Morikawa Collects His First World Golf Championship Playing TaylorMade’s New TP5 Ball

TaylorMade’s Collin Morikawa now has 4 PGA TOUR victories including a major and a WGC before the age of 25

CARLSBAD, Calif. (February 28, 2021) – Team TaylorMade’s Collin Morikawa captures the WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession, FL and moves inside the Top 5 in the OWGR.

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Collin recently switched to TaylorMade’s new 2021 TP5 ball and the company’s new Spider FCG putter at the first event of the year – Sentry TOC in Maui, HI. He is also playing the company’s new SIM2 fairway wood.

With rounds of 70-64-67-69 to win by three shots, Collin heads into the PLAYERS and majors season in good form looking to capitalize on his first major last year at the PGA Championship.

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NEED TO KNOW

  • 4th PGA TOUR win
  • Made 23 birdies through the opening three rounds and fell one short of the 54-hole tournament record set by none other than Tiger
  • No. 1 in SG Approach (+9.97) and SG Tee-to-Green (+12.30).
  • Since turning professional: 4 wins, 13 Top 10s, 21 Top 25s from 39 events
  • Moves to no.4 in OWGR
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COLLIN MORIKAWA WITB:

  • SIM 8.0° driver
  • SIM 14.0° fairway
  • SIM2 19.0° fairway
  • P7MC 4-6 irons
  • P730 7-PW irons
  • MG2 60° wedge
  • Spider FCG putter
  • TP5 2021

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TaylorMade Golf Company Takes a Major Leap on the Path to Distance with the New TP5 and; TP5x Golf Balls

THE ALL-NEW TOUR FLIGHT DIMPLE PATTERN IS ENGINEERED FOR A NEW LEVEL OF AERODYNAMICS AND CARRY DISTANCE

 CARLSBAD, Calif. (February 8, 2021) – TaylorMade Golf Company, an industry leader in innovation and technology, today announces the all-new 2021 TP5 and TP5x golf balls, building on a franchise that has earned the title of Most Complete Tour Ball in Golf.

Relying on the brand’s never done mentality, TaylorMade has once again pushed the boundaries of performance by redefining the path to distance with its new Tour Flight Dimple Pattern – designed to provide improved aerodynamics and carry distance at every level of the game. 

The revolutionary new dimple design has a unique dual-radius shape that decouples dimple volume from depth to optimize airflow around the golf ball during flight, ultimately reducing drag and promoting distance. 

TaylorMade first set out on this path in 2017, when TP5/TP5x debuted as the industry’s only five-layer Tour ball. By utilizing a proprietary construction with four increasingly stiff layers wrapped in cast urethane, engineers effectively created the foundation for optimizing both distance and spin. 

In 2019, the company wove High-Flex Material (HFM) into the construction of TP5/TP5x to more efficiently convert compression into ball speed. Known as the Speed-Layer System, this design injected a new level of speed into TP5/TP5x compared to the prior generation. 

Since 2017, we have blazed a path to distance and speed with TP5/TP5x – building upon a foundation of Tour-proven performance with the patented five-layer system at its core. With the development of HFM in 2019 and now the Tour Flight Dimple Pattern, we’ve examined every component of the golf ball to ensure that each layer is functioning at its highest possible level and working in unison to deliver unmatched performance on every shot.Michael Fox, Category Director, Golf Ball & Accessories

 UNIQUE IMPROVEMENTS TO 2021 TP5 & TP5X

While the new Tour Flight Dimple Pattern enhances performance for both TP5 and TP5x, each product was individually improved based on Tour player feedback. Analyzing insights from Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler and others – who have used both prior models in competition – engineers discovered that players switched from TP5x to TP5 for the enhanced greenside spin and control in the short game. Conversely, players switched from TP5 to TP5x for the added distance and ball speed.

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For those reasons, the new 2021 TP5x has a slightly softer cast urethane cover that better grips the grooves on a wedge for increased spin around the greens with lower launch, while remaining the fastest Tour ball in the TaylorMade lineup. The 2021 TP5 now has a larger, more reactive core that delivers more ball speed while retaining the same feel and spin properties of the prior generation. 

