2014

  • Praying for victory in the National Church Golf Cup

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 5 February 2014

    The Christian Golf Society (CGS) have announced a new partnership for this year's CGS National Church Golf Cup 2014. Christian Vision for Men (CVM) are joining with the Christian Golf Society to encourage more churches than ever before to stage outreach golf days in 2014. The incentive for the winner of each church golf day is to represent that church at...

  • 2-FORE! Best of Britain: Kent

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 5 February 2014

    Kent boasts a fantastic mix of quality coastal and inland layouts and fortunately many of them belong to 2-FORE!-1 Golf and as a result are available to play for half-price. *Walmer & Kingsdown - This historic James Braid clifftop/downland layout opened in 1909 and during the Second World War was used as a military headquarters. In modern times W&K has gone from...

  • Junior captain remembered at Peterborough Milton

    Written by Kevin Brown on Tuesday, 4 February 2014

    A series of events will take place at Peterborough Milton GC, Cambs, on the weekend of April 11-14 in memory of junior captain James Berry who was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident last August. James's parents have managed the club's bar and catering for many years and James himself also worked at the club. The main event that weekend will be...

  • Record-breaking start to season at top Scottish links

    Written by Kevin Brown on Tuesday, 4 February 2014

    Stunning Fife links Kingsbarns has confirmed an exceptional start to 2014 with advance bookings reaching record levels. Located seven miles south of St Andrews , Kingsbarns (pictured) has experienced high demand for advanced tee time bookings, well up on the same time last year. After its customary maintenance closure over the winter period, the seaside links course will re-open on 22nd...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Six of the Best

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 3 February 2014

    More fantastic, great value 2-FORE!-1 courses dotted around the country. This week's top 2-FORE!-1 picks include an intriguing links/parkland combo on the east coast and a classy resort venue in the East Midlands. *Stapleford Park, (pictured) Leics - Fast maturing Donald Steel design which has hosted European Seniors Tour action and is a relatively flat and open parkland layout with a...

  • De Vere offers new Country Club membership

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 3 February 2014

    Leading resort operator, De Vere, has unveiled an all new headline membership that will be introduced at six of its marquee properties. ‘The Country Club’ brand is a new form of leisure membership available at Mottram Hall, Slaley Hall, Oulton Hall, The Carrick on Loch Lomond, Belton Woods and Dunston Hall. The membership offers an all-encompassing lifestyle proposition with a host of...

  • Historic Norfolk club look set to move

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 3 February 2014

    Royal Norwich Golf Club, Persimmon Homes Limited and Banham based leisure group Goymour Properties Limited have reached an agreement and initial heads of terms that are likely to result in the Royal Norwich Golf Club relocating to Weston Park. Subject to approval by Royal Norwich Golf Club Members and following satisfactory planning consents being obtained at both the Hellesdon and Weston...

  • Chance to win a free week's holiday in Turkey

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 31 January 2014

    Some amazing prizes, including a week’s free golfing holiday in Turkey, are up for grabs in two prestigious tournaments being staged in Belek, Turkey, later this year. Both events are being organised by Turkey golf specialist Bilyana Golf Holidays and first up is the Bilyana Floodlit Tournament on Oct 26-Nov 2 and will be swiftly followed by the 2nd International Open...

  • Sensational breaks in sunny Spain

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 30 January 2014

    UK golfers are being offered the experience of a lifetime and the chance to play a collection of Europe’s finest golf courses with the launch of an exciting range of five star Spanish golf breaks for the start of 2014. Kempinski Hotel Bahía (pictured), Marbella-Estepona, has unveiled an array of packages providing access to the Costa del Sol’s most famous venues...

  • Warne to spin his magic at The Grove

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 29 January 2014

    One of cricket’s greatest ever players, Shane Warne captivated audiences wherever he played and the Australian leg spin legend has teamed up with leading golf travel company Your Golf Travel to offer golfers a day to remember at one of London’s most exclusive venues. Organised by Your Golf Travel, in association with 888poker, the Shane Warne Golf Classic will take place...

