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Special Select Scotty Cameron Jet Set Limited Edition

AFGolfStore custom fitting Scotty Cameron jet set putter

We have seen the arrival of the new Phantom X but now Scotty Cameron has a real treat in store  with the release of the NEW Special Select Jet Set putter range! 

Prepare yourself for arguably the best looking putter range of 2022.

AFGolfStore Scotty Cameron Jet Set Putter

Scotty Cameron introduces his new Special Select Jet Set putters. This limited release, four-model collection appeals to the player looking for a premium design aesthetic in a high-performance configuration with superior attention to shape, colour palette and finish. Inspired by high-end custom car culture, the entire Jet Set presentation is an expression of luxury performance from grip to sole.

Our stores will offer limited stock of the latest limited edition models from August 19th. The putters will include:

  • The Special Select Jet Set Newport.
  • Special Select Jet Set Newport Plus.
  • Special Select Jet Set Newport 2.
  • Special Select Jet Set Newport 2 Plus. 

Featuring custom graphics, a Tour Black finish, a specialised Pistolini Plus grip, shaft band and headcover.

Displaying the evolution of Scotty’s research in bringing the benefits of higher MOI to blade putter shapes, the line’s “Plus” models introduce slightly wider profiles than standard face-to-flange blade dimensions and push blade performance to new levels.

AFGolfStore Scotty Cameron Jet Set Putter

Newport: The Newport model’s distinctive rounded features are enhanced with a unique sight line milled on the topline. Precision milled from 303 stainless steel with a misted Tour Black finish, and adjustable performance balanced raw tungsten sole weights.

Newport 2: Designed with the proven shape, plumbing neck and tri-sole of a modern Newport 2, the Special Select Jet Set Newport 2 is milled from 303 stainless steel with customisable tungsten sole weights. A limited number of left-handed models were also created.

AFGolfStore Scotty Cameron Jet Set Putter

Newport Plus: Crafted slightly wider when measured from face to flange, the Newport Plus offers a new size in high- performance blade putter design. Scotty accommodated the fuller profile by distributing weight to the perimeter and incorporating a 6061 aircraft grade aluminium sole plate, anodised black and engraved with the line’s Jet Set graphics.

Newport 2 Plus: Splitting the difference in flange width between a Special Select Newport 2 and Squareback 2, the Special Select Jet Set Newport 2 Plus offers a Tour-inspired shape that introduces the next profile in high-performance blade design.

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Ashleigh Buhai Wins The 2022 AIG Women’s Open: WITB

Ashley Buhai Image Credit: LPGA Tour

A superb weekend of golf, yet again showcasing the quality of the ladies tour players as they battled it out for the AIG Women’s Open at Muirfield in Scotland.

Saturdays overnight leader, Ashleigh Buhai saw her lead lost with a triple bogey on the 15th. 

She bravely held onto force a play-off against Korean and 3-time major champion, In Gee Chun. 

The first play-off for 32 years in this tournament and it certainly gave the viewers some added drama. 4 additional holes, eventually ended in the South African claiming her first Major. 

A huge congratulations to Buhai and here is the equipment that helped her win. 

WITB

Driver: Callaway Epic Speed (10.5°, Fujikura Ventus Blue 5-R shaft)

Fairway woods: Ping G425 (14.5°, Ping Alta CB shaft) Srixon ZX (Ventus Blue shaft)

Hybrid: Srixon Z H85

Irons: Srixon ZX7 (Nippon N.S Pro 850GH shafts)

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore (Nippon N.S Pro 850GH shafts)

Putter: Odyssey Tri-Hot 5K One

Ball: Srixon Z-Star

Shoes: Ecco Biom S-Three

Callaway, Ping, Cleveland and Odyssey can all be tested in our FREE fitting sessions at any of our stores.

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Exceptional Feel & Unrivalled Stability – Graphite Design Custom Shafts Are Here!

Exceptional feel and unrivalled stability are just two of many factors that we want to offer our customers in a fitting session. 

Every club we offer comes standard with stock shafts which will all hold their own  attributes from different kick points and torque rates, but when it’s time to really up the feel and consistency in the contact, looking at a custom shaft can offer the perfect solution to better ball striking and consistent in flight. 

