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Rio’s Olympic golf arena open to locals and tourists

Rio’s Olympic golf arena open to locals and tourists

Sep 11th, 2018

Imagine playing a football match at Maracanã? Or playing volleyball or basketball in the arena where Olympic champions disputed gold medals point by point. Sounds like a dream, right? But if golf is your sport of choice, playing a match with friends or even learning how to take your first shots in the same course as consecrated athletes is a reality within everyone’s reach.

Olympic Golf Course Tested Before 2016 Rio Games

Olympic Golf Course Tested Before 2016 Rio Games

Mar 10th, 2016

This week the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro played host to it’s first test event, The Aquece Rio Golf Challenge, and whilst the main PGA Tour players could not be persuaded to attend the one day event, Brazil’s top nine golfers were there to christen the course. Here's the verdict!

Agronomy challenges

Agronomy challenges

Nov 28th, 2015

With the Olympic golf course for the 2016 Rio Games now built, the main concern has become whether the agronomy plan will be properly executed.

TaylorMade Golf enters new frontier in iron design

TaylorMade Golf enters new frontier in iron design

Jan 7th, 2019

TaylorMade Golf has announced today the fourth and most innovative generation of its high-performance line of M series irons, the all-new M5 & M6 irons have been engineered to both further increase distance and enhance sound and feel.

Thomas Bjorn keeps a Ryder Cup promise

Thomas Bjorn keeps a Ryder Cup promise

Dec 24th, 2018

A promise made, a promise kept. After the 17½-10½ victory over the USA, 2018 Team Europe Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn revealed that he had promised his team that he would get a tattoo of the winning score “on a part that only Grace [his girlfriend] will see”. And now he has fulfilled his promise.

Madeira highlighted as perfect year round golf destination

Madeira highlighted as perfect year round golf destination

Dec 10th, 2018

Discover Madeira, the consumer-facing brand of the Madeira Promotion Bureau, has launched a three-year marketing campaign designed to highlight the beautiful award-winning archipelago's growing reputation as an all-year-round golf destination.

Amy Boulden Ladies European Tour Swingin' Siren

Amy Boulden Ladies European Tour Swingin' Siren

Dec 5th, 2018

Swingin Siren Amy Boulden has been busy on Instagrtam lately. Here's a catch up with the LET star and a cracking interview in which she ponders if they really did land on the moon, and if she can lend us a fiver... Oh yes, and happy birthday Amy!

Duca Del Cosma unveils its first spiked models

Duca Del Cosma unveils its first spiked models

Nov 30th, 2018

Duca del Cosma, the Italian fashion brand that pioneered ultra-lightweight spikeless golf shoes more than a decade ago, is introducing an eye-catching new range of premium golf shoes for the 2019 season that includes the brand’s first-ever soft spiked shoes and boots.

Rumour mill: Justin Rose to move from TaylorMade

Rumour mill: Justin Rose to move from TaylorMade

Nov 8th, 2018

We first heard the rumour that Justin Rose would be leaving TaylorMade back at this year’s Open in Carnoustie, and the rumours don’t seem to be going away. If anything, they are just getting louder and louder.

Why Bryson DeChambeau is destined for World No1

Why Bryson DeChambeau is destined for World No1

Nov 6th, 2018

As Bryson DeChambeau celebrates yet another win in an incredible 2018, my mind is cast back to April 2017 and The Houston Open. I was on the range watching Phil, Beef, and Rickie launching drives when I noticed a lone, almost forlorn figure over by the short game area.

Bryson DeChambeau hits the jackpot in Vegas

Bryson DeChambeau hits the jackpot in Vegas

Nov 6th, 2018

What happens in Las Vegas, stays in Las Vegas… except when one of the PGA TOUR’s most buzzworthy players wins, with one of the industry’s most talked about new technologies the first week he puts it in play.

Score an ace and head strait to the 2020 Ryder Cup

Score an ace and head strait to the 2020 Ryder Cup

Oct 17th, 2018

Golfers who secure the Holy Grail of an ace while playing Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) on courses across Europe will no longer win a visit to the 2019 US Masters … instead they'll be off to the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.

