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  • Henningsson leads graduates at Q School

    Written by Kit Alexander on Tuesday, 18 November 2008

    Swede Oskar Henningsson has won the European Tour Q School at PGA Catalunya, Spain, and been joined by 32 other players in earning their cards. Henningsson has barely been off the top of the leaderboard all week and finished with a 69, his fifth round of the week in the 60s, for a four shot victory from Austrailian Wade Ormsby and Carlos...

  • Fantasy League knockout cup

    Written by TG Editor on Wednesday, 12 November 2008

    The Winter Fantasy Golf League may have kicked off but that doesn't mean you're too late to join as our first ever Knockout Cup starts on November 26th. The knockout competition will see Fantasy Golf team managers paired up randomly in the same way the knockout rounds of the FA Cup work to win a fantastic golf holiday to Arcos Gardens...

  • Winter Fantasy league Final sign up day

    Written by TG Editor on Wednesday, 05 November 2008

    So this is it. The FINAL day of sign up before our £10,000 Winter Golf Fantasy League kicks off with Thursday's HSBC Champions event. That means to qualify for the points from that big event you MUST have signed up before it starts in Shanghai at around 1.30am Thursday morning. That really only gives you today and tonight...

  • Kim and Villegas join European Tour

    Written by Kit Alexander on Thursday, 30 October 2008

    Anthony Kim and Camilo Villegas have confirmed that they will be joining the European Tour for the coming season. The two players have been lured across the Atlantic to increase their international commitments by the lucrative Race to Dubai which gets underway with the HSBC Champions on 6 November - an event both players will be teeing off in. The pair are widely regarded...

  • Great deals on BMW PGA Championship tickets

    Written by Kit Alexander on Tuesday, 28 October 2008

    The European Tour is offering great pre-Christmas deals for BMW PGA Championship tickets. With Christmas just around the corner these great value tickets for the European Tour's flagship event would be the perfect present for any golf mad friend or relative, or a festive treat for yourself. The 2009 Championship is being held on the famous West Course at Wentworth in Surrey between...

  • Sergio wins in Spain

    Written by Golf World staff writer on Monday, 27 October 2008

    Sergio Garcia dedicated his first European Tour win since 2005 to Seve Ballesteros after victory in the Castello Masters on the course he played as a boy. The 28 year old, hosting the inaugural event at the Club de Campo del Mediterráneo where his father is still the host professional, closed with a four under par 67 to finish three shots ahead...

  • Sign up for winter fantasy league today

    Written by Kit Alexander on Wednesday, 15 October 2008

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy League is back for the winter and you can sign up right now. The weather may have taken a turn for the worse but there's going to be plenty of golf being played around the world throughout the winter months. You can get your golf fix by signing up for the TG winter fantasy league and giving yourself...

  • Brazil to host Faldo Series Grand Final

    Written by Kit Alexander on Wednesday, 01 October 2008

    Nick Faldo has announced that the Grand Final of the Faldo Series will take place in Brazil this October. The Costa do Sauipe Golf Resort on the northern coast of Brazil will play host to 80 finalists from more than 30 Faldo Series tournaments in the UK, Europe and South America from 25-31 October. It will be the first time that the...

  • The Americans win the Ryder Cup

    Written by Jock Howard on Monday, 22 September 2008

    USA 16 1/2 Europe 11 1/2 Results from Sunday’s singles Match 1: Anthony Kim beat Sergio Garcia 5&4 Anthony Kim did exactly what Faldo hoped Garcia would do and won big. The American played extraordinary golf and was 7-under-par when they shook hands on the 14th green. Match 2: Hunter Mahan halved with Paul Casey Mahan sank a bomb from 45 feet on...

  • Ryder Cup 2008 Nick Faldo Interview

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 17 September 2008

    The Today's Golfer Ryder Cup Fantasy League golf game is now in full swing and you can sign up right now. GREAT PRIZES UP FOR GRABS!!! It's been a long time coming but finally Britain's most successful golfer ever has the chance to lead Europe to victory in golf's biggest theatre - The Ryder Cup. So how does the great...

