Today's Golfer

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Today's Golfer
Editor Andy Calton
Categories Sports magazine
Frequency Monthly
Total circulation
(Jan-Dec 2014)
First issue April 1998 (1998-April)
Company Bauer
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Today's Golfer is a monthly golf magazine which is published by Bauer. It was launched by Emap to coincide with the US Masters in April 1998 and enjoyed many years as Britain's number one golf magazine. In 2008, Bauer acquired Emap's consumer media division. Today's Golfer magazine covers topics such as the latest news in new golfing gear, golf gear tests and reviews, tips from tour pros, course reviews and more.


The magazine was the brainchild of Alun Probert who then went on to also found Fore! magazine. The first issue featured Seve Ballesteros on the cover and the launch editor was Bill Robertson. Editors have included Bob Warters and Paul Hamblin. The current editor is Chris Jones. 2014 ABC circulation figures show that Today's Golfer is the second biggest selling golf magazine, with a circulation of 46,715, over 10,000 less than Sports Publications' National Club Golfer, which has the UK's largest circulation of 58,278.[2]

The current editorial team is:

Chris Jones - Editor. Joel Tadman - Equipment Editor. Kit Alexander - Instruction Editor. Kevin Brown - Courses Editor. Robert Jerram - Production Editor.

Tips from Tour Pros[edit]

A number of tour pros have put their golfing knowledge into the magazines of Today's Golfer, and they include:


  1. ^ "ABC Certificates and Reports: Today's Golfer". Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "NCG extends lead as UK’s No 1 golf title". Retrieved 23 February 2015. 

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