October

  • Sergio Garcia in the bag: Winning Valderrama clubs

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 31 October 2011

    While international players were winning all over the world, it was up to a Spaniard to reign in Spain with Sergio Garcia's second stunning victory in as many weeks. Garcia's ball-striking prowess was there for all to see as he conquered Valderrama but again it was his putting that was most impressive as he continued his hot streak with the short...

  • Bo Van Pelt in the bag: Winning Asia Pacific Classic clubs

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 31 October 2011

    Bo Van Pelt continued the theme of Americans travelling well in Asia with victory in the Asia Pacific Classic in Malaysia. Hot on the heels of Rickie Fowler winning his first professional event in South Korea and Anthony Kim pushing Rory McIlroy all the way in the Shanghai Masters, Van Pelt claimed victory with a solid performance. He birdied five of his...

  • Latest Scotty Cameron Putters unveiled

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Thursday, 27 October 2011

    Scotty Cameron has introduced their new California series line-up for 2011 which incorporates five stunning designs. There have been over 30 refinements to the range and the result is a new Del Mar, Fastback, Monterey, Monterey 1.5 and Sonoma. "My main objective for the new California designs was to take the visual flow to a new level," said the Master Putter Designer himself. "When...

  • New Golf Illustrated

    Written by Today's Golfer on Wednesday, 26 October 2011

    Don't miss a stunning new golf publication that is about to go on sale. The teams at Today's Golfer and Golf World have been busy working on the rebirth of Golf Illustrated. The journal first went on sale in 1899 and has been seen in various guises over the years. but now it will attract those who are ridiculously serious about golf. The...

  • Titleist add new lofts to 910 wood range

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

    Titleist have added three new lofts to their 910 range of woods to cater for golfers with low to moderate swing speeds. As part of what the company call the Moderate Swing Speed Initiative, they have added a 12 degree option to the 910 D2 driver as well as a 21 degree option in the 910F and a 27 degree loft...

  • Glenmuir hone in on the golf gilet craze

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

    Glenmuir have introduced a new range of men's and ladies golf gilets designed to keep you warm in winter without restricting your swing. According to the Scottish-based company, gilets are becoming more popular on the golf course after being a firm favourite of hillwalkers and outdoor enthusiasts for years. The padded gilets can now be made less bulky to keep the...

  • Sergio Garcia in the bag: Winning Castello Masters clubs

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

    Sergio Garcia's putting has long been his achilles heel in an otherwise perfect golfing package - but his TaylorMade Marinello Ghost putter (see right) behaved itself impeccably as he strolled to an 11-shot victory at the Castello Masters. The Spaniard finished the week first in greens in regulation with 87.5 per cent of greens hit, which is not unheard of for someone...

  • Luke Donald in the bag: Winning Disney clubs

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

    Luke Donald's stunning victory at Disney to top the PGA Tour money list at the weekend silenced any doubts that he has been the most consistent player in the world this year. But something else that has been consistent through Donald's meteoric rise has been the clubs in his bag - in particlar his Mizuno MP-62 irons that have been the backbone...

  • Cobra Baffler Rail H: 2011 hybrids test video review

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

    Cobra have a fantastic heritage in the hybrid market and this carried on with an impressive showing in our 2011 hybrids test for the Cobra Baffler Rail H. Overall it recorded a rating of four out of five stars with our testers loving the distance (it was one of the longest on test) and its versatility. There are a host of different...

  • SubSeventy launch range of autumn trousers

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 20 October 2011

    Golf fashion brand SubSeventy have launched a new range of autumn trousers in a multitude of styles. The UK-based brand has introduced 11 limited edition individual designs for late 2011, with a modern take on a traditional design, including classic pinstripes, stylish contrasting stripe, trendy checks and more, in black, blue, grey and brown. The trousers, priced at £54.99, are manufactured from a new...

  • Winter wheels in motion with PowaKaddy Promotion

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 19 October 2011

    PowaKaddy will offer customers a free set of Winter Wheels when they purchase a new PK Sport powered cart. The wheels, which normally retail at £64.99, have been designed to tackle even the toughest of conditions. The open tread in the winter wheel evenly distrubutes the load over a smaller surface area which avoids denting the ground. The small crown on the front and...

  • Nike VR Pro Limited Edition Forged Driver unveiled

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 19 October 2011

    Nike have launched a special new limited edition VR Pro Forged driver for 2012 aimed at skilled golfers looking for feel and workability. The driver features a 430cc pear-shaped head to suit the eye of the better player and Nike staff players Paul Casey and Anthony Kim have already put it into play. It also features a four-piece forged construction where the...

  • Callaway launches new Forged wedges

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 18 October 2011

    Callaway's X-Forged wedges were big on Tour and firm favourites with TG readers, but now the popular classic has been replaced with new Forged wedges that might just be even better. Callaway's chief designer Roger Cleveland has created the new wedges in order to give golfers more confidence in attacking the pin. Cleveland has engineered the new clubs with 21 tightly-spaced grooves on...

  • Tom Lewis in the bag: winning Portugal Masters clubs

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

    Tom Lewis' superb performance on Sunday at the Portugal Masters not only earned him his first professional victory, it also gave the new Ping G20 driver its first win on the European Tour. Lewis turned professional straight after GB&I's superb Walker Cup win over the US and immediately signed on the dotted line with Ping, whose clubs he has played throughout...

  • Bradley extends deal with Cleveland/Srixon

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Friday, 14 October 2011

    US PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley has extended his equipment deal with Cleveland/Srixon Golf. The 25-year-old, who saw off the challenge of Jason Dufner in one of the most dramatic final rounds in the tournament's illustrious history in August, will continue to play Cleveland woods, irons, wedges and a Srixon ball. "We are extremely pleased that Keegan has chosen to remain a...

  • Titleist add new 712 MB and 712 CB irons to 2012 range

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Thursday, 13 October 2011

    Last month, we showed you the new Titleist AP1 and AP2 irons, and now the brand has unveiled two new blade models – the 712 MB and 712 CB - that have been engineered to suit the needs of pure ball strikers. The 712 MB and CB models follow on from the impressive 710 irons that launched back in 2009, and...

  • Nike Golf unveils new Method Core Drone putter

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 11 October 2011

    Nike Golf has launched their new Method Core Drone putter which will appeal to those golfers who like to use a mallet-headed wand on the greens. We've got the full story in the next issue of TG, which goes on sale on November 3, but for now we can tell you that it's already earning rave reviews on Tour, with LPGA...

  • Slattery wins in Spain wearing new Galvin Green windstopper

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 11 October 2011

    Lee Slattery's win at the Bankia Madrid Masters was the first European Tour victory of his career, and it was also a first for the brand new Galvin Green WINDSTOPPER. Slattery held off the challenge of five of last year's victorious European Ryder Cup players to win in the Spanish capital, but the sunny pictures on the television coverage didn't do justice to the...

  • ProQuip to provide European Ryder Cup rainwear in 2012

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 10 October 2011

    ProQuip will once again provide the weatherwear to the European Ryder Cup team next year after playing a key role in the win at Celtic Manor in 2010. The company will exclusively design the outerwear outfits for Jose Maria Olazabal's team at Medinah, after being involved in many previous events with the European team. Last year the rainsuits worn by either team...

  • TaylorMade sign up rising British stars

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 7 October 2011

    Jack Senior and Paul Cutler, two rising young stars of British golf, have signed with TaylorMade adidas Golf after turning professional. The pair, who were both members of the victorious GB&I Walker Cup team at Royal Aberdeen last month, made the decision to turn professional after successful amateur careers. Cutler, 22, is from Northern Ireland and learned his trade on the links...

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