2014

  • The first Speedgolf British Championship

    Thursday, 23 October 2014

    Ever heard of speedgolf? Neither had we – until we were invited to take part in the sport’s inaugural British Championship. Imagine a world where nine holes takes 20 minutes. Where a full round can be completed in your lunch hour. Where slow play isn’t even part of the equation. Welcome to speedgolf. It was invented by a group of golf-mad American...

  • Interview: Shane Warne on his life in golf

    Thursday, 16 October 2014

    With a cricket ball in his hand, Shane Warne was nothing short of a genius. He took a then-record 708 Test wickets, including 37 five-wicket hauls and single-handedly removing the opponent’s entire batting order on 10 occasions. His performances across a glittering 30-year career saw him named as one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Century, certifying his place as...

  • Macmillan Longest Day Challenge raises £700,000

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 16 October 2014

    Charitable golfers across the UK have raised a fantastic £700,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support by braving the toughest battle in golf and completing the famous Longest Day Golf Challenge. In their bid to complete the sponsored golf marathon, almost 900 teams nationwide took part and played an epic four rounds of golf from dawn to dusk, tackling a whopping 72 holes,...

  • Paul McGinley's new-look Algarve course opens

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 13 October 2014

    Victorious Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley believes the opening of Quinta do Lago’s redeveloped North Course will cement the prestigious Algarve venue’s position among the best and most exclusive golf resorts in the world. Days after leading Europe to a memorable Ryder Cup victory against America, McGinley was in Portugal to perform the official opening ceremony of the new €9.6m layout...

  • Kings of the Castles

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 3 October 2014

    The Royal Household staff golf team (pictured, representing Windsor Castle) comfortably won this week's Tri Castle golf match at Leeds Castle GC in Kent. Leeds Castle hosted a Tri Castle the annual contest match between its own staff team, Hever Castle staff and the victorious Royal Household staff (representing Windsor Castle). “The competition takes place once a year where all three castles...

  • 2015 Gleneagles golf packages announced

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 2 October 2014

    Gleneagles, the world famous luxury Perthshire, Scotland, resort and scene of Europe's stunning Ryder Cup victory last weekend, has announced its 2015 golf packages which enable golfers to follow in the footsteps of Rory, GMac and co. They provide a memorable golf day out and experience and are bound to prove hugely popular so it's probably best and advisable to book...

  • Design your own golf course with The Golf Club game

    Thursday, 2 October 2014

    How do you fancy designing your own golf course and then playing it at your leisure, with no one else chopping up your fairways or getting in your way? Now, thanks to new game The Golf Club, that dream can be a reality (a virtual one, at least), and you don’t need to be a multi-millionaire to make it happen.  The...

  • Download TG on your iPad

    Thursday, 2 October 2014

    The new issue of TG, including an exclusive interview with Tiger Woods about his gear, game, and top tips, is available to download straight to your iPad. Scroll through the pages of the new magazine at your leisure on your tablet device, and enjoy our interview with Sir Nick Faldo, our test of 18 golf trolleys, how to save five...

  • World exclusive with Tiger in the new TG

    Thursday, 2 October 2014

    Tiger! Tiger! Tiger! This month's issue of Today's Golfer Magazine features an exclusive interview with Mr Woods, discussing his gear, his game, and his best tips. You won't read this fascinating insight with Tiger anywhere else, so get to the shops today to buy your copy. View a preview of issue 327 of TG. And if Tiger isn't enough to entice...

  • Great golf packages in Portugal capital

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 29 September 2014

    Golfers are being tempted to Lisbon in the coming months by a new range of value golf packages set-up by ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf, the operator of seven courses close to Portugal’s capital city. The new range provides visiting golfers with a choice of five hotel and self-catering options in the Costa Azul area and in Lisbon, and includes a combination...

  • Bargain breaks at St Andrews

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 25 September 2014

    If you are planning to visit St Andrews – the Home of Golf – this winter then you can take full advantage of a fantastic 10% off self-catering accommodation offer thanks to Today’s Golfer in conjunction with Kingask, St Andrews. Kingask are offering 10% off the full price of all their available properties during the month of November. Don’t delay, book today...

  • Download Golf World to your tablet

    Thursday, 25 September 2014

    Download the new issue of Golf World magazine straight to your tablet device and you can enjoy our special Tiger Woods edition wherever you are. Flick through the digital pages of the mag for everything you need to know about the man that is Tiger - we're celebrating 20 years of Woods with a look at him from childhood prodigy...

  • The new issue of Golf World is all about Tiger Woods

    Thursday, 25 September 2014

    The latest issue of Golf World magazine is now on sale, and is all about Tiger Woods. We celebrate 20 years of Tiger, taking a look over his long and successful career, from childhood prodigy to global icon. We have ranked his Majors, we discuss why he will win another, and analyse his power swing. If you love Tiger, you'll...

  • La Manga Club staging 14th Murcia Open

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

    Spain’s La Manga Club (pictured) has enjoyed another momentous year on the golfing front and is set to bring a memorable end to a successful 2014 by staging its popular Murcia Golf Open for the 14th year running. With last year’s British winter - the wettest since records began - still fresh in the memory, UK golfers are being given the...

  • Golfing magic in the mountains

    Written by Kevin Brown on Saturday, 20 September 2014

    If you’re a big fan of spectacular, dramatic golf then the Dolomites in the magical, mountainous south Tyrol in Italy is the place to go. It’s the ultimate great golfing escape, specially now that the five star Adler Dolomiti (www.adler-dolomiti.com) hotel in Ortisei has introduced a late summer /autumn holiday that combines golf and relaxation in the heart of Italy’s breathtaking...

  • Sunny Spain: the Great Escape

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 19 September 2014

    Spain’s sun-drenched Costal del Sol remains the ultimate golfing hotspot and great golfing escape, the place and destination to go to when the weather turns particularly nasty in the UK. The Costa del Sol in Andalucia encapsulates everything that has made Spain the firm favourite for the travelling golfer for many years; welcoming hosts, a warm climate, mouth-watering cuisine and hundreds...

  • R&A say 'yes' to women members

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 19 September 2014

    Scotland may have returned a 'No' vote in the referendum but the Royal and Ancient GC voted an emphatic 'Yes' yesterday to allow women members for the first time in its 260-year history. The St Andrews, Fife-based club – the Home of Golf - voted by a simple majority in favour of allowing women members with the ballot resulting in a...

  • Lee Westwood joins Your Golf Travel team

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 18 September 2014

    Your Golf Travel have signed Lee Westwood as their new brand ambassador on the PGA Tour, as the company steps up its expansion plans into North America.  The former World No.1 has penned a multi-year deal to represent the leading golf travel provider, joining 2011 Open Championship winner Darren Clarke, European Tour player Rhys Enoch and champion jockey Frankie Dettori in...

  • New Leadbetter Academy opens at La Manga Club

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 18 September 2014

    Another exciting chapter in the history of the prestigious La Manga Club resort in Spain has been marked by the opening of its new world-class golf tuition facility by renowned golf instructor David Leadbetter. Leadbetter, who has previously coached a host of world number-one golfers, including Sir Nick Faldo and Ernie Els, was in Spain to cut the ribbon on what...

  • Stay & play at Gleneagles for £150!

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

    Golf travel specialist Golfbreaks.com  has once again launched its popular ‘Early Birdie’ promotion that gives early bookers cash discounts, loyalty Breakpoints worth up to £600 and even new TaylorMade equipment. Now in its 11th year, the Early Birdie promotion rewards groups of four or more - who book their 2015 golf trip before 30th September – as well as guaranteeing preferred...

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