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Adidas tour360 x Footwear Collection

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The next generation Tour360 is here.

Adidas Golf announced the release of its tour360 x footwear collection, which includes the tour360 x BOA that has an adjustable dial on the tongue. While it’s not the first golf shoe ever to have an adjustability feature, the Boa IP-1 dial, also called a Boa Closure System, will allow golfers to customize how the shoe fits for maximum comfort.

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The “x” in tour360 “x” signifies the nine spikes arranged in an X-pattern on the outsole. Th re-engineered thintech TPU outsole, made with the company’s familiar CenTraXion technology, was also sculpted to reduce weight but increase flexibility and stability.

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As expected, the tour360 x collection incorporated adidas’ 360WRAP technology for maximum performance and comfort. Other technologies include a microfiber leather upper to reduce weight without sacrificing aesthetics, climaproof in the upper to keep your feet dry in wet conditions and EVA foam in the mid-sole to increase comfort.

The tour360 x will be available starting Nov. 1 in six colorways, then in three additional colorways on Feb. 1, 2015, both with an MSRP of $140. The tour360 x BOA, which will be available in two colorways starting Dec. 1, will carry an MSRP of $180.

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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. Rhys

    Mar 15, 2015 at 7:48 am

    Looking at a pair of these but have had the same issue with the inner heel with my last 2 pairs of 360’s. How’s the heel in these ones? Considering FJ DNA? Thoughts?

  2. marcel

    Oct 14, 2014 at 10:41 pm

    I am Adidas fan for long time, tennis shoes Barricade, running shoes, golf shoes… currently on Adidas 360 atv m1… the grip is like a Velcro during whole swing motion… like glued to the ground. with more confidence and stability everything is asking for more speed and power!!!

  3. Lord Helmet

    Oct 14, 2014 at 1:12 pm

    These look super sharp. Of course I just picked up some Adidas shoes over the weekend….

  4. Ben

    Oct 14, 2014 at 8:35 am

    Glad to hear others had problems with the inner heel. I thought it was just my fat feet.

    My old tour 360’s are the most comfortable golf shoe I’ve ever owned. Like others I agree that these look good and hoping for a little better durability on the inside…

  5. themanwith nogame

    Oct 13, 2014 at 10:35 pm

    Also went through a pair of 360 series in 8 rounds because of inner heal wear. Hopefully its improved.

  6. Pakman1019

    Oct 13, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    when I was in australia two years ago they had them there for 249.99

  7. nathan crichard

    Oct 13, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    These look ok, i’m currently wearing the Pure 360s, best shoe i’v ever worn, so looking forward to the Pure 360 ltds….

    • Zak

      Oct 13, 2014 at 2:43 pm

      Any chance there are photos out of the Pure 360 Ltd?

      • nathan crichard

        Oct 13, 2014 at 3:45 pm

        only whats on here, and they are only drawings, but they do look good, less cluttered than the Pure 360s…

  8. Rex

    Oct 13, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    Thank you Adidas! Love the Boa tech. Pass on how FJ used it.

  9. Tom Bowles

    Oct 13, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    Adidas has finally realized that people have larger and wider feet. And I love their shoes, but finally with this past year the toe boxes are wider. And I like this “traditional” yet athletic looking shoe.

  10. Mark

    Oct 13, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    Microfiber leather. Plastic in other words.

    • Tom Bowles

      Oct 13, 2014 at 12:32 pm

      No, not plastic. I’m in the leather business. Microfiber leather is synthetic to be sure, but there are different grades of it, just like in traditional leather products. They probably had to balance out cost and quality and chose something that was water resistant, yet somewhat breathable. But no, not plastic.

  11. Martin

    Oct 13, 2014 at 11:52 am

    I wore the 360 series for quite a while, but got fed up with the inner heels wearing out after 20 games.

    I bought pair of spiked Addicross and amlost immediately bought to other colours.

    These look like a bit of a cross between them.

    • Bob

      Oct 13, 2014 at 12:07 pm

      Agreed Martin. I have never had to change spikes in them because the inner heal wears out quicker.

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2021 Ping putter series: No name, all performance

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As William Shakespeare famously wrote in Romeo and Juliet, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” and for Ping and its 2021 putter series, there is no fancy name for the new line, it’s all about performance—because they are Ping putters after all.

For the new 2021 putters, Ping engineers focused on creating optimal MOI and roll performance using multi-material designs and an all-new insert to create consistent ball speed around the face.

“We’ve engineered a lot of score-lowering technology into the 2021 putter line through extensive research and tour player feedback. All of the models are developed with higher MOI through strategic use of various materials, including tungsten, steel and aluminum, to provide the forgiveness and accuracy golfers expect from a Ping putter. The dual-durometer insert features uniform, shallow grooves to give golfers a soft, responsive feel for more consistent distance control with the precise touch they need to hole more putts.” – John K. Solheim, Ping President. 