TaylorMade Announces Addition to Players Irons Lineup

TaylorMade Announces Addition to Players Irons Lineup

Oct 17th, 2018

TaylorMade Golf has announced the extension of its globally successful P700 series irons with the introduction of P760, a progressive forged players iron designed to give better players specifically what they want and need through the entire set, alleviating the possible consideration of combination sets.

Golf Betting guide for The Ryder Cup

Golf Betting guide for The Ryder Cup

Sep 27th, 2018

Fancy a flutter on the Ryder Cup? Check out Fleming's Golf Tips right here and get your money on the right horses at the courses...

Titleist's limited edition Ryder Cup gear range

Titleist's limited edition Ryder Cup gear range

Sep 26th, 2018

As Ryder Cup fever firmly sets in, after the climax of the PGA Tour season at the weekend, Titleist is inviting golf fans to commemorate the 2018 Matches with its Limited Edition Ryder Cup range, available at the official Ryder Cup online store and on-site at Le Golf National within the Official Ryder Cup Merchandise Store. 

The Top 10 Ryder Cup partnerships ever

The Top 10 Ryder Cup partnerships ever

Sep 25th, 2018

What makes a great Ryder Cup partnership? Well, it probably helps if they don't hate each other (I'm talking to you Hal Sutton... putting Tiger & Phil together, I mean??!!)... Here we look at the Top 10 Greatest RC partnerships ever...

Is this the USA's best ever Ryder Cup team?

Is this the USA's best ever Ryder Cup team?

Sep 25th, 2018

Is this the greatest USA team of all time? How about the greatest European team of all time? That's' what the captains are saying... Plus we pit both teams head to head...

1,200 fans to make trip of a lifetime to Ryder Cup

1,200 fans to make trip of a lifetime to Ryder Cup

Sep 25th, 2018

No fewer than 1,200 golf fans will take advantage of the superb packages offered by Your Golf Travel (YGT) for the 42nd Ryder Cup to be held at the end of this month at Le Golf National in Paris.

Ryder Cup Perfect Pairs

Ryder Cup Perfect Pairs

Sep 24th, 2018

It's a Ryder Cup captain’s most important job. These trends from the last 20 years reveal how Thomas Bjorn and Jim Furyk should pick their pairings in Paris.

Take on the Frogs in American Golf Ryder Cup challenge

Take on the Frogs in American Golf Ryder Cup challenge

Sep 20th, 2018

American Golf is bringing the magic of the Ryder Cup to it’s stores by challenging the U.K.’s golfers to take on ‘Les Grenouilles’ or ‘The Frogs’, the stunning Par 3, 11th hole at Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National.

Tour Championship betting guide

Tour Championship betting guide

Sep 19th, 2018

One week to go to the Ryder Cup, it should be a thriller!! This week the Portugal Masters and last round of fed ex play off the tour championship

Congressional to host 2036 Ryder Cup

Congressional to host 2036 Ryder Cup

Sep 19th, 2018

Rory will be pleased. The venue where he won his first major is to host the 2036 Ryder Cup. Actually, he'll be 47 then... Anyway, as I was saying the 2036 Ryder Cup will be held at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, the PGA of America has announced.

Bookmakers Make USA Favourites For 2018 Ryder Cup

Bookmakers Make USA Favourites For 2018 Ryder Cup

Sep 15th, 2018

Team USA are the odds-on favourites at -110 with the bookmakers to win the 2018 Ryder Cup later this month at Le Golf National in Paris, France. The defending champions, who will be captained by Jim Furyk, are bidding to win in Europe for the first time since 1993.

Best Bets For The 2018 Ryder Cup

Best Bets For The 2018 Ryder Cup

Sep 15th, 2018

The Ryder Cup is the biggest event in team golf and a competition which has interest far wider than those who follow the sport across the year. The latest instalment of this match takes place in Paris, France where the USA will be looking to defend the trophy they won at Hazeltine National Club in 2016.