TP5 still provides a softer feel, increased greenside spin and a lower launch in comparison to TP5x, which is faster, longer and higher launching. The new individual enhancements give golfers performance precisely where they want it the most in both models. 

TOUR VALIDATION 

Team TaylorMade’s top athletes have switched into the new TP5/TP5x faster than any product in the company’s recent history. Major champions Rory McIlroy and Collin Morikawa both elected to play the new ball in their respective 2021 openers. McIlroy took TP5x (21) to Abu Dhabi for the HSBC Championship, where he led after an opening round 64 before finishing the week in third at 13-under-par. Morikawa gamed the TP5 (21) at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, citing the ball’s wind stability in Maui’s Hawaii breeze. He finished the week T7 at 20-under-par. 

Rory McIlroy plays TP5X #22 and Tommy Fleetwood plays TP5X #19

Tommy Fleetwood, the latest addition to Team TaylorMade, started playing the new TP5x almost immediately after signing a new long-term contract. Before making the decision, he elicited feedback from fellow TaylorMade athletes who vouched for the ball’s distance, spin control and stability in the wind. 

Those comments were quickly validated by Fleetwood’s strong play in Abu Dhabi, his first event with TP5x, where he finished in seventh at 10-under-par. At the time of this release, he ranked third in Total Strokes Gained on the European Tour. This adds Fleetwood to the long list of players moving into the 2021 TP5/TP5x. 

It’s one thing to test a new ball, it’s another to put it in play during competition with confidence and ease. The fact that Rory, Rickie, Wolff, Collin and Tommy all switched into the new ball for their first event of the year speaks volumes. The best players in the world have quickly embraced the performance of the new TP5/TP5x.Keith Sbarbaro, VP of Tour Operations

THE MOVEMENT HAS MOMENTUM 

The launch of TP5/TP5x spurred a movement that has TaylorMade among the fastest growing golf ball brands of the last several years. Since 2017, the company’s total market share has been on a steady and steep upswing, a growth trajectory that positions TaylorMade among the largest golf ball companies in the world. Golfers at every level of the game are making the switch to TP5/TP5x, while Tour adoption continues to happen rapidly. 

CHOOSING BETWEEN THE 2021 TP5 & TP5X 

The 2021 TP5 and TP5x offer complete tee-to-green performance thanks to TaylorMade’s proprietary 5-layer construction. Both models deliver world-class distance off the tee, with the TP5 having a softer feel and more spin around the greens, while achieving fast ball speeds with a new reactive core that is larger than the prior generation. 

TP5x is the fastest and longest ball in the current TaylorMade lineup, with a firmer feel and higher launch on iron shots. In addition, it has more greenside spin than the prior generation with a new and softer cast urethane cover. TaylorMade staffers anticipated to play the TP5 are Collin Morikawa and Matthew Wolff (pix), while Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood will expectedly gravitate toward the TP5x model. 

VISUAL TECHNOLOGY & HIGH-VISIBILITY YELLOW 

TaylorMade released pix™ in 2020 to much fanfare among Tour players and amateurs alike. Being powered by the swagger and appeal of Rickie Fowler certainly helped, but it was the performance and functionality of pix that truly set it apart. 

Co-developed in conjunction with Fowler, the ClearPath Alignment™ system delivered innovation that golfers could see. The 12 evenly spaced graphics enhanced visibility while significantly aiding in alignment on the putting green and helping golfers immediately gauge the quality of their stroke. This technology was only further validated by the adoption of players like Matthew Wolff, who improved his putting inside 6’ by nearly half a stroke after switching and moved his OWGR from 44 to a peak of 14th. 

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For 2021, the visual technology behind pix will not change. However, the performance has been upgraded to match the all-new design of the 2021 TP5/TP5x with the Tour Flight Dimple Pattern, larger/more reactive core (TP5) and softer urethane cover (TP5x). 

