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Gleneagles wins best resort in GB&I

Gleneagles wins best resort in GB&I

Dec 6th, 2017

Gleneagles is the newly-crowned 'No.1 Golf Resort in Britain & Ireland', an important accolade that brings the curtain down on a stellar 2017 that has seen the 850-acre Perthshire estate win a host of golf industry awards.

TaylorMade M CGB Irons

TaylorMade M CGB Irons

Sep 7th, 2017

Before there was PXG, TaylorMade had CGB. A different three little letters that pretty much mean the same thing, hi-tech, easy to use, and super long. Now they’ve brought that name back with the new M CGB Irons. 

Topgolf going gangbusters

Topgolf going gangbusters

Mar 17th, 2016

The global golf entertainment business Topgolf(®) today announced it has a broad search underway for new locations in smaller and mid-size cities in addition to major U.S. markets. These guys are getting serious!

Clarke and Campbell to captain Rugby Icons

Clarke and Campbell to captain Rugby Icons

Jul 24th, 2018

Major winners Darren Clarke and Michael Campbell will be leading teams of golf-playing rugby legends representing the Northern and Southern Hemispheres in a two-day matchplay contest at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club in Denham, England later this month (28 & 29 July).

Rugby Icons to compete in televised team matchplay

Rugby Icons to compete in televised team matchplay

Jun 1st, 2018

A plethora of household names from the world of rugby will compete for a prize fund and global bragging rights in their second chosen sport at the Icons of Rugby Golf Tournament being held at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club in Denham, England in July (28 & 29).

Victory for GB&I in the 28th PGA Cup

Victory for GB&I in the 28th PGA Cup

Sep 18th, 2017

We may have been trounced in both the Walker Cup and the Solheim Cup, but there was some sweet revenge for GB&I in the 28th PGA Cup held at Fox Hills Club & Resort this weekend.

Walker Cup 2017 Meet the GB & Ireland team

Walker Cup 2017 Meet the GB & Ireland team

Sep 9th, 2017

The GB & reland Walker Cup team take on USA at the Los Angeles Country Club. But who are they, where have they come from, and what are their intentions? Find out here...

GB&I Walker Cup captain stands down

GB&I Walker Cup captain stands down

Aug 31st, 2017

GB&I Walker Cup Captain Craig Watson has stood down from next week’s match at Los Angeles Country Club because of a serious illness in his immediate family.

Scottish Rugby Star Max Evans

Scottish Rugby Star Max Evans

Aug 8th, 2017

The first Celeb–Am of the 2017 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship was won by Scottish rugby star Max Evans on an action–packed start to this year’s Championship on the Cromwell Course.

Callaway launches new GBB Epic Driver

Callaway launches new GBB Epic Driver

Feb 15th, 2017

There's gonna be a jail break. That's what Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott sang. Before he died exactly 31 years ago to the day. Which is weird because today, that's right, 31 years to the day, Callaway are launching their own jail break.

GB&I Walker Cup squad announced

GB&I Walker Cup squad announced

Jan 26th, 2017

The R&A has announced an initial 19–man squad for the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team to face the United States at Los Angeles Country Club in September.

Irish flagbearer takes the mick out of Rory

Irish flagbearer takes the mick out of Rory

Aug 6th, 2016

Irish Flagbearer Paddy Barnes has been critical of Rory’s decision not to play in the Olympics over fears of the Zika virus. Now he's found a new way of taunting Rory. 

Charley Hull is youngest GB golf team member

Charley Hull is youngest GB golf team member

Jul 14th, 2016

At just 20-years old, Charley Hull will be the youngest member of the Great Britain golf team for the Rio Olympics, and will complete with Catriona Matthews for women’s Olympic Gold.

Trump to visit his GB&I Courses

Trump to visit his GB&I Courses

Jun 22nd, 2016

It's been a busy week for the Trump, but that’s not going to stop him for coming to visit his golf properties in Scotland and Ireland – Mexican flag, slumping polls, or a shake up of his top team.

