2015

  • Scotland looking to stage 2019 Solheim Cup

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Friday, 14 August 2015

    Less than a year on from hosting the “best ever” Ryder Cup, Scotland has reiterated its desire to stage the world’s biggest golf events and to promote equality throughout the game by submitting a bid to host the 2019 Solheim Cup at The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire. Pitting the best female professional golfers in Europe against their United States counterparts, in...

  • Lee Westwood's caddy, Billy Foster, talks Sergio, Spieth and Seve

    Written by 888sport on Wednesday, 12 August 2015

    Billy Foster spoke exclusively to 888sport at the start of the season. As the players prepare for the US PGA Championship, we see what he had to say. On Tiger never dominating again, what it's like caddying for the former World Number One and the advice he would give him now “He’s been a great champion and he’s a fantastic golfer...

  • Alan McInally wins Celeb-Am title at Nailcote Hall

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 12 August 2015

    After a great day of golf at Nailcote Hall, Alan McInally, secured Tuesday's Celeb-Am title with a score of 3 over par, despite a late charge from fellow soccer TV pundit Don Goodman. The leading professional was Gary Wolstenholme who finished with a score of -2, while the leading team was Social Golfer with -9. Stars out on the course included Ashes-winning...

  • What you might have missed last week

    Monday, 10 August 2015

    Callaway's Great Big Bertha is back! It's almost 25 years since the original Great Big Bertha was launched. At the time the driver changed the game and was quickly adopted as the #1 on Tour. With such pedigree its no surprise Callaway have decided to redesign and relaunch this legendary model for 2015. Find out more about the new Big Bertha >>     TG...

  • Golf GameBook: Your race to Dubai

    Friday, 7 August 2015

    • 100,000 Your Race to Dubai challenge rounds played by golf fans around the world • More than 4,000 golf courses played on Your Race to Dubai across 25 countries • European Tour professionals have won 60% of Your Race to Dubai challenges, halved just 9% and lost 31% In just 80 days, golf fans around the globe have notched up...

  • A Question of Golf at the Olympics

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 5 August 2015

    IOC President Thomas Bach reveals his hopes and dreams for golf's long-awaited return to the Olympics in Brazil in 2016... *Why was it important for you and the IOC to bring back to the Olympic Games in 2016? THOMAS BACH: As for bringing golf back, I think it was an important step because the growing worldwide representation of golf, the attractivity...

  • Golf at the Olympics just a year away

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 5 August 2015

    The Olympics gets underway exactly a year today and that’s great news for golf which makes a welcome return to the world’s biggest sporting arena – it last featured in 1904! Sixty players will be battling to strike gold, along with silver and bronze, over 72 holes of strokeplay, with no team component, for both men and women. The 60 players will...

  • What you might have missed last week

    Monday, 3 August 2015

    Nick Faldo talked us through his top 10 golf courses in the UK When Britain's most-decorated golfer selects his favourite UK courses, you had better sit up and take notice. Sir Nick Faldo's illustrious career saw him win six Majors, while playing virtually all of the world's leading courses. Since retiring he has moved into course architecture and has created outstanding...

  • American Golf opens showcase Academy

    Written by Today's Golfer on Thursday, 30 July 2015

    If your game needs some help, head to the new American Golf National Academy, which was opened last week by Stoke City keeper Shay Given.  Based at High Legh Park Golf Club, Knutsford, the state-of-the-art facility offers PGA professionals in store, top coaches on the range, the latest golf equipment and fantastic range facilities.  Hot on the heels of coaching American amateur Jordan...

  • Stars lead new drive to get more women playing golf

    Wednesday, 29 July 2015

    Ladies Tour star Charley Hull and BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty are leading a new drive to get more women playing golf. A video campaign called #ThisGirlGolfs is designed to shift the perception that it’s a man’s game, and inspire participation by showcasing women who are already enjoying the game at all levels. The short film below features women and girls of...

  • The British Par 3 Championship: Is this the most fun event in golf?

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Tuesday, 28 July 2015

    Here are 11 good reasons which suggests that the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship at Nailcote Hall, Warwicks, on August 11-14th is just that… *It’s a chance to get up close and personal with the professionals and even a number of golfing legends. * It is a rare opportunity to see the male and female golfers compete against each other. *Because it’s a...

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