November

  • New Silver Swan putters unveiled

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 30 November 2011

    John Letters has launched a new Silver Swan putter range for 2012, with two brand new models on offer as well a re-designed classic.  The new SS7 and SS8 have been designed to offer great feel and responsive feedback, and have been crafted from 304 stainless steel and produced with a double CNC Milled face. The SS7 is ideal for those golfers after a...

  • Win a sleeve of prototype Callaway Tour golf balls

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 28 November 2011

    Today we have an EXCLUSIVE competition for you: Win a sleeve of prototype Callaway Tour golf balls months before they go on sale to the general public. The new Tour ball, known only as HBT-1, is currently being tested by the likes of Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els and Alvaro Quiros but Callaway want your feedback too before they make any tweaks to the...

  • TG visits Ping's legendary gold putter vault

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 25 November 2011

    PING clubs are firm favourites with professionals and amateurs all over the world, and for every PING putter that produces a win on Tour the company marks the triumph by making a gold-plated version of the model used by the player. We went to PING HQ in Arizona to take a look inside the famous Gold Putter Vault, and the video below...

  • Latest Adams Speedline driver launched

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 25 November 2011

    Adams Speedline range has been around for a while now and the latest driver incarnation in the form of the UL model is another impressive beast. The new Speedline 9088UL weighs in at just 290g, making it one of the more lightweight drivers available, but engineers have also balanced the weight throughout the entire length of the club for more accuracy...

  • Cleveland 588 wedge makes a return for 2012

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 25 November 2011

    Cleveland have long been producing sensational wedges, and hot on the heels of the CG16 model is the new and improved 588 wedge. The original 588 wedge was first launched back in 1988, but that was a cast product and the big difference with the new model is that it is forged, which improves the overall feel. The new 588 also features...

  • FJ Sport shoe remodelled for 2012

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 24 November 2011

    FootJoy have revealed a new upgraded version of their popular FJ Sport shoe for 2012. Designed for golfers who are looking for a more athletically-styled shoe, the FJ Sport features key technologies including full-grain leather uppers for breathability, support and comfort with tensile strength. FootJoy's ProofGuard™ membrane technology provides also provides waterproof protection and breathability. Inside the show technology includes an athletic mesh...

  • New Yonex SD Ezone hybrids and irons

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 24 November 2011

    Like the Ezone SD driver and fairway woods, the irons and hybrids have been designed to offer more distance and forgiveness for game-improvers rather than Tour professionals. The SD hybrid features a stainless steel sold and face while the Carbon Graphite Composite crown allows 15 per cent of the weight to be redistributed within the head as part of Yonex's Inner...

  • New Yonex Ezone SD driver and fairway wood

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 24 November 2011

    Earlier this year Yonex launched their Ezone range of drivers that superstar Ryo Ishikawa has been using on the PGA Tour. Now, hot on their heels is the new Ezone SD range which offers distance and forgiveness at a more affordable price point. As good as the original Ezone is, it still retails for £299 (£349 with Yonex's specially-designed Rexis shaft...

  • Mizuno JPX 800 hybrid: 2011 hybrids test video

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 18 November 2011

    Mizuno is well-known for their stunning range of forged irons, but their excellent JPX 800 hybrid is also an impressive offering. The slightly larger head gives golfers confidence at address and the club is certainly easy to hit - the Hot Metal technology has been carried over from the highly-successful MX-700 range of woods, so the new product delivers solid distance...

  • Adams Idea V3 Tech hybrid: 2011 hybrids test video

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 18 November 2011

    If you are an avid reader of Today's Golfer magazine you'll know that we've been extremely impressed with the offerings from Adams Golf in 2011 and the Idea V3 Tech hybrid is a continuation of that. Despite one of our testers having never come across the brand before the Adams Idea V3 Tech impressed on test and grabbed a bronze award...

