The TSG Newsblog

My Golf Obsession – Confessions of a Golf Addict Pt 2…

June 11th, 2016
My Golf Obsession

Let me introduce myself, my name is Paul and I’m a golf addict! My Golf Obsession – When did my golf addiction really start? Someone once said, “The key is to learn from failures and then keep going!” Well back in the late 90’s Scuba diving was my thing. I loved nothing more than hauling… Read More


South Moor Golf Club – Augusta of the North…

June 2nd, 2016
South Moor Golf Club

There have been many famous golf course designers who have made a name for themselves around the world but are there any more celebrated than South Moor Golf Club designer, Dr Alister MacKenzie? He is probably most well known for being the designer of Augusta (home of the US Masters), Cypress Point and Royal Melbourne. However,… Read More


Grading Lake balls…

May 15th, 2016
Grading Lake Balls

Following on from our article on how they retrieve lake balls early in 2016, we now asked Scott Phillips at Premier Lake Balls, the process of grading lake balls once they have been retrieved and arrive at the cleaning factory… Grading Lake Balls… Based on customer feedback and with our own experience of over 20 years… Read More


Essex Golfer makes it back to back major victories at TSG Masters 2016…

May 15th, 2016
TSG Masters 2016 - Steve Slater

TheSocialGolfer.com, the online social networking community for golfers celebrated its 3rd annual TSG Masters Championship at Warley Park Golf Club on 23rd April 2016… 30+ Golfers from all over the South East of England gathered at the Essex-based club, all hoping to be TSG Masters 2016 Champion golfer. The TSG Masters 2016 – How they… Read More


Confessions of a Golf Addict…

May 15th, 2016
Golf Addict

Hi all, Let me introduce myself, my name is Paul and I’m a golf addict! I came to the game late in life re-starting after a 12 year sabbatical and post the rather unusual sport of Amputee Football, where’s he going with this I hear you say…well stick around, it’s going to get a lot… Read More


National Golf Month – May 2016

May 15th, 2016
National Golf Month 2016

Last week saw the start of the third annual National Golf Month… The initiative, created by golf event specialist Doug Poole and the British Golf Industry Association (BGIA) aims to increase the participation in golf getting the 100,000 new or lapsed golfers to try golf in May 2016. Funded by the ‘Grow Golf’ Trustees and in partnership… Read More


Golfing in Spain…

May 15th, 2016
Mar Menor Golf Resort intercontinental-murcia

Like all golf trips, it starts with one of your golfing buddies suggesting it’s time you went away for a few days without the family. It then quickly moves to everyone saying which courses they would like to play and in which countries…. The next step is that one of you has to stop talking… Read More


Golf Tourism England – South Devon Golf Tour….

May 4th, 2016
Golf Tourism England Logo

The cream of South Devon’s golf courses have combined to create one of Golf Tourism England most glorious and scenically stunning golf trails thanks to the photogenic south Devon coastline that is characterised by charming coves and estuaries and elevated cliff tops that offer panoramic seascapes. South Devon Golf Tour – The Group… This mouth-watering… Read More


North of England OPEN…

April 29th, 2016
Danny Willett

Regional and national events have been around for several decades but the 54-hole North of England Open (Under-14) will go into only its third year at County Durham club South Moor in mid-August…. An old hand who played a part in the development of US Masters champion Danny Willett has succeeded with a relatively new… Read More


Pro Tips – Psychology of Golf…

April 16th, 2016
Psychology of Golf

As we approach the new season, we start with the year discussing the  ‘Psychology of Golf’ and how to prepare yourself mentally for the season ahead. Psychology of Golf – The basics… I’m not going to give a lesson in ‘winning‘ or ‘how to get in the zone‘ here (although if you would like to… Read More