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The Patrick Reed Saga

The Patrick Reed Saga

Jan 13th, 2020

I didn’t think I would hear myself say this, but I feel sorry for Patrick Reed. Don’t get me wrong the guy has handled the whole affair badly and he clearly was borderline cheating at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas last December. However, due to the Tour’s insistence that the matter has been dealt with it has basically thrown the American to the lions, who in this case are the media and the golfing public.

LPGA players pledge aid to Australia

LPGA players pledge aid to Australia

Jan 8th, 2020

No one can ignore the terrible fires ravaging Australia and to help in the relief efforts of those affected by the fires, a number of LPGA players including the Korda sisters, Marina Alex, Australian Sarah Kemp and England’s Charlotte Thomas, have publicised that they will be making a donation.

The trophy that set Twitter buzzing

The trophy that set Twitter buzzing

Dec 9th, 2019

When Peter Fowler picked up the winner’s trophy at the MCB Tour Championship it was not his golf that was centre stage in the post event online discussions. The trophy Fowler received is apparently inspired by the coc de mer or Seychelles’ nut but did they seriously not realise what else it might resemble?

Patrick Reed shame on you

Patrick Reed shame on you

Dec 7th, 2019

To say that Patrick Reed is not one of the most popular players on tour would be somewhat of an understatement. However, he has done little for his stock in trade with his blatant breaking of the rules at the Hero World Challenge. Some would say he is very lucky to get away with just a two-stroke penalty.

Engström extends her lead in Kenya

Engström extends her lead in Kenya

Dec 7th, 2019

LET 2018 Rookie of the Year, Julia Engström, carded a two under par 70 at Vipingo Ridge course to extend her lead in the Magical Kenya Ladies Open to seven shots over the field. Esther Henseleit who needs to win the event for a chance of grabbing the LET order of merit title could only manage a 71 and sits in joint second.

Trick or treat

Trick or treat

Oct 31st, 2019

So it's Halloween and we scratched our heads to come up with an appropriate article to put out there before all those candy fuelled little darlings start pounding on your door. So we went searching back for some of our favourite 'trick' shots and then found the best shots of the year as your 'treat' for tuning in. Contrived we hear you say - it's a fair cop!

ESTRELLA DAMM MEDITERRANEAN LADIES OPEN FINAL

ESTRELLA DAMM MEDITERRANEAN LADIES OPEN FINAL

Sep 30th, 2019

Only a fortnight after playing her part in Europe’s Solheim Cup victory at Gleneagles, Carlota Ciganda claimed the Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open at Terramar Golf Club in Sitges, Spain to add another unforgettable moment to her remarkable career.

Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open Day 3

Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open Day 3

Sep 29th, 2019

Laura Fuenfstueck of Germany shot a four under 67 to keep the lead but is being hunted down by home favourite Carlota Ciganda who is just two shots back going into the final round of the Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open at Golf Club Terramar, near Barcelona.

Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open

Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open

Sep 28th, 2019

Germany’s Laura Fuenfstueck produced back to back rounds of 68 to lead by three shots at the halfway stage of the Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open in Sitges, near Barcelona. The 24-year-old from Langen was out of the traps quickly, racking up four birdies in her first 12 holes and made just the one bogey, on the par-4 14th, at Terramar Golf Club.

The Giant of Portrush!

The Giant of Portrush!

Jul 21st, 2019

They needed it to be tough out there if they were going to challenge Shane Lowry but in the end, it was too tough and the conditions actually played in to the hands of the big man. For a man who grew up playing links golf up and down Ireland he was always going to be one of best equipped if the really high winds came.

New Improved Royal Portrush

New Improved Royal Portrush

Jul 17th, 2019

The course the best in the world will take on this week will arguably be a stiffer test to that which faced Max Faulkner when he won the Open when it was last hosted by Royal Portrush way back in 1951. It will be a slightly tougher test than when a sixteen year old Rory McIlroy took it apart when shooting 61.

