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  • 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, 08 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...

  • PUMA golf chrome weekender bag

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 08 August 2008

    Looking for a fancy bit of golf luggage? Then check out this latest offering from PUMA Golf - the Puma Chrome Weekender bag. The newest addition comes in the form of the PUMA Golf Chrome Weekender bag, part of the Chrome Collection which also features apparel, footwear and other golfing accessories for both men and women. The Puma Chrome Weekender beast is strikingly...

  • New groove rules

    Written by Golf World staff writer on Thursday, 07 August 2008

    The R&A has today announced revisions to golf’s equipment Rules, which are designed to enhance the benefits of accuracy by making playing from the rough a more challenging prospect in future. The new Rules, which relate to club face grooves, are the culmination of an extensive collaborative research project between The R&A and the United States Golf Association.  This research shows...

  • Adidas Tour 360 3.0 golf shoe

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 05 August 2008

    Following on from  the widespread success of the adidas TOUR 360 and the Adidas TOUR 360 II, adidas Golf has launched the latest addition to their family of shoes in the shape of the adidas TOUR 360 3.0 golf shoe. As you would expect from an adidas shoe, the adidas Tour 360 3.0 has got more technology than Bill Gates' gaff...firstly it features...

  • Melissa Reid In The Bag

    Written by Carly Cummins at Sunningdale on Thursday, 31 July 2008

    Young English star Melissa Reid is enjoying playing in her first British Ladies Open as a professional this week. 21-year-old Reid only turned pro at the back end of last year but has already enjoyed two top 10 finishes so far this season. The former England Amateur champion has retained the same TaylorMade clubs she played as an amateur. TG took...

  • wilson Fg59 irons

    Written by TG equipment writer on Tuesday, 29 July 2008

    Wilson have thrown the covers off a sexy new limited edition bladed iron range called the Wilson Fg59. The expertly sculpted irons have been inspired by the Fg17 irons, widely recognized as one of the game's most important -and beautiful- irons ever produced and they've been launched to commemorate the  59 Major Championships earned with Wilson irons, the most by...

  • cobra Speed LD fairway F wood video review

    Written by TG equipment writer on Tuesday, 29 July 2008

    Cobra Speed LD F fairway Wood video review We all know Cobra make fantastic clubs, and the latest addition to the family - the Cobra Speed LD F fairway wood -  is no different. The Cobra Speed LD F Fairway Wood is a slick-looking club, designed to give higher launch and more forgiveness to the golfer looking for the Holy Grail that...

  • Fourteen MT28 V3 Wedge Video Review

    Written by Equipment Editor on Monday, 28 July 2008

    What a beautiful Monday it is, and it's about to get even better. Here's our latest wedge video with resident Equipment Team Sean Ramsdale and Jon Greathead. The guys are using a Fourteen MT28 V3 wedge so check out what they though of it! There's also a memorable moment for Sean during the clip...it was the first time since 1997 that he's...

  • Nike SV Tour Wedge Video Review

    Written by Equipment Editor on Friday, 25 July 2008

    This week we bring you the third club in our wedge test 2008: the Nike SV Tour in black satin and forged chrome. Scroll down to watch our golf equipment testers Sean Ramsdale and Jon Greathead as they test the Nike SV Tour wedge and give their views as part of the test. So how will the Nike SV...

  • ProQuip benefit from weather woes at Birkdale

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 24 July 2008

    While the wind and rain battered Royal Birkdale at last week's Open Championship, there was at least one beneficiary of the awful conditions. ProQuip, official supplier of rain suits to the European Ryder Cup Team for 2008 and 2010, recorded a virtual sell-out at the Open with fans keen to avoid getting drenched during the penultimate Major of the year. Richard Head, managing...

  • jul 21 footjoy

    Written by TG Equipment Writer on Monday, 21 July 2008

    At the 137th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, FootJoy continued its reign as the #1 Shoe worn by players in The Open with an impressive total of 91 players, including seven of the top ten and ties! This represents almost 60% of the entire field and was triple that of the next competitor. Not only that, but they also lead the way...

  • Cleveland CG14 Wedge Video Review

    Written by Tg equipment editor on Friday, 11 July 2008

    TG's golf equipment test team has just completed an exhaustive 2008 wedge testand below you'll find the first of our wedge video tests - starting with the Cleveland CG14 wedge. Scroll down to watch our golf equipment testers Sean Ramsdale and Jon Greathead as they test the Cleveland CG14 wedge and give their views as part of the test. ...

  • New ECCO Classic City Hydromax Golf Shoe

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 10 July 2008

    Danish shoemaking wizards ECCO has launched their latest golf shoe in the form of the New Classic City Hydromax. The good-looking offering incorporates ECCO's own Hydromax treatment to ensure maximum water resistance, while the Leather Comfort Fibre System means your foot will be as comfortable and supported throughout the round as possible. ECCO is the favoured brand of many top players including...

  • PING launch Ping Under PAR golf clothing range

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 08 July 2008

    Getting the most out of your golf equipment is one of the hot topics this year and PING Collection have launched a new Under PAR range of technically advanced base layer garments. The Ping Collection Under PAR range is designed to optimise performance and regulate body temperature while also improving muscle endurance by improving the body's blood flow and reducing the risk...

  • senso golf glove

    Written by TG Senior Equipment Editor, Sean Ramsdale on Monday, 30 June 2008

    If you struggle to hold the golf club with the correct pressure, then this brand new SensoGlove golf glove could be the answer to your gripping prayers! The SensoGlove is a special computerised glove which looks and feels like a normal golf glove but has strategically-placed sensors attached to measure your grip pressure 80 times per second. These sensors send data to a...

  • Nike Tiger Woods Sumo 5900 and 5000 driver reviews

    Written by TG equipment writer on Thursday, 26 June 2008

    World number one Tiger Woods has been using Nike golf clubs for years and in this new driver review video he takes a look at the new Nike Sasquatch Sumo 5900 and Nike Sasquatch Sumo 5000 drivers. Check out the Nike driver video review by Tiger Woods below and find out what the best golfer on the planet thinks...

  • TaylorMade MB TP irons smoke finish

    Written by TG Equipment Writer on Wednesday, 25 June 2008

    TaylorMade will shortly be introducing a new limited addition to its range of irons in the form of these TaylorMade MB TP iron with a special smoky finish. The muscle-back blade iron, the TaylorMade MB TP, is already being played on tour by numerous players including Retief Goosen and TaylorMade has responded to demand for the iron by bringing out...

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