The Drop

Miura's anticipated MC-502 irons

TaylorMade unveils slick NBA-inspired driver, putter covers; PXG and pop icon Nick Jonas collaborate on apparel collection

Miura's MC-502 Cavity Back irons are available for 3-iron through pitching wedge.

The Drop: What has been talked about for a while has finally arrived as Miura Golf unveils the successor to its popular MC-501 irons — the MC-502 iron (MC standing for muscle cavity).

What They're Saying: "While the MC-501 proved that forgiveness was attainable in a blade iron without compromising performance, the MC-502 shows that Shinei Miura was able to incorporate subtle design enhancements to meet the discerning needs of better players." — Bill Holowaty, COO

> Less offset than the MC-501.
> Features a softer, more rounded top line and toe profile.
> Said to have improved turf interaction.
> Available in 3-iron through PW.

Price: Starting at $350 per club.

The Drop: PXG steps up its apparel game by collaborating with pop singer Nick Jonas on the limited-edition PXG X NJ Capsule Collection.

What They're Saying: "I am beyond thrilled to finally release this collection and provide our customers and Nick’s fans with a golf apparel and accessories collection that marries fashion and function." — Renee Parsons, president and executive creative director, PXG Apparel

> Line features bags, hats, socks, slides, polos and pants.
> Offers 15 apparel styles and nine accessories that are now available for purchase online at and at all 19 PXG retail locations.
> The collection's shirts are available in three fits — Comfort Fit, Athletic Fit and Nick Fit, which has been introduced to fit wider shoulders with narrow waists.

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TaylorMade Club Covers

The Drop: TaylorMade Golf merges golf with an NBA look with its jersey-inspired driver and putter covers that features all 30 NBA teams.

> The driver cover features the team name in oversized lettering on the front and the No. 1 symbol on the the back.
> The putter cover design is sharp. It features an assortment of current, throwback and city edition graphics for each team.

Price: Driver cover, $99.99; putter cover, $89.99. Available only at