2019

  • 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...

  • How Golf Saved My Life

    Wednesday, 25 September 2019

    A new book, Mulligan, features 18 golfers who demonstrate how the power of the human spirit can move people to achieve their goals, despite significant obstacles.  Mulligan, published by the European Disabled Golf Association, features 18 golfers who demonstrate how the power of the human spirit can move people to achieve their goals, despite significant obstacles. The European Disabled Golf Association has...

  • Donald Trump gets go-ahead for new Scottish golf course

    Tuesday, 24 September 2019

    Plans for a second golf course at Donald Trump's Aberdeenshire resort have been approved US President Donald Trump's Menie resort in Aberdeenshire has been given the go-ahead to build a second 18-hole golf course after the Formartine area committee voted to approve the plans by eight votes to four.  The new course is to be named after his Scottish mother Mary Anne MacLeod, who...

  • Nick Edmund: The long road to recovery

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 23 September 2019

    Nick Edmund has walked nearly 2,000 miles carrying his golf bag around Scotland and Ireland. He's played the 4th hole on 85 of the best courses, each time flying the flag (quite literally) for fellow cancer sufferers and raising money to fight the disease... Nick Edmund is remarkably upbeat for a man who, just hours earlier, was undergoing yet another course...

  • Ryder Cup: BBC extend broadcast rights until 2022

    Thursday, 19 September 2019

    Ryder Cup: BBC extend broadcast rights deal with European Tour until 2022. The BBC have announced that they have agreed to extend their deal with the European Tour to host Ryder Cup TV highlights, radio commentary and clips on the BBC Sport website until 2022. In addition to retaining rights to cover the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Wisconin in...

  • Thorbjorn Olesen remains suspended by European Tour after appearing in court

    Thursday, 19 September 2019

    Thorbjorn Olesen remains suspended by the European Tour after being charged with sexual assault on a BA flight from Nashville to London in July Thorbjorn Olesen will remain suspended by the European Tour until at least December 13 after being been charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault.  The 29-year-old Danish golfer was met by police at...

  • R&A launch new Student Tour Series

    Wednesday, 4 September 2019

    The R&A is launching a major new initiative for student golf with The R&A Student Tour Series teeing off at the Fairmont St Andrews today and hosted by The Stirling International. Taking place on prestigious world class golf courses in four countries between September 2019 and April 2020, the aim of this new Series is to enhance high performance competition amongst the...

  • 10 Reasons to buy the latest issue

    Thursday, 29 August 2019

    10 Reasons to buy the latest issue of TG, Featuring the ultimate robot golf ball test  A note from the editor: The benefits of golf for your physical health are well documented. Based on my own experiences tracking my activity this year over numerous 18-hole rounds, I walk almost six miles (but a bit like a drill sergeant, going left, right,...

  • Stay & Play - near the airport

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 21 August 2019

    A good way to start any continental golf break is to book a stay at an airport hotel the night before...and to play a relaxing warm-up round before flying out. It's a win-win scenario; not only do you catch a few more hours of sleep before a long day of travelling ahead but get the opportunity to get an extra game...

  • 16 year old Gough set for GB&I Walker Cup debut as teams confirmed

    Monday, 19 August 2019

    16-year-old Conor Gough named among 10-man GB&I Walker Cup side as teams confirmed for biennial contest at Royal Liverpoool next month Conor Gough, the 16-year-old who won the English Amatuer Championship earlier this month, headlines the 10-man Great Britain and Ireland Walker side set to take on the United States of America at Royal Liverpool in September. The World No.2 in golf's...

  • Cotter: Let’s take a Major to Australia and truly showcase the game worldwide

    Written by Andrew Cotter on Monday, 19 August 2019

    With Major season over already it’s time for us to get out and play... and for a big schedule change, says Andrew Cotter  In the latest issue of Today's Golfer, Andrew Cotter reflects on the big change he'd make to the major schedule and the end of the 2018/19 PGA Tour season One thing about having played golf for almost the entirety...

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