2014

  • Tiger Woods' fake interview anger

    Written by Today's Golfer on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

    Tiger Woods has issued an angry response to a 'fake' interview published in US magazine Golf Digest, calling it 'not true, not funny'.  The 84-year-old Hall of Fame golf writer Dan Jenkins wrote the fake Q&A in the magazine's December issue. Jenkins already had a frosty relationship with Woods after having interview requests turned down.  The column prompted Woods to pen his...

  • Fantasy Golf: DP World Tour Championship preview

    Tuesday, 18 November 2014

    It’s the end of the road for the European Tour and TG Fantasy Golf seasons this week as the Race to Dubai comes to an end. Built in 2008, the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates laid dormant for more than 18 months before its curtain call at the inaugural staging of this event in 2009. Greg Norman’s design features wide...

  • Interview: Hunter Mahan

    Tuesday, 18 November 2014

    ‘Tiger and Phil will win again’ Hunter Mahan talks desire, Ryder Cup and why driving is so important The Ryder Cup When you lose it takes a lot out of you because you get two years off from it. It’s such a passionate and emotional event, unlike any other event in golf, but that’s what’s great about it and makes it so...

  • Nick Faldo - The Big Interview

    Tuesday, 18 November 2014

    ‘Rory could be the favourite in every Major for 15 years’ Sir Nick Faldo opens up about the state of the game, technology, Tiger... and the young player who might soon replace him as Britain’s greatest ever golfer Pop quiz, readers. Who was the last golfer to be named BBC Sports Personality of the Year? Too slow. The answer is Sir Nick...

  • Who will host the Ryder Cup 2022?

    Tuesday, 18 November 2014

    Time, tide and the Ryder Cup wait for no man. So while we mortals may still be raving about three days of glorious golf at Gleneagles, Ryder Cup Europe has shifted its focus to selecting the host nation for the 2022 matches. At present, seven countries have expressed an interest in holding the event. TG assesses their chances in the...

  • Koepka win crowns Rory Euro king

    Written by Today's Golfer on Monday, 17 November 2014

    European Tour rookie Brooks Koepka bagged his first tour victory at the Turkish Airlines Open on Sunday – crowning Rory McIlroy Race to Dubai winner in the process. The 24-year-old Floridian’s win means McIlroy was confirmed as Europe's 2013-14 money-list winner ahead of this week’s DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.  Koepka fought all day with Ian Poulter when the American struck...

  • VIDEO: Kaymer and Dubuisson duel ahead of Turkish Airlines Open

    Friday, 14 November 2014

    Ahead of the Turkish Airlines Open, Victor Dubuisson and Martin Kaymer ignited proceedings in a spectacular target challenge from the balcony of the Maxx Royal Belek Golf Resort, official hotel partner of the Turkish Airlines Open. Following his maiden European Tour win at the Montgomerie Maxx Royal 12 months ago, it was an enjoyable return to Belek for Victor Dubuisson, who...

  • Monty chalks up 600 Euro Tour starts

    Written by Today's Golfer on Thursday, 13 November 2014

    Colin Montgomerie is celebrating his 600th European Tour start in Turkey today. The 51-year-old Scot became only the seventh man to play in 600 
European Tour events when he teed off in the £4.4million Turkish Airlines Open. Monty reached the landmark at the 
Montgomerie Maxx Royal in Antalya, a course he designed.  The eight-time European Order of Merit winner said: “It’s a fantastic...

  • Who'll be the next Ryder Cup Captain?

    Written by Stuart Hood on Tuesday, 11 November 2014

    How do you follow a captain like Paul McGinley? That’s the question a newly created selection panel will ask itself next year. The last eight European Ryder Cup captains have been awarded the position after being nominated by the European Tour’s Tournament Committee and approved by the Ryder Cup Board. But from now on Europe’s captain will be selected by...

  • Fantasy Golf: Turkish Airlines Open

    Tuesday, 11 November 2014

    The European Tour heads to Turkey for the penultimate event in this year’s Race to Dubai Final Series. Opened in 2008, the Montgomerie Maxx Royal lies 30km east of Antalya on the Mediterranean coast. Designed by the eight-time European Order of Merit winner, the 7,132-yard layout features pine forest, undulating fairways and eight lakes. Strangely for a par 72, there are five...

