2012

  • TG Issue 304 Now On Sale!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 27 December 2012

    This months Today's Golfer is now on sale and you certainly won't struggle to see it in the shops. Inside our bright yellow cover you will find a world exclusive with Sergio Garcia and his brand new TaylorMade R1, including how he's involved in the design process and his tips to hit a draw with it. We also catch up with Rory...

  • Get 13 issues of TG and A Dozen TaylorMade Balls For £29.99!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 27 December 2012

    This month we are offering all new subscribers a dozen TaylorMade TP3 balls, meaning you can stock you bag up with premium balls and get 13 issues of your favourite magazine all for less than £30. The Penta TP3 - normally worth £36.99 alone - features a premium three-piece construction with a urethane cover for short-game spin and feel. It also has a low-compression core that...

  • Get TG On Your iPad For Just 69p!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 21 December 2012

    To celebrate the launch of 18 titles on the iPad, Bauer Media are launching a festive sale, that sees TG available to download for just 69p! That means you can read about our world exclusive in issue 304 (avalable from December 29th), or learn from our grip revolution in issue 303. The sale runs from noon on Monday December 17th until January 4th and provides the...

  • de vere signs up pair of sporting superstars

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 20 December 2012

    De Vere, the UK’s leading luxury golf resort chain, has partnered with two of Britain’s most celebrated athletes. Record-breaking Olympic Rowing champion, Katherine Grainger, and Scotland Rugby legend, Gavin Hastings, join a plethora of young European Tour professionals, including Matthew Baldwin and Matt Nixon, as well as De Vere Club members Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff and model Sophie Horn, as ambassadors...

  • Colin Montgomerie Selected For The World Golf Hall of Fame

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 18 December 2012

    Eight-time European Tour Order of Merit winner Colin Montgomerie will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame next year after winning an international ballot. The Scot said: "It is a wonderful surprise. I know I am very fortunate to have enjoyed such a successful career playing the game I love and it makes me feel very proud that my achievements have...

  • Urban Golf Open Their Doors To Seasonal Golfers

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 18 December 2012

    With the winter weather banishing Britain's golfers to their sofas, trendy Urban Golf, who boast venues in Soho, Smithfield and Kensington, are ready to open their doors to keep your swing ready for Spring, whatever the weather! They want to revolutionise the average golfers’ winter practice routine with their Winter Rules Coaching and Practice Package. The package is available between January the 3rd...

  • Urban Fruit Provide A Healthy Alternative To A Mid-round Snack

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 18 December 2012

    While we all know we should eat more healthily, the hassle of peeling an orange or banana while walking the fairway or lining-up a crucial birdie isn't very practical. Cue Urban Fruit, the blossoming healthy snack company who are looking to replace mid-round chocolate and crisps with one of your five a day in the form of a bag of dried...

  • Golfers can swing in the warm in new sports dome

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 17 December 2012

    Golfers can swap cold and windswept courses for state-of-the art facilities under the roof of a new sports dome. The structure is one of a pair of Sports Domes at Seaton Carew, Hartlepool, which are due to open to the public in the new year and, while the other houses six, five a side football pitches, the golf dome has been...

  • Golf Care Records A Record Increase In Policy Holders

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 14 December 2012

    Golf insurance providers, Golf Care, have witnessed a record increase in policy holders one year on from the landmark court case  in Scotland that saw a golfer awarded almost £400,000 in damages after losing the sight in one eye when he was struck by a wayward golf ball. The presiding judge found the player who struck the ball 70% liable for the damages, despite shouting ‘fore’,...

  • Tom Watson Named 2014 US Ryder Cup Captain

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 13 December 2012

    Tom Watson has been named as the next American Ryder Cup captain and will become the oldest man to ever do the job at Gleneagles in 2014. The 63-year-old succeeds Davis Love III following Europe's record-breaking comeback victory at Medinah in October. "I was waiting for about 20 years to get the call," Watson told NBC.  "It is a great honour to do it...

