2009

  • MD Golf resurrects the driving and utility iron in Seve Icon range

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 25 November 2009

    Do you remember the heady, halcyon days of driving irons and utility irons? Well Seve does and MD Golf's latest line of Seve Icon irons includes such a club. Harking back to the days before hybrids when driving irons were commonplace in many golfers bags, the new Seve Icon utility club provides golfers with an ideal driver/wood replacement off the tee...

  • MD Golf launches new Seve Icon hybrid club

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 25 November 2009

    MD Golf have launched their brand new hybrid in the Seve Icon range - named after the legendary Seve Ballesteros. It's fair to say Seve wouldn't have had much cause to use a hybrid during his pomp given his expertise with a 2 iron but these days they are big news in the bags of even the best tour professionals. The Seve...

  • MD Golf's new Seve Icon Fairway wood is launched

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 25 November 2009

    MD Golf has launched the new Seve Icon fairway wood, designed to be easier to hit than ever before. The wood features a shallower clubhead design than previous models which has the result of lowering the centre of gravity and promotes a higher ball flight. This allows golfers to pick the ball up off tight lies easier than before for a higher...

  • Revealed: MD Golf Seve Icon Driver

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 25 November 2009

    MD Golf's new Seve Icon driver is a full 460cc Titanium clubhead, which retails for just £110. We're still not entirely sure how MD manage to produce quality clubs at these prices but they do, so we mustn't grumble! The Seve Icon driver is a high MOI driver, with maximum weight moved to the perimeter of the club for enhanced forgiveness and...

  • Revealed: Wilson D-FY irons with steel and graphite shafts!

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 20 November 2009

    At Today's Golfer we love bringing you a top scoop and it doesn't come much better than revealing Wilson's new D-FY irons - the first irons in the world with a half steel, half graphite shaft! You might be thinking that this is nothing more than a marketing gimmick but Wilson say there's a good reason for this unusual design. The steel...

  • Video review: TaylorMade xFT exchangeable face wedge

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 19 November 2009

    TaylorMade have a habit of getting us very excited when they launch new product - and they did it again with the xFT wedge. It is the first wedge with an exchangeable face so it can be replaced when the grooves are worn. It's a nice idea and it means you can get the club fitted to your exact specifications -shaft, grind...

  • Bushnell launch coloured Skinz for Tour V2 rangefinder

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 19 November 2009

    Bushnell have launched a brand new range of coloured Skinz for the Tour V2 rangefinder, allowing you to personalise and protect it at the same time. The range of Silicone covers comes in seven different colours - white, pink, green, orange, red, yellow and blue - which fit perfectly round the device making it stand out and protect it from damage. The Bushnell...

  • Video review: Mizuno MP Fli Hi

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 19 November 2009

    Traditional driving irons may be a thing of the past but Mizuno's new MP Fli Hi is the modern equivalent, designed to be a direct long iron replacement in any better-player's set. The MP Fli Hi is available in 2, 3 and 4 iron lofts and has been designed following feedback with Mizuno's tour players who wanted a forgiving, yet still...

  • adidas Golf equipment tested in world's most extreme conditions

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 19 November 2009

    adidas Golf have decided to test their apparel in some of the world's most extreme conditions - by sending two golfers on a round-the-world trip. They will play on some of the most inhospitable golf courses on the planet in searing heat and chilling cold. Their challenge is to test adidas Golf apparel and see how it stands up to the conditions. The...

  • Xmas gift idea: Blacktee diary makes golf a way of life

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 19 November 2009

    Blacktee's new journal for 2010 could be the ideal Christmas present for any keen golfer. As well as being a diary with which to organise a busy lifestyle, the journal also incorporates golf tips, with high-quality photography, rules and etiquette advice and a game-tracker to monitor improvement. In short, golf will never be far from the mind of whoever owns the diary. Creator...

  • Nickent Golf future cast into doubt

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 17 November 2009

    Rumours are rife that Nickent Golf has gone out of business following a move to put the company into receivership earlier this year. One golf magazine in the US is reporting that the US-based company terminated its employees last Friday and will begin the process of liquidating its assets immediately. According to a leaked email obtained by Golf World, a number of...

  • Cleveland CG7 Tour Black Pearl irons unveiled

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 13 November 2009

    Cleveland have launached a new Black Pearl version of their CG7 Tour irons, designed for the better player. The new CG7 Black Pearl Tours are essentially an updated version of the current CG7 Tour, which has proven popular with low handicapper players looking for extreme playability but with a bit of forgiveness built in. The Black Pearl finish is designed to reduce...

  • Cleveland Golf introduces CG7 Black Pearl irons

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 13 November 2009

    Cleveland Golf have updated their successful CG7 irons with a sleek Black Pearl version for 2010. The original CG7's will still be available but are now complemented with the Black Pearl model which makes the head look smaller and more playable at address and reduces glare. The CG7 Black Pearls feature the same technology that made the original CG7 so popular including...

  • Woodworm Golf launches new Zoom Junior package set

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 13 November 2009

    Woodworm Golf has launched the new Zoom Junior package sets aimed at youngsters starting out in the world of golf. The set includes an 18° fairway wood for easy hitting off the tee, a 24° utility club, two over-size perimeter-weighted irons in 7 and 9 iron loft and an easy-to-line putter. It also comes with a bright junior stand bag and the...

  • Video review: Yonex V-MX fairway wood

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 13 November 2009

    The Yonex V-MX fairway wood rocked the range recently in Today's Golfer's fairway wood tests and upset some of the more regular names in the top test places. The club was lauded by all testers for its forgiveness and ease of use and it would have won had the testers not been put off initially by the bulbous look of the...

  • Video review: Yonex Nanospeed 3i irons

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 13 November 2009

    As game improver club go, Yonex are regularly at the top of any wishlist and the new Nanospeed 3i irons look no different. Built for the higher-handicapper, the Nanospeed 3i range features three progressively different iron shapes in the one set. The long irons are a wide sole hybrid-style design, the mid irons are a regular cavity backs while the short, scoring irons...

  • Ernie Els raves about new Callaway Tour i(s) golf ball

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 13 November 2009

    Ernie Els has become one of the first players to put the new Callaway Tour i(s) golf ball into play and has been raving about its performance after scoring a hole-in-one. The South African chose to play the new ball at the HSBC Champions event in Shanghai last week and it responded by firing him to 22 birdies and two eagles...

  • Stewart Golf releases new accessory range

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 11 November 2009

    Stewart Golf, the company behind some the of the world's most stunning electric trolleys, have released a new line of accessories ahead of Christmas. Designed to complement their award-winning trolleys, such as the X1, X3, X5 Remote and F1 Lithium, the accessories are said to be a must-buy for any Stewart Golf fan. They include a fully waterproof stand bag with waterproof...

  • 2009 TG Awards

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 10 November 2009

    The voting for the 2009 TG Awards is over! We are collating the results for these all-important awards and will be announcing the winners soon. There are a plethora of categories ranging from best premium driver to villain of the year - and every category will be decided solely by you, the reader. Thousands of votes have flooded in and it's been...

  • Nike launches new Crush ball

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 6 November 2009

    The new Nike Crush golf ball is designed to help you hit it longer and straighter, but with a touch of precision too. The two-piece balls aims to help a wide range of swing speeds - that's everyone! - hit the ball further thanks to the use of a low compression core. It also uses an optimized cover design to reduce unwanted...

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