Canterbury Golf Club Gears Up For The Open Championship 2020 By Linking Up With Golf In Kent

Canterbury Golf Club Gears Up For The Open Championship 2020 By Linking Up With Golf In Kent

Canterbury Golf Club is gearing up for the staging of The Open Championship in July 2020 at nearby Royal St George’s by linking up with fellow Kent golf clubs in Visit Kent’s Golf in Kent Partnership. With the prestigious major coming to Kent and the golfing spotlight set to shine on the county over the next 18 months, Canterbury has seized upon an opportune moment to join Golf in Kent, which is regarded as one of England’s premier golfing destinations. Located on the outskirts of Kent’s medieval cathedral city, Canterbury GC was founded…Read more …
Prince’s Golf Club Offering Free Entry To Historic Junior Event

Prince’s Golf Club Offering Free Entry To Historic Junior Event

Prince’s Golf Club in Sandwich Bay, Kent, is offering free entry into its prestigious Laddie Lucas Spoon junior open. The distinguished competition takes place on Wednesday 10th April 2019 at Prince’s and entry is open to all boys and girls aged between 8 to 13 years old on the day of the event. Laddie Lucas, whose father co-founded the club in 1906, was an avid patron of junior golf and set up the event more than 25 years ago. Junior golfers from around the country compete for the hickory-shafted Spoon; the club that…Read more …
Prominent Sports Personalities Join Messinia Pro-Am At Costa Navarino

Prominent Sports Personalities Join Messinia Pro-Am At Costa Navarino

One of YouTube's most popular golf coaches and a former Rugby World Cup winner are among the participants in next month's prestigious - and completely sold out - Messinia Pro-Am, at Costa Navarino, the prime sustainable golf destination in the Mediterranean. The third Messinia Pro-Am - a four-day PGAs of Europe-sanctioned event, in association with the PGA of Greece and the Hellenic Golf Federation - takes place on the Dunes and Bay courses at the destination in Greece's Peloponnese, and is drawing in professionals, celebrities and amateurs from across the world. They are…Read more …
‘King Of The Jungle’ Harry Officially Opens New Club Gates

‘King Of The Jungle’ Harry Officially Opens New Club Gates

‘King of the Jungle’ Harry Redknapp swung into action to officially open new entry gates at one of Dorset’s top golf clubs. The former soccer manager, who won the hearts – and votes – of millions in the hit ITV programme ‘I’m a Celebrity’ took to the wheel of a buggy at Ferndown Golf Club. The club’s new entrance was funded anonymously by two club members and is part of a five year improvement programme costing more than £500,000. Harry, who became a member of the club last year, described the new entrance…Read more …
La Manga Club Makes 20% Offer To Families For February Half-Term

La Manga Club Makes 20% Offer To Families For February Half-Term

Families looking to escape the British winter for some sporting action under sunny skies over February half-term can enjoy discounts of up to 20 per cent when staying at Spain’s five-star La Manga Club resort next month. Boasting world-class sports facilities and a climate averaging 300 days’ sunshine a year, the resort is the ideal destination for an active break and is offering an array of attractive savings for the school holidays  – with five-night packages for a family of four in a two-bedroom apartment bookable from only €620 (approx  £550). Bookable until…Read more …
New Golf Accolade For La Manga Club Is Just Gr-Eight

New Golf Accolade For La Manga Club Is Just Gr-Eight

La Manga Club is celebrating unprecedented success in the golf travel market after being named as Spain’s best golf resort for an amazing eighth year in a row. The top sports and leisure destination in Murcia, south-east Spain, which has been at the forefront of golf in Europe for more than 45 years, received double the number of votes of its nearest rival on its way to claiming one of the leading accolades at the 2019 Today’s Golfer Travel Awards. Voted for annually by readers of the UK’s best-selling golf magazine, the awards…Read more …
New Golf Vision For Moor Park