At AFGolfStore, we have always had the option to offer a custom shaft over standard stock, however, up until now it is not been a topic we have shouted about due to our limited access in fittings.

However, with the introduction of new custom shafts to our workshop and fitting studios, such as the incoming LAGP shafts and now the Graphite Design Tour AD shafts we have a great selection to ensure our customers seeking a higher profile custom shaft have the options to try at their disposal. 

WHAT TOUR AD SHAFTS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN A CUSTOM FITTING?

Read about them in the drop down tabs. 

The Tour AD DI “DEEP IMPACT” is designed to provide golfers with more power and stability in a golf shaft. Designed and manufactured exclusively at the Graphite Design factory headquarters in Japan, the Tour AD DI orange colored option received a cosmetic refresh in the Spring of 2020 and are available in 50g R2 (Lite), R1 (Regular) and S flex, 60g SR (Stiff Regular), S, X and TX (Tour X-Stiff) flex, 70g S, X and TX (Tour X-Stiff) flex and 80g S, X and TX (Tour X-Stiff) flex.  The unique shaft profile and designs of the Tour AD DI wood shafts remain exactly the same and only the cosmetics of the orange version have been re-freshened.

The Tour AD DI is our first shaft design that was integrated with Toray Company’s original NANOALLOY material technology in the tip section of the shaft.  This material technology has now come to be known as “DI Technology”.  This unique material technology promotes additionally shaft stability without the loss of feel and allows the player to create greater club head speed resulting in greater ball speed while still providing exceptional feel and control.

FEATURES & TECHNOLOGY:

  • DI TECHNOLOGY- Consisting of the advanced, 1st generation of Toray Composites NANOALLOY Material Technology for increased stability in the mid to tip region and unsurpassed feel.
  • All weights and flexes are available in two color options of either Orange or Black.
  • 50 ton ultra-premium, high modulus, aerospace quality carbon fiber materials.
  • Graphite Design proprietary Material Stiffness Integration (MSI) design philosophy and technology.

     

    BEND PROFILE:

    BUTT SectionMID SectionTIP Section
    MEDIUMMEDIUMSTIFF

The Graphite Design Tour AD XC – designed for “Xtra Carry, was Designed and is manufactured at the Graphite Design Japan factory headquarters and is black with silver and red accents, a silver fade at the tip and finished with a matte clear coat.

The Tour AD XC shaft profile is softer in the butt section, stiff in the center section and has a stiff tip to promote low/mid launch angle and low spin with the ball. The Tour AD XC also utilizes the brand new TORAYCA® M40X carbon-fiber pre-preg in the Mid to Tip Section of the shaft as well as the TORAYCA® T1100G carbon-fiber pre-preg with NANOALLOY® technology in the tip section of the shaft for unrivaled shaft stability and precise ball control without the loss of the exceptional feel that Graphite Design shafts are so well known for.

FEATURES & TECHNOLOGY:

  • TORAYCA MX40 carbon-fiber pre-preg
  • TORAYCA T1100G carbon-fiber pre-preg with NANOLLOY technology for increased stability in the mid to tip region and unsurpassed feel. 
  • 50 ton ultra-premium, high modulus, aerospace quality carbon fiber materials.
  • Graphite Design proprietary Material Stiffness Integration (MSI) design philosophy and technology.

     

    BEND PROFILE:

    BUTT SectionMID SectionTIP Section
    SOFTSTIFFSTIFF

In the 2019 season, Graphite Design introduced the latest in the Tour AD premium line of golf shafts, the Graphite Design Tour AD IZ – “Into the Zone”.

Designed and manufactured at the Graphite Design Japan factory headquarters. The shaft has a very stealthy look to it in black with white/orange accents and a matte finish.

The Tour AD IZ, like all of the premium Tour AD shafts, utilizes premium, aerospace quality 50t carbon-fiber materials in order to deliver the best feeling and performing shaft available to golfers.

The Tour AD IZ shaft has a firm stiffness starting at the
handle, and medium centre section and a firm+ tip profile to promote a high launch
angle and low ball spin rates.

FEATURES & TECHNOLOGY:

  • TORAYCA T1100G carbon-fiber pre-preg with NANOLLOY technology for increased stability in the mid to tip region and unsurpassed feel. 
  • 50 ton ultra-premium, high modulus, aerospace quality carbon fiber materials.
  • Graphite Design proprietary Material Stiffness Integration (MSI) design philosophy and technology.

