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When Meghan Markle and Rory McIlroy took the ice bucket challenge

When Meghan Markle and Rory McIlroy took the ice bucket challenge

May 19th, 2018

Back in the day when the ice bucket challenge was all the rage. Tiger Woods nominated Phil Knight and Rafael Nadal, while Rory McIlroy nominated Wayne Rooney, former president George W. Bush, and actress Meghan Markle, who was best known then for her role in the show "Suits". 

Scotland's oldest golf clubs gather at Kingsbarns

Scotland's oldest golf clubs gather at Kingsbarns

May 16th, 2018

Kingsbarns Golfing Society is celebrating after hosting a memorable grand match to mark its 225th anniversary. Played over the revered Kingsbarns Golf Links in Fife on a glorious spring day, the commemorative tournament was supported by representatives from some of the world’s oldest golfing institutions.  

Golf equipment – Cobra King One Length GP Diary

Golf equipment – Cobra King One Length GP Diary

Sep 14th, 2017

When Golf Scientist Bryson Dechambeau teamed up with Cobra to produce the Cobra One Length clubs, GP's equipment guru Dan jumped at the chance to try them out. For a whole season. Would he be able to get used to his wedge being the same length as his four-iron? Would they make him play better or worse? His diary starts here...

Sports Marketing Survey reveal Q4 golf rounds

Sports Marketing Survey reveal Q4 golf rounds

Feb 17th, 2017

SMS INC. have confirmed that the average number of rounds of golf played across the England, Wales and Scotland during the final quarter of 2016 is up 10% on the 4th quarter 2015.

Remembering the King

Remembering the King

Dec 17th, 2016

Here’s a great little video from @TheOpen, the official Twitter account of The Open Championship. It’s a great tribute to Arnold Palmer – the King.

Mark Wahlberg’s speed golf

Mark Wahlberg’s speed golf

Dec 16th, 2016

The actor, producer and golf nut Mark Wahlberg can play 18 holes in just over an hour. Here’s how he does it! 

Cobra's New King Irons

Cobra's New King Irons

Oct 11th, 2016

Why Cobra's new irons might just be the biggest innovation in golf clubs for years...

Cobra King Wedges

Cobra King Wedges

Feb 16th, 2016

We've had to keep very quiet about these Cobra King wedges for a long time, but Cobra have arguably got the sexiest wedges on the market this year. We first saw these back in October but we were sworn to secrecy.

Drinking and Golf Buggies

Drinking and Golf Buggies

Jan 25th, 2016

A man who got drunk and then took a buggy from a golf club onto the main road has been fined and banned from driving for six years! That’s the book being thrown at you for sure.

The Greg Norman sacking

The Greg Norman sacking

Jan 23rd, 2016

It all came as a bit of a surprise to us that Greg Norman had been so unceremoniously dumped by Fox Sports. It now turns out the Greg didn’t see it coming either.

Mark Calcavecchia's Mansion

Mark Calcavecchia's Mansion

Dec 17th, 2015

1989 The Open Championship winner, Mark Calcavecchia has put his waterfront estate in Tequesta, Florida, on the market for a hefty $5.5 million.

Cobra King Pro Forged Irons

Cobra King Pro Forged Irons

Dec 14th, 2015

We recently got to try all the latest Cobra gear. And Deputy Editor Dan fell in love with these Cobra King Forged irons. Boy are they soft. Watch the video to see what we thought about these black beauties, then read on for more technical details about these awesome forged irons. 

Cobra King F6 Irons: Exclusive First Hit

Cobra King F6 Irons: Exclusive First Hit

Dec 8th, 2015

We were lucky enough to sample all of the new Cobra Golf clubs for next year, and we’re pretty sure a lot of you will be playing Cobra’s F6 Irons next season.

Kingsbarns Wins

Kingsbarns Wins

Nov 18th, 2015

Kingsbarns Golf Links has, for the second successive year, been recognised with a major hospitality and tourism award.

The Cobra King range launch

The Cobra King range launch

Sep 12th, 2015

It's all space ships, spiral locks and speed channel faces at the Cobra King launch at the fantabulous N1 Driving Range in Greenwich.

Cobra King Forged Irons

Cobra King Forged Irons

Aug 27th, 2015

Rickie Fowler has had a big hand in creating Cobra's new forged irons. We're not just talking about the orange paint either. These clubs scream Rickie, and demonstrates what he likes to see in a golf club.

