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Tag Tees Up with Connected Golf Edition 2020 Smart Watch at werd.com

Tag Tees Up with Connected Golf Edition 2020 Smart Watch

Posted in Golf and Men's Watches and Sporting Gear

Tag Heuer built some solid improvements into its updated Connected Golf Edition 2020 smart watch. It still features TAG’s outstanding golf app but now features a powerful Snapdragon 3100 chip plus 8GB of storage & 1GB of RAM for seamless, real-time course data, scoring and stats. Premium materiality and design details, like the 18-hole counter etched in the bezel, blend premium styling with impressive tech. The app offers tracking and detailed mapping and hazards, plus guidance on driving for 40,000 golf courses worldwide.

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Garmin’s Approach G12 Might Be the Ultimate Golf Partner at werd.com

Garmin’s Approach G12 Might Be the Ultimate Golf Partner

Clip Garmin’s Approach G12 to your pocket or golf bag & this thin GPS range finder displays distances to the green at a glance on more than 42,000 courses worldwide. On top of robust course data, the G12 pairs with the brand’s Approach CT10 club trackers, for amazingly accurate shot tracking as well as with Garmin’s Golf App. Big Numbers Mode makes is easier to read & IPX7 rating insures all-weather performance. Battery life is 30 hours.

Nike Golf Introduces Air Zoom Victory Tour 2 at werd.com

Nike Golf Introduces Air Zoom Victory Tour 2

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

With the release of the Air Zoom Victory Tour 2, Nike’s most popular leather golf shoe reveals some sweet upgrades. In addition to its AirZoom unit, it features a full-length plate for stability and flexion control. The outsole is a blend of integrated traction & 7 removable spikes for customizable control. Available now.

William Murray Golf at werd.com

William Murray Golf

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

For those who love the game of golf but know better than to take it too seriously, there’s an irreverent new brand. William Murray is the home of Bill Murray’s self-styled golf polos, button-ups, golf shorts, hats, and T-shirts. Yes, Bill Murray. Expect a revolving lineup of fun, fashionably-designed one-offs.

Volkswagen Unveils 8th-Gen Golf GTI at werd.com

Volkswagen Unveils 8th-Gen Golf GTI

Posted in Automotive and Cars

Volkswagen has just rolled out the latest iteration of its iconic Golf GTI. This is the 8th Generation of the compact performer and it’s powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four that makes 241 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. In addition to the power, GTI branding, and plaid interior accents, a red LED strip under the grill makes clear this is no stock Golf. Sadly, the new Euro-tuned 4-door won’t reach American dealers until the end of 2021.

Golf: The Impossible Collection at werd.com

Golf: The Impossible Collection

Assouline continues to add ambitious & incredibly crafted books to its Ultimate Collection. The latest is a 20-pound, 200 page tome of Golf, created by George Peper, former editor in chief of Golf Magazine. The book follows the award-winning editor as he travels the world detailing the 100 most significant & historically important courses. In it he describes intricate holes that have confounded the game’s best, revisits make & break championship tournaments,  and expounds on the unique characteristics of each course.

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Volkswagen Gives 2022 Golf R 315 Horses at werd.com

Volkswagen Gives 2022 Golf R 315 Horses

Posted in Automotive and Cars

For 2022, Volkswagen has made their Golf R more powerful than ever—which is impressive considering its pedigree. Its fiery little turbocharged 4-cylinder twists up 315 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque, with a 6-speed stick as the sole tranny option. Sounds fun. Especially with 4Motion AWD that got upgraded to a gain a torque vectoring function for improved cornering control. Coming to America late 2021.

Nike Flyknit Chukka Golf Shoe at werd.com Nike Flyknit Chukka Golf Shoe at werd.com

Nike Flyknit Chukka Golf Shoe

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Not everyone wants to look like dear old dad out on the course. If that’s you, Nike’s Flyknit Chukka golf shoe will give you that sportier look while providing superior support, breathability and flexibility. The mid-top profile with a sock-like fit around the ankle keeps out debris & the knobbed but spike-free design, while providing great grip on the grass, is more versatile than traditional spikes.

A Course Called America: Fifty States, Five Thousand Fairways, and the Search for the Great American Golf Course at werd.com

A Course Called America: Fifty States, Five Thousand Fairways, and the Search for the Great American Golf Course

To create this well-titled book, bestselling author and globe-trotting golfer Tom Coyne spent an entire year crisscrossing the USA in search of its greatest golf experience, playing every course to ever host a US Open, along with more than 200 hidden gems and heavyweights spread across all 50 states. Coyne’s travels take him (& readers) from the most coveted tee times in America to unique spots in the nation’s most far-flung corners. For the curious golfer, there’s lots to discover in this one.

