2012

  • stay and play in style at Portugal's pine cliffs

    Written by TG Courses editor on Saturday, 29 December 2012

      The classy Pine Cliffs Sheraton Algarve Hotel is offering a memorable golfing escape, including rounds on the superb on-site nine-hole layout plus on the most renowned courses in nearby Vilamoura. Pine Cliffs G&CC is one of the Algarve's leading resorts and you can experience a five or seven nights 'a la carte' golfing encounter which includes: Accommodation in a Twin Room; daily...

  • Great winter offers at the world-class grove

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 24 December 2012

    There are some cracking winter deals going down at The Grove, the outstanding Kyle Phillips layout which famously staged the 2006 World Golf Championship won in record-breaking fashion by Tiger Woods. Leading 2-FORE!-1 venue The Grove, near Watford, is one of England's best inland courses and is always in tip-top condition and particularly boasts stunning tees and greens as well as...

  • You can become a champion at legendary Penina

    Written by TG Courses editor on Friday, 21 December 2012

    If you're looking to take part in a prestigious tournament in the sun next year the Le Meridien Penina Golf Week, being held in the western Algarve, Portugal, between April 7-12, definitely ticks all the boxes. Penina, near Lagos, is where the Algarve golfing revolution got underway in the mid-1960s when Sir Henry Cotton created not only the first course but...

  • Fisherman Lee hooks Dartmouth course record

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Friday, 21 December 2012

    Fisherman Lee Marels has plenty to celebrate over Christmas after shooting a three-under-par 69 course record on top 2-FORE!-1 venue Dartmouth Golf & Country Club’s formidable Championship Course. Playing from the gold tees, Marels, 31, from Dartmouth, made light of the 7,156-yard lay-out to card six birdies in his record-breaking performance to beat the previous best score by a single shot. The...

  • Essex dates released for 2013 race to celtic manor

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 20 December 2012

    Here's your big chance to win a memorable break at the stunning South Wales resort which of course hosted the 2010 Ryder Cup. And you can secure the dream trip, including playing the mighty Twenty Ten Ryder Cup course itself, by taking part in Golf Days UK's Essex Tour 2013 (venues and dates below). The events are open to any adult golfer,...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 20 December 2012

    Another top half-dozen 2-FORE!-1 courses you can tackle for half-price - with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher of course.  *Bingley St Ives, West Yorks - A terrific course with a bit everything - parkland, woodland and moorland golf - and bags of pedigree. The latter is probably the pick of the sections in the summer when offering stunning views along the Aire Valley,...

  • 2-FORE!-1 best of britain: Cheshire

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 19 December 2012

    Cheshire is a magical county for quality discounted golf - it boasts around 40 courses offering half-price green fees with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. Here's the pick of an exceptionally classy Cheshire crop: *De Vere Carden Park - With two magnificent 18-hole Championship courses and a De Vere Hotel and Spa, this Cheshire venue has developed into one of the most charismatic golfing...

  • It's plain sailing in the western algarve

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 19 December 2012

    Seeking a golfing holiday with a difference? Then the Golf & Sailing packages being offered by the Marina Club Lagos Resort in Portugal's western Algarve could suit you to a tee. The Golf & Sailing packages are available until the end of March, 2013, and basically comprise a half day's sailing tour as well as a load of golf on the...

  • Lynn's journey from disney to The Belfry

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 19 December 2012

    The Belfry near Sutton Coldfield, one of the world’s most renowned golf resorts and the only four-time host of the prestigious Ryder Cup matches, has appointed a new managing director - Lynn Hood - to oversee a major £30 million refurbishment. The highly-experienced Hood will be an integral part of a new era at the world-renowned golf, hotel and conference destination. Work...

  • Military wife lisa is a smash hit at st mellion

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 17 December 2012

    St Mellion International Resort’s new Sales and Marketing Manager, Lisa Brammer, has something extra to think about this Christmas – an album in the charts. Along with her responsibilities at one of the UK’s most popular golfing destinations, Lisa travels throughout the country singing in the Military Wives Choir, and is featured on the recently-released Stronger Together album. Already this year she...

