2012

  • Old Course to undergo changes for 2015 Open

    Written by TG Courses editor on Sunday, 25 November 2012

    A number of improvements are being planned to the Old Course to help maintain its challenge for the world’s top golfers ahead of the return of The Open Championship to St Andrews in 2015. Renowned golf course architect Martin Hawtree was commissioned by St Andrews Links Trust, which manages the Old Course and the other six courses at the Home of...

  • Buy one dartmouth membership and get one free

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 22 November 2012

    Devon's Dartmouth Golf & Country Club has launched an exciting, innovative new scheme offering people the unique opportunity to become a member of Devon’s premier golf resort   – and get another membership absolutely free. The club’s ground-breaking GolfSHARE initiative allows prospective new players to sign up at the 27-hole complex and then invite a friend or family member to join...

  • You can play at Goodwood for £15 this winter

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 20 November 2012

    Golf At Goodwood is introducing an eye catching winter green fee offer giving golfers the opportunity to play the 18 hole Park Course for just £15 until March 31st 2013. Widely regarded as a hidden gem in the Sussex countryside, this 6,650 yard “pay and play” course is surrounded by eighteenth century cedars giving the impression of a course much older...

  • Seaside winter specials at stunning Seacroft

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 20 November 2012

    Looking for a top value golf break this winter? Then head for Seacroft GC and The Vine Hotel in the popular Lincolnshire seaside resort of Skegness and you won't be disappointed. Seacroft is a wonderful if underrated natural links course and is always in tip-top condition with the full course, including normal tees and greens, virtually certain to be in play. The...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 19 November 2012

    If you're not sure where to use that spare 2-FORE!-1 voucher then allow us to give you a helping hand by suggesting these six 2-FORE!-1 beauties. Great venues you can play for half-price - with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher of course... *Selsdon  Park, Surrey - You'll find this impressive layout 12 miles from the centre of London in a serene setting of...

  • Ryder Cup hero Jacko wins IAGTO award

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 19 November 2012

    Tony Jacklin, the most successful Ryder Cup Captain in history, was honoured at the 12th annual IAGTO awards ceremony, marking the conclusion of the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) 2012, held in the Algarve, Portugal. Jacklin was guest of honour at the gala dinner, staged at the Tivoli Marina Hotel, Vilamoura, which brought the curtain down on the most successful IGTM to date - almost 13,000...

  • Brilliant belfry winter deals start from £79

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 19 November 2012

    Set amongst 550 acres of beautiful English countryside, iconic four-time Ryder Cup host venue The Belfry has unveiled an array of special golf breaks exclusively available throughout winter. Deals start from £79 per person and run from now until the end of February 2013 including one night’s bed & breakfast, plus two rounds of golf. With two championship golf courses,...

  • Burhill team up with leading London rugby club

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 14 November 2012

    Surrey's Burhill Golf Club and Aviva Premiership Rugby side London Irish have teamed up to offer members the best in elite golf and rugby. As London Irish’s preferred golf club, Burhill – part of BGL Golf, one of the UK’s leading course owners and operators – will be able to offer its members a wide range of benefits, including behind the...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 14 November 2012

    The county of Hertfordshire offers plenty of quality golf, including a real world-beater. Fortunately many Herts courses belong to 2-FORE!-1 so you can play them for half-price with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. *The Grove - One of the finest inland courses in the land, specially when it comes to conditioning. Think Augusta and you've got The Grove. You can walk in the footsteps...

  • Hero robin bows out on a high note

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 14 November 2012

    Robin Brooks, Barnham Broom Golf Club’s recently retired secretary, has won the BBC Unsung Hero Award at the Norfolk Sports Awards. The awards, which are organised by Active Norfolk, celebrate sporting excellence in the county. The Unsung Hero Award recognizes an individual who has dedicated their lives to the promotion and welfare of sport both professionally and voluntarily. Robin will...

