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  • Mind Games: Start as you mean to go on

    Thursday, 18 April 2019

    Start as you mean to go on: Why you need to start a round of golf before the first tee if you want to play well for the entire round We all begin a new golf season with similar objectives – to play a little better than last year, to get that handicap down by two or three shots. However, many...

  • 10 Reasons to buy the new issue of Today’s Golfer

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019

    The new issue of Britain’s best-selling golf magazine is out now, packed with tips, gear and good reads – plus it comes with a FREE 130-page Visit Scotland Official Guide to the Home of Golf. Here’s 10 more reasons you should try and get hold of a copy, either at your local newsagent, via digital newsstands or you can buy an individual...

  • Daan Huizing makes history with Jordan Mixed Open victory

    Sunday, 7 April 2019

    Daan Huizing became the first player in history to win a full-field mixed professional tournament by winning the Jordan Mixed Open presented by Ayla. Daan Huizing made history this week as he triumphed at the first Jordan Mixed Open,  where 40 players from each of the Challenge, Staysure and Ladies European Tours all competed for the same trophy.  It was a tournament...

  • Jennifer Kupcho wins inagural Augusta National Women's Amateur Champion

    Sunday, 7 April 2019

    Jennifer Kupcho produced a sensational finish to win the inagural Augusta National Women's Amateur Champion by four shots Jennifer Kupcho, the world’s top-ranked amateur, played her final six holes in five under par to beat out Mexico’s Maria Fassi and become the first champion of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur.  The final round of the competition was contested by 30 players over...

  • Golf and Cruise in the Caribbean: The perfect golf break

    Tuesday, 2 April 2019

    TG Courses editor Kevin Brown reflects on his time sailing on a Caribbean cruise, and why turning it in to a golf trip was his best idea yet... It was a week of firsts for me aboard P&O Cruises’ jaw-dropping five star floating hotel Azura; my first cruise, and my first experience playing golf in the Caribbean. The P&O cruise itself is...

  • Inside TaylorMade's new tour truck

    Tuesday, 26 March 2019

    TaylorMade's brand new, double-decker Tour truck is HUGE - and it's making its tournament debut at the Masters next month TaylorMade's brand new, completely re-designed Tour truck is absolutely massive - and goes beyond the regular perceptions of what a Tour truck is. Weighing 22 tons, the company’s new 42-foot long has two levels, making it not only the biggest, but...

  • The Belfry lands Ultimate Golf Resort title

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 21 March 2019

    Ultimate Golf Resort title: Legendary Ryder Cup venue, The Belfry, has done it again The iconic multi-award winning West Midlands resort underlined its position as one of the UK's - and world's - favourite golfing destinations after being crowned ‘Ultimate Golf Resort’ at the prestigious 59club Service Excellence Awards.  The record-breaking four-times Ryder Cup host also received the coveted Gold Flag Award...

  • OUT NOW: What's inside the latest issue of TG

    Wednesday, 13 March 2019

    Find out what's inside the latest issue of Today's Golfer It's all about irons and the lead-up to the first major of the year in this month's issue of Today's Golfer.  Last year, we ranked every iron we reviewed by forgiveness, and it turned in to our most popular feature of 2018. So we decided to make it an annual thing, and...

  • Women's Golf Day 2019 announces Annika Foundation Partnership

    Friday, 8 March 2019

    Women’s Golf Day 2019 launches on international Women's Day with the announcement of Annika Foundation Partnership  Women’s Golf Day will return for its fourth year on June 4th 2019 in what the brand promises to be the largest single day celebration of Women’s golf that the world has ever seen. And having entered into a brand new partnership with the ANNIKA...

  • Royal Liverpool named as 2022 Open Championship host

    Tuesday, 26 February 2019

    Royal Liverpool has been named as the host for the 151st Open Championship from 10-17 July 2022. Royal Liverpool has hosted The Open on 12 separate occasions, first in 1897 and last for Rory McIlroy's famous first Open victory in 2014. Tiger Woods is also a winner here, having claimed a five-shot victory over Ernie Els in 2006.  Now, the course at...