The putter lineup features classic and new putter designs which were developed through Ping’s tour-focused Putting Lab Design aka. the PLD program and made popular by Ping professionals including Viktor Hovland’s DS 72, and Cameron Champ’s Tyne 4.

Technology

Every model in the line is built using aerospace-grade materials to maximize the level of forgiveness and offer a superior quality feel and performance. The Anser, Anser 2, and Anser 4 combine a stainless-steel head with tungsten heel and toe weights to elevate the timeless designs to the highest MOI they have ever measured.

While in the Kushin 4, DS 72, and Tyne 4, a steel weight is used in the heel, and tungsten is used to the toe to optimize the center of gravity locations for each model.

The Fetch and Oslo H bring together a cast 304 stainless steel body with an aluminum sole plate to position mass around the perimeter of the heads to create highly forgiving mallet-style designs.

For the new CA 70 head, a stainless steel sole weight is used to lower the center of gravity of the putter which is mostly constructed of an aluminum body for more forgiveness

The behemoth of the new designs is Harwood which offers the highest MOI in the line thanks to its 6061 aluminum body and 93g worth of tungsten weights positioned in all four corners of the head.

Dual-Durometer Insert for Soft, Solid Feel


The 2021 Ping putters offer golfers a soft yet responsive face thanks to the use of PEBAX – an innovative dual-durometer material, which is also fitted with shallow grooves.  The front portion of the insert is made softer for shorter putts, while the back layer is firmer and becomes engaged at higher speeds to help improve distance control on longer-range putts.

Just like with golf ball technology, multiple layers help with creating optimal dynamics at different speeds and Ping is using that same time of philosophy to improve putter insert design.

Price, specs, and availability

The new 2021 Ping putter line will be available in 11 different models including one in an armlock configuration and come in both right and left-handed. The models include

  • Anser
  • Anser 2
  • Anser 4
  • Kushin 4
  • DS 72
  • CA 70
  • Tyne 4
  • Fetch
  • Oslo H
  • Tyne C
  • Harwood / Harwood Armlock

The putter are each fitted with one of three original Ping designed grips intended to maximize the putter performance based on stroke fit.

The PP58 – A mid (87g) standard-sized pistol shape made of rubber and designed to help square the face at impact is the standard grip on the Anser, Anser 4, Kushin 4, CA 70, DS 72, Tyne 4, and Tyne C.

The PP60 – Another (86g) midsize option, pistol design with a rubber under-listing with larger flat surfaces for increased face awareness. A new rubber outer layer features a unique texture to enhance a golfer’s sense of touch. It comes standard on the Anser 2, Fetch, Oslo H and Harwood.

The PP58-S – An optional pistol-shaped midsized grip featuring a straight taper and predominantly flat surface to aid in clubface awareness.

All of the 2021 Ping Putters are priced at $270 usd except for the Harwood and Harwood armlock, which are priced at $380. 

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Coolest thing for sale in the GolfWRX Classifieds (04/13/21): TaylorMade M5 driver head

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At GolfWRX, we love golf, plain and simple.

We are a community of like-minded individuals that all experience and express our enjoyment of the game in many ways. It’s that sense of community that drives day-to-day interactions in the forums on topics that range from best driver to what marker you use to mark your ball. It even allows us to share another thing we all love – buy and selling equipment.

Currently, in our GolfWRX buy/sell/trade (BST) forum, there is a listing for a TaylorMade M5 driver head. It’s in nice shape—you just need to supply the shaft.

To check out the full listing in our BST forum, head through the link: Drivers heads – TaylorMade M5 and TSi

This is the most impressive current listing from the GolfWRX BST, and if you are curious about the rules to participate in the BST Forum you can check them out here: GolfWRX BST Rules

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What GolfWRXers are saying about Japanese brand Shimada iron shafts

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In our forums, our members have been sharing their thoughts on irons shafts from Japanese company Shimada. WRXer ‘Erchuccc’ is interested in the iron shafts and would like a comparison to his Modus 105’s, and our members have been having their say in our forum.

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.

  • BD14: “I’m currently gaming them on my CB301. I can’t compare them to the modus, but I get higher launch with them than my KBS Tour 90. Also, I normally play regular flex shafts (low swing speed), but I’m stiff in the Shimada Nine9. I find them very consistent for me.”
  • kcsf: “I’d had Shimada tour lites in the past and found them to be very smooth and consistent. I know that’s a different model than you’re asking, but I think you’ll really find them to be fantastic shafts.”
  • Vanbilxmchi: “I like Shimada NINE9; they feel very smooth; I think they are very similar to Oban CT. However, when I assembly them to my irons, it seems they have a bit smaller diameter to fit into 355 hosels. I have to use shim.”
  • chicolax2: “Great shaft company. I play different shafts, the tours, however, I highly recommend the quality of the shafts from Shimada.”

Entire Thread: “Shimada iron shafts”

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