Equipment news

  • Motocaddy unveil second downhill Control trolley with M1 Pro DHC

    Written by Camilla Tait on 16 March 2017

    Motocaddy have added a second model to their Dowhill Control trolley range with the introduction of the M1 PRO DHC. The newest model joins the popular compact-folding M-Series range, and follows the successful introduction of the S1 DHC - their first Downhill Control trolley. The new M1 PRO DHC incorporates the same standout features as the M1 PRO, including the...

  • Bubba Watson's pink Volvik golf ball to be sold in UK

    Written by Camilla Tait on 07 March 2017

    If you’ve been watching the PGA Tour and liked the look of Bubba Watson’s pink Volvik golf ball you’re in luck - because it’s coming the UK market.   Korean-based Volvik, who have become the brand leader in multi-coloured performance golf balls, are making five of its top-selling balls available in the UK this Spring. Watson's premium-priced Volvik...

  • BIG MAX launch 4 wheel-trolley

    Written by Camilla Tait on 07 March 2017

    The latest 4-wheel Blade Quattro trolley from BIG MAX has been specifically for golfers that play on particularly tricky terrain. Targeted to easily navigate the hilliest courses and toughest tracks in golf, Big Max’s Blade Quattro utilises the newest push trolley technology and aims to make it easier for those golfers who love to push – even with a big...

  • Bushnell’s two-in-one rangefinder

    Written by Simon Daddow, Equipment Editor on 06 March 2017

    Just when you thought laser rangefinders couldn’t get any more sophisticated, Bushnell unveils what it called its most advanced model ever.  The £449 Pro X2 lets you switch between normal distance and slope-adjusted distances in a second. With Slope Technology on, you get distances adjusted for gradient to provide the most accurate number possible.   It conforms to local rule 14-3/0.5 when...

  • Under Armour unveil new and improved golf footwear range for 2017

    Written by Michael Catling on 06 March 2017

    Under Armour has launched its full footwear range for 2017, with four new styles joining the signature Spieth One shoes. The UA Tour Tips, which retail at £130, is designed to offer ‘premium Tour level’ and is currently being worn by Gary Woodland and Matthew Fitzpatrick. Like the Spieth One, the model incorporates UA Storm technology and is both breathable and waterproof.

  • Zen Green Stage with Putt View: Game changing technology?

    03 March 2017

    The world's first computer-controlled putting green was one of our favourite techy product launches last year - and now it's been upgraded. The Zen Green Stage has welcomed a new addition with PuttView, which has transformed it in to a product that has been taking recent golf shows by storm.  The original Zen Green Stage was designed because tour putting...

  • WIN with Galvin Green

    01 March 2017

    Enter our competition for your chance to win a Galvin Green Suit, and arm yourself with the best techniques to beat the worst of our wet, windy and cold conditions.

  • PowaKaddy Freeway range get exciting 2017 update

    Written by Camilla Tait on 01 March 2017

    PowaKaddy have announced they will be welcoming new upgrades for the PowaKaddy Freeway range in 2017 - most notably the FW3 and FW5 models. The PowaKaddy Freeway models became the first electric trolley range to reach half a million sales, and now the world's most popular brand are giving their FW3, FW5 and FW7s new enhancements for the...

  • Callaway unveil new Sure Out Wedge

    Written by Camilla Tait on 28 February 2017

    Callaway have today revealed its new Sure Out Wedge, which has been created in collaboration with world-renowned golf instructor Hank Haney. Following on from the January release of their Mack Daddy Forged Wedges, the Sure Out Wedge crafts its own place in the market with recovery and greenside shots in mind. Haney worked closely with Callaway engineers to...

  • Motocaddy announce S5 CONNECT trolley

    Written by Camilla Tait on 27 February 2017

    Motocaddy have created its most technologically advanced electric trolley to date, becoming the first trolley brand to combine a GPS system and a smart phone app. The UK’s top-selling trolley brand are seeking to revolutionise the market with their S5 CONNECT trolley, which comes with a free app that aims to be used in place of a conventional GPS device. The...

