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West Cliffs scales new heights

West Cliffs scales new heights

Mar 22nd, 2019

West Cliffs Golf Links has further enhanced its reputation as one of the leading lights of world golf after claiming a leading accolade in Golf Inc. magazine’s prestigious ‘2019 Golf Development of the Year’ awards.

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.

Prestigious new global honour for West Cliffs

Prestigious new global honour for West Cliffs

Oct 2nd, 2017

The reputation of West Cliffs Golf Links as one of the most exciting new names in world golf continues to grow with the Portuguese course having become the newest member of IMG Prestige – an exclusive collection of some of the game’s most celebrated global venues.

West Cliffs singled out for praise

West Cliffs singled out for praise

Sep 6th, 2017

West Cliffs Golf Links has been singled out for special praise by the Golf Environment Organisation (GEO) after becoming a GEO Certified® Development - and the first course in Europe to complete its OnCourse Developments programme.

West Cliffs open new eco clubhouse

West Cliffs open new eco clubhouse

May 31st, 2017

West Cliffs Golf Links is moving into top gear ahead of its official launch next month following the opening of a stylish, eco–friendly clubhouse at the eagerly–anticipated new Portuguese resort. 

Fly away on your own private jet

Fly away on your own private jet

Jul 2nd, 2018

What could be more perfect for any golfing fan than to escape for a few days on the fairway by private jet?  So, we take a look at some very different courses that could make a perfect, hassle-free jaunt across Europe.

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.

Late surge earns England's Wardle top honours

Late surge earns England's Wardle top honours

Jan 31st, 2018

England star Isobel Wardle staged a stunning final-round comeback to claim a dramatic play-off victory at the 2018 Portuguese Women’s Amateur Golf Championship at West Cliffs Golf Links.

Top 5 Slowest Golfers Revisited

Top 5 Slowest Golfers Revisited

Aug 11th, 2019

Ok we are not going to let this one drop. Slow play is killing our game and the lead must come from the professional ranks. In the second round of the Northern Trust, Bryson DeChambeau took it to another level.

Westwood’s Embedded Ball

Westwood’s Embedded Ball

Jul 20th, 2019

There were a number of rulings made by the R&A officials on day three of the Open but none was more interesting as that for Lee Westwood. And hats off to the 46 year-old Englishman who showed pure class and honesty in dealing with the situation.

Lee Westwood re-signs with PING

Lee Westwood re-signs with PING

Jan 18th, 2018

Continuing an affiliation that goes back to his teen years with PING, Lee Westwood has signed another multi-year agreement to play PING equipment, PING Chairman & CEO John A. Solheim has announced.

Stunning West Cliff wins again...

Stunning West Cliff wins again...

Dec 5th, 2017

The stunning West Cliffs Golf Links, in Portugal, continues to rack up the plaudits having been acclaimed as the ‘world’s best new golf course’ by Square Milemagazine – just weeks after winning the same accolade in the 2017 World Golf Awards.

West Cliff confirmed as world's best new course

West Cliff confirmed as world's best new course

Nov 27th, 2017

West Cliffs Golf Links has confirmed its reputation as the new star of global golf and capped an incredible first six months by being named as the ‘World’s Best New Golf Course’ at the 2017 World Golf Awards.

Lee Westwood victorious at Hero's Challenge

Lee Westwood victorious at Hero's Challenge

Sep 27th, 2017

Tournament host Lee Westwood had the dream start to his hosting of the British Masters, as he defeated Sergio Garcia in the third staging of the Hero Challenge.

Lee Westwood's putting challenge at St Jame's Park

Lee Westwood's putting challenge at St Jame's Park

Aug 30th, 2017

Lee Westwood, host of the 2017 British Masters, stepped on to the hallowed turf of St James’ Park this weekend to take part in a Provision Events designed putting challenge in front of 52,000 Newcastle United fans.

Lee Westwood's £2 million bonus

Lee Westwood's £2 million bonus

Apr 6th, 2017

Lee Westwood is once again aiming for Masters glory and Flannels, the luxury fashion retailer, has highlighted its appreciation of high–end clothing by placing a £2 million price tag on the tournament’s famous green jacket.  

Lee Westwood launches Icons of football

Lee Westwood launches Icons of football

Jan 31st, 2017

Lee Westwood has launched an event for Icons of Football 2017, which sees two teams of footballing icons do battle in a Ryder–Cup–style competition.

Westwood snubbed by Wood

Westwood snubbed by Wood

Nov 17th, 2016

Westwood has spoken out about his unhappiness that Chris Wood did not pick him as his partner to represent England at the World Cup of Golf later this month, with the Bristolian instead opting for his close friend, Andy Sullivan.  

