2013

  • Phil Mickelson in the bag: Scottish Open winning clubs

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 16 July 2013

    Phil Mickelson won a thrilling sudden-death play-off against Branden Grace to claim the Scottish Open at Castle Stuart. The American had three-putted the 18th to put himself in a playoff with the South African, after the pair finished on 17-under-par. Mickelson birdied the first playoff hole though, thanks to a sublime chip that left him a tap-in birdie, a score Grace could not match. Henrik Stenson's title attempt...

  • Nikon's unique bunker experience at the Open

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 16 July 2013

    Nikon is celebrating its 21st anniversary as a patron of The Open Championship in style by offering spectators a unique bunker play experience.  To mark its long-standing support of The Open Championship, Nikon will be offering a few lucky visitors the chance to be part of an exciting photo experience. Working with TimeSlice, experts in “bullet-time” photography, 60 Nikon...

  • A word from Hugh Marr

    Wednesday, 10 July 2013

    LEAD COACH FOR THE ENGLAND’S BOYS PERFORMANCE SQUAD All the elite amateurs and European Tour pros I work with have one thing in common – they keep a track of their stats so they know which parts of the game they need to work on. It’s something few amateur players do – but it should be second nature, and NG360 makes...

  • Motocaddy Introduces ShowCase Video For M1 Pro Trolley

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 8 July 2013

    Motocaddy, the top-selling trolley brand, has produced an animated showcase video of its compact new M1 PRO electric trolley for screening in-store, online and on its own website. “The compact folding M1 PRO trolley has proved to be extremely popular already,” said Marketing Manager Oliver Churcher. “This new video will further highlight its key product features and has been designed for...

  • Graeme McDowell In The Bag: French Open Winning Clubs

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 8 July 2013

    Graeme McDowell clinched his third win of 2013 as he shot a closing 67 to finish four ahead of South African Richard Sterne at the French Open. McDowell and Sterne battled for most of the final round, but the Northern Irishman was stronger over the closing holes as the South African faded. The victory earns McDowell more than £430,000 and...

  • Go Behind The Scenes At IJP Design For The Day

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 4 July 2013

    On Monday the 22nd of July Ian Poulter will be hosting the 8th Ian Poulter Junior Invitational where he will welcome 100 junior golfers from around the world to play competitive golf on the challenging Marquess Course at Woburn Golf Club.  IJP Design, Ian’s official clothing line, is the main event sponsor and will have full access to Ian on the...

  • Titleist Unveil New Scotty Cameron Futura X Mallet Putter

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 3 July 2013

    Master Craftsman Scotty Cameron’s commitment to the creative process and collaborating with the best players in the world has helped lay the groundwork for the new Futura X putter. Futura X is a high MOI, modern mallet design with advanced perimeter weighting that provides exceptional stability and forgiveness with solid feel. It comes as a direct result of Cameron’s extensive...

  • Play in the Nike Speed Golf Challenge at Archerfield

    Written by Today's Golfer on Tuesday, 2 July 2013

    Do you play a game, or do you play a sport? To celebrate the release of the new TW’14, the world's most athletic golf shoe, we've partnered with Nike for the TW14 Speed Golf Challenge to help find the UK's most athletic golfers. The Open Championship always excites and inspires us to reach for our golf clubs, hit the course and dream...

  • Cleveland Extend Wedge £25 Off Promotion

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 2 July 2013

    Cleveland Golf has announced the extension of its wedge trade-in promotion, following unprecedented levels of success for the promotion since its launch in March 2013. The promotion, which allows golfers to trade in any wedge and receive £25 off a new Cleveland 588 RTX wedge or 588 Forged wedge, will now extend from July 1st until September 30th 2013 in the...

  • Callaway Unveils Mack Daddy 2 Wedges

    Written by Equipment Editor, Joel Tadman on Tuesday, 2 July 2013

    Wedge guru Roger Cleveland has used feedback from Callaway’s Tour players like Phil Mickelson to create the new Mack Daddy 2 wedges. They feature an aggressive “5V” groove pattern, increasing the surface area and size of the grooves by 39 per cent and creating 25 per cent more spin than Callaway’s previous X-Forged model. A laser-milled, micro-groove pattern increases surface...

