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Who's your favourite?

Who's your favourite?

Jun 7th, 2019

Welcome to our new feature, Who's Your Favourite, where we ask golf industry insiders who their favourite players are.  This week its Michael the owner of GOLFWOD who is currently putting two of our team through his 6 week golf fit challenge.

Players Championship cancelled

Players Championship cancelled

Mar 13th, 2020

The Players' Championship in Florida is cancelled and no further tournaments will be played up until the Valero Texas Open. The announcement came from Tour saying it was " the right thing to do for our players and our fans is to pause."

Brooks Koepka Player of the Year

Brooks Koepka Player of the Year

Jan 9th, 2020

With all due respect to Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods et al we think the Golf Writers Association of America (“GWAA”) were spot on in voting for Brooks Koepka as Player of the Year for 2019. Koepka’s performance at the four majors was undeniable impressive – to win one, finish second in two and tie fourth in the other is quite some feat.

Ko takes Player of Year

Ko takes Player of Year

Jan 9th, 2020

World number one, Jin Young Ko was the runaway winner of the Golf Writers Association of America (“GWAA”) Female Player of the Year. The South Korean star was the overwhelming choice with Nelly Korda way back in second place.

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

Mar 14th, 2019

It's the Players Championship this week at TPC Sawgrass - check out these Top 10 Putts on the infamous 17th hole with shots from Tiger, Bubba and more.    

5 players to watch closely in 2019

5 players to watch closely in 2019

Dec 29th, 2018

The 2019 PGA Tour promises to be one of the most exciting ones in recent history. With players like Tiger Woods, Jon Rahm and Justin Rose leading the way, the Tour is star-packed from top to bottom. But, besides the big names, there are also several players you should keep your eye one this year. 

Lumine ready to welcome Amateur and Professional players

Lumine ready to welcome Amateur and Professional players

Dec 21st, 2018

One of Europe’s most popular golf and leisure destinations, Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community, is kicking off the new year in Spain by inviting PGA Professionals and amateur golfers from across Europe for two exciting tournaments.

How players approach Final Qualifying at Q School

How players approach Final Qualifying at Q School

Nov 14th, 2018

It's Final Qualifying at the European Tour's Q School at Lumine on Spain's Costa Daurada. Career's are on the line, and it's properly brutal with six rounds of competition golf. Here's how the players prepare themselves for this awesome challenge.

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.

PGA tour player comes out as gay

PGA tour player comes out as gay

Sep 13th, 2018

Tadd Fujikawa has come out as gay in a post on his Instagram account. Hawaii-born Fujikawa (27) who is a Japanese-American golfer 27 made the announcement on World Suicide Prevention Day.

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…..

Successful 2018 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational

Successful 2018 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational

Jul 25th, 2018

Global golf icons, major championship winners, stars of the modern game and some of the sport's hottest young talents have joined Gary Player at Wentworth to raise almost $105,000 for good causes during the London leg of his world-leading Invitational Series. 

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...

Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by 4 shots

Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by 4 shots

May 14th, 2018

Webb Simpson got the job done today at the Players with an unflapperable one over round of 73 to beat Jason Dufner, Charl Schwartzel, Xander Schauffele and Jimmy Walker by four shots. But Tiger Woods had a proper crack at it, before faltering on his back nine, whilst Brooks Koepka equalled the course record, on a fascinating final day.

P is for Players

P is for Players

May 9th, 2018

It's almost time for the Players Championship, and here's Rickie Fowler taking the P is for Players Challenge. See how Rickie gets on......

adidas Golf Announces Player Apparel for Year’s First Major

adidas Golf Announces Player Apparel for Year’s First Major

Apr 3rd, 2018

 adidas Golf has announced the polos to be worn by the world’s top players – defending champion Sergio Garcia, world No. 1 Dustin Johnson and world No. 3 Jon Rahm – who will be making their way around the course in Augusta next week in search of a win at the year’s first major. 

Players to watch on the 2018 Staysure Tour

Players to watch on the 2018 Staysure Tour

Feb 19th, 2018

Following the introduction of several new players, a new title sponsor in Staysure and brand-new tournaments around the globe, the European Senior Tour is on the rise, with the Farmfoods European Senior Masters one of the newest events on the map.

Louis Oosthuizen to tackle Liverpool players in FootGolf

Louis Oosthuizen to tackle Liverpool players in FootGolf

Nov 22nd, 2017

Louis Oosthuizen may have one of the best swings in golf, but at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at the end of this month his football skills will also be tested when he and three fellow professionals take on four former legends of Liverpool Football Club in a game of FootGolf.