New Golf Vision For Moor Park

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. Under the leadership of recently-appointed chief executive Amy Yeates, the historic Hertfordshire club is moving its focus away from the corporate and wedding sectors towards repositioning itself as one of England's premier golfing venues. Yeates outlined the plans to Moor Park's members earlier this winter, with the proposals including significant investment in the club's golf and clubhouse facilities and services over…Read more …
Prince’s Makes Impressive Leap In Golf World’s Top 100 England Rankings

Prince’s Makes Impressive Leap In Golf World’s Top 100 England Rankings

Prince’s Golf Club has risen an impressive 10 places into the top 50 of Golf World magazine’s latest Top 100 England rankings following the redevelopment of its Himalayas nine. For the first time, panellists considered the Dunes and Himalayas as the preferred course out of the three loops of nine at Prince’s, emphasising the quality of the works undertaken when turning the Himalayas into one of the finest stretches of links golf in the country. The Sandwich club enlisted internationally renowned golf course architects Mackenzie & Ebert to handle the changes to the…Read more …
La Manga Club Golf Open Comes Of Age In Style

La Manga Club Golf Open Comes Of Age In Style

Players from all over Europe took advantage of outstanding golf, first-class hospitality and temperatures in the mid-70s as Spain’s La Manga Club delivered a fitting finale to the 2018 season at the 18th edition of the popular La Manga Club Golf Open. This year’s sun-drenched event featured one of the strongest fields ever assembled for the 54-hole competition, with around 200 players from countries including the UK, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden, Italy, Germany and the host nation gathering at the Murcian resort for five days of fun on and off the fairways.…Read more …
Prince’s Launches Junior Foundation To Bring Through The Next Generation Of Talent

Prince’s Launches Junior Foundation To Bring Through The Next Generation Of Talent

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. The Prince’s Foundation provides scholars with club membership, coaching from the team of teaching professionals at Prince’s, clothing, equipment, tournament entry and mentoring to support their development. Rob McGuirk, General Manager at Prince’s, commented: “As a club that has fantastic heritage of producing European Tour, Challenge Tour and elite amateur players, we feel that it is important to give our juniors the…Read more …
International Field Flocks To Kent Coastline For Championship Links Team Challenge

International Field Flocks To Kent Coastline For Championship Links Team Challenge

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 fourball better ball mixed team event in early November spans three days of golf on some of England’s finest championship links golf courses, with a round at each of the prestigious links courses on the east Kent coast. Prince’s Golf Club, home of the 1932 Open Championship won by Gene Sarazen, boasts 27 holes of championship links golf including the reimagined Himalayas 9 as well as…Read more …
SkyCaddie SX500 Yardages Match Laser, Says PGA Winner

SkyCaddie SX500 Yardages Match Laser, Says PGA Winner

The SkyCaddie SX500, golf’s hottest new distance measuring device, claimed its latest professional victory this month in the hands of Five Lakes PGA pro Gary Carter and Club Captain Nigel Popper – the SkyCaddie PGA Pro-Captain Challenge 2018 champions. The pair praised the SX500’s accurate yardages to the pins on the Golf Son Muntaner course at Arabella Golf Mallorca, as they emerged victorious among the ten qualifying teams. After lifting the trophy, first-time GPS user and PGA professional Gary Carter said: “If you’re serious about your golf you’d be a fool not to…Read more …
La Manga Club Revels In Global Golf Spotlight As Europe’s Number One

La Manga Club Revels In Global Golf Spotlight As Europe’s Number One

Spain's La Manga Club celebrated its past and present after enjoying a memorable night of success at the 2018 World Golf Awards, which included being named ‘Europe's Best Golf Venue' for the second year in a row. The iconic sports and leisure resort was hosting the event for the second year running and was one of the big winners at the lavish prize-giving ceremony, with its five-star Hotel Principe Felipe being voted ‘Spain's Best Golf Hotel' for the fourth time in the last five years. In an extra special moment for La Manga…Read more …
La Manga Club To Welcome 2019 With ‘Mardi Gras’ Party

