Equipment news

  • Mizuno MX-200 Irons Review Video

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

    Some of you may think that Mizuno only make irons for better players – but the Mizuno MX-200 irons disproves this theory spectacularly! Featuring the Y-Tuned pad, the Mizuno MX-200 boasts all the forgiveness that you would expect from a classic game-improver iron, but also an impressive level of feel. Mizuno price the MX-200 irons at £75 per club, and to see...

  • TaylorMade Burner 09 Irons Review Video

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

    TaylorMade irons have long been big hits with TG readers and staffers alike – the mix of quality and relatively sensible pricing make them a real winner. And the TaylorMade Burner 09 irons are no different. Priced at £549, these game improvement irons represent decent value, especially when considering the quality of the bats. In terms of tech-talk, the short, mid...

  • Odyssey putter to suit all budgets!

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 10 July 2009

    Odyssey putters are among the best in the world – they are well-known for their quality and variety of shapes and sizes – and also for being a tad on the expensive side. But the latest Crimson Series can be in your bag for just £80! Yep, the new range features three Tour-inspired head shapes featuring Odyssey’s Crimson Stronomic insert. There is...

  • Stewart Golf wheels in to No10 Downing Street

    Friday, 10 July 2009

    The creator of the innovative range of Stewart Golf trolleys has received the ultimate ministerial endorsement after being invited to 10 Downing Street to meet Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Mark Stewart is the man behind the luxurious remote controlled trolleys such as the X3 and the F1 Lithium, which retails at a cool £2,500. And with UK celebrities such as Vernon Kay...

  • Black and white approach for new Puma collection

    Written by TG equipment writer on Friday, 10 July 2009

    Puma doesn’t hold back when it comes to the design of its golf clothing ranges and the new Autum/Winter 2009 Golf Special Edition Collection is more black and white than ever before. In fact, the entire collection is based solely on a contrasting black and white colour palette, matte and shine finishes and some striking designs. Puma ambassador Geoff Ogilvy will be showcasing the new designs...

  • Cobra boast top trio at Scottish Open

    Written by TG equipment writer on Tuesday, 7 July 2009

    The tournament may not yet have started but Cobra can already boast a 1-2-3 at the Scottish Open with the top three players in the field using their clubs. While the Cobra brand has long been known as one of the best game-improvement manufacturers around, recent performances on tours across the world has also shown that it is right up with the best...

  • ECCO UPDATE CLASSIC PREMIER

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 3 July 2009

    The Classic Premier shoe from ECCO just screams quality and class – and it’s now benefiting from a little update! As well as featuring the Four Dots logo, which can be seen on all ECCO’s 2009 range, the Classic Premier features a fusion of traditional styling and modern technology together with superbly finished leather uppers. A new dual-density, multi-coloured construction allows for...

  • ECCO GO ALL SPORTY WITH LATEST SHOE ADDITION

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 3 July 2009

    ECCO are right at the top of the tree when it comes to golf shoes – and now they’ve launched the Ladies Casual Pitch Premier to add to their extensive range. The shoe showcases the new Four Dots logo concept which is part of the consistent design of the 2009 collection and is perfect for the female golfer who wants that...

  • Odyssey fine-tuning helps Dougherty to victory

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

    We’ve long been talking up the brilliance of custom-fitting in every department of your game – and Nick Dougherty’s recent victory helps illustrate that perfectly! The amiable Englishman stole the headlines with victory at the BMW International Open last week – just a fortnight after visiting Callaway’s putter lab where he made use of the state-of-the-art Science and Motion technology to...

  • RIFE Flying on Champions Tour

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

    Last week was a good one for Rife putters with the brand claiming a win and a tie for second on the Champions Tour. Lonnie Nielson fired a sublime final round of 63 on his way to victory at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open, with Rife putter users Fred Funk and Ronnie Black coming in equal runners-up spot. Making use of the famous Roll...

