Be ready for when golf courses open again with £50 off a brand-new SX400 or the Tour-proven SX500, says SkyCaddie in its April ‘trade-up’ offer. For a limited time golf course mapping expert SkyCaddie is giving a £50 discount to persuade golfers to trade up to
TaylorMade have launched the SIM Family of Metalwoods, featuring an exciting range of drivers, fairway woods and hybrids. Renowned for its continued pursuit of fresh innovations and technology, the manufacturer has promoted dynamic shaping with an unconventional geometry to deliver greater levels of speed and
Revealing new models for men, women and juniors, the 2020 Skechers GO GOLF Footwear Collection has brought together the brand's acclaimed Performance technologies, integrated them within fresh designs, helping golfers to look their best when playing their best. The Skechers GO GOLF collection boasts innovative designs

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Portugal’s Troia Resort has further established itself among Europe’s elite golf courses by making an impressive nine-place climb to number eight in Golf World’s prestigious ‘Top 100 Golf Courses in Continental Europe 2019’ rankings. The stunning Robert Trent Jones Senior links made a sensational ascent up the rankings into Europe’s top 10, as golfers and industry experts finally rightly acknowledge one of Portugal’s best-kept secrets. Troia’s new ranking puts it among the top two in Portugal – an amazing feat considering the standard of golf courses across the country. The par-72 layout stretches 6,317m along the beach, offering panoramic views of the Atlantic

Ken and Tenniel Chu are the faces of golf in China and the driving forces behind the world’s largest golf resort, Mission Hills. Take a look at the family who have shaped golf over the last 30 years. The Chu brothers electrify the golf industry with their entrepreneurial nature by encouraging equality in the sport, collaborating with the greatest names in golf, and creating a ‘Golf and more’ philosophy at Mission Hills. Fueled by the Chu brothers, Mission Hills is the vehicle that presents China to the world and the world to China. Take a glimpse into the lives of Ken

Legendary hotel in the heart of Scotland, Gleneagles has showcased enhancements made to a pair of the short holes on the spectacular Queen's Course through the acclaimed photography of David Cannon. In a suite of rich, striking imagery, Cannon celebrates the completion of the detailed works to the Par 3, 13th and 14th holes, showcasing the construction of new strategically-placed tee boxes and the introduction of native Scottish heather. The Queen’s is one of the UK’s finest Par 68 golf courses, a regular feature of many Top 100 ranking lists, and this detailed transformation, which started last winter, has seen the same team of five green

When it comes to future debates about the best view from a golf clubhouse, the new earth-sheltered facility at Costa Navarino's Bay Course is going to feature highly.

When it comes to future debates about the best view from a golf clubhouse, the new earth-sheltered facility at Costa Navarino's Bay Course is going to feature highly.

When it comes to future debates about the best view from a golf clubhouse, the new earth-sheltered facility at Costa Navarino's Bay Course is going to feature highly.

When it comes to future debates about the best view from a golf clubhouse, the new earth-sheltered facility at Costa Navarino's Bay Course is going to feature highly.

The new tour to Oman has been introduced by Chaka’s Middle East Manager, former PGA pro, Richard Mason. Richard spent four years living in Dubai and he believes Oman is the finest destination in the region with its wonderful mix of culture, history, mountains, desert and beaches as well as superb golf courses and world class resorts.

LAGUNA Golf Lăng Cô, the award-winning golf component at the Laguna Lăng Cô integrated project in Central Vietnam, has become the first fully operational course in the world to be elevated into a new elite category by its designer Sir Nick Faldo. The British legend, a six-time major winner and prolific course architect, sees Laguna Golf Lăng Cô as his flagship layout in Asia. Opened in 2013, the stunning course makes full use of the property’s amazing location sandwiched between the ocean and the mountains, with play incorporating rice paddies, jungle and coastal holes.

