Nike dropping golf equipment (merged)

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Just hitting the wires. Will remain in apparel/footwear. Lots of interesting names that will be looking for new club deals...
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Cobra SpeedZone 9*, Fujikura Ventus Blue 6S

Tour Edge Exotics EXS 220 15*, Fujikura Ventus Blue 7S

Titleist TS2 18*, HZRDUS Smoke Black 70 6.0

Callaway Apex ‘19 23*, KBS TOUR Graphite Proto 85S

Callaway Apex CF19, 5-P, KBS $-Taper Lite S

Vokey SM7, 48.F, 54.S, 58.D

Bettinardi Studio Stock #3

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  • Boogs2Boogs2 Turbulence is caused by air fish Members  8485WRX Points: 151Posts: 8,485 Titanium Tees
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  • dlygrissedlygrisse KansasMembers  13837WRX Points: 1,379Handicap: 8-ishPosts: 13,837 Titanium Tees
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    link?
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    I pick 14 of the following:
    Ping G400
    Callaway Epic Flash 3w 
    Ping G410 5 and 7 wood
    Callaway Apex 23*
    Ping G 4-U
    Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth 54, 58 SS or Vokey M Grind 58
    Grips NDMC +4
    Odyssey Pro #1 black
    Jones Utility
    ProV1x-mostly
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  • jgallant415jgallant415 ClubWRX  363WRX Points: 113Handicap: 12Posts: 363 ClubWRX
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    dlygrisse wrote:
    link?




    Sorry, can't link from a Bloomberg terminal...
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    Cobra SpeedZone 9*, Fujikura Ventus Blue 6S

    Tour Edge Exotics EXS 220 15*, Fujikura Ventus Blue 7S

    Titleist TS2 18*, HZRDUS Smoke Black 70 6.0

    Callaway Apex ‘19 23*, KBS TOUR Graphite Proto 85S

    Callaway Apex CF19, 5-P, KBS $-Taper Lite S

    Vokey SM7, 48.F, 54.S, 58.D

    Bettinardi Studio Stock #3

  • dlygrissedlygrisse KansasMembers  13837WRX Points: 1,379Handicap: 8-ishPosts: 13,837 Titanium Tees
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    Can't wait for the thread that discusses what clubs Tiger will use in the Isleworth member-guest.



    Maybe he can really play Miura now. LOL.
    Posted:
    I pick 14 of the following:
    Ping G400
    Callaway Epic Flash 3w 
    Ping G410 5 and 7 wood
    Callaway Apex 23*
    Ping G 4-U
    Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth 54, 58 SS or Vokey M Grind 58
    Grips NDMC +4
    Odyssey Pro #1 black
    Jones Utility
    ProV1x-mostly
    ECCO Biom Hybrid 3
  • WarrickWarrick ClubWRX  11291WRX Points: 1,172Handicap: 7Posts: 11,291 ClubWRX
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    GBB 9* Ventus Black 
    F9 Tour 3w\13.5 - Smoke 70
    F9 Tour 5w\17.5- Smoke 70
    Mavrik 7w - smoke 80
    Mizuno 919/T7 combo 5-P LZ Blackout
    MD5 48-53-58 TI S200
    SL Black Rossie Flow
    TM TP5X
  • mountaintopmountaintop Members  449WRX Points: 1Posts: 449 Greens
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    covert 2.0 driver
    baffler rail f 3w, 5w
    mp15 4i-p
    sm6 50 54 58
    8802 milled
    chrome soft
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  • WarrickWarrick ClubWRX  11291WRX Points: 1,172Handicap: 7Posts: 11,291 ClubWRX
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    I am not trying to be a total d!ick ( i did just buy my first three nike clubs ever), but this is great news for Rory. Still the best soft goods in the business, and now can probably play anything he wants, still have a nice fat contract.



