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  • 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...

  • 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...

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