This week the Irish Open headed to Carton House, Co. Kildare, so we thought it would be a good idea to take a look at the course the pros are competing on and the second course this superb golf resort. More >
The game of golf began as a modest sport for gentlemen on the links lands of Scotland at least 500 years ago.
But today the Royal & Ancient Game is now worth an astounding £1 billion annually to the ‘home of golf’ – this is according to new research which has been undertaken by KPMG in association with Oxford Economics. More >
This week the European Tour has headed from Wentworth Club to Sweden and the Bro Hof Slott Golf Club on the banks of the glittering Mälaren Lake. The estate, where the course lies, was once the home of royalty in the middle ages (it was known as Brogård at the time). More >
The Volvo World Matchplay Championships kicked off yesterday at Thracian Cliffs, Bulgaria – making golfing history in the process as the first ever Tour event to be hosted in this Eastern European country, which was even named the undiscovered golf destination of 2012 by the International Golf Travel Market! More >
The Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass, affectionately referred to as TPC at Sawgrass, is a golf course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, and first of a number of Tournament Players Clubs to be constructed, opening in 1980. Designed by the husband and wife golf course architect duo of Pete and Alice Dye, it has come to be known as one of the most testing golf courses in the world – something which we were reminded of during the past four days when the annual Players Championship came to our screens. More >
Padraig Harrington shot, a not so impressive, opening-round of 80 at the Wells Fargo Championship yesterday. So you might be wandering why a there were a number of journalists waiting for him when he finished…
Well, it wasn’t about the score, it was about the use if a particular club.
At a time when many golfers are distancing themselves from the anchored putting due to the proposed ban by the USGA and R&A, the three time Major Champion had a belly putter in his bag for the first time ever during a tournament! More >
Golf de Chantilly is located just north of Paris (just 30 minutes drive away) nestled amidst the thick forest that surrounds the town of Chantilly. The historic old town an imposing, picture perfect, French château, which, along with the grand stables, was featured in the James Bond film ‘A View to a Kill’. Upon leaving the forest, the streets turn from pavement to cobblestone, and after approaching a big cobblestone roundabout you will be in direct view of the legendary race-course. Down the hill is the striking château, which you will have to drive through to get to the golf course. You will then need to make your way through an electronic gate to get into this private course… More >
The Winner (Adam Scott) – He not only managed to break his own major drought at the weekend but also the Australian curse at Augusta, sinking two of the most important putts of his career on No.18 in regulation and No.10 in the two-hole playoff. More >
In Spey Bay’s case this is a wonderful journey. The undulating firm fescue fairways with gorse and heather in abundance and views over the Moray Firth, all play their part in this “sleeping beauty” of a classic natural links More >