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Bridgestone introduces JGR driver, Snedeker immediately puts it in play



Today’s sign the golfing apocalypse is upon us: Brandt Snedeker is switching drivers.

Sneds, who plays Bridgestone irons, has used a TaylorMade Burner SuperFast driver since 2010. Unheard of! That’s five years with the same driver (which currently has an estimated resale value of $39.60).

So, what is Snedeker — who has passed on multiple generations of driver innovation — switching to? The new Bridgestone JGR driver.

Snedeker put the club in play at last week’s Hyundai Tournament of Champions where the Vanderbilt alum finished third and was 12th in the field in driving distance for the week (288.3 yards).


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“We set out to make the JGR Driver our fastest and most forgiving ever,” said Josh Kinchen, golf clubs and accessories marketing manager for Bridgestone. “The engineers really outdid themselves, as the JGR is not only incredibly forgiving, but also extremely fast and high launching. Combine that with the ability to optimize spin for players of all skill levels, and we expect that this driver will turn a lot of heads this year.”

According to Bridgestone, the JGR driver achieves the combination of distance and accuracy through three key technologies.

1. F.A.S.T Crown


The Flex Action Speed Technology (F.A.S.T.) crown is extremely thin near the clubface and progressively thickens toward the club head rear to enable the crown to slightly flex at impact, creating a higher launch and increased repulsion on shots contacted above center.

2. speeDARC


A pair of internal arc-shaped ridges provides increased sole rigidity and better stability for the F.A.ST. Crown to flex against, leading to a higher launch angle and more ball speed.

3. Power Milled Face


Bridgestone’s patented face milling pattern works to reduce golf ball slippage, and as a result, reduce spin. Milling is spaced further apart at the top of the driver face to maintain spin, while the milling is tighter and rougher at the bottom of the driver face to decrease spin on shots contacted lower on the face.

In addition, a new vertical milling pattern is utilized on the heel and toe of the face to further stabilize spin on mishits. The milling combines to reduce spin (300 rpm based on robot testing) for straighter and longer drives.

The club also features dual zone adjustable weighting (in the heel and center of the club).


The JGR Driver will be available March 4, and will retail for $299. It will be available in 9.5, 10.5, and 12-degree lofts. The stock shaft will be Aldila’s NV 2KXV Orange.

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  1. Dave

    Mar 20, 2016 at 1:16 am

    Does anyone know what the length is? And the swing weight as well? I have a 12 degree and it really goes. Very light.

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  5. Simon

    Jan 19, 2016 at 1:28 am

    Please do an updated 2016 WITB for Kuchar and Sneds

  6. Noah

    Jan 18, 2016 at 2:33 pm

    Agree this would be great looking driver completely murdered out

  7. AGF

    Jan 16, 2016 at 8:01 am

    They should have left the JGR graphic on the sole light gray (like the B). Or white. Would make the club look more sleek…

    • Eric

      Jan 16, 2016 at 10:48 pm

      No. Awful idea.

    • Double Mocha Man

      Jan 17, 2016 at 6:08 pm

      Boring. A little color is good. AGF, I’m guessing you wear a white shirt and khakis on the course.

  8. KK

    Jan 15, 2016 at 6:41 pm

    Sweet looking driver but not a fan of the glued hosel.

  9. Mat

    Jan 14, 2016 at 6:21 pm

    I see a patent lawsuit coming… the milling is Ping’s “True Roll” but done vertically.

    • Fahgdat

      Jan 15, 2016 at 2:37 am

      Nah. On a microscopic level, the shape of the milling is different and that is enough

    • KK

      Jan 15, 2016 at 6:39 pm

      LOL. Ping TR is variable groove depth for putters and is designed to control ball speed off putts. This is variable groove width for spin control off drives. Two completely different things. Not to mention no one gives a hoot whether drivers roll true or not.

  10. jgpl001

    Jan 14, 2016 at 3:41 pm

    Bridgestone make quality equipment, but if it wasn’t for ball sales they would surely exit the golf market and that would bet a shame

  11. LK

    Jan 14, 2016 at 2:40 pm

    Golf Wrx, why do you have so many club articles without a topline view? It is kind of important.