GolfPorn: Royal Portrush

GolfPorn: Royal Portrush

Jul 12th, 2019

The Open is less than a week away and so what better than a fine bit of Golf Porn from the fantastic links at Royal Portrush. 15th Hole,  Par 4,  426 yards

Ian Woosnam installs SkyTrak at home

Ian Woosnam installs SkyTrak at home

Mar 20th, 2019

European golf legend Ian Woosnam has based his new indoor swing room around SkyTrak, golf’s most affordable launch monitor and simulator.v

Big Max introduces T1 Push cart

Big Max introduces T1 Push cart

Mar 5th, 2019

BIG MAX is re-inventing its best-ever selling cart, Ti 1000 with the introduction of the new TI ONE this spring. This re-imagining of Europe’s first ever 3-wheel push cart is bringing BIG MAX’s 2019 technology and design to a product born at the turn of the century while leaving the price point firmly stuck in the year 2000.

Powerkaddy reveals strongest ever line-up

Powerkaddy reveals strongest ever line-up

Mar 1st, 2019

PowaKaddy, the world’s best-selling electric trolley company, will launch its most complete trolley range ever in 2019 with the introduction of the eagerly-anticipated Compact C2i GPS model.

How the modern golf swing is destroying our backs

How the modern golf swing is destroying our backs

Feb 7th, 2019

Is it any coincidence that Tiger Woods – now that he's not launching himself at the ball like an angry octopus – is staying healthy on the golf course? A new study suggests this is the case...

Your Golf Travel launch sale

Your Golf Travel launch sale

Feb 7th, 2019

Spain is one of the most sought-after golf holiday destinations in the world and Your Golf Travel customers have the opportunity to secure the best tee times at championship courses scattered around Andalucia including Valderrama Golf Club, Finca Cortesin, La Reserva and many more.

Patrick Reed becomes Lifetime Member of European Tour

Patrick Reed becomes Lifetime Member of European Tour

Feb 2nd, 2019

Patrick Reed has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the European Tour in recognition of his Masters Tournament victory last year. Or was it his sterling work in destabilising the USA Ryder Cup team in Paris...

Gastro Golf goes Balearic

Gastro Golf goes Balearic

Jan 19th, 2019

Bespoke golf holiday company Gastro Golf added two new European destinations to its already impressive list of golf holiday venues – the island of Mallorca and Bulgaria.

Strong 2018 performance for PowaKaddy

Strong 2018 performance for PowaKaddy

Jan 19th, 2019

Latest figures have revealed a strong 2018 for market-leading electric trolley company, PowaKaddy, with the brand increasing its market share year on year.

Wyndemere Country Club in Naples, Florida

Wyndemere Country Club in Naples, Florida

Jan 10th, 2019

When it comes to choosing a place to live in Naples Florida, there are plenty of neighborhoods to choose from. Choosing to live in a golf community doesn’t narrow it down much, Naples has plenty of those too. So how do you choose, and what do you base your choice on?

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.

Patrick Reed confirms his Masters Menu

Patrick Reed confirms his Masters Menu

Jan 4th, 2019

Patrick Reed has confirmed his plans for the Masters dinner he will be hosting, following his maiden Major victory at Augusta National last year.

Dolan holes out to win trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Dolan holes out to win trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Jan 2nd, 2019

Irish golfer Michael Dolan waited until he was 59 for his first hole-in-one; a month later, his second earned him a trip to the 2020 Ryder Cup after he aced the eighth hole at Son Vida, Mallorca.

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.

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.

Troon appointed by Australia's Cape Wickham Golf Links

Troon appointed by Australia's Cape Wickham Golf Links

Nov 19th, 2018

Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing, has announce its International Division’s latest partnership with Cape Wickham Golf Links, Australia’s premier golfing destination.

Gastro Golf teams up with Lisbon Tourist Board

Gastro Golf teams up with Lisbon Tourist Board

Nov 16th, 2018

Bespoke golf travel company Gastro Golf has joined forces with Turismo de Lisboa and Lisboa Golf Coast to promote a selection of tailor-made packages to play and stay at some of the best golf courses and resorts in and around Europe’s westernmost capital city through two separate media campaigns.

