Leading golf courses listed in comprehensive new book

Europe’s leading membership organisation which certifies Europe’s top golf venues has launched its new Almanac and Compendium. The new Leading Golf Courses of Europe Almanac 2014 is now available and being distributed throughout Europe to inform golfers about member golf clubs and their unique characteristics, enabling golfers to make informed decisions on the top clubs […]

Long drive competition returns to USPGA Championship

A long drive competition will take place at Valhalla Golf Club this August ahead of the start of the USPGA Championship Jack Nicklaus hits a drive during the 1995 Masters A long drive competition will take place at Valhalla Golf Club this August ahead of the start of the USPGA …Continue reading » This article Long drive competition returns to USPGA Championship appeared first on Golf Monthly.

PING Pro-Am 2014

Ping European staff professional, Matthew Baldwin, and his amateur team have won the 2014 PING Pro-Am Challenge European Tour player Matt Baldwin’s Ping Pro-Am-winning team Ping European staff professional, Matthew Baldwin, and his amateur team have won the 2014 PING Pro-Am Challenge This article PING Pro-Am 2014 appeared first on Golf Monthly.

Stewart Golf unveils new X9 remote trolley

Premium British manufacturer Stewart Golf has released a new version of its X Series remote controlled golf trolley. Based on the same electronics system as the groundbreaking X9 Follow announced in April, the new X9 Remote uses the latest in Bluetooth technology to connect the machine to the compact handset. The accuracy of the new […]

USPGA Championship: best shots of the century

Below, Nick Bonfield picks out his five USPGA best shots since the turn of the millennium… Keegan Bradley reacts to a birdie putt on the 17th hole during the final round of the 2011 USPGA Championship Nick Bonfield picks out his five favourite USPGA Championship shots since the turn of the millennium… This article USPGA Championship: best shots of the century appeared first on Golf Monthly.

USPGA Championship reflections

Alex Narey looks back fondly on some PGA Championship memories incongruous with its label as the weakest of the four major championships YE Yang became Asia’s first Major winner in the 2009 USPGA Championship Alex Narey looks back fondly on some PGA Championship memories incongruous with its label as the weakest of the four major championships This article USPGA Championship reflections appeared first on Golf Monthly.

USPGA blog: Magical Micheel

Nick Bonfield reminisces about his favourite ever Major Championship – the 2003 USPGA at Oak Hill Shaul Micheel produced one of the greatest shots of all time at the 2003 USPGA Nick Bonfield reminisces about his favourite ever Major Championship – the 2003 USPGA at Oak Hill This article USPGA blog: Magical Micheel appeared first on Golf Monthly.

USPGA Championship: an American perspective

Golf Monthly's American intern Mike Smith recalls his experiences watching the USPGA Championship, and what it means to American sports fans YE Yang became Asia’s first Major winner in the 2009 USPGA Championship Golf Monthly’s American intern Mike Smith recalls his experiences watching the USPGA Championship, and disucsses what it means to American sports fans This article USPGA Championship: an American perspective appeared first on Golf Monthly.

Top venue Brocket Hall partners with AimPoint golf system

Brocket Hall has announced a partnership with the renowned AimPoint green reading system, used by several top Tour players to aid their putting.   Run by top teaching professional Jamie Donaldson, the AimPoint tuition programs, which focus on the science behind reading greens, have proven highly successful with amateurs, professionals and juniors and are now […]

USPGA Valhalla hole by hole guide: hole 2

A closer look at the second hole at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky – host of the 2014 USPGA Championship A closer look at the par-4 2nd hole at Valhala Golf Club in Kentucky A closer look at the second hole at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky – host of the 2014 USPGA Championship This article USPGA Valhalla hole by hole guide: hole 2 appeared first on Golf Monthly.

RainTree South Golf Club, new name for a Central Ohio Gem

RainTree South, formerly Cooks Creek, is 30 miles south of Columbus on US 23, a major north/south route through the area. The design is a collaboration between Dr. Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry, and PGA Tour Regular John Cook, on river … Continue reading →The post RainTree South Golf Club, new name for a Central Ohio Gem appeared first on Hitting the Links-a guide to the best golf courses you can play in the U.S..

Lamkin congratulates Horsey on Russian win

Lamkin Corporation has congratulated David Horsey on his Russian Open win. Equipped with Lamkin UTx grips on all his clubs, Horsey produced an incredible final round finish, edging out a fellow Lamkin user Damien McGrane in the play-off. The UTx from Lamkin, as used by the winner, features the company’s unique tri layer technology.

Jamie Elson Signs with Jenahura

Jamie Elson recently signed a sponsorship and management deal with boutique golf events company Jenahura as he looks to continue his full playing rights in 2014. Jamie Elson recently signed a sponsorship and management deal with boutique golf events company Jenahura This article Jamie Elson Signs with Jenahura appeared first on Golf Monthly.

USPGA Championship favourites

Golf Monthly takes a look at some of the USPGA Championship favourites in the lead-up to the 96th contest at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky Golf Monthly takes a look at some of the USPGA Championship favourites in the lead-up to the 96th contest at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky This article USPGA Championship favourites appeared first on Golf Monthly.

