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Multi-colored Spiders! TaylorMade introduces MySpider custom putter program

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TaylorMade is expanding its putter line with MySpider, a new personalized putter program.

The program traces its origins to Jason Day’s famed Spider Tour Red (2016). Staffers and non-staff players have been personalizing their putter colors ever since.

 

The MySpider program, available starting today via TaylorMadeGolf.com, allows golfers the ability to personalize a Spider Tour to thousands of possible combinations with the options below.

Hosel

  • L-neck (#1) (RH only)
  • Short slant (#3)
  • Double bend

Sightline

  • No sightline
  • T-sightline
  • Single dot
  • Single line

Additional Customization Options

Head color: black, red, green, blue, white, pink, purple or silver
Wing color: black, red, green, blue, white, pink, purple or silver
Face insert color: red or black Pure Roll® insert
Shaft color: black or chrome
SuperStroke Pistol GTR 1.0 grip: black, red, green, blue, white, pink, purple or silver
Shaft length: Between 32″-36″, available in .25″ increments

Available starting today via TaylorMadeGolf.com only. MSRP of $360 USD. MySpider putters are shipped direct from the factory with an estimated 21-day lead time.

Explore Custom MySpider Golf Putters here

Justin Rose designs a Spider

While at the MySpider Custom Putter launch event at the Heritage Golf Club, just 20 minutes from Muirfield Golf Club, Justin Rose — who won last week at the Fort Worth Invitational — designed his own Spider.

What’d he go with? Check it out…

Rose went with green as the base color, saying “this would win The Masters, huh?” And he went with a red PureRoll insert because “you always want the putter face to be red hot.”

See more photos and discussion about the putters here.

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  1. Roo McCrudden

    May 31, 2018 at 11:06 am

    Memories of MyJoys! definitely a total novelty but think it’s pretty cool they are offering it and the more special you can make that flat stick feel in your hands the better in my opinion. Anyone any ideas when they will be available in Europe, more specifically the UK / Ireland? Thanks.

  2. Man

    May 31, 2018 at 3:44 am

    Rose also doesn’t realize that red and green means Christmas more than red hot. Probably not what you want on your putter if you want to win the Masters

  3. John

    May 30, 2018 at 5:28 pm

    Great to see TM are exploiting attention-seekers as well as serious golfers.

  4. shawn

    May 30, 2018 at 12:39 pm

    If you can’t putt worth a snot you might as well look like a stylish fool mucking up.

    • Man

      May 31, 2018 at 3:45 am

      You’re describing the entire community of golfers who run out to buy PXG and Scotty Camerons and wonder why they still can’t make any putts. But they sure believe they look good! lmao

  5. shawn

    May 29, 2018 at 10:38 pm

    The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the waterspout.
    Down came the rain and washed the spider out.
    Out came the sun and dried up all the rain
    and the itsy bitsy spider climbed up the spout again.

    • shawn

      May 29, 2018 at 10:42 pm

      TaylorMade Spider jumped into my bag
      Pink and green putter just for a gag.
      Out came MySpider on the putting green.
      and all my golf buddies let out a scream.

  6. Joe

    May 29, 2018 at 9:15 pm

    But you can’t adjust lie angle…

  7. Juls

    May 29, 2018 at 3:15 pm

    Once again the golf manufacture leaves the retailer on the sidelines.

  8. blair

    May 29, 2018 at 3:14 pm

    I love the black and white motif and the all electric blue model. The two tone colors are too confusing and look chintzy. Great marketing strategy TM. Going in my WITB.

  9. The dude

    May 29, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    ……YYAAAWWN…..

    • ogo

      May 29, 2018 at 3:09 pm

      Gullible golfers are suckres for fancy colors, shapes and sizes… and new stuff…

      • The dude

        May 29, 2018 at 8:44 pm

        First golfer I see with the multi color….I’ll punch

  10. ogo

    May 29, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    MyToySpider ….. whoooopeeeee … 😀

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The drivers used by the top-10 most accurate players on the PGA Tour

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What drivers do the PGA Tour’s most accurate golfers use to find the short grass? Now that the 2017-2018 PGA Tour season is behind us, we can do a thorough examination.

First, here’s a tally of what the top 10 in driving accuracy on Tour are using by driver manufacturer.

  • Callaway: 5
  • PXG: 1
  • TaylorMade: 4

But this is GolfWRX, so of course you want to know more. Below is a breakdown of the driving-distance leaders on the PGA Tour in 2017-2018, the available specifics of their drivers, shafts and how often their tee shots found the fairway.

