Equipment Features

  • 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...

  • Buying Tips: How to pick the right clubs for your game

    Monday, 4 December 2017

    Do you know how to pick the right clubs for your game when you're looking for a change? Here's how...  From understanding what to consider when you're buying new clubs, we break down the things you need to think about; from driver and woods to irons, wedges and putters.  How to pick the right woods for your game Smaller doesn’t have to mean less forgiving Ping’s...

  • Top 10 Electric Golf Trolleys

    Monday, 20 November 2017

    TG Top 10 Electric Golf Trolleys: If you're looking for a new golf trolley, why not take a look below to find out which electric golf trolleys made it on to our top 10 for 2017. From Motocaddy and Powakaddy to Big Max, Hill Billy, GoKart and Stewart Golf, there's plenty on the market to suit your needs on the course...

  • How often should I replace my grips?

    Wednesday, 8 November 2017

    Have you ever thought about how often you should replace your golf grips?  Most of us are guilty of keeping the same grips for longer than we'd like to admit, but could that be negatively affecting our performance on the course? In our biggest questions answered series, we posed the question to Craig Watson from Golf Pride - just how often...

  • How big is the sweet spot of your irons?

    Friday, 3 November 2017

    In our biggest questions answered series, we decided to find out - just how big is the sweet spot of your irons?  An iron's actual sweet spot, like any club, is no bigger than a pinhead. It's the point on the club where, when you hit a golf ball, the centre of gravity is moving directly towards the centre of the...

  • REVIEW: Uber-forgiving irons

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 25 October 2017

    Super-forgiving irons have a reputation for being ugly ducklings, with big heads that look more like oars than clubs. Admittedly uber forgiveness in the past has come with trade-offs, usually in the form of wide soles, huge cavity backs and top edges thicker than a sumo wrestler’s loincloth. But trust us, looks and cosmetics are now a serious consideration for the...

  • Reader Test: Odyssey O-Works putters

    Wednesday, 11 October 2017

    "It's shaved two-three shots a round": Four regular golfers put Odyssey's latest O-Works putters through their paces Odyssey has made a lot of noise about the new O-Works putters this year. The big innovation is its new "microhinge" face insert, which is designed like little hooks to grab the ball at impact and lift it into a better roll. They incorporate lots...

  • HOW TO: Choose a new driver

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 10 October 2017

    Which new golf driver should I choose? With dozens of new clubs on the market it’s difficult to know where to start if you want a new one. To help narrow down your choice we recommend that you start by looking at your swing speed and realising which design traits might aid your game. Don't know your swing speed? It's not that...