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High-performance juniors shine at Crown Golf

High-performance juniors shine at Crown Golf

Sep 7th, 2018

When two of your teams are ranked among the top three in the country, you must be doing something right. So what is the secret of Crown Golf’s recent success as regards junior golf at national level?

30 Years of The Nicklaus

30 Years of The Nicklaus

Jun 20th, 2018

This summer, St Mellion’s Nicklaus Signature Course celebrates 30 years of memorable, spectacular and challenging golf by rolling back its prices to 1988, the year in which it opened.

Is the cart girl finally coming to the UK?

Is the cart girl finally coming to the UK?

Apr 4th, 2017

One of the leading golf clubs in the UK has applied to its local council for permission to sell alcohol to golfers – while they are actually out there playing on the course.

Crown Golf drops club hire fees

Crown Golf drops club hire fees

Aug 4th, 2016

The UK’s largest golf club operator, Crown Golf, has dropped club hire fees at its venues in a bid to attract as many newcomers as possible to the sport, and also to attract lapsed players back to golf.

The 3 Funniest Golfing Meltdowns

The 3 Funniest Golfing Meltdowns

Sep 22nd, 2018

Let's face it - as long as they're not happening to you, temper tantrums in any sport are both entertaining and hilarious in equal measure. The fact that the words "thus far" had to be included in the title of this article should be enough to give you some sort of indication as to how often these meltdowns occur and when they do, anyone within a 20 foot radius is likely to be at risk of receiving a 9-iron to the cranium.

Carnoustie Country drives home summer success

Carnoustie Country drives home summer success

Sep 21st, 2018

An insight into the economic benefits of The 147th Open at Carnoustie has been revealed through a survey conducted by Angus Council who manage Carnoustie Country, the region’s golf destination brand.

Stuart Broad beats Joe Root in Ryder Cup style challenge match

Stuart Broad beats Joe Root in Ryder Cup style challenge match

Sep 21st, 2018

As the countdown to the iconic Ryder Cup continues, Stuart Broad held onto his Championship title as he edged out fellow English cricket compatriot Joe Root in a Ryder Cup style challenge match on the famous Brabazon course at The Belfry on Wednesday 19th September.

Titleist Ultimate Fit Experience returns

Titleist Ultimate Fit Experience returns

Sep 20th, 2018

Titleist, an Official Partner of the European Tour, will welcome golfers of all ages and abilities onto the driving range at the Sky Sports British Masters as The Ultimate Fit returns to Walton Heath Golf Club. 

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.

Paul McGinley announced for the Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Paul McGinley announced for the Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Sep 12th, 2018

From holing a remarkable and somewhat historic ten-foot putt at the 2002 Ryder Cup, to captaining Europe to victory in the tournament in 2014, it is fair to say that iconic Irish golfer, Paul McGinley has made his mark on the sport. Now, the star who has won four times on the European Tour, is set to take part in this year’s Farmfoods European Senior Masters which takes place between 4–7 October at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club.  

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.

Seve's Pont Royal is now a pass master

Seve's Pont Royal is now a pass master

Sep 10th, 2018

Visitors to Provence are now able to enjoy a lot more golf for their euro after Golf International Pont Royal signed up to the Provence Golf Pass, which offers savings of up to 30 per cent of tee-times in the region.

Stoke Park is officially a Worldclass.Golf venue

Stoke Park is officially a Worldclass.Golf venue

Sep 10th, 2018

The five-star Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, is the only English venue to be accepted into a new collection of ‘the world's premier golf destinations', which launches later this month.

Justin Rose is the new World No 1

Justin Rose is the new World No 1

Sep 10th, 2018

Keegan Bradley has beaten Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff to win the BMW Championship today for his first PGA Tour victory in six long years. But despite coming second, Rose has become the new World No 1, and is now just the 22nd player to make the top spot since the rankings began back in 1986.

Titleist introduces new TS fairways

Titleist introduces new TS fairways

Sep 6th, 2018

The new Titleist TS fairway metals, born from the insights and technical breakthroughs of the Titleist Speed Project, are designed to drive faster ball speeds with higher launch, lower spin and increased MOI for more distance and game-changing forgiveness.

Titleist introduces new TS drivers

Titleist introduces new TS drivers

Sep 6th, 2018

A two-year mission to design greater speed into every detail of driver technology has led to the introduction of the new Titleist TS drivers, available in store from September 28th with fittings at Titleist fitting events and select retailers beginning nationwide from today.

Young golfers chosen to play at Castle Stuart

Young golfers chosen to play at Castle Stuart

Sep 4th, 2018

Two of the north of Scotland’s brightest golfing prospects have been chosen to represent the area in the prestigious Duke of York Young Champions Trophy at Castle Stuart next month.

