2012

  • Golf Day Raises £7,545

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 9 August 2012

    More than 80 top business people have come together to raiser over £7500 for Magpas. The golf event helps fund the Mid Anglia General Practitioner Accident Service, who provide pre-hospital critical care and retrieval in the East of England   It was the fifth annual golf day and auction, hosted by The One Group, and players included workers from Bauer Media, Amazon,...

  • TG Issue 299 Now On Sale!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 9 August 2012

    The latest issue of Today's Golfer is out now, and it's another belter. We get a first look at Ping's new woods and play nine holes with Donald Trump over his new course. Our features writer returns to the scene of The Open to recreate the shots that won and lost the Claret Jug, plus we've got all...

  • Lilly forges clear in British Par 3 Championship

    Written by TG staff writer on Thursday, 9 August 2012

    SIMON Lilly finished with a flourish to open up a three-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Farmfoods British Par 3 at Solihull’s Nailcote Hall. The Wellingborough ace carded a seven-under par 47, not dropping a shot throughout his inch-perfect round. Five of his birdies came in his final eight holes, including an impressive back-to-back finish. “It was just one of those...

  • Gary grabs Celeb Am spoils at Par 3 Championship

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 7 August 2012

    Gary Wolstenholme has emerged victorious from the first day of Celeb Am competition at the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship.   Gary was in sizzling form as he birdied four consecutive holes from the 3rd, including the notorious fifth hole.   Also performing well in the first day of the competition were goalkeeping legend Peter Schmeichel MBE, Mark Murphy and event host Tony...

  • Take the Today's Golfer golf club visitors survey

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 7 August 2012

    The number of visitors golf clubs get and when they are allowed to play is always a contentious subject for club members. But without this important revenue stream, many clubs would struggle and membership fees would have to rise. It's a balancing act that the vast majority of golf clubs in the UK have to negotiate and we want to hear...

  • Elite Academy launched in Marbella

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 3 August 2012

    British PGA professionals Steven Palmer and Daniel Williams have launched a new Elite Academy in Marbella, Spain, where they are looking to polish the games of some of the country's finest wannabe professionals. The Palmer Williams Golf Academy is a new business at Los Arqueros Golf & Country Club. The duo will provide a complete support system, enabling the...

  • 13 Issues of Golf World, a dozen Z-Star balls & a Seve Icon putter for £49.99

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 3 August 2012

    If The Open has whetted your golfing appetite then why not take a look at Golf World's latest sensational subscription offer. For just £49.99 a year, you can get 13 issues of Golf World delivered to your door and a dozen premium Srixon Z-Star balls worth £44. What is more, the first 50 to sign-up will also receive a Seve Icon...

  • Latest edition of Golf World on sale today!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 2 August 2012

    The September edition of Golf World is now on sale, and it's a beauty. This month features exclusive interviews with Lee Westwood, Keegan Bradley, Pete Dye and Peter Thomson. We've also got our monthly columns from Ian Poulter and Geoff Ogilvy. If that's not enough then how about swing tips from David Leadbetter, Sean Foley,...

  • The Grove teams up with Dave Pelz Scoring Game Schools

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 2 August 2012

    Renowned short-game coach Dave Pelz has announced that European Tour venue The Grove will become the UK host of his immensely-popular Scoring Game Schools.  Regarded as one of the world’s finest coaches, Pelz has guided his most famous student, Phil Mickelson, and other professional pupils to 19 Major Championships. Founded in 1982, his namesake golf school and clinics...

  • Special summer sizzler group deal at Marriott Hanbury Manor

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 1 August 2012

    If you are after a golf escape this summer but can't afford to go abroad then Marriott Hanbury Manor's latest offer will be right up your street. They have introduced a remarkable August deal for groups of 12 golfers; providing tea, coffee and bacon rolls on arrival, 18 holes of championship golf, plus longest drive and nearest the pin competitions...

  • TG Poll: At what time of the week do you play most of your golf during the summer?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 26 July 2012

    Everyone has a certain time that they like to play golf at and that fits into the rest of their lives - and with the longer days of the summer you've got a lot more time to play. We want to know whether you're an early riser or like a late-night round and if you prefer the weekend or a weekday.  ...

  • Have you entered the Macmillan Big Golf Drive event yet?

    Written by TG staff writer on Thursday, 26 July 2012

    Over 100 UK courses have already signed up for the new Macmillan Big Golf Drive event being staged on or around August 24th 2012. Golf clubs and courses up and down the country are being invited to take part in the inaugural Macmillan Big Golf Drive, clubbing together in a bid to raise money for people affected by cancer. A Macmillan...

  • Open marathon earns 20 grand for Seve foundation

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 18 July 2012

    Ross Marshall’s tee-shot at Royal Lytham & St Annes signified the end of a 300-mile odyssey which has so far raised more than £20,000 for the Seve Ballesteros Foundation and Cancer Research UK.  Marshall, one of the founders of Your Golf Travel.com, was part of a the ‘Walk for Seve’ team that walked more than 40 miles per day for seven...

  • Get Today's Golfer on the iPad

    Written by Michael Catling, TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 17 July 2012

    It's that time again: the latest issue of Today’s Golfer magazine is on-sale now. But rather than using the conventional method of popping down to the shops, why not purchase our magazine on your Ipad instead? The iPad-friendly TG version features exclusive video coverage from our course and equipment reviews and also includes extra sections, supplements and unseen pictures not included in...

  • Westy's bid to ensure the kids are all right

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 17 July 2012

    Chasing his first major at this week's Open Championshiop at Royal Lytham, Lee Westwood will be getting down with the kids again next week when he devotes his time to helping youngsters at his own golf Academy. The Lee Westwood Golf Academy in partnership with the Co-operative gives aspiring young children the opportunity to learn from PGA qualified coaches in a...

  • Win Open tickets by following Today's Golfer on Twitter

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 13 July 2012

    Glenmorangie has generously given us three pairs of Open Championship tickets to give away for Sunday 22nd July. All you have to do to be in with a chance of witnessing a new Open champion crowned at Royal Lytham & St Annes is follow @TheTodaysGolfer on Twitter and send us a Tweet containing #TGOpentickets. Everyone who does so will be entered into...

  • Danielle is huge hit for Macmillan Cancer Support

    Written by TG staff writer on Friday, 13 July 2012

    Charitable golfer Danielle Riggott and her family and friends from Nottinghamshire raised a fantastic £720 for Macmillan Cancer Support when they swung into action through their Big Golf Drive event – the Gavin Stewart Reast (GSR) Golf Day. In memory of Danielle’s brother Gavin, friends and family of Gavin held a golf tournament at Rufford Golf Course, accompanied by a...

  • Amateur wins Volvo for hole-in-one

    Written by TG Features Wirter on Friday, 13 July 2012

    Keen amateur golfer Damian Pitts bagged a new Volvo S60 at a local corporate golf day when he aced the 166-yard first hole at Chartridge Park Golf Club, Buckinghamshire. The incredible feat is the first time that any player has hit a hole-in-one at business rescue and restructuring specialists Business Rescue Centre's annual corporate golf day tournament. Pitts, a litigation case manager...

  • Take our dress code survey

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 10 July 2012

    Dress codes are a hot topic at golf clubs and a recent debate about them on the @TheTodaysGolfer twitter page provoked a huge response. The many different opinions and arguments prompted us to run a survey to gauge exactly what the currently feeling on dress codes is. We've set up a survey of eight questions that will take no more than five...

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