  12. Tom

    Jan 14, 2016 at 1:08 pm

    Great to see a straight neck glued hosel.

  13. Chris C.

    Jan 14, 2016 at 12:54 pm

    I hope I have the opportunity to try the JGR. I gamed the J-815 all of last year and it proved to be the best driver I have gamed in many years. Indeed, my playing partners have threatened to hurt me if I ever showed up at team outings with a different driver. If the JGR proves to be better than the J-815, I might be approaching driver nirvana.

  14. AA

    Jan 14, 2016 at 8:33 am

    I love my non-adjustable, no graphics J40 driver, but I didn’t see much love out there for the J715/718. Will be interesting to hear how this JGR driver performs. What’s strange is Bridgestone usually doesn’t have a rapid product release cycle, but last year they rolled out the J815 and J715. Now they have three drivers they have to somewhat differentiate with technical mumbo-jumbo. I guess the $299 price reflects non-adjustability, but if their highest profile touring pro chooses it over the 715/718, what does that say? I don’t care about adjustability, so I might give it a try in spite of the garish graphics.

  15. Rich

    Jan 14, 2016 at 7:12 am

    This is nothing new. It’s just a glued Tourstage x-drive GR with Bridgestone on it instead of Tourstage. Released in Japan in 2014. Get with the program folks.

    • Will

      Jan 14, 2016 at 11:13 am

      Can’t believe I missed that!

    • Tyler

      Jan 14, 2016 at 1:20 pm

      Incorrect, there are a couple added technologies that make a significant difference as well as a brand new Aldila shaft.

      • Rich

        Jan 17, 2016 at 12:00 am

        You mean technologies off the J715. And of course a new shaft makes a driver new. Ok, you got me, it’s a new driver.

  16. Mark

    Jan 14, 2016 at 2:41 am

    Love the shape. Not so keen on the graphics. Unfortunately Bridgestone is quitting UK so no chance to try it or their new range of balls. A shame as their hardware is excellent quality.

  17. shimmy

    Jan 13, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    the different zones of face milling on this guy is interesting, especially if it does reduce sidespin.

  18. Chuck

    Jan 13, 2016 at 9:00 pm

    So Brandt went from one driver without an adjustable hosel… to another one with a non-adjustable hosel.

    I always liked the idea of adjustable hosels, but mostly for the fact that while tour pros could get drivers that were measured for loft, lie and face angle to within a tenth of a degree, retail buyers were stuck with whatever it said on the bottom of the club. (And, of course, testing stuff on our own, which is like finding a needle in a haystack.) It was nice, as a retail buyer, to get something that approximated what the tour players had.

    But of course, when you are a tour player and they will let you choose from two dozen heads, all built the way you’d like, and then bend them and measure them to however you’d like… Who needs an adjustable hosel? It’s just a little extra weight in a place you don’t need any weight.

  19. Joshuaplaysgolf

    Jan 13, 2016 at 8:14 pm

    When is it available? Or did I miss that? I’m excited to play around with this, I’m about to start my annual comparison of new equipment to my current bag and it’d be fun to get some numbers on this. It looks like you’ll pay quite a bit to get your shaft put in it, but honestly that really doesn’t matter. I always like hitting clubs from a company that isn’t on a 6-12 month product cycle, sometimes you find something that stands out from the crowd a little more definitively.

  20. Double Mocha Man

    Jan 13, 2016 at 7:46 pm

    I’m still using the same driver Snedeker used for 5 years. I’ve always said, while trying out demo drivers, that if I found anything longer and straighter I’d buy it, no matter the price Never happened… trying SLDR, Titleist, Nike and Callaway (and some others). I’m thinking in March I might be swinging the JGR.

  21. gdb99

    Jan 13, 2016 at 7:43 pm

    Someone in another story commented that the $299 driver is dead. I guess not!!

  22. John Krug

    Jan 13, 2016 at 7:26 pm

    Money talks. That’s the full story.

