Equipment news

  • Matt Briggs is 'living the dream' with Woodworm and Forgan of St Andrews

    Written by TG Equipment writer on Tuesday, 26 May 2009

    Golf clothing brand Woodworm and historic clubmakers Forgan of St Andrews, have announced a sponsorship deal with “living the dream” golfer Matt Briggs. Briggs has just started his second year on the European Seniors Tour after giving up his job as an IT consultant to pursue his dream of becoming a professional golfer. In 2007, at the age of 49, Briggs became...

  • Champ's Online ball markers show golfers the road to success

    Written by TG Equipment writer on Tuesday, 26 May 2009

    Champ has launched a new line of Online ball markers designed to help golfers line their putts up more efficiently. The Online markers have been specifically created with an alignment line on the top to make it easier for golfers to line up putts. The markers have already been approved for use by the R&A and USGA and mean golfers no longer...

  • Pitch mark repair is flippin' easy thanks to Champ's Flip Fix

    Written by TG Equipment writer on Tuesday, 26 May 2009

    Champ’s new Flip Fix is designed to make fixing divot and pitch marks a walk in the park thanks to its updated design. While we all love to see those lovely pitch marks on the green after floating a 150-yard approach to within a few feet of the pin, they can play havoc with your putting if they’re not repaired properly. With...

  • What's making waves on TG Compare & Buy

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 22 May 2009

    It's never been easier to buy the best golf gear at the cheapest prices than with TG Compare & Buy. Here are the most popular items currently on TG Compare & Buy... Drivers 1. Callaway Big Bertha 2. Wilson Staff Spine 3. Callaway FT-i Irons 1. Cleveland CG Gold 2. Nike SasQuatch SUMO 3. Wilson Di7 Putters 1. Odyssey White Hot XG 2. Odyssey...

  • Spherical Blade putters look to conquer the US

    Written by TG equipment writer on Friday, 22 May 2009

    Spherical Blade putters is looking to crack the American market after a successful first two years in Europe. The UK-based company has enjoyed success on this side of the pond with its unique curved-face putters designed to reduce sidespin and impart immediate topspin. Does it work? You can see how Spherical Blade's new Greenstreak putter fared in Today's Golfer's extensive putter review...

  • Mizuno MP-T wedge review video

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 21 May 2009

    There are some wedges on the market that are so pretty you'd happily take them to bed with you and others so sharp you could shave with them. Here to help you plough through the minefield that is choosing the wedge to suit your game are Today's Golfer equipment editor Jonathan Greathead and instruction editor Carly Cummins. Today's Golfer carries out reviews...

  • Cleveland CG12 wedge review video

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 21 May 2009

    It is now accepted that wedges are one of the most important scoring clubs in the bag and anyone serious about lowering their handicap must have an impressive wedge arsenal in the bag. But with so many out there how do you choose what's right for you? It will come down to your own preference of course but to help you...

  • PowaKaddy and SkyCaddie team up to offer GPS holders

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment on Monday, 18 May 2009

    Leading electric trolley manufacterer PowaKaddy has launched a specially designed GPS holder for its successful Freeway II. PowaKaddy has teamed up with SkyCaddie to design the holder, which allows golfers to mount the GPS on the trolley rather than keeping the device in the bag or in a pocket. The holder, with an RRP of £29.99, can be fitted to either the left...

  • Glenmuir's 'smart fabrics' spearhead new Autumn/Winter '09 designs

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment on Monday, 18 May 2009

    Glenmuir has launched a 22-strong men's performance collection for Autumn/Winter '09 introducing two new fabrics. The new ThermoCool™ and CoolFlex® fabrics are at the heart of Glenmuir's men's performance shirts range including the new Performance Tech polo, long-sleeved Slaley and the short-sleeved version, Skibo. The Performance Tech polo uses ThermoCool™ which consists of a unique blend of hollow and solid fibres that...

  • ECCO straps in for style with Casual Pitch Velcro Hydromax

    Written by David Connor, TG Equipment on Monday, 18 May 2009

    ECCO has announced the release of its new women's Casual Pitch Velcro Hydromax as part of its stylish 2009 collection. The shoe has been upgraded from last year's popular release with sleeker design lines, slimmer mid-sole profile, asymmetrical strap-fastening system and superior leathers. Advanced technology is in use throughout the shoe including an innovative, hardwearing TPU outsole, ECCO's Hydromax waterproof treatment and superior...

