2019

  • The golf shoes that are helping save our oceans

    Written by Simon Daddow, Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 5 June 2019

    An estimated eight million metrics tons of plastic trash ends up in our oceans every year. The ocean currents have formed five gigantic, slow moving whirlpools where the plastic collects, called gyres. Most of the plastic debris sinks or remains in the gyres, however a significant percentage of it washes onto our coastlines daily. The plight of plastic pollution in our...

  • Ping reveal new low Spin G410 LST driver

    Monday, 20 May 2019

    Ping revealed the new G410 driver in January, but they held up their hands at the time admitting the low spin LST model had to go back to the drawing board. Their engineers had discovered the prototype LST just wasn’t significantly better than the previous G400 LST driver. We applauded the decision at the time and now six months down the...

  • Ping reveal new forged Blueprint iron

    Monday, 20 May 2019

    Ping have made some brilliant irons over the years, but amazingly only three have ever been forged (the original Ping 69 and the Anser in 2010 and 2012). Ping argues that superior metallurgy and heat treating knowledge, along with elastomer-filled cavities, allow their cast irons to feel and sound every bit as good as any forged iron available. In fact, a few...

  • PXG reveal half priced 0211 iron

    Tuesday, 7 May 2019

    PXG started out in 2015, the brands the brainchild of GoDaddy billionaire Bob Parsons, yet many industry insiders said the idea of selling super premium golf equipment to well healed golfers would never work. Some gave PXG 18 months, others said it would take three years for Parsons to realise he’d burnt his fingers in golf, just like countless others before...

  • ECCO® Golf have unveils S-Lite golf shoes

    Monday, 29 April 2019

    ECCO® Golf have unveiled their lightest ever leather golf shoe ECCO GOLF have unveiled their latest design, the ECCO S-LITE, which is a one-of-a-kind hybrid shoe that is also the lighest leather golf shoe ever made by the company.  The new S-Lite shoe has lightweight ECCO rich two-tone Yak leather uppers lined with a soft textile which provides natural water repellent and...

  • PXG reveal new GEN2 Putters

    Wednesday, 24 April 2019

    PXG have revealed eight club head types for their new, 100% milled GEN2 Putter collection PXG want to place as emphasis on the importance of putter fittings as they launch their new PXG GEN2 Putter line. Available in eight models, three hosel options and two finishes, the new line of putters are designed to favor a golfer’s eye and stroke.  “Putts account for...

  • TaylorMade resurrects its Mini Driver... with a Twist!

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 16 April 2019

    TaylorMade has resurrected one of its classic clubs to celebrate the brand’s 40th anniversary. The Original One Mini Driver pays homage to TaylorMade’s history and utilises many of the most important product innovations seen in their metalwood. Tomo Bystedt, Senior Director, Product Creation at TaylorMade, said: “In 1979, golf was changed forever with the introduction of the Pittsburgh Persimmon – the original...

  • PXG signs equipment deal with Gary Player

    Tuesday, 9 April 2019

    Gary Player will be teeing up with a full set of PXG golf clubs for the Par-3 contest and ceremonial first drive at Augusta National this week PXG announced that they have signed a new equipment deal the three-time Masters champion ahead of his appearance at Augusta National this week.  Player, 83, was a surprising new signing from the brand, but PXG...

  • Tiger's gorgeous TaylorMade blades set to be available in May

    Monday, 8 April 2019

    TaylorMade have released the  P•7TW irons – a premium set of blades co-designed by Tiger Woods TaylorMade Golf have announced the release of their new P•7TW irons, a premium players set of blades which have been designed and crafted in collaboration with Tiger Woods. In addition to featuring tungsten in every head, the new P•7TW irons feature fully milled soles for the...

  • Callaway launch new Chrome Soft X ball with Triple Track Technology

    Tuesday, 2 April 2019

    Callaway have announced the launch of the new Chrome Soft X Golf Ball featuring Triple Track Technology. Callaway introduced us to their Triple Track Technology with the launch of the ERC Soft golf ball earlier this year, and are now bringing the same technology to their Chrome Soft X.  Phil Mickelson used this ball, featuring the unique alignment lines, on his way...

