“First Impressions” Review – Bridgestone Golf TOUR B Golf Balls (2020)

When you think about the arsenal in your golf bag, what is the one product or piece of equipment that you use on every shot from tee to green? A driver? No. A putter? Nope, not that either. How about the golf ball? Whether you’re a scratch or better golfer firing 68s or a golfer that shoots scores a little higher, it’s the golf ball that is omnipresent.

In the past, I’ve had the opportunity to test and review different golf balls from Bridgestone Golf. Whether it was the TOUR B range from 2017, or the e12 from 2019, offerings from Bridgestone Golf always seem to fare very well.

When news started to percolate out of the Bridgestone Golf  “camp” about a new TOUR B golf ball, I was caught up in the “hype” that their savvy marketing team was sharing over social media.  Not to mention, there were some very exciting things being said about the “then” new prototype TOUR B golf balls that Matt Kuchar had put into play. Better numbers were being touted with the prototype when compared to the 2017 iteration.

In a nutshell, the golf ball was re-invented with new technologies. So, let’s have a look at what the new TOUR B golf balls for 2020 are all about.

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The Set-Up

Following on the heels of the successful 2017-18 range of TOUR B golf balls, As a matter of fact, Bridgestone Golf did not focus R&D on new equipment for 2020. So, if you’re looking for new equipment from Bridgestone Golf in 2020 you won’t find any. Their focus was solely on new golf balls (technology).

Bridgestone Golf has once again released a range of golf balls using the same monikers.

  • TOUR B X
  • TOUR B XS
  • TOUR B RX (Available in White and Yellow)
  • TOUR B RXS (Available in White and Yellow)

In name, they’re the same, but that is where the parallels end. There is a ton of technology put into the new TOUR b golf balls, and much of this technology was put on display by Marketing Manager Elliot Mellow at the Bridgestone Golf booth during the 2020 PGA Show.

  • REACTIV Urethane Cover – The new REACTIV cover of the new  TOUR B golf balls is designed with a few goals in mind. More distance and higher ball speeds with your driver and add more spin with your wedges. How do they achieve this feat? This cover “sticks” to the face longer.
  • Gradational Core – Added distance and more forgiveness are generated from new core technology. The Gradational Core produces higher initial ball speed and less sidespin. This equates to more power and control.
  • Dual Dimple – While this technology isn’t new, the Dual Dimple design is a proven technology that Bridgestone Golf has employed over the last few generations of golf balls. Dual Dimple means that a more preferred trajectory is achieved through less drag which yields more distance.
  • Seamless Cover Technology – Perfectly balanced dimples aid in creating consistent flight and performance.

As you noticed, there are two categories of TOUR B golf balls. While all of the TOUR B range has the same MSRP ($44.99) there is a difference in the golf balls. You’ll notice it in the name. Where the TOUR B (X and XS) are geared for players with swing speeds more than 105 mph the RX and RXS are geared more towards the recreational player and those with swing speeds less than 105 mph with one Major exception.

** Fun Fact: Fred Couples plays the TOUR B RXS

 

The Transition

There has been no golf in Ontario since March. So, this is why this is a “First Impressions” review. Until golf resumes where I live (thanks COVID-19) my testing thus far was conducted right after the PGA Show while I was still down in Florida.

To conduct the testing, I would have one night where I spent considerable time focusing on the short game side of things (putting, chipping, pitching, and bunker shots). Secondly, I would play a round of golf before departing Florida where I would have an opportunity to see what the TOUR B golf balls did tee to green in real-world conditions.

For the sake of keeping everything streamlined and organized in the writing of this review, I’ll break everything down by the golf ball. I’ll touch on each of the characteristics that I noticed.

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TOUR B X – This is the golf ball that has been validated on TOUR by the likes of Bryson Dechambeau, Lexi Thompson, and Matt Kuchar.

I found this golf ball to feel the most firm out of the four golf balls. It was something that I noticed on the first night of testing around the greens chipping and while putting. Without knowing and looking, I could tell that this was the TOUR B X. The green was firm and I was genuinely surprised by the amount of roll that it had. You never expect a golf ball to check up out of the rough, but from tight lies, I expected more. Maybe, my expectations were too high? I’m not suggesting that the golf ball rocketed past the hole, it’s just that it didn’t stop where I planned on it stopping.

