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Q&A with Nike Golf: GolfWRX Members ask questions
Do you have a question for Nike Golf? Plenty of our GolfWRX Members did, which is why we setup a chat for them with key members of the Nike Golf team. Our members have chatted with Nike...
- Posted 48 days ago
Nike unveils sleek Hyperadapt Wind jacket
For most of us the golf season is just around the corner, but with the warmer weather comes wind and rain. To help combat the elements this year, Nike Golf has introduced the Hyperadapt Wind jacket. Nike...
- Posted 70 days ago
ARCHIVE – NIKE GOLF Q&A 2.0: Live from The Oven, Nike Golf Tour Van & HQ!
Tuesday, March 4, 10am PT / 1pm ET CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE START OF THE CHAT This is GolfWRX’s first R&D chat of 2014 and do we have a treat. Not only will the war room...
- Posted 78 days ago
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 222 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 245 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 271 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 279 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 286 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 293 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 308 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 310 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 315 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 316 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 330 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 334 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 348 days ago
Nike releases Masters Edition of the TW ’13
It’s been a pretty good year so far for Tiger Woods. He has won three of the five events he has competed in, and reclaimed the No. 1 spot in the Official World Rankings following his win...
- Posted 393 days ago
Nike’s new golf balls have larger, softer resin cores
In 2012, Nike released a new line of golf balls called 20XI that featured a new lightweight core material called RZN (resin). According to Nike, the lightweight resin cores moved more weight to the perimeter of the...
- Posted 442 days ago
LIVE Q&A WITH NIKE GOLF
Perhaps no manufacturer has made a bigger splash in 2013 than Nike Golf. They’ve signed many top athletes this year, including World #1 Rory McIlroy. Shortly thereafter, Tiger Woods was victorious once again at Torrey Pines. ...
- Posted 442 days ago
Everything you want to know about the Nike Covert Driver
No company has boosted its stock more in 2013 than Nike Golf. Example: Viral Discussion about the new Covert Driver A big part of the company’s image change has been the signing of the No. 1-ranked golfer...
- Posted 450 days ago
McIlroy and Woods set to face off in Abu Dhabi
The Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship always features some of the strongest fields of the year. And every year since its 2006 inception, it’s been one of the biggest events on the European Tour. This year however,...
- Posted 462 days ago
Stanley, Watney sign with Nike Golf
PGA Tour standouts Kyle Stanley and Nick Watney have entered into a multi-year agreement with Nike Golf, according to company press releases. Both players signed deals that includes clubs, balls, footwear, glove, apparel, headwear and accessories. “I...
- Posted 477 days ago
A new trend? Nike’s “motion-inspired” golf glove
In recent years, the golf footwear industry has been transformed by motion-inspired shoes that work with the body to boost comfort and performance. Nike Golf’s latest golf glove, the Dri-Fit Tech, has the potential to do the...
- Posted 509 days ago
Nike Golf Releases New Lunar Control
If you were looking through our photos from the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Classic, then you’ve seen photos of Nike’s snazzy new golf shoe, the revamped “Lunar Control.” The Lunar Control, available Jan. 1, 2013, features a full-length...
- Posted 531 days ago
Tech Talk: Nike’s New VR_S Covert Irons
Golfers love long and forgiving drivers. But when it comes irons, many golfers prefer an aesthetically pleasing model over one that packs the most performance. Nike’s new VR_S Covert irons are a replacement of the company’s VR_S...
- Posted 531 days ago
Nike Golf Covert Drivers, Woods & Irons!
Nike Golf introduced its new line of VR_S Covert Drivers, Woods and Hybrids for the 2012-13 season. You’ll find plenty of visuals on the new Covert line: bold red paint, the unmistakable ‘Swoosh’ on the crown...
- Posted 534 days ago
VIDEO: Nike Golf 360 App (NG360)
GolfWRX was at the Nike Golf 360 App launch at 'The Oven' on May 22nd. We captured some video giving you a 'in-depth' look into parts of this exciting new golf app. Comprehensive doesn't begin to describe...
- Posted 700 days ago