Lost links holes restored at Le Touquet

Lost links golf holes revived at Le Touquet

France’s finest links course, La Mer at Le Touquet Golf Resort, is reviving a number of lost holes dating back to its 1930’s heyday. The Harry Colt classic, regarded as one of the finest links on the Continent, opened in 1931 when Le Touquet was the most fashionable resort in Europe. Links holes lost to World … Read moreLost links holes restored at Le Touquet

New ECCO hybrid golf shoes are cool and casual

Danish company ECCO make some of the best golf shoes on the planet. One of our favourites is the ECCO Biom Hybrid II made our of Tibetan Yak leather. It’s perfect right out of the box and looks awesome on the course, street, at the shops or in the pub. Global Golfer was excited to … Read moreNew ECCO hybrid golf shoes are cool and casual

UK is Hole-in-One capital of the world

When it comes to golf’s Holy Grail – making a hole-in-one – the UK performs better than any other country in the world. That’s according to data compiled over three million rounds of golf by the GPS and scoring app, Hole19, which found the UK has achieved more hole-in-one’s than any other country. The Hole19 Global Golf Report, … Read moreUK is Hole-in-One capital of the world

New Major Moments golf series launched

Major Moments golf challenge Thorpeness

A new golf challenge is aiming to help amateur golfers feel like a Major Champion. The Major Moments Series is an interactive competition where amateur golfers compete against the sport’s biggest names during the season’s four Majors. The series is the brainchild of Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel, one of the leading golf resorts in … Read moreNew Major Moments golf series launched

Five ways to take great golf course photography

Royal County Down Golf Club Kaia Means

By Kaia Means, golf photographer at Golfvisuals.com Taking pictures of golf courses is notoriously difficult. How many times have you seen a scene on the golf course that awes you, only to find that the photo you took just doesn’t do it justice? It happens all the time. Even golf journalists who have been writing … Read moreFive ways to take great golf course photography

Golf and Spa breaks launched at Ramside Hall

Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club, County Durham’s only 36-hole golf resort, has launched new golf and spa breaks following the opening of an £11m luxury spa and wellness facility. Guests at the four star resort can now combine golf on two championship courses, The Prince Bishops and The Cathedral, with relaxation in the spa … Read moreGolf and Spa breaks launched at Ramside Hall

Pop up golf course opens on Swiss Mountain

Blink and you’ll miss pop-up golf in the Swiss Alps The highest golf course in Europe is getting ready to open its fairways for arguably the shortest season anywhere in the world. Golf Mountain on Switzerland’s Adelboden’s Engstligenalp opens for play on September 10 for just six-weeks before closing again on October 25th. Why? The … Read morePop up golf course opens on Swiss Mountain

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

Adam Scott calls Olympic Golf an ‘exhibition’

Adam Scott Olympic Golf

Former World number one Adam Scott thinks Olympic golf is nothing more than an ‘exhibition’ and isn’t planning to gear his schedule around competing in the 2016 Games in Rio, Brazil. Golf has been reinstated as an Olympic sport for Rio 2016 after its removal more than a century ago in 1904, but its return … Read moreAdam Scott calls Olympic Golf an ‘exhibition’

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