2010

  • 2-FORE!-1 weekend specials

    Written by 2-Fore!-1 Golf on Thursday, 15 July 2010

    If you can tear yourself away from watching the Open on the TV this weekend, here's a handful of courses worthy of using that 2-FORE!-1 voucher on. And among them is Kent's Walmer & Kingsdown, a coastal classic where you can pretend you're battling it out for the Claret Jug, and the splendid Dorset G&CC, home of 27 holes of quality...

  • Duke of York visits Royal Montrose

    Written by 2-Fore!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 13 July 2010

    The Duke of York is the Royal Patron of Royal Montrose Golf Club, which is currently celebrating its 200th anniversary year. And tomorrow (Wednesday) the golf-loving Duke will be welcomed to the Club by Club Captain Brian Ritchie, who will escort His Royal Highness to the nearby Junior Coaching session at the Putting Green, where local youngsters are provided with golf...

  • 2011 Open boost for Kent golf

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 13 July 2010

    The return of the Open Golf Championship to Kent, the Garden of England, in 2011 could result in more than £20 million of income for the county.   More than 200,000 spectators are expected to descend on Royal St George’s Golf Club, Sandwich, July 14-17, 2011, with tens of thousands more attracted to take golf and leisure breaks in Kent...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Best of Britain: St Andrews

    Written by 2-Fore-!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 13 July 2010

    It's Open week at the Home of Golf and although you can't get a game on the Old Course there's still plenty of quality courses around St Andrews...and fortunately several are in 2-FORE!-1. Pick of the bunch is the stunning clifftop venue of Fairmont St Andrews, home of two stunning 18 hole layouts (the Torrance and Kittocks) just down the coast...

  • Fancy joining TG's undercover crew?

    Written by 2-Fore!-1 Golf on Monday, 12 July 2010

    If you do you could soon be starring in Today's Golfer's star new courses feature which goes behind-the-scenes at some of the country's best venues. It won't cost you anything - we'll look after the green fees - and all you need to do is turn up on the day, play the course of course and give your honest thoughts and...

  • Open champs celebrate at Prestwick

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 12 July 2010

    Five Open Champions honoured Prestwick Golf Club with their participation at a series of celebratory weekend events at the historic Ayrshire club to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first Open Championship being played over Prestwick in 1860. Sir Bob Charles, Tony Jacklin, Sandy Lyle, Peter Thomson and Lee Trevino, collectively winners of 10 Open Championships joined members and guests including...

  • 2-FORE!-1 weekend specials

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

    Looking for a top course to use that 2-FORE!-1 voucher on this weekend? Well here's another handful of super six tracks to savour this weekend. They not only offer half-price weekend green fees (with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher) but are certain to provide a great round of golf... * Worlebury, Somerset - an excellent parkland layout near the popular seaside resort of Weston-Super-Mare. * Scarborough...

  • Top deals at Bowood Hotel

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

    There are some great deals going down this summer at highly popular 2-FORE!-1 stay and play venue Bowood Hotel & GC, Wiltshire. One of the best on offer is a sizzling dinner, bed & breakfast rate of £99 per person which is available for a limited period. This special offer is inclusive of: Luxury accommodation, three-course dinner (£30 inclusive allowance), full English Breakfast,...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 30 June 2010

    There are several quality 2-FORE!-1 courses in and around Watford, Herts, just north of London. And the pick of the classy crop is undoubtedly the stunning Grove which famously staged a World Golf Championship (won by Tiger Woods) a few years ago. Just outside Watford you'll also find the impressive parkland pair of Bushey Hall - the oldest course in Herts -...

  • New hotel and spa opening at The Oxfordshire

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Tuesday, 29 June 2010

    The Oxfordshire will be celebrating the opening of its 50-bedroom Hotel & Spa this July. The four-star hotel will boast a luxury spa with 15-metre pool and a signature restaurant overseen by Head Chef Richard Buy. The styling of the hotel has been personally overseen by Jennifer Gibbons, joint owner along with Paul Gibbons, its design a contemporary interpretation of traditional English Country House style. "I have...

