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Notts Golf Club (Hollinwell)

Notts Golf Club (Hollinwell) Golfers who find their way to Notts Golf Club at Hollinwell know they have arrived at a very special place from the moment they turn the final bend on the long driveway to the Club and see a magnificent view of the course and imposing clubhouse ahead of them. Set in […]

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HARRIS KALINKA DISPLAYS FRIGHTENING POTENTIAL OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN GOLF

Seeing people running away from a booth at a major industry show is not normally seen as a recommendation of one’s work – but that’s exactly what it was for golf course animation specialist Harris Kalinka at the recent Golf Industry Show (GIS) in Orlando. The UK and Latvia-based company was showcasing its outstanding work […]

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ANDOVER GOLFERS JUST MISS OUT ON NATIONAL TITLE

A husband-and-wife pairing of amateur golfers from Andover just missed out on a prestigious national title when they competed in the pairs final of the 2016 Morocco Matchplay, powered by HowDidiDo, in Marrakech. Garage owner Steve Prince, 58, a 13-handicapper, and his wife and fellow Donnington Valley member Toni, 47, a civil servant who plays […]

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BIG NAMES OUT IN FORCE FOR GOLF INDUSTRY ‘OSCARS’

    Compered by BBC Breakfast News & Football Focus presenter Dan Walker, the 7th annual 59club Service Excellence Awards Ceremony, regarded by many as the Oscars of the Golf Industry, takes place at The Belfry, February 27, 2017. The awards ceremony is the culmination of a day of thought provoking training seminars which all […]

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SARDINIA ADDED TO 2017 ITALY GOLF & MORE MENU

Golfers booking a break to Italy will be spoilt for choice from 2017, with the island of Sardinia having joined the growing number of regions supporting Italy Golf & More – the first pan-Italian international promotional golf project. The addition of Sardinia means that the forward-thinking initiative now includes 12 private sector partner regions, with […]

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ANDOVER HUSBAND-AND-WIFE GOLFERS HEAD TO MOROCCO IN SEARCH OF NATIONAL TITLE

A husband-and-wife pair of amateur golfers from Andover is preparing to head out to Morocco next month on an expenses-paid trip of a lifetime to compete in the pairs final of the 2016 Morocco Matchplay, powered by HowDidiDo. Garage owner Steve Prince, 58, a 13-handicapper, and his wife Toni, 47, a civil servant who plays […]

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Ricardo Gouveia becomes global ambassador for Quinta do Lago

Ricardo Gouveia, Portugal’s highest-ever ranked golfer, has returned to his family roots after signing a new multi-year partnership with Quinta do Lago – one of the world’s elite luxury golf and lifestyle destinations. Gouveia, who was ranked 84th in the world in 2015, has become a global ambassador for the exclusive Portuguese resort and launched […]

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THE 2017 GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND WALKER CUP SQUAD IS ANNOUNCED

23 January 2017, St Andrews, Scotland: An initial 19-man squad for the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team to face the United States at Los Angeles Country Club in September has been announced by The R&A. The 46th Walker Cup match will be played over the weekend of 9 – 10 September and GB&I […]

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QUINTA DA MARINHA HAS LOVERS COVERED ON VALENTINE’S DAY

Which sort of lover are you? Adventurous? Romantic? Traditional? Unpredictable …? Whichever you are, the five-star Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort, in Cascais, Lisbon, has the perfect Valentine’s package for you and your loved one. The package, called ‘Recipes of Love’, will see a different, appropriate menu offered for those four types of lover. And, […]

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The Golf Trust becomes Els for Autism’s first UK Partner

LONDON, UK – The Golf Trust today announces a new partnership with The Els for Autism Foundation, including a programme of activity to offer UK individuals on the autism spectrum the opportunity to use golf as a life skills and physical development tool. The Els for Autism Foundation was established in 2009 by PGA TOUR […]

