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  • Phil Mickelson  is known to be one of the best wedge and short game masters in the world. He has hit so many different shots from lies that you would not think is even possible of making decent contact; but for PM, any lie is “flopable”. For the Mack Daddy PM-Grind, Phil Mickelson and Callaway’s R&D team worked together on a design that gives Phil an edge in the majors, and gives other players an edge on the toughest shots around the green. They made this unique shape so golfers can be aggressive in their short game, with more surface […]

    Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind Wedges!

    Phil Mickelson  is known to be one of the best wedge and short game masters in the world. He has hit so many different shots from lies that you would not think is even possible of making decent contact; but for PM, any lie is “flopable”. For the Mack Daddy PM-Grind, Phil Mickelson and Callaway’s R&D team worked together on a design that gives Phil an edge in the majors, and gives other players an edge on the toughest shots around the green. They made this unique shape so golfers can be aggressive in their short game, with more surface […]

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  • We all know that hitting long, high, and straight is key to playing well but out of all the things that needs to be sharp while you play through the fairways and greens of Agusta national is putting.  A consistent and sharp flat stick is key to keeping a lead during the Masters for Jordan Spieth. Given that he did not miss too many greens but he sure made the par putts that counted when he needed to which lead him to his historic win this year at Agusta.   The putter of choice for the Masters Champion is the […]

    The putter that won the Masters! Scotty Cameron 009

    We all know that hitting long, high, and straight is key to playing well but out of all the things that needs to be sharp while you play through the fairways and greens of Agusta national is putting.  A consistent and sharp flat stick is key to keeping a lead during the Masters for Jordan Spieth. Given that he did not miss too many greens but he sure made the par putts that counted when he needed to which lead him to his historic win this year at Agusta.   The putter of choice for the Masters Champion is the […]

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  • The first major of the year has begun and there is no doubt that this year is going to be one exciting finish as of any year… Come on its the Masters! What won’t be exciting about that?!  There are a lot of stories to talk about with this years first major; a few of them is number one, Tiger Woods is finally back after the first few starts that he has had this calendar year, two will Rory our worlds best player right now lock in and claim the grand slam like many of the greats has done. These […]

    2015 Masters has begun!

    The first major of the year has begun and there is no doubt that this year is going to be one exciting finish as of any year… Come on its the Masters! What won’t be exciting about that?!  There are a lot of stories to talk about with this years first major; a few of them is number one, Tiger Woods is finally back after the first few starts that he has had this calendar year, two will Rory our worlds best player right now lock in and claim the grand slam like many of the greats has done. These […]

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  • The newest addition to Yonex Golf’s arsenal is the new 2015 Yonex Tri-G Driver. It is the first model that Yonex has developed that integrates  both hossel adjust-ability and center of gravity adjust-ability.   They have never had a model the incorporates technology like this. Yes, everyone now is using this adjustable technology but this is something really interesting that Yonex has cooked up for this year. Featuring the new CWS (Concentric Weight System), our EZONE Tri-G drivers and fairway woods can be fine-tuned to give you the perfect launch to add spectacular distance to your drives. The irons feature an ultra-thin face […]

    NEW Yonex Tri-G Line of Woods

    The newest addition to Yonex Golf’s arsenal is the new 2015 Yonex Tri-G Driver. It is the first model that Yonex has developed that integrates  both hossel adjust-ability and center of gravity adjust-ability.   They have never had a model the incorporates technology like this. Yes, everyone now is using this adjustable technology but this is something really interesting that Yonex has cooked up for this year. Featuring the new CWS (Concentric Weight System), our EZONE Tri-G drivers and fairway woods can be fine-tuned to give you the perfect launch to add spectacular distance to your drives. The irons feature an ultra-thin face […]

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  • Out with the White and in with the Black Taylormade says; they have released a new line of flat sticks.  The new Taylormade Ghost Tour Black Series Putters  is the line that is going to be hitting the market soon. They have kept four familiar head styles from the past. The Daytona, Indy, Maranello and Monte Carlo; although they are familiar head shapes they are very different from the previous models.  Besides the noticeable difference in the base color of the putter, they also have a new insert where in the past they have always used the Pure-roll insert (80% Surlyn/20% aluminum) […]