  • TaylorMade Rescue 11: 2011 hybrids test video

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 18 November 2011

    If you think of a white wood in 2011 then you'll automatically think of TaylorMade's R11 but there has been another white-headed TaylorMade wood impressing our test team this year - the Rescue 11. TaylorMade have a great heritage in rescue clubs, launching the TaylorMade rescue in 1997 and sparking the great hybrid explosion we now see not only on Tour but...

  • John Letters unveils Masters Model Tour Black driver

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 18 November 2011

    John Letters have peeled the wraps off their latest new driver - the Masters Model Tour driver in stunning black PVD finish. The Masters Model Tour Black driver features a plasma-welded Beta Titanium face for fast ball speeds and enhanced feel across more of the face while maintaining a minimalist look to ensure there are no distractions at address. It is aimed...

  • John Letters Masters Model Tour Black irons released

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 18 November 2011

    John Letters are looking to continue their resurgence to one of the leading manufacturers in the game with the launch of a new Masters Model Tour Black iron set. The Black Masters Model iron features the same head profile as the JL Masters Model iron launched last year including a shallow cavity and progressive offset throughout the set. But this time it...

  • Titleist launch new Vokey Design SM4 wedges

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 16 November 2011

    Titleist have launched their newest Vokey wedge, the SM4 wedge, aimed at reclaiming some of the spin lost following the change of groove regulations in 2010. The new Vokey wedge, called the SM4 because it is the 4th generation of Spin Milled wedge, features a new configuration with 17 grooves on the face with each one precisely milled right to the...

  • Free Srixon balls with a Nikon 350G rangefinder

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 15 November 2011

    Nikon are offering a dozen free Srixon golf balls to everyone who buys a Nikon 350G laser rangefinder. The offer runs from November 15, 2011 to March 31, 2011 and includes the Srixon Z-Star and Z-Star XV golf balls used by some of the world's best golfers on Tour. Nikon hope the offer will entice more people to start using laser rangefinders,...

  • Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano in the bag: Barclays Singapore Open

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 15 November 2011

    Spaniard Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano has sealed the first worlwide win new Cleveland 588 Forged wedge since being relaunched last month. Fernandez-Castano, who moved from 80th to 15th in the Race to Dubai following his victory at the Barclays Singapore Open, is one of a host of Tour players who have put the Cleveland 588 Forged wedges straight in the bag after the...

  • Ping launch new Hoofer bag for 2012

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 11 November 2011

    Ping have relaunced their iconic Hoofer bag for 2012 in a range of new colours. The bag's key features include a five-way top, with two full-length dividers, which enable easy withdrawal of clubs without shaft-tangle. There are also eight separate, convenient pockets, including a water-resistant and velour lined valuables pocket, a water bottle pouch, and a large, all-encompassing apparel and accessories pocket. The Hoofer,...

  • Motocaddy's new wheels to keep you on course in the wet

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 11 November 2011

    Motocaddy have launched a new set of wheels for your trolley designed to keep you on the course in even the wettest of weather. The wheels, which are compatable with all of Motocaddy's S-Series trolleys including the S1 Digital and S3 Digital, have been designed after extensive development and testing in conjunction with turf care experts. They incorporate an innovative tread pattern with...

  • Free Titleist club-fitting day at The Belfry

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 11 November 2011

    Golfers are being offered the chance of a free 45-minute Titleist club-fitting session at the renowned National Fitting Centre at The Belfry for one day only. The Titleist Fitting Day will take place at The Belfry on 18 November from 12-6pm when Titleist Technicians will custom-fit golfers for 910 drivers, fairways and hybrids. “The Titleist Fitting Day gives members of the public a...

  • Clubstohire.com open 7th outlet in Turkey

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 11 November 2011

    The innovative Clubstohire.com business, founded by former Ryder Cup player Paul McGinlay, has opened its seventh outlet with a new unit in Turkey. The scheme allows travelling golfers to do away with the increasing costs of taking clubs abroad with them and instead allows them to choose from a host of top manufacturers including TaylorMade, Callaway and Wilson Staff. They can then...

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