November

  • Nikon's new mini laser rangefinder

    Written by Joel Tadman on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

    Nikon’s latest addition to the Coolshot family is the smallest and lightest model in the series. Weighing just 125 grams, the Coolshot 20 is also the lightest rangefinder on the market – but still delivers easy pin seeking with its 6x magnification multicoated lenses. It has a measurement range of five to 500m (six to 550 yards) and features “First Target Priority”, which helps you pick out the flag...

  • Wilson Staff unveil new V4 irons and utility

    Written by Joel Tadman on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

    Wilson Golf has enhanced its widely acclaimed FG Tour club line for accomplished players with the new Wilson Staff FG Tour V4 irons and Wilson Staff FG Tour V4 utility irons featuring an adjustable weight in the sole. Having been designed as a precision line for Tour players, the latest forged irons from the brand with more Major wins than any...

  • SkyCaddie launch no-fees AIRE II handheld GPS

    Written by Joel Tadman on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

    SkyCaddie’s entry level, ready-to-play AIRE II GPS now shows dynamic distances which reflect your angle of approach, while offering pre-loaded Front-Centre-Back green distance information for 35,000 exclusive SkyCaddie worldwide golf course maps, all created and surveyed on foot. Quarterly updates ensure that AIRE II customers have information on the latest course changes.  Large, easy-to-read numbers fill the brightly-lit 1.8” sunlight-readable greyscale display,...

  • DRIVER TEST SPECIAL: SLDR v R15

    Written by Joel Tadman on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

    TaylorMade say the R15 driver comprises all the best technologies from 15 years of driver innovation. So it should outperform the driver it’s replacing on the market, right? To find out, we put the SLDR head-to-head with the new R15 on Trackman. We put the SLDR head on the new Speeder57 Evolution shaft that features on the R15. We used the...

  • FIRST HIT: Callaway Big Bertha irons

    Written by Joel Tadman on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

    Callaway’s new Big Bertha irons are built like hybrids to help golfers achieve more distance. In fact, Callaway say they could make you up to two clubs longer with your irons, meaning you’ll be hitting a 9-iron into the green rather than a 7-iron - and we all know which is easier to hit. “This is a remarkable new technology,” Dr...

  • Win TaylorMade's new RSi irons and appear in TG!

    Written by Joel Tadman on Monday, 17 November 2014

    THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED We’ve teamed up with TaylorMade to offer three readers the chance to get custom fitted for a set of TaylorMade RSi irons. The new RSi irons feature Face Slots that boost ball speeds on shots struck from the heel and toe. You’ll also appear in an upcoming edition of Today’s Golfer magazine, giving your thoughts on...

  • PowaKaddy showcases new Winter Wheels

    Written by Joel Tadman on Monday, 17 November 2014

    To help you keep playing over the next few months, PowaKaddy’s Winter Wheels feature patented technology, which make them suitable for use with most of the brand’s electric trolleys released in recent years. Designed specifically for use in soft, wet underfoot conditions, they ensure minimal ground contact, which protects the golf course against unnecessary damage. They have been developed in association with both...

  • FIRST HIT: New TaylorMade R15 driver

    Written by Joel Tadman on Thursday, 13 November 2014

    TaylorMade say its new R15 driver is higher launching and lower spinning than its predecessor, the SLDR. So while the 'Loft Up' message still applies, it should be less so in 2015. With the CG in the new driver being moved lower and more forward, MOI should in theory come down but TaylorMade have incorporated a number of technologies to preserve...

  • TaylorMade's new AeroBurner woods

    Written by Joel Tadman on Thursday, 13 November 2014

    First we had the big distance claims of RocketBallz. Then came Stage 2 and the JetSpeed followed. Now, TaylorMade has unveiled AeroBurner – a family of “fast” woods. From the aerodynamic crown design to the fin on the hosel, everything about AreoBurner is designed to boost ball speed. “The name burner is all about speed, plain and simple,” said TaylorMade’s Brian Bazzel.

