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  • adidas ZG21 shoe is a 'new era in lightweight golf footwear'

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 25 January 2021

    Two years in the making, adidas say their new ZG21 shoe is up to 20 per cent lighter than brand's previous spiked shoes and 'launches a new category of golf footwear'. The ZG21 spiked shoe is the result of adidas' tour pros and amateur golfers telling the brand they wanted a high-performance spiked shoe that was lightweight and extremely comfortable. RELATED: Best Spiked...

  • New Mizuno ST-X and ST-Z woods bring speed and sound

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 25 January 2021

    Mizuno’s new ST-X and ST-Z drivers are the culmination of the Japanese company’s three-year, rapid-fire development project. The follow-up to the ST190 and ST200, Mizuno's first drivers widely played on tour, the ST-Z and ST-X use Mizuno's second-generation SAT2041 Beta Ti face and complex carbon construction, designed to to deliver fast ball speeds and a dense, satisfying sensation at impact.  RELATED: Tested - Best...

  • Honma want you to 'Gain Speed' with new drivers, fairway woods, irons and hybrids

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 25 January 2021

    Honma target slow swing speed golfers with new 'Gain Speed' range of drivers, fairway woods, irons and hybrids. Japanese golf brand Honma has released a new range of game improvement clubs aimed at golfers with slower swings looking to increase ball speed and distance.  The Honma T//World GS range sits alongside the Honma T//World TR (Tour Release) range, which is aimed at...

  • Wilson Golf's D9 range delivers distance, performance and control

    Written by Rob Jerram on Friday, 22 January 2021

    Wilson Staff D9 driver, fairway wood, hybrid and iron are designed to deliver golfers distance, performance and control... and it's all thanks to incredible computing power. Wilson Golf CEO Tim Clarke set his team a challenge for the new D9 range... build us a driver that gets in play on Tour in 2021. TESTED: Best Drivers 2021 Wilson Golf's D family has been built...

  • Titleist reveal 2021 Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls

    Written by Rob Jerram on Thursday, 21 January 2021

    A new dimple pattern, a higher, more consistent flight and more short game spin… the 2021 Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x balls are here. When it comes to refreshing the No.1 ball in golf, Titleist don’t take it lightly. Two years of development and months of tour seeding have taken place before revealing the new Pro V1 and Pro V1x...

  • ERC Soft is Callaway's longest-ever soft-feel golf ball

    Written by Rob Jerram on Thursday, 21 January 2021

    New high energy core helps make Callaway's 2021 ERC Soft golf ball the brand's longest soft golf ball.  The 2021 Callaway ERC Soft golf ball builds on the game-changing original. Launched in 2019 was the first to feature Triple Track alignment lines, now on the Chrome Soft, and we rated it as the best ball for amateurs in our robot balls...

  • REVEALED: TaylorMade SIM2 drivers, fairways, irons and hybrids

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 19 January 2021

    What happens when you take something brilliant and make it even better? The TaylorMade SIM2. The TaylorMade SIM range launched at the beginning of 2020 and went on to achieve considerable success around the golfing globe. RELATED: Best Drivers 2021  It performed superbly in our 2020 Drivers Test, was hugely popular with amateur golfers of all handicaps, and the drivers and woods made it...

  • Callaway Epic Speed and Epic MAX drivers and fairway woods unveiled

    Written by Rob Jerram on Friday, 15 January 2021

    The new range of Callaway Epic drivers includes Callaway's fastest driver ever, and their most forgiving. The foundation of every Callaway driver launched since 2016 was a chance discovery. RELATED: Tested - Best Drivers Callaway engineers were looking for a way to secure a 'Gravity Core' weight in the Great Big Bertha Alpha they were designing, which would mean the driver's centre of gravity could be adjusted...

  • Odyssey White Hot OG putters bring back famous face insert

    Written by Rob Jerram on Thursday, 14 January 2021

    Odyssey White Hot OG putters bring back one of golf's most popular face inserts in six different head shapes for 2021. "Legendary then, iconic now," is how Odyssey are promoting their new line of White Hot OG putters, two decades after the famous face and renowned 2-Ball putters first found fame. FULL REVIEW: Odyssey White Hot OG Putters There have been dozens of...

  • NEW! Callaway Apex 21 irons and hybrids revealed

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 12 January 2021

    Five Callaway Apex 21 irons and two Apex hybrids revealed as brand makes hugely popular family accessible to all golfers for 2021. Just days after announcing the signing of golf's World No.2 Jon Rahm, Callaway have revealed another impressive line-up with their new tech-packed Apex 21 irons and hybrids, featuring new A.I-designed faces and Jailbreak A.I. Velocity blades. RELATED: Callaway's 2021 Epic woods revealed...

