2012

  • Great winter deal at classy London Club

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 26 September 2012

    Priding itself on fantastic all-year round conditioning European Tour Destination, London Golf Club, is offering golfers the chance to experience its first-class facilities and play the International Course for outstanding value this winter.  Conveniently located just 20 miles from the City of London, the club can be easily accessed via major motorways, rail networks and airports.   With two championship courses...

  • Golf and motor racing package at Manor House

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 26 September 2012

    Visitors to top 2-FORE!-1 venue the Manor House Hotel and Golf Club, Wiltshire, are now being offered the exhilarating chance of driving racing cars on the nearby Castle Combe circuit where Ayton Senna, Nigel Mansell and David Coulthard once competed. It is an additional feature that enhances the enjoyment of a stay at the Wiltshire resort which is already proved to be...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 24 September 2012

    Head to the north west of England and Cumbria in particular and you're in 2-FORE!-1 golfing heaven. Try any of these belting courses out and you'll see what we mean... *Seascale - Ignore the fact it’s overlooked by Sellafield power plant and you’ve found links golfing heaven. It really is a gem of a seaside course and, being designed by Willie...

  • First member signs up to new centurion Club

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 20 September 2012

    The opening day of membership sales at the Centurion Club initiated with the club signing its inaugural member - Londoner  Steve Camp had no hesitation in putting pen to paper after touring the course. Commenting on his decision, Steve said: “This is going to be an amazing golf course and as soon as I saw it I knew I wanted...

  • Grandad, grandad... you're lovely!

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 20 September 2012

    Grandfather Richard Whitehead teamed-up with grandson Elliot MacGregor to storm into the grand final of the Adult/Junior Par-3 Series at Hoebridge Golf Centre, Surrey, with a six-shot victory in the third qualifying round. The grand final, to be played on Saturday, October 13, will see the return of 16 qualifying pairs from the initial three rounds, to compete for the trophy over the...

  • De Vere Wychwood Park Hosts European Tour Qualifying School

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 18 September 2012

    De Vere Wychwood Park is set to welcome the stars of the future from all over Europe as they seek to secure their playing rights on the European Tour for the 2013 season. The Cheshire venue will play host to the first stage of the European Tour qualifying school for the third consecutive year this week. The 7,213 yard championship course has provided...

  • Thorpeness - a golf course for all seasons

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 18 September 2012

    One of the worst kept secrets in the UK golf industry was confirmed earlier this month when this summer was officially confirmed as the wettest on record in England and Wales for 100-years. In response to the negative news, a golf hotel in one of the driest parts of Britain has issued an open invitation for golfers to come and dry...

  • The Belfry Prepares For Ryder Cup Boom

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 18 September 2012

    The Belfry, four-time host of the Ryder Cup, is giving golfers a once-in-a-lifetime  chance to play the iconic Brabazon course for the first time with the same final day pin positions that were set for Europe’s famous victory over the US in 2002. For the next two weekends until this year’s contest finishes at Medinah Country Club in Chicago on Sunday...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 17 September 2012

    Oxfordshire boasts some quality golf courses and fortunately several of them belong to 2-FORE!-1 and offer half-price green fees with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. Try any of these out and you won't be disappointed... *The Wychwood GC - This outstanding modern course opened in 1992 and is maturing into one of the county's top tracks. It is plotted within 170 acres of...

  • Fancy playing a round in Iran?

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 12 September 2012

    Well, your unsual wish could soon be granted because Australian firm Pacific Coast is underway with the construction of the first new golf course in Iran for 33 years. Developer TSI (Iranian Land) chose the Down Under firm to design the project, an international standard eighteen hole course, plus nine hole academy, near the town of Panand, around 15 minutes from the...

  • Swan GD to create new course at Channels

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 12 September 2012

    Swan Golf Designs has been chosen to design the new golf course at Channels Golf Club in Chelmsford, Essex. After receiving outline planning permission to build 750 new homes on the site of the existing golf course, Clifford Leisure has appointed SGD to design the new course to be located on land immediately north of the original eighteen holes. Having...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 11 September 2012

    This week's top six 2-FORE!-1 tracks where you're guaranteed a great golfing experience... Royal Ashdown Forest (East Course), Sussex - A more than worthy neighbour for Royal Ashdown’s no. 1 golfing attraction, the awesome Old Course. It too is over a century old and shortly after being turned into a full 18 hole layout in 1932, the West staged the English...

  • Majorca's Alcanada makes it six of the best

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 11 September 2012

    Majorca’s Club de Golf Alcanada is celebrating being voted the best golf course in Europe for a sixth time after visitors to a top German golf website named it their favourite course on the continent. It is the second successive year users of the top German website have bestowed the impressive title on Alcanada and the latest accolade comes six months...

  • All golfing roads still leading to kent

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 10 September 2012

    Following last year’s Open Championship, held at Royal St Georges Golf Club, Kent has seen an 85% increase in the number of UK golfers booking golf packages and tee times at the county’s 97 courses Shepherd Neame, the renowned Kent-based brewer, pub and hotel operator, is among those offering accommodation for golf tourists, which has invested significantly in its estate.  Recent acquisitions include the iconic Bell...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 10 September 2012

    Head to Hampshire for some cracking 2-FORE!-1 golf - great venues you can experience for half-price with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. *Marriott Meon Valley - an impressive stay and play venue just outside Southampton. Plotted within over 225 acres of exquisite parkland, this Marriott country club is regarded as one of the leading golf venues in the South of England. Besides the...

  • Summer holidays golfing fun at Wycombe Heights

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Friday, 31 August 2012

    Youngsters hoping to follow in the footsteps of golfing superstars such as Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood have been honing their skills with the expert PGA Professionals at Wycombe Heights Golf Centre, Buckinghamshire, throughout the summer holidays. The children, aged from five up to 13, have been enjoying the coaching camps, learning the fundamentals of the sport, by utilising the...

  • Great stay and play deals at Oceanico's Amendoeira Resort

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 29 August 2012

    As the summer draws to an end, not that it really started, golf resorts around the globe are looking for ways to entice players to their fairways. One of our favourite offers this autumn is one free package per eight bookings, which is being offered by the Oceânico Amendoeira Golf Resort in the Algarve. Ideal for groups and families,...

  • 2-FORE!-1: six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 29 August 2012

    With over one thousand courses to choose from nationwide, you're really spoilt for choice when it comes to using that 2-FORE!-1 voucher entitling you to half-price green fees. So, once again, we thought we'd give you a helping hand... *Hexham, Northumberland - A traditional parkland course on fast-draining land on the south side of the Tyne, Hexham is a tough enough...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 28 August 2012

    Cornwall is a great holiday - and golfing - destination. And here are the cream of the county's 2-FORE!-1 crop... Don't forget, if you've got a 2-FORE!-1 voucher you can secure half-price green fees at all of them! * St Mellion - This is the home of the magical Nicklaus course, one of England's leading inland layouts and the first created by...

  • Colin Montgomerie Backs Turkish Golf Development

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 24 August 2012

    2010 Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie has revisited The Montgomerie Maxx Royal, at Belek in Turkey where he met key players in the country's rapid golf development. He was also in the country to look at potential development opportunities with his golf course design partner European Golf Design. His visit follows the recent announcement of a new matchplay event in October, supported by Turkish...

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