October

  • Tiger's 2004 Nike Ignite vs his 2018 TaylorMade M3

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 9 November 2018

    Tiger Woods' Driver Test: 2004 Nike Ignite Driver vs 2018 TaylorMade M3 Tiger Woods’ comeback win at the Tour Championship capped many firsts. His first win since 2013; first win since back-fusion surgery; first win with a Bridgestone ball; and it was his first win with a TaylorMade driver. His last victory (in fact, all his wins since 2002) came with Nike...

  • How to choose a new hybrid

    Thursday, 25 October 2018

    Never use your 4-iron? Hybrid go as far as your 5-wood? Then read this... We've all boomed a drive down the middle on a tough par 4, only to stroll to our ball and realise there's 200 yards left to the flag. Fifteen years ago, we'd need to get out a 3 or 4 iron and pray the shots got airborne.

  • TWIN TEST: Cleveland RTX 4 v Titleist Vokey SM7 wedges

    Wednesday, 24 October 2018

    Twin Test: Cleveland RTX 4 v Titleist Vokey SM7 Ever since Titleist introduced Vokey wedges back in 1997, there's been debate among serious golfers about whether they, or Cleveland, make the best scoring clubs. Cleveland is famous for its wedges – they've been creating them for many of the world's best players since 1979 – but the all-new RTX 4 is said to...

  • Forged irons ranked by forgiveness

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 15 October 2018

    Forged Irons: We've ranked every leading model and given them a forgiveness rating Forged irons used to be the domain of decent golfers. Many players, especially those who make it to single digits, see a beautiful set of forgings as the absolute pinnacle of the game. Why? Forged irons generally have smaller, more compact heads, while the way they’re stamped into shape...