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  • Laser Rangefinders: The best laser rangerfinders of 2017

    Written by Simon Daddow on 27 July 2017

    Laser Rangefinder Buying Guide: We've narrowed it down to our top 5 laser rangefinders of 2017 Whether your looking for a rangefinder that is excellent value, has a sleek design or has the most up to date tech- you've come to the right place.  Each of our five laser rangefinders can be used in competitions, fit neatly in your hand and will...

  • FootJoy launch AW17 collection

    27 July 2017

    FJ launches most advanced Performance Golf Apparel Collection to date following successful seeding process on The European Tour FootJoy, the #1 Shoe & Glove in Golf, sought the perfect opportunity to launch its 2017 Autumn/Winter Performance Golf Apparel Collection on The European Tour’s current links swing. Using the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open and Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open to seed...

  • How Vice make their golf balls

    27 July 2017

    Heard of Vice golf balls? Meet the makers and watch what goes in to the production of creating a Vice golf ball. About Vice: The young German golf ball start- up was founded in 2012 on the belief that premium-quality golf balls should be more affordable for golfers. Vice Golf has created a lot of buzz in the golf ball market...

  • 33 of the best free swing aids

    27 July 2017

    Who needs expensive practice gadgets when you’ve already got 33 of them around the house... It won’t have escaped your notice that there is an entire industry of swing aids out there, each one promising you a straighter this and a longer that. But we’re also sure you’ve noted the often absonant prices that accompany them. And while many of them may...

  • TaylorMade TP5: What you need to know

    26 July 2017

    The TaylorMade TP5 and TP5x golf balls have taken the professional tour and amateur game by storm - but why? Educate yourself on the key tech behind the TaylorMade TP5, find out why so many of the World's best golfers use them, read our reader reviews and enter for your chance to WIN either a 10 year supply or 1 year...

  • PXG reveal new 0311X driving iron

    Written by Simon Daddow on 25 July 2017

    PXG have revealed a new driving iron aimed at providing low spin and a more penetrating ball flight to keep shots out of the wind Driving irons have gained a reputation over the years for being the most unforgiving and difficult to hit clubs in the bag. But thanks to modern fast face tech, exotic new materials and extreme perimeter weighting they're...

  • TP5/TP5x: The Tour verdict

    19 July 2017

    With five of the World's top 10 players now using the new TaylorMade TP5x on the course, we took a closer look at how the TP5x has benefited them on the course.  Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia and Jon Rahm have all won multiple times in 2017, and with Players Champion Si Woo Kim and three more former major champions all using...

  • The tech behind the TaylorMade TP5s

    13 July 2017

    TaylorMade engineers found that the golf ball category, in its current state, is largely built on compromises. The team's goal from the outset with TP5 and TP5x was to create a ball that was longer, straighter, better into the wind and responsive around the green. A ball with no compromises. Both new balls benefit from a patented five-layer construction that TaylorMade...

  • TaylorMade launch Special Open Edition bags and headcovers

    11 July 2017

    TaylorMade Golf Introduces Special Edition Golf Bags and Headcovers for Royal Birkdale The oldest Major Championship heads to the west coast of England this month as the world’s best compete for the Claret Jug at Royal Birkdale. To celebrate, TaylorMade Golf is launching a range of bags and headcovers inspired by England’s famous flag colours to celebrate the staging of the...

  • Ping launch G400 range: Driver, irons, fairway, hybrid and crossover

    Written by Simon Daddow on 10 July 2017

    Ping G400: Ping have launched their latest G400 driver, fairway woods, hybrid, crossover and irons PING’s fastest and most forgiving driver to date and an iron that delivers tour-level distance and ball flight highlight the new Ping G400 Series. The full line of custom-fit, custom-built drivers, irons, fairway woods, hybrids and crossovers is engineered to help golfers lower their scores and...

  • Motocaddy's super-tech new trolley

    Written by Simon Daddow on 29 June 2017

    Just when you thought you couldn’t do much more with electric trolley design, Motocaddy has come up with its most technologically advanced model ever. They’ve even developed a free GPS app that connects to the new S5 Connect trolley, providing distance data and mobile alerts at over 36,000 courses around the world. This high-tech model can be synced to the Motocaddy GPS...

  • PowaKaddy launch FW7 GPS trolley

    28 June 2017

    PowaKaddy have launched their brand new FW7 golf trolley with built-in GPS technology  With the launch of the PowaKaddy FW7, the No.1 electric trolley brand are aiming to lead the way and energise the electric trolley world after announcing it will launch the world’s first model with fully-integrated GPS technology. In doing so, PowaKaddy hope to take away the need for...

  • New Gear: Start of validation process for Titleist 718 irons

    26 June 2017

    NEW GEAR: This week marks the start of the tour seeding and validation process for prototype Titleist 718 irons.  Product seeding and player validation is a critical step in the go-to-market process for all Titleist equipment, and it is no different when it comes to their latest prototype 718 iron models. Titleist say: "Earning the validation of the game’s best players, as...

  • Inside adidas' winning shoes

    26 June 2017

    Every week we’re told this winner uses this driver and this winner uses this ball… but the shoes the world’s best wear often fall under the radar. Adidas is rightly proud that its new-for-2017 shoes are worn by four members of the world’s top 10, including world No.1 Dustin Johnson and Masters champion Sergio Garcia. For more than a year, DJ has...

  • FootJoy reveal new D.N.A Helix golf shoes

    21 June 2017

    FootJoy have added to their DNA family with the launch of their latest golf shoe - the D.N.A Helix The #1 Shoe in Golf have updated their previous models, and they say the D.N.A. Helix offers both an innovative blend of stability and flexibility in a lightweight athletic model. FootJoy's latest offering is a new performance shoe aimed at innovation, as the...

  • Callaway reveal Steelhead XR fairway woods

    Written by Simon Daddow on 20 June 2017

    Callaway have revealed their latest Steelhead XR Fairway Woods, which they say are 'a modern and powerful interpretation of the iconic shape of the original Steelhead'  Callaway’s original Steelhead were one of the most popular fairway’s the companies ever produced, so it should be no surprise they’ve decided to bring them back laden with modern technology. Hawkeye soles made the original Steelheads...

  • Reader Opportunity: Test out Skechers Go Golf Shoes!

    Written by Camilla Tait on 08 June 2017

    Fancy trying out a new pair of Skechers Go Golf Shoes?  You're in luck! If you're free to join us on Thursday 6th July at The Shire, London make sure you apply.  Four readers will be selected to try out Skechers latest range of golf shoes! You'll be playing18 holes in the morning in one pair, followed by another 18 in the...

  • WIN a 10 YEAR supply of TaylorMade TP5 golf balls

    07 June 2017

    We've teamed up with TaylorMade to give you the chance to win a 10 YEAR SUPPLY of the hottest golf balls of 2017 in one of our biggest competition give aways ever. That means one lucky reader will receive 60 DOZEN TP5 or TP5x golf balls - in a prize worth £3000. TaylorMade's new five piece golf ball has taken the professional...

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