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  • Oliver Wilson Masters Interview

    Written by Jock Howard, Golf World on Tuesday, 7 April 2009

    Oliver Wilson may be a Masters debutant this year, but he knows the course well because he was at college in Augusta. Here, the Ryder Cup star talks about what he expects… When I first thought about going on a golf scholarship to an American University, there seemed only one place to go. I assumed that if you wanted to play...

  • New Today's Golfer website ready for launch

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 6 April 2009

    The brand-spanking new Today's Golfer website will launch tomorrow, Tuesday 6 April. TG.co.uk has undergone a facelift to ensure that we continue to bring you guys everything you want from the world of golf in the best way possible. The new website will focus on bringing you all the latest gear news and reviews, very best video tips and instruction and the most...

  • mar30 uskids

    Written by TG staff writer on Monday, 30 March 2009

    The cream of the world’s best young golfers will be heading to Scotland in May to take part in the prestigious US Kids Golf European Championships. More than 400 players from some 30 nations will be competing in the event which has emerged as Europe’s premier junior tournament to showcase the next generation of golfing stars. The event – to be held...

  • 'Back on Black' returns to the Grove

    Written by Kit Alexander on Monday, 30 March 2009

    The Grove will again offer golfers the chance to follow in the footsteps of Tiger Woods by entering its innovative 'Back on Black' amateur tournament. The full handicap strokeplay event is open to men and women with an official EGU registered handicap. There will be a series of qualifying rounds each month culminating in a Grand Final on Sunday 27th September. The tournament gets its...

  • Tiger Tips Special

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 30 March 2009

    To celebrate the return of Tiger Woods, the latest issue of Golf World has an exclusive, 32-page instruction magazine full of advice by the world No.1 himself. Tiger claimed his 66th career win at Bay Hill on Sunday to remind the world that he’s back, and overwhelming favourite going into the first Major of the year at Augusta National. Now Woods...

  • Enjoy the best Masters Sunday outside of Augusta from just £65

    Written by Kit Alexander on Friday, 27 March 2009

    Even if you can't get to Augusta you can still watch the final day of the Masters in style thanks to www.YourGolfTravel.com. Europe's fastest-growing golf travel company has put together a range of US Masters Sunday packages at more than 20 golf venues across the UK, giving golfers the perfect way to experience the climax of this year's first Major. You'll arrive...

  • Who will be the next world number one?

    Written by Kit Alexander on Friday, 27 March 2009

    For the first time in a long time Tiger Woods domination of the world rankings is under threat. Who will be the next world number one? ( polls)...

  • Barclays Scottish Open raising money for the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Thursday, 26 March 2009

    The Barclays Scottish Open and Loch Lomond Golf Club have nominated The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice as their official charity for 2009. The Hospice, situated beside the River Clyde in Glasgow City Centre, will benefit from a series of fundraising events at both the Barclays Scottish Open and Loch Lomond Golf Club during 2009, including a Charity Golf tournament...

  • Todays Golfer Magazine April Issue

    Written by TG Editor on Thursday, 26 March 2009

    The Today's Golfer Value Issue is on sale now - and simply can't afford to miss it! The May issue of Today's Golfer magazine also comes with a FREE, 164-page 2-FORE!-1 2009 Factfile and a voucher! So you can play half-price golf at nearly 1,000 UK courses right now! And there are hundreds of other ways to make your cash go further...

  • mar25 mcmillan

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 25 March 2009

    England rugby team's head coach Martin Johnson is encouraging golfers - of all abilities - to swing into action this summer and help Macmillan Cancer Support raise £350,000 for people affected by cancer.  To take part in the Longest Day Golf Challenge, participants must play 72 holes and hit over 300 shots all in one day!  Macmillan hope such a...

  • mar12 golffoundation

    Written by TG Staff writer on Thursday, 12 March 2009

    The Golf Foundation has enjoyed its most productive year of growth yet as a grass roots development organisation. The leading golf charity works with the national partnerships of England, Scotland and Wales to grow the game in schools, communities and clubs. During the last decade it has concentrated even more energy and resources into making the game more accessible to children...

  • Going for a pole-in-one

    Written by Kit Alexander on Wednesday, 11 March 2009

    A trio of intrepid golfers will be embarking on an epic hike to the North Pole on March 29, and they're taking their golf clubs with them. Iain Whiteley, who plays at Brocket Hall, John MacPherson, a Royal St Georges memeber, and Australian David Stanton expect to take around a month to cover the 400 miles to the pole. But they won't face...

  • Golf value golf getaways

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 11 March 2009

    With Easter fast-approaching and the Great British climate leaving something to be desired, now is the perfect time to think about getting away to play some golf in the sun. There are loads of great deals around as businesses are working hard to outdo their competition in these testing times. Just check out the offers below and pick up a copy of...

  • Golf goes to the Oscar

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 4 March 2009

    Golf has paid tribute to the unsung heroes of the game at a special awards night held in true ‘Oscars style’ where volunteers within the sport were honoured for their work. More than 200 people gathered at a tribute dinner during the County Golf Development Conference at the National Headquarters of the English Golf Union Woodhall Spa, Lincs,...

  • New April Issue of Today's Golfer Magazine

    Written by TG Editor on Monday, 2 March 2009

    Do you want to shoot your best score with the best equipment this summer? The answers a resounding yes for most of us and that's why the April issue of Today's Golfer Magazine not only offers great hints and tips for every hadicap, but also includes this year's What Gear guide. Inside the MASSIVE 244-page new issue, which goes on sale on now we've also got our...

  • mar2 scottishshow

    Written by TG staff writer on Monday, 2 March 2009

    It is calculated that the city of Glasgow is set to enjoy an injection of £1.25 million into the local economy as a result of the fourth annual Scottish Golf Show. The three day extravaganza is set to boost business for local restaurants, hotels, bars, increase consumer spend and attract new visitors. After three years in Edinburgh the event’s new home...

  • New April issue of Golf World

    Written by Golf World on Friday, 27 February 2009

    The April issue of Golf World includes an instruction special with Padraig Harrington, plus the 2009 Masters preview, with Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Trevor Immelman and Oliver Wilson. Plus, there’s a FREE 132-page Golf Escapes travel guide.

  • 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...

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