Sep 11th, 2018
The GolfPunk guide to the best in the business when it comes to splitting fairways...
The GolfPunk guide to the best in the business when it comes to splitting fairways...
A two-year mission to design greater speed into every detail of driver technology has led to the introduction of the new Titleist TS drivers, available in store from September 28th with fittings at Titleist fitting events and select retailers beginning nationwide from today.
Everything you need to know about choosing your new big dog...
Want to really get under the bonnet of your golf game? Check out the new Cobra Connect drivers.
Here they are, 6 More Of The Best Drivers for 2017....
We caught up with Beef recently, and he gave us the exclusive on his brand new Titleist 917D3 driver. The short review: It's better! The long review? Well watch on to see what he thinks about his latest boom stick.
We don't know about you, but we want to hit the ball further. From watching Jason, Dustin and Rory rip it off the tee, to seeing Lucas Dornan drive it 380 yards on the regular, distance matters. Here's a round up of 2017's best drivers.
They're finally here! The all new Titleist 917 drivers! And they're bloomin' gorgeous!
Srixon are launching two new gorgeous drivers. Check these mean looking boomsticks here...
Cobra launch the first drivers of the digital age, the King F7 and King F7+.
Titleist's brand new driver hits the PGA Tour this week. Say hello to the 917.
Last week at the Northern Trust Open Rory McIlroy, Kevin Na, and Charley Hoffman hit wooden woods from the 1920's, 50's, and 90's to see how they compared to the modern equipment.
We want to hit the ball further in 2016. We're not sure we're ready to start working out though, so we thought we'd see which driver might help us hit longer drives this year. There are limitations in place on driver design by the R&A and USGA, but the manufactuers won't stop striving to produce drivers that hit the ball consistantly further.
“Dubai you say? End of November you say? Two new drivers you say? Smoke me a driver, I’ll be back for my tee time.” I didn't exactly need my arm twisting, and with that I was off to the Arabian Ranches Golf Club to try the latest Callaway XR 16 and XR 16 Drivers.
It’s the Sunday driver, where we find you a driver that you may never have heard of but that won't stop it from being a fairway finding beast. This week it's Honma's TW727 Driver range, it's not one driver, but four!!!
Everyone wants to hit the ball further. It’s a given. Tell everyone from the best players in the world to the weekend warrior that a new driver can gain them ten yards, and they will want to try your driver.
I’ve written about limited edition drivers before. Sometimes there's a thousand pieces, and we've seen it as low as 500 of each driver. But 5? Vega have trumped them all with three limited edition drivers of just 5 pieces each!
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of driving golf buggies while drunk on the Isles of Scilly. 70s rock combo Mungo Jerry blamed for drink-drive-buggy-epidemic
Honma has launched a new set of clubs, with a simply eye-watering price tag - $75,000, which works out at stunning $5357 per club for the full 14 piece set.
HONMA Golf, the world’s most exclusive golf brand, has appointed PGA Professional Luke Peterken as its new Club Fitting Specialist in the UK.
Market-leading Clubs to Hire has seen its bookings through partner agent Your Golf Travel (YGT) grow by more than 400 per cent, year on year, during 2018.
SRIXON® has announced the launch of the all-new Z Series, featuring tour-proven woods and irons crafted for the best players in the world. Srixon’s 2018 Z Series officially launches in the UK on September 14th 2018.
Mark King, the former president and CEO of TaylorMade, is going to be working with Honma Golf as the brand looks to grow in North America.
Dustin Johnson's 3rd win of the season is the19th of his PGA TOUR career and the 14th for TaylorMade's M3 & M4 Drivers in 2018.
6 Of The Best Irons for you to purchase in order to get your Mid–Handicap golf securely 'on' in an attractive fashion.... Some real beauties up this year!!
Out now! GolfPunk Magazine Issue 3 featuring the incredible story of PXG's golf billionaire Bob Parsons; Natalie Gulbis; Top 10 Drivers for 2018; Our Favourite Shop and loads more...
