Equipment news

  • GolfBuddy launches LR7 Laser Rangefinder

    Written by Camilla Tait on 24 May 2017

    GolfBuddy have announced their latest 2017 laser rangefinder - the LR7 Building on their hugely popular LR5 model, GolfBuddy say their LR7 rangefinder is housed in a compact, ergonomic body that weighs just 218g, and provides accurate distances to +/- 1 yard at the simple touch of a button. GolfBuddy make their laser range finders exclusively for golfers, and believe their latest...

  • Win a day testing TaylorMade's TP5 balls

    Written by Simon Daddow, Equipment Editor on 24 May 2017

    We have teamed up with TaylorMade to give you the chance to try the most talked-about balls of 2017, the TP5 and the TP5x. This is an opportunity for eight golfers to come and try them, learn more about them, get fitted on the range and then play 18 holes with a dozen of the best model for you, before giving...

  • Callaway reveal Epic irons and hybrids

    Written by Simon Daddow on 23 May 2017

    Callaway have revealed their new 'Super Premium' Epic irons and hybrids The “Jailbreak” tech on Callaway’s Epic drivers has been a massive hit this year, so it’s no surprise they’re backing the woods up with two new sets of irons and a hybrid. Callaway insist their new creations are super premium and they’ve have exhausted their R&D team, and thanks to a...

  • PowaKaddy TOUCH gets 2017 upgrade

    18 May 2017

    PowaKaddy have given their super-intelligent TOUCH trolley several design upgrades for their 2017 model.  Following a successful launch last year, No.1 electric trolley brand PowaKaddy has upgraded its super-intelligent TOUCH® with new trims on its frame, handle and wheels, aiming to offer an even sharper look for 2017. Adding to its host of other features – including Touch ‘n’ GoTM Technology –...

  • Bushnell's best golf watch ever

    Written by Simon Daddow, Equipment Editor on 11 May 2017

    GPS watches are now among the most popular bits of kit bought at UK golf shops – and now the decision just got a little harder. Bushnell has unveiled its “next generation of distance-made-simple golf products”, the £199 Busnhell EXCEL Golf GPS watch.  As well as providing all the key info the golfer needs, the Bushnell EXCEL Golf uses Bluetooth to work...

  • Lamkin brings FLAT CAT to Europe

    11 May 2017

    Lamkin Corporation have partnered with Winston Products to bring FLAT CAT golf grips to Europe - the brand Justin Rose used on his putter at the Masters. The partnership will bring the Putter Grip of choice of its brand ambassador Justin Rose to the European golf market this spring. FLAT CAT grips are aimed to help golfers of all abilities with their...

  • Adidas sells TaylorMade for $425 million

    10 May 2017

    Adidas has agreed to sell its TaylorMade, Adams Golf and Ashworth golf brands to US private equity group KPS Capital Partners, in a deal worth $425m. The announcement comes just a day after Rory McIlroy confirmed he has signed an estimated $100m long-term equipment deal with TaylorMade.  Despite now boasting all three of the World's top 3 players and 2017 Masters Champion...

  • PXG reveal 100% milled wedges

    Written by Simon Daddow on 09 May 2017

    PXG have revealed their first ever 100% milled wedges - and their claim is that they are nothing short of incredible. The new XG 0311T wedges from PXG continue the equipment company's quest to separate themselves from the market with their own brand of distinctive golf equipment at a high retail value. 100% CNC Milling has until now has been confined to super...

  • Rory McIlroy signs TaylorMade equipment deal

    Written by Camilla Tait on 09 May 2017

    Rory McIlroy has signed a long-term equipment deal with TaylorMade - citing the TaylorMade TP5x golf ball as the main reason for his change.  World No.2 Rory McIlroy announced at The Players Championship press conference that he has signed a $100m long-term equipment deal with TaylorMade, and will be putting the TaylorMade M2 Driver and TaylorMade TP5x golf ball in to play from this week.

  • TOP GEAR 2017: Our biggest golf test yet

    24 April 2017

    If you're in the market for new clubs this year, don't spend a penny until you've read our ultimate gear test. We started organising it last October, but here it finally is – the biggest and most comprehensive gear test we've ever published, Top Gear 2017. There are two reasons we've done it. The first is that the interest in last...

  • Galvin Green reveal 'virtually weightless' jacket

    11 April 2017

    Galvin Green has revealed their newest garment in the form of their 'virtually weightless' BOW Shell jacket, which is claimed to weigh just slightly more than two golf balls.  The technical performance brand continues with their aim to revolutionise golf clothing with their newest product, which features exclusively in its 2017 Part One apparel range. Expressly designed for golfers by golfers, the...

  • Motocaddy S7 remote gets cutting-edge upgrade

    Written by Camilla Tait on 11 April 2017

    Motocaddy have unveiled a new upgrade for their S7 REMOTE electric trolley, which boasts streamlined features and new integrated technology.  The UK's top selling trolley brand has incorporated several new improvements to the original hands-free model, which was introduced to the market in 2015.  One of the new S7 REMOTE features is a new compact, fully rechargeable remote control Lithium handset...

  • Design your ultimate wedge with Callaway Customs

    03 April 2017

    Callaway has  announced the launch of Callaway Customs, a Tour-level customisation and personalisation service that gives every golfer the opportunity to create their own bespoke wedges, designed exactly for them, by them. Starting with a Callaway MD3 Milled or MD Forged Wedge head as a ‘blank canvas’ (in Satin Chrome or Matte Black), golfers can put their design skills to work...

  • New PowaKaddy makes life simpler

    Written by Simon Daddow, Equipment Editor on 03 April 2017

    If you’ve ever struggeld to get your electric trolley in the boot of your car, or wrestled to get it up and down, PowaKaddy has a solution – the new Compact C2.  An innovative simple-2-fold system allows the trolley to be set up and packed away in just two folds. It has been designed to help save time and space, with the easy...

  • Design a pair of MyJoys for Gregory Bourdy

    03 April 2017

    FootJoy and Today's Golfer are giving you the chance to design a pair of MyJoys for Gregory Bourdy to wear on the first day of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Gregory will pick his favourite design and the lucky chosen designer will WIN a pair of day passes to the event as well as your very own pair of...

  • TaylorMade bring out Limited Edition Masters products

    30 March 2017

    With the Masters now just a week away, to celebrate the season opening major, TaylorMade Golf is launching a Limited Edition Augusta-themed tour bag, carry bag and putter headcover. Check this classy trio out and you'll be the envy of your mates down at the club... *Tour Bag – Adorned in the green and white colours associated with the season opening major,...

  • 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...

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