2012

  • Chance to own dream home at PGA Catalunya

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 21 May 2012

    Spacious, contemporary estate homes on one of Europe’s finest golf courses have just been launched at PGA Catalunya Resort, a development of individual residences, apartments and townhouses set in a 300 hectare golfing estate in North- East Spain and under 50 minutes from Barcelona city centre. Phase one includes frontline plots at La Vinya and La Selva, where buyers can purchase a...

  • Russia's PGA National opens in summer

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 21 May 2012

    European Golf Design’s award-winning debut project in Russia, PGA National, is set to open this summer.  The classic style course, featuring distinctive heather-clad bunkers is situated next to a tributary of Europe’s longest river, the Volga, and is similar in appearance to a traditional heathland course. Designed and constructed to European Tour standards, the course was voted the Best New Design in Russia 2011 by Moscow's leading real...

  • 2-fore!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 21 May 2012

    There are around 1,000 courses in the popular 2-FORE!-1 scheme which offers half-price green fees to 2-FORE!-1 voucher holders. Here, once again, are six of the very best... *Stapleford Park, Leics - a class act on and off the course. The Donald Steel-designed course  is a great test of golf as European Seniors Tour have discovered in recent times. It’s nearly always...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Best of britain: Hampshire

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 17 May 2012

    This week we check out the pick of the 2-FORE!-1 crop of courses in the county of Hampshire. Don't forget, if you're in possession of a 2-FORE!-1 voucher you can tee it up at any of the venues below for half-price. *Marriott Meon Valley - an impressive stay and play venue just outside Southampton. Plotted within over 225 acres of exquisite...

  • Head south west for magical links golf

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 17 May 2012

    The links of Royal Lytham & St Anne’s on the north west coast of England is set to steal the limelight in July when it hosts the 2012 Open Championship, but England boasts a wealth of premier links courses that can be found in the south west of England. Located on the north Atlantic coastline, England’s Atlantic Links comprises of some...

  • Top Borders venue undergoes major refurb

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 16 May 2012

    Country house gem, the Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Course in Kelso, Scotland, part of has undergone a major transformation of its public rooms by London interior designers, Leveson Design.  A popular retreat for golf amateurs and professionals teeing off on the Roxburghe Championship Golf Course, the hotel has been brought up to date while retaining the much loved country house charm. From...

  • Great deal at flagship Marriott venue

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 16 May 2012

    Marriott Golf has launched a superb deal offering visiting groups the chance to play its European Tour course at Hanbury Manor this summer for under £100. Under the terms of the special Jolly July Golf deal, visiting groups will be able to enjoy coffee and a bacon roll, 18 holes over the former English Open venue plus a two course buffet...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 15 May 2012

    Here are another six top tracks which should be on your 2-FORE!-1 radar this season. Remember you can play all of them for half-price with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. *Northop G&CC, Flintshire, Wales - home of a striking Georgian-style clubhouse, as well as a superb John Jacobs-designed  parkland course. *Portal (Championship course), Cheshire - one of the north west’s finest stay and play venues, Portal...

  • Fantasic value breaks in Spain and Portugal

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 14 May 2012

    Looking for a great golfing break in Spain or Portugal without having to break the bank? Then check out this belting quartet of special offers and you'll soon be in golfing heaven....   *Where: Portimao, Portugal. What's involved: 4 nights B&B at 5 star resort & 4 rounds of golf. Cost: From £254. Must be booked by June 15.   *Where: Mojacar in Costa Blanca, Spain. What's...

  • Record numbers flock to play in UAE

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 14 May 2012

    Golf Clubs in the United Arab Emirates have been celebrating the increasing popularity of the sport in the region having recently hosted over 50,000 rounds in a single month for the first time. The number of rounds at the UAE’s premier clubs including; Emirates Golf Club, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, The Montgomerie Dubai, Arabian Ranches, the Els Club...