  • TaylorMade reveal new R15 driver and woods

    Written by Joel Tadman on Thursday, 13 November 2014

    TaylorMade’s new driver, the R15, is an amalgamation of all the best R-Series technologies since the first R-Series driver launched back in 2001. As a result, it’s the company’s most technologically advanced driver ever. The key technology is a new Front Track System, which houses two sliding weights each weighing 12.5g. This 25g of total weight can be moved to...

  • FIRST PHOTOS: New TaylorMade R15 driver

    Thursday, 13 November 2014

    TaylorMade has the first released pictures of its first new driver in over a year. The R15 has broken cover – and more details will be revealed later. It it due to be officially unveiled to the world's media this evening. Today's Golfer has been testing the R15 for a week, and we've got some fantastic first hit videos – plus...

  • Win your own MyJoys shoe design!

    Written by Joel Tadman on Monday, 10 November 2014

    FootJoy, the No.1 shoe and glove in golf, is giving golfers the chance to win their very own MyJoys design to celebrate the popular customisation programme’s 10th anniversary. For a decade, MyJoys has been allowing golfers the opportunity to personalise their golf shoes with myriad leather prints, colours and numerous other options, with almost 8 million possible style variations to choose...

  • Win G/FORE Shoes and Gloves

    Monday, 10 November 2014

    Win one of three pairs of G/FORE Gallivanter shoes, and one of five G/FORE golf gloves. As stylish as it is comfortable, The Gallivanter golf shoe combines an athletic fit with premium water-resistant materials – including leather, suede, flannel wool and performance microfibre. Custom designed by G/FORE’s in-house team of footwear experts with the help of biomechanists, The Gallivanter boasts a lightweight,...

  • Win a custom-fitted set of Ping golf clubs

    Monday, 10 November 2014

    We’ve teamed up with leading manufacturer Ping to offer one lucky golfer the chance to win an incredible custom-fitting experience, and a full set of the Ping clubs that are perfectly matched to your game. The winner will experience the same in-depth club selection and fitting process that Ping staff players like Lee Westwood, Bubba Watson and Billy Horschel go through. You’ll...

  • Inside WGC winner Bubba Watson's bag

    Written by Today's Golfer on Monday, 10 November 2014

    Bubba Watson won the WGC-HSBC Champions with a replacement Ping G30 driver. He feared his regular driver might have some metal fatigue and could fail, so had a new pink G30 delivered to his Orlando home before he left for China.  Watson also had three Ping prototype wedges in the bag for the first time, one of which he used...

  • ECCO reveal two new shoes

    Written by Joel Tadman on Wednesday, 5 November 2014

    Danish shoe company ECCO has unveiled two new models from its 2015 Spring/Summer collection soon to be worn by Tour staffer Fred Couples and other ECCO players.  The BIOM Hybrid 2 is the next-generation of its best-selling style showcasing patented ‘Natural Motion’ technology while the cleated BIOM G2 is 20 per cent lighter than previous offerings.  “We’ve taken what many have declared...

  • FootJoy add new colours to spikeless DryJoys Casual line

    Written by Joel Tadman on Tuesday, 4 November 2014

    FootJoy, the No.1 shoe and glove in golf, has extended its tour-proven DryJoys Casual footwear category to include five vibrant colourways for 2015 in a shoe that excels both on and off the course. DryJoys Casual incorporates a series of advanced technologies to provide unparalleled comfort and stability and, for next year, will feature a range of new colours befitting the...

  • Cobra launches FLY-Z family

    Written by Joel Tadman on Tuesday, 4 November 2014

    Cobra has launched three Fly-Z product lines comprising woods and irons aimed at different abilities of golfer. The Fly-Z, Fly-Z+ and Fly-Z XL all hit the shelves in the UK on January 20th, 2015 and come in four colours – black, white, orange and blue – as well as RH and LH. One revolutionary technology, found in the better player Fly-Z+...

  • GoKart lithium Christmas deal

    Saturday, 1 November 2014

    For a limited period between November 1, 2014, and January 1, 2015 GoKart is offering discounts and cashbacks on their lithium golf trolley sets. With savings up to £60, this means you can buy a new GoKart with lithium battery for as little as £359. The benefits of lithium are undeniable – the longer life and lighter weight make them incredibly...