2013

  • Bespoke Accessory Company PRG Shine At PGA Show

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 8 February 2013

    PRG, the fastest growing supplier of bespoke golf accessories in the UK and Europe reported a hugely successful showing at the 2013 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando.  The 60th Show brought together some 1,000 companies and brands, as well as industry leaders from nearly 80 countries. So it was the perfect venue for PRG to showcase their latest collection of bespoke...

  • Coach Peter Cowen Extends His Association With Emirates Golf Club

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 6 February 2013

    The Emirates Golf Club in Dubai have announced a two-year extension to its partnership with Peter Cowen, one of the world's leading golf coaches. The affiliation allows The Academy at Emirates Golf Club to use Cowen's experience and expertise during his regular visits to Dubai. Cowen will work with the team on the schedule and structure of lessons being offered, as well as using Emirates Golf Club as...

  • Marathon golf event for a great cause

    Monday, 4 February 2013

    Covering 72 holes, 20 miles and 300 shots in one day, the Longest Day Golf Challenge is the ultimate test for all golfers. Macmillan Cancer Support is calling on golfers of all ages and abilities to play four rounds of golf in one day and help raise money for people affected by cancer. Taking part couldn’t be easier – golfers simply register...

  • Ryder Cup Volunteers Wanted

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 31 January 2013

    Organisers of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles have launched a search for 1,800 volunteers to work at the event, which is expected to attract around 250,000 spectators. They will be selected for a variety of roles, including scoreboard carriers, buggy shuttle drivers and merchandise pavilion assistants. Successful candidates will be expected to pay a £75 "registration fee", in return for official clothing, food...

  • Lombard Trophy Set To Return

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 31 January 2013

    Club golfers and their PGA professionals will have an added incentive to put in some extra practice ahead of the coming season with the return of the popular Lombard Trophy. Lombard has signed a three year agreement to sponsor the PGA National Pro-Am Championship culminating in a September grand final over the Gleneagles’ PGA Centenary course – host to the 2014 Ryder...

  • Nikon Signs Deal With The Southern England PGA

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 31 January 2013

    Nikon have announced a deal with The PGA in Southern England to become an official Associate. The deal comes after Nikon also recently launched the Coolshot Ambassador Scheme at The Golf Show in Harrogate in October 2012. Nikon have produced a number of special deals and offers for PGA Professionals on its latest Nikon Coolshot model thanks to its industry unique online policy. Roger Wolfe,...

  • Read Our World Exclusive With Rory McIlroy On Your iPad!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Saturday, 26 January 2013

    The latest issue of TG is now available on the iPad and this month's magazine includes a world exclusive with non other than Rory McIlroy! We were the first members of the media to speak to the world number one after his official Nike unveiling, and the only magazine in the world! In this issue you'll find out why the Northern Irishman...

  • Seve Ballesteros Joins Rory McIlroy And Tiger On Cover Of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 25 January 2013

    European legend Seve Ballesteros will join world number one Rory McIlroy and 14 time major champion Tiger Woods on the cover of the new Tiger Woods PGA Tour game. It marks the first time in the franchise’s 29 year history that three golfers have appeared on a cover together. “We are very grateful to EA SPORTS for remembering and honoring our dear Seve through this...

  • Win An All-Expenses-Paid Trip To Kiawah Island!

    Thursday, 24 January 2013

    TG have teamed up with VPAR Live Golf Scoring and De Vere to offer one lucky winner and a friend the chance to win the golf trip of a lifetime to Kiawah Island! You and a friend could be jetting off to South Carolina to play in the Friendship Cup Tournament - one of America's top amateur competitons - and be wined and...

  • Subscribe To TG and Receive A Mizuno Winter Set!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 24 January 2013

    If you decide to subscribe to TG this month you will receive one of our best ever subs gifts; a Mizuno winter set comprimising of a wooly hat, a pair of mittens and a trifold golf towel! Alongside this gift, you will of also get 13 issues of TG delivered to your door, all for only £29.99 (saving a massive £24.61...

