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  • 10 things not to miss in the new issue of Today's Golfer

    Written by Chris Jones on Thursday, 24 September 2020

    The new issue of Today's Golfer, Britain's best-selling golf magazine, is out now and it's packed with things you simply can't afford to miss, including a new Golf World Top 100 Courses ranking! TG is no longer just your go-to for the best equipment coverage and tests in golf, it is also the new home to the game's best golf courses...

  • Golf's new World Handicap System explained

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 11 September 2020

      Everything you need to know about the new golf World Handicap System – including whether your handicap will go up or down...  Are you ready for the new golf World Handicap System? There’s a little over six months to go until your CONGU handicap is consolidated into a single portable index and your playing experience changes for the better. RELATED: Putting coach Phil...

  • 10 reasons you can't afford to miss the new issue of Today's Golfer

    Written by Chris Jones on Thursday, 27 August 2020

    For more than 30 years, Today's Golfer has made it its mission to help people play better golf - and that won't change. But, starting with our new October issue, out now, Britain's best-selling golf magazine will incorporate elements from Golf World – its tour insight, Major event previews, history, heritage and, perhaps most importantly, the revered Top 100 Courses...

  • Win Duca del Cosma golf shoes worth £159.95

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 24 August 2020

    Duca del Cosma make stunning Italian designer golf shoes and we want you to give you a pair! We've teamed up with the luxury brand to give one lucky TG website reader the chance to win a pair of Duca's beautifully crafted Belair shoes, worth £159.95. The super-stylish shoes come in a white, blue and cognac colourscheme and are made using soft,...

  • Fancy a Callaway Mavrik driver for £3.89?

    Written by Rob Jerram on Wednesday, 12 August 2020

    Golf Giveaways is a new website giving golfers the chance to win thousands of pound's worth of equipment, coaching sessions, rounds and holidays for as little as the price of a pint. GolfGiveaways.com has launched with the mission to make exclusive, aspirational and luxury golf ​products available to every UK golfer at a fraction of retail prices through low cost, best...

  • 10 things you can't afford to miss in the new issue of Today's Golfer

    Written by Chris Jones on Thursday, 30 July 2020

    10 things you can't afford to miss in the new issue of Today's Golfer magazine! The September issue of Today's Golfer is out now, featuring the fantastic mix of tours news, equipment reviews that will help you choose better clubs, and instruction that will save you shots next time you're on the course. As well as that, here are 10 things...

  • We reveal the best golf gear of 2020

    Written by Chris Jones on Thursday, 2 July 2020

    Our pick of the best clubs, gadgets, trolleys, bags, balls and shoes on sale this summer. The August 2020 issue of Today's Golfer is on sale from 2 July! It's packed full of things that will make this summer of golf one to remember, after a spring that was one to forget. Here's a taster of what you'll find in the...

  • How UK golf has benefited from the coronavirus

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 15 June 2020

    The American author Og Mandino once said, “Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity”. Golf in the United Kingdom has suffered its fair share of adversity lately. One of the wettest winters in history saw many clubs closed for weeks on end. This February was the wettest since records began. Storms Ciara and Derek brought more rain and...

  • Does Donald Trump lie and cheat at golf? | Today's Golfer

    Thursday, 11 June 2020

    When a simple tweet gets out of hand... A few days ago, we posted a harmless tweet asking people which celebrity they would most like to play golf with. We expected a few replies. We weren't surprised to see Piers Morgan come in for some stick.  But we didn't expect THIS: We have our suspicions over whether the messages from Trump are real or...

  • How Tony Johnstone overcame multiple sclerosis to play on the senior tour

    Written by Rob McGarr on Thursday, 11 June 2020

    "I was diagnosed in 2003 and like many people just thought ‘this can’t be happening to me,’" says six-time European Tour winner Tony Johnstone.  "I couldn’t remember my kids' names, I was tired all the time and had zero coordination. I had trouble getting food into my mouth without taking out an eye, so it really seemed like golf was over...