Walmer & Kingsdown, known as

Walmer & Kingsdown, known as "The Club on the Cliffs"

Jan 16th, 2019

Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club in east Kent, known as ‘The Club on the Cliffs’ thanks to its stunning position perched on  top of the iconic White Cliffs of Dover, has joined Visit Kent’s Golf in Kent Partnership.

4 is the magic number for brave cancer survivor Nick Edmund

4 is the magic number for brave cancer survivor Nick Edmund

Jan 11th, 2019

Three-time cancer survivor Nick Edmund has revealed plans to undertake two more marathon golf-walks during 2019 – just weeks after completing his second epic walk carrying a set of golf clubs on his back, this time around Scotland.

New golf vision for Moor Park

New golf vision for Moor Park

Jan 9th, 2019

Moor Park Golf Club has unveiled an exciting new vision for the future that will see the prestigious venue revert to its roots and become an exclusive private members' golf club again.

Your Golf Travel reward their groups in January

Your Golf Travel reward their groups in January

Jan 4th, 2019

Your Golf Travel (YGT) have gone ‘The Extra Yard’ & for the first time ever, this January groups booking holidays for 2019 to travel between 1st January - 31st December will receive huge offers, such as free golf break, TaylorMade TP5 balls plus airport lounge passes.

£18,887 raised for homeless charity

£18,887 raised for homeless charity

Dec 20th, 2018

S&G Response has handed over a cheque to the founder of the Street Support Network, a Charity dedicated to providing year-round resources for people experiencing homelessness in Greater Manchester. The funds were raised through their One Million Yards golfing challenge.  

Golf Tourism Strategy targets £325m value

Golf Tourism Strategy targets £325m value

Dec 19th, 2018

A review of Scotland’s National Golf Tourism Strategy has extended the industry’s target for the value of the sector to £325 million following a strong period of growth.

Prince's launches Junior Foundation

Prince's launches Junior Foundation

Dec 13th, 2018

Prince’s Golf Club in Sandwich has announced the launch of a junior foundation with the aim of bringing through the next generation of local golfing talent to elite and professional level.

International field flocks to Kent coastline

International field flocks to Kent coastline

Dec 8th, 2018

Golfers from across Europe descended on Prince’s, Royal St. George’s and Royal Cinque Ports last month to battle it out in the Championship Links Team Challenge.

The Belfry's Executive Head Chef wins

The Belfry's Executive Head Chef wins

Nov 30th, 2018

The Belfry Hotel & Resort’s Executive Head Chef Robert Bates took home top honours in The Caterer’s Hotel Cateys 2018 Awards this week as he won ‘Hotel Chef of the Year (more than 250 covers)’.

Princes Winter packages available

Princes Winter packages available

Nov 29th, 2018

We're not being put off from our golf now that Winter is upon us, and there's great value to be had in the Winter season. Here's what's on offer from Princes down in Kent this Winter. We're going!

Experience true links value this winter

Experience true links value this winter

Nov 28th, 2018

Not many golf courses are worth making the effort to play during the winter months, but Burnham and Berrow is certainly an exception to the rule. And with some fantastic winter packages and on-site accommodation it might be wise to make a trip to this South West links gem sooner rather than later.

Get your winter tune up at London Golf Club

Get your winter tune up at London Golf Club

Nov 28th, 2018

Winter is now fully upon us, but it is not time to hang up your sticks - far from it. Here's how you can get your Winter fine tune with TrackMan at the London Golf Club Academy.

European Links Legends Championship

European Links Legends Championship

Nov 27th, 2018

The brand-new Staysure Tour event from Champions (UK) plc, the Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship, will be taking place at Trevose Golf and Country Club, in Padstow, Cornwall, between 20-23 June 2019. Here's the trailer for this new event on the stunning Cornish coast.

Dame Laura Davies named Solheim Cup Vice Captain

Dame Laura Davies named Solheim Cup Vice Captain

Nov 20th, 2018

European Captain Catriona Matthew has completed her back room staff by naming Dame Laura Davies as a Vice Captain for The 2019 Solheim Cup at The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland, on September 13-15.

Tewkesbury Park triumphs

Tewkesbury Park triumphs

Nov 14th, 2018

Cotswold golfing haven Tewkesbury Park has scooped a prestigious award in the Condé Nast Johansens Awards For Excellence 2019.

