2017

  • American Golf Championships on Sky Sports Golf: Schedule and timings

    Written by Camilla Tait on 16 October 2017

    American Golf have secured prime-time slots for broadcasting the American Golf Championships on Sky Sports Golf in 10 hour-long programmes American Golf's 2017 Championship TV programmes will be airing during prime time on the new Sky Sports Golf channel, with are ten hour long programmes in the schedule this year. The first will be the ever popular Junior Championship which will be...

  • Bjorn & Furyk go head to head at special Ryder Cup Captain's challenge; Furyk talks Woods return

    Written by Camilla Tait on 16 October 2017

    Thomas Bjørn and Jim Furyk took part in Ryder Cup Captains’ Challenge at Le Golf National - and it wasn't long afterwards that Furyk was questioned about Tiger Woods.  Thomas Bjørn and Jim Furyk today went head-to-head at The 2018 Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National as the European and United States captains led two teams of junior golfers in a special...

  • Fifty of the UK and Ireland’s top value courses that test even the best...

    Written by Kevin Brown on 11 October 2017

    TG Top 50: Are you ready for a challenge?  Golfers of all playing abilities just love a challenge. In fact that's a good portion of what the game is all about: pushing yourself to your playing limit and tackling courses that will examine all aspects of your game – from driver to mid-iron to putter and everything in-between. And sometimes it's...

  • Bjorn announces European Tour Foundation as official charity of the 2018 Ryder Cup

    10 October 2017

    European Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjørn today announced that the European Tour Foundation will be the Official Charity of The 2018 Ryder Cup. The European Tour Foundation was launched in May this year, replacing the existing Tour Players Foundation, and will bring together, under one umbrella, the many philanthropic and charitable elements the Tour engages in. Its mission statement sees it seek...

  • The Dunhill Diaries: Reliving Nick Dougherty's final tournament

    05 October 2017

    The Dunhill Diaries - an account of TG Collumist Nick Dougherty's final tournament as a professional in 2016 One year on from Nick Dougherty's final tournament appearance at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship - he gives us an insight into what it was like for him to play his last event as a professional golfer.  Fittingly, it was 10 years since he'd...

  • Scot's Mann wins The World Hickory Open - and the pictures are stunning

    05 October 2017

    Scotland's Fraser Mann takes the title of The 2017 LinkedGolfers World Hickory Open Champion amongst strong international field - and the pictures are incredible In continued trying conditions, the players of the 13th LinkedGolfers World Hickory Open showed amazing patience, concentration and above all their sense of humour as they tee'd off yesterday morning at Kilspindie Golf Club on Scotland's Golf...

  • Rules Refresher: 10 rules incidents in 2017 that you can learn from

    Written by Camilla Tait on 03 October 2017

    Need a rules refresher? We've been reviewing the rules incidents of 2017! It turns out that Dustin Johnson and Anna Nordqvist’s penalty drama at their respective US Open's in 2016 wasn’t enough for the Tour Professionals to leave behind– as there was still a lot of rules incidents that either caused confusion or drama in 2017.  It doesn't happen that often, but...

  • Ryder Cup 2018: How difficult IS Le Golf National?

    Written by Michael Catling on 29 September 2017

    It's going to take brains and brawn to overcome next year's Ryder Cup course. With a year to go, we played it to find out how just how tough it will be If golf courses were fit to feature in the Louvre, Le National's Albatros course would take pride of place among the Raphaels and Da Vincis. Situated 20 miles south...

  • WATCH: European Tour players heckle each other with props

    28 September 2017

    If it were allowed, how would you try to put off another player on the golf course?  We already saw Martin Kaymer try to put off players during the Hero Challenge by standing over Matthew Fitzpatrick's putts, but in this video - there are a lot more props involved.  In this hilarious video, European Tour professionals Andy Sullivan, Thorbjorn Olesen, Paul Waring...

  • Thomas Bjorn and Arjun Atwal confirmed as EurAsia Cup Captains

    28 September 2017

    Thomas Bjørn and Arjun Atwal have been announced as respective captains of Team Europe and Team Asia when the EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM returns to Glenmarie Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from January 12-14, 2018. The third staging of the biennial tournament, which has been hosted at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club in 2014 and 2016,...

  • 11 Reasons to buy the latest issue of TG

    28 September 2017

    In the latest issue of Today's Golfer, we answer Golf's Biggest Questions Golf feels great when you do it well... so get that feeling more often with the help of a superb panel of experts we've assembled Golf is not easy. A lot of us play it, practise it and even become obsessed by it because it's so bloody dif cult... and...

  • Woosnam and Love III among World Golf Hall of Fame Inductees

    27 September 2017

    Ian Woosnam, Davis Love III, Lorena Ochoa and Meg Mallon were inducted in to the World Golf Hall of Fame on Tuesday, with broadcaster Henry Longhurst also being posthumously awarded the accolade.  Just two days before the playing of the 12th annual Presidents Cup at nearby Liberty National Golf Club, the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum kicked off a...

  • Lessons of a lifetime: 5 legends talk about their careers

    27 September 2017

    Between them, these five men have won 48 major titles... But how could their experience help you? We recently sat down with Tom Watson, Gary Player, Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples and Tom Lehman to find out what you could learn from their experiences. Sitting in the plush restaurant at Wentworth Golf Club, the five golfers around me really know what they're talking...

  • Today's Golfer Travel Awards 2018

    27 September 2017

    Help us decided our TG Travel Awards for 2018 and be in with a chance of winning a fabulous prize!  HOW TO VOTE You can only pick one course and one hotel/resort per destination category (eg: one course and one hotel in Scotland, or one hotel & one course in each of the four English regions). Multiple choices will result in entries...

  • Book a golf holiday... get free gear!

    Written by Kevin Brown on 26 September 2017

    Book a 2018 golf holiday during September or October with Your Golf Travel and you can get your hands on some free TaylorMade gear.  The firm's Early Eagle promotion will reward golfers finalising next year's golf holidays with TaylorMade golf balls, irons, hybrids, fairway woods and even the M2 driver, as used by Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose and 2017 Masters champ...

  • Long Drive World Series returns to Portugal this weekend

    21 September 2017

    Golf's most exciting new showpiece event, Long Drive World Series, returns this weekend for the final leg of the 2017 competition. The event will take place on Sunday 24th September at the Oceanico Victoria Golf Course in Vilamoura, Portugal, the same venue which plays host to this week's European Tour hosted Portugal Masters.  The event will see eight of the world's longest...

  • Mind control on the course: How to strike the right balance

    20 September 2017

    Mind control advice on the course: How to let your performance matter... but don't make it matter too much This piece is written for Today's Golfer by Karl Morris, who has worked with major winners Louis Oosthuizen and Graeme McDowell. For more about him, go to  http://www.themindfactor.com/ Golfing legend Sam Snead once said: "Good golfing temperament falls between taking it with a...

  • 16 games to play on the course that you've probably never heard of

    Written by Michael Catling on 20 September 2017

    Whether you play for 50p, a fiver or simply for bragging rights, there are dozens of games that can add a bit of competitive fun to a round of golf. For a game that is anything but predictable, it's ironic that that most golf competitions follow on of these formats. And whether it's strokeplay, stableford or matchplay, you can guarantee that...

  • Insiders Guide to Mauritius

    20 September 2017

    Mark Twain once said: "You get the idea that Mauritius was made first and then heaven, and that heaven was copied after Mauritius." The famous writer visited this Indian Ocean jewel some six years before golf arrived here – 1902's Gymkhana GC layout is the oldest in the Southern Hemisphere, and the island now boasts nine 18-hole courses. But given the utter...

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