Round-up: Lamkin grips, Motocaddy bags & FJ apparelFebruary 26, 2016 The Scoop
We take a look at some of the latest equipment news and releases...
GRISMONT introduce premium driving irons
Exquisite 3D- printed Grismont driving irons are new for golfers in 2016. Three exotic models are available in the initial Grismont range: ORI, CES & AIR. ORI & CES models are available in a variety of colours and priced at £1,200 per club, a copper finish at £1,900 per club and a gold finish at £2,300 per club. The AIR is available in a classic metal finish at £1,400 per club.
RRP: £1,200-£2,300 per club, www.grismont.paris
GOLFBUDDY launches LD2 Ladies GPS watch
GolfBuddy has announced the introduction of the first golf GPS designed specifically for lady golfers. The new LD2 GPS watch is lightweight, extremely accurate and brings a sense of new fashion to the course with features including Swarovski crystals and an alligator grain leather strap. Weighing just 1oz and a 1.18” screen, the LD2 boasts a slim case which sits stylishly on the wrist.
RRP: £199.99, gpsgolfbuddy.eu
LAMKIN SINK grips
Lamkin have introduced the new SINK putter grips, promoting greater accuracy, consistency and confidence. Coming in two distinct shapes, (rounded and square) both models include a curved handle designed to encourage the correct wrist alighnment for a more fluid putting stroke. Available in blue, green, orange & yellow.
RRP: £14.99, lamkin.co.uk
MOTOCADDY showcase new range of bags
Available from March, 14 new bags from MotoCaddy are on offer across four ranges. The full new range of Lite (£79.99), Club (£99.99), Pro (£149.99) and Dry-series (£179.99) bags include a new top layout with larger dividers and feature eye-catching new designs and a wide-range of colour combinations.
RRP: £79.99-£179.99, motocaddy.com
FOOTJOY launch new 2016 collection
FootJoy has launched its Spring/Summer 2016 Performance Apparel Collection, featuring the Evoke, Vista, Maui and Aster lines.
Their latest offering presents all new colour tones in what is their most extensive line to date. Such has been FJ’s popularity, they have again added to their collection of Chill-outs while maintaining their focus on the traditional golf wear with high-quality lambswool and jersey garments.
RRP: £55+, footjoy.co.uk
KBS Tour FLT shaft
KBS, the fastest growing steel shaft golf brand, is adding an all-round model to its range to suite a wide variety of players. The new KBS Tour FLT shaft offers a higher ball flight in the long irons, and a firmer more controlled spin and flight in the short irons.
RRP: £22.49, kbsgolfshafts.com
UNDERARMOUR Gore-Tex Windstopper
This new Under Armour windstopper jacket has a three-layer bonded fabric with a durable smooth outside and a soft interior. Mesh gussets on the elbows and shoulder deliver impressive ventilation as well as secure hand pockets and adjustable cuffs and hems. A lightweight construction that is totally windproof.
SRP: £180, underarmour.com
Oosthuizen re-signs with PING Apparel
PING Apparel has announced the re-signing of the 2010 Open Champion, Louis Oosthuizen as well as several new Apparel Ambassadors, including 2015 European Solheim Cup captain Carin Koch. Oosthuizen, who recently signed a multi-year agreement to continue playing PING golf equipment, will wear the brand’s new Spring/Summer 2016 men’s collection when competing and during all ambassadorial duties.
Spieth clubs up with new S-Tech SuperStroke grips
Two-time Major winner Jordan Spieth won an incredible $22million in prize money last season using the brands Flatso 1.0 putter grip. Now, after a very impressive 2015, Spieth is geared up with a full suite of SuperStroke grips across all of his clubs. he first used the black S-Tech grip in his eight-shot victory at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at the beginning of January.
“I’m excited to be using the new S-Tech club grips, I’ve always trusted SuperStroke’s putter grip technology and I’m confident the S-Tech grips will deliver the same performance.”
The S-Tech club grips are made with a soft, premium rubber compound, providing excellent feel and feedback. They also feature the brand’s signature Cross-Traction surface texture for increased control in all kinds of weather.
RRP: £8.99 (Standard size), £9.99 (midsize), brandfusionltd.co.uk