Chief Technical Officer Benoit Vincent to Retire from Golf Industry; Todd Beach Named Successor at TaylorMade Golf CompanyTaylorMade Golf Company announced today that Benoit Vincent, Chief Technical Officer of R&D, has decided to retire from the Golf industry and is set to depart TaylorMade Golf in late 2017. Succeeding Vincent will be current Vice President of Metalwood Product Development and 22-year veteran of the company, Todd Beach.
TaylorMade Golf Company Announces Breakthrough Performance with New TP5 and TP5x Golf BallsTaylorMade Golf Company, an industry leader in product innovation and technology, today announced the release of its 2017 golf ball lineup, highlighted by two new models: TP5 and TP5x. For the first time, two golf balls incorporate 5-layer construction to actively improve or increase driver/iron distance, control and spin without sacrificing any industry leading greenside performance.
TaylorMade Golf Company Unveils Re-Engineered M2 and Introduces All-New M1 IronsTaylorMade Golf, the industry leader in iron innovation, has taken innovation to the next level with a new approach to engineering with the new, re-engineered M2 irons and the introduction of the all-new M1 irons to round out the M family of irons to complement the M1 & M2 metalwoods.
TaylorMade Golf Company Announces Next Generation of M MetalwoodsTaylorMade Golf, makers of the No. 1 Driver in Golf* and the winningest drivers on the PGA TOUR in 2016 with its M family of drivers, have pushed the boundaries of golf club engineering with the next generation of M metalwoods, highlighted by the new M1™ & M2™ drivers, fairways and hybrids.
Dynamic Duo Makes Final Push for POY at TOUR ChampionshipEntering the TOUR Championship, five players control their own destiny in the pursuit of the FedExCup. With a win at East Lake, recently resigned TaylorMade Staffers Jason Day and Dustin Johnson are two of those players who can automatically claim the FedExCup and the $10M payout that comes with it.
TaylorMade Golf Company Announces Release of Spider Limited Black PuttersThe striking all-black color of the latest Spider Limited is inspired by the model played by current world #2, Dustin Johnson. Combined with enhanced stability and improved forward roll, Spider Limited Black offers a sleek and effective addition to the Spider family.
TaylorMade Golf Extends Contracts of World #1 & #2 Jason Day and Dustin JohnsonTaylorMade Golf Company announced today the contract extensions of the number 1 & 2 players in the Official World Golf Ranking, Jason Day and Dustin Johnson, a move that reaffirms the company’s commitment to fielding the strongest Tour staff in the industry and putting the highest performing equipment in the world in their hands as they compete on the sport’s biggest stages.
Dustin Johnson DoM1nates BMW Championship, Elevates to #1 in FedExCup Point Standings Entering Tour ChampionshipFollowing a course record 63 in Friday's second round, Dustin Johnson continued his display of prodigious distance off the tee with the M1 driver and one of the best putting performances of the season with his new Spider Limited putter at Crooked Stick, running away from the field for his 3rd win of the season & 12th of his career.
New Spider Limited Putter Leads DJ to Course RecordAfter playing the first two rounds of the Deutsche Bank Championship with Jason Day, Dustin Johnson arrived at Crooked Stick for the BMW Championship and requested to test a similar Spider Limited putter. The Tour Truck Techs hopped on his request and got one in his hands the following day in the midst of his final practice round.
TOUR REPORT — The Barclays at Bethpage BlackWith the 2016 PGA TOUR regular season complete, the top 125 competitors head to Farmingdale, NY to kick off the FedExCup Playoffs at the infamous Bethpage Black. Setting up as a par 71, the 7,366-yard monster intends to solidify its standing as one of the toughest challenges in all of golf.
Dustin Johnson Games Red, White & Blue M1 at The BarclaysInspired by his breakthrough victory at the 116th U.S. Open at Oakmont, TaylorMade Golf Company designed a special edition M1 Driver in a patriotic red, white & blue colorway to celebrate DJ's historic achievement. The driver, built with all custom componentry, is available at retail on 8/31.
TaylorMade's Si Woo Kim Claims Maiden PGA TOUR victory at Wyndham ChampionshipArmed with an M1 driver and gaming TaylorMade's new Tour Preferred X Golf Ball, 21-year-old Si Woo Kim pulled away from the field with a ballstriking clinic to capture his first career victory on Tour, elevating the South Korean to a projected 15th in the FedEx Cup standings.
Tour Diaries Exclusive — Rookie Sensation Jon RahmThe Travelers Championship marks one of the last stops in the PGA TOUR season as players make their final push for the FedExCup Playoffs. One of those making their final push is young phenom, Jon Rahm. Fresh off winning low amateur at the U.S. Open in June, Jon was in contention just days later at the Quicken Loans National, where he finished tied for 3rd.
"What It’s Really Like to Play in a Major Championship" — Michael BlockThis is the day that you dream of growing up as a little kid—getting the chance to compete at the highest level with the best golfers in the world. This is the reason you put in all the time on the range, the reason you hit hundreds of 5-footers in a row before leaving, the reason you grind day in and day out.
TaylorMade Golf Company Unveils M1 Special Edition DriverTaylorMade Golf announced today the impending release of a red, white and blue M1 Special Edition driver, designed incorporating custom components to celebrate Dustin Johnson’s victory in the season’s second major championship and inspired by two of the sport’s most celebrated events throughout the summer.
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Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, TaylorMade Golf is a leading manufacturer of high performance golf equipment with industry-leading innovative products like M1 and M2 metalwoods, M1 and M2 irons and TP5/TP5X golf balls. TaylorMade is the #1 Driver in Golf and also a major force on the PGA TOUR with one of the strongest athlete portfolios in golf, that includes world no.1 Dustin Johnson and five of the current Top 15 in the world.