Valhalla Golf Course gallery

Here's what the world's best golfers will face when they take on Valhalla Golf course in the 96th USPGA Championship The par-4 6th hole at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky Here’s what the world’s best golfers will face when they take on Valhalla Golf Club in the 96th PGA Championship This article Valhalla Golf Course gallery appeared first on Golf Monthly.

USPGA Championship: British and Irish contenders

Golf Monthly takes a look at the players representing the UK and Ireland in the 2014 USPGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky Golf Monthly takes a look at the players representing the UK and Ireland in the 2014 USPGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky This article USPGA Championship: British and Irish contenders appeared first on Golf Monthly.

2013 USPGA Championship Review

Golf Monthly takes a look back at the 2013 USPGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club, where Jason Dufner registered his first Major title Jason Dufner won the 2013 USPGA Championship at Oak Hill Golf Club ; ; ; ; ; Jason Dufner took the 2013 USPGA Championship, held at Oak Hill Country Club in New …Continue reading » This article 2013 USPGA Championship Review appeared first on Golf Monthly.

USPGA Championship 2014: by the numbers

Golf Monthly takes a look at some interesting facts and figures ahead of the 96th USPGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky Jason Dufner won his first Major at the 2013 USPGA Championship Golf Monthly takes a look at some interesting facts and figures ahead of the 96th USPGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky This article USPGA Championship 2014: by the numbers appeared first on Golf Monthly.

USPGA Championship facts and figures

The USPGA Championship started life in 1916 in a strokeplay format before switching to strokeplay in 1954. The 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club Kentucky is the 96th installment of the year's final Major Steve Elkington shot the lowest-ever USPGA Championship final round en route to victory in 1995 The USPGA Championship started life in 1916 in a strokeplay format before switching to strokeplay in 1958. The 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club Kentucky is the 96th installment of the year’s final Major This article USPGA Championship facts and figures appeared first on Golf Monthly.

USPGA Championship winners

We look at all the USPGA Championship winners since the tournament's became a strokeplay contest in 1958 Tiger Woods beat Bob May in a three-hole play-off at Valhalla in 2000 We look at all the USPGA Championship winners since the tournament’s became a strokeplay contest in 1958 This article USPGA Championship winners appeared first on Golf Monthly.

USPGA Championship history

A look back at USPGA Championship history ahead of the final major of the year… A look back at USPGA Championship history ahead of the final major of the year… This article USPGA Championship history appeared first on Golf Monthly.

The Little Fish Are Hungry

Of course, the big tournament this week is the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and I’ll be devoting some posts to it over the next few days. There are so many storylines — Tiger, Phil, Graeme, Lee, and Poults trying to make their respective Ryder Cups, for instance, or the potential battle for #1 between Adam, Henrik, and Rory.

How to play the hybrid chip shot around the greens: video

In the winter months when the grass is a little light on growth, using the  hybrid golf club around the greens is a very useful shot to play. Many Australian golf courses tend to have tight lies around the greens rather than the thick rough we see on many American golf courses. In the winter months with low growth or in the drier summer months, playing chip shots from these lies can be a tricky task.

The Path to Success

The majority of students that I see will slice the ball.  The rest will hook, with few knowing the correct path on the downswing. To learn to hit it straighter, let’s look at why the ball curves in the air

Tiger Wood Dominates Putt-Putt … For Now

Every golfer for a generation has grown up wanting to beat Tiger Woods. Now that list includes his own son. Doing a press conference in Boston last week, Woods talked about his 5-year-old son Charlie, and his suddenly competitive drive to beat his own dad in any competition possible, particularly on the miniature golf course

Golf on TV: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Barracuda Championship, 3M Championship

The following edited content was supplied by Golf Channel in a news release.Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy headline the field at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio, where Woods defends as an eight-time champion. Golf Channel will air live, primetime coverage of all four rounds of the Barracuda Championship (Reno-Tahoe Open formerly), while Paul Goydos makes his Champions Tour debut at the 3M Championship in Minnesota.WGC-BRIDGESTONE INVITATIONAL(PGA Tour)Dates: July 31 – August 3Venue: Firestone Country Club (South Course), Akron, OhioTournament Airtimes On Golf Channel (Eastern):Thursday 1:30-6:30 p.m. (Live) / 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m

Adam Scott won’t touch a major trophy until he has won it

Adam Scott doesn’t want to jinx things by holding major golf trophies before he has won them. Adam Scott tees it up at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone CC this week and is looking to hold on to his number one ranking position ahead of a surging Rory McIlroy. But in the lead up to next week’s US PGA Championship a few players have been asked to pose with the trophy, prompting some to decline.

Ria Bintan: a Player’s gem

Standing on the first tee of the Gary Player-designed Ria Bintan golf course, one cannot help but feel in awe. With magnificent jungle views at every angle, gentle ocean breezes kissing your cheek, and the exotic sounds of tropical birds (and pesky monkeys) in the trees, you can easily be lulled into a relaxed, hypnotic