March

  • Callaway Launch X Hot 3Deep Fairway Wood

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

    Callaway have unveiled their new X Hot 3Deep fairway wood and it has already revolutionised Phil Mickelson's bag, with his caddy Jim 'Bones' Mackay calling it "the most meaningful club that Phil has ever put in play." The new fairway is longer at 43-inches, has a taller face - from 1.3 inches to 1.45 -  and has a sole with less camber. All these slight...

  • Rife Putters Introduce The Vault 001 Series

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

    With a range of styles, technologies and finishes, the new Rife Vault 001 series has something for every golfer. The new collection compromises of blades, mallets, half mallets and concept putters, along with a range of different finishes. Underpinned by Rife’s RollGroove face technology that delivers a quick, true forward roll, every putter in the Vault 001 range provides Tour proven performance combined with a...

  • PowaKaddy Introduces New Cart Bag Collection

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 27 March 2013

    PowaKaddy has announced the launch of its feature-packed 2013 cart bag collection just in time for the golfing season. The new range has been designed using premium quality materials and boasts an array of essential features and superior functionality, such as the Keylock system, which securely fastens bags to the key plate of all PowaKaddy trolleys, minimising movement on all terrains. The new Premium...

  • New Black Widow Grip Prevents Unwanted Wrist Movement

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 27 March 2013

    Softspikes have launched the Black Widow 'Finisher' putter grip has the thickness and playability of a ‘jumbo’ grip, but with all the feel of a smaller version. They say it will prevent unwanted wrist movement, resulting in increased control and more putts holed.  The grip is constructed from soft, durable ‘Gel-Tech’ material and has the bold design we've come to expect from Black Widow. The...

  • ECCO Unveil Three New Biom Hybrid Colours

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 27 March 2013

    ECCO has expanded its popular spikeless Biom Hybrid collection to include three new colours and upper patterns for 2013. The new shoes (pictured right), will be worn in competition by the likes of Graeme McDowell, Thomas Bjorn and Thongchai Jaidee and will retail at £160. The Biom Hybrid's came to the public's attention thanks to Fred Couples at The Masters, and since then many other...

  • Tiger Woods In The Bag: Arnold Palmer Invitational Winning Clubs

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

    Tiger Woods replaced Rory McIlroy as world number one after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill by two shots. The 37-year-old fired a two-under-par final round to hold-off Justin Rose and Rickie Fowler and claim his 77th PGA Tour title, moving him to within five of Sam Snead's all-time record. Woods resumed the storm-delayed final round three shots clear and was never seriously challenged...

  • FootJoy Unveil Limited Edition Masters MyJoys

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

    FootJoy is celebrating the season’s first Major Championship by introducing a brand-new "Augusta-inspired" limited-edition green colourway to its innovative MyJoys model. From April 8th, FootJoy enthusiasts can design their own unique pair of MyJoys golf shoes using striking dark green tortoise and patent printed leather, reminiscent of the famed fairways of Augusta National. The new hand-crafted leather is being offered on all the men’s...

  • Odyssey Launch New Tank Putter To Combat Anchoring Ban

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

    Odyssey has unveiled their new Tank model, which has a drastically higher MOI to make it feel like an anchored putter. The heavier putter is designed to help those golfers looking for added stability through the stroke, featuring weighted components with a calculated balance point for a higher MOI, increasing the putter’s resistance to rotation during the stroke and twisting on off-centre hits. Additional weight also helps...

  • Kiradech Aphibarnrat In The Bag: Malaysian Open Winning Clubs

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

    Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat held-off Edoardo Molinari and Anders Hansen to win the rain-shortened Malaysian Open by a shot. Reduced to three rounds, Aphibarnrat led by one from clubhouse leader Molinari as he approached the 16th, but a thunderstorm forced a two-hour delay. When play resumed, the 23-year-old held his nerve on the par-3 16th and knocked it to three-feet for an easy birdie, leaving him...

  • Motocaddy Launches Compact M1 PRO Trolley

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 21 March 2013

    Weighing in at 10.5KG and folding down to a size not much bigger than an airline hand luggage allowance, the M1 PRO is designed to make transportation to and from the golf course easier. Designed to fit easily into a car boot, the M1 PRO’s features include a two-bar frame that allows an 18 hole lead-acid or lithium battery to remain in its...

  • FootJoy Launch DryJoys Tour Spikeless SL Model

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

    FootJoy has continued to strengthen its leading position in the spikeless golf footwear category following the launch of the all-new DryJoys Tour SL spikeless model.  Available from the 10th of April, this traditionally-styled golf shoe has been developed using identical construction techniques to the brand’s immensely-popular DryJoys Tour franchise, but now comes with the added bonus of a spikeless sole. Providing golfers with comfort,...

  • 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...

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