Prostate Cancer UK is the big winner

Prostate Cancer UK is the big winner

Nov 13th, 2018

A member of a Wakefield golf club has won one of UK golf's biggest competitions at the prestigious Castle Stuart, in the Scottish Highlands - with leading men's health charity Prostate Cancer UK benefiting from the proceeds.

Riordan revels in Europe's success in USA

Riordan revels in Europe's success in USA

Nov 7th, 2018

Oulton Hall member John Riordan has achieved what many experienced Ryder Cup golfers haven't - he's been part of a successful European team on American soil.

Seve's Scottish course is now a Hilton brand

Seve's Scottish course is now a Hilton brand

Nov 6th, 2018

The home of Scotland's only Seve Ballesteros-designed golf course has joined one of Hilton's 14 market-leading brands and will be known as DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort.

Dunblane golfer aces a trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Dunblane golfer aces a trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Oct 31st, 2018

Most golfers have to splash out on a round of drinks when they score a hole-in-one, but for John Paton any such expense was well worth it, as his ace earned him a trip to the 2020 Ryder Cup.

Chainsaw attacker at golf course sentenced

Chainsaw attacker at golf course sentenced

Oct 28th, 2018

A man who attempted to murder a golfer in a chainsaw attack has been jailed for over eight years by a judge who described the incident as “like something out of a horror film.”

Delamere Forest celebrates its course make-over

Delamere Forest celebrates its course make-over

Oct 24th, 2018

This Autumn, Delamere Forest Golf Club near Chester is celebrating the culmination of a six-year programme to revert one of England’s finest heathland championship courses back to its original 1910 design.

Adare Manor named Golf Resort of the Year

Adare Manor named Golf Resort of the Year

Oct 23rd, 2018

Having recently claimed Virtuoso’s ‘Hotel of the Year 2018’ award, Adare Manor has received further recognition after being named IGTOA's (Irish Golf Tour Operators Association) ‘Golf Resort of the Year’.

Your Golf Travel launches 'Select'

Your Golf Travel launches 'Select'

Oct 19th, 2018

Your Golf Travel (YGT) has unveiled ‘Select’, a new membership created to provide its premier customers with the most comprehensive travel booking service and a wide range of exclusive products and benefits.

Brentwood teen is off to US Masters

Brentwood teen is off to US Masters

Oct 9th, 2018

A teenage golfer from Brentwood is the envy of his friends after securing a place in the Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) grand final and a visit to next year's US Masters.

Youngsters have the chance to impress at Stoke Park

Youngsters have the chance to impress at Stoke Park

Oct 1st, 2018

The five-star Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, has achieved unprecedented success with its scholars' programme in recent years - and later this month it is inviting talented youngsters to see if they have what is required to be the next generation of graduates.

Get it in the hole for a prize of £1,000

Get it in the hole for a prize of £1,000

Sep 28th, 2018

For one week only, from 11th to 18th October, Topgolf is inviting you to try their extremely tricky #OneShotChallenge to win a great cash prize.

The world's Top 10 Must-visit Golf Resorts

The world's Top 10 Must-visit Golf Resorts

Sep 25th, 2018

Let’s check out some of the most authentic corners of paradise that have hosted true golf champions like Tiger Woods, and famous golf passionates like Barack Obama.

Carnoustie Country drives home summer success

Carnoustie Country drives home summer success

Sep 21st, 2018

An insight into the economic benefits of The 147th Open at Carnoustie has been revealed through a survey conducted by Angus Council who manage Carnoustie Country, the region’s golf destination brand.

Stuart Broad beats Joe Root in Ryder Cup style challenge match

Stuart Broad beats Joe Root in Ryder Cup style challenge match

Sep 21st, 2018

As the countdown to the iconic Ryder Cup continues, Stuart Broad held onto his Championship title as he edged out fellow English cricket compatriot Joe Root in a Ryder Cup style challenge match on the famous Brabazon course at The Belfry on Wednesday 19th September.