Wind blown leaf  frustrates Web.com Tour player

Wind blown leaf frustrates Web.com Tour player

Sep 25th, 2017

We all know golf is hard. But when the golfing gods are not on your side, then it just gets a whole lot harder. Here's a Web.com Tour player trying to make his PGA Tour card, when a leaf gets blown into his ball, sending it way off course. 

4 players confirmed for Hero Challenge

4 players confirmed for Hero Challenge

Sep 12th, 2017

Matthew Fitzpatrick, Bernd Wiesberger and Danny Willett will join Lee Westwood under the lights when the Hero Challenge returns to the British Masters later this month.

The Top 9 Walker Cup players

The Top 9 Walker Cup players

Sep 9th, 2017

It is Walker Cup time again, as the United States take on GB&I at the Los Angeles Country Club. Here are our favourite Top 8 Walker Cup players who went on to tour success, and one who did not.

LPGA player to donate winnings

LPGA player to donate winnings

Sep 2nd, 2017

Stacy Lewis will donate any winnings she makes at the Cambia Portland Classic to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and the motivation seems to be working.

Top 20 Best Players Never To Win A Major

Top 20 Best Players Never To Win A Major

Jul 18th, 2017

They might not thank us for reminding them but these guys, no matter how successful they were, no matter how much cash they made, never quite got over the line to join that elite club known as... Major Winners....

Gary Player does back flip off boat

Gary Player does back flip off boat

Jul 16th, 2017

Gary Player's been up to his tricks again, and this time it's a back flip into the sea from a boat. For Sir GP age is just a number. 

Player dogged by bad luck

Player dogged by bad luck

Jul 11th, 2017

Broke Hill Golf Club has changed the fortunes of an amateur golfer literally dogged by bad luck.

LPGA player hopes Trump no-shows

LPGA player hopes Trump no-shows

Jul 6th, 2017

It's the third women’s major of the year next week, hard on the heels of the KPMGA PGA Championship, and controversially it will be taking place at Trump Bedminster in New Jersey. And there's at least one player hoping for a Presidential no–show.

Where are the US players?

Where are the US players?

Jul 6th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has done a stellar job with the Irish Open, and the field this year is without a shadow of a doubt the best ever. But where are the Americans? 

Seven players qualify for The Open

Seven players qualify for The Open

Jul 3rd, 2017

It was an excellent weekend for Martin Laird, as his third place at the Quicken Loans National earned him a handsome $482,800 and a place in The Open.

Global players support

Global players support

Jun 14th, 2017

A stellar field of Major winners, icons of the game and Tour professionals will participate in the 2017 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club in London on July 23 and 24.  

Four players qualify for The Open

Four players qualify for The Open

May 29th, 2017

Chan Kim of the US, Michael Hendry of New Zealand, Adam Bland of Australia and KT Kim of South Korea have earned places in The 146th Open after qualifying at the Mizuno Open in Japan on Sunday.

Top six active players to have never won a Major

Top six active players to have never won a Major

Apr 27th, 2017

After Sergio Garcia recently broke his major hoodoo at the Masters, we think it’s time that we revisited the list of current, active players that are still in search of their first major. 

Gary Player is all lonesome

Gary Player is all lonesome

Apr 12th, 2017

Poor Gary Player. He still hasn't got his invite to #SB2K17. He's all lonesome, and wants to be with the boys on their spring break trip.

Gary Player shows Elise Lobb

Gary Player shows Elise Lobb

Apr 8th, 2017

Gary Player has been showing Elise Lobb, the social media sensation who has 195K followers on Instagram, how he keeps fit, even when there is not a gym at hand.

Gary Player is downsizing

Gary Player is downsizing

Dec 15th, 2016

Gary Player is selling the ranch where he spent more than half his life working on his other passion: breeding racehorses. And it could be yours for $3.7 million. 

Henrik Stenson wins player of the year

Henrik Stenson wins player of the year

Dec 14th, 2016

Following directly on from winning the Golf Writers' Association Trophy, Henrik Stenson has now landed the big one – European Tour Player of the Year. It's going to be a very happy Christmas down at the Stensons.

Gary Player's going to be 81 and this is what he wants you to do

Gary Player's going to be 81 and this is what he wants you to do

Oct 28th, 2016

It’s Gary Player birthday on the 1st November. He’s going to be 81, but you really wouldn’t think so. He’s still as fit as a butcher’s dog. And here’s how his friends want us to celebrate. But it’s not going to be easy, unless you are Gary Player. 

Dustin Johnson named PGA Player Of The Year

Dustin Johnson named PGA Player Of The Year

Oct 12th, 2016

Dustin Johnson was named the PGA Tour's Player of the Year on Tuesday following a remarkable year which included his maiden major championship, the US Open at Oakmont.

