - Distances to Front, Middle, Back

    - Mute button

    - Yards/Metres selection

    - Manual hole change option

    - Multilingual

    - Preloaded with free courses & no annual fees

    - White/Gold or Black/Red colour choices

    Dynamic Green View™ technology always shows front, middle and back distances directly from the golfer’s angle of approach, however wayward they might have been!

    And this ensures that GolfBuddy distances are more accurate than those brands that only display static front, middle and back of the green distances in a line from the centre of the fairway.

    The company’s accuracy is unrivalled. Around the world, GolfBuddy uses teams of expert mappers to walk courses and create ground-verified data maps that give supreme accuracy.

    This dedication to accuracy gives golfers the most reliable distance readings available. GolfBuddy is one of only two brands that commit to mapping courses on foot.

    And as with all GolfBuddy products, there are no expensive annual membership fees and no hidden costs to download courses or access premium features - which can cost up to £45 a year extra with other brands.

    The VS4 is ready to go right out of the box with access to over 8,000 courses in Europe and North Africa and over 37,000 globally in more than 130 countries. GolfBuddy VS4 has an RRP of £159.95.

    GolfBuddy is based in La Palma, Ca, with product development and course data management centres in Korea, one of the world’s leading suppliers of high-quality electronic products.

    GolfBuddy is a Corporate Partner with the PGAs of Europe as its ‘official handheld GPS rangefinder’.

    For more information about GolfBuddy visit http://www.gpsgolfbuddy.eu

    #### Ends Pictures: Download here Download press release as word doc here Download press release as pdf here CONTACTS European Media Contact: Power Marketing UK (PMUK Ltd) Tel: +44 (0)1832 274579 / +44 (0)1832 273156 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Web: http://www.pmuklimited.com/  Twitter: @PMUKGolf

    September 27, 2014 |  Category: Equipment
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