2011

  • Johnson scores another victory for R11 driver

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 30 August 2011

    Dustin Johnson got off to the perfect start in this year's FedEx Cup play-off series with victory at The Barclays in New Jersey. As you'd expect, the TaylorMade staff star was using some of the latest equipment, including the sensational R11 driver that has proven to be hugely successful with the world's best players as well as amateur golfers all over the...

  • Bjorn powers to victory with Callaway and ECCO

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 30 August 2011

    Thomas Bjorn won for the second time in 2011 after clinching victory at the Johnnie Walker Championship, following a dramatic five-way play-off at Gleneagles. The Dane, who won earlier in the season in Qatar, used a plethora of Callaway equipment as well as ECCO's World Class GTX golf shoes on his way to a 12th European Tour title. Bjorn was using Callaway's...

  • PowaKaddy continues to back National Champion Club event

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Sunday, 28 August 2011

    Electric trolley giant PowaKaddy has announced that it will again sponsor this year’s English Champion Club tournament, as it continues to support the growth of the game. Scarcroft Golf Club will play host to the event on September 3-4, which sees the Team Champions from each county in England compete to become the National Club champions, with PowaKaddy agreeing to supply...

  • FootJoy unveils new Base Layer range

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 26 August 2011

    Golfers have long been aware of the quality of FootJoy’s shoes and gloves, and now they will get the opportunity to test out their new range of Thermal Base Layers. The product has been added to FootJoy’s Performance Apparel collection, and has been designed to provide golfers with the highest-level of on-course protection against inclement weather. The new Thermal Base Layer range incorporates...

  • Video review: Cleveland CG15 wedge

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Thursday, 25 August 2011

    Cleveland Golf make some of the very best wedges out there, and the CG15 is another great example of a sensational product. The laser-milled face offers more precise and consistent surface roughness, and this maximises spin from a wide variety of lies. We tested it for a recent issue of TG and it performed well, finishing in one of the bronze award...

  • Video Review: TaylorMade TP wedge

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Thursday, 25 August 2011

    TaylorMade's sensational R11 and Burner SuperFast 2.0 products have rightly grabbed many headlines this year, but their wedge line-up is equally impressive. We tested the TP wedge recently, which features the xFT innovation that allows golfers the opportunity to change the face of the wedge once the grooves have worn down, rather than having to replace the entire club. By using the...

  • Video review: Ping Tour-S wedge

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Thursday, 25 August 2011

    PING's fabulous G20 range may well have been the talk of the industry over the last couple of months, but their sensational Tour-S wedges shouldn't be forgotten. The product, which was used brilliantly by Louis Oosthuizen on his way to Open Championship glory in 2010, will appeal to a wide range of golfers looking for control, feel and spin around the...

  • Nike Golf launches new Dunk NG shoe

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Thursday, 25 August 2011

    Nike's original Dunk made its debut back in 1985 as a basketball shoe, and now the golf division of the world-famous brand has brought it to golf in the form of the new Dunk NG shoe. Nike Golf staff stars Anthony Kim and Michelle Wie will be wearing the shoes on their respective Tours in the coming weeks, and you will get...

  • Steely-eyed Fisher delivers first Tour win with new Nike 20XI ball

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Monday, 22 August 2011

    Nike staffer Oliver Fisher kept his composure to finish the job and win his maiden European Tour title after a thrilling final round at the Czech Open. The 22-year-old, who had endured a poor start to the season, used his arsenal of Nike Golf equipment to brilliant effect as he saw off the challenge of Mikael Lundberg. It was also the first...

  • Titleist-powered Simpson wins maiden Tour title

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Monday, 22 August 2011

    Titleist brand ambassador Webb Simpson fired a final round 67 to win his first PGA Tour title at the Wyndham Championship. Simpson, who was using the Pro V1x ball in North Carolina, shot all four rounds in the 60s to post a final total of 18-under-par, three shots clear of George McNeill. The American used Titleist's 909D3 driver, 909F fairway woods, a...

