National: Equipment Reviews

Comfort And Price Point Keys To New Wearable GPS Units

Last Updated on Friday, 31 October 2014 00:00 Tuesday, 28 October 2014 17:10

by Gord Montgomery (iG)


For the past number of years the given in golf has been simple: Bigger is better. You know, bigger clubheads, bigger sweet spots, bigger golf courses and along with all that, bigger costs.
Now though, an entrepreneur in Calgary, Derek Rucki and his two partners are suggesting that smaller is smarter, particularly in the world of playing aids that one wears on the course.



Fourteen Golf Releases New RM-21 Wedge

Last Updated on Monday, 27 October 2014 22:53 Monday, 27 October 2014 22:50

altIRVINE, California — Fourteen Golf has released its new RM-21 wedge. The latest iteration of its popular RM series, the RM-21 boasts a clean look, additional loft options and subtle, but effective design tweaks that enhance playability.

“Without a doubt, the RM-21 is the most complete wedge we have ever developed,” said Marcy Kamoda, the COO of Fourteen Golf. “Fueled by feedback from PGA TOUR professionals, it is engineered to give golfers of any skill level the touch and feel around the green they need to succeed.”



SkyGolf® Introduces New SkyCaddie Mobile GPS App

Last Updated on Monday, 27 October 2014 22:50 Monday, 27 October 2014 22:44

altRIDGELAND, Mississippi — SkyGolf® announces the introduction of the new SkyCaddie Mobile GPS App available for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. Now golfers of all skill levels and budgets can save strokes and play better with golf's only 100% ground-verified and error-corrected course maps through a variety of platforms, choosing from the convenience of the SkyCaddie LINX watch, the complete course management ability of the new SkyCaddie TOUCH with a large hi-res display, or SkyCaddie Mobile for those who prefer using their smartphone or tablet.



adidas Golf Introduces Tour360 x Footwear Collection

Last Updated on Monday, 27 October 2014 21:19 Monday, 27 October 2014 21:11

altCARLSBAD, California — adidas Golf has announced the release of the new tour360 x footwear collection, the next generation of the popular tour360 franchise. The collection features clean, streamlined designs incorporating iconic 360WRAP technology for an aesthetically pleasing, tour performance golf shoe with outstanding comfort for all golfers.



Sun Mountain Tour Series Rain Gear is Best Yet

Last Updated on Monday, 27 October 2014 20:25 Monday, 27 October 2014 20:19

altMISSOULA, Montana — The new for 2015 Sun Mountain Tour Series golf rain wear is the company's best yet offering waterproof, breathable, stretch, durability, lightweight and quiet in one rain suit. The Tour Series collection is available now as a full-zip jacket ($199), long-sleeve pullover ($179) and pants ($199). Find your most convenient Sun Mountain retailer at



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