  • 2-FORE! Best of Britain: Derbyshire

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 29 January 2014

    Derbyshire is something of an underrated golfing county but it undoubtedly boasts a splendid variety of courses, including a pair of excellent stay and play venues, and fortunately several belong to 2-FORE!-1 Golf. *Breadsall Priory (pictured) - top Marriott resort where you can take your pick between the contrasting Priory and Moorland layouts. The Priory is the no.1 attraction in summer...

  • Big changes at Scotland's historic Royal Dornoch

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 29 January 2014

    One of the classic holes on Royal Dornoch's internationally-renowned Championship Course will be fully re-opened in March after being re-aligned. The re-design of the 413-yard par-4 3rd hole was approved at the club’s annual meeting in August 2013. Work started in October and was completed by mid-December. The club was formed in 1877, but in recent years houses have been built overlooking...

  • Travel Awards winners revealed!

    Tuesday, 28 January 2014

    The votes have been counted – and once again there were thousands of them – and the results are in. So it’s time to reveal the courses, resorts and areas you believe are the best in the UK and Europe. The annual TG Travel Awards – the ‘Oscars of the golf travel industry’ – have proved a huge...

  • La Manga clinches hat-trick of TG Travel Awards titles

    Written by Kevin Brown on Tuesday, 28 January 2014

    The five star La Manga Club has added to its extensive list of honours by completing an unprecedented hat-trick by being named the best golf resort in Spain for the third successive year in the annual Today's Golfer Travel Awards. The luxury venue in Murcia, south-east Spain, was once again the overwhelming choice of the readers of leading UK magazine Today’s...

  • Great group golf giveaways return

    Written by Kevin Brown on Tuesday, 28 January 2014

    There’s never been a better time to book a golf break thanks to a fantastic new year offer from Golfbreaks.com. The Group Golf Giveaway rewards customers who book group breaks before the end of the January for travel any time in 2014. Golfers who do book early will be eligible to receive a new TaylorMade R1 driver (pictured), as well as...

  • Book a break and bag a pair of Awesome trousers

    Written by Kevin Brown on Tuesday, 28 January 2014

    Scotland’s most spectacular golf clothing brand, Royal & Awesome, is extending its offer of free apparel to golf travel organisers, after a successful giveaway in 2013. The deal with the Golf Tour Operators Consortium (GTOC), Europe’s largest independent golf travel group, will see Royal & Awesome give away a free pair of trousers or shorts to customers booking or travelling with...

  • Amazing deals... at home and abroad

    Written by Kevin Brown on Tuesday, 28 January 2014

    Whether you want to book a golfing break near – the UK – or far (Europe and beyond) leading golf travel operator GolfPlanet Holidays.com are bound to have something for your golfing needs… and budgets. The golf travel specialist has something for everyone from couples and small groups to large parties alike. The following cracking four deals will give you a...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Six of the Best

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 27 January 2014

    If you're not sure where to go for a 2-FORE!-1 Golf round let us give you a helping hand: here are six more outstanding courses which all appeared in the last 2-FORE!-1 Top 100 Courses listing and are bound to provide a round to remember... *Stockley Pines, Middlesex - Formerly Stockley Park, the Robert Trent Jones Snr course has benefited big-time...

  • Langland Bay grabs coveted Welsh Club of the Year title

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 27 January 2014

    The 2013 Welsh Golf Club of the Year, Langland Bay, has enhanced its reputation further by installing golf's most in-demand coaching and club-fitting technology: Foresight Sports GC2 smart-camera system. With his club having come close to winning the Golf Union of Wales honour in the past two years, PGA director of golf Andrew Minty was delighted to finally get his hands...

  • Midlands club buries time capsule to mark 100th year

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 27 January 2014

    Members of Redditch GC, Worcestershire, have commemorated their 100th year by burying at Centenary Time Capsule on land at the Lower Grinsty Lane club. The idea was the joint decision of the Centenary Committee and committee member Peter Nash contstructed and sealed the capsule. It was buried in a ceremony to mark the end of the club’s 2013 centenary celebrations and contained...

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