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  • Should players be allowed to use rangefinders and GPS systems in competitions?

    Written by Kit Alexander on Tuesday, 13 January 2009

    A recent ruling from the EGU allows players to use distance measuring devices and the R&A rules state that the use of rangefinders and GPS systems in competition may be permitted by a Local Rule. Should players be allowed to use rangefinders and GPS systems in competitions? ( surveys)...

  • Golf Instruction eMag

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Wednesday, 7 January 2009

    Ever wondered how the top golf pros on Tour have such a consistent golf swing, to the point of almost becoming robotic?! Sure, hitting thousands of golf balls each week plays a big part but they also find ways of simplifying their own games to make each different golf shot much easier to learn and drill. So who...

  • jan6 stadiumhole

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 6 January 2009

    The notorious 16th hole at the TPC Scottsdale, Arizona, will become the USPGA Tour's first-ever true Stadium Golf Hole when the FBR Open tees off there on January 26th. Golf's loudest golf hole - players are vehemently 'booed' if they fail to get anywhere near the flag - has just got louder. Tournament hosts The Thunderbirds have added close to 3,000 new general...

  • John Daly suspended by PGA Tour

    Written by Kit Alexander on Tuesday, 6 January 2009

    Popular American John Daly has claimed that the PGA Tour have suspended him for six months for "conduct unbecoming" in recent months. The 42-year-old spent a night in jail last October after being found drunk outside a Hooters restaurant, the chain whose logo can often be seen emblazoned on Daly's shirts. The PGA Tour do not comment on disciplinary issues and they have...

  • top golf tip resolution in 2009

    Written by TG instruction Editor on Wednesday, 31 December 2008

    Make 2009 your best golfing year ever - it should be the new year resolution at the top of all our lists. If you're serious about cutting your handicap next season it's really important you start by making a list of all the areas of your game you need to attack. Has your driving been letting you down, or is it your iron...

  • todays golfer magazine january issue

    Written by TG Editor on Tuesday, 30 December 2008

    Do you want to be at your game to be at its best when the days draw out and summer arrives? Most of us do and that's why we've dedicated the new issue of Today's Golfer Magazine to getting your game and body in shape during the winter months so you can be at your best from the very first tee shot...

  • dec24 threeaces

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 24 December 2008

    Talk about celebrating golfing Christmas in style. Three golfers managed to achieve an amazing piece of golfing history, all bagging a hole-in-one in the same event at Kingsthorpe Golf Club, Northamptonshire. Amateurs Dick Spraughton (Collingtree Park) and Drew Russell (Farthingstone) and then Overstone Park pro Stuart Kier all succeeded in the deadly deed which apparently only happens once every 100 years! Competing...

  • Golf Tips Advent Calendar

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 22 December 2008

    As golfers we can struggle to get into the Christmas spirit - frozen greens and white fairways hardly make you feel jovial! - so we thought the team at Today's Golfer would help by creating a useful golf tips advent calendar! Every day in the run up to Christmas we will be revealing what's behind every one of the...

  • christmas golf stories

    Written by TG Editor on Friday, 19 December 2008

    Christmas - a time for the giving and receiving of presents - is also a period of intense frustration for many golfers as terrible TV takes the place of rounds of golf. Well fear not as here at todaysgolfer.co.uk we have a full schedule of golf tips, unmissable tips of where to play and what to buy in 2009...

  • £10,000 xmas golf competition

    Written by TG Editor on Thursday, 18 December 2008

    COMPETITION CLOSED Win £10,000 of golf prizes in our Christmas Mega Competition! Can you picture yourself walking away with an estimated £10,000 of golf equipment and golf holidays as the winner of one of our biggest ever golf competitions? Of course you can and in true Father Christmas style we have raided the gift cupboard to pull together what can only...

