2010

  • Pro lands top award

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 19 May 2010

    The manager of four top golf courses has been honoured with a prestigious sports award. Andy Carnall, golf manager at Sheffield International Venues (SIV), received the Derbyshire Golf Professional of the Year award at the Derbyshire Professional Golf Association (PGA) Dinner. The award, voted for by other professional golfers throughout the country, recognises an individual’s contribution to the local golfing industry.

  • Free golf in Turkey

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 19 May 2010

    Turkey is now a red-hot golfing destination and here's some great news for golfers looking to head there this year. Firstly, low cost airline, Monarch (www.monarch.co.uk), has introduced two flights per week to Antalya direct from Manchester airport. Fares, including taxes, start from just £52.99 one way (£90.99 return). So bag a cheap flight and then enjoy further savings at LykiaWorld...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 GOLF on Tuesday, 18 May 2010

    Kent, the Garden of England, boasts plenty of cracking golf 2-FORE!-1 courses and that particularly applies to the area around the wonderful cathedral city of Canterbury. So if you don't know where to use that coveted 2-FORE!-1 voucher entitling you and your best golfing partner to half-price green fees, then check this handful of stunners out...as soon as possible! *Canterbury GC -...

  • Fantastic deals at The Belfry

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 GOLF on Tuesday, 18 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 from 28 May to 30 June, the popular Belfry Driver package can be tailored to include golf on any two of the...

  • Festivities at Home of Golf

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 18 May 2010

    It is going to be a busy run-up to this year’s Open Championship with not one, but two key anniversaries taking place at the Home of Golf. Together with the celebrations honouring the Open’s 150th anniversary, St Andrews will also mark a milestone for Golf Tourism Scotland (GTS), as the trade body celebrates half a decade of campaigning for Scotland’s...

  • Follow the stars at K Club

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 13 May 2010

    Ireland’s leading five-star golf resort, The K Club, is offering golfers the opportunity to spend the day with the pros enjoying the new Professional Golf Clinic day package. It's the perfect chance to follow in the footsteps of Darren Clarke, Paul McGinley, Phil Mickleson and Rory McIlroy who have all played the hallowed fairways of the world-famous Palmer Ryder Cup course. The...

  • Great deals at Elite hotels

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 13 May 2010

    There are some great deals going down at Elite Hotels venues Luton Hoo and Ashdown Park Hotel and Country. So check these out... Deal 1: Luton Hoo is currently offering unlimited golf for £75 a month or from £25 per round. Sculpted amongst 250 acres of Capability Brown’s stunning landscape, and offering one of the longest 18-hole golf courses in the...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 GOLF on Wednesday, 12 May 2010

    2-FORE!-1 GOLF is massive in West Yorkshire...and in and around Bradford in particular. There's some outstanding 2-FORE!-1 golf to be had and enjoyed in the city with many excellent venues offering half-price green fees... so long as you've got a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. So what are you waiting for? Get that voucher and check these Bradford beauties out as soon as possible.... * Shipley...

  • Sheff. Wed stars at Beauchief

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 11 May 2010

    The Sheffield Wednesday Legends Golf Day will see some of the Owls’ best loved former players, including Chris Waddle and David Hirst, team up at Beauchief Golf Course to raise funds for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity. Members of the public are also invited to take part in the special event, which will take place on 28 May. Players will be...

  • Big changes at Tinsley Park

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 11 May 2010

    Work has been completed on a £200,000 refurbishment project at Sheffield’s Tinsley Park Golf Course. The investment from leading leisure operator Sheffield International Venues (SIV) has seen improvements to the clubhouse, including decorating the interior public areas and changing rooms in the building, which was originally the first lord mayor of Sheffield’s dwelling. Other improvements include the addition of a café and...

