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Demo Days – September 2017

Demo Days – September 2017

The latest Demo Date Listings for September 2017, is now online, featuring the latest Demo Days and Fitting Days to check out the top new golf gear at a golf club near you! Tweet

Behind the scenes at PING Headquarters, Arizona

Behind the scenes at PING Headquarters, Arizona

What do you do when the putts just don’t drop? Get a lesson? Change putters? Well, for Karsten  Solheim, neither option was sufficient. Instead, he simply invented his own putter and, without knowing it, launched an international golf powerhouse in the process. It all started back in 1959 in Redwood City, California. Solheim – an […]

March 2017 Golf Demo Days

March 2017 Golf Demo Days

Going to an Australian Golf Demo Day is a great way to test out new golf equipment like Drivers, Irons Wedges and Hybrids (Click here to read tips about attending a Golf Demo Day). There is no better way to test the feel of a golf club, or watch the actual ball flight, etc. Plus, […]

Odyssey Golf introduces O-Works Putter line

Odyssey Golf introduces O-Works Putter line

Odyssey Golf has set the standard for industry-leading innovations for more than 20 years. The latest is Micro-hinge technology, announced today and featured in the new O-Works putter line. Micro-hinge technology consists of two pieces: a 304 stainless steel Hinge Plate backed by a soft thermoplastic elastomer inner layer. The Hinge Plate is populated with […]

Cobra Connect Grip

Cobra Connect Grip

Gadget lovers and golf technology enthusiasts pay close attention. There is a new bit of golf tech on the market, and it’s sure to not only turn heads, but also help transform how you analyse your golf. The new COBRA CONNECT Powered by Arccos system features an ultralight sensor that is embedded into the grip […]

TaylorMade M1, M2 Metalwoods

TaylorMade M1, M2 Metalwoods

Every player’s swing is unique, and TaylorMade answered the challenge in delivering more performance to players of all skill levels with the introduction of M1 and its multi-material construction (driver and fairway); delivering more speed, high launch, low spin, and increased ball speed protection. In M2, engineers have utilised the same multi-material combination, including the […]

We Tried it: Concourse Golf CBM3

We Tried it: Concourse Golf CBM3

Over the years, we’ve tried a variety of different types of golf buggies. And whether you call it a buggy, cart, trolley, trundle or any host of other names, they are all relatively similar in shape; with anything from two to four wheels, and a variety of collapsible configurations and features. But at the end […]

We Tried it: Mizuno JPX900 Iron family

We Tried it: Mizuno JPX900 Iron family

Last month, we tried (and loved!) the Mizuno JPX900 Driver, calling it one of the best drivers we’ve ever tested (see here for the review). This month, the excitement (and quality) carries over as we review the family of irons: The JPX900 Tour, JPX900 Forged and the JPX900 Hot Metal. Each of these iron sets features […]

We Tried it: Mizuno JPX900 Driver

We Tried it: Mizuno JPX900 Driver

While they have long been known for their innovative, high-performing irons, Mizuno has recently made a serious push into the woods category, with the launch of their new JPX900 Driver, Fairway Wood and Hybrid series. Inside Golf were among the first to test-drive these sleek, new sticks, and we are excited to report that they […]

AGS new distributor of ECCO Golf shoes

AGS new distributor of ECCO Golf shoes

Leading golf footwear innovator, ECCO Golf, and Sydney-based American Golf Supplies Pty Ltd have announced a new partnership which will see AGS become the distributor of ECCO Golf shoes in Australia. Private company AGS, established 50 years ago and owned by Paul and Kim Roser for the past two decades, is the Australian distributor for […]

Nike to exit golf equipment business, focus on apparel, footwear

Nike to exit golf equipment business, focus on apparel, footwear

NIKE, Inc. the world’s biggest sportswear maker, announced today that it will ‘transition’ out of the golf equipment business— including clubs, balls and bags, and instead focus on its golf footwear and apparel business, IN a statement on news.nike.com, Nike noted that they  also intend to ‘partner with more of the world’s best golfers’. “We’re committed to being […]

The New Hillbilly Lithium Powered Golf Buggy

The New Hillbilly Lithium Powered Golf Buggy

The New Hillbilly is a lightweight, easy folding Lithium Powered Golf Buggy–which has been currently selling throughout Europe with unprecedented levels of reliability–is now available to Australian golfers Hillbilly comes standard with the unique plug and play Lithium Battery, which drops into place without any fiddly wires to connect. It is ready for play in seconds. […]

We Tried It: TaylorMade M2 Family

We Tried It: TaylorMade M2 Family

Whenever TaylorMade Golf launches a new set of clubs, I anxiously await my chance to get them out on the course for a test-drive. The last full set of TaylorMade clubs I tested – the RSi irons—were so good that I quickly added them to my bag on a permanent basis. And they have never […]

