Equipment news

  • Puma reveal Ignite Spikeless Shoe

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

    It's only been weeks since Puma unveiled the all new TitanTour Ignite cleated shoe but with such good foam technology to spout about its no surprise they've backed it up with a spikeless model. The soles of the spikeless feature an Ignite foam footbed which maximises energy return to the foot increasing comfort and responsiveness. A new GripZone sole features strategically...

  • Nike reveal new Lunar Control 4 shoes

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

    At more than 120mph, Rory McIlroy’s golf swing is one of the most powerful on the professional tour. His ability to attack the ball with velocity while maintaining control, requires strength and a strong base. When it all comes together, McIlroy reckons, he’s able to “swing within himself.” This insight played a major role in the development of Nike's new Lunar...

  • Cobra reveal new King F6 and F6+ woods

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

    Cobra may not be the first name you think of when its comes to choosing a new driver, but they’ve always had a solid technology story. We reckon with the new wave of super hi-tech products they’re releasing you should think again before buying a new driver in 2016. Cobra King F6+ Driver £299 Stock shaft: Matrix Black Tie 65M4  Cobra reckon...

  • Cobra reveal new King F6 Iron

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

    Cobra’s technology story is not just limited to its woods,  the new King F6 irons are just as laden with hi-tech wizardry. Cobra’s engineers have broken down the set to individual clubs and designed each for its own specific purpose. So hollow heads and hot face inserts in the 3-5 Irons deliver a low cg, increased moi performance and higher...

  • The new Ping app will get you fit, track your stats, and fix your swing tempo

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 16 November 2015

    Ping have launched a new app to work on the Apple Watch which includes a "Golf Workout" feature capable of tracking fitness data, swing tempo and on-course statistics. The iPing app is a free download from the App Store. The full Golf Workout experience is available as an in-app purchase at an introductory price of £3.99. “Our Golf Workout for Apple Watch presents...

  • SkyTrak team up with WGT Golf

    Written by Simon Daddow on Friday, 13 November 2015

    Here at TG we've used SkyTrak's launch monitor during our test sessions over the last couple of months and we've been impressed with its accuracy and mobility. But the SkyTrak was always intented to be much more than just a launch monitor so the company are going a step further and offering golfers the chance to play WGT Golf in...

  • GolfBuddy launch new LR5 laser rangefinder

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 10 November 2015

    With an RRP of just £219.95 and using the multiple award-winning technology of its predecessor, this new laser offers golfers accuracy, style and performance at a competitive pricepoint.  The GolfBuddy LR5 is  jam-packed with features including: an 880 yard range, yards and metres display, water and dust resistancy, an automatic shut off and a 5000 scan battery life. The GolfBuddy LR5 benefits...

  • New Stewart Platinum Edition R1 Push

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 10 November 2015

    British trolley brand Stewart Golf have released a Platinum Edition of their popular R1 Push trolley. Production of the R1 Push Platinum Edition is to be limited to just 200 trolleys, all built by hand in Great Britain. As well as the elegant platinum colour, the trolley also has a special ‘Platinum Edition’ badge. CEO Mark Stewart said, “Building our trolleys in...

  • They say it's impossible to shank this wedge...

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 9 November 2015

    Shanking a wedge is one of the most demoralising shots in golf. There's nothing worse than picturing the ball soaring into the air and landing with a thud next to the pin, only to hear that unmistable 'clank' as hosel meets ball and sends it scuttling off to the right quicker than a UKIP politician.  Show us a golfer who has...

  • Under Armour introduce tiered weather-proof innovation

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 9 November 2015

    Under Armour has unveiled its Autumn/Winter collection of performance apparel with a simple new three-tiered system to explain its differing levels of weather protection.  Storm 1: Gives golfers water-resistant clothing through Under Armour’s DWR finish, which repels water making it suitable for light rain / showers where waterproofs aren’t necessary. Key Storm 1 garments: UA Elemental Golf Pant (£70), UA Tips Vest (£85) &...

