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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.

An Unexpected Gem - Golf in the Czech Republic

An Unexpected Gem - Golf in the Czech Republic

Sep 15th, 2018

What are the first things that come to mind when you think of the Czech Republic? While it’s not an area of Europe that I have spent a substantial period of time meditating upon, the image that immediately springs to mind is that of Pavel Nedved. 

Finca Cortesin enjoys major rise in new European golf rankings

Finca Cortesin enjoys major rise in new European golf rankings

Sep 13th, 2018

Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa’s decision to become the first course in Spain to relay its greens with a new variety of Bermuda grass has received a glowing endorsement after the exclusive resort moved into the top 10 of Golf World magazine’s updated rankings list of the ‘Top 100 Resorts in Continental Europe’.

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.

Sun ‘N Lake Golf Club – Turtle Run

Sun ‘N Lake Golf Club – Turtle Run

Sep 8th, 2018

The Sun ‘N Lake Golf Club is home to two outstanding golf courses – Deer Run and Turtle Run – northwest of Sebring, Flordia, in the unincorporated community of Sun ‘N Lake. Either course will put your golf game to the test.

 Golfing in the Philippines

Golfing in the Philippines

Sep 7th, 2018

The Philippines may be relatively unknown as a golf holiday destination, but it leaves a big smile on the faces of those who travel to play its courses.

Fine Wine, Golf and Tapas - what’s not to like?

Fine Wine, Golf and Tapas - what’s not to like?

Jul 25th, 2018

We’re off on a golfing pilgrimage to the Rioja region, which involves some sublime golf, amazing Rioja and brilliant food, mainly centred around tapas in all its different shapes and forms. What’s not to like?

Unlimited luxury golf added

Unlimited luxury golf added

Jul 25th, 2018

Hotel Jardín Tropical in Tenerife has joined forces with one of the leading golf courses on the stunning island to offer a new unlimited golf package. 

 Monte Rei Golf & Country Club confirmed

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club confirmed

Jul 19th, 2018

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club has been confirmed as the Official International Travel Destination Partner of the GolfPunk Clubhouse at the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie.        

Why Autumn is a great time to mix golf and culture

Why Autumn is a great time to mix golf and culture

Jul 5th, 2018

The months of September and October are, historically, two of the warmest on the holiday island of Mallorca - so autumn is a great time to combine golf with a bit of culture in the capital city, with the events season in full swing.

Golf course upgrade enhances royal experience at Mougins

Golf course upgrade enhances royal experience at Mougins

Jun 4th, 2018

Already regarded among the premier golf venues in France, Royal Mougins Golf Resort has taken its golfing experience to new heights after implementing a comprehensive upgrade of the bunkers and irrigation system on its award-winning championship course. 

Golf, Gastronomy & Wellness at Argentario Golf Resort & Spa

Golf, Gastronomy & Wellness at Argentario Golf Resort & Spa

May 29th, 2018

A relaxing combination of golf, gastronomy and wellness is on offer this summer at the mesmerizing Argentario Golf Resort & Spa (www.argentariogolfresortspa.it) located on the Monte Argentario promontory in the picturesque Maremma region of Tuscany in Italy.  

Golf Son Muntaner leads the way in Europe

Golf Son Muntaner leads the way in Europe

May 18th, 2018

Golf Son Muntaner, the flagship course at Arabella Golf Mallorca, has reopened following an extensive renovation project to elevate the condition of the course to world class level.

US Golf Economy Report released

US Golf Economy Report released

Apr 29th, 2018

The latest U.S. Golf Economy Report has been released, and it shows that the game of golf created a staggering $84.1 billion in economic activity across the USA in 2016. 

Claim your FREE Crown Golf break

Claim your FREE Crown Golf break

Apr 7th, 2018

Tiger’s on the way back, so we’re all asking – will he grab five more Majors and overtake Jack Nicklaus’ total of 18 professional Major titles? That’s a big ask, but here’s something Nicklaus-related which isn’t quite so much of a stretch.