Best and Worst from Day 3 at the Players

Best and Worst from Day 3 at the Players

May 15th, 2016

On a day that The Stadium Course bit back, we had five putts, lake balls, and a sensational 65 from Ken Duke. Here's the Top Ten best and worst moments from the day's play.

Top 10 Best and Worst Shots From The Players

Top 10 Best and Worst Shots From The Players

May 13th, 2016

There was some cracking golf played last night at the Players Championship. Jason Day shot a 63, but he wasn't the only one on fire last night. But there were some absolute shockers hit too mind. Here are the ten best and worst shots from day one...

Rickie looking for back to back wins at The Players

Rickie looking for back to back wins at The Players

May 12th, 2016

Rickie Fowler will attempt to achieve a feat that proved beyond the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Greg Norman and even Jack Nicklaus when he sets out to defend his title tomorrow at The Players Championship.

Jason Day shoots 63 to take Players lead

Jason Day shoots 63 to take Players lead

May 12th, 2016

Jason Day proved why he is the world’s number one as he blasted his way to a two-shot lead with a record-tying nine-under-par 63 in Thursday's opening round of the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

Gary Player Wins

Gary Player Wins

Nov 20th, 2015

Gary Player put another win under his belt when he won the Gary Player Invitational presented by Coca-Cola for the second consecutive time at the Lost City Golf Club on Sunday.

Gary Player Champions Tiger

Gary Player Champions Tiger

Jul 29th, 2015

Tiger Woods may have dropped to 258th in the official world golf ranking after another missed cut, but Gary Player remains a massive fan, and believes that he is still the man to grow the global game. Tiger, no the other hand, expresses his frustrations continue...

Quarantine headache for European based players

Quarantine headache for European based players

May 14th, 2020

The PGA Tour will kick off on 11 June with the Charles Schwab Challenge in Texas. However, players and caddies returning to the USA for the tour face the headache of 14 days in isolation due to the strict quarantine rules in place in the USA.

Rahm is European Player of the Year

Rahm is European Player of the Year

Feb 20th, 2020

Surely the least contentious and well-deserved award for 2019 was Jon Rahm being voted the Seve Ballesteros Award as the 2019 European Tour Players' Player of the Year, after a spectacular campaign which included two Rolex Series titles, another victory on home soil and culminated in him being crowned the Race to Dubai Champion.

LPGA players pledge aid to Australia

LPGA players pledge aid to Australia

Jan 8th, 2020

No one can ignore the terrible fires ravaging Australia and to help in the relief efforts of those affected by the fires, a number of LPGA players including the Korda sisters, Marina Alex, Australian Sarah Kemp and England’s Charlotte Thomas, have publicised that they will be making a donation.

Harold Varner penalised 2-shots for assembling club on course at The Players

Harold Varner penalised 2-shots for assembling club on course at The Players

Mar 15th, 2019

Let this be a warning to you – never tamper with your golf equipment during a competitive round. Harold Varner III did exactly that and unwittingly got a two-shot penalty during the opening round of The Players after making an equipment change that was influenced in part by the actions of a walking official.

Golf betting tips for The Players Championship

Golf betting tips for The Players Championship

Mar 14th, 2019

It's back. They say that golf's '5th major' is the hardest tournament to win. It has the best field of the entire year and it all kicks off today at Sawgrass. Here we have all the best tips to turn your pennies into pounds...

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.

G/Fore injects a touch of pink at the Players

G/Fore injects a touch of pink at the Players

May 8th, 2018

Luxury golf-inspired sportswear and accessories brand, G/FORE is putting its full support behind the PGA Tour and Donna Foundation’s PINK OUT campaign during this week’s THE PLAYERS at TPC Sawgrass.

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...

Galvin Green looks to keep players cool

Galvin Green looks to keep players cool

Jun 5th, 2017

Galvin Green has introduced a new summer collection of 38 golf shirts that is designed to take garment breathability and comfort out on the course to another level.

Titleist launches new Players Collection stand bags

Titleist launches new Players Collection stand bags

May 17th, 2017

The new Titleist Players Collection line of stand bags is now available in golf shops worldwide, and has been designed with a special focus on the performance requirements of the dedicated golfer. 

How TaylorMade players are shaping up

How TaylorMade players are shaping up

Apr 4th, 2017

The season’s opening major is almost upon us, and to celebrate TaylorMade athletes, UK artist Scott McRoy was commissioned to create a set of unique illustrations for 'The Contenders' that are bidding to be crowned champion on Sunday night. Here's profile number one - it's Jon Rahm. 

PGA charter players plane for Mexico

PGA charter players plane for Mexico

Mar 1st, 2017

It's the WGC Mexico Championships this week, and the Tour is having to make a big detour from it's usual Florida swing now that Trump's Doral is off the rota. So the PGA hired a charter flight to get the players there!