Titleist welcomed golfers of all ages and abilities onto the driving range at the BMW PGA Championship, as The Ultimate Fit returned to Wentworth Club for the second year running.
Arccos 360, the pioneering on-course data tracking system, has revealed an in-depth analysis on amateur golfer driving distances that shows a decline over the last year. The analysis follows the recent USGA and R&A 2017 Distance Report that disclosed an “unusual and concerning” rise within the professional game.
We've been looking over some of the best read stories for 2017, and this story about the golf ball you cannot lose attracted a lot of attention from GolfPunk readers. Golfer looking forlornly for ball in rough/trees etc: "Someone really should invent a golf ball you can't lose..." Well, someone has...
HONMA Golf, the world’s most exclusive golf brand, will be showcasing its latest range of luxury golf clubs at over 40 demo day events across the UK this summer.
Hot on the heels of a successful first season for the Vertical Groove Driver, the world’s only driver with vertical grooves on the clubface, Vertical Groove UK today announces details and a UK arrival date for its follow-up fairway product, the 3-Wood.
Top-quality second-owner golf clubs are flying off the shelves at Clubs to Buy - a new retail venture from the market-leading club rental agency Clubs to Hire.
Titleist continues to place more emphasis on custom fitting than any other brand in golf with further investment in its Product Specialist team and fitting events across the UK & Ireland.
Introducing Belinda Whent, PGA professional and England amateur international. Belinda joins our GolfJunk Editor Daniel Owen in the golf-geekery department and will be bringing us her take on the latest equipment every issue.
Top end equipment manufacturer, PXG have had their custom fit van stolen from the central Birmingham area. The incident happened between 8pm Friday 16/02 & 8am Saturday 17/02.
Wilson Golf has signed an exciting crop of talented young golfers on the European Challenge Tour to play Wilson Staff woods, irons and wedges this season.
Ernie Els has joined XXIO as a club ambassador, playing the brand’s equipment and using their golf bag.
The results are in. Who have you chosen to honour from the top equipment, moments and personalities from the last 12 months golfing action? Thank you all for voting in your thousands!! Dive on in to find out...
Nippon Shaft will introduce the N.S.PRO Zelos 6 at the PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 24-26, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, and be available for purchase at retail from March 20.
Setting new standards in combined MOI and forgiveness for a driver, PING has introduced the new G400 Max driver, along with the G700 irons, Glide 2.0 Stealth wedges and PING Vault 2.0 putters. The new products are available for pre-order beginning today.
Jamie Sadlowski , the two-time World Long Drive Champion, has signed with Cleveland Golf to act as a brand ambassador.
Every so often a club manufacturer claims that they have a game changer on their hands. The next big leap? According to TaylorMade it's Twist Face.
Over twenty-years ago an unknown John Daly burst onto the scene with a dramatic victory at the 1991 PGA Championship. And now his title–winning club has been sold at auction for a stunning $17,300.40!
It's round four in the on-going battle between PXG and TaylorMade, as PXG go on the offensive again.
Wilson Golf is introducing its first ever (Crossover) wood range featuring FLX Face™ Power Hole Technology which the brand believes to be its best ever in offering adjustability, forgiveness and distance.
The Long Drive World Series is launching an epic world tour in 2018: 10 events in 10 different countries pitting the biggest hitters on the planet against each other in a global kaboom-fest to determine who is number 1... and now there is a digital magazine to take us every step of the way...
As it is Black Friday we thought we'd have a little look see at what the best deals are on offer from the UK's leading golf retailer - American Golf. Here'w what we found.
MacGregor continues to set the standard for the best value equipment with its new range of package sets.
Scott McCarron got a one shot penalty as his dropped his driver and moved his marked ball. And the driver got what was coming to it! Bad driver.....
Scaredy Cat Scaredy Cat, sitting on the, errmm, golf mat. No need to be afraid anymore. Ian Poulter is here to show us how to attain true bravery on the tee. No matter what is in front of you...
These are the first pictures to have been released of the golf course in North Korea, where the now departed and unlamented Kim Jong Il scored 11 holes-in-one in his first and only round of golf.