  • New Etiqus Sport Tour watch collection

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 9 November 2015

    Etiqus, the British brand designing watches exclusively for golfers, is to expand its range with the launch of a new Sport Tour Collection for men. Featuring all of the same subtle golf features that have proved popular among the existing collections, this smaller Sport model will be available in six distinctive golf-related colour options. Summer White, Night Black and Auld Grey remain...

  • Wilson Staff reveal new FG Tour F5 Range

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 4 November 2015

    Wilson Staff have a long history of making clubs for great golfers but they reckon the new FG Tour F5's have been developed to meet the needs of every player. The new driver, fairways, hybrids and forged irons are said to have a blend of Feel, Crossover and Distance (F-C-D) to suit every golfers individul playing styles. “The new Crossover category...

  • Waterproof Showcase: How to choose yours

    Thursday, 29 October 2015

    Sunice Bishop Paclite Pullover £199.99 Edisson Paclite Pants £199.99 Jacket ¼ zip, Gore-Tex Paclite fabric, lifetime guarantee, unlined, two front pockets.  Trousers Zipped fly, elasticated waist band, belt loops, contained front and back pockets.  TG view With a ski wear background Sunice have pedigree for performance outdoor garments. The jacket uses Gore-Tex Paclite fabric to keep weight to a minimum, while we particularly like the trouser...

  • Yonex unveil new XPG range

    Written by Simon Daddow on Thursday, 29 October 2015

    Its all about Kinetic Energy say Yonex…harness it and golfers can hit shots further. How? Start by making the clubhead heavier so there’s more mass at impact. Stick that heavier head on a lighter shaft. Then golfers swing at their usual pace but the heavier head travels quicker which directly impacts on ball speeds and ultimately the distance golfers hit...

  • Puma reveal new TitanTour Ignite shoes

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 27 October 2015

    Puma are well known for making bright coloured clothing and flat billed caps for golfs trendy young kids, but they also make some pretty hi-tech shoes too. The companies new Ignite shoes feature a new more responsive and cushioned mid sole which Puma say optimises rebound to release energy efficiently during your golf swing. The new foam also increases comfort so...

  • Nike reveal Counter Flex putters

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 27 October 2015

    Counter Balanced putters have grown massively in popularity. Wind the clock back just a couple of years and there was less than a handful available. That’s now changed and top heavy flatsticks are breeding quickly which has lead Nike to enter the market with their new Counter Flex models. Never wanting to be a follower Nike have developed their own Counter...

  • FootJoy update popular shoe models

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 26 October 2015

    FootJoy maybe a market leaders when it comes to shoes, but its doesn't mean they don't continually push themselves to make a better product. For 2016 the brand is updating its most popular models and this is how. D.N.A For the very first time the DNA will be available as a MyJoys custom option so you'll have the opportunity to design your...

  • TaylorMade unveil new Project (a) ball for amateurs

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 26 October 2015

    TaylorMade recognise not all amateurs want a super premium priced tour ball. So they've designed the new Project (a) for the competitive amateur player to promote spin and improved performance from 30 yards in. The ball has an overall compression of 70 which is achieved through a 20 point softer core and a cover thats 18 points softer than the...

  • Taylormade launch new Tour Preferred golf ball

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 26 October 2015

    Following Justin Rose's victory at the UBS Hong Kong Open TaylorMade have chosen to introduce their new Tour Preferred and Tour Preferred X balls which helped the englishman to success. Taylormade say their new Tour Preferred is TaylorMade's softest Tour Ball. It's got a 4 layer construction, an 80 compression and unbelievably TaylorMade's engineers reckon the inner layer is 65% softer than...

  • Rose wins with new Tour Preferred X ball

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 26 October 2015

    Justin Rose claimed his 8th European Tour win at the UBS Hong Kong Open yesterday whilst bagging a bunch of TaylorMade’s new 2016 equipment. Of course the companies new carbon crowned M1 driver featured, but alongside this were the newly launched PSI long irons and a yet to be revealed Tour Preferred X golf ball. Taylormade haven’t commented about what’s different...

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