Equipment news

  • 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...

  • ECCO launch new Classic GTX shoes

    Friday, 6 March 2009

    ECCO shoes have launched their latest addition to the family, in the shape of the new ECCO Classic GTX. This has been updated for 2009 to offer a fusion of traditional styling with modern technology, as well as superb Gore-tex waterproof technology. The outsoles have been engineered to optimize stability through all phases of the golf swing, while the unrivalled cushioning...

  • Fancy putting for a million

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 5 March 2009

    There's nothing quite like watching a journeyman professional hole a putt to win a tournament which ultimately changes their life forever. And if you buy an Odyssey putter, you could be lining up a putt that will change your life forever! By buying and registering an Odyssey putter from a Callaway Golf Preferred Retailer, in-store or online between March 1 and September 30...

  • Quiros increases distance thanks to Callaway iX ball

    Written by Kit Alexander on Wednesday, 25 February 2009

    Alvaro Quiros, the longest driver on the European Tour, has increased his driving distance even further thanks to the new Callaway Tour iX golf ball. The 26-year-old Spaniard averaged 309.69 yards in 2008 but has upped this to a mammoth 315.53 yards since using the Tour iX ball. Neil Howie, Callaway Golf President Europe, Middle East and Africa, said: "Alvaro is a tremendously...

  • Cobra SZ Irons Review Video

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 20 February 2009

    Cobra SZ irons review These are the latest irons off the production line at Cobra - the Cobra SZ irons! They feature a full-cavity urethane membrane which meant, in theory, a decent level of feel should be obtainable, while the low and deep position of the Centre of Gravity suggested that we would get that ball flying high! Here's TG Equipment Editor Jon...

  • Cobra TWS Baffler Hybrid

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 19 February 2009

    The Cobra DWS Baffler Hybrid is one of the best hybrid golf clubs ever made so how good will its successor, the Cobra TWS Hybrid fair? Our golf equipment editor Jon Greathead took the new Cobra TWS Baffler Hybrid out for an exclusive first hit video review at the world's biggest golf equipment show in Orlando Florida. To...

  • FootJoy launched their new 2009 outerwear collection

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 17 February 2009

    FootJoy, one of the leading names in the world of golf shoes and apparel, have launched their new 2009 outerwear collection. FootJoy are aiming to "Make Every Day Playable" and the new 2009 gear features a DryJoys Tour Collection line, a Performance line and a Sport line. The new DryJoys Tour Collection is the ultimate in Tour proven waterproofs, while the...

  • Tour Edge Exotics XCG-V Fairway Wood Review Video

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 13 February 2009

    There was lots of great gear kicking around at the PGA Merchandise Show and our man Jon got his hands on a new Tour Edge Exotics XCG-V fairway wood at the Demo Day. The latest fairway from Tour Edge features a new titanium cup-face that is 25% larger than previous models - it also benefits from perfect weight distribution. 60% of the club's...

  • Stunning new golf bag designs from Qgroove

    Written by Kit Alexander on Wednesday, 11 February 2009

    Japanese company Qgroove have revealed eight beautiful new limited edition golf bag designs. The vibrant models have been created to allow golfers to stamp their personality on their bags, including Koi carp, ace of spades and denim with Swarovski crystal. Each design will be limited to just 100 pieces worldwide, with each owner given a unique serial number. Qgroove also offer truly individual golfers the...

  • Tour Edge Bazooka Geomax 2 Hybrid Review Video

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 11 February 2009

    The Tour Edge Bazooka Geomax 2 Hybrid the successor to the popular Tour Edge Bazooka Geomax Hybrid and from what we can see they have raised the bar even higher. While many of you won't have heard much about Tour Edge, they are huge in the States and are ambitious in looking for a similar foothold in the UK.

  • Wilson Spine Fairway Wood Review Video

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 11 February 2009

    You may already have watched our Wilson Spine driver review but what about the wilson Spine fairway wood? Can it live up to the praise bestowed on it's bigger brother? TG Golf Equipment Editor Jon Greathead took the Wilson Spine out on the range at the world's biggest golf equipment show to see how it fared off the fairway, in a real...

  • adams Idea A4 Hybrid

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Saturday, 7 February 2009

    Adams golf clubs may not be huge in the UK but they are in the States and with good reason - as the performance of the Adams Idea A4 Hybrid has proved. The new Adams A4 Hybrid has been designed with the better player in mind who wants Tour performance but with a good slice of forgiveness thrown in...

  • EEZ-READ Green reader

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 6 February 2009

    If your putting is a bout as useful as a chocolate fire guard then maybe this little device may just help you save a little face on the 'dancefloor'! It's called the EEZ-READ green reading device and works by showing you which way the green is sloping using a simple spirit-level type bubble. It may seem tacky but...

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