Quinta Da Marinha is ready to cultivate the green shoots of a new golfer with an exciting new starter package for beginners. Under an hour’s drive from Lisbon in stunning Cascais, Hotel Quinta da Marinha is part of the ‘Great Hotels of the World’ portfolio and boasts the Robert Trent Jones-designed par-71 course with outstanding views over the Atlantic Ocean and the Sintra Mountains. But the resort is a pioneer in introducing the game to novices and learners and its latest package – The Green Card course – is the springboard to transformation from total beginner to a golfer. This intensive course, open

Jumeirah Golf Estates and world-renowned golf instructor Peter Cowen have today announced the launch of the Peter Cowen Golf Academy Dubai at Jumeirah Golf Estates. The Peter Cowen Golf Academy Dubai, marks the third international location of the Academy in the region, joining the Dubai Golf-managed facilities at Emirates Golf Club and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. Cowen’s stable of players includes a wealth of talent, notably the 2016 Open Championship and 2007 Dubai Desert Classic champion Henrik Stenson, as well as short game coach to three-time Major Champion Brooks Koepka along with a host of stars from the world of

Golfers can now enjoy a complete Resort experience by playing the exclusive Real Club de Golf El Prat, a 10-time host of the Spanish Open, while staying in La Mola, the perfect base to enjoy one of Europe’s most respected golf courses. The new exclusivity agreement between the two has further strengthened El Prat’s portfolio of hotel partners and has made it easier for visitors to enjoy its Tour-proven facilities by partnering with the onsite hotel. Marcello Della Vecchia, director of sales and marketing at El Prat, said: “the product El Prat-La Mola is highly ranked among European golf Resorts and this

When Costa Navarino’s new earth-sheltered clubhouse on the renowned Bay Course opens this summer, its eco credentials won’t be the only thing turning heads – for, located within the clubhouse, will be the Funky Gourmet Pop-Up restaurant. Costa Navarino’s exciting partnership with the Athenian Funky Gourmet restaurant – based on a shared ethos of a common gastronomic vision and quality values – will be the first occasion in which a two-Michelin star restaurant has operated in the country outside of the capital, Athens. Overlooking the historic bay of Navarino, with its spectacular sunset vistas, the multi-award-winning chefs, Georgianna Hiliadaki and Nikos Roussos,

The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa has won the Golf Digest Editor’s Choice Award for Best Golf Resort in Middle East & Africa 2019. Located on Abu Dhabi’s premier golf course, The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa is a vital part of the only true golf resort in the capital of Abu Dhabi, offering unique surroundings and a highly attractive City Close & Country Quiet location. The resort is an essential part of the Abu Dhabi Golf Club experience - one of the most luxurious golf resort experiences in the Middle East - and home to the HSBC

A stay in the Algarve will stretch those holiday euros further than anywhere else – on and off the golf course – according to the latest Post Office survey. The Post Office Travel Money Holiday Costs Barometer 2019 assesses the cost of nine tourist essentials on their travels including: lunch and evening meals, drinks, suncream and insect repellent. A selection of 20 of the most popular holiday regions were judged on their value to give British holidaymakers a useful indication on how to stretch their pounds as far as possible. And the Algarve is flying the flag as the least expensive in the

With the season already underway at the Westin Resort Costa Navarino, golfers looking to enjoy their sport in mild weather and sunny days can benefit from easier access. Reaching the Mediterranean's prime golf destination, Costa Navarino, from the UK, has become simpler in 2019, with both new and increased flight routes winging their way into nearby Kalamata Airport. easyJet has launched a new, twice-weekly route to Kalamata from Manchester, which will run from June to October. The flights launch on June 15, but can be booked via the company's website now. easyJet also flies to Kalamata from London Gatwick, up to three

Bespoke golf travel company Gastro Golf has joined forces with Turismo de Lisboa and Lisboa Golf Coast to promote a selection of tailor-made packages to play and stay at some of the best golf courses and resorts in and around Europe’s westernmost capital city through two separate media campaigns. Commenting on the collaboration, Gastro Golf CEO John Sullivan said, “Working together has allowed us to bring golfers the very best selection of golf courses, resorts, food and wine that Portugal has to offer. “The region continues to be an increasingly popular golfing destination with UK golfers and a perfect location for a

Kent, England, January 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. As a member of Golf in Kent (www.golfinkent.co.uk), Walmer & Kingsdown becomes part of a group that promotes Kent as one of England’s premier golfing destinations. The Partnership is comprised of some of the finest golf courses in the country including the championship links at Royal St George’s, home of The Open Championship in 2020, neighbouring Prince’s and Royal Cinque

Golfers across Ireland have more reason than ever to discover the best-value golf in Portugal following the announcement of two new flight routes to Lisbon this month. The popularity of ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf, the largest golf course management company in Portugal, and its seven courses in the Emerald Isle is set to soar with TAP Air Portugal and Aer Lingus both operating new services into the Portuguese capital in 2019. From March, TAP is launching a twice-daily service from Dublin to Lisbon airport, while it is giving golfers added incentive to book by offering free golf club carriage on the flights
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