Continuing its never compromising message to deliver high performance apparel to golfers across the world, the 2016 Galvin Green Part 2 collection features a host of new styles and colours.

The Official Team Supplier of Weatherwear to Europe’s Ryder Cup team in September has once again extended its offering of award-winning waterproof jackets and trousers, pullovers, shirts, shorts, hats, gloves, socks, base layers and accessories with more than 250 premium lines in almost 100 different style options – making it the largest golf clothing range of its kind, designed by golfers for golfers.

Helping golfers stay ahead any day and every day, a digital catalogue is available in stock at many of the UK’s top-ranked golf courses – including Royal County Down, Ballybunion, Royal Portrush, St. Andrews Links, Royal Dornoch, Trump Turnberry, Royal Birkdale, Kingsbarns, Royal Porthcawl and Royal Troon.

The latest range of pioneering Multi-layer Concept garments includes:

  • the new flagship jacket in the men’s range is the GORE-TEX® Shell half-zip ADDISON, which comes in Stretch fabric with a mesh lining in four colour options including the new Plum, each featuring three different colour combinations (S-3XL);
  • BART is the newest GORE-WINDSTOPPER® half-zip jacket in Soft Shell fabric in four colour options, while the BENNETT offers a new plain full-zip version in the same fabric in Steel Grey and Black;
  • the latest full-zip GORE-TEX® Shell jacket with INSULA™ lining and detachable hood called the AKIN available in Black/Iron Grey/Steel Grey (S-3XL);
  • four new INSULA™ garments lead the warm layer range with the two half-zip options, the DONALD in four colours variations and the DWAYNE available in four solid colours. The full-zip DARREL also available in four colours and the full-zip hoodie DANTE in Black and Steel Grey/Iron Grey completes the new warm layer line-up;
  • the MAPPING is the new premium short sleeve Ventil8™ shirt with UV protection factor 20+, available in four colours. The buttoned down long sleeve MORRIS makes a long-awaited return in three colours (S-XXL);
  • the Ladies’ collection includes the new AIDA GORE-TEX® Paclite® full-zip jacket in Black and the new colour way Violet;
  • brand new for 2016 is the full-zip BELLA body warmer with WINDSTOPPER® lining, available in Steel Grey and Black (XS-XL);
  • the full-zip DAISY and half-zip DONNA are the latest INSULA™ garments, both available in four colour ranges including Lipgloss red and Violet (XS-XL).

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Golfers visiting Florida’s prime golfing destination of Orlando have taken to renting out golf clubs in a big way, according to ClubstoHire.com, the company that pioneered club rental across Europe and is about to celebrate its first anniversary in the United States.

In a global market exceeding €100m annually, the Dublin-based company has seen sales in the Sunshine State increase by 15% and customer interaction grow by 58% since launching its service in July last year. (more…)

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Research conducted by the PGA EuroPro Tour among its up and coming professional golfers shows that Motocaddy is the preferred brand of choice for those using a powered trolley.

The survey amongst players on Europe’s third-tier Tour revealed more than 65% of the field regularly use a trolley in competitive rounds, with over half of those Pros opting to play with the market-leading powered trolley brand – almost twice as many as the nearest competitor. (more…)

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Following a positive response to an enhanced prize package, a strong field will compete over 54-holes in the 2016 Galvin Green PGA Assistants’ Championship final at Little Aston Golf Club, Sutton Coldfield between 3-5 August.

As part of its support of the event, Galvin Green is rewarding the winners of this year’s seven regional qualifying events with high-performance clothing worth more than £300, including a MACOY Ventil8™ shirt, a DONALD INSULA™ jacket and NOEL or NASH Ventil8™ trousers. A three-way tie for first place at the PGA West qualifying event at Exeter, means that nine players among the 120 finalists will be presented on arrival at Little Aston with their new outfits in fresh colourways. (more…)

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ClubstoBuy.com, sister company of the world’s largest club rental service ClubstoHire.com, sold its first sets of used clubs within hours of opening online.

Callaway’s Danny Willett, Europe’s first Masters winner in 17 years, proved the inspiration for Jean Bennett from County Westmeath, Ireland, to purchase two sets of Callaway clubs for herself and her left-handed husband, John Bennett. The couple regularly use the ClubstoHire service when travelling to play golf in Puerto Banus, Spain, which is how they heard about the new ClubstoBuy service. (more…)

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