2010

  • Spain's 2018 Ryder Cup bid

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 9 March 2010

    Spain is battling to stage the Ryder Cup for the second time...on a brand new course which will be made especially for the bi-annual event. The Royal Spanish Golf Federation today confirmed that Valdeloshielos Finca Tres Cantos will be the venue for the 2018 Ryder Cup... if Madrid is chosen to host the Europe v USA clash in eight years time.   The area on...

  • Save loadsamoney in 2-FORE!-1

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 8 March 2010

    2-FORE!-1 GOLF - the biggest and best discounted green fee scheme in golf - can literally save golfers several hundred pounds this season. This is definitely no exaggeration as you'll discover when you pick up the next issue of Today's Golfer magazine which spotlights over 100 2-FORE!-1 venues where you can make a fantastic grand total saving of nearly four-and-a-half grand! All...

  • Kick-off new season with 2-FORE!-1

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 5 March 2010

    The new golfing season thankfully isn't too far away now... so it makes good sense to stock up with those precious 2-FORE!-1 GOLF vouchers. The vouchers are the passport to half-price green fees at just over 1,000 courses up and down the country, guaranteeing golfers great deals at great courses. 2-FORE!-1 is the biggest and best discounted green fee scheme in the...

  • Gourmet golfers at Crail

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 4 March 2010

    Starting this month, husband and wife catering team Carolyn and Alan Henderson are aiming to turn golfers into gourmets at Crail Golfing Society’s refurbished clubhouse. Hitting the ground running, they have already introduced a brand new daytime menu to tempt both members’ and visitors’ palates, and brought in a new computerised ordering system to speed up service.    Later this month, a Sunday...

  • Swing right at Rockliffe Hall

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 4 March 2010

    Tom Godwin, Head Professional at Rockliffe Hall, the north-east’s newest golf destination, is launching an innovative teaching concept in the region this season which is expected to significantly improve the play of club golfers at all levels. The 32 year old Englishman, who has more than 12 years teaching experience at some of the best-known venues in the country,  is one...

  • Top Easter deals in Western Algarve

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 4 March 2010

    The Vigia Group, the award-winning luxury resort developer, has announced some unbeatable packages for this Easter holiday.     The superb family packages include accommodation at either the golf village (Quinta da Encosta Velha) at the multi award-winning Parque da Floresta Golf and Leisure Resort or at The View, Vigia’s new luxury boutique beach resort - all from as little as €39 per...

  • New head pro at Slaley Hall

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 3 March 2010

    De Vere Slaley Hall has welcomed world class championship golf in recent years and has appointed Steve McNally as Head Teaching Professional to continue the successful development of the teaching facilities and golf academy at the leading Northumberland resort. With over 30 years experience as a PGA Professional McNally brings a wealth of knowledge to the role, which will see him...

  • Taste Celtic Manor Ryder Cup-style

    Written by By Courses editor on Wednesday, 3 March 2010

    Leading golf travel company Golfbreaks.com is giving golfers an exclusive chance to play on The Celtic Manor Resort’s Twenty Ten Course before it temporarily shuts its doors to stage The Ryder Cup in September.   Golfbreaks.com has secured tee times from September 1 to September 5, 2010, to give its customers the ultimate Ryder Cup preview, playing the same mint...

  • Great Oceanico Easter deals

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 3 March 2010

    From 29th March to the 5th April, Oceânico Golf is giving golfers the chance to play any of their seven golf courses at an unbelievable discount for Easter.  If you book a round between the aforementioned dates after midday you will receive a 9 hole rate for 18 holes. But not only this, you will also receive: *Complimentary buggy (2 pax sharing) *Complimentary set...

