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  • Gowf Everywear is the coolest brand you've never heard of

    Written by Rob McGarr on Thursday, 21 May 2020

    Are you cool enough to Gowf Everywear? Gowf Everywear is a brand new golf apparel and design project, mixing contemporary style with traditional golf culture.  The word "gowf" – in case you're not aware – is the original Scottish term for the game of golf. Gowf Everywear combines that old school heritage with a modern style to produce some of the coolest...

  • Galvin Green's new range is made from recycled plastic

    Thursday, 7 May 2020

    Galvin Green's new range is made entirely from recycled plastic. Galvin Green has boosted its range of sustainable products with the introduction of a new line of long-lasting INSULA warm layer garments made entirely from recycled plastic bottles. The latest version of the stylish and comfortable DWIGHT sweater is made 100% from Recycled Polyester derived from as many as 17 litre-sized plastic...

  • The golf bag that supports the NHS

    Thursday, 7 May 2020

    Unique Benross golf bag supports the NHS and frontline workers.  Benross has designed a unique golf bag in support of the keyworkers who are keeping the nation running through the Covid-19 crisis. Featuring a message that reads ‘Frontline Workers – We Thank You’, alongside the now universal emblem of support - the rainbow, this limited edition bag is set to convey...

  • The first golf bag made from recycled bottles

    Written by TG on Thursday, 7 May 2020

    Sun Mountain has introduced the new ECO-LITE golf bag, made from 25-30 recycled plastic bottles. Available as a stand bag or trolley bag, both water-resistant, the bags are more eco-friendly than those made in the standard way.  “We’re thrilled to bring the first bag of its kind to the market that incorporates material made from recycled plastic bottles, while ensuring golfers can...

  • Ben Hogan introduce long iron replacements and combo sets

    Written by TG on Tuesday, 5 May 2020

    Ben Hogan's impressive irons go from strength to strength.  We've been really impressed with the clubs coming from Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company recently. Not only are their prices considerably lower than most brands – thanks to a direct-to-consumer business model – the products are more than a match for more expensive brands.  The Ben Hogan PTx Pro featured in our list...

  • You can now get personalised TaylorMade MG2 wedges

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 4 May 2020

    TaylorMade's new custom wedge programme offers thousands of combinations to personalise your wedges.  TaylorMade know that golfers who are passionate about the clubs in their bag often want something that is personalised to them.  As such, TaylorMade have already enabled golfers to customise Spider and Spider X putters, as well as Hi-Toe wedges.  Now the personalisation programme has come to the already stunning...

  • Glenmuir hope online orders can keep your golf pro in business

    Written by TG Writer on Thursday, 23 April 2020

    We're all missing golf, but spare a thought for your club's golf professional. With golf clubs closed in the majority of countries across the world, golf pros have seen their business and income disappear overnight.  Unable to give lessons or sell products in the pro shop, some pros may struggle to stay afloat.  Scottish golf clothing brand Glenmuir have come up with...

  • The world's biggest ever golf drivers test

    Friday, 3 April 2020

    Seven golf drivers tested by 1,274 people The American Golf Battle of the Brands driver test asked visitors to the store to hit three shots with each of seven leading drivers for 2020: the Benross Delta, Callaway Mavrik, Cobra SpeedZone, Ping G410, TaylorMade SIM, Titleist TS2 and Wilson Launch Pad. Each club was equipped with stock shafts and lofts. 1,274 golfers took...

  • Zoom Focus X – the £219 rangefinder

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 30 March 2020

    The Zoom Focus X is one of the cheapest golf rangefinders available.  Some of the best golf rangefinders on the market retail for £450 or more. The Zoom Focus X is less than half that amount, but how does it compare in terms of features and functionality?  The Zoom Focus X has six times magnification, which is on par with the leading...

  • Ben Hogan blades offer classic looks but modern performance, at a budget price

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 23 March 2020

    Ben Hogan blades offers traditional looks but modern performance.  The Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company isn't like most other golf manufacturers.  The Ben Hogan Company sell heir products online at benhogangolf.com and benhogangolf.eu exclusively. By eliminating the retail "middleman", they can reduce costs, with these savings passed on to the consumer in terms of lower prices. That's why Ben Hogan golf clubs tend to...