All hail the King! Cobra

All hail the King! Cobra

Aug 20th, 2015

Back in the 90's Cobra dominated iron sales, and had one of the most successful drivers of the era. Greg Norman was bombing it with his King Cobra driver, while Tiger Woods won his first Masters by out driving the competition using his King Cobra. 

Finca Cortesin enjoys major rise in new European golf rankings

Finca Cortesin enjoys major rise in new European golf rankings

Sep 13th, 2018

Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa’s decision to become the first course in Spain to relay its greens with a new variety of Bermuda grass has received a glowing endorsement after the exclusive resort moved into the top 10 of Golf World magazine’s updated rankings list of the ‘Top 100 Resorts in Continental Europe’.

PowaKaddy trolleys given Quiet Mark approval

PowaKaddy trolleys given Quiet Mark approval

Apr 5th, 2018

For a second consecutive year, market-leading electric trolley brand PowaKaddy has been awarded the prestigious Quiet MarkTM – the international award for excellence in low-noise technology from the Noise Abatement Society.

Cobra Golf's new King Forged Tec Black irons

Cobra Golf's new King Forged Tec Black irons

Mar 3rd, 2018

COBRA Golf has introduced its KING Forged TEC Black irons with softer feel, improved power and a new, dark finish, which are now available in a traditional variable or ONE length set make-up. 

West Cliff claims new Top 100 Ranking Record

West Cliff claims new Top 100 Ranking Record

Jan 10th, 2018

The meteoric rise of West Cliffs Golf Links to the top of the golfing world continues to gather pace, with the new Portuguese course achieving the highest new entry ever in the history of the respected Top 100 Golf Courses’ European rankings list.

Kingsway GC set to close in Scunthorpe

Kingsway GC set to close in Scunthorpe

Dec 20th, 2017

We hate it when any track closes, and now Kingsway Golf Course in Scunthorpe is facing closure as the Council wants to pull the rug, despite there being a 1,500 signature petition against its closure.

Mark Hensby reacts to drug test violation ban

Mark Hensby reacts to drug test violation ban

Dec 13th, 2017

Mark Hensby has claimed he was "unable to complete the urine test" when asked to do prior to the opening round of the Sanderson Farms Championship in October, but missing it resulted in a one-year ban for the 46-year-old Australian Tour Player.

Outnumbered star working at American Golf

Outnumbered star working at American Golf

Nov 23rd, 2017

According to a report in The Sun, the twenty-one-year old  star of the BBC's Outnumbered, Tyger Drew-Honey, has had a two-day induction in Birmingham for a job with American Golf.

Official golf world rankings update

Official golf world rankings update

Oct 23rd, 2017

Despite taking a couple of weeks off Dustin Johnson remains the world's number one golfer. Big movers this week include Pat Perez and Sergio Garcia...

PING Europe charity day surpasses £200K mark

PING Europe charity day surpasses £200K mark

Sep 11th, 2017

Gainsborough-based PING Europe has now raised more than £200,000 for local charities after its 20th annual Charity Golf Day brought in a record-breaking amount for worthwhile causes in the area.

What Rory McIlroy is looking for from his new caddy

What Rory McIlroy is looking for from his new caddy

Aug 18th, 2017

There's a great viral video doing the rounds by a guy called Steven Connolly who has lipsynced an interview with Rory McIlroy on what he is expecting from his new caddy, and the results are unusual to say the least.

Lexi Thompson makes her move at Kingsbarns

Lexi Thompson makes her move at Kingsbarns

Aug 4th, 2017

She's just blown the doors off at Kingsbarns in the second round of the Ricoh Womens British Open. 68 puts her at the top of the leaderboard. Nice one Lexi. But what's she been up to recently on the social medium of Instagram? 

Record breaking crowds at Royal Birkdale

Record breaking crowds at Royal Birkdale

Jul 23rd, 2017

The R&A has  announced  that 235,000 spectators attended this year’s The Open at Royal Birkdale, making it officially the largest crowd for an Open staged outside of St Andrews.

Record breaking crowds expected for 146th Open

Record breaking crowds expected for 146th Open

Jul 20th, 2017

A record crowd for Royal Birkdale of more than 225,000 spectators are expected to attend The 146th Open this week, making it one of the best ever attended in the history of the Championship.

Lynx boss slams Mark Crossfield

Lynx boss slams Mark Crossfield

Jul 7th, 2017

Mark Crossfield asked his Twitter followers to name the 'biggest issues that cause slow play', listing ‘women’, 'rude golfers', a 'busy course', and 'seniors' as the four options. But Lynx boss Stephanie Zinser was having none of this! 

