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NCGA.ORG | SPRING 2018 59 TAYLORMADE M3/M4 DRIVERS TaylorMade's Twist Face drivers, otherwise known as M3 and M4, feature a dramatic face curvature. The goal is to provide improved accuracy on off-center hits. The M3, favored by touring pros, was used by Jason Day (460 CC version, 10.5 degrees) and Gary Woodland (440 CC version, 8.5 degrees) to win the PGA Tour's Farmers Insurance Open and Waste Management Phoenix Open back-to-back. Meanwhile, the M4 is being touted for its stability. MSRP $499.99 for the M3 and $429.99 for the M4 | CALLAWAY CHROME SOFT GOLF BALLS A fter Nike exited the golf equipment business, Callaway hired Rock Ishii, N ike's resident golf ball genius. Chrome Soft and Chrome Soft X are the stars of Ishii's new ball lineup. Chrome Soft has a softer feel and a high, s traight flight. Chrome Soft X has a firmer feel with a more piercing trajectory. MSRP $44.99 | TOUR VELVET ALIGN GRIP G olf Pride is bringing back the ribbed grip in a big way. The Tour Velvet, t he most popular grip on the PGA Tour, is now available with Golf P ride's new Align rib down the back of the grip. This rib is meant to g uarantee accurate hand placement. Did you know that more than 30% of touring pros worldwide use ribbed grips? It's true, and p opularity among amateurs is increasing as well. M SRP $8.99 standard, $9.49 midsize | PUMAGOLF IGNITE BLAZE SPORT DISC GOLF SHOE When LPGA Tour star Lexi Thompson takes to the fairways, she demands a shoe that is equal parts comfortable and fashionable. Puma's Ignite Blaze Sport Disc is her shoe of choice to make a fashion-forward statement in a cleated shoe for ladies. Puma's proprietary disc technology provides a fast, easy and consistent fit for ultimate comfort and cushioning in a waterproof shoe. It is the perfect blend of Puma style and performance for women who want to look good and perform at their best on the golf course. MSRP $120 | TITLEIST VOKEY DESIGN SM7 WEDGES Titleist Vokey Design SM7 wedges feature a range of lofts from 46 to 62 degrees, all with Bob Vokey's progressive center of gravity. Three finishes are available – tour chrome, brushed steel and jet black. The Vokey wedges, the most popular brand on the PGA Tour, are famous for a variety of sole grinds. MSRP $175 steel, $195 graphite |

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