Archive for November, 2014

  • Srixon is making a global branding strategy with their Z series products around the world. In Japan, the Z series irons feature the Dynamic Gold D.S.T. shafts. I am sure most of you know what Dynamic Gold Shafts are. But what is the Dynamic Gold D.S.T. shaft? It may be hard to see in the image but under the Dynamic Gold on the shaft label, it says D.S.T. It is a proprietary shaft made for Srixon irons by True Temper featuring a balance point closer t0 the Butt of the shaft. You can call it the counter balanced version of […]

    Dynamic Gold D.S.T. Shaft on Japanese Srixon Irons

    Srixon is making a global branding strategy with their Z series products around the world. In Japan, the Z series irons feature the Dynamic Gold D.S.T. shafts. I am sure most of you know what Dynamic Gold Shafts are. But what is the Dynamic Gold D.S.T. shaft? It may be hard to see in the image but under the Dynamic Gold on the shaft label, it says D.S.T. It is a proprietary shaft made for Srixon irons by True Temper featuring a balance point closer t0 the Butt of the shaft. You can call it the counter balanced version of […]

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  • Japanese forging history goes back to 4th century Japan when craftsman started pounding on hot metal to create swords used by Samurai warriors. Images of traditional sword forging in Japan: pounding pounding pounding and more pounding It was a time of war in Japan.  Exceptional swords had names and carried the stories of wars and battles handed down for generations. They pounded on hot metal to make these: Samurai warriors took care of them and their blades were kept in perfect shape.  Ready for any battle. It was said that some exceptional swords made by elite craftsman carried spiritual powers […]

    Japanese Forging its roots in Sword making

    Japanese forging history goes back to 4th century Japan when craftsman started pounding on hot metal to create swords used by Samurai warriors. Images of traditional sword forging in Japan: pounding pounding pounding and more pounding It was a time of war in Japan.  Exceptional swords had names and carried the stories of wars and battles handed down for generations. They pounded on hot metal to make these: Samurai warriors took care of them and their blades were kept in perfect shape.  Ready for any battle. It was said that some exceptional swords made by elite craftsman carried spiritual powers […]

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  • This week in Japan is the Dunlop Phoenix Golf Tournament in Miyazaki Japan. Hideki Matsuyama is playing in the Japanese tournament during the “off” season in the US. Hideki has finally abandoned his ZR-30 driver and made the switch to the new Srixon Z745 driver! After 2 days of competition, Hideki Matsuyama is leading the tournament at 10 under par http://goo.gl/86VMS3 The new Srixon Z745 is a clean classic looking power with modern technology to produce maximum forgiveness with explosive ball speed. The cup face does really work! It is not white, it is not shaped like a star trek. […]

    Hideki Matsuyama makes the switch to the new Srixon Z745 driver

    This week in Japan is the Dunlop Phoenix Golf Tournament in Miyazaki Japan. Hideki Matsuyama is playing in the Japanese tournament during the “off” season in the US. Hideki has finally abandoned his ZR-30 driver and made the switch to the new Srixon Z745 driver! After 2 days of competition, Hideki Matsuyama is leading the tournament at 10 under par http://goo.gl/86VMS3 The new Srixon Z745 is a clean classic looking power with modern technology to produce maximum forgiveness with explosive ball speed. The cup face does really work! It is not white, it is not shaped like a star trek. […]

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  • Yes, the Gallery is open in Encinitas. Scotty Cameron opened his own shop called the Gallery in Encinitas California. But Scotty Cameron had the Scotty Cameron Museum in Japan in 2007. They have great products and presentation of Scotty Cameron products: Cameron-museum.com Website of Japanese Cameron Museum Scotty Cameron Trophy for the tournament they host every year. Scotty Cameron driving up to the museum This canvas bag was up for auction on their site starting at 20,000 yen which is approximately $173.00 It ended up at $6095!!!!!!! They also auctioned off Scotty Cameron’s personal messenger bag and sold for $1052!!!!!! Their […]

