Actually, Cobra won gold across all categories but their new hybrid and fairway line are impressive. Cobra has finally brought back the sole rails that put them on the map in the first place. These sole rails coupled with a flatter sole plate and changeable CG (Center of Gravity) make these clubs so much easier to hit (especially off tight lies). Cobra took these rails to the next level and designed each head/loft with either short, mid, or tall rails to fully optimize attack angle/launch/spin. Cobra also now offers a great diverse line of custom shafts at no up-charge so contact us today to find your optimum fit.
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Hodson Golf is proud to be the latest U.S. dealer for this exclusive premium Japanese lineup. Their new XXIO Prime series feature some of the lightest components available which are solely designed for faster head speed, faster ball speed, higher launch, and significantly more distance for the “Moderate” swinging golfer.
- XXIO is currently the fastest growing golf equipment brand in the U.S.
- XXIO is designed specifically for players with “Moderate” swing speeds, where “Moderate” is considered in the low 70’s to 80’s
- 50% of XXIO equipment is sold to women (whereas most manufacturers are less than 15%).
- XXIO has been the #1 brand in Japan for 16 years and recently became the #1 high-end line in both Korea and New Zealand
XXIO golf is the “uber-prime” golf line direct from Japan. It’s actually the leading high-end golf equipment line in Japan, and Hodson Golf now has access to this truly unique lineup. The XXIO PRIME line is geared specifically for the “more advanced/senior” golfer (both male and female!) looking to generate more ball speed, higher launch, and ultimately more distance. These clubs feature some of the lightest shafts imaginable (less than 40 grams) and provide much higher launch, distance, and control. Their patented DST (Dual Speed Technology) offers: Optimized Head Path, Increased Swing Speed, Higher Head Speed, and Higher Ball Speed. I have included the spec sheet below.
“TO HELP YOU REACH A NEW LEVEL OF DISTANCE PERFORMANCE, XXIO INTRODUCES THE NEW XXIO PRIME SERIES. FEATURING ADVANCED LIGHTWEIGHT CONSTRUCTION FOR FASTER HEAD SPEED, A NEW HEAD DESIGN FOR FASTER BALL SPEED AND POWERFUL DRAW-BIASED PERFORMANCE, XXIO PRIME IS EASY TO HIT WITH REWARDING RESULTS”
EvnRoll is adding some great additions to their already strong line of putters. Look out for the new ER3, ER6(black),ER7, and ER8 (photo’s below). We will have several of these next week and the remainder in the coming weeks so take advantage of the slow winter months and get yourself fit for your own custom EvnRoll only through Hodson Golf.
So Callaway has officially unveiled their top secret driver featuring the industry’s only “jail break” technology. I saw this firsthand about a month ago and to say I was intrigued would be an understatement.
Just before Christmas we worked with several Callaway staff players and the increased numbers and significant results from the launch monitor statistics convinced me only more. The ball speed is higher, the spin lower, and the distance and control was unsurpassed. I know for a fact that the testing with some of the PGA tour players showed increased distances of OVER 20 yards!
This one is the real deal folks
Been getting a lot of calls for repair so just wanted to let everyone know I will be at my Tour Trailer at Independence Monday 1/9 and Wednesday 1/11 next week from 3-5:00 if you have any work to be done.
Rory McIlroy To Use Callaway Woods and Irons, Odyssey Putter, Titleist Ball And Wedges At BMW South African Open
Note: There are still a few spots left for our GBB Epic Pre-Release event next week
What to get the “more advanced” golfer in your family for Christmas – who has everything already?
And by “more advanced” I mean age not ability
Well look and shop no further!
XXIO golf is the “uber-prime” golf line direct from Japan. It’s actually the leading high-end golf equipment line in Japan, and Hodson Golf now has access to this truly unique lineup. The line is geared specifically for the “more advanced” golfer (both male and female!) looking to generate more ball speed and ultimately more distance. These clubs feature some of the lightest shafts imaginable (less than 40 grams) and provide much higher launch, distance, and control. Their patented DST (Dual Speed Technology) offers: Optimized Head Path, Increased Swing Speed, Higher Head Speed, and Higher Ball Speed. I have included the spec sheet below.
disclaimer: pretty much all authentic golf equipment we get from Japan is considerably more expensive than the clubs we get here in the good ole USA. So when I mention “high-end golf equipment” and “Japan” in the same sentence – it translates to:
どれくらいの費用がかかります (IT COSTS HOW MUCH!!!)
