September

  • 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...

  • Glenmuir Sky High After Receiving Award At 40,000 Feet

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 25 September 2012

    Glenmuir's 25-year association with The Ryder Cup was marked this week with a special presentation - at almost 40,000 ft! The golf clothing company's Managing Director, Colin Mee, was awarded with a commemorative plaque by 2012 European Ryder Cup Team Captain José Maria Olazábal, Sandy Jones, Chief Executive of the PGA of Great Britain and Ireland, and Richard Hills, Ryder Cup Director while...

  • The Search Is On To Find London's Best Golfer

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 25 September 2012

    As some of the world's greatest golfers prepare to do battle at Medinah for the 39th Ryder Cup, another epic golfing contest is about to begin closer to home. The Search for London's Best Golfer begins this month at Urban Golf, who are laying down a challenge to find the capital's finest all round golfer. The prize is a golf trip...

  • TG Poll: How many holes-in-one have you had?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 25 September 2012

    An 'ace' is one is of the most sought-after and difficult achievements in golf. Every one who picks up a club dreams of watching their tee shot find the hole and feeling the euphoria that follows. Even if it does mean an expensive bar bill. Top professionals can go a whole career without one while a high-handicapper can notch multiple holes-in-one...

  • City Golf Team Head To Dominican Republic

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 24 September 2012

    A four-man team, playing for leading broking firm ICAP, will be heading off for a golf break to the Dominican Republic, courtesy of Barceló Hotels & Resorts, after winning the grand final of the 2012 Banks and Brokers Golf Championship that took place at the fabulous Stoke Park Club on Friday 14th September. The City-based quartet won the financial services sector’s premier...

  • World Class Half Term Kids Golf Camp

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 24 September 2012

    Junior golfers across the UK can learn the secrets of the professionals and how they train at an exciting and unique residential training camp being launched this Autumn at the prestigious Goodwood complex in West Sussex. The imaginative project will coincide with most half term school holidays in October and involve intensive coaching from a former European Tour player and a leading...

  • Dana Garmany Named 'The Most Powerful Man In Golf'

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 19 September 2012

    Dana Garmany, the founder, CEO and Chairman of Troon – the leader in upscale course management -  is celebrating after being named the most powerful man in golf at the 2012 KPMG Golf Business Forum. It was the second straight time Garmany has topped the list, after finishing runner-up in 2009. Other well-known golfers in the list included Jack Nicklaus...

  • Video Tips With Luke Donald

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 18 September 2012

    Luke Donald spent 10 minutes offering his golf tips during a Mizuno clinic at Bearwood Lakes in Berkshire the week before he successfully defended his BMW title at Wentworth. Watch the video below to see what you could learn from the former world number one.     ...

  • Adams Golf Looking To Thrive During The Ryder Cup

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 17 September 2012

    Adams Golf is set to unveil their latest TV advertising campaign for the UK Market during the Ryder Cup this September. The commercial, featuring Tom Watson talking about the Adams A12 OS Hybrid Iron set, is scheduled to air on Sky Sports throughout their coverage from Medinah, and continue through the Autumn season of PGA Tour events. Watson, who boasts 68 professional tour wins...

  • Rhys Pugh Wins European Amateur Championship Cup

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 17 September 2012

    Wales’ young golfing sensation, Rhys Pugh, has become the first ever Welsh winner of the European Amateur Championship, one of the world’s top amateur golf events, which has previously been won by Rory Mcllroy and Sergio Garcia. The Pontypridd 18-year old will now get an invite to next year’s Open Championship at Muirfield, something he has always dreamed of. Pugh started off his glittering...

  • Win three nights and two rounds of golf for two at Monte de Quinta

    Written by Ryder Cup 2012 on Monday, 17 September 2012

    The Ryder Cup is on the horizon and to celebrate we’re launching a Ryder Cup Fantasy Golf game with some fantastic prizes! The standalone competition allows you to pick a team of six golfers using a budget of $15m. You can then make team changes between days (not between foursomes and fourballs sessions on the same day, with golfers scoring points...

  • Win three nights and two rounds of golf at the stunning Grado Resort in Italy

    Thursday, 13 September 2012

    The Ryder Cup is on the horizon and to celebrate we’re launching a Ryder Cup Fantasy Golf game with some fantastic prizes! The standalone competition allows you to pick a team of six golfers using a budget of $15m. You can then make team changes between days (not between foursomes and fourballs sessions on the same day, with golfers scoring points...

  • The Oxfordshire Prepares For Four Nations Grand Final

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 12 September 2012

    After hundreds of Matchplay duels over five months of gruelling, competitive regional brackets in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales - The Four Nations successful finalists are ready to represent their country and attempt to win the title of Champion Golf Nation of the Year. The final of the Four Nations Golf Challenge 2012 will be held at The Oxfordshire Golf Club from...

  • Just Three Days Left To Pre-Order Golf Illustrated

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 10 September 2012

    There are just three days left to pre-order your copy of Golf Illustrated Edition Four, sent straight from the printers on the 29th September! Plus, if you subscribe before Friday the 14th of September, you will receive a FREE COPY of Edition Three (worth £10). Edition Four features the stunning Bandon Dunes, one of the world's best golf resorts, and its owner Mike Keiser, in a...

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