  • Abu Dhabi Golf Club Claims Best Course In The Middle East Award

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 14 December 2012

    Host venue to the European Tour’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, has been awarded Best Course in the Middle East at the coveted Asia Pacific Golf Summit.  The club also finished 2nd runner-up for Best Championship Course in Asia Pacific.  Meanwhile Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, another was named 1st runner-up for Best Pro Shop in Asia Pacific,...

  • New West London Golf Centre is “next piece of the jigsaw”

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 10 December 2012

    London golfers received an early Christmas present last week, as former England footballer Les Ferdinand formally declared the new West London Golf Centre open. The new driving range is set to be the next piece of a golfing jigsaw, which will see three brand new golf courses open nearby before the end of the decade. Ferdinand cut the tape, and promptly boomed a 260-yard drive straight...

  • Top value winter warmer offer at tudor park

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 6 December 2012

    There are some fantastic deals available at this time of the year and you can definitely count the Winter Warmer package at Marriott Tudor Park, Maidstone, Kent among them. For just £29 you can take full advantage of the Winter Warmer deal which includes bacon roll and coffee on arrival, 18 holes of golf and a one-course meal (for eight players...

  • A taste of Murcia, Spain, from just £88pp

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 5 December 2012

    Looking for a bargain short break in sunny Spain in December and January? Then Driveline Golf's special offer for groups of four should duly oblige. Based at the Mar Menor Residences (self-catering), near Murcia, sharing a two-bed apartment for three nights with three rounds of golf costs from just £88 per person. The golfing action will take place at any of the following...

  • The Carrick Halves Green Fees For Charity Golf Days

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 5 December 2012

    The stunning Carrick on Loch Lomond has found the Christmas spirit early this year after announcing that it will slash the cost of its corporate golf days for any charity by 50% in 2013. The award-winning venue, which has hosted the Ladies European Tour and the PGA Cup matches since opening in 2007, has become renowned for offering some of the best...

  • 2-FORE!-1 best of britain: Wiltshire

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 4 December 2012

    Wonderful Wiltshire may be a relatively small county but when it comes to 2-FORE!-1 golf it's massive. Here is all the proof you need - great courses you can play for half-price provided you're in possession of a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. *Bowood G&CC - This mature, outstanding Dave Thomas parkland track provides a memorable round and is always in tip-top shape. Bowood...

  • Dubai delighted with coveted IAGTO award

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 3 December 2012

    Emirates Golf Club, featuring Dubai's only World Top 100 golf course, has welcomed the news that the region has been voted Golf Destination Of The Year - Africa, Indian Ocean & Gulf States, at the 2012 IAGTO (International Association of Golf Tour Operators) Awards. Dubai's rise on the global golf stage began in 1988 when Emirates Golf Club's Majlis Course, currently...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 3 December 2012

    You can play over 1,000 courses in the popular 2-FORE!-1 scheme for half-price provided you're in possession of a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. Here are six of the very best you can play and enjoy for half the normal green fee.... *PGA National at The Belfry, West Midlands - A worthy no.2 course to the world-famous Brabazon Ryder Cup track. It was created by Dave Thomas...

  • 2-FORE!-1 best of britain: Dorset

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 27 November 2012

    Delightful Dorset has a wonderful variety of courses and fortunately many belong to 2-FORE!-1 and offer half-price golf - with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher of course. Here are the pick of the county's classy crop of 2-FORE!-1 venues: *Dorset Golf & Country Club - This superb five star venue features 27 holes of testing golf amidst stunning scenery. The Lakeland layout is home...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 26 November 2012

    Six more outstanding 2-FORE!-1 venues where you can tee it up in style... and play for half-price - provided you're in possession of a 2-FORE!1 voucher. *The Nottinghamshire, Notts - Formerly known as Cotgrave Place, this popular venue boasts a pair of contrasting18-hole layouts (Open & Masters courses) set in over 240 acres of gorgeous rolling hills in the Nottinghamshire countryside. England...

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