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  • Experience golf with Marriott

    Monday, 9 March 2015

      At Marriott , we fuse decades of excellence in hospitality with leading edge golf course design to create an unrivalled experience tailored for your company’s’ golf day. While you are sleeping, our work begins. Our skilled green keepers apply their craft, awaiting your arrival..   preparing Championship courses that have  held many prestigious tournaments. 16 challenging, enjoyable courses across 11 Marriott Golf...

  • Chance to play a round for a pound!

    Thursday, 5 March 2015

    With the new season just around the corner, 36-hole Richmond Park Golf Course is offering an unmissable opportunity to play golf in London's largest Royal Park...for just one pound! Jon Dummett, Richmond Park's General Manager explains: "We first launched the Round for a Pound offer in 2014 to reward our Loyaltee card holders. It was a massive success and encouraged those...

  • Golfers in the dark at Manchester venue

    Wednesday, 4 March 2015

    As darkness descended over Manchester's Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, a new breed of golfer emerged from the Tempo Bar in the clubhouse – all ready to take on the championship course... in the dark! This special event was organised by the golf team at Worsley Park and The Night Golf Company for members and guests at the club. Six...

  • Cornish cracker celebrates major milestone

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 3 March 2015

    One of England’s oldest and most beguiling golf clubs, St Enodoc  (pictured) in north Cornwall (www.st-enodoc.co.uk) is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, the club will stage a Festival of Golf Week, comprising various tournaments and social functions, from June 28th to July 5th. The highlight of the week promises to be a Hickory Shaft Tournament with competitors...

  • Tiger Woods talks golf course design

    Tuesday, 3 March 2015

    Tiger Woods hasn’t had much luck as a golf course designer. Projects in Dubai, North Carolina and Mexico all saw him do extensive work without ever opening a course due to circumstances beyond his control. It was with some relief, then, that he cut the ribbon on his first design to reach completion, El Cardonal, in Mexico. We sat down...

  • Breathtaking new aerial footage of Scotland's Golf Coast

    Friday, 27 February 2015

    Scotland's Golf Coast looks breathtaking in this new aerial footage by Gary Eunson - the area looks forward to welcoming the Scottish Open to Gullane for the first time this year. East Lothian is one of the best regions for golf in Scotland, with 21 courses offering choice to golfers of all standards and tastes. You may recognise many of the...

  • New route provides Bulgarian boost

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015

    Bookings to Bulgaria’s finest golf location, Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach Resort, look set to soar even further after Turkish Airlines unveiled a new service from London Heathrow to Varna. Beginning in April, to coincide with the start of the golf season, the daily service will connect Heathrow and Varna airports via a one-hour layover in Istanbul, with complimentary golf baggage...

  • Buckinghamshire club claims golfing 'Oscar'

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

    Just 24 hours after Eddie Redmayne claimed an Academy Award in a star-studded ceremony in Hollywood, Stoke Park's director of golf Stuart Collier was able to celebrate a similar success in the golf service industry's own ‘Oscars' … in Birmingham. For the luxury five-AA Red Star country club, spa and hotel in Stoke Poges was awarded the title of ‘Ultimate Members...

  • Close House to Host one of the European Senior Tour’s Most Prestigious Events

    Tuesday, 24 February 2015

    Golf fans in the North East can look forward to watching the leading European Senior Tour players in action, now that Close House has been selected as the venue for this year’s ISPS Handa PGA Seniors Championship. Home of the world’s only Lee Westwood golf courses, Close House will provide a stern test in what is the oldest event...

  • Take a golf break with Monarch

    Wednesday, 7 January 2015

    Looking to book a golf break in 2015? Escape from the cold, damp British weather with Monarch, the airline offering the chance to discover some of the game’s most famous golfing destinations. While players struggle to cope with Britain’s unpredictable weather, the leading scheduled airline for leisure destinations can fly customers to a perfect golfing green in just two-and-a-half hours; with...

