2011

  • FREE course weather forecast service launched

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 27 May 2011

    LatestGolfWeather.com is a quick and simple website that provides golfers with everything they need to predict the weather on any golf course in the UK. The instant and accurate course specific weather forecasts pin-point the conditions for the next 7 days on any golf course. And what is even better... it’s FREE. A LatestGolfWeather.com spokesman said: "The service is made by...

  • 2 for 1 at top French course

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 26 May 2011

    You can enjoy two green fees for the price of one on the refurbished Les Dunes Course at Hardelot, Northern France. It costs 68 euros to tee it up Mon-Thurs and 82 euros Fri-Sun (so from 34 euros per person then) from July 1 to Aug 31. Special day rate tickets are also available on application. Hardelot is just on the other...

  • Great Perthshire stay & play breaks

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 26 May 2011

    And they're based around the impressive country estate pile that is Ballathie House, near Perth, and nearby Blairgowrie GC, home of the Rosemount - widely regarded as one of Scotland's best inland layouts. The following packages offer excellent value-for-money as well as a memorable stay and round - or rounds - of golf.  *1 night bed and breakfast (B&B) plus one round...

  • Cricket legend Freddie joins De Vere Club

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 26 May 2011

    The De Vere Club, the UK’s fastest growing golf club, is delighted to welcome Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff as one of its newest members. Freshly retired from the sport, the England cricket legend has now caught the golf bug and is looking forward to improving his game and enjoying the modern, flexible points based membership system and the variety of 16...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Best of Britain: Wales

    Written by 2-Fore!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 25 May 2011

    Wales has just successfully staged the Ryder Cup for the first time and, make no mistake, the country has some fantastic golf courses outside Celtic Manor. Thankfully many of them are in 2-FORE!-1 Golf and offer half-price green fees with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher of course. Here's Wales' magnificent 2-FORE!-1 seven: * Celtic Manor - both the Roman Road and Montgomerie layouts belong to...

  • First Czech Golf festival launched

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 24 May 2011

    Abante Golf, the market leaders in hosting golfers in the Czech Republic, is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year and has announced the launch of the 2011 Czech Golf Festival to mark the achievement. The new festival, which will enable golfers to experience the best that the country has to offer on and off the course, will be held from July...

  • Top Scottish golf breaks on offer

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 24 May 2011

    Golfers keen to enjoy the unforgettable experience of playing the most prestigious Scottish courses are now being offered an even better choice of golf-break packages – thanks to a renewal of the long-standing tie-up between Golfbreaks.com and VisitScotland. Golfbreaks.com – Europe’s largest golf travel company – and the official Scottish tourism organisation have reaffirmed their partnership for a third year to jointly promote golf breaks...

  • 11 clubs, 16 courses...for under £300

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 19 May 2011

    That's right, join the new prestigious De Vere Club and you'll be entitled to play some of the country's leading golf venues and courses for just £295. It's got to be one of the best deals of the year - as soon as you join you can get to grips with a whole host of superb tracks ranging from the magical...

  • Top packages at World Match play venue

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 19 May 2011

    Finca Cortesin is a spectacular independent hotel, golf and spa destination and host of this week's Volvo World Match Play Championship. Set in the rolling hills of southern Spain between Marbella and Sotogrande, flanked by the Casares Mountains, its magnificent golf course overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and is hailed as one of Spain’s finest. After four and a half decades, 2009 saw...

  • National Academy opens doors to public

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 19 May 2011

    In a move that step-changes the standard of teaching currently available to all UK golfers, The National Golf Centre Academy at Woodhall Spa has announced it is to open its doors to the public. Under the leadership of its newly appointed Head Coach, Neil Harvey, visitors to The National Golf Centre, Woodhall Spa, will be able to take full advantage...

  • Dan wins Thailand golf holiday

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 18 May 2011

    Birmingham-based golfer Dan Meredith (30) has won a golf holiday for two to Thailand in a competition run by specialist golf tour operator – Solar Golf Ltd. He visited the National Golf Show which was held at the National Exhibition Centre from April 15th to 17th and completed his entry at the Thailand Golf Tours stand. Over 230 entrants tried to...

  • Fantastic deals at The Carrick

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 17 May 2011

    There are some amazing deals on offer at The Carrick, the magical layout on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. The Carrick is one of Scotland's most prestigious inland layouts, overlooking "the most beautiful water hazard in the history of golf." It undoubtedly provides a memorable round of golf - specially if you take advantage of any of the following special offers: Deal 1:...

  • Special TG offer at Rockliffe Hall

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 17 May 2011

    Today's Golfer has secured a top exclusive deal at Rockliffe Hall, a five star golf resort in County Durham. The special Reader Offer is based on the venue's Sunday Driver rate - but is available to our readers in midweek! It includes golf and/or spa treatment to target couples as well as individuals.   The TG 'Not just for Sunday Reader Offer' includes: *An overnight stay...

  • On the right track in Costa Brava

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 17 May 2011

    Golfers who love ‘driving’, both on the course and on the roads, can satisfy their twin passions when the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix revs into gear in Catalonia this month (May 20-22). Players enjoying golfing breaks in the spectacular Costa Brava region can also make a fast pit-stop at the Circuit de Catalunya, between Barcelona and Girona, to witness the latest high-octane chapter of...

  • New head coach at national centre

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 6 May 2011

    The National Golf Centre, Woodhall Spa, has announced the appointment of experienced teaching professional Neil Harvey to the role of Head Coach. The newly created position will see him spearhead the growth of the highly acclaimed National Golf Centre Academy, one of the UK’s most important teaching facilities. Neil, 45, who turned professional in 1991, joins The National Golf Centre, Woodhall Spa,...

  • Anna is new Grove director of golf

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Friday, 6 May 2011

    The Grove has announced the appointment of a new Director of Golf at the five-star luxury golf and hotel resort in Hertfordshire. Anna Darnell, 29, is a fully qualified PGA professional with over 10 years’ experience in the golf industry, and takes over this key management position with immediate effect from Declan McCollam, who has been responsible for overseeing...

  • The Duke's enters twilight zone

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 6 May 2011

    The Duke’s St Andrews has entered the ‘twilight zone’ with the introduction of a green fee of just £35 between 3pm and 5pm every Tuesday. With summer on the horizon and the nights becoming longer, The Duke’s is keen to attract some late afternoon golfers to its championship heathland course located just outside St Andrews and boasting wonderful panoramas over the...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 5 May 2011

    Norfolk is East Anglia's capital county and is the home of some quality 2-FORE!-1 golf. Altogether you'll find about ten courses spread across the county and they range from a magical nine-hole layout (Feltwell) to the classy stay and play venues of Marriott Sprowston Manor and De Vere Dunston Hall, both just outside Norwich. Also well worth checking out and using that...

  • The world's most spectacular golf course

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 4 May 2011

    Ireland's Old Head has just been ranked the 'Most Spectacular Golf Course on the Planet' in America's Links magazine. The Co. Cork classic was ranked in front of such notables as Cypress Point (#2), Pebble Beach (#5) and Pinnacle Point (#8) – thus giving testimony to the prophesy made by Joe Carr (3-times British Amateur Champion and Captain of the R...

  • Dragons' Den star's charity golf event

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 4 May 2011

    Dragons' Den TV star Peter Jones is holding his annual Enterprise Golf Challenge in aid of charity at Brocket Hall GC, Hertfordshire, on Tuesday May 24th. A star-studded line-up is expected to attend the event which gets underway with a 10am breakfast followed by a shotgun start, champagne reception, prizegiving three-course dinner and a charity auction. There will be 22 teams of...

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