January

  • Classy clubhouse for Saadiyat Beach

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 27 January 2010

    Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), the Abu Dhabi-based master developer of Saadiyat Island and its Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, has unveiled plans for a Frank Gehry-designed clubhouse – the world-renowned architect’s first golf-related project. As the centrepiece for the stunning Gary Player-designed Saadiyat Beach Golf Course - the Arabian Gulf’s first and only beachfront course - the 18,000 sqm...

  • Great offer at top Herts venue

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 27 January 2010

    The delightful 5-star Hanbury Manor Hotel & Country Club, near Ware, Hertfordshire has launched a fantastic new  Winter Offer for visiting golfers. This special offer for £55 is available from Monday – Friday until March 31st and includes: tea/coffee & bacon rolls, 18 holes of golf and a hearty two-course meal. The Marriott Hanbury Manor Hotel & Country Club is widely regarded...

  • Free golf at Rudding Park

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 26 January 2010

    FREE golf is up for grabs at leading North Yorkshire and 2-FORE!-1 venue Rudding Park. Yes, folks you can take advantage of the Harrogate resort's fantastic dinner, bed and breakfast with FREE golf offer for £159 per night for two people.  Stay on this special promotional rate and you'll receive a round of golf on Rudding's excellent 18-hole Hawtree Course and the splendid six-hole Repton...

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

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 26 January 2010

    Merseyside boasts some of the best courses in the land - it's not known as the Golf Coast for nothing - as well as several excellent 2-FORE!-1 venues. On the Wirral for instance you'll discover the impressive links layout of Leasowe, a par-71 track offering half-price golf so long as you've got a 2-FORE!-1 voucher at hand. Also belonging to our 2-FORE!-1...

  • Top tourney set for Merseyside

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 25 January 2010

    Four of the Wirral’s magnificent coastal golf courses are to host a new 72 hole amateur tournament open to adult male & female golfers. The inaugural Wirral Golf Classic will be held on the peninsular from September 13-17 and aims to become a permanent fixture on the England’s Golf Coast calendar.  Aimed at attracting golfers to play & stay in the...

  • New Celtic Manor bridge to open

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 22 January 2010

    The official opening of the new Twenty Ten Bridge at Wales' Celtic Manor Resort takes place on Wednesday 10th February. Built at a cost of £2m and stretching more than 100metres in length, the bridge over the River Usk will take players, officials and spectators to the new practice ground for he 2010 Ryder Cup in October. The...

  • Belting offers in Bulgaria

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 22 January 2010

    Bulgaria is fast-emerging as a serious golfing destination and makes no mistake there are some fantastic deals to be had at this new golfing hotspot in 2010. In fact free golf lessons are on offer until June while book a package (see below) before March 1st and you'll receive a sleeve of Titleist Pro V1  balls. Star new course on the Bulgaria...

  • Oulton appoint new Academy supremo

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 21 January 2010

    Oulton Hall has appointed Chris Ashton as the new Academy Manager at its award winning Nike Golf Academy. Ashton joins Oulton Hall with a wealth of experience in coaching and club fitting and will take on club fitting responsibilities at the resort's leading Golf Academy, which boasts a state-of-the-art 360˚ Fitting Suite and has recently been updated with the latest...

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

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 21 January 2010

    Northampton is conveniently located just off the M1 in the East Midlands and has some outstanding 2-FORE!-1 GOLF venues nearby. Several excellent 2-FORE!-1 courses can be found within a short drive of the town centre including the impressive heathland track of Brampton Heath and the par-71 parkland layout of Staverton Park at Daventry. Other mature parkland courses well worth considering are Kingsthorpe...

