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  • REVEALED: New TaylorMade Spider putters for 2021

    Written by Rob McGarr on Tuesday, 2 March 2021

    TaylorMade reveal new Spider putters for 2021, including highly anticipated Spider EX TaylorMade Spider putters are firmly established as one of the most popular choices among golfers from tour pros to high handicappers.  RELATED: Best Putters "When we first introduced the original Spider putter in 2008, we never could have anticipated the global phenomenon it has become," says Bill Price, TaylorMade's putters and...

  • Callaway launch new Chrome Soft X LS golf ball aimed at low handicappers

    Written by Rob McGarr on Tuesday, 2 March 2021

    Callaway extend the Chrome Soft golf ball range with brand new Chrome Soft X LS, aimed at low handicap golfers. In recent years, golf manufacturers have become increasingly aware that one size does not fit all.  Wedges now come in a multitude of different grinds, bounces, and finishes; drivers come in low spin, draw-biased or maximum forgiveness models, each adjustable to create...

  • adidas' new Go-To golf clothing aims to end plastic waste

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 1 March 2021

    adidas Golf's Go-To clothing collection is designed to be worn anywhere and uses more sustainable materials as brand aims to end plastic waste and use 100 per cent recycled polyester in all of its products. At the heart of the new range is the Go-To golf polo shirt. Like all the pieces in the collection, it’s specifically designed to be worn...

  • Puma reveal IGNITE FASTEN8 Pro golf shoe with a unique lacing system

    Written by Rob McGarr on Tuesday, 23 February 2021

    Puma continue to innovate in the spikeless golf shoe market with the Ignite Fasten8 Pro. We've been big fans of Puma golf shoes for years now, particularly their spikeless offerings, which have often ranked among our pick of the best spikeless golf shoes each year.  RELATED: PAYNTR Golf aims to revolutionise golf shoes The Ignite Fasten8 Pro is Puma's latest spikeless golf shoe and...

  • Skechers reveal 2021 golf shoes… and there’s something for everyone

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 19 February 2021

    Skechers golf shoes have taken the game by storm in the last few years, offering super-comfortable, practical shoes at really competitive prices. By signing players like Matt Kuchar, Brooke Henderson, Colin Montgomerie and Billy Andrade, they’re endorsed on Tour. But we know Skechers golf shoes are most popular among club golfers who often replace their golf shoes every spring and don’t...

  • PAYNTR X 001 F: The golf shoe aiming to shake up the market

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 16 February 2021

    PAYNTR X 001 F golf shoes are the brainchild of former cricket pro David Paynter and ex-Nike Golf man Mike Forsey who have designed the footwear to help golfers optimise their power. There's plenty of choice when it comes to golf shoes, but Paynter and Forsey believe their vast knowledge means they can create them better than anyone else. FULL REVIEW: PAYNTR X...

  • "Best-ever" 2-Ball among new Odyssey Ten putters range

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 16 February 2021

    Odyssey Ten putters revealed for 2021, including a new Stroke Lab shaft, their "best-ever" 2-Ball and the model being used by new signing Jon Rahm. When the Odyssey Ten Shape was introduced a few years ago it immediately became a Odyssey’s most popular choice on Tour and with golfers who wanted to putt with more confidence. FULL REVIEW AND TEST: Odyssey Ten putters ...

  • Galvin Green take sustainability to a new level with 2021 golf clothing

    Written by Rob Jerram on Sunday, 14 February 2021

    Galvin Green take sustainability to a new level with new GameDay golf apparel collection. The degree of preparation behind a serious golfer’s most enjoyable golf day experience and a quest for even greater product sustainability are at the heart of the Part One 2021 range from leading golf apparel brand Galvin Green. RELATED: Best Golf Mid-Layers More than 30 years of playability expertise and...

  • TaylorMade Hi-Toe Raw wedge has rusting face for even more spin

    Written by Rob Jerram on Friday, 12 February 2021

    TaylorMade Hi-Toe Raw wedges have a face that will rust over time to bring even more spin and control to your short game. TaylorMade have brought the Raw Face Technology from their hugely-successful MG2 wedge into their Hi-Toe line-up for 2021. FULL REVIEW: TaylorMade Hi-Toe Raw wedges The design features sharper, deeper and narrower grooves and a sharper radius, with a rougher...

  • PXG add Mustang and Bat Attack putters to Battle Ready collection

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 9 February 2021

    PXG add two new 100 per cent milled putters to Battle Ready collection with the Bat Attack and Mustang. The new Battle Ready Mustang and Bat Attack are fully optimised for maximum stability, easy alignment and outstanding consistency. RELATED: Tested - Best Putters The PXG Battle Ready Mustang is a blade-style putter with tungsten-weighting in the heel and toe, creating an optimal centre-of-gravity...

