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  • feb25 westyatco-op

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 25 February 2009

    The Co-operative has announced that they have signed a title sponsorship deal with Activate Sport, which will see the UK’s largest mutual retailer supporting the academies of high-profile sporting stars Andrew Flintoff, Lee Westwood and Paul Sculthorpe. The sponsorship agreement will see the stars’ academies and camps partnered with The Co-operative to form: - The Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy in...

  • feb24 clarkeboost

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 24 February 2009

    Ryder Cup hero Darren Clarke will once again be supporting Breast Cancer Campaign throughout 2009 by encouraging golfing clubs all across the UK to take part in the charity’s £100 Golf Club Challenge. The £100 Challenge is an annual initiative where Campaign asks golf clubs UK-wide to hold a fundraising event in support of the charity. This can be...

  • Golf submits proposal for 2016 Olympics

    Written by Kit Alexander on Friday, 20 February 2009

    The International Golf Federation has submitted its propsal for the inclusion of golf in the 2016 Olympics to the International Olympic Committee. The IGF is has suggested a 72-hole stroke play Olympic tournament for men and women, with 60 players in each field and a three-hole playoff to determine the medalists in the event of a tie. There had been speculation that any Olympic golf tournament would be...

  • tiger woods returns to golf

    Written by Golf World staff writer on Friday, 20 February 2009

    It's the news the golf world has been waiting for - Tiger Woods will return to the game of golf at next week's WGC-Accenture Matchplay Championship in Arizona. In a statement on his website, Woods said: “I’m now ready to play again.” In the past couple of weeks, the world No 1 has witnessed the birth of his second child...

  • creative golf shot lesson series

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Friday, 20 February 2009

    Being able to conjure up a creative golf shot on the tee, green or on the fairway can mean the difference between a birdie and a bogey and our latest golf lesson series is designed to show you how. Over the next week our team of golf instructors will be bringing you golf lesson videos all of which focus on making...

  • feb19 tigerbaby

    Written by TG staff writer on Thursday, 19 February 2009

    World no. 1 Tiger Woods is a dad again... The latest addition to the Woods family came last week with the arrival at their Orlando, Florida, home of first son Charlie. Woods and Swedish wife Elin were already the proud parents of 20-month-old daughter Sam. Said Tiger, poised to make an eagerly-awaited return to the game after underdoing knee surgery following last...

  • Fantasy League Knockout Cup last 32 draw

    Written by Kit Alexander on Wednesday, 18 February 2009

    The draw for the last 32 of the TG Fantasy League Knockout Cup to be played this week's Northern Trust Open has been made. The remaining 32 managers must be starting to dream of the week-long stay with unlimited golf at Arcos Gardens, Spain, that's on offer for the winner. The draw is as follows... Oli's Winter Wallies !!!!! V shankaholics Cockroaches V Mike J DRAKES...

  • feb18 masterstrip

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 18 February 2009

    It's got to be the golfing trip of a lifetime - a chance to watch the first major action of the season...the US Masters at Augusta National. Provided you've got over a grand to spare you can do just that with an exclusive trip to The Masters with Your Golf Travel.com – and get a free golf break to boot. With Tiger's...

  • Take part in the spectacular TG Masters survey

    Written by Kit Alexander on Monday, 16 February 2009

    The first Major of the season is just around the corner - I can practically smell the Azaleas from Augusta - and we want you to tell us what you think about the big event in our Masters survey. It'll only take a few minutes to answer our ten questions and every one who takes part will be entered into a...

  • creative golf shot series

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Tuesday, 10 February 2009

    Fans of Seve, Mickelson and Tiger are in luck. Next week on www.todaysgolfer.co.uk we are being treated to a brand new golf lesson series designed to turn you into a creative golfer bursting with different golf shots to improve your rescue and scoring games. Starting Monday February 16th TG's Top 12 golf instructors will be publishing some of their...

