2019

  • 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...

  • Legendary Laura Davies to host Pro Am at Thorpeness

    Written by Staff Writer on Thursday, 8 August 2019

    Dame Laura Davies will host the Thorpeness LET Pro Am at the end of the month. The August 29-31 event, which is in it’s 3rd year, will feature 18 players from the Ladies European Tour playing alongside amateur partners for two rounds, followed by a pro fourball betterball, winner takes all shoot-out. Host Davies will be partnered by fellow LET tour legend...

  • Thorbjorn Olesen charged with sexual assault, suspended by European Tour

    Wednesday, 7 August 2019

    Thorbjorn Olesen has been charged with sexual assault and suspended from the European Tour after an incident on a BA flight from Nashville to London last week Ryder Cup star Thorbjorn Olesen has been charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault after he was arrested for an incident on his return flight from Nashville to London...

  • Niall Horan: The future of golf

    Written by Kit Alexander on Thursday, 1 August 2019

    Niall Horan talks about his growing influence in the sport, signing young players, the importance of women's golf and his company Modest! Golf's upcoming tournament this August Niall Horan has made himself one of the most influential people in golf. This might sound crazy for a 25-year- old who's built his fame and fortune on singing in boyband One Direction. But he's...

  • 1958-2019: Gordon Brand Jr passes away aged 60

    Thursday, 1 August 2019

    Eight-time European Tour winner and former Ryder Cup player Gordan Brand Jr has died at the age of 60 The decorated Scottish player, who starred in both the 1987 and 1989 editions of the Ryder Cup, has passed away at age 60 - just two weeks after he commentated on Open radio at Royal Portrush.  Brand Jr, who was born in Kirkaldy,...

  • 10 Reasons to buy the latest issue of TG

    Thursday, 1 August 2019

    10 Reasons to buy the latest issue of Today's Golfer You might think today's top players are golfing superheroes; smashing drives 350 yards, hitting 6-irons to tap-in range and chipping it to a foot every single time... But once upon a time, they were just like us; mid-handicappers wanting to improve. Lots, too, have been PGA pros, dishing out lessons on...

  • Thorbjorn Olesen 'arrested' after incident on BA flight

    Thursday, 1 August 2019

    Ryder Cup star Thorbjorn Olesen was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and being drunk on board an aircraft, according to a report from The Sun  The newspaper has reported that Thorbjorn Olesen, who was flying home to London following a T27 at the WGC FedEx St Jude Invitational, was arrested at Heathrow Airport after committing a series of offences on...

  • New company at the helm of leading Spanish resort

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Thursday, 1 August 2019

    Legendary Spanish resort La Manga Club is under new ownership. Hesperia Investment Group (GIHSA) has reached an agreement with Arum Group to acquire a majority stake of the luxury multi award-winning Murcia resort comprising 560 hectares overlooking the Mar Menor and Mediterranean seas and boasting world-class facilities including three 18-hole golf courses (South, North & West). Jordi Ferrer, CEO of GIHSA said:...

  • Stars shine in latest Berenberg Gary Player Invitational

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 23 July 2019

    A selection of golfing royalty and representatives of the business world teamed-up  at the 2019 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational. at Wentworth yesterday and raised more than $125,000 for  underprivileged children and communities.  A total of 72 players took to the Gary Player-designed Edinburgh Course to compete for the Baobab Trophy. Amongst the all-star field were eight Ryder Cup legends, eight Major...

  • How much does it cost to a spend a day at The Open?

    Written by Michael Catling on Wednesday, 17 July 2019

    Heading for Royal Portrush? Here's a rundown of how much it costs to spend a day at The Open – from food and drink to what's free and what you can buy from the Open shop. If you were one of the lucky ones to get a ticket to this year’s Open, the chances are you shelled out quite a bit...

  • 100 free junior memberships up for grabs

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Friday, 12 July 2019

    Youngsters are being offered the chance to win a year’s FREE membership by Crown Golf on Sunday (July 14th).  The admission-free events, open to the general public, are being staged at every Crown Golf club between 11am and 3pm. The main attraction is #junior100, a putting competition for under-18s with at least five free junior memberships up for grabs at each club...

  • The Open: Sky Sports extends coverage deal until 2024

    Wednesday, 10 July 2019

    The R&A and Sky Sports have extended the agreement for the award-winning live coverage of The Open through to 2024. The Open, golf’s original championship and the only men’s major championship played outside of the United States, will be part of a comprehensive schedule of live golf shown by Sky Sports, including more than 100 tournaments in 2019 with all four...

  • 11 Reasons to buy the new issue of Today’s Golfer

    Friday, 5 July 2019

    Packed with the usual mix of tips, gear reviews, courses and big-name interviews, the new issue of Britain’s best-selling golf magazine is now, and it comes with a FREE short game instruction book.  Click here to buy this issue now! 1 Free Short Game Tips Book Struggling with your chipping? Baffled by bunkers? This handy guide features some brilliant fast fixes for...

  • Toptracer Range adds Old Course, St Andrews to Virtual Golf Mode

    Wednesday, 3 July 2019

    Ever fancied playing the Old Course in St. Andrews? Toptracer Range have introduced the historic course to their Virtual Golf Mode - meaning you now don't even need to make the journey to the auld toon. Toptracer, an extension of global sports and entertainment leader Topgolf Entertainment Group, is the the world’s leading ball-tracing technology revolutionising how fans watch and play...

  • WIN golf's 'Most Valuable Prize' with American Golf

    Tuesday, 2 July 2019

    Fancy winning your choice of golf gear with a custom fitting experience? American Golf are offering one lucky winner the chance to win golf's Most Valuable Prize American Golf is ready to make one golfers’ wildest dreams come true this spring when it gives away golf’s Most Valuable Prize. In an unprecedented giveaway, Europe’s largest golf retailer will custom fit one winner...

  • Muirfield invites 12 women to become first female members

    Thursday, 27 June 2019

    Muirfield has formally invited 12 women to become the first female golfers to join the club in it's 275 year history The news, detailing that 12 women have been formally invited to join the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers - who have their home at Muirfield - comes two years after the privately owned club voted to admit female members for...

  • Leading Ireland venue becomes ‘PGA National Ireland’

    Wednesday, 12 June 2019

    Slieve Russell Hotel, Golf & Country Club has joined a small band of prestigious venues  worldwide to be endorsed by the Professional Golfers' Association. Situated in the glorious setting of Ballyconnell in County Cavan, Slieve Russell has teamed-up with the association’s seven other branded resorts as ‘PGA National Ireland.’ Slieve Russell’s acclaimed Championship course has hosted two European Tour events and was...

  • Seve-designed Pont Royal back in the limelight

    Wednesday, 12 June 2019

    The second Hopps Open de Provence will return to the renowned Seve Ballesteros-designed course at Golf International Pont Royal in September, as the Challenge Tour’s high flyers look to secure the final points to guarantee a place on the 2020 European Tour. The inaugural event was won last year by 24-year-old Frenchman Romain Langasque, who subsequently won a place on...

  • 12 reasons to buy the new issue of TG

    Thursday, 6 June 2019

    1 FREE! SOLHEIM CUP PREVIEW We speak to the captains, the players and the people behind the big competition at Gleneagles in September. 2 FREE! 5-MINUTE TIPS BOOK; PART 1 Part one of our quick drills special, focusing on the long game. 3 RORY’S GREATEST TIPS McIlroy shares some of his best advice tee to green, and TG Top 50 teacher Oliver Morton reveals what...

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