June

  • great2fore1railconnections

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 30 June 2009

    The railways have played a major role in golfing history and down the years have been instrumental in putting many golfing venues on the map. Our 2-FORE!-1 half-price scheme is littered with courses which have strong railway connections, none more so than Cornwall's Carlyon Bay - the Great Western Railway literally runs through the heart of this coastal cracker. So if you're...

  • Turnberry Course Changes

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 29 June 2009

      There have been quite a few changes made to The Open venue this year. get the latest news on The Open course and see what the players will face. Toughened Turnberry Designers Mackenzie & Ebert talk us through the changes on each hole... 1. Ailsa Craig 354 yards, Par 4 With the opening hole being driveable in certain conditions, it was...

  • great2-fore!-1no2courses

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Friday, 26 June 2009

    They're the unsung heroes of 2-FORE!-1 Golf - the so-called no.2 courses at leading UK golfing venues. However, very often these layouts are quality courses in their own right and though they usually get overlooked for the neighbouring main attractions, they're still very much well worth giving a go especially as you can tackle them for half-price with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher... These...

  • rydercupreunionatmoortown

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 25 June 2009

    Moortown Golf Club’s Centenary Year reaches its climax next week with a week-long Festival of Golf featuring 18 former Ryder Cup players with 33 Ryder Cup appearances between them. They will be competing at the Leeds club in a Ryder Cup Reunion Pro Am on Monday, June 29th – one of two signature events in the Centenary Festival Week. The following day,...

  • horsesforcoursesin2-fore-1

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 25 June 2009

    In many eyes, a round of golf followed by an afternoon at the races provides the perfect sporting day out. And the great news is that this memorable sporting day can be experienced at several 2-FORE!-1 golf venues which just happen to be a stone's throw from leading horse racing tracks up and down the country. So if you've lost a few...

  • birdiesgaloreincharitymarathon

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 25 June 2009

    A team of six West Country golfers shot more than 50 birdies while taking part in a 24-hour golf marathon at Thornbury Golf Centre, Bristol, to raise money for prostate cancer care and research.   The team played 126 holes - that’s seven complete rounds - to raise funds for the Bristol Urological Institute’s Prostate Cancer Appeal, which the Golf...

  • greatmarriottgroupgolfoffer

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 22 June 2009

    Marriott has launched a Group Golf offer that is both great value and ideal for golfers looking for that intimate golfing experience with friends or colleagues. This exceptional deal is available at 9 of Marriott’s Hotel and Country Clubs, which are conveniently located around the UK. Available seven...

  • soccerstarsshineinmajorca

    Friday, 19 June 2009

    Fooball fans taking in the sumptuous surroundings of Golf Son Gual, Mallorca’s top golf course, were left reaching for their autograph books when a group from Sky Sports, including many ex-pro's, turned up on an end-of-season trip. The visit to Son Gual was organised by former Spurs, Liverpool and England midfielder Jamie Redknapp, a regular visitor to the venue, and his...

  • hiddengemsof2-fore-1

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 19 June 2009

    2-FORE!-1 Golf boasts around 1,000 courses all over the UK and many of them qualify as 18-carat hidden gems. The likes of The Grove and St Mellion are famous members of 2-FORE!-1 Golf of course but there are many other quality, nowhere-nearly-as-well-known 2-FORE!-1 Golf venues offering half-price golf...provided you've got a 2-FORE!-1 Golf voucher! We've selected a handful of unsung heroes guaranteed to...

  • topnamessettostaratslaley

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 19 June 2009

    The partnership between the Golf Foundation and De Vere Slaley Hall, which has been encouraging schoolchildren across the North-East of England to try their hand at golf in recent weeks, will culminate in a showcase event during the PGA Seniors Championship. The event - which starts next Thursday - will welcome Ian Woosnam and Costantino Rocca to offer advice and tips...