  23. Will

    Jan 13, 2016 at 7:17 pm

    Can’t wait to try this, especially since it was good enough to get Sneds to switch so fast….I will miss that Superfast he rocked all those years though!!

  24. Juan L. Fourqiet

    Jan 13, 2016 at 7:10 pm

    LH +

  25. Steve-O-Steamer

    Jan 13, 2016 at 6:55 pm

    Will Bridgestone finally offer their clubs for lefties? always wanted to try their irons but was never been offered in left handed version. Thank you!

    • Tyler

      Jan 14, 2016 at 9:29 am

      The J15 CB irons are available left-handed, as well as the J15 hybrid, FW, and J715 driver.

      • Gene

        Jan 14, 2016 at 3:43 pm

        Wedges available in lefty as well. Bridgestone did release the GC Mid irons in lefty some years back as well.

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Morning 9: LIV’s first-ever trade | Bryson on OWGR | Rahm not in Am-Ex field



By Ben Alberstadt with Gianni Magliocco.

For comments: [email protected]

Good Wednesday morning, golf fans, as a mixed event highlights this week’s golf action.

1. Ranking the Grant Thornton teams

Golfweek’s Todd Kelly…”The highest-ranked PGA Tour golfers are Ludvig Aberg at No. 7, Rickie Fowler at No. 8 and Tony Finau at No. 16.”

  • “Meanwhile, four of the top 10 LPGA players will be there: No. 3 Ruoning Yin, No. 8 Nelly Korda, No. 9 Megan Khang and No. 10 Celine Boutier.”
  • “Who has the best combined ranking?
  • “Here’s a look at the highest-ranked combos for the mixed-team event:
  • “Nelly Korda (8) and Tony Finau (16) = 24
  • “Megan Khang (9) and Denny McCarthy (29) = 38
  • “Brooke Henderson (22) and Corey Conners (22) = 44”
Full piece.

2. ShotLink bugs swarm

AP report…”Those tiny clips all but a few players wore on the back of their belts at Albany is what the PGA Tour refers to as “ShotLink bugs,” enabling the tour to gather most data it typically gets at domestic PGA Tour events.”

  • “It’s part of a massive upgrade in the tour’s scoring and data collection that has reshaped the game from a statistical standpoint, providing more data for the media, invaluable statistical analysis for players and more information for fans.”
  • “They have been tested on the Korn Ferry Tour for the past 18 months.”
  • “Ken Lovell, the tour’s senior vice president of golf technologies, said the devices players wore were accompanied by employees carrying a carbon fiber pole with GPS that can localize data within seconds.”
  • “ShotLink is now handled remotely out of PGA Tour headquarters.”
Full piece.

3. LPGA player complains: “Why can’t men just have different driver heads?”

Our Matt Vincenzi…”On Monday, LPGA Tour player Jenny Shin took to X to express frustration with the expected announcements of the golf balls universally being rolled back.”

  • “The issue has been a hot topic of discussion over the last few days, but most players and fans seem to be against the idea.”
  • “Shin’s sentiment is similar to that of former Masters Champion Adam Scott, who argued the driver head was the real problem, not the golf ball.”
  • “The biggest fundamental change in the game since I’ve been a pro, is traditionally the driver has been the hardest club to hit in the bag, and now it’s the most forgiving.”
Full piece.

4. Glover to host radio show

Golfweek’s Adam Schupak…”In his social media profile, PGA Tour veteran Lucas Glover lists the Oscar Wilde quote as a mantra of sorts: “Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.”

  • “Glover, the 2009 U.S. Open champion who had a resurgence this season with two victories in consecutive weeks on the PGA Tour, lives up to Wilde’s words.”
  • “In his latest effort to be himself, Glover is joining the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel. The six-time Tour winner will host The Lucas Glover Show, which will premiere December 6 at 8 pm ET. The hour-long program will air regularly throughout the year exclusively on SiriusXM.”
Full piece.