On the golf course, the next day, it was a recurring theme when it came to the short game. However, when it came to other aspects of the game (driving and approach shots) the TOUR B X has decent distance, was very controllable, and had very nice approach spin. Kudos to the REACTIV Urethane Cover. Even though it’s classified as being soft, for my liking I found it to be too firm.

 

TOUR B XS – The golf ball that Tiger plays and designed.

Ironically enough, without looking to see which golf ball this was during the first night of testing I was able to identify which golf ball this was as well. Feel is a very individual sense and as “firm” as the X was the XS is not. I found it to be that much softer. Of course, this golf ball is not mushy. I really liked the greenside control that the TOUR B XS exhibited and this ball performed exactly as I felt it should. It checked and stopped where I felt it should have (other than out of rough) and I enjoyed the feel off of the putter.

On the course, I hit some of my best shots that day using this golf ball. I’ll be honest, I don’t know where my clubhead speed is at the moment but I did hit some very nice drives with this golf ball. I don’t hide the fact that I gravitate towards a softer feeling golf ball. Maybe, it’s because of my advanced years. All that I know is that the XS seemed longer than the X. Easier to compress? Tee to green this ball felt very good. Driver and irons alike. Again, this golf ball was very controllable and checked off a lot of boxes for me, in regards to what I look for in a golf ball. Looking back at 2017 and that review, I determined that the TOUR B XS was the choice for me. It might be the same for 2020.

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TOUR B RXAs mentioned, the TOUR B RX is geared for golfers with swing speeds under 105 mph. In the past, the RX and RXS dating back to the B-330 RX and RXS had a borderline “cult following” amongst recreational players.

I felt like the RX fell somewhere in between the TOUR B X and XS in terms of firmness. Rolling putts, it had a nice blend of firm meets soft and the same really could be said of the other aspects of the short game when using the RX. Chip shots did tend to have some rollout characteristics and I would contend that the rollout was a shade more than that of the TOUR B XS.

Implementing the RX on the golf course did see a lot of good things going for it. In my estimation, the distance was about on par with B X. The RX felt really nice on full iron shots and in general, on any swing more than a chip this ball delivers good feel.

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TOUR B RXSAlso geared for the “recreational player” and players with swing speeds under 105 mph is the TOUR B RXS. Or is it geared for that type of player?

The golf ball played by Rocco Mediate and Fred Couples. THIS golf ball could be a serious cult hit!!!

Going into testing, I knew that this golf ball was put in play by Fred Couples on the Champions Tour (PGA TOUR Champions). The first week that Freddy put it into play he nearly won, losing in a playoff. There isn’t much that this golf ball does not do.

The feel of this golf around the putting green feels great with on any shot. Putting, chipping, and pitching. It really made no difference, it just felt really stinking good! The greenside spin was so good, that at times I thought, it was the TOUR B XS. The RXS was quite predictable and I would suggest as predictable in terms of playability and reaction around the greens.

While testing this golf ball on the golf course, I was borderline “giddy” with the results that I was seeing. The TOUR B RXS just felt “explosive”. There was no doubt that this ball yielded by longest tee shots out of the four and more can be said about distance with the irons as well. This is a very good golf ball (tee to green) and for a golf ball and what I look for, the TOUR B RXS checks ALL of the boxes for me. The TOUR B RXS IS my favourite from Bridgestone’s 2020 golf ball line-up.

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The Finish

Bridgestone Golf really might have “re-invented the golf ball”. Bridgestone Golf R&D has placed a lot of time and effort into golf ball development and it shows! The REACTIV cover technology coupled with their proven dimple in dimple design works. This is a golf ball that performs exceptionally well, and depending on what you look for in a golf ball, there’s a golf ball for every type of player.

If you’re really unsure of which golf ball model to choose there are options. You can head over to the Bridgestone Golf website by following this link. There, it’ll give you the option of using their new VFIT Ball Selector tool, VFIT Video where you record your swing in slo-mo using your phone and submit your video to their Ball Fitting Experts (they are the best in the biz for ball fitting) or if you know your launch conditions you can use VFIT Numbers.

Give the new TOUR B a look (as golf opens up here, there will be a follow-up to this review. Stay tuned!)

 

Until The Next Tee!!

