May

  • 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...

  • WITB - Callaway's Sean Toulon

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 29 May 2020

    We get to see what equipment is in the bags of the leading pro’s all the time. But have you ever, like us, wondered what club designers, leading equipment engineers and golf brand CEO’s have in theirs? Well we thought it would be interesting to find out. So as part of a new series we sat down with Sean Toulon, General...

  • The 10 rules of buying used golf clubs

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 27 May 2020

    The 10 rules of buying used golf clubs Buying used golf clubs can be a fantastic way to get excellent kit for a fraction of the normal price. But, just like buying a use car, second hand golf clubs require some thought and research if you want to avoid buying a dud. Here are 10 top tips you should consider when...

  • Can you buy a decent set of forged irons for £600?

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 22 May 2020

    Many golfers believe forged irons are the pinnacle of the game. Using a set (even though today’s forged irons can suit everyone from a tour pro to an 18+ handicapper) is seen as a badge of honour, and often highlights golfers as well above average. But the costs of forged models have spiralled. Just four years ago a great set of...

  • TESTED: Best alignment golf ball

    Written by Simon Daddow on Thursday, 21 May 2020

    Sales of alignment golf balls are on a steep upwards trajectory. Callaway started the trend with their Triple Track Chrome Soft, which has now spawned a new range of putters in 2020. TaylorMade followed with “Clearpath Alignment” on the new TP5/TP5x Pix. And Srixon and Titleist have both added bolder alignment lines to their new Q-Star Tour and Tour Soft balls. RELATED: Best...

  • READER TEST: Mizuno BR-D2 Mini Stand Bag

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 20 May 2020

    Pencil bags have seen a real rise in popularity lately, and part of the change is down to brands realising golfers might actually want to use a tiny lightweight bag every time they play, rather than just as an infrequent alternative to a more substantial carry or trolley bag. TG Equipment Editor Simon Daddow loves his mini stand bag, so with...

  • Behind the scenes at Wilson's Innovation Centre

    Written by Chris Jones on Wednesday, 20 May 2020

    Wilson are going from strength to strength at the moment, thanks to a consistent stream of top quality products and tour pro validation. We speak to the men behind the new designs.  The two men leading R&D operations for Wilson golf clubs and balls – Jon Pegande and Frank Simonutti – have more than 50 years of experience with the brand...

  • How a chance meeting led GoDaddy billionaire Bob Parsons to set up PXG

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 11 May 2020

    A chance meeting between Mike Nicolette, a former PGA Tour winner (1983 Bay Hill Invitational) with 23 years service at Ping, and GoDaddy billionaire Bob Parsons led to the founding of Parsons Xtreme Golf (PXG). But how did it actually come about? What convinced two leading club engineers with 36 years experience to go out on a limb with a brand...