We tried it: PNP SiteLine putter and chipper

We tried it: PNP SiteLine putter and chipper

Having played golf for over 40 years, I’ve seen and tested nearly every new type of club on the market. While many of these products can easily fall into the “gimmick” category, there are a fair number of clubs that are the “real deal”, offering massive benefits to golfers of all levels. An even smaller […]

PING G Series Driver

PING G Series Driver

A close-up photograph of a dragonfly was the inspiration for the primary innovation in the driver. Inspired by biomimicry, an approach to innovation that emulates nature’s time-tested patterns, PING engineers created Dragonfly Technology. The complex exoskeleton design yields PING’s thinnest (0.43 mm) and lightest crown to date, saving eight grams while creating an intricate and […]

PowaKaddy Freeway Range

PowaKaddy Freeway Range

As the best-selling brand in over 50 countries worldwide and with over 30 years of proven innovation, PowaKaddy lead the way with cutting-edge designs fused with the latest technology to deliver the perfect combination of performance, reliability and user friendly functionality. The new Powakaddy freeway range consists of three models FW3, FW5 and FW7 boasting […]

Going Mental: We Tried it: Pro Golf IQ

Going Mental: We Tried it: Pro Golf IQ

We’ve done many “we tried it” reviews in Inside Golf, but this product could very well be the most “overall game-changing” of them all. As a lifelong golf addict, I’ve taken hundreds of lessons by dozens of professionals, read thousands of instructional articles and watched countless videos and DVDs on swing mechanics and techniques. But […]

WIN: Cobra FLY-Z + Driver

WIN: Cobra FLY-Z + Driver

Cobra FLY-Z + Driver Cobra’s Fly-Z+ Driver features FlipZone weight technology- a revolutionary, moveable weight system engineered to provide two different flight paths in one club that enables maximum distance for any swing and any golfer. The key to increased distance is the ultra-low centre of gravity (CG) embodied in COBRA’s new FlipZone weight technology […]

Try on a Biion

Try on a Biion

  The newest kicks on the block – Biion Footwear was born out of a vision to create a lightweight, comfortable, supportive, slip-on spikeless performance golf shoe made out of EVA. Washable, Anti micro-bacterial, odour free, shock absorbent and spikeless. Biion shoes were, by far, the most “talked about” product at the recent PGA Show in […]

Bushnell Tour X Laser Rangefinder

Bushnell Tour X Laser Rangefinder

The Bushnell TOUR X has been engineered with Exchange Technology: Using two interchangeable faceplates, Exchange Technology gives the golfer a 2-in-1 device. The TOUR X conforms to USGA rule 14-3/.05 and R&A rule 14-3 when the black faceplate is engaged. When users switch to the red faceplate, the TOUR X deploys Slope Technology, providing players […]

We tried it: Callaway Chrome Soft Golf Ball

We tried it: Callaway Chrome Soft Golf Ball

Boasting Callaway’s softest core with low compression and a Tour Urethane cover, the new Chrome Soft Golf Ball by Callaway has been making plenty of headlines recently, with players of all levels flocking to give these little gems a bash. Last month, Inside Golf’s review team took the Chrome Soft Golf Balls onto the course […]

Gear News: PnP Rake Wedges, SeeMore Putters

Gear News: PnP Rake Wedges, SeeMore Putters

PnP Rake Wedges turn heads in the US By and large, the shape and design of the modern sand and lob wedges haven’t changed much over the years. Sure, there have been monumental leaps in materials, groove engineering and manufacturing processes, but the standard head and sole shapes have largely remained untouched in recent decades. […]

Designing ‘cool stuff that works’

Designing ‘cool stuff that works’

What excites you most about Cobra’s current gear? There’s a bunch of things really. The Fly-Z+ is our flagship driver, and we have something called a Flip-Zone weight where we can move the weight from front to back. The big debate in the industry is….TaylorMade says put the weight in the front, PING says put […]

Callaway Chrome Soft golf balls

Callaway Chrome Soft golf balls

Callaway’s new Chrome Soft Golf Ball has the softest core with low compression and a Tour Urethane cover, meaning you no longer have to choose between feel and distance. The ball’s SoftFast Core is designed to reduce spin and retain energy off the driver to maximize ball speed and distance. With a low 65 compression, […]

We Tried it: TaylorMade RSi Irons

We Tried it: TaylorMade RSi Irons

While PGA Tour players may appear to have little trouble hitting their iron shots consistently in the sweet spot, the fact is that they mis-hit their shots more often than you think. “We mis-hit shots all the time,” explains Australia’s Jason Day. “We’ve just honed our skills to make our mis-hits a little straighter.” Sergio […]