  • Lamkin introduce Z5 grips

    Written by Camilla Tait on 22 February 2017

    Lamkin Corporation have introduced their latest innovation in the form of their new Z5 grip, aimed to deliver maximum control, comfort and consistency with every swing. The Lamkin Z5 grip boasts 5 distinct zones, each delivering a specific function advantage which features FingerLock panels and a soft cord weave design. The high-performance Lamkin Z5 grips are made from a proprietary rubber...

  • PowaKaddy launches 2017 cart bag range

    Written by Camilla Tait on 22 February 2017

    New colours and designs have been added to PowaKaddy’s newest cart bag range for 2017, which will become available to consumers from March.  Whether you’re looking for a waterproof bag or a cart bag that makes transportation easy, golf’s No.1 electric trolly brand has four products for their newest offering that keeps the golfer in mind.   The Premium, Deluxe and Lite...

  • More distance, more feel from Mizuno's new ball

    Written by Simon Daddow, Equipment Editor on 15 February 2017

    It a big year for new balls, with a raft of new ones recently launched promising more distance and more feel. Now Mizuno is joining the party with its new JPX-S, a soft-compression three-piece ball which is said to offering “balanced performance across a wider range of swing speeds plus increased initial ball speed for most golfers”. By softening the core, Mizuno’s...

  • The new way to get a perfect grip

    Written by Simon Daddow, Equipment Editor on 01 February 2017

    If you need help getting your hands consistently in the right place on the club, Golf Pride’s latest grip is here to help. ALIGN Technology features a raised ridge that extends down the back of the grip so you can feel when your fingers are in the right place. It’s going to appear on the traditional MCC taper profile and MCC Plus4’s...

  • Jon Rahm: How to choose new gear

    Written by Simon Daddow on 30 January 2017

    Jon Rahm claimed his first PGA Tour title after bagging two eagles on the back nine of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. Last week at the CareerBuilder Challenge the Spaniard bagged a ton of new gear from TaylorMade, including driver, irons, wedges, putter and – crucially – a ball. He used his new Itsy Bitsy Spider putter on Sunday to...

  • Skechers unveil 2017 Go Golf shoe collection

    Written by Michael Catling on 26 January 2017

    They’ve been taking the US market by storm, and now Skechers have expanded their footprint in the UK market by launching an updated Go Golf shoe collection for 2017. The US No.2 footwear brand, which is endorsed by Matt Kuchar, Russell Knox and Colin Montgomerie, has taken inspiration from their market-leading running and lifestyle divisions by introducing six technology-enhanced golf shoes. Like its 2016 predecessor,...

  • Tiger Woods signs with TaylorMade

    Written by Michael Catling on 25 January 2017

    Tiger Woods is finally off the equipment market after choosing TaylorMade as his new equipment provider. The multi-year deal will see the 14-time Major champion play with TaylorMade woods, irons and wedges for the foreseeable future. The exact length of contract was not disclosed, but TaylorMade CEO David Abeles did announce that Tiger will be putting the new woods in the bag...

  • Titleist unveil new Pro V1 and Pro V1x

    Written by Edward Colman on 25 January 2017

    Titleist have revealed the new 2017 Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls for 2017. The Pro V1's been part of golf since the year 2000. Every few years updates eek out a couple yards of distance, a touch more feel and extra spin. TOP STORIES TG's biggest ever equipment trial Top 100 Golf Courses in Great Britain and Ireland But Titleist reckon the newest...

  • Ping reveal new Sigma G putters

    Written by Smon Daddow on 25 January 2017

    Ping reveal new Sigma G putters. Ping have had a serious rethink of their putter offering for 2017. And what they’ve come up with encompasses everything they’ve learnt about putter design over the years with plenty of new insert, groove and roll technology. TOP STORIES Ping reveal new i200 irons Ping reveal new new Glide 2.0 wedges A new aluminium face insert is teamed with milled...

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