     

    BEND PROFILE:

    BUTT SectionMID SectionTIP Section
    FIRMMEDIUMFIRM+

Let us help you find the perfect shaft for your game to ensure you’re maximising performance! 

It all begins with a FREE custom fitting session at your local AFGolfStore.

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With LA Golf It’s Time To Be More Athletic And Less Mechanical

With the tour players hitting the ball further and further each year, it is clear there is now the right combination between athleticism and equipment. 

A new custom shaft is hitting our workshop. LA Golf, which many may be familiar with after joining forces with SIK putters. 

Backed by the likes of Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau and Michelle Wie, LA Golf have a simple message: The Status Quo, conventional wisdom has always said to swing smooth and to hit it straight, but we say, Swing Harder.

LAGOLF
Image CC: LA Golf

“What I really like about the LA Golf shaft is that when I want to hit one hard, I hit it more consistently in the middle of the face. That is really the biggest reason I changed.”

~ Dustin Johnson

Dustin’s new signature series with LA Golf has propelled him up the rankings in distance and accuracy.

The woods are developed on a constant tapered mandrel, producing a high balance point with a smooth feel. The series is wrapped with a sleek translucent blue coating and is offered in three different weights, allowing for a broad base of players to tap into the feel and performance of DJ’s signature shaft.

“My goal is to create the most repeatable swing possible, and LA Golf makes most consistent shaft I have ever tried.”

~ Bryson DeChambeau

The series features Bryson’s uniquely designed woods and single length irons. Both are produced on LA Golf’s patented 16-sided HD tooling, which has been proven to enhance feel, performance, and durability.

The Series wood shaft focuses on stability and accuracy, resulting in a low launching, low spinning, fairway finder. The new design features more feel in the hands and increased workability for a wide variety of swing types.

 

LAGP GOLF
Image CC: LA Golf

Outside of Dustin and Bryson’s signature designs there is also 5 more series shafts including: 

L, A, G, P, P-SOHO.

All shafts differ for clubs from woods through to the putter and suit players based on swing swing as well as other factors. 

LA Golf shafts are built around stability and consistency allowing the players to be more athletic and hit the ball harder! The best way to find a shaft to match your game, whether it be irons, driver or putter is to speak with our team. 

Speak To Our Workshop Team

Drop us an email and find out more about the LAGP Shafts.

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Tony Finau Makes It 2-IN-2: WITB

Another week and another win for Tony Finau! After a lengthy period of being the nearly man with 1,975 days between wins, Finau has now gone on to claim three PGA Tour wins inside 12 months. 

This week it was the Rocket Mortgage Classic with an impressive 5-shot lead over fellow countryman, Patrick Cantlay. 

Previous to this, Tony hit a rich vein of form, with a second place finish in June to Rory Mcilroy in Canada, followed by the 3M Open in July. 

WHAT’S IN THE BAG?

So, let’s take a look at the equipment Tony Finau has been using this season.

Driver: Ping G425 LST (9 degrees @7)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana D+ Limited 70 TX

3-wood: Callaway Rogue ST (14 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana D+ Limited 80 TX

Utility Iron: Nike Vapor Fly Pro (3)

Irons: Ping Blueprint (4-PW)
Shafts: Graphite Design Tour AD DI 105 X (3), Nippon N.S. Pro Modus 3 Tour 120 TX (4-PW)

Wedges: Ping Glide 4.0 (50-12, 56-12), WedgeWorks Proto (60-T)
Shafts: Nippon N.S. Tour Only WV 125 S (50-56), Nippon N.S. Pro Wedge 125 S (60)

Available for FREE custom fitting

Putter: Ping PLD Anser 2 prototype. Grip: Garsen Golf Ultimate

Ball: Titleist Pro V1 Left Dot

Like the look of his clubs? We can fit you out for PING in any of our stores. Book your FREE fit today

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No More Chipping Woes With The PING ChipR

Are you one of the many golfers who find themselves green side with a real chance at par and walk off with bogey or worse? 

All because your chip failed to get close enough? Or even because you lack confidence with the wedges and fail to create consistent contact?

