Category: TSG Golf Events

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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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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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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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…
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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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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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The Social Golfer Majors Logo

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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Handicap table

What is the Course Handicap in Golf?

With the World Handicapping System (WHS) now widely established, what is the definition of the term Course Handicap? New rules came into effect on 1st April 2024. Your Handicap Index may change on each and every golf course you play. And vary, depending on which coloured tee you wish to play fro on the day.…
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Social Golfers

Planning A Golf Society Trip Abroad…

Planning a golf society trip abroad can be very exciting but also very stressful, especially when it comes to deciding who to invite! Firstly, there is choosing the best golf destination golf venue or resort that suits your group’s skill level. Then there are the flights (arguably the most difficult task overall), insurance and accommodation…
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John Bell, Tracey Ramin, Jonathan Snyder - USA Cairns cup Team

The Cairns Cup 2022 Winners…

The Cairns Cup 20022 winners were crowned after a week-long festival of disability golf! The USA Team proved too strong for the Europeans resulting in a 3 – 21 loss in the first-ever event of its kind. After numerous postponements, the unique tournament finally got underway in early May 2022, culminating in The Cairns Cup…
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Group of golfers

10 things to consider when starting a Golf Society…

Setting up a Golf Society Many golfers get into the game through a golf society. It’s where enthusiasts get together as a group, to visit golf clubs – often at an agreed or negotiated ‘visitor rate’ that includes golf & food. A society can be as few as eight people taking up two tees times…
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Golfers wearing sombreros

Planning a Golf Day for your Society or Charity…

Getting the most from your Golf Society or Charity Event Planning a Golf Day Organising a golf day of any magnitude is not as easy as people make out. Therefore it’s very important that you find volunteers to help, before, during and after the event. This will help in making decisions that leave no stone…
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Cruden Baf Golf Course - Blind Golf Auction

British Blind OPEN 2022 – TSG 4-ball Auction…

Welcome to The Social Golfer – British Blind OPEN 2022 auction! Support the British Blind OPEN & Win £4K+ worth of 4-ball vouchers… We are very pleased to announce that we have chosen Blind Golf Scotland (BGS) and the British Blind OPEN as our official charity partners for 2021. As such, we will be raising money…
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The Social Network for Golfers – New Year, New Rules…

The Social Network for Golfers: New Year, New Rules… As the membership of our unique social network for golfers has grown significantly over the last 12 months (Nov & Dec excluded due to COVID) we thought the time has come to make guidelines for participation on the site. As long-term users know, we have always promoted…
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The Social Golfer returns to South Essex Golf Club…

  TSG PARTNER CLUB: South Essex Golf Club… We are incredibly pleased to confirm next year’s curtain-raiser to the season sees us return to our first-ever host venue, South Essex Golf Club, host of The Social Golfer 2011 OPEN Championship. Back then, we had only just launched the website, but we still saw around 30…
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Short plays long game to win TSG MatchPlay at Pine Ridge Golf Club…

TheSocialGolfer.com, the online golf club and social golf network website, held its sixth TSG MatchPlay Championship Final (Sponsored by Crown Golf) at their flagship course Pine Ridge Golf Club in Surrey, on Sunday 28th October 2018… The TSG MatchPlay Championship ran similarly to an FA Cup style knockout with participants arranging each round of matches…
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The Social Golfer Par 3 Championship 2018…

Slater wins the TSG PAR 3 Championship and takes the 3rd TSG Major title… and now only requires one more for the TSG Slam! Once again members of The Social Golfer (Online Golf Club & Golf Society) gathered from all over the South East of England to meet and compete at Kent-based Pedham Place Academy…
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Il Picciolo Golf Resort, Sicily – TSG Review…

Il Picciolo Golf Resort, Sicily, location, accommodation & facilities Having planted my ball on the 7th green at Peeble Beach (at the TSG Open Championship on a simulator!), the next thing I knew I’d won a golfing trip to Sicily courtesy of Golf Escapes and Il Picciolo Golf Resort. And having added a few dates…
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Essex Golfer takes The Social Golfer Masters title at Warley Park…

Golfers from all over the south-east of England congregated at Warley Park Golf Club in Brentwood (Essex) for the 5th annual TSG Masters on 28th April 2018 Twenty-eight golfers and members from the popular Online Golf Club and Golf Society gathered at the Essex club, all hoping to be this year’s TSG Masters Champion golfer.…
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The Social Golfer MatchPlay Championship 2017…

The Social Golfer MatchPlay Championship Final on Sunday 24th September 2017… The TSG MatchPlay Championship ran similarly to an FA Cup-style knockout with participants arranging each round of matches at a course of their choice, with The Altonwood Group offering preferential green fees. The event took place at The Addington in Croydon, South London. These venues…
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The Social Golfer OPEN 2017…

As the players arrived at Farleigh Golf Club for The Social Golfer OPEN 2017 (sponsored by Golf News and Golf Escapes), it was clear from the smiles on the popular website’s members faces this was a day they had been looking forward to. The Social Golfer OPEN was first held in 2011, following the launch…
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Mayo is victor at The Social Golfer Par 3 Championship…

Golfers from all over the South East of England gathered at the Kent-based club Pedham Place on 10th June 2017,  all hoping to be this year’s The Social Golfer Par 3 Championship winning golfer. Meanwhile, the event celebrated a new format, making for an exciting finish…. The Social Golfer Par 3 Championship – The Day……
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Essex Golfer makes it back to back major victories at TSG Masters 2016…

TheSocialGolfer.com, the online social networking community for golfers celebrated its 3rd annual TSG Masters Championship at Warley Park Golf Club on 23rd April 2016… 30+ Golfers from all over the South East of England gathered at the Essex-based club, all hoping to be TSG Masters 2016 Champion golfer. The TSG Masters 2016 – How they…
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Thesocialgolfer.com 2016 tournament news…

Thesocialgolfer.com 2016 Tournament News: Dates & times for your dairy… TSG MatchPlay 2016: (sponsored by The Altonwood Group): Our 2015 event went all the way to the wire, with the final being contesting on the green of the 18th hole. John Barber finished our victor. Once again there will be spaces available for 64 TSGers…
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Best golf courses in London…

Although living in the UK’s capital can have many benefits, it’s always a good feeling to get out on the fairways and refresh your mind with a good game of golf. However, as space in this global city is always at a premium, finding a great golf course requires some know-how… Here’s a quick rundown…
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