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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
FORMER One Direction star Nial Horan is to lead a drive by The R&A to create new grassroots programmes aimed at inspiring more young people to play the game. The new programmes will be launched later this year by Horan’s Modest! Golf company, and provide more opportunities for young people to be introduced to golf. […]
THE European Challenge Tour and the Sunshine Tour have confirmed the postponement of next month’s three co-sanctioned tournaments in South Africa, which will now be played later in the season. Following thorough consultation with the medical teams from both Tours, it has been agreed to reschedule the three co-sanctioned events, that were due to take […]
GOLF clubs have been told they must close with immediate effect after the UK Government announced a complete national lockdown on Monday night. Golf clubs, golf facilities – both indoor and outdoor – and driving ranges will be required to close during the new full lockdown. Coaching will not be permitted the government has confirmed. […]
ROYAL Troon will miss out on plans to host the 151st Open Championship 100 years after the famous Ayrshire club first staged the world’s oldest Major championship. The R&A announced in February that Royal Troon was to host the 152nd Open to mark the historic centenary – but the subsequent cancellation of the 149th Open […]
PLANS for a breakaway “super tour” appear to have heralded a major move to create a strategic alliance between the European Tour and the PGA Tour. In a bid to fend off moves by the The Raine Group – reported to be backed by Saudi Arabian money – the European Tour and PGA have signed […]
RICHARD Mansell claimed a share of the first-round lead at the Challenge Tour Grand Final after posting a five-under par round of 66 – despite having not played a practice round at T-Golf & Country Club. The Staffordshire golfer only arrived in Mallorca on the eve of the tournament, having been in isolation following a […]