Well, it is time to say goodbye to your chipping woes with the introduction of the new PING ChipR.

WHAT IS THE PING CHIPR?

Fully engineered for golfers who may lack confidence with their traditional wedge and frequently struggle with chip shots. The ChipR combines elements of a putter and a wedge to improve performance around the greens and lower scores without fear of chunking or blading shots. 

Unlike traditional chippers, the PING ChipR actually looks like a wedge when looking down at the ball, but with the 70º lie angle it sits very much lie a putter. 

Combined with the cambered sole the club can really glide across the surface without fear of the dreaded fat and thin shots. 

With 38º of loft, it is perfect for the trusted bump and run shots around the green side.

Bump and Run

Recommended for shots within 40 yards of the green from the rough or fringe, golfers apply a putting-like stroke to achieve distance control and consistency without fear of chunking or blading shots.  
 

Forgiving Design

The investment-cast, 431 stainless steel head is perimeter weighted for forgiveness, offers a composite cavity badge, and its hydropearl chrome finish repels water. Available to be custom fit for length, loft and lie (10 color codes).
 

Cambered Sole

The cambered sole allows for a smooth transition through the rough and fringe for maximum versatility and consistency. A shallow face height (between putter and wedge), helps ensure reliable contact and performance.
 

MicroMax Grooves

Precision-milled MicroMax grooves (tighter spacing, more grooves), increase ball contact to maintain spin for consistent trajectories and control on chips of every length. The compact profile inspires confidence.  
 

Z-Z115 Shaft

The PING Z-Z115 Wedge shaft is lightweight (111 g) with a lower balance point to allow for more clubhead feel. The 35-inch standard length is customizable.
 

Dyla-wedge Grip

The 360 Dyla-wedge Lite grip, which is ¾-inch longer than a traditional grip and features a reduced taper, allows golfers to choke down for more versatility and trajectory control.
  

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What Is The Purpose Of Grind?

As golf continues to evolve, so to does the equipment. With each brand bringing out new models yearly, it begs the question, how much do the clubs change? Well, each year we see upgrades in materials, styles, COG adjustments and so much more. 

One area that continues to develop is wedge grinds. An important factor that many amateur golfers overlook when choosing a new wedge, and it could be costing you shots.

WHAT IS WEDGE GRIND

“Wedge grind is the manipulation or removal of material from the sole of the club, helping to improve contact with the turf. Grinds allow for more creativity and consistency around the green, letting you play with ball spin, flight, power, and other factors.” ~ Titleist

The blue shaded area in the adjacent image indicates the grind. It’s important to use the right wedge grinds for your swing type and course conditions, so you can be prepared to hit every kind of wedge shot.

Vokey grind view
Image CC: Titleist

As no single club suits every golfer it’s important that manufacturers are offering grinds and bounce options to suit every style. 

The way we interact with the turf varies and with the right club in our hands we can all play a shot to suit our game and skill set. 

This is why Vokey offer 6 grind options to support golfers in their quest to finding the right wedge. 

Finding the right wedge will depend on you as a golfer, factors include: 

  • Turf interaction (divot patterns)
  • Bunker confidence
  • Swing length preference
  • Skill set with opening the face and so on…

Below is Titleist’s spec sheet to indicate the criteria for each of their grinds.

VOKEYSM9TECH

FIND YOUR PERFECT GRIND

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Brooke Henderson WITB: The Amundi Evian Champion 2022

 A huge congratulations to Brooke Henderson on her second Major win and first at the Evian Championship. 

What looked to be a steady run for the win on Saturday with a 5 shot lead at the midway point soon became a battle with plenty of drama on Sunday.

A nervy start on Sunday included a first hole bogey, soon followed by a four putt double bogey on 6. She soon found herself swamped by names such as Nelly Korda, Charlie Hull and Lydia Ko.

Brooke required nerves of steel and a solid mental game headed into the back 9 to find a way back to the top.

Birdies at 14 and 15 drew her level with Sophia Schubert, before holing a 10 footer on 18 for her first Major win since 2016.

An exciting Sunday, full of drama, showcasing a fantastic standard of golf for the women’s game. 

Let’s take a look at the equipment Brooke used to secure the Evian Championship with this weeks, What’s In The Bag!

