2012

  • Double Joy For Youngster Dunlop

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

    Youngster Ben Dunlop is seeing double at Redbourn Golf Club after adding to his Mens’ Club Championship victory by also winning the Junior version. The 16-year-old from St Albans topped a field of 20 competing in the Junior Club Championship over the spectacular par-70 Ver Course to take his second victory with a gross score of just four-over. Alex Williams and Kumar Starkie-Gupta...

  • Entires Open For Carnoustie Country Classic 2013

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

    Entries are now open for the ever-popular Carnoustie Country Classic, a great value, highly-enjoyable five day golf tournament which features four of the top Carnoustie Country courses, including the famous Open venue, Carnoustie Championship. The Carnoustie Country Classic takes place from 12–16 May and offers golfers the opportunity to compete in a 72-hole stableford competition on four of the world’s classic...

  • TG Issue 300 Now on Sale!

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

    Issue 300 of Today's Golfer hits the shelves today, and what a beauty it is! This month's features include a look at Titleist's newest drivers, a long putter debate, an interview and swing tips with Rafael Cabrera-Bello, first hits of the Ping Anser range, and a 23-club hybrid test! Plus this month has a Ryder Cup supplement; offering matchplay...

  • Get 13 Issues of Golf Wolrd and a dozen Srixon Z-Star balls all for £49!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 30 August 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...

  • Latest edition of Golf World on sale now!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 30 August 2012

    The October edition of Golf World is now on sale, and this month we bring you a Ryder Cup bible. It features exclusive interviews with Jose Maria Olazabal and Davis Love, plus seven past captains from Sam Torrance to Ian Woosnam. We also sit down with Paul Lawrie and catch up with Graeme McDowell, Luke Donald, Zach Johnson, Francesco Molinari, Lee...

  • Rick Wakeman's charity golf day raises £26k

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 28 August 2012

    Stars of stage, screen and sport turned out in force to help raise £26,000 during Rick Wakeman’s annual charity day at Burhill Golf Club in aid of Sparks. It was the 17th successive year the former Yes keyboard player has staged his fundraising day at Burhill raising valuable funds for Sparks, a charity committed to helping pioneer research projects across a...

  • De Vere Club Member bags dream Ryder Cup trip

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 23 August 2012

    Lucky Jonathan Barber will fly out to the Ryder Cup next month after scooping first prize in an exclusive Ryder Cup competition for De Vere Club members. His once-in-a-lifetime De Vere Club Ryder Cup experience will include flights, accommodation, and transfers, as well as tickets to each day of the competition, held at Medinah Golf & Country Club. Barber, a...

  • American Golf pitch in to aid Macmillan's big drive

    Written by TG staff writer on Thursday, 23 August 2012

    American Golf stores across the country are pitching in to support Macmillan’s new fundraising event, the Big Golf Drive. American Golf’s 92 stores will be running in-store competitions for their customers and the winner of each store will be rewarded with an American Golf gift card, with all competition donations going to Macmillan. Competitions will run on Friday 24th August and...

  • Take the TG Matchplay Handicap Difference Survey

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 22 August 2012

    Full handicap difference replaced three-quarters in singles matchplay from January 1st 2008, but is it fair for all or does it give low handicappers a mountain to climb? Four years on, we're taking a look at how popular the change has been and what impact it's had on club matchplay competitions. Please take a few minutes to complete our seven-question Matchplay Handicap Difference Survey at...

  • Olympic Spirit Shines At The Shropshire's family day

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 21 August 2012

    The Shropshire Golf Centre saw out the Olympic Games in style as they welcomed more than 125 people to a Family Fun Day dedicated to London 2012. Those inspired by Mo Farrah, Jessica Ennis and Sir Chris Hoy were vying for gold, silver and bronze medals of their own in a number of fun games and visitors could also...