  • NEW! Ping G425 drivers, fairways, hybrids and irons!

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 11 January 2021

    Ping G425 drivers, fairway woods, hybrid, crossover and irons revealed for 2021. Chances are you’ll already have caught sight of some of the new Ping G425 range as it enjoyed a fast start to life on the world's professional golf tours. Long-time Ping staffer Lee Westwood captured the European Tour’s Race to Dubai in December using the new G425 LST driver, G425...

  • How Scottsdale Golf are taking custom-fitting to the next level

    Written by Rob Jerram on Friday, 8 January 2021

    Scottsdale Golf are revolutionising the way custom-fitted clubs are purchased with the opening of a high-tech fitting centre. We might not all be able to hit it like a Tour pro, but we can now at least be treated like one. Scottsdale Golf have just opened a new Performance & Build centre on the outskirts of Warrington, bringing a level of club-fitting...

  • PXG target every golfer with 'affordable' 0211 range

    Written by Rob Jerram on Thursday, 7 January 2021

    PXG unveil 'affordable' and versatile 0211 driver, fairway wood, hybrid and irons for 2021. There can be no doubt that PXG make incredible golf clubs but they've always come with a premium price tag... until now. RELATED: Our biggest ever balls test on PXG's robot... While affordable isn’t a word used very often by billionaire PXG owner Bob Parsons, it's exactly what he...

  • REVEALED: Cobra Golf King RADSPEED clubs for 2021!

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 8 December 2020

    Cobra Golf's King RADSPEED family aims to maximise every golfer’s performance in 2021 thanks to “breakthrough” weighting technology that provides unprecedented distance and forgiveness. Cobra Golf have unveiled their "most advanced product line to date" with the new King RADSPEED drivers, fairway woods, hybrids and irons for 2021.  RELATED: Revealed and tested - Ping's G425 range! With a name inspired by the range's key,...

  • Motocaddy enter world of golf rangefinders with Pro 3000 laser

    Written by Rob Jerram on Friday, 20 November 2020

    Motocaddy, the world's biggest-selling electric golf trolley brand, move into the world of rangefinders with Pro 3000 laser launch. Motocaddy have launched the premium PRO 3000 Laser Rangefinder as they continue their move into the distance measurement device (DMD) market. Seen as the perfect addition to the award-winning Motocaddy product range, the PRO 3000 is quick and easy to use, features cutting-edge PinLock...

  • "Unparalleled" comfort from FootJoy's new Stratos golf shoe

    Written by Rob Jerram on Friday, 20 November 2020

    FootJoy reveal new FJ Stratos golf shoe to provide "out-of-this-world" comfort and game-changing traction thanks to brand's new 'StratoFoam' cushioning and VersaTrax+ outsole. FootJoy have unveiled their seven-shoe FJ Stratos range, featuring an all-new cushioning compound called StratoFoam. The proprietary foam blend is designed for optimal support and comfort whether you're swinging your club or walking the course. RELATED: Best Spiked golf Shoes...

  • Cobra King Supersport-35 is golf's first fully 3D-printed putter

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 17 November 2020

    First fully 3D-printed putter hits the golf market with Cobra King Supersport-35 blade set to revolutionise the way golf equipment is produced. Cobra Golf have revealed the first of three-planned 3D-printed products for 2021. The new King Supersport-35 putter is the result of a new partnership with printing moguls HP (Hewlett-Packard) and metal injection moulding specialists Parmatech. RELATED: Full review of the Cobra King...

  • Wilson Staff Model R golf ball is unpainted to boost performance!

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 17 November 2020

    Wilson Staff Model R is the world's first unpainted, tour level, four-piece, urethane-covered golf ball as brand claims painted finishes could have a negative impact on performance. Ever wondered why golf balls are painted? Well, according to Wilson, the shiny white finish offers little more than a visual treat and could actually be detrimental to a ball's performance. That is why they...

  • PXG add uber-forgiving One & Done putter to Battle Ready Collection

    Written by Rob Jerram on Wednesday, 11 November 2020

    PXG launch One & Done putter, designed to help golfers conquer every green in a single stroke. PXG's new One & Done Putter is a 100 per cent milled, high MOI, mallet-style putter with visually prominent alignment features designed to dramatically increase confidence on the green. It's the second release in the brand's new Battle Ready Collection, following launch of the Blackjack...

  • Ecco's spikeless Masters tribute

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 10 November 2020

    Ten years after Fred Couples turned golf on its head by wearing the first spikeless golf shoes at the Masters, Ecco are marking the occasion with a special edition of their latest spikeless footwear for their players at Augusta National. Erik van Rooyen and Henrik Stenson will wear the unique S-THREE hybrid shoes at Augusta this week, showcasing how spikeless tech...

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