2011

  • Ping Anser Milled Series putters: launch video

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Saturday, 6 August 2011

    With all the hype around Ping's new G20 series of woods and irons, it is easy to forget that the company started out life as a putter brand that invented the most popular putter head-shape of all time. That history is celebrated in the new Ping Anser Milled Series putters where the original Anser head has been offered in a variety of...

  • Ping G20 hybrid: launch video

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 5 August 2011

    When the Ping G15 hybrid was launched two years ago it represented a brand new design concept for Ping in the rescue club market and since then it has spawned both the K15 and G20 hybrids. The new G20 hybrid takes this initial concept from the G15 and improves on it in a number of aspects according to Ping. Feedback from...

  • Ping G20 driver: launch video

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 4 August 2011

    Last week we brought you news of the new Ping G20 range, including the hotly anticipated G20 driver already in the bags of Ping professionals Bubba Watson, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Angel Cabrera. Ping say it is a massive step up from the already impressive G15 driver but it can often be tough to portray these technological benefits in writing. Instead, we've...

  • Tiger Woods trialling different putters at Firestone

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 3 August 2011

    All eyes will be on Tiger Woods as he tees it up for the first time in three months at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone and while it will be interesting to see what his full swing is like, many experts will have their sights set on how he performs on the greens. At his last few events he was...

  • schwartzel comp

    Written by Today's Golfer on Wednesday, 3 August 2011

    Win a money-can't-buy prize with Today's Golfer and Nike Golf. We have teamed up to offer a stunning prize - a one-on-one putting lesson with Masters champion Charl Schwartzel. The 27-year-old South African battled to an epic win at Augusta in April this year and it was largely thanks to his nerveless putting that he managed to lift the crown. Now he can...

  • TaylorMade sign up England youngster Eddie Pepperell

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 2 August 2011

    TaylorMade have moved to sign up Eddie Pepperell, one of the country's most promising young golfers. The 20-year-old has signed a long term endorsement contract with TaylorMade-adidas Golf that will see him use the TaylorMade R11 driver, R11 fairway woods, a full set of the new Tour Preferred irons, xFT wedges and the Penta TP ball. He will also be wearing adidas...

  • TaylorMade unveil their new R11 irons

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 1 August 2011

    TaylorMade shocked everyone at the beginning of the year when they lanched the new R11 range of woods and now they've followed it up with the brand new R11 irons. They may not have the same aesthetic shock factor that the woods had - they are not white after all - but TaylorMade say the technological advancement with the R11 irons...

  • Nike Golf helps Dyson clean up in Ireland

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Monday, 1 August 2011

    Nike Golf staffer Simon Dyson produced a stunning final round of 67 to see off the challenge of Richard Green to win the Irish Open. Englishman Dyson hit some impressive shots with his arsenal of Nike Golf gear as he finished one shot ahead of Australian Green. The win, which has propelled him into the world's top 50, was powered by a Nike...

  • Test the new PING G20 range first at The Belfry

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 27 July 2011

    The huge product launch of the summer is PING's new G20 range, and you can test the new kit first at The Belfry. PING have chosen to stage a demo day at the four-time Ryder Cup venue on August 11, where punters will be able to try the brilliant new equipment a full two weeks before they go on general sale...

  • PING unveils new G20 range

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 27 July 2011

    PING have launched their highly-anticipated G20 range, and we've got the inside track on the new driver, fairway wood, hybrid and irons. The company has also unveiled a brand new range of Anser putters, as well as a new Anser wedge and a high MOI Sydney putter. We've got the full story in the magazine, which goes on sale on August 11,...

  • Callaway helps Noren to reign at Bro Hof Slott

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Monday, 25 July 2011

    Alex Noren saw off a fierce challenge from the elements on Sunday to win the Nordea Masters in Sweden. The 29-year-old used the latest technology from equipment giant Callaway as he carded a course record 63 on Saturday, before keeping his wits about him on the final day in the extremenly windy conditions at Bro Hof Slott. The Swede used Callaway's new...

  • Adams Idea Tech V3 irons: 2011 irons test video review

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Saturday, 23 July 2011

    Hybrid irons sets are a relatively new phenomenon but they have made such an impact that one, the Adams Tech V3 set, has now won the super-game improver category in our 2011 irons test. Our mid and high handicap testers admitted they wouldn't have considered using a hybrid set before the test but the performance of the V3 Tech clubs quickly...

  • Callaway Razr X Tour: 2011 irons test review video

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Saturday, 23 July 2011

    Perhaps the hardest thing to do when designing a game-improver iron is to package it in a good-looking head but according to our test team that's exactly what Callaway have managed to do with their Razr X Tour irons. They feature a compact head profile that will appeal to better players and enough forgiveness for game-improving golfers to enjoy. Our team...

  • Mizuno MP-63 irons: 2011 irons test review video

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Saturday, 23 July 2011

    What Luke Donald doesn't know about good iron play generally isn't worth knowing so if you're in the market for a new set of player's irons it would be worth taking a look at the Mizuno MP-63 irons, which the Englishman helped design. The MP-63 irons are the follow up to Mizuno's legendary MP-62s which have propelled Donald to No1 in...

  • adidas unveil new Tour 360 ATV golf shoe

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 22 July 2011

    adidas have unveiled their latest design in golf-shoe technology - the Tour 360 ATV golf shoe. The ATV is said to utilise innovative forefoot flexibility and zonal traction elements to deliver a greater level of grip, comfort and stability throughout the swing. This essentially means the shoe is more flexible than before and therefore offers better traction on a range of surfaces, lies...

  • Snooper launch high-end Mondial electeric golf trolley

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 22 July 2011

    GPS experts Snooper have moved into the luxury electric golf trolley market with the launch of the new Mondial. The trolley features a polished stainless steel construction, which weighs in at only 9kg. It also features a powerful high-tech drive system which is only 42mm in diameter and entirely concealed in the rear axle casing. It comes with a 36-hole lithium-ion battery...

  • Palm Springs launch white wood range

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 22 July 2011

    If you fancy trying out the latest craze for a white driver but don't want to spend too much money doing so then budget golf brand Palm Springs might have the answer. The company have just launched their new line of white E2i woods aimed at the beginner and the improving golfer. The E21 Titanium matrix driver features a white, non-glare crown...

  • Open Champion Darren Clarke picks up £2m Dunlop cheque

    Written by The Open 2011 on Wednesday, 20 July 2011

    New Open champion Darren Clarke picked up a handy little bonus in addition to the Claret Jug after winning at Royal St Georges - a £2m cheque from clothing sponsors Dunlop. The Northern Irishman, and world-number two Lee Westwood, had been on a no-win-no-pay deal with the sporting company which meant neither wouldn't receive a penny until they won a Major Championship. With...

  • TaylorMade technology helps to propel Clarke into Major limelight

    Written by The Open 2011 on Sunday, 17 July 2011

    Darren Clarke used his arsenal of TaylorMade equipment to the best possible effect as he clinched the 140th Open Championship at Royal St George's in Sandwich. The Northern Irishman produced the ultimate professional display in Kent, and the iconic TaylorMade R11 driver was part of the weaponry that delivered the goods. In addition to the distinctive white-headed driver, Clarke also used an R9...

  • TaylorMade TPMB: 2011 Irons Review Video

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 15 July 2011

    TaylorMade produced the equipment story of the year when they launched the new white R11 and Burner SuperFast drivers, but their 2011 irons are equally worthy of a ringing endorsement. The TPMB irons are very much aimed at the better player who is looking for high levels of workability, a thin topline and outstanding looks at address. TaylorMade used a six-step forging process...

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