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Nike VR Forged Pro Combo Irons
It’s the little things that make Nike’s new VR Forged Pro Combo irons better than the previous model. For one, the set expands Nike’s use of “Pocket Cavity” irons, which have a hollow area to move the...
- Posted 87 days ago
Nike Golf signs Dave Stockton
Nike Golf has signed short-game guru Dave Stockton to assist with its product development and design, particularly with the company’s putters. Stockton has worked with several of golf’s best players on their putting in recent years, including...
- Posted 110 days ago
Nike’s Chief Club Designer Tom Stites retires
Nike Golf’s Chief Club Designer, Tom Stites, has retired from his current role but will remain with the company as a consultant, according to Golfweek. The story, by Golfweek Associate Editor Jim Achenbach, says that Stites will...
- Posted 136 days ago
Nike extends contract with Tiger
In the immortal words of Dan Hicks, “Expect anything different?” When Tiger Woods’ agent, Mark Steinberg, confirmed to the media on Wednesday that Nike had re-upped (for an undisclosed dollar amount and length) its sponsorship agreement with...
- Posted 144 days ago
Nike Golf Hyperadapt Storm-FIT Rain Jacket
There is a scene in the movie ”The Incredibles” when Edna shows Helen Parr (a.k.a. Elastigirl) her updated supersuits for the family. They twist and turn and repel all kinds of threatening weaponry. On my honor, the first...
- Posted 151 days ago
Nike FI Impact spikless golf shoes
Gone are the days of the clunky, thick-spiked golf shoes and blistering feet at the end of a round. Nike is set to release the new 2014 line of men’s and women’s Free-Inspired (FI) Footwear, which are...
- Posted 158 days ago
Nike Golf signs former No. 1-ranked amateur Chris Williams
Nike announced today that it has signed the former No. 1-ranked amateur golfer in the world, Chris Williams, to its Nike Golf staff Williams is making his professional debut this week at the Travelers Championship in Cromwell,...
- Posted 173 days ago
McIlroy reaches breaking point at Merion
In what seemed to be a summation of his season so far, Rory McIlroy took his frustration out one of his Nike irons after he dunked two shots into Cobb’s Creek on Merion’s No. 11, leading to...
- Posted 175 days ago
The Sport of Golf: Nike’s newest Tiger Woods commercial
Analogy session 101. Nike is to advertising what Kafka is to text. Artistic. Intelligent. Purposeful and evocative. Are golfers athletes? Is golf a sport or a game of skill? A 2004 study by ESPN.com found golf to...
- Posted 180 days ago
Nike adds two Chinese golfers to its staff
If you have been following professional golf at all this season, there is a good chance you have heard the name Guan Tianlang. In case you haven’t, Guan is the 14-year-old amateur from China who made golf...
- Posted 181 days ago
GolfWRX goes inside ‘The Oven:’ Nike Golf R&D
There’s barbed wire on the fences that surround “The Oven,” the research and development center for Nike Golf – one of hardest-to-visit places in the golf industry. But that’s just to keep the cows off the driving...
- Posted 195 days ago
GolfWRX visits The Oven, Nike Golf R&D
Nike Golf is not known to stick to typical golf tradition. Perhaps that’s rooted in the way it was born. Ben Hogan never touched a Nike golf club. Until June rolls around, a Nike club will have...
- Posted 199 days ago
Chris Williams WITB
Driver: Nike VR_S Covert Tour (9.5N) Shaft: UST Mamiya VTS ProForce 7X Black (Low Torque) 3 Wood: TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 Tour (Set to 14 degrees) Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder VC 8.1X Irons: Nike VR Pro Combo (2-PW) Shafts: True...
- Posted 204 days ago
Nike Covert FAQ’s with Sara Brown
Nike Golf’s new line of VR_S Covert drivers and fairway woods have been the most talked about new offering from the company in its history. But for many golfers, the differences between the company’s “Performance” and “Tour”...
- Posted 213 days ago