February

  • Full PING Collection Line Now Available Online

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 28 February 2013

    PING Collection has moved to enhance its online retail experience by offering male, female and junior golfers across Europe their pick of the brand’s coveted Spring/Summer 2013 line, simply by visiting www.pingcollection.co.uk. PING Collection initially unveiled their online sales platform for their women’s line in summer 2012, but thanks to its success, the entire range is now available from today. The...

  • Trade In ANY Wedge and Get £25 Off A New Cleveland 588 Wedge

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 26 February 2013

    Cleveland Golf is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the iconic 588 wedge by offering golfers £25 off any new Cleveland Golf 588 RTX or forged wedge when they trade-in their old club. The promotion, which launches on March 8th 2013, allows golfers to receive £25 off their next Cleveland Golf 588 wedge, regardless of the make, model or age of the...

  • Odyssey Launch New White Hot Pro Putters

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 26 February 2013

    Odyssey has unveiled its new line of White Hot Pro putters that feature a new and inmproved insert to bring the consistent sound, feel and performance expected on the tour. The original White Hot insert claimed 30 worldwide victories in 2012, more than any other putter, and the new range, including the #1, #2 Centre Shaft, #5, #7, #9, 2-Ball, D.A.R.T. and...

  • Wilson Staff Launch Superlight Woods and Irons

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 25 February 2013

    Wilson Golf has introduced their new SuperLight range for 2013 that feature the game’s latest lightweight technology that will allow amateur players to gain more distance with the same swing effort. The new D-100 driver, irons, fairway wood and hybrid follow on from the brand’s award-winning Di7 and Di11 irons and incorporate advances in virtually every performance area to help average golfers improve their...

  • Matt Kuchar In The Bag: WGC Matchplay Winning Clubs

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 25 February 2013

    Matt Kuchar won the WGC-Accenture Matchplay in Tuscon as he saw off defending champion Hunter Mahan 2&1 in a closely contended final. Ian Poulter lost to Jason Day by one hole in the third-place playoff, but the Englishman's fourth place finish does at least move him back inside the world's top-10. Sunday's play was full of action as Mahan maintained his record of never having been behind in...

  • Lamkin Launch New Line Of Super-Tacky Grips

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 22 February 2013

    Lamkin has announced a new series of grips created with a new synthetic rubber compound that makes them extra tacky.  The ACE - Advanced Cohesive Elastomer - material was developed by Lamkin chemists to combine the performance advantages of 3GEN technology with an even tackier, softer feeling grip.  Offered exclusively in Crossline ACE 3GEN and Perma-Wrap ACE 3GEN, the new line...

  • Mizuno Unveil D201 Ball With 'Intelligent' Spin

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 22 February 2013

    Mizuno have unveiled a new game-improver ball with what they are calling a revolutionary 'intelligent' core. The new D201 will sit alongside Mizuno's other new ball, the tour ready MP-S. The versatile, all round D201 will use a 'Cavity Cross Core' that helps to reduce driver backspin, without impacting on your short game feel and spin. The Cross Core’s unique energy harnessing design and secure cover bonding also converts clubhead...

  • Francesco Molinari To Play Pirelli Golf Grips

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

    Ryder Cup star Francesco Molinari has announced he will be playing Pirelli golf grips this season, after signing a deal with the Italian tyre giants. As Italy’s leading golfer, Molinari will team up with the Formula One tyre providers to put their logo on his grips and tour bag. Molinari said: "I am very honoured to be able to announce Pirelli as a sponsor for 2013. I...

  • Video: How Titleist Make A Pro V1

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

    Alongside the recent launch of their new Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls, Titleist have released a behind the scenes video that details what goes into the making of the world's best-selling ball. In the video below you'll see what life is like inside the Titleist production factory, including how the staff weigh and x-ray each golf ball to make...

  • Darren Fichardt In The Bag: Africa Open Winning Clubs

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

    Darren Fichardt overcame some late jitters to seal a fourth European Tour title at the Africa Open and ensure the trophy remained in South African hands for another year. The 37-year-old began the final round tied at the top of the leaderboard with compatriot Jaco Van Zyl, but pulled clear by the turn. Three bogeys in four holes however left the door open for...