Evening eight golf at Westerwood

Evening eight golf at Westerwood

Mar 15th, 2018

Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort, near Glasgow, is reintroducing its ‘Evening Eights’ competition, which proved so popular with members and visitors last summer. We think it is a great format for the summer evenings.

Northern France set for a new golden age of golf travel

Northern France set for a new golden age of golf travel

Mar 3rd, 2018

Almost 90 years ago the creation of two iconic golf courses – Le Touquet Golf Resort’s La Mer (The Sea) and Golf d’Hardelot’s Les Pins (The Pines) – triggered a golden age of golf travel for France’s Channel-facing Côte d’Opale. Today, thanks to painstaking restoration work that has seen both courses returned to their original glory.

Golf resorts win customer service accolades

Golf resorts win customer service accolades

Feb 26th, 2018

Seven QHotels’ golf resorts – managed by Redefine|BDL Hotels (RBH), the UK’s leading hotel management company – have received prestigious BDRC VenueVerdict accreditations following glowing 2017 customer service feedback.

It's GolfPorn Time at Monte Rei

It's GolfPorn Time at Monte Rei

Dec 28th, 2017

Monte Rei is on our wish list for 2018. We visited in 2017, but didn't manage to get a round in; only a taster of the course. And it's a wonder. Here's our taster of Jack Nicklaus's amazing creation in the Eastern Algarve. It's pure GolfPorn. Enjoy.

Golf in Flanders wins

Golf in Flanders wins

Dec 12th, 2017

The prestigious IAGTO award of ‘Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year’ was announced at this year’s International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) in Cannes with Flanders prevailing after having been selected out of 60 destinations by the international golf travel media.

Champion Hills - Looks Hard. Plays Easy.

Champion Hills - Looks Hard. Plays Easy.

Sep 24th, 2018

Champion Hills is an upscale residential community and home to Champion Hills Golf Club; a year-round facility nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.

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.

Seve's Pont Royal is now a pass master

Seve's Pont Royal is now a pass master

Sep 10th, 2018

Visitors to Provence are now able to enjoy a lot more golf for their euro after Golf International Pont Royal signed up to the Provence Golf Pass, which offers savings of up to 30 per cent of tee-times in the region.

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’.  

Quinta Do Lago's The Campus

Quinta Do Lago's The Campus

Aug 16th, 2018

Quinta do Lago is set to position itself as one of the world’s leading sports and leisure destinations with the up-coming completion of The Campus, a state-of-the-art sports base that will provide athletes and sports enthusiasts with everything they need to succeed at the highest level.

Abama Resorts launches 60 new residences

Abama Resorts launches 60 new residences

Aug 2nd, 2018

Las Arcadias is a new development of 60 residences, which have been designed with a rare degree of finesse and refinement. So if you are looking for some luxury living in sunny Tenerfie, then look no further.

Monte Rei to launch luxury Clubhouse Residences

Monte Rei to launch luxury Clubhouse Residences

Jul 24th, 2018

Home to a par 72 Jack Nicklaus Signature Championship golf course ranked number one in Portugal, three restaurants, tennis courts, swimming pools and a wellness centre, ​Monte Rei is now set to launch golf-fronting residences.

First birthday has West Cliffs dreaming

First birthday has West Cliffs dreaming

Jul 13th, 2018

West Cliffs Golf Links may still be in its infancy but it has plenty to celebrate on its first birthday following a remarkable rise to fame that has seen the course establish itself as one of the world’s most exciting new venues – and on its way to becoming Portugal’s new number one.

Autumn Experiences at Finca Cortesin

Autumn Experiences at Finca Cortesin

Jul 10th, 2018

With immaculate course conditions combined with stunning scenery and perfect temperatures, autumn is many golfers’ favourite season of the year, and guests can enjoy all three in abundance when booking a luxury golfing experience at the exclusive Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa in Andalucia, Spain.

