2009

  • Ryder Cup strikes Welsh gold

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 24 September 2009

    Top jewellery brand Clogau Gold is working in association with The 2010 Ryder Cup to create a stunning range of jewellery and luxury giftware - perfect for golfing enthusiasts. The six piece range of jewellery is said to be inspired as much by the game as it is the lifestyle, with each piece demonstrating a contemporary sophistication. The collection, named ‘Work,...

  • Oliver Farr is the 2009 HSBC Golf World Champion of Champions

    Written by Golf World on Thursday, 24 September 2009

    Oliver Farr is the 2009 HSBC Golf World Champion of Champions after a thrilling play-off victory at Royal Birkdale. The 21-year-old from Ludlow Golf Club beat defending champion Sandy Twynholm on the first sudden-death hole. Both finished at five-under par, after each shot a 72 and a 67 on alternate days of the two-day final. Twynholm had to birdie the final hole...

  • Stay tall and close to the ball to prevent a push

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Thursday, 24 September 2009

    "Intermad22, your golf swing looks very good and powerful. As with any low handicap player, the aim is to keep the swing as 'neutral' as possible, i.e not too inside or outside on the approach or open or closed with the clubface. "You have a tendancy to set up a little too far from the ball which encourages your arms to...

  • Sign up for the Royal Golf Club Pro-Am

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Thursday, 24 September 2009

    Purchase a team in the prestigious Royal Golf Club Pro-Am and you and two guests will enjoy an unrivalled golfing experience. The tournament marks the climax of the sixth annual Gulf Air PGA Pro Captain Challenge featuring visiting PGA Professionals from the United Kingdom. Pros from Bahrain and around the region will also participate, each Pro leading a team of...

  • Improve your game with the handicap tracker

    Written by TG staff writer on Friday, 18 September 2009

    The Most Improved Golfer competition may have finished but you can still join TG's Handicap Tracker and take shots off your best round. Some golfers have already seen 10 shots and more knocked off their handicaps using TG's Instruction Tips and recording their scores on the handicap tracker. It is a free free, quick and easy way to track your golf rounds...

  • Rookie Hollingworth crowned Europe's longest driver

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 17 September 2009

    Yorkshire's Tom Hollingworth slammed all the established stars of European long driving to emerge as the Open Division TSG European Long Drive champion for 2009 in his first ever competition at Close House, Northumberland. Hollingworth made it through the last-chance qualifying on day one and announced his arrival as a title contender with the longest drive of the day, a whopping 380...

  • Who do you think will win the Race to Dubai?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 17 September 2009

    It's crunch time in the inaugural Race to Dubai with time running out before the Dubai World Championship at the Jumeirah Golf Estate from 19-22 November. Players are jostling for position with only the top 60 in the European Tour standings will qualify for the season's final event, with the winner pocketing a cool $2 million. 13 players have already earned over €1...

  • Sign up for the TG Masterclass today!

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 17 September 2009

    Fancy the golfing day out of a lifetime? Then pencil Saturday October 31 at The Grove in Hertfordshire into your diary. TG has teamed-up with the classy five-star The Grove to put on a one-off golf day to remember. Highlight of the day will be tackling the fantastic Grove course itself and following in the footsteps of Tiger Woods, who romped to an...

  • Live scores from HSBC Champion of Champions final round

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 17 September 2009

    Today is the final round of the HSBC Golf World Champion of Champions event at Royal Birkdale and you can keep up-to-date with all the live scoring. 50 amateurs from across the UK have qualified for the two-round final by being their club champions and are currently battling it out for a shiny trophy, great prizes and the coveted title of HSBC Golf...

  • 'Strong' grip may create too much draw spin

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Wednesday, 16 September 2009

    "Ryan, you have a great looking swing and I'm sure you're playing off a very low handicap. I have two observations with your method I would like you to consider. "Firstly, you grip the club quite strong (seeing three knuckles or so) in your left hand. This is not a fault and common today with lots of Tour players, but be aware in...

  • Corrie star in golf challenge

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 15 September 2009

    Coronation Street’s Alan Halsall will be representing Manchester United in the pro:fantastic Golf Challenge. The devout Red Devils fan, who plays mechanic Tyrone in the ITV soap, will be lining up alongside fellow United fans and going head to head with their Manchester City rivals at Worsley Park Golf Club tomorrow (September 17]. Halsall will be one of several famous faces on...

  • Star Prizes Up For Grabs

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Thursday, 10 September 2009

    A dream golfing holiday at Spain’s world-famous La Manga resort is just one of a number of fantastic golf competitions on offer this month. The golf competitions are easy to enter and to be in with a chance of winning one of these superb prizes and be the envy of your golfing pals click here... One lucky reader will win a luxury five-night...

  • Jack Nicklaus turns up on Merseyside

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Thursday, 10 September 2009

    Eighteen times Major winner and RBS ambassador, Jack Nicklaus, visited Southport’s Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa this week to provide some valuable golf coaching to youngsters from The First Tee of Manchester. Nicklaus, Honorary Chairman of The First Tee, met with the children to not only provide instruction on the game of golf, but to discuss the importance of lessons, sportsmanship,...

  • Open your left foot to improve rotation

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Wednesday, 9 September 2009

    "Well Chunkin-dawg, I have to say I like your action a lot and you are obviously a competent player. "From the video image it's not easy to see a lot of close detail or your ball flight but I wouldn't suggest you change much with your swing because it looks very good to me. "You have a compact backswing of a more...

  • The Video Vault

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 8 September 2009

    Today's Golfer is hell bent on bringing you the very best golf site on the internet and as part of that push we're launching a huge video area for you to enjoy. Within it you'll find dozens of exclusives, from behind the scenes interviews and tours to never-seen before new equipment launches and amazing instruction from TG's top teaching...

  • Early Birdie: Book Early... Save Money

    Written by TG Travel Writer on Tuesday, 8 September 2009

    2010 golf breaks at 2009 prices… Book by September 30th and receive a cash discount of up to £300. (Windsor, Berks – September 7, 2009) Golfbreaks.com, Europe’s largest golf travel company, has launched an amazing ‘Early Birdie’ promotion, allowing groups to book a 2010 golf break at 2009 prices, and also giving them the opportunity to receive up to £300 discount...

  • Britain's oldest golfer passes away

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Friday, 4 September 2009

    Britain’s oldest golfer has sadly passed away at the age of 101 after 83 years playing the game he loved. Charles Viner, who celebrated his 100th  birthday with a game of golf, continued to play up until he turned 101 when illness prevented him from getting out onto the course. Viner, who played his golf at The Shropshire Golf Centre, even asked...

  • Kid golfers become global stars

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Friday, 4 September 2009

    The best young golfers in the country are already on their way to becoming global stars after a recent tournament reached more than 15 million people in the UK and 156 million across the globe. More than 430 competitors from 30 countries battled it out in the U.S Kids Golf European Championships in East Lothian, Scotland this summer with three UK youngsters...

  • European Long Drive Championship

    Friday, 4 September 2009

    The European Long Drive championship final is taking place next Sunday (Sept 13, 2009) and you can go for FREE! The day is packed with big-hitting action. The first event is at 10am and see the junior combatants go for it. There is also the Senior event, the Ladies and the Open categories throughout the day. The event is being held at...

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