Equipment Features

  • ROBOT TESTED: Which golf ball suits my game?

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 6 October 2020

    Today's Golfer Golf Ball Test: 500,000+ pieces of data, 1,260 shots, 21 balls and one £250,000 robot... Welcome to the biggest (and best) golf balls test we’ve ever done! We flew to Arizona to spend a week on PXG’s test robot hitting golf balls. Our test took a week to do, six months to plan and we were talking about it for...

  • Wedges Test: Titleist Vokey SM8 vs Cleveland RTX ZipCore

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 5 October 2020

    When it comes to golf wedges, Vokey and Cleveland are top of most club golfer's shopping lists. But, with both brands releasing new models for 2020, should the Titleist Vokey SM8 or the Cleveland RTX ZipCore be going in your bag? We tested them head-to-head to find out. RELATED: Titleist TSi2 and TSi3 drivers revealed Should I buy Cleveland or Titleist Vokey golf...

  • WITB Justin Rose... And the story behind his Axis1 putter

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 30 September 2020

    After his split from Honma, we take a look at the TaylorMade, Cobra and Titleist golf clubs that are in the bag of Justin Rose and find out how the founder of little-known Axis1 putters managed to get his flatstick into the hands of the former World No.1. It’s been quite the golf equipment rollercoaster for Justin Rose in recent years. Having...

  • Trolleys test: PowaKaddy FX7 GPS vs Motocaddy M5 GPS

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 21 September 2020

    The PowaKaddy FX7 GPS and Motocaddy M5 GPS electric golf trolleys are the leading brands' top-of-the-range models for 2020. But which is better? We pitted them against each other in a head-to-head test. Depending on who you listen to, PowaKaddy and Motocaddy own 90-98 per cent of the UK electric golf trolley market. Every year they come up with new tech...

  • Driving range ball vs premium golf ball

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 9 September 2020

    We tested a driving range ball against a premium five-piece tour golf ball to find out if your practice ball could actually be having a negative impact on your performance on the golf course. How many times have you hit golf balls at the driving range and thought I’m sure I hit my 8-iron further than 120 yards? Most golfers assume that...

  • WITB: Rory McIlroy

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 8 September 2020

    How does a brand like TaylorMade go about dialling Rory McIlroy into their latest range of SIM woods? We find out what's in the bag of the four-time Major champion. It can be a long process, and usually starts way before the season even kicks off. But the man with the knowledge, know-how and insight at TaylorMade is Senior Tour Manager, Adrian...

  • Why you need an Odyssey Triple Track putter

    Written by Rob Jerram on Thursday, 3 September 2020

    If you struggle with alignment on the greens, Odyssey Triple Track putters and Callaway Triple Track golf balls are proven to make it easier than ever before, helping you hole more putts and lower your golf scores. How important is alignment when putting? We’ll let Phil Kenyon explain. “How you ‘see straight’ could be affecting your alignment,” says the renowned putting...

  • Are you harming your game and body by not using a Motocaddy electric trolley?

    Written by Michael Catling on Wednesday, 26 August 2020

    Player-turned coach Zane Scotland reveals how a Motocaddy electric trolley has helped to transform his game and life after a career-threatening car accident Zane Scotland was billed as Britain’s next big thing when, aged 14, he won a national newspaper competition to find the next Tiger Woods. Within two years, he became the youngest English player ever to qualify for The Open Championship in 1999...

  • How to choose the right fairway wood for your golf game

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 24 August 2020

    Choosing the right fairway wood for your game is a tricky decision that most of us don’t take seriously enough. Lots of us have old fairways that have been in the bag for years. Many of us simply buy the same model fairway as our driver. But the fact Callaway, Ping and TaylorMade all have three fairway woods in their 2020...

  • Seed vs Titleist Pro V1 golf balls

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 14 August 2020

    Seed promise their golf balls' performance will match any premium golf ball, but at a fraction of the price. We put the claim to the test against the market-leading Titleist Pro V1. Not too long ago, the only golf balls you could buy were big-name brands from big-name retailers. But times have changed. Direct-to-consumer (DTC) golf balls – from brands you won’t...

