2018

  • The tech behind the Wilson Cortex Driver - winner of Driver vs Driver 2

    Thursday, 15 November 2018

    Wilson have named the Cortex Driver as the winner of Driver vs Driver 2. Here's a closer look at the tech behind the latest model...  The 'Cortex' was designed by show contestant Evan Hoffman, who beat out the competiton during the second edition of 'Driver vs Driver' to have his design brought to life and win a prize of $250,000.  Headlined by what...

  • Callaway reveal new Big Bertha irons and hybrids

    Tuesday, 13 November 2018

    Callaway Big Bertha: New Callaway Big Bertha range includes Callaway's easiest to launch distance irons and the first hybrid to combine jailbreak technology and adjustability Callaway and Big Bertha are two names that belong together. Big Bertha, like a faithful dog has been there for almost all the Callaway journey. The name which was borrowed from a world war one cannon...

  • Reports: Justin Rose expected to leave TaylorMade and sign club deal with Honma

    Wednesday, 7 November 2018

    According to several reports, World No.1 Justin Rose is set to leave TaylorMade and sign a new equipment deal with Honma. Justin Rose, whose victory at the Turkish Airlines Open last week saw him regain his World No.1 status, is set to switch equipment manufacturers for the first time in his career. It was reported earlier in the week by MorningRead.com, the...

  • Bettinardi reveal new range of putters

    Thursday, 1 November 2018

    Bettinardi have revealed 12 new putters across its three series, and have been inspired by Tour proven technology   The 2019 range of premium range hand-crafted Bettinardi putters have been developed with direct input of its high-profile Tour players, including from Open Champion Francesco Molinari  The brand-new Studio Stock Series includes the SS2, SS28 Slot Back (Centre Shaft and ArmLock option) and SS38...

  • Wilson Staff launches Duo Professional golf ball

    Thursday, 1 November 2018

    Wilson Staff have launched the world's softest premium 3-piece Urethane golf ball with Tour feel and distance.  The Duo Professional offers the ultimate in Tour-level feel and distance with its new ultra-thin Urethane cast construction providing a soft feel, along with 6-10% higher spin on iron shots for improved control around the greens. The re-engineered 60 compression Duo Professional incorporates a seamless...

  • TaylorMade have launched a Rory Junior Golf Set

    Thursday, 1 November 2018

    TaylorMade have launched the Rory Junior Golf Sets to introduce junior golfers to the game and promote proper swing mechanics TaylorMade Golf have announced the Rory Junior Golf Sets, inspired by and created through input from Rory McIlroy to welcome the beginner and developing player to the game of golf. The introduction of young players to the game is a passion...

  • NEW GEAR: Cobra's supercar-inspired King F9 Speedback driver

    Written by Simon Daddow, Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 30 October 2018

    A few years ago, Cobra’s drivers were arguably more famous for their crazy colour schemes than their generous tech. This year’s King F9 Speedback, though, combines the best of both. Inspired by supercars and claiming the best aero package Cobra’s ever made – “aeroficiency”, in fact – the F9 has already caught the eye of Rickie Fowler… and not just because...

  • Cobra King F9 Speedback irons: Their fastest faces ever

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 30 October 2018

    Cobra’s new King F9 Speedback irons are said to be their most powerful and stable irons ever. They combine a low centre-of-gravity (CG) and a high moment of inertia (MOI) to deliver the blend of ball speed and forgiveness, for the first time, in one iron.  Traditionally, in game improvement irons, golfers had to choose between distance or forgiveness. In the...

  • Cobra unveils high-tech F9 hybrids

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 30 October 2018

    Cobra’s Baffler tech has been helping golfers hit better hybrid shots for years. They’re designed to skim over the turf, so you don’t lose club speed or direction from a variety of lies. Now, though, the Baffler has been taken to the next level – Cobra has integrated its Speedback technology with its rails to produce “the highest performing hybrid in...

  • Cobra announce new King Forged CB/MB irons

    Tuesday, 16 October 2018

    Cobra Golf have announced new King Forged CB/MB irons with a tour validated design that mimics Rickie Fowler's custom clubs COBRA® Golf have unveiled a new line of players irons - the new KING Forged CB/MB progressive iron set - which have been designed in tandem with PGA TOUR icon Rickie Fowler to deliver feel, precision, control and workability.  The new KING...

