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About playing for the team – and winning polo shirts

It’s that time of the year again. This Saturday I will lead my team as a captain of Team Europe. We are aiming for back-to-back win against Team USA. It will be the 7th edition of The Cider Cup, biennial team matchplay tournament between two teams and a dozen good friends. We will play golf….

Making dreams come true at The Belfry

“I remember standing on the tee, looking over my shoulder at the back tee and thinking ‘Jack Nicklaus has stood on that tee’. The feeling was almost surreal”, said Craig Carrington after BMW and Golf GameBook had arranged for 22 British golfers to feel like the pros at The Belfry’s legendary Brabazon course last Thursday. Earlier…

Greetings from inside the ropes!

Rory McIlroy took home the Claret Jug from this year’s Open Championship, but he wasn’t the only winner strolling the fairways at Royal Liverpool Golf Club this past weekend. This summer we here at Golf GameBook teamed up with MasterCard to give a priceless surprise to two lucky golfers from the UK. The winners drawn were Sam…

The Open stories

Golf GameBook had a great honour to be involved with the 143rd Open Championship played at Royal Liverpool. Our UK-based campaign with MasterCard gave two lucky GameBook users an experience of a lifetime to act as official scorers in the first round of the championship. It was something neither of them will never forget. But…

Volvo World Golf Challenge UNLIMITED

If you are an avid golfer you have probably heard of Volvo World Golf Challenge, no matter which part of the world you are from. Every year this global tournament sees club golfers from almost 40 countries competing for the victory. They begin their journey at their local golf club hoping to turn it into the golfing…

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a part of The Open?

We have joined forces with MasterCard and created a contest that offers all UK golfers the opportunity to actually be a part of he world’s oldest professional golf tournament – The Open Championship. Keep score and be a scorer at The Open campaign runs until the end of the week, so if you are from the UK…

An eagle putt worth missing

(Juttu luettavissa suomeksi alempana sivulla) The first winner of Lumia Birdie Challenge has been drawn and the winner has a great story to tell. The first Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphone is delivered to an active GameBook user, Mika Brunou, from Turku. And here is the story: Brunou, who just turned pro and is playing on…

Behind the tarpaulin

I can clearly remember it.
 
Dark clouds had sailed behind the horizon, sky was becoming brighter. I was inside the stand structure and climbed those dark green metal bars up to ten feet high with some local fans. It was forbidden area, next to the 18th green, but marshalls had something more urgent to do. There…

It’s finally spring – and time for The Masters

A pair of injured gladiators, a happy spaniard and a comeback kid. Those are the story lines of Masters Tournament 2014. “He’s back!” That could have been the story. But not this year. Now the story is different. “His back.” This Sunday Tiger Woods is rehabilitating his injured back instead of fighting for his fifth green jacket…