TrackMan 4: The Ultimate Golf Training & Data Tool at werd.com

TrackMan 4: The Ultimate Golf Training & Data Tool

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

A launch monitor provides analytics on what happens to a golf ball when it’s struck by a club. The Trackman 4 takes the data to a ridiculous new level, utilizing a dual radar system to track everything the club does before, during, and after impact – from club path and face angle to swing direction and spin loft. The other radar system tracks the full ball flight – from launch to landing and everything in between; including launch angle, spin rate and curvature.

Nike Lunarforce 1 Golf Shoe at werd.com

Nike Lunarforce 1 Golf Shoe

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

Modeled after the iconic Air Force 1, Nike’s LunarForce 1 golf shoe takes a classic silhouette and outfits it for action on the links. Instead of traditional spikes, it features a raised waffle traction outsole with a midsole of cushy Lunarlon. Available in all white and white/black. Available April 1.

OnCore’s GENiUS is the World’s Smartest Golf Ball at werd.com

OnCore’s GENiUS is the World’s Smartest Golf Ball

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

The GENiUS Ball from OnCore Golf has a brain inside that tracks your ball performance off the tee, on the fairway and the green, and let’s you record all of your shot data for review later on. It performs like other balls but also gives hardcore golfers data & analytics: accurate GPS location, time and distance of roll, spin rate, ball velocity, angle of descent, and much more. A funded Indiegogo.

Jordan Flight Runner Golf at werd.com

Jordan Flight Runner Golf

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

Nike’s offshoot Jordan brand just introduced the Flight Runner Golf shoe, bringing the look of a Freesole-inspired Nike runner to the country club green. The shoe features a mesh upper and Flywire lacing for lightweight comfort but also provides the proven grip & stability of Tri-Lock soft spikes.

Bushnell Hybrid Golf Rangefinder Delivers Both Laser & GPS Yardages at werd.com

Bushnell Hybrid Golf Rangefinder Delivers Both Laser & GPS Yardages

Posted in Gadgets and Golf and Sporting Gear

Bushnell’s all-new Hybrid model combines a golf rangefinder and GPS into one unit, the world’s first to offer a fully integrated display featuring both laser and GPS yardages. It’s pre-loaded with 36,000 global courses & uses bluetooth for auto-upload of new courses. The laser delivers 5X magnification and offers a 400-yard range that is accurate to within 1 yard.

Jones’ Lightweight Utility Trouper is the New Golf Bag Dad Deserves at werd.com

Jones’ Lightweight Utility Trouper is the New Golf Bag Dad Deserves

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

The Utility Trouper from Oregon-based Jones Sports, is a hardworking stand bag loaded with the features you need to play your best. At 5 pounds, it’s a half-pound lighter than the previous model. Its 5-way top with integrated easy-grab handle keeps you moving across all terrain, you can choose double or single-strap carry with a lumbar cushion for comfort, there’s a mesh pocket for your phone & bluetooth speaker, and yes, there’s an insulated beverage pocket.

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BYO Mini-Golf with the Portable Puttskee at werd.com

BYO Mini-Golf with the Portable Puttskee

Posted in Gear for Men and Home Stuff and Outdoor

Merging the classic arcade game Skee-Ball with a portable putting game, the Puttskee is the perfect lockdown diversion. Handcrafted in the U.S.A. and constructed of real wood, including Baltic Birch and cherry, plus weather resistant turf, this premium putting game is fully portable with a fold-up rolling design that sets up & stows-away in seconds. From the game room, to the backyard, to the office to the tailgate, it’s a game that’s fun for everyone.

Read Up On Golf’s First Icon, Arnie: The Life of Arnold Palmer at werd.com

Read Up On Golf’s First Icon, Arnie: The Life of Arnold Palmer

If you’ve read the recently-released autobiography and still want more Arnold Palmer, get your hands on Arnie: The Life of Arnold Palmer. In addition to his incredible life and legacy, this book explores his entrepreneurship, a pioneer in landing the million-dollar endorsement deals so common today. Author Tom Callahan knew Palmer well and tapped key people in the legend’s life for commentary in this book.

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PXG Comes Out Swinging with Advanced GEN4 Club Set at werd.com

PXG Comes Out Swinging with Advanced GEN4 Club Set

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

Billionaire & GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons is pushing his PXG Golf brand ahead with unique technologies and purposeful design. The latest, is a complete club-set called the GEN4, featuring the brand’s proprietary XCOR & honeycomb elastomer inserts in the club faces for enhanced ball speed, distance, and forgiveness. The set includes the GEN4 driver, fairway, hybrid, GEN4 Irons, GEN3 milled wedges, putter, & even a golf bag.