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  • 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...

  • 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,...

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