Modern Muscle Technology is Here! This week, the Discount Golf World Pro examines the Nike Vapor Irons to highlight some of their key features. the Nike Vapor Pro Irons are positioned as the replacement for the traditional blade. These irons produce approximately 1.7 yards more distance and feature an MOI that is ten percent higher than the VR Pro Blades they replace. The main technological advantage provided by the Vapor Pro design is what Nike calls a “modern muscle.” This design incorporates tungsten plugs that significantly improve the CG location of the club by moving it closer to the center of the clubface. Unlike traditional blade designs, which feature a CG that’s closer to the hosel, the Vapor Pro and its modern muscle design provide the best results when the ball is struck in the middle of the clubface and produces improved results on shots struck off-center. The Nike Vapor Pro Combo Irons, which fit nicely between the Pro and the Speed, also utilize the modern muscle design to provide a combination of precision and ball speed. Like the Vapor Pro, the Pro Combo irons feature a CG closer to the center of the face, making them both more precise and more forgiving than past Pro Combo models. The Nike Vapor Speed Irons are aimed at players who want maximum distance and forgiveness, simply. Nike’s modern muscle design moves the CG closer to the center of the clubface and lower and deeper in the clubhead to provide a combination of this new CG location with very thin clubfaces and lighter, longer shafts. The result, high launching shots with maximum carry distance. Shop for the Nike Vapor Irons at Discount Golf World.
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Powered by Modern Muscle Technology Building a better iron starts with listening to the voice of the athlete. At The Oven, Nike’s meticulous process of collecting insights and implementing feedback from the world’s best athletes has been the driving force behind the development of the Vapor Iron family and Modern Muscle. “We had this idea, if we moved the CG towards the center of the face that it would have more impact and more mass right behind the golf ball. And it worked. I was able to hit that ball a little bit further, it came off more solid, and the amazing thing is the ball flew better.” - Tiger Woods Modern Muscle technology is available in all three members of the Nike Vapor Iron Family – the Vapor Pro, Vapor Pro Combo and Vapor Speed. Because no matter what conventional wisdom might say, there’s always better. Tiger’s future irons, the Nike Vapor Pro Irons are positioned as the replacement for the traditional blade. These irons produce approximately 1.7 yards more distance and feature an MOI that is ten percent higher than the VR Pro Blades they replace. The main technological advantage provided by the Vapor Pro design is what Nike calls a “modern muscle.” This design incorporates tungsten plugs that significantly improve the CG location of the club by moving it closer to the center of the clubface. Unlike traditional blade designs, which feature a CG that’s closer to the hosel, the Vapor Pro and its modern muscle design provide the best results when the ball is struck in the middle of the clubface and produces improved results on shots struck off-center. The Nike Vapor Pro Combo Irons, which fit nicely between the Pro and the Speed, also utilize the modern muscle design to provide a combination of precision and ball speed. Like the Vapor Pro, the Pro Combo irons feature a CG closer to the center of the face, making them both more precise and more forgiving than past Pro Combo models. The Nike Vapor Speed Irons are aimed at players who want maximum distance and forgiveness, simply. Nike’s modern muscle design moves the CG closer to the center of the clubface and lower and deeper in the clubhead to provide a combination of this new CG location with very thin clubfaces and lighter, longer shafts. The result, high launching shots with maximum carry distance. Check out all of the Vapor Irons at Discount Golf World.