Feel free to read all the info and specs below but long story short:
- Specifically designed for juniors aged 8-12 utilizing material, design, and technology comparable to current adult drivers.
- Extensive junior testing resulted in:
- +3.5mph ball speed
- +15 YARDS IN DISTANCE
- +50% HIGHER MOI (I.E. 50% MORE FORGIVING!)
This is the perfect driver for the aspiring junior golfer who is ready to get out of the typical cheap aluminum/stainless steel drivers, but who is not yet ready for traditional men’s heads. There are several lengths available and these bad boys can significantly improve driver distance and control performance for those junior stars as young as 7 or 8. We have a limited quantity available so please contact us ASAP to put that special gift under the tree.
From Ping Press Release: “No longer does the junior golfer have to play with dad’s cut-down driver. We proved that in testing, where the custom-engineered G812 driver outperformed the industry-leading junior driver with 3.5 mph faster ball speed, 15 yards in distance, and a 50% higher MOI. The G812 driver is specially optimized with an appropriate 195g head mass, 15° loft, A8 swingweight, aerodynamic crown technology, faster face, and a shorter (41″), lighter counterbalanced shaft to maximize speed, distance and accuracy for players ages 8 to 12. (In testing, the G812 driver MOI was 37% greater high-low on the face and 25% greater heel-toe than our PING Moxie driver.)”
Though built to fit the body type and swing speed of juniors, the G812 driver boasts most of the same innovations of an adult-sized G driver: Dragonfly Technology for extreme CG and maximum MOI; Vortec Technology and Crown Turbulators to make the head more aerodynamic and faster; a precision-machined Ti 6-4 variable thickness face for added ball speed; and a centrifugally cast Ti 8-1-1 body that allows for a higher MOI and extreme accuracy that will help juniors find the fairway and build their confidence.
Press Release from Ping = “The G812 driver is custom-engineered to add significant distance and forgiveness for golfers ages 8 to 12. The head, shaft, swingweight and length are carefully optimized for the targeted golfer to achieve high launch and low spin for maximum distance and accuracy. At the same time, the G812 driver benefits from many of the same technology innovations of the adult-sized G driver: Dragonfly Technology, Vortec Technology, Crown Turbulators, and more”.
Hodson Golf is pleased to offer some great new custom products for the aspiring junior golfers out there. Please contact us directly to place your customized orders which should be ready by early 2017.
Titleist Press Release: Titleist and FootJoy are supporting sponsors of PGA’s Junior League Golf. We are proud to be involved with a program with proven success and positive trajectory. In supporting the program, our goal is to assist our partners in expanding the participation in the program, while providing you with the opportunity to introduce Titleist and FootJoy products to the next generation of golfers.
Hodson Golf hosting exclusive Callaway Big Bertha Epic Pre-Release fitting event (in a few short weeks!)
It was only a matter of time before photo’s of the new driver were released and Mygolfspy has again lived up to their impeccable reputation by being the first to shed light on this game changing driver. Unfortunately Callaway got a bit miffed and made them take down all the images. Hopefully everything will work itself out and everyone can just focus on the task at hand – making great equipment along with unbiased scientific testing of all equipment.
Anyway, I’ve been receiving an incredible amount of inquiries about this driver and will be planning on hosting a special pre-release/fitting event for this bad boy on 1/12+13 (dates and times will be confirmed 1/9 once all heads are in-hand. We will have several launch monitors set up along with heated indoor/outdoor bays WITH FITTING AVAILABILITY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-only 20 spots available. We should also have a good inventory of these bad boys on hand so chances are you will be the first kid on your block to put this beast in play.
When we follow up/confirm we will send you a $150 pre-fitting fee invoice to pay ($75 of this fee will be applied to any driver purchase). Callaway ball fitting including ball samples will also be included.
We are proud to be the only regional elite fitting facility to have won this prestigious award since its inception back in 2011. We are still a small family owned and operated business (have our 4th generation clubmaker in training). We can’t thank Golf Digest and everyone else for their continued support, and we look forward to providing our unique services and products to our loyal fan base again in 2017.
Hodson Golf is proud to now offer custom fit/built equipment from Srixon Golf. We are now the region’s only Top 100 clubfitter offering Srixon and we are excited to offer this great custom line to our loyal customers. We have already received our first shipment of heads and will have them incorporated into our fitting system by weeks end. Contact us now to set up your private fitting for these high quality irons and drivers.
So I really have to bite my lip on this one. I don’t want to let the cat out of the bag but I was lucky enough to see firsthand the prototype driver that has all the gearheads online amped up. This bad boy blew away all the competitors at the recent GD testing summit for the upcoming 2017 Golf Digest Hot List.
