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Pebble Beach Golf Club – US Open 2019…

June 13th, 2019
Pebble Beach Golf Club - The Social Golfer
Pebble Beach Golf Club - The Social Golfer

Today the third of 2019’s Golf’s major begins, with this year seeing the tournament return to Pebble Beach Golf Club for the first time since 2010. Back then Tiger was about to enter the wilderness and it was Graeme McDowell who ended the week victorious! However, let us take a closer look at the club… Read More


Golf Rules in 2019 – Major changes made…

June 9th, 2019
The Social Golfer - The Rules of Golf in 2019 2
The Social Golfer - The Rules of Golf in 2019 2

Did you know there were major changes to the Golf Rules in 2019? After much debate over the last few years, the governing bodies sat down and made some drastic changes to the rules of golf. But which ones were adopted by the R&A and which were made into ‘Local Rules’? In addition, it is… Read More


Golf Participation in the UK in 2019 – Who’s to blame…

May 3rd, 2019
Golf participation in the uk, The Social Golfer
Golf participation in the uk, The Social Golfer

Golf participation in the UK in 2019 – Who’s to blame? As many people have reported over the last few years, golf in the UK has seen a decline both in rounds played and in membership. So, is the game in terminal decline or is there a renaissance around the corner? Here, Ian Mullins (Managing… Read More


Mongolian Golf (you couldn’t make it up!)…

April 17th, 2019
Mongolian Golf v2 - The Social Golfer
Mongolian Golf v2 - The Social Golfer

This story is not only about our great game of golf and golf courses around the world and more specifically, Mongolian Golf! However, it’s also about the two young men, Anthony Millet (English) and Patrick Colquhoun (Scottish) who both wanted to do something different. As such, they set about trying to help others less fortunate… Read More


Golf On A Budget by Golf Escapes…

March 27th, 2019
Golf On A Budget, costa-adeje, the social golfer
Golf On A Budget, costa-adeje, the social golfer

Keeping your next golf trip affordable can sometimes be tough, so we asked TSG travel partners at Golf Escapes to write a piece for those looking for golf on a budget and how you can beat the high prices! Golf On A Budget by Golf Escapes… Of course, everyone wants to play the best courses… Read More


Golf in The City: Golf Singapore…

March 18th, 2019
Golf in the city - Golf Singapore - The Social Golfer v3
Golf in the city - Golf Singapore - The Social Golfer v3

In a new series of articles, this month sees Scottish Bob turns his attention to explore golf in the city with the first focus on the south-east Asian in ‘Golf Singapore!’ Over to Bob… Golf Singapore – The City… So in a change to the usual focus on just one golf club per feature, I am… Read More


Begin playing golf – FIVE reasons to start in 2019…

March 8th, 2019

Golf is one of the oldest sports out there, yet a ton of people have a hard time with it because of the steep learning curve but why should you begin playing golf? However, you can’t just pick up a set of clubs, head out on the course and shoot ‘Par’ on the day. But… Read More


Crown Golf ONE SHOT Competition…

February 15th, 2019
Crown Golf - ONE SHOT
Crown Golf - ONE SHOT

Crown Golf One Shot – APRIL 2019! One 40ft Putt, One Chance, One FREE Years Membership to Crown Golf! The Crown Golf One Shot event on Saturday 13th April 2019, for any golfer and non-golfer of all ages to attend and try out. You only get one shot and one chance! For a day of competition, food,… Read More


Golfing in New Zealand…

January 16th, 2019
Rotura Golf Club, golfing in New Zealand 2
Rotura Golf Club, golfing in New Zealand 2

In his series of Unique Golf Courses of the World, this month Scottish Bob turns his sights on Golfing in New Zealand! Over to Bob… Golfing in New Zealand – The Course… “Kia ora tatau & Nau Mai to Aotearoa” (that’s hello to everyone & welcome to the land of the Long White Cloud) Today there are… Read More


Best Winter Golf Events…

December 9th, 2018
Best Winter Golf Events v1
Best Winter Golf Events v1

Finding the Best Winter Golf Events in the world to play can be a difficult exercise. Furthermore, as winter approaches in the Northern Hemisphere, many golfers put their golf bags and clubs away until spring. However, there are many intrepid golfers around the world who find the winter months a challenge and like to participate… Read More