Nov 4th, 2018
Justin Rose has successfully defended a title for the first time in his career by winning the Turkish Airlines Open in a dramatic playoff with Haotong Li.
Justin Rose has successfully defended a title for the first time in his career by winning the Turkish Airlines Open in a dramatic playoff with Haotong Li.
As Brooks Koepka quietly tiptoes his way up the leaderboard at the Open at Royal Portrush we take a look at the club he is using to boom those drives out there on this famous links course.
Seeing TaylorMade’ announcement (our coverage here) of its new mini driver got me thinking. What the hell is a mini driver? Surely, I need a Mahoosive big headed driver with a sweet spot the size of a tea plate which will launch the ball in to the stratosphere (Kaboom!). Did I not have a mini driver back in the 70s, it was made out of wood (persimmon if you were posh) and it had the propensity to fly all over the place.
We featured the Titleist TS2 and TS3 models in our 7 Of The Best Drivers For 2019 article and Titleist are now introducing the next iteration of the TS design, the TS4. The Titleist TS4 takes the gains made with the TS2 and TS3 models and adds an ultra low spin driver which still delivers distance.
Drivers. Love them or loathe them you've got to, errm... love them. There's nothing better than smoking one down the fairway with a brand new big dog. And here we've picked 7 of our favourites for 2019. Grip it, rip it and have the best golf year of your life!
PING fans listen up!! The new G410 drivers range is.... OUT!!
Wilson Golf has officially announced ‘Cortex’ as the winning driver design following the final of hit TV show Driver vs. Driver Season Two.
Building off the success of the original F-MAX family, first introduced in 2017, the new F-MAX men’s and women’s Superlite Drivers and Fairway are significantly lighter overall, providing more club speed, distance and easier launch than ever before.
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...
TaylorMade have gone back to the drawing board for 2018, and come out with a new technology to help everyone hit better iron shots.
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!
We saw the new Cobra F8 drivers a couple of montha ago but we had been sworn to secrecy. Now we can show you these beasts. And they are badass!!!
Here’s your first look at the 2018 Mizuno ST180 Driver. And this thing is meant to be an absolute bomber. They’ve simplified stuff this time around, and instead of having the most adjustable model on the market, they’ve concentrated on raw power.
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.....
Forget bringing sexy back, Cleveland have brought the legandary Launcher driver back!!!
The J815 is this season's most distinctive looking new driver.
Better, badder, longer. But not bigger. How Ping's engineers have ripped up the rule book with the new G400 driver
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.
Want to really get under the bonnet of your golf game? Check out the new Cobra Connect drivers.
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 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...
Here they are, 6 More Of The Best Drivers for 2017....
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...
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.
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.
Can TaylorMade top the M2 driver? We think they might have managed it. Meet the new 2017 M2.
Is this the next TaylorMade M1 driver? PLUS: Pics of the fairway and hybrid!
Cobra launch the first drivers of the digital age, the King F7 and King F7+.
Why the new Mizuno JPX 900 driver is their most important driver in years!
They're finally here! The all new Titleist 917 drivers! And they're bloomin' gorgeous!
Now you can buy Bubba's pink Ping G driver, and its for charity!
With Nike pulling out of golf equipment, Rory Mcilroy is going to have to find some new clubs. Could this be his next driver?
Lynx have got a wallet friendly new driver for you to try, check out the new Black Cat.
So what did Henrik Stenson use this week to shoot that final round 63 around Royal Troon at The Open? We’ve had a look in depth at what Callaway drivers him and Phil Mickelson used to tear up Troon plus the rest of their bags.
Srixon are launching two new gorgeous drivers. Check these mean looking boomsticks here...
Lynx have got a tour proven driver for a hell of a lot less than most of the competition.
The Sunday Driver, where we tell you about a driver you may not have heard of before. This week we've got the new United Golf K.
You don't need to spend a fortune on a driver when this one is this good for £179...
How one of the worlds longest hitters is trying to change perceptions by attempting to qualify for the US Open.
Cobra have an amazing new offer, dishing out free Arccos Driver trackers with the purchase of a new King driver. Find out all about them here, and which driver you should chose.
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
Jordan's new driver helps him take the lead with a 66 in the first round at The Masters
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...
Check out this super limited edition driver Callaway have created specifically for their long hitting tour professionals. It's the driver for the best of us.
There are so many drivers on the market this season, it’s hard enough to know where to start. Even within each brand – why should you try one driver over another? Cobra have three brilliant King driver options, so how should you choose between them?
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.
The Knuth High Heat is the most forgiving driver you’ve probably never heard of. We first tried it at last year's PGA show. We’ve just got back from this year's show and there is still nothing quite like it.
We’re in Orlando getting ready for the PGA Merchandise Show, and when the first few people are reading this piece we will be hitting the brand new TaylorMade M2 Driver. We’ll let you know what we think of it as soon as we’ve hit it. In the meantime, here is what we’ve been told so far.
Week in, week out, the TaylorMade Tour Truck follows the PGA Tour around the USA, building clubs for the best players in the world. Looking like something from Mad Max on the outside, these rolling workshops have everything on board to build perfect golf clubs for the likes of Jason Day, Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, and Sergio Garcia. TaylorMade's Senior Tour Technician, Wade Liles, shows us how quickly he can make a driver from start to finish.
Every Sunday we try and bring you a driver you may not have heard of. This week though we thought we’d kick off with a driver shaft. We’ve all seen Aldilas and Mitsubishis, Speeders and Dynamic Golds. But Paderson? These guys you probably haven’t heard of, but you will.