It’s August. It’s hot. It’s humid. And it’s the PGA Championship. The professional golf season’s final Major Championship gets underway today at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York and Nike athletes are prepared to weather the, er, weather in an array of lightweight, breathable, moisture wicking shirts pants and hats. Nike has always been at the forefront of creating performance apparel technology, utilizing technical fabrics that enhance athletic performance, and those technologies will be on full display at Oak Hill. At the PGA Championship, Nike athletes will be wearing designs from the Fall 2013 collection featuring Dri-FIT UV for protection from the sun and Dri-FIT Stretch for superior mobility. Thirteen Nike Tour players will be competing at Oak Hill and you can find all their apparel, shoes and accessories at the DGW PGA Championship 2013 Collections page. Here’s a glimpse of some of the apparel featured. Read the rest of this entry »
Nike athletes will be featuring the newest from the Nike Fall wardrobe lines as they tackle the oldest championship in golf this week at venerable Muirfield in Gullane, Scotland. Foremost among participating Nike athletes is World Number 1,Tiger Woods, who is joined by World number 2, Rory McIlroy, former Masters Champion, Charl Scwartzel, Nick Watney and rising European star, Thorbjorn Olesen. Read the rest of this entry »
So you’re not playing in the U.S. Open this week? Well, that’s too bad, but even if your game is not U.S. Open-worthy, your apparel can be. The US Open begins June 13, 2013, and while we have no clue who will win, we do know what Tiger Woods and a host of other favorite players will be wearing Thursday through Sunday as they traverse the hallowed grounds of Marion Golf Club. Tiger, Rory and the rest of the Nike Tour staff will be wearing lightweight, breathable, performance apparel from the Nike Summer 2013 Collection as they battle the heat and humidity outside Philadelphia. If these players trust the performance benefits of Nike fabrication to help them face professional golf’s toughest test, you can be assured these same features will help you through the heat of your next nassau. Tiger Woods, once again the odds-on favorite to take home the Open Trophy, will be relying on the latest innovations in the Nike Tiger Woods TW Collection. Sweat-wicking fabric with strategic laser perforations for added breathability is among the features of the TW Polos in play at historic Merion. Contrast seam taping and a kimono style back design offer free-swinging comfort to minimize distractions. Tiger’s lineup of polos includes the TW Trajectory Polo in Violet Force, the TW Stripe Polo in White/Electric Orange, the TW Chest Stripe Polo in Fiberglass and the TW Graphic Polo in Hyper Red. Tiger will be sporting his new TW ’14 Golf Shoes, as well. Rory McIlroy’s US Open look is from the Nike Tour Performance Collection, which offers lightweight, breathable performance fabric. Thursday, Rory sports the Fashion Body Map Graphic Polo in Ice Blue, which features roller perforated insets on the side for ventilation. Friday he’ll wear the Lightweight Tech Polo in Electro Orange, and Saturday he’ll have on the Fashion Jacquard Polo in Violet Force. For the Sunday finale, McIlroy will wear the Nike Graphic Polo in Poison Green, which offers a full body map on the back panel for ventilation. Nike Lunar Control Golf Shoes complete his ensemble each day. Kevin Chappel will be rocking the youthful and edgy look of Nike’s Sport Collection, featuring the Nike Swing Polo and Sport Vintage Stripe Polo, as well as the Nike Flat Bill Cap and Lunar Swingtip Golf Shoes. For those who prefer the classic, refined look, you’ll want to check out Charl Schwartzel’s Tour Premium Collection Polos. Thursday through Saturday, Schwartzel will be wearing the Premium Novelty Pocket Polo in White, the Premium Stripe Polo in Dynamic Pink, and the Premium ½-Zip Plaid Polo in White. You can buy any or all of the U.S. Open apparel of these Nike athletes, and others, at the DGW U.S. Open Collections Page.
Tiger Woods picked up his 4th victory of 2013 and the 78th of his career at the Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass on Mother’s Day. The season is still young, but in winning over ½ of his PGA Tour starts thus far, Tiger is setting a torrid pace that leaves many speculating that 2013 will be his best season ever. Tiger captured his second Players Championship while wearing his new Nike Tiger Woods TW’14 Golf Shoes. The TW’14s further enhance the fit, feel and function first developed with the TW’13. Like the previous version, the new TW’14 utilizes Nike Free technology designed to mimic and conform to the natural motion of the foot. The innovative outsole allows the golfer to keep contact with the ground longer to better harness the energy of the foot to the shoe, and the shoe to the ground. A new upper offers improved ventilation achieved through the use of strategically-located perforations that increase breathability without compromising waterproof protection. “With this shoe, we worked diligently to take every detail to a new level,” said Tobie Hatfield, Athlete Projects Innovator at Nike. “In the TW ’14, Tiger wanted more stability with mobility and we’ve accomplished that by using Nike’s Dynamic Flywire Technology which moves with him, but stabilizes his foot when he swings. We also increased breathability of the shoe by using a full mesh tongue.” The new TW ’14 also has a new color available-Cool Grey with Vivid Blue and Venom Green accents, which will be available August 1, 2013. The Nike Tiger Woods TW ’14 Golf Shoes are available for pre-order today at DGW.
