Equipment news

  • TaylorMade Burner Plus irons

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 25 August 2008

    Average golfers start salivating because TaylorMade reckon they've created the answer to your game issues - the TaylorMade Burner Plus irons! The 2009 iron range has been launched to help make the game as easy as possible for the nation's golfers and having received one of the very first finished Taylormade Burner Plus our test team can testify to...

  • TaylorMade Rossa Core Classics putters

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 25 August 2008

    TaylorMade have revealed they are to launch four new putters for the 2009 season in the form of the TaylorMade Rossa Core Classics. Putting purists are the target for the new TaylorMade Rossa Core Classics putter line and from what we've seen they won't be disappointed from the Taylormade suzuka, lambeau, daytona and Fontana putters. Each of the...

  • New Glenmuir golf clothing autumn/winter 2008

    Written by Tg Equipment Editor on Monday, 18 August 2008

    NEW LUXURY LINED PERFORMANCE SWEATERS FROM GLENMUIR Glenmuir has thrown the covers off its autumn/winter 2008 golf clothing range this week, led by the Glenmuir Birkdale and Glenmuir Carnbee ranges. The men’s Birkdale and Carnbee and ladies’ Alice sweaters are manufactured from a machine washable, luxury merino and acrylic wool blend, which in itself offers superb warmth and protection. By adding...

  • Mizuno MX Hi Fli iron hybrids

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 18 August 2008

    Lots of us struggle with our longer irons and, with that in mind, Mizuno have launched their new Mizuno MX Fli-Hi iron hybrids as a direct replacement for those 3, 4 and 5-irons. Fitted with the ultra-forgiving Y-Tune Technology, the Mizuno MX Fli-Hi offers a high flying, soft landing direct alternative to those tricky-to-use traditional long bats. Exact iron lengths are complemented by a unique...

  • Mizuno Academy 120/140

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 18 August 2008

    Want to get your children into golf, but don't want to fork out a national debt on clubs when the little blighters are still growing? Well check out the new Mizuno Academy clubs specifially aimed at children. The Mizuno Academy 120 is aimed at those ankle-biters aged between 5 and 8, while the Mizuno Academy 140 sticks are intended for the...

  • Mizuno Bettinardi BC Series putters

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 18 August 2008

    Bob Bettinardi has extended the award winning Black Carbon Series of putters with the addition of two new models and a ‘belly’ shaft model.  The Mizuno Bettinardi BC4 heel toe, with elegant, milled round double bend neck and the BC5 centre shaft mallet – available at 395 grams for 43" belly length. To see a first hit...

  • Mizuno MX200 irons

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 18 August 2008

    These are the brand new Mizuno MX200 irons, a one-piece Grain Flow Forged iron which features Mizuno's new Y-TUNE  forgiveness technology.  A deep pocket cavity, milled to preserve ther Mizuno MX200 irons' one piece feel is complemented by a Y shaped reinforcement pad, extending a 5% larger sweet area into a toe orientated position. The wizards at Mizuno found that this would, in...

  • Mizuno MP52 irons

    Written by TG Equipment editor on Monday, 18 August 2008

    If you want a forgiving set of irons in your bag, but don't want them fitted with heads the size of Brazil, then the brand new mizuno mp52 irons could be for you. The tour profiled Mizuno MP52 irons integrates a discreet pocket cavity for an uncompromising balance of shot-making and forgiveness, without actually increasing the size of the head from...

  • Mizuno MP62 irons

    Written by TG Equipment editor on Monday, 18 August 2008

    Wow! These are the new Mizuno MP62 irons, one of the four new additions to the Mizuno family. These particular beauties are specifically named the Mizuno MP62 Tour Ready Dual Muscle and have been designed very much with the better player in mind. The minimal amount of offset and a versatile soleplate, inspired by Luke Donald’s personal grind, ensures crisp ball striking which all better...

