2018

  • READER TEST: Mizuno JPX golf ball

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 3 January 2018

    Mizuno reckon due to two-piece golf ball tech now being so good, the majority of golfers can’t tell the difference between the new JPX and a premium tour ball. Four TG readers put Mizuno’s new low-compression JPX ball (two-piece), which has a soft polymer cover and aerodynamic micro-dimples, to the test. Q: How did the JPX compare to your usual ball in...

  • REVIEW: Blade vs Cavity irons

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 3 January 2018

    Blade vs Cavity irons reviewed: We put the latest forged blade and cavity irons to the test. Blades or cavity-backs? It’s a debate that’s raged over a pint in golf club bars ever since Ping invented the first Ping Eye cavity iron in the 1960s. Forged blades, with their smaller, sleeker heads often catch the eye of golfers prone to buying with...

  • Behind the scenes at TaylorMade HQ

    Written by Michael Catling on Tuesday, 2 January 2018

    Tomo Bystedt, Senior Director of Product Creation - irons, and the man behind TaylorMade's latest irons, gives us a guided tour of his office Everywhere you look, there's a Tour bag over flowing with TaylorMade clubs. The latest range is within arm's reach of Tomo Bystedt's desk, which on any other day would be scattered with sketches and 3D prints.

  • READER TEST: Cleveland CBX Wedge

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 1 January 2018

    How do Cleveland's new CBX cavity back wedges perform on the course? Four TG readers found out... Cleveland reckon 84 per cent of golfers play cavity-back irons. Yet most of those golfers use tour-style bladed wedges, which are heavier and less forgiving than their irons. It makes no sense, so Cleveland recently launched a brand-new cavity-back CBX wedge which is said to...