  • Tested by you: TaylorMade Tour Response golf balls

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 10 August 2020

    The TaylorMade Tour Response golf ball promises premium tour-level performance at a compression and price to suit an amateur golfer's swing speed and budget. Four TG readers found out if if it delivers. For years, picking a golf ball came down to price or performance. If you wanted performance, you’d pay more for a tour ball with a urethane cover (that was...

  • TaylorMade Tour Response vs Titleist Pro V1 golf balls

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 10 August 2020

    The TaylorMade Tour Response golf ball promises premium tour-level performance at a compression and price to suit an amateur golfer's swing speed and budget... but how does it perform against the market-leading Titleist Pro V1? After surveying thousands of average golfers and listening to what they wanted from a golf ball, TaylorMade came up with the three-piece Tour Response. They were...

  • Which Mizuno iron suits me?

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 10 August 2020

    Which Mizuno irons should I buy? Your guide to each iron in Mizuno's 2020 line-up, and which golfers they are aimed at. Most major brands have five, six or even seven irons in their 2020 line-ups, which shows the importance of having solutions for all golfers, irrespective of ability or personal preference. Choices range ...

  • Which TaylorMade iron suits me?

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 10 August 2020

    Which TaylorMade irons should I buy? Your guide to each iron in TaylorMade's line-up, and who they are aimed at. Most major brands have five, six or even seven irons in their 2020 line-ups, which shows the importance of having solutions for all golfers, irrespective of ability or personal preference. Choices range from slimline musclebacks to hollow heads and cavity backs,...

  • WITB: TaylorMade's Tomo Bystedt

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 10 August 2020

    If you’ve bought a set of TaylorMade irons or driver over the last decade it’s highly likely Tomo Bystedt has been involved in their design. Tomo Bystedt has been the Director of Product Creation for both metalwoods and irons at TaylorMade but what equipment does he choose for his own bag? In the first of a new series we thought it...

  • WITB: Ping's Marty Jertson

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 5 August 2020

    Marty Jertson is a name you probably won’t recognise, but if you’ve played a Ping driver over the last 15 years it’s highly likely he’s played a role in it’s design.   Jertson has worked at Ping since 2003, first as an intern then as Director of Product Development before becoming Vice President of Fitting and Performance. But unlike most golf...

  • Cut Golf vs Titleist Pro V1 golf balls

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 22 July 2020

    Cut Golf claim their balls offer performance to match any premium golf ball, but at a fraction of the price. We put them to the test against the market-leading Titleist Pro V1.  The rise of direct-to-consumer golf balls There's a fair chance you've never heard of Cut Golf. Compared to established brands like Titleist, Callaway and TaylorMade, all of whom have been...

  • Three ways a Garmin Approach could help your game

    Written by Advertising Feature on Tuesday, 21 July 2020

    Sponsored Content The world is driven by technology – and so is golf. If you really want to play your best and shoot lower scores, Garmin have a device to help you achieve it Improve your tee shots Improving your technique is one thing – but it counts for nothing if you don’t have an effective plan for the shot. Focus on these...

  • How to get the most from your Garmin GPS

    Written by Advertising Feature on Monday, 20 July 2020

    Sponsored Content  Thinking about investing in a new device? Here are five ways the technology can really help your game.   GPS, range finders and shot tracking tech has stormed golf over the last few years, and now it’s pretty rare to play in a four-ball where somebody hasn’t got at least one of them. But with so many options available,...

  • Vice Golf vs Titleist Pro V1 golf balls

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 15 July 2020

    Vice Golf claim their balls offer performance to match any premium golf ball, but at a fraction of the price. We put them to the test against the market-leading Titleist Pro V1. The rise of direct-to-consumer golf balls There's a fair chance you may not have heard of Vice Golf. Compared to established brands like Titleist, Callaway and TaylorMade, all of whom...

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