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  • Bernd toasts maiden win

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 30 April 2012

    Bernd Wiesberger cruised to an emphatic victory at the Ballantine’s Championship, winning his first European Tour title by a five shots. The Austrian closed with a round of 68 after shooting consecutive course-record rounds of 65 on Friday and Saturday and finished in style with birdies at three of the final four holes to end on 18-under par. The 26-year-old, twice a...

  • Fantasy Golf: Ballantine's Championship preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 24 April 2012

    We're staying on the European Tour for this week's Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf tournament, in association with Your Golf Travel, the Ballantine's Championship in Korea. The event is being held at Blackstone Golf Club for the second successive year, which is a tree-lined and undulating layout with plenty of water in play. That being said, the fairways are quite wide so there...

  • PING's dominance on Tour continues with Westwood victory in Indonesia

    Monday, 23 April 2012

    PING made it four Tour victories in as many weeks after staff player Lee Westwood successfully defended his Indonesian Masters crown on Sunday. Westwood joins fellow PING stars Hunter Mahan (Shell Houston Open), Bubba Watson (The Masters) and Louis Oosthuizen (Mayalsian Open) after carding a four-round total of 16-under-par. The world number three had to tackle 32 holes on Sunday due to poor...

  • Fantasy Golf: Volvo China Open preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 17 April 2012

    The 2012 Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, lands on the European Tour for the first time this week at the Volvo China Open. The tournament moves to Binhai Lake for the first time this year so previous form in this event isn't such an important factor. The course was designed by Pete Dye and only...

  • Oosthuizen cruises to Malaysian Open title

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Monday, 16 April 2012

    PING staffer Louis Oosthuizen brushed off his Masters disappointment by winning the Malaysian Open by three shots. The South African lost in a playoff at Augusta the week before to American Bubba Watson, but his final score of 17-under-par was enough to seal the win ahead of Scot Stephen Gallacher. Heavy storms meant that the 2010 Open Champion had to play 26 holes...

  • Fantasy Golf: RBC Heritage preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 10 April 2012

    A thrilling 76th Masters Tournament is fresh in the memory, but there's no rest on the professional Tours or in the Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel. This week's event is the RBC Heritage on the PGA Tour. Harbour Town Golf Links is one of the best-loved courses on the Tour and the lighthouse backdrop to...

  • TG Fantasy Golf is free to enter with £10,000 of prizes to be won

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 4 April 2012

    You may know the saying 'you don't get something for nothing', but that's not strictly true because the Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, is absolutely free to enter and there are more than £10,000 of prizes up for grabs. TG Fantasy Golf tees off at this week's Masters and the top 50 managers at the...

  • Luke Donald most expensive player in Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 3 April 2012

    World number one Luke Donald is the most expensive player in Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf, in association with Your Golf Travel, at $5.5m. Managers have $15m to pick their six-man team each week, so player price hugely important and often forces managers to make some difficult decisions and look for good value from lower-priced players as well. The rest of the most expensive...

  • Poults back to defend match play title in Spain

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 3 April 2012

    Defending Champion, Ian Poulter, has confirmed he will defend his title at the 2012 Volvo World Match Play Championship at Finca Cortesín, Spain, from May 17-20, 2012. The 2012 Championship will once again attract the world’s best golfers with the final 24 man field to be announced in the weeks after the conclusion of the US Masters. Last year Poulter confirmed...

  • The Masters offers triple points in TG Fantasy Golf

    Written by The Masters 2012 on Tuesday, 3 April 2012

    The Masters is the first tournament in the 2012 Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, and the first Major of the season is worth triple points. Each of the 33 PGA and European Tour events in the TG Fantasy Golf schedule is given a weighting based on its importance; normal Tour events are worth single points,...

  • Fantasy Golf: The Masters preview

    Written by The Masters 2012 on Monday, 2 April 2012

    The 2012 Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, tees off at The Masters this week. The first Major of the season always attracts a world-class field so managers are spoilt for choice, but face some difficult decisions to keep their six-man team within the $15m budget. With the opening event being a Major and worth triple points,...

  • Mahan and Olesen enjoy winning weekends

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 2 April 2012

    Hunter Mahan completed the perfect preparation for The Masters by winning the Shell Houston Open by a single shot from Carl Pettersson and jumping to number four in the world rankings. The American produced a solid final round of 71 (one under par) at Redstone GC as overnight leader Louis Oosthuizen struggled to an opening nine of 41. He fought back on...

  • Managers face tricky decisions to meet $15m Fantasy Golf budget

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 30 March 2012

    Managers in the Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, are facing some tough decisions ahead of the Masters with a $15m budget to spend on their six-man team. Every golfer in the game is allocated a value between $0.5m and $5.5m and with every one of the higher value top 50 golfers in the world teeing it...

  • One week until TG Fantasy Golf tees off at The Masters

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 29 March 2012

    There's less than a week to go until the greatest golfers on the planet tee off at The Masters and the Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, gets underway. You have until 1pm BST on Thursday 5th April to register and pick your six-man team for the season's first Major. You can find all you need to know about the Augusta National...

  • Hoey wins Hassan II Trophy in Morocco

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 26 March 2012

    Northern Ireland’s Michael Hoey shot a second successive 65 to win the Trophy Hassan II by three shots in Morocco. Hoey finished on 17-under par, three shots ahead of Ireland’s Damian McGrane. Hoey was pushed all the way by England’s Jamie Donaldson, who lit up Golf du Palais Royal with a course-record 11-under par 61 to finish tied-third, which included three...

  • Woods back to winning ways at Bay Hill

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 26 March 2012

    Tiger Woods roared back into the winners’ circle by winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill by five shots over Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell. The American had gone 924 days and 27 full PGA Tour events without lifting a trophy since taking a break from golf following the revelations over his extra-marital affairs. Woods began the day with the one-shot...

  • Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game launches at The Masters

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 22 March 2012

    The Masters is just two weeks away and you can get ready for the first Major Championship of the season by picking your team for the Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel. It's shaping up to be one of the greatest tournaments ever with Tiger Woods coming back to form and the likes of Rory McIlroy,...

  • 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...

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