Player Features

  • Rip it like Rory McIlroy: 5 Ways for more distance

    19 March 2018

    Finally recovered from the injuries that derailed much of last year, Rory McIlroy has returned fit and firing in 2018 - and has just picked up his first victory in 539 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Here, in extracts taken from an exclusive interview with our sister magazine Golf World, Rory explains how he’s ready to make up for lost time, and...

  • Big Interview: Eddie Pepperell

    Written by Michael Catling on 26 February 2018

    Eddie Pepperell is a European Tour winner. It's still fresh, having become a champion just a day ago, but it's been a long time coming for the Englishman. Eddie Pepperell is one of golf's most compelling characters. Penniless at 21, his rags to riches tale has been documented in his blog, and taken him from the top of the Open leaderboard...

  • Joost Luiten: 20 Questions

    19 February 2018

    Joost Luiten talks Ibiza and Jessica Alba... and why Augusta's 12th is so hard At what age did you first break par? I must have been around 13 years old but I can't remember where - it was so long ago!   Highlight of your career so far? Winning the Dutch [KLM] Open twice. Last year was very...

  • Golf Test: Paul Casey

    Written by Michael Catling on 09 February 2018

    Just how much do you have in common with the 13-time European Tour winner Paul Casey?  Have you ever nearly missed your tee time? Yes, in the Ryder Cup with Robert Karlsson in 2006. We'd waited to let the Americans get on the tee  first, but then Captain Woosnam came running over and said: 'You're on the tee in 30 seconds!'...

  • Power Secrets from the PGA Tour

    29 January 2018

    Featuring: Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Jason Day, Adam Scott, Thomas Pieters, Tony Finau and Jon Rahm.  These tips originally comes from our sister magazine, Golf World. To subscribe to their magazine, click here #1: Dustin Johnson: Create A Wide Swing Arc To Generate Maximum Swing Speed The key to hitting the ball further is generating as much clubhead speed as you...

  • 20 Questions with Thomas Bjorn

    12 January 2018

    20 Questions: European EurAsia and Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn on his love of tennis and THAT tee shot at the 2003 Open  How old were you when you first broke par? It would have been at my home course in Silkeborg in Denmark. I was probably 13 or 14, and I think I was one or two-under-par. Highlight of your...

  • Meteoric rise: The John Rahm interview

    Written by Nick Wright on 10 November 2017

    The Jon Rahm Interview: Being backed by Phil Mickelson, learning English by listening to rap songs, and how he went from World No 766 to No.5 in just 15 months Rewind little more than a year and Spain's Jon Rahm was just another top amateur with huge potential. Now he's become the World no.4 with three Tour titles to his name,...

  • Four things you can learn from Justin Rose's swing

    06 November 2017

    Justin Rose's technically-sound swing can stand up to pressure Performance under pressure is greatly helped by a strong technique, and Justin Rose's swing is up there with the best.  TG Top 50 Coach Gareth Johnson talks about four qualities Rose possesses that you can try to weave into your action. Trail Wrist Flexed Note the angle in the back of Justin's right wrist. This...

  • 20 Questions: Beef

    27 October 2017

    20 Questions: Andrew 'Beef' Johnston on his love of Troon, Arsenal, Muhammad Ali and Will Ferrell When did you first shoot under par? Oh, man! It has to be when I was about 15 or 16. Highlight of your career so far? Winning last year's Spanish Open at Valderrama followed by my strong showing at the 2016 Open at Troon. Best shot...

  • Richard Bland: Working for the win

    Written by Kevin Brown on 26 October 2017

    Richard Bland is still waiting for his first win after 425 starts on the European Tour... but who's counting? Patience is a virtue – nowhere more so than in the crazy world of professional world. So it's just as well that 44-year-old Richard Bland possesses an abundance of that essential quality. Bland has been plugging away on the European Tour for...

  • Matt Wallace: Living proof mini tour dreams come true

    Written by Michael Catling on 12 October 2017

    This time last year Matt Wallace was playing on the Alps Tour. Now, he's a European Tour winner and has played in his maiden Major. He's living proof mini tour dreams do come true Matt Wallace has had to wait for his shot at the big time. The Englishman spent four years struggling to make a living on the Alps Tour,...

  • Golf Test: Branden Grace

    Written by Michael Catling on 11 October 2017

    South African superstar Branden Grace was the first man to shoot 62 in a major championship, but that’s FIVE SHOTS WORSE than his best ever round!  Grace is the latest golfer to take part in our Golf Test, where we find out everything from whether he's ever had a hole in one to whether he's played any pranks on tour. Read below...

  • Rickie Fowler on accuracy and how to improve your game

    Written by Camilla Tait on 11 October 2017

    Rickie Fowler had some of the best stats on the PGA Tour in 2017 - so we asked about how he's gone about improving his accuracy From growing up on his local driving range in California to becoming one of the most consistent players on the PGA Tour, Rickie Fowler puts a lot of his more recent success down to working...