Equipment news

  • 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...

  • How the world's best golfers choose their equipment

    Friday, 23 October 2015

    Since arriving on both the European and PGA Tours in mid-September, the TaylorMade M1 has experienced incredible dominance, winning driver counts on both sides of the pond. The unparalleled levels of adjustment, coupled with stunning visuals and class-leading performance have ensured the release of the M1 family of unmetalwoods has been the most hotly anticipated in company history.  Current World No.1...

  • Game Golf launches Game Golf Live

    Thursday, 22 October 2015

    The launch of Game Golf Live follows the original Game Golf Classic product, which was first launched in the UK in 2014. Game Golf Classic was the first wearable device and integrated a software platform which tracked and captured real performance data and displayed players' rounds in a dynamic and socially driven interface. It is also the only wearable technology product that...

  • NEW GEAR: Ecco Cage shoes

    Written by Simon Daddow on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

    Ecco has unveiled a unique ‘stability cage’ on its latest shoes to help you stay more comfortable on the course. The Cage is said to promote increased stability, flexibility and cushioning thanks to a unique, one-piece, DiP stability cage that wraps from the heel through the midsole and across the toe box.  The outsole design aligns and moves in unison with the...

  • FIRST HIT: We review the new TaylorMade Psi irons

    Friday, 16 October 2015

    TaylorMade's new PSi irons are said to "take a new approach to the better player iron." How does it do that? TaylorMade says players have long been subjected to choosing an iron with either premium sound and feel or distance. With PSi, they say they have found the perfect blend of form and function with the company's new Dynamic Feel System (DFS).

  • Odyssey launch new Works Tank Cruiser putter range

    Tuesday, 6 October 2015

    The new Tank Cruiser line, in #1, #7, 2-Ball Fang and V-Line models, combines Odyssey's trusted insert ever with quicker roll that gets the ball into a pure roll faster. Adjustable Tank counterbalance head weighting and grip weighting has then been incorporated into each design to allow golfers to dial in the perfect balance for a consistent stroke. Austie Rollinson, Chief Designer...

  • Mizuno reveal the new JPX EZ and EZ Forged Irons

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 6 October 2015

    JPX EZ Iron Mizuno say the new JPX EZ is a “point and shoot” iron thats matches distance with feel. They reckon its engineered to be the best feeling iron in its class and is designed to deliver launch monitor busting ball speeds. A 360deg dual pocket design inside the cavity creates a “cavity frame” which pushes mass to the corners...

  • Mizuno unveil new JPX EZ Driver, Fairway and Hybrid

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 6 October 2015

    Mizuno reckon previous moveable weight drivers have been difficult to hit because the mass taken up creating the ports, weights and tracks raises the cg and moves it closer to the clubface. Their solution is the JPX EZ which has a simple 3 track weighting system and single 10g weight to offer the same levels of forgiveness as a non-adjustable...

  • NEW GEAR: New Scotty Cameron Futura X7 Putter

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 6 October 2015

    Scotty Cameron is a legend in putter circles – he’s milled some of the best putters ever created. While he’s probably more famous for his exquisite traditional blade and mallet styled putters his Futura range is ever growing in popularity on Tour and in the amateur game.  It's no surprise then to see the Futura X family extended to incorporate this the...

  • FootJoy adds D.N.A. to MyJoys range

    Written by Today's Golfer on Monday, 5 October 2015

    For the first time golfers have the chance to design their own pair of FootJoy D.N.A. shoes on the brand’s revolutionary MyJoys service. The popular model can be personalised or logoed on the MyJoys customisation programme, with an astonishing 21,168 design combinations available.  Four different base leathers feature – white, black, grey and navy – while there are 12 saddle leathers, 49...

  • adidas showcase new clothing collection at Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

    Friday, 2 October 2015

    The line-up features innovative fabrics and technology such as adidas Golf's climaheat and climawarm, which helps golfers stay warm (without adding bulk), while climaproof and climastorm help you stay dry. To ensure players can handle whatever the elements throw at them, adidas Golf staff pros and adidas supported celebrities will wear key pieces from the range including the Gore-Tex Two-layer Chest...

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