October

  • Stuburt unveil new boot and shoe for winter 2016/17

    Written by Edward Colman on 31 October 2016

    Stuburt unveil new sturdy Cyclone Boot and versatile Helium Tour eVent shoe for winter 2016/17. For the winter of 2016/17, Stuburt have produced two new affordable, performance shoes that they say will stand up to the harshest conditions and deliver great comfort and support, without breaking the bank. The British brand who kit out 2011 Open Champion and 2016 European Ryder ...

  • Nominate your greatest hole in UK golf

    Written by Edward Colman on 27 October 2016

    A search to find the UK's greatest golf hole has been launched aiming to shine the spotlight on some of the UK's lesser known but just as great golf clubs. With the likes of St Andrews, Turnberry and the Belfry often stealing the limelight this is a real-world contest to find the best hole in grassroots golf and you can play...

  • RoboGolfPro: The robot golf instruction tool

    Written by Michael Catling on 25 October 2016

    TG tries the UK’s first RoboGolfPro to see just how good it is... Every golf nut wants to rip it like Dustin or swing it like Rory; the only problem is that many of us just don't know how to do it. Until now, UK golfers have had to rely on feedback from coaches, video analysis or some kind of swing contraption.

  • Jason Day's nine tips for bigger drives

    Written by Edward Colman on 24 October 2016

    Jason Day averages more than 303 yards off the tee and is one of the longest players in the game, here are his power tips to help you flush it.  The world number one is one of the world's best chippers and putters, and he hits his irons ridiculously high, but it's his booming drives that really catch our...

  • Stoke Park win prestigious national golf title

    Written by Kevin Brown on 24 October 2016

    Members at Stoke Park are celebrating yet another golf success after the men's team won the prestigious National Golf Club Challenge. Created to raise funds for the military veterans' charity On Course Foundation, the National Golf Club Challenge is the UK's largest amateur charity golf competition, bringing thousands of club golfers together on their own courses throughout the UK during the...

  • Six ways you could make more money betting on golf

    Written by Edward Colman on 21 October 2016

    Top golf tipster Niall Lyons spills the beans on beating the bookies. We have all been there, sitting staring into our mobile betting apps trying to work out the best way to turn £5 into £50 on Ryder Cup Sunday or just before the start of a big event and ended up being hopelessly let down by our poor judgement again. We...

  • 3 of Britain’s most exclusive golf courses

    Written by Edward Colman on 18 October 2016

    Good luck trying to get yourself 18 holes on these three... Queenwood If your name isn’t down, you won’t get onto Queenwood’s website, let alone its 1st tee. People who have played this hush-hush Surrey club have praised its sensational greens and spectacular 18th hole, which plays towards a clubhouse. Members include Ernie Els and Hugh Grant and rumour has it the entrance fee...

  • British Masters winner Alex Noren in the bag

    Written by Edward Colman on 17 October 2016

    In-form Alex Noren made it three European Tour titles in eight appearances with another impressive display of front-running at the British Masters over the weekend. The Swede also tasted victory on British soil in July at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open and in Switzerland last month at the Omega European Masters, and he sealed his trio of titles with a...

  • How to tell if your golf balls are round

    Written by Edward Colman on 15 October 2016

    All golf balls are flawless spheres, right? Wrong. Some balls in your bag will have slight imperfections, which could lead to them misbehaving in the air and on greens. TOP STORIES Our biggest ever equipment trial will help you make a smarter buying decision! 5 of the best wet weather grips Here is a test to do this weekend to sort the unblemished from the...

  • Andrew 'Beef' Johnston answers your questions riding a bull

    Written by Michael Catling on 14 October 2016

    Andrew 'Beef' Johnston is one of the stand-out stars of 2016, but what is really like? Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson may have stolen the headlines at The Open, but it was Andrew 'Beef' Johnston who captured the hearts of the nation. The 27-year-old admits he's the antithesis of your typical modern-day sportsman, but that didn't stop him gathering a huge following...

  • Joe Miller hits 423-yard drive to win World Long Drive Championship

    Written by Edward Colman on 13 October 2016

    Englishman Joe Miller secured his second World Long Drive title on Wednesday night with a 423-yard drive. Miller,who attend the Today's Golfer Callaway Kings of Distance Day, faced Ryan Steenberg of Rochester, New York, in the final held in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Steenberg hit first, leaving Miller 412 yards to beat and he produced a 423-yard screamer to win the championship. "A real honor...

  • Luke Donald's 10 greenside bunker rules

    Written by Edward Colman on 11 October 2016

    Luke Donald, this month's British Masters host shares his best tip for bunker success. The former world number one got up and down from sand more than 60% of the time last year putting him inside the top 10 on the PGA Tour. We caught up with the Englishman at The Grove in Hertfordshire where the venue for Donald's British Masters, supported...

  • England World Cup winner Mike Tindall answers your questions on golf

    Written by Edward Colman on 10 October 2016

    England rugby hero and World Cup winner Mike Tindall answers your questions on the game. He reveals how he got into golf, what is the best part of his game and who was the worst golfer in the England team. Tindall shares some of his not so finest moments in golf, including rolling a buggy! “I have managed to roll a...

  • The future of golf survey

    07 October 2016

    How often do you play golf? How much does your membership cost? And how many of the game's 34 rules and myriad sub-rules do you really and honestly know? As part of Golf World's special Future of Golf issue, we want to answer these questions – and more. To better understand who you are, how often you play the game and...

  • Reasons why playing golf can add years to your life

    Written by Edward Colman on 06 October 2016

    Playing golf is likely to increase life expectancy, help prevent chronic diseases and improve mental health.  Findings show that golf is likely to improve cardiovascular, respiratory and metabolic health. Playing golf could also help those who suffer chronic diseases including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, colon and breast cancer and stroke, the study by the University of Edinburgh found. TOP STORIES Best drivers for...

  • Manchester United ace Lee Sharpe aiming for European Senior Tour

    Written by Edward Colman on 06 October 2016

    Former Manchester United winger Lee Sharpe takes the game more seriously than most retired footballers. The three-time Premier League title winner, is aiming to join the European Senior Tour when he hits 50 in 2021. His handicap was two until a recent "bad couple of weeks" saw it slip to its current 2.6. But this minor setback won't deter him from his...

  • “I hurt like you hurt,” Jack Nicklaus leads tributes to Arnold Palmer at memorial service

    Written by Edward Colman on 05 October 2016

    Jack Nicklaus was fighting back tears as he led the tributes to Arnold Palmer in a moving speech at the King's memorial service on Tuesday. Nicklaus's tribute centred on the pair's special bond and moved many of those in attendance to tears at the Saint Vincent Basilica Parish at Saint Vincent College. "I hurt like you hurt," he said. "You don't lose a...

  • U.S.A Ryder Cup hero shares putting secrets

    Written by Edward Colman on 03 October 2016

    Brandt Snedeker mastered the greens at Hazeltine during the Ryder Cup and in our latest issue he has been sharing his secrets. He openly admits he's no match for Bubba or Dustin in the power stakes, but Brandt Snedeker has always subscribed to the theory that you drive for show, putt for dough. His old-school "popping" stroke has become his trademark down...

  • Ryder Cup: What the players said

    Written by Edward Colman on 03 October 2016

    Europe failed to overturn a three-point deficit going into Sunday's singles matches as they fell to a 17-11 defeat at Hazeltine National. Here is how players on both sides reacted to the result... Team Europe Rory McIlroy admitted he struggled in the final few holes of his epic battle with Patrick Reed on Sunday. "It's disappointing for us as a team and for...

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