Equipment news

  • Bushnell’s two-in-one rangefinder

    Written by Simon Daddow, Equipment Editor on Monday, 06 March 2017

    Just when you thought laser rangefinders couldn’t get any more sophisticated, Bushnell unveils what it called its most advanced model ever.  The £449 Pro X2 lets you switch between normal distance and slope-adjusted distances in a second. With Slope Technology on, you get distances adjusted for gradient to provide the most accurate number possible.   It conforms to local rule 14-3/0.5 when...

  • Under Armour unveil new and improved golf footwear range for 2017

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 06 March 2017

    Under Armour has launched its full footwear range for 2017, with four new styles joining the signature Spieth One shoes. The UA Tour Tips, which retail at £130, is designed to offer ‘premium Tour level’ and is currently being worn by Gary Woodland and Matthew Fitzpatrick. Like the Spieth One, the model incorporates UA Storm technology and is both breathable and waterproof.

  • Zen Green Stage with Putt View: Game changing technology?

    Friday, 03 March 2017

    The world's first computer-controlled putting green was one of our favourite techy product launches last year - and now it's been upgraded. The Zen Green Stage has welcomed a new addition with PuttView, which has transformed it in to a product that has been taking recent golf shows by storm.  The original Zen Green Stage was designed because tour putting...

  • WIN with Galvin Green

    Wednesday, 01 March 2017

    Enter our competition for your chance to win a Galvin Green Suit, and arm yourself with the best techniques to beat the worst of our wet, windy and cold conditions.

  • PowaKaddy Freeway range get exciting 2017 update

    Written by Camilla Tait on Wednesday, 01 March 2017

    PowaKaddy have announced they will be welcoming new upgrades for the PowaKaddy Freeway range in 2017 - most notably the FW3 and FW5 models. The PowaKaddy Freeway models became the first electric trolley range to reach half a million sales, and now the world's most popular brand are giving their FW3, FW5 and FW7s new enhancements for the...

  • Callaway unveil new Sure Out Wedge

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 28 February 2017

    Callaway have today revealed its new Sure Out Wedge, which has been created in collaboration with world-renowned golf instructor Hank Haney. Following on from the January release of their Mack Daddy Forged Wedges, the Sure Out Wedge crafts its own place in the market with recovery and greenside shots in mind. Haney worked closely with Callaway engineers to...

  • Motocaddy announce S5 CONNECT trolley

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 27 February 2017

    Motocaddy have created its most technologically advanced electric trolley to date, becoming the first trolley brand to combine a GPS system and a smart phone app. The UK’s top-selling trolley brand are seeking to revolutionise the market with their S5 CONNECT trolley, which comes with a free app that aims to be used in place of a conventional GPS device. The...

  • Lamkin introduce Z5 grips

    Written by Camilla Tait on Wednesday, 22 February 2017

    Lamkin Corporation have introduced their latest innovation in the form of their new Z5 grip, aimed to deliver maximum control, comfort and consistency with every swing. The Lamkin Z5 grip boasts 5 distinct zones, each delivering a specific function advantage which features FingerLock panels and a soft cord weave design. The high-performance Lamkin Z5 grips are made from a proprietary rubber...

  • PowaKaddy launches 2017 cart bag range

    Written by Camilla Tait on Wednesday, 22 February 2017

    New colours and designs have been added to PowaKaddy’s newest cart bag range for 2017, which will become available to consumers from March.  Whether you’re looking for a waterproof bag or a cart bag that makes transportation easy, golf’s No.1 electric trolly brand has four products for their newest offering that keeps the golfer in mind.   The Premium, Deluxe and Lite...

  • More distance, more feel from Mizuno's new ball

    Written by Simon Daddow, Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 15 February 2017

    It a big year for new balls, with a raft of new ones recently launched promising more distance and more feel. Now Mizuno is joining the party with its new JPX-S, a soft-compression three-piece ball which is said to offering “balanced performance across a wider range of swing speeds plus increased initial ball speed for most golfers”. By softening the core, Mizuno’s...

