Golf enthusiasts! It’s Day 1 of the open at St Andrews today and for our readers who have been inspired by the likes or Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy in recent competitions may wish to take up or progress with the sport further. Whatever your reasons, there is a solution. Welcome the first online global golf club of its kind, with over 40 years’ experience in sports partnerships, Ballantine’s whisky has set up a completely free to join online club which offers members access to exclusive events, discussions and rewards. Ballantine’s has brought an original approach to making golf more accessible.

Following on from Ian Poulter, Ballantine’s have recently announced the club will be headed up by Ryder Cup winning captain of 2014 Paul McGinley. This is what the club had to say about his appointment;

“We are extremely excited to announce Paul McGinley as our new Ballantine’s Golf Club Captain! Taking over from our inaugural Captain Ian Poulter, Paul will be leading the Club as we continue to grow over the year ahead, offering members more exclusive content with golf tips, rewards and engagement on the website.”

Although the club will be offering member a unique chance to compete in a global golf competition, the online membership is not just for players of the sport. It’s just as open to spectators and general lovers of the sport with daily discussions being hosted in the members area.

Further Information

Follow all the updates through Twitter: @Ballantines or use the hashtag #BallantinesGolfClub

Visit the brand’s official site: www.ballantines.com

Membership to the Ballantine’s Global Online Golf Club is now open at www.ballantinesgolfclub.com, where you can view Paul McGinley’s ‘Moment of Truth’ Film

This article has been sponsored by Ballantine’s