In another pioneering move in the powered trolley market, top-selling brand Motocaddy has introduced a full 5-year warranty* on any new Motocaddy Lithium battery purchases.

From 1st January 2017, all Motocaddy Lithium batteries sold – including those purchased with a Motocaddy electric trolley – will be eligible for the new warranty which replaces the previous ‘limited’ cover and adds three additional years to the existing all-inclusive, two-year period.

The initiative comes a year after Motocaddy became the first trolley brand to close the price gap between models sold with Lithium and Lead-acid batteries to just £100 – a drop of £50 on previous price points. The move has seen demand for Motocaddy electric trolleys sold with a Lithium battery reach a record high, accounting for more than 90% of overall Motocaddy trolley sales last season – compared with 63% in 2015 and 24% in 2014. (more…)

Building on the success of its distinctive Journey and Tour Series travel bags with their retractable legs and pivoting wheels, Sun Mountain is adding a heavy-duty model to its Club Glider range with the introduction of the new Meridian travel bag.

The market leader in premium golf bags has created a travel bag for the modern golfer that incorporates a robust ballistic-style nylon construction and dense foam padding to offer greater protection for golf clubs, while maintaining the superior manoeuvrability that eliminates excessive bending and lifting when handling. (more…)

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KBS, the fastest-growing steel shaft golf brand that built its reputation on precision iron shafts, is adding a graphite hybrid shaft to its 2017 range to offer golfers a seamless transition from irons to fairway woods.

The KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid shaft has already been adopted by players on the PGA and European Tours, including multiple major winners and every leading club manufacturer since testing began earlier this year.

“Unlike other graphite hybrid shafts on the market, the new shaft design is based on the specification of a long iron, offering a more solid hit through impact and a consistent tighter dispersion,” said Kim Braly, R&D and Tour operations director. “We’ve also created the Tour Graphite Hybrid shaft to provide the feel of a premium KBS Tour steel iron, but in a graphite version,” he added. (more…)

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It was a hat-trick of wins for the world’s favourite powered golf trolley when the latest version of the Motocaddy S1introduced in Marchwas voted ‘Trolley of the Year’ at the 2016 Foremost Golf Industry Awards last week.

Previous versions of the evergreen entry-level S1 model had won the same title in 2014 and 2015.

This year’s award from more than 950 Foremost Golf members follows record sales figures for the S1 this year – accounting for more than a third (38%) of all electric trolleys sold in the UK between March and October*. More than 90% of these sales have been with a Lithium battery. (more…)

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ClubstoHire.com, the world’s leading golf club rental business, has launched a brand new website today designed to cater for around 300,000 visits per year from travelling golfers looking to secure quality clubs at many of the world’s most popular golfing destinations.

Timed to coincide with this week’s International Golf Travel Market in Mallorca, the launch of the colourful interactive site is the result of six months of IT product development and an investment of €150,000 in back end and client-facing infrastructure to speed up bookings and improve the customer journey. (more…)

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