2012

  • Fantastic monthly prizes in Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 28 February 2012

    The top three managers in the 2012 Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, each month will win some amazing prizes. The top points-scorer each month will earn themselves a round of golf with three friends at a QHotels resort of their choice, including Forest Pines, The Westerwood, Aldwark Manor and Hellidon Lakes. The runner-up will win a dozen...

  • McIlroy fails in bid to top the rankings

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 27 February 2012

    Rory McIlroy came up just short of becoming the World No.1 after losing to Hunter Mahan in the final of the Accenture WGC Match play at Dove Mountain. England’s Luke Donald still tops the rankings but the gap between both McIlroy and Lee Westwood has closed considerably following their high finishes this week. Having defeated World No.3 Westwood 3&1 in the semi-final,...

  • More ways to win great TG Fantasy Golf prizes

    Written by The Masters 2012 on Friday, 17 February 2012

    The 2012 Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, now has even more competitions that give you the chance to share in the £10,000-worth of fantastic prizes. Just like last year the top 50 managers at the end of the game will all receive goodies, as well as the leading three players in each of the eight...

  • Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf prizes worth more than £10,000

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 14 February 2012

    There are more than 90 prizes worth over £10,000 up for grabs in the 2012 Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game. The top 50 managers overall will each receive a fantastic as well as the top three every month and everyone who gets to the quarter finals of the knockout cup. The overall winner will receive a five-night golf holiday at the La...

  • Woods no match for Phil at Pebble

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 13 February 2012

    Phil Mickelson shot a stunning eight-under-par 64 to overturn a six-shot deficit and win the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. The American hit three birdies and an eagle in his first six holes to wipe out the overnight lead of Charlie Wi and win by two on 17 under. Wi closed with three birdies to finish with a 72...

  • Cabrera-Bello defeats Westwood in Dubai

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 13 February 2012

    Spain’s Rafael Cabrero-Bello held off a host of world-class challengers to win the Dubai Desert Classic. The 27-year-old shot a flawless final round of 68 to post a total of 18-under par, one that runners up Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallagher could not match. Westwood, who now overtakes Rory McIlroy as World No.2, missed a handful of makeable birdie putts, most notably...

  • La Manga holiday announced as TG Fantasy Golf first prize

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 3 February 2012

    The first prize in this year's Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf League is an amazing golf holiday to La Manga in Murcia, Spain. The one lucky manager who finishes top of the pile after all 33 tournaments will earn five nights B&B in the five-star hotel, four rounds of golf for two people, access to the spa and one meal for two in...

  • Top 10 golf tantrums ever!

    Written by Kit Alexander, Features Writer on Thursday, 2 February 2012

    We've all had a bad day on the course and felt like throwing our toys out the pram - and some of us have even given in to the temptation - so it's good to know that the pros suffer the same frustrations. If this doesn't put you, off you can select all these players in your Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf...

  • Snedeker succeeds over faultering Stanley

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 30 January 2012

    Kyle Stanley blew a three-shot lead on the final hole to eventually lose out to Brandt Snedeker in a play-off at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. On the 72nd hole, Stanley spun a wedge for his third shot back off the front of the green and into the water. He then pitched on to the green for his fifth...

  • Rock-solid Robert wins in Abu Dhabi

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 30 January 2012

    England's Robert Rock held off the challenge of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy to claim the biggest win of his career at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship. Entering the final round tied for the lead with Woods, Rock birdied three of his first six holes to set up a one-shot victory on 13 under. McIlroy birdied the last...

  • Tiger Woods gives impromptu putting lesson

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 27 January 2012

    The Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship is revelling in the 'Tiger effect' and this continued with the former world number one giving a putting lesson to the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) Chairman, His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, and Director General, His Excellency Mubarak Al Muhairi, after his first round. Woods carded a bogey-free 70 (-2) on Thursday...

  • Sign up for 2012 Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf League now!

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 26 January 2012

    Following the huge success of the shortened summer game last year, the Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf League, in association with Your Golf Travel, is back in 2012 with a full eight-month schedule that incorporates the European and PGA Tour's. There are a total of 33 tournaments, starting with the Masters on April 5 and culminating at the DP World Tour Championship on...

  • Donald splashes out of world's biggest sand trap

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 25 January 2012

    World number one, Luke Donald, will have no fears about playing out of the sand at Abu Dhabi Golf Club for this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, after the Englishman successfully tackled the world’s biggest ‘bunker’ – a mammoth dune in Abu Dhabi’s Liwa Desert, the world’s largest uninterrupted sand mass. In Liwa, Donald was joined by triple and defending...

  • Amazing Grace secures South Africa double at Volvo Golf Champions

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 23 January 2012

    Branden Grace beat Retief Goosen and Ernie Els at the first play-off hole to win the Volvo Golf Champions at Fancourt. The victory gave him his second European Tour title in as many weeks and moves into the world’s top 100, as well gaining a healthy lead at the top of the Race to Dubai. Grace had a chance to win in...

  • Cheetah grabs Volvo Golf Champions limelight

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 18 January 2012

    All 35 professionals in the field for this week’s Volvo Golf Champions were given an added incentive to get a fast start to this true “tournament of champions” when they shared the stage with a cheetah at The Links at Fancourt on Tuesday. The professionals gathered have a combined 392 wins on the European Tour, and are competing for €2-million in...

  • Jamie Elson misses out on maiden Tour title

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 16 January 2012

    England’s Jamie Elson narrowly missed out on his maiden European Tour title at the Joburg Open, losing by one shot to South Africa’s Branden Grace. Elson carded a scintillating nine-under-par 63 on the East course at Royal Johannesburg to give him the clubhouse lead for most of the day. But Grace held his nerve, parring every hole on the...

  • Stricker off to a flyer with win in Hawaii

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 10 January 2012

    Steve Stricker held off a resurgent Martin Laird to win the Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. The American entered the final round five shots clear but Laird piled on the pressure with a six-under-par 67, which included five birdies in his closing seven holes. But Stricker, who saw his lead cut to just two shots early on, rallied...

  • Louis Oosthuizen defends Africa Open crown

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 9 January 2012

    Louis Oosthuizen retained his Africa Open title in East London, beating fellow South African Tjaart van der Walt by two strokes. Oosthuizen, who shot an 11-under par 62 earlier in the week, secured victory with a birdie at the 17th after Van der Walt bogeyed, finishing on 27-under-par. In a field dominated by home-nation players, Scotland's Alastair Forsyth was the top non-South...