Equipment news

  • Stewart Golf unveil new R1-S Push Trolley

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 18 May 2016

    Stewart Golf raised the benchmark for electric trolleys when they launched the X1 Remote well over a decade ago now. They’ve gone on to corner the super premium electric trolley market and since 2014 they've been shaking up the premium push trolley market with the R1 Push too. For 2016 they’re launching a new R1-S Push trolley which they say has...

  • Callaway reveal new Apex Black irons

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 18 May 2016

    We loved the Callaway Apex irons when we tested them in our mega Top Gear test earlier in the year, but the company reckon they’ve taken perfection one step further with the unveiling of their new Apex Black irons. Essentially the set are built on the same chassis as the Apex CF 16’s, meaning you get plenty of forged feel from...

  • TaylorMade bring Jason Day putter to retail

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 17 May 2016

    Jason Day's been using a custom design red Itsy Bitsy prototype putter for a while on tour, and theres been plenty of rumour whether the putter will ever be availble to the public. Well today TaylorMade have gone public and confirmed they'll be bringing the world number 1's new Spider Limited to a shop near you.   During his storybook rise...

  • Odyssey reveal new Highway 101 putters

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 17 May 2016

    To some golfers putters are much more than just flatsticks to hole out with. Theres a growing group of putter collectors who want to own the same putter as their favourite pro or be one of a select few owners of a particular limited edition model. Some of these guys will bend over backwards to get thier hands on super...

  • Reader opportunity: Ping Waterproof and Ecco shoe test

    Monday, 16 May 2016

    Test Ping's super-lightweight waterproof jacket and Ecco's new Cage shoes for us. We’re looking for 4 TG readers to put Ping’s new Zero Gravity jacket to the test. This ultra–lightweight ¼ zip jacket is made from Pertex Shield+ fabric which is guaranteed waterproof for three years. The jacket is fully seam sealed, breathable, windproof and has additional venting to increase air...

  • TaylorMade push the button on new Phenom junior clubs

    Monday, 09 May 2016

    TaylorMade are very well known for sponsoring a stack of the worlds best players, but they’ve decided to focus their attention on the games next generation with their latest launch. Junior golfers haven’t always been the most well catered for before, but TaylorMade want to change all that with their new Phenom range which will be available from next month. TaylorMade...

  • Powakaddy Dri Edition cart bag hits the shelves

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 04 May 2016

    Waterproof cart bag sales are on the up say Powakaddy. The rising trend is thanks mainly to more golfers choosing electric trolleys over lugging a bag round the links, but undoubtedly the UK's unpredictable weather plays its part too. Well Powakaddy reckon they’ve got the perfect solution for golfers in 2016 with their new Dri Edition seam sealed waterproof cart bag.

  • Titleist reveal new Cameron & Crown 33" putters

    Written by Simon Daddow on Saturday, 30 April 2016

    Scotty Cameron reckons year on year he’s being asked more and more often for shorter length putters. So he and Titleist have decided to produce a range of 33” flatsticks (35” is standard for many manufacturers) which have been specifically weighted and balanced for a shorter length. Many golfers over the years have cut down a putter to a shorter length...

  • Titleist reveal new Cameron & Crown 33" putters

    Written by Simon Daddow on Saturday, 30 April 2016

    Scotty Cameron reckons year on year he’s being asked more and more often for shorter length putters. So he and Titleist have decided to produce a range of 33” flatsticks (35” is standard for many manufacturers) which have been specifically weighted and balanced for a shorter length. Many golfers over the years have cut down a putter to a shorter length...

  • Sizemore reveal adjustable More wedge

    Written by Simon Daddow on Thursday, 28 April 2016

    We don’t blink an eye at adjustable drivers anymore, it’s expected that the big dogs of today come with a sliding or movable sole weight and an adjustable hosel as standard. Similar adjustability’s spread to fairways and hybrids too and Cobra recently launched an adjustable iron but we’ve never really seen the whole adjustability thing in a wedge before. Well...

  • Bought a Bentley and got a few grand left over? Why not get some Bentley golf clubs?

    Written by Today's Golfer on Wednesday, 27 April 2016

    Parking your Bentley in the club car park is one way to make a statement, but the effect is ruined somewhat if you then pull a set of rusty mismatched clubs from the boot.   Now, you can avoid that issue of your clubs letting your car down by purchasing Bentley's new collection of golf clubs and accessories. Like the cars, however,...

  • Big Max reveal Quad Trolley

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 25 April 2016

    You don’t often come across electric golf trolleys with four wheels but Big Max reckon they’ve developed their new Hunter with its rotating front wheels to specifically improve manoeuvrability and stability particularly on rugged terrain. The Hunter will set you back £799 but as standard it comes with a 230v motor, lithium battery and a differential gearbox that regulates speed...

  • SkyCaddie Linx GT puts game-tracking on your wrist

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 25 April 2016

    SkyCaddie’s new top-of-the-range gps watch, the Linx GT, combines game-tracking technology with gps accuracy and a game analysis app too. Creating what SkyCaddie say is a “best of everything” solution. The core function of the new GT is still to act as a standalone GPS watch. It gives quick distances on 35,000 worldwide courses, all of which are mapped on foot...

  • WIN a TaylorMade M2 Driver

    Friday, 22 April 2016

    Golf Care are giving you the chance to win a brand new TaylorMade M2 Driver! Enter now for your chance to win!...

  • Bettinardi unveil super sleek BB and Inovai putters

    Written by Simon Daddow on Thursday, 21 April 2016

    Bettinardi’s certainly not a household name like Scotty Cameron when it comes to putters in the UK.  But here at TG we were seriously impressed when we tested his range of blade and mallet flatsticks as part of our 2016 Top Gear Test. If you don’t know Bob Bettinardi’s a putter milling magician, some of his creations are so special...

  • Titleist go "Concept" with the C16

    Written by Simon Daddow on Thursday, 21 April 2016

    Car manufacturers “concept” cars are big draws at motor shows, they showcase how cars of the future might look like, and help convince us the consumer they’re makers are leaders of innovation. The “concept” idea though has never really spread to golf before, well that is until now. Titleist have just appointed a new R+D team who’ve been specifically tasked with...

  • SkyCaddie go slim-line

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 19 April 2016

    We were big fans of the SkyCaddie Linx gps watch when we tested it last year, even though it was a chunky piece of kit on the wrist. Well it seems SkyCaddie have heard us as they're launching a new slim-line SW2 gps watch. So what's new? Well the body of course has been slimmed down which can only be a...

  • Test Srixon's golf ball range for TG

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 15 April 2016

    We’re looking for four TG readers to take part in a golf ball fitting feature (that will appear within the pages of TG) to find you your perfect golf ball for 2016. The event will take place at Studley Wood Golf Club near Oxford on the 29th April 2016 and each of our four lucky winners will go through a...

  • DeChambeau turns pro with Cobra

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 13 April 2016

    US Amateur sensation Bryson Chambeau didn't quite complete The Masters fairytale and leave Augusta with a green jacket but as expected he turned pro on Monday. The 22 year old will play his first pro event this week at the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head and he'll do it with a bag of Cobra equipment.   DeChambeau, will still sport his...

  • Danny Willett: The gear that won The Masters

    Monday, 11 April 2016

    Danny Willet became the first Brit to win a coveted Green Jacket since Faldo's tussle with Greg Norman 20 years ago to the day. We review each of the clubs he used to win the first major of the year by 3 clear shots. Driver ► Callaway XR 16 Fairway Woods ► Callaway, XR 16 Utility...

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