#fightandgrind #seeuonthenexttee

SHORT PAR 4 AND WOMEN ON COURSE PARTNER TO PROMOTE WOMEN’S GOLF AND THE “MAGNOLIA BOX” INSPIRED LEXI THOMPSON

SARASOTA, FL – January 27, 2020 – Short Par 4, the #1 “Hand Curated Subscription Box” for golfers everywhere, proudly announced today that the company has entered into a partnership with Women on Course (WOC). The fastest growing national community for business professionals and lifestyle enthusiasts interested in connecting through the game of golf and all it has to offer. This partnership will support both establishments and their support of the women’s golf market.

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Women on Course takes pride in their mission to inspire and energize the power of shared experiences to enrich their members. This mission includes fostering and growing friendships through social gatherings, building businesses through networking, exploring the world through travel, keeping on fashion point through trunk shows, and the introduction to new brands and services that impact their lives. This includes Short Par 4 and the Magnolia Box inspired by Lexi Thompson.

“I tell women that becoming a confident golfer begins with a great outfit! We are thrilled to partner with Short Par 4 to connect women with a great service that conveniently brings them stylish items right to their doorstep,” said Founder of Women on Course.

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For the months leading up to spring, Women on Course is running a Winter Membership special that includes Short Par 4 and the Magnolia Box inspired by Lexi Thompson. New members are encouraged to join Women on Course during the winter months. They will have direct access to the association’s life-enriching programs for 12 months, partner discounts, and will receive a Magnolia Box inspired by Lexi Thompson. This subscription box will be hand-curated for the Women on Course members.

“This is a remarkable partnership for Short Par 4. We have an opportunity to introduce the Magnolia Box inspired by Lexi Thompson to the Women on Course members. Women who will appreciate the hand-curated apparel and accessories inspired by Lexi. Women who represent an important golf market segment. This agreement will prove to be very important as we grow the women’s category at Short Par 4,” said Short Par 4 Founder and CEO, Bobby DiMeo.

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The name Magnolia symbolizes the very first time powerful and talented women golfers could compete on the iconic Augusta National Golf Club, a week before the 2019 Masters. This historic moment motivated the name, The Magnolia Subscription Box.

The Short Par 4 Magnolia Subscription Box is offered on an every-other-month basis, and will include apparel, and accessories from premium brands like PUMA. Each delivery will cost $99, plus shipping. Women on Course members will receive one free Magnolia Box when they join.

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The Magnolia Box is a must-have addition to any woman golfer’s life!” said Lexi Thompson.

To become a Women on Course member, please visit the association’s website at https://www.womenoncourse.com/membership/

 

For more information on the new Short Par 4 Magnolia Subscription Box, please click here:

www.shortpar4.com/pages/lexi-thompson-magnolia-box

 

Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio

This week marks the first full-field event for the LPGA. Being played in Boca Raton, Florida at the Robert Von Hagge-designed Boca Rio Golf Club. The member-owned golf club is all set to host the inaugural playing of this LPGA event. A new event to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the LPGA.

 

I visited the venue on Monday to get a feel for the golf course and to take in some of the practice rounds being played. The course itself is being set up to play as a Par 72 golf course (36-36–72) that’s going to measure approximately 6,701 yards (par and yardage are subject to change through the start of the tournament).

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Some of the stars playing in this event are the likes of Charley Hull, Lexi Thompson, Gaby Lopez, Nasa Hataoka, Inbee Park, Mi Jung Hur, Brooke Henderson, Annie Park, Sei Young Kim, Celine Boutier, and Nelly Korda to name a few. The field is playing for a total purse of $2M USD.

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The driving range was packed first thing Monday and there was some noticeable excitement in the air. The superintendent of Boca Rio Golf Club and the greenskeeping team has done a terrific job in prepping the golf course for the event. The greens are rolling nicely and the fairways are meticulous. The golf course is going to be ripe for the proverbial picking as there is no serious rough to contend with. For those that are unfamiliar with the golf course, the fairways are relatively wide and misses won’t be severely punished. I really liked the bunker complexes around the golf course and the lovely mix of water hazards will give the player’s something to think about as they navigate their way around Boca Rio.

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I anticipate the ladies to go low because of the fantastic conditions of the golf course. Quite honestly, I see a -23 winning the event. My pick to win the inaugural Gainbridge LPGA is Florida native Lexi Thompson. She looked great Monday and out of the groups that I took in she was the only one to hit the Par 5 first hole in two. Charley Hull, Brooke Henderson, and Nelly Korda will be in contention.

Until The Next Tee!!

