November

  • Dates set for 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 30 November 2011

    Dates for the 2014 Ryder Cup at no.1 2-FORE!-1 venue the Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire, Scotland, have been set  from Friday September 26 to Sunday September 28, 2014. The date for the 40th staging of the biennial contest between Europe and the United States was announced at The Gleneagles Hotel in the presence of Scotland’s First Minister, the Rt Hon Alex Salmond...

  • Great golf on offer in award-winning Thailand

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 29 November 2011

    Looking for a golfing holiday of a lifetime? Then magical, mysterious Thailand is well worth considering - it offers great value-for-money and the golf on offer is world-class. Indeed Pattaya has just won one of the most prestigious golfing awards, claiming the International Golf Destination of the Year title at the recent IAGTO awards in Turkey.  There are 20 plus excellent golf courses within reach...

  • Ballot changes to play the Old Course

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 29 November 2011

    Golfers are being reminded that the ballot for tee times on the world-famous Old Course will be changing to being drawn two days ahead from January 2012. The ballot has been drawn one day ahead for many years but St Andrews Links Trust, which manages the seven public courses in the town, is making the change to help people plan their...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 28 November 2011

    Cheshire is one of 2-FORE!-1s top counties - the county boasts nearly 40 courses offering half-price green fees with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. And there's quality as well as quantity, Cheshire's 2-FORE!-1 finest including outstanding stay and play venues such as De Vere pair Carden Park and Mottram Hall along with Shrigley Hall on the edge of the Peak District. Other Cheshire 2-FORE!-1...

  • Slaley Hall boosts charity coffers by nearly £20,000

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Friday, 25 November 2011

    Popular 2-FORE!-1 venue De Vere Slaley Hall, one of the country’s premier golfing venues, continues to do its part for charity. For the second consecutive year the luxury Northumberland based venue donated a cheque to The Variety Club in excess of £19,000. The proceeds were raised following its annual Past Captain’s Charity Golf Day and takes the total amount raised by...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 24 November 2011

    Here are some more great 2-FORE!-1 courses you can play for half-price with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. * Dalmahoy, near Edinburgh - top Marriott venue with two excellent 18-hole layouts including the stunningly demanding East Course. *Morley Hayes, Derbyshire - splendid all-round venue with the main 18-hole parkland course supported by a neat nine holer. *The Roxburghe, Scottish Boders - magical Dave Thomas track...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 22 November 2011

    The north east - and Northumberland in particular - is a great place to tee it up for half-price golf with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. The county has a healthy crop of fantastic courses and fortunately many belong to 2-FORE!-1 and therefore offer half-price green fees, including top European Tour venue Slaley Hall. Others well worth paying a visit include: *Longhirst Hall - splendid...

  • Windlesham GC teams up with Porsche Design

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 22 November 2011

    Surrey-based Windlesham GC has formed an affinity with Porsche Design which will see it being the first golf club in England to stock Porsche Design sportswear and accessories. Committed to delivering the highest quality service to its existing 630 members, the club will be the only pro shop in the country to sell the high-end, bespoke brand of products from Porsche...

  • Revealed - IAGTO Golf Travel Award winners

    Written by TG Courses & Travel editor on Monday, 21 November 2011

    Scotland - the Home of Golf - celebrated a double triumph at the recent 2012 IAGTO Golf Travel Awards at the Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa in Belek, Turkey. Established in 2000, the 12th annual IAGTO Awards ceremony took place at the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) and saw Fife emerge Europe's top golf destination while Fairmont St Andrews, just...

  • Algarve to host 2012 IGTM

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 17 November 2011

    The Algarve Promotion Bureau is delighted to announce that the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) has selected the Algarve to host IGTM 2012. Next year’s exhibition will be the 15th edition of the world’s premier global event for golf tourism suppliers, buyers and media and is to take place from 12th – 15th November 2012 at the Tivoli Marina Hotel...

