May

  • 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...