May

  • 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...

  • Major revamp confirmed at Prince’s in Kent

    Written by Kevin Brown on Tuesday, 4 June 2019

    Kent’s Prince’s Golf Club – host of the 1932 Open – has confirmed details of course renovation works to the Shore and Dunes nines at the 27-hole links venue. Following on from the acclaimed redevelopment of the Himalayas nine by top golf course architects, Mackenzie & Ebert, the historic links has commissioned more improvements to upgrade all 27 holes. Rob McGuirk, General...

  • Sulli’s guide to better sand play

    Written by Andy Sullivan, European Tour winner on Tuesday, 4 June 2019

    We all know golf is about 90% mental, so it amazes me how many amateurs walk into a bunker looking absolutely terrified and wonder why they can’t get out. A lot of bunker success comes down to confidence and going in there with a positive, rather than defeatist, attitude. Follow my advice and you’ll soon start to think like a...

  • Sunwise: The sunglasses that aid performance and protect your eyes

    Wednesday, 29 May 2019

    Sunwise: The sunglasses that aid performance and protect your eyes from UV rays When it comes to golf your eyesight is your most important tool when out on the course, your eyes help you to track your ball, read the greens, hit the ball well and judge distances for your shots. However, many golfers leave their eyes exposed to harmful UV rays...

  • Talentspotter: Conor Gough

    Written by Michael Catling on Wednesday, 29 May 2019

    Meet the teenager who has been tipped for stardom by Tommy Fleetwood...  Who is he? England’s next big thing. Ranked as the 11th best amateur in the world, Conor made his European Tour debut, aged 16, at the British Masters, the same place Tommy Fleetwood did in 2008.  Not bad. I was sitting my GCSE exams when I was 16... So is...

  • Best golf podcasts of 2019

    Written by Michael Catling on Wednesday, 29 May 2019

    Need a golfing fix? Listen up because podcasts are not just a way of killing time. Since many of us learn through listening, they have the power to educate. That’s if you listen to the right ones. To get you started, we’ve picked out some of the best and most inspirational golf podcasts to suit your every need. iPhone users simply...

  • What's On: Eight of our favourite golf tournaments you can play this summer

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 23 May 2019

    What's on: Your guide to the biggest and best events this summer How many times do you hear about something after the event, and wish you had known about it sooner? Quite a lot, if you’re like us, which is why we wanted to do something about it. In this new monthly series, we’ll shed light on some of the most popular...

  • Paralysed PC Kris Aves: 'I never thought I'd be able to play golf again'

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 23 May 2019

    It's been just over two years since Kris Aves was left fighting for his life after getting caught up in a London terror attack. Doctors told him he'd never be able to move his legs again, let alone play golf. But with the help of The Golf Trust, The Shire, Mizuno and a Paragolfer, Kris is back doing the things...