This Week In Golf: Jan 16 - 22

Catch up with all the latest news from the world of golf

Catch up with all the latest news from the world of golf

This Week In Golf: Jan 16 - 22

DJ, Stenson, Poulter and Fowler get mixing masterclass from Reggie Yates

Defending champion Rickie Fowler was joined by Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter and Dustin Johnson for a mixing masterclass with Radio DJ and broadcaster Reggie Yates at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

There is a musical theme for the championship, with the event set to feature a noisy and electric atmosphere on the final day as music will accompany the players as they approach the first tee. There will also be DJ decks on the driving range and special DJ appearances, featuring the players’ personally chosen song playlists throughout the week.

 

Galvin Green sign promising Italian and partner with Niall Horan's 'Modest! Golf'

Galvin Green have announced the signing of 19-year-old Challenge Tour player Guido Migliozzi, as well as a partnership with Niall Horan's 'Modest! Golf' who manage the Italian.

Greg Pearse, Managing Director of Galvin Green in the UK & Ireland, said: "We also see the signing of Guido as being the start of a very special relationship with the team at Modest! Golf, with whom we share many synergies in identifying young talent with big prospects and supporting them to maximise their potential.”

 

Danny Willett becomes global ambassador for DESCENTE clothing

Masters champion Danny Willett has launched the new year by embarking on a new partnership and becoming a global brand ambassador for leading luxury sportswear company DESCENTE.

The world number 11 from Sheffield has signed a long-term golf and athletic apparel sponsorship deal to showcase the trend-setting brand’s golf clothing collection, and will wear DESCENTE for the first time at this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

Elliott Heath
Senior Staff Writer

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-6. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!


Elliott is currently playing:


Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max

Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x