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  • Will you be golfing in Wales ahead of the Ryder Cup?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 27 May 2009

    With the greatest team event in golf heading to Celtic Manor in Wales next year the eyes of the golfing world will be on the principality. We want to know if you'll be heading to Wales to sample golf in the country before the world's top players arrive for the Ryder Cup in 2010. Are you planning to get ahead of the...

  • What do you think of the new Today's Golfer website?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 26 May 2009

    The brand-spanking new Today's Golfer website has been live for six weeks now and we want to know what you think about it. Are you happy with the incresed focus on equipment, instruction and courses? What do you like about the new site? What don't you like? And is it easy to find what you want? By taking 60 seconds to fill...

  • In the new Golf World

    Tuesday, 26 May 2009

    The new Golf World is out now, packed with pro instruction, Tour interviews, event previews and gear insight.

  • The New July Issue Of Today's Golfer Magazine Out Now!

    Written by TG Staff Wrtier on Tuesday, 26 May 2009

    Hit it closer than you ever have before with the help of the latest issue of Today’s Golfer magazine. If you dream of finding more fairways and peppering more pins, you need to get your hands on the new issue of TG – on sale now!...

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    Written by TG staff writer on Friday, 22 May 2009

    With the Blind Golf season just two months old, current Blind Open champ and Yes! Golf stalwart Mike Mayo chalked up his first win of the season at the SBGS Greater Glasgow Classic at Wishaw GC. Lanarkshire. Mayo only narrowly missed out on the winner’s trophy in the previous week’s SBGS West Classic at Prestwick St Nicolas by just two shots. He...

  • Stand tall and be counted

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Friday, 22 May 2009

    Well Louis, for the amount of time I believe you have been playing you have developed a great swing. But two areas you need to improve are your posture and takeaway. If you tilt forward too much over the ball at set-up your weight can get too much in your toes affecting your balance and power, so set up a little...

  • Pilsner Urquell gives golfers a virtual crack at Turnberry

    Written by TG staff writer on Friday, 22 May 2009

    To celebrate and raise awareness of its status as the Official Beer of The Open Championship, Pilsner Urquell is launching its very own ‘19th Hole’ events. The free outdoor events are open to everyone and will see golfers enjoy a virtual round at this year’s Open Championship venue, Turnberry, while enjoying a free pint of Pilsner Urquell. They will also have the...

  • Hard work pays off with steady progress on Handicap Tracker

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 22 May 2009

    Sadly there aren't any quick fixes when it comes to golf, but you can make massive improvements with a bit or hard work and persistence. By monitoring these steady improvements on our FREE Handicap Tracker service you'll automatically be entered into the TG Most Improved Golfer competition, with thousands of pounds of top prizes up for grabs. It's been steady improvement all the way for...

  • Airline golf baggage charges revealed in survey

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 20 May 2009

    It can end up adding a good few pounds to the cost of your golf holiday but if paying to take your golf clubs abroad is a headache for you, an airport parking firm has produced a guide to the cheapest airlines around when it comes to golf baggage. Airport Parking & Hotels (APH) has conducted a survey of the leading...

  • There's more than one way to swing

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Monday, 18 May 2009

    Well this is a great example of using a Moe Norman like action. Norman was an interesting character with great talent. Perhaps, like the Frosby flop, there is another 'non-traditional' way of getting the job done that is just as good or even better! The single axis swing and preseting your impact are great concepts and if a golf swing can...

  • may14 lamangasoccer

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 14 May 2009

    La Manga Club in southern Spain will once again play host to a glittering array of footballing greats when the 2009 Footballers’ Classic gets underway on June 6. Now in its 13th year, the five-night extravaganza (6-11 June), will see more than 120 players compete in four competitive rounds to win the right to be crowned champions in both the amateur...

  • Scores plummet and records go on Handicap Tracker

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 14 May 2009

    You guys are really raising the bar and showing what a bit of hard work and practice can do with some great returns on TG's FREE Handicap Tracker. Don't forget your improvements can win you great prizes courtesy of the TG Most Improved Golfer competition. Here are this week's most notable performances: » Peter Braund shot an all time low 86 on May 10 to...

  • Which channel provides the best golf coverage?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 14 May 2009

    With Sky Sports showing the European Tour, Setanta airing the US PGA Tour and the BBC picking up their share of Majors and British events, there's plenty of competition amongst golf broadcasters. Which channel do you think offers the best golf coverage?(online polls)...

  • Six to Scratch in Six Months Blog

    Written by Ric Coggins on Wednesday, 13 May 2009

    Posted by Ric Coggins, May 13: Mind the Gap It’s been an up and down few weeks since my last post, mostly due to far too many swing thoughts getting in the way. However, the rough patch got me looking into other areas of my game that I could control to help me score better. The first thing I did (and recommend everyone does...

  • may11 fatherandson

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 12 May 2009

    English pair Martin and Connor Hamilton are set to return to defend their title when the 2009 European Father and Son Championship is held in Spain later this year. The Hamiltons, from The Lambourne GC, Berkshire, beat off stiff competition from pairs from countries including France, Germany, Sweden, Ireland, Finland, Wales and the Czech Republic to be crowned champions when...

  • Keep your swing on plane with a tee peg

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Friday, 08 May 2009

    Hamish, your swing looks better than your handicap may suggest. Although I can only see your swing face on I suspect you may 'push' slice your drives rather than a traditional slice and shank because you slide and lean into the ball too much. Excessive knee and hip slide causes your club to 'drop' and flatten behind you and the only...

  • This week's top Handicap Tracker performers

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 07 May 2009

    It's been another stellar week for you guys on our free Handicap Tracker service. Four golfers in particular are showing good progress in pursuit of the Most Improved Golfer crown. » David Hall shot an 88 for a 1.2 handicap reduction and followed this up with an 84 the very next day for a further cut of 2.5. He dropped from 23...

  • Raising the dead to improve your golf swing

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 07 May 2009

    If you've ever wanted to see how your inside's work to produce the perfect golf swing, now's your chance. TG12 teacher Scott Cranfield and rehab and performance expert Jon Bowskill will be running a seminar at the Body World's event at London's O2 Bubble on June 8. This world first event will include a guided tour of the exhibition, demonstrations and video clips and...

  • Short Game Sharpener Golf Tips

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Tuesday, 05 May 2009

    Your short game is the number one shot saver in golf. Sharpen your skills around the greens and you can't fail to lower your scores. Want to hole more putts, get out of bunkers every time and chip dead? We have the solutions. Every day this week we'll upload new Short Game Sharpener video tips to help you improve those all-important...

  • Play golf with Derby County FC

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 01 May 2009

    Derby County FC have teamed up with the Derbyshire PGA to give you the chance to play with top footballers for over £5,000 of prize money. Derby COunty's Pro'Am Series will comprise of three events - at Burton Golf Club on June 22, Morley Hayes on July 23 and Kedleston Park Golf Club on September 21. Amateur players will partner some of the region's...

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