European Ryder Cup players wind up Thomas Bjorn

European Ryder Cup players wind up Thomas Bjorn

Sep 10th, 2018

European Ryder Cup players Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter and Tommy Fleetwood took themselves for a drive at the washed out BMW Championship, and put a call into their Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjorn…..

French Golf Federation to bring Ryder Cup experience

French Golf Federation to bring Ryder Cup experience

Sep 10th, 2018

As the world of sport turns its eyes towards Paris for the Ryder Cup, the French Golf Federation (FFG) and Provision Events (PVE) are making sure that visitors to the city of love can experience the excitement of the biennial showdown between Europe and U.S.A without having to step inside the ropes of Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National.

The Belfry celebrates lead up to Ryder Cup

The Belfry celebrates lead up to Ryder Cup

Sep 7th, 2018

As the only venue in the world to have hosted the Ryder Cup on four occasions, The Belfry Hotel & Resort is celebrating the lead up to the 2018 Ryder Cup, taking place at Le Golf National in Paris from 28th – 30th September 2018. 

Real Club De Golf El Prat to host Emerald Tour

Real Club De Golf El Prat to host Emerald Tour

Sep 7th, 2018

Amateur golfers will be given the chance to experience what it feels like to be a professional by playing courses of the calibre of Real Club de Golf El Prat thanks to the inaugural Emerald Golf Tour.

Are these the ultimate golf residences?

Are these the ultimate golf residences?

Sep 7th, 2018

JdV Sport are showcasing these luxury apartments at the Hamilton Grand later this month which are situated behind the 18th green of the world-famous Old Course at the Home of Golf in Saint Andrews. Are these the ultimate golf residences?

How to play your Ryder Cup Wild cards right

How to play your Ryder Cup Wild cards right

Sep 6th, 2018

It is with good reason that European Ryder Cup captains have always relied on veterans for their wildcard picks. Europe’s four best-ever performing groups of picks – from 1987, 2004, 2006 and 2010 – each scored at least 5.5 points. They had another thing in common: a player who had appeared in four or more Ryder Cups.

Brooke Henderson wins CP Women's Open

Brooke Henderson wins CP Women's Open

Aug 30th, 2018

On the course with the world’s top golfers and surrounded by the cheers of fellow countrymen, Brooke Henderson won the LPGA CP Women’s Open on Sunday, becoming the first Canadian to win the title in 45 years, and the second Canadian to win in the event’s history.

How golf's Ryder Cup teams will square up in Paris

How golf's Ryder Cup teams will square up in Paris

Aug 29th, 2018

The Ryder Cup. It's back on September 28th. The anticipation is building. It promises to be one of the most exciting for years. But who's going to make the teams? And who's going to win?

Win Peter Millar Ryder Cup 2018 clothing

Win Peter Millar Ryder Cup 2018 clothing

Aug 28th, 2018

With the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, Paris just a month away, leading luxury golf lifestyle brand, Peter Millar is giving one lucky person the chance to win a complete Ryder Cup outfit, including polo shirt, mid-layer, belt and trousers in the lead up to the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, Paris.

Bryson DeChambeau captures third PGA Tour win

Bryson DeChambeau captures third PGA Tour win

Aug 27th, 2018

COBRA PUMA GOLF athlete Bryson DeChambeau wins for the second time this season, capturing a Win at The Northern Trust, the first of the FedExCup Playoff Events, catapulting him to the Number 1 position in the FedExCup Rankings.

Brandt Snedeker wins Wyndham by 3

Brandt Snedeker wins Wyndham by 3

Aug 20th, 2018

Brandt Snedeker claimed a three-shot victory over Taiwan’s C.T. Pan at the Wyndham, a victory all the more remarkable because he was carrying an injury.

Peter Millar get into the spirit of the 2018 Ryder Cup

Peter Millar get into the spirit of the 2018 Ryder Cup

Aug 14th, 2018

Renowned as one of the world’s leading luxury golf lifestyle brands, Peter Millar has been an Official Licensee with Ryder Cup Europe since 2012, delivering its loyal customer base and avid fans of the biennial event with a bespoke range of stylish apparel and accessories adorned with the iconic Ryder Cup logo.

