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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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5 Top Tips for choosing a new Sportwear Embroidery supplier…

When thinking about getting sportswear embroidery on your team kit or sports garments, workwear or other clothing, what are the 5 core things you should consider when choosing an embroidery company? As any Golf Society organiser or sports team manager knows, what you wear and the quality of the sports attire you choose, can make…
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FIVE Premiership footballers who golf…

There aren’t many sports that go hand in hand more so than golf and football. Both sports are intertwined in a unique way, with many professional footballers opting to use their days off on the course playing a round of golf. And why not? There aren’t many better sports (low impact sports) to unwind to…
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Matt Stables returns to South Essex GC …

One of Essex golf’s most popular figures, Matt Stables, has returned to South Essex GC as a Golf Development Professional with a positive message to all golfers – and a promise to improve their game. Friend and member of The Social Golfer, Matt is an Advanced PGA Professional and has returned this summer after six…
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How to write a good golf club review…

As the way we consume media and buy products and services changes, it is now becoming commonplace for internet users to leave a golf club review for other consumers. So much so, that 78% of consumers now say they DO NOT make a purchase before doing research. We asked Ian Mullins (MD of TheSocialGolfer.com), what…
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The Social Golfer named Media Partner at World Golf Awards…

The World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world-class courses, and golf destinations. The 2017 World Golf Awards will focus on the leading 130 nations that are shaping the future of this dynamic industry. Golf tourism constitutes a vital segment in the global travel and tourism marketplace as a whole,…
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Great ways to enjoy watching LIVE golf events…

Golf has seen a significant decrease in participation in the last decade, however, meanwhile, attendance at LIVE golf events has increased… Why is this, better coverage on TV, a better overall LIVE golf event experience? Or just the fact that technology and the internet have made applying for tickets at these live events much more…
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Women & Golf Magazine PUMA & COBRA – Reader Day…

Join the Women & Golf Magazine team for a fantastic golf and shopping experience in association with leading equipment and clothing manufacturer, COBRA PUMA. The event taking place at Silvermere Golf Complex in Surrey, which has the largest women’s golf boutique in the UK… Women & Golf Magazine PUMA & COBRA – Reader Day… The…
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Is technology good for golf?

Golf is among the most popular sports in the world with an estimated 390 million fans worldwide, according to Sporteology… So it comes as no surprise that companies are looking to the digital landscape to release new innovative golf-themed apps, games and training tools to sell to such a vast market. And these products aren’t…
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Els joins forces with The Golf Trust…

The Golf Trust today announces a new partnership with The Els for Autism Foundation, including a programme of activity to offer UK individuals on the autism spectrum the opportunity to use golf as a life skills and physical development tool. The Els for Autism Foundation – The background… Established in 2009 by PGA TOUR golfer…
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The Shire London – Green Fees….

The Shire London, the only course in the UK designed by Seve Ballesteros is rated London’s No.1 best overall golf experience by golfers online! However, the popular north London Golf Course has announced its latest Legends Winter Golf prices for the off-season in 2016… The Shire London – Winter Green Fees From November 1st 2016 it’s…
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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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Golf Ball Dimples – Why do golf balls have them?

Ever wondered how or why the golf ball dimples came about? We did. So we did some research into both the history and science behind the reasons… Golf Ball Dimples – The History… The reason why golf balls have dimples is based on both science and evolution. Originally, all golf balls were completely smooth. However,…
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Lake Balls – How are they retrieved?

For a guy who doesn’t play golf (or even one who does), the retrieval of ‘Lake Balls’ is somewhat of a mystery! So in order to find out, The Social Golfer asked leading Lake Balls provider, Scott Phillips of Premier Lake Balls, how it’s done… Lake Balls – The Collection Firstly, let’s start with the…
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London Golf Show Poster

London Golf Show moves to new venue…

Organisers of the London and Manchester Golf Shows –  announce dates for 2014! PLUS a brand new venue New London Golf Show venue The 10th Annual London Golf Show will be from the 14-16 November at Glow, at the heart of Bluewater, Europe’s leading retail and leisure destination, which attracts 27 million visitors a year.…
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Bernard Gallacher - Ryder Cup Captain v4

Golf legend wants more defibrillators…

Should ALL golf clubs have a defibrillator? Former Ryder Cup Captain and TV pundit Bernard Gallacher survived a cardiac arrest in 2013. Following this news, the theme of golf and defibrillators has been pushed into the spotlight. In addition, we ourselves at The Social Golfer have seen how these machines save lives. We hope that…
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The Social Golfer & Golf News Magazine

Friends of The Social Golfer…

Welcome to the ‘Friends of The Social Golfer’ Page… Golf News sites Golf News – The Biggest Golf Newspaper in the UK – www.golfnews.co.uk Golf’s Governing Bodies & Associations British Inclusive Golf – The Drive Behind Disability Golf, a disability is not an inability – www.britishinclusivegolf.org World Golf Awards™ – serves to celebrate and reward…
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