Internet video star, filmmaker, and YouTube sensation Freddie Wong drops his first golf film THE GOLF WAR. The plot centers around a routine golf cart patrol along the back nine is ambushed. Golf can be deadly! This is one of the few films in which he actually (spoiler alert) dies at the end. Freddie is known for his innovative filmmaking, celebrity cameos and his massive following of over 6 million subscribers.
Leave it to Bubba Watson to test out hovercraft technology in golf carts. We all know golf carts haven’t changed much over the years. Well, Bubba Watson and Oakley set out to change that and created the world’s first hovercraft golf cart. Using hovercraft technology, the BW1 is able to glide over any terrain, including grass, sand, and water. Awesome!
The dudes at Kikkor Golf introduce a truly limited edition golf shoe, the Masterer. There’s only one pair made. Ever. It’s perhaps their most epic shoe made, and its truly one of a kind with a hand painted outer by Social Statement. It features two of golf’s most notable Masterers, Jack and Arnie, along with the unmistakable Masters Leaderboard, and unique Kikkor-Masterer branding. This one’s for charity, folks… as 100% of the proceeds will go to the charity of your choice. Buy it now for $5,000 USD, or bid on Ebay.
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My goodness. That’s all we can say after watching the follow-up video starring Ben Crane, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler, and Hunter Mahan. As the PGA says, “those guys are good.” Hilarious.
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Nike releases their behind-the-scenes footage of their Athlete Day shoots. Some pretty cool stuff from the likes of Paul Casey, Johnny Vegas, Michelle Wie, and more. Trick shots, cool new gear, and lots of good lighting to make everyone look beautiful. Click above to watch.
adidas celebrates the sport of golf’s return to the 2016 Olympics by painting the city of London “red”. They company also releases a special edition all red Olympic TourATV 360 golf shoe in commemoration of the 2 week affair. Peep the video and watch PGA Tour pros Dustin Johnson and Sergio Garcia smack balls from a floating barge near the London Bridge. Nuts, right?
Nike Golf pumps out another Shotmakers Series video, this time featuring AK teaching us how to hit the Escape Shot. Some serious delofting of the club going on as he explains how to keep the punch shot low, straight, and still keep some spin on the ball. Well-shot and looks very slick. Nike is doing some cool vids.
You like golf and you like cars? Then watch Formula 1 legend David Coulthard and pro-golfer Jake Shepherd set a new Guinness world record – farthest golf shot caught in a moving car – with the dopest looking prop on the planet: the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster. This gorgeous whip boasts a V8 with 583 ponies under the hood. On the second swing, the car caught the ball 275 meters away from the tee, after being launched in the air by Shepherd. Looks like the stunt was sponsored by Benz and Callaway, although seems like Shepherd uses a TaylorMade driver. The whole thing was was verified by Guinness World Records.
Moving on down to the kids table, Travis Mathew launches its Little Swingers Collection. The same great and cutting edge style for adult golfers is now available for the little ones. Here to tell you about their new collection is the Travis Mathew Mannequin… have a look.
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Nike introduces their brand new phone app, the NG360°, which gives golfers the tools to fine-tune their game, swing, body and gear. All for free. Track your rounds, dig deep on stats, get feedback on your swing from pros and your friends, and access golf-specific workouts. NG360° is a clubhouse, practice tee, gym and pro shop — all in one. And did we mention it’s free?