Equipment news

  • Sam Little signs up for Pringle

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 15 April 2009

    European Tour pro Sam Little will be wearing Pringle's latest clothing collection in 2009. The Englishman joins the likes of Nick Faldo, Arnold Palmer, Tony Jacklin and Colin Montgomerie who've all worn Pringle in the past. He recorded a pair of top ten finishes in 2008 at the Bank Austria Golf Open and the Inteco Russian Open Golf Championship. The new spring/summer range...

  • Classic Cabrera a hit for FootJoy

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 14 April 2009

    The vast majority of you will have seen Angel Cabrera strutt his stuff en route to the Green Jacket on Sunday evening at Augusta - but what exactly was he strutting in? The amiable Argentine was one of the whopping 52% in the Augusta field wearing FootJoy shoes, with Cabrera opting for the ultra-cool FootJoy Classics. As a result of Cabrera's victory, the 39-year-old rocketed...

  • Masters 2009 Gear Battle

    Written by TG Editor on Sunday, 12 April 2009

    TaylorMade and Ping will be locked in battle as the final pairing tees off at Augusta National. A Masters win would mean a lot to both manufacturers worldwide and could give a boost to club sales. Kenny Perry plays TaylorMade equipment... In his bag: DRIVER: R9 TP 9.5 degree FARIWAYS: Burner TP IRONS: R7 3-PW WEDGES: Z TP 56 degree and 64 degree BALL: Titleist Pro V1x SHOES: Adidas...

  • Softspikes launches new Adjustable Cleat!

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 9 April 2009

    You've heard of adjustable clubs, but what about adjustable golf spikes? Yep, Softspikes have now launched the first ever "self-adjusting" golf cleat. The Black Widow Tour enables golfers to customise their cleats according to swing, balance and weight distribution without compromising on traction and comfort. Highlighted by eight traction elements, including four flexible legs that provide great grip on any surface, the cleat...

  • Waring links up with Bunker Mentality

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 8 April 2009

    If you read Today's Golfer regularly, you may have seen one of our TG Top 12 professionals Dan Frost kitted out in Bunker Mentality gear - and now the fashionable brand has snapped up European Tour pro Paul Waring. The 24-year-old, who won the English Amateur Championship back in 2005, will wear Bunker gear this season and Robert Hart from the...

  • Ping Collection reveal new Spring/Summer look!

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipmemt Editor on Wednesday, 8 April 2009

    Ping have been making top quality clubs since Adam was a lad, but you may not be aware that there are some pretty hip-happening rags from Ping Collection too - and the latest Gold Collection is no exception! This refined, urban style, inspired by the champions Gold Putter vault at Ping HQ in Phoenix, has been designed for the passionate player who wants to...

  • Masters 2009 Golf News

    Tuesday, 7 April 2009

    Padraig Harrington is chasing his third consecutive Major title... but he is trying out some new drivers as he prepares for battle. Harrington said he has been tinkering with his swing in the winter months and now needs a driver with more loft. Last week, at the Houston PGA Tour event he went up to 10 degrees... but went into the...

  • Apr2 Callaway

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 2 April 2009

    If you ever wondered what went on inside the magic world of a manufacturer's Tour truck, then now is your chance to find out! Callaway Golf will be bringing their 28-tonne monster to three different venues in April to offer golfers a unique insight into life as a Tour player - in the same way a Touring Pro will be fitted and...

  • Norman signs for TaylorMade

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 31 March 2009

    With the Masters looming large, two-time Major champion Greg Norman has joined equipment giants TaylorMade as a staff player. The 54-year-old rolled back the years at last season's Open Championship at Birkdale using a TaylorMade TP ball in the process and he will now add a full armoury of TaylorMade clubs to his arsenal. In preparation for Augusta, TaylorMade's tech wizards have already...

  • ECCO Casual Pitch GTX golf shoe

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 27 March 2009

    Leading Danish shoemaker, ECCO has announced the launch of the new sporty and contemporary women’s Casual Pitch GTX golf shoe. Showcasing the new Four Dots logo concept which is a part of the consistent design handwriting that runs throughout ECCO’s all new 2009 collection; the Casual Pitch GTX is ideally suited for the confident female golfer who likes to make an...

