2011

  • Motocaddy link up with Tour Fit for Golf

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 29 June 2011

    Motocaddy has become an official partner of the Tour Fit for Golf programme, a scheme designed to improve the health and performance of golfers. The programme was launched in conjunction with The European Tour Performance Institute and has been devised by JJ Rivet, the Biomechanics Consultant to the European Tour. Rivet's work proves that carrying a bag or pulling a trolley changes your...

  • Titleist star Larrazabal sees off Garcia in Munich

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Monday, 27 June 2011

    After shooting four rounds in the 60s, Titleist star Pablo Larrazabal claimed his second Tour title with victory at the BMW International Open. The Spaniard saw off compatriot Sergio Garica, as the former Ryder Cup star three-putted on the fifth additional play-off hole after both players had finished on 16-under-par in Germany. On his way to victory, Larrazabal used a Titleist 910D2 driver, 910...

  • Callaway gear powers Jacobson to maiden PGA Tour title

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Monday, 27 June 2011

    Freddie Jacobson saw off the challenge of Ryan Moore at the Travelers Championship, and there were a few surprises in the Swede's winning bag. Lots of top Tour players prefer the look and feel of a more-traditional bladed iron, but Jacobson instead chose to use Callaway's excellent Diablo Forged irons, that feature a slightly thicker topline and a tad more forgiveness than...

  • Callaway Razr X-Forged: 2011 irons test video review

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 24 June 2011

    In the hands of some of the best players in the world Callaway's Razr X-forged irons have real Tour pedigree - but that didn't guarantee them a place among the upper echelons of our comprehensive 2011 irons test. What did guarantee them a place in the top five was the combination of feel, workability and an element of forgiveness, even in...

  • Adams Idea Tech A4R: 2011 irons test video

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 24 June 2011

    In 2011 Adams have not only become more of a presence in the UK, they've been performing extremely well in our equipment tests. The Adams Idea Tech A4R have carried on that trend with a creditable placing in our comprehensive 2011 irons test in the game improver category. The set features a hybrid in place of the long irons and cavity-backed mid and...

  • Add the personal touch to your new DryJoys Tour

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 24 June 2011

    Golfers will now be able to personalise their DryJoys Tour shoes after FootJoy added the line to their MyJoys franchise. The DryJoys Tour model was introduced earlier this year, and now golfers can add different colours, styles, national flags and initials to their new shoes. "We've seen a significant increase in the level of interest for the MyJoys programme amongst many of...

  • MD Superstrong ST: 2011 irons test video review

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 24 June 2011

    In today's trying economic times golfers are certainly not immune to the tightening of belts - but that's where MD Golf have stepped in and made a name for themselves. With good components, good designs and even better prices, MD have made a name for themselves as a real alternative to paying top dollar for your golf equipment. The MD Superstrong ST irons...

  • Get into golf with Palm Springs

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Thursday, 23 June 2011

    Getting into golf can be an expensive business, but if you are looking to get into the greatest game on the planet budget-brand Palm Springs might be a good starting point. And now they've added to their range with the new series of Visa woods which will satisfy the golfing beginner without casuing them too many issues with the bank manager. The...

  • Tour Edge launch CB4 Tour woods

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Thursday, 23 June 2011

    Tour Edge have launched the new CB4 Tour range of woods, which is the next generation of Exotics clubs designed to suit the better player. The CB4 Tour driver and fairway woods have been engineered to give better players the workability they crave, but without sacrificing lots in terms of forgiveness. Tour Edge used a new titanium head construction which the American...

  • Shotmiser unveils two new GPS models

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Thursday, 23 June 2011

    GPS giant Shotmiser have introduced two new models which have been designed to appeal to the gadget-loving golfer. The new G700 is aimed at the higher end of the market, priced at £319.99, but there is a more cost-effective unit in the shape of the new G500 Lite. Both units share lots of the same technology and innovation, including a highly-visible touchscreen...

  • Rory McIlroy in the bag: US Open winning clubs

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 20 June 2011

    After Rory's stunning demolition of the field at Congressional to win the US Open, it is difficult to pick out a key club in his bag - because he hit them all so well. The 22-year-old Northern Irishman bombed his Titleist 910 D2 driver, crushed his Titleist MB irons and rolled his Titleist Scotty Cameron prototype putter sweetly on all four days. He hit more...

  • Adams Idea Pro Black CB1: 2011 irons test video

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Saturday, 18 June 2011

    Adams have been making a real name for themselves in recent years in the driver and hybrid market but in the Adams Idea Pro Black CB1 irons they're making waves in the iron department as well. They are designed for the better player who likes a thin topline, thin sole and a high degree of workability. But they had stiff competition in...

  • Cleveland CG16: 2011 irons test video

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Saturday, 18 June 2011

    When you think about Cleveland golf you may instantly think about wedges, but it's not all about the short game, they make some great irons as well. The Cleveland CG16 irons are aimed at the game improver with a large amount of forgiveness, a high launch and fast ball speeds off the face. They went head to head with the other game...

  • TaylorMade Burner Superlaunch: 2011 irons test video

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Saturday, 18 June 2011

    TaylorMade know that no Tour player would ever consider putting their Burner Superlaunch irons in the bag but they also know that not every golfer is a Tour pro. The Burner Superlaunch irons feature a large clubhead designed for high handicap amateur players who need help getting the ball in the air and keeping it on the short stuff. The large cavity...

  • Bushnell launches rangefinder/GPS hybrid

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 17 June 2011

    Bushnell have launched a new Hybrid product that combines the best of a laser rangefinder and a GPS system. The new system uses laser rangefinder technology that is accurate to within one yard, but the Hybrid also comes with 20,000 courses already pre-loaded. The GPS part of the system means golfers can get distances to the front, middle and back of the...

  • PING launch new iPING putter app to target game-improvement

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 17 June 2011

    PING have launched a brand new app which has been designed to identify the player's stroke type and impact angle in order to help the golfer improve his putting. The iPING app also measures the tempo of the putting stroke, and after a series of putts the clever software records the consistency in each area before establishing a Putting Handicap which reduces...

  • Benross unveil new Gold Legend range

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 17 June 2011

    Benross have launched the follow up to their existing Seniors range in the form of the new Gold Legend clubs, designed specifically for the older golfer. By engineering a new dual crown in the head, Benross tech wizards have been able to position the centre of gravity even further back which means a higher ball launch and improved distance too. There's also...

  • Titleist stars do battle at St Jude Classic

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Monday, 13 June 2011

    Titleist stars Harrison Frazar and Robert Karlsson pushed each other all the way at the St Jude Classic at the weekend, with American Frazar coming out on top after a tense play-off in Memphis. Frazar, winning for the first time on the PGA Tour in 355 starts, used a Pro V1x ball, 910D2 driver, CB and MB irons and a series of...

  • Motocaddy launch innovative trolley personalisation service

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Monday, 13 June 2011

    Motocaddy has launched a new service that allows golfers to personalise their electric trolley for the very first time. MyCaddy is a brand new online system that permits golfers to make their trolley totally unique by selecting a trolley model, frame colour, wheels, battery option, cart bag and personalisation text - and it couldn't be easier! Golfers wishing to buy a new...

  • Ping G15: 2011 drivers test video review

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 9 June 2011

    In 2010 when the Ping G15 driver won our comprehensive drivers test it wasn't a great surprise for too many people given the success of the previous G-range of clubs. However, when the G15 again came out top dog in our 2011 tests it raised more than a few eyebrows because it had some serious competition in the form of high profile...

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