5. On John Smoltz: Champions Q-School participant

Jeff Babineau for…“Few possess a passion for the game that even approaches anything in the same ZIP code as Smoltz. Though at varied times he has been limited physically by bad hands, bad shoulders, a bad back and bad hips – hey, at least he has two new hips – 18 holes a day, even while playing hurt, has seldom been enough. Smoltz goes around golf courses the way a spry greyhound wants to sprint around a racetrack, rarely stopping at 36 holes.”

  • “As he tries to make his way through the arduous gauntlet that is Champions Tour Q-School – only five players will earn full-time cards this week – Smoltz said he does not attempt to fool himself regarding the difficulty of his assignment.”
  • “I don’t live in a false reality,” he said. “This sport is really difficult. I’m not trying to think that this is something that I could do for a whole year or not … but it’s fun to attempt it.”
  • “Many of his fellow athletes from outside golf will be watching closely. Former Major Leaguer Kevin Millar, who jokingly refers to Smoltz as his “swing coach,” said he’ll be exchanging frequent texts to keep up with Smoltz all week, as will many others. (“It’s been crazy,” said Smoltz, who acknowledges he is playing for something bigger than himself this week.)”
Full Piece.

6. DeChambeau discusses OWGR

Joshua Lees for The Mirror… “…the former U.S. Open champion believes those in charge are attempting to usher the Saudi-backed series away from the top of professional golf. “I know their agenda,” DeChambeau told The Rick Shiels Golf Show.”

  • “We know their whole playbook, we see exactly what they’re trying to do. They’re trying to hold us out long enough to where we’re irrelevant. ‘Oh we’ll give you points now, we’re gonna play nice in the sandbox’. But then we’re all irrelevant, we don’t have enough points to even fill a field.”
  • “DeChambeau did however insist he had no bitterness towards the OWGR, and appeared content with relying on golf’s four major championships to improve his place in the rankings. “This last half of the season, yes, I feel like I’ve played way better golf.”
  • “And that’s because the last three Majors I made the cut and played somewhat decent in them, 4th at the PGA, British Open I didn’t do very well, the US Open I did ok. That’s what’s really holding me at [152]. If I didn’t have those this year, I’d be 500-and-something, probably.”
  • “And you know what, it’s OK, I don’t hold myself to that level. I’m not bitter, I don’t care. What I do care about is the people that aren’t being ranked right that don’t have a chance to be in the majors.” DeChambeau went on to highlight former top-20 golfer Joaquin Niemann as one of those who he believes should be at the four flagship events, but is not thanks to his fall in the rankings.”
Full Piece.

7. Bryson on the path back to PGA Tour

Our Matt Vincenzi…”While appearing on the Rick Shiels Golf Show, LIV Golf superstar Bryson DeChambeau discussed what path back to the PGA Tour may look like for LIV players if a “merger” indeed takes place.”

  • The former U.S. Open champion speculated that team golf could be the key to LIV players integrating into the signature event series on Tour.
  • “What I could see is LIV integrating into the signature series on the PGA Tour in some capacity and having two championships in one, where you have the individual component in the signature series, and you have the team side of it,” DeChambeau said.
  • “You have the teams you’re playing for, so no matter what on that final day that guy that’s playing really bad still matters, it’s still a big deal on the team championship aspect of the tournament.
  • “Then you guys have the individual side that’s still competing for that individual title the way it is currently.”
  • “We want to be mainstream. We believe we should be mainstream, we have some of the best golfers in the world that should be highlighted at these events.
  • “That would be my blue-sky scenario where we integrate, we figure out how to make it all mutually be beneficial, and we play for the legacy that’s there with a new idea and concept on top.”
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8. LIV’s first-ever trade

Adam Woodard for Golfweek…”Two teams have completed the LIV Golf League’s first-ever trade.”

