Christmas – Unlimited golf and three nights festive indulgence at  Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel from £450pp

Christmas – Unlimited golf and three nights festive indulgence at Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel from £450pp

Tucked away on Suffolk’s Heritage Coast, near Aldeburgh, the Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel is offering three-night Christmas breaks with all meals plus unlimited use of its 18-hole championship heathland course and optional entry into the annual Boxing Day Santa’s Cup golf competition. Arrive on Christmas Eve, play a game of snooker or adventure golf, then cosy up by the fire before joining fellow guests for dinner. Start Christmas Day with a leisurely breakfast and glass of Bucks Fizz, then play a round of golf or take a walk to work up an…Read more …
Moor Park To Stage Regional Qualifying For The Open

Moor Park To Stage Regional Qualifying For The Open

Moor Park Golf Club has been chosen by The R&A as a venue for staging a Regional Qualifying event ahead of The 149th Open at Royal St George’s. Amy Yeates, Chief Executive of Moor Park said, “We are incredibly proud to be one of only 13 courses in the UK to be selected to host such an esteemed event and is enormous recognition for the outstanding golf facilities and experience the club offers." To be held on Monday 22nd June the event will join a long list of tournament pedigree for the Club…Read more …
West Passes The Top 100 Test At La Manga Club

West Passes The Top 100 Test At La Manga Club

A favourite with players and the golf industry alike, La Manga Club’s West Course has confirmed its reputation as one of the continent’s best venues after being named in an updated list of the top 100 courses in Europe for the first time. The Dave Thomas-designed, tree-lined layout was a new entry in National Club Golfer magazine’s influential biennial ranking ‘Continental Europe’s Top 100 Courses 2020’. The newest of La Manga Club’s three 18-hole layouts, the 6,347-yard, par-72 West Course was opened in 1996 and provides the ideal contrast to its older siblings…Read more …
Vision 2020: La Manga Club To Host Ladies European Tour Qualifying School

Vision 2020: La Manga Club To Host Ladies European Tour Qualifying School

The Ladies European Tour has announced an exciting new partnership with La Manga Club in Spain, which will host Qualifying School in January, as the next generation of champions begin their journey in professional golf. La Manga Club – an exclusive holiday, sports and leisure resort, which boasts a five-star hotel, three golf courses and a wellness centre amongst its outstanding facilities – has played host to four previous editions of the LET’s Qualifying School. Anna Nordqvist, Caroline Masson, Caroline Hedwall and Jodi Ewart Shadoff took the honours in 2008, 2009, 2010 and…Read more …
La Manga Club Eyes Historic Golf Awards Hat-Trick

La Manga Club Eyes Historic Golf Awards Hat-Trick

Spain’s five-star La Manga Club resort is targeting unprecedented success on the global golf travel stage after being shortlisted for three of the top honours at this year’s World Golf Awards. The iconic sports and leisure destination in Murcia, south-east Spain, has won the awards for ‘Europe’s Best Golf Venue’ and ‘Spain’s Best Golf Hotel’ at the event for the last two years and is a leading contender again when the 2019 winners are announced in Abu Dhabi at the end of October. La Manga Club’s Hotel Principe Felipe has been voted Spain’s…Read more …
Great Golf And Familiar Faces At Costa Navarino’s Season Opener

Great Golf And Familiar Faces At Costa Navarino’s Season Opener

The successful third annual Messinia ProAm, featuring competitors from 20 countries, saw a victory for Italy, while Hollywood actor Bill Murray and England's Rugby World Cup winner Mike Tindall added to the event's appeal. PGA of Italy's Alessandro Tadini retained his concentration amid the celebrity spotting to win the season-opening event, at the Mediterranean's leading destination, Costa Navarino, in Greece. Tadini's final tally of 197, 15-under par, was a hugely impressive 11 shots ahead of his nearest rival, Wentworth's Stuart Boyle, following two rounds of golf on the Dunes Course and one on the…Read more …
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 …