June

  • New Look Golf World Now On Sale!

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 6 June 2013

    The new Golf World is now on sale, and not only is it our bumper Open preview edition, it also features a stunning new re-design. The fresh new look is led by the front section, titled 'Agenda', which looks at the return of Tiger Woods, sees us catch-up with Brandt Snedeker. We also look at the teenage prodigies from China, bust some...

  • Greenkeepers Set To Complete Longest Day Challenge Dressed As Women

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 5 June 2013

    Golf greenkeepers Bob Wallis and Steve Hollingsworth usually spend their days making the tranquil 18-hole course at Milford Golf Club as picturesque as possible. But on Wednesday 19th June they will be more concerned about their hair and make-up, as they attempt a sponsored charity golf marathon – in women’s clothing. Not content with playing 72 holes in one day – approximately...

  • Meet The New Look Golf World

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 5 June 2013

    After decades as one of Britain's top golf magazines, Golf World has undergone a stunning re-design this month, to bring it bang up to date right in time for The Open. The fresh new look includes a new front section, titled 'Agenda', a 'My Game' section with tour pro instruction and a re-designed Equipment section. There is also a new instruction section, called...

  • Try Golf World On Your iPad With This Month's Open Special

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 5 June 2013

    This month Golf World has undergone an exciting new re-launch, and now you can enjoy it on your iPad. The new digital edition is led by the front section, titled 'Agenda', which looks at the return of Tiger Woods, sees us catch-up with Brandt Snedeker. We also look at the teenage prodigies from China, bust some equipment myths, and find out...

  • American Golf To Open New 'Concept Stores' In The South

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 4 June 2013

    American Golf has stepped up its expansion plans with three new store openings in the South of England, including two 'concept' stores that will combine technological advancements with PGA qualified professionals.  The new stores at Hedge End and Stevenage are its latest ‘concept’ stores, which combine the likes of virtual reality golf nets and video swing analysis with PGA professionals to help amateurs improve their...

  • New Study Reveals Golf in Scotland Is Now A £1 Billion Industry

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 4 June 2013

    Golf in Scotland is now a £1 billion industry, according to new research conducted by KPMG in association with Oxford Economics. The ‘Value of Golf to Scotland’s Economy’ report, commissioned by the Scottish Golf Union in conjunction with VisitScotland and Scottish Enterprise, and published today at the KPMG Golf Business Forum in St Andrews, found that the industry generates £1.171 billion...

  • 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...