On Tuesday at the Cadence Bank Houston Open, GolfWRX spotted a lineup of new SuperStroke “Zenergy” putter grips.
Arnie Cunningham, a SuperStroke tour rep who travels to weekly PGA Tour events, explained to GolfWRX how the new SuperStroke Zenergy grips differ from the previous lineup of Traxion grips. Although SuperStroke isn’t yet revealing full tech details or a release date, here’s what Cunningham had to say:
“We brought out the new Zenergy grips at the Cadence Bank Houston Open. What we’re doing is updating the graphics, and we’re moving into a new line from the Traxion line. It’s called Zenergy, with a ‘Z.’
“We’ve got new, enhanced textures in the gripping zone, which is primarily down the side of the putter grip. Better textures, better feels. We’ve also got a new enhanced spine on the underside of the grips, which is just a little different. It’s going to feel slightly thinner to some people than the original spine in the Traxion. You’ll still have the feel of knowing where your hands are. It’s just not quite as protruding.”
“Then we’ve focused on improving the material. The material has gotten better each and every cycle with our grips. It really helps the feel of the putter.”
“The new colors are fantastic. We have seven new colorways: a really beautiful blue, we’ve added a purple, then we’ve got a lot of the traditional grays, reds and blacks that we’ve always had. The orange-and-blue is more racing inspired [not Miami Dolphins]. A lot of the car colors these days are that way. It does have an initial look of the Miami Dolphins, but the blue is a little lighter than that.”
“We’ve got a real soft launch right now. The feedback has been absolutely 100 percent. Everybody likes it. We only have enough product to display right now, and seed a couple. Right now, we have two guys in play that decided to put it on their gamer right away: Taylor Pendrith, who’s just coming off the Presidents Cup, he has a Flatso 1.0, and Brent Grant has a Pistol Tour. We have those two players for now, and we could add more. It’s still only Tuesday.”
“That’s the other thing we’re doing, we’re dropping the name GT. So instead of Pistol GT Tour, Pistol GT 1.0, Pistol GT 2.0, it’ll just be Pistol 2.0, 1.0, Tour, etc. It’ll switch into Zenergy going forward on everything, and we’re moving away from Traxion.”
Lydia Ko WITB 2023 (September)
- Lydia Ko what’s in the bag accurate as of the the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship.
Driver: Ping G430 LST (10.5 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana GT 50 S
3-wood: Ping G430 Max (15 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana PD 60 S
5-wood: Ping G430 Max (18 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana GT 60 S
Hybrid: Ping G430 (22 degrees)
Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD HY 65 S
Irons: Titleist T200 (5), ProtoConcept CO5 (6-9)
Shafts: AeroTech SteelFiber fc 70
Wedges: Titleist Vokey Design SM9 (46-10F, 48-10F @49, 54-10F, 58-08F @59)
Shafts: AeroTech SteelFiber fc 70 (46), AeroTech SteelFiber fc 80 (48-58)
Putter: Scotty Cameron TG6
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
Spotted: Amy Yang’s T.P. Mills Fleetwood putter
This week, we spotted Amy Yang with a rare putter in her bag at the 2023 Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. The putter was made by legendary putter maker T.P. Mills and the head shape is called “Fleetwood.” If you are not familiar with T.P. Mills, the company was founded in 1963 by Truett P. Mills, Sr. who wanted to make a better putter than what was available. His original putters were crafted with basic hand tools in his garage out of of carbon steel. His son David is now crafting the handmade putters after many years learning and working with his father. The company still offers the classic Softtail, Huey, Ming, 8802, and many more putters from his shop in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
The Fleetwood is considered heel-shafted and has a wide flange that blurs the line between blade and mallet. Amy’s Fleetwood features a single sightline on the wide flange and some “snow” stamping on the top of the bumpers. Those bumpers flare up at the toe and heel, pushing weight to the outside for added stability and a balanced feel throughout the stroke. The large back cavity has some snow stamping above “My Wand” text that is stamped and filled with white paint. The topline looks slightly rounded for a softer look and blends in nicely with the width of the putter. A half-shaft offset flow neck is welded to the head while the face features a shallow milling pattern and unique “Mills” stamping near the heel.
The “Super Bullet” sole contains a large oval cavity where material is removed to dial in the desired head weight of the putter. This main cavity is in combination with two additional round cavities out at the toe and heel area. Yang’s Fleetwood is milled from Swiss-German stainless steel, as that is what is stamped into the center of the sole.
A traditional chrome steel shaft is installed and the putter is finished off with a Rosemark 1.52 MFS (microfiber silicone) putter grip in a white and teal.
- Check out the rest of our photos from the 2023 Walmart NW Arkansas Championship (LPGA)
Coolest thing for sale in the GolfWRX Classifieds (9/27/23): National Custom Works wedges (Don White hand ground)
At GolfWRX, 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 – buying and selling equipment.
Currently, in our GolfWRX buy/sell/trade (BST) forum, there is a listing for a set of National Custom Works wedges (Don White hand ground).
From the seller (@cronejt): “Wedges: 50, 54, 60. Wedge heads. Don White Hand Ground. Raw finish, rust can be removed if desired. Highly Custom 1 of 1 stamping. Paid $1200 ($400 per head) for the heads alone. Took same time as iron set 1. Club build was done by Mike at TXG in Toronto. Asking $1000.”
To check out the full listing in our BST forum, head through the link: National Custom Works wedges (Don White hand ground)
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