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Six more hot new products that will be in a pro shop near you in 2017.
Presenting six hot new products heading to a pro shop near you – including Nike’s new Lunar Control Vapor shoes.
Nike Lunar Control Vapor shoes The new Articulated Integrated Traction sole is inspired by the tread on snowmobiles. It separates the medial heel and lateral forefoot areas for better grip, mobility and balance throughout the swing while keeping you low to the ground. It also features a full-length Lunarlon midsole and Nike Flywire to keep the foot stable and cushioned. The lightweight microfiber upper has a two-year waterproof guarantee. £120; nike.com/golf Titleist Pro V1 ball Titleist say the 2017 version is the longest Pro V1 ever courtesy of a re-engineered Next Generation 2.0 ZG Process Core that delivers lower long game spin and faster ball speeds, while maintaining the soft feel and short game performance. The new Pro V1x has a spherically tiled 328 tetrahedral dimple design that produces a high trajectory and consistent flight. £52 per dozen; titleist.co.uk PowaKaddy Freeway trolleys The FW3, FW5 and FW7s models have all been upgraded for the new season.The FW3 and FW5 have been rebranded as the FW3i and FW5i thanks to new digital screens withadigital power gauge and battery fuel indicator. The FW7s features a 3.5-inch full colour widescreen display with a new frame colour and soft touch handle trims. They all have the simple Plug ‘n’ Play system and PowaFrame chassis. £499.99-£699.99; powakaddy.com Mizuno JPX-S ball This soft-compression three-piece ball is designed to offer balanced performance across a wide range of swing speeds with increased ball speed for most golfers. The aerodynamics have been improved with a unique Dimple-Cluster design with a total of 566 dimples. Micro dimples take effect at lower ball speeds to deliver increased hang time. £35 per dozen; golf.mizunoeurope.com Callaway GBB Epic Sub Zero driver The Sub Zero is the most forgiving prostyle driver Callaway has ever produced thanks to its aerospace-grade titanium Exo-cage with an ultra-light triaxial carbon crown and sole. Jailbreak Technology increases the clubhead’s efficiency by stiffening the body to transfer more energy to the ball and two interchangeable weights (2g and 12g) enable you to tweak the spin and launch angle. £469; callawaygolf.com Bushnell Pro X2 rangefinder You can easily toggle between normal yardages and distances adjusted for gradient by turning Slope-Switch Technology on or off by moving the logo on the side of the device up or down. The housing makes it 100% waterproof and second-generation ESP Technology and PinSeeker with Jolt Technology makes it quick and easy to use and extremely accurate. £449; bushnellgolf.co.uk