2013

  • Nikon Signs Ian Poulter As Global Ambassador

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 20 March 2013

    Nikon has announced the signing of Ian Poulter as an ambassador for its COOLSHOT and COOLSHOT AS Laser Rangefinders. The Ryder Cup star and world number 10 has signed a deal that will see him and his caddie Terry Mundy use Nikon Laser Rangefinders when making their weekly tournament preparations on and off the course until 2015, while Mundy will also have the...

  • ECCO Sign Chinese Star Wu Ashun

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 19 March 2013

    ECCO has announced that it has signed Chinese golf star Wu Ashun, who will compete in the brand’s Tour Hybrid model throughout the 2013 season. Ashun - who recently became only the second Chinese player to qualify for the Open Championship - will also showcase the ECCO logo on his shirt collar and participate in the brand’s marketing initiatives. The 28-year-old competed on the...

  • Bridgestone Doubles Its Ball Fitting Challenge Dates

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 19 March 2013

    Bridgestone Golf has doubled its schedule of Ball Fitting Challenges during the first half of the season across the UK & Ireland and is set to deliver a record number of fittings throughout 2013. The fittings, which incorporate an unrivalled computer software programme to identify the precise ball suitable for each individual player, range from Inverness in the north to Cornwall’s St.

  • Thomas Aiken In The Bag: Avantha Masters Winning Clubs

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 18 March 2013

    Thomas Aiken claimed his second European Tour title thanks to 46 bogey-free holes in the Avantha Masters in India. The South African held a three-shot lead going into the final day and was never caught, even though playing partner Liang Wenchong carded a hole-in-one on his way to finishing five shots back in third. India's Gaganjeet Bhullar, looking to claim a popular home victory at the Jaypee...

  • Kevin Streelman In The Bag: Tampa Bay Championship Winning Clubs

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 18 March 2013

    Kevin Streelman won the Tampa Bay Championship to claim his first PGA Tour win at the 153rd attempt. The American held off the likes of defending champion Luke Donald, who's final round of 69 lifted him to tied-4th. Boo Weekley got the closest to denying Streelman his victory, shooting a final round 63 to finish two back on eight-under-par. Of his win, Streelman said: "It...

  • FootJoy Offer £25 Off In Spring Promotion

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 15 March 2013

    FootJoy has launched an exciting new footwear promotion designed to put a spring in your step on the fairways this season. To celebrate its most feature packed golf shoe range to date, the market-leading brand is offering golfers a £25 discount on any pair of its lifestyle-infused spikless golf shoe styles when purchased alongside one of its popular spiked models.  From March...

  • Golf Pride Unveil New Niion Grips

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 14 March 2013

    Golf Pride has introduced a striking new range of Niion grips that blends striking fluorescent colours with innovative new textures and unique patterns to deliver unmatched feel and moisture channelling performance. The new Niion range features five uniquely vibrant colour combinations (Blue/Neon Yellow, Bright Orange/White, Lime Green/White, White/Neon Green and Bright Yellow/Blue) all constructed of a firm, tacky rubber compound suitable for both...

  • Puma Launch Virtual Dressing Room App

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 12 March 2013

    PUMA Golf is fusing the worlds of golf, fashion and technology together in their newly released iPhone and iPad application – PUMA STYLECADDIE - that acts as a virtual dressing room. The app contains all of the key clothing, footwear and accessories that PUMA Golf offers, allowing golfers to mix and match anything they want to create their own one-of-a-kind look. “PUMA STYLECADDIE is a huge...

  • Clubstohire Launch New Website After Record Year

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 12 March 2013

    ClubstoHire.com, the award-winning golf club rental company, has launched a brand new website following a record year in 2012 when it helped 30,000 golfers across Europe to reduce travel costs and enjoy their golf. “The new site provides golfers looking to travel economically with a faster, more comprehensive service than the original version and has a much larger capacity to cope...

  • PING Launches New Moon-Lite Carry Bag

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 11 March 2013

    PING has launched the latest edition of its hugely popular Moon-Lite Carry Bag and for the first time it features an ingenious double strap system designed to make the lightweight 2.5 lb bag even easier to carry than it was before. The 2013 Moon-Lite still features the distinctive standing primary strap found on previous editions but for the first time it...

