Equipment news

  • The Callaway Chrome Soft TruVis could be one of those rare equipment releases that actually changes the game

    Written by Rob McGarr on Friday, 19 February 2016

    Golf manufacturers release new equipment on what feels like an almost daily basis, each time promising more distance, increased spin, greater control, higher flight, enhanced feel, better job security, a boost to your virility, the elixir of eternal youth, and anything else they can think of. They have to do this, of course, to encourage you to buy the new things.

  • Cobra reveal King Wedges

    Written by Today's Golfer on Friday, 19 February 2016

    The King's are designed to improve feel and performance on the shots that really count say Cobra. So what's new? Well there's a new muscle shape, a progressive groove design, variable face roughness and three sole grind configurations, to provide golfers with superior feel, increased spin consistency and personalisation for different swing types. “We’ve worked on these new wedges for nearly two...

  • Skycaddie Linx GT puts game tracking on your wrist

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 19 February 2016

    SkyCaddie’s new top-of-the-range Linx GT GPS watch, brings together game-tracking technology with GPS accuracy, giving you what they call a "best of everything" solution.  The core function of the Linx GT is acting as a standalone GPS watch. It features Skycaddie’s TrueGound Course Maps to give dynamic distances from wherever your ball lies to the front, centre and back of every...

  • Nike funk up the style

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 19 February 2016

    Nike are constantly challenging the status quo in golf. Where three piece suits and brogues were once the on-course norm Nike are keen for golfing attire to evolve with what they call “progressive” apparel. So to make sure you're as individual on the course as off it they've come up with a whole new range of polo shirts, Flyknit ankle boots and...

  • You can get a brand new Callaway Big Bertha Alpha for under £130

    Written by Rob McGarr on Friday, 19 February 2016

    Welcome to our weekly round-up of the best value golf equipment deals the internet has to offer. This week, we've got a top-notch Callaway driver for less than £130, a super-light golf bag for under £40, a putter that will help you hole more for £69.99, and a dozen quality balls that work out at not much more than £1...

  • Powakaddy reveal all new Freeway trolley range

    Written by Simon Daddow on Thursday, 18 February 2016

    PowaKaddy's award-winning Freeway trolley range has under gone a major revamp for 2016. The popular FW3, FW5, FW7S and FW7S EBS models have all been re-designed and boast striking new wheels, fresh trims and, in the case of the flagship FW7S, several never-before-seen performance features geared towards the avid golfer.   All three models boast a bespoke engineered low-profile PowaFrame chassis...

  • Spieth signs up with Superstroke

    Written by Simon Daddow on Thursday, 18 February 2016

    Jordan Spieth has strengthened his endorsement deal with grip manufacturer SuperStroke by adding their new S-Tech grips to his armoury. The two-time Major winner won a remarkable $22m in prize money last season using SuperStroke's Flatso 1.0 putter grip and now has a full set of SuperStroke grips across his driver, fairway, hybrid, irons and wedges. “I'm excited to be using the new S-Tech...

  • FootJoy reveal VersaLuxe shoe

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 15 February 2016

    Demand for shoes that look as good off the golf course as they do on it is growing at a pace. FootJoy reckon they've cracked the perfect blend of off course style with oncourse performance with their new premium VersaLuxe offering.      The classy new spikeless VersaLuxe is created from the finest luxurious calfskin leather, its waterproof and is available...

  • Revealed new XXI0 9 woods and irons

    Written by Simon Daddow on Thursday, 11 February 2016

    XXIO might not be that well known in the UK as they’re predominantly a Japanese brand and they cost a small fortune. But putting aside the cost they’ve made some quality high performance equipment since first being introduced in 2000. The new XXIO 9 driver features dual speed technologies which they reckon have the ability to wring extra distance from your...

  • Get new gear for less with the best equipment deals of the week!

    Written by Rob McGarr on Thursday, 11 February 2016

    We've scoured the internet for this week's best deals on golf clubs and other equipment. Everything is brand new – we don't want you living with someone else's scuff marks – but some of it may not be the latest release. Don't worry: none ot it is more than a year or two old, so it's not like we're suggesting...