NBC SPORTS GROUP KICKS OFF FIRST OF 33 LPGA TOUR EVENTS IN 2020 WITH DIAMOND RESORTS TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS

Four of Five Majors, Summer Olympics in Tokyo and UL International Crown Contribute to Most Number of Events and Hours of Women’s Golf in a Single Year Ever

Hall-of-Famer Judy Rankin Returns for 10th Season as GOLF Channel’s LPGA Tour Lead Analyst, 36th Overall

 

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 15, 2020 – 2020 will feature the most number of hours and events ever dedicated to women’s golf across NBC Sports, headlined by a global schedule of 33 LPGA Tour events that includes live coverage of four of five major championships and the biennial UL International Crown team competition.

With the addition of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships and the Augusta National Women’s Amateur, NBC Sports will produce more than 500 tournament hours of women’s golf coverage in 2020, the most hours and events ever dedicated to the women’s game in a single year.

“As we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the LPGA Tour, I can’t help but wonder what our 13 Founders would think to hear that women’s golf will see more than 500 hours of television coverage, distributed to over 160 countries,” said LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan. “Without GOLF Channel and NBC, our long-time and trusted partners, we would not have the opportunity to share the inspiring stories of our athletes. 2020 is going to be a record-setting year from the LPGA Tour in terms of purse, TV and Members connected to our brand. I can’t wait for our fans around the world to see it all unfold.”

“With the LPGA Tour, four of five majors, Tokyo Olympics and the UL International Crown airing across NBC Sports, we are the television home for women’s golf,” said Molly Solomon, executive producer, GOLF Channel and NBC Olympics. “In 2020, we’ll deliver our most hours ever dedicated to the women’s game and elevate the LPGA Tour’s stars as they travel the globe on this international tour.”

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DIAMOND RESORTS TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS KICKS OFF 2020 SEASON

The 2020 LPGA Tour season kicks off Thursday in Orlando, Fla., with the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions presented by Insurance Office of America. The winner’s-only event features 26 LPGA Tour winners from the past two seasons, joined by 49 celebrities from the world of sports and entertainment. GOLF Channel will air live coverage Thursday and Friday (Noon-3 p.m. ET). Weekend coverage will air on GOLF Channel from 2-3 p.m. ET, continuing on NBC from 3-5 p.m. ET.

For the second consecutive year, NBC will bookend the LPGA Tour season, beginning this week with coverage from the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions and concluding in November with live coverage of the CME Group Tour Championship.

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Paige Mackenzie will serve as lead analyst for live tournament coverage of the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, joined by Grant Boone as play-by-play host. Tom Abbott will serve as a hole announcer with Jerry Foltz and Karen Stupples reporting from the course. Damon Hack will conduct interviews with celebrities and players during the tournament telecasts.

 

FOUR OF FIVE MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, 2020 SUMMER OLYMPICS AND UL INTERNATIONAL CROWN HEADLINE SUMMER STRETCH

NBC Sports Group will air coverage from 33 LPGA Tour events in 2020, headlined by live coverage of four of the five major championships: the ANA Inspiration (March 30-April 5); the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship (June 25-28); The Evian Championship (July 22-26); and the AIG Women’s British Open (Aug. 20-23).

 

In August, women’s golf will take center stage across NBC Sports during a four-week stretch featuring the Summer Olympics, AIG Women’s British Open and UL International Crown. Kicking off August will be the return of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. The world’s top players will convene upon Kasumigaseki Country Club, with GOLF Channel and NBC airing comprehensive coverage of the women’s golf competition, Wednesday-Saturday, Aug. 5-8. The LPGA Tour will then head to Scotland for two weeks, with the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open and the AIG Women’s British Open – the latter taking place at historic Royal Troon Golf Club – culminating with the biennial UL International Crown team competition taking place in England.

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HALL-OF-FAMER JUDY RANKIN RETURNS FOR 10TH SEASON AS GOLF CHANNEL ANALYST; 36TH YEAR IN TELEVISION

Hall-of-Famer and 26-time LPGA Tour winner Judy Rankin returns for her 10th season as GOLF Channel’s lead LPGA Tour analyst, and 36th season overall in television. Rankin will join play-by-play host Grant Boone at the newly minted Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio (Jan. 23-26), taking place in Boca Raton, Fla., her first of 13 events in the broadcast booth.

