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  • Tiger Woods Gillette advert

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 13 February 2008

    You heard the one about the tennis ace, the football star and the golf magician? No? Well, we haven't either, but what we have seen is the new Gillette advert with Roger Federer, Thierry Henry, and the best golfer on the planet Tiger Woods! We've managed to get hold of some exclusive backstage footage for you to enjoy!...

  • Colin Montgomerie Coaches Stars Of The Future

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 12 February 2008

    Colin Montgomerie may be infamous for his short temper on the golf course but what a lot of people may not know is that he also does a lot to support the grass roots of the game. In this video we see Colin Montgomerie talking about the future of golf for today's youngsters, how exciting it is to be...

  • jan31 Poulter naked

    Written by Jock Howard, Golf World on Friday, 1 February 2008

    Ian Poulter has got his kit off for the cameras - and says we haven't seen the best from him yet. In an exclusive and much talked about interview with Today's Golfer's sister magazine Golf World ultra-confident Poults also believes that when he does play to his full potential, "it will just be me and Tiger". The Brit, who is on...

  • Avon calling

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 9 January 2008

    Luton Hoo greenkeeper Avon Bridges has flown to America after beating off stiff competition from around the country to win a top scholarship. As winner of the Toro Student Greenkeeper Scholarship Award, Avon’s prize includes the eight-week trip to America to complete a residential turf management study course at the University of Massachusetts. Avon, who is 27 and lives in Leighton Buzzard,...

  • TG Challenge Day - Ron Cuthbert

    Friday, 30 November 2007

    For our first golf tuition presentation we were honoured to have Ron and Ben Cuthbert share their thoughts with our lucky Today's Golfer readers. Ron has been coaching physical and mental fitness techniques for the past 12 years and has mentored some of the best pros on the European tour including Michael Campbell, Steve Webster, Nick Dougherty and Paul...

  • TG Challenge Day - Kevin Merry

    Friday, 30 November 2007

    For our second Today’s Golfer Challenge day treat we were mentored by the South Essex Golf Centre resident professional Kevin Merry. Kevin has over 20 years experience in the business and spent many years coaching individual Men’s and Ladies European Tour players and England Amateur Internationals through a process of physical performance screenings and diagnostic evaluation.   Kevin gave...

  • Nov17 Tigerstoptipno3

    Written by Golf Digest on Friday, 16 November 2007

    In part three of Tiger Wood's golf lesson series we look at how the world's best golfer hits one of his favourite golf shots: the short iron cutter. This style of golf shot keeps the golf ball low and imparts lots of spin so it hits the green and very quickly comes toa stop. Here is how Tiger...

  • Nov14 Rugby legends charity challenge

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 14 November 2007

    Some of London’s biggest corporate names dusted off their putters  for the 5th annual City Golf Challenge, in aid of The Royal Marsden Cancer Campaign, raising £60,000 in a day. Fourteen teams from some of the City’s top financial institutions as well as a Special Guest team made up of former rugby internationals Michael Lynagh, Will Greenwood, Zinzan Brooke and Sean...

  • nov7 chutter tip vid

    Written by TG instruction editor on Wednesday, 7 November 2007

    Odyssey's new Marxman X-Act chipping putter has been demonstrated by Tour pro Oli Wilson. While warming up for last week's Volvo masters the Tour star finally got a chance to review the lofted putter and see how the Odyssey Marxman X-Act 37 degree lofted putter fared Scroll below and you can see our exclusive video of Oliver Wilson trying the new Odyssey...

  • oct23 belfrywins

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 23 October 2007

    The Belfry recently proved their cuisine is the best on the greens, beating stiff golf club competition to the coveted title of Catering Club of the Year.  Highly-acclaimed clubs such as Gleneagles and The London Golf Club in Kent were left bunkered by The Belfry's fantastic catering credentials at the annual industry awards, organised by Club House magazine.  The prestigious accolade...

