In conjunction with the Olympics, and the game of golf’s inclusion in the 2016 games in Rio, adidas launches a Special Edition all-red colorway of the Tour 360 ATV spikes. These bad boys are being worn by athletes competing at the Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Anne. Unfortunately for the rest of us blokes, these red slippers are not for sale to the public. Bummer.
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?
The third installment of the Travis Mathews X Bubba Watson Majors gear drops with the new British Open gear combo. The British Open polo and belt combination will be worn by Bubba during all four days of competition and will be sold exclusively online at Travis Mathew. It’s for a good cause, as 100% of the proceeds made from these limited edition pieces will be donated directly to Fresh Start, an organization that provides cosmetic reconstructive surgery for children with physical defects or disabilities. Only 100 combo packs will be produced, and if TM sells out, an additional $50k will be donated to the City of Hope, recognized worldwide for its cancer research and treatment. Go cop one now!
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Always the colorful one, Rickie Fowler will debut this Puma Monoline 210 cap at the upcoming British Open. The plaid design is fitting for such a proper country, but this is also a fitted cap with flat brim for the laid-back attitude in all of us. Let’s not forget the Puma contrast taping on brim, rubber textured CAT applique and CAT logo on the back. Looking good all around and start impressing those European girls.
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The Scotty Dog gets dressed up in its finest British garb as Scotty Cameron releases its limited edition The Open headcover. What have we come to expect from SC… a fine protective headcover that may become a collector’s item. Other than that, we can only hope to purchase as many as we can and hope someone will care.
Photo: Scotty Cameron
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.
Can you wait until August, when Puma drops the Ferrari Golf Shoe? These puppies are handmade in Italy, and feature Puma’s S2Quill spikes for some serious traction. The shoes also include the Ferrari horse embossed heel logo and full-grain leather uppers. Oh, and a full-grain leather sole to boot. Talk about classy. Available in black or white, and hits retail shops in August. Pre-order today. I forgot to mention these shoes will run you US$600!
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Kikkor Golf drops some fresh headwear with their new 2012 golf Diamond hat franchise. Each of these caps feature Flexfit premium 210 fitted bands that you can wear flat brimmed or curved. Plus, you’ve got 3D front embroidery and a small “KIKKOR” logo in the back. Comes in sizes big enough to fit the largest headcases, not to mention three different colorways. Pick up a few today.
Luxury goods manufacturer and global brand Louis Vuitton presents a quite rare and awesome golf bag. For those with an extra $13 grand lying around, this gorgeous cart bag can be yours. These will be sure to tell the caddies and fellow loopers that you’re paying for the round and you’d better be a big tipper. Available in Damier or Monogram colorways, these bags are still functional with 6 interior compartments, several outer pockets for balls, gloves, towels, and other small items. The LV also feature large studs on the base to protect the leather and a removable cover. Straight baller.
Source: Louis Vuitton via HB
Bushnell releases their new 2012 lineup with the announcement of the Pro 1M and Tour Z6 laser rangefinders. Both units have the look you’re used to from Bushnell, with the Pro 1M being the higher-end model; the Tour Z6 is a more compact unit. As you may have guessed, the “1M” name refers to the fact that it can gauge distances from a mile away. Not to mention 7x magnification and comes with a 3-volt battery plus a carrying case. The Pro 1M is targeted at competitive golfers, retailing at $500 (slope edition also available). Stepping abit down to the Tour Z6, this unit can range up to 1,300 yards and zooms in on the flagstick up to 450 yards. The Z6 features 6x magnification and comes with a 3-volt battery plus a carrying case. The Z6 is priced at $399, and also available now.
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.
A limited edition run of Bubba Golf t-shirts from Travis Mathew, just in time for the US Open. In celebration of Master’s Champion Bubba Watson, this shirt features a custom Travis Mathew artwork print on the front with a sweet American flag with TM logo on the middle back. Dark gray with 50% cotton / 50% poly construction.
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