  • Lawrie driving for The Carrick

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 20 January 2010

    The stunning Carrick on Loch Lomond golf course has renewed its sponsorship agreement with 1999 Open Champion and multiple European Tour winner, Paul Lawrie, for the 2010 season. The 5-star resort, which includes the award winning Cameron House hotel, recently voted Scotland’s best golf resort hotel at the annual Golf Tourism Scotland awards ceremony, has employed Lawrie as its ‘Touring...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Best of Britain: Oxford

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 18 January 2010

    The historic university city of Oxford isn't just a seat of learning you know - the place is surrounded by top quality golf courses with many of them in the highly popular 2-FORE!-1 scheme. Among those who belong to 2-FORE!-1 and offer half-price green fees (with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher) are a whole host of splendid parkland tracks including par-71 Brailes and...

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

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 15 January 2010

    The Wiltshire town of Swindon has so much going for it when it comes to quality golf ...and top 2-FORE!-1 venues in particular. Just down the road (the M4) you'll discover the stunning stay and play venues of Bowood Golf & Country and the Manor House at nearby Castle Combe - both superb parkland layouts with outstanding off-course accommodation and facilities. You'll...

  • Top event for 2-FORE!-1 venue

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 14 January 2010

    Popular 2-FORE!-1 venue Galgorm Castle will host Northern Ireland’s first-ever PGA EuroPro tour event which is scheduled to take place at the Ballymena venue from June 21-25th. This is a major boost for Galgorm Castle which offers half-price green fees throughout the week within 2-FORE!-1 - provided you've got a 2-FORE!-1 voucher.Normal green fees are £40 in midwek and £50 at...

  • Swans fly back to Ely

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 13 January 2010

      The 18 hole course at Ely City GC was designed by Henry Cotton and built by Alex Swan in the early 70s. Now the second and third generation Swans in the profession, Howard and William, return to the famous Cambridgeshire cathedral city to help the club take the course forward into the next decade. Over those 37 years of its existence, the course has...

  • New gym for top venue

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 13 January 2010

    Greetham Valley Hotel, Golf and Conference Centre, just off the A1 in the county of Rutland, is going from strength to strength. The past twelve months have been the busiest ever, with the result that managing director Robert Hinch has felt confident enough to invest in a brand new gym facility which opened in time for the post-Christmas rush to get fit! Key...

  • Golfbreaks predicts golden year ahead

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 13 January 2010

    After reporting record-breaking figures for 2009, leading UK golf travel company Golfbreaks.com predicts this year will be a golden time for consumers looking for exciting deals, new golf destinations and closer-to-home UK breaks.   Last year 134,000 golfers booked with Golfbreaks.com – a 22% increase over the previous 12 months – and chief executive, Andrew Stanley, is already confident 2010...

  • Carry on playing...in the snow

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 12 January 2010

    Instead of allowing the current dodgy icy weather to stop play, most of the Club Company's golf courses have created six hole courses in the snow for members to play on. Dressed for the conditions and armed with fluorescent golf balls, members embraced the weather and the challenge of the snowy courses. Thierry Delsol, Chief Executive said:"This has been a great opportunity to...

  • Top event set for St Mellion

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 12 January 2010

    The Nicklaus Course at St Mellion International has proved itself a serious test of ability and endurance for pro's and hackers alike over the years.  And now, following an extensive £20m refurbishment St Mellion International Resort, is fully ready to host a major European Tour event once again, and will stage the prestigious English Open from 2011 to 2015. For the past...

  • Golf in the city: Derby

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 11 January 2010

    The East Midlands city of Derby and surrounding area has some quality golf courses and fortunately many of them belong to 2-FORE!-1 GOLF. Among those are the excellent stay and play venues of Marriott Breadsall Priory and Morley Hayes, the former offering two contrasting 18 hole courses (Priory and Moorland). The well established parkland track of Chesterfield is another layout which is...

  • Free nights at La Manga resort

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 11 January 2010

    Golfers booking their 2010 breaks early can take advantage of free nights at La Manga Club thanks to the prestigious Spanish resort’s new promotions. Early birds booking for May half-term (May 24-June 5) or the summer school holidays (July 24-August 21) before February 28, can book seven nights for the price of five in both the five-star Hotel La Manga Club...

Load more