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  • The 100 Most Influential People In Golf 2022: 75th-51st

    Monday, 28 November 2022

    Our countdown of the 100 Most Influential People in Golf 2022, a brand-new ranking of the men and women who have made the biggest difference in the game in the last year, continues. These are the people we ranked 75th-51st. Influence Noun; The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or the effect...

  • The 100 Most Influential People In Golf 2022: 50th-26th

    Monday, 28 November 2022

    We enter the top half of our 100 Most Influential People in Golf 2022, a brand-new ranking of the men and women who have made the biggest difference in the game in the last year. These are the people we ranked 50th-26th. Influence Noun; The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or...

  • The 100 Most Influential People In Golf 2022: 25th-11th

    Monday, 28 November 2022

    We are into the upper echelons of our 100 Most Influential People in Golf 2022, a brand-new ranking of the men and women who have made the biggest difference in the game in the last year. These are the people we ranked 25th-11th. Influence Noun; The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something,...

  • The 100 Most Influential People In Golf 2022: 10th-1st

    Monday, 28 November 2022

    This is it. We reach the Top 10 of our 100 Most Influential People in Golf 2022, a brand-new ranking of the men and women who have made the biggest difference in the game in the last year. Influence Noun; The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or the effect itself. JUMP TO:...

  • The 100 Most Influential People in Golf 2022: 100th-76th

    Monday, 28 November 2022

    We begin our countdown of the 100 Most Influential People in Golf 2022, a brand-new ranking of the men and women who have made the biggest difference in the game in the last year. These are the people we ranked 100th-76th Influence Noun; The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or the...

  • The 100 Most Influential People In Golf 2022

    Thursday, 24 November 2022

    Welcome to The 100 Most Influential People in Golf 2022, a brand-new ranking of the men and women who have made the biggest difference in the game in the last year… Influence Noun; The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or the effect itself. JUMP TO: How we did it | 100-76 |...

  • Wales captain Gareth Bale: My obsession with golf

    Friday, 18 November 2022

    As Gareth Bale prepares to lead Wales into their first FIFA World Cup since 1958, we sat down with the captain to discuss his biggest passion… golf! Gareth Bale’s love of golf has been well-documented. He was nicknamed ‘The Golfer’ during his time at Real Madrid and the infamous ‘Wales. Golf. Madrid. In That Order.’ banner that Bale was pictured with...

  • EXCLUSIVE: England captain Harry Kane on golf, Tiger, Augusta and the World Cup

    Friday, 18 November 2022

    Ahead of England’s World Cup campaign, we caught up with captain Harry Kane for an exclusive chat about everything from getting to scratch and playing with Tiger, to getting on Augusta and the difference between a pressure putt and a crucial penalty. Harry Kane is one of those annoying people who excels in just about every sporting activity he tries his...

  • Beef’s Golf Club: “We loved the idea of a golf club anyone can join!”

    Wednesday, 26 October 2022

    DP World Tour star Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston and comedian John Robins are creating the ultimate golf club – and we’re all invited… Have you heard the one about the vegan comedian who likes to work with beef? Thankfully it’s not quite as odd as it sounds. The “broadly vegan” comedian is none other than Bad Golf star and TG columnist John Robins...

  • World Golf Ranking: History, records, and every No.1

    Monday, 24 October 2022

    Everything you need to know about the Official World Golf Ranking, including all of the milestones and every player to have been No.1. Since the introduction of the men’s Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) in 1986, 25 different players have reached the pinnacle, from ten different countries. Scottie Scheffler became the latest new player to achieve the feat with his victory at...

  • Bronte Law: ‘It can be a struggle to make money in the women’s game’

    Wednesday, 17 August 2022

    Exclusive: Solheim Cup star Bronte Law on mental strength, equality and what golf can learn from tennis Bronte Law is one of the most opinionated and eloquent golfers in the women’s game right now. Her words pack a real punch whenever she feels strongly about something – and there are a lot of things she wants to get off her chest.

