Disaibility Golf Team - The cairns cup 2024 at The Socila Golfer open 2024

Disability Golfers take team honours at The Social Golfer OPEN 2024

Disability Golf team take honours at The Social Golfer OPEN 2024! In the 15th annual outing for The Social Golfer OPEN 2024 at Bletchingley Golf Club in Surrey, more than fifty golfers from all over the south-east gathered to compete and raise money for the upcoming Cairns Cup 2024. Disability Golf’s Premier Matchplay event in…
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Sundridge Park Golf Club, Patio Area

Sundridge Park Golf Club – TSG Course Review…

Golf World Top 100 course, Sundridge Park is London’s best-kept secret!* Having played over 200 courses in the UK and further afield, it’s a delight to find an ‘old’ golf course, which is yet to be discovered by many golfing nomads and societies. So, when I was invited to play by a member of this…
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2025 Major Golf Tournaments - Dates & Venues - Professional Majors - Trophies

Where are the 2025 Major Golf Tournaments being held?

2025 Major Golf Tournaments: Venues & dates Each year, golfers around the world look forward to the new golfing year and there are often several key dates they need for their diaries. For the purpose of this article, they are of course, the 2025 major golf tournaments. From the Masters in April, these tournaments have…
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Sun Mountain Golf Bags H2NO range

Sun Mountain Offers Golf Bag Personalisation

Let’s Get Personal! Leading Golf Bag manufacturers Sun Mountain, the world’s leading Golf Bag makers are offering new customers unique personalisation on their latest golf bag range. Ideal for golfers and society day organisers looking to add the personal touch to their latest golf bag purchase. From April 2024, anyone purchasing any of the 28…
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Golfer wearing Duca Del Cosma Golf Shoes - GIRONA

Duca Del Cosma – Premium Golf Shoes Review

Duca Del Cosma – Premium Golf Shoes Review It’s always nice to be asked to review the latest golf equipment and apparel, but I was particularly pleased to take a look at the new Duca Del Cosma collection, especially as I need some new golf shoes for 2024. Here we look at the GIRONA, taking into…
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Golfing Injuries - Humerus - Shattered Shoulder X-ray v1

Golfing Injuries – Shattered Shoulder

A Cautionary Tale – Beware of Slippery Golf Courses! A golfer can sustain a plethora of golfing injuries during a round on their favourite golfing track. These include back strains, muscle tears, wrist injuries, ankle ligaments and hip displacement. It’s something that can befall even the most cautious of golfers. Following a recent debilitating slip…
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Todays Golfer - Golf Society Organisers - Top Tips v1

Golf Society Organisers -10 Top Tips for making your day go smoothly

10 Rules to Ensure Your Golf Day Is a Success! This month The Social Golfer is very proud to have contributed to the following article and supplement that appeared in Today’s Golfer Magazine. Note from the Editor… “I’ve organised my fair share of golf breaks over the years, so you’d like to think I’ve picked…
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Motocaddy - SE New entry level model

New Motocaddy electric golf trolley – SE entry level model

Motocaddy encourages golfers to ‘Go Electric’ with new entry-level model The New SE model features customary styling, performance & reliability… The world’s leading golf trolley brand, Motocaddy, has introduced a revolutionary new entry-level powered model at an attractive price point. As such, the new Motocaddy electric golf trolley is encouraging more golfers to ‘GO ELECTRIC’…
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GoGoGo Sport Golf Stand bag - The Social Golfer

GoGoGo Sport Golf Range Review

GoGoGo Sport Golf Range includes Rangefinders, Golf Bags, and Golf Towels… Rangefinders have quickly become a must-have item in any golfer’s bag. Although, the benefits are most widely found among golfers with handicaps of twenty-four or less. Gogogo Sport, as a brand, entered the market back in 2021. And has quickly established itself as one…
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98-year-old Emmanual Basaliza, widely recognized as the oldest golfer in Africa.

Oldest Golfer in Africa – 98-year-old Emmanual Basaliza still plays!