  • TG Issue 305 Now On Sale!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 24 January 2013

    The latest issue of TG is now on sale and this month's magazine includes a world exclusive with non other than Rory McIlroy! We were the first members of the media to speak to the world number one after his official Nike unveiling, and the only magazine in the world! In this issue you'll find out why the Northern Irishman went to...

  • COBRA Release Second John O’Hurley Video

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 22 January 2013

    COBRA have released the second version of the John O’Hurley, Golf Made Easy video series, which is called ‘Life’s Greatest Difficulties’. The quirky video features Seinfeld star O’Hurley talking about some of life's greatest challenges, such as drinking a gallon of milk, going to the toilet in a busy work loo and, of course, golf. But don't worry, O'Hurley has the answer, COBRA's Baffler...

  • Matteo Manassero Renews Ambassador Role As Abu Dhabi Golf Thrives

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 21 January 2013

    The international pulling power of Abu Dhabi has been given a boost with the news that Italy’s Matteo Manassero - the first teenager in history to win three European Tour events - has signed a three-year extension to his global golf ambassador role with the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority. The news comes off the back of a record year that has seen...

  • Monty becomes new de vere golf ambassador

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 18 January 2013

    De Vere, the UK’s leading luxury golf resorts chain, has signed victorious 2010 Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie as a De Vere Golf ambassador. Montgomerie has legendary status within the game of golf following one of the most successful playing careers in European Tour history, and Ryder Cup success as both a player and Captain. He joins an impressive list...

  • McGinley's a big hit with ClubstoHire.com

    Written by TG staff writer on Thursday, 17 January 2013

    Dublin-based golf company ClubstoHire.com has more reason than most to welcome the appointment of Paul McGinley as Europe’s next Ryder Cup captain. McGinley, who originates from Dublin and is the first Irishman to hold the captaincy, is also Brand Ambassador for the award-winning operation he helped to establish two years ago. It now supplies thousands of travelling golfers across Europe with...

  • Play The Original 1934 Augusta Layout In New Tiger Woods Game

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 17 January 2013

    The new EA Sports Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 game is set to include the chance to step back in time with and experience Augusta National Golf Club as it was when the course played host to the very first Masters Tournament – what was known in 1934 as the Inaugural Augusta National Invitation Tournament. The development of this exclusive feature was...

  • Get 3 Issues Of Golf World For Only £1!!!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 17 January 2013

    The new issue of Golf World in on sale today and alongside a host of exciting features, we've got a great deal where you can pick-up three issues for only £1!!! That means you save a massive £11.60! You'll get content like the all new best par-3s in Britain ranking, Graeme McDowell driving instruction, a betting guide from Racing Post legend Steve Palmer and...

  • Golf World March Issue On Sale Today!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 17 January 2013

    The new issue of Golf World in on sale today and it offers a host of exciting features including the all new best par-3s in Britain, Graeme McDowell driving instruction, a betting guide from Racing Post legend Steve Palmer and an exclusive interview with Paul Casey. We also round up the latest new gear for 2013, including TaylorMade's R1 driver and...

  • Take On Golfing Legends In Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 9 January 2013

    EA Sports have released the details of the new Tiger Woods PGA Tour game, and they include the chance to battle nine of the greatest golf legends of all time. The all-new game mode, Legends of the Majors,  gives players a chance to travel back through time and relive the rich history of golf by matching up against the sport’s...

  • Direct Golf Record Strongest First Quarter In History

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 9 January 2013

    Direct Golf UK has announced record sales for the first quarter of 2012/13 thanks to bumper online and in-store Christmas sales. The golf retailer has not only posted record figures for this quarter, but also record first quarter sales for the 21st consecutive year. John Andrew, Chairman and Class AA PGA Professional, commented: “While Christmas is typically our busiest time of the year, the...

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