  • fantasy league knockout round two draw

    Written by TG Editor on Monday, 15 December 2008

    The Winter Fantasy Golf League Knockout Cup is well under way now and we can now reveal the Third Round Draw for those that have yet to see whether they're still in it. You can access your Knockout Cup via your personal Fantasy League team page, using the My Knockout Cup link in the menu in the left hand side,...

  • dec15 sirsteve

    Written by TG staff writer on Monday, 15 December 2008

    The world’s greatest ever Olympian Sir Steve Redgrave has proved he can hold his nerve on the golf course too. The five-time gold medal-winning rower took to the fairways of Burhill, Surrey, with BBC Sport presenter John Inverdale and club member Bob Stratton.   Sir Steve, who won gold in Los Angeles, Seoul, Barcelona, Sydney and Atlanta, showed his trademark grit...

  • GIFT OF THE DAY | Callaway Umbrella

    Written by Kit Alexander on Friday, 12 December 2008

    Doesn't time fly when you're counting down to Christmas and desperately trying to buy those last few presents? We're already onto the fifth Gift of the Day, but fear not because today we bring you the Callaway Umbrella direct from TG Compare. Rihanna's favourite accessory is a great gift for this time of year - if you play golf more than once between...

  • GIFT OF THE DAY | Today's Golfer Subscription

    Written by Kit Alexander on Thursday, 11 December 2008

    Today's gift is possibly the best of them all. Drum roll please... it's a subscription to the greatest golfing publication on the planet, Today's Golfer. This great subscription offer includes the next 13 issues of the magazine delivered directly to your door for as little as £39.99 - a 20% saving. Not only will you get the magazine for a knock down price, but you'll...

  • GIFT OF THE DAY | Titleist Pro V1X Balls

    Written by Kit Alexander on Wednesday, 10 December 2008

    With Christmas now just 15 days away it's time for our third Gift of the Day - Titleist Pro V1X golf balls. Everyone knows Titleist rule the roost when it comes to balls so what better way to express your love by giving the best money can buy. The Pro V1X is designed for the more serious golfer seeking long distance with...

  • Seve Ballesteros released from hospital

    Written by Kit Alexander on Tuesday, 9 December 2008

    Seve Ballesteros has been released from hospital following four seperate surgeries to remove a brain tumour. The Spanish legend had been in La Paz Hospital, Madrid, since he collapsed on 13 October, and underwent his fourth surgery to insert a valve to drain fluid from his brain just last week. "The patient Severiano Ballesteros has been discharged this morning by the Department of Neurosurgery and has already left...

  • GIFT OF THE DAY | Secrets of Successful Golf DVD

    Written by Kit Alexander on Tuesday, 9 December 2008

    Today's special gift is Secrets of Successful Golf: How to Break 80, a great DVD that'll have you shooting lower numbers in time for the new season. The DVD stars AJ Bonar, a charismatic and easy-to-understand coach, who is responsible for many innovative teaching techniques. This DVD is available for just £16.28 from TG Compare and the range also features DVDs helping...

  • Golf Factor competition looks for next Tiger in Yorkshire

    Written by Kit Alexander on Monday, 8 December 2008

    Golf Factor is a new talent contest that is hoping to uncover the next Tiger Woods in Yorkshire. The competition is the brainchild of Class AA PGA Qualified Professional John Andrew and it will reward three lucky winners with £10,000 worth of help including elite equipment, coaching, and personal development at the highest level. This will give the three lucky 8-16 year...

  • short game tuition tip week

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Friday, 5 December 2008

    Getting great Short Game Tuition is your short cut to better golf scores and all this week Today's Golfer's best golf instructors will be sharing their short game secrets with you. Over the next seven days our team of short game experts will be filming short game tuition golf video tips covering every aspect so you can get out...

  • short game tuition week next week

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Thursday, 4 December 2008

    Drives are for show putts are for dough - it's a saying we are all aware of but few take much attention of how important short game is in becoming a quality golfer. Once you can hit a straightish drive and five iron the real difference to your scoring comes only from your golfing ability from 100 yards and in...

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