Even big cheeses at golf companies get to go on holiday sometimes. But if you’re a Solheim, and golf and engineering are in your blood, you never truly stop thinking about golf equipment. When you happen across a dragonfly on a tropical island, you or I would think “Hmmm, pretty". John Solheim, grandson of the great Karsten Solheim, thought ‘innovation'.
“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.
The Nike Golf Vapor Fly is the most forgiving driver of the new Nike lineup and is already being used out on tour by Paul Casey. Let’s call this one the Big Blue Meanie.
The Vapor Fly Pro driver is the model that the majority of Nike tour players will be using in 2016, including Rory McIlroy. We’ll call this one the Blue Meanie.
The Nike Vapour Flex 440 is the most adjustable driver Nike have made, with it’s FlexFlight weight cartridge, spin can be increased or decreased as desired. Let’s call this model the Baddest Blue Meanie!
It's the Sunday Driver, we've found you another long hitting golf ball smasher you may never have heard of. This one uses Formula One aerodynamics in the quest for longer distance.
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!!!
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 rocket launcher. This week we take the PXG 0811, the first driver from the super ambitious golf equipment startup.
The Cobra F6+ is the most adjustable driver Cobra have ever produced. It's an absoute beast.
So it’s the Sunday Driver, where we go out and find an awesome driver you probably haven’t heard of before. This week our driver is explosive!
Wilson have just launched their new FG Tour F5 Range. While they’re designed for better players, Wilson have added technology from their more forgiving models. Pretty much every golfer wants something that’s a little easier to hit don’t they?
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!
For 2016 Mizuno have simplified things. They set out to design a very EZ (say it in an American accent) to hit driver designed for forgiveness and distance. Rather than hundreds of adjustable options they've given you a handful to make things obvious.
Srixon have launched some brand new sticks with what they call Action Mass Technology. Imagine a hammer. The heavier the head, the more force you get in the bashing.
We all love smashing it off the tee. Who doesn’t want to think they can hit is as far as Rory McIlroy and Bubba Watson? The reality is a bit different though...
Callaways latest long ball smasher!
Mizuno might have the most adjustable driver on the market this year, with 50 different options if we did our maths right.
The Big Bertha Alpha 815 is literally the Alpha of Callaway's pack this year.
PowaKaddy, the UK’s best-selling electronic trolley company, has unveiled a new range of cart bags featuring state-of-the-art materials and the latest technology as well as a host of complementary new colours, resulting in a collection that caters for every golfer’s needs.
Aussie Pro John Senden was teeing it up on the 5th at the Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines, when his driver snapped right in the middle of his swing.
Tiger has posted a very encouraging video of himself pounding a driver. Check him out!
Here’s an amazing shot from Jamie Donaldson at the Italian Open. It's driver off the deck time!
You know when you say you've really 'ripped that one',... well, you haven't. Not really. Not like Wes Patterson, who split his driver in half at the Volvik World Long Drive Championship...
'Win a round of golf with Carly Booth at The Grove' we said. So Pete Corley did just that. And here's the evidence of a sensational day at The Grove, featuring Driver Off The Deck Challenge and plenty more surprises...
An off–duty Uber driver had a nightmare journey, which led him to the middle of a golf course.
So it’s the Sunday Driver, where we go out and find an awesome driver you probably haven’t heard of before. This week it's an adjustable driver for all the Long Drivers out there.
The TaylorMade M1 driver has been a massive hit on tour. The 2017 model is even better apparently.
Update: Now we've got photgraphic proof! Rory McIlroy is rumoured to be making a switch to TaylorMade M2 woods this week in China.
Titleist 917 drivers are available in pro shops around the world from today. Here's what happened when we got fit at the National Fitting Centre...
Callaway go back to the future with the new Big Bertha Fusion, a driver designed to be a fairway splitting machine!!!
Titleist's brand new driver hits the PGA Tour this week. Say hello to the 917.
This is when you realise that a Lamborghini Huracan is perhaps not the best vehicle for your golf clubs!
Matt Every has won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the past two years. The Spiv has backed him as great value at 100-1. But there’s a problem. He’s got the driver yips. Well, it’s what it sounds like to us. “I get over a tee shot and think, ‘What am I doing?’”
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.
XXIO. You may have seen the name before, but you may not know how to pronounce it correctly. For future reference it's zek-si-oh. And their clubs are seriously good.
It’s the Sunday driver, where we find you a driver that you have probably never have heard of before, and this week we’ve got the most adjustable, non-adjustabe driver ever!
So it’s the Sunday Driver, where we go out and find an awesome driver you probably haven’t heard of before. This week we’ve got a world championship winner.
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.
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
In their never-ending quest to help us folk who don’t swing the club quite so quickly, Cobra have come up with their latest iteration of the popular F-MAX collection which have been re-engineered using new weight-saving technologies. COBRA’s new F-MAX AIRSPEED men’s and women’s clubs deliver a new level of lightweight performance, maximizing clubhead speed, distance and forgiveness for players with moderate swing speeds.
Cleveland have been on a bit of a role when it comes to launching wrenches recently. Their CBX 2 wedges kicked it off, followed by their amazing Frontline Putters and the Huntington Beach range. Now, two years on from their return to the woods and irons market they are releasing the Launcher HB Turbo woods which they say are “sleeker, faster, and more forgiving” which is exactly what you want!
Tiger Woods signed a multi-year deal with TaylorMade back at the begining of 2017, with Woods set to play their driver, fairway woods, irons and wedges. And now it is pay back time for TaylorMade....