  • Great golf and barge break

    Friday, 19 June 2009

    Fancy doing something different, something special golfing holiday-wise? Then Go Barging can certainly provide that. You’ll spend a week aboard the Scottish Highlander, a fully-crewed luxury hotel barge which drifts along tranquil waterways, including the Caledonian Canal and the world-famous Loch Ness, through some of the Scotland’s most stunning scenery. And you'll step off to play some of Scotland's finest courses... You’ll...

  • golfcruiseofalifetime

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 18 June 2009

    Golfers have the chance to enjoy their favourite sport on some of the country’s top courses while staying on a yacht that is the ultimate in luxury lifestyle. Harmony II, a luxury mega-yacht, will provide the base for groups of golfers as they play some of the best courses or watch some of the best golf this summer. The first private yacht...

  • greatofferatstmellion

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 18 June 2009

      Fancy a great golf break at a world-famous venue? Then this should be right up your street. It's a real Cornish cracker in every sense...   It's based around St Mellion International, home of the ultra-demanding Nicklaus Course, and a recently-opened new four star hotel.   TODAY'S GOLFER / ST MELLION INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL OFFER   30% off July & August Golf Breaks at St Mellion - from only £88...

  • 2-FORE!-1soldestcourses

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 18 June 2009

    All golfers love playing mature, well established courses and the good news is that there's a whole bunch of such venues in our 2-FORE!-1 Golf scheme. And leading the way is the Old Course at Musselburgh Links GC - officially the oldest golf course in the world...golf was first played on this historic piece of land in the middle of the...

  • greatofferatgleneagles

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 16 June 2009

    Golfers can save themselves loadsamoney at Gleneagles, the world-famous Scottish resort. Until the end of October, a four-ball can tee it up at the magical Perthshire venue for the grand sum of £299 - a saving of up to £321 on the normal green fee rates! Gleneagles is the home of three superb 18 hole courses - the PGA Centenary, which stages...

  • 2fore1sgreatfinishingholes

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 16 June 2009

    Along with the opening hole, the 18th is undoubtedly the most important hole on a golf course. Golf courses are usually, rightly or wrongly, judged on both the challenge and quality of their last hole. After all, signing off with a rather tame, lame finale wouldn't be very clever would it? Most golfers prefer to finish with a flourish and bow out with...

  • Golf World's Top 100 courses available in a book

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 15 June 2009

    Golf World has put together an exclusive special edition of its renowned Top 100 Courses guide. Available 16th June, the 132-page book is a lavishly-illustrated list of the very best places to play in Britain and Ireland. Our judging panel – the most respected in the game, including players, commentators and designers – has put together the definitive list of Britain and...

  • Top 60 Half-Price Golf Courses In Britain & Ireland For 2009

    Written by TG Courses Editor on Monday, 15 June 2009

    Some of the best courses in the country are members of 2-FORE!-1 - as seen in sister magazine Golf World's excellent 32-page guide to the Top 60 Half-Price Courses in Britain & Ireland. The guide, which formed part of Golf World's bumper June issue package, turns the spotlight fully on the golfing pride and joy of 2-FORE!-1, where you can find...

  • specialofferattopbedsvenue

    Written by TG courses editor on Saturday, 13 June 2009

    With more daylight to enjoy a round of golf, Wyboston Lakes situated on the Cambridgeshire/Bedfordshire border, is offering golfers the chance to tee it up every day after 2.00 pm for a bargain £15. The 18-hole, par 70 golf course is set in 350 acres of countryside and is perfect for golfers of al playing levels. The venue also boasts a floodlit...

  • 2fore1topcoursedesigners

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Friday, 12 June 2009

    2-FORE!-1 Golf - the biggest and best half-price green fee scheme in golf - is represented by the very best golf course designers around. Virtually all the world's top course architects have created layouts which are available to play for half-price thanks to 2-FORE!-1 Golf. Golden Bear Jack Nicklaus has both Carden Park and St Mellion offering outstanding 2-FORE!-1 golfing action while...

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