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Show your Ryder Cup pride with USA and Europe laser etchings on WedgeWorks

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If you’re a fan of Vokey wedges and also want to show your pride for the upcoming 2016 Ryder Cup, Titleist is offering American and European flag laser etchings on its Vokey wedges for a limited time on WedgeWorks.

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WedgeWorks is Titleist’s custom-wedge design website where golfers can dial in stampings, bounce options, grinds, paint fills, lofts, shafts and grips. The American and European inspired designs will be available exclusively on the website in the following wedge models, and prices will vary:

  • V Grind: Chrome (RH/LH)
  • V Grind: Oil Can
  • High-Bounce M Grind: Chrome
  • Low-Bounce K Grind: Chrome (RH/LH)

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Also, to honor the Titleist-sponsored players on either team, Aaron Dill — Titleist’s resident stamping genius — built and presented each Titleist player with custom-stamped wedges, like the one made for Jordan Spieth above and Rafello-Cabrera Bello below.

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See more equipment and photos from the 2016 Ryder Cup here

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Andrew Tursky is the Editor-in-Chief of GolfWRX. He played on the Hawaii Pacific University Men's Golf team and earned a Masters degree in Communications. He also played college golf at Rutgers University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.

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  1. KK

    Sep 29, 2016 at 10:24 pm

    filthy. where can i get one?

  2. Cory

    Sep 28, 2016 at 9:39 pm

    Definitely look like a copy of the stuff Callway was doing on their wedges the past few years but looks good.

  3. Mark

    Sep 27, 2016 at 9:57 pm

    Tasteless.

  4. Robert

    Sep 27, 2016 at 3:32 pm

    Sick! And I don’t even like Titleist.

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Sergio Garcia’s Winning WITB: 2018 SMBC Singapore Open

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Driver: Callaway Rogue Sub Zero (9 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi KuroKage Dual Core 70TX

3 Wood: Callaway Rogue 3+ (13.5 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi KuroKage XT 80TX

5 Wood: Callaway Rogue Sub Zero (18 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi KuroKage XT 80TX

Irons: Callaway Apex Pro 16 (3-4 iron), Callaway Apex MB 18 (5-9 iron)
Shafts: Nippon Modus 130x

Wedges: Callaway Mack Daddy 4 (48-10, 54-10 and 58-08)
Shafts: Nippon Modus 130x

Putter: Odyssey Toulon Azalea

Golf Ball: Callaway Chrome Soft

Related: Sergio Garcia’s 2018 WITB, with commentary from Sergio himself about his golf clubs

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Fujikura launches new Pro 2.0 and Pro 2.0 Tour Spec shafts

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Fujikura has announced the launch of the second generation of its Pro series shafts: the Pro 2.0.

The first iteration of the Pro shafts were designed with a soft handle section to aid in loading. The Pro 2.0 presents an even more effective loading zone, according to the company, which also says torsional stiffness is 14 percent greater in the 2.0.

“Like all of our shafts, the Pro 2.0 has been designed utilizing enso, a 3D motion-capture technology that no one else in the shaft industry has,” said Alex Dee, Vice President at Fujikura Composites America.

“This technology and advanced data analytics has allowed us to crack the code on how club performance and ball flight are affected by shaft characteristics and swing type. When we compared to the original Pro, we saw the 2.0 was significantly easier to swing, had tighter shot dispersion, and lower spin to deliver the club head with more power, control and distance. We were thrilled with the result.”

The Pro 2.0 is painted “Destroyer Grey” with a metallic blue design in line with the original Pro shaft. The Tour Spec model is painted “Tour Spec White.”

The shafts will be available in weight ranges from 57 to 87 grams (5, 6, 7, 8) and in flexes starting at R2 up to X. $225 MSRP; $250 for the Tour Spec model. Hybrid option available for $140.

Available at over 600 qualified Fujikura charter dealers beginning February 1. Full specs at Fujikura.com.

See what GolfWRX members are saying about the Pro 2.0 in the forums.

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Fred Couples signs with Bettinardi, will continue to use FCB putter

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Fred Couples has been using his namesake Bettinardi putter, the FCB (Fred Couples Blade), for the past four years. Now, he’s officially joining Bettinardi’s Tour staff.

Couples, who has won 15 times on the PGA Tour and 13 times on the PGA Tour Champions, will putt exclusively with the company’s flatsticks.

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“I’m really looking forward to representing Bettinardi and its beautiful range of hand-made putters, as they always give me great confidence when I’m standing over putts,” said Fred. “Having won 5 times already with a Bettinardi putter, there’s nothing I’d rather be putting with.

Couples averaged 1.70 putts per hole when playing in 12 events with the Bettinardi wand last year.

“Having Fred Couples join our Tour staff is a massive endorsement for Bettinardi Golf,” said founder Robert Bettinardi. “We’re so proud and excited to welcome him to our growing Tour staff. I’m sure he will prove to be a great ambassador for our brand, as he attracts huge crowds and media attention wherever he plays.”

Here’s a look at Boom Boom’s FCB putter.

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