  • Fantasy Golf Preview: WGC HSBC Champions

    Tuesday, 4 November 2014

    Part two of four in the European Tour’s Race to Dubai Final Series doubles as a World Golf Championship with a high-class field set to do battle in Shanghai. Twenty minutes west of the city centre lays Sheshan Golf Club. The 7,261-yard par 72 may only have opened in 2004 but it has quickly developed into a premier layout with the...

  • Buy tickets for the 2015 Open Championship at St Andrews

    Monday, 3 November 2014

    Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Tuesday, November 4, 2014) for the 2015 Open Championship at St Andrews, where Rory McIlroy will defend his title. The 144th Open Championship will be played from 12-19 July 2015 over the Old Course and world number one McIlroy will return to St Andrews as defending Champion after his two-shot victory over Sergio Garcia and Rickie...

  • Team TG does the 25-second bucket challenge

    Monday, 3 November 2014

    Following the recent video of Mercedes-Benz brand ambassadors Martin Kaymer, Bernhard Langer and Louis Oosthuizen attempting the 25-second bucket challenge, to see who could chip the most balls into a bucket in the time limit, Team TG has also undertaken this difficult task.  Equipment Editor Joel Tadman, Features Editor Rob McGarr, Staff Writer Joe Downes, and work experience Ben Scott took part...

  • The 25-second bucket challenge with Kaymer, Langer and Oosthuizen

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014

    Mercedes-Benz brand ambassadors Martin Kaymer, Bernhard Langer and Louis Oosthuizen have taken the '25-Second Bucket Challenge'. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the MercedesTrophy, Mercedes-Benz set the players the challenge of chipping in as many golf balls into a bucket a possible within a 25 second period. Which of these golfing legends chipped the most number of balls into the...

  • Denis Pugh: Bring fore! to the fore

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014

    Players failing to shout fore is not a new phenomenon. Professional golfers have been guilty of not giving fans this basic courtesy for some time. The amount of TV coverage these days has simply made it more obvious that this is happening. The fact that this issue is being talked about should be used to golf’s advantage to enforce a...

  • BMW Masters: Interview with defending champion Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014

    Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño will be returning to Shanghai to defend his BMW Masters title at the Lake Malaren Golf Club this weekend. The popular Spaniard has experienced great success in BMW events around the world and here he talks about his love-affair with China, why he enjoys BMW events so much, and a marriage proposal like no other. How much are you...

  • Fantasy Golf: BMW Masters

    Tuesday, 28 October 2014

    The European Tour’s Final Series kicks off in China this week. Lake Malaren Golf Club in Shanghai offers the chance to steal a march in the four-part season-ender with the WGC HSBC Champions, Turkish Airlines Open and DP World Tour Championship to follow. The big hitters will be right at home on the 7,607-yard, Jack Nicklaus-designed Masters Course. In true Nicklaus...

  • Thorbjørn Olesen wins the ISPS Handa Perth International

    Monday, 27 October 2014

    Thorbjørn Olesen secured his first win of 2014 at the ISPS Handa Perth International. It was the Dane’s first win since the 2012 Sicilian Open. Olesen headed into the final day of the Australian competition three shots clear after previous rounds of 64, 69 and 67. He scored 71 on the final day. A run from the 13th to 15th holes showcased his...

  • Robert Streb wins playoff at McGladrey Classic

    Monday, 27 October 2014

    Robert Streb claimed his first PGA Tour victory with a three-man playoff win at the McGladrey Classic. Streb hit his second playoff hole tee shot to four feet and sank the birdie putt to come out on top against Brendon de Jonge and Will MacKenzie. All three had finished 14 under par after four rounds at the Sea Island course in Georgia,...

  • Fantasy Golf: McGladrey Classic

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014

    The PGA Tour travels to Georgia for week three of the 2015 season and takes the opportunity to show off one of the best links courses and golf resorts America has to offer in the process. Sea Island boasts luxury accommodation, exceptional practice facilities and three championship courses, of which all eyes will be on the fast and firm 7,005-yard par...

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