British Golf Festival returns to iconic Thorpeness resort

Thorpeness golf course

Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel is to host its second annual Festival of Golf in the heart of one of Britain’s most iconic and quirky seaside holiday villages. The inaugural Thorpeness Festival of Golf, the first of its kind ever staged in East Anglia, was launched last year in the Suffolk village best known for … Read moreBritish Golf Festival returns to iconic Thorpeness resort

England’s newest golf course inspired by history

Ramside Cathedral Course

Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club, County Durham’s leading golf resort and hotel, opens its new 18-hole championship golf course in July – calling it ‘Cathedral Course’ – in honour of nearby Durham Cathedral. The North East’s newest course takes its name from Durham Cathedral – a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Europe’s … Read moreEngland’s newest golf course inspired by history

New tourist trail showcases Suffolk’s Golf and Ale

Adnam's Brewery Tours are one of the best tourist attractions in Suffolk

Hotel groups aims to attract golfers for pints and pars TA Hotel Collection, owners of Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club in Suffolk, are seeking to attract more golf tourists to the county with the launch of a new trail combining real ale tours and classic seaside golf courses. Thorpeness Golf Club is already one of … Read moreNew tourist trail showcases Suffolk’s Golf and Ale

Coast and Castles golf trail – Northumberland

links golf in the shadow of Dunstanburgh Castle

A coastal trail of little known links golf courses dotted between medieval English castles Ruddy sand beaches, Atlantic grey seals and world famous fish smokeries A treasure trove pub with its own microbrewery in an idyllic bay setting Cheap green fees and easy to organise Northumberland golf packages It’s often been written that there is … Read moreCoast and Castles golf trail – Northumberland

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

Surfboards and Scorecards

England's South Coast Swing

Matthew Moore headed to Cornwall and Devon to tackle England’s South West Swing and ended up “hanging ten” with the surfers at world famous Fistral Beach… Surfing the breaks at Newquay’s Reef Surf School Perfect views at Perranporth The biggest bunker in Europe at St Enodoc Atlantic Links Trail is just the ticket South Devon Golf … Read moreSurfboards and Scorecards

Northern Star – Reader Review Goswick G.C

1st green at Goswick Golf Club

Paul Atkinson, from Newcastle Upon Tyne reviews Goswick Golf Club on the Northumberland Coast. Valhalla, as my golfing pals call it, sits around two miles off the A1 just short of Berwick upon Tweed on the cusp of Scotland. It’s one of the last golf stops in Northumberland, England’s spacious and beautiful border county. An … Read moreNorthern Star – Reader Review Goswick G.C

Lay siege to St Andrews – Castle Course Review

Castle Course St Andrews

Chris Hogben spent four years on the links at St Andrews while studying at Scotland’s oldest University and returns each Spring to play The Old Course and links around the Fife Coast. This year, he took on the latest golf course in the St Andrews Links Trust family, The Castle Course. On a line of … Read moreLay siege to St Andrews – Castle Course Review

Crags and Flags – Cullen Golf Club

Amongst sleepy fishing villages in the far north eastern tip of Scotland is a course like no other… Cullen in Banffshire- at just 4597-yards and par 63 – is the epitome of quirkiness. Only an hour’s drive from famed championship links like Cruden Bay and Royal Aberdeen, you may laugh at the prospect of playing … Read moreCrags and Flags – Cullen Golf Club

Northern Lights: Golf in North East England

North East England borders Scotland, the “Home of Golf,” and it’s no surprise that many golfers pass through rather than tee up. Global Golfer discovered lots of reasons for golfers to stay awhile… £50m Rockcliffe Hall is golf’s Angel of the North Play the hardest 9th hole in golf Close House & Lee Westwood – … Read moreNorthern Lights: Golf in North East England

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