Archive for February, 2010

The Driver that’s not in the bag: Three Golf stars and their customised cars

If there is one thing that many golfers love more than stepping out onto the first tee to contest the latest golfing prize, it can be in admiring the fruits of their labours and few things give us a glimpse into the psyche of a golfer more than in the type of car he chooses to buy.

In this fun article, we take a look at some of the cars that golf’s great and good have decided is the right car for their image. There’s some beautiful machines in there, a few surprising choices and perhaps one or two that certainly require a similar taste to that of the golfer in question!

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What not to buy an avid golfer for Christmas and why!

Given that golf is such a massively popular sport and has such a vast and diverse range of products available related to it, it is perhaps somewhat paradoxical that when it comes to buying Christmas presents, golfers can be very awkward creatures to buy items for!

There are many tales up and down the country of how club members get together on boxing day at the clubhouse, solely with a view to either wearing or showing the daftest golfing gifts they have received this year, ranging from the type of clothing that even John Daly would question wearing, to the ‘handy’ rangefinder GPS system that is accurate to the nearest square mile and requires the battery capacity of a nuclear submarine to last longer than three holes.


Christmas golf gifts for 2012

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After revealing numbers 10 to 6 last week, join us this week as we reveal part two of 10 of the best Golf App Games for iPhone, iPad and Android devices!

This selection is, in our view, the cream of the crop when it comes to iPhone, iPad and Android golf gaming, so grab your device, download your game of choice and start hitting those virtual fairways!



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Five of the best golfing presents you can give for Christmas 2012

It’s that time of the year when nights start drawing in, preferred lies come into play, temporary greens are the order of the day and you give your wet weather gear a thorough workout. The cooling autumnal months precede the madness that is Christmas and if you have an avid golfer to buy for, then you may need some ideas what to get them.

In this article, we look at five of the top presents you can give a golfer this Christmas!

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iPhone Golf Apps: Are they the ideal solution, or impractical on the course?

At Gorilla Golf, we take a lot of interest in what our users are interested in an apparently the best iPhone Golf Apps, or Apps for Android devices are amongst the most popular items our readers look for.

Certainly, we’ve used and reviewed many of these products and while many of the golf apps we review are not designed to be used on course, some of the most popular ones are purported to be ideal to have on your iPhone or iPad to take with you out when you play, but is this really the case?




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Golfing Gadgets 3013

You cannot failed to have noticed how the temperatures are falling and the nights are drawing in and as the leaves turn from a verdant green to a myriad of reds, oranges, browns, yellows and more, it is time to consider how best to prepare your golf gear for the winter months ahead.

Of course, what you need to do depends very much on where you live. Some people are fortunate to be able to play through the winter, even if things are a little colder and wetter than normal.

Others may find they have a golfing hiatus as the snows descend and turn the lush green courses of summer into snowy landscapes well into the new year.

With that in mind, here’s our top ten tips on how to ensure that when you next pull your clubs out for a round, whenever that is, you and your clubs are in the best shape possible!


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Is Switzerland becoming Europe's next golfing hotspot?

Where do you think of when you think of golf in Europe? Is it the links courses of England, Ireland and Scotland which of course includes St. Andrews, the spiritual home of the game, or do you think of the sun-kissed courses of the Algarve and Spain that attract holidaymakers in their droves especially during the autumn and winter seasons?

Well now it may be time to review those perceptions as if one country in Europe can lay claim to being the next golfing hotspot in this part of the world, then it may just be the verdant green courses and magnificent surroundings of Switzerland.


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