Stupples and Mackenzie will rotate with Rankin as lead LPGA Tour analysts in 2020. Boone, Terry Gannon and Whit Watson will serve as play-by-play hosts, joined by Tom Abbott, Kay Cockerill, Foltz, and Jim Gallagher, Jr as hole announcers and course reporters throughout the season.

NCAA WOMEN’S GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS AND AUGUSTA NATIONAL WOMEN’S AMATEUR SHOWCASE FUTURE STARS OF WOMEN’S GOLF

Also in 2020, GOLF Channel and NBC will shine a spotlight on women’s golf future stars with live coverage of the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championships (May 25-28) from Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz.; and the second- annual Augusta National Women’s Amateur, taking place at historic Augusta National Golf Club (April 1-4).

NBC Sports Group 2020 LPGA Tour Schedule

Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions Jan. 16-19 GOLF/NBC
Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio Jan. 23-26 GOLF
ISPS Handa Vic Open Feb. 5-8 GOLF
ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open Feb. 12-15 GOLF
Honda LPGA Thailand Feb. 19-22 GOLF
HSBC Women’s World Championship Feb. 26-29 GOLF
Blue Bay LPGA March 4-8 GOLF
Founders Cup March 19-22 GOLF
Kia Classic March 26-29 GOLF
ANA Inspiration April 2-5 GOLF
LOTTE Championship April 15-18 GOLF
HUGEL-AIR Premia LA Open April 23-26 GOLF
LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship April 30-May 3 GOLF
Pelican Women’s Championship May 14-17 GOLF
Pure Silk Championship May 21-24 GOLF
ShopRite LPGA Classic May 29-31 GOLF
Meijer LPGA Classic June 11-14 GOLF
Walmart NW Arkansas Championship June 19-21 GOLF
KPMG Women’s PGA Championship June 25-28 GOLF/NBC
Marathon Classic July 9-11 GOLF
Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational July 15-17 GOLF
Evian Championship July 23-26 GOLF/CNBC
Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open Aug. 13-16 GOLF
AIG Women’s British Open Aug. 20-23 GOLF/NBC
UL International Crown Aug. 27-30 GOLF
CP Women’s Open Sept. 3-6 GOLF
Cambia Portland Classic Sept. 10-13 GOLF
Volunteers of America Classic Oct. 1-4 GOLF
Buick LPGA Shanghai Oct. 15-18 GOLF
BMW Ladies Championship Oct. 22-25 GOLF
Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA Oct. 29-Nov. 1 GOLF
TOTO Japan Classic Nov. 5-7 GOLF
CME Group Tour Championship Nov. 19-22 GOLF/NBC

ABOUT THE LPGA

The LPGA is the world’s leading professional golf organization for women. Founded in 1950 and headquartered in Daytona Beach, Fla., the association celebrates a diverse and storied membership with more than 2,300 members representing more than 30 countries. With a vision to inspire, empower, educate and entertain by showcasing the very best of women’s golf, LPGA Tour Professionals compete across the globe, while the Symetra Tour, the official development and qualifying tour of the LPGA, consistently produces a pipeline of talent ready for the world stage. Additionally, LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals directly impact the game through teaching, coaching and management.

The LPGA demonstrates its dedication to the development of the game through The LPGA Foundation. Since 1991, this charitable organization has been committed to empowering and supporting girls and women through developmental, humanitarian and golf community initiatives, including LPGA*USGA Girls Golf, the LPGA Women’s Network and the LPGA Amateur Golf Association.

Follow the LPGA on its television home, Golf Channel, and on the web via www.LPGA.com. Join the social conversation at www.facebook.com/lpgawww.twitter.com/lpga and www.youtube.com/lpgavideo, and on Instagram and Snapchat at @lpga_tour.