  • OPEN PREVIEW Top 10 2-FORE!-1 links courses

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 29 June 2010

    The Open Championship is just a couple of weeks away but don't worry if you can't make St Andrews on July 15-18 because you can take part in your very own Open...at 10 brilliant 2-FORE!-1 links courses all over the UK. 2-FORE!-1 offers some of the best linksland in the land, including the magical Kintyre course at Turnberry in Scotland which...

  • Wanted: your course stories & news

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 28 June 2010

    Anything really interesting or extraordinary going on at your golf club? Then let us know and as a result your course could well make its way into the newlook August issue of Today's Golfer magazine. We're looking for all the top news and wackiest happenings at your golf club - whether it be somebody bagging two holes-in-one in a single round,...

  • Gaunt's last-ditch PowerPlay Hickory Cup success

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 28 June 2010

    Ian Gaunt, Assistant Director of Sport at St Andrews University, staged a superb finish to win the first hickory-only PowerPlay Golf event held at Kingarrock Golf Club on 4th June. Gaunt, who played professional football for Walsall FC, scored an amazing 22 Stableford points over the last 4 holes to total 29 points in winning the 9-hole ‘PowerPlay Golf Kingarrock Hickory...

  • Carrick stages inaugural Hickory Open

    Written by TG Courses editor on Saturday, 26 June 2010

    The Carrick on Loch Lomond will welcome golfers from around the World next month, when the magnificent championship course set on the banks of the infamous Loch Lomond, hosts the inaugural Hickory Open on the 7th of July. The event offers golfers of all abilities the chance to experience golf in its purest form, playing an 18-hole stableford competition with hickory...

  • Inland beauties in world top 100 courses

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 23 June 2010

    Only three UK inland courses featured in sister magazine Golf World's new Top 100 Courses of the World poll. The highest placed was the English Golf Union's pride and joy - the superb Hotchkin track at Woodhall Spa in rural Lincolnshire. Wonderful Woodhall in fact was the lone UK inland course to secure a top 20 placing although both Loch Lomond and...

  • Best of Britain: Middlesex

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 22 June 2010

    Talk about magical Middlesex. It's not only the home of Lord's and England cricket's HQ, but some top quality 2-FORE!-1 golf courses as well. That's right folks, this particular part of London offers an abundance of excellent golfing venues where you can use that 2-FORE!-1 voucher, entitling you to half-price green fees. You'll certainly enjoy teeing it up on the pair of...

  • New golf coaching scheme launched

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 22 June 2010

    Award-winning golf operator Crown Golf has launched a new golf coaching programme, intended to revolutionise the way beginners take golf lessons at its network of Academies across the south of England. And the new scheme – which starts with a seven day free trial – marks the group’s largest-ever initiative to boost the number of golfers in the UK, with the...

  • Save £175 on golf breaks while England stay in World Cup

    Written by TG Courses Editor on Friday, 18 June 2010

    Travelling golfers will be rooting for England to go all the way in South Africa this summer because the longer the Three Lions stay in the World Cup the more opportunity there is to win vouchers from www.YourGolfTravel.com. Europe's largest online golf travel retailer is giving £175 worth of vouchers to anyone booking with them while England remain in the World...

  • Links rules in world's top 100 courses

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 16 June 2010

    This week's US Open venue - Pebble Beach in California - predictably fared well in Golf World magazine's World Top 100 Courses poll. The breathtaking American links layout is widely regarded by many golfers as the finest course on Planet Golf though it had to settle for eighth place in GW's Top 100 listing. Actually links courses dominated the poll and in...

  • Best of Britain: Dundee

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 15 June 2010

    2-FORE!-1 is extremely popular north of the border, specially in and around the city of Dundee in Angus. Jewel in the Dundee area's 2-FORE!-1 crown is undoubtedly the stunning Medal Course at Montrose Golf Links - one of Scotland's best seaside layouts and you can't get much higher praise than that! Elsewhere, you'll love the mature heathland track of Forfar as well...

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