  • ECCO Casual Cool II Velcro Hydromax Golf Shoe

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 27 March 2009

    Taking its inspiration from the latest street fashion trends, renowned Danish shoe manufacturer, ECCO has launched a new athletically styled, velco strapped shoe, Casual Cool II Velcro Hydromax. This extremely functional golf shoe showcases the new Four Dots logo concept which is a part of the consistent design handwriting that runs throughout ECCO’s all new 2009 collection. Upgrading a ‘winning style’ from...

  • 2009 Golf Trolley Guide

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 26 March 2009

    The latest power golf trolleys mix essentials like lightness and neat folding with clever luxuries such as remote control and GPS. Here’s your guide to nine of the best golf trolleys for 2009. POWAKADDY FREEWAY II Price: £449 (18-hole), £479 (36-hole), £699 (Lithium battery) Weight: 9kg Warranty: Two years Contact: www.powakaddy.co.uk    Read review STEWART F1 LITHIUM Price: £2,500 Weight: 12kg Warranty: Two years (battery one year)...

  • What Gear 2009

    Written by TG Equipment Editor, Jon Greathead on Wednesday, 25 March 2009

    Today's Golfer is launching the online version of What Gear. You can browse thousands of items of golf equipment and check out the spec and the price. Sections include the latest drivers, irons, rescue clubs, wedges, putters, golf balls and much, much more. It won't cost you a penny to peruse and should help you make buying decisions as the golfing season starts...

  • PrideSports launches Softspikes ClubGrip

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 24 March 2009

    PrideSports, manufacturer of Softspikes cleats, the number 1 Cleat brand on Tour, has once again challenged conventional thinking with the launch of the Softspikes ClubGrip, the first-ever golf "grip wrap" to enter the market. Designed to provide superior tack, more comfort, and greater absorbency than traditional grips, the new Softspikes ClubGrip allows golfers to enhance their grips for a fraction of...

  • European Tour Star Bradley Dredge to Endorse ECCO Golf Shoes

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 23 March 2009

    Renowned Danish shoemaker ECCO has announced the addition of European Tour star Bradley Dredge to the roster of elite staff players who prefer the quality, comfort, technology and style of its luxury market leading golf shoes. As part of this multi-year agreement, Dredge will wear ECCO’s distinctive Classic and World Class Collection of golf shoes during all on-course activities and appear...

  • PING celebrates 50th anniversary!

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 23 March 2009

    1959 saw several notable birthdays – for a start, Steve McFadden who plays Eastenders hardman Phil Mitchell was born, as was Simon Cowell and Bryan Adams. But if you’re a golfer, then another birth will impress you more than this wonderful triumvirate, in the shape of PING. Yep, 50 years ago today, Karsten Solheim filed the application for his first putter...

  • New irons for Padraig Harrington

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 18 March 2009

    With the Major championship season very much upon us, rumours are rife that three-time winner Padraig Harrington is testing out some new Wilson irons as he aims for his maiden Masters title next month at Augusta. The Irishman enjoyed a stellar year in 2008, defending his Open Championship crown at Royal Birkdale and capturing the US PGA in the process, and...

  • TG Golf Shop Weekly Hotlist

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 17 March 2009

    Hello pop-pickers and welcome to the TG Golf Shop top 20 countdown. Times may be hard but we all need new golf gear and TG Golf Shop finds all the best deals on the net so you can save pounds as you save shots. Shoes continue to dominate the chart with the FootJoy AQL reataining top spot and the Adidas Tour...

  • Relieve back pain and increase distance with the Mobiliser

    Written by Kit Alexander on Monday, 16 March 2009

    If you have back pain following a round or you just want to get a few extra tards off the tee the Mobiliser could be the answer to your prayers. The Mobiliser is a portable spinal mobilisation unit that you lie on to improve the coordination and flexibility of the spine. The new bit of kit has already been used and recommended...

  • Cleveland and Srixon launch new Centre of Excellence

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 16 March 2009

    The latest addition to golf’s centre of excellence family has opened in Maidenhead, with Srixon and Cleveland putting themselves well and truly on the map in the south of England. The centre, conveniently located just off the M25 and within 20 minutes of Heathrow airport, is situated at Maidenhead Golf Centre and offers a full range of hardware from both manufacturers...

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