June

  • Ping bosses hit the fairways and the hills for charity

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 30 June 2010

    Ping Europe bosses have raised more than £18,000 after completing a remarkable 44-mile trek over some of England's highest peaks - with golf bags strapped to their backs. The 19-strong team set off at 4.50am by playing 18 holes at Eskdale Golf Club before tackling 44 miles over two days culminating in a charity golf tournament at the picturesque Keswick Golf Club. En-route...

  • What Gear focus: TaylorMade R9 SuperTri driver

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 30 June 2010

    If there's one thing you had to pick that TaylorMade do better than anything else, you'd have to say drivers - like the new TaylorMade R9 SuperTri, as featured in our exclusive What Gear 2010 section in association with online golf. Since its launch earlier this year it has been spotted in the bags of players like Martin Kaymer, Sergio Garcia,...

  • Video review: PING i15 irons

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 29 June 2010

    For many better players the key to a good iron is the right blend of forgiveness and workability and few manufacturers have done it as well as PING - including the latest instalment in the i Series, the i15. They feature progressive offset and cavities throughout the set to make the shorter irons more playable and the longer irons more forgiving.

  • Video review: Wilson Di9 irons

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 29 June 2010

    Over the years Wilson Staff have consistently proven that you don't always have to spend silly money to get great golf equipment and the Wilson Di9 irons are the latest example of this value for money. Retailing at £349, the Di9's offer forgiveness coupled with great looks and good feel for a game-improver club. The large undercut cavity aids forgiveness and Wilson...

  • Free golf lessons and custom-fit sessions at The Belfry Open Day

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 29 June 2010

    Golfers from across the country are being invited to enjoy free golf lessons and custom-fit taster sessions at the PGA National Academy Open Day at The Belfry. The four-time Ryder Cup venue, which is also the testing venue for Today's Golfer magazine's comprehensive club tests, is opening its doors on July 21, 2010 to showcase the facilities, equipment and tuition to interested golfers. Deals on big...

  • New Helium Tour waterproofs from Stuburt

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 29 June 2010

    Stuburt have released a new line of waterproofs ahead of the Autumn/Winter 2010 season. The company have designed the new suits after consultation with their stable of Tour players including Darren Clarke and Gareth Maybin. The new Helium Tour models have been designed around freedom of movement with contemporary styling. In addition Stuburt's unique Dri-Back waterproof membrane system and mesh lining offers breathability for added...

  • Callaway release limited edition Jaws wedges

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 29 June 2010

    Callaway have released a special production of limited edition X-Series Jaws wedges to the exact same specificications as their Tour players use. The new Jaws CC wedges feature grooves which conform to the new Condition of Competition, which Tour players have to use to meet R&A and USGA rules. They also come with a unique slate grey finish and offer Tour-level playing...

  • Forgan launches LTD Edition forged blades

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 25 June 2010

    To celebrate its 150th anniversary, Forgan have launched a set of LTD Edition forged blades. The irons have been manufactured from a high grade forged steel and each one has been engraved with distinctive "150 years" and "Since 1860" logos. European Seniors Tour player and former Ryder Cup captain Ian Woosnam has been using them recently and there will be another 150 sets...

  • Under Armour ready for hot summer

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 25 June 2010

    The British summer is looking good for once and with that in mind, it's well worth considering looking into Under Armour's range of apparel. Firstly, it's good to know that even if you forget to apply sunscreen under your shirt, Under Armour's clothing range will provide sun portection of UPF 30+ - helpful if you don't want to look a lobster...

  • Video review: Ping G15 irons

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 24 June 2010

    Ping know that you only score points in golf for getting the ball in the hole rather than for how nice your clubs look - and that's why they've made the G15 irons as playable as possible. Their main concern when designing the G15s was to make them as forgiving as they could and this means a large head, wide sole,...

  • New X-24 Hot irons from Callaway - UNVEILED!

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Thursday, 24 June 2010

    With the golf season in full sway, Callaway have unveiled their latest game-improvement product in the form of the new X-24 Hot irons. We'll have the full story in the next issue of the magazine, which goes on sale on July 15, but we can give you a quick rundown of the product now. Callaway say the clubs are the longest, most accurate...

  • In the bag video with Soren Kjeldsen

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 23 June 2010

    Cleveland staff player Soren Kjeldsen is a short-game wizard and while endless hours of practice are the key to that, having top equipment obviously helps. The Dane took time out of his practice at the recent BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth to talk to TG features writer Kit Alexander about the equipment he carries in his bag - including the brand...

  • New junior golf trousers from P1@GOLF

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 23 June 2010

    Leading junior fashion brand P1@Golf have launched three new pairs of golf trousers for the 2010 season to help younger golfers look good on the fairways. The new designs - black pinstripe, purple check and aqua pinstripe - now means junior players can emulate their heroes in terms of both fashion and performance on the course. P1@GOLF trousers offer two unique features...

  • What Gear Focus: Cobra S2 driver

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 22 June 2010

    Cobra are renowned for making great drivers aimed at the game-improving player and the new S2 driver, as featured in What Gear 2010 in association with online golf, is no different. The S2 carries on Cobra's ever-burgeoning reputation in the driver market and even takes it a notch further, introducing Adjustable Flight Technology - which means the head can be set...

  • Video review: TaylorMade Burner 09 irons

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 22 June 2010

    It's not often that an iron will transcend boundaries between game-improver and better-player clubs but the TaylorMade Burner 09 set does just that. The club has been designed primarily as a game-improver iron with forgiveness, high launch and distance very much the order of the day. But TaylorMade designers were keen not to lose too much feel or ruin the aesthetics of...

  • Graeme McDowell's winning US Open clubs

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 21 June 2010

    Graeme McDowell has made it a terrific clean sweep for the majors so far in 2010 for Callaway with a steely victory at Pebble Beach in the US Open. The Northern Irishman has continued a sterling year for Callaway with a second major victory following fellow staff player Phil Mickelson's Masters' win. Mickelson also challenged at the top of the leaderboard in...

  • McDowell wins US Open

    Written by Golf World staff on Monday, 21 June 2010

    In the immediate aftermath of his victory at Pebble Beach in the US Open, Lee Westwood’s caddie – Billy Foster – gave the man from Royal Portrush a huge hug and said: “Does this mean there’s a party tonight?” “You bet,” was the 30-year-old’s reply. And what a party it was, continuing way into the early hours. This has been a long...

  • New training aid could give 'The extra 20 yards'

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Friday, 18 June 2010

    The Extra 20 Yards is announcing the launch of a revolutionary new piece of golfing equipment designed specifically to increase strength and club head speed. The Extra 20 Yards has combined weight training technology with a scientific understanding of the golf swing. The result is an optimised piece of equipment that allows the user to exercise all of the golfing muscles in...

  • Alexis Thompson signs up with Cobra-Puma

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Thursday, 17 June 2010

    Youngster Alexis Thompson has become the first athlete to be signed under both the Cobra and PUMA brands. The 15-year-old, who is the world's No. 1 amateur, will now wear PUMA apparel and use Cobra equipment, as she looks to make a dent in the professional ranks. Thompson will be using Cobra's new S2 driver, the S2 3-wood, the Baffler Rail hybrid...

  • Video review: Cleveland CG7 Black Pearl irons

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 17 June 2010

    The holy grail for modern-day golf manufacturers when it comes to irons is to make a set that is long and forgiving - but without looking overly big. Cleveland have achieved that with the CG7 Black Pearl irons. The clubs are finished in black which makes the head appear smaller while offset, cavity backs and gel-dampening technology make these extremely easy...

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