With every passing day as the 2019 edition of the PGA Merchandise Show gets closer the excitement builds. As that excitement builds also comes news of what we can expect to see during the week.

As reported previously, Mizuno Golf is making it’s first appearance to the show after being missed for a number of years. Mizuno Golf is definitely a welcome addition to the exhibitor list. During the show Mizuno Golf will be proudly unveiling new products from their range of products for 2019.

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Available on Demo Day will be the full range of ST190 metalwoods and the JPX 919 irons. Mizuno Golf’ JPX 919 Tour irons were put in play by Brooks Koepka in 2018. The current stable of JPX 919 irons which features 3 different models will be joined by a fourth member of the family. Being introduced and available for testing at Demo Day will be the JPX 919 Hot Metal Pro irons.

Mizuno Golf will also be unveiling new product for the brand an its booth on January 23rd and then former World #1 Luke Donald will be making an appearance at the booth on January 24th.

For more details please see the following press release below. Special thanks go to Harper Cornell (Brand Marketing Mizuno Golf USA) and Kaitlin Jarvis from public relations firm Brandware.

 

New Drivers and Irons Available for Demo, New Revolution in Custom-Fitting & Luke Donald Appearance

 

NORCROSS, Ga. – (January 16, 2019) – Mizuno, a global leader in golf equipment, will be attending the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 22-25, in Orlando and exclusively unveiling new product and athlete partnerships to the more than 40,000 attending PGA Professionals, golf retailers and industry leaders from around the world. Mizuno will offer hands-on product testing of its new ST190 woods and JPX919 irons during the PGA Show Demo Day and showcase a comprehensive lineup of its newest golf equipment, bags and accessories on the PGA Show Floor.

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“After a short hiatus, we are thrilled to return to the PGA Show to unveil our new ST190 woods and JPX919 Hot Metal Pro irons,” said Director of Golf for Mizuno, Jeremy Galbreth. “We are excited to have former World No. 1, Luke Donald, join us for the experience as well as present golf other exclusive news planned for the show.”

 

Industry professionals will have the opportunity to see and hit with the highly anticipated ST190 metal woods at Demo Day on Tuesday, Jan. 22.  Designed for mid to low spin with maximum stability, the ST190 woods will be available nationwide and in Canada in February 2019. The JPX919 iron line will also be extended to feature a fourth model available for testing for the first time ever. The new JPX919 family comprises JPX919 Tour, JPX919 Forged, JPX919 Hot Metal, and now the JPX919 Hot Metal Pro. Each model has been engineered from different base materials to help enhance performance for particular swing types.

 

Mizuno will then unveil a new product for the brand at its booth on Wednesday, Jan. 23, which will be exclusively showcased during the 2019 PGA Show. On Thursday, Jan. 24, Mizuno will welcome former world no. 1 Luke Donald to the booth and share new professional golf athlete partnerships.

 

Mizuno will display its industry-leading golf equipment and accessories at PGA Show booth #373, and products will be available for testing at outdoor tee #5.

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The PGA Merchandise Show is the global golf industry’s annual summit for the business of golf hosting some 1,000 top golf companies and brands and more than 40,000 golf industry professionals. PGA Show Week begins with PGA Show Demo Day, the world’s largest professional golf testing event, on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Orange County National Golf Center. During PGA Show days, Jan. 23-25, the latest equipment, technology and trends are uncovered within nearly 1 million square feet of exhibit, demonstration and meeting space of the Orange County Convention Center.

 

About Mizuno USA

Mizuno USA, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mizuno Corporation, one of the largest specialty sporting goods manufacturers in the world. Mizuno USA, Inc. manufacturers and distributes golf, baseball, softball, running and volleyball equipment, apparel and footwear for North America. Mizuno USA, Inc. is based in greater Atlanta, GA.

 

Until The Next Tee!!

#FightAndGrind #SeeUOnTheNextTee

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Two-Time Major Champion and Current World #2 Officially Announces She Will Switch to the 2019 TP5x, the Industry-Leading 5-Layer Golf Ball from TaylorMade

Carlsbad, Calif. (January 15, 2019) — Team TaylorMade’s Sung-Hyun Park, whose remarkable play in 2018 elevated her to world #2 and who has five LPGA Tour victories including two major championships to her impressive career resume, has chosen to add distance, spin, control and all-around performance with the new 2019 TP5x golf ball.

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SH Park had been playing the same ball for more than 10 years but after testing the new TP5x she made the immediate decision to make the switch. SH Park, who puts a lot of emphasis on spin in her game, found the TP5x to be low spin off the tee but at the same time easy to control around the green leading to the ideal performance combination of speed, power, spin and control.

“I was a little worried to be honest because I’ve used the old ball for a very long time, but I tried the new TP5x and it was really good. I tend to put a lot of emphasis on spin when playing because I swing hard, so sometimes it was difficult for me to control spin, but the new TP5x gives me the right amount of spin and I really liked that. If you make the switch to TaylorMade, you won’t regret it”

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Since turning pro in 2012, SH Park has done nothing but impress throughout her professional career. Park progressed from the KLPGA Tour to play her first tournaments on the LPGA Tour in 2016 where she earned enough money to secure her Tour card for 2017. Park’s rookie year turned out to be phenomenal, as she became the first player since 1978 to win the Rookie of the Year and Player of the Year awards in the same season.

Park became the fastest player in LPGA history to reach $2 million in career earnings at 7 months and 13 days (19 starts) and the fastest to reach $1 million following her maiden major victory at the U.S. Women’s Open (14 starts). Later in 2017 she would also briefly reach World #1. In 2018, Park claimed another three victories including her second major title at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and finished third on the LPGA Official Money List.

 

Like all of TaylorMade’s Tour staff who play the golf ball, SH Park can choose the number she plays on her golf ball. Park was born in September and pronounces that 9 is the most structurally beautiful number, so she has opted to play #9.

She’s set to play the TP5x in competition for the first time as she tees off in the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions Presented by IOA in Florida this week.

SH Park’s WITB:

M5 Driver | 9° | MCA KuroKage XT5s

M6 Fairway | 15° | MCA Tensei W6s

M3 Rescue | #2, 17° | HY75s

P790 4, P760 5-PW | Nippon NS Pro 950R

Milled Grind Wedges | 50°, 54° & 58° | Nippon Modus 3 105s

The 2019 TP5 and TP5x will be available at retail starting February 15, 2019 at an MSRP of $59.99 CAD. To learn more about TaylorMade’s new 2019 TP5 and TP5x golf balls, visit  TaylorMadeGolf.ca.