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Brooks Koepka’s Winning WITB: The 2018 CJ Cup at Nine Bridges

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Driver: TaylorMade M3 460 (9.5 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 70TX

3 Wood: TaylorMade M2 Tour HL (16.5 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 80TX

Driving Iron: Nike Vapor Fly Pro (3)
Shafts: Fujikura Pro 95 Tour Spec X-Flex

Irons: Mizuno JPX-900 Tour (4-PW)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 Raw (52-12F, 56-10S) Titleist Vokey SM4 TVD Raw (60-08)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400

Putter: Scotty Cameron Tour Only T10 Select Newport 2

Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1x

Grips: Golf Pride Tour Velvet Cord (Midsize) with one wrap of 2-way tape and one wrap of masking tape

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  1. Benny

    Oct 23, 2018 at 3:16 pm

    This dude is such a stud. His swing looks like it’s stuck at the bottom. Is that just me> Like it’s not fluid but looks what he does. Dang!!

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WRX Spotted: Lamkin Sink Fit Straight

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When it comes to grips we golfers can be a finicky bunch – especially when it comes to our putters. With so many different taper, weight, and material options on the market today, it’s easy to find something that’s just right. The same can be said for tour players too – when the flat stick isn’t working, try a new grip.

At the Zurich Classic in New Orleans this week, we came across a new putter grip from Lamkin: the Sink Fit Straight Polyurethane.

The Sink Fit line from Lamkin is not new but the Straight Polyurethane version is. Featuring a soft, tacky outer layer the shape is designed to help promote a better pendulum stroke with a slight pistol for the top hand. Unlike many other popular grip models that feature less taper the pistol shape might be the better option for those used to a pistol shape but want the benefits of a reduced taper grip.

The cool thing about the Sink Fit popping up at the Zurich, is that if you want to try it, the grip along with others from the Sink Fit line are already available online from Lamkin.

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Forum Thread of the Day: “Anyone jumping on the Hogan bandwagon?”

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Today’s Forum Thread of the Day comes from tsecor, who pays homage to Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company, and asks what fellow members think of the club manufacturer. The consensus is very positive, with the value for the quality of irons provided cited as one of the best features of the company.

Here are a few posts from the thread, but make sure to check out the entire discussion and have your say at the link below.

  • bfp9: “I’ve been on the Hogan train since 2006 when I bought Apex Blades (with the dreaded Callaway Forging). Still use them today. Although they are getting long in the tooth. Best Irons for my swing, and my game. And they were $299 new at Golfsmith. Haven’t hit the new stuff, but I certainly wouldn’t hesitate to buy another set of Hogans.”
  • MattM97: “Lefty options are limited, only thing I might consider are the wedges but after shipping, import fee/duty, re-gripping to what I like they are as much or more than most wedges. But I do like what they are offering and are a much cheaper and appealing product for many golfers. So I’ll be a fan, but won’t be a user of Hogan products.”
  • dkelly1269: “I have a set of the FW15s and just picked up a set of the PTx irons. Both are very high quality and very playable at a great price. I’m all in.”
  • tsecor: “I played Hogan Apex PC’s back in the late ’80s when I was a child, and I loved them. My parents bought them for me as a gift for graduation. They were $399 I think……not sure why I ever sold them, but it seems as if the Hogan company is getting back to their roots and the tech they are including in their irons is impressive…to me anyway.”

Entire Thread: “Anyone jumping on the Hogan bandwagon?”

 

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Ping announce collaboration with Arccos to provide Smart Set technology

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Ping President John K. Solheim has announced that, in collaboration with Across Golf, the company will now offer Smart Grip and Smart Sensor technology on all Ping golf clubs through the company’s custom-order process.

Golf Pride will be Ping’s exclusive supplier of the Arccos Smart Grip, which through an embedded sensor, allows golfers to automatically record and analyze each shot taken during a round of golf when paired with the Arccos Caddie app.

Speaking on the collaboration, Solheim stated

“With our long-time focus on data collection and the ability to improve product performance and custom-fitting techniques through expert analysis of a golfer’s tendencies on the golf course, it’s a tremendous opportunity for us to join with Arccos to help bring more visibility to the benefits of playing ‘smart’ golf.

“They’ve pioneered the game-tracking category and are recognized as the clear leader when it comes to providing on-course ‘caddie advice’, performance tracking and post-round analysis. Now golfers can realize the benefits of the Arccos technology on PING clubs through our custom-order program, which offers both the Smart Grip and Smart Sensor technologies.”

Of those benefits, Solheim elaborated that data which the app possesses will provide players with exact yardage numbers and club recommendations which he believes will lead to lower scoring and thus bring greater enjoyment to those who play the game.

“We’re very focused on helping golfers improve performance with every club in their bag. By equipping all their clubs with an Arccos Smart Grip or Smart Sensor, golfers can access valuable information relating to their performance before, during and after a round that will lead to lower scores and more enjoyment on the golf course.

In addition to providing exact distances from any point on the golf course plus club recommendations, the app collects thousands of data points that can be analyzed to uncover opportunities for further improvement through set makeup or other equipment refinements.”

The collaboration between Ping and Arccos includes a 90-day free trial of the Arccos Caddie app. The Ping version of the app can only be accessed if players have their entire set, including putter, equipped with Smart Grips, Smart Sensors or a combination of both. When the 90-day trial period expires, a one-year subscription can be purchased through Arccos for $99.99.

On the agreement between the two companies, Sal Syed, Arccos CEO and Co-Founder said

“We are honored to join forces with PING in furthering the promise of data for the everyday golfer. Our teams have a shared vision about the importance of on-course data, which through ShotLink® has already made a massive impact on the PGA Tour. The benefits of this data span the golf equipment spectrum: from smarter club selection decisions in play, to a more intelligent custom-fitting experience by augmenting the data captured in a hitting bay.”

Here is a rundown of the Arccos product options:

Smart Grip: Exclusively in the Golf Pride 360 Tour Velvet white (Std.) and aqua sizes (-1/64″) installed on custom orders for Ping metal woods, irons and wedges. MRSP $10.50 each.

Smart Sensor: Screws into the top of most grips and is used on all full-swing clubs. MSRP $10.50 each.

Smart Sensor Putter: Designed specifically for PING putters and can be installed on adjustable or fixed-length steel shafts. MSRP $10.50 each

 

 

 

 

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