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  • Sunwise: The sunglasses that aid performance and protect your eyes

    Wednesday, 29 May 2019

    Sunwise: The sunglasses that aid performance and protect your eyes from UV rays When it comes to golf your eyesight is your most important tool when out on the course, your eyes help you to track your ball, read the greens, hit the ball well and judge distances for your shots. However, many golfers leave their eyes exposed to harmful UV rays...

  • Talentspotter: Conor Gough

    Written by Michael Catling on Wednesday, 29 May 2019

    Meet the teenager who has been tipped for stardom by Tommy Fleetwood...  Who is he? England’s next big thing. Ranked as the 11th best amateur in the world, Conor made his European Tour debut, aged 16, at the British Masters, the same place Tommy Fleetwood did in 2008.  Not bad. I was sitting my GCSE exams when I was 16... So is...

  • Best golf podcasts of 2019

    Written by Michael Catling on Wednesday, 29 May 2019

    Need a golfing fix? Listen up because podcasts are not just a way of killing time. Since many of us learn through listening, they have the power to educate. That’s if you listen to the right ones. To get you started, we’ve picked out some of the best and most inspirational golf podcasts to suit your every need. iPhone users simply...

  • What's On: Eight of our favourite golf tournaments you can play this summer

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 23 May 2019

    What's on: Your guide to the biggest and best events this summer How many times do you hear about something after the event, and wish you had known about it sooner? Quite a lot, if you’re like us, which is why we wanted to do something about it. In this new monthly series, we’ll shed light on some of the most popular...

  • Paralysed PC Kris Aves: 'I never thought I'd be able to play golf again'

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 23 May 2019

    It's been just over two years since Kris Aves was left fighting for his life after getting caught up in a London terror attack. Doctors told him he'd never be able to move his legs again, let alone play golf. But with the help of The Golf Trust, The Shire, Mizuno and a Paragolfer, Kris is back doing the things...

  • 10 Reasons to buy the latest issue

    Wednesday, 8 May 2019

    Why you should buy the latest issue of TG This month's issue has a BIG focus on putting, and it comes with one of our most unique covers to date - a box that turns into a putting aid!  Better still, there's a chance to WIN a personalised MySpider Putter! That, coupled with our A-Z of putting and a whole host of...

  • What the new World Handicap System means for you

    Written by Michael Catling on Tuesday, 30 April 2019

    New golf World Handicap System: Get yourself ready for the new World Handicap System  Under the current handicap system, it can take weeks, months even, for your handicap to go up or down. But that will all change when the new World Handicap System comes into effect for many on January 1, 2020, which could see your handicap change... daily. The system aims...

  • Mind Games: Start as you mean to go on

    Thursday, 18 April 2019

    Start as you mean to go on: Why you need to start a round of golf before the first tee if you want to play well for the entire round We all begin a new golf season with similar objectives – to play a little better than last year, to get that handicap down by two or three shots. However, many...

  • 10 Reasons to buy the new issue of Today’s Golfer

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019

    The new issue of Britain’s best-selling golf magazine is out now, packed with tips, gear and good reads – plus it comes with a FREE 130-page Visit Scotland Official Guide to the Home of Golf. Here’s 10 more reasons you should try and get hold of a copy, either at your local newsagent, via digital newsstands or you can buy an individual...

  • Daan Huizing makes history with Jordan Mixed Open victory

    Sunday, 7 April 2019

    Daan Huizing became the first player in history to win a full-field mixed professional tournament by winning the Jordan Mixed Open presented by Ayla. Daan Huizing made history this week as he triumphed at the first Jordan Mixed Open,  where 40 players from each of the Challenge, Staysure and Ladies European Tours all competed for the same trophy.  It was a tournament...

  • Jennifer Kupcho wins inagural Augusta National Women's Amateur Champion

    Sunday, 7 April 2019

    Jennifer Kupcho produced a sensational finish to win the inagural Augusta National Women's Amateur Champion by four shots Jennifer Kupcho, the world’s top-ranked amateur, played her final six holes in five under par to beat out Mexico’s Maria Fassi and become the first champion of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur.  The final round of the competition was contested by 30 players over...

