We love new inventions and gadgets at Inside Golf. Especially when they are Australian made. So we were thrilled to hear about the Aussie-designed PuttLess, a unique golf tool that acts as a putting improver, ball-marker and repair tool all in one. The principle is simple: when you’re on the green, simply place the PuttLess [...]
Chances are, you’ve heard of (and have seen) the popular Vision+ golf balls. Conceived and designed by Aussies Bill and Wayne Bosley, the Vision+ balls have become famous for their big, ultra-bright visibility and the equally big numbers on the side. Great for players of all levels, the Vision brand has quickly grown in popularity [...]
Inside Golf was the first golf publication to demo Callaway’s new Big Bertha drivers, and we were absolutely blown away by the performance, feel and versatility of this sleek and powerful lady. Here’s what we found.
Axign Biomechanical Golf Orthotics gives golfers a solid foundation for the entire body through stabilising the foot and ankle, which follows through to the knees, hips and back. The orthotics fit into most leading golf shoes, and consistently fix biomechanical defects such as pronation and supination, and allows your body to achieve balance. During mid-stance, [...]
Know the distance and leave nothing to chance with the new Sureshotgps SS9500x. Use the colourful 3” transflective screen to view detailed preloaded aerial images so you can play with confidence by following your position on the course and see the challenges that lie ahead. The SS9500x allows you to play in any weather [...]
Gary Lisbon’s Golf Panoramas are the perfect gift or collector’s piece for any golf enthusiast. Choose your favourite course from hundreds of stunning photographs featuring the world’s most famous golf courses beautifully presented in the panoramic format. Golf Panoramas can be shipped anywhere in the world framed or unframed, and can be personalised with hole [...]
This season’s Callaway line found inspiration in the natural beauty, advanced technology and industrial innovation of Scandinavia. The assortment combines the sophisticated style and superior performance that makes Callaway a leader in golf authenticity. Embracing simplicity and functionality, expect sharper lines, bolder colours and utilitarian design influences. Callaway apparel captures the brand’s commitment to unmatched [...]
The new SLDR is TaylorMade’s best performing driver in their history, combining low and forward Centre of Gravity and easy adjustability for increased distance. Similar to the impact the “Speed Pocket” had on the performance of the RocketBallz fairway and Rescue clubs, TaylorMade engineers believe SLDR’s low and forward CG placement will redefine driver distance. [...]
The Scotty Cameron by Titleist Futura X putter is a high MOI, modern mallet design with advanced perimeter weighting that provides exceptional stability and forgiveness with solid feel. The new Futura X, is the direct result of Cameron’s extensive work with Titleist Brand Ambassador Adam Scott, who used a prototype version of the putter in [...]
There is anticipation in the air for the ‘Bump & Run’ golf book, by Australian author Andrew Crockett. Andrew has spent the last two years interviewing the elders of Australian golf, including Peter Thomson, Kel Nagle, David Graham, Bill Dunk, Frank Phillips, Bruce Crampton, Jan Stephenson and over a dozen others. With recent confirmation that [...]
For golfers who like to practise with a bit of music, instructional voice memos or motivational recordings, then yurbuds sport earphones might be worth looking at (or listening with!) Designed by athletes, yurbuds use TwistLock™ technology to secure the earbuds in the ears. Once ‘locked in’, they won’t fall out, even under the sweatiest conditions [...]
A JOINT venture between German and Chinese interests is driving ECar at a number of top quality golf resorts, golf courses and commercial facilities across Southeast Asia. ECar by lvtong is one of Southeast Asia’s largest manufacturers of premium quality electric golf carts, people movers and utility vehicles. Now ECar is making in-roads in Australia, [...]
What goes into the design of today’s high-tech golf balls? In this Q&A with Dave Bartels, Senior Director, Callaway Golf Ball R&D, we discover the “ins” and “outs” of creating high-performance balls for a variety of players. How did you find your way into golf ball engineering? I was working as an engineer at [...]
Ballarat Golf Club’s head professional Dominic Azzopardi is revolutionizing golf tuition in Victoria. In an Australian first, he has installed a golf technology centre in the club’s pro shop, which utilizes tracking technology from European company MIA Sports Technology.
Clubfitting and golf instruction technology has come a long way over the years. What was once the domain of elite touring professionals has slowly trickled down to the masses, allowing golfers of all levels to benefit from sports science’s most exciting breakthroughs.
Celebrate Adam Scott’s historic Masters victory at Augusta! This limited edition (ten pieces) official 2013 Masters Flag collage is matted and framed as shown, with three images, and an informative plaque, to an approximate overall size of 76x86x5 cm. Each piece is custom made and displayed on fabric. For information on purchasing one of [...]
Inside Golf was the only Australian golf publication at this year’s PGA Merchandise show in Orlando, Florida. Over the coming months, we’ll show some of the coolest products we saw. Here are some of the early standouts. Alignment for putting is critical – being just one degree offline can mean the difference between a [...]
The new R1™ continues TaylorMade’s mastery of adjustable drivers by offering the greatest range of adjustability of any driver in the brand’s history. R1 gives the golfer 12 loft-sleeve settings and 7 face-angle positions, as well as two movable shot-shape weights. R1 also allows loft and face angle to be adjusted independently of each [...]