Jumbo Max Fat Golf Grips

Jumbo Max Fat Golf Grips

  Ideal for every club in your bag, Jumbo Max fat golf grips give you a more relaxed grip pressure, which leads to more accurate ball striking. Testing by Golf Test USA has found that Jumbo Max fat golf grips outperform standard golf grips in every category: driver distance (carry increased 6.2%), accuracy (wedge accuracy […]

Bushnell Tour Z6 JOLT

Bushnell Tour Z6 JOLT

Instantly acquire flags up to 450 yards away with the extreme speed and incredible range of the Tour Z6.  Vivid Display Technology™ ensures accurate target acquisition by shutting out background hazards and isolating your target, and dramatically improves the display for rapid, positive target identification in all lighting conditions. JOLT Technology eliminates all doubt by […]

We tried it: GolfZon

We tried it: GolfZon

Virtual golf is not a new concept in Australia, with facilities rapidly popping up all over the country.  Being able to fine-tune your swing at any time of day or night, in any weather conditions is an attractive proposition for those who are time-poor. In Sydney, a new player has entered the market, and in […]

Mizuno JPX850 Forged Iron

Mizuno JPX850 Forged Iron

Introducing BORON Forged. After 6 years of development – the introduction of Boron to Mizuno’s Grain Flow Forging process enables the JPX850 to overcome the distance limitations of traditional forged irons. Mizuno’s new material is 30% stronger than its traditional 1025E steel billets – allowing for a thinner face and extreme ball speeds.   The result […]

Callaway CHEV LITE Shoes

Callaway CHEV LITE Shoes

The new Spikeless Callaway CHEV LITE Series revolutionizes the fit, feel and shape of Callaway Footwear. The grippy minimalist outsole provides solid traction in wet or soft conditions, while the Poron Cushioning insoles (accepted by the American Podiatric Medical Association) provide even pressure distribution across the foot and have been. The CHEV LITE also has […]

Is the swing plane the ‘Holy Grail’ of golf?

Is the swing plane the ‘Holy Grail’ of golf?

For many golfers, the swing can feel like the most complicated and complex process in all of sport. Why does it seem so confusing? One of the reasons is due to the fact that there are thousands of articles, videos, blogs and websites proclaiming that they’ll deliver you to the golfing Promised Land. While they […]

We tried it: Surfing the turf with the Golf Skate Caddy

We tried it: Surfing the turf with the Golf Skate Caddy

As golf clubs and courses around the world scramble to lure younger golfers to the fairways, many new products are hitting the market which aim to target this demographic while also revolutionising the game. One of the products taking the golf industry by storm is the ultra-cool Golf Skate Caddy, a purpose-built, single-person golf transport […]

Sureshotgps Launch Monitor

Sureshotgps Launch Monitor

Know your exact swing speed, shot distance, ball speed and smash factor with the new portable Sureshotgps Launch Monitor, and put the fun back into the driving range. The Sureshotgps Launch Monitor provides golfers with instant information and feedback. Make small adjustments to grip pressure, stance or even tee height and watch the difference it could […]

Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Tour Grind Wedges

Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Tour Grind Wedges

Expertly crafted by legendary club designer Roger Cleveland and inspired by the major-winning performance of the Mack Daddy 2 Wedges, Callaway’s new Mack Daddy 2 Tour Grind Wedges feature a Tour-validated shape to deliver more precision, greater spin and pinpoint control. These premium forged wedges are made from 1020 Carbon steel for an ultra soft […]

What TrackMan has taught us about driving the ball

What TrackMan has taught us about driving the ball

I see many golfers on the driving range who try and set up to the ball with driver in a ‘square’ position much the same as they would do when playing an iron off the ground. In recent years however, we Professionals who teach with TrackMan have developed a greater understanding of the differences between […]

We chat with Roger Cleveland

We chat with Roger Cleveland

He loves Australian golf, just helped to launch the new Big Bertha, and has been a staple of the golf industry for over 25 years. Roger Cleveland recently sat down with Inside Golf to discuss his club designs with industry super-power Callaway. The Big Bertha is back. What prompted that? Well, we have two new […]

We Tried It: Shotstohole

We Tried It: Shotstohole

Last month, we introduced you to ShotsToHole.com, a web-based data collection tool that allows golfers and coaches to measure and analyse over 70 golf stats, set and track goals, monitor progress and more. ShotsToHole.com has been adopted by many Tour players, including PGA TOUR pro Patrick Reed—who, having worked on specific skill sets to improve […]

We Tried It: PNP RAKE Wedges

We Tried It: PNP RAKE Wedges

We all know the importance of a solid short game in golf, as it is generally responsible for more than half of all the shots you record in a round. So gaining confidence around the greens is paramount to helping shave shots off your scorecard. For many golfers, sand shots and chips/pitches are among the […]