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  • R&A commits £2million to the Golf Foundation to boost junior golf

    Tuesday, 4 December 2018

    The R&A has committed £2 million of funding money to the Golf Foundation in a bid to boost junior golf across Great Britain and Ireland The R&A has committed to provide £2 million to the Golf Foundation over the next four years to support its drive to inspire more young people to play golf and to encourage them to stay within...

  • 49 Fantastic Winter Green Fee Bargains in the UK

    Friday, 30 November 2018

    49 brilliant places to play across the UK, all with excellent winter green fee offers ENGLAND - NORTH  . 1. DUNSTANBURGH CASTLE, NORTHUMBERLAND Architect: James Braid redesign (1900). Yardage: 6,039-6,353 (par 70). Winter deal: Until Mar 31 – Bacon roll and tea/coffee, 18 holes & soup, sandwich and chips for £28 midweek and £30 weekends. In a nutshell... On the breathtaking Northumbrian coastline,...

  • Christmas offer: Peter Millar offering free gift with every purchase

    Wednesday, 28 November 2018

    SHOP SOPHISTICATED STYLE AND PERFORMANCE WITH PETER MILLAR THIS CHRISTMAS AND RECEIVE A FREE GIFT Luxury golf lifestyle brand, Peter Millar is offering a complimentary micro-fleece Crown Seal Beanie on all purchases at www.petermillar.co.uk in the lead up to Christmas.  If you’re looking for that extra-special Christmas gift with an added perk that will also appeal to your golfing loved one’s sense of style,...

  • 14 Great Gifts For The Keenest Golfers

    Written by ADVERTISING FEATURE on Friday, 23 November 2018

    Luxury Golf Guide: 14 Great gifts that only the keenest golfers will want at Christmas this year.  1. PUTTOUT PRESSURE PUTT TRAINER & MAT RRP: £84.99  www.puttout.golf Holing those crucial six-footers can really lower your scores, and the key to great putting is practice. With PuttOUT you really can take that practice anywhere. With a scientifically shaped parabolic ramp, each putt is returned to...

  • Today's Golfer BLACK FRIDAY Deal!

    Friday, 23 November 2018

    It's BLACK FRIDAY! Take advantage of our latest subscription deals Black Friday is officially here and we've got just the thing for you! Get an extra 20% off on all orders over £24. Use code BLACKFRI at checkout to redeem this offer GET DEAL https://goo.gl/eeVZ3N...

  • 11 reasons to buy the new issue of TG

    Thursday, 22 November 2018

    The new issue of Britain’s best-selling golf magazine is out now, and it’s jam-packed with exclusive features – including advice from four of the world’s very best golf coaches. It also comes with a glossy 2019 calendar and an opportunity to get a sleeve of Snell tour balls. BLACK FRIDAY: Save an extra 20% with code BLACKFRI OR  Subscribe to Today's Golfer print...

  • Calling all readers: Fancy a free hIgh tech golf lesson?

    Thursday, 15 November 2018

    Fancy a free high tech golf lesson? TG is running an instructional article on Force Plates in an upcoming issue. We need three amateur players, handicaps between 6 and 20, to take part at Leicester Golf Centre, on Tuesday, November 27. We would need you for a couple of hours, with specific times TBC. Ideally you will have never used force plates...

  • These swing impressions of DJ and Keegan Bradley are scarily good

    Friday, 9 November 2018

    There's a new golf comedian on the scene... and his swing impersonations are very good! We've all become accustomed to the various talents of Conor Moore (@ConorSketches), but there's a new guy who is bringing a different kind of golf impression to the table. They are so good, in fact, that even Keegan Bradley (the subject of his second impressions) tweeted his...

  • How hard is it to get a hole in one?

    Written by Michael Catling on Wednesday, 7 November 2018

    TG's man has never had a hole in one... so he took matters in to his own hands.  I'm part of the (not so) merry band of golfers who have never had a hole-in-one. It's not for the want of trying; I've just never been that accurate or lucky. In my 16 years playing the game, my list of achievements on...

