2016

  • Golf betting tips from a professional golf gambler

    Written by Stuart Hood on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

    Ian Richards has been a professional golf gambler for 15 years. In that time he has developed a strategy that has relieved bookmakers of hundreds of thousands of pounds. He agreed to reveal his secrets, as long as we didn't reveal his face.  If you are planning to bet on golf, make sure you pay close attention to Richards' tips.  How did...

  • The Belfry has a snazzy new mini golf course based on famous Ryder Cup holes

    Written by Rob McGarr on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

    It's often easy to dismiss mini golf as a bit of novelty fun, a nice way to spend half an hour on a summer holiday putting through the mouth of a whale or a clown's pocket, but with little resemblance to real golf. At The Belfry's new 12-hole mini golf course, however, it's a much more serious affair.  The Belfry has...

  • Diaries at the ready... here are the golf dates you can't afford to miss in 2016

    Written by Rob McGarr on Wednesday, 6 January 2016

    2016 is set to be a year to remember for golf fans. As well as the usual four majors, we've got the Ryder Cup 2016 to look forward to, and the little matter of the 2016 Olympics being the first to feature golf since 1904. To ensure you don't miss any of the action, make sure you've got these dates...

  • It's about time you went on a launch monitor

    Written by Denis Pugh, PGA Master professional and coach to Francesco Molinari and Ross Fisher on Wednesday, 6 January 2016

    I spend a lot of time at Tour events, both as a Sky Sports pundit, and working with the players I coach. Walking along the practice range, I’ll see players practising and preparing in a variety of different manners. They have different routines, use different swing aids, hit different clubs in different orders and work on different things. One thing...

  • Hit the latest gear at a new golf show

    Written by Chris Jones on Wednesday, 6 January 2016

    If you’ve been tempted to try some of the new kit revealed in the last week, you’ll get the chance at a new golf show.  The Golf Show by American Golf, which takes place over the weekend of February 27-28, will see the latest hardware on show from brands such as Benross, Callaway, Cobra, Nike, Ping, Srixon, TaylorMade, Titleist and Wilson. This...

  • The 10 Greatest Ever Golf Seasons

    Written by Pete Masters, Golf World Magazine on Wednesday, 6 January 2016

    In 2015, Jordan Spieth put together one of the greatest years in the history of professional golf. Spieth who began the year aged 21, won two majors and three other tournaments en route to FedEx Cup glory, earning more than $22 million and overhauling Rory McIlroy at the top of the world rankings. But how does Spieth's 2015 season compare...

  • You may not have heard of Parsons Xtreme Golf. That's all about to change...

    Written by Rob McGarr on Tuesday, 5 January 2016

    If we asked you to name 10 golf manufacturers, Parsons Xtreme Golf probably wouldn't make the list. Unless you're seriously into your golf gear, it's likely you've never heard of Parsons Xtreme Golf, often known simply as 'PXG'. But you can expect that to change during the course of 2016.  In a world where the likes of Ping, Callaway, Titleist and...