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Golf Handicaps: Exceptional Play Cut …

September 6th, 2020
Exceptional Play Handicap Calculation - The Social Golfer - golf Handicaps
Exceptional Play Handicap Calculation - The Social Golfer - golf Handicaps

  NEW TSG HANDICAP RULE: EXCEPTIONAL PLAY CUT…  The exceptional play cut scoring calculation will be triggered when a player shoots four shots below his or her handicap.  This will be an additional cut to the one given by the TSG Handicap System when you add your scorecard to the website.  Please inf below a chart… Read More


5 Top Tips for choosing a new Sportwear Embroidery supplier…

August 19th, 2020
Sportswear Embroidery, Teamwear, Logo, Portlantis - june 2020 4
Sportswear Embroidery, Teamwear, Logo, Portlantis - june 2020 4

When thinking about getting sportswear embroidery on your team kit or sports garments, workwear or other clothing, what are the 5 core things you should consider when choosing an embroidery company? As any Golf Society organiser or sports team manager knows, what you wear and the quality of the sports attire you choose, can make… Read More


Best golf watches to buy in 2020 – Garmin Approach…

August 16th, 2020
Garmin Approach S62 - Best Golf Watches to buy in 2020 - www.thesocialgoilfer.com
Garmin Approach S62 - Best Golf Watches to buy in 2020 - www.thesocialgoilfer.com

Golfers are notoriously known for loving a new piece of golf gear but what are the best golf watches to buy in 2020… Golfers are always looking for new ways to improve their game and having any type of new golf geat makes it easy for them to indulge in the sport to their heart’s content…. Read More


Join The Social Golfer at Celtic Manor in Sept 2020…

July 21st, 2020
Celtic Manor - celebrate 10 years of thesocialgolfer.com v3
Celtic Manor - celebrate 10 years of thesocialgolfer.com v3

As we look back at TEN years of The Social Golfer, we felt it only right that we should find some way of celebrating this achievement! Back in 2010, we were a fledgling website with only a few users and with a couple of games a week being organised. Fast forward to 2020 and the site now… Read More


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