July

  • Ping S57 irons video review

    Written by TG equipment editor on Thursday, 30 July 2009

    If you thought Ping only made clubs for game improvers then you obviously haven't heard about the Ping S57's. The S57's feature a small head and blade-style design which expertly finishes off Ping's product range and caters for lower handicappers looking for more feel and workability in their clubs. However, despite the small head, Ping still prides itself on the forgiveness of...

  • Snake Eyes Viper XT Irons Review Video

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 29 July 2009

    What's that you say? You're desperate to know more about the Snake Eyes Viper XT irons. Well, you've come to the right place. The XT's are a game improver set with a deep cavity and wide sole for ultra forgiveness and a low centre of gravity for a high launch. They also feature a super-hot face thanks to plasma welding round the...

  • Stadium Driving Range gets new short game area

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 29 July 2009

    Direct Golf UK's Stadium Driving Range, Huddersfield, has undergone an overhaul, including a fantastic new short game area. The new additions are: A deluxe Hotblade Putting Green fitted by Showcase Greens A decking and seating area over-looking the putting green 6 real grass tees 6 high quality astroturf tees 4 real grass chipping greens 1 real full size sand bunker Take the Hotblade Challenge this summer and enter the...

  • Massive Irons Test - Choose your weapon wisely!

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 29 July 2009

    We put an incredible 59 iron sets up for review in a recent issue of Today's Golfer magazine, splitting these into four categories. So, if you want to know what the greatest sticks are on the market right now, we've got some great iron reviews to keep you going... Over the next week we'll have all 59 sets reviewed in our...

  • ProStance's Brewerton Cruises To Spanish Open Victory

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 27 July 2009

    ProStance's Becky Brewerton scored a final round of 70 for a four round total of 270, 18-under-par, at Panorámica Golf & Country Club in Castelló to record a stunning six stroke victory at the Open de España Femenino. She finished six clear of fellow Welshwoman Breanne Loucks, Italian Diana Luna and Spaniards Tania Elosegui and Emma Cabrera-Bello. It was Becky’s second Ladies...

  • Ping i15 Fairway Wood

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 27 July 2009

    It’s good to see that Ping hasn’t neglected the faithful old fairway wood when it comes to the new i15 range. The Ping i15 fairway wood benefits from a longer face design which increases MOI by an impressive 13%, while the internal weighting has been designed to achieve a centre of gravity position that allows the more serious golfer to work the...

  • Ping i15 Hybrid

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 27 July 2009

    The Ping i15 hybrid is one impressive-looking club – clean, simple and full of great technology for the better player! The traditional head design increases the MOI by 7% which offers a decent level of forgiveness that even a better ball-striker will appreciate. The lofts are a degree stronger which means the ball should fly on a penetrating ball flight, while the internal...

  • Ping i15 Irons

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 27 July 2009

    If you’re a better player, but you still want a bit of forgiveness in your irons, then read on – the new Ping i15 irons could be right up your street! For a start the Ping i15 iron set is designed with slightly larger long irons to offer more forgiveness from further out – after all, a three-iron looks intimidating at the best...

  • Ping i15 Driver

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 27 July 2009

    If you like your driver to have a traditional, no-nonsense look, then the new Ping i15 driver will definitely float your boat! The pear-shaped 460cc head is forgiving because of a relatively high Moment of Inertia, but at the same time better players will love the workability that it offers. And it looks awesome – the entire head has been finished in a...

  • Ping G15 Hybrid

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 27 July 2009

    Lots of manufacturers are making their hybrids to look more like fairway woods these days – but Ping have gone to a more traditional hybrid shape with their new Ping G15 hybrid. In fact, it looks more like a traditional driving iron if we’re honest – which we quite like! If we want a fairway wood, we’ll buy one! Ping say that the...

  • Ping G15 Fairway Wood

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 27 July 2009

    Lots of people still use a good old traditional fairway wood, and Ping have certainly not forgotten it with the new Ping G15 fairway wood. Like the Ping G15 driver, it features and elongated head shape which increases the MOI by 23% - this means incredible forgiveness on even bad strikes from tee, fairway or rough. The low profile style of the club also...

  • Ping G15 Driver

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 27 July 2009

    If there was one club over the last two years that continually impressed TG readers and staff, it was the G10 driver. But after two seasons at the top of the ladder, the next evolutionary big stick has arrived in the form of the Ping G15 driver. Featuring an elongated head-shape from front to back, the Ping G15 driver has a 15%...

  • Ping G15 Irons

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 27 July 2009

    Ping’s G10 irons were built on the brilliant foundations of the G5 and G2 predecessors. And the latest Ping G15 irons beauties look set to have an equally impressive impact. We’ve got the full story in issue 260 of Today’s Golfer, which goes on sale on August 13. But in the mean time we can let you into a few little secrets...

  • Mizuno MP62 irons video review

    Written by TG Equipment Writer on Saturday, 25 July 2009

    Mizuno's legendary status in forged irons is already secure with a string of top quality ranges to its name - but the Japanese company hasn't rested on its laurels with the MP62 line. Designed to Luke Donald's own grind specifications, the MP62's look so sleek and sharp you could almost shave with them. Of course, stunning good looks are all part and...

  • A sneak peek at Paddy's new Wilson Staff FG Tour irons

    Written by David Connor, TG equipment editor on Friday, 24 July 2009

    It's safe to say Padraig Harrington hasn't enjoyed his best form over the past few months but there were glimpses of his old self at Turnberry and now he's got a new set of bats to help him recover his form - the new Wilson Staff FG Tour irons. The new irons are actually inspired by the renowned FG-17 irons which were...

  • Orka PS9 muscle back irons video review

    Written by TG Equipment Writer on Friday, 24 July 2009

    You may not be familiar with the name but here at Today's Golfer we've been impressed by Orka's gear for some time now so our equipment team were delighted to get their hands on the PS9 muscle back irons. Designed as a better player's club the PS9 features a sleek look, thin sole and top line for maximum workability and feel. Orka...

  • Go tight to improve your game with Equmen undershirts

    Written by TG Equipment Writer on Friday, 24 July 2009

    Skintight tops, such as Equmen undershirts, seem to be all the rage on the golf course these days - but it's more about performance than fashion on the fairways. The technology and science behind these performance shirts could get a man halfway to Mars, but it is the performance benefits on the course that will interest the golfers out there. Equmen's Core Precision...

  • What have the pros got in the bag?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 23 July 2009

    Take a look at what clubs the top pros had in their bags at this year's Open Championship at Turnberry. Links golf provides a very different test to what these guys are used to week-in week-out on Tour and this is reflected in their club selections. Many of the players that TG spoke to opted to replace their hybrids and lofted woods with 2-irons. Top...

  • Daly Signs Up With Druh Belts

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 21 July 2009

    John Daly was, without doubt, the most colourful man at Turnberry last week with his lairy clothes capturing the imagination amongst the TV viewers and spectators in the stands. And while the bright trousers were often the talk of the town, the two-time Major winner was also showcasing his own range of Druh belts throughout the week. Daly, who eventually tied for an impressive...

  • It's hip to be square for Cink at The Open

    Written by TG Equipment Writer on Monday, 20 July 2009

    Stewart Cink's dramatic victory in The Open Championship at Turnberry has given Nike two-in-a-row when it comes to major championship victories. In truth, that's not all that unusual for Nike but previously it has been Tiger Woods bagging honour after honour instead of Cink following up fellow Nike player Lucas Glover's surprise victory in the US Open. Cink's victory means he is...

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