  • Win the chance to take on the 2010 Long Drive Champion at the Belfry

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 20 August 2012

    The 10th hole on The Belfry’s Brabazon course is one of the most iconic holes in Britain. It has seen many famous moments, from the first tee shot to hit the green by Seve Ballesteros in 1978, to the first ace by Welsh amateur Dan O’Connor in March this year. So when TG decided to return to the De Vere...

  • 12 and counting

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 17 August 2012

    Most golfers will dream of one day winning their Club Championship, maybe even twice to prove the first wasn't a fluke. But St Albans golfer Dee Tolman has blown her dreams out of the water, after winning an unprecedented 12th Ladies’ Club Championship title last weekend at Redbourn Golf Club. The six-handicapper first struck success 27 years ago in 1985, before going on a six-year...

  • Seve Day Extended After Mass Support

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 15 August 2012

    Your Golf Travel has been so overwhelmed by the support that it has received for ‘Seve Day’ since its launch that it has decided to extend the new event in honour of the late Seve Ballesteros for another month.   Stars from the sporting and celebrity world have clamoured to give their support to the pan-European tournament set up in...

  • Macmillan Golf Event Looks To Raise Half a Million

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 15 August 2012

    Macmillan have a long standing relationship with golf, in helping to raise the much needed funds to support their work. This year they have launched the Big Golf Drive, an exciting new golf day where all the greens fees paid to partner clubs will go directly to the cancer charity. This idea has come to fruition thanks to the hard work...

  • Teeofftimes team's marathon charity challenge

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 14 August 2012

    The Teeofftimes team are supporting the Big Golf Drive for Macmillan Cancer Support big time. Firstly, on Friday 24th August they are asking Teeofftimes partner clubs to donate an hour's worth of tee-times, as well as playing non-stop golf from dawn to dusk:72 holes, 300-odd shots, 20 miles walked... and £10,000 raised for MacMillan Cancer Support. That’s the challenge that awaits...

  • Getting ready to tee-off in Macmillan's big golf drive

    Written by TG staff writer on Monday, 13 August 2012

    The Big Golf Drive, Macmillan’s new golfing fundraiser, will be taking place on August 24 and is set to bring hundreds of golfers and golf clubs across the country together to raise vital funds for people affected by cancer. Golf clubs across the UK have generously donated tee times to the cause, which golfers can purchase via the dedicated tee-time...

  • Murphy's on the mark to win Celeb Am title

    Written by TG staff writer on Friday, 10 August 2012

    Mark Murphy played sensational golf on the Cromwell Course on Friday to secure the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Celeb Am title at Nailcote Hall, Solihull. After scoring a sensational 49 yesterday to surge through the field and finish in tied third spot in the championship, Murphy carried this form over into the Celeb Am as he took...

  • Get 13 Issues of TG and a dozen Bridgestone B330-RX balls for £45!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 10 August 2012

    This month's Today's Golfer is now on the shelves, and to celebrate we've got another blinding subscription offer. Sign-up this month and you can receive your favourite magazine delivered straight to your door, plus a set of Bridgestone B330-RX Balls (RRP £46.70) - all for just £45! The Bridgestone Tour B330-RX Golf Ball is the first Tour Performance Series ball designed...

  • Rare golf book restored and preserved for generations

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 10 August 2012

    A rare golf book dating back to the 1800s has been restored by Mungo Park, the great grandson of Willie Park Snr, the first Open champion in 1860. The book, titled ‘Golf Championship Committee of the River Plate’, details the very beginnings of golf in Argentina. It offers a rare glimpse of how golf developed in South America. Park had a...

  • DJ spins his magic to land par 3 victory

    Written by TG staff writer on Friday, 10 August 2012

    DJ Russell returned to his roots to take the honours at the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship with back-to-back rounds of 50 for an eight-under par total at Nailcote Hall near Solihull. A regular on the Seniors Tour and a two-time winner on the European Tour, he used his vast experience to pull clear of the chasing pack that included Gary...

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