The TSG Newsblog

Whos tipped for success in The Majors in 2017?

January 3rd, 2017
the majors golf trophies

Every year we look forward to the start of the new golfing season, which is traditionally marked by the first of the Major’s ,with tee shot being hit at The US Masters…..and 2017 will be no exception! This event is quickly followed by the remaining ‘Grand Slam’ events including: The US Masters (Augusta National) April The… Read More


G/Fore launch new designer golf bag….

December 15th, 2016
G/Fore Golf Bag

We love it when new golf products are launched into the market – so we were very interested to learn more when we heard about the new G/Fore golf bag! The new ‘Transporter’ G/Fore golf bag features weatherproof matte leather, tonal onyx black logos and quilted patent leather front pockets making it the ultimate luxury stand… Read More


Discrimination in Golf – Game takes huge step back….

December 12th, 2016
Discrimination in Golf

We know golf is always some years behind the rest of the world in its moral outlook maybe it should have been no surprise, when I recently experienced a TRULY AWFUL SHOW OF IGNORANCE by my local council toward Paul Houghton – Disabled golfer. Having got to know some disabled golfers pretty well over the… Read More


Used Golf Balls – yes or no?

December 7th, 2016
used-golf-balls-tin-cup

If you’ve played golf long enough, you’ve probably had that “Tin Cup” moment? It might not have come on a par 5 but on a par 3 but you basically find yourself pumping most of your ball supply into the greenside water, as you stubbornly try to reach the green over a hazard. But what’s… Read More


TSG joins new golf advertising network…

November 30th, 2016
golf-advertising-network

As the growth of online readership among magazines and websites continues to grow unabated, step-forward newly launched golf advertising network called AD Driver Limited. AD Driver will be offering the golf industry exclusive access to over 200k golfers from July 2016 … Backed by seven well-established golf publishers including Fyne Associates (Publishers of Golf South Magazine,… Read More


Joining a Golf Club – Confessions of a Golf Addict Pt 4….

November 15th, 2016
Joining a golf club

Let me introduce myself, my name is Paul and I’m a golf addict! So at this stage, I have been playing golf for roughly for three years, my ‘Society handicap’ was 25 (before I knew about The Social Golfer) and I still wanted to improve. Fuelled with the comments made to me by other society golfers (that I have to play… Read More


Golfing in Sicily …

November 7th, 2016
golfing-in-sicily-verdura-resort

First thing that gets mentioned when people think of Sicily is the Mafia, quickly followed by the movie The Godfather, aka Al Pacino and Marlon Brando… however, when it comes to golfing in Sicily, all the talk is about the Verdura Resort! And for those that have visited this ancient Mediterranean island, the discussion refers to beautiful… Read More


Winter Rates at The Shire….

October 27th, 2016
the-shire-winter green fees

The Shire, the only course in the UK designed by Seve Ballesteros is rated London’s #1 overall golf experience by online golfers, has announced its latest Legends Winter Golf prices for the off-season in 2016… The Shire – Winter Rates… From November 1st 2016 it’s just £37.50 per golfer for the Legends Winter Four-ball at The Shire London,… Read More


A Golfers Dream Car…

October 27th, 2016
golfers-dream-car-bmw-m4

It’s true to say that all golfers love their cars! However, if you could turn up at your local club in anything what would the Golfers Dream Car be? Yes, it’s important you have enough room for your clubs but there’s much more than this…. Golfers Dream Cars… Have you ever fancied yourself in an… Read More


The History of the Golf Ball…

October 10th, 2016
history-of-the-golf-ball-feathery-j-goulay

Which came first – the golf club or the golf ball? The History of the Golf Ball – Where it began… In the first four hundred years of golf, there were only four types of golf ball – the Hairy, the Feathery, the Gutty and the Haskell. The ‘feathery’ or ‘featherie’, which dominated golf for… Read More