  • Powakaddy launch FREE winter bag promotion

    Monday, 5 November 2018

    Golf trolley brand PowaKaddy have launched an exciting cart bag promotion for winter: Golfers will receive a FREE cart bag when purchasing any new PowaKaddy lithium trolley. Starting on Monday 5th November and running until midnight on 24th December 2018, every golfer who buys a PowaKaddy lithium trolley will be entitled to a free PowaKaddy Cart Bag worth up to RRP...

  • Inside the new rules of golf: 11 rules you need to know

    Friday, 26 October 2018

    Inside the new rules of golf: The R&A's David Rickman tells us how – and why – they've changed Jump to: 11 new rules you need to know It’s official! Golf’s new rules have been ratified and published by the R&A and USGA, which means you’ve now got three months to get your head around 24 rules and 300 interpretations. For the...

  • 10 Reasons to buy the latest issue of TG

    Wednesday, 24 October 2018

    You CAN cure your slice! What’s the most destructive shot in golf? A shank is pretty bad. Knifing one over the back of a green after a perfect drive makes my heart sink. And three-putting from eight feet not only costs you a shot, it’s really annoying! But for a majority of club players, a slice is the most persistent –...

  • 2019 IAGTO Awards Winners Unveiled at IGTM in Slovenia

    Wednesday, 24 October 2018

    Golf resorts and golf destinations across the globe have been honoured at a gala dinner to mark the 2019 IAGTO Awards in Slovenia capital Ljubljana. The winning destinations in the golf tourism industry’s annual celebration of excellence are Spain’s Costa del Sol and Logroño-La Rioja regions, Dominican Republic, Mauritius, Hua Hin in Thailand and Scottsdale, in Arizona. Golf resort awards were...

  • My Life in Golf: Chris Hollins

    Thursday, 18 October 2018

    With the wonderful setting of PGA Catalunya in the background, broadcaster Chris Hollins talks about how he got in to the game, playing with Rory McIlroy and why his favourite rounds of golf are with his dad...  In the video below, Hollins (who claimed the Strictly Come Dancing title in 2012) gives an insight into his favourite memories, best moments, favourite golf course...

  • R&A and USGA finalise rules on green-reading materials for 2019

    Monday, 15 October 2018

    The R&A and the USGA have published the finalised interpretation regarding the use of green-reading materials in golf which will come into effect on 1 January 2019. The new interpretation of Rule 4.3 (Use of Equipment) has been introduced following a six-week feedback period, and provides several revisions from the first proposed rules on the restriction of green reading materials.  Both governing bodies...

  • Reports: Endless beat out Sports Direct to take over American Golf

    Friday, 12 October 2018

    Endless have beaten out bids from others including Sports Direct to buy American Golf - the UK’s biggest specialist golf retailer - says report from Sky News According to Sky News, turnaround investor Endless have struck a cut-price takeover deal with American Golf 'through a pre-pack administration', beating out Sports Direct owner Mike Ashely. Endless, whose other investments include The Works and Menzies...

  • Golf Son Muntaner celebrates its 18th birthday with special winter package

    Friday, 12 October 2018

    Golf Son Muntaner, the flagship course at Arabella Golf Mallorca, has announced the launch of a special discounted offer to mark the 18th anniversary of its opening. Golfers will be able to book a tee time for two green fees with a buggy included for a special rate of €99 to play any time at Golf Son Muntaner between 1st November...

  • One year on: Jimenez celebrates success of Las Colinas short game facility he designed

    Tuesday, 9 October 2018

    Spanish legend returns to Las Colinas to celebrate the success of Short Game Facility designed by Miguel Ángel Jiménez  Golfing legend and 21-time European Tour winner Miguel Ángel Jiménez returned to Las Colinas Golf & Country Club this week to celebrate the success of the stunning ’Las Colinas Short Game Facility designed by Miguel Ángel Jiménez’, one year after the grand...

  • Why you should be setting goals like Justin Thomas

    Thursday, 4 October 2018

    Justin Thomas revealed his impressive list of goals for the second year running.  Last year, Thomas won his first major, won five times and claimed the FedEx Cup. But perhaps what was more impressive was that he had almost predicted what he could achieve at the start of the year, setting what to most would have seemed like some almost impossible goals...

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