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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… The Social Golfer travelled to Africa for the first-ever Kids Pairs Golf Event in Uganda in January 2024. More than 50 junior golf players took part. Each showcased their unique skills and abilities. In partnership with the Afriyea Golf Academy and GogogoSportvPro, the inaugural event…
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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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Afriyea Golf Academy Donation Page…

Donate to the Afriyea Golf Academy and help us grow the game in Africa! The Social Golfer has selected the Afriea Golf Academy in Uganda as its chosen charity at this The Social Golfer OPEN 2023. As part of our support, we have x5 core ambitions; 1. Raise £5K to support coaching in local schools…
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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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Variety Golf Mini Bus

Golf Escapes Partners with Variety Golf…

TSG Travel Partners, Golf Escapes to support the Variety Golf Charity… Our friends at Golf Escapes, believe in giving back to the community whenever possible. That’s why they are so proud to work with Variety Golf and support the amazing work they do for disabled children. The Charity provides schools with coaches so disabled children can…
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Royal Mid Surrey Golf Course

Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club – TSG Course Review…

We had the chance to play Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club and it didn’t disappoint! As a member of the Association of Golf Writers, every now and again, we are lucky enough to be invited to play at some prestigious golf courses. So, when we had the chance to play in the center of London and…
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Golf Students in Uganda learning the game

Afriyea Golf Academy Partners with The Social Golfer…

Afriyea Golf Academy links up with The Social Golfer to grow the game in Uganda. The Social Golfer, the UK’s largest golf society network with over 14,000 registered users worldwide, has announced a strategic partnership with the Afriyea Golf Academy, a non-profit organization in Uganda. The partnership will help Afriyea Golf Academy raise vital funds…
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Chris Potten - TSG Maters Champion & Winner 2023

Herts Golfer wins The Social Golfer Masters at The Heron GC…

Chris Potten is the TSG Masters Champion 2023…Golfers from all over the south-east of England congregated at the newly named Heron Golf & Country Club (formerly South Essex) in Brentwood for the 7th time at The Social Golfer Masters on 30th April 2023. Thirty-two members from the popular Online Golf Club and Golf Society gathered at the Essex club.All hoping…
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Guardia Civil - Spanish Golf Club Thefts

Spanish Golf Courses targeted by thieves…

Spanish Golf Clubs hit by golf bag thefts in Majorca! It has been reported that Spanish golf courses in Majorca are warning golfers to take extra care when visiting golf clubs in the region. Newspaper reports follow a spate of thefts from golf bags while on the course. According to local media, golfers on the…
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The Trevor Sandford Trophy - Chip in birdie at The Social Golfer Major Events v4

Trevor Sandford Trophy Medal Winners…

In memory of a much loved TSG member who was well known for loving a Chip-In-Birdie when he played… Back in 2014, TSGer Trevor Sandford embarked on an epic journey to play a different golf course on the M25, every day, for a month. During this journey, Trevor was famous for recording the number of…
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The Social Golfer - Leaderbaord Winners

The Social Golfer – Leaderboard Winners…

Want to see how you compare to your fellow TSGers each month by competing to be one of our monthly leaderboard winners? Every month TSGers who enter their scorecards into The Social Golfer Handicap Calculator system, automatically have their rounds entered into our monthly leaderboard league table. How It Works Once signed up to either…
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