Vote in the Foremost Golf Monthly Awards

Vote in the Foremost Golf Monthly Awards and you could be one lucky reader who wins £100 of vouchers

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Vote in the Foremost Golf Monthly Awards and you could be one lucky reader who wins £100 of vouchers

Golf Monthly has again teamed up with Foremost Golf, the UK’s Largest Golf Retail Group, to recognise some of 2014’s stand-out golfing performances.

We’re asking for votes in four categories - Golfer of the Year, Shot of the Year, Breakthrough Performance of the Year and Outstanding Contribution to the Game - with three lucky readers each winning £100 of Foremost vouchers to redeem online at

Golfer of the year

Rory McIlroy Won the Open Championship, The WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and USPGA Championship consecutively and moved back to world number one

Martin Kaymer Put a spell of poor form behind him with victories in the Players Championship and US Open

Jimmy Walker Won his first three PGA Tour titles and finished first in US Ryder Cup qualification

Michelle Wie Finally delivered on her immense potential by winning the US Women’s Open at Pinehurst – her first Major Championship

Shot of the year

Rory McIlroy Hit his 3-wood from 280 yards to seven feet for a much-needed eagle on the 10th hole during the final round of the USPGA

Angel Cabrera Holed-out from 175 yards for eagle during the final round of the Greenbrier Classic en route to his first non-major PGA Tour victory

Mikael Lundberg Holed a 45-foot birdie putt in a play-off at the Lyoness Open to defeat home favourite Bernd Wiesberger.

Charl Schwartzel Hit a remarkable shot from a tarmac, over trees, to five feet during the Volvo Golf Champions in January

Breakthrough Performance of the Year

Rickie Fowler Finished inside the top five in every major in 2014 and had the best cumulative score to par over the four events

Moritz Lampert Won three times on the Challenge Tour to earn a full European Tour card for 2014

Lydia Ko Won twice in her first season on the LPGA Tour, aged just 17, and moved to world number two

Kylie Walker Won her first two tournaments on the Ladies European Tour, defeating Charley Hull in a play-off at the Ladies German Open

Outstanding Contribution to the Game

Annika Sorenstam Stages events for juniors around the world, supports charitable initiatives and runs her own golf academy

Graeme McDowell Dedicates many hours to interacting with fans, both in person and via social media

Ian Poulter Interacts with fans on social media and supports charities in both the UK and USA

Jarrod Lyle Has beaten cancer twice to play golf again. Acts as an ambassador for Australian children’s cancer charity Challenge

How to Vote

Send an email to with Foremost Golf Monthly Awards in the subject line. Voting closes on October 1. Include name, address and contact number.

Alternatively, send your nominations on a postcard to Foremost Golf Monthly Awards, Golf Monthly, IPC Media, 7th Floor, Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SU

Win!  Three voters will be randomly picked and receive a £100 voucher, which can be redeemed at

About Foremost Golf

Foremost Golf is the largest buyer and seller of golf products in the United Kingdom. Formed back in 1984 with just 11 club professionals as members, it now boasts a membership of over 950 Foremost Professionals, making it the largest group of its kind anywhere in the world. Currently, those members, who are located all over the British Isles, are responsible for 25% of all UK golf sales. Foremost Golf recommends to all golfers, when purchasing golf equipment, that they get custom fitted by their local Foremost Golf Professional, ensuring that they receive the right product at the right price, but most importantly a product that is right for them. To find out more, visit


Thomas Patrick Clarke
Sports Digital Editor

Tom Clarke joined Golf Monthly as a sub editor in 2009 being promoted to content editor in 2012 and then senior content editor in 2014, before becoming Sports Digital Editor for the Sport Vertical within Future in 2022. Tom currently looks after all the digital products that Golf Monthly produce including Strategy and Content Planning for the website and social media - Tom also assists the Cycling, Football, Rugby and Marine titles at Future. Tom plays off 16 and lists Augusta National (name drop), Old Head and Le Touessrok as the favourite courses he has played. Tom is an avid viewer of all golf content with a particularly in depth knowledge of the pro tour.