“If the science behind this is right – and the evidence certainly says so – this could be radical in the formation of driver construction,” said a scientist. The academics are a stoic, no nonsense bunch; when they get excited, you know it’s good.
I’ve included a link from GolfWrx thread regarding the overwhelming results (scroll down to the section “There’s a club coming to the market that is a certified show-stopper”). I’m familiar with these testers and to have them all come to the same conclusion or even agreement is pretty rare (I honestly don’t think it’s ever happened before).
I will have these in-hand early January and will be promoting a large in-door event with the manufacturer to showcase this beast that no other competitor can touch
>>>>>>>>It will be epic<<<<<<<<
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Sorry for the last minute notice but we will have Cobra Golf at Independence this afternoon (Tuesday 10/25/16) at 4:30 showcasing their 2017 product release. Feel free to come out and be the first in the region to try the brand new line. We will also be taking pre-book orders to insure you will be the first to receive this exciting new lineup of equipment. New prototype products available to test will include the F7 driver and the Cobra King one length irons (among others!)
For everyone out there who loves their Graphite Design Tour AD shaft, here is some great news:
I’m pleased to announce to you our launch plans for the exciting new Graphite Design Tour AD TP wood shaft model. The new, 2017 Tour AD TP shafts will be launched into the market place and ready for shipment on 10-19-16. They will be available in 40g R2 (Lite/Senior), R1 (Regular) and S flex, 50g R2 (Lite/Senior), R1 (Regular) and S flex, 60g SR (Stiff Regular), S and X flex, 70g S and X flex and 80g S and X flex.
The Tour AD TP-5, -6,-7 and -8 weights are positioned right in between the current Tour AD DI and Tour AD GP models from a profile standpoint with a Stiff Tip, Firm Mid-section and Firm Butt section to promote Mid/High Launch angle and Low Spin. I would equate it as the closest shaft profile to the Tour AD DI that we have done from an overall feel standpoint and view it as a modernized and slightly stiffer version of the Tour AD DI with the T1100G material technology in the tip section. The Tour AD TP-4 shafts are slightly softer than the current inline Tour AD GP-4 shafts and are designed to promote a High Launch condition and Mid Spin.
The Tour AD TP shafts also incorporate a new mandrel profile that has a faster taper rate from the lower-mid to tip section that we will call “ FTT ” for “Fast Taper Technology” , providing the new Tour AD TP shafts with the overall feeling of greater club head control at impact and an increase in club head speed through the swing. We recently conducted robotic club testing with Gene Parente at Golf Laboratories Inc. here in San Diego and as a result we found the Tour AD TP-6 Stiff Flex shaft gained +3.5 yards in Carry Distance and +3.8 yards in Total Distance while maintaining tight dispersion rates vs. comparable Tour AD 65g wood shaft models.
The EvnRoll demo/trial event this Saturday was a huge success and we completely sold through our second allotment. We have sold more EvnRoll putters in the last week than we have all month! Due to the unprecedented demand we are now offering these putters exclusively through our website with all prices including free 2 day shipping. We are expecting our next batch of putters in this week and I know they are running VERY low with inventory so I would advise you to act quickly if you want to own one of these bad boys.
Reminder – We will be hosting an EvnRoll putter demo/trial event this Saturday 9/24/16 11:00-1:00 at Independence Golf Club.
To further explain another benefit of this game changing putter is related to the alignment dots on the topline. If you have not seen the video, the EvnRoll putter is designed to gear the ball back to center on off-center putts (testing shows that most golfers missed putts are struck 1/4″ to 1/2″ from the center of the club face!). The great part of this gear-effect/special milled face in conjunction with the alignment aids allows the golfer to actually setup/align based on the break of the putt! This allows the golfer to take advantage of the “sweet face” to actually counter-spin the ball to take some of the break away which exponentially increases your chances of draining that hard-breaking putt! Per Guerin Rife:
“Each design has two small, unpainted dots on the top line of the putter 1/8” to either side of the center cavity sightline. This gives the golfer a subtle alignment reference for consistent lie angle positioning. The dots also assist the golfer on aligning breaking putts. Align the ball in front of the toe-side dot for right-to-left putts and the heel-side dot for left-to-right putts. This keeps the ball travelling on the high side of the target line.”
Just a reminder that we will have the Titleist professional fitting staff on site this Saturday at Independence from 10:00-2:00 debuting/fitting the new 917 lineup.