Winter Golf

  • TESTED: How does the cold affect a golf ball’s performance?

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 14 December 2020

    We’re all guilty of leaving our golf bags and balls in the car boot or shed from time-to-time but have you ever considered how much it could be impacting your performance, especially in the cold months of winter golf? We tested cold golf balls against warm to find out exactly how much it could be affecting your game. ...

  • TESTED: Can bulky clothes harm your golf swing?

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 14 December 2020

    As winter golfers, it’s tempting to wear thick clothes to ensure we stay warm while getting out on the course. But could wearing the wrong clothing actually harm our game? We put it to the test to find out if wearing bulky clothing instead of the right layering can have a negative effect on your golf swing. ...

  • TESTED: How dirt affects golf club grooves

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 14 December 2020

    We test dirty golf clubs against clean golf clubs to find out just how big an impact dirt and mud in your grooves can make to your performance on the golf course. Tour pros have caddies who clean their clubs after every shot, ensuring no dirt or debris clogs the vital grooves. Club golfers...

  • TESTED: Which golf wedge works best when it’s wet?

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 14 December 2020

    Mizuno claim the grooves of of their new ES21 golf wedge perform best in damp conditions, so we put their claims to the test in a head-to-head with Titleist’s Vokey Design SM8 and Cleveland’s RTX Zipcore to find the best performing wedge for the wet conditions we find in winter golf. ...

  • TESTED: Does moisture affect a golf ball’s performance?

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 14 December 2020

    How much of an impact does water have on the performance of your golf ball? With damp conditions far more common during the months of winter golf, we tested wet and dry golf balls head-to-head to find out exactly what difference a bit of moisture could make to your game. We’ve all played on cold, wet and frosty mornings. The sort...