January

  • Watson trusts PING for maiden 2011 triumph

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Monday, 31 January 2011

    Bubba Watson used his PING equipment to great effect on Sunday as he birdied the 18th to claim victory at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego. The American, known for his explosive driving distance, was at his powerful best as he led the field in distance off the tee with an impressive average of 316.6 yards, with the PING G15...

  • New hybrid-iron set from John Letters

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Sunday, 30 January 2011

    If you’re new to the game, the concept of a hybrid-iron set should appeal and with the game-improver in mind John Letters has unveiled their T8 Hybrid Iron set.   Instead of offering traditionally harder-to-hit long irons, John Letters have replaced this with two muscular hybrids in the 3-iron and 4-iron slots.   These feature a low centre of gravity which makes it...

  • Golden Goose makes a return

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Saturday, 29 January 2011

    John Letters is rolling out some impressive gear in 2011 and they’ve now re-introduced the famous Golden Goose series of putters which were incredibly popular back in the 1950s and 1960s.   The series was first launched in 1946 but as you’d expect, the latest incarnations have been built with the latest technology in mind.   They will feature the new Roll It...

  • Mizuno MP-63 tested by Luke Donald: video review

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 28 January 2011

    Mizuno's new MP-63 iron is the replacement to the hugely successful MP-62, which has performed brilliantly in the hands of Luke Donald and other Tour players over the last few years. The TG gear team gave will be putting the MP-63 iron through its paces in our comprehensive 2011 irons test later this year. But before then we've come across this video...

  • Srixon launch new Z-Star range

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 28 January 2011

    Following on from the success of the sensational Z-Star and Z-Star X balls, Srixon have unveiled their new and improved models at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando.   The new Z-Star is a three-piece ball that features a super-soft urethane cover which has been designed to deliver exceptional spin, even from the rough, but without...

  • MD look to the future with white driver

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 28 January 2011

    TaylorMade may have been the first to manufacture a white-headed driver, but MD Golf have now followed suit with a white version of their Seve Icon driver.   We spoke to MD Co-founder Michael Morton at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando and he told us it was an indication of how they are looking to...

  • New 2011 Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x balls unveiled

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 27 January 2011

    Titleist have launched the new 2011 update for their renowned Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls. The Pro V1 brand has been the number one selling ball in golf since four months after its launch in December 2000 and Titleist say they have raised the bar in terms of performance and technology even further with the new offering. More than...

  • New FootJoy Spidr2 golf glove released

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 27 January 2011

    FootJoy have unveiled their latest golf glove, the Spidr2, aimed at players who want all-round performance on the golf course. The brand, which boasts the No1 spot on the European Tour, say the Spidr2 glove delivers superior grip for optimum control, especially at high swing speeds. It also claims to cater for players of all skill levels, while optimising grip performance for nearly every...

  • New Wilson Vizor putter tackles alignment problems

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 26 January 2011

    Wilson Golf have unveiled their latest putter creation - the Vizor. It features what Wilson have dubbed I-Lock technology which is designed to offer more consistency on the greens thanks to better alignment. The Vizor works using a cantilever alignment system which ensures the golfer's eyes are positioned directly over the target line for the stroke - helping them to aim more...

  • New Ping Karsten 1959 putters launched

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 25 January 2011

    Ping have released a new Karsten 1959 Series of putters comprising a modern take on some of the company's most iconic designs. Famous designs such as the Anser, Zing, B60 and Craz-E have been upgraded using high-performance and modern manufacturing processes to give the benefits of a hi-tech putter with the looks of more traditional models. The putters feature an elastomer insert...

  • Martin Kaymer in the bag: Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 24 January 2011

    Martin Kaymer continued his relentless bid to become the world's No1 golfer after securing a comprehensive eight-stroke win to claim his second successive title in Abu Dhabi. The TaylorMade player moved ahead of Tiger Woods in the rankings at No2 following his demolition of the field which also gave him his fourth win in his last eight starts. Perhaps unsurprisingly the German...

  • Cobra S3 Max irons: video review

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Saturday, 22 January 2011

    Cobra's new S3 Max iron has been designed with the high handicap golfer firmly in mind. The S3 Max iron is the biggest and most forgiving Cobra iron in the range for 2011 and offers plenty of help for inconsistent golfers in the way of offset, wide sole and large cavity-back. The set can also be complemented with hybrids to replace long irons...

  • New Callaway Razr X iron family

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 21 January 2011

    Callaway have launched their new line of Razr X irons comprising three sets aimed at every standard of golfer. The Razr X irons are aimed at high handicappers looking for the best blend of forgiveness and distance while the Razr X Tour irons are aimed at slightly better players who prefer a more compact head and penetrating flight. Finally the Razr X...

  • Cobra S3 Pro irons: video review

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 21 January 2011

    Cobra have launched their brand new S3 Pro irons for 2011 aimed at giving better players the best of both worlds in terms of playability and control. The set comprises shallow cavity backs in the long and mid irons with pure muscle backs in the shorter irons. Cobra made the move to combine their previous Pro MB and Pro CB sets into...

  • Callaway Razr X Forged irons released

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 21 January 2011

    Callaway have unveiled their new Razr X Forged irons aimed at very low handicappers - and they'll be hoping they have just as much success on Tour as their predecessors. The new Razr X Forged irons are the follow up to the impressive X Forged model which performed fantastically in the hands of Callaway Tour players, including ex-staffer Graeme McDowell who...

  • New Callaway Razr X Tour irons launched

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 21 January 2011

    Callaway's new Razr X Tour irons are about to hit the shops and judging by these pictures they'll be a hit. The irons are designed for low to mid handicappers looking for a blend between playability and workability. The compact head profile will appear to better players but the head size belies the technology packed into each club. The Razr Technology present in...

  • Nike launches Zoom Advance shoe

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 21 January 2011

    Nike Golf have introduced their new Zoom Advance shoe, a Tour-level product that offers a combination of sensational comfort and stability. The shoe features an innovative midfoot harness that provides superior lateral stability which results in more power and control through the swing. Golfers will also benefit from the Zoom Air unit which is located in the heel - this low profile...

  • Callaway Razr X game improvement irons unveiled

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 21 January 2011

    Callaway have launched the Razr X irons, their latest line of game improvement irons designed to help amateur golfers. The company say the Razr X irons are designed to deliver on three levels - distance, forgiveness and feel. They believe there is no point designing a club that will deliver on one of two of these levels if you have to...

  • Tour players talk about new TaylorMade Burner Superfast 2.0

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 18 January 2011

    With the hype surrounding the launch of TaylorMade's new R11 driver it could be easy to overlook the fact that they've also released the new Burner Superfast 2.0 driver as well. We mustn't forget that the previous incarnation, the Burner Superfast, was a massive hit with TaylorMade's stable of Tour players as well as with other players not even contracted to...

  • Charl Schwartzel in the bag: Joburg Open

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 17 January 2011

    If there's one sure thing about the South African legs of the European Tour season it's that Charl Schwartzel or Louis Oosthuizen will win an event. And with Open Champion Oosthuizen wrapping up the Africa Open last week it was Nike staff player Schwartzel's turn this time around at the Joburg Open. Playing in his home town Schwartzel successfully defended the title...

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