  • Great Ireland golf breaks from just £69

    Written by TG Courses editor on Saturday, 12 May 2012

    With two of the four reigning Major champions, Irish golf prospects have never looked better and to help celebrate its success golfers can take advantage of its success with 20 travel offers for less than £200 at www.discoverireland.com/golf. Tourism Ireland’s website offers golf fans the chance to follow in the footsteps of US Open champion Rory McIlroy and Open Championship winner...

  • Lumine to host European Tour qualifying school

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 10 May 2012

    Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management and development, has announced that Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community, one of Europe’s most impressive new golf destinations, has been selected to host the Second Stage of The European Tour’s prestigious Qualifying School. The tournament will see some of the world’s brightest young stars convene at the stunning Costa Dorada development...

  • Trial membership at Crown Golf venues

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 10 May 2012

    Crown Golf, the UK’s largest golf course group, is currently offering golfers the opportunity to purchase a one month golf trial at any one of their golf membership clubs for just £59. Trial members get seven day access to their home club and access to 27 Crown Golf courses.  This trial is only available to a limited number of people at...

  • You can stay at The Belfry for just £33

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 9 May 2012

    No, you are not seeing things. Yes, you can really stay at the world-famous Ryder Cup resort for a mere £33 - provided you book between 4pm and 7pm on Thursday 10th May. Get online tomorrow during that three-hour period and you can grab yourself a great British B&B Belfry deal for under £40. On the other hand you can call 0300 500...

  • Elea GC to stage special Olympics Open

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 9 May 2012

    Eléa Golf Club, Sir Nick Faldo’s highly acclaimed ‘Mediterranean Masterpiece’ in Paphos, Cyprus, has announced it will stage the Cyprus Golf Federation’s annual Special Olympics Open competition on Sunday, June 10. This popular event raises money for Special Olympics Cyprus and is expected to attract over 100 entries, men and women, from across the country. Organisers also anticipate 20 Special Olympians...

  • Chance to play in challenge event in Spain

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 8 May 2012

    A limited number of places are available to take part in the unique Golfdelaluz.com Challenge event at top Spanish resort Arcos Gardens G&CC, Cadiz, between October 14-18. The Golfdelaluz.com Challenge is a sister event of the Grand Final of the Golfdelaluz.com Northern Matchplay Final which takes place at Arcos Gardens over the same dates.  Both Arcos Gardens-staged events will foster a...

  • Divers save golfer from sinking feeling

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 8 May 2012

    Divers came to the rescue when a golfer lost his watch and wedding ring after watching his golf bag and trolley plunge into a lake on the golf course. Alan Neill was playing the final hole on the iconic Twenty Ten Course at Celtic Manor when disaster struck. Having left his trolley alongside a bunker by the green, he could only...

  • Fancy a golfing fling in the Scottish Highlands?

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 7 May 2012

    The golfing spotlight is back on the Scottish Highlands this summer with the 37th staging of the prestigious Curtis Cup at the wonderful links of Nairn GC. For the first time, the biennial contest between women amateur golfers representing teams from the USA and GB & Ireland will be played over the celebrated links that overlooks the stunning Moray Firth coastline...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Sunday, 6 May 2012

    West Yorkshire is a cracking 2-FORE!-1 destination with around 40 venues belonging to the biggest and best discounted green fee scheme in the UK. Here are just some of the region's  2-FORE!-1 finest where you can secure half-price golf...with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher of course! * Moor Allerton, Leeds - Described by Peter Alliss as a "golfing experience larger than life,” Moor Allerton has the...

  • Major new plans revealed at London Club

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 2 May 2012

    There are exciting times ahead for London Golf Club as the South East’s premier golfing destination announced today that, together with its joint venture partner, The European Tour it has submitted plans to local authorities for the construction of a new European Tour Performance Institute (ETPI) complete with driving range and an innovative 9-hole Academy course. Alongside the existing 36-holes...

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