Nike Introduces New 20XI Balls, Method Core Putters, and VR Pro Cavity Irons

Nike again thinks outside the box and the result is a brand new ball design that takes an inside out approach to improving the one piece of equipment we use on every single shot.

Bag DropNike Golf, it seems like, has always been a company to push the boundaries and buck the trends in order to produce equipment that legitimately does make positive differences in their customer’s games. Such clubs as the SQ Sumo2 and the original line of Slingshot irons immediately come to mind. While those clubs aren’t exactly synonymous with traditional clubs, they did go a long way in making the game more enjoyable for high-handicap players. Over the last couple of years, we’ve seen them tone down the appearances and even the sound in some cases, but don’t mistake that as them resting on their laurels. Their VR franchise is proof of exactly that as well as Nike’s commitment to give the players what they want. Even the SQ Machspeed line of drivers and fairways have a much more subdued, all black finish this year, which is a stark contrast to the light grays and bright yellows we’ve seen used in recent years.

As I said though, don’t mistake those trends in aesthetics as a lack in progressive thinking. In fact, they’re still pushing the limits as hard, if not harder, than before and a prime example is their newest golf ball, the 20XI. What makes it so revolutionary? Well, you’ll have to follow along to find out. While you’re at it, kick your feet up and take a look at the latest in the Method line of putters as well as the all new VR Pro Cavity irons.

Volume Two Hundred Sixty Nine

Jack and Lee discuss Tiger.

Hittin' the LinksGood Day golf fans and welcome to yet another edition of Hittin’ the Links. So Rory Sabbatini has decided to turn over a new leaf. The king of bad attitude says he has put that in the past. Either way, he definitely showed he can still win on the PGA Tour.

In this edition of HTL we begin with a look at Jack’s thoughts on Tiger, find out what happened to the Baddeley family home, and investigate some seniors doing well on the PGA Tour. Also on tap, we check out some new reality TV, see who is the new head of the USGA and do a wrap-up of this weeks Tour event. Read on!

Sorry Phil, Bubba Now Sits Atop My Favorites List

As he enters the spotlight more frequently, I realize Watson’s a guy I can really root for.

Thrash TalkI never thought I’d say it, but after years of answering “Phil” or “Lefty” or “Mickelson” if I was feeling proper, I’m fairly certain my answer is now “Bubba.”

So if you want to know my favorite golfer, I have to admit, a new southpaw has taken over at the top of the heap.