June

  • 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...

  • Titleist Mark 65th Year As Number One Ball At The US Open

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 18 June 2013

    Titleist’s longest standing success story continued last week as their legendary Pro V1 franchise claimed its 65th consecutive year as the number one ball at the US Open. The 2013 staging of the event at Merion saw 97 players choosing to tee up a Titleist, compared to 23 for the nearest competitor. It adds to Titleist’s 2013 success, which has already seen 67 wins across the worldwide professional...

  • Justin Rose In The Bag: US Open Winning Clubs

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 17 June 2013

    TaylorMade and Ashworth Golf staff professional Justin Rose pointed heavenward after tapping in for par on the 72nd hole at Merion on Sunday, a salute to his father after posting a one-over-par 281total  that earned him the 113th US Open Championship. Rose’s bag included an R1 driver, RocketBladez Stage 2 Tour 3-wood, a combination set of RocketBladez Tour and Tour Preferred...

  • FootJoys Fuse Colour And Comfort With New Contour Casual MyJoys

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 17 June 2013

    FootJoy fans and budding footwear designers can now create and customise their own unique pair of Contour Casuals, thanks to the launch of the popular spikeless shoe into the MyJoys programme. The lifestyle-infused shoe was designed with the convenience of wearing the same shoe both on and off course, and was launched to instant acclaim among both retailers and consumers. The lightweight...

  • Get A Free Trolley Bag This Summer With PowaKaddy

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 14 June 2013

    PowaKaddy has long been dedicated to incentivising its loyal consumer following with attractive promotions throughout the year, and its latest great-value offer is no different, with a free cart bag, worth up to £149.99 to anyone who purchases one of the three critically-acclaimed Freeway models during the next three weeks. Those opting for the Freeway SPORT or award-winning Freeway Digital+ trolleys will be...

  • FootJoy Continues Support Of Grassroots Golf

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 12 June 2013

    FootJoy has long been committed to playing a pivotal role in the development of the game of golf at all levels and was delighted to announce its continued support of The National Skills Challenge. One of a host of innovative England Golf initiatives designed to promote the growth of junior golf in an exciting and engaging manner, the 2013 iteration of the...

  • See What Nike’s Players Will Wear At The US Open

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 11 June 2013

    At one of the most gruelling major championships of the season, Nike Golf athletes will sport styles from the Summer 2013 Collection to beat the heat at the US Open. Each Nike athlete in the field will compete in new designs that incorporate key technologies such as laser perforations, no-sew technology and ultra-lightweight fabrications.   As the number one golf apparel...

  • Ping Launch Summer Shorts Collection

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 11 June 2013

    PING Collection has launched of a new assembly of shorts set to grace the fairways this season. The brand’s new models mix vibrant colour options, cuts and fabrics, designed to offer golfers ample opportunity for coordination with absolutely no compromise on performance. Sydney has a standout check design that’s consistent across all four colour options. The contrast-colour patterns have been hand-picked by PING Collection’s designers...

  • Harris English In The Bag: Fedex St Jude Winning Clubs

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 10 June 2013

    Harris English won the St. Jude Classic for his first tour win in his 44th event, after he birdied two of the final three holes to hold off Phil Mickelson and Scott Stallings by two strokes. English won a $1,026,000 winner’s cheque, and arguably more importantly, a trip to next year’s first major. He said: “The main thing that I am looking...

  • Nike Golf 360 App Comes To Europe

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 7 June 2013

    Nike Golf has announced that its popular NG360 app has launched in Europe with a second generation design that features enhanced functionality and a new look.  The NG360 app was launched in America last May  and which already has 225,000+ downloads, and was named in iTunes ‘10 essential sports apps’,. The app available for iPhone, provides golfers with an innovative digital tool that made swing analysis, game...

  • Cobra Launch Limited Edition Tour Trusty Wedge

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 7 June 2013

    Cobra golf has developed a new Tour Trusty wedge, which has been designed to perform at the highest level in the hands of Cobra staffers like Rickie Fowler and Ian Poulter. The 1,600 Limited Edition wedges are a tease to a full line of Tour Trusty wedges that Cobra is releasing in Autumn 2013. The prototype tear drop, non-offset, compact shaping delivers excellent alignment at address and the...

  • Puma Reveal Rickie Fowler’s US Open Outfits

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 6 June 2013

    Puma Golf is fusing the worlds of golf, fashion and technology together in their newly released iPhone and iPad application – Puma Stylecaddie – and has wasted no time in creating the outfits Rickie Fowler will wear at the 2013 US Open. The app is a virtual dressing room that contains all of the key apparel, footwear and accessories that Puma...

  • PING Sign South African Rookie Brandon Stone

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 5 June 2013

    South African sensation Brandon Stone, who turned pro after finishing T2 in the 2013 NCAA Division 1 men’s championship, has signed with PING. The 20-year-old will play his first event as a professional at the European Tour’s BMW International Open in Germany on June 20th. He turned pro after a distinguished season at the University of Texas, where he was the 2013 Big 12 Conference Player...

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