October

  • Are trees really 90% air?

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 30 October 2017

    In our 'golf's biggest questions answered' series, we decided to put the myth to the test – are trees really 90% air? Let's face it, you probably know the answer. And we had a pretty good idea, too. But that didn't stop us from finding six different types of trees at Burghley Park Golf Club in Lincolnshire and firing a bunch...

  • How often should I play to my handicap?

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 27 October 2017

    Don't play to your handicap as often as you'd like? Join the club. But just how often SHOULD you be getting in the buffer zone? Judging by the way most golfers behave, you'd think anything less than 90 per cent of the time is unacceptable. Most of us are guilty of throwing a paddy if we don't can that six-footer on the...

  • 11 Reasons to buy the latest issue of TG

    Wednesday, 25 October 2017

    Master every club in your bag with our latest issue - plus exclusive interviews, new gear tested and features that include a mongolian golf adventure.  While we tend to group golf technique into one desirable set of rules, the fact is that your set of clubs consists of a range of weapons, designed to achieve differing objectives and demanding different key...

  • Shot Clock to debut on European Tour in Austria in 2018

    Monday, 23 October 2017

    The European Tour have anounced that the Shot Clock Masters will make it's debut in Austria next year, where players will be timed for every shot and penalised for a bad time.  The 2018 Shot Clock Masters in Austria will be the first tournament in professional golf to use a shot clock on every shot as part of the European Tour's...

  • American Golf Championships on Sky Sports Golf: Schedule and timings

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 16 October 2017

    American Golf have secured prime-time slots for broadcasting the American Golf Championships on Sky Sports Golf in 10 hour-long programmes American Golf's 2017 Championship TV programmes will be airing during prime time on the new Sky Sports Golf channel, with are ten hour long programmes in the schedule this year. The first will be the ever popular Junior Championship which will be...

  • Bjorn & Furyk go head to head at special Ryder Cup Captain's challenge; Furyk talks Woods return

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 16 October 2017

    Thomas Bjørn and Jim Furyk took part in Ryder Cup Captains’ Challenge at Le Golf National - and it wasn't long afterwards that Furyk was questioned about Tiger Woods.  Thomas Bjørn and Jim Furyk today went head-to-head at The 2018 Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National as the European and United States captains led two teams of junior golfers in a special...

  • Fifty of the UK and Ireland’s top value courses that test even the best...

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 11 October 2017

    TG Top 50: Are you ready for a challenge?  Golfers of all playing abilities just love a challenge. In fact that's a good portion of what the game is all about: pushing yourself to your playing limit and tackling courses that will examine all aspects of your game – from driver to mid-iron to putter and everything in-between. And sometimes it's...

  • Bjorn announces European Tour Foundation as official charity of the 2018 Ryder Cup

    Tuesday, 10 October 2017

    European Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjørn today announced that the European Tour Foundation will be the Official Charity of The 2018 Ryder Cup. The European Tour Foundation was launched in May this year, replacing the existing Tour Players Foundation, and will bring together, under one umbrella, the many philanthropic and charitable elements the Tour engages in. Its mission statement sees it seek...

  • Rules Refresher: 10 rules incidents in 2017 that you can learn from

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 3 October 2017

    Need a rules refresher? We've been reviewing the rules incidents of 2017! It turns out that Dustin Johnson and Anna Nordqvist’s penalty drama at their respective US Open's in 2016 wasn’t enough for the Tour Professionals to leave behind– as there was still a lot of rules incidents that either caused confusion or drama in 2017.  It doesn't happen that often, but...