  • Funny Golf Video Clips

    Written by TG staff writer on Monday, 8 October 2007

    If you think you can do better than any of these funny video golf clips below please email your video to jonathan.allen@emap.com                     Other Funny Golf Clips:    You've played well all day round the golf course, you approach the 18th green and hit the perfect putt. To celebrate you throw your golf club in the air and it all goes pear shaped...

  • oct5 Robbakertip 1

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Friday, 5 October 2007

    We've teamed-up with top coach Robert Baker, who worked with Ernie Els for three years and in fact helped him become World number one, to give you some great tips sure to boost your game and set you on the road to better scores. Robert will be giving you one top tip per day, starting from today when he shows you...

  • virtual golf games mini golf golf ace sky golf

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 2 October 2007

    Golf nut? Dreaming about holing out at one of the best courses in Europe even though you're sat at your desk? If we're honest we're all in the same boat so to help fill in the time between playing golf (a time called 'work' apparently) we've invented a few little games to help feed your habit. Click on...

  • Aug20 Dicks Q+A

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Staff Writer on Monday, 20 August 2007

    It's not often that you get to meet (and play golf) with a footballing cult hero but on a recent trip to Spain, staff writer Jon Greathead did just that. He met up with former West Ham and Liverpool (not to mention Canvey Island) left-back Julian Dicks for a round at the Hacienda del Alamo club just outside Murcia. The 39-year-old is now...

  • aug7 Improve your putting

    Written by TG teaching professional Scott Cranfield on Wednesday, 8 August 2007

    If you're ever played links golf you've probably experienced the difficulty of your ball oscillating on the green as you try to address the putt. Making a smooth putting stroke in strong winds is difficult, but there is one little tip that can make it easier, simply widen your stance. Spread the feet to shoulder width, or just beyond, apart.

  • Top 50 earners in golf

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 8 August 2007

    ON-COURSE INCOME Includes all money earned on the PGA Tour and the five international tours (Japan PGA, PGA European, Australasian, Southern Africa, Asian), as well as the Championship Tour, LPGA Tour, Ladies European Tour and the Japan LPGA. It also includes unofficial money won through Dec. 3 in non-tour events. OFF-COURSE INCOME Includes estimates of all money earned from endorsements, bonuses,...

  • Top 100 musician golfers

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 8 August 2007

    The table below contains a list of the top 100 golfers in music. Everyone from Smokey Robinson to Snoop Dogg is on there so see how you fare against the stars...  RANK MUSICIAN HANDICAP COMMENT 1 Kenny G 0.6 Grammy Award-winning saxophonist an AT&T fixture 2 Vince Gill 0 Country star won PGA's Distinguished Service Award in 2003 3 Marty Roe 0.8 Lead singer/guitarist for country group Diamond Rio 4 Steve Azar 0.9 John Daly...

  • July24 vernonvid

    Written by Courses editor Kevin Brown on Thursday, 26 July 2007

    TV's man-of-the-moment Vernon Kay fell in love with golf the first time he picked up a club a couple of years back and he hasn't looked back. Not since crushing former colleague Toby Keel in a TG Tenner encounter within weeks of taking up the game in fact! Whenever he's not on the box - which is not very often these...

  • July25 Botham

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 25 July 2007

    Fancy seeing a whole host of celebrities, including Sir Alex Ferguson and Dennis Taylor, try their luck on the golf course for charity? The Sir Ian Botham Charity Golf Classic, sponsored by Qire, takes place at Mere Golf and Country Club on Sunday, September 16, and you can lend your support as the event aims to reach its target of £50,000 for...

  • July10 - Perskindolgiveaway

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Friday, 13 July 2007

    Golfing aches and pains could be a thing of the past with a new proPerskindol. And you can try it for yourself - with teamed up with the makers to offer 1,000 FREE samples. The product offes a unique dual action, plant based formulation. It goes on cool for immediate relief and is quickly replaced by a soothing heat - activating peripheral circulation...

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