September

  • Great golf packages in Portugal capital

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 29 September 2014

    Golfers are being tempted to Lisbon in the coming months by a new range of value golf packages set-up by ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf, the operator of seven courses close to Portugal’s capital city. The new range provides visiting golfers with a choice of five hotel and self-catering options in the Costa Azul area and in Lisbon, and includes a combination...

  • Bargain breaks at St Andrews

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 25 September 2014

    If you are planning to visit St Andrews – the Home of Golf – this winter then you can take full advantage of a fantastic 10% off self-catering accommodation offer thanks to Today’s Golfer in conjunction with Kingask, St Andrews. Kingask are offering 10% off the full price of all their available properties during the month of November. Don’t delay, book today...

  • Download Golf World to your tablet

    Thursday, 25 September 2014

    Download the new issue of Golf World magazine straight to your tablet device and you can enjoy our special Tiger Woods edition wherever you are. Flick through the digital pages of the mag for everything you need to know about the man that is Tiger - we're celebrating 20 years of Woods with a look at him from childhood prodigy...

  • The new issue of Golf World is all about Tiger Woods

    Thursday, 25 September 2014

    The latest issue of Golf World magazine is now on sale, and is all about Tiger Woods. We celebrate 20 years of Tiger, taking a look over his long and successful career, from childhood prodigy to global icon. We have ranked his Majors, we discuss why he will win another, and analyse his power swing. If you love Tiger, you'll...

  • La Manga Club staging 14th Murcia Open

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

    Spain’s La Manga Club (pictured) has enjoyed another momentous year on the golfing front and is set to bring a memorable end to a successful 2014 by staging its popular Murcia Golf Open for the 14th year running. With last year’s British winter - the wettest since records began - still fresh in the memory, UK golfers are being given the...

  • Golfing magic in the mountains

    Written by Kevin Brown on Saturday, 20 September 2014

    If you’re a big fan of spectacular, dramatic golf then the Dolomites in the magical, mountainous south Tyrol in Italy is the place to go. It’s the ultimate great golfing escape, specially now that the five star Adler Dolomiti (www.adler-dolomiti.com) hotel in Ortisei has introduced a late summer /autumn holiday that combines golf and relaxation in the heart of Italy’s breathtaking...

  • Sunny Spain: the Great Escape

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 19 September 2014

    Spain’s sun-drenched Costal del Sol remains the ultimate golfing hotspot and great golfing escape, the place and destination to go to when the weather turns particularly nasty in the UK. The Costa del Sol in Andalucia encapsulates everything that has made Spain the firm favourite for the travelling golfer for many years; welcoming hosts, a warm climate, mouth-watering cuisine and hundreds...

  • R&A say 'yes' to women members

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 19 September 2014

    Scotland may have returned a 'No' vote in the referendum but the Royal and Ancient GC voted an emphatic 'Yes' yesterday to allow women members for the first time in its 260-year history. The St Andrews, Fife-based club – the Home of Golf - voted by a simple majority in favour of allowing women members with the ballot resulting in a...

  • Lee Westwood joins Your Golf Travel team

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 18 September 2014

    Your Golf Travel have signed Lee Westwood as their new brand ambassador on the PGA Tour, as the company steps up its expansion plans into North America.  The former World No.1 has penned a multi-year deal to represent the leading golf travel provider, joining 2011 Open Championship winner Darren Clarke, European Tour player Rhys Enoch and champion jockey Frankie Dettori in...

  • New Leadbetter Academy opens at La Manga Club

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 18 September 2014

    Another exciting chapter in the history of the prestigious La Manga Club resort in Spain has been marked by the opening of its new world-class golf tuition facility by renowned golf instructor David Leadbetter. Leadbetter, who has previously coached a host of world number-one golfers, including Sir Nick Faldo and Ernie Els, was in Spain to cut the ribbon on what...

  • Stay & play at Gleneagles for £150!