  • Valhalla Golf Course Guide | Ryder Cup 2008

    Written by TG Tour Editor on Monday, 01 September 2008

    All you need to know about the thoroughbred Kentucky course where America and Europe battle it out this month including a US viewpoint from journalist Mike Bernos who recently teed it up at Valhalla Golf Course… According to Norse mythology, Valhalla was the Great Hall of Odin, where brave warriors who died in battle lived on forever. They went out to do battle...

  • aug22 doubleace

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 22 August 2008

    Most golfers never get a sniff of a hole-in-one but Kent player Glen Morgan has amazingly just achieved the feat...two days running! The 51-year-old Dale Hill GC member, who has been playing for 35 years and plays off 10, incredibly got his aces while playing in the club's Little Cup and in the Mixed Invitation the next day. Officials at the club...

  • aug21 par3

    Written by TG staff writer on Thursday, 21 August 2008

    Former European Tour star Mark Mouland took full advantage of home course knowledge to capture the Numark British Par 3 Championship at his home venue, Nailcote Hall, near Coventry. Mouland triumphed by two shots from European tour star, Lee Slattery.  Just one shot further back were local favourite Tom Whitehouse, European Tour colleague, Phil Golding and regional professionals Richard O’Hanlon and...

  • aug12 donaldout

    Tuesday, 12 August 2008

    Luke Donald, sidelined since this summer's US Open at Torrey Pines, is definitely out of next month's Ryder Cup at Valhalla. European star Donald underwent successful surgery on his left wrist yesterday and will miss the remainder of the 2008 season as he works through the necessary rehabilitation and training schedule.  The surgery was performed by Dr. Andrew Weiland, who has also performed...

  • Who has the perfect and most unorthodox golf swing on tour?

    Written by Staff Writer on Wednesday, 23 July 2008

    The perfect swing is an elusive beast to capture but we all try. From reading books and magazines to watching the guys and girls on Tour and getting lessons with the local pro, most of us have a pretty good idea about what a good golf swing is and do our best to replicate it. But the bottom line is how...

  • Villegas charges up the leaderboard

    Written by Kit Alexander on Friday, 18 July 2008

    Camilo Villegas has surged up the leaderboard after taming the back nine in his second round at Royal Birkdale. Despite a bogey-bogey start, the Colombian, who's nicknamed Spider-Man for his unusual posture when reading greens, followed up his opening round of 76 with a -1 par 33 on the outward half, before ripping up the back nine. He finished with five consecutive birdies from...

  • Els practising at the open 2008

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Wednesday, 16 July 2008

    World Number Five Ernie Els has been doing some unusual preparation ahead of this week's Open Championship in Lancashire. The Big Easy was looking decidedly uneasy on the driving range at Royal Birkdale yesterday when he strapped on an unusual-looking contraption to his right arm to hit balls. The arm brace is a training aid given to him by his coach Butch...

  • Garcia confident of strong putting display

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Equipment Editor on Tuesday, 15 July 2008

    After years of indifferent putting, Spaniard Sergio Garcia believes his hard work on the practice greens is about to pay dividends. The mercurial shot-making wizard, often so reliable tee-to-green, has suffered with the flatstick throughout his career, but is fully confident ahead of this week's Open Championship at Birkdale. "It feels good, I worked really hard for the past six months or so.

  • BBC to use skycaddie at Birkdale open

    Written by Golf World staff writer on Monday, 14 July 2008

    SkyCaddie GPS will be used by BBC commentators at The 137th Open Golf Championship to tell viewers how far golfers have driven the ball and how far they have to greens and hazards. Portable, handheld SkyCaddie SG5s have been especially loaded with new software so on-course reporters like Paul Eales will instantly be able to measure distances on the course and...

  • The Open 2008 Guide to Birkdale

    Written by TG Editor on Wednesday, 09 July 2008

    The Open 2008 is just days away now and some of you will be lucky enough to be going up to Birkdale to enjoy the action. Even if you haven't got a ticket to the event there is always plenty going on and a great atmosphere to enjoy and below you'll find our rough guide to the Open 2008's host...

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