2010

  • 2-FORE!-1 Best of Britain: Sussex

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 8 November 2010

    Sussex is a top place for 2-FORE!-1 Golf and in all boasts 16 participating venues offering half-price green fees - with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher of course. Here's six of the best not-to-be-missed 2-FORE!-1 courses in the East and West of the county: * Chichester GC - home of two 18 hole layouts, namely the Tower and Cathedral. * Mannings Heath GC (Kingfisher course)...

  • St Mellion picks up top award

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Sunday, 7 November 2010

    One of the UK's most popular golf venues, The St Mellion International Resort in Cornwall, has scooped its first major award since a £20m refurbishment in 2009. In the 2010 Cornwall Tourism Awards presented by the Cornwall Development Company, St Mellion – the flagship of the Crown Golf group – won Silver in the prestigious ‘Large Hotel Of The Year’ category. The ceremony...

  • Crown's boost for Golf Foundation

    Written by TG Courses editor on Saturday, 6 November 2010

    Crown Golf has sealed its largest ever commitment to junior golf development, with a £24,000 donation from its members to the Golf Foundation. In asking its members to contribute £2 per person when renewing their annual membership, the award-winning golf club owner & operator joins the R&A, the PGA, The European Tour and The Ryder Cup as one of the most...

  • Faldo's Cambodia course project

    Written by TG Courses editor on Saturday, 6 November 2010

    Sir Nick Faldo was in the Kingdom of Cambodia recently to visit the site for his next golf course design project at the Vattanac Golf Resort in Phnom Penh. Vattanac Properties has appointed Faldo Design to create two 18-hole championship-standard golf courses that will sit at the heart of a luxury resort 15km from the centre of Cambodia’s capital. Six-time Major winner...

  • Major plans at top Cheshire venue

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 4 November 2010

    Popular Cheshire 2-FORE!-1 venue The Mere is currently undergoing a £15 million development which includes a luxury £4m Health Club and Spa due to be completed at the end of this year. It will also boast a 5 star Hotel that will consist of 81 bedrooms and is scheduled to open by 2012. Mere, near Knutsford and easily accessible from the M6 and...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Best of Britain: East Anglia

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 3 November 2010

    The East Anglia region boasts many great golf courses and fortunately plenty of them belong to 2-FORE!-1 Golf and therefore offer half-price green fees...with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. They include classy stay and play venues such as Forest Pines (27 holes of quality tree-lined golf) in northern Lincolnshire and Thorpeness (James Braid heathland layout) close to the coast in scenic, rural Suffolk. Also well...

  • 2-FORE!-1 weekend specials

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 28 October 2010

    Looking for a great 2-FORE!-1 round this weekend? Then let us give you a helping hand: here's a handful of top 2-FORE!-1 tracks where you're guaranteed a great game for half the normal green fee rates - provided you've got a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. * Wycombe Heights, Bucks - quality gently undulating parkland course. * Weymouth GC, Dorset - mature par-70 parkland track, a...

  • Saadiyat Beach Classic to be held for second year

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Thursday, 28 October 2010

    Saadiyat Beach Golf Course will once again host the Saadiyat Beach Classic Pro-Am in January 2011 after the event proved hugely successful this year. Last year the event was hosted by nine-time Major winner Gary Player and the South African will lead off an impressive field of well known personalities from the worlds of sport and entertainment on 25th January 2011. Last...

  • De Vere Club proves big hit

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 27 October 2010

    Since being launched by Honorary Captain Peter Alliss in March, the De Vere Club has been widely received by the golf industry and public across the UK. The De Vere Club aims to make golf more accessible, flexible and family friendly, in an attempt to stimulate participation and frequency of play amongst keen golfers who cannot justify a standard golf...

