June

  • Play in the American Golf Junior Champs

    Written by Today's Golfer on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

    After the success of last year’s Junior event, American Golf - in association with PING - is rolling out its Junior Championship across the UK this summer with all proceeds being donated to The Golf Foundation.   There will be 6 regional qualifying events across the country in July and August, with the Grand Final taking place on 26th August at PING’s...

  • More big names poised for Berenberg Gary Player Invitational

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Monday, 29 June 2015

    Another string of top names have been added to the already spectacular line-up celebrating the “Union of Golf and Giving” at the Berenberg Gary Player Invitational on July 20 at Wentworth GC. The all-star field now includes eight-time Major winner Tom Watson, as well as 2010 Open Champion and recent U.S. Open runner-up Louis Oosthuizen and  Ryder Cup star Ian Poulter (pictured). Major...

  • Golfer shoots 57... with THREE aces

    Written by Today's Golfer on Monday, 29 June 2015

    A former US marine claims to have shot one of the best rounds in history – a 57 that included THREE aces, two of which came on par 4s. A former US marine claims to have shot one of the rounds of golf in history – a 57 that included THREE aces, two of which came on par 4s. Plus-four handicapper Patrick...

  • ClubstoHire open up in America

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Thursday, 25 June 2015

    ClubstoHire.com, Europe’s largest golf club rental operator, is extending its service to three of America’s most popular golfing destinations from next week. Sets of the latest TaylorMade and Callaway golf clubs will be on offer to golfers flying into Orlando, Florida; Scottsdale, Arizona; and Las Vegas, Nevada from €80 per week. After being pre-selected online, the clubs will be delivered to the...

  • Stay, play & learn at Gleneagles

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Thursday, 25 June 2015

    Golfers have a golden opportunity to improve their game at the legendary Gleneagles resort this summer. Last year's Ryder Cup venue has launched a new golf break package - the Pro Precision package - which is available all year round at the five star resort. It includes a round of golf on one of Gleneagles’ three championship courses, an hour of tuition...

  • Gareth Bale signs up for Celebrity Cup

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 24 June 2015

      Soccer superstar Gareth Bale, of Real Madrid fame, will be flying the flag for Wales in the star-studded Celebrity Cup golf tournament at Celtic Manor next week. After scoring the vital winner in Wales’ recent 1-0 European Championship victory over Belgium, Bale confirmed he would be turning his attention to shooting at flagsticks on July 4-5. Bale, who became the world’s most...

  • Chance to get in the A Swing with David Leadbetter

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 24 June 2015

    Fancy a golf lesson with one of the game's best coaches? Then your dream could be turned into reality at Leeds Golf Centre next month. For one day only (Tues July 21st), David Leadbetter, will be visiting Leeds Golf Centre and is offering an exclusive day of tuition available to the general public.  The top instructor will visit his Leadbetter Academy at...

  • Gary Player's big day out at Wentworth

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Friday, 19 June 2015

    A star-studded field is being assembled for the Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth on July 20th. This is a big year for the legendary South African and Berenberg as both celebrate significant milestones - Player’s 80th birthday and the 50th anniversary of his career Grand Slam along with Berenberg’s 425th anniversary. As a result, some of the biggest names in golf will be...

  • Open issue of Today's Golfer on sale now

    Thursday, 11 June 2015

    The latest issue of Britain's best-selling golf magazine is out now – starring Rory McIlroy and a bumper Open Preview section.  We caught up with the world No.1 in late May, and sat down with him for a candid interview on defending the Open, being a role model, growing the game and getting in 'the zone'. It's part of a package...

  • Woods loses top earner title

    Written by Today's Golfer on Wednesday, 10 June 2015

    Tiger Woods has ammassed a billion dollar fortune from golf, but according to the latest ranking of the world's top-earning sportsmen, he was beaten to the top spot in 2015 by Phil Mickelson.  According to Forbes' latest list of the world's highest-paid athletes, Woods has been passed for the first time in his pro career as golf's top earner. ...

  • 6 cool things at new Nicklaus tribute

    Written by Today's Golfer on Thursday, 4 June 2015

    Jack Nicklaus has been celebrated with tribute room which charts the life and career of the 18-time major champion. Alongside galleries that honour Bob Jones, Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer and Mickey Wright at the USGA’s HQ, the 1,200-square-foot exhibit space contains more than 80 artifacts, many on loan from the Jack Nicklaus Museum in Columbus, Ohio.  Among the most interesting are the...

  • Kevin Pietersen charity Golf Day at Wentworth

    Written by Courses Editor Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 3 June 2015

    A star-studded celebrity field is expected to assemble and contest the Kevin Pietersen Golf Day at Wentworth on August 25th. Big names from the world of sport and showbiz, including of course the organiser and cricketing superstar himself, will be battling it out over the Surrey venue’s world-famous West course which recently hosted the prestigious BMW PGA Championship. It promises to be...

  • Reader opportunity: 2015 Putters Test

    Wednesday, 3 June 2015

    Would you like to be involved in our massive 2015 putters test? We're looking for two keen golfers to help us test putters in the Sheffield area on Thursday, June 11. The day will consist of trialling different models from every manufacturer. If you'd be interested in getting involved, please send us your details including: Age Handicap Location Phone contact details Preferred style of putter (Blade, mid-size...

  • Win a weekend break to The Open in St Andrews this July

    Tuesday, 2 June 2015

    Golf is going to be big over the next few months, especially with the British Open at St Andrews in July.  It's going to be an amazing event, so the team at Mainline Menswear have decided to give one lucky winner the chance to get tickets to the full event, including weekend accommodation in Edinburgh!  If nothing else it's totally worth it to...

  • TG's top tips to help improve your game

    Tuesday, 2 June 2015

    With the warmer weather on the way, we've compiled 5 of our top Short Game tips and 5 of our top Long Game tips to help get your game in shape this summer! Short Game 1. Scoreable practice 2. Short Game decisions 3. Distance control from a bunker 4. Putting 369 drill 5. Practice more effectively Long Game 1. Simple Swing Tips from Colin Montgomerie 2. Gain more power...

  • Get your Bridgestone e6 golf ball inside the next issue of Today's Golfer

    Monday, 1 June 2015

    We've teamed up with Bridgestone Golf and American Golf to give TG readers a fantastic offer with our next issue - a Bridgestone Golf ball! Bridgestone’s new e-Series balls – the e5, e6 and e7 – are aimed at golfers looking to hit it further and straighter. They’re also the most popular offerings in Bridgestone’s ball range. The new-for-2015 balls in...