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  • You can keep your pants on!

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 18 June 2009

    Golfers can help raise money in a charity golf 'grand slam' by playing with their pants or boxer shorts over their trousers! Driving range operator TopGolf is staging a 'grand slam' at its Watford centre on Thursday June 25 to raise money for the Everyman Male Cancer Campaign.  Golfers will compete against the clock from 7pm to 9pm – with £5 of...

  • Todays Golfer Save Our Shots Campaign

    Written by TG Editor on Wednesday, 17 June 2009

    Right. You orrible little golfers! It's time to start improving your short game! Today's Golfer is on a mission! This month's mission is 'End Game'. The first mission - as part of the Save Our Shots campaign - was 'Power', and the second mission was 'Accuracy'... You can watch our FREE video tips on how to hit the ball longer, straighter, be more accurate and...

  • The New 258 Issue Of Today's Golfer Magazine Out Now!

    Written by TG Staff Wrtier on Wednesday, 17 June 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!...

  • Save Our Shots Supplements

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 16 June 2009

    Here at TG we're all about helping you guys, our lovely and loyal readers, to lower your scores. As well as out terrific instruction sections we've given away Save Our Shots supplements for the last two months, with the final part of the trilogy included in the new issue of TG that hits the shelves on June 16 and will be...

  • Tell us your opnions on golf gear and brands

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 15 June 2009

    Here at Today’s Golfer we’re running a survey to find out what gear you own, which shops you use and – crucially – how good you think they are. Not only will this information help us make our magazine and website more relevant to you, but we’ll also be able to tell the industry exactly what you think about them. What’s more,...

  • The latest movers and shakers from Handicap Tracker

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 12 June 2009

    The summer golf season is in full swing and you guys seem to be getting plenty of rounds under your belts on Handicap Tracker. This has led to some dramatic handicap changes, with a number of you making a charge for the coveted Most Improved Golfer 2009 accolade. » Neal Fowler - Handicap was 27.1 after 30 rounds, now down to 20.3. »...

  • starsturnhoutforcharity

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 12 June 2009

    Oxford United Football Club are proud to be hosting their inaugural charity and celebrity golf day on Monday (June 15). The event will be staged at  Studley Wood, one of Oxfordshire’s premier golf courses and a real hidden gem set in the area's finest countryside. It is in aid of the Oxford Children’s hospital and the Geoff Thomas Foundation and the organisers have...

  • Learn about etiquette with Padraig Harrington

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 11 June 2009

    Padraig Harrington knows that one of the things that makes golf so great is the etiquette that goes hand-in-hand with playing the sport. Whether you're a newcomer to the game or an experienced golfer, it never hurts to brush up on good etiquette so that you, and everyone around you, can enjoy playing. More information about good etiquette can be found in the...

  • Stop your right knee popping out in the backswing

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Thursday, 11 June 2009

    "Dear PatBoySlim, your daughter Kerry has great potential. Two or three minor faults need ironing out, but with guidance I'm sure she can become a fine golfer. "Her right hand hold sneaks under the handle ('strong') as she just re-grips it before taking the club away. This closes the face which is evident in her arm motion through the ball and into the finish. "Use...

  • Make your right knee kiss the left

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Friday, 5 June 2009

    "Well dynamite, sort a couple of small faults out and you could be exploding it miles (sorry)! "You have a tendancy to adopt a rather 'strong' right hand position with the hand positioned too much under the handle. "If you interlock, be careful not to jam the fingers too much into each other. Aim to hold the club more in the fingers...

  • june4 newhotelopensnrturnberry

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 4 June 2009

    A new sixteen-room hotel - just six miles from Turnberry -  opens on July 11...just in time to offer last-minute four-star accommodation for golfers looking to attend the British Open (July 16-19).   The Woodland Bay Hotel near Girvan has a small number of Open packages left which include accommodation for two, full Scottish breakfast, packed lunches and even transport to and from Turnberry.   The stunning...

  • Play top courses with the Corporate Masters

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 3 June 2009

    The Corporate Masters, now in its eleventh year, continues its reputation as the 'must enter' corporate golf experience for golfing businessmen and women in the UK and further afield. Once again the venues involved take in the finest of UK courses to create a first-class line-up: the renowned heritage of Walton Heath and Stoke Park, the tour quality of De Vere...

  • North East Corporate Masters

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 3 June 2009

    De Vere Slaley Hall is hosting the North East Corporate Masters on Tuesday 15th September 2009, for senior executives doing business in the North East. Knight of the North To play at De Vere Slaley Hall is to walk in the footsteps of some of the world’s best golfers. The Dave Thomas-designed Hunting Course has regularly hosted the European and European...

  • Scottish Corporate Cup

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 2 June 2009

    The Carrick is hosting the Scottish Corporate Cup on Wednesday 9th September 2009, for senior executives doing business in Scotland. History Having opened in 2007, De Vere’s latest gem, The Carrick on Loch Lomond has quickly established itself as one of the UK’s premier golf courses. Set in a breathtaking location on the banks of Loch Lomond surrounded by the...

  • Centre of Excellence opens at Celtic Manor under Arnie's watchful eye

    Written by TG staff writer on Monday, 1 June 2009

    The Celtic Manor Resort Golf Academy has opened a new state-of-the-art all-weather practice facility – in the presence of golfing legend Arnold Palmer. The new short-game facility, now Wales' National Centre of Excellence, was unveiled earlier this month during Palmer’s visit to the upcoming Ryder Cup venue. The practice area features three Huxley All-Weather Golf Greens and three large Huxley All-Weather Practice Tees enabling...

  • Engineering Corporate Masters

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 1 June 2009

    Marriott Forest of Arden is hosting the Engineering Corporate Masters on Wednesday 1st July 2009, for senior executives and their guests in the engineering industry. History The Championship course at Marriott Forest of Arden is one of England’s top inland championship golf courses.  The Arden course is situated amidst the trout lakes of Lord Aylesford’s 10,000acre estate at Packington Park. ...

  • Financial Services Corporate Masters

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Sunday, 31 May 2009

    Walton Heath’s Old Course is hosting the Financial Services Corporate Masters on Monday 22nd June 2009, for IFA’s intermediaries and senior executives in the financial industry. History With a history taking in such luminaries as James Braid, Winston Churchill, Edward VIII and Jack Nicklaus, Walton Heath has a story to tell.  The two courses intertwine through some of the most...

  • English Corporate Cup

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Saturday, 30 May 2009

    Stoke Park is hosting the English Corporate Cup on Monday 15th June 2009, for senior executives and their guests doing business in England. A touch of gold The Stoke Park Club is located at Stoke Poges, a charismatic town situated on the fringe of the Chiltern Hundreds.  Designed by Harry Colt and officially opened in 1908, Stoke Park is undeniably...

  • Construction Corporate Masters

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Friday, 29 May 2009

    Stoke Park is hosting the Construction Corporate Masters on Wednesday 10th June 2009, for senior executives and their guests in the construction industry. A touch of gold The Stoke Park Club is located at Stoke Poges, a charismatic town situated on the fringe of the Chiltern Hundreds.  Designed by Harry Colt and officially opened in 1908, Stoke Park is undeniably...

  • Callaway to the rescue at TG Golf Shop

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 29 May 2009

    It's never been easier to buy the best golf gear at the cheapest prices than with TG Golf Shop. This week on TG Golf Shop many of you have been turning to Callaway for rescue clubs and hybrids and PowaKaddy have been cleaning up in the trolleys section. Rescue clubs 1. Callaway FT Rescue 2. Callaway X Hybrid 3. Cobra Baffler TWS Wedges 1. Titleist Vokey...

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