Equipment news

  • Callaway Hyper X first hit

    Written by TG Equipment editor on Friday, 16 November 2007

    Callaway lit up the driver market last year with the introduction of the world's first square offering and they've followed it with this beauty for 2008. The regular-shaped Callaway Hyper X driver has been designed with distance in mind and better players will love it, as we found when we handed it to Peterborough-based PGA Pro Dan Frost. ...

  • Driver world cup RD1 pt4 - callaway v nike

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 16 November 2007

    It's Driver World Cup time again and this week we're putting the Callaway Hyper X against the Nike Sumo 5900 driver. The two 2008 drivers form part of this year's knockout competition, which sees eight of next year's best drivers pitted against each other to find out which one is best. To help find out we have employed three golfers of varying...

  • Yonex Nanospeed I driver, irons cyberstar xc hybrid

    Written by TG Equipment editor on Wednesday, 14 November 2007

    Yonex's new driver - the Yonex Nanospeed i Driver - has been voted best new golf club of 2008 by industry experts. Incredibly the new Nanospeed beat off ALL its big brand rivals to claim the coveted prize at this year's annual Golf Europe show, in Munich, Germany. The new golf club features several new technologies, including a...

  • driver world cup rd1 pt3

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Friday, 9 November 2007

    It's Friday and that can only mean one thing  - it's Driver World Cup time again and this week we're putting the Wilson Spine driver against the Mizuno MP600. The two 2008 drivers form part of this year's knockout competition, which sees eight of next year's best drivers pitted against each other to find out which one is best.

  • nov1 ryderputter

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Thursday, 1 November 2007

    This putter could sell for £30,000 whenn it goes up for auction in the new year.   The putter was owned by Samuel Ryder, the man who gave his name to golf’s most famous competition, the Ryder Cup.   The putter is a Robert Forgan mallet-shaped putter from around 1910,. It's stamped with the initials ‘SR’ and is being sold with a signed letter from Joan Scarfe...

  • New golf shoe range launched

    Written by TG Equipment editor on Wednesday, 31 October 2007

     Stylo, one of Britain’s best known golf shoe manufacturers, is back on course following major investment, with a brand relaunch and a comprehensive redesign of its products.   New look Stylo shoes, including the brand’s bestselling Typhoon line, are back with a bang thanks to major reinvestment in the company's design processes. Mark Wilkinson, the clothing and fashion entrepreneur who...

  • New Yes putter launched

    Wednesday, 31 October 2007

    YES! Golf, the leader in grooved putter technology, is adding a new mallet putter to its line-up for 2007 – the Valerie. The C-Groove Valerie made its debut on the PGA Tour during the Players Championship, where the runner-up used a prototype and rolled in four straight birdies on the back nine of the final round to climb...

  • md launch Purespion range

    Written by TG equipment editor on Friday, 19 October 2007

    If you had spent £50 on a new three wood five years ago there would have been little doubt that it would have been about as much use as a chocolate fire guard and built as well as a Korean plastic toy. MD Golf's new Purespin range is testament then to how far golf club technology has come in...

  • new srixon z-rw driver and i701 irons

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 17 October 2007

    Today's Golfer brought you the world exclusive first images of Srixon's new Z-RW driver and i-701 irons last week and we've now had a chance to hit them both so we can tell you about them. Both of the new golf clubs have been met with acclaim since information on them started leaking out earlier this month and we...

  • new odyssey marxman x-act

    Written by TG Equipment editor on Tuesday, 16 October 2007

    It has the loft of a seven iron and yet it is designed by one of the world's best putter makers to help you hole more putts. So what the hell are Odyssey playing at? Apparantly the Odyssey Marxman X-Act  is a 'putter wedge' that has been designed to help eliminate the chipping yips by supplying the poor chipper with...

  • vega irons

    Written by TG Equipment editor on Monday, 15 October 2007

    Big brand irons not good enough for you? Itching to stick a set of limited edition, hand crafted clubs into your bag? Then look no further. You may not of heard of Vega Golf but for a few golf equipment connoisseurs the Japanese club craftsmen make the best irons on the planet - bar none. Apparantly their club makers...