  • Titleist reveal Scotty Cameron Phantom X putters

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 9 February 2021

    New Scotty Cameron Phantom X Putters have tour-inspired designs as Titleist strengthens its mallet family.  Drawing on his extensive experience with golf’s greatest players, Scotty Cameron has bolstered the high-tech Phantom X family with four new tour-inspired set-ups. The updated Phantom X 5 and Phantom X 5.5 replace current in-line models, while the new, compact wingback mallets, Phantom X 11 and Phantom...

  • "Unmatched stability" from new Puma Ignite Caged Crafted golf shoe

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 9 February 2021

    Puma Golf Ignite Caged Crafted golf shoe is designed to deliver "unmatched" stability from any lie. When it comes to golf shoes there's no question that Puma have produced some superb models in the last few years and that shows no sign of stopping in 2021. REVIEWED: adidas ZG21 shoes take lightweight to new levels The new Ignite Caged Crafted shoe builds on the...

  • TaylorMade TP5 and TP5X golf balls take carry distance to a new level

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 8 February 2021

    TaylorMade TP5 and TP5x golf balls use an all-new Tour Flight Dimple Pattern for 2021, taking aerodynamics and carry distance to a new level for golfers at every level. Four years after setting out on a journey to “redefine the path to distance” with the launch of golf’s only five-layer Tour balls, TaylorMade have used their Tour stars’ feedback and a...

  • REVEALED: Srixon ZX4 irons are brand's most forgiving yet

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 8 February 2021

    Srixon's ZX4 irons mark a "new revolution in forgiveness" for the golf brand with artificial intelligence used to develop unique and fastest face pattern. The new ZX4 irons bring forgiveness to the Srixon 2021 iron line-up while maintaining the brand’s signature look and forged feel. TESTED: Srixon ZX5 and ZX7 drivers Hollow from short to long iron, the ZX4 irons are designed to produce...

  • Is the Biom H4 Ecco's best ever golf shoe?

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 8 February 2021

    The ECCO Biom H4 – is this ECCO's best ever golf shoe?  ECCO pioneered the spikeless golf shoe revolution back in 2010 when a 50-year-old Fred Couples almost won the Masters wearing what a lot of people thought were "tennis shoes". They weren't tennis shoes, they were ECCO Golf Street shoes, and they caused quite a stir. RELATED: Galvin Green range takes...

  • Srixon reveal 2021 Z-Star golf balls with "unparalled feel"

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 1 February 2021

    The 2021 Srixon Z-Star and Z-Star XV golf balls have had every feature pushed to the limit with a new core, cover and dimple pattern. Now in their seventh generation, both balls have been redesigned from the ground up to create what Srixon say is their best-ever Z-Star series. RELATED: Robot Tested - Which golf ball suits you? The new ‘FastLayer Core’ starts soft...

  • KBS 1 One Step Tour putter shaft is heavier for more flex and feel

    Written by Rob Jerram on Wednesday, 27 January 2021

    New KBS 1 One Step Tour putter shaft is heavier than most other options on the market to provide more flexibility and feel on the greens. KBS - the only complete brand to offer a high-performance golf shaft for every club in the bag - have introduced the revolutionary 1 One Step putter shaft to help accomplished golfers hole more putts...

  • New Callaway Supersoft and Supersoft Max golf balls

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 26 January 2021

    Callaway reveal new Supersoft and Supersoft Max golf balls, bringing soft feel and distance to amateur golfers. Just days after revealing the new ERC Soft golf ball, Callaway have unveiled two more balls for 2021 – Supersoft and Supersoft Max – aimed at the average golfer who wants soft feel in their ball. FULL REVIEWS  ► Callaway Supersoft 2021 golf ball ► Callaway Supersoft...

  • adidas ZG21 shoe is a 'new era in lightweight golf footwear'

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 25 January 2021

    Two years in the making, adidas say their new ZG21 shoe is up to 20 per cent lighter than brand's previous spiked shoes and 'launches a new category of golf footwear'. The ZG21 spiked shoe is the result of adidas' tour pros and amateur golfers telling the brand they wanted a high-performance spiked shoe that was lightweight and extremely comfortable. RELATED: Best Spiked...

  • New Mizuno ST-X and ST-Z woods bring speed and sound

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 25 January 2021

    Mizuno’s new ST-X and ST-Z drivers are the culmination of the Japanese company’s three-year, rapid-fire development project. The follow-up to the ST190 and ST200, Mizuno's first drivers widely played on tour, the ST-Z and ST-X use Mizuno's second-generation SAT2041 Beta Ti face and complex carbon construction, designed to to deliver fast ball speeds and a dense, satisfying sensation at impact.  RELATED: Tested - Best...

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