June

  • 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...

  • "If the players made the rules golf would be a very different game"

    Written by Tony Jacklin on Monday, 29 June 2020

    Former Open and US Open champion Tony Jacklin has his say on the state of the game. I’m not coming at this as a gnarled old pro dreaming of days of yore, and none of this is sour grapes or anything like that. I’ve just got the best interests of the game at heart and I’m concerned about the direction golf...

  • "90% of driver shafts are too long"

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 22 June 2020

    Is your golf driver shaft too long for you?  What length is your driver shaft? For most golfers, the answer is “no idea”, “a bit longer than my 3-wood” or “not quite long enough to get me out of that bush when I’m using it to measure where I’m allowed to drop”. And why would you know or care? They’re all pretty...

  • How often should you replace your golf grips?

    Monday, 22 June 2020

    We put the key golf grip questions to Golf Pride's expert, Craig Watson How often should I change my golf grips? We recommend that if you play at least once a week, get your grips changed once a year. The compound in the rubber soon breaks down with the sweat in your hands and the weather conditions. Does golf grip size matter?  If the...

  • Srixon Q-Star Tour vs Titleist Pro V1 golf balls

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 15 June 2020

    The Srixon Q-Star Tour golf ball promises premium tour-level performance at a compression and price to suit amateur golfer's swing speed and budget... but how does it perform against the market-leading Titleist Pro V1? It wasn’t that long ago the choice of golf balls for club golfers was pretty limited. Players who’d reached a reasonable standard and ...

  • Callaway Chrome Soft vs Titleist Pro V1 golf balls

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 12 June 2020

    The Callaway Chrome Soft and Chrome Soft X have been completely redesigned for 2020, with the Chrome Soft targeting sub 100mph swing speeds the Chrome Soft X goes after 105mph+ golfers. To find out if both deliver we drafted in a 5 handicap club golfer to (test the Chrome Soft) and our regular TG Test Pro Neil Wain (to hit the...