    Taylormade Ghost Tour Black Series Putters

    Out with the White and in with the Black Taylormade says; they have released a new line of flat sticks.  The new Taylormade Ghost Tour Black Series Putters  is the line that is going to be hitting the market soon. They have kept four familiar head styles from the past. The Daytona, Indy, Maranello and Monte Carlo; although they are familiar head shapes they are very different from the previous models.  Besides the noticeable difference in the base color of the putter, they also have a new insert where in the past they have always used the Pure-roll insert (80% Surlyn/20% aluminum) […]

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  • XXIO [zek-si-oh] is part of the DUNLOP SPORTS CO. LTD family and brings the #1 golf brand in Japan to America. They have been known to make high quality products to the golf market; not only in Japan but the rest of the world as well. When you ask many players about the brand, they always say ” they make great stuff but I am yet still to see a forged iron from them”.  In Japan they have made many models that were forged  but they have never released anything like that in years. This year that will change; they […]

    XXIO releases new iron for 2015. XXIO Forged!

    XXIO [zek-si-oh] is part of the DUNLOP SPORTS CO. LTD family and brings the #1 golf brand in Japan to America. They have been known to make high quality products to the golf market; not only in Japan but the rest of the world as well. When you ask many players about the brand, they always say ” they make great stuff but I am yet still to see a forged iron from them”.  In Japan they have made many models that were forged  but they have never released anything like that in years. This year that will change; they […]

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  •   3/15/2015 Jordan Spieth has won ounce again this calendar year; crazy to think that he is only twenty one years of age.  Today he has won in a three man play off against Sean O’hair and Patrick Reed. Definitely a good group to watch play a play off hole together. All three are high caliber players capable of playing well, specially under the gun when it matters. With his right foot in the bunker and his left foot on grass well above the ball in the sand, he blasted out to 3 feet on the 16th. From deep rough […]

    Jordan Spieth Wins at Copper Head!! Whats in the bag.

      3/15/2015 Jordan Spieth has won ounce again this calendar year; crazy to think that he is only twenty one years of age.  Today he has won in a three man play off against Sean O’hair and Patrick Reed. Definitely a good group to watch play a play off hole together. All three are high caliber players capable of playing well, specially under the gun when it matters. With his right foot in the bunker and his left foot on grass well above the ball in the sand, he blasted out to 3 feet on the 16th. From deep rough […]

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  • Miura Golf of Japan makes the world’s finest forged golf clubs, designed and manufactured by patriarch and club expert Katsuhiro Miura with the help of his sons Yoshitaka and Shinei, whom he trained. Miura makes its forged clubs — irons, wedges and putters — in the company’s one factory and one forge, both in the city of Himeji, which was for centuries the seat of the ancient Japanese art of samurai sword making. While demand for those weapons has diminished, the generations of steel making skill and passion have not — and these are the attributes that the Miura family […]

    Miura Golf gets into Jack Nicklaus golf bag!

    Miura Golf of Japan makes the world’s finest forged golf clubs, designed and manufactured by patriarch and club expert Katsuhiro Miura with the help of his sons Yoshitaka and Shinei, whom he trained. Miura makes its forged clubs — irons, wedges and putters — in the company’s one factory and one forge, both in the city of Himeji, which was for centuries the seat of the ancient Japanese art of samurai sword making. While demand for those weapons has diminished, the generations of steel making skill and passion have not — and these are the attributes that the Miura family […]

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  • Do you want to get Bubba long? If the answer is yes, then go ahead and come to Fairway Golf to test out Ping’s G30 line of drivers. Ping offers three models for the driver: G30   Crown turbulators in the 460cc head help generate greater clubhead speed and ball velocity for consistently longer drives that find the fairway. The new T9S face material is strong, lightweight and thin, optimizing face deflection for even higher ball speeds and longer drives. With Trajectory Tuning+ Technology, you can fine-tune launch conditions using five settings and 2 full degrees of loft adjustability. G30 SF Tec […]

    Get Bubba long with Ping’s G30 driver!

