TSG News Blog

Golfing in Northern Ireland…

November 13th, 2017
Golfing in Northern Ireland
Golfing in Northern Ireland

There are numerous destinations around the world to visit and play golf but closer to home, have you ever consider golfing in Northern Ireland? Northern Ireland may be famed for its championship links golf but it also possesses glorious parkland courses. Beyond capital Belfast’s five parkland beauties there’s a wealth of inland courses for golfers… Read More


How to calculate your Golf Handicap…

October 31st, 2017
How to calculate your golf handicap?
How to calculate your golf handicap?

There a number of ways to calculate your golf handicap either via a recognised CONGU® Club handicap OR alternatively, golfers can use an Online Golf Handicap Tracking Platform such as the one offered by The Social Golfer. However, be aware that Online Golf Handicap calculations are NOT approved by CONGU® (The Council of National Golf Unions)…. Read More


Countdown to Ryder Cup at Le Golf National begins …

October 27th, 2017
Ryder Cup 2018-Le Golf-National launch
Ryder Cup 2018-Le Golf-National launch

There is less than a year to go until the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, France (September 28-30, 2018). As such, golf fans and commuters enjoyed their own rendezvous with one of the world’s most famous sports trophies, when it went on public display at London St Pancras International…. The Ryder Cup &… Read More


Golfing in Antarctica …

October 18th, 2017
Golfing in Antarctica
Golfing in Antarctica

No doubt you will all be aware that there aren’t any ‘traditional’ golf courses at the South Pole but can you go golfing in Antarctica? Rest assured, golf is played on this cold and wind-torn continent, more frequently than you think! Golfing in Antarctica – McMurdo Station… The residents of McMurdo Station (if the weather permits) improvise and build themselves a make-shift golf course,… Read More


How to obtain a golf handicap certificate…

October 5th, 2017
How to calculate your golf handicap?
How to calculate your golf handicap?

Every golfer wants to know what their real playing ability is but if you don’t belong to a golf club, how do you obtain a golf handicap certificate? We asked the team at the TheSocialGolfer.com to explain what they offer the golfing nomad… How to obtain a golf handicap certificate… Firstly, let’s set the record straight, a… Read More


The Social Golfer MatchPlay Championship 2017…

September 27th, 2017
Social Golfer MatchPlay Championship
Social Golfer MatchPlay Championship

TheSocialGolfer.com, the online golf club and social golf network website, held its fifth Social Golfer MatchPlay Championship Final (Sponsored by The Altonwood Group) at the prestigious Addington Golf Club, on Sunday 24th September 2017… The Social Golfer MatchPlay Championship 2017 – The Matches & Winners… The TSG MatchPlay Championship ran similarly to an FA Cup style… Read More


How to write a good golf club review…

September 20th, 2017

As the way we consume media and buy products and services changes, it is now becoming commonplace for internet users to leave a golf club review for other consumers. So much so, that 78% of consumers now say they DO NOT make a purchase before doing research. We asked Ian Mullins (MD of TheSocialGolfer.com), what… Read More


Getting the most from your golf membership…

September 15th, 2017
Crown Golf Club Membership
Crown Golf Club Membership

Stuck in a Putt – How to get the most from your annual golf membership… Eat, work, sleep, golf, repeat. Sound familiar? Unfortunately, life can be a bit monotonous at times. To break up the day to day routine, we spend our free time doing the things we enjoy most, such as playing golf! What… Read More


The Social Golfer Website Review – Ladies have their say…

September 7th, 2017
Ruth Brand - The Social Golfer Website Review
Ruth Brand - The Social Golfer Website Review

The online golf club The Social Golfer (TSG) has been growing steadily since its official launch back in 2010 and much of that is down to the continued support we have from our lady golfers. However, as a pro-active promoter of women’s golf, we asked long term TSG member Ruth Brand for her comments regarding her… Read More


The Social Golfer sponsors Disabled Golfer…

August 31st, 2017
Paul Houghton - Disabled Golfer....
Paul Houghton - Disabled Golfer....

The online golf club TheSocialGolfer.com (TSG) has confirmed it will be the ‘official sponsor’ of disabled golfer and TSG member Paul Houghton, as he aims for European glory in 2017! Having got to know many disabled golfers since its launch, The Social Golfer have made it a priority to promote equality and understanding among golfers… Read More