Course Features

  • Dream Destination: Royal Bled, Slovenia

    Thursday, 8 August 2019

    Blessed with one of European most spell binding settings, Bled has a course and resort worthy of its incredible surroundings. Sitting invitingly beneath the Slovenian Alps, the impressive Royal Bled is one of Europe's most scenic golf venues. Plotted close to Triglav National Park, the Royal Bled story began before World War Two when it was the brainchild of a former...

  • How are golf courses mapped for GPS devices?

    Wednesday, 7 August 2019

    Ever wondered how to map a course? SkyCaddie's Steve Winstone has the answer As far as jobs go, spending your days roaming the world's top courses sounds like the best thing ever. But unlike most golfers, Steve Winstone never gets the chance to play them. He maps them instead. Known to clubs as SkyCaddieSteve, he heads up a team of enablers who visit...

  • Northern Ireland Golf: Six of the best value options

    Thursday, 4 July 2019

    If Royal Portrush whets your appetite for Northern Irish golf, there are some sensational courses on this stretch of coastline Northern Ireland's coastline stretches for miles around bays, islands, peninsulas, seas and oceans. The northern stretch, from Belfast to Londonderry, is known as the Causeway Coastal Route, home to the magical Giant's Causeway. These famous rock formations lie between the courses...

  • Bethpage Black: The 5 Key Holes

    Monday, 13 May 2019

    Where the PGA Championship will be one and lost this week? The PGA Championship returns to May for the first time since 1949 this week and will be contested over Bethpage Black Golf Course in Long Island - the site of the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Open, as well as the 2012 and 2016 Barclay's Championship (now known as The Northern...

  • Sotogrande: La Reserva Club unveils new leisure facility 'The Beach'

    Wednesday, 22 August 2018

    La Reserva Club in Sotogrande has unveiled its breathtaking new leisure facility, The Beach. The Beach at La Reserva Club hosts an unrivalled array of amenities, providing a luxurious retreat in the hills of Andalusia that includes Europe’s first full sandy bottom fresh water fixture complemented by an elegant beach club & restaurant, and a large man-made water sports lagoon. Marc Topiol,...

  • Britain's Top 10 Fun Golf Breaks

    Written by Golf World on Wednesday, 16 May 2018

    Fed up of battling 7,000 yard courses on your golf holiday? Try on of these selections from all over the country... each one is guaranteed to entertain  1: Fife With St Andrews to call on, a golf break in Fife can be anything you want it to be. The Home of Golf can easily morph into any kind of golf holiday.  The Old...

  • TG Undercover: Hillside

    Monday, 7 May 2018

    We head for the neighbour of Royal Birkdale and this year's British Masters host Hillside to find out if it deserves as much acclaim as the Open venue? For a course that sits next to and is overshadowed by 2017 Open Championship venue Royal Birkdale, Hillside has lots of admirers. Hometown hero Tommy Fleetwod reckons Hillside boasts "one of the best...

  • The Insider's Guide To Tenerife

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 19 April 2018

    An unsung hero of golf's great escapes, Tenerife ticks all the boxes for golfers seeking sun, sand and a setting fit for the world's rich and famous. Tenerife has long suffered from an identity crisis. Famed for its clubs, bars and theme parks in Playa de Las Americas, the island’s clientele in the south has often been confined to partygoers, sun worshippers...

  • Challenge Tour heads to Pont Royal for first time

    Wednesday, 7 March 2018

    The European Challenge Tour, which has acted as a springboard for many current European Tour stars, will visit Pont Royal, in Provence, for the first time in September (20-23). The stunning venue, which boasts the only Seve Ballesteros-designed course in France, had, for 10 years, hosted an Alps Tour Event, which had seen many of France’s top golfers take part, including...

  • Stay and Play: 12 Great Escapes

    Thursday, 1 February 2018

    12 Great Escapes... ...from £79 to £400 and they're dotted all over the UK so there's bound to be one near you! UNDER£100 DRUMOIG GOLF HOTEL & GC, FIFE This venue is very much the unsung hero of the Kingdom of Fife, even though it was once the home of the Scottish Golf Union before it moved to the more salubrious surroundings of The...

  • Dream Destination: Seychelles

    Thursday, 11 January 2018

    Paradise Islands: Staying, playing and living the dream in the breathtaking Seychelles... the trip of a lifetime  Turquoise bays, tropical forests, white sand beaches, coral reefs, palm trees, glorious sunshine... if anywhere lives up to paradise, it's the Seychelles. As well as that natural beauty, it's home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites and one of the most spectacular golf courses...

  • Why now is the time to play at one of these 10 Open Venues

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 5 January 2018

    It's Open Season: Now is the time to play an Open venue for far less than summer Always wanted to play an Open venue courses? With many Winter green fee deals lasting until the end of February or end of March, now is definitely the time to play some past and present courses. We've rounded up the best offers from 10 famous Open...

  • TG Top 50 Winter Specials

    Thursday, 16 November 2017

    Don’t put the clubs into hibernation... take advantage of these green fee deals  Some golfers pack away their clubs at this time of year – but we think they're missing out. They're missing out on gorgeous, crisp mornings... on tons of pre-spring practice... on being warmed up by a bacon roll and a coffee... and, perhaps most importantly, they're missing on...

  • TG Top 50: Open Legacy Courses

    Thursday, 9 November 2017

    TG Top 50 Open Legacy Course: Our favourite courses crafted by men who lifted the Claret Jug The likes of Old Tom Morris, and the Great Triumvirate of Harry Vardon, JH Taylor andJames Braid were pioneers of the game. Not only were they great players, but great course architects, too, with the prolific Scot Braid being responsible for an incredible 200-plus...

  • TG Courses Undercover: Trump Turnberry's King Robert the Bruce course

    Wednesday, 8 November 2017

    Will Trump Turnberry's new King Robert the Bruce course reign supreme with our fourball? It's been all change at the Trump Turnberry Resort on Scotland's Ayrshire coast since the billionaire businessman and now American President Donald Trump bought in and took control of the iconic resort. Firstly, Trump spent a King's ransom on completely refurbishing the hotel and then set about restoring the...

  • Win a fourball at Littlestone

    Tuesday, 11 April 2017

    WIN A Fourball at Littlestone by entering our TG Fantasy Golf League! We've teamed up with Littlestone Golf Club to offer up a fourball at the stunning links course as one of our Fantasy Golf prizes for 2017. Sign up now! Littlestone is a championship links gem set out on naturally-undulating terrain amongst its own set of sand dunes close to Romney Marsh...

  • Win a fourball at Prince's Golf Club!

    Tuesday, 11 April 2017

    WIN a Fourball at Prince’s Golf Club by entering TG's Fantasy Golf league! We've teamed up with Prince's Golf Club to offer up a fourball at the stunning links course as one of our Fantasy Golf prizes for 2017. Sign up now! A more than worthy neighbour of legendary Open venue Royal St George’s, Prince’s is very much a stunning historic links...

  • Win Fourball at The International Course, London Golf Club

    Tuesday, 11 April 2017

    WIN a Fourball at the International Course, London Golf Club by entering TG's Fantasy Golf league! We've teamed up with London Golf Club to offer one lucky winner a fourball at the Jack Nicklaus designed International Course as one of our Fantasy Golf prizes for 2017. Sign up now! London Golf Club, located just 25 miles from the centre of London, boasts two...