Highlighted by two wins on the PGA TOUR Champions, and on the back of John Daly’s 2nd place finish at the Paris Legends Championship on the European Senior Tour, Vertical Groove Golf have announced two new distribution deals.
When Golf Scientist Bryson Dechambeau teamed up with Cobra to produce the Cobra One Length clubs, GP's equipment guru Dan jumped at the chance to try them out. For a whole season. Would he be able to get used to his wedge being the same length as his four-iron? Would they make him play better or worse? His diary starts here...
Gainsborough-based PING Europe has now raised more than £200,000 for local charities after its 20th annual Charity Golf Day brought in a record-breaking amount for worthwhile causes in the area.
Before there was PXG, TaylorMade had CGB. A different three little letters that pretty much mean the same thing, hi-tech, easy to use, and super long. Now they’ve brought that name back with the new M CGB Irons.
Ping Europe Limited has been fined £1.45 million for preventing UK retailers from selling its golf clubs online.
It's one thing getting custom fitted for a brand spanking new PXG driver, but it's quite another when the guy doing the fitting is none other than PXG founder and all-round GolfPunk Bob Parsons!!
Cobra Golf has unveiled today the lightest, easiest to swing woods in the company's history – the F–MAX family.
Heritage Auctions has announced that a piece of iconic Palmer memorabilia from his 1961 victory at Birkdale will be up for auction.
Bubba Watson will be show–casing a brand new driver at Erin Hills for the 117th US Open, and it is widely rumoured to be the new PING G400 driver.
You're potentially asking for trouble when you call your new range of golf clubs 'Epic'. But sales don't lie and the Callaway Epic drivers have been flying off the shelves from Dundee to Dallas. And now we have the Epic Irons...
If looks could kill, well, injure slightly – we don't want to go mad – then these brand spanking new Epic irons would have to carry a health warning (Just get on with it! – Ed)... Anyway, Callaway are making some pretty serious claims about the Epic Pros
Titleist is giving golfers the chance to undergo The Ultimate Fit with unique fitting experiences on the driving range during this year’s BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
Titleist is inviting golfers to experience the Complete Performance of its 917 Drivers and Fairways by taking part in the nationwide #Titleist917 National Fitting Day on Saturday 20th May.
After bagging a £140,000,000.00 apparel deal with Nike, Rory has signed another 10 year deal, this time with TaylorMade for equipment. And another cool £80,000,000.00.... That's $310,000,000.00...
When we first heard about Cobra Connect we were very, very excited. Fitted into the F7 drivers, this technology tells you exactly how your drives perform over your round. The good, the bad and the downright ugly... but ultimately the perfect tool to achieve top-bombing status...
The golf boffins over at PXG have been in the research laboratory again. And here they've come up with a rather stunning range of short game golf sabers, the PXG 0311T milled wedges, crafted for superior performance.
Titleist Brand Ambassador Stephen Gallacher was the guest of honour as Titleist celebrated the official opening of its new state–of–the–art National Fitting Centre at Craigielaw Golf Club in East Lothian today.
Wilson Staff has released the world’s most adjustable multi–piece driver on general sale in the UK, featuring two interchangeable sole plates for optimal launch, spin and extraordinary distance.
I remember the first time I got hooked on golf. I was 15 and caddying for my 4-handicap friend in the Club Championship. The first time I pulled a club out of the bag, I noticed the club head had a picture of a wild cat on it. It looked really cool. It was a Lynx...
The main drawback for many golfers when buying forgiving irons is that they immediately think the club head is going to look like a balloon on the end of a baseball bat. The TaylorMade M1 irons are both forgiving and sexy...
Online golf business Clubhouse Golf, which sells golf equipment, clothing and accessories, has received a major investment from the private equity investment company.
The Ezone XPG is the latest Yonex driver. The Japanese brand have been working with graphite in club heads since the 90’s, as well as being a world leader in racket sports. No brand understands more about the lightweight material in golf.