La Manga Club To Welcome 2019 With ‘Mardi Gras’ Party

La Manga Club will be conjuring up all the atmosphere of New Orleans and its world-famous Mardi Gras festival to help guests celebrate the new year in flamboyant style. Delivering live music to inspire the spirit of the party-loving American city and its emblematic carnival, the Spanish resort’s ‘Mardi Gras’ New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner is just one of the themed events that it is staging to help couples and families welcome 2019 in memorable fashion. Taking place in La Manga Club’s grand ballroom, the Mardi Gras black-tie evening promises to be a…Read more …
Youngsters Have Chance To Impress At Stoke Park

Youngsters Have Chance To Impress At Stoke Park

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. The club's scholarship programme - initiated by its members in order to nurture talent - offers a great opportunity for junior golfers to develop their game at the world-class facilities at Stoke Park. The current British Boys' Champion, 15-year-old Conor Gough, is among the current crop…Read more …
Bjorn Warms Up For Ryder Cup Visit With Foxhills Visit

Bjorn Warms Up For Ryder Cup Visit With Foxhills Visit

Thomas Bjorn made an astute captain’s pick with a visit to Foxhills Club & Resort ahead of this week’s Ryder Cup showdown. The Dane leads Team Europe into battle against the USA at Le Golf National in Paris on Friday but warmed up for the frenzy with a trip to the more relaxed surroundings of the Surrey resort. Although he may have appreciated the opportunity to unwind with a short break and a trip to the award-winning spa, Bjorn was instead there to undertake media duties with Foxhills friend and Sky Sports presenter,…Read more …
Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club Lands Top Spot At English Disability Open

Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club Lands Top Spot At English Disability Open

Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club is announcing its championship victory at the English Disability Open with the country club’s golf coordinator, Mick Horsley landing top spot. Taking place at Warwickshire Golf & Country Club, the tournament was co-sanctioned by England Golf and the charity, Balasa Golf. Welcoming more than 40 golfers with a range of impairments, the golfers competed in three handicap categories over 36 holes. Horsley opened day one with two-over par 74 on the Kings Course, followed by a day two on the Earls where he quickly took the…Read more …
Littlestone Throws Open Its Doors To Brand New Pro Shop

Littlestone Throws Open Its Doors To Brand New Pro Shop

Littlestone Golf Club has thrown open its doors to a brand new Pro Shop located by the main clubhouse overlooking the championship links, regarding by many as one of England’s finest courses. The new modern structure will allow the club to stock a much more extensive range of golf equipment, clothing including a members’ branded range, shoes and golf accessories which can now also be bought online. A brand new SAM PuttLab, the world’s leading putt coaching and training system, has also been installed for members and visitors alike who will be able to…Read more …
Royal Dornoch And Castle Stuart To Host Donald Ross Pro-Am

Royal Dornoch And Castle Stuart To Host Donald Ross Pro-Am

Two of Scotland’s leading links courses will host a prestigious Pro-Am tournament next year in honour of Donald Ross, one of golf’s most acclaimed architects. The four-day event will be held from 24-28 September 2019 at Royal Dornoch Golf Club and Castle Stuart Golf Links and will feature 16 teams from across the world. Players will also hold a practice round at Brora Golf Club. Ross, who was born in 1872 in Dornoch, grew up playing on the famous links and as a young man was the “Keeper of the Greens”. He was…Read more …
Finca Cortesin Enjoys Major Rise In New European Golf Rankings

Finca Cortesin Enjoys Major Rise In New European Golf Rankings

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’. The deluxe venue in Andalucia, Spain, was one of the biggest risers in the new benchmark industry poll of the continent’s best places to play and stay, climbing up nine places to eighth in the latest standings. Assessed over…Read more …