England Golf has announced that golfers can now pre-register and post scores from general play rounds at any rated course in England via its ‘My England Golf’ App. The new function is ‘live’ and available to all members of affiliated golf clubs in England who hold a World Handicap System (WHS) Handicap Index. Golfers can […]
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Established in 1890 Grantown-on-Spey Golf Club is one of the finest golf venues in Cairngorm National Park area. The course was designed by Willie Park with assistance from James Braid. Situated in the Cairngorm National Park, the course is approximately thirty five miles south east of Inverness. Grantown is the capital of Strathspey and is a small and friendly town […]
Three-time Masters winner and icon of the game joins Golf Saudi as the organisation’s international ambassador 08 April, 2021, Augusta, Ga, USA: Nine-time Major Champion, Gary Player, has joined Golf Saudi as its latest and most influential ambassador to date. One of the most decorated golfers of all time, Mr. Player will work with Golf […]
Yelverton, designed by the renowned golf architect Herbert Fowler, is a delightful moorland course with many interesting features. These include old mine workings and a “Leat” – an artificial watercourse dug into the ground, which was built in the 1790’s to provide water to Plymouth from Dartmoor. Fowler added a number of sizeable banks and […]
Blackmoor Golf Club in Hampshire has completed an extensive remodelling and expansion project to its clubhouse bar and restaurant, including the construction of a stunning first floor sun terrace with panoramic views over the course. Designed by Rory Cashin Design Consultants the project took seven months to complete and has transformed the clubhouse into a […]
All of the top 15 players on the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings will play in the 2021 ANA Inspiration for the 50th edition, taking place April 1 – 4 at Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage, California. The world’s best players will return to Rancho Mirage for the first Major of the year with defending […]
London, UK, March 2021: Just as golf returns at the end of March, the online golf club aimed at nomadic golfers, Ready Golf, has announced that it has increased the number of golf clubs in its portfolio giving its members access to even more golf courses in return for one single, annual membership fee. In addition […]
Flexible memberships are now an important, established option for golf memberships and the Bramshaw Flex membership is our own flexible membership launching on April 1st, 2021. This is the perfect option for the modern golfer who also has family commitments, hectic work patterns or other sporting or non-sporting interests that make a full membership less […]
Monday March 8th is International Women’s Day (IWD), an annual, global event celebrating women and their achievements. Women’s Golf Day (WGD) will be encouraging male and female golfers to celebrate #IWD2021 this year by taking part in a #WGDUnites social media campaign by posting a photo of a golf ball marked with the name of […]
In 1900, Vardon embarked on a year long tour of the US and Canada to promote AG Spalding’s new “Vardon Flyer” golf ball. The Open Champion quickly became golf’s first international celebrity.
Hawtree is the longest continuous practice of golf course architecture on record. started by F.G. Hawtree in 1912, the firm was then operated by his son F.W until his grandson Martin Grant took over.
Fred W. Hawtree was a founder member and late President of the British Association Of Golf Course Architects, which was the first attempt in the UK to form a golf course architecture profession.
J. H. Taylor is rightly regarded as a golfing pioneer. The five – time Open Champion was one of the best golfers of his era, he then played a significant role in shaping the way the game is now conducted.
Herbert Fowler was introduced to golf at Royal North Devon when visiting nearby Bideford on banking business in 1979 and he became a club member, winning the Prince Of Wales medal two years later.
Willie Park Jr. was born in Musselburgh, the second of four sons of (old) Willie Park, four – time Open Champion. Young Willie won the Champion twice himself, becoming one of five Musselburgh men to do so.
Alexander MacKenzie ( 1870 to 1934) Was born in England, but his parents were Scottish and the family holidayed every year close to where his father was raised the traditional Clan MacKenzie lands of Sutherland.
Wales Golf has postponed the 2021 Ladies Open Strokeplay at Newport until later in the summer when it is hoped the event will be able to go ahead without restrictions. Newport Golf Club has continued to support this Championship and it will now be played Friday 24th – Sunday 26th September at the same venue. The original […]
THE SCOTTISH GOLF SHOW GOES GLOBAL! Scotland’s flagship consumer golf event set for virtual first in 2021 The first-ever virtual Scottish Golf Show promises to be a real feast for golf fans with loads to see and do on 27th – Sunday 28th February. The event runs from 11 am to 6 pm each day with a […]
The Nairn Golf Club is giving UK golfers the opportunity to book a break with confidence this year with the introduction of a specially reduced fourball rate on the historic club’s newly renovated Championship Course. Renowned as a true test of Scottish links golf and located close to Inverness, Nairn has undergone a major two-year […]
Global golf footwear innovators, ECCO GOLF, have unveiled the next generation in the hybrid performance phenomenon with the introduction of the all-new ECCO BIOM® H4. The latest development in the hugely successful BIOM® HYBRID performance series, BIOM® H4 allows golfers to walk more comfortably from tee to green, as well as experiencing advanced motion control throughout the swing. A breakthrough in […]