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  • Andrew Cotter: "I question the rationale behind golf courses being closed"

    Written by Andrew Cotter on Monday, 23 November 2020

    TG columnist and BBC commentator Andrew Cotter is struggling to understand why golf courses are closed during the latest coronavirus lockdown and believes a "tiresome perception" of the game is to blame. You catch me, dear reader, at a slightly low ebb. Yes, I realise, such is the way this year has gone, that I might have to readjust my mood-parameters,...

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

    Written by Rob Jerram on Thursday, 19 November 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 22 easy ways to save shots, a guide to the best winter gear, the incredible men and women who are changing the face of golf and a 48-page guide to the best golf breaks for 2021. Combine...

  • What England's Covid tier system means for golf

    Written by Rob Jerram on Wednesday, 18 November 2020

    Which tier is your golf course in, can you still play in a fourball with friends, will the clubhouse be open, can you go to the driving range and what do the Covid alert levels mean for the sport? All of England's golf courses can reopen when the country's second national coronavirus lockdown ends next Wednesday (December 2), regardless of the...

  • What is AimPoint putting?

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 16 November 2020

    What is AimPoint Putting? And how does it work? AimPoint is an express method of reading the break on a putt as you play, using a three-step system designed to help you read every putt accurately and consistently.  More than 200 tour pros have used it, and AimPoint users have amassed more than 65 professional wins between them.  Masters champion Dustin Johnson is...

  • Win a year's subscription to Today's Golfer magazine

    Written by Rob Jerram on Wednesday, 4 November 2020

    Today's Golfer is Britain's best-selling golf magazine, packed with the best golf lessons, equipment news and reviews, course features and Golf World Top 100 rankings – and we want to give one of you the chance to enjoy it for free for an entire year! It's been a strange year for us all with Covid-19 limiting our freedom and, for large...

  • "Golf offers escape and relief from coronavirus"

    Written by Andrew Cotter on Monday, 2 November 2020

    As we head towards a second Covid-19 lockdown across England, TG columnist and BBC commentator Andrew Cotter explains why golf offers enormous relief and escape from Coronavirus. The champions dinner of hermetically-sealed takeaway food. The azaleas and magnolias lying dormant amidst light flurries of snow. And the sanitised Green Jacket being handed over by Tiger Woods – dangling it on a...

  • REVEALED! Audi A8 is the best luxury car for golfers

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 26 October 2020

    What is the best luxury car for a golfer? Well, according to the Parkers New Car Awards 2021, it's an Audi A8. Here at Todays's Golfer we partnered with Parkers – the definitive resource for car buying advice in the UK – to bring you the award for the Best Luxury Car in the prestigious Parkers New Car Awards 2021 and we're delighted...

  • Everything you need to know as golf's World Handicap System begins

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 23 October 2020

    Struggling to get to grips with the new golf World Handicap System? We sat down with Gemma Hunter, England Golf's Head of Handicapping and Course Rating to find out everything you need to know. PLUS! Our easy-to-follow guide to the WHS. Are you ready for the new golf World Handicap System? Your CONGU handicap has now been consolidated into a single portable...

  • 10 reasons you need the new issue of Today's Golfer

    Written by Rob Jerram on Wednesday, 21 October 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 our Masters preview and the new Golf World Top 100 Resorts in Continental Europe 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...

  • WIN! A Sunderland of Scotland waterproof golf jacket!

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 20 October 2020

    Sunderland of Scotland's WhisperDry technology provides the quietest waterproof golf jacket in the world... and you could win one! Renowned throughout the world as the original high performance golf clothing brand, Sunderland of Scotland apparel been worn by many of the greatest players in the history of the game including Seve Ballesteros, Greg Norman and Nick Faldo. RELATED: Best Waterproof Golf Jackets...

  • REVEALED: The best luxury cars for golfers

    Written by Rob Jerram on Friday, 9 October 2020

    What is the best car for a golfer? Have your say in the Parkers New Car Awards 2021, in association with Today's Golfer, and you could win an Amazon voucher! Parkers – the definitive resource for car buying advice in the UK – has partnered with Today's Golfer to to bring you the award for the Best Luxury Car in the...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    How UK golf has benefited from coronavirus. The American author Og Mandino once said, “Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity”. RELATED: Andrew Cotter: "I can't understand the rationale behind golf courses being closed" 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...

  • 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...

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