  • American Golf raises over £11,500 for On Course Foundation

    Tuesday, 19 February 2019

    AMERICAN GOLF CUSTOMERS RAISE OVER £11,500 FOR FORCES GOLF CHARITY ‘ON COURSE FOUNDATION’ American Golf have announced that customers raised a total of £11,649 for Forces golf charity, On Course Foundation, over the festive period. The money was raised by the American Golf Christmas raffle, plus two smaller initiatives, held across the company’s stores in the run up to Christmas. All proceeds...

  • Chance to play and dine in style in Mauritius

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 15 February 2019

    If you love great golf and food then you’re guaranteed to have a ball at Sun Resorts’ 5th Golf & Gourmet Trophy in magical Mauritius in the Indian Ocean from March 25 to April 1st. It promises to be the golfing holiday of a lifetime – a phenomenal experience combining delicious food and unforgettable golfing encounters within breathtaking scenery and surroundings. Open...

  • OUT NOW! 10 Reasons to buy the latest issue of TG

    Thursday, 14 February 2019

    GET TO THE TOP OF YOUR GAME WITH DJ A permanent fixture in the world’s top three – including a 64-week spell as No.1 – Dustin Johnson and his inner circle of advisors tell TG how he got there, how he’s stayed there and how you can max your own game. THE 2019 DRIVERS TEST Which is longest? Which is straightest? Which is...

  • How well do YOU know the new Rules of Golf?

    Written by Michael Catling on Tuesday, 12 February 2019

    Take our quiz to see how many of the 2019 revisions you know about In match play, a player moves a leaf lying close to his ball in a penalty area and in doing so causes his ball to move. What’s the ruling? A) There is no penalty and the player must replace the ball. B) The player gets one penalty stroke and...

  • How to make your range session more effective

    Thursday, 7 February 2019

    5 ways to make your range session more effective in 2019 Is there a sadder sight in golf than the guy who sweats his way through bucket after bucket of balls, spending valuable time and money perfecting a range game that inevitably falls to pieces on the course? Recharging your game means recharging how you practise... and that means making your range...

  • R&A and USGA release rules clarification on caddies standing behind players

    Wednesday, 6 February 2019

    The R&A and USGA have released clarifications after two separate incidents involving the new rule which imposes restriction on caddies standing behind the player (10.2b (4)).  Haotong Li was the unlucky first perpetrator to fall foul of the new rule on the 72nd green at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, having begun to take his stance while his caddie was still...

  • Is your golf swing damaging your back?

    Written by Michael Catling on Wednesday, 6 February 2019

    The pursuit of power hurt Tiger, and spine surgeons warn the same could happen to you! Here's why you need to pay attention, and the best ways to prevent future back problems. Striving to swing it like DJ could be doing more harm than good. Experts from Barrow Neurological Institute have warned that swinging hard and fast is triggering an epidemic...

  • ENTER NOW: Battle of the brands at American Golf

    Monday, 4 February 2019

    Fancy a new driver? Then you’re not going to want to miss this competition from American Golf! With new driver releases from golf’s biggest names boasting length, forgiveness and the latest technology, it can be a minefield working out where to spend your hard-earned cash. Never fear though, for this week American Golf are on hand to help you navigate the marketing...

  • 10 Things you missed: More rules drama, Sergio’s DQ, lawsuits, wins and records

    Monday, 4 February 2019

    It’s been a very hectic week for the world of golf. From MORE penalty drama to disqualifications, tour wins and the ultimate feel good story, here’s what you missed this week. Rickie Fowler holds on to win dramatic Waste Management Phoenix Open Rickie Fowler’s 5th PGA Tour win could never be accused of lacking drama: Battling the elements, his game and a...

  • R&A and USGA's annual driving report shows another increase in distance

    Tuesday, 29 January 2019

    The R&A and USGA's 2018 annual driving distance report shows yet another increase in driving distance across the seven worldwide tour's over the past year The latest distance report confirms what most already knew - professionals, and amateurs, are hitting the ball further than before.  The annual driving distance report produced by the R&A and USGA contains facts and figures condensed in...

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