Iona Stephen joins Today’s Golfer’s growing team

Broadcaster Iona Stephen has joined Today’s Golfer as a regular contributor to Britain’s No.1 golf magazine and

The former professional golfer will offer regular insight and opinion from her life covering the Majors and the world’s biggest events, giving her unique take on the biggest stories in the game.

Stephen’s career has seen her work for Sky Sports Golf, CBS, the BBC, and NBC Golf Channel covering everything from The Masters and The Open, to the Ryder Cup and Solheim Cup. She has also hosted prize presentations to a global audience at some of the DP World Tour’s flagship events.

Iona Stephen working on the DP World Tour.

The Scotswoman is as comfortable covering the game from the commentary booth as she is broadcasting in front of the camera and from the course, where she is regularly seen interviewing the world’s best players during their rounds.

After a long-term wrist injury curtailed Stephen’s professional playing career, her insight, personality, and energy were quickly recognized by golf’s major networks. She has just returned from her covering The Masters, where she was widely praised for her presenting and commentary for CBS and the revered

Iona Stephen playing with Jon Rahm in the Pro-Am at the BMW PGA Championship.

Alongside her television work, Stephen also has her own YouTube channel – On The Road With Iona – which has welcomed guests including Jon Rahm, Niall Horan, Rick Shiels, Bronte Law, and Martin Slumbers.

She also has a huge social media following across her Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok pages.

2023 sees Stephen make history as the first-ever female on-course commentator in EA Sports gaming history with the release of PGA Tour Road to The Masters. Alongside EA Sports, her other brand partners include Titleist, FootJoy, The R&A, Kjus and Loch Lomond Whiskies.

Iona Stephen interviewing Niall Horan at The Open.

“I’m delighted to be joining Today’s Golfer and share my experiences and insights from the world of golf with such a large and engaged audience,” Stephen said. “It’s a fascinating time for the game and we have an exciting year ahead with a Ryder Cup and Solheim Cup to look forward to as well as the men’s and women’s Majors and the ongoing battles between the tours, so I won’t be short of topics!

“I can assure you that I won’t shy away from the big talking points and I’m really looking forward to hearing readers’ feedback.”

NFL star Josh Allenand broadcaster Iona Stephen take part in the Road to the Masters Invitational EA Sports event prior to the 2023 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.

Today’s Golfer Editor Chris Jones is proud to welcome Stephen to the team.

“I consider Iona to be one of the finest broadcasters in the game and she is a fantastic addition to our ever-growing team.

“She’s known throughout the golfing world as a trusted and fair voice and will bring incredible insight to our vast global audience,” he said. editor Rob Jerram added: “From our very first conversation, Iona demonstrated her desire to work with us and share her views with our vast audience of golfers.

“Her unrivaled knowledge and passion for the game shine through and her values align perfectly with ours.

“We cannot wait to share her insights and help grow what is already a huge Iona Stephen fanbase.”

Iona Stephen is a former professional golfer and has joined Today's Golfer as a columnist.

Outside of golf, Stephen is an ambassador for the charity BIG CHANGE, supporting young people throughout the UK to thrive in life, not just exams. She also has an interest in optimizing health and energy for elite performance in sports and life and has a diploma in sports nutrition and a level 2 PT qualification.

She is also a mentor as part of the Stephen Gallagher Foundation buddy system and has a degree in history of art from the University of St Andrews.

Stephen joins comedian, Bad Golf creator, and Beef’s Golf Club podcast co-host John Robins as a Today’s Golfer columnist.

Her first column will appear online and in our next print issue, out on May 4. Ensure you don’t miss it by signing up for a Today’s Golfer membership.


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Rob Jerram is Today's Golfer's Digital Editor.

Rob Jerram – Digital Editor

Rob Jerram is the Digital Editor of He specializes in the DP World Tour, PGA Tour, LIV Golf, and the Ryder Cup, spending large chunks of his days reading about, writing about, and watching the tours each month.

He’s passionate about the equipment used by professional golfers and is also a font of knowledge when it comes to golf balls, golf trolleys, and golf bags, testing thousands down the years.

Rob has been a journalist for more than 23 years, starting his career with Johnston Press where he covered local and regional news and sport in a variety of editorial roles across ten years.

He joined Bauer Media in September 2010 and worked as the Senior Production Editor of Today’s Golfer and Golf World magazines for ten years before moving into the Digital Editor’s role in July 2020.

During his time in the golf industry, Rob has interviewed and played golf with some of the biggest names in the game, including Rory McIlroy, Shane Lowry, Lee Westwood, Colin Montgomerie, and Rick Shiels.

He has been playing golf for almost three decades and is a member at Greetham Valley in Rutland and Spalding Golf Club in Lincolnshire, playing off a 9.7 handicap.

In his spare time, Rob enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, watching Peterborough United FC, going for long walks, flying his drone, cooking, and reading.

Rob uses a Ping G driverPing G 3-woodTaylorMade M5 5-woodTaylorMade P790 irons (2, 4-PW), TaylorMadeMG3 wedges (52º, 58º), Evnroll ER2 putter, and TaylorMade Tour Response golf ball.

You can email Rob or get in touch with him on Twitter.

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