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Why golfers can carry 14 golf clubs in their bag…

March 10th, 2020
14 golf clubs - The Rules and The Penalties - The Social Gofler
14 golf clubs - The Rules and The Penalties - The Social Gofler

Ever wondered why you are allowed to carry up to 14 clubs in your golf bag? And who made this rule? And why? Here we look at some of the history and rationale as to why 14 is the magic number…   The reasons why golfers carry 14 golf clubs in one bag – The… Read More


The US Masters 2020 Golf Tournament…

February 28th, 2020
US Masters 2020 Golf Tournament
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 favourites and who’s due a win… US Masters 2020 – The History… The Masters Tournament is, as always, the… Read More


Golfing in Vilamoura – Part One…

February 19th, 2020
Golfing in Vilamoura, Laguna Resort, The Algarve, Portugal
Golfing in Vilamoura, Laguna Resort, The Algarve, Portugal

In the first of two articles under the heading of ‘Golfing in Vilamoura’, we visited the renowned Algarve region of Portugal for four days. We visited four golf courses including the world-famous, Vale de Lobo and two other local courses, The Laguna and The Millenium. Golfing in Vilamoura – Getting There: As with all golf… Read More


Golf Trivia at Xmas….

December 17th, 2019
Golf Trivia - TheSocialGolfer.com - Golfing Facts v2
Golf Trivia - TheSocialGolfer.com - Golfing Facts v2

So with the Xmas season upon us, we thought we would give you some golf trivia on which to impress your friends this Christmas! As such, we turned to regular TSG Newsletter columnist ‘Scottish Bob’ to share with us some great golf trivia nuggets he’s been researching in 2019… ‘Scottish Bobs’ Golf Trivia – The… Read More


The Golf Majors in 2020…

November 29th, 2019
Golf Majors in 2020
Golf Majors in 2020

As this year’s tour comes to end and with John Rahm winning the Race to Dubai, we asked our friends at Freebets to look at the favourites for the Men’s Golf Majors in 2020. So, with 2019 was a memorable year for men’s golf, if not for one reason only, Tiger roared back! The major… Read More


Discover the tools to improving your golf game…

November 23rd, 2019
Improving your golf game, the social golfer, golf partners
Improving your golf game, the social golfer, golf partners

Once you’ve been hooked by the golf bug, the next thing you’ll want to do is look at ways of improving your golf game… We spoke to our friends at Bird Golf Academy in Arizona and asked them for their advice… Improving your golf game – Where to Begin Even Tiger Woods started practising his… Read More


FIVE Premiership footballers who golf…

November 20th, 2019
FIVE Premiership footballers who golf
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… Read More


Best Golf Courses in Spain…

September 2nd, 2019
Best golf courses in Spain - Real Club Valderrama v1
Best golf courses in Spain - Real Club Valderrama v1

When it comes to knowing the best golf courses in Spain, there’s no better destination to ‘swat up’ on, than the most visited golf region in Europe… Lush, rolling fairways, picturesque courses, an enjoyable climate and great cuisine combine to make the ultimate golf destination – and all of this only a few hours from… Read More


Night Golf Events – What’s it all about?

August 19th, 2019
Night Golf Events, thesocialgolfer.com v2
Night Golf Events, thesocialgolfer.com v2

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,… Read More


Golf in Australia…

August 15th, 2019
Golf in Austrailia - Yarrawonga-Mulwala Golf Resort - The Social Golfer v2
Golf in Austrailia - Yarrawonga-Mulwala Golf Resort - The Social Golfer v2

For the last couple of years or so of being a member of The Social Golfer and writing about all the beautiful & interesting golf clubs and golf courses around the world, I thought I would tell you a little more about Golf in Australia… More specifically my own club here in New South Wales!… Read More