At 98 years old, Emmanual Basaliza is already a legend in his own country… On a recent trip to Uganda, Africa, Ian Mullins (AKA The Social Golfer) traveled to the city of Fort Portal. It was here he had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing the oldest golfer in Africa! At 98 years old*, former…
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Justus Byaruhanga and Shoot Finalist - Fort Portal, Uganda

The Social Golfer sponsors Par 3 Junior Golf event in Uganda

Junior Golf Event Uganda – Justus Byaruhanga clinches victory after a sudden-death play-off in Fort Portal… In an exhilarating display of skill and determination, 16-year-old Justus Byaruhanga emerged as the champion of the inaugural Afriyea Golf Academy, Par 3 Championship. However, equality and inclusion were also on show this week at Toro Golf Club as…
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Justus Byaruhanga, Rachael Natukunda and Alex Ruhunda

The Social Golfer sponsors Kids Pairs golf event in Uganda

The Social Golfer sponsors Kids Pairs Golf Event in Africa In January 2024, The Social Golfer travelled to Africa for the first-ever Kids Pairs Golf Event in Uganda. The inaugural Par 3 championship – in partnership with the Afriyea Golf Academy and Gogogo Sport vPro – was won by Rachael Natukunda and Justus Byaruhanga. Furthermore,…
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Free Online Golf Handicap Certificate

Free Online Golf Handicap – Recognised Certificate…

Track your Golf handicap for free in minutes… The Social Golfer online golf handicap service provides a free, quick, and effortless way for Golf Club members and non-club members alike, to record and analyse their scores. Additionally, it is a great tool for Golf Group and Golf Society Organisers. A golf handicap is a numerical…
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Wilson Golf Launch New Irons

Wilson golf charts a new era for Staff model irons For the 2024 season, Wilson Golf has redefined its premium Staff Model Iron franchise by introducing a modern version of the classic Blades, along with a new CB iron designed for elite players and golfing purists. Two new iron sets hail a new era for…
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The Social Golfer partners with The Cainrs Cup for Handicap Tracking

The Cairns Cup partners with The Social Golfer

The Cairns Cup 2024 disability golf event joins forces with The Social Golfer The Cairns Cup 2024, Disability Golf’s Premier MatchPlay event, has partnered with popular golf society platform, The Social Golfer. The international golf event played between the USA and Europe chose The Social Golfer as the offical Handicap Tracking provider. This means the players…
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USGA Amatuer DRiving Distances Chart

What is the golf Rollback and how does it affect you?

Chiefs of Golf Governing Bodies Announce Date for Golf Ball Rollback As we approach the end of 2023, the golfing world finds itself on the brink of significant change. With the announcement by R&A and USGA regarding the implementation of a rollback on golf ball distance. This new rule aims to limit the distance a…
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Buying Used Golf Equipment: Are second hand golf club worth the money?

Buying Used Golf Equipment – Are second-hand golf clubs a good idea? Whether you are just starting your golf journey or maybe you are a low handicapper on a budget, buying second-hand golf clubs can be a good solution for anyone. We asked The Social Golfer Editor, Ian Mullins, to give his thoughts and views…
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Luke Donald & The winning Ryder Cup Tes,

Winning European Ryder Cup Team awarded 2023 Association of Golf Writers Trophy…

WINNING EUROPEAN RYDER CUP TEAM – AWARDED 2023 AGW TROPHY This year’s winning European Ryder Cup team, captained by Luke Donald, has been voted the recipient of the prestigious 2023 Association Golf Writers (AGW) Golf Writers trophy award. Members of the Association, and in a very close decision, voted with a majority in favour of…
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Golf Trophies - Major Golf Events 2024

Where are the 2024 Major Golf Tournaments being held?

