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Five Golf Tips for Beginners

There are very few of us who naturally pick up a golf club for the first time and hit it miles down the fairway! Golf like any other pursuit takes a little bit of time and patience. If you think back to when you started learning how to drive a car you probably didn’t drive like you do today!

Should one of the golf majors be played later in the year?

As golf was part of the Olympics this year the golfing schedule was amended resulting in the Ryder Cup being played slightly later in the year and the British Open and USPGA being played within two weeks of each other in July.

Golfing rituals and superstitions

The build up to the first major of the year is at a fever pitch and it’s the majors that mean the most to the players. Ultimately at the end of a player’s career they are judged by how many major wins they accumulated. To this day there are many column inches dedicated to whether Tiger will overhaul Jack’s haul of 18.

What makes the Masters so unique

With the 2015 Masters almost upon us we thought we would take a different look at Golf’s first major. The Masters is famous the world over for its pristine fairways and greens as well as the perfect azaleas. However the richness of the Masters is in its many unique traditions, long may they continue.

An Irish Golfing Review of 2014

As another draws to a close we thought we would have our own golfing “Reeling in the Years” for the year that was 2014.

DP World Championship in Dubai Review

There was a strong field in the European Tours season ending DP World Championship in Dubai. The DP World Championship in Dubai sees the top 60 ranked European Tour players battle it out for a very lucrative $8 million dollars, which is not bad work if you can get it.

Is it possible to make a few quid on golf betting? – Part 2

In the last blog post we looked at the possibility of making a few quid on golf betting. After doing a little bit of Googling on the subject I discovered a website called www.golfbettingsystem.co.uk. This website had a systematic approach to selecting winners from the field.

Is it possible to make a few quid on golf betting?

Having remembered reading an article in a 2013 edition of Golf World about golf betting I decided to do a bit of “Googling” on the person the article was based on – Steve Palmer. Now my Googling research skills only came into play a couple of months after the article was written, so it was only a passing interest to put it mildly at the time.

Should there be more golf on mainstream TV?

Recently while browsing through the news on the BBC website I saw an article that caught my eye on archived Radio Times listings online. Straight away with some curiosity I went to see what was on the TV on the day that I was born.

Will Tiger Beat Jack's Haul of 18 Majors?

Every year, as each major golf tournament comes and goes, the discussion inevitably turns to the question of whether or not Tiger Woods will ever catch, or even surpass, Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 major tournament championships. There are certainly many valid points on either side of this argument. Here are a few facts to consider.