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The Royal Troon Mixed Battle Heats Up

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The Royal Troon Mixed Battle Heats Up
Royal Troon, the site of this year’s 145th Open Championship is facing criticism for still having a male-only membership policy. While many are looking forward to the action sure to be happening on the links this July, others are concentrating on the club’s male-only status. Out of the 10 golf clubs used for the Open Championship only two remain men-only, Royal Troon and Muirfiel..Read More

Happy Birthday John Daly - Wild Thing Turns 50

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Happy Birthday John Daly - Wild Thing Turns 50
As Wild Thing, John Daly, turns the big 50 today GolfOnline would like to wish him a very happy birthday. And thank him for all the amazing, crazy and downright ridiculous memories. Check out a few of our favourite Daly moments below: We Don’t Think you’re Supposed to Chuck that John Teeing off a woman’s mouth must be crossing the lines of health and safety, right..Read More

Rory McIlroy Chooses Open de France over Bridgestone

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Rory McIlroy Chooses Open de France over Bridgestone
Rory McIlroy has announced he will play in the Open de France this summer instead of the Bridgestone Invitational. A move McIlroy believes will better prepare him for the Open Championship. The two events clash this year as the summer Olympics forced the PGA to reshuffle the WGC – Bridgestone to the same week as the Open de France. A move that has totally miffed European Tour bosses. ..Read More

Gary Player and Paul McGinley Weigh in on Olympic Withdrawals

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Gary Player and Paul McGinley Weigh in on Olympic Withdrawals
Gary Player and Paul McGinley have made their disappointment known after Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel confirmed they would not be participating in the summer Olympics. Last week we heard Adam Scott would not be making the trip to Rio, citing a packed schedule and wondered how many other big name golfers would be following suit. It wasn’t long before Oosthuizen and Schwartzel, ..Read More

Short Game Distance Control with Mark Crossfield

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Short Game Distance Control with Mark Crossfield
"I struggle with judging distances on 30 yards shots and closer to the green. I find it hard to practice at the range, any tips?" Dave Tarr on Twitter. Mark says practice as much as you can on the course at different distances so you can hone your feel and touch. Don’t just stand at one yardage and hit lots of balls. As well this Mark comes up with lots more for you to try. If you h..Read More

Please help me fix my draw! with Mark Crossfield

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Please help me fix my draw! with Mark Crossfield
In this Q&A Mark Crossfield is asked on Facebook Danie Daans Smit, "Hi Mark I have a constant over draw on my Driver but I’m pushing my irons to the right, it's quite frustrating to not be consistent, I didn’t always have this issue, my irons were normally quite accurate. I've been playing about 5 months and now a 23 handicap." Mark discusses the different possible reasons..Read More

Is custom fitting for everyone? with Mark Crossfield

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Is custom fitting for everyone? with Mark Crossfield
"Hi Mark my mum is getting new irons, she’s a 30 handicap golfer and plays about once a week. Which Set of Irons do you recommend? And should she get custom fit."  Robin Hjalmarson asks on Facebook. Mark talks through the fact that without seeing the player or knowing their statistics from their golf swing it is hard to advise a set of clubs to buy. Mark says that when you go fo..Read More

How to lower your high handicap with Mark Crossfield

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How to lower your high handicap with Mark Crossfield
"Hi Mark, how much do you think you could improve an average 18 handicap golfer and how would you go about it? I would be interested to hear your thoughts and what areas you feel would be best to work on to improve a player's scoring." by David Fletcher on Facebook. Mark discusses how when he is coaching his pupils he puts them through a range of tests to gage their skill levels and where to..Read More

Has Technology Improved Coaching with Mark Crossfield

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Has Technology Improved Coaching with Mark Crossfield
In this week's Q&A with Mark Crossfield. Paul Garnham asks on Facebook. Hi Mark, do you think the game of golf can be taught (and improved with coaching) better with technology such as the GC2 + HMT etc) or without it? Marks coaching is based massively around the use of technology, he discusses how technology has improved coaches understanding of the science within the golf swing. Lea..Read More

Congratulations to GolfOnline’s Masters Competition Winner - Mark Fagg

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Congratulations to GolfOnline’s Masters Competition Winner - Mark Fagg
Earlier this month we invited you to take part in our huge Masters competition worth an incredible £200 in GolfOnline Gift Vouchers and we now have our winner! Congratulations to Mark Fagg!  After an unprecedented 500+ entries, Mark was the lucky winner to have correctly guessed Danny Willett would win the first major of 2016. This week we held a random draw at our head office to p..Read More

The 1 in 10 TaylorMade Driver Promotion

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The 1 in 10 TaylorMade Driver Promotion
Buy a 2016 Driver within the promotion period for your chance to win the value of that driver back in GolfOnline gift vouchers.  Buy any TaylorMade 2016 Metal Wood (Driver) and be selected to participate in a draw to win your purchase back in GolfOnline vouchers (redeemable at GolfOnline and Golfinstore). For every 10th Purchase one lucky winner will be drawn at random to be awarded with..Read More

Adam Scott Pulls Out of Rio 2016

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Adam Scott Pulls Out of Rio 2016
Adam Scott had pulled out of the Olympics and thus made the whole affair a whole lot less good looking pic.twitter.com/H84le99BSx — #GCW (@gcw) April 20, 2016 Adam Scott announced earlier this week that he would not be participating in the Olympic games later this summer in Rio. In a statement the Australian cited an already packed schedule saying, “My decision has been taken as..Read More
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