Get some Biofreeze on your golf strains

Get some Biofreeze on your golf strains

Sep 4th, 2018

There's nothing worse than getting out on the links only for you to feel a nasty twitch or ache which is going to curtail your golf capering once more. We tried this stuff and it was like having the wind at your back. Here's the science...

Ian Woosnam OBE confirmed for the 2018 Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Ian Woosnam OBE confirmed for the 2018 Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Sep 4th, 2018

1991 Masters winner, Ian ‘Woosie’ Woosnam OBE, will continue his 2018 Staysure Tour season as he is confirmed to return to Birmingham’s Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club between 4-7 October. Playing in the annual Farmfoods European Senior Masters, Woosie will join returning tournament host, Peter Baker. 

SkyCaddie SX500 scores first professional win

SkyCaddie SX500 scores first professional win

Sep 3rd, 2018

Golf’s hottest new distance measuring device, the SkyCaddie SX500, scored its first professional win last week in the PGA Pro-Captain Challenge 2018 qualifier held at Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club, and the event’s leading finishers were quick to praise the new technology.   

Stenson and Garcia now reliant on Captain's picks

Stenson and Garcia now reliant on Captain's picks

Aug 21st, 2018

Henrick Stenson and Sergio Garcia may both be major champions, but both are going to have to rely on wildcard picks from Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn if they are going to make it to Le Golf National this September.

New event on the Staysure Tour

New event on the Staysure Tour

Aug 21st, 2018

2019 will see The Staysure Tour welcome a new, exciting event to its tour schedule; the Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship boasting a total prize fund of €200,000. Arriving at the stunning Trevose Golf and Country Club, the four-day event will see some of the greatest ever golfers take to the picturesque course from June 20-23 2019.

Stoke Park's Gough wins national amateur title

Stoke Park's Gough wins national amateur title

Aug 20th, 2018

Stoke Park's Conor Gough became the first Englishman to win the Boys Amateur Championship since current world number 42 Matthew Fitzpatrick in 2012, when he triumphed at Royal Portrush, on Sunday.

Costa Daurada vertical golf conga!!

Costa Daurada vertical golf conga!!

Aug 14th, 2018

This month, the coastal town of Cambrils, which encapsulates beauty and elegance in its scintillating golden beaches, mountainous terrain and stunning golf courses, hosted its 44th International Music Festival. 

Stolen airliner crashes near Chambers bay

Stolen airliner crashes near Chambers bay

Aug 12th, 2018

It has emerged that the commercial airline stolen from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday night crashed just outside of Chambers Bay golf course - the venue of the 2015 US Open.

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

Aug 9th, 2018

The great players won everything right? Well, not the USPGA they didn't. The USPGA proved elusive for many serial major winners. Here's the Top 7 players never to win the PGA.

Leadbetter's Stoke Park Dream Comes True

Leadbetter's Stoke Park Dream Comes True

Aug 8th, 2018

The legendary golf coach David Leadbetter has opened his new European academy headquarters at the multi-award-winning Stoke Park Country Club & Spa and described the venue as "one of the world's premier golf facilities".

Polo Ralph Lauren Golf reveal Justin Thomas scripting

Polo Ralph Lauren Golf reveal Justin Thomas scripting

Aug 8th, 2018

Hot off his recent win at the 2018 WGC Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday, Polo Ralph Lauren Golf have released the outfits which Justin Thomas will wear this week at the PGA Championships in Bellerive Country Club, St. Louis, MO.

Devastated Michelle Wie pulls out of open

Devastated Michelle Wie pulls out of open

Aug 2nd, 2018

If it wasn't bad enough Lexi Thompson pulled out with stress issues, Michelle Wie today withdrew from the Women's British Open with a hand injury midway through her opening round at Royal Lytham and St Annes.

Ian Poulter goes low at the Firestone with a 62

Ian Poulter goes low at the Firestone with a 62

Aug 2nd, 2018

Well, blow me down with the proverbial feather, but Ian James Poulter has just shot the lights out at the Firestone, going low with a 62 to lead by one shot on the opening day.

Pro V1 continues Titleist's major run

Pro V1 continues Titleist's major run

Jul 25th, 2018

Titleist’s Major domination continued in dramatic fashion at the 147th Open Championship, with victory for Francesco Molinari marking the sixth consecutive win for the #1 ball in golf at a Major Championship. The remarkable Major run stretches back to the 2017 US Open.

Titleist is overwhelming ball of choice

Titleist is overwhelming ball of choice

Jul 21st, 2018

Titleist has continued its Major domination at the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie Links with the #1 ball in golf being trusted by more of the world’s best golfers than any other brand.