  • VisitScotland Tees Up Return To The Scottish Golf Show

    Written by David Connor on Thursday, 13 December 2012

    The organisers of the 2013 Scottish Golf Show have confirmed that VisitScotland – the country’s national tourism organisation – will sponsor the three-day, annual show for an eighth consecutive year.  The 2013 edition of the show will take place at the SECC in Glasgow from March 22-24, having been staged last year at the Royal Highland Centre in Ingliston, Edinburgh. The...

  • Take Our Balls Survey

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 12 December 2012

    We want to know what balls you use, how often you buy them and what influences your decisions. Do you always plump for a pristine ProV1, dig out a Dunlop or celebrate when you find a Nike in the woods? We want to know, and our easy multiple answer survey will only take you 2 minutes. Click here to take the survey!  ...

  • Rory McIlroy Wins British Golf Writers' Award

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 10 December 2012

    Rory McIlroy has won the Golf Writers Trophy, beating the winning Ryder Cup team, the Great Britain & Ireland Curtis Cup team, Ian Poulter and Roger Chapman to the award handed out by the British Association of Golf Writers. The 23-year-old said: “The 2012 season was a superb one for every aspect of European golf and that comes across when you look...

  • Video: Man Sets World Record With 14-Foot Driver

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 10 December 2012

    Michael Furrh of Rolling Hills Country Club in Texas, has set a new world record for a long-drive with a long club, after sweeping his 14-foot 2.5 inch driver 146-yards.  The Caddie Master and Assistant Professional broke the previous record that stood at 134.5 yards with a 13-foot-5-inch club. Watch the video below to see how he managed to control the massive driver:     The video above is property...

  • Video: Gareth Bale Trick Shot

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 6 December 2012

    Tottenham Hotspur star Gareth Bale is usually known for his great touch, but usually it is with his trusty left boot, not his mid-irons! The Welsh winger recently uploaded this video to Youtube, where he shows off his ball juggling skills in a parody of the famous Tiger Woods Nike advert. Bale, who plays off 11, is a regular on the golf course with...

  • Your Golf Travel duo among the awards again

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 5 December 2012

    In a remarkable double for Your Golf Travel's Ross Marshall and Andrew Harding – and a welcome boost for the golf and travel industries – the innovative business duo have been recognised by The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 guide as owning two of the UK’s fastest growing private companies. The entrepreneurial pair have made history as it is the...

  • Sign-up To The TG Advent Calendar 2012

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 3 December 2012

    Our 2012 Advent Calendar is up-and-running and so far we've got three fantastic prizes for you to win! Make sure you sign up to receive our brilliant daily reminder emails - never miss a competition! PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, due to technical issues, any November sign-ups to our daily reminders have not been processed, but do not fear, it is now working and...

  • Peter Alliss 'Masters Golf Tournament' rounds off a great year

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 29 November 2012

    The 25th Peter Alliss Masters Golf Tournament, held last month at Elie in Scotland, capped an amazing year for the charity it benefits. Peter Alliss was unfortunately able to attend, but TV Presenter Steve Rider and Paralympic Gold Medallist & World Champion Monique Kalkman played in the Tournament. Then in the evening they entertained everyone with brilliant after dinner speeches at the Tournament...

  • TG Issue 303 Now Available On The iPad!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 29 November 2012

    Issue 303 of Britain's best selling golf magazine is now available to download from the App Store, and it is packed full of incredible content! This month's cover feature sees TG tackle a new grip revolution that could turn your game around in 2013, including video instruction that shows you how to analyse your personal biomechanics to see how they could affect...

  • TG Issue 303 Now On Sale!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 29 November 2012

    Issue 303 of Britain's best selling golf magazine hits the shelves today, and it is packed full of incredible content! This month's cover feature sees TG tackle a new grip revolution that could turn your game around in 2013, including analysis of your personal biomechanics to see how they could affect your impact position and a simple five-step guide to changing your...

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