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  • The best new golf destinations of 2017

    Written by Edward Colman on Monday, 21 November 2016

    The 17th annual International Association of Golf Tour Operators Awards revealed some of the best golf travel destinations of 2017 including some of the most well-known resorts from across the globe as well as one or two surprise locations. TOP STORIES Looking for a new driver under £250? Rangefinder Guide Choose the best golf ball for your game The awards ceromy this year's International Golf Travel...

  • Matt Fitzpatrick on a memorable 2016 after World Tour victory

    Written by Edward Colman on Monday, 21 November 2016

    Matt Fitzpatrick sealed his place as one of the most exciting and hottest young talents in golf over the weekend after winning the DP World Tour Championship after an epic battle with fellow countryman Tyrrell Hatton. Just two years to the day that Fitzpatrick earned his Tour card he showed incredible character to hold his nerve, birdieing the last to steal...

  • SpeedGolf: A hole in run!

    Written by Michael Catling on Wednesday, 16 November 2016

    It's hard enough shooting a round of 82 in under four hours. But speed golfer Steve Jeffs did it in less than 50 minutes at the British Open Speedgolf Championships in August. There were no buggies or caddies allowed; rather an all-out race on foot to shoot the best score in the quickest time possible. TOP STORIES Which hybrid test: Wide body v...

  • Foremost Announces Annual Golf Industry Awards Winners

    Written by Edward Colman on Tuesday, 15 November 2016

    Foremost member professionals from around the country gathered at the MK Dons stadium in Milton Keynes for the inaugural Foremost Annual Conference, with the two-day programme highlighted by the 2016 Foremost Golf Industry Awards. A celebration of the group and the success of its members from around the country, the dinner was once again hosted by the well-known Scottish BBC sports...

  • Rory McIlroy tells you how to hit big drives

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 11 November 2016

    Rory McIlroy is one of the best drivers in the game today and here he'll show you how he does it and how you can hit it further. McIlroy's game is built on driving. When he's on it, no one matches his power and accuracy – a combination that puts him in the top 10 of the PGA Tour's 'total driving'...

  • Meet the man who created his own golf course

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 10 November 2016

    We all fantasise about owning our own private golf course, but few manage to turn that dream into a reality. Tommy Hyndman is unlike most people, however, and his story is born out of necessity, rather than a rags-to-riches tale. In 2006, Hyndman and his family moved 3,000 miles across the Atlantic to swap the bright lights of upstate New York...

  • Win a Mobitee and PIQ (PIQ ROBOT™ sensor + Golf accessories)

    Wednesday, 9 November 2016

    Why not enter our competition for the chance to win a Mobitee and PIQ?  We have 4 to give away between now and 30th November. Much more than a sensor, PIQ ROBOT™ provides unique insights in real-time to golfers of every level, with three key features. It’s a range finder, a swing analyzer, and a shot-tracking system - all paired with...

  • Donald Trump on the game of golf

    Written by Edward Colman on Wednesday, 9 November 2016

    The new US president has a passion for golf. He owns some of the best golf venues on the planet including three in the UK and Ireland. Last year he called Today's Golfer from his Trump Towers office in New York to discuss everything golf. This is what he said..... OVER the past decade or so brash American billionaire businessman Donald Trump...

  • President-Elect Donald Trump’s impressive golf course collection

    Written by Edward Colman on Wednesday, 9 November 2016

    From Scotland to Palm Beach, Los Angeles to Dubai, Donald Trump's golf portfolio boasts some of the most iconic golf properties and courses in the world and here's a look at the  courses at home and abroad. It is tough to argue with the President-Elect's collection of golf courses and anyone who has ever been lucky enough to play one will...

  • RealiTee: The driving range of the future

    Written by Edward Colman on Monday, 7 November 2016

    RealiTee offers a ‘proper’ round of golf, but indoors. We spoke to its inventor We all love to complain about the British weather, so the thought of honing your game at a state-of-the-art indoor practice facility is enough to set the pulse racing. RealiTee Golf aims to revolutionise the driving range and pitch and putt experience by combining simulation play with live...