  • John Merrick In The Bag: Northern Trust Open Winning Clubs

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

    John Merrick recorded his first career victory thanks to a second hole playoff win over Charlie Beljan at the Northern Trust Open. The American had briefly looked out of it when he faced a daunting 3-iron shot under a row of eucalyptus trees and his opponent was in the middle of the fairway with a wedge in his hand at the...

  • Mizuno Unveil New Golf Balls

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

    Mizuno will be launching their first ever golf ball on Europeean soil in mid March with the multi-piece tour level MP-S ball. The MP-S is the third generation of Mizuno's MP ball line, but it will be the first to be sold outisde of Japan.  The MP-S has an ultra soft, tacky urethane cover for exceptional spin and feel around the greens, while a combination of large...

  • Cobra-Puma Golf Adds Jeremiah Wood To Tour Line-Up

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

    Cobra-Puma Golf has announced Jeremiah Wooding as the newest addition to their global team of professional golfers ahead of his PGA Tour debut at the Northern Trust Open. The University of Nevada graduate is in the field after receiving the fifth annual exemption awarded to a top minority golfer who represents the advancement of diversity in golf. Wooding has had an accomplished career of collegiate...

  • PowaKaddy Continues Growth With Launch Of Freeway Family

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 13 February 2013

    PowaKaddy has declared it’s time to make ‘Freeway Your Way’ on the fairways this season, following the launch of three new electric trolleys in their 2013 line-up. The market-leading electric trolley brand's 2013 family encompasses a stylish new Freeway model, an enhanced Freeway Digital+ and the new Freeway Sport. “We are extremely excited about the launch of the Freeway Family," commented John deGraft-Johnson, PowaKaddy’s Chairman. "We...

  • Video review: VozTee Training Aid

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

    In the video below TG's Instruction Editor Joel Tadman reviews the VozTee Golf Technology training aid while on location at Yas Links in Abu Dhabi. This new training aid reacts to your strike to give instant feedback that can help cure your slice or hook. For example, if you swing across the ball on an out-to-in swing path hitting a fade, the...

  • Premier Licensing Unveil New Executive Headcovers

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

    Premier Licensing, the supplier of licensed golf accessories in Europe, has launched a range of Executive headcovers. Designed to enable football fans to show their colours on the golf course, the headcovers feature a contemporary design and are available in driver, fairway wood and hybrid sizes. Current products include accessories bearing Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Newcastle, Celtic and Tottenham Hotspur crests. Since...

  • TaylorMade's Yellow Hats Explained

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

    TaylorMade Golf have kicked off their ‘One Bucket’ campaign for the RocketBladez irons with a sea of yellow on the European Tour at the at the Joburg Open and also on PGA Tour at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-am. Tour players, caddies and celebrities showed their support for the One bucket Challenge by wearing a yellow bucket hat embroidered with '#onebucket'. The challenge, which is...

  • Softspikes Reveal New High-Performance Cleats For 2013

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

    Softspikes, the world’s leading cleat brand, have revealed two innovative cleat designs for 2013. As featured in FootJoy’s new M:PROJECT model, the Stealth cleat is available in Black/Silver and has been specifically engineered to allow golfers to benefit from superior traction, stability and overall performance. The number-one cleat brand on Tour has also announced the release of the cleat debuted in FootJoy’s XPS-1...

  • Golf Pride Launch New Colourful MultiCompound Grips

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

    Golf Pride have unveiled their new Whiteout grip, an extension of the company’s popular New Decade MultiCompound family of grips. The new grip celebrate golf’s annual rite of spring and comes in a vibrant green, yellow and white colour combination. The Whiteout grip is constructed with high performance rubber that is designed to provide comfort and responsiveness to the lower hand and brushed cotton...

  • Brandt Snedeker In The Bag: AT&T National Winning Clubs

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

    Brandt Snedeker has continued his meteroic start to 2013 by winning the AT&T National Pro-Am to move to world number four. The American won by two from Chris Kirk, to take his current hot streak to six finishes in the top-three, including back-to-back weeks as runner-up and now a win in his last nine tournaments. Snedeker said: " It's just hard to put into words,...

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