ABOUT NBC SPORTS GROUP’S GOLF DIVISION

NBC Sports Group’s GOLF division delivers multimedia golf content, technology and services. Anchored by GOLF Channel – co-founded by Arnold Palmer in 1995 – GOLF content is available to nearly 500 million viewers in nine languages across more than 70 countries around the world. GOLF features more live coverage of the sport than all other U.S. networks combined, including global tournament action from the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, European Tour, NCAA, THE PLAYERS, The Open, Olympics, Presidents Cup and Ryder Cup, as well as high-quality news, instruction and original programming. Delivering unmatched coverage from the world of golf via GOLF Digital, fans can access 24/7 live streaming through the NBC Sports App, as well as complementary coverage via PGA TOUR LIVE on NBC Sports Gold. In addition to these all-encompassing media platforms, NBC Sports connects the world to golf through a wide array of technology and lifestyle services, including: GOLFNOW, the world’s largest online tee time booking platform; GOLF Business Solutions, solving business needs through leading technology, marketing and services; GOLFPASS, an all-in-one digital membership delivering comprehensive benefits tailored to the modern golfer’s lifestyle; Revolution GOLF, the world’s largest direct-to-consumer digital platform in golf, offering best-in-class video instruction and game improvement products; GOLF Advisor, the ultimate digital destination for the traveling golfer, featuring the largest number of user-generated golf course ratings and reviews in the industry; GOLF Academy, a North American network of instructional facilities; and GOLF Am Tour, the world’s largest amateur golf tour. GOLF’s global reach originates from its world headquarters in Orlando, Fla., and extends to its international office in Belfast, Northern Ireland; regional offices across North America, Europe and Australia; and also includes collaborations with Sky Sports and serving as the Official Media Partner of St Andrews Links.

SHORT PAR 4 CONGRATULATES BRAND AMBASSADOR LEXI THOMPSON FOR HER DRAMATIC VICTORY AT THE SHOPRITE LPGA CLASSIC

SARASOTA, FL – June 12, 2019 – Short Par 4, the golf apparel subscription box redefining style since 2014, proudly announces that Lexi Thompson, the LPGA TOUR ambassador, and the face of their women’s offering, combatted gusty winds and extreme conditions, to capture the 2019 Shoprite LPGA Classic.

Thompson claimed the Shoprite LPGA Classic in style. She wore PUMA apparel, and footwear, the initial brand featured in The Magnolia Box, as she clinched her 11th career LPGA title.

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“We at Short Par 4 are extremely proud of Lexi Thompson. To shut out the 2019 U.S. Women’s Open Champion with an eagle on the 18th is remarkable, and shows how talented, she really is. She has won an event every year she has been on the LPGA, which is unbelievable! Congratulations Lexi,” said Bobby DiMeo, Founder and CEO of Short Par 4.

This victory at the Shoprite LPGA Classic follows a T-2 finish at the U.S. Women’s Open, and is her first victory since the 2018 CME Group Tour Championship. Thompson had momentum going into this past weekend’s event, as this was her third top-5 finish in her last five events.

Thompson joined the Short Par 4 global ambassador team in January of 2019. She signed an agreement to represent Short Par 4 for two years. Her involvement with The Magnolia Box has proved beneficial to the brand’s growth.

“The Short Par 4 team is thrilled on have Lexi on board. Her continued success on the LPGA has helped the company gain awareness for The Magnolia Box,” added DiMeo.

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The Magnolia Membership, curated for women, launched in June 2019. This distinctive membership includes apparel, accessories, and gear, inspired, and curated, by the 11-time LPGA Champion, Lexi Thompson.

The name Magnolia symbolizes the very first time powerful and talented women golfers could compete on the iconic Augusta National Golf Club. This historic moment motivated the name, as well as, an April announcement.

“I am so excited to be a part of the Short Par 4 family and the launch of our first ever Women’s box, The Magnolia Box! To be a part of launching a one of a kind box named after a beautiful flower, that is synonymous with golf, is an honor. I am looking forward to collaborating on The Magnolia Box as it becomes a must have addition to any woman golfer’s life!” said Lexi Thompson.

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Photo Credit: LPGA.com

Initially, the Short Par 4 Magnolia Subscription Box is offered on an every-other-month basis, and includes apparel, and accessories from premium brands like PUMA. Each delivery will cost $99, plus shipping.

For more information on the new Short Par 4 Magnolia Subscription Box, please click here:

www.shortpar4.com/pages/lexi-thompson-magnolia-box

 

ABOUT SHORT PAR 4

Short Par 4 is a personal stylist for the golf-inspired life that delivers brand name golf apparel, accessories and gear directly to its member’s doorstep – each for up to 60% off retail prices.

The vision of the company is to provide golf enthusiasts with the highest quality products, at member’s only pricing, delivered directly to their doorsteps – keeping their style tight and allowing them to spend more time on the course, not in their closet. As the premier styling service for the golf community, Short Par 4 boasts one of the fastest growing memberships of any subscription box on the web.