  • HONMA introduces 'ultimate' irons played by Justin Rose

    Tuesday, 2 April 2019

    HONMA Golf, the brand used by Justin Rose, have unveiled a limited edition set of irons made to his specifications for the more accomplished golfer. Called the TW-MB Rose Proto clubs, the premium forged irons mirror the precise detail of those Rose played when winning the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in January – which was only his second PGA...

  • WITB: Graeme McDowell's winning clubs

    Sunday, 31 March 2019

    WITB: Find out what clubs Graeme McDowell used to win the Corales Puntacana Championship Driver: Srixon Z 785 (9.5 degrees), Miyazaki Kusala Indigo 56X shaft 3-wood: TaylorMade M2 Tour (2017) (15 degrees), Miyazaki Kusala Indigo 72X shaft Fairway wood: Srixon Z F45 (19 degrees), Miyazaki Kusala Indigo 72X shaft Hybrid: Ping G410 (22 degrees), LA Golf Shafts Red 85X shafts Irons: ...

  • Scott Hend triumphs in Maybank playoff

    Sunday, 24 March 2019

    Scott Hend claimed his third European Tour victory after beating Nacho Elvira in a play-off to win the Maybank Championship Between a lengthy weather delay on the final hole and a monster putt from Nacho Elvira to force a play-off, the Maybank Championship was dramatic until the end.  Elvira began the day three shots clear at the top of the leaderboard, but...

  • Paul Casey successfully defends Valspar Championship

    Sunday, 24 March 2019

    Paul Casey has become the first player to successfully defend the Valspar Championship with a one stroke victory over Louis Oosthuizen and Jason Kokrak  Paul Casey left a period of nine years between his first and second PGA Tour victories, but he barely had to wait a year for his third.  In a day of tough conditions, Casey's one-over 72 was enough...

  • WITB: Paul Casey's winning clubs

    Sunday, 24 March 2019

    Find out what clubs Paul Casey used to win the Valspar Championship  Paul Casey became the first person on the PGA Tour to successfully defend the Valspar Championship with a one-shot victory over Louis Oosthuizen and Jason Kokrak.  Using the same TaylorMade driver, 3-wood, Mizuno MP-5 irons and Scotty Cameron putter as he did for his win last year, Casey fired a...

  • Golfbuddy launch two new GPS devices

    Thursday, 21 March 2019

    GOLFBUDDY launches next generation GPS devices with new aim W10 GPS watch and Voice 2 GPS GOLFBUDDY's new aim series (Accurate, Innovative, Measurable) features the brand's most advanced smart golf GPS watch to date.  The aim W10 GPS boasts features that include a full colour touch screen, zoom in feature for when close up detail is needed, in-depth hole view with dual arc...

  • Inside Ben Hogan's new Precision Milled FORGED putter line

    Wednesday, 20 March 2019

    Precision Milled FORGED putters: Ben Hogan introduces first putter line in nearly 15 years Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company, the brand founded by the legendary golfer in 1953, has introduced its first putter line in nearly fifteen years with the release of a Precision Milled FORGED putter line. The four new models are CNC precision milled from and crafted from soft, 1020 carbon steel...

  • Inside Bioflow's magnetic sports band

    Wednesday, 20 March 2019

    Bioflow have updated their Sport wristband, bringing magnetic therapy to the golf course with a new adjustable design From Minjee Lee to Scott Jamieson, there's already plenty of golfers reaping the benefits of Bioflow's new Sport Flex wristband.  Magnotherapy, which applies magnetic fields to help encourage blood flow using powerful magnet technology, has been around in golf for a long time (copper...

  • WITB: Rory McIlroy's winning clubs

    Sunday, 17 March 2019

    Rory McIlroy earned his 15th PGA Tour title at The Players Championship on Sunday, find out what clubs he used to win Rory McIlroy posted a final-round two-under 70 to beat out Jim Furyk by a single shot at -16.  McIlroy has spent this season playing much more golf on the PGA Tour than in years past, and topped off five top-sixes...

  • WITB: Guido Migliozzi

    Sunday, 17 March 2019

    WITB: The clubs inside Guido Migliozzi's winning bag from the Magical Kenya Open  Guido Migliozzi held his nerve to win his first European Tour title after just his 14th start on tour at the Magical Kenya Open by one shot with a final round 69.  Guido, who has three wins on the Alps Tour, was armed with a bag of TaylorMade clubs...

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