  • New golf academy at Moscow's Olympic stadium

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 27 October 2010

    Thomson Perrett & Lobb - he golf course design practice founded by five-times Open Champion Peter Thomson with partners Ross Perrett and Tim Lobb -  has been commissioned to design a new golf academy at Moscow’s Luzhniki Olympic Complex.   The landmark development will introduce golf to Europe’s largest sports centre, venue of the 1980 Olympics and 2008 Champions League...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Best of Britain: Surrey

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 26 October 2010

    Surrey boasts some of the best courses in the land and fortunately a good many of them belong to 2-FORE!-1 and offer half-price green fees - with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. Here are six of Surrey's 2-FORE!-1 best: *Addington Court - one of the best municipal venues around and the home of two 18 hole layoputs. *Coulsdon Manor Hotel & GC - another outstanding...

  • Lough Erne wins top award

    Written by TG Courses editor on Saturday, 23 October 2010

    The Ireland Golf Tour Operators Association has voted Lough Erne Resort in County Fermanagh “IGTOA Golf Resort of the Year” - just one year after opening The Faldo Championship Course to widespread acclaim. Ireland’s newest golf destination was the unanimous first choice of 16 IGTOA Tour Operators on the Executive Board, with Lough Erne beating off intense competition from 25 of...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Best of Britain: Kent

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 21 October 2010

    Kent, the Garden of England, is a 2-FORE!-1 stronghold and boasts over 20 excellent courses offering half-price green fees - with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. Here's six of the very best: * Redlibbets - superb par-72 parkland layout. * Walmer & Kingsdown - top clifftop track with stunning views. * Cobtree Manor Park - short-but-classy par-69 municipal parkland. * Canterbury - stunning Harry Colt-designed parkland. * Tudor...

  • New deal at Brocket Hall

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 20 October 2010

    Sister properties Brocket Hall and the London Capital Club will be cementing their family ties next week by launching a new, combined membership tailor-made to appeal to the corporate community. The Corporate Advantage Membership (CAM) has been specifically designed with corporate entertaining and business travel in mind and has been created to address the challenging economic climate.  It is the only...

  • Great year for top Wales resort

    Written by 2-Fore!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 20 October 2010

    The Vale Resort in Hensol, near Cardiff, has recorded a 50% leap in group golf bookings in year on year sales. Both men and women looking to experience golf in Wales are being enticed by the Resort’s two courses The Lake and the Wales National. A number of this year’s bookings are also repeat bookings from golfers who played for...

  • Chart Hills triumph in Portugal

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 18 October 2010

    Four members from Chart Hills Golf Club in Kent have just taken first place in the grand final of the Macmillan Longest Day Challenge in Portugal. The challenge itself is run by Macmillan every year and asks golfers to complete 4 rounds of golf on one day and raise funds while doing so. The top four teams from around the UK, with...

  • 2-FORE!-1 winter only courses

    Written by 2-Fore!-1 Golf on Monday, 18 October 2010

    Winter is fast approaching but there's no need to pack away those golf clubs just yet. There are some real green fee bargains to be had at this time of year, specially in 2-FORE!-1 Golf...and if you're a 2-FORE!-1 voucher holder. Several top clubs join the 2-FORE!-1 fray and offer half-price green fees in the Low Season (from Oct 1-Mar 31) including...

  • Great offers at top Marriott venues

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Sunday, 17 October 2010

    Marriott has recently unveiled their new “Winter Residential Golf Break Offer” that offers tremendous value for money and  allows golfers to choose their ideal location from the 11 Marriott Hotels & Country Clubs conveniently located around the UK. Perfect for those looking for that final golf holiday of the year, the Marriott Winter Residential Golf Break  package comprises of 2 rounds...

  • Kingsbarns extends season by a fortnight

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 15 October 2010

    Kingsbarns Golf Links is celebrating a successful tenth anniversary year by extending its season by two weeks. Recently ranked 15th in the Golf World Top 100, Kingsbarns is staying open two weeks later than previously scheduled, now until November 14 to accommodate increased demand from visiting golfers. After a bumper season with the Open Championship being held at St Andrews and its...

  • Free golf balls at top venue

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 15 October 2010

    Mannings Heath, one of the most popular golfing venues in the south-east, is once again running an imaginative “Open Fortnight” with a highly competitive green fee rate in October. Between Monday 18th and Sunday 31st October, golfers can play the picturesque Kingfisher Course for just £18.50 for 18 holes, receive a free sleeve of Titleist balls to get your round started...

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