March

  • Big year ahead for trick shot ace

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 29 March 2011

    Jeremy Dale, golf’s acclaimed ‘Trick Shot King’, has had a focus of a different kind recently – involving well-known TV presenters Tim Lovejoy and Robbie Knox. The golf ace has been busy in front of the TV cameras teaching the duo a selection of his best trick shots for a Start More Than Golf video, organised by car giant Ford to...

  • Eddie Bullock is new PGA captain

    Written by TG staff writer on Monday, 28 March 2011

    The highest accolade in professional golf has been bestowed upon a pioneering visionary who helped to transform the structure of the modern British game. Eddie Bullock, who is a non-executive director of the Goodwood Resort in West Sussex, was one of the first professionals to make the historic transition from pro-shop to full-time club management. He has now reached an exciting new...

  • Trick shot maestro to perform on three continents in three weeks

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 28 March 2011

    Three continents in three weeks will experience golf trick shot mastery at its finest next month when world record holder David Edwards takes his extraordinary show on the road. David's round the world odyssey begins in the Moroccan city of Agadir which will make European golf history when it hosts both the European Tour and the Ladies European Tour in the...

  • Lee Westwood academy at Golf Live

    Written by TG staff writer on Saturday, 26 March 2011

    One of the most exciting new additions to Golf LIVE 2011 is the dedicated ‘Growing the Game’ Junior Golf area, which will be hosted by the Golf Foundation, the Lee Westwood Golf Academy and the Kent County Golf Partnership, at the London Golf Club on May 20-22. Junior golf fans, aged under-16, visiting the event will be able to participate a...

  • TG Poll: Are you going on a golf holiday this year and where?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 25 March 2011

    It's been a long and cold winter and although the weather is improving now many of us will be looking forward to a golf holiday this year. We want to know if you've got a golfing getaway booked in 2011 - or plan to take a last-minute break - and whether you're staying in the UK or heading abroad. There are so...

  • Schofield becomes PowerPlay Golf supremo

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 25 March 2011

    Acclaimed sports administrator Ken Schofield CBE has been named as the new Chairman of PowerPlay Golf, marking another significant step in the development of golf’s new format. PowerPlay Golf has also announced that it will stage a press conference at The Celtic Manor Resort, Wales, on Wednesday 13th April. At the event, which will be streamed live on www.powerplay-golf.com and across the...

  • TG Blog: Halfway and improving fast

    Written by David West on Friday, 18 March 2011

    Friday 18th March This weekend sees the halfway mark in my 12-month challenge... and it's all happening. It is also my birthday (I hadn't realised this fell at the six month mark until very recently), I am in the process of submitting cards for my handicap and I'm also getting better, quickly. In the last two weeks I have lowered my personal best score...

  • Victorious Ryder Cup Vice Captains join Monty at Golf LIVE 2011

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 15 March 2011

    For the first time since they masterminded Europe's stunning Ryder Cup victory at Celtic Manor in October last year, Colin Montgomerie will be joined by three of his Vice Captains at the London Golf Club on May 20-22. Paul McGinley, Darren Clarke and Thomas Bjorn will unite with Colin Montgomerie for the most exciting golfing weekend in the UK this year,...

  • Resist hay fever on the golf course this spring

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 14 March 2011

    Spring is a welcome time of year for all golfers - warmer weather, longer days, spring flowers, trees in blossom - but for some, it brings a most unwelcome illness in the form of hay fever. Hay fever is caused by pollen and and pollen barriers are an effective way to deal with pollen. HayMax is a pollen barrier balm that has been a firm favourite with...

  • Young golfers urged to enter US Kids Golf European Championships

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 8 March 2011

    The U.S. Kids Golf European Championships are returning to Scotland again this year and the cream of young golfers from across the planet are being urged to sign up. Entries are currently being sought from young golfers across Europe for the tournament, which will see around 500 of the best junior players from around the world competing on five historic East...

  • TG Blog: Putting problems

    Written by David West on Friday, 4 March 2011

    Friday 4th March "March will see the six month point of my challenge come and go and we've been busy setting targets for the month and planning how to achieve them. "There are targets for fairways hit, greens in regulation, up and downs, number of putts, and, of course, setting new lows for getting round the course. "Areas of my game that will...

  • TG Poll: How often did you play golf over the winter?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 2 March 2011

    We all wish it was clear blue skies and 25 degrees all year round, but the fact is that it isn't and we golfers have to put up with all kinds of conditions, especially over the winter. Are you the type of golfer who dons the waterproofs and keeps playing throughout the winter whatever the weather (course openings permitting), or are you...

  • mickelson arthritis charity

    Wednesday, 2 March 2011

    Phil Mickelson is helping to launch a new charity to raise awarness of arthritis. Mickelson has created a partnership with Amgen and Pfizer, Inc. and will launch a public awareness campaign Wednesday called "On Course with Phil." The idea is for people with psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or plaque psoriasis to have it diagnosed early and get on a treatment program...

  • Wales Open is a massive moneyspinner

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 1 March 2011

    Spectators attending The 2010 Celtic Manor Wales Open spent more than £1.5m in Newport and South Wales, according to an economic impact study. The substantial boost to the local economy came as visiting golf fans spent the money on accommodation, food, travel, tournament tickets and associated costs while attending The European Tour event last June. The findings do not...