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  • Work For Today’s Golfer and Golf World!

    Written by Andy Calton on Tuesday, 22 June 2010

    Senior Production Editor We need an experienced and talented wordsmith to help turn two of the UK’s best-recognised and best-selling golf magazines, Today’s Golfer and Golf World, into shining examples of world-class specialist journalism. Ideally you will either be a production editor or experienced sub editor with a proven track record for turning out tight award-winning content and for managing flatplans. So...

  • Rate My Swing: vincesanity61

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Monday, 21 June 2010

    "Vince, you have a good looking swing motion with a powerful impact and I'm sure you hit the ball a long way. "I suspect your consistency may be a little up and down as a couple of areas just need tighting up a touch. "At address your right hand grip sneaks 'under' too strong. This tends to close the clubface, but also as...

  • McIlroy video exclusive: Behind the scenes on EA Sports game

    Written by Chris Jones on Wednesday, 16 June 2010

    A week before taking on Pebble Beach in the US Open, Rory McIlroy was playing the course in virtual form as he modelled for his character in the new EA Sports golf game. The Irishman visited Celtic Manor for a “motion capture” session, where he wore a high-tech suit full of sensors to accurately capture his swing. The exclusive video captures...

  • Rate My Swing: paulmichaelajordcal

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Friday, 11 June 2010

    "Looks like a modern looking swing and set up you have. From the camera angle face on I can't quite see your posture but suspect you are quite angled forward adopting the stance of a modern 'one plane' action. "Be wary of getting your shoulders too level at address and the ball creeping back. I would move the ball forward to...

  • Rate My Swing: Free lesson from TG Elite Coach

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 10 June 2010

    You read all the top tips from TG's team of Elite Coaches every month in the magazine, and now is your chance to have a FREE lesson from them. All you have to do is upload a video of your swing to the website and each week we'll select a video for one of our pros to have a look at. They'll analyse the footage...

  • Win a dream trip to China

    Written by Golf World on Tuesday, 8 June 2010

    Vote in the first HSBC Premier Golf Network Awards to stand a chance of winning this amazing trip to China. We’re giving you the opportunity to celebrate the very best of British golf – and stand a chance of winning a fantastic prize in the process. The HSBC Premier Golf Network is all about providing added value to Premier account holders who...

  • Win a trip to Birkdale

    Written by Golf World on Tuesday, 8 June 2010

    Play in the HSBC Premier Golf Network Society days and you could win an all-expenses-paid, two-day trip to play in the grand final at Royal Birkdale. The HSBC Premier Golf Network has organised a series of regional Society Golf Days for HSBC Premier Golf Network members and Golf World readers. Those who enter and post the best scores have the opportunity to...

  • Handicap Tracker: Find more fairways

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 4 June 2010

    In association with It's hard to make good scores when you're struggling to find the fairway off the tee but it's an area many golfers struggle with. Some of this week's rounds on Handicap Tracker starkly demonstrate the importance of finding the short grass. Three golfers found plenty of fairways and were able to convert this into good rounds: » David Jolly (7.9)...

  • Garcia and Fernandez-Castano nail putts for charity

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 3 June 2010

    The Genworth Putts4Charity campaign has reached a new milestone having raised a huge €500,000 for charities across Europe. This exclusive video shows top pros including Sergio Garcia and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano performing big money putts and talking about the great cause that will benefit from this year’s funding, the SOS Children's Villages. Putts4Charity helps raise funds for good causes by challenging the general public...

  • Colin Montgomerie launches 'Monty's Monthly Medal' for charity

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Thursday, 3 June 2010

    Colin Montgomerie, the 2010 Ryder Cup captain, today announced a new fundraising drive for the Elizabeth Montgomerie Foundation in partnership with the Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres, that will see him write to every golf club in the UK, inviting them to turn one of their monthly medals between now and September into a Monty's Monthly Medal. With prizes that many golfers...

  • Rate My Swing: golfer1995

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Thursday, 3 June 2010

    "Looking at your swing, I presume your handicap is coming down quickly as you have a good method. "Things which I feel you need to consider if you want to get down even lower are double-check your alignment. I notice you have clubs/poles on the floor but tend to creep a little closed in your address position. "This may be a tendancy...

  • TG Poll: How often do you watch professional golf on TV?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 1 June 2010

    The popularity of golf has blossomed in recent decades with more and more sponsorship money pouring into the preofessional tours. The PGA and European Tours now have events almost every week, not to mention the multiple smaller tours supporting these all around the globe. With so much pro golf being played every week throughout the year, it's never been easier to watch...

  • Gold Open putter for sale

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 27 May 2010

    A commemorative gold putter celebrating the 22 Open Champions at the Old Course in St Andrews has gone on sale from the St Andrews Links website and from The Old Course Shop. The magnificent limited edition gold plated putters, only 25 of which have been made, have the names of all 22 Open Championship Winners at St Andrews engraved on the...

  • Free lesson month for Wales

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 26 May 2010

    Golfers in Wales eager to improve their technique can tee up some expert advice with a PGA professional thanks to a free lesson initiative in June. With excitement building at the forthcoming Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor in October, PGA in Wales manager Gareth Lewis sees it as an ideal way to build on increased participation rates in the sport. The scheme...

  • First O2 Golf LIVE a big success

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 21 May 2010

    O2 Golf LIVE more than lived up to its expectations when it launched last weekend at Stoke Park, with 11,132 golfing enthusiasts from around the country flocking to the Buckinghamshire venue to be treated to behind the ropes access into the glamorous world of professional golfer. As a completely new concept in the world of golf, those lucky enough to get tickets...

  • Handicap Tracker: Most Improved Golfer

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 21 May 2010

    In association with In conjunction with our series of four Zone Your Game instruction supplements given away free with Today's Golfer, we're again running a competition to find the UK's Most Improved Golfer. You'll automatically be entered into the competition when you sign up for TG's FREE Handicap Tracker service. If you're already a member of Handicap Tracker you will have...

  • Rate My Swing: tightdraw91

    Written by Adrian Bishop on Monday, 17 May 2010

    "Thanks for sending in your swing video. Firstly, I think you have a good brisk tempo to your swing. "The main problem I see in your swing is poor dynamic balance. Simply put, you are out of balance during the swing movement. You tend to lean forward at address with your weight going too much onto your toes. As a result...

  • Junior Golf Tournament Brings Major Boost to Scottish Economy

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 17 May 2010

    A tournament featuring some of the world's best young golfers is expected to bring a seven figure economic boost to the Scottish economy. Hundreds of youngsters and their families from across the globe will arrive in East Lothian at the end of the month for the U.S. Kids Golf European Championship – a three-day event that will showcase the best emerging...

  • TG Masterclass is back!

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 14 May 2010

    Following the huge success of last year’s inaugural Today’s Golfer/The Grove Masterclass, the second event will be taking place on Saturday June 12. The best golf mag on the planet has again teamed up with the luxurious Hertfordshire venue to give you the chance to enjoy the golfing day of a lifetime. In the morning you’ll brush up on your driving, irons,...

  • Check out the TG stall at Golf LIVE

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 11 May 2010

    The fantastic O2 Golf LIVE event is taking place from Friday-Sunday this week at Stoke Park and as one of the media partners Today's Golfer will be there with our own stall. You'll be able to meet members of the Today's Golfer team, purchase goody bags and take advantage of exclusive subscription offers. Goody bags will cost just £4 and include the...

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