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  • July26 Stack and Tilt

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Friday, 27 July 2007

    Last September, after rookie Eric Axley won on the PGA Tour, Andy Plummer allowed himself a little reflection. He called his teaching partner, Mike Bennett, and they talked about what to do when more players came calling. You see, Axley was the third player in six weeks to win his first event, and Plummer and Bennett were teaching all three...

  • july26 Wie evian masters

    Written by AP Sports Writer on Thursday, 26 July 2007

    Michele Wie hopes a return to the French Alps will get her game back on track. The 17-year-old Wie is back at the Evian Masters with her game, confidence and reputation in disarray. A year ago, the teenager from Hawaii closed with a 4-under 68 and finished in a tie for second. She hasn't broken par - anywhere - since. "It's so...

  • July11 hugocaddie

    Written by Courses editor Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 11 July 2007

    Hugo Benson is undoubtedly the caddies' boss when it comes to strong-arm tactics. Carrying the pro's weighty Tour bags around can be tough going, but not for the 41-year-old journeyman bagman who in fact can lift with one way above his head...with the fingers of one hand! No wonder the muscly, powerfully-built Hugo is known as 'Tarzan' among his caddie mates. And...

  • july11 Nicklausdrive

    Written by Sam Beavis, TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 11 July 2007

    You are invited to challenge the great Jack Nicklaus and better his famous drive on the 18th at St Andrews in the 1970 Open, courtesy of RBS. The Jack Nicklaus Majors Challenge is based in the heart of London - in the Broadgate Arena. The passion, excitement and challenge of the Jack Nicklaus Majors Challenge will be there for one week...

  • Young Masters gets Ping boost

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Monday, 9 July 2007

    Young Masters Golf - the leading junior golf coaching scheme - has announced an expanded series of tournaments in its Masters programme after securing sponsorship from PING Europe. Youngsters who have been attending YMG courses throughout the year are already signing up fast for the 'YMG Masters 2007 in association with PING Europe', which now has 10 qualifying events nationwide...

  • Jun11 Daly stabbed

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 11 June 2007

    John Daly finally made a cut at the weekend... but his mind wasn't really on the job after he was allegedly stabbed by his wife. Daly issued only a statement Friday and declined to talk to reporters after concluding a 4-over 74 that tied him for 58th in the Stanford St Jude Championship. He had not filed charges Saturday, and...

  • May11 Torrancecomebackjoy

    Friday, 11 May 2007

    Scotland's Sam Torrance made a classy return to European Seniors Tour action at The Gloria Classic in Turkey today (fri) after battling back from a career-threatening injury. Torrance, number one on the Order of Merit in each of the previous two years, is not fully recovered from a serious hand injury but still managed to negotiate the New Course at Gloria...

  • Apr20 TimberlakeCarnoustie

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Friday, 20 April 2007

    Pop superstar Justin Timberlake took time out of his Euopean tour to play the 2007 Open venue last week. As word got out that the American was playing Carnoustie, hundreds of fans turned up to see him play. The 26-year-old six-handicapper then signed autographs as he finished. A spokesman for Carnoustie Links management told the Daily Record newspaper: "With it...

  • Jan22 BankersBrokers

    Written by Toby Keel on Monday, 22 January 2007

    The 2007 Banks and Brokers Golf Championship venues and dates are as follows: Round 1:   Mill Ride Golf Club, Berkshire – Friday 8th June Round 2:   Foxhills Club & Resort, Surrey - Friday 29th June The Grand Final:  The Grove, Hertfordshire – Friday 10th August The top three scoring teams from each of the two Qualifying Rounds will qualify to play in...

  • Nov 21 Harringtonback

    Written by Golf World Writer on Tuesday, 21 November 2006

    Padraig Harrington is back in the world’s top 10 after his amazing play-off victory over Tiger Woods recently. It’s the first time in 15 months the Irishman has been in the highest echelons of the world rankings, moving up three places to 8th. European Order of Merit winner Harrington inflicted Woods’ second career play-off defeat at the Dunlop Phoenix tournament...