  • ECCO improve on stunning Hydromax shoe

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 18 May 2009

    Just when we thought ECCO's awesome Hydromax shoe couldn't get much better, those Danish wizards have gone and fine tuned it. A fusion of traditional style and modern technology, the Classic Hydromax has been redesigned and showcases ECCO's new Four Dots logo concept which is part of the consistent design that runs throughout the 2009 collection. The innovative Classic Hydromax benefits from hardwearing...

  • FootJoy celebrate two decades of success

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 18 May 2009

    FootJoy have been making cracking shoes for a fair few years now - in fact, they've been making the world-renowned DryJoys for 20! And to celebrate this impressive landmark, FootJoy have announced that special Anniversary Edition DryJoys will be available in three retro, wing tip styles. The high performance waterproof leather shoe will feature the ECL Leather System and Tri-density TPU...

  • 2009 Wedge Review Videos

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 15 May 2009

    With the golf season well and truly up and running, we've tested some of the latest wedges of 2009 in order to help get your short game firing on all cylinders. Over the next month we will be showing you what we think of some of the best wedges on the market. To view the wedge reviews just watch the videos below and as...

  • Ping Tour W Wedge Review Video

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 15 May 2009

    With racks and racks of sparkling new wedges to choose from it's difficult to know what's the best. Today's Golfer Equipment Editor Jonathan Greathead and Instruction Editor Carly Cummins are here to help. Watch this equipment review video to see them discuss the pros and cons of one of the top-selling wedges on the market - the Ping Tour W wedge. Still uncertain?...

  • New TaylorMade Rossa Monza Spider Balero launched!

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 13 May 2009

    The latest addition to TaylorMade Rossa Monza Spider range has arrived - in the form of the Balero! This large mallet combines the forgiveness and feel of the TaylorMade Monza Spider with a uniquely-shaped head that makes it easier to aim the face of the club correctly due to the innovative "ball-in-cup" feature in the back of the head. At address the image...

  • TG get first look at TaylorMade's new Center of Excellence

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 13 May 2009

    At Today's Golfer we like to think we get the inside track on what's going on in the world of equipment first - and a recent visit to TaylorMade's new Center of Excellence was another first for Britain's best-selling golf magazine. TG Equipment Editor Jon Greathead was the only magazine journalist from the UK to be given access to the impressive...

  • Pringle Argyle Knitwear Still Core To 2009 Collections

    Written by Staff Writer on Wednesday, 13 May 2009

    First made popular over 80 years ago by Pringle, one of the most famous brands in golf, the new range of Pringle clothing would not be complete without an Argyle knitwear collection. From lambswool to lightweight merino sweaters, and tank tops to cardigans, the Argyle check forms part of a sophisticated Pringle collection of technical sportswear for 2009. Designed for the fashion conscious...

  • MD Golf Seve Icon Grind Wedge Review Video

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 12 May 2009

    If you are searching the market for a new specialist wedge to add to your golf bag and are confused by the vast selection on offer then you've come to the right place. In this exclusive MD Golf Seve Icon Grind review video Today's Golfer Equipment Editor Jonathan Greathead and Instruction Editor Carly Cummins test this MD Golf Seve Grind Icon wedge. In summary...

  • Funky trousers for resurgent Daly

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 11 May 2009

    The controversial John Daly has had somewhat of a resurgence in recent weeks and he's certainly been wearing some celebratory trousers. The big American finished tied 31st in Spain last week and shot a closing 66 on Sunday for a share of 2nd at the Italian Open. This resurgence in form has coincided with Daly losing 60lbs and donning some flashy new...

  • Best Job in World

    Written by TG Editor on Monday, 11 May 2009

    Todays's Golfer is looking for a Senior Equipment Editor. If you love golf and you love golf equipment this could be the perfect job for you. The UK’s best-selling golf magazine needs a senior member of staff to test all the latest and greatest golf equipment. The successful applicant will be a good player, ooze authority and passion when talking about golf gear...

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