As some of you may know, R&A and USGA both have strict regulations against ball performance. Balls deemed as confirming will essentially perform within the ranges specified by the rules. In other words, no matter which conforming ball you play with, they should fly similar distances under regulated impact conditions.
Enter the “Kiwami Premium” golf balls by Idea Japan. Click read more to continue…
Your looking at Miura golf’s new CB-2008 iron! For the first time in 4 years Miura will update the 2000 series! The Long irons are 2 piece while the short irons 1 piece. It features the widest sole in any of their line up! What miura is doing is actually genius, they are using the capabilities of their partner in taiwan together with Miura’s polishing, grinding capabilities to create some seriously sexy looking irons that have tech like undercuts or 2 piece heads. We smell only success in their future if new releases continue to look like this.
Introducing the New Titleist T-MB 718 Irons – The 2017 Japan Golf Fair is nearing just a couple of months away scheduled to take place during the last week of March. We are expecting many new Japan Only Titleist clubs mostly due to the fact that we are getting notices of current models being discontinued. It started with the Vokey Cold Forged then the T-MB and now we are starting learn a bit more about what’s next to come from Titleist.
Like the 716 T-MB the new 718 T-MB by Titleist looks like a muscle back but features a hollow structure making it very forgiving for it’s size. This is the first sight of a model named “718” with the 716 series destined to be replaced with the same moniker on the future. Titleist has expanded the tungsten structure on the heel and toe side bringing the MOI up and lowering the CG to make it even easier to hit. We do expect a #2 iron as well. Titleist Japan is saying that they have found a way to make the new T-MB more forgiving than even the current model AP2. TSG will have pre-orders up for these very shortly so stay tuned!
Great news Bridgestone fans TSG is now offering factory customizations on the the Tour-B’s from Bridgestone Golf. This includes a large variety of paint colors for the woods as well as seven different plating options for the irons. The prices are pretty reasonable woods cost 80 bucks for a new coat of paint and the irons are 35 per head to change the finish. You also have the option to match grips, ferrules, and paint fill. Please inquire with [email protected]
This is a custom set of Honma Tour World TW737P Irons – TSG is now offering these to our clients via email order and in the TSG ProShop. The “P” model is the most forgiving in the TourWorld line up It is the only cast iron of the TW737 series. Honma has been a leader in golf specific castings for decades and is implementing a new soft iron casting manufacturing method.
Honma has also thinned out the top line yet still managed to keep the CG low. The face itself is a hot hybrid steel material for improved distance. Behind the impact zone Honma has strengthend and thickened the area for a softer more mild impact. The TW737P is the most forgiving of the TW series, then one step more forgiving is the BeZeal line up followed by the Beres models for seniors, smoother, and female golfers. Follow the Jump for some more beautiful photos…
Hello Beautiful… MP-66 Yoro Craft Irons and TSG has thrown the kitchen sink into these. Where to start? The MP-66’s are Mizuno’s newest iron, it’s Japan Only and Mizunos new flagship players CB. It’s small, soft, and forgiving. Much more forgiving than it’s predecessor.
Our customers absolutely love the MP-5, MP-55 and MP-66. The feedback has been outstanding in feel and forgiveness across all three of those models. When you add over the top options to these sets it takes them from great to amazing depending on your specific needs. We got some great pics to drool at after the jump…
Ako-san of A-GRIND has formally announced his new company AK Putters. I’ve been sitting on these putters until the new year and now have had ample time to test them on greens. This particular putter in my photos is not a standard finish, it is TSG Club Works Black Nickel Finish. The model is called the AK01 Stealth and standard they are offered in both silver and black finishes.
CNC Milled of SUS303 this new stealth has a deep milled face. The head weight itself is set to 345 grams. Available in straight shaft or W bend shaft. 4* loft with a 71* lie. Ready for my impressions? Follow the jump please…
This putter feels like a precision instrument. I love me good center shaft putter especially one that has the visuals to inspire creativity opening a possible new path to the hole. The deep mill in the pic above greatly improves feel. SUS303 tends to be firm with excellent feedback as is but the face on this does two things, the first is helps the ball roll straighter vs thinner mill or flatter faces. The second is it softens the feel at impact.
It looks like s stealth fighter to me, it makes me think of the word “blade” it’s a very workable putter yet it’s thick top line gives off a forgiving aesthetic. The center shaft vs W shaft is all preference, go dead straight if you have less of an arc or the W if you have some bend in your stroke.
Why did I refinish this? It looks great in standard finishes but in Black Nickel it looks outrageously sexy especially with the logo in a color that matches the grip. The shafts on these are what’s called over hosel design not the easiest thing to find but it comes with the putter and that’s all you need to get the ball rolling.
Batman’s ninja star above – so most putters have a higher MOI as they position a lot of weight back deep and center this AK01 Stealth pushes the mass outward deep and away from center. I think that’s where the workable comes from. It’s such a good design.
The feel off the face is just right, the black has no glare, it’s just a well done putter that is unique and screams Ako-san’s work. Who? Yusuke Ako who was the lead designer for Royal Collection from 2004 to 2013 for all their clubs including woods, irons, wedges, and utilities. Then recently started his own label called A-Grind. TSG has created a nice sized following for A-Grind. They are reasonable prices the woods, irons, and wedges are killer and now with his new separate series AK Putters it completes the line up.
The new AK putters will be in the TSG ProShop Shortly, I am also shooting, testing, and writing up a blog post on the AK Blade as well. The AK01 Stealth retails for 400 dollars and TSG can also change the finish, specs, grip, paint fill as well.
Mitsubishi Diamana X new for 2017! How long has it been? 4 years since the last version was released. Hard hitters rejoice! This is the lowest Torque in the brands history with the 70X & XX coming in at 1.9*. The goal of this shaft is to produce a strong and powerful piercing trajectory reducing side spin and reducing the loss of energy through the bend. Today on the US PGA tour you see a trend with players going slightly lighter or a lot lighter than a decade ago so this time the Diamana X shaft comes in a 50g range as well! This is Diamana’s most premium model for the strong swinger.
Another big deal is this shaft has a manufacturing tolerance of +/- 1g ib weight and +/- 1cpm on frequency. The materials are a Japanese 90T carbon with 78T in the butt end to strengthen that area. Diamana uses PAN MR70 CF, this is a similar type of PAN material that seven dreamers shafts are known for.
The New Mitsubishi Diamana X shaft is now available in the TSG Pro Shop for pre order (ships Jan 13th) This is a very limited edition model just like last time so be swift and good luck. click here to purchase
PRGR has 4 different product series of gear such as the RS, RED, egg, Sweep (ladies). Today I’ve got some photos of the new Red series irons. It uses a thin walled titanium face insert + vibration dampening material called “flash one” low cg all that good stuff a multi piece iron design gets to have. So it’s all about distance and forgiveness with these and best part is they don’t look super chunky. More pics and comments after the jump…
The brand new Mizuno T7 wedge but this one done up by Mizuno’s very own Yoro Dept. I’m a big fan of Mizuno Japan’s MP-R5L and W series which are grind and spec specific for the steep or shallow swinger and comparing the new Japan T7 to those this one is really about versatility and in hand it reminds me of a vokey, a really soft impact vokey ;). Follow the Jump for more pics and info on this yoro crafted beauty.