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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

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

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

Charley Hull is Eyeing her First Major Win at Home

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Charley Hull is Eyeing her First Major Win at Home
The Ricoh Women’s British Open is turning 40 and heading to Charley Hull’s home club, Woburn Golf Club this July. Hull, who finished T2 earlier this month at the ANA Inspiration is hoping the home court advantage might just help her snagged her first major title. “Everyone at Woburn is looking forward to having the Ricoh Women’s British Open back at the Club and obvi..Read More

Bryson DeChambeau Earns $259,600 in First Pro Appearance

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Bryson DeChambeau Earns $259,600 in First Pro Appearance
Bryson DeChambeau made his professional golf debut last week at the RBC Heritage where the 22-year-old finished T4 and made $259,600.  Not too shabby for your first gig out of college! The self-proclaimed “golf scientist” is making a name for himself both on and off the course.  His talent is unmistakable and helps solidify him as the Rookie to watch in 2016.  But p..Read More

Team France Earns “Fastest Hole in Golf” Record

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Team France Earns “Fastest Hole in Golf” Record
Ahead of last week’s Open de Espana, three teams led by tournament host Sergio Garcia from Spain, Denmark and France got together to try and break the Guinness Book of World Record’s “Fastest hole in golf for a team of four.” Filmed on the par-5 4th hole at the Real Club Valderrama, hilarity ensues as the teams race to cover 500 yards as fast as possible in a 4-man r..Read More
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