  • How to kickstart your golf season

    Written by Chris Jones on Wednesday, 3 June 2020

    Kickstart your golf season with the new issue of Today's Golfer! The Summer 2020 issue of Today's Golfer is out now. It's full of advice that can help you kickstart your golf season after a delayed start to the year!  Reboot your golf game We've pulled together eight leading coaches to provide surefire ways to kickstart your golf season after a few months...

  • Rory McIlroy: "I do not think the Ryder Cup will happen"

    Written by Rob McGarr on Thursday, 28 May 2020

    The latest updates on the Coronavirus in golf: ► Demand for golf club membership increases post-lockdown ► Ryder Cup 2020 to be postponed? ► Golf courses reopen – but will you be able to get a tee time? ► Golf green fees may increase after Coronavirus ► Will the European Tour survive the Coronavirus?  Demand for golf club membership could outstrip supply for the first time in...

  • Coronavirus golf: how to stay safe while you play

    Written by Rob McGarr on Friday, 15 May 2020

    Everything you need to know to play golf safely during Coronavirus. Golf is back! (In England, at least. The rest of the UK and Ireland is having to wait a little longer.) But is it safe to play? What precautions do you need to take to reduce the risk of transmitting Coronavirus? With guidance from England Golf, we've put together answers...

  • How golf is tackling the biggest threat to its future

    Written by TG on Wednesday, 6 May 2020

    What golf must do to ensure it has a future. The 400th issue of Today's Golfer is on sale now. We publish 13 issues a year, which maths fans will realise means we've been going for over 30 years.  A lot has happened in golf during that time. Tiger Woods has won 82 PGA Tour events and 15 majors. The Pro V1...

  • "This is what my first round of golf post-lockdown was like..."

    Written by Charles Briscoe-Knight on Tuesday, 5 May 2020

    Londoner and Walton Heath member Charles Briscoe-Knight spent lockdown in California and has just played his first round of golf in many weeks after golf courses there reopened. He tells TG what his first round back was like, played at Seascape Golf Club in Aptos... On arrival we noticed that the car park was only half full, which was a slight...

  • Why you need to stick by your golf club during Coronavirus

    Written by Chris Jones on Tuesday, 5 May 2020

    If you don't support your golf club during Coronavirus, it may not be there afterwards. Like pretty much every golfer in Britain, I’ve not played a game since the middle of March. But, I’ve made a decision not to cancel my membership. And when my club’s renewal email popped into my inbox last week, I signed up straight away. Many of you...

  • 5 things to look forward to when golf returns

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 4 May 2020

    With no shortage of bad news at the moment, Rob McGarr picks out five things every golfer can look forward to in this time of crisis. 1. The greatest Ryder Cup ever Yes, there is a chance that this year’s Ryder Cup will be postponed or cancelled. And, clearly, if playing it poses any health and safety risk, that should and will...

  • Free magazine to help you practise your golf at home

    Written by TG Writer on Friday, 24 April 2020

    Get a free magazine to help you practise your golf at home! We're all stuck at home and missing golf, but that doesn't mean you can't get some practice done and keep your game sharp for when the golf courses reopen.  To help, we've put together a magazine containing 31 practice drills you can do in your house or garden, using only...

  • How to get a copy of Today's Golfer or Golf World

    Friday, 24 April 2020

    There are plenty of ways to read the best golf magazines without leaving your house.  Today's Golfer – Subscribe to Today's Golfer – Buy the latest issue of Today's Golfer – Download a digital edition from the App Store – Download a digital edition on Google Play Golf World – Subscribe to Golf World magazine – Buy the latest issue of Golf World – Download a digital edition from the App Store – Download a digital edition on...

  • Stick this one in your 2021 diary...

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Thursday, 23 April 2020

    It's got to be the bargain of next season and well worth taking up a few days early in your 2021 diary. Well, at the moment, we've got to look forward haven't we? Top Cornish links St Enodoc and Trevose Golf & Country Club have launched the Atlantic Pairs competition providing golfers with the opportunity of playing a pair of Top...

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