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November, 2009

Tour Edge Launches New Exotics XCG-3 Hybrids, Fairways, and Drivers

Nov. 10, 2009     By     Comments (17)

Bag DropIt seems like all too often, all we hear about is Callaway, TaylorMade Titleist, Nike, or Ping - the big boys in the industry. I'm not saying that's necessarily a bad thing, but some of the smaller guys deserve a look sometimes as well. They are possibly even more deserving of attention than the giants are because we all hear about it as soon as one of them brings us the latest in moveable weights, adjustable heads, etc. The marketing guys cleverly place ads with everything from Tiger to Trevor to a smooth talking baby in a high chair, sporting a certain visor and calling his buddy a shankapotamus.

What we don't always see are the products from companies such as those from Tour Edge. Though they make some pretty strong claims ("20 yards longer or your money back"), they also stand by another guarantee - one that says you can play their club for 30 days and if you're not completely satisfied, you're entitled to a full refund. That alone may make the latest in the Exotics line worth trying out. Continue on to see many other reasons to give the new XCG-3's a chance.

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Volume Two Hundred Thirteen

Nov. 9, 2009     By     Comments (1)

Hitting the LinksIt's Monday and I know you've spend the weekend anticipating what journey through the golf world we will send you on as you settle back into your workweek. So kick back, grab a danish, and enjoy your mocha.

This week we have schedule releases for both the PGA Tour and the LPGA Tour, a nomination for dumbest criminal of the year, and some guys named Phil and Tiger duke it out behind the Great Wall.

TaylorMade Releases R9 and R9 TP Irons, Raylor Returns

Nov. 4, 2009     By     Comments (13)

Bag DropTaylorMade has for years been synonymous with innovation and progressive thinking, and though they may catch a hard time due to the frequency of their releases, no one can say that they do not push the limits of playability. That's why it may come as a surprise that they resurrected a club that was first released back when Michael Jackson first purchased Neverland Ranch and the song that would years later become the subject of the infamous (and played out) internet prank known as the "Rickroll" was a number one worldwide hit.

Of course, I would be referring to the TaylorMade Raylor, which for those of you that may be too young to remember, was a very popular fairway wood back then. The Raylor name has been brought back for their newest hybrid club, and as you can imagine, there is a bit of difference between the old and the new. Along with the Raylor, Taylormade has also brought us their latest irons, which share the name with their very popular line of woods from 2009.

Volume Two Hundred Twelve

Nov. 2, 2009     By     Comments (0)

Hittin' the LinksHello golf fans, welcome again to Hittin' the Links. Well, there has actually been quite a bit going on in the world of golf this week. With out wasting any more time let's take a look.

In this volume of HTL we first send out a get well soon to Joey Sindelar, then turn our attention to the rain soaked and canceled Viking Classic, and investigate the Eisenhower-golf connection. Also, we look at the LPGA's new commissioner, see who's playing golf in Afghanistan, and do a wrap-up of the week's events. Read on!

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