  • Kramski putters

    Written by TG Equipment editor on Tuesday, 9 October 2007

    Would you pay almost £700 for a putter? Probably not unless you're a Russion Oligarch or Arab sheik but that is exactly what golf company Kramski are now offering the more discerning golfer. The putter experts have introduced three new putters into its range for 2008 - the priciest of which comes in at over £680. Kramski HPP 340 The HPP...

  • new nike ic putters

    Written by TG Staffwriter on Friday, 5 October 2007

    Nike Golf today introduces the revolutionary new Nike iC Putters, a feat of optical engineering and club design that is set to take golf by storm. By using optical engineering to tune the colour, shape and contrast of the entire club, the visual footprint of the club head and shaft is reduced according to Nike.  This dramatically emphasises the...

  • Majesty Golf Bags etc

    Written by Harriet Linton, TG Writer on Friday, 5 October 2007

    To go with the new Majesty Prestigio, Vanquish and Royal-VQ ranges of golf clubs, Maruman have launched a range of cart bags, shoes, gloves, iron covers, head covers and golf balls. Made with a mix of synthetic leather and cowskin and available in black, white, navy, silver and brown, the Majesty Cart Bags are made and finished exquisitely to the standard to...

  • new mizuno bc1 bc2 bc3 putters

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 3 October 2007

    Mizuno has announced their expansion on the Bettinardi putter line with the introduction of the Black Carbon Series. This new series is precision milled from one piece of pure carbon steel and the innovative Feel Impact Technology Face (F.I.T. Face) reduces the putter's contact with the ball by 70%, creating a more solid feel to each putt. Robert J Bettinardi commented: 'I like to...

  • ciwalker tech scorpion golf cart

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 3 October 2007

    If you're fed up of pulling the same old-fashioned golf trolley around your golf course then take a look at this fancy new toy. It's called the Scorpion and is an ingeniously-designed three-wheeled trolley, that is shaped for easy manoeuvrability and simple storage. Clever design features include a ball and tee holder, drink holder, bracket to hold your bag securely in place and a large...

  • sept25 King Cobra L4V driver

    Written by TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 25 September 2007

    King Cobra L4V driver Retail: £296 Lofts: 9°, 10°, 10.5°, 12° Contact: 01480 301114 www.cobragolf.co.uk With restrictions governing dimension, designers are scrambling to make sure their designs hit the limits in the four most important areas. Head size, COR, 5”x 5” head dimensions and the maximum allowable 5900g/cm2 moi are all vitally important to how a driver performs and King...

  • Sep20 New HiPPOHex woods

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 25 September 2007

    HiPPO uses radical HEX design in new fairway and rescue woods. Hippo HEX fairway woods Retail: £59.99 Hippo HEX rescue woods Retail: £49.99 HiPPO has just launched these HEX fairway and rescue woods. Following on from the HEX driver, the new clubs share the same design characteristics and features.   The HEX woods feature a unique hexagonal shape that allows optimum...

  • Mizuno iron review

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 25 September 2007

    Mizuno MP-57 irons Retail: £599 Contact: 0118 936 2100 www.mizuno.eu Mizuno’s history for producing super sexy forged irons, such as the new Mizuno MP57, is a long and rich one. If you’ve dreamt of owning a set but always had a niggling doubt in your mind that you might not be quite good enough to use them effectively, then you’ll...

  • Aug26 New Scotty Cameron putters

    Written by Simon Daddow on Sunday, 23 September 2007

    These are the latest designs from legendary clubmaker Scotty Cameron – Titleist’s new Red X3 and Red X5 putters.  The mallets, which replace the original Red X and Red X2 in the Titleist putter line, feature refined shapes and profiles with a new glare-resistant Charcoal Mist finish for unmatched looks and feel.  Both Red X models are milled from 303 Stainless Steel...

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