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    Record Year For Hole In Ones In Portugal

    Record Year For Hole In Ones In Portugal

    Since our operations began in the Algarve in 2004, we have seen 50 hole in ones achieved by golfers playing the MDHIO game. An incredible 10 hole in ones were achieved in 2015 alone across our Portuguese Million Dollar Hole in One golf courses. The hole in ones were achieved by golfers from all over Europe this ...

    Youngsters Driving Force Behind Rise In Golf Participation

    Youngsters Driving Force Behind Rise In Golf Participation

    Golf participation appears to be continuing to stabilise after the latest Active People Survey figures from Sport England. The encouraging news comes from the results for the year to October 2015, which have just been released. They consolidate the previous year’s results which had indicated that the downward trend ...

    Iconic £7 Million Hotel On The Edge Of Royal Troon Sold

    Iconic £7 Million Hotel On The Edge Of Royal Troon Sold

    One of Scotland’s most iconic hotels has been sold in a multi-million pound deal that sees The Hotel Collection handed over to its ambitious new owners. The Marine Hotel is located on the edge of the 18th hole of the famous Royal Troon Golf Course, which will host the Open Golf Championship in 2016. It has been ...

    How To Achieve Backspin With Your Golf Ball

    How To Achieve Backspin With Your Golf Ball

    Achieving backspin is one of those essential skills that will help take your golf game to the next level. You will notice the professionals attempting this shot, sometimes in spectacular fashion when, a ball lands ten or 15ft beyond a hole, then as if by magic it backs up so far that they need only make a simple tap ...

    The Cold Hard Truth About Golf Balls

    The Cold Hard Truth About Golf Balls

    As we head into the chillier months of winter, you may have noticed something unusual happening to your golf balls. Jason Day experienced the phenomenon when he took an approach shot with his iron 166 yards from the green at the WGC-Accenture Match Play a few years back. To his surprise the ball didn’t land on ...

    80% Of Golf Tour Operators Report Bookings Increase

    80% Of Golf Tour Operators Report Bookings Increase

    Over the past few decades, the success of golf tourism has risen appreciably. Many golf tour operators around the world are tailoring their offers to the specific needs of golfers. Whether as a primary motivation for a holiday or simply as a secondary activity, golf attracts millions of holidaymakers worldwide. The ...

    What Golfers Really Want For Christmas

    What Golfers Really Want For Christmas

    Isn’t it funny how every year people don’t seem to get it when it comes to buying golf gifts? This may be because the people buying the presents have never played the game and don’t understand the little things that can make a difference. As we can safely assume that you yourself play golf, let’s look at some of ...

    Major Investment Planned For Buckinghamshire Golf Course

    Major Investment Planned For Buckinghamshire Golf Course

    The owners of the Buckinghamshire Golf Club are to invest £2 million to develop and improve their  golf course near Denham. Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. has agreed to finance the improvements, following a major survey conducted by renowned golf course architects Thomson Perret and Lobb (TPL) whose Chairman is ...

    Best Golf Course In Asia Named

    Best Golf Course In Asia Named

    The Els Club Teluk Datai, Langkawi, Malaysia has confirmed its place as Asia’s best golf course after winning top billing in the region at the World Golf Awards in Faro, Portugal. Designed by four-time Major champion, Ernie Els, the course received awards as Asia’s Best Golf Course and Malaysia’s Best Golf Course, ...

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