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  • 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...

  • 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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...

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