When you’ve ever been to a PGA Tour occasion early within the week you’ve little doubt seen the massive group of semi vans branded with main OEM logos, usually located someplace close to the apply space.
These “Tour Vans” perform as cell workshops the place the professionals can have any and all work they want performed on their sticks dealt with by specialists who can tweak and alter at a moments discover, guaranteeing their man has the precise shaft, grip, loft, lie, or anything they need precisely as they prefer it.
Right this moment TaylorMade launched the corporate’s new, re-designed Tour Truck, which is scheduled to enter rotation subsequent month at Augusta.
In line with firm reps, the design of the brand new truck was impressed by these discovered on the Components 1 racing circuit and was constructed with assist from Craftsmen Industries in St. Louis. Options of the brand new monster-sized automobile embrace twin slide out pods for extra assembly area, twelve participant lockers, 4 4K HDR TVs, a two-zone sound system, and a brand new workshop with a number of loft/lie machines, a devoted gripping station, in addition to a bunch of different instruments wanted to service among the world’s absolute best gamers.
Oh yea, it’s additionally a double-decker, offering the vaulted ceiling you see within the pictures. For the file the brand new TaylorMade Tour Truck would be the largest on Tour, weighing in at 22 tons and measuring 42 toes in size.
“With our new truck the corporate has made a definitive assertion that serves as one more instance of our ongoing dedication and dedication to the very best gamers on the planet,” says Keith Sbarbaro, TaylorMade’s vice chairman of Tour Operations. “It’s a spot they cannot solely come to have their tools constructed, however a spot they’ll come hang around and actually really feel like a part of the TaylorMade household.”
Some notable stats relating to the brand new cell workshop and assembly room embrace:
44,000 lbs: weight carried within the trailer
35,000: estimated journey miles anticipated for the primary yr on Tour
1,500: variety of shafts contained within the automobile
1,200: variety of TP5 and TP5x golf balls contained within the automobile
1,000: variety of grips contained within the automobile
700+: variety of TaylorMade clubheads contained within the automobile
500: variety of hats and shirts contained within the automobile
450: quantity of tinted glass, in sq. toes, on the automobile.