    ...or will they re-work\release from contracts?
    Posted:
    GBB 9* Ventus Black 
    F9 Tour 3w\13.5 - Smoke 70
    F9 Tour 5w\17.5- Smoke 70
    Mavrik 7w - smoke 80
    Mizuno 919/T7 combo 5-P LZ Blackout
    MD5 48-53-58 TI S200
    SL Black Rossie Flow
    TM TP5X
  • RSinSGRSinSG St George, UT (Formerly Palm Springs, CA)ClubWRX  3353WRX Points: 427Handicap: 7.2Posts: 3,353 ClubWRX
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    Uh oh. Nike clubs may be like Twinkies. Better buy and hoard them and someday get rich.
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    Ping G410 Tour AD DI S
    Ping G30 3 wood, 5 wood
    Ben Hogan VTKR 21* hybrid
    Ping G400 Irons 5-SW, Steel Fiber i95
    Ping Glide 60* LW
    Scotty Cameron Studio Blade (or)
     Scotty CameronFastback
    Gamegolf
    https://www.ledges.com/ Home course
  • jmckjmck Members  4637WRX Points: 648Posts: 4,637 Titanium Tees
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    lol. Didn't someone just start a thread about how Nike was going to be buying TM, guaranteed?
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  • SixSixGolfSixSixGolf Members  391WRX Points: 57Posts: 391 Greens
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    Holy ****. There's going to be an incredible bidding war for Tiger and Rory.
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  • dlygrissedlygrisse KansasMembers  13837WRX Points: 1,379Handicap: 8-ishPosts: 13,837 Titanium Tees
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    Have to day this was inevitable. Without Tiger, and his fanboys in full worship mode no one buys their stuff any longer. He had to be responsible for 90% of their golf sales at his Nike peak.



    Shoes and apparel Nike does well. Equipment, not so much.
    Posted:
    I pick 14 of the following:
    Ping G400
    Callaway Epic Flash 3w 
    Ping G410 5 and 7 wood
    Callaway Apex 23*
    Ping G 4-U
    Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth 54, 58 SS or Vokey M Grind 58
    Grips NDMC +4
    Odyssey Pro #1 black
    Jones Utility
    ProV1x-mostly
    ECCO Biom Hybrid 3
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  • jgallant415jgallant415 ClubWRX  363WRX Points: 113Handicap: 12Posts: 363 ClubWRX
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    Warrick wrote:
    I am not trying to be a total d!ick ( i did just buy my first three nike clubs ever), but this is great news for Rory. Still the best soft goods in the business, and now can probably play anything he wants, still have a nice fat contract.



    ...or will they re-work\release from contracts?




    I'd imagine there is some type of offset language in the contracts, e.g. anything Rory gets on a new club deal reduces Nike's commitment by some pre-determined amount.
    Posted:

    Cobra SpeedZone 9*, Fujikura Ventus Blue 6S

    Tour Edge Exotics EXS 220 15*, Fujikura Ventus Blue 7S

    Titleist TS2 18*, HZRDUS Smoke Black 70 6.0

    Callaway Apex ‘19 23*, KBS TOUR Graphite Proto 85S

    Callaway Apex CF19, 5-P, KBS $-Taper Lite S

    Vokey SM7, 48.F, 54.S, 58.D

    Bettinardi Studio Stock #3

  • jmckjmck Members  4637WRX Points: 648Posts: 4,637 Titanium Tees
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    Warrick wrote:


    I am not trying to be a total d!ick ( i did just buy my first three nike clubs ever), but this is great news for Rory. Still the best soft goods in the business, and now can probably play anything he wants, still have a nice fat contract.



    ...or will they re-work\release from contracts?




    I don't know anywhere near enough about contract law to speculate on that, but it is certainly an interesting question. Anyone?



    Could be good news for Rory. Maybe he'll buy that Bullseye off of Beem for $20 and go on a tear....
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  • dlygrissedlygrisse KansasMembers  13837WRX Points: 1,379Handicap: 8-ishPosts: 13,837 Titanium Tees
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    jmck wrote:


    lol. Didn't someone just start a thread about how Nike was going to be buying TM, guaranteed?


    Now this would make sense. Buy TM, and market as a secondary brand. They could even do a department store/dick's line of clubs under the Nike brand in box sets.
    Posted:
    I pick 14 of the following:
    Ping G400
    Callaway Epic Flash 3w 
    Ping G410 5 and 7 wood
    Callaway Apex 23*
    Ping G 4-U
    Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth 54, 58 SS or Vokey M Grind 58
    Grips NDMC +4
    Odyssey Pro #1 black
    Jones Utility
    ProV1x-mostly
    ECCO Biom Hybrid 3
  • kyle75kyle75 Members  718WRX Points: 79Posts: 718 Golden Tee
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    The people in the Nike 17 thread are going to have a really bad day if this is true.
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  • jmckjmck Members  4637WRX Points: 648Posts: 4,637 Titanium Tees
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    dlygrisse wrote:

    jmck wrote:


    lol. Didn't someone just start a thread about how Nike was going to be buying TM, guaranteed?


