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Colour those balls!

Respected journalist for the Guardian and former Reuters reporter Tony Jimenez spoke to Tony about the potential to introduce a coloured coded balls for professionals and amateurs. While amateur golf is much the same as it ever was, the professionals these days just seem to want to thump the ball out of sight. Cameron Champ's win at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi on Sunday was typical of the modern era. Cameron is like a lot of the guys on tour at the moment, they just smash it a mile. Whether it's him, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy or Jon Rahm, they're... Read more...

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Humbled- Tony in the news with talk of a Knighthood

Respected journalist for the Guardian and Reuters Tony Jimenez spoke to Tony following last week’s calls for him to receive a Knighthood… “A big thank you to Nic Dakin, the Labour MP for my hometown of Scunthorpe, for suggesting in the House of Commons earlier this month that I should be recognised for my contributions to golf by receiving a knighthood. I was honoured to receive an OBE in 1970 and then a CBE 20 years later. Anything more than that would truly represent the icing on the cake of a career I am proud of. It was good of Nic to put forward the idea of a campaign and... Read more...

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Tony begins work on restoration of Bradenton Country Club golf course

Tony Jacklin CBE is delighted to announce that he has begun work on restoring the prestigious Bradenton Country Club golf course. Located in Florida, where Tony and his family have resided for more than 20 years, this project is particularly close to his heart.   The course was originally designed by the renowned course designer, Donald Ross, in 1924 and Tony will be helping to give it a much-needed facelift after the course became overgrown and deprived in some areas. Dying trees have contributed to this with the 7,000-yard course seeing its greens reduced by around 20-30%. With... Read more...

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Tony Delights Fans and Pros Alike at The Open

The Open is always a busy time for Tony, and the 2017 edition has been no exception. He offered his commentary and insight on the event’s games, players and courses, all whilst promoting Scotch Whisky brand Glenmorangie as part of an ongoing partnership with the brand. As one of his generation’s most successful golf players, eight-time European Tour winner and World Golf Hall of Fame inductee since 2002, Tony Jacklin is the ambassador for the Scotch Whisky brand, Glenmorangie, who champion themselves as the ‘Spirit of The Open’. He has been Glenmorangie’s ambassador since 2012 and, with... Read more...