2024 Major Golf Tournaments: Venues & dates Every year, golfers of all levels, look forward to the new season and there are often several key dates they need for their diaries. They are of course, golf’s major events, of which there are four. From the Masters (April) to the Open Championship (July) these tournaments are…
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WHS Rule Changes by USGA and R&A logo

WHS makes major changes to Golf Handicap Rules…

WHS Handicap Rules Changes! The USGA and the R&A have officially announced they will be making amendments to the way the WHS Handicap is calculated. In an ‘ongoing review’ of the Rules of Handicapping and Course Rating System with a continued emphasis on accuracy, consistency, and equity’. The main changes include the following… Coming into…
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MArk Crane & Dave Johnson Matchplay Finalists

The Social Golfer Matchplay & Pairs – The Winners…

Johnson wins The Social Golfer Matchplay 2023! Wilson & Webb take TSG Pairs Once again, TheSocialGolfer.com – the online golf club and social golf network – held its 11th TSG Matchplay Championship Final (sponsored by Golf News & GogogoSport) at the popular South London Golf Club, Farleigh, on Sunday 24th September 2023… The TSG Matchplay…
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Gogogo Sport Rangefinders VPRO model

Gogogo Sport Rangefinders…

Looking for an affordable rangefinder to improve your game? As an official partner of The Social Golfer, we are pleased to showcase their latest golf range devices and look at which model is right for you… In addition, we have a discount code available to our readers giving them 5% off their next purchase. USE CODE:…
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Golfer Teeing up Golf Ball at Royal Norwich Golf Lcub

Royal Norwich Golf Club – Latest News…

Latest News from Norfolk’s Premier Golf Club We love hearing from golf clubs on how they are innovating and developing new projects. As such, we asked Royal Norwich Golf Club to update us on their latest initiatives including a new playing format GOLF60! And how their Greenkeepers continue to push the boundaries. In 2019, Royal Norwich…
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Social Golfers on tee box

The Social Golfer OPEN 2023 brings Africa to Surrey…

Lilley & Scott take honours at The ‘African’ Social Golfer OPEN 2023 As the good weather graced the fairways of Bletchingley Golf Club in Surrey, the members of the popular online Golf Club The Social Golfer, gathered for their 14th annual major championship – The SOCIAL GOLFER OPEN 2023. Unlike previous years, this event was…
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The Social Golfer

Finding Someone to Play Golf with…

How do you find new golf partners in the UK? Enjoying your golf is what the game is all about but finding a good golf buddy can be harder than you think. Of course, the obvious way to meet other golfers is to join a golf club, but even then that doesn’t guarantee you’ll find…
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Neil Millar (centre) receiving the Murdoch Medal at Royal Liverpool Golf Club from Richard Williams (left), chairman of the award committee, and Bob Chadwick, British Golf Collectors Society Captain.

History of Golf book wins literary award…

Book on golf’s history by Open Championship official wins prestigious literary award The Murdoch Medal by the British Golf Collectors Society (BGCS). University professor and Open Championship referee Neil Millar has won one of the most prestigious awards relating to the study of golf history for his book Early Golf: Royal Myths and Ancient Histories.…
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The Social Golfer Membership Tiers

The Social Golfer Memberships FREE vs HANDICAP vs PRO

The Social Golfer Membership Tiers So, you’re thinking of registering with The Social Golfer as a FREE member but want to know the advantages of upgrading to our HANDICAP or PRO account? Good question! The Social Golfer is a unique internet golf community that allows you to meet other golfers, near or far. Track your…
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Amy Bockerstette & Gary Woodland at Waste Management Open 2019

Amy Bockerstette picked for Cairns Cup 2024 Team USA…

The Cairns Cup 2024 Captain Kim Moore names Amy Bockerstette for Team USA. Viral internet sensation Amy Bockerstette has been selected to represent her country at golf’s Premier Disability Match Play event, The Cairns Cup 2024 to be played at Cherry Creek Golf Club in Detroit, Michigan. Amy shot to fame playing the iconic 16th…
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Golf Scorecard and Pencils

What does the Golf Slope & Rating mean?

With the introduction of the WHS (World Handicap System) in 2021, golfers have had to learn some new terminology…While the terms golf slope and rating have been around for several years, it is only since 2020 that UK golfers have been required to understand their true meaning. The official USGA definition of the two different measures…
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Mark Crane and John Barber - Grand Final

Barber is a ‘cut’ above the rest at The Social Golfer Par 3 Championship!

Barber wins The Social Golfer Par 3 Championship 2023! Once again, members of The Social Golfer gathered from all over the South-east of England, to meet and compete at Pedham Place Academy in Kent on Sunday 11th June 2023, all hoping to be this year’s TSG Par 3 Champion golfer… The unique tournament – now…
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