The high-visibility TP5/TP5x Yellow will feature a new enriched yellow urethane that provides added durability and while maximizing visibility.

PRICING & AVAILABILITY

The 2021 TP5 and TP5x will be available at retail on 3/5/2021 at an MSRP of $64.99 CAD per dozen. The new TP5/TP5x pix and TP5/TP5x Yellow will be available at retail on 4/9/2021 at an MSRP of $64.99 per dozen CAD. To learn more about TP5 and TP5x golf balls, visit TaylorMadeGolf.ca.

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TaylorMade Golf Company Announces SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max OS Irons – Delivering the Next Level of Game Improvement Irons Through Cap Back Design

UNLOCKING DISTANCE, FORGIVENESS AND FORGED-LIKE FEEL THROUGH AN ALL-NEW MULTI-MATERIAL CONSTRUCTION

CARLSBAD, Calif. (January 19, 2021) – TaylorMade Golf, the industry leader in innovation and technology, today announced SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max OS irons – utilizing the company’s all-new Cap Back™ Design and evolved ECHO® Damping System to deliver unparalleled performance and feel to the category of game improvement irons. 

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CAP BACK DESIGN, THE KEY TO UNLOCKING GREATER DISTANCE & SPEED 

The industry leading performance found in the original SIM Max irons inspired the TaylorMade R&D team to ask the question: “What would happen if we supported the entire topline from heel to toe?” Enter Cap Back™ Design.  

In developing this new iron construction, the company charted thousands of shots from players of every skill level – in the process identifying the most tightly clustered impact areas among solid strikes. Leveraging that data, engineers set out to expand the sweet spot to capture more of those shots, effectively pinpointing performance where golfers need it the most.  

Cap Back Design proved to be the key to unlocking this new level of distance and performance.  The strong, lightweight polymer material spanning the entire cavity helps to secure the topline and provides additional rigidity in the upper part of the face. It works in unison with the flexible Thru-Slot Speed Pocket™ to create a larger unsupported area of the face, which translates to improved flexibility engineered for increased ball speeds and distance. That added flexibility made it possible to deliver the larger, more intelligent sweet spot. 

Beyond added distance and speed, Cap Back Design helped produce a higher MOI with increased clubhead stability at impact to discourage twisting, which allows the golfer to enjoy solid strikes more often. When paired with the ECHO® Damping System, the multi-faceted design helps to minimize unwanted vibrations that create the harsh feel associated with traditional distance irons. Producing the signature forged-like feel and sound of SIM irons. 

Eclipsing the performance of conventional cavity backs, SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max OS provide a pathway to better forgiveness, distance and feel.

We set out to take game improvement irons to the next level with SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max OS. To create Cap Back Design, we utilized multi-material advancements learned from our metalwoods to unlock forgiveness and distance with forged iron like feel. We leveraged a completely new construction to achieve the performance that golfers in this category both need and wantMatt Bovee, Product Creation, Irons

ENHANCING THE ECHO® DAMPING SYSTEM – ELEVATED FEEL, POWERFUL DISTANCE 

Implementing Cap Back Design allowed TaylorMade engineers to redesign the ECHO® Damping System – which features a more concentrated HYBRAR material in SIM2 Max and Max OS irons. This super flexible insert stretches from heel to toe and is completely encapsulated. The softer polymer blend utilizes multiple contact points across the face to channel away vibrations, further contributing to the forged-like feel while still promoting maximum face flex.

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EVERY IRON ENGINEERED FOR ACCURACY & FORGIVENESS 

The new intelligently designed sweet spot is strategically positioned to capture the most common impact points, delivering explosive ball speeds and consistency where golfers need it the most. While that added forgiveness is fueled by Cap Back Design, the proven performance of Progressive ICT continues to enhance accuracy throughout the set. 