  • 2017 British Masters course winter green fee offer

    Written by Edward Colman on Monday, 7 November 2016

    Close House,  home to the 2017 British Masters, is offering golfers a special limited group green fee rate this winter. This exclusive offer of £201.70 per fourball comes after it was announced last month that Close House's own affiliated tour star, Lee Westwood, would be bringing the event to the North East for the first time next September. "The British Masters is...

  • Free TaylorMade golf balls for every reader

    Written by Edward Colman on Monday, 7 November 2016

    We've teamed up with TaylorMade to give you the chance to try a sleeve of their superb Project (a) balls. Pay just £1.99 to cover postage and receive  a sleeve of TaylorMade’s superb Project (a) balls, worth £8.75 Designed specifically for amateurs (hence the "a"), they deliver more spin on mid-irons, short irons and shots around the green for enhanced control and...

  • Meet the man behind Joe Miller’s 423-yard drive at World Long Drive Championships

    Written by Edward Colman on Thursday, 3 November 2016

    Joe Miller smashed his way to a second World Long Drive Championship title in October and here is an introduction to the man who helped make it possible, the 31-year-old's coach Lee Cox. Cox, a Today's Golfer Top 50 teacher, met Miller as a family friend when he was in his late teens and Cox quickly saw something special in the...

  • Luke Donald: “I came close to quitting”

    Written by Edward Colman on Wednesday, 2 November 2016

    Luke Donald opens up about his fall from world number one and tells us how he intends to climb back to the top. Four years ago Donald was on top of the world. Though that Major championship eluded him, he'd climbed to the top of the game, winning the money lists on both sides of the Atlantic. How times have changed. Today,...

  • Stuburt unveil new boot and shoe for winter 2016/17

    Written by Edward Colman on Monday, 31 October 2016

    Stuburt unveil new sturdy Cyclone Boot and versatile Helium Tour eVent shoe for winter 2016/17. For the winter of 2016/17, Stuburt have produced two new affordable, performance shoes that they say will stand up to the harshest conditions and deliver great comfort and support, without breaking the bank. The British brand who kit out 2011 Open Champion and 2016 European Ryder ...

  • Nominate your greatest hole in UK golf

    Written by Edward Colman on Thursday, 27 October 2016

    A search to find the UK's greatest golf hole has been launched aiming to shine the spotlight on some of the UK's lesser known but just as great golf clubs. With the likes of St Andrews, Turnberry and the Belfry often stealing the limelight this is a real-world contest to find the best hole in grassroots golf and you can play...

  • RoboGolfPro: The robot golf instruction tool

    Written by Michael Catling on Tuesday, 25 October 2016

    TG tries the UK’s first RoboGolfPro to see just how good it is... Every golf nut wants to rip it like Dustin or swing it like Rory; the only problem is that many of us just don't know how to do it. Until now, UK golfers have had to rely on feedback from coaches, video analysis or some kind of swing contraption.

  • Jason Day's nine tips for bigger drives

    Written by Edward Colman on Monday, 24 October 2016

    Jason Day averages more than 303 yards off the tee and is one of the longest players in the game, here are his power tips to help you flush it.  The world number one is one of the world's best chippers and putters, and he hits his irons ridiculously high, but it's his booming drives that really catch our...

  • Stoke Park win prestigious national golf title

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 24 October 2016

    Members at Stoke Park are celebrating yet another golf success after the men's team won the prestigious National Golf Club Challenge. Created to raise funds for the military veterans' charity On Course Foundation, the National Golf Club Challenge is the UK's largest amateur charity golf competition, bringing thousands of club golfers together on their own courses throughout the UK during the...

  • Six ways you could make more money betting on golf

    Written by Edward Colman on Friday, 21 October 2016

    Top golf tipster Niall Lyons spills the beans on beating the bookies. We have all been there, sitting staring into our mobile betting apps trying to work out the best way to turn £5 into £50 on Ryder Cup Sunday or just before the start of a big event and ended up being hopelessly let down by our poor judgement again. We...

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