There's gonna be a jail break. That's what Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott sang. Before he died exactly 31 years ago to the day. Which is weird because today, that's right, 31 years to the day, Callaway are launching their own jail break.
Long John Daly (yes, he is still lonnnnng!) topped the driving distance stats on his first year on the Champions Tour in 2016. And now he's got a revolutionary new driver. Be afraid...
Engineered specifically for women by combining performance–enhancing innovation with considered aesthetics, PING has unveiled details of its new G Le (Ladies edition) family for women.
Brace yourselves. PXG Founder Bob Parsons just said this! "We're working on a process that has never been done before and is incredibly expensive... Our next set of clubs are going to cost a lot more.”
When Guerin Rife unleashed his new EVNROLL range of putters at the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show, we were blown away. Last week at the 2017 PGA Show, we got even more of a treat...
Callaway have pulled off a major coup by signing major champion Michelle Wie.
It's always an exciting time when PING announce new putter launches. And 2017 is no exception. There are some corkers here. They look great and there's enough tech spec to down Beef on National Arbys Day
They don't call him The Pope Of Putter Town for nothing. Actually, they don't call him that as far as we know. But they might as well. When Scotty Cameron announces he is unleashing a new putter on the world, tour pros and the rest of us start licking our lips and reaching for our credit cards.....
Heads up the better player out there. TaylorMade have today launched the awesome looking P770 & P750 Tour Proto irons just for you...
Callaway Golf has acquired luggage, golf bag and golf apparel brand Ogio International for $75million
Hot off the press, Wilson launch their D300 game improvement range of clubs today, aimed at enabling you to hit it straighter and get it closer. And they're looking fancy!
Odyssey's new range of 2017 O-Works putters hit the streets today and the big story is the new Microhinge Face Insert Technology. So insert that in yer golf pipe and smoke it!
Bettinardi have launched the BB1 Tiki putters and it's so tropical looking it makes me want to draw golf cartoons for a living lying in a hammock in Hawaii or somewhere...
Callaway have gone launch crazy today. From now on the 4th of January will be simply known as Jailbreak day. Here's their new GBB Epic Sub Zero, the more forgiving item...
There's a golf ball revolution going on in the USA. Costco has launched its own ball, the Kirkland, and it is literally flying off the shelves, into the trucks and into golfer's bags.
Wilson Golf and the Golf Channel collaborated on a television reality series during the autumn called Driver vs. Driver. The Triton driver, designed by Eric Sillies, was the winner, and earned him a very tidy $500,000.
Tiger's got new sticks in his bag and they seem to be working after yesterday's superb round of 65 in the Bahamas. So, What's In Tiger's Bag?
The much anticipated Acushnet IPO was launched yesterday on the New York Stock Exchange. How did it go?
Tiger and Rory have been getting FedEx trucks to their doors non-stop since Nike pulled out of golf equipment. Here are the clubs we think they should use...
You know when you're playing golf in a buggy and you take three clubs out of your bag because the cart path is 70 yards from your ball ? And then you hit a ropey shot and blame it on the fact you didn't have the right club? Those days are over...
Well, that's just great. Nike has announced it is to end its production of golfing equipment. Which means I won't be able to continue my long and successful partnership with Nike...
21-handicapper Matt Wilson has not been getting on with his 'off-the-rack' driver. So we drafted in Lewis White, Titleist Tech Rep to come and get him properly fitted for a 915 driver. The results are bonkers.
How one of the worlds longest hitters is trying to change perceptions by attempting to qualify for the US Open.
The honourable Mr Dave Fanning Esq steps up to the plate at the PGA Show in Orlando Jan 2016, to receive the GolfPunk Staunch Award for 'Driver Of The Year 2015'. Good day & congratulations, your grace. #LovelyStuff
We've got an amazing competition starting tomorrow courtesy of Honma, so we thought it would be a great time to tell you all about Honma's TW727 series drivers. They aren't just ordinary golf clubs...
Your own golf simulator in your house. Got to cost thousands, right? Nope, not the Optishot. This unit costs less than £400.00 and will slip right into your house with virtually no fuss.