FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2019

The big logo look is nothing new to the apparel industry, it's just making a comeback. [Photo: Puma]

Somewhere in the back of a closet or perhaps buried wadded up in a little-used drawer there is a reminder of the big logo look of the 1990s. 

If not, no worries, because the look is making a comeback. Good or bad is for you to decide, but Puma's simplistically named Big Logo Collection certainly leaves no doubt as to what you are wearing. 

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FROM THE INDUSTRY
Global Value Commerce launched Total Performance with Callaway Week on the company’s GlobalGolf.com site. Customers can register for a chance to win a limited-edition Callaway staff bag plus receive a 50-percent trade-in bonus on used clubs when they purchase new 2019 Callaway equipment.
The winner of the recent Wyndham Championship was one of 24 of the top 28 players in the field who wore cleated footwear, according to PrideSports, which manufactures Softspikes and Champ cleats. The Wyndham winner wore Softspikes Cyclone cleats on his FootJoy Icon Black shoes. The champions at the Women’s British Open and the Korn Ferry Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic also wore cleated shoes, PrideSports reported.
Tagmarshal issued its support of Brooks Koepka for his recent efforts to improve the pace of play on the PGA Tour. Tagmarshal produces pace-of-play management devices that are designed to boost golf courses’ operational efficiency.
The winner of the PGA Tour’s recent Northern Trust wore cleated footwear, according to PrideSports, which manufactures the Softspikes and Champ brands of replaceable cleats. The winner wore Nike Vapor React 2 shoes with Softspikes Silver Tornado cleats.
FlightScope will exhibit its launch monitors this week at the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience in Las Vegas. Among the FlightScope devices to be displayed today and Wednesday, the X3 launch monitor is used by PGA Tour players Bryson DeChambeau, Bubba Watson and Matthew Wolff to prepare for tournament play.
Volvik USA has introduced the Marvel Avenger Single Ball Bulk Program for the company’s golf balls. The program gives customers the ability to buy the matte-finish Vivid three-piece ball with a logo of The Hulk, Spider Man, Ironman or Captain America.
The Tennessee Big Shots event on the World Long Drive tour proved to be an all-Tour Edge Exotics final. Phillis Meti, who had won three of the tour’s previous four women’s titles, lent a drive to her opponent, whose equipment was lost in transit. As it turned out, that borrowed EXS driver was used to edge Meti for the title.
Volvik USA congratulated Kyle Berkshire for his second consecutive World Long Drive victory. Berkshire and Tim Burke, the other finalist at the Tennessee Big Shots event in Kingsport, Tenn., represent the Volvik ball company.
 
           
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