2011

  • Lily Mae Foundation organises second charity golf day

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 2 February 2011

    After a successful inaugural Charity Day last year, the Lily Mae Foundation has organised a second Charity Day at Henley Golf and Country Club on Friday 29th April 2011. The 2010 event raised £12,500 for the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society (SANDS), with a great turnout of around 200 people including 28 teams of golfers. This year’s event will be helped by...

  • Race to Cyprus with Gtour

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 2 February 2011

    Golfers across the UK are set to compete in a unique event open to all golfers with the ultimate reward of playing in the Grand Final at Aphrodite Hills in Cyprus. Building on two very successful seasons in 2009 and 2010, the Gtour Order of Merit will be renamed ‘The Race to Cyprus’ following renewed partnership with De Vere, Srixon, Bunker Mentality,...

  • Free golf lessons on offer

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 27 January 2011

    Active Luton is offering thirty local people the chance to have golf lessons for six weeks… absolutely free!   The lessons will take place at Stockwood Park Golf Centre and are funded by the English Golf Union (EGU) and English Women’s Golf Association (EWGA).   The lessons are designed for adults and juniors in the hope they will encourage more people to...

  • Bjorn triumphs at Saadiyat Beach

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 27 January 2011

    Thomas Bjorn celebrated a fantastic win at the stunning Saadiyat Beach Golf Club for the Saadiyat Beach Classic charity Pro-Am tournament. The event now in its second year attracts an unprecedented field of stars from the world of golf and sport at the Middle East’s first beach front golf course. Bjorn’s team secured victory in the event around the par...

  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: Masters Edition trailer

    Written by Harriet Linton, Web Producer on Tuesday, 25 January 2011

    Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: Masters Edition released on April 1st and is the first time in franchise history, players will be able to step onto the hallowed grounds of Augusta National, experience the rich history and tradition of the Masters Tournament and begin their own journey to capture the most sought-after prize in professional golf – the Green Jacket.   The...

  • Monty on the mark in Bahrain

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 25 January 2011

    The Montgomerie Course at The Royal Golf Club, Bahrain, becomes the latest new frontier for the European Tour, with the hosting of the inaugural Volvo Golf Champions from January 27th – 30th.   The limited field, €1,700,000 event is the debut for both course and country on the international stage, with Bahrain becoming a welcome fourth partner on the lucrative desert...

  • TG Blog: Dancing hips

    Written by David West on Friday, 21 January 2011

    Friday 21st January “The calendar flicks another page and shows me that I am now in the fifth month of my challenge. Over the past two weeks I have only played one ‘real’ round of golf and one quick 18 to test my swing. The rest of the time it has been practice, practice, practice. “We are on phase three of constructing my...

  • Simon wins first Golfbreaks.com Pro-Am

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 21 January 2011

    Golfbreaks.com, the leading golf travel company, hosted its inaugural 2011 Pro-Am event at Dona Filipa and San Lorenzo Golf Resort in the Algarve, Portugal, where teams from Ireland, Scotland, England and The Azores battled it out for the top prize.   The Pro-Am competition that ran from January 13th-16th, 2011, was won by Simon Lilly, PGA Professional at Wellingborough...

  • EA SPORTS Signs Rhys Davies for EA SPORTS Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: Masters Edition

    Written by Harriet Linton, Website Producer on Wednesday, 19 January 2011

    Electronic Arts Inc., (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced the signing of Welsh golf pro Rhys Davies as the latest addition to the recently revealed Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 12: The Masters®. Rhys will become a brand ambassador for EA SPORTS™ and the golfing franchise and, as part of the deal, wear the famous logo on his shirt in all competitions throughout the year...

  • ryder cup france

    Written by Today's Golfer on Monday, 17 January 2011

    English rugby union’s leading international point-scorer Jonny Wilkinson is backing France’s bid to host the 2018 Ryder Cup.  Wilkinson, who plays for French side Toulon, has been on tremendous form scoring over 300 points in his first season and is already over the 200 point mark this campaign.  The French are understandably big fans of their English superstar with Wilkinson...

  • Andrew Murray Golf School in Algarve

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 7 January 2011

    Former European Tour winner Andrew Murray is running an Overseas Golf School in the Algarve, Portugal, on March 7-11. Says Murray, also a golf course architect and TV commentator: “I have been fortunate to play at the highest level and won on the European Tour. “My mentor over many years has been, and still is, the legendary John Jacobs. His philosophy...

  • TG Poll: How much do you usually pay for a green fee?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 7 January 2011

    Even golf club members often visit other courses to play, so whether you’re a member or a nomadic golfer we want to know how much you typically pay for a green fee. Do you treat yourself to Championship courses and premium green fees or look for great value and low-priced offers?...

  • First blog post from Novice2Scratch golfer

    Written by David West on Friday, 7 January 2011

    In August 42-year-old David West set himself the target of going from a complete novice golfer to a scratch player in just 12 months. He had his first lesson on August 11 and has been making great progress for the past few months with the help of Wilson Golf. Now David has broken 100 for the first time he will be blogging...