Thursday, 25th August, 2016

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Thursday, August 25th, 2016

James Tobia

Anglo-Russian Team Breaks Rio Record

University of Bedfordshire student, James Tobia, caddied for the Russian golfer Maria Verchenova who broke the Olympic course record on Saturday. Afterwards he told about his experience and ambitions… the full story »

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Justin Rose Capture

Olympic champion Rose set for British Masters homecoming

Justin Rose will make his first appearance on British soil since claiming an historic gold medal in Rio when he joins tournament host Luke Donald in the British Masters supported by Sky Sports at The Grove, from October 13-16

Paul Eales

Paul Eales Wins with Lynx

Lynx Golf is celebrating its first Professional Tour win after playing ambassador Paul Eales lifted the Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Senior Open at Archerfield Links

TGI Partnership Trophy image

Inaugural TGI Partnership Trophy in association with Callaway and Callaway Apparel

After two weeks of Olympic fever swelling national pride, the excitement ahead of the first TGI Partnership Trophy – in association with Callaway and Callaway Apparel – is building

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Mathew Webb of Bedlingtonshire GC (left) and playing partner Alex Belt of Snainton Golf Centre pose after victory during the final round of the PGA Fourball Championship at Carden Park (Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Belt and Webb Soak Up That Winning Feeling

A wet final day failed to dampen the spirits of Alex Belt and Mathew Webb who were singing in the rain after clinching the PGA Fourball Championship at Carden Park

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Charley Hull practices on hole 11

Women Take Centre Stage in Historic Return to Olympic Golf

A stellar field of 60 players, including nine of the top ten in the world and all three of this year’s major champions, will be eyeing the biggest Olympic prize of a gold medal when Miriam Nagl of the host country hits the opening tee shot at 7.30am (local time) this morning

Luke Donald and Tony Scott

Mizuno: Official Supplier to British Masters Supported By Sky Sports

Mizuno has been named as Official Supplier of golf equipment at this year’s British Masters supported by Sky Sports, which will be hosted by Mizuno staff ambassador Luke Donald at The Grove, from October 13-16

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Rio 20!6 Olympic logo

Draw Released for Women’s Golf Competition at Rio 2016

The world’s top women golfers are set to take the Olympic stage in Rio de Janeiro beginning this Wednesday, 17 August the full story »

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Justin Rose Olympic Champion

Rose Strikes Gold on Historic Day for Golf

On a sun-drenched final day, in front of a sell-out crowd of 12,000 at Reserva de Marapendi Golf Course, Great Britain’s Justin Rose added the Olympic crown to his 2013 US Open title

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Albert MacKenzie (Julien Herbert/Getty Images)

MacKenzie to Captain GB&I PGA Cup Team

Saunton Golf Club head PGA Professional Albert MacKenzie has been named as the 2017 PGA Cup captain for Great Britain & Ireland’s defence of the Llandudno Trophy in 2017

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Rio Olympics Golf Course  from the air (photo credit IGF)

IGF Confirms Draw For Men’s Olympic Competition

At 7.30am local time on Thursday 11th August, history will be made when Brazilian, Adilson da Silva, hits the opening tee shot and golf’s return to the Olympic Games will be complete

Costantino Rocca and Valentina Lualdi 

European Seniors Tour Championship for Italy in Udine

After a six year absence the European PGA Seniors Tour has selected Udine Golf Club in Friuli-Venezia-Giulia for its prestigious Italian Open Seniors Championship

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Maria Verchenova

Russian Golfer Cleared for Rio

The IOC has notified the IGF and Russian Olympic Committee that Ms. Maria Verchenova’s entry to the women’s individual golf event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been confirmed

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Ryder Cup Hazeltine 2016 logo

PGA Of America to Launch The Ryder Cup Trophy Tour

“We Are 13” Fan-Engagement Initiative to make 12 Stops in 10 Cities at Sporting Events, Stadiums and Golf Clubs, with guest appearances by Legendary Ryder Cup Captains

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Saunton’s East Course (David Cannon/Getty Images)

Super Saunton Set For PGA Play-Offs

Saunton Golf Club boasts two of the finest links courses with the 72-hole Play-Offs event being staged on the East Course from October 24-27

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Lee Westwood

£2 Million Reasons for Westwood To Sign-On

Ryder Cup Star Extends Dunlop Agreement that sees him pocket £2m for a Major Win

Sam Torrance

Darren Clarke Names Sam Torrance as 5th Vice Captain for Ryder Cup

The 62 year old Scotsman will bring not only a wealth of experience to Clarke’s backroom team – having played for Europe on eight consecutive occasions between 1981 and 1995 – he will also bring the knowledge of what it takes to be a winning captain in the biennial contest, having led Europe to victory at The Belfry in 2002

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Rory McIlroy with Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Dubai Duty Free (Getty Images)

Portstewart to host the 2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation will return to Northern Ireland next year after Portstewart Golf Club was confirmed as the host venue from July 6-9, 2017

Darren Clarke

2016 Ryder Cup Captain Darren Clarke Re-Signs with Stuburt

Stuburt, the Great British footwear and apparel specialists founded in 1860, is delighted to announce the re-signing of Darren Clarke to wear the brand’s footwear

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Ricoh Women's British Open website

Algarve Extends Link with Ricoh Women’s British Open 

Europe’s leading golf destination has extended its sponsorship of the event and will again be an official partner for the four-day spectacular on the Marquess course as the world’s leading female golfers do battle from July 28-31

Monday, July 25th, 2016

President of Srixon Sports Europe Leslie Hepsworth, winner Martyn Jobling and Foremost CEO Paul Hedges

Jobling Wins Foremost Assistants Championship

Martyn Jobling shot a superb six under par 65 to win the 2016 Foremost Assistants Championship supported by Srixon/Cleveland Golf at The Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

(from left) Guy Kinnings, IMG Golf; Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon; Ivan Khodabakhsh, Ladies European Tour

IMG tees up The Solheim Cup

Global sports firm announced as Scotland’s staging partner

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Scottish golf star Kelsey Macdonald has a ball by Wearing It Yellow ahead of the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open in a dress made from golf balls. Spectators at the tournament are being urged to don yellow clothing to show their support for The Beatson Cancer Charity – the official charity of the event for the second year in a row

Kesley Macdonald Wears It Yellow for Beatson Cancer Charity

Scottish golfer puts the fun into fund-raising at Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open and asks golf fans also to ‘wear it yellow’ tomorrow (Friday 22 July) to raise money for a cause close to her heart

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

IGF logo

Fields confirmed for Olympic Games golf competitions

National Olympic Committees have now entered the athletes who will represent their country at Reserva de Marapendi Golf Course between 11 and 20 August. Henrik Stenson, the new Open champion, represents Sweden with Danny Willett, the Masters champion, part of Team GB the full story »

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Keith Pelley and Kyi Hla Han

The European Tour and the Asian Tour announce ‘Strategic Alliance’

The European Tour and the Asian Tour have today announced a ‘Strategic Alliance’ which officially ratifies the relationship between the two Tours