Golf News for Monday, December 3, 2012 | Products

HIRZL gloves dominate 2012 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship

With over 80% of the field using its Trust Control, TRUST Feel and SOFFFT Flex golf glove, HIRZL dominated the 2012 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship presented by Dick's Sporting Goods. Players wearing HIRZL gloves won 3 World Titles and had 2 second place finishes, establishing HIRZL as the winningest glove at the Championship by outperforming all other glove manufacturers combined.

"As the world's longest drivers competed head to head at this years finals, the one common denominator for success was HIRZL gloves," said Gary Sheppard, President of HIRZL North America. "When you combine this year's 3 World Titles with last year's 5 World Titles, HIRZL has clearly demonstrated that it is the glove of choice for the world's best golfers seeking the ultimate in a performance golf glove."

Highlights of this year's RE/MAX World Long Drive finals include:

First Place: Sandra Carlborg-Ladies World Long Drive Champion (Defending Champion)-wearing a HIRZL TRUST Control glove. Heather LeMaster, wearing a HIRZL TRUST Control, finished third

First Place: David Brinker -Legend's Division World Champion- wearing a HIRZL TRUST Control.

First Place: Jack Crutchfield -Grand Champion's Division World Champion- wearing a HIRZL TRUST Control.

Runner-Up: Mike Barbarossa -Super Senior Division- wearing a HIRZL TRUST Control.

Runner-Up: Tim Burke -Open Division- wearing a HIRZL TRUST Feel

"HIRZL has reaffirmed its position as the leading performance golf glove and the ultimate in grip and durability," said Art Sellinger, chief executive officer of Long Drivers of America, owners of the Championship. "With so much riding on every single drive, a grip-enhancing golf glove is now one of the most trusted and valuable pieces of equipment used to help achieve longer and straighter drives and that is why the world's longest drivers use HIRZL gloves."

HIRZL is a global pioneer in high performance sports gloves where innovation and precision engineering is at the heart of the HIRZL philosophy and is supported by a focus on design excellence and top quality production.

About HIRZL
HIRZL, headquartered in Switzerland, with North American operations based in Granbury, TX, is a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance sports gloves. HIRZL's focus is exclusively on gloves specifically designed for golf and cycling, in contrast to many sports manufacturers with wide ranges of products spanning equipment, footwear and apparel. HIRZL's gloves incorporate the latest scientific, technological and ergonomic data as it pertains to the use of gloves in sports.

HIRZL uses exclusive GRIPPP™ technology in their kangaroo leather TRUST Series of golf gloves that provide better grip in dry weather and outstanding grip even in wet weather over other glove brands. HIRZL's SOFFFT™ Flex Cabretta glove uses the company's 72-step tanning procedure that extends the peak performance level of the glove far longer than other brands. The entire series of HIRZL gloves are washable. HIRZL golf gloves have been reviewed by the USGA and R&A and found to be fully conforming to the rules of golf. HIRZL golf gloves are available in three series: TRUST Control with a textured kangaroo palm for the ultimate in grip in all types of weather conditions; TRUST Feel with a smooth kangaroo palm for those seeking grip and a thin glove feel and; SOFFFT Flex for unsurpassed softness and long-lasting performance in a Cabretta glove. All HIRZL golf gloves are available in men's and ladies models, in right and left hand from small to X-Large sizes as well as cadet sizes, and are sold at leading clubs, retailers and custom club makers around the world. For more information, please visit HIRZL at www.hirzl.com, or follow HIRZL on Facebook and Twitter.

For More Information Contact:
Stuart Goldstein
Raker Goldstein & Co.
201-784-1818
stuart@rakergoldstein.com

Gary Sheppard
HIRZL
877-447-9587
g.sheppard@hirzl.com



 
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