January 15, 2014

Hirzl Introduces Hirzl Hybrid Golf Glove

HIRZL, the leading specialist for high performance sports gloves, is pleased to announce its latest innovation for golf: the HIRZL Hybrid.

After the successful introduction in the high performance segment in 2010 with the TRUST series and the award winning SOFFFT Flex in 2011, the Hybrid is HIRZL’s first product targeted at those budget conscious golfers looking for a high performance glove.

Three years in development, the HIRZL Hybrid was created in consultation with international touring pros along with HIRZL’s product developers. Using a sophisticated combination of kangaroo and synthetic leather, the Hybrid glove is designed with a proprietary 45 pre-curved finger system, ensuring a proper ergonomic fit and an incomparable comfort.

“Providing the ultimate grip in all weather conditions, the Hybrid’s lightweight design is the perfect glove for golfers seeking a high performance golf glove that seemlessly blends feel and durability,” said Steve Gray, vice president of HIRZL North America. “The Hybrid glove combines HIRZL’s leading edge GRIPPP technology with the benefits of high performance materials, kangaroo leather and white digital synthetic leather on the palm with a breathable Airtech mesh backhand.”

Highlights of the Hybrid include:

Palm Material:
+ Textured high performance synthetic leather
+ Textured Kangaroo leather inserts
+ Textured Kangaroo reinforced leather thumb

Backhand Material:
+Textured index finger for greater grip performance
+ Airtech mesh technology:
+ HIRZL GRIPPP ™ technology
+ 45° pre-curved finger system
+ Lighweight design

Special features:
+ Ergonomic fit
+ Perforated Closure
+ Terry cloth wrist band

The Hybrid is available in men’s and ladies sizes from small to extra large in left and right hand and has a suggested retail price of $17.95

“The Hybrid glove combines detailed workmanship with ideal functionality,” added Gray. “HIRZL’s gloves are more than just a glove, but an integral piece of one’s golf equipment. Our unique technology helps all golfers perform to the best of their abilities.”

HIRZL is a global pioneer in high performance sports gloves where innovation and precision engineering is at the heart of the HIRZL philosophy and is supported by a focus on design excellence and top quality production.

HIRZL, headquartered in Switzerland, with North American operations based in Granbury, TX, is a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance sports gloves. HIRZL’s focus is exclusively on gloves specifically designed for golf and cycling, in contrast to many sports manufacturers with wide ranges of products spanning equipment, footwear and apparel. HIRZL’s gloves incorporate the latest scientific, technological and ergonomic data as it pertains to the use of gloves in sports.

HIRZL uses exclusive GRIPPP™ technology in their kangaroo leather TRUST Series of golf gloves that provide better grip in dry weather and outstanding grip even in wet weather over other glove brands. HIRZL’s SOFFFT™ Flex Cabretta glove uses the company’s 72-step tanning procedure that extends the peak performance level of the glove far longer than other brands. The entire series of HIRZL gloves are washable. HIRZL golf gloves have been reviewed by the USGA and R&A and found to be fully conforming to the rules of golf. HIRZL golf gloves are available in three series: TRUST Control with a textured kangaroo palm for the ultimate in grip in all types of weather conditions; TRUST Feel with a smooth kangaroo palm for those seeking grip and a thin glove feel and; SOFFFT Flex for unsurpassed softness and long-lasting performance in a Cabretta glove. All HIRZL golf gloves are available in men’s and ladies models, in right and left hand from small to X-Large sizes as well as cadet sizes, and are sold at leading clubs, retailers and custom club makers around the world. For more information, please visit HIRZL at www.hirzl.com, or follow HIRZL on Facebook and Twitter.

Stuart Goldstein
Raker Goldstein & Co.
stuart@rakergoldstein.comElizabeth Burch