TG 2012 Reviews of the Year

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Watch the videos below to see TG's Features Writer Kit Alexander and Instruction Editor Joel Tadman debate their player, villian, moment, shot, controversy and breakthrough player of the year.

2012 started with a play-off at The Masters and never slowed down, with a dramatic final day at the U.S. Open, Ernie Els claiming his fourth major, Rory McIlroy winning by eight again, the Ryder Cup; need we go on?

There was also plenty of action off the course, as the R&A and USGA decided to ban anchoring from 2016, Augusta National admitted its first female members and alterations to the Old Course were announced. 

To see who won our annual awards, watch the videos below:

 

TG's 2012 Shot of the Year

In this video we look at the shot of the year, contenders include Bubba Watson and Louis Oosthuizen's efforts at The Masters, Tiger Woods chip-in at Memorial and Justin Rose's putt at the Ryder Cup.

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TG's 2012 Moment of the Year

In this video we look at the best moments of 2012, including Europe's fightback at Medinah in the Ryder Cup, Rory McIlroy's second major and a nail-biting Masters play-off.

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TG's 2012 Player of the Year

Here we take a look at the best player of 2012. Candidates include Rory McIlroy who claimed his second major and won the Race to Dubai, Branden Grace won was a five time winner and Ian Poulter, who's Ryder Cup heroics and WGC win propelled him into the spotlight.

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TG's 2012 Controversy of the Year

In this video we debate the controversies of 2012, including slow play penalties, long putter rulinfs and the Donald Trump saga.

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TG's 2012 Breakthrough Player of the Year

In this video our experts cast their eyes of over the candidates for breakthrough player of the year. Contenders include Jason Dufner, Braden Grace and John Huh.

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TG's 2012 Villian of the Year

In this video we look at the villians from 2012, including Donald Trump, Peter Dawson and Gene Wojciechowski.

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