  • Annika Sörenstam to design course at Estonian G&CC

    Wednesday, 17 December 2014

    Annika Sörenstam, widely regarded as the greatest female golfer of all time, is to design her first course in Europe, at Estonian Golf & Country Club. The new course, which will complement the venue’s Sea Course, is part of a major development to create a family leisure resort and spa overlooking the Gulf of Finland. Annika has designed three courses...

  • Tiger Woods to design new golf course in Dubai

    Monday, 15 December 2014

    Tiger Woods is to design a new 18-hole championship golf course in Dubai, to be built by luxury real estate developers, DAMAC Properties, and operated by The Trump Organization. Set within the 55 million square feet ‘master community’ of AKOYA Oxygen, the Trump World Golf Club, Dubai will include a state-of-the-art clubhouse, world-class restaurant and pro shop. Some of the highest-premium...

  • Casa de Campo named Golf Resort of the Year

    Tuesday, 18 November 2014

    Casa de Campo, the 7,000-acre luxury resort in La Romana, Dominican Republic, has been awarded the title Golf Resort of the Year in the 2014 IAGTO Awards, in the Rest of the World category. As the global trade organisation for the golf tourism industry, IAGTO conducts the annual awards to recognize the best-performing golf resorts in three regions: North America, Europe...

  • Winners of the 15th annual IAGTO Awards announced

    Friday, 31 October 2014

    The 15th annual IAGTO Awards have honoured destinations, golf courses and golf resorts from all over the world. The prestigious IAGTO Awards are the official annual awards for the golf tourism industry and are run by global industry organisation IAGTO (International Association of Golf Tour Operators). This year’s honours were presented during a spectacular Gala Dinner on Thursday, 30 October in...

  • Vote in the TG Travel Awards and win a holiday in Mallorca

    Monday, 29 September 2014

    It’s that time of the year again when you can give your favourite courses, golf hotels/resorts and destinations the ultimate accolade – by voting for them in the annual Today’s Golfer Travel Awards. To help you make up your mind, we’ve produced a list of nominees for each category, but these are only a guide and you can still vote for...

  • Majorca: A true golfing paradise island...

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 13 August 2014

    Majorca has quickly closed the gap on those perennial pacesetters, Costa del Sol and the Algarve, in the league table of Europe’s top golf destinations. And it’s not hard to see why. The island is just over a two hour flight from the UK and golf can be played there throughout the year, thanks to hot summers and mild winters. And...

  • De Vere unveil new dedicated website

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 6 August 2014

    De Vere has launched a new dedicated website allowing golfers to book tee times at the renowned golf courses within the De Vere Hotels & Resorts portfolio. The new online tee-time booking facility not only makes the process of booking your next game easier than ever before, but also offers the lowest available green fees. As part of the new fully...

  • Solheim Cup player to star at Redbourn GC

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 24 July 2014

    Redbourn Golf Club is to welcome Ladies European Tour (LET) professional and former Solheim Cup player, Becky Brewerton, to a morning clinic and golf day on Friday, August 1st. From 10am, the Welsh-born golfer will be providing guests of the Ladies Yonex Golf Day with a display of her skills and answering questions about her illustrious career, which includes three tour...

  • Robin's ace wins £40,000 car

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 23 July 2014

    Golfer Robin Lang, from Barnsley, won a £40,000 car as he carded a hole in one on the 8th hole at Rudding Park near Harrogate. Lucky Lang delivered the golfing goods in a memorable Asda Corporate Golf Day at the North Yorkshire venue. Said Danny Millar, Greenkeeper at Rudding Park: “I have sat as a witness on the 8th Hole for...

  • 2-FORE!-1 Six of the Best

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 21 July 2014

    Looking for a 2-FORE!-1 round to remember? Take your pick from any of these belting layouts and you'll be in sheer golfing heaven... *Breadsall Priory (Priory course), Derbys - Pictured: The no.1 choice of two 18-hole courses at this popular Marriott venue, the Priory offers a tight and demanding set of holes around undulating parkland. *Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire - A 2-FORE!-1 newcomer,...

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