  • Jin Young Ko: ‘I train for golf like a fighter trains for a title bout’

    Friday, 29 July 2022

    World No.1 Jin Young Ko reflects on her elite mentality, the importance of YouTube, comparisons with Tiger Woods, and her obsession with Brooks Koepka and Brad Faxon. 1. What’s been your biggest achievement so far? Winning so many awards in a single year. I received the Player of the Year, the Vare [lowest scoring average for the season], the Annika Major [best...

  • Padraig Harrington: Regrets, redemption, and the Ryder Cup

    Monday, 27 June 2022

    At the age of 50, Padraig Harrington continues to add new achievements to his incredible golf CV. Making his debut at the US Senior Open, the Irishman held his nerve to seal a one-shot victory at Saucon Valley – his first win on any Tour in more than six years. Having been heavily defeated as European Ryder Cup Captain by Steve Stricker’s...

  • Fitzpatrick: From shy Sheffield schoolboy to US Open champion

    Monday, 20 June 2022

    Matt Fitzpatrick is a Major champion, Ryder Cup player and world top-10 golfer. But back in 2014 a then 19-year-old Fitzpatrick had only just turned pro when he sat down with TG for his first interview after leaving golf’s amateur ranks. While a lot has changed in the eight years since this interview, the Sheffield native’s victory at The Country Club...

  • Billy Foster: My tales from 40 years caddying on golf’s tours

    Monday, 20 June 2022

    Millions across the world watched as Billy Foster broke down in tears following Matt Fitzpatrick’s US Open victory at Brookline. Not only was it a first Major title for the 27-year-old golfer, but a first Major title for his caddie and fellow Yorkshireman. While Fitzpatrick had only been waiting the eight years since turning pro for the victory, it had been...

  • US Open Champion Matt Fitzpatrick: No more nearly man

    Monday, 20 June 2022

    Matt Fitzpatrick was fed-up with being known as the PGA Tour’s nearly man. Now the 27-year-old US Open Champion is known as a history maker. In late 2021 we sat down with the Englishman to talk statistics, Billy Foster, Bryson-proofing golf courses, the problem with slow play, and find out how he was going to conquer America. Matt Fitzpatrick has come a...

  • Golf Life’s Tubes: “I swapped alcohol for golf clubs… it’s changed my life”

    Monday, 9 May 2022

    Soccer AM star Tubes and brother Ange have taken YouTube by storm with their hilarious Golf Life channel. During Mental Health Awareness Week, the popular pair explain how the game has changed their lives. If you spent your Saturday mornings watching Soccer AM on Sky Sports in the early-to-mid noughties, you’ll remember Tubes (real name Peter Dale) for his hilariously awkward...

  • DP World Tour winner Adri Arnaus: “The Ryder Cup is my goal.”

    Thursday, 5 May 2022

    Everything you need to know about big-hitting DP World Tour winner Adria Arnaus. Arnaus won his first title with a victory over Oliver Bekker after a mammoth six-hole play-off at the Catalunya Championship at PGA Catalunya. It was a case of third time lucky for the Spaniard, who had lost his two previous play-offs, beaten on both occasions by fellow countrymen...

  • Tiger Woods’ racism and bigotry battle

    Written by Lawrence Donegan on Thursday, 10 March 2022

    As Tiger Woods is inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, we look back at how racism and bigotry cast a shadow over the teenage life of the world’s most famous golfer. This story is taken from the October 2007 issue of Golf World magazine but, after Tiger Woods’ speech as he entered the World Golf Hall of Fame, we believe this...

  • Sir Mark Rylance on playing ‘World’s Worst Golfer’ Maurice Flitcroft

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 10 March 2022

    Maurice Flitcroft was not a golfer, but that didn’t stop him trying to qualify for golf’s most famous tournament. Fitting then that Sir Mark Rylance had only played a handful of rounds himself when he was cast to play ‘the world’s worst golfer’ in new film The Phantom of The Open. We’ve long been fans of Maurice Flitcroft’s extraordinary story here...

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