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Women’s Group Plans Three Days of Protest Actions Slamming the USGA for Hosting the US Women’s Open at Trump National Golf Course in Bedminister BEDMINSTER, NEW JERSEY — Starting on Friday, July 14th and continuing through Sunday, July 16th, UltraViolet, a national women’s advocacy organization, will protest the US Women’s Open being held at Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, New Jersey. For months, UltraViolet had called on the USGA and LPGA to sever ties with Donald Trump, arguing that it is wildly inappropriate for one of the world’s most prestigious women’s golf tournaments to give millions of dollars in revenue, free advertising, and branding to Donald Trump, a self-admitted serial sexual predator and unapologetic misogynist. ...Read More
JumboMax® Team Member Bryson DeChambeau captures his first PGA Tour win at the John Deere Classic (JUPITER, FL) - JumboMax® Grips announced today that Tour Staff Professional, Bryson DeChambeau, captured his first PGA Tour victory this past weekend at the John Deere Classic held at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, IL.
DeChambeau fired rounds of 66, 65, 70 and 65 to finish at 18 under par and win the event. His final round of 65 on Sunday included seven birdies, six of which came on the back nine, including a clutch 14 foot birdie putt on the final hole to take the lead. This victory earned him a paycheck of $1,008,000.00 and 500 FedEx Cup Points. He's now ranked 34th on the FedEx Cup Points List, and because of this victory, is headed to The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale in Southport, England.
PXG Signs LPGA Tour Champion Austin Ernst -- PXG’s Unfettered Golf Club Innovation Continues to Drive Demand from Tour Professionals
Scottsdale, AZ (May 16, 2017) – PXG today announced LPGA Tour professional Austin Ernst as the newest addition to its roster of champions.
Earnst has had PXG irons in play since mid-2016 – long before being offered an equipment deal. She has recorded three top ten finishes this season, including a second-place finish at the Kia Classic....Read More
New Leupold® GX®-1i3 and GX®-2i3 Golf Rangefinders Feature New Ergonomic Design
BEAVERTON, Ore. — New GX®-1i3 and GX®-2i3 golf rangefinders from Leupold® feature a sleek, new ergonomic design that makes them easy and comfortable to hold in the palm of a hand.
Both models offer Leupold’s high-performance DNA® (Digitally eNhanced Accuracy) engine and an advanced infrared laser that deliver faster measurements with increased accuracy that is superior to GPS devices. New PinHunter™ 3 Laser Technology increases the pulse rate and as a result, the GX rangefinder ignores user movement to quickly identify and lock onto the flag or pin for extremely precise and fast target acquisition.