Why there's nothing lacking in the trouser department

Why there's nothing lacking in the trouser department

Jun 22nd, 2017

With 114 years of tailoring expertise, Oscar Jacobson knows a thing or two about trousers. That is why for over 40 years OJ has become the go–to brand for many of the leading golfers in the world seeking the best trousers on the market.

Arsenal FC players take on golf trick shot king

Arsenal FC players take on golf trick shot king

Jun 19th, 2017

What happens wheh you get a golf trick short maestro and three Arsenal players together for a bout of golf-soccer trickery... Over to Hector Bellerin, Nacho Monreal, Petr Čech and young Mr Geoff Swain...

Tiger told police he was taking Xanax

Tiger told police he was taking Xanax

Jun 10th, 2017

Tiger Woods told police that he was taking Xanax the night he was arrested on suspicion of DUI,  an unredacted version of the police report obtained by the Golf Channel has shown.

Lexi leads at Kingsmill

Lexi leads at Kingsmill

May 21st, 2017

Lexi has a three shot lead going onto the final round of the Kingsmill Championship after a -2 round of 69 at the River Course, Kingsmill Resort, in Virginia.

Is the PGA parking its tanks

Is the PGA parking its tanks

May 16th, 2017

According to a report in The Guardian, The PGA Tour is parking its tanks on the European Tour’s greens by opening a base in London.

Is the Kirkland making a come back?

Is the Kirkland making a come back?

Mar 5th, 2017

According to reports from MyGolfSpy, effective March 1st, the USGA has approved a new Costco Kirkland Signature golf ball. The new ball is called the Costco Kirkland Signature Performance One.

Sir Nick and Ernie working together

Sir Nick and Ernie working together

Jan 9th, 2017

Sir Nick Faldo and Ernie Els are bringing together teams from their foundations, the Faldo Series and the Ernie Els & Fancourt Foundation,  to compete in a unique event to promote junior golf globally.

Why Jason Day is the king of slow play

Why Jason Day is the king of slow play

Jan 4th, 2017

Jason Day has earnt himself a reputation as a very slow player, which is not exactly something something to be proud of. But does he intend to do anything about it? Not on your life!

Paige Spiranac is off the market

Paige Spiranac is off the market

Dec 13th, 2016

It's official. Paige Spiranac is off 'the market' as she's only gone and got engaged. And the Golf Brigadier is consequently off his tiffin. 

Ball breaking epic golf fail

Ball breaking epic golf fail

Dec 7th, 2016

Here's an epic golf fail, which is certainly not for the faint hearted! And Isn't it just great when you have a friend on hand to capture your totally epic fail on camera! 

Trump abusive sacking footage re-emerges

Trump abusive sacking footage re-emerges

Nov 28th, 2016

"Use your f*&^ing brain, or you'll be fired!" ... just one of the choice moments from footage that has re-emerged of Donald Trump's golf course management style from his own reality TV show Donald Trump's Fabulous World Of Golf. 

All Hail The Vikings!!

All Hail The Vikings!!

Nov 27th, 2016

First they rape our buildings and pillage our women, now they've won our World Cup. Brilliant work from the Danes who shot seven birdies to win the Cup at -20, four shots ahead of France, China and the USA.

Vikings charging at World Cup

Vikings charging at World Cup

Nov 26th, 2016

Denmark take a four shot lead into the final day at the ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf after shooting a two under par 70 in the third round Foursomes.

Dame Laura Davies goes putter chucking

Dame Laura Davies goes putter chucking

Nov 7th, 2016

Dame Laura Davies ended a difficult round by throwing her putter into the lake by the 18th green on day two of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open in Abu Dhabi. Just one of those days we guess.

Golf in Austria: Ve Have Vays Of Making You Walk

Golf in Austria: Ve Have Vays Of Making You Walk

Oct 20th, 2016

It’s the perfect phone call.  The opportunity to go somewhere great and play golf. On the line is my Austrian friend Natascha, who had just offered me the chance to come out to her homeland and sample a new golfing Mecca. Yesss.

Gleneagles change Jamie Donaldson shot marker

Gleneagles change Jamie Donaldson shot marker

Oct 6th, 2016

To mark Jamie Donaldson’s 146-yard wedge to within a foot of the flag, the Welshman was invited to unveil a commemorative plaque on the 15th fairway of the PGA Centenary Course. Now it is to be moved. Here's why.