Sunday, May 19, 2019
Brooks Koepka WITB What's In The Bag - The Golf Equipment Koepka Used to Win the 2019 PGA Championship
Brooks Koepka buried the field for the first three rounds at the PGA Championship, then hung on Sunday at Bethpage Black to earn his fourth career major championship victory. Koepka became the first player in history to successfully defend both the PGA Championship and U.S. Open.
Koepka set a record for the lowest 36-hole score in major history (128) over the first two rounds of play. He also set the record for the largest 54-hole lead in PGA Championship history (seven strokes). And in tough conditions Sunday, Koepka did just enough to hit some clutch fight off Dustin Johnson, and finish 8-under par for a two-stroke win.
Mitsubishi and Aldila Golf Continue Major Dominance with 10th Consecutive Major Championship Victory
Brooks Koepka set all kinds of records winning the 2019 PGA Championship, but he wasn't the only juggernaut story at Bethpage Black this week.
Winners of the last 10 consecutive major championships have played Mitsubishi or Aldila shafts in their drivers, making this one of the most impressive equipment streaks in the business.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Bridgestone Golf Releasing Limited Edition Tiger Woods Chasing Majors Tour B XS Golf Balls for 2019 PGA Championship
Tiger Woods back in contention at major championships is fun for everyone. Even the players on the PGA Tour admit it. And as Tiger looks to win his second consecutive major to start the season, Bridgestone Golf is commemorating his chase by releasing limited-edition "Tiger Chasing Majors" Tour B XS golf balls ahead of the PGA Championship this week.
The last time Tiger won the first two majors of the season he was victorious at Augusta and Bethpage Black in 2002. And if Woods can hoist the Wanamaker Trophy this week, that would also mark his fifth PGA Championship title and career major victory number 16.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
In 1999, a 19-year-old named Sergio Garcia burst onto the golf scene at the PGA Championship when he hit an eyes-closed shot behind a tree in the final round, and jumped his way up the fairway. And today Adidas Golf is commemorating that special moment by offering a throwback limited-edition polo to celebrate the 20-year relationship between Garcia and the brand.
The limited-edition polo is patterned after the design he wore in 1999, and will be available in limited quantities at the Adidas flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City and on www.adidas.com beginning May 14th at 8 a.m. PT.
As you approach the first hole of the Black Course, there is a warning sign that has become synonymous with Bethpage. It's a caution informing all players of the expertise needed to survive the immense challenge of these menacing 18 holes, mere miles from the bright lights of New York City.
The 2019 PGA Championship will be debut for the first time this week at this infamous Long Island course, and there has been continued buzz around the tournament moving to the start of spring, from its former home in the dog days of August. No matter the course or the time of year however, one thing is certain: Jordan Spieth will be ready to compete, thanks to his razor sharp focus, preparation, and support from the latest in Under Armour Golf innovation.
Monday, May 13, 2019
Miura Golf is releasing a new Milled Tour Wedge High Bounce (HB) to their lineup of clubs that delivers the soft feel golfers covet, and is a striking example of Miura's dedication to producing the finest equipment in the industry.
Using premium soft carbon steel, the Tour Wedge HB boasts a wider sole that tapers from toe to heel, allowing for a more effective bounce along the middle of the sole. The added C Grind (heel and toe relief) and camber (front to back relief) increases playability and forgiveness. And the new tour inspired head shape confidently aligns you for pinpoint accuracy.
Ben Hogan Golf GS53 Driver and Fairway Woods Preview: Hogan's First Driver and Fairway Woods in Over a Decade
Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company is releasing a line of GS53 drivers and fairway woods, making it the first time in over a decade the illustrious company has returned back to the driver and wood categories.
The GS53 family marks the third major product launch of 2019 for Ben Hogan Golf, and joins a line-up of high performance forged irons, hybrids, wedges, and putters.
PUMA Golf Scripts for the 2019 PGA Championship: Fowler, DeChambeau, and Woodland Dressed to the Nines
Rickie Fowler, Bryson DeChambeau and Gary Woodland will be dressed to the nines each day at the 2019 PGA Championship as they prepare to tee it up at Bethpage State Park's iconic and challenging Black Course.
With the infamous WARNING sign that golfers encounter heading to the first tee in mind, PUMA designers created a Limited Edition WARNING Pack that Fowler will wear during the first two rounds of the Championship.
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Sung Kang set the Trinity Forest course record with a 10-under 61 on Friday at the AT&T Wells Fargo, and then birdies three of the final five holes Sunday to win his first career PGA Tour event.
Kang finished 23-under par for the tournament, holding off Scott Piercy, Matt Every, and Brooks Koepka to win by two strokes. Kang heads next to Bethpage Black to for PGA Championship where the spotlight will be brighter, and conditions a lot tougher.
Peter Millar will outfit nine players next week as the PGA Championship as players get ready to take on Bethpage Black and the second major of the season.
Louis Oosthuizen, Branden Grace, Brandt Snedeker, Si Woo Kim, Chez Reavie, Lee Westwood, Ryan Fox, Chesson Hadley, and Patton Kizzire will all be wearing pieces from Peter Millar's new spring 2019 collection.
Saturday, May 11, 2019
PGA National Resort & Spa Announces Summer Escape and Play Unlimited Golf Package: A Golf Lover's Dream
World Class PGA National Resort & Spa is one of the premier golf destinations in the U.S., and now you can play there in one of the most value-packed golf getaway packages of the year.
The "Summer Escape and Play Unlimited Golf Package" is a golf lover's dream, and offers 90 holes of championship golf on five courses, with accompanying kids 12 and under staying free.
Friday, May 10, 2019
Renowned golf course architect Bobby Weed Golf Design is expanding its team with the addition of design associate Joseph K. Graziani. The hiring of Graziani ensures Bobby Weed Designs will remain well-positioned to handle its growing project base, with a specialization in design, renovation, and repurposing.
Bobby Weed designs feature a balance of visual appeal, sustainability, and playability, all informed by an environmentally-sensitive aesthetic and an exceptional hands-on, holistic approach. Some of Weed's original designs include Olde Farm Golf Club in Bristol, Va., the Dye Valley course at TPC Sawgrass, and a number of other TPC facilities, including TPC Summerlin, TPC Las Vegas and TPC River Highlands.
GOLFBUDDY aim W10 GPS Watch Preview: Wearable Golf Tech that's Packed with Superior Functionality and Dependability
GOLFBUDDY has released the aim W10 GPS smart golf watch, their most advanced wearable technology to date, and it's absolutely loaded with features.
AIM stands for accurate, innovative, and measurable, and the new aim W10 is stylish, comfortable, and brings you the best technologies to help you improve your game.