Dunlop give Lee Westwood £2 million reasons to sign up

Dunlop give Lee Westwood £2 million reasons to sign up

Jul 27th, 2016

Dunlop have today announced that they have extended their sponsorship agreement with Lee Westwood. The deal has been extended for a further three years and the announcement comes ahead of Westwood teeing off at Baltusrol tomorrow.

Lee Westwood sells his USA pad

Lee Westwood sells his USA pad

Jan 26th, 2016

Lee Westwood has moved back to the UK full time, as he will now be focusing on the European Tour. He’s also sadly got divorced and his former wife has taken their kids back to England.

TPC Stadium Course at PGA West

TPC Stadium Course at PGA West

Jan 19th, 2016

EA Sports have announced that the TPC Stadium Course at PGA West will be the new free course for Rory McIlroy PGA Tour, and it’s arriving this week.

Free Westwood!!

Free Westwood!!

Dec 4th, 2015

For the duration of this weekend's Nedbank Golf Challenge, at the Gary Player Country Club, in Sun City, the popular Lee Westwood's Masterclass golf app will be free to download from the iTunes app store.

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.

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.

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.

West Cliff claims new Top 100 Ranking Record

West Cliff claims new Top 100 Ranking Record

Jan 10th, 2018

The meteoric rise of West Cliffs Golf Links to the top of the golfing world continues to gather pace, with the new Portuguese course achieving the highest new entry ever in the history of the respected Top 100 Golf Courses’ European rankings list.

West Cliff GC officially opened

West Cliff GC officially opened

Jun 12th, 2017

West Cliffs Golf Links has been hailed as one of the new stars of European golf, and been tipped to become the number one golf course in Portugal, after being unveiled to widespread approval this month.

gWest International Resort back on course

gWest International Resort back on course

Jul 3rd, 2016

Work has started again on the gWest International Resort near Gleneagles in Perthshire, six years after the global crash stopped the project in its tracks.

West Brom player pays £60k to golf at Augusta

West Brom player pays £60k to golf at Augusta

May 10th, 2016

West Bromich Albion midfielder and Scottish international James Morrison has spent a whopping £60,000 on one round of golf at Stiliyan Petrov's Foundation Dinner, but it's all in a good cause.

Wentworth announces upgrades to West Course

Wentworth announces upgrades to West Course

Mar 2nd, 2016

Wentworth Club has announced updates to the upcoming renovations and works across the famous West Course, Tennis & Health Club and Clubhouse. The members dispute is clearly not stopping them. Here's what's going to be done.

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling

Jul 21st, 2019

Ireland’s Shane Lowry produced what he called "one of the most incredible days of my life" shooting an eight-under-par 63 that gives him a four-shot lead going into the final day of the Open at Royal Portrush!  Englishman Tommy Fleetwood is the closest rival on 12 under after a 66 with JB Holmes third on 10 under.  World number one Brooks Koepka and Justin Rose sit one further back but there are tough weather conditions forecast for the final day.

The Wrong Irishman

The Wrong Irishman

Jul 20th, 2019

The fairy tale has slowly unwound. Local boy, Darren Clarke, who led the field off on Thursday in the 148th Open Championship, took seven at the last to miss the cut. Rory McIlroy, who famously shot 61 around Royal Portrush at the age of 16, shot 65, equalling best score of the day, but agonisingly missed the cut by one. And our man, Gmac, held firm just making it through on the cut line, nine back from the leader.

Want to get ahead, kiss your caddy!

Want to get ahead, kiss your caddy!

Jul 20th, 2019

Lee Westwood backed up a first day 68 with an impressive 67 and is currently tied in 3rd position with Tommy Fleetwood, just one shot off the overnight lead. Based on his recent form this is somewhat unexpected.  What has changed you might ask?  Well he’s brought Helen Storey, his girlfriend, in as his looper and, despite her not knowing much about golf, it just might provide the fairy tale story for one of the finest golfers never to win a major.

US Open Qualifier

US Open Qualifier

Jun 4th, 2019

The fourteen qualifiers from yesterday’s European U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying consisted of no fewer than ten different nationalities. South African Dean Burmester led the list of qualifiers with a total of 128, sixteen under par and four shots clear.

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.

Lookers Junior Masters to return at Close House

Lookers Junior Masters to return at Close House

Mar 20th, 2018

Close House and attached tour professional Lee Westwood, in partnership with Lookers Motor Group and PING, have announced that the second annual Junior Masters will be played at Close House on 29th October 2018.

