As Father's Day approaches, you may be on the lookout for some ideas on gifts for the sports fan in your life.
Here are a few options that may help you on your quest for the perfect gift.
If you’re really looking to spoil dad this year, then the Mizuno JPX-800 irons should do just the trick. Designed for golfers with handicaps of 8 to 26, the JPX-800 irons fall in the category of game improvement irons because they do just that, improve your game. The JPX-800 irons are designed to be amazingly forgiving and explosively long.
The JPX-800 Driver falls right along the same lines as the Irons with the same name. The JPX-800 Driver features Mizuno’s new Ultimate Dynamic Stability technology for explosive distance from all over the face of the club. The driver features a precise center of gravity placement to provide for a high launch with a low spin. If you’re not sure what that means, the JPX-800 will help you hit the ball straighter and longer.
If you want dad to really stand out on the course, then this is the fashion forward golf bag you’re looking for. The Mizuno Aerolite Stand bag weighs just four pounds, making it a great carry bag with the features and space of a cart bag.
Give the gift of Greener Golf Balls. Dixon offers eco-friendly golf balls that play as well as any on the market today. Dixon offers three lines of balls called Earth, Wind, and Fire. Dixon is also having a Father's Day special by offering a buy one, get one free deal on the Dixon Earth golf ball. The offer runs through Sunday, June 21st and is available at Golfsmith.com and Dixongolf.com .
The white-hot Burner SuperFast 2.0 is the lightest, longest and fastest driver ever introduced by TaylorMade. The Burner Superfast 2.0 features a white crown, black face and the largest sweet spot of any driver. You may have seen the Driver in use on the PGA tour as it’s currently being played by a number of professionals including PGA Tour Star Camilo Villegas.
Sticking with bright white clubs, the Corza Ghost is a mallet-sized putter with a circular hole creating a bright and very noticeable secondary alignment aid. The New PURE ROLL Titallium insert promotes forward spin and smooth roll on putts and is available in belly, center and long styles.
TR3 Speed Sleeve
Training tools for golfers are available everywhere, but few of them are hittable with clubs from your own bag. The TR3 Speed Sleeve is adjustable and fits any club, from driver to putter. The benefits of a weighted training system? Increased speeds, better tempo, overall muscle strength, increased distance on full shots, better control on chips and putts.
Part golf bag, part suitcase, the Catalina Cart 2.0 is big enough to hold everything. The bag features a large insulated cooler pocket with drainage ports, nine pockets including three velour lined valuables pockets with internal key/ring clip, integrated putter tube, accordion expandable side pocket, a weight of just under 6 pounds.
DNA Golf Driver
Tempe-based DNA Golf has developed a new set of drivers that feature a detachable face as well as a more traditional molded face driver. DNA Golf also allows you to customize your clubs with logos for their drivers. The optional logos include NBA and NCAA teams so a Phoenix Suns or ASU Sun Devil driver is well within your reach. DNA is offering a Father's Day special of half price drivers.
If you are looking to lower your handicap and improve your golf game, check out Stan Utley's new book, "The Art of the Swing". Utley, who teaches out of Grayhawk in Scottsdale, says his book can improve you total game in just 30 days. The Art of the Swing has a very cool feature, with numerous interactive tags that can be scanned by smartphones and played back online or on YouTube with Utley showing video of the tips in the book.
If dad likes to pound the pavement then great running shoes are a necessity. The Mizuno Wave Rider 14’s feature high-energy cushioning, a flexible fit, and plenty of heel support for those long runs here in the desert. The Wave Rider 14’s also feature Intercool full-length ventilation which reduces heat and moisture build-up in the shoe.
Take dad out to the ballgame and give him some glove this Father’s Day. The Mizuno Pro Soft Baseball gloves feature rich and rugged leather for that throwback look of the days when dad was roaming the outfield.
The Bushnell Hybrid Laser GPS features a laser rangefinder and GPS all in one package. The Hybrid Laser GPS features laser accuracy with the added convenience of GPS. Featuring PinSeeker technology used by more than 90% of PGA Pros, the Hybrid Laser GPS also offers GPS functionality of over 16,000 pre-loaded North American golf courses.