June

  • Royal & Awesome to make their mark at Muirfield

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 27 June 2013

    The team behind Scotland’s spectacular golf clothing brand, Royal & Awesome, are returning to their home town of Gullane to celebrate the 2013 Open Championships at Muirfield – and are inviting fans to join them in the festivities between July 18-21. Successful Gullane entrepreneurs – brothers Fraser, Ali and Graeme Smeaton and school friend Graeme Menzies – will be donning their...

  • Win A Two Night Stay At Snoozebox During The Open!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 24 June 2013

    Snoozebox - a fantastic accommodation option for this year's Open Championship located just a short walk from the entrance to Muirfield - is offering one lucky TG reader the chance to win a room for two nights during The Open Championship. Snoozebox is sited adjacent to the beautiful new Walled Garden at Archerfield with its own brewery, cafe-bar and amazing atmosphere. It's...

  • Rose Helps Boost Sales At American Golf

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 24 June 2013

    american golf, Europe’s largest retailer of golfing equipment and accessories, has seen its sales surge on the back of Justin Rose’s dramatic victory in the US open.  In the week following the US Open, american golf recorded a 16.4 per cent increase in total sales across its store network, compared to the week after the 2012 tournament.     Traffic to the www.americangolf.co.uk website also...

  • Bristol Golfers Win Trip Of A Lifetime To 2014 Masters

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 24 June 2013

    Four lucky golfers are celebrating their good fortune after winning an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2014 Masters courtesy of Golfbreaks.com. Mike and Min Woodward, along with long-time friends and golfing partners, Adrian and Cynthia Miller, booked a break to the DeVere Belfry in May – and thanks to Golfbreaks.com, that two-day visit to the legendary Ryder Cup venue became their ticket...

  • Dubai Golf Raises £16,950 For Seve Ballesteros Foundation

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 21 June 2013

    Two auctions staged at the world-renowned Emirates Golf Club and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, have raised £16,950 for the Seve Ballesteros Foundation, operator Dubai Golf has announced. As part of the many celebratory events to mark the 25th anniversary of Emirates Golf Club and the 20th anniversary of Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club, Dubai Golf hosted the two charity...

  • Stewart Golf Team Up With Children's Charity Sparks

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 20 June 2013

    Stewart Golf have announced they will once again be teaming up with the children’s charity Sparks for 2013. Sparks is a leading children’s medical research charity which is dedicated to funding and championing pioneering research into a range of conditions. Stewart Golf has long been a supporter of Sparks and to celebrate this, MD Mark Stewart is undertaking ‘Mark’s Year of Endurance!’...

  • New Golf Illustrated Available Now!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 19 June 2013

    Golf Illustrated Edition Seven is available to order now, and it's packed with features that just ooze quality. Whether you want to get behind the scenes at Muirfield, Merion and Royal North Devon, or delve into the story that saw the Royal Isle of Wight Golf Club lost to nature, our new edition has something for you. Other features in Golf Illustrated Seven...

  • British Airways Sees Boost In Golf Bookings After Rose Win

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 19 June 2013

    British Airways has seen a boost in bookings to golf destination over the past few days, attributing it to the success of its BA Ambassador Justin Rose winning the US Open – the first Englishman to do so in 43 years. Described as the ‘Rose Afterglow’, the airline has seen an increase in popularity to its European golf destinations, namely Alicante...

  • 'Bobby’s Open' Wins The Times Sports Book of the Year

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 18 June 2013

    'Bobby's Open: Mr Jones and the Golf Shot that Defined a Legend' by Steven Reid has won The Times Sports Book of the Year in association with The British Sports Book Awards following an online public vote.  Reid’s book, published by Icon Books also won the Best Golf Book award at the recent British Sports Book Awards and was up against...

  • Justin Rose On How To Play Under Pressure

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 17 June 2013

    Want to learn some tips from the new US Open Champion? We recently spoke to Justin Rose about how he handled the pressure at Medinah at last year's Ryder Cup, to see what the average golfer can learn from the Englishman. 1 - Getting into the right mind-set For me it started on the 17th green. My reaction was somewhat unique; I...