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.

Triquetra Trophy unveiled for Jordan Mixed Open

Triquetra Trophy unveiled for Jordan Mixed Open

Nov 9th, 2018

Dr Abed Al-Razzaq Arabiyat, Managing Director of Jordan Tourism Board, was joined by representatives of the European Challenge Tour, the Staysure Tour and the Ladies European Tour at World Travel Market in London this week to unveil the trophy for the Jordan Mixed Open presented by Ayla.

Your Golf Travel leads the way in bucket list golfing experiences

Your Golf Travel leads the way in bucket list golfing experiences

Oct 31st, 2018

Your Golf Travel (YGT) is an official travel operator for the 16th Solheim Cup matches to be played next September at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland. YGT is leading the way with hundreds of three, five and seven-night packages for the event already sold.

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.

Score an ace and head strait to the 2020 Ryder Cup

Score an ace and head strait to the 2020 Ryder Cup

Oct 17th, 2018

Golfers who secure the Holy Grail of an ace while playing Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) on courses across Europe will no longer win a visit to the 2019 US Masters … instead they'll be off to the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.

Forest Dunes – A Worthwhile Trek Off the Beaten Path

Forest Dunes – A Worthwhile Trek Off the Beaten Path

Oct 9th, 2018

If you think Forest Dunes is in the middle of nowhere, you’re right, and it’s not totally a bad thing. What you’ll find is small town hospitality, exceptional lodging, exquisite dining and high-quality golf facilities.

Tony Finau dismisses Patrick Reed's USA 'disharmony' claims

Tony Finau dismisses Patrick Reed's USA 'disharmony' claims

Oct 2nd, 2018

How do you make a pig's breakfast out of a silver service banquet? Be an American Ryder Cup player. As the claims and counterclaims of mismanagement, disharmony and basic lack of preparation abound, Tony Finau has hit back at Patrick Reed. 

Brooks Koepka & Patrick Reed, golf's odd couple

Brooks Koepka & Patrick Reed, golf's odd couple

Oct 2nd, 2018

Brooks Koepka and Patrick Reed. Quite the odd couple. Super talented. Serial winners. They should be all-American heroes. But they’re not. For some reason, no one really ‘gets' them. 

Golfstream unveils new lightweight cart bag

Golfstream unveils new lightweight cart bag

Sep 28th, 2018

Golfstream, the Kent based trolley manufacturer and sole distributor of CaddyCell lithium batteries have launched their new lightweight waterproof cart bag, RRP £169.

1,200 fans to make trip of a lifetime to Ryder Cup

1,200 fans to make trip of a lifetime to Ryder Cup

Sep 25th, 2018

No fewer than 1,200 golf fans will take advantage of the superb packages offered by Your Golf Travel (YGT) for the 42nd Ryder Cup to be held at the end of this month at Le Golf National in Paris.

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.

Nicklaus comes out in support of Tiger's Trump comments

Nicklaus comes out in support of Tiger's Trump comments

Sep 6th, 2018

Golfers have rarely been keen to discuss their political opinions. And – given the fact that the only golfers' opinions we'd care to know are all loaded and most likely vote accordingly – it's probably just as well.

Pinecrest Golf Club – A Little Slice of Donald Ross in Central Florida

Pinecrest Golf Club – A Little Slice of Donald Ross in Central Florida

Sep 4th, 2018

I’m a huge fan of Donald Ross-designed golf courses. Many people associate Donald Ross with ultra-challenging courses that feature small domed greens a la Pinehurst #2, but if you study Donald Ross, you’ll find that nothing could be further from the truth. His greens typically have a lot of undulation, but domed greens were definitely not his calling card.

Get some Biofreeze on your golf strains

Get some Biofreeze on your golf strains

Sep 4th, 2018

There's nothing worse than getting out on the links only for you to feel a nasty twitch or ache which is going to curtail your golf capering once more. We tried this stuff and it was like having the wind at your back. Here's the science...

