June

  • Top links celebrate 125th anniversary

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Monday, 29 June 2015

    This month marks a double celebration at England’s Atlantic Links (www.atlantic-links.co.uk) as two of its members - Burnham & Berrow and St Enodoc - both reach their landmark 125th anniversary. Founded back in 1890, two of England’s finest championship links will celebrate the momentous occasion with a ‘Festival of Golf’ week which will include an Atlantic Links competition hosted at Burnham...

  • Free balls in Q Hotels summer special offer

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Thursday, 25 June 2015

    Leading UK golf resort operator Q Hotels has a range of great value offers available this summer – with golf available from just £17.50 per person. Golfers across England and Scotland can enjoy fantastic savings when they play 18 holes at any of Q Hotels’ 11 resorts when they book before August 31 with the group’s eye-catching ’Summer of Golf’ promotion.  The...

  • Trump International Golf Links gets new clubhouse

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 10 June 2015

    American billionaire businessman and TV personality Donald Trump was in Scotland today to officially open the brand new clubhouse at his stunning Trump International Golf Links venue just outside Aberdeen. Trump welcomed VIPs, dignitaries and press to the substantial granite building at a ceremony to mark the momentous occasion. Since opening the championship course in July 2012, golfers have been serviced in a...

  • Top Wales resort bridges the golfing gap

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Tuesday, 9 June 2015

    Famous Ryder Cup venue, the Celtic Manor Resort, will encourage more beginners to take up golf after adding Caerleon Golf Club to its portfolio of golf facilities. Celtic Manor has taken over the running of Caerleon Golf Club on a 25-year lease from the owner, Newport City Council, and has immediately set about improving the condition of the nine-hole municipal course,...

  • 1,000 plus sign up for new QFairway club

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 5 June 2015

    QHotels has delivered an instant return on its long-term commitment to boosting golf membership numbers and participation levels across England and Scotland after signing up more than 1,000 new golfers to its new QFairway club – the country’s most flexible golf membership. The UK’s largest golf resort operator has been overwhelmed by the interest shown in the innovative new scheme –...

  • Fancy experiencing some winter sun in Majorca?

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 3 June 2015

    Winter sunshine golf on the island's top two courses is on offer as one of Majorca's best hotel's hosts a unique amateur tournament in November. The 3rd annual Lindner Mallorca Golf Trophy takes place from November 26-29 and includes golf at both Son Gual and Club de Golf Alcanada (pictured) - by common consent the island's best courses - and three...

  • Hit the fairways of Fuerteventura at Playitas Resort

    Wednesday, 3 June 2015

    PLAYITAS GOLF COURSE The new 18 hole Playitas Golf course has been designed by the popular Scottish golf course architect John Chilver Stainer whose philosophy was to create a fair but challenging course that would appeal to all levels of golfer. The course has been shaped beautifully utilising the natural hills and valleys in contrast with the surrounding rugged, volcanic mountains and...

  • Festival of fun lined up at Thorpeness

    Written by Courses Editor Kevin Brown on Tuesday, 2 June 2015

    Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel is to host its second annual Festival of Golf over its prestigious heathland course on the Suffolk Heritage Coast in July. The inaugural Thorpeness Festival of Golf was launched last year and was the first of its kind ever staged in East Anglia. The three day festival runs from July 29-31, and is played over a 93-year-old...