2019

  • Get involved with Toptracer’s inaugural global Nine-Shot Range Challenge from December 5-8

    Wednesday, 4 December 2019

    Get involved with Toptracer’s first ever global Nine-Shot Range Challenge from December 5-8 For the first time ever, Toptracer Range has designed an entirely skills-based competition featuring a nine-shot challenge that tests shot-making ability between 55 and 160 yards. And you can take part! The inaugural challenge will start on Thursday 5th December at 12am (local time) and run until Sunday 8th...

  • Books every golfer should read

    Tuesday, 3 December 2019

    11 Golf books every golfer should think about reading Whether you are hoping for the next thing to help your game, want to read an exceptional retelling of true events or simply want an enjoyable story, then take a look at this list - we guarantee there's something on it you'll want to get stuck in to. Take advantage of our latest...

  • TG Advent Calendar: Daily Prize Giveaways!

    Sunday, 1 December 2019

    Celebrate Christmas in style with the Today's Golfer Advent Calendar! Open the door to our calendar every day up until Christmas Day and enter our prize draws to win great prizes. Each day, a new prize draw opens, and will be open for entries until December 31st. You can enter each draw once per day, so plenty of opportunity to win...

  • Golf Gifts that keep on giving

    Thursday, 28 November 2019

    Want to get someone a golf gift that will be used over and over again? We've put together a list of gifts that will keep on giving! From a dozen golf balls to our pick of insulating tops, golf travel covers and more, find out which sort of gifts you should consider for the golf mad person in your life. Golf Balls  It's...

  • 10 Golf Gifts for men

    Thursday, 28 November 2019

    Searching for a golf gift but aren't sure where to start? Look no further! No matter whether you are just looking to spend £10 or a lot more, here's our guide to 10 gifts we know every golfer would be happy to receive!  Personalised Golf Balls - from £28 Personalisation can be applied to virtually everything we buy nowadays, so it’s unsurprising the...

  • OUT NOW: The latest issue of TG

    Thursday, 21 November 2019

    What you need to know about the latest issue of TG A note from the editor One of my (publishable) nicknames in the TG office is "caveman". More than one of my colleagues says I hit the ball with all the finesse of a Neanderthal attacking a woolly mammoth, and I'd probably agree. My driver is by far the most used club...

  • British architect's design is named 'World's Best New Course'

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 30 October 2019

    Dubai Hills – the most recent course created by Berkshire-based European Golf Design – has been named the 'World's Best New Golf Course' at the prestigious World Golf Awards. Dubai Hills was chosen ahead of seven other nominees from around the world to land the title at the annual awards, with contenders including Jack Nicklaus' Michlifen in Morocco, spectacular Hoiana Shores...

  • 10 Reasons to buy the latest issue of TG

    Wednesday, 23 October 2019

    10 Reasons to buy the latest issue of Today's Golfer A note from the Editor Do you take your course for granted? Many of us do. We rock up first thing on a Sunday morning, expecting leaves and dew to have been brushed off greens, flags moved, bunkers and fairways immaculately presented. We don't want muddy paths, or scruffy traps, or divots,...

  • Mind Games: 5 Ways we're making the game harder

    Wednesday, 23 October 2019

    Five ways we're making golf harder than it actually is This tip comes from TG Top 50 coach Karl Morris, who runs The Mind Factor When we consider golf asks us to place a 1.68in ball into a 4.25in hole 400 yards away – and casually suggests we should need no more than four shots to do it – we can surely...

  • Pitch your idea to the European Tour Innovation Hub

    Wednesday, 9 October 2019

    The European Tour's Innovation Hub wants YOU to pitch ideas that could be tested at an event next year!  Fancy yourself as a golf entrepreneur? The European Tour wants to hear from you. They’ve teamed up with Tata Communications to launch a global competition to find the best concept to help enhance the game of golf. And the best bit is...

  • From beginner to Pro in 2.5 years... on one leg!

    Wednesday, 9 October 2019

    Mike Browne has made fast progress since taking up golf as an Army amputee. His advice will make you a better golfer, while his story cannot fail to inspire you Imagine I told you about a man who didn't pick up a golf club until he was 36 years old. Imagine that, within a year, his handicap had plummeted from 28...

  • All change in Golf World’s New Top 100 European Golf Courses Ranking

    Tuesday, 8 October 2019

    All change: Some big rise and falls and five new entries feature in Golf World’s New Top 100 European Golf Courses Ranking  Our sister magazine, Golf World, has just released its latest Top 100 Golf Courses: Continental Europe ranking – and golf course aficionados will notice some very surprising and significant changes since the list was last published in 2017. For...

  • Reader Contest: Interview Matt Wallace and attend his golf clinic at Centurion Club

    Monday, 30 September 2019

    Calling all readers: Interview Matt Wallace and attend his golf clinic at Centurion Club this Wednesday! • Where: Centurion Club, St Albans • When: October 2nd • Time: 10am-2pm (including lunch)  We're offering three TG Readers the chance to join us at Centurion Club this Wednesday (October 2nd) from 10am - 2pm to meet Matt Wallace, interview him and attend a golf...

  • 10 Reasons to buy the new issue

    Wednesday, 25 September 2019

    The Par 3 Issue: 10 Reasons to buy the new issue of Today's Golfer • ISSUE out THURSDAY • CLICK HERE for our latest Subscription offer A note from the editor It's no coincidence that many of the most famous golf holes in the world are par 3s. From the 17th at Sawgrass to the 12th at Augusta, the 8th at Royal Troon...

  • Mulligan: Lucas Valde Marciano De Oliveira

    Wednesday, 25 September 2019

    Aged 20, Lucas Valde Marciano De Oliveira had just started making a living as a pizza delivery guy in São Paulo when he took eight gun shots to his back in an unprovoked attack by two men, who stole the equivalent of £400, his watch and tennis shoes. In a matter of seconds, Lucas was rendered a paraplegic. In a...

  • Mulligan: Jes Hogh

    Wednesday, 25 September 2019

    The great Brazilian Ronaldo may have had the beating of number 4 Jes Høgh (below), but you can bet he did not relish for a moment facing this powerful and gritty Danish defender on the field. In fact, it is those qualities which helped Jes forge a successful career, and saw Chelsea sign him from Fenerbahçe in 1999. Like many,...

  • Mulligan: Dennis Walters

    Wednesday, 25 September 2019

    Dennis Walters' amateur career was still in its infancy when he started being groomed for the PGA Tour. His love affair with the game had begun when he was just eight years old and after mixing it with the very best in US college golf, the expectation was that he could make a lucrative and exciting career for himself. That...

  • Mulligan: Caroline Mohr

    Wednesday, 25 September 2019

    On the 8th May this year, Sweden's Caroline Mohr was one of the players chosen to launch the EDGA/European Tour Golfers with Disability Programme in the British Masters Pro-Am at Hillside. Along with her two fellow EDGA players, Caroline wowed the watching public with her excellent golf, and also the assembled world media as, in a press conference, she outlined...

  • Mulligan: Ashley Harris

    Wednesday, 25 September 2019

    Ashley Harris has coped with some really rough times. A very keen golfer as a boy, he developed Rheumatoid Arthritis as a student, followed by depression and a disastrous gambling addiction. In his early 20s, with a young family, his life slipped into free-fall in front of his eyes. A failed suicide attempt led him to being helped by the...

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