2011

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 11 October 2011

    Undecided where to use that precious 2-FORE!-1 voucher and looking to end the season in style? Take your pick from these impressive 2-FORE!-1 venues and you won't be disappointed... *Pleasington, Lancs - Quality mature parkland and is always in excellent condition. *Hexham, Northumberland - Short-but-sweet track with stunning views. *Meyrick Park, Dorset - Magical parkland muni which starts with an unforgettable par-3. *Mannings Heath, West...

  • Royal Obidos poised to open in new year

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 11 October 2011

    Portugal's new Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort golf course - designed by the late great Seve Ballesteros -  will open to the public on January 2nd. However, the clubhouse will open on November 1st while the course will start operating as of that date on a soft opening basis. The 18 hole course occupies a total área of 160 acres and...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Best of Britain: West Yorkshire

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 10 October 2011

    2-FORE!-1 is massive in Yorkshire and in the west of the White Rose county in particular. Altogether there are around 40 venues in West Yorkshire which belong to 2-FORE!-1 and offer half-price golf...with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. They include the superb Robert Trent Jones-designed Moor Allerton just outside Leeds and outstanding stay and play venues De Vere Oulton Hall, also near Leeds, and...

  • Top Festival of Golf deal at Mannings Heath

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 10 October 2011

    This Autumn, Mannings Heath Golf Club near Horsham - one of the most popular golfing venues in the south-east - is offering golfers a superb rate for a round on the Kingfisher Course at just £15! This involves saving a massive 25% off the regular green fee and also includes a post-round burger in a bun. The “Festival of Golf” offer runs...

  • The Belfry shows its class at awards ceremony

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Friday, 7 October 2011

    The Belfry, four-time host of the Ryder Cup, was unveiled as England’s ‘Leading Golf Resort’ at the annual World Travel Awards Ceremony, widely known as the ‘Oscars of the travel industry.' The West Midlands resort, situated in the heart of the country ten miles from Birmingham International Airport and just off the M42 motorway, was chosen by more than 217,000 travel...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Friday, 7 October 2011

    2-FORE!-1 boasts over 1,000 courses up and down the country offering half-price golf (with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher) and here's six more of the very best... * Belfry (PGA National), West Midlands - just as enjoyable and challenging as neighbouring superstar track The Brabazon. * St Pierre (Old Course), South Wales - parkland golf at its impressive best and has hosted both the Curtis...

  • Jacklin leading Cuban golf revolution

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 7 October 2011

    British developers Esencia Group and Cuban partners Palmares have joined up with the Jacklin Design Group to build a new course in...Cuba! Jacklin CBE will assist in the design of the ocean fronting 18 hole championship course at The Carbonera Club www.thecarboneraclub.com. Located just outside Varadero on the islands spectacular northern coast, The Carbonera Club is a new five star resort, one...

  • Vote for your top golfing venues...

    Written by TG Courses editor Kevin Brown on Tuesday, 4 October 2011

    The brand new Today’s Golfer Travel Awards - sponsored by Your Golf Travel - will end the year in style…and are poised to become the ‘Oscars’ of the golfing world. The winners of the inaugural awards will be decided by you, the knowledgeable, much-travelled legion of Today’s Golfer readers and golfers who we are asking to carefully select their favourite courses,...

  • Head to Thailand for dream golf

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 4 October 2011

    Thailand is a magical, mystical golfing destination with some fantastic courses dotted around this truly amazing country. And the good news is the recent introduction of the lowest-ever Thai Airways International fares on the London Heathrow - Bangkok route plus free domestic flight, for departures between now and December 8th (from £569 including taxes to Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai). Take your pick from one...

  • Teeofftimes deal of the week at stoke park

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 3 October 2011

    A great Teeofftimes deal is going down this week at the stunning Harry Colt-designed Stoke Park in beautiful Buckinghamshire. The amazing offer - for this week only - means you can experience this quality 27-hole parkland venue for £75 per person instead of the usual £180, a saving of 63%! After your round you can relax in one of the country's most...

