Equipment news

  • 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...

  • 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...

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