2010

  • Great Scottish stay & play deal

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 20 April 2010

    There are few better places in the world to play golf than in Scotland and visitors to Angus can enjoy some of the best-value golf to be found anywhere in the country thanks to the launch of a new offer for 2010. With its wide range of historic courses, Angus has it all and with the Letham Grange PLUS FOUR...

  • Lee Westwood golf school at Portal

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 20 April 2010

    One of Cheshire’s foremost hotel golf resorts has been selected as the fairway of choice by Lee Westwood for his first ever Golf School. Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa, which already boasts two 18-hole golf courses and one 9-hole golf course plus an indoor golf academy, will be host to the two year full time programme for young professionals. Aimed at...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 20 April 2010

    Wonderful Watford is the jewel in the crown of 2-FORE!-1 GOLF in Hertfordshire. There are a host of excellent courses around the Herts town with the five star The Grove being the pick of the talented crop. The Grove of course famously staged a World Golf Championship event - decisively won by Tiger Woods - a few years back. Just outside Watford you'll...

  • Burhill Golf slots into top 100

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 19 April 2010

    Burhill Golf and Leisure, the golf and property management company has stormed into The Sunday Times PricewaterhouseCoopers Profit Track 100, which ranks Britain’s 100 private companies with the fastest-growing profits.   The group, which operates 10 UK golf courses and is privately owned by the Guinness family, has seen profits rise 47% a year from £1.8m in 2005 to £5.8m...

  • Monty backs Gleneagles Academy

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 19 April 2010

    Colin Montgomerie has greeted the decision to make 2-FORE!-1 superstar Gleneagles the home of the PGA National Academy for Scotland as a welcome and much-needed initiative to grow the game in the country. Gleneagles, whose three championship courses (King's, Queen's & PGA Centenary) all belong to 2-FORE!-1 and therefore offer half-price green fees (with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher|), will stage the 2014...

  • Powerplay meets hickory at St Andrews

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 16 April 2010

    PowerPlay Golf, the dynamic new two-flag version of the Royal and Ancient game, has announced plans to team up with Kingarrock, Scotland’s spiritual home of hickory golf, to create a fascinating event which blends the old and the new. The PowerPlay Golf Kingarrock Hickory Cup will be staged at the beautiful "hickory only" nine-hole Kingarrock golf course – which is just...

  • Dorset G&CC going from strength to strength

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 on Wednesday, 14 April 2010

    Popular 2-FORE!-1 venue the Dorset Golf & Country club is getting bigger and better. Over the past few years Dorset G&CC  has invested millions of pounds into the venue and to prove they're getting it right they've just been awarded a Gold Award to go with their 5 star status. Visit Britain awarded The Dorset Resort with the Gold Award for its outstanding...

  • Great deals in the Algarve

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 14 April 2010

    The Algarve in Portugal is a real golfing hotspot, providing some of the best holiday golf in Europe. Actually it's one of the leading golfing destinations in the world and if you fancy trying it out for yourself the cracking deals below (based around the five star Tivoli Victoria hotel in Vilamoura) will probably suit you to a tee...   *Deal One (3...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 14 April 2010

    If you're looking for a place to use your 2-FORE!-1 voucher look no further than brilliant Bedford. The town and surrounding area is chockablock with excellent 2-FORE!-1 venues - courses which offer half-price golf provided, of course, you've got a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. One of the very best is Leighton Buzzard GC, a classy parkland track where Ian Poulter learnt his golfing trade...

  • Duke's course wins top award

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 14 April 2010

    The Duke’s St Andrews has been crowned the best Golf Club in the UK in the inaugural “Golf Club of the Year Awards” 2010. In addition to securing the overall title, The Duke’s was also honoured with Awards for the “Best Club for Members” in the UK and the “Best Club in Scotland” in the regional Awards. The Awards are unique in...

  • St Andrews chief to step down

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 7 April 2010

    Alan McGregor is to retire later this year as chief executive of St Andrews Links Trust after 13 years in the post. The recruitment process for Alan’s successor is about to begin with the position being advertised in the local and national press. The Trust is seeking someone with experience of a similar senior role to take over the high profile...

  • Chance to play at Ryder Cup course

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 7 April 2010

    The Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK is offering golfers the unique opportunity to be captained by Ryder Cup legends Bernard Gallacher and Gordon Brand Jr for a Ryder Cup-style challenge.  The competition takes place on the stunning Twenty Ten Course at Celtic Manor  – scene of October's Ryder Cup - from May 17-18.  The Bobby Moore Fund Celebrity Golf Tournament,...

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

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 6 April 2010

    This northern outpost is literally on the doorstep of the wonderfully picturesque Lake District and therefore not surprisingly features a number of courses, including plent in 2-FORE!-1, boasting breathtaking views. For starters, there's the talented trio of Keswick, Kendal and Windermere while closer to Carlisle itself you'll find the mature parkland track of Carlisle GC and the par-72 heathland layout of...

  • Want to reign in Spain?

    Written by TG Courses editor on Sunday, 4 April 2010

    Fancy playing in a number of organised competitions with a chance of winning through to compete in grand finals being held at top Spanish venues? Then check these beauties out... All early rounds and semi-finals of the tournaments are played in the UK with the Finals being held in Spain. *Event 1 10th Aymerich National Scramble Closing date: May 6th, 2010 All...

  • Big plans at Close House

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 1 April 2010

    Close House Hotel & Golf Club, Northumberland, announced the second phase of a continued £7.5 million development of their golf, hotel & conference facilities in the North East.   The £2.5 million state-of-the-art clubhouse will feature floor to ceiling glass windows with panoramic views across the golf course & Tyne Valley, as well as one of the many lakes in the grounds.

  • Changes at top Home Counties courses

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 1 April 2010

    Thomson Perrett & Lobb, the international golf course architecture practice founded by five times Open Champion Peter Thomson with partners Ross Perrett and Tim Lobb, has been appointed to consult on and oversee important design work on two historic courses – The Berkshire and Richmond GC. The Berkshire, which features two of the finest, traditional heathland golf courses, has appointed TPL...

  • Llanymynech GC gets new junior course

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 1 April 2010

    A NEW six hole junior golf course, built with funding from the Ryder Cup Wales Legacy Fund, is to be opened at Llanymynech Golf Club by Carl Sargeant, Minister for Justice & Local Government  on May 10. The £75,000 course has been developed with the aid of nearly £50,000 grant money from the £2 million Legacy Fund in a bid to...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Six of the best

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 31 March 2010

    Get that 2-FORE!-1 voucher out and make sure you book a round at any of the six 2-FORE!-1 courses - 'must-play' tracks for the month of April - listed below. All offer a memorable golfing experience for half the normal green fee rates - provided of course you've got a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. Try any of these out and we guarantee you won't...

  • Great offers at top 2-FORE!-1 venue

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 29 March 2010

    Scotland's world-famous Turnberry resort - a shining star of 2-FORE!-1 GOLF - is offering new and unprecedented access to the iconic Ailsa course for golfing visitors to Ayrshire. The golf experiences include: *Sunset Times on the Ailsa can now be booked in advance with no restrictions 7 days per week. Tee off times after 3pm cost £90 per person. *For those wishing to...

  • Top deals in classy Cornwall

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 29 March 2010

    Cornwall offers some of the best golf in England and if you're thinking of a visit to this magical neck of the golfing woods, then you might want to check out Golf Holidays Cornwall. Golf Holidays Cornwall is a golf tour operator specialising in this beautiful county and with their local knowledge and expertise they offer keenly-priced packages and custom-designed tours...

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