  • Big Max launch "Fold Flat" trolley

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

    Golf trolleys can be a nightmare to get about in the car boot and store in the garage, but Big Max reckon they've come up with a simple solution by inventing the "Fold Flat" trolley. This new feature is to be incorporated in the brands largest selling Autofold model meaning the premium push cart will fold flat in one swift movement.

  • Why you need Golf Pride's new putter grip

    Written by Simon Daddow, Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 03 February 2016

    With all the hype surrounding ‘fat’ putter grips – largely because one is used by a certain Jordan Spieth – it’s easy to forget that the world’s biggest grip brand also dominates the putter grip counts on tour. By miles… Golf Pride even makes Tiger’s putter grips, blacking out the ‘Ping’ on the side so it doesn’t detract his eyes. There’s...

  • Best golf equipment deals of the week

    Written by Rob McGarr on Wednesday, 03 February 2016

    We all know that trying to keep up with the latest and greatest golf equipment can be expensive. With drivers costing upwards of £400, a set of irons setting you back over £1,000, and certain putters costing more than a brand new Audi A3, at times it can seem like golf is a rich man's game. It's little wonder the...

  • Puma Giveaway

    Wednesday, 03 February 2016

    We've teamed up with Puma to deck out one lucky TG reader with a full Rickie Fowler out fit for 2016. Puma are kings when it comes to creating funky apparel, shoes and bags that are adored by the younger generation. And they've kindly agreed to deck our winner out with a full kit from their Spring/Summer collection. Our winner will walk...

  • Behind the scenes on the Mizuno Tour Truck

    Tuesday, 02 February 2016

    Mizuno's European Tour Workshop travels 25,000 miles a year getting to each event on Tour. On board it's kitted out with 1000's of shafts, grips and of course the brands famous forged irons, drivers, fairways, hybrids and wedges. The truck cost over £400,000 to build, its got a 12litre engine and a 1000 litre fuel tank plus there's Sky TV...

  • Cleveland reveal new TFI 2135 putters

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 01 February 2016

    Adam Sheldon's a name you probably don't recognise but he's english, he's written over 20 patents for golf equipment and he's also Cleveland Golf's Global Brand Manager. Oh and he's the brains behind the new TFI 2135 Putters. Cleveland reckon all golfers have different putting strokes and address positions, which makes setting up perfectly over the ball every time nearly impossible.

  • Benross reveal new HTX Type R

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 29 January 2016

    Benross have made some quality gear for years now. But what’s different between them and other brands for 2016 is they’ve reduced RRP’s where others have increased theirs. We’re not quite sure how Benross do it, but they offer some of the same top quality components you’ll find in top end drivers yet their new HTX Driver is just £129. Its...

  • Srixon reveal new AD333 Tour ball

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 29 January 2016

    Srixon's AD333 Tour has been about for a while, but they reckon this new version excels for golfers who doen't possess a tour-level swing speed but do demand a tour-level ball. Srixon say their R&D Team has delivered more advanced performance compared to the previous AD333 Tour model, when it comes to Distance, Control and Feeling. The main differences between the new...

  • Srixon reveal new UltiSoft golf ball

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 29 January 2016

    Super low compression balls are all the rage right now. Srixon didn't want to miss out on the action so they've just launched their softest ever ball in the UltiSoft, which they say delivers ultimate feel with extra straighter distance.  The UltiSoft delivers a lightness of touch like never before,  and thats thanks to a soft core that produces softer feel on...

  • Titleist reveal new DT TruSoft and Velocity balls

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

    Titleist are introducing a new DT TruSoft golf ball. The ball has been designed and manufactured to provide supremely soft feel on every shot with the consistent performance and quality expected of a Titleist. For golfers who prefer a truly soft feel, the new TruSoft combines distance with short game playability and spin, which can be compromised by other low compression...

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