October

  • 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...

  • 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.

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