    Scotty Cameron Museum Website

    Yes, the Gallery is open in Encinitas. Scotty Cameron opened his own shop called the Gallery in Encinitas California. But Scotty Cameron had the Scotty Cameron Museum in Japan in 2007. They have great products and presentation of Scotty Cameron products: Cameron-museum.com Website of Japanese Cameron Museum Scotty Cameron Trophy for the tournament they host every year. Scotty Cameron driving up to the museum This canvas bag was up for auction on their site starting at 20,000 yen which is approximately $173.00 It ended up at $6095!!!!!!! They also auctioned off Scotty Cameron’s personal messenger bag and sold for $1052!!!!!! Their […]

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  • Fourteen TC888 irons have been announced. The New Fourteen TC888 irons will launch in December. If you have never heard of Fourteen Golf, Fourteen Golf is a Japanese golf equipment company and it’s mission is to provide the best 14 clubs in the bag.  Fourteen wedges are the number selling wedge in Japan featuring its aggressive grooves and CG design to produce exceptional spin. Each club is designed with a purpose, a trajectory.  There is always a reason to their designs.  Not just for show. Long irons are designed with a deeper cavity with deep CG to produce higher trajectory […]

    Fourteen TC888 Irons – Japanese Golf Equipment

    Fourteen TC888 irons have been announced. The New Fourteen TC888 irons will launch in December. If you have never heard of Fourteen Golf, Fourteen Golf is a Japanese golf equipment company and it’s mission is to provide the best 14 clubs in the bag.  Fourteen wedges are the number selling wedge in Japan featuring its aggressive grooves and CG design to produce exceptional spin. Each club is designed with a purpose, a trajectory.  There is always a reason to their designs.  Not just for show. Long irons are designed with a deeper cavity with deep CG to produce higher trajectory […]

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  • I was surfing the web and came across Taylor Made Japan website. R15 just got introduced in Japan.  I assume it will soon be officially announced in the US as all the instagrams and forums are revealing the new product. Below is the information on the New Taylor Made R15 Driver, Fairway and Rescue from the Taylor Made Japan Website (images from Taylor Made Japan website): Drivers: There will be 2 sizes:  460 and 430 models: This is the 460 model.  Notice the new front track system.  Higher trajectory, low spin is the key to the concept just like the […]

    Taylor Made R15 driver, fairway, rescue information on Japan website

    I was surfing the web and came across Taylor Made Japan website. R15 just got introduced in Japan.  I assume it will soon be officially announced in the US as all the instagrams and forums are revealing the new product. Below is the information on the New Taylor Made R15 Driver, Fairway and Rescue from the Taylor Made Japan Website (images from Taylor Made Japan website): Drivers: There will be 2 sizes:  460 and 430 models: This is the 460 model.  Notice the new front track system.  Higher trajectory, low spin is the key to the concept just like the […]

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  • Is this the new Taylor Made Driver? R15? From Analyze2005.com

    Have you seen this? Taylor Made R15 seen in Japanese golf blog

    Is this the new Taylor Made Driver? R15? From Analyze2005.com

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  • Bubba wins in dramatic fashion at HSBC. On hole 17, he gets distracted by a horn sound during his backswing.  Makes double. On hole 18, he gets distracted again in the bunker but regroups and holes it to make the playoff. Some things are really meant to happen. Bubba Watson used the new PING prototype wedges to hole out on the last regulation hole. It was the wedge (not the driver) that made the difference. Also the putt on the playoff hole was clutch! Everyone knows about the PINK Bubba Driver!  He hits it a mile! Below is his specs: Driver: G30, […]

    Bubba wins in dramatic style. What’s in the bag? PING!