Most game improvement irons have an inherent right-bias, which is why many equipment makers resort to heavy offset to counterbalance the effect. With SIM2 Max and Max OS, however, Progressive ICT gradually shifts the sweet spot toe-ward in long irons to promote a neutral ball flight while also delivering corrective performance on the common right miss.  

An array of technologies, such as a fluted hosel, 360° undercut and an ultra-thin face, work in harmony to deliver a low CG that’s engineered to produce a high penetrating ball flight. 

SIM2 MAX OS – OVERSIZED FOR MORE STABILITY

UNLOCKING DISTANCE, FORGIVENESS AND FORGED-LIKE FEEL THROUGH AN ALL-NEW MULTI-MATERIAL CONSTRUCTION

CARLSBAD, Calif. (January 19, 2021) – TaylorMade Golf, the industry leader in innovation and technology, today announced SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max OS irons – utilizing the company’s all-new Cap Back™ Design and evolved ECHO® Damping System to deliver unparalleled performance and feel to the category of game improvement irons. 

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CAP BACK DESIGN, THE KEY TO UNLOCKING GREATER DISTANCE & SPEED 

The industry leading performance found in the original SIM Max irons inspired the TaylorMade R&D team to ask the question: “What would happen if we supported the entire topline from heel to toe?” Enter Cap Back™ Design.  

In developing this new iron construction, the company charted thousands of shots from players of every skill level – in the process identifying the most tightly clustered impact areas among solid strikes. Leveraging that data, engineers set out to expand the sweet spot to capture more of those shots, effectively pinpointing performance where golfers need it the most.  

Cap Back Design proved to be the key to unlocking this new level of distance and performance.  The strong, lightweight polymer material spanning the entire cavity helps to secure the topline and provides additional rigidity in the upper part of the face. It works in unison with the flexible Thru-Slot Speed Pocket™ to create a larger unsupported area of the face, which translates to improved flexibility engineered for increased ball speeds and distance. That added flexibility made it possible to deliver the larger, more intelligent sweet spot. 

Beyond added distance and speed, Cap Back Design helped produce a higher MOI with increased clubhead stability at impact to discourage twisting, which allows the golfer to enjoy solid strikes more often. When paired with the ECHO® Damping System, the multi-faceted design helps to minimize unwanted vibrations that create the harsh feel associated with traditional distance irons. Producing the signature forged-like feel and sound of SIM irons. 

Eclipsing the performance of conventional cavity backs, SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max OS provide a pathway to better forgiveness, distance and feel.

We set out to take game improvement irons to the next level with SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max OS. To create Cap Back Design, we utilized multi-material advancements learned from our metalwoods to unlock forgiveness and distance with forged iron like feel. We leveraged a completely new construction to achieve the performance that golfers in this category both need and wantMatt Bovee, Product Creation, Irons

ENHANCING THE ECHO® DAMPING SYSTEM – ELEVATED FEEL, POWERFUL DISTANCE 

Implementing Cap Back Design allowed TaylorMade engineers to redesign the ECHO® Damping System – which features a more concentrated HYBRAR material in SIM2 Max and Max OS irons. This super flexible insert stretches from heel to toe and is completely encapsulated. The softer polymer blend utilizes multiple contact points across the face to channel away vibrations, further contributing to the forged-like feel while still promoting maximum face flex.

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EVERY IRON ENGINEERED FOR ACCURACY & FORGIVENESS

The new intelligently designed sweet spot is strategically positioned to capture the most common impact points, delivering explosive ball speeds and consistency where golfers need it the most. While that added forgiveness is fueled by Cap Back Design, the proven performance of Progressive ICT continues to enhance accuracy throughout the set.

Most game improvement irons have an inherent right-bias, which is why many equipment makers resort to heavy offset to counterbalance the effect. With SIM2 Max and Max OS, however, Progressive ICT gradually shifts the sweet spot toe-ward in long irons to promote a neutral ball flight while also delivering corrective performance on the common right miss.

An array of technologies, such as a fluted hosel, 360° undercut and an ultra-thin face, work in harmony to deliver a low CG that’s engineered to produce a high penetrating ball flight. 

