September

  • 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...