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Golf games to play with golf partners…

June 7th, 2020

Whether you play in the same weekend fourball as a ritual or jump from group to group, the golf games or formats you chose to play, can spice up your round, especially if you like a bit of a wager. All golfers love to moan about how we would have had two more Stableford points… Read More


Using a golf course guide to select a course to play…

May 5th, 2020
Golf Course Guide - Vilamoura
Golf Course Guide - Vilamoura

Finding a Golf Course Guide and a new golf course to play; Whether played as a hobby or preparing for a competition using a Golf Course Guide is paramount to getting the most from your golf day. In addition, while golf is without a doubt one of the most entertaining sports in the world, a… Read More


Golf the West Coast of Scotland…

April 14th, 2020
Golf the West Coast of Scotland- The Social Golfer
Golf the West Coast of Scotland- The Social Golfer

Golf the West Coast of Scotland… There’s no doubt about it, some of the best links golf courses in the world can be found on the West Coast of Scotland! And if you’re interested in following in the footsteps of some of the greatest golfers of all time, you can’t go far wrong booking a… Read More


Golfing in Vilamoura – Part Two…

March 18th, 2020
Golfing in Vilamoura, Laguna Resort, The Algarve, Portugal
Golfing in Vilamoura, Laguna Resort, The Algarve, Portugal

In the first of our two articles on ‘Golfing in Vilamoura’, we talked about our visits to The Laguna and The Millennium. In this second of our two ‘Golfing in Vilamoura’ articles, now read about our visit to the world-renowned Vale do Lobo’s The Royal and The Ocean courses…   Golfing in Vilamoura – Vale Do Lobo – The Clubhouse…… Read More


Why golfers can carry 14 golf clubs in their bag…

March 10th, 2020
14 golf clubs - The Rules and The Penalties - The Social Gofler
14 golf clubs - The Rules and The Penalties - The Social Gofler

Ever wondered why you are allowed to carry up to 14 clubs in your golf bag? And who made this rule? And why? Here we look at some of the history and rationale as to why 14 is the magic number…   The reasons why golfers carry 14 golf clubs in one bag – The… Read More


The US Masters 2020 Golf Tournament…

February 28th, 2020
US Masters 2020 Golf Tournament
US Masters 2020 Golf Tournament

The US Masters 2020 Golf Tournament… YES, it’s less than six weeks until the biggest and best names in golf descend on Augusta National in Georgia. We look here at who’s in form, who’s the bookie’s favourites and who’s due a win… US Masters 2020 – The History… The Masters Tournament is, as always, the… Read More


Golfing in Vilamoura – Part One…

February 19th, 2020
Golfing in Vilamoura, Laguna Resort, The Algarve, Portugal
Golfing in Vilamoura, Laguna Resort, The Algarve, Portugal

In the first of two articles under the heading of ‘Golfing in Vilamoura’, we visited the renowned Algarve region of Portugal for four days. We visited four golf courses including the world-famous, Vale de Lobo and two other local courses, The Laguna and The Millenium. Golfing in Vilamoura – Getting There: As with all golf… Read More


Golf Trivia at Xmas….

December 17th, 2019
Golf Trivia - TheSocialGolfer.com - Golfing Facts v2
Golf Trivia - TheSocialGolfer.com - Golfing Facts v2

So with the Xmas season upon us, we thought we would give you some golf trivia on which to impress your friends this Christmas! As such, we turned to regular TSG Newsletter columnist ‘Scottish Bob’ to share with us some great golf trivia nuggets he’s been researching in 2019… ‘Scottish Bobs’ Golf Trivia – The… Read More


The Golf Majors in 2020…

November 29th, 2019
Golf Majors in 2020
Golf Majors in 2020

As this year’s tour comes to end and with John Rahm winning the Race to Dubai, we asked our friends at Freebets to look at the favourites for the Men’s Golf Majors in 2020. So, with 2019 was a memorable year for men’s golf, if not for one reason only, Tiger roared back! The major… Read More


Discover the tools to improving your golf game…

November 23rd, 2019
Improving your golf game, the social golfer, golf partners
Improving your golf game, the social golfer, golf partners

Once you’ve been hooked by the golf bug, the next thing you’ll want to do is look at ways of improving your golf game… We spoke to our friends at Bird Golf Academy in Arizona and asked them for their advice… Improving your golf game – Where to Begin Even Tiger Woods started practising his… Read More