September

  • Video Interview: Jose Maria Olazabal On Leadership

    Written by Ryder Cup 2012 on Friday, 28 September 2012

    Jose Maria Olazabal was interviewed by respected sports business journalist Richard Gillis on behalf of Ernst and Young - partners of the 2012 and 2014 Ryder Cup teams - with a strong focus on José María's learnings from the leadership of previous captains. The European captain is a famously private person but they were fortunate enough to spend three hours with him in the...

  • John Letters Continue Successful Season

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 28 September 2012

    John Letters’ latest staff player Paul Wesselingh has finished in a tie for third place at the French Riviera Masters on the European Senior Tour to continue his good run of form to remain on-course for the Rookie Of The Year Award. Wesselingh recorded rounds of 71, 69 and 69 at the Terre Blance Resort to finish seven-under par and just a shot back...

  • Puma Design Custom Shoes For Ryder Cup

    Written by Ryder Cup 2012 on Friday, 28 September 2012

    PUMA Golf has created a selection of custom Neo Classic Pro Type shoes for Ian Poulter to wear at the Ryder Cup. They have been designed to match Europe’s outfits, suggesting a lime green number during Saturday's pairs contests. The Neo Classic ProType is one of PUMA's leading shoes, featuring S2Quill Spikes with Performance INSert System along with 130 S2Quill traction quills...

  • TaylorMade Launch New Burner OS Irons

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 28 September 2012

    TaylorMade have launched their new Burner OS irons for 2012. The “oversize” distance irons are engineered for players seeking forgiveness and maximum performance.   Key to the Burner OS performance is a wide sole camber that glides smoothly through the turf for consistently clean contact. Its low positioned centre of gravity and thin face construction help produce a faster ball speed and high...

  • Lee Westwood Signs With Bushnell For 2013 And 2014

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 26 September 2012

    Bushnell Outdoor Products, makers of the number one laser rangefinder on the PGA Tour, have announced a two-year sponsorship agreement with world number four Lee Westwood that will see the  Englishman highlight the company's full range in print and broadcast advertising worldwide. "Bushnell is delighted to welcome Lee Westwood as part of the Bushnell Team" said Guilhem Pezet, Sport Marketing Manager at Bushnell.

  • Adidas And Ashworth Provide Ryder Cup Shoes

    Written by Ryder Cup 2012 on Wednesday, 26 September 2012

    Ashworth and adidas have announced that their European and PGA Tour staff players will wear custom-made footwear in celebration of their team throughout the Ryder Cup at Medinah in Chicago. The shoes will be worn by players including Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia, Peter Hanson, Martin Kaymer and Dustin Johnson. adidas staff player Garcia will wear Europe’s yellow and blue coloured crossflex, along...

  • Callaway Launch New Legacy Black Range

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 25 September 2012

    Callaway have launched their new Legacy Black range that is aimed at the ‘more competitive golfer looking for tour-level performance’. The new line focuses on performance and the irons have already stamped their authority on the Asian market by becoming the number one selling iron in Japan after only a few weeks on the shelves. Created by Callaway’s design guru Roger...

  • COBRA Launch Adjustable AMP CELL Fairways And Hybrids

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 25 September 2012

    As part of their new and exciting 2013 AMP CELL range, Cobra have launched the AMP CELL fairways and hybrids. They will feature COBRA’s MyFly technology, meaning the 3-4 and 5-7 woods can be adjusted into 8 different lofts. The Hybrids are available in 2-3, 3-4 and 4-5 models that can be adjusted into 10 different lofts. This gives golfers...

  • COBRA Launch AMP CELL Irons As Part Of 2013 Range

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 25 September 2012

    COBRA has launched the AMP CELL irons that will complement the drivers, woods and hybrids in their 2013 range. With a metalwood face-weld construction, E9 Face Technology, AMP CELL technology, a V-Skid sole design, vibration management system and speed channel, these irons are positioned to deliver explosive distance, maximum forgiveness and pinpoint accuracy. “Our AMP CELL Irons take the best technologies from...

  • COBRA Launch New AMP CELL Drivers

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 25 September 2012

    COBRA Golf have launched their latest drivers that feature COBRA’s new breakthrough MyFly technology. This will allow golfers to select from six different loft and trajectory settings in one club. Furthermore, the AMP CELL drivers will be available in four fresh colours - silver, directoire blue, Barbados red and vibrant orange. The new AMP CELL driver can be adjusted to the following...