  • Great bargain St Mellion break from £69

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 3 October 2011

    Amazingly you can stay and play at top 2-FORE!-1 venue St Mellion from just £69 per person! Check out these fantastic stay and play breaks at the classy Cornwall resort which hosts the English Open in 2013. Deal One: One night’s Bed & Breakfast and a round on both the Kernow & 18 Nicklaus Courses. Costs: from £69pp* Deal Two: Two...

  • Fancy three rounds at magical Blairgowrie?

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 3 October 2011

    Three rounds of golf over Blairgowrie’s famous courses and two nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast for £200. That’s the ace package for couples on offer from Ballathie Country House Hotel. The hotel on the banks of the River Tay at Kinclaven, near Perth is marking its close relationship with the nearby Blairgowrie club by holding its first trophy event there at...

  • 2-FORE!-1 links heaven

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 29 September 2011

    Some fantastic coastal courses are in 2-FORE!-1 and offer half-price golf so long as you've got a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. Here's just a few of the heavenly 2-FORE!-1 links which will guarantee a round to remember...at any time of the year. *Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales - dramatically weaves its way between the railway line and the town’s South Beach, and is believed to be...

  • Ace chef Jaime at Wentworth

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 28 September 2011

    This October will see Monte Rei Golf & Country Club’s Head Chef Jaime Perez move to Wentworth Club in Surrey to host a one off gastronomic week for Wentworth members. A protégé of Ferrán Adrià, and formerly a leading chef in Adrià´s renowned 3-Michelin star "El Bulli" restaurant, Perez will bring the flavours of the Portugal country clubs’ renowned Vistas...

  • Top 2-FORE!-1 tour venues

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 28 September 2011

    Here's living proof that the 2-FORE!-1 scheme boasts quality as well as quantity (over 1,000 courses offering half-price green fees with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher). 2-FORE!-1 undoubtedly features some of the best courses in the UK - venues good enough to stage the ultimate golfing tests of top tournament Tour action. So check these out and get a slice of big-time Tour golf.... *Gleneagles,...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 27 September 2011

    With around 1,000 courses to choose from, selecting somewhere suitable to use that 2-FORE!-1 voucher is no easy task. So let us help you out: here are six more of the very best courses where you're guaranteed a 2-FORE!-1 round to remember... *Conwy, Caenarvonshire -  A quality links in a spectacular location on the North Wales coast. * The Players Club, near Bristol - You...

  • Fancy some golfing fun in the sun?

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 26 September 2011

    Well, you can swing into the new year in style by heading to the Algarve's leading resort Vale do Lobo for the venue's popular Amateur Week tournament played over the Royal and Ocean courses between Jan 29-Feb 4. The event provides golfers with testing competition through the qualifying rounds on Monday and Tuesday with a chance to played in the final...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 26 September 2011

    The county of Derbyshire is somewhat surprisingly a hotbed of 2-FORE!-1 golfing activity. The Midlands county is the home of around a dozen 2-FORE!-1 venues and there's not a weak one among them. Derbyshire's classy 2-FORE!-1 crop includes the superb Marriott resort of Breadsall Priory where you can take your pick between the contrasting Priory and Moorland layouts while just down the...

  • Open day at top north east venue

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 23 September 2011

    Top north east venue Close House in Northumberland is holding an Open Day this Sunday (from 12 until 4pm). The event will showcase the new courtyard rooms in the converted stable block, the no. 19 clubhouse and restaurant, ballroom and champagne & cocktail bar.  Weddings and functions can be also be discussed with the events team.   Close House is represented by world no.1...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 22 September 2011

    Some of the best courses in the country belong to2-FORE!-1 and offer half-price green fees - so long as you've got a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. Here's six more of the very best tracks in the biggest and best discounted green fee scheme in golf... *Tenby, Mid-Wales - Quality links believed to be Wales’ oldest course boasting some of the quickest, truest greens around.  * PGA...

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