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ENJOY 10 PER CENT SUMMER SAVINGS AT LA MANGA CLUB

Couples and families are being urged to snap up a last-minute bargain and enjoy savings of up to 10 per cent on sunshine breaks at Spain’s famous La Manga Cub throughout the year. Guests can take advantage of an array of discounts and other attractive benefits when booking a holiday of five nights or more […]

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FOUR PLAYERS SET TO QUALIFY FOR THE 146TH OPEN IN SINGAPORE

  16 January 2017, St Andrews, Scotland: Four players will qualify for The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale when The Open Qualifying Series arrives in Singapore this week. The SMBC Singapore Open, hosted by Sentosa Golf Club and jointly sanctioned between the Asian Tour and the Japan Golf Tour, is part of the Series for […]

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VERDURA RESORT ADDED TO EUROPEAN TOUR PROPERTIES NETWORK

Verdura Resort’s status as one of Europe’s elite golfing venues has received a major endorsement after becoming the latest addition to the exclusive European Tour Properties network. The deluxe resort has joined the prestigious group as a European Tour Destination and is the second high-profile Italian venue to become a member, following Marco Simone Golf […]

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THE R&A TO HOST SUSTAINABILITY IN GOLF SEMINARS IN JAPAN AND KOREA

11 January 2017, St Andrews, Scotland: The R&A has invited a panel of leading international and local experts to present at two Sustainability in Golf seminars being staged in Japan and Korea this spring. Following the success of similar events in China and Thailand last year, hundreds of golf club officials, golf course operators and […]

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COMEBACK KID’ WINS PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL ORDER-OF-MERIT TITLE AT THE BELFRY

In his first season as an adult golfer, Hearsall Golf Club’s 21-year-old member Rhys Lawrence, from Coventry, has secured a prestigious national order-of-merit title. Lawrence, a sales advisor with American Golf, who plays off a handicap of 0.5, secured the Titleist Order of Merit powered by HowDidiDo and Golf Monthly, when the grand final was […]

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Costa Brava’s ‘Year of Golf and Gastronomy’ concludes with double success

Costa Brava named ‘Best Region’ in luxury lifestyle magazine, Square Mile – – Costa Brava region now boasts 14 Michelin star restaurants with a combined 18 Michelin stars – Costa Brava named ‘Best Region’ within Square Mile magazine’s 2016 Golf Awards (Girona, Spain – November 30, 2016) Costa Brava‘s ‘Year of Golf and Gastronomy’ has concluded with a double […]

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Andalusia by Red Tee Breaks

Andalusia So what about Andalusia? We may know the names or Malaga and Marbella, but do we really know the regions diversity and what it can offer visitors, golfers and non-golfers alike? I had the opportunity recently to visit this part of Spain on a whistle stop tour and what a pleasant surprise – why, […]

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Golf’s $35 billion opportunity

Photo Caption: Syngenta Golf Ambassador, Carin Koch and Syngenta Global Head of Lawn & Garden, Jeff Cox launched the new report at the HSBC Golf Business Forum (Cambridge, UK, November 29, 2016) Women account for just 24% of golfers worldwide, yet the number of prospective female players could add $35 billion to the global golf economy. These […]

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Denmark crowned World Cup winners for the first time

  Tournament: World Cup of Golf Venue: Kingston Heath Golf Club, Melbourne, Australia Prize fund: US$8 million Hashtag: #WorldCupofGolf Fourth Round ReportDenmark won the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf for the first time as Søren Kjeldsen and Thorbjørn Olesen claimed a thrilling four-shot victory at Kingston Heath Golf Club. The Danes had been a […]

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ROSS GOLF CLUB

Patrick Continues to Play Key Roles All Clubs and Associations rely a great deal upon having volunteers to add value and maintain their effectiveness and members of the Gorsley based Ross Golf Club have good reason to acknowledge and appreciate the role played by non-playing golfer and now just a social member, Patrick Curtis.  A Somerset man by […]

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