    Now this would make sense. Buy TM, and market as a secondary brand. They could even do a department store/dick's line of clubs under the Nike brand in box sets.




    Why bother though? Seems Nike wasn't making any money in equipment. Why would they want to buy TM--TM who isn't making any money in equipment.
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  • thegraymanthegrayman Members  634WRX Points: 73Posts: 634 Golden Tee
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    Poor Tai...
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    G400 LST 10* Tour 65x
    G 15.5* Tour 80x
    G 19* Tour 90x
    MP-53 3 iron S300
    MP-4 4-PW S300
    SM7 52.12F/58.12D
    Tour Velvet Mids
    Kingston KP1 GSS w/ Pingman
    Srixon Z star XV
  • jgallant415jgallant415 ClubWRX  363WRX Points: 113Handicap: 12Posts: 363 ClubWRX
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    Beyond not making money in equipment, this move seems like it could really boost Nike's ability to get top names on apparel deals. I'm sure there are a lot more players who would be happy to take Nike's money on an apparel deal as long as they can play someone else's clubs...
    Posted:

    Cobra SpeedZone 9*, Fujikura Ventus Blue 6S

    Tour Edge Exotics EXS 220 15*, Fujikura Ventus Blue 7S

    Titleist TS2 18*, HZRDUS Smoke Black 70 6.0

    Callaway Apex ‘19 23*, KBS TOUR Graphite Proto 85S

    Callaway Apex CF19, 5-P, KBS $-Taper Lite S

    Vokey SM7, 48.F, 54.S, 58.D

    Bettinardi Studio Stock #3

  • J_BirdieJ_Birdie LOFT Issue Members  1822WRX Points: 128Posts: 1,822 Platinum Tees
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    does this mean my nike putter is a collector's item
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    What's in my bag:
    Cobra F9 Avalance 9* w/ Fujikura ATMOS Black Tour Spec 6X 45"
    Cobra F9 Tour 3W w/ Fujikura ATMOS Black Tour Spec 7X 42.5"
    Taylormade P790 UDI 2i / Diamana D+ 92HY X 1* Up 18* loft
    Cobra Forged Tour 4-PW / Nippon NS Pro Modus 120X 1* Up
    Cobra King Black Wedges 50* & 54* (bent to 55*) Versatile Grind / Nippon NS Pro Modus 120X
    Callaway PM Grind 2 60* Nippon NS Pro Modus 120X
    Odyssey O-Works 7S Black with Superstroke GT 2.0 Pistol Grip 35"
  • dlygrissedlygrisse KansasMembers  13837WRX Points: 1,379Handicap: 8-ishPosts: 13,837 Titanium Tees
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    jmck wrote:

    dlygrisse wrote:

    jmck wrote:


    lol. Didn't someone just start a thread about how Nike was going to be buying TM, guaranteed?


    Now this would make sense. Buy TM, and market as a secondary brand. They could even do a department store/dick's line of clubs under the Nike brand in box sets.




    Why bother though? Seems Nike wasn't making any money in equipment. Why would they want to buy TM--TM who isn't making any money in equipment.




    They would have guaranteed market share, just need to restructure how the business is run. Whenever I play golf I see more TM equipment in random bags than any other brand, rarely any Nike any more.



    Or they could just sell shoes and shirts....in the end I couldn't care less what they do. It's just interesting to speculate.



    does this mean my nike putter is a collector's item




    It'll be right up there with the Ram Zebra in value.
    Posted:
    I pick 14 of the following:
    Ping G400
    Callaway Epic Flash 3w 
    Ping G410 5 and 7 wood
    Callaway Apex 23*
    Ping G 4-U
    Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth 54, 58 SS or Vokey M Grind 58
    Grips NDMC +4
    Odyssey Pro #1 black
    Jones Utility
    ProV1x-mostly
    ECCO Biom Hybrid 3
  • jmckjmck Members  4637WRX Points: 648Posts: 4,637 Titanium Tees
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    Beyond not making money in equipment, this move seems like it could really boost Nike's ability to get top names on apparel deals. I'm sure there are a lot more players who would be happy to take Nike's money on an apparel deal as long as they can play someone else's clubs...