  • TaylorMade reveal new P760 irons

    Monday, 15 October 2018

    TaylorMade have revealed the new P760s, a set of progressive forged irons which pull together performance technologies and shaping attributes from both the P750s and P770s. Following the live Instagram testing of the P760s from Jason Day, Jon Rahm and Rory McIlroy last week, TaylorMade have now confirmed the details of their latest set of irons. For two years TaylorMade's P700 Series irons...

  • Ping unveil adjustable Sigma 2 putters

    Monday, 15 October 2018

    Ping have unveiled the new Sigma 2 Putter series, which comes with models that all feature adjustable-length shafts and a dual- durometer face Ping have made adjustable length putters for years, but it wasn’t until they told us how their tour players use flat sticks from 32 to 36 inches in length that it struck us just how important adjustable putters really...

  • Jason Day and Jon Rahm tease new TaylorMade P760s

    Thursday, 11 October 2018

    Jason Day and Jon Rahm have seperately provided a sneak peak into TaylorMade's brand new irons - the p760s. Both Day (@jasondayofficial) and Rahm  (@jonrahm) were filmed on Instagram Live alongside TaylorMade's senior director, metalwoods product creation, Tomo Bystedt. Using the social media site, Bystedt explained the new P760 set-up while they put them to the test for the first-time on...

  • TaylorMade extend Hi Toe wedge line

    Friday, 5 October 2018

    TaylorMade have extended their Hi-Toe wedge line with four additional loft options  TaylorMade are extending their Hi-Toe offering from just 58, 60 and 64 lofts to 50, 52, 54, 56, 58, 60 and 64 lofts, creating a full line-up under the Hi-Toe name. Following the success of the initial Hi-Toe wedges, they have expanded the current family of wedges with more sole...

  • HONMA launches new TWorld747 range with 'world first' golf technology

    Thursday, 4 October 2018

    TWorld747: Premium Japanese golf brand HONMA have launched their latest range for the 2019 season - featuring what they claim include a 'world first' in golf technology. HONMA Golf, the premium Japanese brand, have announced their latest drivers, fairway woods, utility and iron sets for the 2019 season, complete with new technology and a focus on distance for both the better...

  • Dunhill Links: New forged Ping irons appear in Louis Oosthuizen's bag

    Tuesday, 2 October 2018

    New, mysterious forged Ping iron appears in Louis Oosthuizen’s bag Louis Oosthuizen rolled into the Dunhill Links Championship with a set of previously unseen set of Ping irons. Oosthuizen tweeted on Tuesday about how happy he was to be testing his new prototype ‘Blueprint’ irons at St Andrews, Kingsbarns and Carnoustie this week. And from what the world #36 said it looks...

  • Cobra launch F-MAX Superlite Drivers, Fairways, Irons and Hybrids

    Tuesday, 18 September 2018

    Cobra have unveiled their latest F-MAX Superlite Drivers, Fairways, Hybrids and Irons - their lightest ever clubs aimed at golfers with moderate swing speeds Available on October 5, 2018 and building off the success of 2017's F-Max series, Cobra's latest  F-MAX Superlite range are the brand's lightest, easiest to hit clubs yet - aimed at golfers with moderate swing speeds. Here's...

  • Callaway debuts stealthy MD4 'Tactical' wedges

    Written by Simon Daddow, Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 12 September 2018

    Callaway's new Mack Daddy 4 Tactical wedges are the most rigorously tested and Tour-validated wedge they have ever made. Are these some of the coolest-looking wedges you’ve ever seen? Callaway’s new Mack Daddy 4 Tactical wedges look like something the SAS would use if they were mad-keen golfers! Callaway say: “Mack Daddy 4 Tactical sets the standard for wedge performance by combining innovative...

  • Titleist reveal new TS Drivers

    Thursday, 6 September 2018

    A two-year mission to design greater speed into every detail of driver technology has led to the introduction of the new Titleist TS drivers The mission – the “Titleist Speed Project,” as it was referenced internally – began with a challenge from the game’s best players to make Titleist drivers as fast as possible. What followed was a relentless pursuit to...

  • Mizuno JPX919 irons revealed

    Wednesday, 29 August 2018

    Mizuno have revealed the latest evolution of the JPX irons series; the JPX919 Tour, JPX919 Hot Metal and JPX919 Forged irons The Mizuno JPX range has been a huge success on tour and in pro shops, and when Brooks Koepka back to back 2017 US Open's with a set of Mizuno JPX900 Tour irons - the Japanese company were obviously delighted.  But...

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