2012

  • Why healthy joints will make you a better golfer

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 2 November 2012

    Golf can put a huge strain on your joints, says Dr Lehel Balint, an orthopedic surgeon at BMI Droitwich Spa Hospital. So being aware of how playing a round can affect your body is vital to staying injury free, improving your game and extending your career. “The golf swing is a physically demanding athletic movement,” says Dr Balint, who specialises in...

  • TG Poll: How many Majors will Rory McIlroy win in 2013?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 1 November 2012

    It's been another fantastic year for Rory McIlroy, with the 23-year-old securing his status as the world's number one player with a second Major win at the USPGA Championship and a further three PGA Tour wins, including two in the FedEx Cup play-offs. The Northern Irishman has looked dominant in the last few months of 2012, but with with Tiger Woods...

  • Vote Now In The TG 2012 Awards

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 1 November 2012

    There have been some truly amazing golf products to have hit the market this year – TaylorMade launched their RocketBallz franchise in January, Ping came up with the adjustable Anser driver and Callaway unveiled their RAZR Fit woods. There have also been good strides made by the ‘less fashionable’ brands, such as MD Golf who continue to produce unbelievably good products...

  • Subscribe to TG This Month And Receive A MD Golf ST2 Hybrid!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 1 November 2012

    This month our subscription offer has gone up a knotch; if you decide to take out an annual subscription of 13 issues of TG for £49 you will also receive the stunning MD Golf ST2 hybrid. Our subscriptions save you £9.60 on shop prices, while also being delivered to your door. Now we're also giving new subscribers the chance to own the...

  • TG Issue 302 Now On Sale!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 1 November 2012

    Issue 302 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 Nick Faldo unearth memories of how he re-built his swing to win six majors, and what he thinks of Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods' swings now. We also get first hits of Cobra's new drivers and first looks at...

  • TG Signs-up To Go Think Big Campaign

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 30 October 2012

    We are proud to announce that we have joined the GoThinkBig.co.uk partnership between O2 and Bauer Media, the owners of TG. The campaign will help young people get their first step on the career ladder by offering tonnes of opportunities at Bauer brands such as Grazia, heat, FHM, Kerrang and more! Furthermore, there will be a host of graduate schemes, work placements and skills days from...

  • American Ryan Winther Wins World Long Drive Championship

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 26 October 2012

    American Ryan Winther secured the 2012 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship with a blow of 343-yards, but he was only there thanks to tournament saving swing in the quarter-finals. Having knocked his first five attempts out of bounds, Winther stepped up to crush his last ball 393-yards to progress as top-seed into a semi-final clash with Landon Gentry. In the semi, Winther...

  • Golfino Open Flagship London Store

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 26 October 2012

    Luxury clothing brand Golfino have announced the expansion of their UK business with the opening of a London West End flagship store. The VIP opening was attended by Sophie Anderton, who models the Golfino Autumn|Winter 2012|2013 Collection, and BBC presenter, golf enthusiast and former winner of Strictly Come Dancing, Chris Hollins. The Store becomes the brand's first standalone boutique in the capital. Situated on South Molton Street,...

  • Subscribe To Golf World And Receive A Dozen Srixon Z-Star Balls

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 25 October 2012

    This month's Golf World is now on the shelves, and to celebrate we've got another great subscription offer. Sign-up this month and you can receive your favourite magazine delivered straight to your door, plus a dozen premium Srixon Z-Star balls (RRP £44.00) - all for just £49! The Z-Star is a premium three-piece golf ball, designed for swing speeds between 80mph and...

  • Golf insurance proves a huge hit

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 24 October 2012

    The JRW Group, industry-leaders in specialist sports insurance, recently celebrated their landmark 100,000th policy holder with an evening of celebrations hosted by three-time Ryder Cup Captain, Bernard Gallacher at the Urbis Building in Manchester, the home of the National Football Museum. Over the past 14 years, the JRW Group has forged a formidable position in the golf industry thanks to...