Verdura turns to technology

Verdura turns to technology

Jun 14th, 2018

Sicily’s Verdura Resort is using technology to take analysis to a whole new level after the opening of its Indoor Performance Institute.

Stay Souillac, Enjoy Dordogne

Stay Souillac, Enjoy Dordogne

Jun 9th, 2018

Souillac Golf & Country Club attracts golfers to the Dordogne Valley from across the globe - but it's not just first-class golf the region offers the visitor. 

Finca Cortesin tops list for customer service

Finca Cortesin tops list for customer service

Jun 4th, 2018

Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa's reputation as one of the finest resorts in the world has been further strengthened after being named Spain's ‘Most Hospitable Golf Club' in the Golfers' Choice Awards of 2018 by users of respected website Leadingcourses.com. 

The Nest at Pelican’s Landing

The Nest at Pelican’s Landing

Jun 3rd, 2018

Flash back to 1985. The golf industry is on the rise and the real estate market in Florida is booming. As northerners reach retirement age, their mind is set upon moving to Florida and playing golf into their twilight years. All is good in the Sunshine State.

 Reunion Resort – Plenty to Do for Everyone

Reunion Resort – Plenty to Do for Everyone

May 28th, 2018

Reunion Resort, an AAA Four Diamond-rated property, is an exclusive 2,200-acre destination which promises a vacation wonderland and is conveniently located six miles from Walt Disney World and only 20 minutes from Orlando International Airport.

Algarve beach award is a shore thing for visitors

Algarve beach award is a shore thing for visitors

May 26th, 2018

Golfers might wait until after their round at one of the Algarve’s nearby stunning courses to enjoy the more enticing sand trap of Praia Do Carvoeiro, after it was named the best beach in Europe.

Finca Cortesin is preferred global hotel choice

Finca Cortesin is preferred global hotel choice

May 20th, 2018

Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa has further underlined its reputation for providing the ultimate luxury golf experience after winning two new prestigious global awards, including being named ‘Hotel of the Year – Overall’ by Preferred Hotels & Resorts – the world’s largest independent hotel brand.

Prime Verdura resort impresses European Tour elite

Prime Verdura resort impresses European Tour elite

May 17th, 2018

Sicily's Verdura Resort has further established its place among the most beautiful golf destinations in the world, with 2018 Rocco Forte Sicilian Open winner Joaquim Lagergren leading the plaudits for the multi-award-winning venue. 

Irn Bru gate

Irn Bru gate

May 13th, 2018

Irn Bru has been banned from POTUS Donald Trump’s Turnberry resort, because they are claiming it stains the expensive carpets. And this news has not been well recieved in Scotland.

Whisky a go go at Islay House

Whisky a go go at Islay House

Apr 28th, 2018

GolfPunk has been up in Islay on a whirlwind tour of whisky distilleries, the fabulous Machrie golf course, and a stay at the wonderful Islay House. And all done by Learjet, courtesy of our new friends at Stratajets. It’s nice work when you can get it for sure. 

Interior design guru transforms clubhouse

Interior design guru transforms clubhouse

Apr 21st, 2018

The transformation of PGA Catalunya Resort’s clubhouse by celebrated interior design guru Lázaro Rosa-Violán is a bold move away from traditional golf course clubhouses.

Play the world's best new course at Praia D'El Rey

Play the world's best new course at Praia D'El Rey

Mar 27th, 2018

Golfers can enjoy outstanding value on two of Europe’s top golf 50 courses when they stay at the five-star Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort this spring – including playing the world’s best new golf course.

The Belfry scoops two major industry accolades

The Belfry scoops two major industry accolades

Mar 3rd, 2018

The Belfry Hotel & Resort has further underlined its status as one of the world’s leading golf resorts after it  was recognised with ‘Gold Flag’ status at the 59club awards ceremony, whilst its Director of Courses & Estates Angus Macleod was also named Greenkeeper of the Year.

