Category: Golf News

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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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…
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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 – Major Golf Events…

The Social Golfer Major Golf Events consist of FOUR Major golf events every year… As a member of The Social Golfer, you can enter our major golf tournaments each year by upgrading your annual membership to PRO status. Simply click here to Upgrade to our PRO membership tier > The Social Golfer Masters This TSG…
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Darren Redwood of Leading Courses

New Golf Season – Setting Goals…

Golf is a game of both patience and application but do you set yourself targets at the start of every golfing year? We asked Darren Redwood of Leading Courses to give us his views and his approach to each new season. Last year’s challenge At the start of each year, I always sit down to…
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McIlroy wins Association of Golf Writers – Golfer Of The Year Award 2022

Rory McIlroy’s sparkling season has just got better with confirmation he has been honoured by the Association of Golf Writers (AGW) as its Golfer of the Year Award 2022. It is a record-equalling fourth occasion that the Northern Irishman has been honoured with the award after the reigning DP World Tour No 1, PGA Tour…
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Kris Aves - Disabled Golfer

Westminster Bridge Terrorist Victim named Vice-Captain of European Cairns Cup

The Cairns Cup – Premier Disability Golf Matchplay Event Just over five years ago, Kris Aves was paralysed in the Westminster Bridge attack after being hit by the van driven in a shocking terrorist attack. Doctors told him he’d never move his legs again. So, you could be forgiven for thinking – the off-duty police…
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Solheim Cup Winners Europe 2022

Association of Golf Writers Trophy won by Solheim Team…

Association of Golf Writers Trophy won twice for only the second time The Association of Golf Writers (AGW) is pleased to announce the victorious European Solheim Cup team has been voted by members as the recipient of the 2021 AGW Golf Writers Trophy. Captained by Scotland’s Catriona Matthew OBE, the team became only the second…
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European Tee Time Booking…

Book Tee Times in Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Benelux and many more The Social Golfer has teamed up with European Tee Time Booking Engine and golf course review website, www.leadingcourses.com… Find and book tee times online and in real-time at the best golf courses in Europe and beyond! Leading Courses enables you to conveniently book tee…
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New London Golf Studio – The Virtual Golf Lounge…

NEW West London Golf Studio Venue opens to the West of London Good Food & Drink and Great golf! The introduction of technology into golf is nothing new but every now and again, we hear of a concept that seems to hit the ball right off the sweet spot. Just west of London, a group…
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Slip! Slap! Swing! Melanoma Fund Golf Day…

The Melanoma Fund launches their first charity golf day! The Social Golfer has teamed up with the Melanoma Fund to raise awareness of its Slip! Slap! Swing! campaign. Why? Well, melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer that develops from the pigment-producing cells known as melanocytes. It is typically caused by overexposure to the…
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Golf GPS Review – The Smart Caddie…

Looking for a new golf GPS App?  Here we review the latest in golf GPS app technology, The Smart Caddie It is a common assumption that a caddie’s role is only limited to carrying the golfer’s clubs around the course. But caddies do so much more than this. They help you to navigate the course, give you…
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Golf Lessons In My Area – Find a Golf Pro…

Looking for golf lessons or a golf professional in your area? LocoPro is the new website hub for golfers to find and review golf coaches across the UK and Ireland. The intention is to make it easier for people to get involved in the sport, no matter their gender, age, or skill level. Launched in January 2021…
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Phi Golf – The Indoor Golf Simulator Review…

Phi Golf – The Indoor Golf simulator review How can you play golf when the courses are closed? We asked long-term TSGer John Barber to tell us how he has been playing through lockdown using the Phi Golf Simulator. The Phi Golf Golf Simulator. At around £200, this game is well ahead of the types of…
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Golf games to play with golf partners…

Golf games and formats to enjoy with your golf mates… All golfers love to moan about how we would have had two more Stableford points but for the unlucky bounce on the 7th and the stupid missed putt on the 16th. All the time while forgetting the good fortune that went our way. And that…
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The 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 choice, and who’s due a win… US Masters 2020 – The History The Masters’ Tournament is, as always, the…
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