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Friday, July 19, 2013

What the Nike Pros Are Wearing This Week

(I've made friends with some of the folks over at Function18 in the UK and they occasionally send me potential fashion articles. Thursday they sent me this little piece which I found interesting because of the attachment. If you click this link, you'll open a PDF that shows you the complete outfits that 12 different Nike pros (including Tiger and Rory) will be wearing each day at the Open. If you like to dress like your favorite player, now's your chance!)

The Open Championship is now under way and Nike Golf have released details of what each Nike athlete will be wearing throughout the tournament. With Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Nick Watney and Thorbjorn Olesen dressed head to toe in the new 2013 Nike golf collection; all eyes will be on these key players throughout the four day event.

Each of the Nike athletes will be not only dressed in the new Autumn / Winter collection for the tournament, but will also be showcasing the latest sporting technology, garments designed to provide ultimate weather protection and maximum breathability.

New A/W polo’s, outerwear and shoes will be debuted at the event next week, with each key player dressed in the new collection, still in fitting with their signature golf styles. As with any major tournament, Nike has released detail of each athletes outfit for each day of the event, a great way to showcase the new lines and their performance capabilities.

One of the new collection pieces which will be launched at the Open Championship is the innovative Nike Hyperadapy Storm-FIT jacket – If the weather changes, this garment will provide ultimate weather protection throughout the event. The unique jacket, which will be worn by Rory McIlroy, features a sweater-like stretch material and an impenetrable outer layer – with both elements working together to provide maximum protection without sacrificing performance.

Star Nike athlete Tiger Woods will sport the new Nike TW’14 footwear at the tournament, with McIlroy, Watney and Olesen wearing Nike Lunar Control footwear for maximum performance and comfort. Nike Lunar Footwear are a firm favorite for many golfers, from armatures to professionals, and are available to purchase from leading golf clothing stores. 

Merritt Richardson, Vice President of Global Golf Apparel and Footwear for Nike Golf said; “We make sure our athletes have the base layers, Dri-FIT polo’s, cover-ups and outerwear so they are prepared for a round that could see four different seasons over 18 holes.

With our breathable, lightweight fabrics, layering is key without adding weight or bulk.  Our athletes will be armed with the essentials so they don’t have to think about their apparel during their quest for a Major Championship trophy.”

With 12 outstanding Nike athletes taking place in the 2013 Championship, keep your eyes peeled for the latest autumn / winter collection from Nike debuted at Murfeild.

Online store Function18 stock a wide range of Nike Golf clothing and will shortly stocking key autumn / winter Nike Golf pieces debuted at the championship in the next few weeks. Visit www.function18.co.uk to shop Nike golf online today.

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