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…)

Williams Racing Golf (WRG) played a big part in rugby legend Mike Tindall’s Celebrity Golf Classic at The Belfry, hosting a ‘Drive the Green’ competition at the famous 10th tee and giving away over 30 prizes of the latest Williams equipment.

Celebrities from the worlds of sport and entertainment were among 100 players who had the opportunity to use a WRG MR Player Series driver to reach the green at the challenging 272 yard par-four 10th after playing their own regular ball. Twelve players who used the driver for the first time made it onto the putting surface.

Three of the successful players were drawn at random to win the driver they used to reach the green, while WRG also kitted out the day’s overall winning team with prizes including cart bags and a selection of the brand’s premium golf clubs. (more…)

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Former England international rugby player Mike Tindall and his royal brother-in-law Peter Phillips have both been fitted for Williams Racing Golf (WRG) clubs ahead of Mike’s charity golf day next month.

The golf-loving pair, who play together at Minchinhampton Golf Club in Gloucester, had their swings analysed at the WRG Centre of Excellence at Magnolia Park, near Bicester, Oxfordshire by club fitter Dean Davis to customise each club to their individual specification for maximum performance.

They were both put through their paces using the Williams’ Single Frequency (WSF) club assembly system that allows a full set of clubs to be made with the same flex, feel and swing weight – enabling the torque of the club to behave reliably throughout the set and increase swing consistency. (more…)

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To meet growing demand from golfers across the world for a golfing wardrobe that delivers protection and performance in equal measure, leading apparel brand Galvin Green is introducing its most comprehensive collection of premium golf wear for 2016 in more fabrics, styles and colours than ever before.

Now displayed in a digital catalogue and stocked 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 range of Multi-layer Concept garments includes: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 340 premium lines in almost 100 different style options – making it the largest golf clothing range of its kind, designed by golfers for golfers.

  • advanced stretch GORE-TEX® fabric for waterproof jackets & trousers;
  • Ventil8™ material for shirts, trousers & shorts that also offers UV protection;
  • greater choice in popular GORE-WINDSTOPPER® and INSULA™ tops;
  • more matching combinations of jackets & trousers in vibrant colourways;
  • even lighter, more breathable Paclite® jackets & trousers for serious players;
  • up to five different colour choices for men, four for women & six for juniors;
  • seven new colours: Iron & Smokey Grey, Imperial & Lagoon Blue, Lipgloss Red, Lotus Pink & Mandarine;
  • an impressive total of 42 entirely new garments, plus three new belts.

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Galvin Green and Golfbreaks.com, two of the best-known names in golf, have formed a strategic partnership to combine promotional efforts to engage with core golfers wherever and whenever they choose to play.

Golfbreaks.com is Europe’s leading specialist golf travel company, having arranged golf trips at home and abroad for more than 1.5 million British golfers during the past 17 years. While since it was founded in 1990, Galvin Green has become the leading premium golf clothing brand in Europe, with almost 50% value share of the waterproof sector in the UK & Ireland*.

The partnership between Golfbreaks.com and Galvin Green embraces various forms of customer communication across events, sports marketing, smartphone apps and social media platforms. (more…)

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