  • Poll: What Are You Looking To Improve On In 2013?

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 13 June 2013

    We want to know what your main focus is this year, and what you're planning on trying to improve. Are you fed up with your driving? Can't hit a green to save your life? Or is it just your mental game that is defeating you before you step foot on the course? Let us know by following the link below to cast your...

  • Poll: What Are You Looking To Improve On In 2013?

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 13 June 2013

    We want to know what your main focus is this year, and what you're planning on trying to improve. Are you fed up with your driving? Can't hit a green to save your life? Or is it just your mental game that is defeating you before you step foot on the course? Let us know by following the link below to cast your...

  • 12 Callaway HEX Black Tour Balls And 13 Issues Of TG For Under £30!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 13 June 2013

    If you subscribe to TG this month not only will you get the next 13 issues of TG delivered to your door - saving over £20 on shop prices - you will also get a dozen Callaway HEX Black Tour golf balls. The five-piece premium HEX Black Tour ball features a new proprietary thermoplastic urethane cover which, at 0.034", is the...

  • Get Our Bumper Open Special on Your iPad

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 13 June 2013

    The new bumper issue of TG - featuring three free supplements - is now available on your iPad from the Apple Store. Our Open preview special is headlined by our tips to help you hole 50% more putts, with mental advice from Tiger Woods, swing drills from Peter Hanson and a new method from AimPoint to help you read greens. It also...

  • New TG With Three Free Supplements Now On Sale!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 13 June 2013

    The new bumper issue of TG - featuring three free supplements - is now available from all good newsagents and supermarkets. Our Open preview special is headlined by our tips to help you hole 50% more putts, with mental advice from Tiger Woods, swing drills from Peter Hanson and a new method from AimPoint to help you read greens. It also comes with three great...

  • Win £5k If You Are Golf's Wittiest Banner Writer

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 12 June 2013

    A competition is under way to crown the UK’s most witty and intelligent banner writer among sports supporters.  The Tullamore D.E.W. Art of Banner Banter competition honours the the creative side of sports support in the stands and one lucky winner will walk away with £5,000. Inspired by the spirit of defiance, intelligence and good humour that is at the heart of...

  • Try The New Non-Slip Suncream That Supplies The European Tour

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 11 June 2013

    In the same week that the English Golf Union has launched a campaign to alert golfers to the dangers of the sun, specialist suncream makers Solarsport have unveiled an innovative new non-slip, non-greasy product for golfers. The new UV-Pro30, which is invisible and dries in seconds, heads the company's 2013 range, which also includes aftersun and bug spray. Solarsport's success is founded...

  • Campaign Launched To Keep Golfers Safe From The Sun

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 11 June 2013

    A nationwide campaign to warn golfers of the risks of sun exposure on the course, has been launched by the UK's only national skin cancer-specific charity, Skcin (The Karen Clifford Skin Cancer Charity). Skcin has teamed up with the English Golf Union (EGU) and pharmaceutical company LEO Pharma, to raise awareness of skin cancer among the UK’s 3.4 million regular golfers. As the most common and...

  • 13 Issues Of Golf World + 12 Srixon Z-Star Balls For Just £45!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 10 June 2013

    Golf World has undergone a stunning redesign this month, and if you like what you see, you can get a whole lot more and a load of free Srixon balls! This month when you subscribe to 13 copies of Golf World for only £45, you will also receive a dozen Srixon Z-Star golf balls, as used by the likes of Graeme...

  • Meet Golf Travel's Answer To Google

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 7 June 2013

    Two industry experts have launched a new innovative website that will help golfers from all over the world make more educated decisions when booking golf holidays. http://www.golfboo.com/en/ is a ground-breaking new online community and powerful search engine that has been specifically designed to connect golfers together and help them make more informed and tailored choices when they are booking their next golf break. With thousands...

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