Equipment Features

  • Is the Kaddey Switch the perfect golf trolley?

    Written by Rob Jerram on Wednesday, 22 September 2021

    The new Kaddey Switch is a revolutionary push and pull golf trolley. If you started to design the perfect golf trolley, what would it have? Of course, it needs to be light, but durable. It needs to be easy to assemble, fit in the boot of the car, be stylish, easy to push or pull and ideally have handy features like...

  • Callaway reveal innovative technologies to keep you warm and dry this winter

    Wednesday, 18 August 2021

    Callaway reveal autumn/winter apparel range ready to tackle any weather.  No golfer relishes the end of summer, with shorts and polo shirts giving way to waterproofs and beanie hats, while evening rounds in the sun make way for 18 holes of wind and rain. But, with the right gear, winter golf is nothing to fear.  RELATED: Best Waterproof Golf Shoes Callaway's autumn/winter 2021...

  • Is Callaway Apparel the most technically superior clothing in golf?

    Written by Rob Jerram on Thursday, 10 June 2021

    Callaway Apparel: Technically superior and sustainable products designed for golfers. Callaway Apparel’s Spring/Summer 2021 range has collections to suit every golfer, with a wide range of lifestyle and performance pieces mixing improved styling, technologically-enhanced fabrics and performance-driven layouts. They are designed to help golfers feel stylish, confident and comfortable so they can perform their best. RELATED: Best Golf Polo Shirts There is...

  • Which Srixon golf ball suits me?

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 14 April 2021

    Which Srixon golf ball is best? But more importantly which should you be using? Srixon make a ball for everyone, but how do you choose which is best for your game? TG’s Equipment Editor Simon Daddow – who conducted the world’s most popular robot golf ball test – has all the answers. Srixon make golf balls for absolutely everyone. New Masters Champion...

  • Which Motocaddy golf trolley is right for me?

    Written by Rob McGarr on Friday, 9 April 2021

    Which Motocaddy golf trolley should you buy? With 12 golf trolleys in the Motocaddy range, how do you know which one to go for?  We break down the main factors you need to consider and the key differences between each Motocaddy trolley to help you pick the right model for you. RELATED: Best Electric Golf Trolleys Do you want a push or electric golf...

  • Best home golf simulators – for any budget

    Written by Rob McGarr on Wednesday, 3 February 2021

    How to create a home golf swing studio – on any budget.  The disparity between the multi-millionaire golf Tour pros of the world and us everyday folk has become even more apparent during the Coronavirus lockdown. There they are, playing exact replicas of the world’s best courses in their air-conditioned home swing studios, while we’re digging up the back lawn trying...

  • Which Ping iron suits me?

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 13 January 2021

    Which Ping irons should I buy? Your guide to each iron in Ping's line-up, and the golfers they are aimed at. Most major brands have five, six or even seven irons in their 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...

  • TESTED: How does the cold affect a golf ball's performance?

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 14 December 2020

    We're all guilty of leaving our golf bags and balls in the car boot or shed from time-to-time but have you ever considered how much it could be impacting your performance, especially in the cold months of winter golf? We tested cold golf balls against warm to find out exactly how much it could be affecting your game. ...

  • TESTED: Can bulky clothes harm your golf swing?

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 14 December 2020

    As winter golfers, it's tempting to wear thick clothes to ensure we stay warm while getting out on the course. But could wearing the wrong clothing actually harm our game? We put it to the test to find out if wearing bulky clothing instead of the right layering can have a negative effect on your golf swing. ...

  • TESTED: How dirt affects golf club grooves

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 14 December 2020

    We test dirty golf clubs against clean golf clubs to find out just how big an impact dirt and mud in your grooves can make to your performance on the golf course. Tour pros have caddies who clean their clubs after every shot, ensuring no dirt or debris clogs the vital grooves. Club golfers...

  • TESTED: Which golf wedge works best when it's wet?

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 14 December 2020

    Mizuno claim the grooves of of their new ES21 golf wedge perform best in damp conditions, so we put their claims to the test in a head-to-head with Titleist's Vokey Design SM8 and Cleveland's RTX Zipcore to find the best performing wedge for the wet conditions we find in winter golf. ...

  • TESTED: Does moisture affect a golf ball's performance?

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 14 December 2020

    How much of an impact does water have on the performance of your golf ball? With damp conditions far more common during the months of winter golf, we tested wet and dry golf balls head-to-head to find out exactly what difference a bit of moisture could make to your game. We’ve all played on cold, wet and frosty mornings. The sort...

  • Why you need winter golf gloves

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 20 October 2020

    The Best Winter Golf Gloves make playing in the cold and wet a pleasure (well, a lot less miserable).  We don't know many golfers who would rather play in the rain than in dry weather, but given the choice of a round in the rain or no golf at all, we'll get wet every day of the week.  But there's no denying...

  • Should I switch to spiked golf shoes in winter?

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 12 October 2020

    Spiked golf shoes have moved on from the days of hard leather and metal cleats that damage greens. The best spiked golf shoes of 2020 deliver grip, comfort, energy and aesthetics as standard and, thanks to excellent waterproofing, are ideal for winter golf From less than £50 to more than £200, there's something to suit every budget, performance need and style...

  • Should you play a winter golf ball?

    Written by Rob Jerram on Sunday, 11 October 2020

    The cold and wet months aren't the ideal time for club golfers to be playing a tour-level golf ball. Lots of club golfers play a premium soft urethane-covered Tour ball during the season, because they believe it gives greater short game spin. That extra control is thought to be useful when greens are hard baked and running fast. RELATED: Tested - How the...

  • Layering is key to playing good golf in winter

    Written by Rob Jerram on Saturday, 10 October 2020

    The best golf mid layers offer the versatility to keep you warm when it's cold, comfortable when it warms up, dry when it rains and able to swing your club freely. And they should look great both on and off the golf course. No golfer's wardrobe should be without at least one mid-layer sweatshirt, pullover or jacket option, especially if you...

  • The Best Waterproof Golf Shoes

    Written by Simon Daddow on Saturday, 10 October 2020

    The Best Waterproof Golf Shoes will keep your stance solid and your feet warm and dry – whatever weather you face this winter. If you’re lucky enough to play your golf on a links course that stays fairly dry all year round then you may get away with wearing your favourite spikeless golf shoes throughout the whole winter. For most of us, though,...

  • Our pick of the best waterproof golf jackets

    Written by Rob Jerram on Friday, 9 October 2020

    The best waterproof golf jackets help keep you dry on the course and enjoying your round even when the rain arrives. Just because it's winter doesn't mean its time for your golf clubs to be packed away into the shed and weekends on the golf course a thing of dreams until Spring. Once you own a decent waterproof golf jacket you'll...

  • 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: Mark Crossfield fixes your golf short game Should I buy Cleveland or Titleist Vokey...

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