Golf News for Monday, March 31, 2014 | Products

Wilson Staff centennial anniverary sees new products, promotion

CHICAGO -- Over the span of 100 years, Wilson innovators have been at the forefront of designing equipment that helps athletes win. Working conjointly with its tour advisory staff over the past century, research and developers within the brand have pioneered new trends - from the first sand wedge to iron slot technology to low compression golf balls - all with the intention of helping both their tour staff and everyday golfers win on the course.

In its centennial anniverary, Wilson Staff wants to refresh the minds of contemporary golfers about what it has done to change golf, and pay tribute to the many professionals and amateurs whom have shared in the brand's success.

Centennial Equipment Line
FG Tour 100 Irons

Classic is new again in this timeless forged blade designed for the ultimate shot-shaping F (feel) player. Inspired by the iconic 1971 Wilson Staff "Button Back" model, these blades are forged with modern shape, size, styling and technology. A Fluid Feel bore-through insert paired with a milled face, scorelines and topline provide the ultimate in consistency for the better player. Vintage triple knurling on the hosel and a long, gold/red/gold ringed ferule with the three-piece button back make this iron a standout classic blade.
MAP: $999.99

Centennial Pro Tour Bag
Introduced at the Waste Management Phoenix Open by Wilson Staff tour stars Padraig Harrington, Ricky Barnes and Kevin Streelman, this bag truly is a jaw-dropper. It evokes a trip down memory lane and revisits the many famous stars that have carried Wilson Staff on tour. Each gold zipper handle features the Centennial Wilson logo, and the old-school Wilson script is written across its side panels.
MAP: $399.99

Centennial neXus Carry Bag
When the Centennial Tour Bag appeared on tour at the Phoenix Open, people all over social media asked for a carry version. Here it is, with the old-school Wilson script written across its side panel. All the great features of the traditional neXus bag - lightweight, spacious and a reactive kickstand - characterize this bag.
MAP: $199.99

Centennial DUO 6-Ball Pack
In the 1950s, Wilson Staff manufactured golf balls that were packaged with each individual ball wrapped in gold foil. Bringing this concept back for the centennial, the only thing different about this DUO is its old school shield and script logo.
MAP: $9.99

Other Accessories
Wilson Staff is offering other commemorative accessories to dress up the bag with vintage style.

100 Years of Sport
Wilson is excited to celebrate the best and most influential moments in its sports history with its fan base, both within the golf division and among the other sport categories. The new website hosts a century-long timeline highlighting the game-changing moments among Wilson's company, athletes, equipment and fans. Visit the 100 Years of Sport site to learn about company and industry fun facts, view old catalogs and advertisements and see the 100 medallions that were designed to commemorate the best of Wilson since 1914.

Where's the Game?
For 100 days, the website is hosting "Where's the Game?", a timed challenge where players must identify a slowly-revealed sporting venue. They are entered into a daily sweesptakes drawing for the chance to win Wilson equipment. Golf clubs, accessories and apparel will be given out on a daily basis. Play now.

About Wilson Golf
For 100 years, Wilson Golf has designed, manufactured and distributed premium and recreational golf equipment throughout the world. Since 1914, Wilson Staff irons have won 61 major championships, more than any other iron manufacturer in history. That winning tradition continues today by delivering the highest quality golf equipment to all golfers to enhance performance on the course and overall enjoyment of the game.

Wilson Staff's new D100 ES hybrid-iron set was recently honored as a Golf Digest's Hot List recipient. Also recognized are the D100 irons, driver and hybrid as well as the DUO golf ball and FG Tour TC wedges.

MyGolfSpy rated the neXus golf bag its Best Overall stand bag in 2014, and the Vizor Level 2 M3 putter the number two Most Wanted Mallet putter on the market.

Wilson Golf is a division of Chicago-based Wilson Sporting Goods Co., one of the world's leading manufacturers of sports equipment by Amer Sports.

Log onto wilsongolf.com or call (800) 874-5930 for more information.