2011

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Friday, 4 November 2011

    Don't know where to use that 2-FORE!-1 voucher? Here's six more of the best 2-FORE!-1 courses where you can play in style...and for half-price! *Mere G&CC, Cheshire - classy Braid layout, justifiably dubbed the 'Wentworth of the North.' *Forest of Arden, Warwicks - the Arden is a top-notch parkland track which has hosted several European Tour events. *Pleasington, Lancs -  widely regarded as...

  • Society deal of the day - moor allerton

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 4 November 2011

    It's day 3 in our Society Deal of the Day feature - fantastic society offers up for grabs via leading online booking service Teeofftimes. Today's top society deal is at the superb Robert Trent Jones-designed Moor Allerton in Leeds, West Yorkshire, and is as follows: * Coffee, bacon rolls and 18 holes from £20 per person (1 in 12 go free). Click here...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 3 November 2011

    Norfolk is the home of some of the best golf in the country...and fortunately many of the county's leading venues belong to 2-FORE!-1 and offer half-price golf (with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher). In fact there's around ten 2-FORE!-1 Norfolk venues and they include top stay and plays De Vere Dunston Hall and Marriott Sprowston Manor, both just outside county capital Norwich. Also well worth...

  • Society deal of the day - Forest Pines

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 3 November 2011

    There are some fantastic society deals around at the moment and here, as promised, is super society deal no. 2.... Where: Forest Pines, North Lincolnshire. What: Coffee and bacon rolls and 18 holes. Cost: From £19.95 per person (1 in 12 go free). It's early days at the start of this special society feature - more top deals courtesy of leading online service Teeofftimes...

  • Society deal of the day - Telford Hotel & Golf

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 2 November 2011

    Looking for a great deal for your golf society? Then look no further. Starting from today (wed), we're highlighting a top value offer for societies - courtesy of leading online booking service Teeofftimes - and will be featuring one a day for the next week. So make sure your society doesn't miss out,  starting with super society deal no. 1.... Where: Telford Hotel...

  • Close House captures Gleneagles pro

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 2 November 2011

    Surprising the golf world earlier this year with the announcement that world renowned golfer Lee Westwood was to be his Attached Tour Professional, entrepreneur Graham Wylie has taken his next step into making his privately owned golf club and hotel at Close House in Northumberland, the best in the North of England and beyond.   Wylie's latest strategic move in his...

  • Fancy these Cornish Christmas crackers?

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 31 October 2011

    The star-studded 2-FORE!-1 venue St Mellion International Resort in Cornwall has some cracking Christmas packages to 'unwrap.' So if you're looking to celebrate the festive season in style check these beauties out: *Stay 3 nights arriving on either the 27th or 28th December and enjoy: Three nights' accommodation; Full west country breakfast each morning; 3 course Dinner on 2 nights; Full use...

  • McIlroy wins Shanghai Masters

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 31 October 2011

    Rory McIlroy overcame a nervy final-day front nine to defeat Anthony Kim in a play-off to win the Shangai Masters. The US Open Champion claimed the £1.24m first prize at the event, which is not sanctioned by a major tour. American Hunter Mahan and South Korea's Noh Seung-yul finished equal third at 13-under. Englishman Lee Westwood fired a hole-in-one and five birdies on...

  • Newlook Taymouth Castle is looking the business

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 31 October 2011

    New images showing Taymouth Castle, Scotland, in spectacular autumnal colours have revealed the tantalising prospect that awaits the golfing world when the restored Highland castle and remodelled James Braid golf course opens next year. The landmark development, which is seeing the historic building elegantly transformed into a luxury boutique hotel and spa, together with a collection of private residences set amid a...

  • Macmillan Longest Day event raises nearly £370,000!

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 31 October 2011

    The annual Longest Day Golf Challenge in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support has once again proved a major all-round success. The top four teams played for the overall Challenge Trophy at the grand final staged at the  superb Boavista Golf Resort in Portugal, Tempus Est Ludendi emerging the deserved victors. However, even more significantly, the event raised a fantastic £367,000 which will go...

