Global Golfer Magazine is written and edited by golf and travel journalist Matthew Moore and supported by a network of contributing writers and talented golfers dotted around the globe.
Meet the Team
Matthew Moore – Editor
Matthew has written about golf and travel for more than ten years as a Journalist and PR Consultant and lives in North East England.
A former staff journalist at Golf Monthly Magazine – the UK’s biggest selling consumer golf magazine – Matthew has played golf at over 500 courses on five continents.
- Member – International Golf Travel Writers Association
- Handicap – 1
- Played seven of world’s Top-10 courses
- First Team Captain, University of St Andrews Golf Team 1999-2000
- Bobby Jones Memorial Scholar, Emory University, USA 2001-2
- R&A Golf Scholarship, University of St Andrews 1997-2001
- Golfing claim to fame – a Hole in One at the first hole of Augusta National’s Par-3 course in 2002
Thomas Marr – Scotland Editor
Thomas plays off 6 handicap and is lucky enough to live in St Andrews, Scotland, where he is a member of The St Andrews Golf Club.
Living in St Andrews means Tom often gets to meet some of the most famous faces in golf, such as Phil Mickelson, Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson, the late Seve Ballesteros and Colin Montgomerie to name a few.
He travels extensively in his job as an International Student recruiter for the University of St Andrews and usually gets to take his clubs. Tom writes about Scottish golf and the worldwide destinations he visits through work.
Martin Parry – Asia Correspondent
Martin is a 5-handicapper and an investment banker who has lived and worked in Singapore for the last five years.
Originally from Essex, England, Martin studied at the University of St Andrews and played for the University Golf Club First Team.
He writes about golf in Asia and has played widely in Singapore, Dubai, Thailand, Bali and Vietnam. He has also played many courses on the West Coast of the U.S.A including Pebble Beach Golf Links.
Danny Bowerin – Australia Editor
Danny is a 4-handicap golfer living in Melbourne, Australia.
Originally from Norfolk, England, Danny grew up playing great coastal links golf courses like Royal Cromer and Sheringham before studying at the University of St Andrews and playing on the hallowed links there.
He is now a marketing manager with a global professional services firm and loves to play golf at any opportunity. He writes about golf in the UK and Australia and is aiming to play every course on the famous Melbourne “sandbelt.”
Ed Butler, Columnist
Edward Butler is a golfing nomad whose motto is “have clubs will travel,” preferably first class.
Known for taking his sticks on holiday with his long suffering wife he has played a staggering 154 different courses in 17 countries around the world.
His golfing highlights include the Old Course St Andrews, Cypress Point and his recent trip to Belek, Turkey.
His golfing claim to fames include beating the Pro at Goodwood in a nearest the pin challenge using only a mashie niblick from the 1900’s and winning a best dressed prize at an Old Tom Morris golf day.
Ed will be writing his irreverent and honest blogs at his column “The Butler Cabin.”
Chris Hogben, South of England Correspondent
Chris is a four handicap golfer and a member of Burhill Golf Club, Surrey, London.
Originally from Shropshire, he now works for a global financial services firm in London and takes several golf trips a year.
He has played in Dubai, Singapore, France, Portugal, Spain, UK and Ireland and extensively around the South East of England. Chris writes UK course reviews and worldwide features.
Steve Dickinson, North of England Correspondent
Steve Dickinson plays off a 6 handicap at Newbiggin Golf Club in North East England.
He loves the rugged and beautiful links of the Northumberland Coast, dotted among sand dunes in the shadow of ancient castles.
A teacher by profession, Steve plays golf widely in Scotland and Northern England and his writing celebrates his adventurous experiences playing golf from anywhere but the fairway.