    Great point.
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  • pusb365pusb365 Members  658WRX Points: 94Posts: 658 Golden Tee
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    So I guess the current Nike staffers will keep wearing Nike clothing/shoes, but switch to other equipment. Will be interesting to see what happens there, and whether some players want to depart from Nike completely.



    Good news for Rory I think.
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  • dlygrissedlygrisse KansasMembers  13837WRX Points: 1,379Handicap: 8-ishPosts: 13,837 Titanium Tees
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    Rumor has it Bob Parsons is going to buy Nike and start selling $500 shirts.
    Posted:
    I pick 14 of the following:
    Ping G400
    Callaway Epic Flash 3w 
    Ping G410 5 and 7 wood
    Callaway Apex 23*
    Ping G 4-U
    Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth 54, 58 SS or Vokey M Grind 58
    Grips NDMC +4
    Odyssey Pro #1 black
    Jones Utility
    ProV1x-mostly
    ECCO Biom Hybrid 3
  • The CouvThe Couv Members  389WRX Points: 78Posts: 389 Greens
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    Wow! My almost full set of Nike clubs are collectors items now haha!



    Wonder if they will clear out everything else as well on their site. Could use a Nike bag.
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  • Boogs2Boogs2 Turbulence is caused by air fish Members  8485WRX Points: 151Posts: 8,485 Titanium Tees
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    Hmmmm...where does Rors go? PXG? Back to Titleist?
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  • LansingMILansingMI Lansing, MIMembers  989WRX Points: 87Posts: 989 Golden Tee
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    jmck wrote:


    lol. Didn't someone just start a thread about how Nike was going to be buying TM, guaranteed?






    Can MODS merge this thread with the



    NIKE BUYING TAYLORMADE thread?



    Posted:
    R9 460 10.5 L flex 46"

    COBRA Baffler XL 17* FW
    COBRA Baffler XL 22* 25* 28* hybrids
    Hand ground Bazooka QLS 7-PW

    Component Wedges 50* 54* 60* 63*
    (hand grinds) torched 

    Heavy Putter B2m 38" Ust FF shaft
    Rife Switchback XL (custom long neck) 34" UST FF 
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    Crazy
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  • kylesilkkylesilk PXG & Yeti Members  690WRX Points: 128Posts: 690 Golden Tee
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    I have a whole bag of Nike stuff if anybody wants to buy it....lol. Its kinda shocking to hear this, not totally surprised though.
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    915 D3 Diamana D+ 70S
    913f , 913h
    712u 4 iron Pro Modus 120 S
    714 CB 5,6,7...714 MB 8-P ProModus 120S
    Vokey TVD 52,60 M..TVD 56K
    Studio Select Newport 1.5
  • jmckjmck Members  4637WRX Points: 648Posts: 4,637 Titanium Tees
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    dlygrisse wrote:

    jmck wrote:

    dlygrisse wrote:

    jmck wrote:


    lol. Didn't someone just start a thread about how Nike was going to be buying TM, guaranteed?


    Now this would make sense. Buy TM, and market as a secondary brand. They could even do a department store/dick's line of clubs under the Nike brand in box sets.




    Why bother though? Seems Nike wasn't making any money in equipment. Why would they want to buy TM--TM who isn't making any money in equipment.




    They would have guaranteed market share, just need to restructure how the business is run. Whenever I play golf I see more TM equipment in random bags than any other brand, rarely any Nike any more.



    Or they could just sell shoes and shirts....in the end I couldn't care less what they do. It's just interesting to speculate.




    Agree that it's interesting to speculate--frankly my day was a little boring until this thread popped up! Disagree that it makes any sense whatsoever for Nike to buy another club manufacturer like TM. I can't see Nike wanting to take on the headache of trying to make money on equipment using someone else's logo when they just announced that they're getting out of the equipment business themselves.
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    915D2 Rogue Silver 60S
    915F Rogue Black 80S
    915H Rogue Black 85S
    712u 4i Recoil F4 110
    714 AP2 5-PW Nippon Modus3 Tour 105x
    SM6 51.08F | 56.08M | 60.10S
    Scotty Cameron Mil-Spec 33/350G
    WITB || Scotty Cameron Mil-Spec
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