  • Cobra-Puma Unveil Rickie Fowler's Masters Headcover

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 11 March 2013

    Cobra-Puma have unveiled the new Masters themed headcover that Rickie Fowler will use at Augusta National next month. The monoline cap design features the famous green and gold associated with the first major of the year, while also paying homage to the American's stlye. The world number 32 made his debut in at Augusta National in 2011 finishing T38 and went even better on his...

  • Darren Clarke Opens New TaylorMade Fitting Centre

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 11 March 2013

    Darren Clarke has officially opened a new TaylorMade Fitting Centre in Antrim in Northern Ireland, following the earlier launch of his golf school at the same venue.  The center is based within the Golf Union of Ireland's purpose built swing studio and is the only TaylorMade Fitting Center in Northern Ireland. Open to golfers of all abilities, it provides state of the art technology including the Flightscope launch monitor...

  • Tiger Woods In The Bag: WGC-Cadillac Winning Clubs

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 11 March 2013

    Tiger Woods held on to his 54-hole lead in the WGC-Cadillac event to claim his 76th PGA Tour win in only 283 career starts. The American held-off compatriot Steve Stricker, despite making bogeys on two of the last three holes, to win by two at 19-under-par. Graeme McDowell - playing alongside Woods - saw his challenge fall apart on the back nine and the Northern Irishman...

  • Callaway Pushes Personalisation To The Xtreme

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 7 March 2013

    Callaway Golf has unveiled the beginning of a new era in custom fitting and personalisation with the launch of its enhanced online udesign configurator, allowing golfers to create one of 64 possible colour combinations of its RAZR Fit Xtreme driver. The easy-to-use online service also allows customers to select a stock or after-market shaft, its flex, length, grip model and wraps of...

  • Bubba Watson's Masters Outfits

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 6 March 2013

    Defending Masters champion Bubba Watson and his new clothing suppliers, Oakley, have released images of the outfits that the American will wear each day for the 2013 tournament. The collection includes a wealth of technology and style and will see the left-hander wear a striped red and grey/white polo on Thursday and a white a blue design polo on Friday. If he makes the weekend Watson will...

  • Game Golf Launch Revolutionary Golf Device

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 5 March 2013

    A new revolutionary golf score tracking device will soon be on its way to the UK market as GAME GOLF has launched the early stages of its campaign to attract golfers. The device has already been utilised by the brand's tour backers, with Graeme McDowell at the 2012 Masters and US Open and Lee Westwood at the Tour Championship, the French Open and the AT&T Pro-Am. The...

  • Hank Haney Croc Golf Collection Coming To The UK

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 5 March 2013

    After an award winning 2012 the 'Crocs Golf with Hank Haney' collection is coming to the UK. The shoes combine clog style golf shoes with the best available technology and the company's expertise in comfortable footwear to produce a range of golf shoes that are stylish, comfortable and perform to the highest level. Winners of the best new product award at the 2012...

  • Cobra Release Limited Edition Masters AMP CELL Drivers

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 4 March 2013

    Cobra Golf is celebrating the first major of the year with the launch of the AMP CELL Limited Edition green driver. The hugely popular driver featuring an AMP CELL head with MyFly, SmartPad, E9 Face Technology and Advanced Material Placement, has been  paired with a Diamana Blue Board shaft and is being released in a special Masters themed green and yellow colour scheme. Starting on March...

  • Dawie van der Walt In The Bag: Tshwane Open Winning Clubs

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 4 March 2013

    Dawie van der Walt claimed the biggest victory of his career to win the Tshwane Open and make it a sixth South African victory of the 2013 European Tour season.  Van der Walt finished two shots ahead of fellow South African Darren Fichardt and three of another South African Louis De Jager. Van der Walts closing five-under-par helped him to burst clear of what had been a four-way...

  • Michael Thompson In The Bag: Honda Classic Winning Clubs

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 4 March 2013

    Michael Thompson claimed his first PGA Tour title at the Honda Classic, after the British challenge of Lee Westwood, David Lynn, Justin Rose and Graeme McDowell fell away during the final round. Americans Thompson and Luke Guthrie shared the final round lead, but a closing one-under-par in tough conditions was enough to secure victory in Florida for PING staffer Thompson. Westwood had started the day...

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