  • Ping launch new golf bags for 2020

    Wednesday, 18 March 2020

    Ping say their new range is the company's most ground-breaking, premium collection of golf bags to date.  Ping's latest product offering features an entirely redesigned collection of golf carry bags, as well as a significantly updated cart bag range, to cater for the varying demands of every golfer. The 2020 line-up is spearheaded by the Hoofer Monsoon and Pioneer Monsoon bags, which have been completely redesigned...

  • Rife golf shoes look great and cost less

    Tuesday, 17 March 2020

    Rife golf shoes offer fantastic styling at a very competitive price. Golf shoes have never been better. Whether you still like the look of a classic golf shoe, or you prefer a modern design that looks more like a trainer, there are designs to suit you. There are super-lightweight golf shoes that are still 100% waterproof and gone are the days...

  • Can you trust golf club reviews?

    Written by Chris Jones, Editor on Thursday, 12 March 2020

    We do golf club reviews you can trust Everyone is a golf club reviewer these days. Give anyone a video camera and a YouTube login and they can claim to be an "influencer", hitting a handful of shots (on a launch monitor, if you're lucky) before offering an opinion. “IT’S NOT 50 YARDS LONGER!!!” screams a video headline in big yellow letters, as...

  • The Ecco Street shoe that changed golf

    Tuesday, 10 March 2020

    10 years ago at The Masters premium Danish shoe manufacturer Ecco and Fred Couples unwittingly created the spikeless golf shoe as we know it today. This is how they did it.    April 8, 2010 is a pretty insignificant date for most people. But for Danish golf shoe manufacturer Ecco and the humble spikeless shoe, it was a landmark moment in...

  • The new adidas range is made from recycled plastic

    Monday, 9 March 2020

    adidas PRIMEBLUE is better for the planet Scientific projections show that, by 2050, the world’s oceans may contain more plastic than fish. That’s a sobering thought, and it’s the reason adidas are so determined to end plastic waste. The new adidas’ new PRIMEBLUE range of clothing and footwear is made from upcycled plastic waste, a first in golf. The plastic waste is...

  • The new PowaKaddy trolleys for 2020 are smaller and lighter than ever

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 2 March 2020

    Check out the new PowaKaddy trolleys for 2020  PowaKaddy, the world’s leading electric trolley brand, have just revealed their new range for 2020, and the new models are better than ever. The line-up will be spearheaded by the PowaKaddy FX, a renaming of the market-leading Freeway series, to celebrate the tenth anniversary of golf’s most popular trolley. The FX features PowaKaddy’s simplest ever...

  • Three new Motocaddy push trolleys for 2020

    Monday, 2 March 2020

    Motocaddy reveal three new push trolleys for 2020  While some golfers like the luxury of an electric golf trolley, many still prefer the simplicity, lighter weight and cheaper cost of a push trolley. For 2020, Motocaddy are introducing three new push trolleys to suit every preference and budget.  Motocaddy CUBE – £179.99 The previous CUBE was Motocaddy’s best-selling push trolley last year. It’s simple...

  • The ball Rickie Fowler designed is now available to buy

    Written by Simon Daddow on Thursday, 27 February 2020

    The ball Rickie Fowler designed is now available to buy.  It’s not uncommon to hear golf manufacturers claim that their new product has been developed with the input of Tour pros. In reality, the player involvement is often limited to reviewing prototypes and offering opinions on styling. But in the case of the new TaylorMade Pix ball, Rickie Fowler was responsible for...

  • Motocaddy have launched the world's first touch screen electric trolley

    Friday, 21 February 2020

    Motocaddy launch the world's first touch screen electric golf trolley Motocaddy have launched a range of new electric trolleys for 2020, but it's the pioneering M5 GPS that has really got us excited. The Motocaddy M5 GPS features a hi-res 3.5" LCD touch screen display that can be used in all weather conditions – even when wearing a glove.  The super-intelligent M5...

  • Test the latest drivers and win £500!

    Monday, 10 February 2020

    Test seven of 2020's best drivers and win £500! With golf’s biggest brands bringing new driver technology and promises of increased distance for every golfer, 2020 is already looking like a bumper year for anyone looking for a few extra yards. But with so many options, it can be a tough job knowing where to start looking. Fortunately for you, American Golf...

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