2010 PGA Show - Hot Products & Soft Goods


February 8, 2010. The 2010 PGA Show presented a strong assortment of soft goods this year including stylist fashions with performance enhancing materials, golf gloves made from space-age materials and the hippest/coolest golf shoes on the market. Those and several more intriguing product lines are listed below.

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Cutters Gloves

Most every star wide receiver in the NFL wears Cutters Gloves and raves about the awesome grip and dexterity. Now, the pioneering company has set its sights on golf with its exclusive "C-TACK Performance Grip Material." We dare you to find another glove matching the superior feel, durability and overall performance offered by the 019X Pro-Fit. No wonder the material is top secret. MSPR: $29.99. www.cuttersgloves.com

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The Littlest Golfer

"Start younger. Play longer!" is the motto of the folks at The Littlest Golfer who make resort-quality clothing, accessories and toys for newborns and children up to age 12. Among the adorable current offerings is the Retro-Print Bermuda Romper (MSRP: $29), which features a turtle print polo permanently attached to knee-length, khaki-colored Bermuda shorts. For older kids, the TLG Performance Dress (MSRP: $39) looks smart, is moisture wicking and provides broad spectrum UV protection, while the wind- and water-resistant Tour Windshirt (MSRP: $39) is big on comfort and performance. www.thelittlestgolfer.com

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Elizabeth McKay

For women, the red-hot Elizabeth McKay line offers an array of eye-catching and styles geared toward players who want to look their best both on and off the course. Showcasing a classic-contemporary feel, highlight pieces like MC Short (MSRP: $165) and Jo Jo Polo (MSRP: $135) are destined to become staples of your golf wardrobe. Among the company's most tantalizingly feminine designs is The Scotland Dress (MSRP: $265), a truly feminine option that is just right for a day at the club or picnic in the park. www.emckay.com

ECCO

ECCO continues to blend comfort, performance and style with its trend-setting new Golf Street, a hybrid sport-casual shoe designed specifically for wear both on and off the course. Already getting play on Tour from Fred Couples, it's inspired by modern fashion, as evidenced by funky color pops and cool metal-rivet accents. Stability and grip are ensured by a sleek, cushioning PU midsole and pre-molded traction bars which are extremely durable. MSRP: $130 for women and $140 for men. www.eccousa.com

Coastal Clothing

Dunning Sportswear

Drawing from a unique heritage that includes two decades on the leading-edge of technical apparel design combined with a family tradition of classic British tailoring, Dunning's authentic, premium-quality clothing includes shirts, pants, shorts, sweaters, outerwear, thermal and compression pieces. Worn in competition by scores of international Tour stars, including Zach Johnson and John Rollins, Dunning offers pieces in two distinct fabric stories - performance blends and traditional materials such as luxurious cotton and wool. New for Fall 2010 are a variety of classic prep tops and bottoms in both traditional and athletic fits that are ideal for ideal for golf, business, casual and leisure outings. www.dunningsportswear.com

Sunday Afternoons

Skin cancer is a threat to anyone who enjoys time in the sun. The most commonly diagnosed form of the disease in the U.S., it's especially prevalent among golfers. Keeping you safe is a core mission for Sunday Afternoons, which offers solar defense at its best through a broad range of premium protective clothing and accessories. Made from 50+ UPF fabrics, pieces like the new and versatile Traveler Hat (MSRP: $30) are affordable, stylish and easily packed into golf bags, daypacks or totes. www.sundayafternoons.com

keri golf Bags and Accessories

Carried in competition by LPGA Tour stars Christina Kim, Se Ri Pak and Michelle McGann, keri golf's 2010 Newport collection combines hues of navy, white and poppy red with geometric prints in a contemporary, chic aesthetic. Accented with pops of contrasting color, patent leather trims and gold hardware, the distinctly feminine line's latest offerings include cart and stand bags, totes and headcovers. To complement her premium collection, designer Keri Murschell has also introduced the keri sport collection by Adams Golf, created in partnership with the leading equipment manufacturer. Showcasing Murschell's trademark aesthetic, the keri sport collection features polka dots, stripes and roseblooms in a retro blue, green and white scheme. These new cart and stand bags are also available as part of a 14-piece integrated set, including the easy-to-hit Idea a7OS clubs, to offer something for women at all levels of the game. www.kerigolf.com

Birdy and Grace

The ultimate fusion between the sport, fashion and country club lifestyles, Birdy and Grace has built its extensive, devoted customer base by offering truly unique pieces. Eye-catching new looks include the Gypsy Heart Polo (MSRP: $110), which features a hex silver appliqué on the front with a snake print on the back and sport stripe down the middle. Equally fetching is the Wing Skort (MSRP: $96), which has the company's signature wings applied to the back via a screenprint that is cutout and embroidered. It all about the details! www.birdyandgrace.com

KENTWOOL TOUR Golf Sock

A one-of-a-kind product highly engineered for peak performance, the new KENTWOOL TOUR Golf Sock is already making major waves among the world's best golfers. Providing maximum support and superior comfort, this innovative design is infused with a proprietary blend of super fine merino wool yarn which is WINDspun by KENTWOOL and combined with other premium natural and high-tech fibers. The integrated foot technology system includes a micro-climate feature to reduce abrasion and muscle fatigue. MSRP: $19.95-$24.95. www.kentwooltour.com

iliac Golf

Modern styling and respect for history mesh brilliantly in iliac Golf's "Rich in Tradition" lifestyle brand for men. The company's mantra of: "Recycle, relax and play hard" reflects its state-of-the-art use of natural and performance-based materials. The Dormy Classic (MSRP: $90) is just the thing for rapidly changing weather conditions. Be warm and swing free as the ultra light CoolMax stretch pullover keeps elements away without sacrificing playability. You'll never know it's on. Golf clubs need protection as well. The Royal Series Leather Head Covers (MSPR: $60-64) easily fits today's large drivers and gives your woods, hybrids and utilities in your bag a timeless look with traditional embroidered club logos. www.iliacgolf.com

AB Golf Designs

For anyone seeking attention-grabbing head covers with a unique, playful twist, look no further than AB Golf Designs. Recognized worldwide for its fun-filled "bottoms-up" themed Butthead line, the company has added an array of new looks the past few months. Among the highlights are a "Think Pink" Heart cover benefitting breast cancer charity and a patriotic, American flag boxing glove. MSRP: $25-$30. www.abgolfdesign.com

Castaway Clothing

With a keen understanding of the coastal lifestyle, Castaway Clothing is a huge winner for warm weather activities. Whether you're hitting the links, hauling lines on deck or attending a rehearsal dinner, lightweight cotton is your best friend when summer temperatures and humidity soar. The Canvas Cisco and Madras shorts (MSRP: $95) help defeat the heat with cool, relaxed comfort and style. With a touch of seersucker thrown in for texture, a wide variety of spirited colors are available. But why stop there? Add to the overall personality of your look with one of the fun, festive embroidery options. www.castawayclothing.com

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