  • Head for great Atlantic Links courses

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 GOLF on Saturday, 8 May 2010

    As the trend for ‘Staycations’ maintains its momentum with the recent airline strikes and volcanic ash issues, England’s Atlantic Links offers golfers and their families an ideal destination for a summer holiday at home in 2010. In addition to a tantalizing trail of premier links courses that comprises Burnham & Berrow in Somerset, Royal North Devon and Saunton in Devon and...

  • Torrance stars at Stapleford Park

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 GOLF on Thursday, 6 May 2010

    Popular 2-FORE!-1 venue Stapleford Park in Leicestershire hits the big-time next week when it stages the inaugural Handa Senior Masters presented by the Stapleford Forum. Sam Torrance will try to close the gap at the top of the European Senior Tour Order of Merit when he returns to Stapleford Park for next week's event. The 2002 Ryder Cup winning Captain, who was...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 GOLF on Thursday, 6 May 2010

    Durham is not only famous for its magnificent cathedral - it also boasts plenty of quality 2-FORE!-1 GOLF. Undoubtedly the pick of the talented bunch is the stunning links of Seaton Carew which is available to 2-FORE!-1 voucher holders - and for half-price green fees - on Mondays throughout the year. Also well worth giving a go in and round this historic...

  • PGA Catalunya drives into top 100

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 5 May 2010

    PGA Catalunya Resort near Barcelona has been ranked among the World’s Top 100 courses in a newly published list.   The acclaimed 36-hole resort’s Stadium Course, which hosted the 2009 Spanish Open, was ranked 88th in the world by Golf World magazine, making it one of only two golf courses in Spain to make the exclusive list, published in the...

  • 2-FORE!-1 course of the month

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 GOLF on Tuesday, 4 May 2010

    Montrose Golf Links is a true star of 2-FORE!-1 and has started a memorable year - it celebrates its bicentenary in 2010 - by clinching the first 2-FORE!-1 Course of the Month award (for April). The original club was founded 200 years ago and as a result is the ninth oldest golf club on Planet Golf. A number of events will take...

  • 2-FORE!-1: Six of the best

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

    The new golf season is now well and truly underway and after the harsh winter courses all over the country should be fast-approaching tip-top playing condition. And courses within the highly popular 2-FORE!-1 scheme (that's over 1,000 nationwide) are set to attract plenty of golfers in possession of 2-FORE!-1 vouchers which secures half-price green fee rates. Don't know where to use up that voucher...

  • Golf makes mark at Gnoll Park

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 23 April 2010

    Visitors to one of the top tourist attractions in South Wales will find a greatly improved golf course thanks to a £102,644 grant from the Ryder Cup Wales Legacy Fund. The nine-hole course is set amongst the stunning scenery of the Gnoll Country Park, just outside Neath, which has been shortlisted as one of the best picnic spots in Wales. Following these...

  • Top Cornish breaks on offer

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 23 April 2010

    Located a puttable distance from both the beach and one of the finest golf courses on the north Cornish coast, The Bay Hotel & Fistral Spa offers chic contemporary accommodation with unrivalled Atlantic views, state-of-the art facilities and a relaxed, coastal vibe. In addition to the 18-hole Newquay Golf Course – with its series of demanding greenside bunkers and breathtaking vistas -...

  • Top deals at five star Abama Resort

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 22 April 2010

    Today’s Golfer chose the Abama Golf Resort and Spa in Tenerife as the destination for its most recent instructional photo shoot and the resort did not disappoint! Uniquely situated on the smooth slopes of the Pico del Teide volcano, Abama's golf course features lakes, waterfalls and lush landscaping combined with magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean. The course is made up of a...

  • Big changes at Mannings Heath

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 21 April 2010

    Members and visitors to the prestigious Mannings Heath Golf Club near Horsham are set to benefit from a £250,000 investment programme in the Sussex venue throughout this season. Despite the current protracted financial crisis the 36 hole property is undergoing a comprehensive make over. Forty six EZGO electric buggies are being introduced for the Waterfall and Kingfisher Courses this Summer and work is...

Load more