Finca Cortesin retains title as Best Resort in Europe

Finca Cortesin retains title as Best Resort in Europe

Feb 26th, 2018

Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa’s status as one of the world’s elite golf venues has received a ringing endorsement after being named as the ‘Best Golf Resort in Europe’ by users of the respected website Leadingcourses.com for the second year running.

La Manga to host 5th edition

La Manga to host 5th edition

Feb 22nd, 2018

The La Manga Club International Pro-Am joins the PGAs of Europe’s 2018 Sanctioned Event line-up for the fifth time from April 30th to May 4th, with up to 30 teams competing at the resort that was named ‘Europe’s Best Golf Venue’ at the 2017 World Golf Awards.

Orizonte remains as fourmidable as ever

Orizonte remains as fourmidable as ever

Feb 2nd, 2018

Orizonte – Lisbon Golf, the largest golf course management company in Portugal, has seen four of its highly acclaimed courses maintain their strong standing by yet again ranking positively in the Top 50 Courses of Portugal 2018.

Why Turkey is not just for Christmas

Why Turkey is not just for Christmas

Jan 13th, 2018

Recent research has revealed that nearly 40 per cent of UK golfers would like to visit Turkey on their next overseas trip. Now players can make book an all-inclusive break at the five-star Sirene Belek Hotel in 2018.

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts reinforces its status

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts reinforces its status

Dec 8th, 2017

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, has further reinforced its status as one of the UK’s leading networks of golf venues as Golf World magazine publishes its first ranking of the Top 100 Golf Resorts in the UK and Ireland. 

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.

Try the Seve Ballesteros experience at Oliva Nova

Try the Seve Ballesteros experience at Oliva Nova

Nov 15th, 2017

Oliva Nova is one of three Seve Ballesteros designed courses in the Costa Blanca region of Spain. With the beach only a stone's throw from the course, the resort has everything needed to accommodate not only golfers but also their families. But we were here it sample a design by one of the games icons. 

The 3 Funniest Golfing Meltdowns

The 3 Funniest Golfing Meltdowns

Sep 22nd, 2018

Let's face it - as long as they're not happening to you, temper tantrums in any sport are both entertaining and hilarious in equal measure. The fact that the words "thus far" had to be included in the title of this article should be enough to give you some sort of indication as to how often these meltdowns occur and when they do, anyone within a 20 foot radius is likely to be at risk of receiving a 9-iron to the cranium.

Take on the Frogs in American Golf Ryder Cup challenge

Take on the Frogs in American Golf Ryder Cup challenge

Sep 20th, 2018

American Golf is bringing the magic of the Ryder Cup to it’s stores by challenging the U.K.’s golfers to take on ‘Les Grenouilles’ or ‘The Frogs’, the stunning Par 3, 11th hole at Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National.

adidas Golf Reveals Limited Edition TOUR360

adidas Golf Reveals Limited Edition TOUR360

Sep 20th, 2018

 Golf’s ultimate team competition is nearly here. Today, adidas Golf is celebrating the tradition, history and pride that embodies the Ryder Cup by unveiling a limited-edition version of the TOUR360.     

Real Club De Golf El Prat uses historic past

Real Club De Golf El Prat uses historic past

Sep 19th, 2018

Real Club de Golf El Prat, one of Europe’s most prestigious clubs, is set to further enhance the golfing experience it offers to visitors after unveiling plans to reorganise its stunning array of courses this autumn.

adidas Golf Signs Young Stars Matthew Jordan and Lorenzo Scalise

adidas Golf Signs Young Stars Matthew Jordan and Lorenzo Scalise

Sep 13th, 2018

adidas Golf continues to bolster its roster of young athletes. Today, adidas announced the signing of two of Europe’s rising stars in golf, Matthew Jordan and Lorenzo Scalise, to multi-year contracts. Jordan and Scalise will both wear adidas apparel and footwear on and off the course.

The Top 10 Weirdest Golf Swings

The Top 10 Weirdest Golf Swings

Sep 11th, 2018

From Miller Barber to Jim Furyk by way of Eamon Darcy and Natalie Gulbis. The weirdest golf swings ever. How do these guys get away with it???

