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Sharp-eyed fans will have noticed caddies for Titleist staffers in the FedExCup Playoffs were toting a new staff bag which the company says is the first in their Jet Black Collection due out next year.

Significant features in the Tour Bag that we will also see in the cart and carry versions include better top cuff velour, redesigned ball pocket panels and thicker quilted hip pads.

Other features of the Titleist Tour Bag
3-point single shoulder strap
Premium metal hardware
5-way top cuff
Integrated handles
Velour lined valuables pocket with magnetic closure

The Titleist Tour Bag ($550) will be in golf shops Sept. 1, with the complete Jet Black Collection coming in early 2020. More at Titleist.com.

Golf Pride PRO ONLY
Golf Pride has modernized their traditional putter grips with three new Tour shapes called PRO ONLY.

“Many people find it surprising that 70% of the Top 30 putters on Tour prefer a smaller size putter grip. They prefer it because it allows them to gain greater feel, feedback and control. The PRO ONLY models deliver those Tour-preferred shapes with three uniquely optimized performance options.” said Bruce Miller, product manager, Golf Pride. “The new PRO ONLY putter-grip series enhances those marksman preferences with our new age materials, providing preferred shapes that have been trusted to win countless major championships.”

PRO ONLY Red Star
Modernized horseshoe shape with an arched paddle front for thumb
Slight pistol kick in the back for hand heel pad placement
72 cc size and 74.5g weight

PRO ONLY Blue Star
Angled profile with a wide, flat paddle front
Angled back shape
81 cc size and 82g weight

PRO ONLY Green Star
Oval shape with an arched paddle front
Slight upper hand flared back
88 cc size and 86.5g weight

PRO ONLY putter grips will be at retail Sept. 1 and with a suggested retail price of $12.99 each. For additional details visit GolfPride.com.