August

  • Artificial six-hole course opens at Frilford Heath

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 01 September 2017

    An exciting new course has just opened at Frilford Heath in Oxfordshire in the form of a unique synthetic artificial grass layout. The Yellow Course sits alongside Frilford Heath’s three existing championship courses but what sets it apart is that it has been created using Huxley Golf all-weather surfaces. The course is divided into two accessible loops of three holes each with...

  • Prince’s Golf Club announces big plans to redevelop Himalayas nine

    Thursday, 31 August 2017

    Prince's Golf Club, in Sandwich Bay, Kent and host of the 1932 Open Championship, has announced extensive and ambitious plans to redevelop the Himalayas nine. Prince’s Golf Club, in Sandwich Bay, Kent and host of the 1932 Open Championship, has announced extensive and ambitious plans to redevelop the Himalayas nine. The club has hired renowned international golf course architects Mackenzie & Ebert...

  • 13 reasons to buy the new issue of Today’s Golfer

    Wednesday, 30 August 2017

    The accuracy issue: Whether it's getting fitted for the right clubs, practicing the perfect drills or taking tips from legends of the game - it's all right here in the latest issue of TG Lets face it, every single one of us would love to be more accurate. Whether it's hitting more fairways, boosting that greens in regulation percentage or being...

  • 50 fun UK golf courses that will make you forget about your score

    Wednesday, 30 August 2017

    Golf, more than anything, is meant to be enjoyable, so we've put together a list of 50 fun golf courses in the UK that will make you forget about your scorecard It's supposed to be fun from the moment you tee it up to the time you walk off the  final green. Whether you've played well or, for that matter, been...

  • American Golf crowns Junior Champions 2017

    Friday, 25 August 2017

    American Golf have crowned their 2017 Junior Champions after a day of excellent competition in all categories The fourth annual American Golf Junior Championship in association with PING came to its climax as the regional winners headed to Gainsborough Golf Club to compete for the coveted championship titles. Despite the hot competition, the American Golf Junior Championship is renowned for its relaxed,...

  • When will distance measuring devices go pro?

    Friday, 25 August 2017

    Wondering when distance measuring devices will make it to the big leagues? It could be sooner than you think, as it's already happening on the EuroPro Tour... Where would we be without range nders, GPS watches and smartphones? Probably still hacking around in the woods, lamenting poor club choice as our score nears double gures. Before 2014, it was a common...

  • My life in golf: Andy Garcia

    Friday, 25 August 2017

    Hollywood superstar Andy Garcia talks about teeing it up with Jack Nicholson and Joe Pesci, accepting what he's got and his victory on the PGA Tour The Godfather III, Oceans 11, Internal Affairs... Andy Garcia has starred in some of Hollywood's biggest movies over the past three decades. But one of the 60-year-old's greatest achievements is a win on the PGA...

  • Feature: Golf’s golden retriever collects 50k golf balls

    Friday, 25 August 2017

    It's no secret that golf can be an expensive game when you factor in the cost of clubs, green fees and golf balls. But for one player, his biggest expense is dog biscuits! Barry Gell, of Dunfermline, Fife, rewards his collie Jess with a treat every time she finds a golf ball. That may not seem like much, but she's fetched...

  • Top 10 British Golf Breaks

    Written by Chris Bertram on Monday, 21 August 2017

    Why go abroad? Top 10 British Golf Breaks We'd argue Britain has better courses than anywhere in the world. Chris Bertram selects his favourite areas for a long weekend (and, yes, we are aware there is a links bias...) We didn't forget the Home of Golf, St Andrews - which is indeed a phenomenal UK golf break - but we felt it...

  • How to practice like a Tour Pro

    Monday, 21 August 2017

    European Tour Pro Paul Waring talks through how he warms up before a round of golf - and what his favourite drill is to practice to get course-ready If you just go to the range before you head to the tee and hit as many golf balls as you feel like with no real goal in mind - it's well documented...

  • Best estate cars for golfers

    Wednesday, 16 August 2017

    We've teamed up with our good friends at Parkers to bring you their round up of the best estate cars for keen golfers.  If you’re a golfer, the size of your car’s boot is vital if you want to fit your golf clubs, bags, trolley and everything else in for an 18-hole round. Standing out in the car park of your club...

  • 12 great stay-and-play venues

    Monday, 14 August 2017

    From Kent to Lincolnshire and Surrey to the Borders, there's something here for you There a lot of brilliant stay-and-play venues across the UK which offer wonderful deals for you to enjoy both a hotel stay and round of golf- at a varying range of prices.  We've picked out nine deals in various parts of the country, and we assure they won't...

  • 7 Escape shots to get you out of trouble

    Monday, 14 August 2017

    Seven foolproof escape shots that will help get you out of trouble on the golf course and eliminate running up a horror-score Escape shots hold your round together. Yes, booming drives and towering iron shots usually get the credit for a good score; but it's your ability to recover from trouble that keeps those card-ruining big numbers at bay. If you can...

  • American Golf Long Drive Champions crowned after big upsets and record drives

    Tuesday, 08 August 2017

    The 2017 American Golf Long Drive Championships had it all: Surprises, upsets, new talents, brilliant battles and record drives. With all three of the defending champions being knocked out, three new champions were crowned at the beautiful setting of Heythrop Park - and will make their way to Oklahoma for the World Championships next month.  As Daniel Gathercole, Director of Marketing and...

  • Scottish venue introduces new short game event

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 07 August 2017

    A Scottish hotel has introduced a new quick golf competition and a free post-round beer, or soft drink, is up for grabs for all competitors. And to encourage quick play, anybody completing their round in under an hour-and-a-half at the Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort, near Glasgow.is rewarded with a bonus Stableford point. Westerwood's 'Evening Eights' competition is open to both...