French Golf Federation to bring Ryder Cup experience

French Golf Federation to bring Ryder Cup experience

Sep 10th, 2018

As the world of sport turns its eyes towards Paris for the Ryder Cup, the French Golf Federation (FFG) and Provision Events (PVE) are making sure that visitors to the city of love can experience the excitement of the biennial showdown between Europe and U.S.A without having to step inside the ropes of Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National.

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?

Real Club De Golf El Prat to host Emerald Tour

Real Club De Golf El Prat to host Emerald Tour

Sep 7th, 2018

Amateur golfers will be given the chance to experience what it feels like to be a professional by playing courses of the calibre of Real Club de Golf El Prat thanks to the inaugural Emerald Golf Tour.

Your Golf Travel and Lee Westwood go the extra mile

Your Golf Travel and Lee Westwood go the extra mile

Sep 3rd, 2018

Your Golf Travel (YGT) and Chief Holiday Officer Lee Westwood have gone “The Extra Yard,” listening to customers and securing an incredible selection of value add-ons for those booking holidays for 2019 holidays between 1st and 30th September.

American Golf crowns 2018 Junior Champions

American Golf crowns 2018 Junior Champions

Sep 3rd, 2018

Qualifiers from all over the U.K. & Ireland gathered at Gainsborough Golf Club, home to tournament sponsor PING, for the 2018 American Golf Junior Championship final last weekend.

UK Regional qualifier registration is open at Topgolf

UK Regional qualifier registration is open at Topgolf

Aug 31st, 2018

Topgolf® players across America and the United Kingdom will soon compete for glory in the 22-city Topgolf Tour. Registration for the regional tournaments are open at topgolf.com/UKtour, with the UK leg of the tournament taking place at 6pm on 18th September at Topgolf Watford.

Fleming Golf Tips for the Dell Technologies

Fleming Golf Tips for the Dell Technologies

Aug 28th, 2018

Close but no cigar last week with Tony Finau 59/1 coming 2nd and Adam Scott 5th at 54/1. It's the Dell Technologies in the USA, the second of the FedEx playoff events. We will just concentrate on USA.

Fleming golf tips for the Northern Trust Open

Fleming golf tips for the Northern Trust Open

Aug 23rd, 2018

Great to win the Wyndham with our 2 points selection Brandt Snedeker at 26/1. We also had CT Pan 2nd at 89/1. Two events this week but we leave the Czech event alone and concentrate on the first of the FedEx play off events the Northern Trust.

Srixon introduces the new soft feel golf ball

Srixon introduces the new soft feel golf ball

Aug 15th, 2018

SRIXON®  has announced the launch of the new Soft Feel golf ball. Available in Soft White™, Tour Yellow™ as well as a Soft Feel Lady model in Soft White™ and Passion Pink™. The new Soft Feels are available now.  

Golf betting for the Wyndham

Golf betting for the Wyndham

Aug 14th, 2018

Two main events this week the Nordea in Sweden which hasn’t attracted many top players so we concentrate on the Wyndham in USA !!!

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

Aug 9th, 2018

The great players won everything right? Well, not the USPGA they didn't. The USPGA proved elusive for many serial major winners. Here's the Top 7 players never to win the PGA.

Fleming golf tips for the 2018 PGA Championship

Fleming golf tips for the 2018 PGA Championship

Aug 7th, 2018

The PGA championship is the last major tournament of the season, soon to be followed by the Fed Ex play offs!! The career grand slam event only achieved by 5 golfers Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen, while Bobby Jones won a true golf grand slam in 1930. 

On the golf road with Maria Orlova

On the golf road with Maria Orlova

Aug 3rd, 2018

Model. Golfer. Ukraine. It's a hell of a combination. She has aspirations to play on the LPGA, and is currently writing as a golf travel blogger,. Ladies & genmtlemen, we give you Maria Orlova, our latest Swingin' Siren.