2013

  • Free golf clubs carriage to the algarve

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 10 April 2013

    While the weather has been bitterly cold in the UK, avid golfers can really get into the swing of things this spring with free golf club carriage on flights to the sunny Algarve. Leading leisure airline Jet2.com has teamed up  with the Algarve Promotion Bureau to offer golfers FREE golf club carriage on all flights to Faro from 8th April to...

  • Roll up for the Mark Foster Golf Challenges

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 9 April 2013

    British swimming legend Mark Foster is looking for big turnouts for both his 2013 Mark Foster Golf Challenges. And you have two chances to join the former world champion and a host of sporting and celebrity guests - Wed July 3rd at The Shire London and Wed September 18th at Goodwood. Both events are in aid of the charity WellChild and Foster...

  • Big freeze warms up club rental business

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 8 April 2013

    The coldest winter in 50 years has given award-winning golf club rental company ClubstoHire.com a major boost as bookings by British and Irish golfers across the Mediterranean’s most popular destinations are up strongly on the same period last year. As domestic temperatures plunged as low as -15C in February and average sunshine was nearly 20% down on average for the time...

  • Forfeits and 4-irons with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 8 April 2013

    When’s he’s not busy brushing off defenders at The Emirates or scoring for England, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain likes nothing more than to unwind with a bit of golf, but that competitive nature never quite turns all way off, as he told TG recently, “I always want to go round as well as I can, but I’m more worried about beating other...

  • Dealing With Golfer's Elbow

    Written by David Murray on Friday, 5 April 2013

    Golf injuries are seldom as dramatic as those sustained in contact sports, but can be just as serious in terms of pain, and can cause prolonged periods of absence from play.  In this monthly article I’ll be focusing on common golf injuries, and touching on the not so common injuries that can be a consequence of playing the game we...

  • Rising stars to shine at Quinta do Lago

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 3 April 2013

    The UK’s top young golfers will head to Quinta do Lago in Portugal later this year to compete in the final of the world’s largest junior golf event – and the chance to meet 2014 European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley. McGinley will take time out from his preparations for next year’s Ryder Cup at Gleneagles to greet the 21 finalists...

  • Bubba Watson and Oakley Create A Golf Hovercraft

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 3 April 2013

    Bubba Watson has teamed up with Oakley to create a golf buggy hovercraft hybrid. In the video below you can see the whacky creation in action as it glides down the fairways and across the water hazards. “Golf carts haven’t changed much over the years. They look and feel the same,” the video description reads. “What if there was a way to...

  • Player's mission to make golf a hit in brazil

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 3 April 2013

    Gary Player - the man who put South Africa on the golfing map landed in São Paulo today - on a mission to do the same for the sport in Brazil. As part of its sponsorship of this week’s Brasil Classic tournament (April 4-7), global golf sponsor HSBC has flown in international golf legend Player to help three of the country’s...

  • BTME to be even BIGGA for 2014

    Tuesday, 2 April 2013

    Following the success of last year’s show, the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association are gearing up for a huge BTME 2014, as it returns to a four hall exhibition with the world’s major machinery manufacturers at Harrogate. The Harrogate International Centre is sure to be bustling next January with the likes of John Deere, Toro and Ransomes Jacobsen joining Kubota, RECO...

  • Chance to win a dream trip to the Masters

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 2 April 2013

    Leading golf tour operator, Golfbreaks.com, is marking its 15th birthday by offering one lucky group of four golfers the chance to win the trip of a lifetime to watch the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National. As of April 1st all customers booking a golf break of any value or duration (for travel any time in 2013) will automatically be...

  • Join The IJP Design Easter Egg Hunt To Win Great Prizes

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 26 March 2013

    IJP Design has launched an Easter Egg hunt on www.ijpdesign.com with a host of great prizes on offer for eagle eyed golfers. Five eggs have been hidden and each will take you to a different competition to win IJP Design goodies. Find egg number one and you could win a IJP Design shirt signed by Ian Poulter, egg two and you'll be entered into a draw...

  • Swan at helm of golf consultants' association

    Tuesday, 26 March 2013

    The Golf Consultants’ Association has chosen Howard Swan, golf course architect at Swan Golf Designs, to become its chairman for the next two years. He was appointed at the recent annual meeting and will be supported by an executive of John Ashworth, Jon Barker and Luis Desouza ... respectively consultants in the golf and leisure business; architecture and interior design and...

  • two new clubstohire shops open in spain

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 25 March 2013

    ClubstoHire.com, the award-winning golf club rental company promoted by Europe’s Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley, has expanded its presence in Spain to include new services at Barcelona and Girona airports. Travelling golfers now have the chance to hire premium sets of clubs from five different locations in Spain, the most popular overseas golfing destination for British and Irish players – attracting...

  • The Key Tournaments In Our 2013 Fantasy Golf Game

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Saturday, 23 March 2013

    With the start of our 2013 Fantasy Golf game less than three weeks away, we're taking a look at some of the key tournaments that can decide where the league is won and lost. Of course, just like for the pros, the main scoring events are the four majors, where the triple points system means you can pick-up a massive 90 points...

  • Summer Panache from PING Collection’s New Polo Range

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 22 March 2013

    PING Collection have unleashed four vibrant polo shirts suited for the warmer months (hopefully!) of midsummer. The line is led by their new marque design, Miro, which is available in both an Ocean Blue/White and a Ash/Mandarin combination that aptly reflect the vibrant colours associated with Spring and Summer. The garment delivers a technical performance through a 70% polyester, 30% cotton structure that is as ultra comfortable and...

  • Tiger And Rory Top the List In Our 2013 Fantasy Golf Game

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 21 March 2013

    Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy top the list of the most expensive golfers in this year's TG Fantasy Golf game, both coming in at £5.5m of the £15m budget for your six-man team. The world number one and two are followed by Luke Donald (£4.4m), Justin Rose (£4.2m), Brandt Snedeker (£4m) and Louis Oosthuizen (£4m). Phil Mickelson, Adam Scott, Steve Stricker and Lee Westwood (all £3.8m) complete...

  • Hugo Boss Giveaway £1m Worth Of Watches To Ace Golfers

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 21 March 2013

    Around £1 million worth of exclusive Hugo Boss watches will be up for grabs in 2013 as the luxury brand launches a new hole-in-one prize for golfers who record the elusive ace in club competitions. And to commemorate the momentous occasion, they have manufactured a specially commissioned, limited-edition timepiece for each golfer lucky enough - or skilful enough - to record a verified...

  • Get The New Issue Of TG On Your iPad!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 21 March 2013

    Our incredible Masters preview edition is now available on the iPad at the Apple Store and it is rammed full of quality content and behind the scenes videos. Not only is there 28 pages on the first major of the year, the new TG also features our 2013 drivers test, the top 100 courses you can play for under £60 and our annual gear...

  • TG's Masters Preview Issue Now On Sale!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 21 March 2013

    Our incredible Masters preview edition is now on sale and it is rammed full of quality content. Not only is there 28 pages on the first major of the year, the new TG also features our 2013 drivers test, the top 100 courses you can play for under £60 and our annual gear bible, What Gear 2013. The Masters coverage is headlined by...

  • Subscribe To TG for £29 And Receive 24 Bridgestone Balls!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 21 March 2013

    Subscribe to TG this month and alongside your 13 issues for £29.99, all delivered to your door, you will receive 24 Bridgestone e6 golf balls! The e6 features Dual Dimple technology that reduces drag, generating enhanced aerodynamics for greater carry through the air and with two dozen on offer, they should last you long enough for you to see improvements around...

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