  • Video Review: TG Reader gets custom-fitted by PING

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Monday, 22 August 2011

    PING's new G20 range has been the talk of the industry in recent weeks, so we sent one TG reader to test out the new clubs and also experience a custom-fitting session from one of the best manufacturers in the game. School teacher Jonny Herd, from Carlisle, arrived at the East Sussex National with limited experience of custom-fitting so was keen...

  • Titleist ready their prototype Vokey SM4 wedges for Tour testing

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 19 August 2011

    Titleist engineers have been busy getting their new prototype Vokey Design SM4 wedges ready for their army of Tour players to test next week at The Barclays. Tour testing or "validation" as Titleist call it, is a big part of their process as they take design concepts from the drawing board, into Tour players hands and then eventually onto the shelves...

  • Classy MD Seve wedge for Golf World readers when they subscribe

    Written by Golf World Staff on Wednesday, 17 August 2011

    The late, great Severiano Ballesteros was a true short-game wizard, and we've joined forces with MD Golf to offer new Golf World subscribers a fabulous MD Seve Icon wedge, which the charismatic Spaniard helped design. This Santander model, worth £59.99, features aggressive Razor grooves that help generate high levels of spin and control. In addition to the wedge, new Golf World subscribers will also...

  • Book your FREE place for TG's Ultimate Demo Day at The Belfry - NOW!

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 17 August 2011

    There's still time for TG readers to book their free place on our biggest ever Demo Day at The Belfry which will take place on the forthcoming Bank Holiday Monday, August 29. We've teamed up with the venue that has hosted four Ryder Cups in the West Midlands to give you the opportunity to sample the latest equipment from TaylorMade, PING,...

  • Bradley trusts Cleveland on way to maiden Major victory

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Monday, 15 August 2011

    Keegan Bradley had a bag full of Cleveland products as he saw off the challenge of fellow American Jason Dufner to win the US PGA Championship after a three-hole play-off in Atlanta. Bradley, who was ranked 108th in the world at the start of the tournament, used a Cleveland Launcher Ultralite TL310 with a Miyazaki Kusala shaft and a Launcher FL Fairway wood too. Bradley's...

  • Subscribe to TG and get a free MD Seve wedge worth £59.99!

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Thursday, 11 August 2011

    Our TG Tests have often highlighted MD Golf equipment as consistently good performers, and now we've teamed up with the Northern Irish firm to offer Today's Golfer subscribers a free MD Seve wedge (worth £59.99) when they sign up. For just £27 (six months) or £54 (12 months) subscribers will receive a magazine through their letterbox every four weeks, packed with the latest equipment...

  • TaylorMade adds to Ghost Putter range

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 9 August 2011

    TaylorMade have added three more models to their impressive series of Ghost putters, all of which feature a distinctive white head. The new Raylor putters also feature a black rail alignment system, which has been designed to give more golfers more confidence over the ball. The range consists of a new blade (DA-12), a mid-mallet (FO-72) and a mallet (Co-72), and they all benefit from...

  • PING G20 engineer to tee it up at US PGA Championship

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 9 August 2011

    For many of us it would be a dream come true to play in a Major championship. But to do so with the clubs you personally have designed would be something else. That's what Marty Jertson will be experiencing this week. The American is a Senior Design Engineer with PING and will tee it up with the big boys in this...

  • Titleist powers Scott to WGC win

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 9 August 2011

    Adam Scott looked rock-solid from tee to green with his Titleist equipment as he romped to victory at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio. There was much talk pre and post-tournament about new caddie Steve Williams who was on the Australian's bag, but there was no doubting who the star of the show was inside the ropes, as Scott posted a...

  • powakaddy deal

    Written by Today's Golfer on Monday, 8 August 2011

    PowakKaddy is offering anyone who buys one of thier Sport or Freeway trolleys TWO free gifts. The special promotion starts next Monday (August 15) and runs until Spetember 12. It means that anyone purchasing a new trolley can choose two accessories for their trolley from a menu of four items. The items are a PowaKaddy travel cover rrp ££24.99), an umbrella holder...

Load more