January

  • Rudding park lands trio of TripAdvisor awards

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 15 January 2013

    Popular 2-FORE!-1 venue Rudding Park Hotel, Spa & Golf, Harrogate, has been voted ‘Number One Hotel in the UK’, ‘Second in the Top Hotels of Europe’ and ‘Fourth in the Top Hotels of the World’ in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2013. Favouring Yorkshire over London, travellers gave Rudding Park its distinctive place in the UK , emerging triumphant over some of...

  • You can now play indoors at celtic manor

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 14 January 2013

    The Celtic Manor Resort in south Wales has added more championship courses to its estate with the installation of a state-of-the-art golf simulator. The new GolfZon simulator in the Golf Academy features the Old Course at St Andrews, Pebble Beach, Bay Hill and many more of the world’s leading golf venues. Renowned for hosting the 2010...

  • Champion of Champions events at Machrihanish Dunes

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 14 January 2013

    An exciting, first-time-ever event - the Scottish Champion of Champions - is to take place at magical Machrihanish Dunes on successive weekends in April. The Ladies’ Champion of Champions is scheduled for April 12-13 with the mens event taking place the following weekend (Apr 19-20). Machrihanish Dunes is inviting all Scottish club champions to join in the action and, bring a guest...and compete...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 14 January 2013

    Our weekly guide to the pick of the 2-FORE!-1 scheme - over 1,000 courses across the country where you can play for half-price with a 2-FORE!-1 voucher. *Guildford, Surrey - Founded in 1886, Guildford is the oldest course in Surrey and is one of the driest - the downland layout rolls over chalk-based terrain so you're virtually guaranteed a game. The...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Friday, 11 January 2013

    What Northamptonshire lacks in 2-FORE!-1 quantity it more than makes up for in quality terms with the county including a one-time European Tour venue and some top stay and plays. *Hellidon Lakes - A great place to stay and play in rural Northamptonshire. It’s not only the home of 27 holes of impressive parkland golf with good practice facilities but a...

  • The ultimate golf weekend away - in vegas

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 10 January 2013

    If you fancy a rip-roaring, all-action golfing break then the inaugural Las Vegas Wide Open on Friday May 17-19 will definitely deliver the goods. This fantastic event has it all including quality golf, gambling (of course) and guns. You'll even be staying at the legendary MGM Grand Hotel! The Vegas Wide Open is a new tournament and will see 18 teams doing...

  • Look out for £25 tee-time special at Tudor Park

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Tuesday, 8 January 2013

    Popular 2-FORE!-1 venue Marriott Tudor Park, Kent, celebrates its 25th anniversary in April and has decided to mark the special occasion by offering one tee time a day for a mere £25. This special tee time promotion which enables a fourball to play for just £6.25 each is available at 11.00 am (Mon-Fri) throughout the months of January and February but it is...

  • Practice in style at classy Italian resort

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 8 January 2013

    Winter is a good time for golfers to practice and there has never been a better opportunity to learn the game than through a new intensive coaching programme developed by Grado Golf Club in north-east Italy. Beginners can visit the stunning resort, in the region of Venice, to take part in a specialist programme delivered by Grado’s team of leading teaching...

  • Great costa del sol break for £99

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 8 January 2013

    UK-based golf specialist Glencor Golf are offering a super Spanish break for groups of four during January and February - a four nighter for just £99 per person! What's included: 4 nights' self-catering at the Grangefield Oasis, two rounds of golf (at Estepona and Los Arqueros with free buggies), plus car hire. Cost is £99 per person. To book call Glencor...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Monday, 7 January 2013

    Got a 2-FORE!-1 voucher to spare? Here are six more top venues which belong to 2-FORE!-1 and offer half-price green fees - provided you're in possession of a 2-FORE!-1 voucher of course. *The Glen, East Lothian, Scotland - You’ll be knocked out by The Glen which dramatically hugs the jaw-dropping East Lothian coastline with great views of the Firth of Forth...

  • Valentine's Day treat at stylish Stoke park

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 7 January 2013

    Buckinghamshire's stunning Stoke Park is the perfect place to take your loved one on Valentine’s Day. Set within 300 acres of beautiful parkland, landscaped gardens and lakes, stands an imposing white Palladian Mansion - the grand two centuries old building is truly one of the most romantic settings and will be sure to exude romance and luxury throughout your stay. Each of...

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

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Thursday, 3 January 2013

    There are 11 2-FORE!-1 courses in Oxfordshire and they virtually all offer a great game of golf for a great price, specially if you're a 2-FORE!-1 voucher holder. The pick of the county's 2-FORE!-1 crop are as follows: *The Wychwood - A hidden gem in the heart of the Cotswolds, The Wychwood has a number of holes which feature water hazards, so...

  • 2-FORE!-1 six of the best

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Wednesday, 2 January 2013

    Not sure where to use that precious 2-FORE!-1 voucher at the start of the new year? Well, take your pick from around 1,000 courses dotted all over the country and here are six of the very best... *West Cornwall, Cornwall - Not only the oldest course in the county, West Cornwall also happens to be one of the finest links in...