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

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

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

Open Championship links unveils golfers lodge

Golfer's lodge at Prince's Golf Club

Prince’s Golf Club, on England’s Kent coast, has unveiled its new Lodge at Prince’s accommodation for stay-and-play golfers. The Kent links hosted The Open Championship in 1932 and is situated between the historic coastal towns of Deal and Sandwich, the latter being home to Royal St George’s Golf Club. The 38-bedroom lodge was opened on … Read moreOpen Championship links unveils golfers lodge

Braid classic unveils golf course renovations

The famous House in the Clouds at Thorpeness Golf Club

Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club has unveiled a three year program of golf course renovations and improvements to its James Braid designed heathland course on the Suffolk Heritage Coast, England. Thorpeness officials have chosen this week to unveil the renovations by Creative Golf Design and Scottish architect Ken Moodie because the course is co-venue for … Read moreBraid classic unveils golf course renovations

Spirit of Seve: The Shire London

Seve at the opening of The Shire London

Seve Ballesteros (1957-2011) was golf’s artist and its warrior. The Spaniard was arguably the most creative and daring player to ever tee up a ball. His mark on golf’s history will never fade. He thrilled galleries with shots that nobody else could play or even attempt – and so it is no surprise that his … Read moreSpirit of Seve: The Shire London

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

No place like Home – Burhill Old Course

The 7th green at Burhill Old Course

Global Golfer’s Australia Editor Danny Bowerin recently moved to Melbourne. Even with the legendary “Sandbelt” courses on his doorstep he still feels nostalgic for an English parkland course he calls home. The Old Course at Burhill Golf Club, Surrey, in a leafy commuter town on the outskirts of London. The whisper of its name tugs … Read moreNo place like Home – Burhill Old Course

Ramside Hall to build new golf course and spa

New 18-hole golf course to open at Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club, Durham

Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club, one of Northern England’s leading golf resorts, has announced plans to build a new 18-hole championship golf course and spa and expand its hotel in 2012. The 27-hole golf resort and four star hotel is situated on the outskirts of historic Durham City and is one of the most … Read moreRamside Hall to build new golf course and spa

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