  • Play mighty Woodhall Spa for £49

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 31 October 2011

    The Hotchkin Course, Woodhall Spa, consistently rated among the world’s finest heathland golf experiences, has announced its 2011/12 winter pricing that allows visitors to play from just £49. Ranked 25th in Golf World Magazine’s World Top 100 Golf Courses and 3rd in its Top 100 Courses in England, The Hotchkin is located on the outskirts of the leafy Edwardian spa town,...

  • 2-FORE!-1 stay and play heaven...

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Friday, 21 October 2011

    There are some terrific stay and venue players in 2-FORE!-1 including the bulk of the impressive De Vere and Marriott country clubs dotted across the country. Here's a handful of the very best where you can not only play but chill out in style afterwards... *Forest Pines, North Lincs - 27 holes of top class golf supported by a 188-room hotel with superb...

  • Top deals at world-class Finca Cortesin

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 21 October 2011

    World Match Play Championship venue Finca Cortesin near Sotogrande, Spain, is a world-class resort and if you're looking for somewhere extra special to stay and play the golf getaway packages below should suit you to a tee. *Deal 1 -  ‘Golf Experience’  From €1,047 for 3 nights including 2 green fees / spa treatments. *Deal 2 - ‘Championship Golf Experience’ - From €2,426 for 4...

  • Great deals on two cracking courses at Amendoeira

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 21 October 2011

    With winter starting to take a grip of the UK, playing golf with the sun in the sky and a short-sleeved polo shirt on your back feels very far away. If your mind is wandering to a winter getaway to play some proper golf on stunning courses that are in great nick then you need look no further than Portugal. The...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Best of Britain: East Sussex

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 19 October 2011

    You'll find some terrific 2-FORE!-1 venues in the county of East Sussex and here's the pick of a very talented bunch. *Crowborough Beacon - quality heathland track, always in tip-top condition. Royal Ashdown Forest - home of the wonderful West Course, another classy heathland layout. *Brighton & Hove - outstanding, mature nine-holer by the seaside. *Lewes - downland track with stunning views. *East Brighton -...

  • wonderful winter deals at Greetham valley

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 19 October 2011

    Excellent stay and play venue Greetham Valley in Rutland, the smallest county in England, is the place to head for this winter. There are some top quality offers available at Greetham, just off the A1 north of the Lincolnshire town of Stamford, between Nov 1-Mar 31. The venue boasts two contrasting 18 hole layouts (Lakes and Valley) as well as a short...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 17 October 2011

    Here are six more top 2-FORE!-1 tracks guaranteed to provide you with a golfing day out to remember...and for half-price so long as you've got a 2-FORE!-1 voucher! *High Post, Wilts - One of the best downland courses in England and being based on chalk is fast-draining and nearly always open. *Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria - splendly challenging layout with awesome views -...

  • Golfbreaks.com reward loyal customers

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 14 October 2011

    Golfers making a booking with leading golf travel company Golfbreaks.com have been rewarded for their loyalty as the company marked National Customer Service Week (NCSW) with a £20,000 giveaway. To show its appreciation for the welcome and valuable feedback on its breaks, holidays and tours over the past 12 months, Golfbreaks.com rewarded 1,000 customers each with £20 worth of Breakpoints, the...

  • Just the' app' job for Iberian tee-times

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 13 October 2011

    A new tee-time ‘App’ is set to provide golfers with the perfect opportunity to book golf in Portugal and Spain while on the move. The new application has been launched by Algarve-based Just Tee Times and is available as a free download on all iPhone and Android operating platforms. Currently featuring 49 courses within the Algarve and Lisbon (Portugal) and 44...

  • Oceanico brand ambassador gears up for Portugal Masters

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Wednesday, 12 October 2011

    New Oceanico brand ambassador Ricardo Santos is set for a stern test this week when he takes on the world's best players in the Portugal Masters, hosted at the resort's Victoria Course in Vilamoura. Santos has already secured his full European Tour card for next season after an impressive campaign on this year's Challenge Tour which included a maiden victory at...

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