2019

  • 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...

  • 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...