  • Tiger and Elin Woods welcome baby boy

    Written by Kit Alexander on Monday, 09 February 2009

    Tiger and Elin Woods are today celebrating the birth of their second child, Charlie Axel Woods. Woods confirmed that his wife Elin had given birth to their first son on his website on Monday morning. Charlie is the couple's second child following the birth of daughter Sam Alexis the day after the U.S. Open in June 2007. "Elin and I are thrilled to announce the birth of our son,...

  • feb9 snowkids

    Written by TG staff writer on Monday, 09 February 2009

    The target may be a snowman, the greens are white and the ball lacks a little roll, but there is snow doubt about it, pupils at Rednal Hill School in Birmingham love their golf...whatever the playing conditions. The youngsters were taking part in an after-school club led by Abbey Golf Club PGA professional Dean Lake. This kind of after-school activity (usually...

  • Fantasy League Down

    Written by TG Editor on Monday, 09 February 2009

    For those of you frustratedly trying to gain access to the Fantasy Golf League section of the site this morning we must apologise as unfortunately it is currently not responding. The good news is our technical team are working like maniacs in an attempt to restore power to the system and expect that things will be working properly by...

  • Winter Golf Tips

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Monday, 09 February 2009

    It is so easy when the weather's cold and the days are short to knock your golf game on its head until the whole outside thing becomes a more attractive proposition. The majority of us think like that and while we may hit the odd golf ball now and again the finesse and timing in your golf swing will...

  • feb6 titleistsupport

    Written by TG staff writer on Friday, 06 February 2009

    Titleist is to continue its support of leading golf charity the Golf Foundation in its growing role of making the sport more accessible for young people. Titleist will provide the Golf Foundation with golf balls for use in its events and for promotional activities. The Golf Foundation and Titleist have put pen to paper on an agreement that makes the...

  • We want your winter golf pictures

    Written by Kit Alexander on Wednesday, 04 February 2009

    Britain has been hit with Siberia-like snow stroms over the last few days, with some parts of the country seeing their greatest snowfall for 18 years. It's not great weather for golf but it certainly makes courses look beautiful, and with more snow forecast overnight on Wednesday and into Thursday we want to see any winter golf pictures you've taken. From snow to frost...

  • jan30 nevadabobs

    Written by TG staff writer on Friday, 30 January 2009

    A new golfing holiday specialist has been launched, having secured exclusive rights to market holidays worldwide under the golf retail giant Nevada Bobs’ brand. Nevada Bob’s Golf Holidays is offering a concierge service, providing tailor-made itineraries based on high quality hotel, resort and privately-owned accommodation that has been carefully chosen for its proximity to golf courses.  The tour operator has...

  • Dubai to host International Golf Festival

    Written by Kit Alexander on Thursday, 29 January 2009

    Dubai will host the inaugural International Golf Festival from 27-29 September this year. The three-day event will be help at the Dubai World Trade Centre and will include an exhibition that is open to the public. George Betz, International Sales Director at Worldwide Conferences and Events, said: "We see the International Golf Festival filling a gap in the market and unlike other...

  • Butch Harmon School of Golf opens in Dubai

    Written by Kit Alexander on Wednesday, 28 January 2009

    The Butch Harmon School of Golf has been opened at The Els Club in Dubai Sports City. A host of VIPs and special guests attended the opening of the school that will be run by Butch's son Claude, one of the world's leading golf coaches in his own right. "Today's launch of The Butch Harmon School of Golf here in Dubai –...

  • Back To Basics Golf Lesson eMag

    Written by TG instruction Editor on Wednesday, 28 January 2009

    Your most important golf lesson... The ultimate step-by-step guide to building a sound, repeatable golf game. Many golfers say that the most important golf lesson they ever take is the first one. The lesson where a PGA professional shows you how to hold the club, stand to the ball, make a swing and with a bit of luck hit the shot. These basics...

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