2014

  • Rory McIlroy wins the WGC Bridgestone to become world number one golfer

    Monday, 4 August 2014

    Rory McIlroy is just one person. There are more than seven billion people in the world. (No one knows exactly how many, because every time someone dies or a baby is born, which is quite often, you have to start counting all over again – it’s a right ball ache.) Imagine being the absolute best at something, out of all seven...

  • Who will win the US PGA 2014

    Monday, 4 August 2014

    Who's going to win the US PGA 2014? By studying recent US PGA Championships, it’s possible to pinpoint the golfers most likely to get their hands on the Wanamaker Trophy at Valhalla. 1. Accurate iron play is key at the US PGA – nine of the last 10 champions have hit more than 64 per cent of the greens they’ve aimed at...

  • Tiger Woods back trouble is back

    Monday, 4 August 2014

    Although Tiger Woods’ return from injury hasn’t exactly set the world alight – he missed the cut by four shots at the Quicken Loans National, his first tournament back, and only just made it to the weekend at The Open – it’s been good to have him back out there. The increased crowds and television audiences Tiger attracts have been...

  • Interview: Jason Dufner

    Monday, 4 August 2014

    Even as he tapped in the winning putt, Jason Dufner’s facial expression never wavered. As hundreds of people around the green jumped up and cheered, the unassuming American’s only reaction to winning his first major championship at Oak Hill was an understated fist pump. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t care. Behind his almost vacant exterior lies a driven and...

  • Three key holes at the US PGA

    Sunday, 3 August 2014

    Sometime in 1984, course designer Jack Nicklaus asked course owner Dwight Gahm, a man who made his fortune from kitchen cabinet-making, for his thoughts on one particular green. “If you don’t tell me how to design kitchen cabinets, I won’t tell you how to design golf holes,” Gahm replied. Staying out of Jack’s way was a wise move on Gahm’s part...

  • Interview: Tony Jacklin

    Friday, 1 August 2014

    If you were a British golf fan in the late 1960s and early ’70s, Tony Jacklin was your hero. When he won the 1969 Open at Royal Lytham, he won just £4,250, but with it, the hearts of a golfing nation. He went on to win the US Open the following year, becoming the first Brit and only the second...

  • Fantasy Golf Preview: WGC Bridgestone Invitational

    Monday, 28 July 2014

    2014 Fantasy Golf returns this week at Firestone Country Club with the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. The par 70 South Course measures in at 7,400 yards and boasts a stellar field including Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and newly-crowned Open champion Rory McIlroy. Firestone CC has played host to the Bridgestone Invitational since 1976 and is one of the biggest tournaments on tour.

  • VIDEO: Adam Scott preparing for the final round of a Major

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014

    See how world number 1 golfer Adam Scott prepares for the final round of a Major, with this exclusive video from Royal Liverpool Golf Club, home of this year’s Open Championship. Adam talks about his pre-round routine, warm-up and how it feels to step up to the first tee on Sunday afternoon. Video courtesy of Mercedes-Benz Read our interview with Rory McIlroy,...

  • Fantasy Golf: Canadian Open preview

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014

    This week the 2014 Fantasy Golf Game continues as the Canadian Open returns to the Royal Montreal Golf Club.  Founded in 1873 The Royal Montreal Golf Club is the oldest golf club in North America. Montreal was the first host of the Canadian Open in 1904 and since then has hosted the tournament, eight times.  The club was one of the five...

  • Exclusive instruction from Justin Rose

    Monday, 14 July 2014

    Justin Rose won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans recently, and we have exclusive tuition tips from Rose to help you improve your game. Follow the links below to read his five keys to find every fairway, in his own words.  Get accurate - make it your cornerstone Accuracy off the tee is a prerequisite for playing good golf. It’s a saying...

  • Gullane Golf Club to host the 2015 Scottish Open

    Monday, 14 July 2014

    For the first time in its 132-year history, Gullane Golf Club will welcome a European Tour event next summer. The classic links will host the 2015 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open and in doing so will welcome back a world-class field of golfers to East Lothian. The tournament, which is played the week before The Open Championship, is one of the best...

  • VIDEO: The Scottish Open’s blind canine greenkeeper

    Friday, 11 July 2014

    Only one dog is allowed on the course which is hosting the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open this weekend - head greenkeeper Robert Paterson’s blind Border Collie, Skye.  Robert, head greenkeeper at Royal Aberdeen Golf Club for almost 20 years, says he could not do his work without the company of faithful dog Skye, who lost his sight at six months...

  • Watch long drive champion Joe Miller in action

    Wednesday, 9 July 2014

    When long drive champion Joe Miller hits a golf ball, it stays hit. The sight and sound is unlike any other in golf. He is the UK’s longest hitter, having recently won the Long Drivers European Tour UK Championship. He’s a former long drive world champ, came second in the world last year, and boasts the world record for ball...

  • VIDEO: Kaymer's training aid

    Wednesday, 9 July 2014

    When Martin Kaymer won the 2010 PGA Championship and rose to World No.1 his swing was built on a reliable fade. But he wanted to be able to shape the ball both ways, so he set about a rebuild that saw him struggle for three years. Now, he’s reverted back to what he knows best and victory at the Players...

  • Fantasy Golf: Scottish Open preview

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 8 July 2014

    TG’s Fantasy Golf game stays on the European Tour this week for the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open. After being held at Castle Stuart since 2011, the tournament has switched as the start of a rota to move the event around Scotland.  Founded in 1780, Royal Aberdeen is the sixth oldest club in the world and it has been the venue...

  • Angel Cabrera gives Ping's new G30 driver its first win

    Monday, 7 July 2014

    Angel Cabrera gave Ping's new G30 driver its first win on the PGA Tour just four days after it was launched.  In the final round at the Greenbrier Classic, he averaged 331.6 yards and hit two drives on the par 4 16th and par 5 17th that measured 329 yards and 337 yards. He was also tied 4th in driving accuracy. The...

  • McDowell secures French Open victory

    Monday, 7 July 2014

    Graeme McDowell produced a brilliant final round to overturn an eight shot deficit and successfully defend a tournament for the first time in his career. McDowell shrugged off some miserable weather conditions to retain his Alstom Open de France title, carding a closing 67 at Le Golf National, the joint-lowest round on a wet and windy day. But the former US...

  • Fantasy Golf: Open de France

    Wednesday, 2 July 2014

    The European Tour travels to Paris this week for the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National. Graeme McDowell will be looking to defend the title he won here last year on the course that will host the 2018 Ryder Cup. Last week's BMW International Open saw Fabrizio Zanotti claim his first victory on the European tour after a fascinating...

  • Fantasy Golf: BMW International Open

    Tuesday, 24 June 2014

    An exciting season on the European Tour continues this week at the BMW International Open in Germany.  The field will be led by home favourite Martin Kaymer and he'll be joined by other big names, including Victor Dubuisson, Paul Casey and last week's Irish Open winner, Mikko Ilonen. TG had a fairly unspectacular week at Fota Island last week, with only Marcel...

  • EuroPro Tour: Joy takes two shot lead

    Friday, 20 June 2014

    Luke Joy carded a second-round 68 to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the HotelPlanner.com Championship at Cumberwell Park in Wiltshire.   Nick McCarthy and Marcus Armitage are both tied for second place on 9-under-par, while there’s a seven-way tie for fourth on eight under. Among those in this group three behind the leader is Dave...

Load more