SIM2 MAX OS – OVERSIZED FOR MORE STABILITY 

Equipped with the same technologies that power SIM2 Max but bundled into a low CG oversized package, SIM2 Max OS is the longest and most stable iron in the current TaylorMade family. It features a wider sole, stronger lofts and accentuated draw-bias in comparison to SIM2 Max.

SPECIFICATIONS, PRICING & AVAILABILITY 

Available for preorder on January 19, 2021 and at retail beginning February 19, 2021, the SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max OS irons ($1,049.99 steel/$1,149.99 graphite CAD) will be offered in 5-AW (7 pc. set with 4 iron, SW & LW also available) and come equipped with KBS Max MT 85 steel shafts (S, R) or Fujikura’s Ventus Blue graphite shafts (7S, 6R & 5A). For women, the SIM2 Max and Max OS irons will come equipped with the Aldila NV Ladies shaft.

Equipped with the same technologies that power SIM2 Max but bundled into a low CG oversized package, SIM2 Max OS is the longest and most stable iron in the current TaylorMade family. It features a wider sole, stronger lofts and accentuated draw-bias in comparison to SIM2 Max.

SPECIFICATIONS, PRICING & AVAILABILITY 

Available for preorder on January 19, 2021 and at retail beginning February 19, 2021, the SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max OS irons ($1,049.99 steel/$1,149.99 graphite CAD) will be offered in 5-AW (7 pc. set with 4 iron, SW & LW also available) and come equipped with KBS Max MT 85 steel shafts (S, R) or Fujikura’s Ventus Blue graphite shafts (7S, 6R & 5A). For women, the SIM2 Max and Max OS irons will come equipped with the Aldila NV Ladies shaft.

TaylorMade Golf Company Introduces the New Family of SIM2 Fairways and Hybrids

THE EVOLUTION OF V STEEL, TAKING CG LOWER TO DELIVER A HIGHER LAUNCH

CARLSBAD, Calif. (January 19, 2021) – TaylorMade Golf, the industry leader in innovation and technology, today announced the all-new SIM2, SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max•D fairway woods. In addition, the company unveiled its expanded hybrid offerings with the Tour-inspired SIM2 Rescue and SIM2 Max Rescue.

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SIM2 TITANIUM, SIM2 MAX AND SIM2  MAX•D  FAIRWAYS  

The resurgent momentum of V Steel™  propelled  the original SIM fairways  to reset  industry  standards. For 2021, TaylorMade focused on refining that breakthrough technology to drive centre of gravity low to promote enhanced forgiveness and optimal launch conditions.  

In the world of golf club engineering, we fight for millimeters because those small changes can lead to big results. With the SIM2 Titanium fairway, we repositioned CG a mere 12.1mm from the ground. That delivers a CG projection that’s absolute centre face along with increased MOI for more forgiveness compared to last year’s model. We’ve gone low across the entire line of 2021 fairways, so golfers can go higher.Tomo Bystedt, Senior Director, Product Creation, Metalwoods

BUILDING ON THE BEST    

Improving upon all the elements that made SIM fairways a leader in distance, TaylorMade added a new level of forgiveness in SIM2 Titanium, SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max•D fairways. Powered by the iconic V Steel design that promotes enhanced turf interaction and playability from various lies, improved weight distribution delivers pinpoint CG projection for optimal MOI and launch properties.    

The more compact SIM2 Titanium fairway features a 170cc pear shaped head for a Tour-inspired look at address while still maintain a generous face size – combining properties of playability and forgiveness. It features a lightweight carbon construction with the revolutionary ZATECH Titanium Face and a heavy 80g steel sole weight. The strategically positioned weight creates an ultra-low CG that creates 5% greater MOI than its predecessor.  

With progressive face sizes for strategic forgiveness, the SIM2 Max fairway has a larger 190cc footprint and with a face constructed from strong C300 steel. Also featuring the reinvented V Steel for exceptional versatility from all lies, the SIM2 Max has refined weighting designed for forgiveness, higher launch and peak trajectories.   