Tiger Woods took in some final preparation today arriving early at Augusta National to get in some range work and a (relatively) quick nine holes while wearing his Nike Tiger Woods TW Chest Stripe Polo in Violet Force/Fiberglass/Metallic Silver. Tiger remains the odds on favorite to win the Masters and if he does, he’ll be wearing his signature TW Line from Nike Golf. While you may not play the same game as Tiger (and no one does), you can play the game in the same apparel. You can order all your Nike TW apparel from DGW. If Tiger’s wearing it, we have it.
Tiger Woods tooled around Augusta national in the company of 14 year old Tianlang Guan on Tuesday in preparation for the start of the Masters, and then talked to the press. He said he feels comfortable at Augusta National, and that he’s comfortable with “every aspect” of his game right now. That has to be worrisome for the rest of the field. He also looked comfortable, and why not? The man has his own apparel line. Today he was sporting the Nike Tiger Woods TW Trajectory Polo in Electro Orange and Nike Tiger Woods TW Ultralite Pants in Stadium Grey/Metallic Silver. We’ll let you know what Tiger’s wearing today, so you can be appropriately attired tomorrow. Check out the entire Nike Tiger Woods TW Collection at DGW.
Spring is finally here and that means The Masters is right around the corner. In the modern era, no one is more closely associated with winning Green Jackets than Tiger Woods, and in 2013 Tiger takes his reclaimed status as World Number One to Augusta as the prohibitive favorite. We at DGW can’t wait to see what happens this year at Augusta National, but like fans everywhere, we’ll just have to wait and see. We don’t have to wait, however, to see what Tiger will be wearing at the year’s first Major Championship. We have the inside scoop on all of Tiger’s Nike apparel for each day of The Masters, and you can get it right here at DGW. We all know Tiger will be wearing red on Sunday, but which red is the question, and we have the answer. Tiger’s 2013 Sunday Masters polo will be the Nike Tiger Woods TW Emboss Polo in Hyper Red/Metallic Silver. He’ll also be wearing the Nike Tiger Woods TW Ultralite Pant in Black/Metallic Silver, and if it’s chilly enough, you’ll see the Nike Tiger Woods TW ½-zip Cover-Up in Stadium/Metallic Silver. Each day, Tiger will be wearing his Nike TW 13 Golf Shoes, TW VR_S Tour Cap and Nike Dri-Fit Golf Glove. You can check out all of Tiger’s Masters outfits—the stuff he’ll actually be wearing for the entire Masters Tournament—right here at DGW’s 2013 Masters Tournament Tiger Woods Collection. Order today and you can be wearing it before Tiger.
The Masters begins in just two weeks and every golf fan knows which golfer will be favored to win. Tiger Woods recently regained World Number One status over fellow Nike athlete, Rory McIlroy. With his third victory in five PGA starts this year, Tiger appears primed to add a fifth Green Jacket to his collection. Like Jack Nicklaus before him, Tiger seems always to be at his best at Augusta National, the home of The Masters. For even the casual fan, there’s just something about the year’s first Major that heightens interest in the game. It’s a special place, Augusta National, and the Masters is a special tournament that breeds special champions—like Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. To commemorate the Masters, Nike introduces a special edition shoe. The Tiger Woods TW13 Limited Edition Golf Shoes are available today at DGW. The Limited Edition TW13 is Tiger’s shoe, made to his exacting specifications, and decked out with deep green, yellow and red accents on the outsole, eye-stay and tongue. Modeled after the Nike Free running shoe, the TW13 is known for its superior feel, fit and function—and Tiger wears them for every round. The TW13 may not be the only reason Tiger has regained his Number One position in the world, but they are distinctive enough, just like the Masters, to inspire this special version for a limited time and in limited quantities. Order your Tiger Woods TW13 Limited Edition Golf Shoes by Nike at DGW today.