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  • Today's Golfer Fantasy League is back!

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 19 November 2009

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy League is back for the winter, bigger and better than ever and with spectacular prizes up for grabs. The FREE to enter Fantasy League tees off with the South African Airways Open on December 17 and will features ten tournaments through to the WGC-CA Championship on March 11. The winner will bag a golfing holiday to Turkey, and...

  • Keep your rythym as you tweak your swing

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Wednesday, 18 November 2009

    "You have a good looking action with a great tempo and style into the finish. Under closer scrutiny there are two or three small things in your action which need addressing in order to promote more consistency and better ball striking. "At set up your right arm tends to 'climb' too high and on top of your left arm. This encourages you to...

  • Veterans receive Open reprieve

    Written by TG staff writer on Monday, 16 November 2009

    Open legend Tom Watson's place in the next five British Opens is safe after all. The 60-years-old five-times Open champion so nearly clinched a fairytale victory at Turnberry in July but despite his momentous bid for a sixth Claret Jug he would have lost his exemption status because of the R&A's age rules. However, now the R&A has amended the ruling...

  • Free BALLS! A dozen Free Srixon AD333 Balls when you subscribe to Today's Golfer...

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 9 November 2009

    This fantastic offer is available when you subscribe to Today's Golfer, this month only. Get 13 issues of Today's Golfer delivered to your door, saving 19% on shop prices, plus your FREE festive balls. Normal Price = £51.87. Offer Price = £42 when you subscribe by direct debit. FREE 12 Festive Srixon AD333 balls, so you won't have trouble finding them on...

  • How often do you play golf in the winter months?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 9 November 2009

    With the nights drawing in and the temperatures beginning to drop, many golfers reconsider their playing schedule. Golf may be a summer sport but we golfers are a hardy bunch and many of us can't bear to give up the game, even in the depths of winter. We want to know if you're a fair-weather golfer or if you soldier on whatever the weather. How often do you...

  • TG Masterclass at the Grove a huge success!

    Written by Joel Tadman, Instruction Editor on Monday, 9 November 2009

    Today’s Golfer hosted its first ever golfing Masterclass in association with the prestigious Grove golf resort in Hertfordshire. In total, 48 lucky readers covering a range of handicaps braved the autumn morning elements to take part in a series of comprehensive coaching sessions, delivered by some of Today’s Golfer’s top Elite Teaching Professionals. TG’s Gareth Benson, Adrian Fryer and Gareth Johnson joined forces with The Grove’s...

  • Today's Golfer issue 263 out now

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 5 November 2009

    The latest issue of Today's Golfer is on sale now crammed full of golfing goodies. The cover feature will help you rebuild and improve your swing with detailed tips on set-up, takeaway, backswing, downswing, impact and follow through. With the nights drawing in and the rain beginning to fall now is the time to get your swing in shape. There's top 2010...

  • Roll your forearms on throughswing for a power draw

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Wednesday, 4 November 2009

    "Playing off nine golfersmudge you're obviously doing alot of things well and your preparation looks good with the grip and set-up, other than your elbows/forearms being forced together a little too tightly. "Your faults actually come from 'over rotating' your forearms too much in your backswing. This points the shaft too much behind you and also opens the clubface too early causing the...

  • Golf Magazine Subscription Offers

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 3 November 2009

    Golf World Subscription Offer Subscribe to Golf World and get a dozen FREE Srixon Z STAR Balls! This fantastic offer is available when you subscribe to Golf World, this month only. Get 12 issues of Golf World delivered to your door, save up to £17.89 on shop prices, plus your FREE balls worth £44. Click here to subsribe to Golf World...   Today's Golfer...

  • Birmingham's NEC Golf Show welcomes celebrity line-up

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 27 October 2009

    The NEC Golf Show in Birmingham will be awash with famous faces when it returns to the Midland’s venue for the third time this year. Sporting icons Tim Henman, ex-England goalkeeper David Seaman, cricketer Alex Stewart and Snooker star Willie Thorne will all be making their third visit to the event having attended on both previous occasions. They are all attending as...

  • Get a consistent golf swing with Adrian Fryer

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Monday, 26 October 2009

    What a great golf swing Conor N, looks like you are going to be a very low handicap player if not there already. 2 or 3 minor changes should really see you become even more consistent. At address you weight looks like it creeps a little forward onto your toes so aim to feel it a little more even between your...

  • Costa del Golf Challenge 2010

    Written by TG Travel Writer on Wednesday, 21 October 2009

    The Costa del Sol’s Premier Amateur Golf Tournament - 9th to 14th March 2010 10 Hotel Andalucia Plaza: 5 Nights B&B with a Superior Room 4 Rounds of Golf with Buggies, Picnic & Refreshments Los Flamingos G.C. Alferini (Gran Flamingos) G.C. La Quinta G.C. San Roque New Course Welcome Cocktail Evening with drinks, canapés & entertainment Gala Dinner with 5 course menu, entertainment & prize presentation Return golf transfers...

  • Els lands major wine award

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 20 October 2009

    South African superstar Ernie Els recently had good reason for celebrating at the International Wine Challenge Awards  at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. Now in its 26th year the IWC is the largest, most prestigious and influential independent wine competition in the world... and Ernie Els Wines was very much to the fore when iot came to handing out the...

  • Signed TG20 prizes up for grabs

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 20 October 2009

    Some fantastic signed memorabilia items from this year's famous TG20 encounters are on offer...and should raise a hefty lump of cash for charity. All the proceeds raised from this special auction will go towards Formula 1 star Rubens Barrichello's chosen charity, the Brazilian-based Instittuto Barrichello Kanaan which helps vulnerable children and families in the ace driver's homeland. And among the signed prizes...

  • How much have you spent on golf kit this year?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 19 October 2009

    There has been bucket loads of great new golf gear launched in 2009 from Ping's G15 range through to MD's great value Seve Ballesteros ICON range, and a host of wonderful kit in between. Have you upgraded or stuck with your trusty weapons? We want to know how much of your hard-earned cash you've spent on golf equipment this year. We're talking about...

  • Find more fairways off the tee

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 14 October 2009

    Putting the ball in play off the tee is essential to shooting good scores and playing consistent golf, but many golfers struggle to control their driver. Some of the data you guys are entering on our FREE Handicap Tracker service indicates that this is a key area for improving your scores, as some of you are struggling to find the fairway...

  • What does ball flight say about your swing?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 14 October 2009

    "lsneale, you have a great looking swing. From this camera angle I can study the shape of your swing and it looks very neutral, not too inside or out. "Looking at your swing I would think you hit it pretty straight, but without seeing your ball flight and grip, from this angle it's difficult to tell accurately. "Your ball flight is your...

  • Target your winter training with Handicap Tracker

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 12 October 2009

    The night's are starting to draw in and as well as having to think about what to buy the other half for Christmas it also means it's nearly time to switch the emphasis from the course to the range. Winter is the perfect time to iron out any faults that may have crept into your game over the summer months or...

  • Golf to be an Olympic Sport in 2016

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Friday, 9 October 2009

    Golf will be included in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 after winning a committee vote earlier today. Both golf and rugby sevens had been recommended for inclusion by the International Olympic Committee exective board and that proposal was ratified today at a full meeting of the IOC Congress in Denmark today. Golf was voted in with a verdict of 63...

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