Using data collected during the development of Twist Face, which shows the correlation between handicap, mis-hit dispersion and the need for draw-bias equipment, the 195cc SIM2 Max•D has been optimized for forgiveness with the largest head and face area in the current family of fairways.    

Matching the aesthetics of the SIM2 driver family, the carbon crown and contrasting chalk colour help frame the ball at address and improve alignment.  

SIM2 Titanium

SIM2 Max

SIM2 Max D

SPECIFICATIONS, AVAILABILITY & PRICING   

SIM2 Titanium, SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max•D fairways will be available for preorder on January 19 and at retail on February 19, 2020. SIM2 Titanium has an MSRP of $529.99 CAD and will be offered in 13.5° (Rocket), 15° and 19° lofts. It will be offered in the Mitsubishi Tensei AV Raw Blue 75, with numerous additional shaft options available at no additional cost. It comes stock with the Golf Pride’s Z-Grip (47g).   

SIM2 Max and Max•D have an MSRP of $399.99 CAD. SIM2 Max will be offered in lofts of 15°, 16.5°, 18°, 21° and 24°. Shaft offerings include Fujikura Ventus Blue FW 6 and Ventus Blue FW 5, with additional custom shaft options available at no additional cost. SIM2 Max•D will be offered in lofts of 16°, 19 and 22°. Fujikura’s AirSpeeder 45 is the stock shaft offering with numerous custom options available at no additional cost. Both models come stock with Golf Pride’s Z-Grip (47g).  

Women’s offerings include the Aldila NV Ladies shaft and the Lamkin Ladies Sonar grip. With lofts of 16.5°, 18°, 21° and 24° in SIM2 Max; and 16°, 19° and 22° in SIM2 Max•D.  

SIM2 & SIM2 MAX RESCUES – THE LEGEND GROWS

The impact of the original SIM Max Rescue was felt at every level of the game, from the amateur ranks to the world’s best. Week in and week out, SIM Max Rescue was played on Tour with approximately a dozen of the breakthrough hybrids in play any given Sunday. It even accounted for wins with current World No. 1 Dustin Johnson winning the 2020 Travelers Championship in record-setting fashion with two SIM Max Rescues in his bag. 

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Building on that success, TaylorMade has expanded its hybrid offerings in 2021 to include the SIM2 Rescue and SIM2 Max Rescue. Fueled by the Tour pedigree of its predecessor, the SIM2 Rescue was designed with insights from Johnson, Rory McIlroy and more. 

It offers a fast and sleek appearance that seamlessly transitions any golf bag from iron to metalwood. A compact players shape provides added versatility for the golfer who wants an iron-like ball flight and workability. A new leading edge design, sole geometry and optimized CG placement maintain the forgiveness of the original SIM Max Rescue – ultimately delivering the distance of a game improvement hybrid without sacrificing precision and control. It features a +/- 1.5° loft sleeve to further dial in performance.  

Relying on the V Steel technology that revolutionized hybrid performance, the SIM2 Max Rescue brings Tour-validated results to golfers at every level. A more refined sole geometry redistributes weight for increased forgiveness while maintaining low CG properties.  

The ultra-strong C300 Steel face delivers a powerful ball flight and when paired with Twist Face, the corrective face curvature that’s designed to give everyone straighter shots on mis-hits, golfers can expect better distance and accuracy more often.

SIM2 Rescue

SIM2 Max Rescue

SPECIFICATIONS, AVAILABILITY & PRICING  

SIM2 and SIM2 Max Rescues will be available for preorder on January 19 and at retail on February 19, 2021. SIM2 Rescue has an MSRP of $379.99 CAD and will be offered in lofts of 17°, 19.5° and 22°. It will be offered in the Mitsubishi Tensei AV Raw Blue HY shaft, with numerous custom shaft options available at no additional cost. It comes stock with the Golf Pride’s Z-Grip (47g).  