10. Jim Furyk

Driver: Callaway Rogue Sub Zero
Loft: 9 degrees
Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder VC 6.2X
Driving accuracy percentage: 69.77

9. Steve Wheatcroft

Driver: Callaway Rogue
Shaft: Project X HZRDUS T1100
Driving accuracy percentage: 69.79

8. Emiliano Grillo

Driver: Callaway GBB Epic
Loft: 9 degrees
Shaft: Aldila NV 2KXV
Driving accuracy percentage: 69.89

7. Brian Gay

Driver: TaylorMade M2
Shaft: Aldila Rogue MAX 65TX
Driving accuracy percentage: 70.92

6. Kyle Stanley

Driver: TaylorMade M1
Loft: 10.5 degrees
Shaft: Fujikura Speeder 757 Evolution
Driving accuracy percentage: 71.20

5. Brian Stuard

Driver: Callaway Rogue Sub Zero
Loft: 10.5 degrees
Shaft: Project X EvenFlow Max Carry
Driving accuracy percentage: 71.21

4. Ryan Moore

Driver: PXG ZZ
Loft: 9 degrees
Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD IZ-6
Driving accuracy percentage: 71.94

3. Chez Reavie

Driver: TaylorMade M2 2017
Loft: 9.5 degrees
Shaft: Aldila Rogue 60TX
Driving accuracy percentage: 72.09

2. Ryan Armour

Driver: TaylorMade M1 2017
Shaft: UST Mamiya Elements Proto 6F5
Loft: 10.5 degrees
Driving accuracy percentage: 73.58

1. Henrik Stenson*

Driver: Callaway Rogue
Loft: 9 degrees
Shaft: Project X HZRDUS 6.5 62
Driving accuracy percentage: 74.79

*Stenson, as we know, tees off with his beloved 13-degree Callaway Diablo Octane Tour 3-wood with a Graffaloy Blue shaft the vast majority of the time.

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Forum Thread of the Day: “New Ping G410 Driver?”

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Today’s Forum Thread of the Day comes from hervygolf21, and it surrounds the new G410 driver from Ping that is allegedly set for release at the beginning of 2019. Our members have found out plenty of information on the latest driver from Ping since the thread began, apparently, and here’s a quick look at some of the features you might expect from the new model (if you take forum members’ word for it).

According to the thread, the PING G410 will be black with red accents, will have a higher MOI than the current G400 model, will still contain the Ping Turbulators and will be offered in 12 degrees without draw weighting. It’s also believed that the G400 Max will remain current until July/August 2019, but at a lower price point.

Here are a few posts in the thread reflecting on the news, but make sure to check out the entire thread and join the discussion at the link below.

  • lc1342: “Love both the G400 LST and G400 Max, but if they are bringing out something better… I’ll take it!”
  • cz13x4: “This sounds like a very interesting update. Not keen on red but very interested to see what comes out.”
  • roho: “Late January?  Sounds like maybe a PGA Show unveil in Orlando.”

Entire Thread: “New PING G410 Driver”

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Ben Hogan adds Ft. Worth “White” to iron lineup

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After the launch of Diamond Black Metal finish Ft. Worth “Black” irons earlier this year, Ben Hogan’s nickel-chrome Ft. Worth irons are back…sort of. The Texas-baed company today announced the launch of Ben Hogan Ft. Worth White irons.

Now with respect to the “White” designation, If you’re skeptical/confused, well, let’s just have a look at a comment on BH’s Instagram post announcing the iron launch and the company’s response…

jonmodica: “Very unclear the changes from previous model… also… white? It’s chrome…..”

Benhogangolf: ”@jonmodica More progressive specific to each club head, a more aggressive V-Sole pattern and the ‘white’ is opposite of the popular and newly designed Ft. Worth Black.”

There you have it, folks. “White” as in contrast to the Ft. Worth Black irons, and the Ft. Worth White is not merely a re-issue of original chrome Ft. Worth, according to the company.

With respect to the changes to the V-Sole system, the company said this in its marketing materials for the Ft. Worth Black.

“Feedback from strong players and robot testing indicated that the leading edge could be increased on certain irons, and trailing edge softened … especially with less-than-full shots in the shorter irons.”

“So, in our ongoing quest to design and manufacture the best clubs in golf, we’ve modified the V-Sole Technology used on the Ben Hogan Ft. Worth BLACK slightly. The sole maintains the same basic design principles as the original V-Sole but has been optimized for each iron in the set. In effect, we’ve strengthened the leading edge from the sole to the face on some of the Ft. Worth BLACK irons, while reducing the trailing edge bounce on others.”

Obviously, the company scrapped the PreciseLoft system introduced with the original Ft. Worth irons. That system offered four loft profiles, all with consistent four-degree gaps. After finding the vast majority of players preferred the “mid-high” launch profile, the company did away with the others…and returned to tradition iron number (rather than loft) stamping on the toe.

The aforementioned lofts in the 4-PW set range from 22 degrees to 46 degrees.

“The Ft. Worth White Irons are illustrative of how Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company interacts with and listens to its customers,” said Scott White, President and CEO, Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company. “On the heels of our sales success with the Ft. Worth Black Irons, we found many ‘traditionalists’ who wanted to play this iron design with the standard nickel-chrome finish, so we accommodated them with this launch.”

Ft. Worth White irons are available for purchase on the Ben Hogan website exclusively for $700.00 per seven-piece set (4-PW).

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