Every month, Short Par 4 delivers exclusive brand name golf apparel and products that promise to make their member’s look handsome both on and off the course. Whether on a date, on the tee box or at the office, Short Par 4’s Style Caddies have their members covered!

With a membership for all budget sizes, every box includes top rated and premium golf brands like Under Armour, Nike, Puma and Callaway and burgeoning brands like Travis Mathew, Linksoul, Greyson and more. Each delivery is hand-curated according to season and the golfer’s unique style profile that they fill out on the website.

Short Par 4 is represented on all the major golf tours. The company has compiled a global brand ambassador team that includes some of golf’s most iconic players.

PGA TOUR:                            Rickie Fowler, Wesley Bryan, John Chin, Tyler Duncan

LPGA TOUR:                          Lexi Thompson

Web.com TOUR:                   Kevin Doughtery, Kevin Lucas

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS:   Tom Pernice

 

Short Par 4 continues to grow every year since its inception in 2014. Their membership and box shipments are the largest in golf industry, making the company the leading golf subscription service. The company is located in Sarasota, Florida.

For more information, please visit https://www.shortpar4.com/.

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Short Par 4 Launches The Magnolia Membership, a New Women’s Subscription Box Styled by LPGA Icon – Lexi Thompson

SARASOTA, FL – April 24, 2019 – Short Par 4, the #1 “Hand Curated Box” for golfers everywhere, announced today that the company is introducing The Magnolia Membership, a new subscription box created exclusively for women. This distinctive membership will include apparel, accessories, and gear, initially inspired, and curated, by the 10-time LPGA Champion, Lexi Thompson.

“I am extremely excited about the launch of the Short Par 4 Magnolia Box, which will bring the same style, convenience, and value that our other box members have been able to experience. We are 100% committed to helping grow the women’s game, and is why we felt it was important to launch an offering for women,” said Bobby DiMeo, Founder, and CEO of Short Par 4.

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The name Magnolia symbolizes the very first time powerful and talented women golfers could compete on the iconic Augusta National Golf Club, a week before the 2019 Masters. This historic moment motivated the name, as well as, an April launch.

“I am so excited to be a part of the Short Par 4 family and the launch of our first ever Women’s box, The Magnolia Box! To be a part of launching a one of a kind box named after a beautiful flower, that is synonymous with golf, is an honor. I am looking forward to collaborating on The Magnolia Box as it becomes a must-have addition to any woman golfer’s life!” said Lexi Thompson.

The Short Par 4 Magnolia Subscription Box will be officially, and personally, introduced by Lexi Thompson, and the Short Par 4 team, at the Pro-Am for the LPGA HUGEL-AIR PREMIA LA Open, held at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles, CA. on April 24, 2019. This is the newest golf tournament on the LPGA global stage, which will be the perfect platform for this special announcement.

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Initially, the Short Par 4 Magnolia Subscription Box will be offered on an every-other-month basis, and will include apparel, and accessories from premium brands like PUMA. Each delivery will cost $99, plus shipping. Subscribers who sign up from April 24th through May 31st can expect to receive their first delivery in June.

For more information on the new Short Par 4 Magnolia Subscription Box, please click here:

www.shortpar4.com/pages/lexi-thompson-magnolia-box

 

ABOUT SHORT PAR 4

Short Par 4 is a personal stylist for the golf inspired life that delivers brand name golf apparel, accessories and gear directly to its member’s doorstep – each for up to 60% off retail prices.

The vision of the company is to provide golf enthusiasts with the highest quality products, at member’s only pricing, delivered directly to their doorsteps – keeping their style tight and allowing them to spend more time on the course, not in their closet. As the premier styling service for the golf community, Short Par 4 boasts one of the fastest growing memberships of any subscription box on the web.

Every month, Short Par 4 delivers exclusive brand name golf apparel and products that promise to make their member’s look handsome both on and off the course. Whether on a date, on the tee box or at the office, Short Par 4’s Style Caddies have their members covered!

With a membership for all budget sizes, every box includes top rated and premium golf brands like Under Armour, Nike, Puma and Callaway and burgeoning brands like Travis Mathew, Linksoul, Greyson and more. Each delivery is hand curated according to season and the golfer’s unique style profile that they fill out on the website.

Short Par 4 is represented on all the major golf tours. The company has compiled a global brand ambassador team that includes some of golf’s most iconic players.

