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  • Golf holidays refunded if Luke Donald wins The Masters

    Written by The Masters 2012 on Thursday, 22 March 2012

    World number one Luke Donald will have an even bigger following than normal cheering him on at next month’s US Masters after Your GolfTravel.com announced a massive £2m holiday giveaway if he wins at Augusta. One of Europe’s leading golf tour operators is promising to refund all holidays booked for eight people or more before the Masters begins should Donald end...

  • McIlroy and Donald absence angers Palmer

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 22 March 2012

    Arnold Palmer has expressed his disappointment that Rory McIlroy and Luke Donald have chosen not to play at this week's Bay Hill Invitational. The top six players in the world rankings have opted not to tee it up this week in preparation for the Masters on April 5th, but high-profile Americans Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson headline the tournament. "I'm certainly not...

  • Luke sitting on top of the world again

    Written by TG staff writer on Monday, 19 March 2012

    Luke Donald is back on top of the world again. And the Englishman achieved top spot in grand style following his dramatic victory in the Transitions Championship at Innisbrook, Florida, yesterday. He returned to No. 1 in the world the same way he got there first time round by rallying from a three-shot last round deficit and emerging triumphant in a play-off...

  • New Fantasy Golf knockout cup has fantastic prizes

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 16 March 2012

    There is a new competition in this year's Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel; the knockout cup. The knockout cup will start at the PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship in game week 20 and the top eight managers will all receive a prize. Each manager will be randomly drawn against one other player and the person who scores...

  • Harrington leads Transitions with career-best 61

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 16 March 2012

    Padraig Harrington has a three-shot lead after the first round of the Transitions Championship on the PGA Tour. The three-time Major winner broke the course record with a 61 that included 10 birdies and not a single dropped shot. This opening round will come as sweet relief to the Irishman, who has slipped to 90 in the world after a drop in...

  • Rose blooms in Doral

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 12 March 2012

    Justin Rose came from behind on a dramatic final day in Miami to win the WGC-Cadillac Championship. The Englishman carded a two-under par 70 to win by one shot from Bubba Watson on 16-under par to win his fourth PGA Tour title. Rory McIlroy surged up the leaderboard on Sunday, firing a five-under 67, which included a holed bunker shot for...

  • scott leads wgc

    Written by Today's Golfer on Friday, 9 March 2012

    Adam Scott leads the WGC Cadillac Championship after shooting an impressive six under in wind and rain at Doral in Florida. The talk before the opening round had centred around the world top three playing together - Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood, but it was the Aussie who stole their thunder. Donald was the best of the star-studded threesome with...

  • mcilroy donald westwood

    Written by Today's Golfer News Writer on Thursday, 8 March 2012

    Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood will play together today in the opening round of the World Golf Championship at Doral, Florida. The three British  golfers have been scrapping for the World No1 spot over the last few months and it's McIlory who now holds that position after winning The Honda Classic last week. McIlroy said: "I am just going to...

  • McIlroy becomes world's best with win at Honda Classic

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 5 March 2012

    Rory McIlroy overtook England’s Luke Donald at the top of the World Golf Rankings with victory at the PGA Tour's Honda Classic. The Northern Irishman shot a one-under par 69 to win by two shots on 12-under, holding off a final-day charge from Tiger Woods and becoming the second-youngest player after Woods to reach World No.1. Former World No.1 Woods shot an...

  • 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...

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