  • “David Puig, who competed for Joaquin Niemann’s Torque GC and finished 31st out of 50 players in LIV’s season-long standings in 2023, has been dealt to Sergio Garcia’s Fireballs GC for Carlos Ortiz, who placed 15th last season.”
  • “The move will make the Fireballs a majority-Spanish team with Garcia, Puig, Eugenio Chacarra and Mexico’s Abraham Ancer. Torque is now fully comprised of Latin American talent with Chileans Niemann and Mito Periera, Ortiz, also from Mexico, and Colombia’s Sebastian Munoz.”
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9. Rahm not in Am-Ex field

Sky Sports report…”Speculation that Jon Rahm is weighing a lucrative offer to sign with LIV Golf received additional fuel on Wednesday as the Spaniard was not included among the notable names listed as committed to the PGA Tour’s American Express field next month.”

  • “Rahm has regularly played the tournament in La Quinta, California as part of his West Coast swing schedule, with one of his two wins at the event coming earlier this year.”
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Morning 9: POTY nominees | Tiger climbs rankings | Rahm rumors gather pace



By Ben Alberstadt with Gianni Magliocco.

For comments: [email protected]

Good Tuesday morning, golf fans, as a mixed event highlights this week’s golf action.

1. And the nominees are…

PGATour staff report…”The PGA TOUR announced nominees for the Jack Nicklaus Award (Player of the Year) and the Arnold Palmer Award (Rookie of the Year) for the 2022-23 season as finalized by the PGA TOUR Player Directors and members of the Player Advisory Council (PAC).”

  • “The five nominees for the Jack Nicklaus Award as the 2023 PGA TOUR Player of the Year are (alphabetically) Wyndham Clark, Viktor Hovland, Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm and Scottie Scheffler. The four nominees for the Arnold Palmer Award as the 2023 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year are Ludvig Åberg, Eric Cole, Nico Echavarria and Vincent Norrman.”
Full piece.

2. Reminder: First mixed-team, co-sanctioned event since 1999 this week staff report…”The Grant Thornton Invitational marks the first mixed-team co-sanctioned event between the LPGA and PGA TOUR since John Daly and Laura Davies won the final JCPenney Classic in 1999.”

  • “There’s never been a more exciting time in professional golf to see some of the game’s best – men and women – tee it up together on a familiar venue.”
  • “Tiburón Golf Club, which hosts the LPGA season-ending CME Group Tour Championship, also hosted a previous iteration of this event, the QBE Shootout.”
  • “With a unique format on tap and 16 teams featuring global TOUR stars like Ludvig Åberg, Justin Rose, Ricker Fowler and Jason Day, plus some of the LPGA’s best like 2023 Player of the Year Lilia Vu, four-time 2023 winner Celine Boutier and rookie sensation Rose Zhang, it’s set to be a special week.”
Full piece.
3. Rahm rumors pick up steam

Our Matt Vincenzi…”Over the past week or so, the golf world has been captivated by rumors of the reigning Masters champion, Jon Rahm, potentially heading to LIV Golf in 2024.”

  • “The London Times has now reported that the figure for Rahm will be in the $600 million range, although it doesn’t specify whether team equity is included in the figure. The report states that the Spaniard is considering the offer.”
  • “What perhaps is most telling is the fact that neither Rahm nor his team has come out to deny any of the rumors, whereas in the past the Spaniard has been quick to squash the speculation.”
  • “With LIV Golf’s Yasir Al-Rumayyan, who governs the Saudi Public Investment Fund, set to meet with PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan on Friday, it seems likely that a Rahm announcement would come this week prior to the meeting.”
Full piece.

4. What’s next for Tiger?

Kevin Prise for…”For Woods, the Hero World Challenge wasn’t necessarily about contending or winning. He still believes he can win, as he clearly stated in his pre-tournament press conference, but the Hero marked his first start since undergoing ankle surgery in April. This week was about walking 72 holes without the type of severe pain that forced a WD midway through the third round of this year’s Masters. He was sore afterward and his face looked worn – “I feel like my game’s not that far off, but I need to get in better shape,” he said Sunday – but that’s the reality for the current version of Woods. The bone pain he felt at Augusta National has gone away, hence optimism for a return to official TOUR competition.”

