August

  • PING launches new apparel collection

    Written by Joel Tadman on Wednesday, 27 August 2014

    The new PING Autumn/Winter 2014 technical golf apparel line features the new Sensor performance fabrics for the keen golfer seeking  protection against the elements with a refined style on and off the course. Comprising of Sensor Cool, Sensor Warm, and Sensor Dry, the Sensor platform of performance fabric technologies maximises playability, whatever the conditions - from base layer to outerwear, the...

  • Free cart bag when you buy Powakaddy's flagship electric trolley

    Written by Joel Tadman on Friday, 22 August 2014

    PowaKaddy have begun a promotion whereby you receive a free Sport or Ladies cart bag when you buy its top-of-the-range FW7 electric trolley.   The FW7 model is loaded with digital functions, such as the Automatic Distance Function, a USB charging port and an Anti-Tamper security pin lock. It also benefits from PowaKaddy’s exclusive Plug ‘n’ Play Battery System, a lightweight and...

  • Nike Golf unveils new Vapor iron series

    Tuesday, 19 August 2014

    In typically spectacular style, Nike Golf launched its new series of irons to a global media audience near New York City at an event featuring the Nike athletes that helped shape the design. Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy joined golf aficionado Jimmy Fallon at the special event to unveil the Vapor series, which comprises the Vapor Pro, Vapor Pro Combo, and...

  • Callaway expand Apex iron series

    Written by Joel Tadman on Friday, 15 August 2014

    Callaway has launched two new Apex models to join the Apex and Apex Pro in its iron range. The Apex MB (muscle back) is a blade for the purist seeking the ultimate in feel and workability while the Apex Utility is a hybrid replacement club that offers a strong flight off the tee and playability from the turf. Click here to...

  • US President Barack Obama spotted using Game Golf

    Written by Joel Tadman on Thursday, 14 August 2014

    US President Barack Obama was spotted using Game Golf, a digital shot tracking system, during a recent round of golf. Photos have appeared of him using clubs with the system's proprietary red tags in the butt of the club and wearing the tracking device on his belt to tag the clubs before each shot. Game Golf users tag their position and club...

  • Mizuno unveil new MP irons and wedges

    Written by Joel Tadman on Wednesday, 13 August 2014

    Mizuno has revealed its new MP product line up. The MP-15 iron is a compact cavity replacing the MP-59, the MP-H5 replaces the MP-H4 and is now available as a full set while the MP-T5 wedges now come in every loft from 49 to 62 degrees. MP-15 irons The grain flow forged MP-15s are designed for the better ball striker seeking the...

  • VIDEO: Callaway explains new Big Bertha V Series

    Wednesday, 6 August 2014

    Today, Callaway launched a new Big Bertha V Series Driver, and an accompanying V Series Fairway Wood. Watch this video, part of Callaway's popular “Callaway Talks” video series, to hear Harry Arnett, SVP, Marketing, conduct an in-depth interview with Dr. Alan Hocknell, SVP, Research & Development, about the Big Bertha V Series driver and fairway wood.  The more complex technical elements of...

  • Callaway launches new V-Series driver and fairway wood

    Wednesday, 6 August 2014

    There are many ways to achieve more distance off the tee – one of them is speed. Callaway has today announced the Big Bertha V Series Driver, the company’s fastest Bertha yet. The new driver, which will be available at retail in Europe from September 12, is built for speed and distance from lightweight materials, better aerodynamics and refined components,...

  • VIDEO: TaylorMade SLDR Mini reader fittings

    Written by Joel Tadman on Monday, 4 August 2014

    The TaylorMade SLDR Mini is one of a few ‘mini drivers’ that have hit the market this year. The size of the clubhead sits between that of a driver and a 3-wood, as does the loft. They combine the workability, versatility and launch of a 3-wood with driver-like distances thanks to thinner, hotter faces that promise more distance through less spin and...

  • VIDEO: Marty Jertson talks Ping G30 fairway wood

    Written by Joel Tadman on Friday, 1 August 2014

    The Ping G30 fairway wood is the first G-series fairway to feature adjustable loft via the hosel, where you can add or subtract 0.6° or a full 1° from the loft of the head. Faster ball speeds and greater distance come from a larger face made of a uniform-thickness Carpenter 475 steel, creating a thin but strong hitting surface that maximises...

  • VIDEO: Ping's Marty Jertson talks about the G30 driver

    Written by Joel Tadman on Friday, 1 August 2014

    It's August 1st which means today, the Ping G30 range will hit the shelves of retailers across the country. The adjustable G30 driver comes in two versions - standard and SF-Tec - and both feature a revolutionary design involving 'turbulators' on the crown, which are said to increase clubhead speed. Inspired by the aeronautics and sporting industries that put a premium on...

  • VIDEO: Puma Litestyle golf shoe reader review

    Written by Joel Tadman on Friday, 1 August 2014

    Puma’s new Litestyle range of golf shoes for 2014 is all about fusing lightweight performance with Puma’s customary style. Sported by staff players Rickie Fowler and Jonas Blixt, Puma’s shoe line-up is attracting attention from a range of golfers. We met up with a fourball of TG readers at Forest of Arden to try out two models within it. Two...