Equipment news

  • Titleist reveal new NXT Tour and Tour S balls

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

    NXT Tour have been a staple in club golfers bags for years as they offer an excellent blend of distance, spin performance and value for money. As you'd expect Titleist reckon their new balls are longer and offer better performance so the NXT Tour is billed as even longer while the NXT Tour S combines that distance with its softest...

  • Garmin reveal TruSwing, Approach S20 and Approach G10

    Tuesday, 26 January 2016

    TruSwing Garmin have announced TruSwing, the company’s first golf club sensor accessory. The small, lightweight and easy-to-use sensor measures the swing metrics golfers need to improve their game, and makes the data available immediately. Unlike other swing sensors currently on the market, TruSwing supports a variety of Approach® devices., so golfers can get instant swing feedback right from their wrist after...

  • Revealed new Scotty Cameron Select putters

    Written by Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

    Scotty Cameron’s obviously been reading the MOI bible, as all seven of his new Select putters incorporate an MOI story. Its no secret Scotty has legendary status when it comes to creating classic tour-tested flatsticks but he’s now incorporating multi-material’s in his new designs to not only improve sound and feel but also forgiveness. The new Studio range runs to seven...

  • New Vokey SM6 Wedges revealed

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

    Bob Vokey boasts years of experience of working with some of the best short game exponents in golf. He’s developed specialist wedge grinds with Phil Mickelson and Steve Stricker amongst others and all this knowledge and experimentation constantly leads to new learning’s and idea’s. It’s these new ideas which have lead to the new SM6 designs. What’s Vokey realised? Well...

  • Odyssey reveals White Hot RX Putters

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

    Odyssey has unveiled a new putter family boasting one of the game’s most iconic face inserts. The White Hot RX models are said to be “the next evolution in White Hot feel” and are designed to get the ball into a pure roll faster, to help control your speed. Odyssey has taken the legendary White Hot insert that’s been so popular for...

  • TaylorMade reveal new M2 woods

    Monday, 25 January 2016

    As sexy and impressive as sliding weight drivers are most golf companies would admit they’re not every golfers cup of tea. Some golfers just want a simple driver, others won’t pay a premium for technology they don’t feel they need and a few just flat out don’t believe the sliding weight hype. Whatever the reasoning if you’ve been paying attention...

  • TaylorMade reveal new M2 Iron

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 25 January 2016

    It’s always a major challenge for club designers to create game improving irons which look the bees knees. Why? Well because game improvement tech in its very nature comes in the form of chunky wide areas of weight that help counteract your mishits. And lets be honest its not often you come across a chunky, lumpy bumpy super model that...

  • Is it time you started printing your own golf balls?

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 25 January 2016

    I've heard a lot about 3D printing over the last couple of years, without, if I'm totally honest, understanding much of it. I just can't get my head around the fact that a 3D printer produces more than a flat sheet of paper with cut and fold instructions for you to fashion a gun/aeroplane/semi-detached house in a magical blur of...

  • Watching Rory McIlroy testing Nike drivers and balls makes us wish we were Rory McIlroy

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 25 January 2016

    There's an old saying that goes, "To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are". Whoever said that had obviously never watched Rory McIlroy playing golf. As golfers, we spend more time than is probably healthy wishing we could be a bit more like Rory. Whether it's watching him win majors, rip drives on Protracer, or show a...

  • GolfBuddy reveal new CT2 micro gps

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 25 January 2016

    GolfBuddy say they launched the small gps category with their Voice and Voice+ systems, well now they reckon the new CT2 Compact is going to redefine whats achievable in small distance measuring devices. The GolfBuddy CT2 is a pocket-sized GPS with a versatile design that makes it super-easy to clip to anywhere the golfer chooses. Despite being just 2.3" x 1.7"...

  • Skechers reveal Go Golf premium spikeless shoe

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 25 January 2016

    Riding on the popularity of PGA Tour star, Matt Kuchar’s shoes of choice, Skechers design team reckon they've created the brand’s most comfortable and newest performance model. Available in a variety of colours, the Go Golf Elite unites a leather upper with an innovative spikeless outsole to deliver outstanding comfort and performance. Skechers reckon the Elite has been designed for all...

  • Superstroke launch Pistol GT grip

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 25 January 2016

    SuperStroke grips are everywhere right now. In tour players hands, on mass market putter ranges and being used as standard stock options on leading counter-balanced models. Whilst you're riding the crest of a wave its a perfect time to introduce a new shaped Pistol grip with a Counter Balance core.  The Pistol GT is the smallest grip in SuperStroke's range, so it...

  • Ping reveal new G Crossover

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 25 January 2016

    Its not everyday golf companies claim to invent a new product category, and when they do we usually greet the statement with a hell of a lot of scepticism. However Ping's lead Engineer Marty Jertson insists “The Crossover is not a Driving Iron...it delivers hybrid like launch and distance but with the spin of an iron.” So the Crossover is...

  • Callaway reveal new Chrome Soft and Superhot 55 balls

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 25 January 2016

    How much would you pay for a ball that has the ability to lower driver spin, increase iron spin, but feel soft and bring more distance to your game? Well Callaway reckon they’ve ticked all those boxes with the new Chrome Soft 16 ball. The original Chrome Soft was the first ball to talk low compression and its benefits, but Callaway...

  • FootJoy reveal frog inspired FreeStyle shoe

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 25 January 2016

    FootJoy has introduced a brand new category of golf shoe called the FreeStyle. And its got F.R.O.G.S. technology specifically to deliver exceptional performance and comfort. FreeStyle helps generate maximum power in your swing by providing greater freedom of movement. Traction is enhanced thanks to an outsole inspired by the Red-Eyed Tree Frog, which enables the cutting-edge design to deliver great traction...

  • Callaway launch new XR 16 Driver and Fairway

    Monday, 25 January 2016

    If you want to make something go faster through the air, who do you turn to for advice? When Callaway had that question, there was only one answer: Boeing. So the two formed a partnership and this is the result – the most aerodynamic drivers Callaway has ever made. The XR 16 and XR 16 Pro feature a raft of new tech...

  • Callaway launch new XR OS Hybrids and Irons

    Monday, 25 January 2016

    Callaway’s XR irons were top sellers in 2015 thanks to a combination of great looks, forgiveness and distance. Now the range is getting even more user-friendly with the addition of an oversize set. It joins the existing XR and XR Pro models in the line, but adds a new Cup Face design, progressive lengths and lofts, a different CG location and...

  • New Pinnacle Rush and Soft balls revealed

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 25 January 2016

    We've all used a Pinnacle ball at some point in our golfing lives. For years they've been associated with power and distance but for 2016 there's two new models. First off there's the new Rush that's been designed to help golfers hit the ball further with every club. Rush utilises high-energy core technology to deliver high initial velocity for powerful distance and...

  • Nike reveal new RZN Tour balls

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 25 January 2016

    When Nike launched their new Vapor Fly woods in December we revealed how Rory McIlroy wants to max out his ball speed at 200mph during his career. To get from his current 186mph to over 200mph means looking at every concievable area of fitness, technique and equipment and of course that includes balls. So Nike say their new RZN Tour...

  • Would you pay £6,000 for a putter with two shafts?

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 25 January 2016

    Scotty Cameron putters never go cheap, but this 'Double Trouble' will set you back a serious chunk, and you're unlikely to use it in many monthly medals.  Handmade by Scotty Cameron himself for a corporate team-building exercise, the Double Trouble features a Terylium Del Mar II head, with a shaft attached at each end. It lets two players – one left-handed...

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