A round of golf at Adare Manor

A round of golf at Adare Manor

Sep 13th, 2018

What do paragliding to your hotel in Oman, having breakfast in the shadows of Mount Everest and a round of golf at Adare Manor have in common? They are all considered some of the world’s most unforgettable experiences.

Stoke Park is officially a Worldclass.Golf venue

Stoke Park is officially a Worldclass.Golf venue

Sep 10th, 2018

The five-star Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, is the only English venue to be accepted into a new collection of ‘the world's premier golf destinations', which launches later this month.

Farleigh fired up for future elite events

Farleigh fired up for future elite events

Sep 7th, 2018

Farleigh Golf Club has set its sights on hosting further high-profile tournaments after earning rave reviews as the venue for the recent PGA Assistants' Championship.

High-performance juniors shine at Crown Golf

High-performance juniors shine at Crown Golf

Sep 7th, 2018

When two of your teams are ranked among the top three in the country, you must be doing something right. So what is the secret of Crown Golf’s recent success as regards junior golf at national level?

Royal Mid Surrey introduces Associate Members waiting list

Royal Mid Surrey introduces Associate Members waiting list

Sep 7th, 2018

Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club in Richmond, south-west London, now has a waiting list of golfers under the age of 30 wishing to join as Associate Members for the first time in the club’s long history having reached its capacity of 120 Associate Members.

Are these the ultimate golf residences?

Are these the ultimate golf residences?

Sep 7th, 2018

JdV Sport are showcasing these luxury apartments at the Hamilton Grand later this month which are situated behind the 18th green of the world-famous Old Course at the Home of Golf in Saint Andrews. Are these the ultimate golf residences?

Young golfers chosen to play at Castle Stuart

Young golfers chosen to play at Castle Stuart

Sep 4th, 2018

Two of the north of Scotland’s brightest golfing prospects have been chosen to represent the area in the prestigious Duke of York Young Champions Trophy at Castle Stuart next month.

New event on the Staysure Tour

New event on the Staysure Tour

Aug 21st, 2018

2019 will see The Staysure Tour welcome a new, exciting event to its tour schedule; the Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship boasting a total prize fund of €200,000. Arriving at the stunning Trevose Golf and Country Club, the four-day event will see some of the greatest ever golfers take to the picturesque course from June 20-23 2019.

Hotels pitch in to find next Rory McIlroy

Hotels pitch in to find next Rory McIlroy

Aug 21st, 2018

QHotels, managed by RBH, has launched the perfect package for golfing stars of the future - with children of guests and customers allowed to take to the course for free.

Stoke Park's Gough wins national amateur title

Stoke Park's Gough wins national amateur title

Aug 20th, 2018

Stoke Park's Conor Gough became the first Englishman to win the Boys Amateur Championship since current world number 42 Matthew Fitzpatrick in 2012, when he triumphed at Royal Portrush, on Sunday.

Hotel of the year award for Adare Manor

Hotel of the year award for Adare Manor

Aug 16th, 2018

5* hotel and golf resort, Adare Manor, has been declared ‘Hotel of the Year 2018’ in the highly competitive and globally renowned  Virtuoso ‘Best of the Best Awards 2018’.  

Golden weekend for European Golf at Gleneagles

Golden weekend for European Golf at Gleneagles

Aug 11th, 2018

The semi-final line-ups in the inaugural Men’s and Women’s European Golf Team Championships have been confirmed, as the battle to be crowned golf’s first European Champions at Gleneagles gathers momentum. 

London to get two new 18-hole golf courses

London to get two new 18-hole golf courses

Aug 10th, 2018

Golfers in the south east of England will soon get two spectacular new 18-hole courses to play on, plus improvements to one of London’s most prominent existing golf courses, in a partnership announced between USA golf architects the Dye family and UK golf course developers the Menai-Davis family of north London.

Leadbetter's Stoke Park Dream Comes True

Leadbetter's Stoke Park Dream Comes True

Aug 8th, 2018

The legendary golf coach David Leadbetter has opened his new European academy headquarters at the multi-award-winning Stoke Park Country Club & Spa and described the venue as "one of the world's premier golf facilities".