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.

Laurel Ridge Country Club

Laurel Ridge Country Club

Aug 8th, 2018

Laurel Ridge was originally settled by the family of Edward Hyatt shortly before the American Revolution.  Over a century later, Hyatt’s great-grandson, Jefferson D. Hyatt, built what would eventually become the Piedmont Inn in the exact spot where Laurel Ridge’s pavilion stands today.

 Robert Trent Jones II Lights Up Hoi An

Robert Trent Jones II Lights Up Hoi An

Jul 27th, 2018

The coastline project of Hoiana will be home to Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects’ (RTJ II) first Vietnamese championship golf course design: Hoiana Shores Golf Club

Amy Boulden, Trish Johnson and Carly Booth

Amy Boulden, Trish Johnson and Carly Booth

Jul 25th, 2018

Stars of the ladies’ game, Amy Boulden, Trish Johnson and Carly Booth are all in for a bid to win €50,000 as they compete in the Warwickshire-based, Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship.  

 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.        

Introducing Golf Access

Introducing Golf Access

Jun 22nd, 2018

Whilst working for England Golf, former PGA Professional Simon Wood noticed that many people who were trying golf for the first time would come along to a few lessons on the range, but drift away again over time, having never made it on to the golf course, despite the high quality of the lessons. And he decided to do something about it.

Fleming golf tips for the The Travelers Championship

Fleming golf tips for the The Travelers Championship

Jun 20th, 2018

Mullinax 289/1! Amazing goings on at the US Open over the weekend, Brooks Koepka wins for second year in succession and Phil Mickleson try's playing crazy golf on the putting green!!! Our best selection Tony Finau was placed 5th at 109/1.

Your Golf Travel Teams up with adidas

Your Golf Travel Teams up with adidas

Jun 15th, 2018

Your Golf Travel (YGT), the world’s largest golf travel company, has launched a brilliant Summer of Sport promotion for 2018 in conjunction with adidas that will see many golfers benefit from exclusive deals and discounts.

Hailey Ostrom: Swingin' Siren

Hailey Ostrom: Swingin' Siren

Jun 10th, 2018

Scorching her way to the LPGA Tour, say hello to golf's Hailey's comet... by which we mean the power house golfing siren Ms Ostrom....

Motocaddy lifts compact trolleys to a new level

Motocaddy lifts compact trolleys to a new level

Jun 7th, 2018

Motocaddy is introducing a new M-Series range of compact-folding electric golf trolleys that includes super-lightweight Lithium batteries and the first compact model to come with a GPS functionality.

Trump to tee it up with Kim Jong Un

Trump to tee it up with Kim Jong Un

Jun 7th, 2018

Whatever you think about POTUS Donald Trump, you cannot question his ability to slot in a round of golf, and now there is talk that he wants to tee it up with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un during their planned Singapore summit. 

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.  

Tommy Fleetwood styles it out with TrendyGolf

Tommy Fleetwood styles it out with TrendyGolf

May 21st, 2018

Tommy Fleetwood, Europe's number one golfer, will tee it up at BMW PGA Championship this week in Nike outfits chosen by TrendyGolf.com, golf's leading online fashion retailer.

 Shots fired at Trump’s Doral golf resort

Shots fired at Trump’s Doral golf resort

May 19th, 2018

Shots were exchanged by a gunman and police in the main lobby at Trump’s Doral resort on Friday morning, with the gunman coming off worse as he was shot and wounded by police.

Cottrell Park Golf Club fights back

Cottrell Park Golf Club fights back

May 15th, 2018

Cottrell Paark Golf Club has sent an open letter to the Rt Hon Kevin Brennan MP over his statement in the House of Commons about the alleged case of discrimation against woman member Lowri Roberts, refuting his claims. They are not pulling their punches, as the Cottrell Park fight back begins. Here is the letter in full.