2012

  • Tiger Woods Keen On Ryder Cup Captaincy

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 9 October 2012

    Tiger Woods has revealed that he would one day like to lead the American Ryder Cup team. The 14-time major winner endured a torrid time during his side’s recent loss at Medinah, picking up only half a point, but he has told the press that he is keen to lead his team in the future, once he has improved his personal...

  • Oulton Hall golf day raises £8,000 for Heart foundation

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 9 October 2012

    De Vere Oulton Hall played the perfect host for the annual De Vere Charity Golf day, which raised £7,985 for the British Heart Foundation (BHF). Several sports stars and golf industry professionals gathered at the event supporting the BHF, including De Vere ambassador, model and TV personality Sophie Horn, and former World Champion athlete, Steve Cram. The golf day was held...

  • Direct Golf Launch iPad App

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 8 October 2012

    Direct Golf UK have announced the launch of a new iPad app to coincide with extensive updates to their existing apps for Androids and iPhones. The new free app enables users to watch video equipment reviews, swing tips and drills from leading coaches and offers a comprehensive guide to shopping that will help users select the right equipment to improve their game. It also features the...

  • Paul McGinley Wants To Captain 2014 Ryder Cup Side

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 8 October 2012

    Paul McGinley would love the chance to captain Europe at the 2014 Ryder Cup, but insists he will not chase the role. "It's a big honour to be Ryder Cup captain but it's not something I want to commit myself to or say too much about," said the Irishman.  "It's best if I just step away now and let things...

  • American Golf Secure £20m Debt Refinancing Package

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 8 October 2012

    Europe’s biggest golf superstore, American Golf, has secured a £20m debt refinancing package from the Royal Bank of Scotland Corporate. It is thought that the new package will free up the cash needed to enable the company to continue to pursue their growth strategy, including a target of opening six new stores per year and continuing to build its online presence.

  • Cold feet star hot foots it to Turkey

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 5 October 2012

    British Actor James Nesbitt, star of Cold Feet, Monroe and The Hobbit, recently showed off his golfing skills at top Turkey course, LykiaLinks Antalya. Set in Belek, one of Europe’s most vibrant golfing regions, Nesbitt enjoyed the 18-hole championship course whilst taking in the breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea and Taurus mountains in the Turkish sunshine. Despite being an accomplished player, Nesbitt’s...

  • Subscribe To TG And Recieve A Dozen Callaway HEX Black Tour Golf Balls!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 5 October 2012

    Subscribe to 13 issues of Britain's best selling golf magazine this month and you will also receive a dozen premium Callaway golf balls worth £39.99! This month's edition includes a look at TaylorMade's new putter and irons, Mizuno's newest woods, a look at 2014 Ryder Cup host Gleneagles, a trip to the Italian Ferrari factory with Ian Poulter, an exclusive with...

  • TG Issue 302 on the iPad Available Now!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 4 October 2012

    Issue 302 of Britain's best selling golf magazine is available to download now from the Apple store 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. You will also get an exclusive to...

  • List Of Fantasy Golf Ryder Cup Winners

    Written by Ryder Cup 2012 on Thursday, 4 October 2012

    Our Ryder Cup Fantasy Golf game was a massive success, with over 7,547 signing-up, making 15,827 overall managers for 2012. Some of you were luckier than others, while some will claim months of meticulous planning was behind their success. All our prize winners are listed below. Here's what they won: 1st Place - Five nights B&B in the five-star hotel and...

  • Titleist Offer Free Golf Ball Personalisation For Chirstmas

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 4 October 2012

    The number one ball supplier in golf is offering the ideal Christmas gift for any serious golfer with free personalisation of its golf ball range From October until the 10th of December, customers can get free printing on all of their market-leading golf balls, including the Pro V1 and Pro V1x models. The personalisation can be anything from an individual's initials, to a nickname or even a special Christmas...

