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 […]
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.
A brand-new practice facility in Melbourne ‘s east is ticking all the boxes for golfers looking to improve their game. Opened in May, the new Kingston Links Driving Range & Improvement Centre in Rowville marks an important step in the rejuvenation of the Kingston Links facility. Dubbed “The People’s Course” for its friendly staff and […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Cleveland® Golf’s Launcher® Ultralite Driver series consists of drivers in three distinct weight classes — The XL270, SL290 and the TL310–each strategically engineered to deliver a unique combination of feel, workability and head speed.
In Rubbing Shoulders with The Greats, Brian Twite offers a selection of short, practical tips and golfing tales that we found engaging and unique. In truth, we couldn’t put it down.
Counterfeit golf equipment is a growing problem for golfers and the golf industry. Here’s what the golf industry is doing to thwart the counterfeiters, and what you can do to ensure that you aren’t a victim.
While the days of plus-fours may be long behind us (for now, anyway), the boring old collared golf shirt and shorts are now being reinvented by creative and talented designers with an eye for fashion and a hint of flair
Fashion Solid Polo With Rouching Rouched sleeves bring this fashion solid to new heights of style. This polo brings runway style to the fairway by utilizing performance cotton fabric. Paired with a plaid capri, this is a chic look for a day on the course or a day out with the girls. Fashion Solid with […]
Contrary to popular belief, adding layers to your golf wardrobe can actually enhance your overall physical performance and ultimately improve your golf game
The new HX Diablo Tour provides the optimum combination of distance, feel and control in a 3-piece performance golf ball
The ProDry Lisle Golf Shirt is the ultimate high-tech performance garment to wear on the course. The shirt wicks away perspiration, provides outstanding UV sun protection while being extremely comfortable during the golf swing. The garment is also very easy to care for with virtually no wrinkling or shrinkage. The FootJoy Lisle Shirts are available […]
This innovative, unrivalled buggy has all the latest features and benefits of any buggy released in the market. The Smoothy brand, which has been Australia’s No 1 selling buggy brand since 2005, has engineered the Micro Suspension buggy to satisfy every golfer’s imaginable request in a manual golf buggy: Its state-of-the-art Smoothy Suspension system glides […]
Played by PGA TOUR professionals Vijay Singh and Jim Furyk — as well as a rapidly growing contingent of professional golfers worldwide — the new Z-STAR and Z-STAR X are designed to offer best-in-category performance for players seeking the improved distance, spin, and feel. The Z-STAR golf ball is designed to be the best-balanced golf […]
The new Diablo Octane Driver features revolutionary Forged Composite material in the crown, giving it a significant performance advantage over all-titanium drivers. Combined with Callaway’s hyperbolic face technology and a longer high performance Project X graphite shaft, the Diablo Octane driver is configured to deliver unmatched power through superior design, construction and materials. RRP $329 […]
Lightness, function and fashion are three key elements in today’s golf bag design and technology. The Links incorporates all three key elements. Weighing only 3.25 kgs this bag has nine spacious pockets. There is a velour-lined valuables pocket and a roomy insulated cooler pocket with drainage holes. The six ‘stadium’ designed side pockets allow you to […]
The new SPIDR2 glove delivers superior grip for optimum control, especially at high swing speeds. Targeting players of all skill levels, the new SPIDR2 glove optimises grip performance for nearly every playing condition. The digital water resistant leather on the entire palm and fingers of the glove provides the ultimate in grip and control in […]
Bionic is the only golf glove designed by an orthopedic hand surgeon. With a conventional glove, you compensate for the unevenness of your hand by squeezing the club too hard. That tightens the muscles in your hand and arm. With the Bionic glove design, you instinctively adopt a lighter grip. Your new lighter, more relaxed […]
Once again Callaway has made a giant leap forward with Forged Composite technology, a joint development between Callaway and automotive maker Lamborghini. Forged Composite™ is the lightest, strongest, most precise material ever used by either Lamborghini or Callaway. Encompassing more than 500,000 intertwined turbostratic fibers per square inch, this revolutionary material features an incredibly high threshold for […]