2009

  • Mizuno MP-68 Irons Revealed!

    Written by TG equipment editor on Tuesday, 1 September 2009

    Mizuno are renowned for their jaw-droppingly gorgeous blades and nothing sets tongues wagging on tour than rumours that the Japanese forging legends are about to release a new set of MP-68 irons. So much so that players and technicians from other tour trucks regularly try and sneak into Mizuno's lair for a crafty peek. Thankfully, we've saved you the trouble of looking...

  • Dyson wins KLM Open using Rife putter

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 28 August 2009

    Simon Dyson handed Rife Putters their first win of the year on the European Tour when he rolled his Rife Barbados to victory at the KLM Open on Sunday. Dyson trailed by six shots going into the final round, but a course record 63 put him into a sudden death play off with Peter Lawrie and Peter Hedblom. Dyson had already used his...

  • Bag Boy's award-winning travel cases available in the UK

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 28 August 2009

    Leading US brand Bag Boy have made their innovative and award-winning travel cases available in the UK. The £99.99 Bag Boy T-10 travel cover is made of alliweather polyester and features a combination hard top/soft sided design that provides unmatched protection for today’s oversized clubs, while conveniently folding for easy storage. The heavy duty Anti-Burst Strapping System that and durable skid resistant PVC base...

  • Show your support with a football team standbag

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 28 August 2009

    There's a now a new way to show your support for your favourite football team, with a standbag emblazoned with their club badge and colours. Premier Licensing, which currently includes Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Everton, to coincide with the launch of the new season, and more club designs are set to follow soon. Each bag costs £119 and features seven pockets including a dry...

  • Nike reveal new all-weather golf shoe

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 28 August 2009

    Nike have revealed the brand-new Nike Zoom Bandon, an all-weather shoe with a sealed synthetic skin that covers the entire upper section, including laces. The Bandon features a zip over the laces which forms an impermeable layer to prevent moisture from entering from all angles, keeping your feet cosy and, above all, dry. Other external features include additional protection around the toe...

  • Try hundreds of clubs at super demo day

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 24 August 2009

    You'll have the chance to try hundreds of clubs at the Stadium Driving Range, Huddersfield, on from 10am to 5pm on Saturday 5 September. There'll be a wide selection of drivers, fairways, hybrids, irons, wedges and putters and representatives from all the top manufacturers for you to get your hands on. As well as a full driving range, there's also a brand new...

  • Ogilvy looks to get in the groove early

    Written by TG equipment editor on Friday, 21 August 2009

    World number eight Geoff Ogilvy has been practicing with new grooves ahead the rule change at the end of the year. The Australian wants to be ahead of the game when the new grooves come into place on January 1, 2010 and he believes they are going to suit players with a top notch short game. Speaking on Twitter, Ogilvy said: "[I've]...

  • New PING putters - the Anser and Wack-E

    Written by TG equipment editor on Friday, 21 August 2009

    Here's a sneek look at PING's brand new range of putters - the new Anser V2 and the appropriately named Wack-E. It's not every day PING bring out some new short sticks so it's safe to say these will cause a bit of a stir, particularly the Anser which has been popular since its first appearance more than 40 years ago. We...

  • SkyCaddie introduces the SG2.5 Lite

    Written by TG equipment editor on Friday, 21 August 2009

    SkyCaddie has introduced an entry-level GPS device to give more golfers access to its extensive course mapping library. The new SkyCaddie SG2.5 Lite retails at £149.95 has less functionality than premium models such as The SG2.5, SG3.5 and SG5. However, it is updateable to include the same functionality as the SG2.5 and gives golfers access to more than 30,000 golf courses in...

  • New Adams a70S help golfers progress

    Written by TG equipment editor on Thursday, 20 August 2009

    Adams Golf has introduced its latest progressive set of clubs to help the recreational golfer. The new Idea a70S progressive set is designed to give the ultimate in forgiveness and playability throughout the bag. The men’s eight-piece hybrid iron set consists of 3-, 4- and 5-hybrids, 6- and 7-mid-hybrids and versatile scoring clubs in 8-iron through pitching wedge. Michael Vrska, director of product...