  • Great winter breaks at Old course hotel

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 13 November 2012

    It's every golfer's dream to stay and play at the Home of Golf and your dreams could soon be about to be realised. The Old Course Hotel, Golf resort & Spa at St Andrews is offering special golf packages this winter which guarantee golfers a round on the historic Old Course and a choice of two rounds over the New, Jubilee,...

  • Filey become 600th club to reach Golfmark milestone

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 13 November 2012

    Filey Golf Club in north Yorkshire has just become the 600th club to achieve the GolfMark, England Golf’s award for junior and beginner-friendly facilities. The GolfMark scheme, which incorporates Sport England’s Clubmark award, was launched in 2006. “We are very, very pleased to have GolfMark,” said John Spaven, who shares junior organiser duties with fellow member Trish...

  • Clans to do on course battle in Scotland

    Written by TG staff writer on Monday, 12 November 2012

    The inaugural Scottish Clans Golf World Championships will take place in July and August 2013 and is expected to attract visitors from around the world to the Home of Golf. The tournament will be played over some of Scotland’s finest courses including the Open Championship venue at Carnoustie and host of the 2014 Ryder Cup the Centenary Course at Gleneagles. More...

  • Stay and play in style in terrific thailand

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 12 November 2012

    Thailand is a magical, fast-emerging golfing destination. It also provides great value-for-money and guarantees the golfing holiday of a lifetime... And the good news is that UK-based Coco Golf can provide a top quality organised golfing holiday to any of Thailand's golf destinations (for individuals or groups), and can suggest a personalised itinerary to suit your requirements. Next year's Festival of Golf...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 12 November 2012

    Don't know where to use that prized 2-FORE!-1 voucher? Well, here are six more top courses which guarantee a great round at a great price (half-price with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher). *Turnberry (Kintyre course), Ayrshire, Scotland - It may play second fiddle to the mighty, magnificent Ailsa but the Kintyre is a genuine championship back-up to the superstar. But don’t think the Kintyre is...

  • The green, green grass of Thorpeness

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 8 November 2012

    A Suffolk golf course can claim to be the greenest in Britain after it landed a national prize at a prestigious environmental awards ceremony. Popular 2-FORE!-1 layout Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club sits on a low lying plain of the Suffolk Heritage Coast and is a site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). And it has just been named winner of the “Overall Environmental...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 6 November 2012

    Another classy crop of 2-FORE!-1 courses where you can experience a golfing day to remember - for half the normal green fee (with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher)! Whitby, North Yorks - You get the best of both golfing worlds at Whitby – a cracking combination off 11 clifftop and seven parkland holes. *Temple Newsam, West Yorks - The proud Leeds home of two...

  • Scottish golf tourism winners announced

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 6 November 2012

    The Scottish golf tourism industry's top achievers have been recognised at a dazzling awards ceremony held in Edinburgh. The annual event from leading industry organisation Golf Tourism Scotland is widely regarded as the 'Oscars of the golfing world'. Hosted by Marriott Dalmahoy, this year a record 16 awards were handed out including for the first time The Gold Standard Award for...

  • Carnoustie event - the ultimate Christmas present

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 5 November 2012

    Looking for a special Christmas gift for the golfer in your life? How about the chance to compete in the 2013 Carnoustie Country Classic? From May 13-16, 2013, this highly popular tournament will be played on four of the world’s classic links courses, including the famous Open venue, Carnoustie Championship, providing a fabulous opportunity to experience golf in all its east...

  • Vote in the TG Travel Awards 2012 and win!

    Written by TG Courses Editor on Monday, 5 November 2012

    Your chance to reward the UK and Europe’s finest – the courses and resorts which have thrilled and entertained you this year… The inaugural Today’s Golfer Travel Awards proved a massive hit last year, fully living up to the belief that the annual awards are set to become the ‘Oscars’ of the golf travel world. And it’s that time of the year...

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