2010

  • Faldo Series goes to Greece

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 28 January 2010

    Nick Faldo has announced that the inaugural Faldo Series Greece Championship will take place on July 26-28 at the newly completed Costa Navarino Resort, Messinia-South West Greece. The Greece Championship is set to provide a stern test and an important development opportunity for many of the region’s young golfers, boys and girls aged 12 to 21, as they look to secure...

  • Prepare for the new season with Handicap Tracker

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 25 January 2010

    The courses have thawed and it's time for the long-awaited post-Christmas return to the links. But instead of idly slashing the ball around, aimlessly killing time until the the golf season starts in earnest, why not focus your practise with TG's FREE Handicap Tracker? Make those comeback rounds really count by inputting your data into the Handicap Tracker system and using the...

  • Gary ready for pro circuit

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 25 January 2010

    After an illustrious career in the amateur game, Gary Wolstenholme is relishing battling it out in the professional ranks. And Wolstenholme took time out from signing with sports and celebrity management specialists, Champions (UK) PLC, to reveal how he is going to make the transition. Wolstenholme will aim to continue his success from the amateur game on the European Senior Tour later...

  • O2 sign up as title sponsor for Golf LIVE

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 25 January 2010

    Golf LIVE has announced that O2 will be the title sponsor of the exciting new interactive golf event to be staged at Stoke Park Golf Club, Buckinghamshire, on May 14-16 2010. The event, which features the combined talents of Colin Montgomerie, Paul Casey, Ian Poulter and Retief Goosen, plus some of the leading coaches in the game, will be known as O2...

  • Cure a weak fade!

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Friday, 22 January 2010

    "Phil, looks like a very good swing in the recent snowy driving range scene! "Your tendency to hit the weak fade really stems from your set up. At address your shoulders tend to set a little 'open', aiming to the left. Also your right shoulder and arm are set a bit too high above your left arm. "Although I can't see your grip,...

  • Garcia's monster desert drive

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 20 January 2010

    Ryder Cup star Sergio Garcia took centre stage at today's ‘Whack from the Track’ golf challenge at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit, host of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Spanish ace was invited to drive a golf ball along the longest straight of the Yas Marina Circuit, attempting to beat the long drive record of 721 yards...

  • Golfing World set to hit TV screens

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 18 January 2010

    IMG, the premier and most diverse sports, entertainment and media company, today announced the launch of Golfing World, an exciting new golf television programming concept scheduled to air around the world from February 2010. Golfing World, produced by IMG Sports Media Production, will be a comprehensive golf magazine show. It will last 90 minutes and appear five days a week (Monday...

  • Budding Tiger chasing top award

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 18 January 2010

    Golfing prospect Aadam Syed (9) has been nominated for the HSBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2010 award which is hosted by Sony Asia TV and takes place at London's famous Grosvenor hotel. Aadam, who attends Cranford primary school in Hayes, Middlesex, has been playing the game since he was six and won the 2008 UK Power Play at The Belfry. He...

  • Learn from the stars at Golf LIVE 2010

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 14 January 2010

    You'll get the opportunity of a lifetime to witness and learn from the ball-striking skills of some of the world's best golfers courtesy of Golf LIVE 2010 at Stoke Park from May 14-16. Colin Montgomerie, Ian Poulter, Paul Casey and Retief Goosen will all be hosting interactive tuition sessions at the stunning Buckinghamshire venue. As well as the fully interactive sessions with the...

  • Now is the time to analyse your game

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 14 January 2010

    It's been a frustrating few weeks for golfers with most courses across the UK closed or on winter greens and tees due to the freezing weather. But this presents the perfect opportunity for you to analyse your game and target areas for improvement when the 2010 golf season gets into full swing. Assessing your game has never been easier thanks to TG's...

  • Create torque in backswing for greater power

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Tuesday, 12 January 2010

    "Steven, your set-up basics look great with a good posture and, although I can't see your grip, the clubface is square throughout your swing which tells me your grip is orthodox. The orange pants look great too! "During your backswing there are two areas you need to improve, which should ultimately improve your power through the ball and the 'lines' of...

  • Ogilvy wins first Fantasy League event

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 11 January 2010

    Geoff Ogilvy shot a closing 67 and finished -22 to retain the SBS Championship, the first round of the TG Winter Fantasy League. The Australian started the day a shot adrift of overnight leader Lucas Glover, but the American fell away and Rory Sabbatini was his closest challenger. The controversial South African recorded a blistering 10 under par 63 that catapulted him from...

  • How drastically have you changed your swing this winter?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 7 January 2010

    With plummetting temperatures and many courses covered with snow and ice, the winter is the perfect time to get in he range and rebuild your swing. But how many of you bite the bullet and really working on improving your game? We want to know how drastically you'll be changing your swing this winter, if at all.   How drastically have you changed your swing this...

  • FREE Fantasy League tees of tomorrow!

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 6 January 2010

    The first points scoring event of the FREE Today's Golfer Fantasy League tees off tomorrow so register and pick your team now, if you haven't already. The opening event that counts towards the overall winner is the PGA Tour's SBS Championship in Hawaii, which tees off tomorrow night. You've got until 10.30pm on Thursday to pick your six-man team and give yourself...