2010

  • Turkey to get another top course

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 10 June 2010

    The partnership with The European Tour will result in top-flight professional golf being staged in Turkey on a new José Maria Olazábal-designed course.   Belek, 25 kilometres east of Antalya International Airport, is already a golf tourism hotspot and was voted European Golf Destination of the Year by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators in 2008.   Now, joining London Golf...

  • Fancy a Ryder Cup ticket?

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 10 June 2010

    The 2010 Ryder Cup is less than four months away and with the public ticket ballot well and truly closed, The Celtic Manor Resort, host venue of October’s showpiece event, is offering golf fans one last chance to be a part of the action. Celtic Manor’s exclusive Twenty Ten membership, available until the end of June, is the last option for...

  • New St Mellion course opens

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 9 June 2010

    Following a two-year £2 million investment, the new Kernow Course at St Mellion International Resort is now complete. With the Kernow Course now open, St Mellion – owned and operated by award-winning golf group Crown Golf – once more merits a place in the upper tier of European 36-hole golf resorts. With nine brand-new holes, and with nine of the best from...

  • US dominates World's Top 100 courses

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 9 June 2010

    America has provided five of the top ten courses in Golf World magazine's Top 100 Courses in the World poll. Courses from these shores occupy four other top 10 placings while Australia's classy Royal Melbourne also features in the coveted top 10. Turnberry's magical Ailsa Course, scene of last year's memorable Open Championship, is the best placed of the British contenders with this...

  • Great golf in Thailand

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 8 June 2010

    Thailand is a fantastic golfing destination with some truly amazing courses...and guaranteed weather! And it's a good idea in terms of getting value-for-money to take your holiday before October 31st, when courses and hotels are still at low season discounted rates.  The climate through July to October is still generally pretty good, and the golf courses are in great condition after the...

  • Play & stay in style at Brocket Hall

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 8 June 2010

    To celebrate its 250th anniversary Brocket Hall, the premier golf club, stately home and country estate, has launched a cracking residential golf package that will undoubtedly appeal to golfers who enjoy the very ´best of British.´ This summer the Hertfordshire based club launches the Stately Home Golf Promotion by opening its illustrious doors to golfers who want to play championship golf...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Best of Britain: Oxford

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 7 June 2010

    If you're looking for a quality round of 2-FORE!-1 GOLF then head for the university city of Oxford and you won't be disappointed. Some great 2-FORE!-1 golf is to be had in and around Oxford and here's a handful of the best courses to use that 2-FORE!-1 voucher at. You'll be well impressed with both the course and the price - remember...

  • Great deals in sunny Spain

    Written by TG Courses editor on Saturday, 5 June 2010

    Looking for a great value-for-money golf break in sunny Spain? Then here's some cracking deals that will almost certainly do the trick. You'll be based at the four star Hotel Iberostar Royal Andalus hotel with the golfing action centred around the superb Club de Golf Novo Sancti Petri which dramatically overlooks the Atlantic coast. So check these out then: Till the end of...

  • Top hotel opens in Highlands

    Written by TG Courses editor on Saturday, 5 June 2010

    Traditional links golf, tranquillity, solitude and outstanding natural beauty - the Highlands of Scotland provide some of the best championship golf courses in the country. And from this weekend, the capital of the Highlands will enhance its golf offering even further with the official opening of a new star on the accommodation scene. The Kingsclub and Spa is a four star hotel...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Hidden Gems. Part 1

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Saturday, 5 June 2010

    This new 2-FORE!-1 GOLF series is based on under-rated, overlooked golf courses, courses you've probably never heard of...but are well with visiting and playing, specially with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher! That's right folks, a single 2-FORE!-1 voucher will guarantee you some great golf at this bunch of stand-out hidden gems. Book a round at any of them and you certainly won't be disappointed. *Heysham, Lancs...

