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Tour Edge finished the season strong on the PGA Champions Tour with one more CBX Exotics metalwood in play at the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship this weekend.

The Exotics CBX fairway woods and hybrids are the first ever Titanium face, Stainless Steel body and Carbon Fiber sole hybrid design ever produced.

Despite the only consideration for playing the Exotics CBX fairway woods and hybrids being performance-based, the Exotics CBX ranked in the top eight models in play in both the hybrid and fairway wood model counts over the last four events of the season. Tour Edge had the 5th most metalwoods in play among active manufacturers over the last month on tour, according to the Darrel Survey.

Only players ranked in the Top 36 on the PGA Champions Tour made it to final event this week in Phoenix. Even when the stakes were highest at the end of the season, five new players that had never played a Tour Edge club in a professional event changed to the new Exotics CBX over the last four weeks of the Champions Tour.

Exotics CBX clubs earned three Top 5 finishes, four Top 10's and five Top 20 finishes in the 2017 Champions Tour despite only being introduced to players at five total events this season.

Also this week on the professional tours for Tour Edge, an Exotics CBX Iron-Wood made its debut on the PGA TOUR at the OHL Classic in Mayakoba in the bag of the #1 ranked player on the 2017 PGA Tour Latinoamérica Tour.

"The entire Exotics CBX line was designed with the tour player in mind," said Chief Designer and President of Tour Edge David Glod. "It was designed to spin less and with a forward CG. Now these spin-killing woods have taken on a life of their own as far as the buzz that's out there on how they perform. We have received more requests from tour players, college golfers and mini-tour players on these products than anything else we have ever released and they are starting to make their way onto the PGA TOUR on their own accord."

The new Exotics CBX fairway woods and hybrid were designed with a multi-material construction that includes the top of the line in Beta Titanium, Hyper Steel and Carbon Composite materials. This unique combination of three different materials helps produce a penetrating ball flight that cuts through windy conditions and lowers side spin rates for greater accuracy.

They are currently the only Titanium face fairway woods and hybrids available for sale in the U.S. market.

The Exotics CBX features a higher CG that is located slightly forward in the club head through the use of a carbon fiber in the sole, which is significantly lighter than stainless steel. This helps to increase ball speed and reduce spin, which makes for less dispersion. Tour Edge's extremely thin Beta-titanium cup-face enlarges the ideal hitting area on the clubs. It is brazed to stainless steel behind the hitting area which allows the face to flex more at impact.

This has led to independent robot tests that have shown the Exotics CBX to average more than 16 yards longer in distance than several of the best selling fairway woods on the market. The Speed Ramp sole design on the Exotics CBX products provide reduced turf interaction so the club can maintain its speed through the hitting area.

The Exotics CBX Iron-Wood that was put into play on the PGA TOUR this week is a club that features a new ground-breaking high-tensile steel 'L' cup face design that pushes the classic iron-wood design to provide maximum forgiveness and explosiveness off the face. Delivering powerful distance with minimal spin, the CBX takes aim at players who want hybrid performance combined with the feel and workability of a traditional forged iron design.

The Tour Edge Exotics CBX fairway woods, Exotics CBX hybrids and Exotics CBX Iron-woods have already shipped to select authorized Tour Edge retailers and are available for purchase immediately.

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TEACHING YOU HOW TO TEACH

Learn How To Make $100,000 per Year or More in the Golf Business as a PGTAA Teaching Professional With Precise Business Management and Marketing Principles and Techniques

 

Business & Marketing Module

This comprehensive course has been developed over 20 years by PGA pros, directors of golf and golf retailing experts. The course is designed to show the student all those “trade secrets” in becoming a financially successful professional golf teacher whether as an independent teacher or as a Head Pro. The course is the mainstay of the Professional Golf Teachers Association of America’s unequaled leadership in the field of golf instructor education worldwide.

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Custom Club Fitting, Club Building and Repairs Module

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A minimum of 6 students per class is required. $100.00 – 4 hours


Take a walk up and down the driving range, and a few things immediately are observable:

  1. Not All Golfers Talk the Same
  2. Not All Golfers Swing the Same
  3. Not All Golfers Dress the Same

Only when you can put the same swing on every golf club, can you compete at the highest level and achieve results truly commensurate with your ability.

Probably the best example of this commitment to precision tuned and precision manufacturing, was when the great Ben Hogan invited Jack Fleck to the Hogan factory in Fort Worth to be fitted a set of precision Hogan golf clubs. The difference to Jack Fleck’s game resulted in his winning of the 1955 US Open over none other than Ben Hogan himself in a playoff.

Today all tour players today are precisely fit and most equipped with precision golf sets. There are 14 different considerations to include when custom fitting a set of clubs. On the other hand, the majority of the general golf public is stuck with off the shelf, mass- produced, inferior sets of clubs that do not match their swings.

So what’s the point? Custom Fitting is BACK. BIG TIME and we are not talking about the major manufacturer’s “Golf Fitting Carts” found on ranges and country clubs. Another favorable consideration – custom fitting runs about the same price as off the shelf clubs and if one has access to custom fitting, it would be well worth the time and effort.

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Learn to build, repair and fit golf clubs. You will be taught how to determine loft, lie angles, shaft types and shaft replacement, shaft flexes, length, grip size and grip replacement, kick points and head designs and refinishing that will allow your customer/student to obtain the best possible clubs suited for his game.

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