  • “Woods, who turns 48 on Dec. 30, knows a full PGA TOUR schedule will never be in the cards. His oft-reconstructed body won’t allow it. But can he play an event per month, as he referenced this week? He’ll team with son Charlie at next week’s PNC Championship – Team Woods’ fourth straight appearance at the PNC, which allows carts. Then, barring setbacks, he’ll prepare for a regular schedule cadence in 2024.”
  • “I think that if you asked me right now, I’m a little bit sore,” Woods said after signing his card Sunday at Albany, cracking a grin. “Once a month seems reasonable, and it gives me a couple weeks to recover and a week to tune up. Maybe I can get into a rhythm or something like that; that’s what the plan was going into next year, and I don’t see why that would change.”
Full piece.

5. Eamon Lynch on Rahm departure

Golfweek’s Eamon Lynch…”For two years, we’ve seen skirmishes claimed as decisive victories. The moves by Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka to leave the PGA Tour for LIV were no more conclusive than the decisions of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy to remain. A jump to LIV by Jon Rahm – the subject of intense speculation – will be no different, whatever the banner-wavers and pearl-clutchers on either side say. But it would represent something significant, beyond being an example of what happens to a man of supposed character who remains in the mephitic orbit of people like Phil Mickelson and Sergio Garcia.”

  • “A Rahm departure would be more impactful mostly by dint of timing, hastening a reckoning for the competing agendas that have all but paralyzed the PGA Tour’s Policy Board.”
  • “Among players on the board, there’s a faction opposed to involving the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund in the future of the Tour, preferring to partner with one of several interested private investors. Their motivations are varied, whether it’s patriotism, a desire to see LIV continue for leverage or simple aversion to a Framework Agreement foisted upon them without consultation. Jay Monahan, however, is adamant that the Saudis be included, presumably because he’d rather not have a free-spending rival approaching apostate members who promise fealty only until the offer swells sufficiently.”
Full Piece.

6. Ben Hogan brand back again

From a press release…”Ben Hogan, the golf equipment brand that was founded by one of the most legendary figures in the history of the modern game, and is responsible for some of the sport’s most iconic golf clubs, is set to make a welcome return to the golfing world after being brought out of retirement by Las Vegas-based Golf Brands Inc.“

  • “For more than 70 years, Ben Hogan golf has been synonymous with making the finest golf clubs and Ben Hogan’s latest range has made a triumphant return after Golf Brands struck a licensing deal to resurrect the company that first introduced the Edge and Apex irons and has more recently launched a premium range of woods, irons, wedges, and putters, as well as a bespoke collection of golf bags and accessories.”
  • “Golf Brands Inc has a history of reviving the fortunes of iconic golf brands, having successfully resurrected MacGregor in the USA and Ram and Zebra worldwide, and the opportunity to bring Hogan back to life is something that the company just couldn’t pass up.“
Full Piece.

7. Chase Koepka out of LIV Promotions event

Jonny Leighfield for Golf Monthly…”Chase Koepka and former Team Europe Ryder Cup member Victor Dubuisson have withdrawn from the upcoming LIV Golf Promotions event at Abu Dhabi Golf Club.”

  • “With only three places left in the LIV Golf League ahead of the 2024 campaign, this weekend’s 72-hole tournament in the United Arab Emirates represents a player’s final chance to earn a full card for the controversial start-up next year.”
  • “But in a recent announcement by LIV, the aforementioned pair – plus World No. 440, Lee Chieh-po – have pulled out and will no longer tee it up in the three-stage event between December 8-10.”
Full Piece.

8. Tiger rises 430 spots

Field Level Media report…”In what is sure to further rankle LIV Golf players, Tiger Woods vaulted 430 spots in the Official World Golf Ranking after finishing 18th out of 20 golfers in his invitational Hero World Challenge on Sunday.”

  • “Woods, who was making his first start since withdrawing from the Masters in April due to a foot injury, had fallen to a career-low 1,328th in the OWGR by last week. He made his return at the Bahamas, and while the 47-year-old surprised many with his solid play, Woods bested only two players in the field.”
  • “That didn’t prevent Woods from climbing to 898th in the OWGR, his highest since before withdrawing from the 2022 PGA Championship.”
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9. “Married to the game,” indeed

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