Equipment news

  • Motocaddy reveal new S-Series trolleys

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 1 March 2016

    Motocaddy say their award-winning S1 has become the world’s favourite electric golf trolley since its introduction in 2006. The new 2016 model incorporates a number of new improvements, including a soft-touch ergonomic handle, low-profile quick release wheels, a streamlined battery tray and the brands exclusive super-fast Quickfold mechanism. Added to these features are nine speed settings, a battery indicator, whisper-quiet motor, adjustable...

  • Stewart Golf reveal new F1-S Remote trolley

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 1 March 2016

    Luxury British trolley manufacturer Stewart Golf have anounced details of what they call the world's most compact folding remote controlled trolley. The F1-S is aimed squarely at those golfers who desire the freedom of a well balanced, remote control machine on the golf course, but have limited storage space in their car or at home. The design of the F1-S Remote...

  • Ping Apparel announce 2016 ambassadors

    Written by Simon Daddow on Thursday, 25 February 2016

    Ping took the design of their apparel back in house last year, in a bid to closer align its values and ethos to their award winning hardware. To show their commitment to the casue they've just announced their 2016 apparel ambassasdors which include the re-signing of the 2010 Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen. Others to join the team are 2015 European Solheim...

  • You can buy a dozen of the ball Rory McIlroy used to win The Open for £20!

    Written by Rob McGarr on Wednesday, 24 February 2016

    In last week's top value golf deals, we brought you a Callaway Big Bertha Alpha for £129.99, an Odyssey Versa putter for £69, a Callaway bag for £39.99 and a dozen Srixon AD333 for just £14.39. If you missed those deals, you can check them out here.  We're not ones to rest on our money-saving laurels, so we've scoured the internet...

  • Should you buy Samsung golf shoes?

    Written by Rob McGarr on Tuesday, 23 February 2016

    Buying golf shoes is normally fairly simple. Find a pair you like, check they're not too expensive, get the size that fits and you're done.  You're normally choosing from the usual candidates: FootJoy, Ecco, Adidas, Nike Skechers, Puma, Callaway and Stubart. But what about Samsung? They might not be the first name you think of when buying new golf shoes, but maybe...

  • Titleist launch lightweight Waterproof 4UP Stand Bag

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 22 February 2016

    Feature laden modern stand bags can weigh a ton, especially if you get caught out in a heavy down pour. So Titleist have come up with the idea of producing a simple, waterproof stand bag that's big enough to house all your golfing kit but won't weigh you down on the back nine. The 4UP is not launching until March 1st...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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, 9 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, 3 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, 3 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, 3 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...

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