WITB

Driver: Ping G400 (9° @ 7.7°, Graphite Design Tour AD-VR 5X shaft)

Fairway woods: Ping G400 (3, 14°, Alta CB Orange 65 XS shaft); Ping G400 (5, 17.5°, Tour AD TP6X shaft)

Hybrid: Ping G425 (5, 24.5° @ 22.75°, Fujikura Pro 73 R shaft)

Irons: Ping i210 (5-UW, Nippon Modus3 105-S shafts)

Wedges: Ping Glide 4.0 (52° and 60°, Nippon Modus 115 Wedge shafts)

Putter: Ping Cadence TR Putter Ketsch C (32.5″, PLD Graphite Shaft)

Ball: TaylorMade TP5x

Shoes: Skechers

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An Open Win For The Fujikura Ventus TR Shaft

Fujikura Ventus TR shaft

We know you watched it, who didn’t? The 150th Open was wrapped up in style by Cameron Smith.

A lot of the talk was on his impressive putting stats, but in this blog we are going to focus on the new shaft in his new driver.

Ventus TR

Cam Smith, was one of the Titleist players using the highly anticipated TSR drivers, which we will get to take a closer look at later in the season. However, hitting 60% of fairways with impressive distance with an average of 300 yards it was important he could trust his equipment to put him in contention. 

He is now using the latest edition to Fujikura VENTUS shaft range with the TR Blue in 6-X flex. So what does this shaft offer?

 

Cameron Smith CC: PGATOUR
Cameron Smith. Photo CC: PGA Tour

Born from the continuous quest for improvement and backed by enso®driven analytics and Tour feedback, VENTUS TR builds upon one of the most trusted and best-selling wood shafts in Fujikura history. TR is a new mid launch, low spin profile in the VENTUS line.

With VeloCore Technology providing an incredibly stable platform for performance, the additional integration of a unique Spread Tow carbon fabric works in unison to create advanced overall stability without compromising player feel.

Ongoing enso® analytics show that the shaft undergoes tremendous stress in the mid/handle section during the transition and downswing.  By incorporating an incredibly strong and ultra-lightweight Spread Tow carbon fabric, VENTUS TR is able to increase torsional stiffness in this specific section, helping to even further reduce twist and ovalization during the swing. (Ref: Fujikura Golf)

VENTUS TR Bend Profile

Ventus TR bend

So Fujikura feel that this shaft is far more stable offering more consistency and in this case it has proved itself to be a Champion shaft. 

Do you know what shaft is right for your game? It really could save you shots on the course and allow for more consistency off the tee! 

We are passionate about helping you find the perfect equipment to suit your game, this is why our club fitting service is FREE. 

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Stamping The Way Forward To Better Wedge Play

Having great wedges that are custom fit to your needs in terms of loft, length, shaft, bounce, grind and grip is one thing. Being able to personalize your wedges to make them bespoke and stand out in the bag is certainly another.

Our Workshop is always looking for ways to give that extra little colour and spice to your new clubs.

The team have invested in a new stamping and paint set which means that we are able to put 4 different styles of stamping onto a new wedge, or even add to your current wedges. It will take 24 hours from design to completion and our workshop team will be on hand to guide you through the design process.

This funky new service costs £19.99 per wedge or £50 for 3 wedges, can be ordered online or in store. 

The 4 main styles that we are offering are

Straight – this can be any word in a straight line of the back of the head

Dancing – this means the letter move around at slight angles to give the illusion the words are dancing across your wedge

Two Lines – this allows to two lines of straight text, ideal for children’s names for example

Snowdrop – 2 letters for example initials, 10 times random all over the back of the wedge. 

AFGolf Wedge Stamping
AFGolf Wedge Stamping
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AFGolfStore Wedge Stamping

You are able to visit one of stores to make sure you are fitted correctly for new wedges such as the Titleist, Callaway, Ping, Mizuno or Cobra or you are able to order your new Taylormade MG3 wedges on our website today. 

For more information about stamping or any of our workshop services from Premium Delivery to reshafts and regrips please contact the team direct.

buildcentre@afgolfstore.co.uk or call 01733215989 for more information. You can also sign up to all our latest and greatest workshop news by filling in your information below. 

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