  • World Hickory Open Tees Off In Carnoustie Country

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 4 October 2012

    On Monday, 8 October, approximately 100 hickory golfers from across the globe will take to Monifieth Medal Golf Course for the first round of the World Hickory Open Championship 2012 – playing with traditional hickory-shafted golf clubs and dressed in golfing outfits from days gone by. “This is the first time the World Hickory Open has been held in Carnoustie Country...

  • TG Issue 301 On Sale Today!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 4 October 2012

    Issue 301 of Britain's best selling golf magazine hits the shelves today, and it is packed full of incredible content! This month's features include a look at TaylorMade's new putter and irons, Mizuno's newest woods, a look at 2014 Ryder Cup host Gleneagles, a trip to the Italian Ferrari factory with Ian Poulter, an exclusive with R&A Chief Peter Dawson and our in-depth...

  • Olazabal Doesn't Want 2014 Captaincy

    Written by Ryder Cup 2012 on Tuesday, 2 October 2012

    Jose Maria Olazabal has said he does not intend to lead the European side at Gleneagles in the 2014 Ryder Cup. The Spaniard masterminded Europe's historic comeback from 10-4 down to claim a 14.5-13.5 win in Medinah against America's strongest ever team on paper. "Clearly I won't do it again," said Olazabal, who believes several people could be suited to the role, including his four vice-captains from...

  • Video Interview: Jose Maria Olazabal On Himself

    Written by Ryder Cup 2012 on Friday, 28 September 2012

    Jose Maria Olazabal was interviewed by respected sports business journalist Richard Gillis on behalf of Ernst and Young - partners of the 2012 and 2014 Ryder Cup teams - ahead of the contest at Medinah. The European captain is a famously private person but they were fortunate enough to spend three hours with him in the relaxed environment of his...

  • Video Interview: Jose Maria Olazabal On Managing Emotions

    Written by Ryder Cup 2012 on Friday, 28 September 2012

    Before his team teed off at Medinah, captain Jose Maria Olazabal was interviewed by sports business journalist Richard Gillis on behalf of European Ryder Cup team sponsors Ernst and Young. They spend three hours with him in the relaxed environment of his home club in Santander, talking about himself, golf and the Ryder Cup.  ...

  • Troon Continue To Expand In The Middle East

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 28 September 2012

    Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management and development has underlined its growing impact on golf in the Middle East after being selected as the management team at Royal Golf Club, Bahrain’s first and only golf destination. Although originally opened in 1999, the course was expertly re-designed by golf legend and eight-time European Tour Order of Merit winner Colin...

  • Golf Wolrd November Issue Now On Sale!

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

    The November Issue of Golf World is now on the shelves and it has got enough content to keep your golfing bug as happy as larry throughout the month. This month's cover star is Rory McIlroy and our features include a look at how he turned 2012 around, his personal swing tips and his team's advice on how you can learn...

  • Subscribe To 13 Issues Of Golf Wolrd And Receive A Dozen Srixon Z-Star Balls Free!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 27 September 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...

  • Win a Limited Edition Team Europe Ryder Cup Vokey TVD Wedge

    Written by Ryder Cup 2012 on Thursday, 27 September 2012

    With the hotly anticipated 2012 Ryder Cup just a day away, Titleist is giving one lucky person the opportunity to win a ‘one-of-a-kind’, Limited Edition Team Europe Vokey TVD wedge. At Medinah this week, more players will put their trust in Vokey wedges than any other brand and to commemorate their success, Bob Vokey and his team of WedgeWorks craftsman have...

  • Star line-up for Seve Legends event at Pebble Beach

    Written by TG staff writer on Thursday, 27 September 2012

    Members of the European Ryder Cup team have been paying tribute to former captain Seve Ballesteros this week at the first matches since the legendary Spanish golfer’s death last year.  European Captain José Maria Olazábal also revealed that his team’s golf bags will feature the iconic silhouette of Seve after he won the 1984 Open Championship at St Andrews.  But the...

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