  • Leaderboard Golf have Christmas wrapped up

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 17 November 2011

    Finding the right Christmas gift can prove to be a real challenge, but this year Leaderboard Golf has the perfect solution for all golf enthusiasts. Two Leaderboard golf courses -The Oxfordshire and Dale Hill - have teamed up with a renowned landscape photographer, John Mundy, to produce some truly stunning panoramic scenes of their championship courses. Any golf lover will be drawn to...

  • Golfbreaks.com report big increase in 2012 golf hols

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 16 November 2011

    Leading UK golf travel company Golfbreaks.com has seen a 25% increase in golfers booking 2012 holidays and short breaks, newly released figures highlight. During September and October, UK golfers planning 2012 group bookings snapped up Golfbreaks.com holidays and short breaks which, for the special two-month promotional period, were supported by a range of great value add-ons, cash discounts and top-quality, free...

  • Abu Dhabi looking to become golfing hotspot

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 16 November 2011

    Abu Dhabi has unveiled its new ‘Golf in Abu Dhabi’ initiative - an umbrella marketing, communications, product packaging and distribution platform designed to increase the emirate’s penetration of the lucrative golf tourism segment. The launch, spearheaded by Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA), came at the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) in Antalya, Turkey. Developed in partnership with golf clubs and relevant stakeholders...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 15 November 2011

      Struggling to make the best possible use of that precious 2-FORE!-1 voucher? Here are six more classy 2-FORE!-1 tracks which guarantee a round to savour... *Canterbury, Kent - top Harry Colt layout, one of the best inland venues in the county. *Thorpe Wood, Cambs - one of the best, busiest and longest municipal courses around. *Kendal, Cumbria - short but testing scenic course boasting...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 14 November 2011

    2-FORE!-1 is king in Yorkshire where you'll find both quantity and quality venues offering half-price golf (with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher) - particularly in the North of the White Rose county. Top 2-FORE!-1 North Yorks tracks include seaside layouts Scarborough South Cliff and Whitby, both impressive clifftop and parkland combinations, and the excellent stay and play venue of Rudding Park just outside...

  • Join The Carrick for free winter golf

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 11 November 2011

    That's right, join The Carrick on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond right away and you'll receive free golf until February 29, 2012, as well as many other benefits. Membership of this prestigious Scottish club costs £295 a year though this special offer is only limited to the first 25 newcomers who will automatically become members of the De Vere Club -...

  • Top winter deals at Amendoeira Resort

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 10 November 2011

    Oceânico  has unveiled a selection of tremendous value winter stay and play packages at its stunning Amendoeira Golf Resort in the Algarve, Portugal. All packages include golf on both the Oceânico Faldo and Oceânico O’Connor Jnr. championship courses, accommodation in a luxury Amendoeira apartment, breakfast each morning, complimentary buggy and club hire, 50% discount on golf shoe rental and free use...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 10 November 2011

       Haven't a clue where to use that 2-FORE!-1 voucher? Let us give you a helping hand...here's six more of 2-FORE!-1s finest where you can tee it up in style - and for half-price with a voucher of course! *Montrose, Angus, Scotland - the Medal is a classic traditional links just down the coast from Carnoustie. *Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales - believed to be...

  • Society deal of the day - Mentmore G&CC

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 8 November 2011

    It's the seventh and final day in our Society Deal of the Day feature - fantastic society offers up for grabs via leading online booking service Teeofftimes. The last top society deal is based on the splendid Mentmore G&CC, near Lighton Buzzard, Beds, home of two quality 18-hole courses and is as follows: 18 holes and a light lunch from £24.95pp (1...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 8 November 2011

    You'll find some excellent 2-FORE!-1 venues in the East Midlands and in Robin Hood's county of Nottinghamshire in particular. Here are six of the best - top tracks offering half-price golf with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. *College Pines GC - fine heathland layout near Worksop and always playable. * The Nottinghamshire G&CC (formerly Cotgrave Place) - just outside Nottingham and the home of...

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