  • The new way to get a perfect grip

    Written by Simon Daddow, Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 01 February 2017

    If you need help getting your hands consistently in the right place on the club, Golf Pride’s latest grip is here to help. ALIGN Technology features a raised ridge that extends down the back of the grip so you can feel when your fingers are in the right place. It’s going to appear on the traditional MCC taper profile and MCC Plus4’s...

  • Jon Rahm: How to choose new gear

    Written by Simon Daddow on Monday, 30 January 2017

    Jon Rahm claimed his first PGA Tour title after bagging two eagles on the back nine of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. Last week at the CareerBuilder Challenge the Spaniard bagged a ton of new gear from TaylorMade, including driver, irons, wedges, putter and – crucially – a ball. He used his new Itsy Bitsy Spider putter on Sunday to...

  • Skechers unveil 2017 Go Golf shoe collection

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 26 January 2017

    They’ve been taking the US market by storm, and now Skechers have expanded their footprint in the UK market by launching an updated Go Golf shoe collection for 2017. The US No.2 footwear brand, which is endorsed by Matt Kuchar, Russell Knox and Colin Montgomerie, has taken inspiration from their market-leading running and lifestyle divisions by introducing six technology-enhanced golf shoes. Like its 2016 predecessor,...

  • Tiger Woods signs with TaylorMade

    Written by Michael Catling on Wednesday, 25 January 2017

    Tiger Woods is finally off the equipment market after choosing TaylorMade as his new equipment provider. The multi-year deal will see the 14-time Major champion play with TaylorMade woods, irons and wedges for the foreseeable future. The exact length of contract was not disclosed, but TaylorMade CEO David Abeles did announce that Tiger will be putting the new woods in the bag...

  • Titleist unveil new Pro V1 and Pro V1x

    Written by Edward Colman on Wednesday, 25 January 2017

    Titleist have revealed the new 2017 Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls for 2017. The Pro V1's been part of golf since the year 2000. Every few years updates eek out a couple yards of distance, a touch more feel and extra spin. TOP STORIES TG's biggest ever equipment trial Top 100 Golf Courses in Great Britain and Ireland But Titleist reckon the newest...

  • Ping reveal new Sigma G putters

    Written by Smon Daddow on Wednesday, 25 January 2017

    Ping reveal new Sigma G putters. Ping have had a serious rethink of their putter offering for 2017. And what they’ve come up with encompasses everything they’ve learnt about putter design over the years with plenty of new insert, groove and roll technology. TOP STORIES Ping reveal new i200 irons Ping reveal new new Glide 2.0 wedges A new aluminium face insert is teamed with milled...

  • Cobra unveils King PUR wedges

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 24 January 2017

    Cobra is offering some great clubs in 2017, and the King PUR wedges are the latest offering. They feature a raw, unplated stainless steel finish for maximum spin, improved feel, versatility and precision around the greens, and will cost £89.    ”Progressive Spin Technology” in three specific sole grinds designed cater for three very different types of wedge play and conditions.  “We recognise...

  • Titleist reveal new Scotty Cameron Futura putters

    Written by Simon Daddow on Tuesday, 24 January 2017

    Scotty Cameron may be best known for making some of the sleekest milled blade putters in the business, but it's not stopped him developing a brand new increased MOI Futura line up to offer golfers better stability and forgiveness.  From rounded mid-mallets to high-tech, high-MOI mallets, the seven strong family meld designs of previous GOLO and Futura X models with Scotty's...

  • Callaway unveil new Steelhead XR Pro irons

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 23 January 2017

    If you’re a fan of the new Epic driver, feast your eyes on Callaway’s latest range of Steelhead XR irons. The all-new Steelhead XR Pro irons feature the same technology as the Steelhead XR irons, but with the added addition of a more compact head, a thinner top line and narrower sole width. A sleek, non-glare black PVD finish has also been...

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