Golphin, an award winning Scottish-based company which designs and manufactures specialised golf equipment for children, won Golf Digest's inaugural Editors' Choice Award for Best Beginner Junior Golf Clubs.
“We are honoured and delighted with this award,” said Calum McPherson, founder and managing director of Golphin. “It is validation by golf industry leaders that our innovative clubs are helping to grow the game.” Golphin’s GFK (golfinforkids) line of junior equipment “introduces the game in an effective – and more important, fun – fashion,” according to the Golf Digest editors. Building on its successful début of beginner junior clubs throughout the U.S. and around the world, Golphin soon will introduce equipment for more advanced players, too.
“With Golphin’s GFK range pioneering a new methodology when introducing kids to golf, the next step is just about to appear on the horizon,” McPherson said. “An exciting innovation called Beginners to Winners is about to be launched. “This will include a stage-2 advanced range of clubs to make sure kids have the very best technology to help their progressive development.” This is the first year Golf Digest editors have rated their favourite products, apparel, hotels and resorts, thus enhancing the publication’s well-known and longstanding rankings of golf courses, resorts and destinations, golf teachers and clubfitters. The Golf Digest annual Hot List is a highly-recognized ranking list of golf equipment. This marks the first time that junior golf clubs have been rat