  • Callaway reveals new Optiforce woods

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 2 July 2013

    Callaway has unveiled its lightest and most aerodynamic woods to date. The new FT Optiforce driver is made from lightweight forged composite and has been designed with an aerodynamically enhanced head shape to reduce drag by 23 per cent. A 43 gram PX Velocity shaft, the lightest shaft Callaway has ever produced, reduces the weight even further. It also features an advanced...

  • Paul Casey In The Bag: Irish Open winning clubs

    Written by Harriet Linton, Senior Web Producer on Monday, 1 July 2013

    Rejuvenated Paul Casey claimed his first European Tour win since 2011 when he won the Irish Open at Carton House. Paul Casey scored a brilliant five-under-par 67 on the final day of the Irish Open to secure first place with a final score of 14 under. Joost Luiten and Robert Rock finished joint second and Pablo Larrazabal came in fourth. This...

  • Ernie Els In The Bag: BMW International Open Winning Clubs

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 24 June 2013

    Ernie Els birdied the last hole to seal a one-shot victory at the BMW International Open in Munich. The 43-year-old finished with a 69, which included four birdies and a bogey, for a final total of 18-under-par. Dane Thomas Bjorn, who had Billy Foster on his bag, also fired a 69 to finish runner-up on 17-under. South African Els, who won last year's Open, began the...

  • Lynx Golf Plays Exclusive Role In Unique Festival Of Sport

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 21 June 2013

    Lynx Golf has been chosen as the exclusive provider of golf coaching at the first-ever SportFest - a unique festival of family fun and sport supported by O2 and involving some of the UK's greatest sporting legends. Taking place over the weekend of 3-4th August at the beautiful Wormsley Estate, up to 3,000 visitors will share world-class sports coaching, enjoy fun...

  • New App Set To Reduce Slow Play

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 20 June 2013

    The launch of a revolutionary app by pace of play management specialists GREENi is set to transform the spectator experience at this year’s Irish Open, held at Carton House on the 27th-30th June. By downloading the GREENi Tour App to their tablet or smartphone, fans will have immediate access to technology that will not only enhance their day, but will also...

  • TaylorMade Launch 'YOUR1 Summer' Campaign

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 20 June 2013

    TaylorMade has announced the launch of a new campaign called ‘YOUR1 Summer’, which is set to inspire more golfers to experience the R1 this year. The R1 is the number one driver model on the PGA Tour and has already notched 19 worldwide wins this year, including Justin Rose’s victory last week in the U.S Open Championship. In celebration, the “YOUR1 Summer” campaign - that runs until 31st July...

  • Ecco Sign European Tour Winner Marcel Siem

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 19 June 2013

    ECCO has announced the signing of German star Marcel Siem, who will wear the brand’s luxurious golf shoes in competitions worldwide and showcase the ECCO logo on his headwear. A three-time winner on the European Tour – most recently the 2013 Trophée Hassan II – Siem is currently ranked number 58 in the Official World Golf Rankings. The 32-year-old plays a global schedule that...

  • Sussex Golfers To Be Fitted By Harrington's Tour Guru

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 19 June 2013

    Golfers visiting the Horsham Golf & Fitness Club will get the chance to have their clubs built as they are for multiple major champion Padraig Harrington when Wilson Staff’s European Tour Manager stops off in the brand’s tour truck on Friday the 5th of July (1-7pm). Taking time out from a busy schedule that involves travelling across Europe and Asia to support leading...

  • IJP Design Run Wildcard Weekend

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 19 June 2013

    IJP Design is running a Wildcard Weekend that will see anyone who spends over £50 online at  www.IJPDesign.com win a prize! There’s a huge range of items up for grabs, from Sunday bags, hats, visors, umbrellas, towels and signed shirts to limited edition putter covers! Find out more below:  ...

  • Titleist Continues Ball Dominance At PGA Professional Championship

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 19 June 2013

    The excellence of Titleist equipment was once again underlined at the 2013 Glenmuir PGA Professional Championship, as the brand were the overwhelming favourite ball among the PGA professionals, who followed the example set at last week's US Open. As well as being the choice of the champion, the dominance of Titleist across many of the equipment categories at the tournament continues to highlight...

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