2013

  • Cottingham Parks Pro Wins TGI Golf Team Challenge

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 19 March 2013

    PGA Professional Chris Gray and his team were toasting in Turkey after a superb wire-to-wire victory in the 2013 TGI Golf Team Challenge, staged at the stunning Cornelia Golf Club. The Cottingham Park based Pro and his amateurs - which included wife Carol and friends Andy and Maxine Woodhead - led from the very first round and scored 228 points over...

  • Brush With Death Inspires Mid-Summer Masters

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 19 March 2013

    May 31st 2012 seemed to be just another Thursday at The Shire London Golf Club, but it ended in a dramatic ambulance journey, and a brush with death for the club’s owner, Tony Menai Davis. And now the Welsh-born golf entrepreneur has announced a celebrity golf day to be held at his golf club on the longest day of the year,...

  • Tiger Caught In Vonn Trap?

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 19 March 2013

    Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn have announced they are officially dating, and quick-off-the-mark bookies Ladbrokes have put the pair at just 2/1 to tie the knot. Sadly for Vonn the bookies are offering shorter odds of 7/4 that Woods is spotted with another woman during their relationship, while the Nike star is 16/1 to propose on the putting green at any major. Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said:...

  • Fantasy Golf Set To Be Bigger and Better In 2013!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 15 March 2013

    Think you've got the best golf knowledge at your club? What about at your work? How about in the country? Well now you can prove it with the return of the Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf Game. More than 15,000 of you signed up to play last year and it’s back and even better in 2013, with thousands of pounds worth of prizes...

  • Great dane to feature at golf live event

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 15 March 2013

    Three-time European Tour winner Søren Kjeldsen and renowned trick shot artist Paul Barrington will join golfing legend Colin Montgomerie to show off their skills and entertain the public at Golf Live at Celtic Manor from May 10-12. Kjeldsen claimed the biggest of his three European Tour victories when he won the season-ending Volvo Masters at Valderrama in 2008 while Barrington is...

  • American Golf Expands To Peterborough

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 15 March 2013

    American Golf has set up shop in Peterborough’s Nene Park, taking over the Thorpe Wood Pro Shop premises, the new partnership will allow the Nene Park team more time to focus on its fantastic golfing facilities that includes a two storey driving range and two teaching and fitting studios. The Fitton family have run the Thorpe Wood Pro Shop since 1975,...

  • Direct Golf Become Official Retail Partner To National Golf Club Challenge

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 14 March 2013

    Direct Golf UK has announced its continued partnership with The Volvo National Golf Club Challenge (NGGC) and its new title as Official Retail Partner. Direct Golf UK has been working with The NGGC, which works in partnership with Help for Heroes to support the UK Military, since 2011. Steve Lewis, Commercial Manager for Direct Golf UK, commented: “We are very proud to be...

  • How To Win TG's Fantasy Golf Game

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 14 March 2013

    After eight months and 33 tournaments across the European and PGA Tours, long-time leader Rob Gebhardt beat off the competition of over 15,000 rival managers to win the 2012 Today’s Golfer Fantasy Golf game. We spoke to the 20-handicapper about how he managed it before he jetted off to his star prize of a five-night holiday to the La Manga Club in Spain. “I...

  • Snainton Golf Expands With Merger

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 14 March 2013

    Snainton Golf, the fast growing Yorkshire-based club and equipment retailer, is looking forward to the start of the new season with a new store under its belt. The Scarborough based outfit has joined forces with Sheffield Pro Golf, the city’s longest established golf business, which has led to investment in the stores where a complete refit has seen the introduction of the very...

  • Susbscribe To Golf World and Receive 24 Bridgestone Balls!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 14 March 2013

    Subscribe to Golf World this month and alongside your 13 issues for £45, 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 the green...

  • Golf World Masters Preview Now On Sale!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 14 March 2013

    The new edition of Golf World is now on sale, and our Masters preview bonanza will give you hours of joy. Some of the Augusta National themed features include a look at why the Geogian club is so magical, 16 ways it could be improved, interviews with rookie Jamie Donaldson and legends Sandy Lyle and Jack Nicklaus and Bubba Watson on how...

  • Rory McIlroy's Golf Club Robbed At Gunpoint

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 13 March 2013

    Rory McIlroy's boyhood golf club in Northern Ireland was robbed at gunpoint as the world number one competed in the WGC-Cadillac event in Florida. Three masked men armed with handguns threatened staff at Hollywood Golf Club when they entered the premises shortly after 10pm on Sunday. It is thought the robbers could have been after money in the pro shop, bar or even the replica US...

  • Lucky TG Winners Tackle Kiawah Island

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 12 March 2013

    Last month saw the 7th annual playing of the Friendship Cup at Kiawah Island, site of the 2012 PGA Championship, and this year it had two lucky TG competition winners in the field. Gareth Wilson and Will Swindley from Wychwood Golf Club won the chance to play the famous Ocean Course and the Jack Nicklaus designed Turtle Point course in a competition ran by...

  • Free Golf Balls For Groups Who Book With Your Golf Travel

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 11 March 2013

    The world’s largest golf travel operator - Your Golf Travel - is offering groups of four or more players a dozen Srixon AD333 balls when they book a break beofre the end of March to help ease the pain of stray shots. The company polled an extensive group of customers in January 2012, who reported losing an average 2.3 golf balls each round on...

  • American Golf Plan To Open 30 New Stores

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 11 March 2013

    Golf superstore american golf has reported record sales in the 12 months to 31 January 2013, with growing sales of 3% to £133m.  In the same period, the group’s club card membership rose by more than 160,000 to pass the one million mark, representing 25% of all UK golfers and underlining its dominant position in the market.  The group, which employs a PGA...

  • Foremost Golf Offer Free Wood Fitting and Free Lesson

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 7 March 2013

    Foremost Golf has launched an exclusive promotion designed to help golfers hit longer and more accurate shots with their woods. Using their latest special offer, all golfers who purchase an adjustable wood from a participating Foremost Golf shop will receive a FREE Fitting and a FREE Lesson. This exclusive Foremost offer is worth over £60 and is available for any customer who...

  • Your golf travel backs new manchester golf show

    Written by TG staff writer on Thursday, 7 March 2013

    The Manchester Golf Show will break new ground when it makes its debut at the start of next month and organisers have called on the expertise of the world’s largest golf travel company to help guarantee the event gets off to a flying start. Having worked successfully together with Your Golf Travel on previous ventures, event organisers, the Golf Show Group,...

  • Dawson and Hansen join Celeb Cup line-up

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 6 March 2013

    England’s Rugby World Cup winner Matt Dawson and Match of the Day pundit Alan Hansen are among the latest star names to sign up for The Celebrity Cup at Golf Live, which takes place at the Celtic Manor Resort from May 10-12.   This Morning TV presenter Matt Johnson and former Scotland rugby star Kenny Logan will also...

  • Lumine Hosts Second Successful PGAs Of Europe Fourball Championship

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 5 March 2013

    Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community welcomed the return of the prestigious PGAs of Europe Fourball Championship last week.  Sixty six pairs competed over the Greg Norman designed LUMINE Lakes course and the LUMINE Hills course, just 36 of the 45 holes at the European Tour School Qualifying venue that was selected for a second consecutive year as host. Following 54-holes of close...

  • Sandy Lyle Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 4 March 2013

    In the 25th anniversary year of his Masters Tournament triumph at Augusta National, Sandy Lyle MBE has received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2013 Scottish Golf Awards. In front of a sell-out crowd of nearly 600 guests at the annual showpiece, the two-time Major champion received a standing ovation as he collected the final award of the night. Lyle won The Open in...

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