UK's tallest man almost takes out GolfPunk

UK's tallest man almost takes out GolfPunk

Sep 28th, 2017

There we were, quietly going about our business at the British Masters at Close House, when the UK's tallest man, Harlem Globe Trotter Paul Sturgess, walks onto the tee... 

Rory McIlroy to play British Masters

Rory McIlroy to play British Masters

Sep 18th, 2017

In what has to be a surprise to all of us, Rory McIlroy has accepted an invitation to play in the British Masters, which kicks off at Close House GC next week.

Your Golf Travel Partner with British Masters

Your Golf Travel Partner with British Masters

Sep 14th, 2017

Your Golf Travel have announced a new partnership with the British Masters. This will give YGT the opportunity to showcase its ‘Early Eagle’ offers to golf fans, with the company giving away free holidays to five of Lee Westwood’s favourite golfing destinations.

Sergio Garcia to play British Masters

Sergio Garcia to play British Masters

Jul 26th, 2017

Sergio Garcia is "excited" to return a favour for his friend Lee Westwood and has commited to playing in September's British Masters at Close House Golf Club in Northumberland.

The Dye London

The Dye London

Apr 12th, 2017

As we reported yesterday, a spectacular new 18–hole Tour–style golf course, The Dye London, has been granted planning permission in a decision by The Planning Inspectorate this week. Here's more information on this very exciting development. 

 Praia D’El Rey prepares

Praia D’El Rey prepares

Apr 8th, 2017

Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort is offering an enhanced five–star experience as they prepare to launch the beautiful West Cliffs Links course. 

Thurlestone Golf Club - You Little Beauty!

Thurlestone Golf Club - You Little Beauty!

Mar 5th, 2017

Thurlestone Golf Course is set in an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.’ And we’re talking about the ‘walk around with your mouth slightly open, nobody can argue with that’ type of beauty.

Rory McIlroy hit by food poisoning

Rory McIlroy hit by food poisoning

Mar 3rd, 2017

Rory may be coming back from a rib injury, but he's now had to contend with a bout of food poisoning as he remains in contention at the WGC Mexico Championship. 

Close House announce Junior Open

Close House announce Junior Open

Feb 25th, 2017

Close House, home to the 2017 British Masters, and resident tour pro Lee Westwood have announced that a Junior Masters will take place on the 26th September to celebrate the European Tour event at the club.

Golf Tourism England launch video mini series

Golf Tourism England launch video mini series

Jan 12th, 2017

Golf Tourism England has revealed its first video in a mini-series designed to capture the essence of golf in five carefully selected regions up and down the country. Here's England's Golf Coast. Lovely stuff.

Tiger rumored to be teeing it up with Trump

Tiger rumored to be teeing it up with Trump

Dec 23rd, 2016

According to a source close to the Trump, the President-elect will play golf with Tiger Woods today at his Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida. 

Goodwood GC closes flexible membership scheme

Goodwood GC closes flexible membership scheme

Nov 1st, 2016

Goodwood Golf Club, one of the first golf clubs in the UK to set up a flexible membership policy, has announced it is going to close it at the end of this year because it is now too popular.

Close House to be British Masters Home

Close House to be British Masters Home

Oct 17th, 2016

According to a rogue tweet by Sky Sports Commentator Ewen Murray, Close House will host the 2017 British Masters, with Lee Westwood as host. 

Seal pup found on Cornish course

Seal pup found on Cornish course

Oct 5th, 2016

Early on Sunday morning a novice green keeper at West Cornwall Golf Club discovered that a seal pup had found its way onto the golf course. What was he to do?

It's the hickory golf challenge

It's the hickory golf challenge

Sep 4th, 2016

It's the hickory golf challenge, starring Danny Willett, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Paolo Quirici and Lee Westwood. Take it away chaps.

 Tewkesbury Park reveals golf course upgrades

Tewkesbury Park reveals golf course upgrades

Aug 11th, 2016

One of the West of England’s most scenic golf hotels has completed a major series of improvements to its golf course. Here's what's been going down at Tewkesbury Park.

Top 5 links courses near Royal Troon

Top 5 links courses near Royal Troon

Jul 15th, 2016

Royal Troon may be hosting the 145h Open Championship, but it is by no means all that the South Ayrshire area has to offer for the golfer. We’ve had a look at what we think are the Top 5 links courses to play once you’ve taken on Royal Troon.

Football and Golf meet at Cheltenham

Football and Golf meet at Cheltenham

Mar 17th, 2016

Alan Shearer and Lee Westwood joined their fellow owners with runners in the parade ring before the Weatherbys Champion Bumper at Cheltenham on Wednesday.