  • Never Compromise X-RAY putter video review

    Written by TG equipment editor on Thursday, 20 August 2009

    The last time senior equipment editor Jon Greathead had an X-Ray it was following a particularly heavy challenge on the rugby pitch. This time he had the new Never Compromise X-RAY putter in his hands and it was an altogether more pleasant experience. The NCX-RAY Sigma model is a large mallet-head putter which pushes weight to the perimeters for high MOI and...

  • Mizuno Bettinardi BC2 putter video review

    Written by TG equipment editor on Thursday, 20 August 2009

    Few manufacturers take as much care and precision over their putters as Mizuno Bettinardi - particularly for its Black Carbon series. Milled from single block of black carbon steel, the putters are designed to have complete consistency of feel and contact across the face, which is honeycomb milled for a 100 per cent flat surface. Mizuno's stunning looking BC2 is one of...

  • 2009 Putter Reviews

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 19 August 2009

    The putter is used more than any other club in the bag, so having the right one for you is critical. We've tested 36 top offerings to help you choose...   Our ratings Each putter has been rated in five categories: looks, feel, sound and confidence as well as a six-foot putting test. Those ratings go to give the putter an overall...

  • Odyssey Black Series i #6 Video Review

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 18 August 2009

    The Odyssey stamp on a putter is generally a sign of quality and the company's latest Black Series i range looks to be testament to that. The Black Series i #6 is one of the most popular in the range and its scoop-back blade design will wow fans of traditional-style short sticks. At £219 it doesn't come cheap but then it includes...

  • TaylorMade Kia Ma Daytona Rossa Putter Video Review

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 18 August 2009

    If you're in the market for a premium short stick and have a few quid to throw at it, then chances are you've had a look at TaylorMade's Daytona Rossa putter by Kia Mia. It's even likelier that, if you've had a look at the Daytona, you've already fallen in love with its looks. The sleek design, midnight black finish and classic...

  • Rebecca Hudson is the Scorpio Queen

    Written by TG equipment editor on Tuesday, 18 August 2009

    Ladies European Tour player Rebecca Hudson has joined forces with Dubai apparel label Scorpio Golf, who will design personalised symbols and garments for the former Ladies English Open champion. Hudson, known as Becs, will wear the apparel which has been designed with a Bx logo to incorporate her nickname, the St George’s cross and the colours of the Union Jack flag. She...

  • Waterproof GolfLogix GPS that can sleep with the fishes

    Written by TG equipment editor on Friday, 14 August 2009

    Now you can get a distance to the flag from any point on the golf course - even from the bottom of that pond on the 6th hole - thanks to a waterproof GPS device from GolfLogix. The GolfLogix device, powered by Garmin, is specifically designed for the British weather so that it can be used in any conditions without fear...

  • Nike announce new Method putter range

    Written by TG equipment editor on Thursday, 13 August 2009

    Nike has finally satisfied the curiosity of golf gear aficionados the world over by announcing the launch of its new Method putter range. The putter had been spotted in the hands of Paul Casey, Trevor Immelman, Stewart Cink and Lucas Glover in the form of a prototype in recent months and speculation had been rife that Nike were to release it...

  • Stuburt's new Comfort Pro shoes are a perfect fit

    Written by TG equipment editor on Thursday, 13 August 2009

    Stuburt has released a new range from its impressive shoe collection - in the form of the Comfort Pro shoes. The shoes feature a combination leather upper which is easy to keep clean as well as a bellow’s tongue to prevent water ingress through the lacing. In addition, Stuburt’s four-layer DRIBACK bootie membrane system gives supreme protection against all elements with a 12-month waterproof guarantee. The...

  • Keep cool and warm on the course with Glenmuir Performance Tech shirts

    Written by TG equipment editor on Thursday, 13 August 2009

    It's a bold claim to make but Glenmuir have released what they say is the world's most technologically-advanced golf shirt. In an era where drivers, irons, putters and balls are all packing space-age technology, golf clothing is looking to catch up and Glenmuir has taken it to the next level with Thermocool fibre. The new Performance Tech shirts are designed to keep...

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