    Do you want to get Bubba long? If the answer is yes, then go ahead and come to Fairway Golf to test out Ping’s G30 line of drivers. Ping offers three models for the driver: G30   Crown turbulators in the 460cc head help generate greater clubhead speed and ball velocity for consistently longer drives that find the fairway. The new T9S face material is strong, lightweight and thin, optimizing face deflection for even higher ball speeds and longer drives. With Trajectory Tuning+ Technology, you can fine-tune launch conditions using five settings and 2 full degrees of loft adjustability. G30 SF Tec […]

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  • I just finished a build for one of our own Staff members here at Fairway Golf USA San Diego Airport location. He is a JDM aficionado and a man who has exquisite taste only for the finest quality in his clubs. He went with a classic combo set up with the Miura CB-57 on the long irons and the Miura MB-001 in the lower irons. For the set up that he went with; the combination works well for the CB-57 has very minimal to progressive offset throughout the set. So the flow of the set up is gradual in aesthetics […]

    Miura Forged Combo Set

    I just finished a build for one of our own Staff members here at Fairway Golf USA San Diego Airport location. He is a JDM aficionado and a man who has exquisite taste only for the finest quality in his clubs. He went with a classic combo set up with the Miura CB-57 on the long irons and the Miura MB-001 in the lower irons. For the set up that he went with; the combination works well for the CB-57 has very minimal to progressive offset throughout the set. So the flow of the set up is gradual in aesthetics […]

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  •     On February 13-15 Japan holds its 45th Japan Golf Fair showcasing tons of the Japanese golf industries big brands and some of the up and coming companies to the general public and fellow industry members.  A lot of different types of items are shown from new golf clubs, driver, irons, wedges, etc.  A lot of golf related things were showcased as well; many types of gadgets related to the game. Also had a type of fashion show showcasing certain golf clothing brands that are up to release to the market this year.     more photos from the […]

    45th Japan Golf Fair 2015

        On February 13-15 Japan holds its 45th Japan Golf Fair showcasing tons of the Japanese golf industries big brands and some of the up and coming companies to the general public and fellow industry members.  A lot of different types of items are shown from new golf clubs, driver, irons, wedges, etc.  A lot of golf related things were showcased as well; many types of gadgets related to the game. Also had a type of fashion show showcasing certain golf clothing brands that are up to release to the market this year.     more photos from the […]

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  • Today I took the new Taylormade RSi Series to the test on the launch monitor to see if  the slots on the new faces will really help with mis-hits.  My first impression was that they did look good and traditional, specially the Rsi TP head. The feel coming off the face feels solid and the biggest thing that I noticed was the mis-hits were not as bad as I thought they were. The test that I did consumed of hitting about 4 balls per head and registering the numbers on the launch monitor and monitored how much the desperation of the […]

    Taylormade RSi Series

    Today I took the new Taylormade RSi Series to the test on the launch monitor to see if  the slots on the new faces will really help with mis-hits.  My first impression was that they did look good and traditional, specially the Rsi TP head. The feel coming off the face feels solid and the biggest thing that I noticed was the mis-hits were not as bad as I thought they were. The test that I did consumed of hitting about 4 balls per head and registering the numbers on the launch monitor and monitored how much the desperation of the […]

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  • We have finally received the long awaited Taylormade R15 and Aeroburner Drivers along with Aeroburner Fairway woods, hybrids and the R15 hybrids.   MADE OF GREATNESS: Taylormade’s  MOST TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED DRIVER EVER! MADE OF SPEED:Taylormade’s FASTEST AND MOST AERODYNAMIC DRIVER EVER  MADE OF SPEED: FAIRWAY WOODS and RESCUES THAT PROVIDE DRIVER-LIKE LAUNCH CONDITIONS MADE OF GREATNESS: NEW TOUR-INSPIRED SHAPE, AND SMALLER FOOTPRINT First Impressions – Great traditional look to the drivers; not too big not too small. -Feel is solid coming off the face and not too loud of a impact sound. -Fairways and Rescues play well of the deck and not to bulky […]

    Taylormade R15 and Aeroburner now in for demo and fitting!

    We have finally received the long awaited Taylormade R15 and Aeroburner Drivers along with Aeroburner Fairway woods, hybrids and the R15 hybrids.   MADE OF GREATNESS: Taylormade’s  MOST TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED DRIVER EVER! MADE OF SPEED:Taylormade’s FASTEST AND MOST AERODYNAMIC DRIVER EVER  MADE OF SPEED: FAIRWAY WOODS and RESCUES THAT PROVIDE DRIVER-LIKE LAUNCH CONDITIONS MADE OF GREATNESS: NEW TOUR-INSPIRED SHAPE, AND SMALLER FOOTPRINT First Impressions – Great traditional look to the drivers; not too big not too small. -Feel is solid coming off the face and not too loud of a impact sound. -Fairways and Rescues play well of the deck and not to bulky […]

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