Justin Rose shoots 64 at Carnoustie

Justin Rose shoots 64 at Carnoustie

Jul 21st, 2018

The winds have hardly blustered at Carnoustie this week but Justin Rose still needed a last-gasp birdie yesterday to avoid being beached on the Angus coast. But today he has only gone and tied the course record at Carnoustie.

Top 5 Courses to Never Stage The Open

Top 5 Courses to Never Stage The Open

Jul 17th, 2018

We’ve been asking for nominations for the best five courses never to host The Open Championship, and these beauties rose to the top.

First birthday has West Cliffs dreaming

First birthday has West Cliffs dreaming

Jul 13th, 2018

West Cliffs Golf Links may still be in its infancy but it has plenty to celebrate on its first birthday following a remarkable rise to fame that has seen the course establish itself as one of the world’s most exciting new venues – and on its way to becoming Portugal’s new number one.

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.

Affordable quality from Stuburt's SS18 Collection

Affordable quality from Stuburt's SS18 Collection

Jun 18th, 2018

Stuburt, the British brand dating back to 1860 with a reputation for producing quality affordable golf footwear for players of all abilities, offers a superb selection of golf shoes in its Spring/Summer 18 collection.

Titleist continues golf's longest winning streak at US Open

Titleist continues golf's longest winning streak at US Open

Jun 13th, 2018

Titleist has extended its streak as the most trusted ball at the U.S. Open in 2018, making it 70 years as the #1 ball at the toughest Major for the #1 ball in golf. To celebrate golf’s longest winning streak, the brand is giving golfers the opportunity to purchase Special Play #70 Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls in Limited Edition U.S. Open packaging.

Hailey Ostrom: Swingin' Siren

Hailey Ostrom: Swingin' Siren

Jun 10th, 2018

Scorching her way to the LPGA Tour, say hello to golf's Hailey's comet... by which we mean the power house golfing siren Ms Ostrom....

Stay Souillac, Enjoy Dordogne

Stay Souillac, Enjoy Dordogne

Jun 9th, 2018

Souillac Golf & Country Club attracts golfers to the Dordogne Valley from across the globe - but it's not just first-class golf the region offers the visitor. 

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.

Finca Cortesin tops list for customer service

Finca Cortesin tops list for customer service

Jun 4th, 2018

Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa's reputation as one of the finest resorts in the world has been further strengthened after being named Spain's ‘Most Hospitable Golf Club' in the Golfers' Choice Awards of 2018 by users of respected website Leadingcourses.com. 

The Nest at Pelican’s Landing

The Nest at Pelican’s Landing

Jun 3rd, 2018

Flash back to 1985. The golf industry is on the rise and the real estate market in Florida is booming. As northerners reach retirement age, their mind is set upon moving to Florida and playing golf into their twilight years. All is good in the Sunshine State.

Titleist Ultimate Fit returns for lucky fans

Titleist Ultimate Fit returns for lucky fans

Jun 2nd, 2018

Titleist welcomed golfers of all ages and abilities onto the driving range at the BMW PGA Championship, as The Ultimate Fit returned to Wentworth Club for the second year running.

Melissa Reid off to a great start at US Open

Melissa Reid off to a great start at US Open

Jun 1st, 2018

After coming through qualifying last week, Melissa Reid got off to a great start at the US Women's Open with a -2 round of is three shots off the lead after the first round of 70 at the US Women's Open in Alabama.

Golf, Gastronomy & Wellness at Argentario Golf Resort & Spa

Golf, Gastronomy & Wellness at Argentario Golf Resort & Spa

May 29th, 2018

A relaxing combination of golf, gastronomy and wellness is on offer this summer at the mesmerizing Argentario Golf Resort & Spa (www.argentariogolfresortspa.it) located on the Monte Argentario promontory in the picturesque Maremma region of Tuscany in Italy.  

Justin Rose takes clubhouse lead at Fort Worth Invitational

Justin Rose takes clubhouse lead at Fort Worth Invitational

May 25th, 2018

We may be missing Justin Rose at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, and we know Justin really wanted to be there, but he's not letting any home sickmess get in his way, as he's the clubhouse leader at the Fort Worth Invitational.

Golf equipment – 7 Of The Best 2018 Better Player Irons

Golf equipment – 7 Of The Best 2018 Better Player Irons

May 18th, 2018

We've been looking back at some of the read stories from 2017, and there was a lot of interest from our readers on this feature on the best better player irons of 2017. Here it is for you to enjoy again. Check out the best better player irons for 2018. Small irons have got forgiving...