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WOMEN’S GOLF DAY INVITES YOU TO THE 2022 PALOOZA!

May 31st will see the return of WGD Palooza, a virtual online event brought to you by Women’s Golf Day.  Last year’s event was an experience unlike any other, connecting thousands of golfers from around the world to the movers and shakers who inspire us all. WGD Palooza is a free to attend event, open to […]

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THE MANOR HOUSE INVESTS IN NEW CLUB CAR BUGGIES

The Manor House Golf Club, Wiltshire, has purchased a fleet of 50 golf buggies from leading manufacturer, Club Car.  The lithium battery cars each include full Visage GPS touch screens, designed to further enhance golfers’ experiences on the course. The heightened GPS systems on the new fleet provide golfers with more accurate distance measuring and […]

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PALHEIRO GARDENS GOLF CLASSIC TO FUNDRAISE FOR UKRAINIAN REFUGEES

Golfers taking part in this month’s Palheiro Gardens Golf Classic in Madeira will have good reason to dig deep into their pockets for charity after organisers announced that this year’s event will be held in aid of refugees from the Ukraine. Players and dignitaries are being encouraged to donate as much as possible towards the […]

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SkyCaddie Offers £50 For Your Old Laser Or GPS

It’s back! SkyCaddie’s Trade-Up promotion is alive again, giving golfers whopping discounts on SkyCaddie’s greatest-ever range of GPS handhelds and watches. SkyCaddie’s award-winning ‘big four’ – the SX550, SX400, LX5C and LX5 – all cost £50 less during the promotion. All you have to do is hand your old laser or GPS over to your […]

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SPEEDING UP PLAY CAN LEAD TO A LONGER LIFE

Do you want to speed up the pace of play and add years to your life? Well, researchers at the University of Leicester have found the perfect combination that allows golfers to do just that!  In a study of over 400,000 adult U.K. participants, researchers found that “…as little as 10 minutes of brisk walking […]

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PRINCE HARRY AND BRENDAN LAWLOR HAVE AN AWESOME TIME AT INVICTUS GAMES

Prince Harry got into the swing of things at the Invictus Games last week showing off his golfing prowess using Awesome Golf alongside #1 disability golfer in the world Brendan Lawlor.  The pair went head to head at a simulator ‘Golf Clinic’ at the Invictus games in the Netherlands hosted by the Dutch Golf Company.  […]

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Harewood Downs Golf Club

One of the finest golf courses in Buckinghamshire. ARE YOU LOOKING TO RESERVE YOUR ANNUAL GOLF DAY COMPETITION? HAREWOOD DOWNS GOLF CLUB IS THE IDEAL VENUE FOR GROUPS OF 12+ PLAYERS. The course boasts facilities that include USGA specification greens that are maintained to the highest standards that are sure to test the capabilities of even the […]

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DAN WALKER JOINS LEGENDARY GOLF LINE-UP RAISING MONEY FOR CHARITY IN MAURITIUS

Top television presenter Dan Walker will be part of a star-studded line-up of celebrities that will head to the sunshine island of Mauritius at the end of next month to take part in an international golf event for charity. Breakfast TV host Walker, one of the stars of the 2021 series of Strictly Come Dancing, […]

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Trilby Tour 2022 Dates Announced

The day is finally here… and our plans for the 2022 Trilby Tour are announced! We said last year that when we re-launch the Trilby Tour, we will make it bigger and better for ALL the golfers that take part. In 2022, female amateurs will also compete in the Trilby Tour and we are pleased to announce the tour […]

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THE VIC OPEN TO OFFER THREE QUALIFYING PLACES FOR THE 150TH OPEN AT ST ANDREWS

The Vic Open will feature as part of The Open Qualifying Series for the first time following the cancellation of the New Zealand Open due to on-going travel restrictions. The Vic Open is taking place at the 13th Beach Golf Links, near Melbourne, from 10-13 February and is organised by Golf Australia and sanctioned by the […]

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How to Enjoy Golf Despite Spring Hay Fever

If you’re one of the unlucky ones whose hay fever is triggered by tree pollen, spring can be a real misery. And if you enjoy a round of golf, hay fever can have a profound effect on both your performance and enjoyment. With Birch, hazel, willow, alder and elm trees all wafting out their pollen […]

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STARS OF GOLF UNITE IN SUPPORT OF NATIONAL GOLF CLUB CHALLENGE CAMPAIGN

The biggest names in golf have united in support of the National Golf Club Challenge (NGCC) by asking all 2500+ of the U.K. and Ireland’s golf clubs to donate one mid-week four ball to the charity spring auction. In its thirteenth year, the NGCC is raising money for On Course Foundation, the golfing charity that […]

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Berkhamsted is a first for Turfgrass

Turfgrass, the world-leading golf course consultancy, recently scored a first in its 24-year history when it started working at historic Berkhamsted Golf Club. “We’ve done 260 golf courses around the world, but Berkhamsted is the first without any bunkers” said John Clarkin, Turfgrass Managing Director. “We have worked on course conditioning at Ryder Cup, Solheim […]

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Shot Scope Names Golf Personality and Digital Influencer, Paige Spiranac, As Global Brand Ambassador

Shot Scope, a leading international manufacturer of GPS-based game tracking and distance measuring smart watches, as well as laser rangefinders, has named golf personality and digital influencer, Paige Spiranac as a Global Brand Ambassador. Backed by products that offer real-time on-course swing performance tracking capabilities and precise distance measuring, Shot Scope is teaming-up with Spiranac, an accomplished […]

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Clevedon Golf Club

Clevedon Golf Club celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2016 and has earned itself a reputation as the course to play in Somerset . Design credit for the 18 hole layout is attributed to J.H.Tayor and remained largely untouched until the early 1990’s where the course was increased by over 1,000 yards and changed from a […]

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Gleneagles Crowned #1 Golf Resort Outside The USA

Gleneagles, the iconic Scottish hotel and global luxury destination, ends 2021 on a high after today being announced as the World’s #1 Golf Resort outside the USA, narrowly missing out on top spot, awarded to Bandon Dunes in Oregon. This important accolade follows a string of recent awards for The Glorious Playground, which consistently remains the […]

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RECORD NUMBERS NOW PLAYING GOLF WORLDWIDE

New research figures revealed by The R&A and Sports Marketing Surveys (SMS) show golf has enjoyed a significant increase in popularity worldwide since 2016 with over five-and-a-half million additional golfers taking up the sport. The number of total golfers globally has increased from 61 million to 66.6 million in a five-year growth period, surpassing the […]

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MADEIRA ON RUNWAY TO FURTHER GOLFING SUCCESS IN 2022

The popularity of Madeira as a holiday destination for European golfers is set to soar even further in 2022 with the launch of five new flight routes to the sunshine island – from Ireland, France, Belgium and Italy. The Portuguese islands will be more accessible than ever to players from next spring following Ryanair’s announcement […]

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Belfry Brabazon course added to Toptracer Range virtual offering

Toptracer has today announced the integration of the award winning and iconic Brabazon course at The Belfry Hotel & Resort into its Toptracer Range gaming platform. In addition to the course’s recent on-site installation of Toptracer Range into its practice facility, The Belfry’s famous Brabazon course has also been mapped for use in the Toptracer […]

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HOWDIDIDO BOOKING PLATFORM HAS ALL ROUNDS COVERED

HowDidiDo, Europe’s largest online golf community, has further enhanced its reputation as the leading ‘one-stop shop‘ for club golfers with the launch of a new booking page which allows players to secure both casual and competition rounds on the same page for the first time. Featuring an improved user interface and faster response times, the […]

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