  • Jesper Parnevik And Dustin Johnson Re-Create Gangnam Style Video

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 24 October 2012

    It is the dance and song that is sweeping the world, and now it has touched down on planet golf. The 'Gangnam Style', a song and dance by South Korean rapper Psy was released in July and as of October 23rd, it was the fourth most watched video in Youtube's history with over 530 million views. Now Sweden's Jesper Parnevik, along with his family and help from...

  • Improve Your Golf: The 15 minute Workout

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Wednesday, 24 October 2012

    As part of our recent Play Like The Pros feature for Issue 302, top golf fitness guru Tony Miller took us through his 15 minute workout you can do in the comfort of your own home that will help improve your body's suitability to golf over the winter. Tony is a fully-qualified sports therapist, a TPI Level 1 certified coach and...

  • Longest Day charity golf challenge proves a big hit

    Written by TG staff writer on Friday, 19 October 2012

    Charitable golfers across the UK have raised a fantastic £530,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support by braving one of the toughest battles in golf and completing the famous Longest Day Golf Challenge. In their bid to complete the sponsored golf marathon, almost 500 teams nationwide took to the fairways and played an epic four rounds of golf from dawn to dusk,...

  • Titleist Pro V1 and Vokey Wedge Awarded By Foremost

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 18 October 2012

    Titleist's golf balls have claimed an impressive 156 wins across worldwide professional tours so far this year and now they can add the ‘Golf Ball of the Year’ to their 2012 roll of honour. The Acushnet brand also picked up the 'Wedge of the Year' award for their Vokey wedges. The double prize was awarded at the recent Foremost Awards, an evening hosted by the Foremost group, who represent...

  • The Belfry to make its mark at golf travel market

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 17 October 2012

    Iconic four-time Ryder Cup host venue, The Belfry, is exhibiting at the International Golf Travel Market in Portugal’s Algarve from the 12th – 15th November. The comprehensive resort, home to the world-famous Brabazon Course and PGA Headquarters, returns to the golf travel industry’s premier trade event for the first time in 8 years. The Belfry team will be on-hand at...

  • Five-Star Ping Retain Prestigious Foremost Awards

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 17 October 2012

    Ping are celebrating again after winning the coveted ‘Supplier of the Year’ accolade at the recent Foremost Awards Dinner for the fifth year running. The manufacturer's successful evening was completed with the ‘Iron of the Year’ award for the much-admired G20, the latest generation of the brand’s hallmark G family. The news is the icing on the 2012 cake for Ping, who’ve...

  • Edition 2 Of Golf Illustrated Sells Out

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 16 October 2012

    Following on from the massive success of Edition One, Edition Two of Golf Illustrated has also fully sold out. The subscription only luxury golf magazine, produced by the same company as Today's Golfer, flew off the shelves but is still available to download via the apple store. There also still limited stocks of Edition Three and Four. Edition Four includes some of the world’s greatest...

  • McIlroy Set To Play Exhibition Table Tennis Match In Shanghai

    Tuesday, 16 October 2012

    Rory McIlroy and Martin Kaymer will open the inaugural Shanghai Masters with a game of table tennis and a nearest-the-pin competition against world number five table tennis star Timo Boll. Four of the top five players in the current world rankings will be joined by all but one of the victorious European Ryder Cup team in China from the 25th to the 28th October for the $7m event...

  • Phil Mickelson Wins $50,000 For Childrens' Charity

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 16 October 2012

    Phil Mickelson, undoubtedly the best wedge player of our generation, arguably ever, last night faced a 100-yard pitch shot to win $1 million for childrens' charity First Book, but he fluffed it. Teaming up with his corporate sponsor KPMG, Mickelson took dead aim from one end zone to a makeshift green in the other, during halftime of the San Diego Chargers...

  • Darren Clarke Set To Captain Team Europe At Gleneagles

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 10 October 2012

    It is being reported that Northern Irishman Darren Clarke will be offered the Ryder Cup captaincy for 2014 when the European Tour’s Ryder Cup committee announce their decision in January. Although no formal announcement has been made, sources including the Daily Mail say the 44-year-old has already been approached by the European Tour and has indicated that he wants the...

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