October

  • Best of British: Danny Willett

    Written by Golf World on Sunday, 1 November 2015

    There’s a lot to like about Danny Willett. Not only is the 27-year-old Yorkshireman one of Europe’s leading players – and a strong candidate to make his Ryder Cup debut next year – he is also one of the most approachable and personable. In the best sense of the phrase, even as he has earned what he calls “ridiculous amounts...

  • Best of British: What next for Westwood, McDowell and Donald?

    Written by Golf World on Saturday, 31 October 2015

    Lee Westwood Former World No.1 On top of the world rankings as recently as 2010, Lee Westwood now sits nervously on the outer edges of the world's top 50. Does his steady slide signal the end? Having recently tipped the wrong side of 40, Lee Westwood’s biggest problem may well be the one thing he cannot work on.  “It’s possible that, because of...

  • Best of British: Andy Sullivan

    Written by Golf World on Friday, 30 October 2015

    Since bursting onto the European Tour in 2012, the 29-year-old has enjoyed a meteroric rise up the world rankings. Kit Alexander asked him to reveal the key learnings he's picked up along the way. 1 - I score better with a fade When I first got on tour I played a big draw. When it was on it was fine, but when...

  • Best of British: Paul Casey

    Written by Golf World on Thursday, 29 October 2015

    Fit and healthy for the first time in three years and emotionally settled following a painful divorce, a hungry Paul Casey once again has his sights set on major championship and Ryder Cup success. There was a time, not so very long ago, when Paul Casey was the World No.3 golfer. The most naturally gifted of the so-called “golden generation” of Englishmen...

  • Jordan Spieth's face is made of 24,152 balls

    Written by Rob McGarr on Thursday, 29 October 2015

    Jordan Spieth’s 2015 season contained some truly startling numbers. He won five times, earned more than £14 million, racked up 15 top-10 finishes and lead the PGA Tour with a scoring average of 68.938, nearly a shot per tournament better than second-placed Jason Day. You can now add another crazy number to that list, after one of Spieth’s sponsors, telecommunications company...

  • Shortgame Masterclass with Luke Donald - Through the trees

    Wednesday, 28 October 2015

    In this shortgame masterclass, Mizuno Tour player Luke Donald talks you through his routine when faced with a tricky shot into a green. He tells you when it's right to play a high or a low shot, and how you need to alter your stance and angle of attack.

  • Inside TaylorMade: How do they create some of the most successful golf clubs?

    Tuesday, 27 October 2015

    Gary Adams was a visionary, the son of a club professional who followed his father into the family business, but whose interests and enthusiasm for the game extended way beyond curing club members of their slice and re-gripping their clubs. In his desire to revolutionise golf he believed he had a secret weapon. In the main reception area of TaylorMade’s HQ,...

  • Twenty questions with eight-time Major winner Tom Watson

    Monday, 26 October 2015

    1. When did you first shoot under par? I was 12 years old and shot 71 at a short course in Northern Michigan. The first time I shot under par at my home club, Kansas City Country Club, was when I was 13 and I shot 67. That was a special day. 2. Best shot of your career? The shot I’m...

  • R&A confirm new rules for 2016

    Written by TG staff writer on Monday, 26 October 2015

    The R&A and the United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the publication of the 2016 edition of the Rules of Golf that takes effect on Jan. 1, 2016, and it features several significant changes. But there's no last-minute reprieve for players reliant on broomhandle putters. The new Rules book is the culmination of the normal four-year review cycle and is...

  • Tim Burke wins second Long Drive title

    Friday, 23 October 2015

    Tim Burke has won the World Long Drive Championship with a 394-yard knock to take his second title in three years and the $150,000 first prize. "I just wanted to make sure I put a good golf swing on it... and I hit it pretty good," Burke told the Golf Channel. "I got dedicated this year, got a little better golf swing,...

  • Hank Haney gives you 10 tips for saving shots

    Thursday, 22 October 2015

    If you are serious about improving your game then there's no-one better to advise you than the man who coached Tiger Woods to Major success. You've really got to know your stuff for the world's best golfers to trust you with improving their games. Hank Haney experienced that trust while guiding both Tiger Woods and Mark O'Meara to Major Championships. His...

  • Non-conforming equipment: Do rules or fun matter more?

    Thursday, 22 October 2015

    Why do you play golf? If it’s to play as many competitions as possible, abiding by the rules while maintaining an active handicap, the thought of using illegal, performance-enhancing clubs probably brings you out in a cold sweat.  However, if you are one of the 3.3 million recreational golfers who play the game with friends, purely for fun, the prospect of...

  • Martin Kaymer and Nico Rosberg star in 'The Perfect Drive'

    Tuesday, 20 October 2015

    Formula One driver Nico Rosberg takes up the challenge and goes head-to-head with two-time Major winner and Mercedes-Benz Golf brand ambassador Martin Kaymer as they test their sporting skills and strive for the perfect drive in a series of exclusive challenges on the golf course and the race track. In the first challenge fans see Nico and Martin set fastest lap...

  • Luke Donald's short game masterclass: 60 yards and in

    Monday, 19 October 2015

    Luke Donald owns one of the best short games in the world. Now he shares some of his skills in this new video from Mizuno. The PGA Tour player and former world No.1 demonstrates the best ways to practice those uncomfortable short shots into the green, highlighting the benefits of his new Mizuno S5 Blue IP wedges. For more info visit golf.mizunoeurope.com...

  • Exclusive interview: Jason Day is gunning for glory

    Saturday, 17 October 2015

    Overcoming adversity. Refusing to accept defeat. Bouncing back from heartbreak. Displaying immense mental strength when most would falter. Jason Day’s story has it all. Since losing his father, Alvin, to stomach cancer, aged 12, then watching his mother struggle to make ends meet, the 27-year-old Queenslander has been to hell and back.  “We were poor when I was growing up,” he...

  • American Golf crown first 9 hole Champion

    Tuesday, 13 October 2015

    The American Golf 9 Hole Championship Final came to its conclusion over four 9-hole rounds on the Brabazon Course at the Belfry Golf Club last weekend.  The title of 9 Hole Champion went to Luke Eustace and partner Mark Kelly of Selby Golf Club who beat Broome Manor’s Ruddle brothers, Tom and Sam, 3&1 in the Grand Final.  Along with the...

  • Shortgame Masterclass with Luke Donald

    Monday, 12 October 2015

    Luke Donald owns one of the best short games in the world. Now he shares some of his skills in this new video from Mizuno. The PGA Tour player and former world No.1 demonstrates the risk and reward of three different executions around the green, highlighting the benefits of his new Mizuno S5 Blue IP wedges. For more info visit golf.mizunoeurope.com...

  • And the 2015 IAGTO Awards winners are...

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Friday, 9 October 2015

    The 16th annual IAGTO Awards ceremony - which saw some of golf's best-performing destinations celebrated  - provided a fitting finale to the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) held for the first time in Tenerife. The awards ceremony saw Michael Campbell, one of New Zealand’s most successful sportspeople and winner of the 2005 US Open Championship, presented with an honorary award for...

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