PlayGolfinFrance.com website launched ahead of Ryder Cup

PlayGolfinFrance.com website launched ahead of Ryder Cup

Aug 10th, 2018

IAGTO (the Global Golf Tourism Organisation) has unveiled a new website, www.playgolfinfrance.com, created on behalf of the French golf tourism industry, to showcase the golf destinations of France ahead of the Ryder Cup in Paris this September.

Amy Boulden, Trish Johnson and Carly Booth

Amy Boulden, Trish Johnson and Carly Booth

Jul 25th, 2018

Stars of the ladies’ game, Amy Boulden, Trish Johnson and Carly Booth are all in for a bid to win €50,000 as they compete in the Warwickshire-based, Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship.  

Ryder Cup packages now available

Ryder Cup packages now available

Jul 24th, 2018

Your Golf Travel (YGT) has announced a selection of superb two and three-night packages for the 42nd Ryder Cup matches to be held this September at Le Golf National in Paris.

Tiger Woods shoots five under 65

Tiger Woods shoots five under 65

Jun 30th, 2018

Tiger Woods has shot a five-under 65 in the second round of the Quicken Loans National in Maryland and now sits five shots off the lead. 

Kedleston Park makes successful debut

Kedleston Park makes successful debut

Jun 27th, 2018

Kedleston Park Golf Club, home to one of Derbyshire’s most highly regarded golf courses, made a very successful debut as a host venue for Regional Qualifying for The Open Championship on Monday 25th June 2018 when 11 players made it through to Final Qualifying on a beautiful summer’s day.

The business of the 2018 Ryder Cup

The business of the 2018 Ryder Cup

Jun 26th, 2018

We have just passed the ‘100 Days To Go’ point in the countdown to the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Paris this September and leading golf B2B website Golf Business News marked the occasion by publishing the first in a series of 10 ‘Ryder Cup Business Specials’. So, if like us, you are obsessed by all the details of what makes a Ryder Cup, you can fill your boots here. 

TaylorMade Golf launch Mini Spider putter

TaylorMade Golf launch Mini Spider putter

Jun 9th, 2018

TaylorMade Golf has introduced the Spider Mini, a wingless design to deliver the performance characteristics of the original Spider Tour putters in a more streamlined, minimalistic design.

Jordan Spieth's Under Armour scripting

Jordan Spieth's Under Armour scripting

Jun 8th, 2018

The time is just about here for one of the most exciting Majors on the calendar, the U.S. Open. Here’s Jordan Spieth’s Under Armour scripting for his campaign.  

Team Europe if the Ryder Cup was today

Team Europe if the Ryder Cup was today

Jun 8th, 2018

The World Cup might be upon us but we can't help being preoccupied with The 2018 Ryder Cup later this year. If it was today... who would be in the European side?

Maguire twins turn professional with MODEST! GOLF

Maguire twins turn professional with MODEST! GOLF

Jun 6th, 2018

Leona and Lisa Maguire, the highly talented Irish sisters who have just completed a glittering golfing scholarship at Duke University in North Carolina, have turned professional under the guidance of Modest! Golf, the exclusive management company set up by compatriot Niall Horan and the Modest! Management group.

Valderrama Meets... Paul McGinley

Valderrama Meets... Paul McGinley

May 26th, 2018

Valdy comes face to face with one of his heroes, Ryder Cup Captain & Player legend Mr Paul McGinley for a chat about punk rock, narrow fairways and football...

Ryder Cup fashion disasters

Ryder Cup fashion disasters

May 11th, 2018

On the course, the Ryder Cup record since 1979 stands at Europe 10.5 - USA 8.5. However, who’s winning or losing off the course in the fashion stakes is less than clear. Neither team has really won in this category over the years so, looking back at the history of the Ryder Cup, who has traditionally dressed the worst?