TOUR REPORT — 2017 WGC-Dell Match PlayThe No. 1 golfer in the World arrived in Austin for the WGC-Dell Match Play without his 5-wood. Earlier this year, DJ had a 2017 M1 5-wood built out to his specs, but lately he has preferred to keep a 2-iron UDI (Ultimate Driving Iron) in the bag for tight tee shots and short par 4s.
For Spider Putters, It's All About The GrooveIt's no coincidence that Spider putters have caught fire on the PGA TOUR. It certainly helps when the #1 and #2 players in the world have Spider in the bag, but to see this kind of widespread adoption and success early into the 2017 season, there must be other forces at play that are helping the best players in the world putt better than they ever have before.
TOUR REPORT — WGC MexicoThe first World Golf Championship event of the year features a change in scenery, as the world’s best golfers tee it up in Mexico City at Club de Golf Chapultepec. With the course perched up at 7,835 feet, the high elevation will certainly be a factor—and a spectacle—as players look to dial in their new yardages in the much thinner air.
The New #1 on TourIn May of 2016, Jason Day won THE PLAYERS Championship with a new Spider putter that had everyone on Tour seeing red. Less than 9 months later, Spider putters have grown to become the hottest flat sticks on Tour with more and more players adding the model into their bags each week.
TOUR REPORT — 2017 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-AmIn 2016, the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am presented the PGA TOUR field with warm weather, brilliant sunlight, and the steady ocean breeze one would expect along the sprawling rocky shores of the Monterey Peninsula. Thriving in those conditions was TaylorMade’s Vaughn Taylor who shot 65 in the final round to secure his first PGA TOUR win in over 10 years.
Jon Rahm Captures Farmers Insurance Open for First Career Victory on PGA TOURThe second event of the West Coast swing provided all the drama you'd expect with a field packed with the best players in the world. In the end, it was rookie Jon Rahm who emerged victorious and captured the tournament title.
TaylorMade Golf Company Announces Signing of Tiger Woods to Tour Staff with Multi-Year ContractTaylorMade Golf Company, maker of the most-played driver on the PGA TOUR for 16 years and counting and an industry leader in product innovation and technology, announced today a multi-year contract has been reached with one of the most accomplished athletes in history, Tiger Woods.
TOUR REPORT — 2017 CareerBuilder ChallengeThis week, the PGA TOUR moves from Hawaii to the desert to kick off the first leg of the “West Coast Swing” at PGA WEST in La Quinta, California. Not only is this event the first event of 2017 within the continental United States, it is also the first event where the TaylorMade Tour Truck is on-site to dial in our Tour staffers with all the latest 2017 equipment.
TaylorMade Golf Company Introduces Milled Grind WedgesBuilding upon years of working closely with some of the company’s best Tour players, TaylorMade’s new Milled Grind (MG) wedges feature meticulously considered materials, shaping and grinds that cater to the needs of the world’s best wedge players.
TaylorMade Golf Company Announces P770 & P750 Tour Proto IronsTaylorMade Golf, the industry leader in iron technology and innovation, announced today the release of P770 & P750 Tour Proto irons, the next advancement in forged players irons, designed specifically with the better player in mind with extensive input from the company’s most notable Tour staffers.
Graeme Storm Captures BMW South African Open; Secures First Worldwide Win for TaylorMade's New M1 Driver.TaylorMade's Graeme Storm held off a slew of worthy challengers to claim victory at the BMW South African Open. Gaming his new 2017 TaylorMade M1 440 Driver, Storm drove the ball superbly, averaging 301 yards off the tee and hitting 71% of fairways for the week.
Tour Report: 2017 Sony OpenThe first full-field event of the 2017 PGA TOUR season kicks off this week at Waialae County Club in Honolulu, Hawaii where most TaylorMade staffers will look to capture their first victory of the year. Headlining the field this week is Olympic Gold medalist, Justin Rose. Rose will make his first start at the Sony Open since 2011 with some new tools in the bag to attack Waialae.
TaylorMade Golf Reinforces Industry-Leading Tour Staff with Signings of Smylie Kaufman, Paul Casey, Seung-Yul Noh, Nick Watney, Kyle Stanley and Jon CurranTaylorMade 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, announced today the addition of six players to its expanding roster of PGA TOUR athletes playing TaylorMade metalwoods: Smylie Kaufman, Paul Casey, Seung-Yul Noh, Nick Watney and Jon Curran; further bolstering the most dominant Tour staff in the industry.
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.
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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 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.