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  • Grip it and rip it with Glenmuir gloves

    Written by TG Features Writer on Sunday, 10 May 2009

    Leading golf apparel brand Glenmuir are branching out with their new MacWet Gloves, designed to provide ultimate grip in all conditions, especially the wet. The gloves come in pairs and use Aquatec material, which boasts unbeatable moisture-wicking properties that enhances grip performance and delivers outstanding comfort and feel. MacWet Winter Gloves are available in sizes from Ladies Small to Men’s XL, with an easy to...

  • Wilson Staff Tw9 Wedge Review Video

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 8 May 2009

    Testers Jon Greathead and Carly Cummins were pretty impressed with the Wilson Staff Tw9 wedge, as used by Padraig Harrington, when they tried it. It's a prett reasonable price at £74.99 so well worth a look if you on the hunt for a new wedge. Harrington's Wilson Tw9 wedge is a solid performer...

  • Titleist Vokey Spin-Milled Wedge Video Review

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 8 May 2009

    The new Titleist Vokey Spin-Milled wedge is a big hit with Jon Greathead and Carly Cummins. Lots of Tour players use this model and at £93 it's Instruction Editor Carly's wedge of choice too.

  • New Ping Clothing

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 8 May 2009

    Ping Collection have launched a new polo shirt... called Elric! It's part of the Ping's Summer Collection for 2009 and features a funky diamond, stripe pattern. It is lightweight, quick-drying and crease-resistant, but also makes an instant impression on the course. Available in White (with Grass and Black) and Seafoam with (Black and White), Elric has a suggested retail price of £40/€64. There are...

  • Glenmuir unveil funky new additions!

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 8 May 2009

    Glenmuir have added two new shirts to its Coolmax Performance range in the shape of the Performance Elite and the Performance Team. Both feature Glenmuir's impressive Coolmax Active Performance system which moves perspiration away from the body to the outer surface of the shirt. This technology was also present in the European team's Ryder Cup shirts last year. And for those of you...

  • Father's Day special from Titleist

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 7 May 2009

    When it comes to getting a gift for your old man for Father's Day, most of you will understand there's more tat out there than on Del Boy's market stall! But Titleist might just have the answer in the form of personalised golf balls - the golf ball giants are offering siblings the chance to customise the products with a special Father's Day message...

  • New powakaddy white trolley

    Written by TG Editor on Sunday, 3 May 2009

    Powakaddy has unveiled a new, striking colourscheme for its latest trolley. The firm launched the new model earlier this year, but have not brought out a white option. The state-of-the-art Freeway II boasts all the same features as the black version including the powerful, quiet motor, soft touch ergonomic hand grip, multi-function control pad and fully integrated LCD display. The white model...

  • Golf Bags Of The Year

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Thursday, 30 April 2009

    Latest standbags from major golf brands combine style and function...    Mizuno Aerolite     £100.00 Lightweight bag that features a patented organiser top cuff, easy-access water bottle storage and velcro glove pad. Contact: www.mizunoeurope.com   Titleist X96 £115.00 Available in a number of colours, the X96 boasts four point adjustable straps, an integrated stand and rubber feet. Contact: www.titleist.co.uk   Cleveland Tour £149.00 Price: £149 Contact: 01252 761300 Website: www.clevelandgolf.comColour Options: White/Red/Navy only   Ping Freestyle £99.00 Lightweight...

  • Nikon unveil new rangefinders

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 28 April 2009

    Nikon are one of the main players in the world of rangefinders - and they've just announced the launch of two new beauties to help improve your game. The Nikon Rangefinder Laser 550AS means golfers can now measure horizontal distance as well as the degree of incline or decline between themselves and the ball or the pin, which should make it...

  • Kelly's bargain putter gets the job done

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 28 April 2009

    You may think that the world's top professionals use all the latest, greatest and most expensive equipment in their quest for Tour titles - but not Jerry Kelly. The American finished on 14 under par to win this year's Zurich Classic in New Orleans - his first title since 2002. And what's more, he was using a Cleveland Classic putter which...

  • TM What Gear products

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 28 April 2009

    Make sure you check out some of the latest golf equipment to come from TaylorMade. Since Today's Golfer released the What Gear magazine and online e-mag, there have been some awesome new luanches. TaylorMade has got the following golf equipment on offer in 2009. DRIVERS R9 TP Driver, £399 (RRP). What sets the R9™ driver apart from all other drivers is that it incorporates...

  • 2009 Wedges Test

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 28 April 2009

    With the right wedge your scorecard could look a whole lot better. We’ve tested 20 new offerings so that you can get the best one for your game! KEY TO TECH PANELS SPIN: Measured in rpm, a good level is between 5,500-8,000rpm. CARRY: The average distance the club was hit. LAUNCH: The angle the ball was launched at - around 35˚ indicates...

  • Get Your FREE Golf Glove Today

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Thursday, 23 April 2009

    Today’s Golfer has teamed up with AffordableGolf.co.uk to give EVERY reader a FREE Wilson Dry glove. The new Wilson glove, worth £7.99, uses Microfibre technology for soft feel and enhanced durability. It has a synthetic palm patch and uses DuPoint lycra that increases comfort and removes moisture – and it is FREE* to you! Established 12 years ago, Affordable Golf is one of...

  • British And Irish Lions Merchandise From Premier Licensing

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 23 April 2009

    To coincide with the announcement of the British and Irish Lions squad for the tour of South Africa this summer, Premier Licensing, the number one supplier of licensed golf accessories in Europe, has launched a range of official British and Irish Lions golf accessories. Available now at all leading golf retailers, the comprehensive consists of everything any golfing Lions fan...

  • ProStance Set To Revolutionise The Way Golf Is Taught

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 21 April 2009

    ProStance, the must-have tool for any golfer wanting to improve their game, is set to revolutionise the way golf is taught. Still relatively new to the market, ProStance has been the result of three years of research and development with professionals and amateurs alike. In fact, its the professional game who cannot get hold of the product fast enough. Over 70...

  • Golf Pride Is Top Grip Choice at 2009 Masters

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 16 April 2009

    Eaton Corporation, manufacturers of Golf Pride® grips, the world’s No. 1 grip announced today that according to authoritative Darrell Survey results, the majority of players in the 2009 Masters Golf Tournament depended on Golf Pride® grips to play their best.  More than 80 percent of the players in the field (77 of 96) used Golf Pride grips to compete in...

  • PING Salutes Angel Cabrera

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 16 April 2009

    April 14, 2009; Phoenix Arizona:  PING pro Angel Cabrera relied on 14 PING®  clubs, including a recently released Tour-W® TS (Thin Sole) 60° wedge, while winning The Masters in a two-hole playoff at the famed Augusta National Golf Club. For the 39-year-old native of Argentina, it was his second major win in less than two years. In 2007, Cabrera captured...

  • 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...

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