December

  • Callaway launches new balls

    Monday, 23 December 2013

    Callaway has launched three new balls that match the swing speeds of different types of golfer to maximise distance and spin. Three “Speed Regime” balls – SR1, SR2 and SR3 – are designed to create optimum spin separation for longer drives without compromising on feel around the greens. Each has an rrp of £39.99 per dozen. To maximise the benefit of Speed...

  • Footjoy's Contour Casual shoe gets an upgrade

    Written by Joel Tadman on Wednesday, 18 December 2013

    Another big upgrade from Footjoy sees the DryJoys Casual benefit from a number of new technologies and style tweaks.  In the upper section of the shoe, Supersoft ECL (Extreme Comfort Leather) leather by Pittards is soft and breathable, offering more comfort without the use of a membrane.  The shape of the shoe sees a full rounded toe character, standard fit across the...

  • TaylorMade reveal SLDR 430

    Written by Joel Tadman on Wednesday, 18 December 2013

    TaylorMade has revealed a 430cc version of its SLDR driver. It features a tour-inspired head that is shorter from front to back, but with the same charcoal-grey colour and details on the crown. The smaller clubhead will enhance the golfer’s ability to shape the ball off the tee.  It boasts the same technology that made SLDR the No.1 driver on Tour...

  • Odyssey’s new milled Metal-X putters

    Written by Joel Tadman on Tuesday, 17 December 2013

    Odyssey’s new Metal-X putter line-up for 2014 benefits from a host of technological advancements, including a chemically milled face, stabilising bar and adjustable head weights to customise feel.  The previous Metal-X range featured a dual-layer face insert, but now oval depressions chemically milled straight into the face are said to offer a more controlled and consistent roll.  A “stabilising crossbar”, which is...

  • TaylorMade launch JetSpeed in style

    Written by Joel Tadman on Thursday, 12 December 2013

    We all know TaylorMade don’t do product launches by half measures but even by its high standards, the launch of JetSpeed was a particularly glamorous affair.  The company whisked a small selection of European media speedily off by Embraer Legacy 600 Executive Jet to Turnberry Golf Resort to get the inside story on the new JetSpeed range of woods. We also...

  • Ernie Els signs for ECCO Golf

    Written by Joel Tadman on Tuesday, 10 December 2013

    Danish brand ECCO has announced the signing of Ernie Els, who will showcase the company logo on his headwear and compete in its hybrid golf shoes.  In his legendary career, the 44-year-old South African has captured 70 professional titles around the world, most recently the 2013 BMW International Open. As part of this multi-year agreement, he will be featured in global...

  • Keep warm with PING Collection's new jumpers

    Written by Joel Tadman on Tuesday, 10 December 2013

    PING Collection has unveiled a new selection of Lined sweaters forming part of the new Autumn/Winter 2013 range. The collection is headlined by the Moore garment (left and right), which is engineered from Cotton, Polyamide and Merino and supplemented by a flexible lining that will provide extra warmth, while allowing for maximum freedom of movement thanks to an injection of Elastane...

  • Caddietech launches ultra-compact X1 GPS device

    Written by Joel Tadman on Monday, 9 December 2013

    Winner of the 2013 Golf Europe award for best GPS, the Caddietech X1 is the ultra-compact GPS about to hit the UK golf market. Weighing in at 24g and measuring just 4.1cm2 the Caddietech X1 is one of the most compact golf GPS systems in the world that also hosts an abundance of features. Providing distances to front, centre and back of...

  • Justin Rose becomes Lamkin brand ambassador

    Written by Joel Tadman on Monday, 9 December 2013

    Lamkin grips has announced that US Open Champion Justin Rose will become a brand ambassador for 2014.   The company has enjoyed a long relationship with Justin beginning more than 15 years ago when he and his father visited Lamkin’s U.K. offices for custom grip fitting.       “In every possible way, Justin Rose personifies the core values of the Lamkin...