Category: The Funny Side

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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A Touch of Golf – John Lyons Interview

An interview with John Lyons (aka George Toolan) from the TV series A Touch of Frost… Golfer, and long term friend of The Social Golfer, John, told us why he started playing golf, his funniest moments on a golf course and of course, how he got started as an ‘ac-tor!’ We’re calling it, the John Lyons…
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Night Golf Events – What’s it all about?

From the outside, night golf events or tournaments are run similar to a regular daytime golf event. However, once you have produced a couple of them it becomes very clear that there are some clear differences that are like night and day! It is a completely new opportunity for charity fundraisers, event promoters, golf course,…
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Unique Golf Courses of The World – The Green Zone…

Unique Golf Courses of The World – Two countries, One Golf Course… In his latest blog, Scottish Bob investigates the phenomenon that you can pass through two times zones in one round of Golf… The Green Zone Golf Club (also known as The Torino Golf Club) is roamed by beautiful reindeer was built & designed by Ake…
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Unique Golf Courses of the World – Christmas Island…

Following on from Scottish Bob’s blog series on the Oldest Golf Courses of the World by continent in 2017, Bob now turns his attention to some of the lesser-known courses around the world, this time its the turn of Christmas Island, Australia (Indian Ocean)… Christmas Island, Australia (Indian Ocean)… We have all heard the saying “All…
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Golfing in Antarctica…

No doubt you will all be aware that there aren’t any ‘traditional’ golf courses at the South Pole but can you go golfing in Antarctica? Rest assured, golf is played on this cold and wind-torn continent, more frequently than you think! Golfing in Antarctica – McMurdo Station… The residents of McMurdo Station (if the weather permits) improvise and build themselves a make-shift golf course,…
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The Social Golfer Monthly Newsletters…

Welcome to The Social Golfer Newsletters Archive! Catch up on the latest developments on the website, or look back at The Social Golfer’s history. Have you signed up for The Social Golfer Monthly Newsletters? Click the link below then tick “Send me The Social Golfer monthly newsletters” (N.B. You can unsubscribe at any time!) Send us…
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Joining a Golf Club – Confessions of a Golf Addict Pt 4…

Firstly, let me introduce myself, my name is Paul, and I’m a golf addict! So at this stage, I have been playing golf for roughly three years, my ‘Society handicap’ was 25 (before I knew about The Social Golfer) and I still wanted to improve. Fuelled with the comments made to me by other society golfers (that I…
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Sharing a Golf Buggy – Confessions of a Golf Addict Pt 3

Let me introduce myself, my name is Paul and I’m a golf addict! Playing golf socially with friends can be a pleasing experience, add a bit of competition, and makes the experience even more enthralling. However, sharing a Golf Buggy with unknown opposition is an entirely different matter! Sharing a Golf Buggy– It all started…
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My Golf Obsession – Confessions of a Golf Addict Pt 2…

Let me introduce myself, my name is Paul and I’m a golf addict! Well back in the late 90’s Scuba diving was my thing. I loved nothing more than hauling on a dry suit and submerging myself into the murky waters of Stoney Cove or Gildenborough water. In the summer, I’d brave the Channel and…
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