Golf News for Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | Products

SuperStroke grips continue to help top finishers across two tours

WIXOM, Mich. -- SuperStroke's patented parallel technology continues to help players win professional tournaments, share the top spots of the leaderboards and maintain the top positions in the putting categories across the tours. In the men's professional tournaments in Greensboro, North Carolina and Knoxville, Tennessee; five SuperStroke players finished in the Top 10 and 14 finished in the Top 25.

With the help of SuperStroke's Mid Slim 2.0 putter grip, the second place player finished the Greensboro professional golf tournament ranked second overall in Stroke's Gained-Putting with a 1.971 average. The Strokes Gained-Putting statistic measures a player's putting performance relative to his fellow competitors in a tournament. He also finished the tournament ranked third in Putts Per Greens In Regulation with a 1.653 total. the fourth place player at Greensboro used SuperStroke's Mid Slim 2.0 to finish fifth in Strokes Gained-Putting with a 1.688 average and eighth in Putts Per GIR with a total of 1.678.

In the professional men's tournament in Knoxville, two players using SuperStroke's Mid Slim 2.0 finished the tournament first and second in Putts Per GIR. The 17th placed finisher ranked 1st in Putts Per GIR with a total of 1.604 and the third place finisher ranked second in Putts Per GIR with a total of 1.623.

"Any golfer regardless of handicap, male or female, right-handed or left-handed, tall or short, amateur or professional can benefit from the SuperStroke Putter Grip," said Jon Luna, SuperStroke USA Marketing Director. "The SuperStroke Putter Grip is designed to 'make any putter better.'"

Mid Slim 2.0 Features
Diameter - 1.20 inches
Length - 10.50 inches
Weight - 50 grams (+/- 5)
Core - 0.580 inches
Colors - Black, Blue, Lime, Orange, Red and Pink
MSRP - $24.99
USGA approved

Jordan Spieth, playing SuperStroke's Flatso Ultra, is ranked 8th in the FedEx Cup season points standings with seven Top 10 finishes. He finished the 2014 regular season ranked second in Overall Putting Average with a 1.552 average through 86 rounds. He improved 27 spots in that category from 2013 where he finished tied for 29th with a 1.593 average through 82 rounds. He finished the 2014 regular season ranked second in Putts Per Round on tour with a 27.94 average through 86 rounds. An improvement of 29 spots from the 2013 regular season where he finished 31st with a 28.68 Putts Per Round average through 82 holes.

SuperStroke's unique parallel shape allows for even pressure in both hands, while eliminating added tension in the wrist and forearms. This helps eliminate unnecessary wrist action and results in a more consistent putting stroke.

SuperStroke (www.superstrokeusa.com) grips are long lasting and extremely shock absorbent. They are designed with a high-tech polyurethane material featuring cross traction technology that improves feel and tackiness. Combined with SuperStroke's patented parallel technology further increases consistency and lowers scores for every level of golfer, even professionals.

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ABOUT SUPERSTROKE
Jason Dufner and Jordan Spieth are the global ambassadors for SuperStroke. Dufner currently plays the 17-inch Slim 3.0 grip and Spieth plays the Flatso Ultra. In 2013 Spieth finished the season tied for ninth in putting average using a prototype of the Flatso Ultra. The 2013 Rookie of the Year had nine Top 10 finishes in his first full season on the tour. He finished the season ranked 10th on the money list and ranked 22nd in the Official World Golf Rankings. Dufner won a major championship playing SuperStroke's Slim 3.0 grip. The Slim 3.0 grip also helped capture five worldwide victories in 2013 including another major championship.

SUPERSTROKE GOLF:
Jon Luna
Marketing Director
586-758-7807 x100
jon@superstrokeusa.com

MEDIA CONTACT:
Mike Leonard
Communications Director
Golf Marketing Services
407-347-7244
mike@golfmarketinginc.com