Bubba Watson’s Secret New Golf Glove

FOOTJOY_GTEXTREMEThe proper grip has a major impact on the golf swing and having the right golf glove can dynamically contribute to the effort. A golf glove that doesn’t fit properly or doesn’t perform well under varied conditions could actually be a detriment to your golf game.

To help golfers establish a solid grip in all conditions, FootJoy recently introduced GTxtreme, which the company said represents the ultimate in golf grip technology to help maximize grip and durability in all conditions on the golf course. The FootJoy GTxtreme golf glove uses a proprietary leather technology combined with a digital FiberSof™ material to help maximize golf grip and durability. The soft FiberSof™ material on the back of the glove along with the PowerNet™ mesh and Power-Locking closure promotes a consistent fit, enhances comfort and creates an optimal fit. Add all this new technology together and you have one of the most anticipated new golf gloves in recent memory.

2012 Masters Champion Bubba Waston first used the FootJoy GTxtreme golf glove at The Open Championship in July at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Course in Lancashire, England. According to FootJoy, Watson wore the glove during every round of the Open Championship and every round he’s played since. Watson finished finished tied for 23rd at the Open, but has been happy with the performance of the GTxtreme glove so far. “Once I put the GTxtreme glove in play,” said Watson, “everything about it was great! It gives me more control to perform at my best.”

“GTxtreme provides the best of all worlds; exceptional grip performance in all-conditions, maximum durability, comfort, superb flexibility and breathability with a precision fit,” said Maria Bonzagni, Senior Director of Worldwide Marketing for FootJoy Golf Gloves and Accessories. “Together with a new high-impact package, prominent in-store display, creative interactive campaign and heavy print support featuring Bubba Watson’s tour proven performance, the new GTxtreme glove is sure to be a major hit.”

According to FootJoy, the GTxtreme is built for maximum durability by utilizing exclusively tanned leather in the palm and thumb, which should be beneficial in even the most extreme conditions. The glove also includes the QMark™ ball marker, which is an exclusive magnetic ballmarker that gives you quick and easy access to mark your ball.

The GTxtreme will debut at retail stores on September 1st and carry a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $15. Visit the FootJoy website to learn more about the GTxtreme golf clove.