Inside Golf recently invited some Melbourne golfers to take part in the TaylorMade R11s Driver Challenge. Held at the impressive TaylorMade Performance Lab at the Melbourne Golf Academy, the golfers were put through a complete fitting and testing experience to determine their ideal driver specs, and see how their current drivers matched up to the [...]
The TaylorMade Golf ATV (All-Terrain Versatility) wedge has quickly made its way into the bags of many Tour professionals this year. Every curve, angle and edge of the ATV Wedge serves a purpose in elevating the club’s versatility. Relief at the toe, heel and trailing edge reduces resistance and significantly changes how the sole reacts [...]
Golf All Seasons 2012 offers details and discounts on 72 select golf courses in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. There’s a short write-up on each golf course along with discount vouchers entitling the reader to more than $7000 in savings.
SunProtection Australia recently announced its community partnership with Melanoma Institute Australia, a world leader on melanoma research, treatment and education. The partnership will focus on SunProtection’s new label Coolamon Sport—a range of maximum UPF 50+ stylish and colourful ladies shirts for golf, tennis and more. After the recent loss of her husband and former SunProtection [...]
THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED. Callaway Golf has launched a brand-new campaign that allows you to bring bold and vibrant colours to your game. This month, Inside Golf and Callaway are giving one lucky reader a fantastic prize to “Colour Your Game”. Up for grabs is a custom-fit RAZR Fit Driver (your choice of colour), towel, polo, bag, balls and cap. Now you can stand out from the crowd, and dare to be different!
Clubfitting has come a long way over the last few years, with launch monitors, video technology and clubfitting experts guiding you along the way. But recently, TaylorMade launched a new technology that may represent the future of consumer clubfitting.
From April 2012, golf bags, buggies and outerwear from industry pioneers Sun Mountain will be available in authorised Australia golf retailers and pro shops, following an announcement by the US-based company to expand their business into the Australian golf marketplace. For the past 30 years, Sun Mountain has been revolutionising the golf industry with advanced technologies and designs [...]
Check out the latest drivers to hit the golf market in 2012. See the new “Big Dogs” from Callaway Golf, PING, Cleveland, TaylorMade and TourEdge. With adjustable weights, adjustable shafts, bigger faces and snazzier looks, there is something for everyone!
I have never bought anything online. Call me a Luddite if you must, but I do like to see, feel and even try on products of interest. Still, my resistance to shopping online has not rubbed off on my offspring. At least once a month there is a knock at the door and I sign [...]
With the world’s best players heading to Australia this summer, the Official PGA Tour of Australasia iPhone application will bring golf fans even closer to the action. Now available to download for FREE from the iphone store, the PGA Tour of Australasia app will ensure you have the latest features on hand to watch, play [...]
Don’t buy a golf GPS unit or laser rangefinder until you read this review. Inside Golf explains how golf GPS units and laser rangefinders work, explore their pros and cons on the golf course, and review the best golf GPS units and golf laser rangefinders on the market.
Dedicated to providing serious golfers with the highest performing equipment in golf, Titleist introduces the next generation of its groundbreaking Advanced Performance irons. The new Titleist AP1 and AP2 irons (712 Series) stay true to the design mission of “Advanced Performance with Feel.” Both models are multi-material, dual cavity irons that provide modern ball flight [...]
When Jason Day started putting with the new TaylorMade Ghost Spider – and climbing up the leaderboard – we were eager to put this new putter to the test. While it looks like something out of Star Trek, we found the putter to be beautifully balanced, and, surprisingly, not at all distracting at address. Its [...]
TaylorMade’s new R11 irons are engineered for the player who appreciates the shape and refinement of a tour-grade iron but needs the help of advanced technology to launch the ball high, straight and long with less effort, regardless of handicap. The precision-weighting port provides optimal consistency in feel and performance from one club to the [...]
You know that we love our apps and gadgets here at Inside Golf – especially if it helps you improve your game and lower your score. Titleist’s new Golf Ball Fitting app (Available free in the iTunes App Store) helps you find and fit the best Titleist golf ball for your game. Tour players know [...]
This may be the coolest iPhone golf app we’ve seen in a long time. The innovators at PING recently launched the free iPING putting app, which can actually help improve your putting! You simply clip your iPhone to your putter, start the app and begin putting. After a series of 5 putts, the iPING app [...]
It started as a small, garage-based business, and grew into one of the largest American manufacturers of golf clubs. Inside Golf made the trek to Phoenix, Arizona, to peer at the inner workings of PING, one of the world’s most innovative golf club manufacturers. What do you do when the putts just don’t drop? Get [...]
Going to a Demo Day is one of the best ways to test the latest gear available. But just rocking up and banging out balls willy nilly is not necessarily the best way to evaluate the effectiveness of a golf club. Here’s how to get the most out of the Demo Day.
Australian Ian McConchie makes golf grips, with the not-so-little Aussie battler taking on the biggest golf companies in the US and beating them at their own game. What started more than 15 years ago has now begun to prosper, with the 6’2”, 280lb McConchie producing a range of quality and innovative leather golf grips which [...]
Caring for the batteries in your golf cart is easier than you may think, and will result in a longer battery life. Here are a few tips, courtesy of Trojan Batteries. EQUIPMENT: There are many tools that may help in properly caring for and maintaining golf cart batteries. Here are some of the recommended tools [...]