 

PGA TOUR:                            Rickie Fowler, Wesley Bryan, John Chin, Tyler Duncan

LPGA TOUR:                          Lexi Thompson

Web.com TOUR:                   Kevin Doughtery, Kevin Lucas

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS:    Tom Pernice

 

Short Par 4 continues to grow every year since its inception in 2014. Their membership and box shipments are the largest in golf industry, making the company the leading golf subscription service. The company is located in Sarasota, Florida.

For more information, please visit https://www.shortpar4.com/.

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SHORT PAR 4 CONGRATULATES AMBASSADOR RICKIE FOWLER FOR HIS SECOND PLACE FINISH AT THE HONDA CLASSIC

SARASOTA, FL – March 13, 2019 – Short Par 4, the #1 “Hand Curated Box” for golfers everywhere, is thrilled with brand ambassador Rickie Fowler’s start to the 2019 PGA TOUR season. He has seized three Top-10 finishes this season which includes a win at the Phoenix Open Waste Management, a tie for second place at the Honda Classic, and a tie for fourth place at the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

To mark Fowler’s success, and kick-off to the new golf season, Short Par 4 is shipping Fowler’s favorite brand of golf shoes, Puma Golf, to every Fairway member in March and every Executive member in April. Puma Golf shoes are known for their TOUR proven performance, stability, traction, comfort and style.

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“Short Par 4 applauds Rickie for this season’s success. His comeback performances are legendary and this season proves it. Our team is confident that his courageous and stellar play will prevail,” said Bobby DiMeo CEO & Founder of Short Par 4.

Short Par 4 memberships include the Rickie Fowler TOUR Experience which features his one of a kind, apparel, accessories and gear for both on and off the golf course but the seasonal kick-off shipments of Puma Golf shoes is designed to serve the Fairway and Executive Memberships, a larger subscription base that will be introduced to Fowler’s favorite and iconic Puma Golf shoes.

Both the Fairway and Executive Memberships are subscriptions from the Classic Membership Collection. These costs vary from $49.95 to $99.95. The Fairway Membership is Short Par 4’s first subscription platform. It includes a two-item branded outfit or one branded item and accessory that is personally curated to your style and color preference. This box will be delivered monthly for a $49.95 subscription. Typically, this box on average should be worth $100 at retail.

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The Executive Membership is Short Par 4’s second subscription platform. This box includes “In-season”, premium, brand name apparel and complementing items. It also includes complimentary shipping and exchanges. This box will be delivered monthly for a $99.95 subscription. Typically, this box on average will be worth $200 at retail.

For more information on the Fairway and Executive Memberships, please visit the company website at https://www.shortpar4.com/pages/choose-package.

 

ABOUT SHORT PAR 4

Short Par 4 is a personal stylist for the golf-inspired life that delivers brand name golf apparel, accessories and gear directly to its member’s doorstep – each for up to 60% off retail prices.

The vision of the company is to provide golf enthusiasts with the highest quality products at member’s only pricing delivered directly to their doorsteps – keeping their style tight and allowing them to spend more time on the course, not in their closet. As the premier styling service for the golf community, Short Par 4 boasts one of the fastest growing memberships of any subscription box on the web.

Every month, Short Par 4 delivers exclusive brand name golf apparel and products that promise to make their member’s look handsome both on and off the course. Whether on a date, on the tee box or at the office, Short Par 4’s Style Caddies have their members covered!

With a membership for all budget sizes, every box includes top rated and premium golf brands like Under Armour, Nike, Puma and Callaway and burgeoning brands like Travis Mathew, Linksoul, Greyson and more. Each delivery is hand-curated according to the season and the golfer’s unique style profile that they fill out on the website.

Short Par 4 is represented on all the major golf tours. The company has compiled a global brand ambassador team that includes some of golf’s most iconic players.

 

PGA TOUR: Rickie Fowler, Wesley Bryan, John Chin and Tyler Duncan

LPGA TOUR: Lexi Thompson

Web.com TOUR: Kevin Doughtery and Kevin Lucas

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS: Tom Pernice

 

Short Par 4 continues to grow every year since its inception in 2014. Their membership and box shipments are the largest in golf industry, making the company the leading golf subscription service. The company is located in Sarasota, Florida.

Keep up-to-date with all of the Short Par 4 news on social media:

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/shortpar4

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/Short_Par4

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/shortpar4