  • Forgan F3 Hybrid Irons Review Video

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

    Who? What? OK, so Forgan might not be the most well-known brand out there, but for clubs at a lower price point than many they look like representing great value. The Forgan F3 hybrid irons are, well, just that. A set of hybrids that replace every iron in your bag! Sounds crazier than a national ID card scheme doesn’t it, but we...

  • Callaway Diablo Irons Review Video

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

    We’ve hit some pretty impressive irons this year, and in terms of looks the Callaway Diablo irons are up there with the best of the bunch. The funky modern, contemporary graphics make the club an instant winner, but good looks fade – so how does it play? TG Equipment Editor Jon Greathead enlisted the help of David Connor to give it a...

  • Cleveland tells golfers to BOGOF – that’s buy one, get one free

    Written by TG equipment writer on Friday, 26 June 2009

    Cleveland Golf has introduced an offer for customers purchasing a set of new Cleveland irons this year – by giving them their next set absolutely free. Yes, we had to read it again as well to make sure we weren’t mistaken, but it is absolutely true. Golfers who buy a set of Cleveland irons – including CG7, HiBORE Xli, CG Tour or Bloom...

  • Glover credits Nike Prototype putter for US Open win

    Written by TG equipment writer on Friday, 26 June 2009

    US Open winner Lucas Glover has credited a new Nike prototype putter as one of the key factors in his surprise victory at Bethpage. Glover took just 116 putts for his 72 holes, second only to David Duval and Phil Mickelson in the leading pack, and earned many plaudits for his composure on the greens. After the round he attributed much of...

  • Adams Family Number One at Bethpage

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 25 June 2009

    Lucas Glover provided the ultimate shock at Bethpage on Monday as he held his nerve to win his first ever Major Championship. But this might also come as quite a startling revelation to many of you – Adams Idea hybrids were the number one hybrid at the US Open. In fact, more than 27% of all hybrids played were Idea Hybrids, including...

  • Yonex offer free wedges and hybrids with iron sets

    Written by TG equipment writer on Wednesday, 24 June 2009

    Golfers are able to bag themselves a free approach wedge or hybrid this summer by buying a set of new Yonex irons. Yonex is running the promotion on sets of VMX or Nanospeed i irons with participating retailers. Customers buying a set of Nanospeed i irons before August 3, 2009 will be able to help themselves to a free Cyberstar XC+ Hybrid while those buying a...

  • MD Superstrong Players Wedge Review Video

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 23 June 2009

    It’s that time of year when the ground is getting harder, and thinned chips around the green are the unfortunate order of the day for many of us! This is the MD Superstrong Players Wedge, featuring a CNC-milled face which provides a rougher surface for better spin retention on short shots. But could we use it?! Equipment Editor Jon Greathead and Instruction Editor...

  • Renowned MacGregor brand comes under Golfsmith’s umbrella

    Written by TG equipment writer on Thursday, 18 June 2009

    MacGregor Golf has been bought by the Golfsmith brand as it looks to build on the previous success of the MacGregor name and once again turn it into a force to be reckoned with on tour. The MacGregor brand, one of the oldest in golf, has enjoyed unparalleled success on tour with a record 59 major wins. For a long time it...

  • Anniversary competition for FootJoy DryJoys customers

    Written by TG equipment writer on Wednesday, 17 June 2009

    To celebrate the 20th anniversary of its iconic DryJoys, FootJoy is giving everyone who buys a pair a chance to win one of 101 prizes. The DryJoys are 20-years-old this year and to commemorate the success of the shoes, FootJoy has launched a range of DryJoy Anniversary editions. But the company also wants to reward customers who buy a pair of DryJoys during...

  • True Temper launch Project X driver and hybrid shafts

    Written by TG equipment writer on Wednesday, 17 June 2009

    True Temper has announced the release of its brand new Project X driver and hybrid shafts to amateur golfers, after proving popular as prototypes with tour players. To many, Project X will sound like an evil plan hatched by a villain with designs on world domination from his lair in a hollowed-out volcano, but golf fans will know it as one...

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