September

  • 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...

  • Four Nations decider at The Oxfordshire

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 21 September 2011

    After hundreds of matchplay duels over five months of gruelling, competitive regional brackets in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, the Four Nations successful finalists are ready to represent their country and attempt to win the title of Champion Golf Nation of the Year. The Final of the Four Nations Golf Challenge 2011 (FNGC) is hosted at The Oxfordshire Golf Club...

  • Glorious golfing revival at Goodwood

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 21 September 2011

    Now in its fourth year, golfers turned back the clock almost 100 years to compete in the annual Goodwood Golf Revival. With original hickory shafted clubs and dressed in formal period costumes, more than 40 players took part in the 18-hole better-ball event played over the 100- year-old Downs Course in West Sussex, designed by legendary golfer and architect James Braid.

  • Estonian G&CC gets new-look 17th hole

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 20 September 2011

    Golfers taking on the challenge of the acclaimed Sea Course at Estonian Golf & Country Club will soon have their skills further tested following enhancements to the penultimate hole at the Tallinn venue. The 182-yard par-3 17th hole is nearing completion following an upgrade, which has seen the removal of a large water hazard in front of the green. The obstacle...

  • New Crowne Plaza resort opens doors in UK

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 20 September 2011

    The Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester – Five Lakes opened this week as the first Crowne Plaza Resort in the UK. The four star resort is set amongst 320 acres of land in the heart of the Essex countryside. Located only hour from London City and Stansted airports, the resort is the perfect getaway retreat for both local and international travellers. The...

  • Golfing for a great charity cause

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 19 September 2011

    Ireland's fabulous K Club Smurift Course, home to the European Open in 2004, 2006 and 2007, will be hosting a Charity Golf Classic, where all proceeds will be donated to Third Age, on Thursday October 6th. Media partner for the event is Newstalk 106 who have persuaded a number of golfing celebs to take part including pop idol Shane Byrne and...

  • Junior golfers get lift at Ramsdale Park

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 19 September 2011

    Ramsdale Park Golf Centre’s invaluable work with junior golfers has been given a huge boost thanks to a £2,000 grant from a national sports programme. Sportivate, a £32 million National Lottery programme that gives 14-25 year-olds access to six-week courses in a range of sports including golf, tennis and judo, has awarded the grant to enable the public pay-and-play facility to...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 15 September 2011

    Not sure where to use that precious 2-FORE!-1 voucher, entitling you to a half-price green fee? Here's six top tracks where you're guaranteed to have a game to remember.... *Fishwick Hall GC, Lancs - splendid mature parkland layout near Preston. * Matfen Hall, Northumberland - quality stay and play venue close to Newcastle. *Broome Manor, Wilts - fine parkland course where former Ryder...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 14 September 2011

    Cornwall has some superb golf courses and many belong to 2-FORE!-1 and offer half-price green fees...with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. Here's a handful of Cornwall's 2-FORE!-1 finest: * St Mellion - home of the sensational Nicklaus course, the 18-hole Kernow layout and on-site hotel. *Perranporth - scenic, quirky James Braid track with stunning coastal vistas. * Roserrow G&CC - impressive modern parkland course, always in...

  • England aces shine at Brocket Hall

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 14 September 2011

    England's footballing superstars celebratd their convincing recent European Championship win in Bulgaria with a round of golf on the Palmerston Course at Brocket Hall in Hertfordshire. Enjoying the last of the summer sunshine, Fabio Capello and his Team played the more challenging of Brocket Hall’s two courses. The par 72 Palmerston Course, so-named after the British Prime Minister Lord Palmerston, who...

  • Top charity event at Monte Rei G&CC

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 14 September 2011

    Monte Rei Golf & Country Club will host a major charity golf day next month in memory of pop star Ronan Keating's late mother Marie. The Marie Keating Foundation golf day will take place on 12th October at the resort in the Eastern Algarve, Portugal. It is part of the ongoing relationship between the charity and Monte Rei and promises to...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 7 September 2011

    2-FORE!-1 boasts some of the best courses in the country and here's six more of the best you can enjoy and experience for half-price...with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher of course. * Belton Woods Hotel & GC, Lincs - home of two contrasting 18 hole layouts and a classy De Vere hotel. * Hawkstone Park, Shropshire - you're guaranteed a tough but thrilling round...

  • Great deals at top Cornish venue

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 7 September 2011

    There are some fantastic end-of-season deals on offer at Cornwall's St Mellion International Resort, Crown Golf's flagship venue in the UK. St Mellion is the home of two superb 18 hole courses (Jack Nicklaus signature and the Kernow) and a fine four star hotel and you can stay and play there from £69 per person (B&B and 36 holes) and £89pp...

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