  • Stars turn out for charity event

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 3 March 2010

    Television star Dennis Waterman and snooker ace and commentator Willie Thorne will head a celebrity line-up when the Chateau des Vigiers Pairs Challenge takes place in the south-west of France this summer. Some of the top names in sport and showbusiness will gather at Chateau des Vigiers Hotel Golf and Country Club, situated in France’s Purple Perigord region, for the...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Best of Britain: Aberdeen

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 2 March 2010

    Aberdeen, in north-east Scotland, is great golfing country and boasts some of the best courses in Britain. It's also a 2-FORE!-1 stronghold which means you're guaranteed a quality round of golf for half the normal green fee - provided you've got a 2-FORE!-1 voucher of course. The Granite City boasts some stunning links layouts and among them is the dramatic, quirky, short-but-sweet...

  • Pure Golf 2010 Blog

    Written by Jamie Patton on Wednesday, 17 February 2010

    Wednesday 17th February It's been a few weeks since you last heard from us and, needless to say, a lot has happened. First, thankfully, we're still alive. And still enjoying every bit of our whacky odyssey. Second, we have played another handful of superb courses (which I'll get to soon). Third, the pattern that began on Day 1 - that is, of meeting fantastic people everywhere we...

  • Welcome to TG's Hole-in-One Club

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 16 February 2010

    Today's Golfer is paying homage to golfers scoring an ace by forming a brand new Hole-in-One Club. The TG Hole-in-One Club idea came about following the feature in the latest issue of Today's Golfer in which four amateur golfers made a bold bid for ace glory on the superb par-3 15th hole on the Ocean Course at Vale do Lobo in...

  • Faldo Series goes to Lough Erne

    Written by TG Courses Editor on Tuesday, 16 February 2010

    Sir Nick Faldo has announced that the Faldo Series has signed a three-year Major Partnership deal with the acclaimed new Lough Erne Resort in Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. The deal means the Lough Erne Resort will be designated as the Home of the Faldo Series and the Resort’s award-winning 7,167-yard Faldo Course will host the Faldo Series Grand Final in 2010,...

  • Tee & Tasty breaks at Old Course Hotel

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 16 February 2010

    With the Christmas Holidays long forgotten and the big freeze continuing to sweep the country, you can rely on The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in St Andrews to warm the cockles of your heart - not to mention your nose and toes!  The iconic Hotel’s “Tee & Toasty” packages at just £125 per person per night is bound...

  • Colin strikes lucky on Valentine's Day

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 16 February 2010

    Colin Aldous - owner of Suffolk's Best Western Ufford Park Hotel, Golf & Spa – loved the latest Valentine's Day to bits...he registered his first ever hole-in-one on his own course! Colin recalled the magical, deeply romantic golfing moment: "I was just playing a friendly game with my eldest grandson Joshua. I didn't see my tee shot at the par-3 3rd bounce, so feared...

  • Brabazon bonus at The Belfry

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 11 February 2010

    The world-famous Brabazon course at The Belfry can be experienced for £70, half the normal green fee rate, until the end of this month (feb). And that's got to be great news for golfers everywhere... So if you want to tackle the mighty Brabazon layout - responsible for so much Ryder Cup joy and despair down the years - for the...

  • Top deals at Western Algarve resort

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 11 February 2010

    Parque da Floresta Golf & Leisure Resort, the Vigia Group’s flagship resort, has released some fantastic three and seven night offers for people wanting to get away in 2010 to relax and golf.  The impressive golf packages are based on three or seven nights accommodation with daily breakfast at the award-winning Parque da Floresta Golf and Leisure resort. Each package...

  • Kids set to shine in Scotland

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 10 February 2010

    Young golfers are being urged to showcase their skills against hundreds of the world’s best junior players when the prestigious U.S. Kids Golf European Championship returns to Scotland this year. Entries are now being sought from junior golfers for this year’s event – the biggest golf tournament taking place in the ‘home of golf’ Scotland in 2010, even surpassing the Open...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Best of Britain: Manchester

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 9 February 2010

    There's some quality 2-FORE!-1 golf to be had in and around the city of Manchester where you can make the best possible use of that valuable 2-FORE!-1 voucher. Here's just six of the best Manchester 2-FORE!-1 GOLF venues where you're guaranteed an absolute ball both on the course and off it, specially bearing in mind you'll be teeing it up for half-price...

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