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  • The Open: Sky Sports extends coverage deal until 2024

    Wednesday, 10 July 2019

    The R&A and Sky Sports have extended the agreement for the award-winning live coverage of The Open through to 2024. The Open, golf’s original championship and the only men’s major championship played outside of the United States, will be part of a comprehensive schedule of live golf shown by Sky Sports, including more than 100 tournaments in 2019 with all four...

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

    Friday, 5 July 2019

    Packed with the usual mix of tips, gear reviews, courses and big-name interviews, the new issue of Britain’s best-selling golf magazine is now, and it comes with a FREE short game instruction book.  Click here to buy this issue now! 1 Free Short Game Tips Book Struggling with your chipping? Baffled by bunkers? This handy guide features some brilliant fast fixes for...

  • Toptracer Range adds Old Course, St Andrews to Virtual Golf Mode

    Wednesday, 3 July 2019

    Ever fancied playing the Old Course in St. Andrews? Toptracer Range have introduced the historic course to their Virtual Golf Mode - meaning you now don't even need to make the journey to the auld toon. Toptracer, an extension of global sports and entertainment leader Topgolf Entertainment Group, is the the world’s leading ball-tracing technology revolutionising how fans watch and play...

  • WIN golf's 'Most Valuable Prize' with American Golf

    Tuesday, 2 July 2019

    Fancy winning your choice of golf gear with a custom fitting experience? American Golf are offering one lucky winner the chance to win golf's Most Valuable Prize American Golf is ready to make one golfers’ wildest dreams come true this spring when it gives away golf’s Most Valuable Prize. In an unprecedented giveaway, Europe’s largest golf retailer will custom fit one winner...

  • Muirfield invites 12 women to become first female members

    Thursday, 27 June 2019

    Muirfield has formally invited 12 women to become the first female golfers to join the club in it's 275 year history The news, detailing that 12 women have been formally invited to join the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers - who have their home at Muirfield - comes two years after the privately owned club voted to admit female members for...

  • Leading Ireland venue becomes ‘PGA National Ireland’

    Wednesday, 12 June 2019

    Slieve Russell Hotel, Golf & Country Club has joined a small band of prestigious venues  worldwide to be endorsed by the Professional Golfers' Association. Situated in the glorious setting of Ballyconnell in County Cavan, Slieve Russell has teamed-up with the association’s seven other branded resorts as ‘PGA National Ireland.’ Slieve Russell’s acclaimed Championship course has hosted two European Tour events and was...

  • Seve-designed Pont Royal back in the limelight

    Wednesday, 12 June 2019

    The second Hopps Open de Provence will return to the renowned Seve Ballesteros-designed course at Golf International Pont Royal in September, as the Challenge Tour’s high flyers look to secure the final points to guarantee a place on the 2020 European Tour. The inaugural event was won last year by 24-year-old Frenchman Romain Langasque, who subsequently won a place on...

  • 12 reasons to buy the new issue of TG

    Thursday, 6 June 2019

    1 FREE! SOLHEIM CUP PREVIEW We speak to the captains, the players and the people behind the big competition at Gleneagles in September. 2 FREE! 5-MINUTE TIPS BOOK; PART 1 Part one of our quick drills special, focusing on the long game. 3 RORY’S GREATEST TIPS McIlroy shares some of his best advice tee to green, and TG Top 50 teacher Oliver Morton reveals what...

  • Major revamp confirmed at Prince’s in Kent

    Written by Kevin Brown on Tuesday, 4 June 2019

    Kent’s Prince’s Golf Club – host of the 1932 Open – has confirmed details of course renovation works to the Shore and Dunes nines at the 27-hole links venue. Following on from the acclaimed redevelopment of the Himalayas nine by top golf course architects, Mackenzie & Ebert, the historic links has commissioned more improvements to upgrade all 27 holes. Rob McGuirk, General...

  • Sulli’s guide to better sand play

    Written by Andy Sullivan, European Tour winner on Tuesday, 4 June 2019

    We all know golf is about 90% mental, so it amazes me how many amateurs walk into a bunker looking absolutely terrified and wonder why they can’t get out. A lot of bunker success comes down to confidence and going in there with a positive, rather than defeatist, attitude. Follow my advice and you’ll soon start to think like a...

  • 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...

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