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

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

    The city of Lincoln boasts some splendid 2-FORE!-1 venues where you can happily use that prized 2-FORE!-1 voucher. At the heart of East Anglia, the ancient cathedral city is right up there when it comes to offering quality 2-FORE!-1 golfing action - courses where you'll benefit from half-price green fees..provided you've got a 2-FORE!-1 voucher of course. Here's the pick of Lincoln's...

  • Cracking Costa del Sol deals

    Written by TG Courses editor on Sunday, 30 May 2010

    Looking for a great value-for-money golfing break in sunny Spain? Then check this pair of beauties out and you'll have a real ball... *Deal 1 (for 2 people) - Four nights accommodation in one bedroom apartment at Alanda Club Marbella, buffet breakfast, one dinner, two rounds of golf (Marbella Golf & Santa Clara) and full use of all facilities in clubhouse.

  • Brilliant breaks at The Belfry

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 28 May 2010

    The Belfry, the spiritual home of the Ryder Cup, is offering summer golfers the chance to play two rounds at this world-famous venue and enjoy dinner, bed and breakfast in the four-star hotel from just £125 per person. Available between July 24-Sept 5th, the popular Belfry Driver package can be tailored to include golf on any two of the resort’s three...

  • World Cup special offers

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Friday, 28 May 2010

    Two top venues - Mannings Heath (West Sussex) and Manor House at Castle Combe - are running special 442 - 'The Perfect World Cup Formation' - offers. TheKingfisher course 442 offer at Mannings Heath basically costs £36 for four golfers before 1pm Mon-Thurs while the Manor House 442 deal is £98 for four after 2 pm (green fee normally £49per person...

  • Montrose stages 25-hole Open

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 27 May 2010

    Golfers from across the UK, and a sprinkling from further afield, will be competing in Royal Montrose Golf Club’s Bicentenary 25-Hole Open this Sunday. This will be only the second time a golf open has been held over 25 holes rather than the customary 18. The first 25-hole golf open was held almost 150 years ago, when the top 12 golfers of...

  • Nicklaus stars at Manchester muni

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 26 May 2010

    Eighteen-time major winner Jack Nicklaus, popped in to Manchester’s unfashionable Heaton Park Golf Centre yesterday to provide some valuable golf coaching to youngsters from The First Tee of Manchester Over 20 lucky youngsters from The First Tee of Manchester travelled to Heaton Park to meet the legendary Golden Bear where they received first-hand coaching from the Royal Bank of...

  • Rafferty teams up with Duke

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 GOLF on Tuesday, 25 May 2010

    Former Ryder Cupper and seven-times PGA European Tour winner Ronan Rafferty has joined forces with His Grace the Duke of Roxburghe (himself an avid golfer) to promote and raise the profile of the prestigious Roxburghe Championship Golf Club in the Scottish Borders.   Designed by Dave Thomas, the Roxburghe Golf Course was opened in 1997 and is one of the top...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 25 May 2010

    There are some superb 2-FORE!-1 golfing venues in and around the wonderful ancient city of Chester. In fact Chester and its surrounding area provides some of the very finest courses in 2-FORE!-1 GOLF so is obviously a wise choice when looking to use that 2-FORE!-1 voucher entitling you to half-price green fees. Try this classy crop out for size and you certainly...

  • Top new course opens in Greece

    Written by TG Courses editor on Sunday, 23 May 2010

    Troon Golf, the world’s largest luxury-brand golf management, development and marketing company, has announced the grand opening of the first signature golf course in Greece. The Dunes Course in Navarino Dunes, the first integrated resort at Costa Navarino (www.costanavarino.com) stretching over 130 hectares of breathtaking beachfront landscape, has been designed by two-time Masters Champion and Ryder Cup winning captain Bernhard...

  • Booth family's ace hat-trick

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 20 May 2010

    Three generations of the Booth family who play at Pyle and Kenfig, South Wales, have all had a hole-in-one at the fourth hole. First to register an ace was Don whose son Ian then emulated da's feat. The Booth family hat-trick was then completed by Ian's son Rhodri. These are great golfing times for Rhodri whose steady golf improvement saw him record his first...

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