Christmas Gifts: Perfect presents for golfersDecember, 2013 Equipment
Find a present the golfer in your life will really want this year…
What they do: The brainchild of Ryder Cup star Ian Poulter, IJP Design produces striking, high-performance golfwear. The company has launched 13 different collections to date and their products are stocked in over 30 different countires.
Description: This Christmas, IJP Design have launched a wide range of gift sets which are designed to suit all tastes and budgets. Items in the sets range from iPhone and iPad cases to polo shirts, jumpers and hats. There are gift sets available for both men and women.
Some highlights from the gift set range are:
• Limited edition iPhone case and visor – £39.95
• Luxe belt and Para buckle – £64.95
• Paragon jumper and Tech Golo shirt – £99.95
• Dynamo knit and matching tee – £119.95
• Black Watch knit and polo shirt- £124.95
• Any Crest V jumper and matching Eagle polo
shirt – RRP £99.95
All of the gift sets come complete with a stylish IJP Design box, and there is free delivery on orders over £50. www.ianpoulterdesign.com
What they do: GolfBand specialise in producing resistance training bands which help improve your swing and overall fitness.
Description: GolfBand’s resistance bands are the number one resistance bands in the game, and are used by European Tour players such as Simon Khan, Scott Drummond and various LET professionals including Solheim Cup heroine Catriona Matthew. The bands can be used on the range or at home to aid swing development, flexibility and muscle strength. They are perfect for a quick, easy and effective warm-up, suitable for all ages and are priced from as little as £9.99. www.golfband.com
What they do: Kolven produce a range of high-quality watches that are designed primarily to be worn by golfers.
Description: Founded in 2012, Kolven takes its name from an old game which was similar to golf and brought over to Scotland in the 12th century. Their watches are of the highest quality and feature calibre-24 Swiss automatic movement, a stainless steel case and a water-resistant leather strap. The brand is synonymous with golf, and their watches feature a golfer logo and golf ball inspired face. The watches are available to buy online and make for a truly stylish gift. www.kolvenwatches.com
Miss Designer Golf
What they do: Miss Designer Golf offer top-name ladies’ golf clothing brands at discounted prices.
Description: Formed in 2008, MissDesignerGolf.com are an online retailer offering reduced clothing produced by top golf brands. They stock Tommy Hilfiger, Sunice, Galvin Green, Green Lamb, Cutter & Buck, Fairway and Greene, Lija, Puma, Calvin Klein and Under Armour clothes with up to 70 per cent off the SRPs and free UK delivery. If you are unsure of what to buy this year, they also offer a range of gift cards. This means that whether it is a stocking filler or main present that you require, they have it covered. www.missdesignergolf.com
What they do: Champ Golf specialise in producing high-quality spikes, tees and grips. They are the leading spike manufacturer in the industry.
Description: Champ are the premier company selling spikes and cleats for golf shoes around the world. They work with high-profile brands such as Adidas, Nike, Ecco and Puma. The company also produces a range of grips for irons, woods and putters, along with an innovative range of tees which are designed to maximise distance when compared to standard wooden tees. Champ’s range also includes a ball retriever and a club brush. www.champgolf.com
What they do: Persimmon Golf produce skilfully crafted wooden-headed golf clubs.
Description: If massive titanium heads or complex concept putters are not for you, then these lovingly crafted wooden clubs are the answer. Based in Carmarthenshire, Persimmon offer a full range of wooden equipment, from stylish putters to classic 240cc drivers. Their fairway woods contain a unique v-shaped soleplate which creates a low and deep centre of gravity to maximise height and distance. All the models come with modern graphite or steel shafts and perform as well as the latest equipment. www.persimmongolf.co.uk
What they do: Northcroft Golf design and produce innovative products to help golfers who have trouble bending down.
Description: The range of products from Northcroft help those who suffer with back, knee or hip problems, which can make aspects of golf such as teeing the ball up or marking your ball difficult. Their innovative ball and marker pick-up device clips onto the top of your putter grip and allows players to place markers and pick up their ball without having to bend down. The separate tee-up product aids with placing and removing tees. www.northcroftgolf.com
For just £24.99, you can receive 12 issues of NCG plus a free Under Armour Fleece Beanie which is perfect for wearing either on or off the course. NCG Subscription
What they do: National Club Golfer is the leading magazine for the serious golfer in Britain.
Description: We have teamed up with winter equipment specialists Under Armour to provide a great deal when you subscribe to National Club Golfer magazine this month. For just £24.99, you can receive 12 issues plus a free Under Armour Fleece Beanie which is perfect for wearing either on or off the course. In addition to the free hat, you will also be able to access our brand new digital magazine apps for free – available through the Apple Appstore and also through Google Play for Android devices. www.nationalclubgolfer.com
What they do: This specialist British company make premium quality, precision engineered laser engraved golf products from their base in Leicester.
Description: GrooveFix have a variety of excellent products on offer, including groove sharpeners, pitchmark repairers, ball markers and putting aids. This season they have four different gift packs to choose from, which incorporates various combinations of their 100 per cent British-made items. GrooveFix items can also be bought individually and supplied in a faux suede pouch. The company are the official accessory supplier to the EuroPro Tour. www.groovefix.com
What they do: Go Kart are a market leader in the production of electric trolleys.
Description: Go Kart have two different electric trolleys available in their range – the Go Kart Standard and the Go Kart Automatic. The models are extremely light, weighing just 8.2kg, and are made from reinforced thermoplastic for added strength. The models also fold down to a compact size and shape for ease of storage. If you purchase a trolley plus two accessories then you can receive a £25 discount, and if you purchase trolley and 36-hole lithium battery before January 2nd then you get £60 off the price. www.gokart.co.uk
What they do: PlaneSWING produce the world’s number one kinaesthetic golf swing trainer.
Description: The multi-adjustable steel hoop allows players to train a correct swing into their muscle pattern.This also aids in the development of the muscles which are used in golf. The hoop is set to an individual’s ideal swing plan, and using the specially designed PowerSLIDER clubs, you can simulate the perfect swing pattern. This is an excellent product for all those looking to create a well-rehearsed, repetitive swing and will help you to develop confidence and improve your overall golf fitness. www.planeswing.com
What they do: FootJoy are the market leaders in golf shoes. Their MyJoys range allow players to customise their FootJoy shoes.
Description: FootJoy have added the performance-enhanced XPS-1 range to their MyJoys range. The XPS-1 is designed to provide players with ultimate levels of stability and balance through all phases of the swing. By adding it to the MyJoys range, the shoe is now available in over four million different colour options. To create your own unique XPS-1 design, visit www.MyJoys.co.uk. The shoe retails at £235 for the laced version and £245 for the BOA version. www.FootJoy.co.uk
What it does: Club Whizz is a unique cleaning aid designed to help players in the winter months.
Description: Attaching to the wheel of virtually any golf trolley, the Club Whizz rotates as you walk the course, cleaning dirt and debris as it goes. Simply hold a club against the specially designed brush and the Club Whizz cleans the grooves and removes dirt, safely depositing it in front of the wheel, away from the golfer. The product can also be detached from the trolley and is therefore perfect for cleaning shoes, wheels and trolleys. The Club Whizz retails at £29.99. www.golfonline.co.uk/club-whizz-cleaning-brush