  • Golf and Cruise in the Caribbean: The perfect golf break

    Tuesday, 2 April 2019

    TG Courses editor Kevin Brown reflects on his time sailing on a Caribbean cruise, and why turning it in to a golf trip was his best idea yet... It was a week of firsts for me aboard P&O Cruises’ jaw-dropping five star floating hotel Azura; my first cruise, and my first experience playing golf in the Caribbean. The P&O cruise itself is...

  • Inside TaylorMade's new tour truck

    Tuesday, 26 March 2019

    TaylorMade's brand new, double-decker Tour truck is HUGE - and it's making its tournament debut at the Masters next month TaylorMade's brand new, completely re-designed Tour truck is absolutely massive - and goes beyond the regular perceptions of what a Tour truck is. Weighing 22 tons, the company’s new 42-foot long has two levels, making it not only the biggest, but...

  • The Belfry lands Ultimate Golf Resort title

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 21 March 2019

    Ultimate Golf Resort title: Legendary Ryder Cup venue, The Belfry, has done it again The iconic multi-award winning West Midlands resort underlined its position as one of the UK's - and world's - favourite golfing destinations after being crowned ‘Ultimate Golf Resort’ at the prestigious 59club Service Excellence Awards.  The record-breaking four-times Ryder Cup host also received the coveted Gold Flag Award...

  • OUT NOW: What's inside the latest issue of TG

    Wednesday, 13 March 2019

    Find out what's inside the latest issue of Today's Golfer It's all about irons and the lead-up to the first major of the year in this month's issue of Today's Golfer.  Last year, we ranked every iron we reviewed by forgiveness, and it turned in to our most popular feature of 2018. So we decided to make it an annual thing, and...

  • Women's Golf Day 2019 announces Annika Foundation Partnership

    Friday, 8 March 2019

    Women’s Golf Day 2019 launches on international Women's Day with the announcement of Annika Foundation Partnership  Women’s Golf Day will return for its fourth year on June 4th 2019 in what the brand promises to be the largest single day celebration of Women’s golf that the world has ever seen. And having entered into a brand new partnership with the ANNIKA...

  • Royal Liverpool named as 2022 Open Championship host

    Tuesday, 26 February 2019

    Royal Liverpool has been named as the host for the 151st Open Championship from 10-17 July 2022. Royal Liverpool has hosted The Open on 12 separate occasions, first in 1897 and last for Rory McIlroy's famous first Open victory in 2014. Tiger Woods is also a winner here, having claimed a five-shot victory over Ernie Els in 2006.  Now, the course at...

  • American Golf raises over £11,500 for On Course Foundation

    Tuesday, 19 February 2019

    AMERICAN GOLF CUSTOMERS RAISE OVER £11,500 FOR FORCES GOLF CHARITY ‘ON COURSE FOUNDATION’ American Golf have announced that customers raised a total of £11,649 for Forces golf charity, On Course Foundation, over the festive period. The money was raised by the American Golf Christmas raffle, plus two smaller initiatives, held across the company’s stores in the run up to Christmas. All proceeds...

  • Chance to play and dine in style in Mauritius

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 15 February 2019

    If you love great golf and food then you’re guaranteed to have a ball at Sun Resorts’ 5th Golf & Gourmet Trophy in magical Mauritius in the Indian Ocean from March 25 to April 1st. It promises to be the golfing holiday of a lifetime – a phenomenal experience combining delicious food and unforgettable golfing encounters within breathtaking scenery and surroundings. Open...

  • OUT NOW! 10 Reasons to buy the latest issue of TG

    Thursday, 14 February 2019

    GET TO THE TOP OF YOUR GAME WITH DJ A permanent fixture in the world’s top three – including a 64-week spell as No.1 – Dustin Johnson and his inner circle of advisors tell TG how he got there, how he’s stayed there and how you can max your own game. THE 2019 DRIVERS TEST Which is longest? Which is straightest? Which is...

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