  • Paul Lawrie Commits His Future To Wilson Staff

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 24 September 2012

    Paul Lawrie has committed himself to a new multi-year deal with Wilson Golf on the eve of making his second appearance in Europe’s Ryder Cup team. The former Open champion, who made his Ryder Cup debut at Brookline in the same year he triumphed at Carnoustie, will continue to use Wilson Staff irons and carry the distinctive Wilson bag and branded...

  • COBRA AMP CELL Ladies Irons Launched For 2013

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 24 September 2012

    COBRA Golf has launched the all new AMP CELL women’s irons that are packed full of technology. The new irons feature a metalwood face-weld construction, E9 Face Technology, AMP CELL technology, a V-Skid sole design, vibration management system and Speed Channel. “Our AMP CELL Women’s Irons will bring women the innovation and technology they are looking for on the course,” said...

  • COBRA Launch Ladies' AMP CELL Drivers

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 24 September 2012

    COBRA Golf is set to launch the AMP CELL women’s range in February 2013, headlined by the AMP CELL driver . The driver will feature COBRA’s proprietary MyFly technology that allows golfers to select from six different lofts in one club for optimised performance and distance based on a golfers’ swing speed or weather and course conditions. The ladies version will also...

  • Brandt Snedeker In The Bag: Tour Championship Winning Clubs

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 24 September 2012

    Brandt Snedeker cruised to the Tour Championship title in Atlanta, and with it won the FedEx Cup and its $10m jackpot. The American had shared the overnight lead with Justin Rose, and had the Englishman won, the $10m bonus would have gone to the then FedEx Cup leader Rory McIlroy. But Snedeker held his nerve with a two-under-par 68, and Rose could only finish with a level-par 71.  Rose had to...

  • Adams Launch Long Hitting Idea Tech V4 Hybrids and Irons

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 18 September 2012

    Adams Golf, one of the breakthrough companies from the last three years, has taken another leap forward in producing high-performance, easy-to-hit clubs with the introduction of the Idea Tech V4 hybrids and irons.  The stand-out feature is the revolutionary Cut-Thru design, which designers claim offers an increase in CT levels of up to 67% when compared to the Idea Tech...

  • Adidas Revealed As Official Licensee For The 2012, 2014 and 2018 Ryder Cups

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 17 September 2012

    Adidas Golf, a brand of the TaylorMade-adidas Golf company, have announced they have been selected as an official licensee for the 2012, 2014 and 2018 Ryder Cups. The apparel will make up an exclusive collection that will feature the Ryder Cup logo. The collection will be made available at selected retailers across Europe, in addition to the merchandise tents at the 2014 and...

  • John Letters Pushing On From 2012 Success Stories

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 17 September 2012

    John Letters of Scotland, the equipment brand with 94 years of clubmaking history, is enjoying its most successful period on tour since its golden days in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. The resurgence is led by over 135 products being put in play on the Seniors Tour, new staff editions such as Paul Wesselingh and the return to form of John Letters' players Sam...

  • Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano In The Bag: Italian Open Winning Clubs

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 17 September 2012

    Spaniard Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano picked up his sixth European Tour victory after he won the Italian Open by two shots from Garth Mulroy. The 31-year-old had a bogey free final round of 64 - eight-under-par - while South African Mulroy will rue the 6th and 17th, where he picked up bogeys. Fernandez-Castano said: "It felt like match play out there and I'm delighted to...

  • Video Review: Adams Golf Idea A12 OS Hybrid

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Sunday, 16 September 2012

    For years, the Idea hybrids have led the industry with cutting-edge designs and innovation. The newest generation continues this legacy with the addition of the breakthrough Velocity Slot Technology that makes the Idea A12 OS superior in forgiveness and distance.   Compared to the standard A12 miodel, the OS is more forgiving, designed for game improvers. The perimeter weighting provides...

  • Video Review: Adams Golf Idea A12 Hybrid

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Saturday, 15 September 2012

    Building on their Tour success, Adams Golf have aimed the new A12 hybrid at the mid-handicapper who seeks forgiveness and a higher ball flight – but without the overly large and off-putting clubhead. It features a velocity slot in the sole and the crown, which is designed to increase ball speeds across more of the face, bringing them closer to the...

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