SIM2 Max Rescue has an MSRP of $339.99 CAD and will be offered in lofts of 19°, 22°, 25°, 28° and 31°. It will be offered in the Fujikura Ventus Blue shaft, with numerous custom shaft options available at no additional cost. It comes stock with the Lamkin’s Crossline 360 grip (47g).  

Women’s SIM Max Rescue offerings include the Aldila NV Ladies shaft and the Lamkin Ladies Sonar grip (38g). Loft offerings include 22°, 25°, 28° and 31°. 

Tommy Fleetwood Joins Team TaylorMade With a Multi-Year Agreement

The Ryder Cup Hero is Among the World’s Best Ball Strikers and One of Golf’s Most Amiable Personalities

CARLSBAD, Calif. (January 20, 2021) – Team TaylorMade has one of the strongest lineups in all of professional golf. As a company built around product innovation, technology and authentic golfer relationships, the brand has attracted some of the best and most magnetic players in the world.

Today, TaylorMade Golf announces that it has again strengthened its professional team with the signing of 5-time European Tour winner Tommy Fleetwood. Recognized as one of the game’s elite ball strikers, Fleetwood will play TaylorMade clubs and the company’s flagship golf ball franchise, TP5.

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This could be the start of something special. I have a feeling there are some exciting times ahead, I couldn’t be happier to join Team TaylorMade.Tommy Fleetwood

On the international stage, Fleetwood is widely known for his stellar play in major championships and unforgettable Ryder Cup heroics. The 30-year-old turned professional in 2010 and over the course of his career has amassed three top-5 finishes in major championships and six top 20s – including a runner up at the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock where he shot a final-round 63, matching the lowest round in U.S. Open history.

Later that year, Fleetwood played a central role in Europe’s dominant Ryder Cup performance. He finished the week at Le Golf National in Paris, France, with a record of 4-1-0 as he led his team to a 17 ½ to 10 ½ victory – handing the U.S. one of its worst losses in the event’s 93-years.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Amateur wins: 2009 Scottish Open Strokeplay, 2010 English Amateur Champion
  • European Tour: five European Tour wins, 2013 Johnnie Walker Championship, Abu Dhabi Championship 2017 and 2018, plus two Rolex Series events 2017 Open de France and 2019 Nedbank Challenge, as well as the Race to Dubai Champion in 2017
  • Team: Ryder Cup 2018 he went 4-1-0 winning 4/4 fourball and foursome matches with Molinari
  • Other: Tommy has also had three Top 5s in the majors, two Top 5s in WGCs and a Top 5 at THE PLAYERS in 2019

Fleetwood’s relationship with TaylorMade runs deep. He has been playing a set of prototype irons built by the company since 2019 and upholds strong ties to Adrian Rietveld – who was TaylorMade’s lead technician on the European Tour before making the move stateside in 2019. He also played a variety of TaylorMade metalwoods after becoming an equipment free agent in 2016.

Tommy Fleetwood is a premier golfer, but he’s an even better person. Statements like that get thrown around a lot, but if you ever have the chance to spend time with him, you’ll immediately know it’s true. There’s a warmth, sincerity and wit about Tommy that stands out. He’s the ideal fit for Team TaylorMade as we embark on a journey to become the most people-centric golf brand in the world. We couldn’t be more excited to welcome him to the team.David Abeles, Chief Executive Officer, TaylorMade Golf

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Fleetwood is currently ranked No. 17 in the Official World Golf Rankings and is coming off a 10th-place finish at the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai. He is scheduled to debut his new TaylorMade equipment at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship January 21-24.

TOMMY FLEETWOOD’S WITB:

  • SIM2 10.5 driver, Diamana DF 70 TX
  • SIM2 13.5 Rocket #3 fairway, Diamana DF 70TX
  • SIM2 18.5 #5 fairway, Diamana DF 80TX
  • P7TF proto 3-PW, Project X 6.5
  • TP5X (2021) #19

* Tommy continues to test TaylorMade wedges and putters

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