May

  • 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...

  • 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...

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