    Bubba wins in dramatic fashion at HSBC. On hole 17, he gets distracted by a horn sound during his backswing.  Makes double. On hole 18, he gets distracted again in the bunker but regroups and holes it to make the playoff. Some things are really meant to happen. Bubba Watson used the new PING prototype wedges to hole out on the last regulation hole. It was the wedge (not the driver) that made the difference. Also the putt on the playoff hole was clutch! Everyone knows about the PINK Bubba Driver!  He hits it a mile! Below is his specs: Driver: G30, […]

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  • As one of Japanese speaking golf shop in the United States, we get quite a number of inquiries asking us to explain the Japanese golf equipment and models that are not available in the United States. In this blog, we would like to explain to you about the Japanese Titleist golf balls not available in the US. (images from Titleist Japan website) Titleist GranZ Golf Balls “Surprising distance with soft feel” Distance oriented golf ball with higher ball flight and soft cover for shots around the green. Titleist VG3 Golf Balls Designed for average Japanese golfers.  3 piece low compression golf ball “Premium […]

    Titleist Japanese Golf Balls explained Prestige, VG3, Granz

    As one of Japanese speaking golf shop in the United States, we get quite a number of inquiries asking us to explain the Japanese golf equipment and models that are not available in the United States. In this blog, we would like to explain to you about the Japanese Titleist golf balls not available in the US. (images from Titleist Japan website) Titleist GranZ Golf Balls “Surprising distance with soft feel” Distance oriented golf ball with higher ball flight and soft cover for shots around the green. Titleist VG3 Golf Balls Designed for average Japanese golfers.  3 piece low compression golf ball “Premium […]

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  • Ryan Moore played Graphite Design Tour AD DI-6 X in his Taylor Made Jet Speed Driver and Tour AD DI-7 X in his Rocketballz Stage 2 #3 wood to win the PGA CIMB Classic! Congratulations! You have not tried Tour AD shafts yet? DI is the most popular. If you are looking for stability and consistency, this is a must try shaft! Get your Tour AD Tipped, prepped, sleeve installed at fairwaygolfusa.com

    Graphite Design Tour AD DI shaft snags another win on Tour

    Ryan Moore played Graphite Design Tour AD DI-6 X in his Taylor Made Jet Speed Driver and Tour AD DI-7 X in his Rocketballz Stage 2 #3 wood to win the PGA CIMB Classic! Congratulations! You have not tried Tour AD shafts yet? DI is the most popular. If you are looking for stability and consistency, this is a must try shaft! Get your Tour AD Tipped, prepped, sleeve installed at fairwaygolfusa.com

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  • Taylor Made Japan has the Glore F Driver and has been ranked #1 selling driver 3 weeks in a row! The new and redesigned Glore F driver has been the #1 played driver in the Japanese LPGA Tour The new Glore F driver features the new Speed Pocket on the sole.  Slightly different from the slot that we see on the US models.  Forged face for explosive ball speed and feel with sweet spot expanded thanks to the Speed Pockets. Same concept of more loft, forward CG technology to maximize carry distance and reduced spin. Product introductory video features Joe Ozaki (little brother […]

    Taylor Made Japan Glore F Driver

    Taylor Made Japan has the Glore F Driver and has been ranked #1 selling driver 3 weeks in a row! The new and redesigned Glore F driver has been the #1 played driver in the Japanese LPGA Tour The new Glore F driver features the new Speed Pocket on the sole.  Slightly different from the slot that we see on the US models.  Forged face for explosive ball speed and feel with sweet spot expanded thanks to the Speed Pockets. Same concept of more loft, forward CG technology to maximize carry distance and reduced spin. Product introductory video features Joe Ozaki (little brother […]

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  • Taylor Made Japan has a new putter out called the ARC1 It has already won a JPGA event. The key to design is the cup shaped back design of the putter for increased MOI and visual link of the actual cup and the cup behind the putter face. Head weight is 385 grams and ranks between the Spider Si and the Spider putter in terms of high MOI. Surlyn face insert for soft feel and 10 grooves in the insert to promote immediate forward roll to make the putt roll true. The head is made of 3 parts:  aluminum body, […]

    Taylor Made Japan ARC1 putter

    Taylor Made Japan has a new putter out called the ARC1 It has already won a JPGA event. The key to design is the cup shaped back design of the putter for increased MOI and visual link of the actual cup and the cup behind the putter face. Head weight is 385 grams and ranks between the Spider Si and the Spider putter in terms of high MOI. Surlyn face insert for soft feel and 10 grooves in the insert to promote immediate forward roll to make the putt roll true. The head is made of 3 parts:  aluminum body, […]

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