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

    Golf travel specialist Golfbreaks.com  has once again launched its popular ‘Early Birdie’ promotion that gives early bookers cash discounts, loyalty Breakpoints worth up to £600 and even new TaylorMade equipment. Now in its 11th year, the Early Birdie promotion rewards groups of four or more - who book their 2015 golf trip before 30th September – as well as guaranteeing preferred...

  • Fourteen aces registered at Rudding Park

    Written by Kevin Brown on Tuesday, 16 September 2014

    This season has been a memorable one at Harrogate's Rudding Park Golf Club with 14 golfers achieving golf's holy grail - the hole-in-one. It's all been happening on the top North Yorkshire resort's two courses - the 18-hole Hawtree and the six-hole Repton, both designed to USGA standards by leading architect Martin Hawtree. Robin Lang won a £40,000 car as he secured...

  • Win golf with Monty after the Ryder Cup

    Written by Staff Writer on Tuesday, 16 September 2014

    Following on from the popular Monty’s Masterclass series in the magazine and on the TG website, we have teamed up with De Vere Golf to offer four lucky readers the opportunity to play alongside the golfing legend, Colin Montgomerie, at De Vere Slaley Hall for his exclusive golf day on Tuesday 30th September. Just two days after the culmination of this...

  • Work starts on JCB's £30m course

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 15 September 2014

    Work has started on an ambitious scheme to create a £30 million championship golf course designed to support JCB’s growth plans. The proposals are for a spectacular 18-hole, 7,150 yard, Par 72 championship golf course on 240 acres of rolling countryside to the south of the World HQ in Rocester, Staffordshire. When completed in 2018, it is expected that up to...

  • Wentworth under new ownership

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 15 September 2014

    World famous Surrey club Wentworth  (pictured) has been sold for a whopping £135m. Reignwood Group has announced the acquisition, by Reignwood Investments, of Wentworth Club from Richard Caring’s WG Acquisition Ltd., for a total consideration of £135mn. Dr. Chanchai Ruayrungruang, who founded the Reignwood Group in 1984, commented: “Reignwood has a long history in golf development, a profound respect for excellence in every...

  • VPAR launch exciting new pairs competition

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 5 September 2014

    For the first time ever, golfers across the country will be pitted against each other in the same open tournament. This is made possible by using VPAR’s award winning app to score their round. It's a truly ground-breaking competition which brings amateur golf into the 21st century, encouraging more golf to be played and competitiveness between clubs by connecting them live...

  • Come and work for Today's Golfer!

    Friday, 5 September 2014

    Love golf and all things digital?  Britain's biggest golf media brand is looking for a Junior Web Producer to work on the award-winning Today's Golfer website. You'll be assisting the Senior Web Producer in the maintenance of todaysgolfer.co.uk, including updating and creating content, video editing, creating and sending newsletters, and managing social media accounts. Based at Bauer Media’s Peterborough office you will...

  • Go digital with the new issue of TG

    Thursday, 4 September 2014

    Download the latest issue of Today's Golfer to your tablet and you can take TG with you wherever you go - the 19th hole, on the train on the way to work, to the toilet... With our digital edition, the whole magazine is at your fingertips. Browse through our special Ryder Cup section and learn everything you need to know...

  • New TG on sale: choose from 5 special covers

    Thursday, 4 September 2014

    It's time to pick your favourite. Poulter, McIlroy, Stenson, Rose, and Garcia - who would you choose? The new issue of Today's Golfer, now on sale, has five special-edition covers to choose from - pick your favourite Team Europe member, or collect all five!  Our special Ryder Cup issue not only features five Team Europe stars on the cover, but also...

  • War hero Bill opens new course

    Written by Kevin on Wednesday, 3 September 2014

    War hero and dedicated golfer Bill Allchurch (95) has found himself in the rough more than he’d hoped - but it’s never stopped him swinging. Bill (pictured) was captured during Operation Market Garden – the airborne invasion of Holland in September 1944 – fighting at The Battle of Arnhem. He fought for five days in Arnhem before being captured, interrogated and...

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