• 10 of the best golf apps out there

    Wednesday, 30 November 2016

    How to turn your mobile into the ultimate game improver tool.  What's the most important thing in your pocket when you're playing a round of golf? Tee peg? Pitchmark repairer? Scorecard? Lucky coin? They all pale into insignificance compared to something else you should keep handy when you play golf – the not-so-humble smart phone. TOP STORIES When should you replace irons with...

  • NEW GEAR: New Scotty Cameron Futura X7 Putter

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 6 October 2015

    Scotty Cameron is a legend in putter circles – he’s milled some of the best putters ever created. While he’s probably more famous for his exquisite traditional blade and mallet styled putters his Futura range is ever growing in popularity on Tour and in the amateur game.  It's no surprise then to see the Futura X family extended to incorporate this the...

  • TEST: We put the new GolfBoard to the test

    Tuesday, 29 September 2015

    Slow play can turn what should be an enjoyable round of golf into a painful experience that ruins your weekend. We've all endured unenjoyable five-hour slogs where everybody in front seems to be determined to make their round last a lifetime and wished there was another way. So what if we told you that there is a way a fourball...

  • NEW GEAR: Callaway unveil new Apex and Apex Pro irons and hybrids

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

    Callaway first launched the forged Apex irons a couple of years ago and their cracking looks caught the imagination of golfers from pro's to mid handicappers. Now for 2016 they've been redesigned to include the latest game improving technology...this is their story. Callaway Apex CF16 RRP £849 (s) £1099 (g)  Availability: 3-SW, Left hand? Yes Steel stock shaft: True Temper XP 95, Graphite stock shaft:...

  • Cobra reveal new King CB/MB and Tec irons

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 25 September 2015

    King Forged CB/MB Combo Irons £749 Availability: 4-PW, Left hand? No Steel stock shaft: KBS Tour C-Taper Cobra say their new King Forged CB/MB Combo irons have been designed for tour to three handicap golfers. So what makes them so specialized? Well they’ve been designed with direct input from Rickie Fowler, so the heads are a tour preferred shape with minimal offset, narrow top edges...

  • TaylorMade M1 v R15 Driver Test

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 25 September 2015

    Since TaylorMade launched its M1 driver, the question on golfers lips has been how does it compare to TaylorMade’s previous model the R15. Jason Day reckoned he added 3mph of ball speed by making the switch, but we wanted to see for ourselves how it performed in the hands of our Equipment Guru. We headed over to the National Custom Fitting...

  • NEW GEAR: Nike's ultra-light winter jacket

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

    Nike Golf has unveiled a new ultra-lightweight winter jacket deisnged to keep you warm and dry as you swing.  “Aeroloft technology allows us to produce excellent insulation with minimal weight,” says Eric Schindler, Nike Global Apparel Product Director. “We utilised stretch knit fabrics in conjunction with the Aeroloft padding to maximize movement and thermoregulation.” The Aeroloft Poly Filled Jacket features laser-cut holes between...

  • NEW GEAR: Titleist reveal new CB, MB and TMB

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

    Titleist obviously know they're onto something with the extreme tungsten weighting as they are introducing it across all of their iron models – including the 716 CB and MB. 716 CB The 716 CB (Cavity Blade) is designed for pure shot making but due to the cavity it incorporates increased forgiveness over Titleist’s Muscleback. When it comes to Titleist’s tour staff about...

  • NEW GEAR: Titleist's Steve Pelisek talks 716 Irons and 816 Hybrids

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

    We caught up with Steve Pelisek Titleist's General Manager of Golf Clubs to talk tungsten, turf interaction and advanced engineering. It takes about two years to make a genuinely better product in our opinion. Each time we introduce a new model we then know it's better. We’ve kept the AP1 and AP2 names because they are so well defined. But we...

  • NEW GEAR: Titleist launch two new 816 Hybrids

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

    Never before has Titleist launched a hybrid specifically to coincide with a set of their irons hitting the market, but the modern game now dictates it. Titleist’s explanation is that more sets are being sold from 6-PW and 5-PW, so if a golfers  being fitted it’s a perfect opportunity to look at their long distance gapping, too. Titleist throw about some interesting...

  • NEW GEAR: Titleist launch new AP2 Irons

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

    Titleist’s AP2 irons almost have an iconic status amongst better players and the Titleist Tour staff. They’ve been around for a good few years and Titleist lay claim to them being the Most Tour Played Iron, the most Forgiving Tour Iron and the most Played Cavity Back on Tour. For the new 716s Titleist are billing the AP2s as their most...

  • NEW GEAR: Titleist launch new AP1 Irons

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

    You’ve probably been told on more than one occasion that Titleist are a serious golfers’ brand, that they only make equipment for the better players amongst us. After spending some time hitting their new 716 irons we’d urge you to reconsider. You’ve probably come across the AP1 and AP2 names before – they were first introduced in 2008 and the AP2s have...

  • Tested: The best game improvement irons of 2015

    Monday, 21 September 2015

    We took 18 of the latest models to The Belfry to be tested by resident pro James Ridyard and two mid-handicap golfers. Their feedback and Trackman stats helped us decide which are the best game improvement irons on the market today.

  • Tested: The best drivers of 2015

    Sunday, 20 September 2015

    With so many decent options out there, how do you decide which one to buy? This test has been done by four golfers of various abilities, from pro to a 15-handicapper with an average club speed.

  • Tested: The best putters of 2015

    Saturday, 19 September 2015

    Our testing team was assembled to accommodate a preference for the three basic head shapes in which putters are built. At either end of the scale are the Ping Anser-inspired classic blade and the large-headed mallet. Mid-mallets occupy the ground between the two. As a golfer typically looks to buy from one of these categories, we've grouped the putters accordingly.

  • Lynx Golf sign Nick Dougherty

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 18 September 2015

    Lynx the fast growing UK golf brand are committed to expanding and believe the signing of three time tour winner Nick Dougherty as a brand ambassador will help them gain valuable exposure through his growing media profile. Nick, aged 33, won more than 6m euros in prize money.  He’s a former Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year, world top 50...

  • Callaway's new Great Big Bertha and Alpha 816 ranges on sale now!

    Friday, 18 September 2015

    It's almost 25 years since the original Great Big Bertha was launched. At the time the driver changed the game and was quickly adopted as the #1 on Tour. With such pedigree its no surprise Callaway have decided to redesign and relaunch this legendary model for 2015.

  • Wedges Test: Which models came out on top?

    Thursday, 17 September 2015

    The technology and design of 14 of the latest models put through their paces on the course and a launch monitor. So which models will come out on top?...

  • Hybrids Test 2015 - which is the best?

    Sunday, 13 September 2015

    This year's crop are the most versatile ever, blending escapology with tee-box power and towering fairway flight. But which does them all that little bit better?...

  • How do you choose the golf ball that's best for your game?

    Saturday, 12 September 2015

    Walk up to the counter of every golf shop in the land and you'll be greeted by a wall of golf balls. Read the packaging and they all promise you the long game of Rory McIlroy and the short game of Phil Mickelson. How the blazes are you supposed to choose the best one for your game?...

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