Thorpeness to host Britain’s newest Festival of Golf

Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club

Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club, Suffolk’s leading play and stay golf destination, has announced it will host Britain’s newest festival of golf in July. The Thorpeness Festival of Golf will be played over its classic James Braid designed heathland course on Suffolk’s Heritage Coast from July 28-31. It will be the first dedicated golf festival … Read moreThorpeness to host Britain’s newest Festival of Golf

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Focus

Bandon Dunes Golf

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Oregon, USA, has quickly established itself as one of the world’s best golf resorts. Located on a 23-mile stretch of raw untouched coastline, the resort has four 18-hole courses and a 13-hole short course and is about to open a giant putting course called ‘The Punchbowl.’ Bandon Dunes opened in … Read moreBandon Dunes Golf Resort in Focus

Swing under the Stars – Midnight Golf in Finland

Linna Golf - Finland's finest golf resort where you can play midnight golf

Warm summers, first class golf courses and magical 24-hour daylight make Finland an alluring alternative for a golf break. Gary Firkins heads to Helsinki to experience midnight golf at Finland’s finest resort, Linna Golf. Teeing off under the stars Post round sauna and an icy plunge Feast on reindeer Be a culture vulture in Hip … Read moreSwing under the Stars – Midnight Golf in Finland

Indonesia’s Lonely Links – New Kuta Golf

Cliff-top golf course at New Kuta Golf Bali Indonesia

New Kuta Golf is Indonesia’s only links golf course. Danny Bowerin travelled to Bali to tackle the ‘Tiger’ tees at this cliff-top resort and savour sensational sunsets at its 19th hole. Located on the southern tip of Bali Island and perched above a limestone cliff overlooking stunning Dreamland and Balangan Beach, New Kuta was the … Read moreIndonesia’s Lonely Links – New Kuta Golf

Kangaroos and Cart Paths

Roos on course

Golf cart hating Danny Bowerin was hopping mad when his friends decided to ride around The Pines at Sanctuary Cove, but he wasn’t the only one on the hop at this classic Queensland golf resort. I like to walk, I wanted to walk, but, after three days of a stag weekend, my fourball was more … Read moreKangaroos and Cart Paths

One Schanck you’ll want to hit

Ocean views and great par 3's at Cape Schanck Golf

Despite having a name that sounds like the most feared shot in golf, Cape Schanck on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula turned out to be more sweet-spot than socket, writes Danny Bowerin… Shank. The whisper of it strikes fear into a golfer’s heart. I didn’t like the sound of it. Cape Schanck. Surely it wouldn’t end well. … Read moreOne Schanck you’ll want to hit

Tony Jacklin to develop Moroccan golf resort

golf course tee marker

Jacklin Design Group, led by Tony Jacklin CBE, is to design a brand new 18-hole golf course and a 9-hole par-3 course, in Marrakech, Morocco. Jacklin recently signed a contract with clients Prestigia to build the courses at the Argan Golf Resort in partnership with fellow golf course architects, Martin and Stirling. Around 70 hectares … Read moreTony Jacklin to develop Moroccan golf resort

Tapas and Tap-in’s

Hole 13 at PGA Catalunya Resort

What would you say if you could take a holiday and  play the best golf course in Spain, watch the best football team in the world and eat at one of the top-three restaurants on the planet? PGA Catalunya Resort, one of Spain’s leading golf resorts, has unveiled a series of golf & gastronomy festivals … Read moreTapas and Tap-in’s

Morocco’s “premier golf venue” set to open

Marrakech Golf Club, Assoufid, Morocco

The Marrakech Golf Club, Assoufid, built against a backdrop of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, is set to open in spring 2012. The championship layout, is the debut design of Scottish PGA professional Niall Cameron, and is part of a new resort and private residential development on a 222-hectare estate being billed by developers as Morocco’s … Read moreMorocco’s “premier golf venue” set to open

Licence to thrill: golf in Nice and Provence

The South of France is known for The Cannes Film Festival and the super-rich of St Tropez. In the hills above Nice and amongst the purple landscapes of Provence are two golf resorts with a licence to thrill.. The James Bond connection at Domaine De Terre Blanche Super luxurious villa suites Two Dave Thomas designed … Read moreLicence to thrill: golf in Nice and Provence

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