  • Mizuno MX100 irons

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 18 August 2008

    If you're really struggling with your iron-play, then Mizuno may just have produced the set to sort out your game, with the launch of the ultra-forgiving Mizuno MX100 irons. Like the Mizuno MX-200 irons, the MX100 set features the Y-Tune performance as well as an ultra pocket cavity design for the ultimate in iron forgiveness and ease of play. The Mizuno MX100's benefits from a...

  • Mizuno MP irons relaunched Monday!

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 15 August 2008

    Mizuno fans better start preparing for a sleepless weekend as one of the very best iron manufacturers on the planet reveals its reinvented iron line-up for 2009! From Monday August 18th you'll be able to see the first pix and info on the new Mizuno line-up, which includes no less than FOUR new sets for both the better player and...

  • Ping S57 irons

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 14 August 2008

    It's the moment you've all been waiting for - the first OFFICIAL images and info on the new Ping S57 irons! As soon as they landed in the office, TG's senior equipment editor Sean Ramsdale was almost weeping with joy at the beauty of the Ping S57. "They are a work of art," he exclaimed. And while Sean may have...

  • Ping Rapture V2 irons

    Written by TG Equipment editor on Thursday, 14 August 2008

    Ping's top-of-the-range irons are to be replaced for 2009 season with these - the Ping Rapture V2 irons. The new replacement Raptures have been positioned very much in the game improver category with enormous soles and top lines that make you feel like you just cannot miss with them. And when our equipment team that certainly proved to be...

  • Ping Rapture V2 driver

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 14 August 2008

    It's only early days and the TG test team has only conducted limited testing but from what we've seen so far the new Ping Rapture V2 driver could well be the smash hit of 2009! That's a bold statement to make but after handing the first Ping Rapture V2 driver off the production line to our equipment wizards the...

  • Ping Rapture V2 hybrid

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 14 August 2008

    Ping have a lot of work to do to improve on the current Rapture hybrid but they reckon they've cracked it with the Ping Rapture V2 offering. The all-new Ping Rapture V2 hybrid is to be built in steel with a tungsten alloy sole when it is launched later this year. The tungsten sole positions the weight in the lower...

  • MD Golf Superstrong EQL Hybrid Review

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 13 August 2008

    It's the next offering from our mini-hybrid test and today is the turn of the MD Golf Superstrong EQL. It's a big old boy of a club, and it looks like one for the game improver to us.  The gear team are up at Elton Furze Golf Club in Cambridgeshire and to see how they got on with the EQL check out...

  • TaylorMade Rescue TP Hybrid Review

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 11 August 2008

    It's the latest round of our fabulous mini hybrid test, filmed in front of a live golf course audience at Elton Furze Golf Club in Peterborough. Our boys have managed to get their hands on the TaylorMade Rescue TP. It's aimed at the better player, so how did pro Sean and hacker Jon get on with the beast? Check out the TaylorMade...

  • Fourteen UT-306 Hybrid Review

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 11 August 2008

    Here's the latest video review from TG's mini hybrid test. This time, it's the turn of the Fourteen UT-306 to showcase its skills. On first inspection, it's a small son of a gun and doesn't look the easiest to hit...but how did our boys get on with it? Check out the Fourteen UT-306 TP hybrid review below!  ...

  • Adams Idea A30S Boxer Hybrid Review

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Monday, 11 August 2008

    Here's our newest, most up-to-date online mini test and this time it's the turn of the hybrids to COME ON DOWN! Today, our esteemed equipment team of Sean Ramsdale and Jon Greathead have got their grubby little paws on an Adams Idea A30S Boxer hybrid, which retails at £129. Perhaps not the best-looking stick ever to work its way into one of our...

  • Cleveland HiBore XLS Hybrid Review

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 8 August 2008

    Right, here are our guys back at sunny old Elton Furze in Cambridgeshire, testing the latest and greatest hybrids. Today, the boys are trying the Cleveland HiBore XLS. It retails at £120 and in the magazine test (issue 246) the amateurs found it sent the ball into orbit! Always a good thing, but how did our guys get on? Check out the Cleveland...

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