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New golf products to the market (July 1)

Tour Edge says its new Exotics XCG-3 Fairway Woods is several yards longer than any woods on the market. The XCG-3 fairway wood is so long because of the unique technology used. The company uses tungsten, which is not usually found in 3-woods, to product a low center of gravity and a higher launch. Unique combo-brazing technology is used instead of welding. In order to combo-braze a club, it must be vacuum heated in a super hot oven for 8 hours. The heat fuses the Tungsten Sole and Titanium Cup together, creating a more pure face for longer distance. Three-woods are available in lofts of 13 and 15 degrees, 4-woods are 16.5 degrees, 5-woods are 18 degrees and 7-woods are 21 degrees. Shafts available are the Fujikura Motore Exotics 75 Graphite and the Fujikura Motore Tour Exotics 85 Graphite. The woods retail for $299 with a 30-day play guarantee and lifetime warranty. The clubs are available at some national retailers as well as local shops and courses. A full list can be viewed at www.touredge.com/services/dealerlocator.asp.

Adidas Golf has introduced adiPURE, a new and innovative apparel and footwear line for the refined golfer, including lines for men and women. The women's adiPURE line offers a limited collection of tailored tops, bottoms, sweaters, and layering pieces that are appropriate on or off the golf course. The line features a soft color palette of mauves and platinums for a timeless look and feel, as well as ultra soft, comfortable fabrications that feature ClimaLite, ClimaProof, ClimaCool, and ClimaLite Warm technologies. Premium tailored fit polos incorporate sanded fabrication with Lycra eliminating restriction, as well as a moisture-wicking peached fabrication with ClimaLite technology.

Slim fit pants and skorts are a blend of cotton sateen and Lycra for excellent recovery and comfort on the course. Fitted cashmere blend sweaters and layering jackets complete the wardrobe. Women's styles of adiPURE apparel became available at a limited number of green grass shops throughout the U.S. on June 15 and will be worldwide in the fall. The suggested retail price for women's adiPURE apparel is $65-$120 for various pieces in the collection. Call adidas at 1-800-888-2582.

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