Tuesday, 1st December, 2015

Stories tagged ‘Harry Colt’

Friday, November 13th, 2015

The par 3, 7th hole at The Stoke Park Club, designed by Harry Colt.  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Iconic Stoke Park to Get Five-Star Bunker Treatment

Renowned golfing venue Stoke Park is to invest a seven-figure sum in a facelift of its 27 holes, which were created by Harry Colt in 1908

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Dunluce Links Royal Portrush (Club website)

Royal Portrush To Host The 148th Open In 2019

The R&A announced today that The 148th Open will be played at Royal Portrush in 2019, marking a historic return to Northern Ireland for golf’s oldest and most international Championship after nearly 70 years

The Wentworth Club

Wentworth Club announces multi-million pound investment

Wentworth Club has announced its commitment to invest heavily to significantly enhance and improve its three championship courses, facilities and service quality to become the world’s finest private golf and country club

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

EIGCA, ASGCA, SAGCA members outside Leeds Castle

Golf Course Architects go “To Heath & Links” for 2015 Study Tour

Organised by the European Institute of Golf Course Architects, golf course architects from Europe, North America and Australia came together last week to study and play some of southeast England’s finest golf courses

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Heath & Links study Tour logo

Golf Course Architects head ‘To Heath & Links’

Seventy of the world’s leading golf course architects are set to gather in South-East England next week for their 2015 Study Tour, organised by the EIGCA and supported by Toro

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Burnham & Berrow, an Atlantic Links course, celebrates 125 years in 2015

Double Celebration for Two of England’s Finest Championship Links

June marks a double celebration at England’s Atlantic Links as members Burnham & Berrow and St Enodoc Golf Clubs, both reach their landmark 125th anniversary

Friday, May 29th, 2015

The Harry Colt designed course at Manchester Golf Club has a mix of moorland, heathland and parkland characteristics

Golf Tourism England launches Pennines Golf Trail

A new trail aimed at the travelling golfer has been launched to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Pennine Way to prove that the game is not a good walk spoiled

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015


PRG Ensures Royal County Down Pro Shop Is Well-Stocked

The fast-growing supplier of innovative, high-quality bespoke golf accessories, has been providing branded merchandise and support for this week’s The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by The Rory Foundation

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

The official opening of the All-Weather Short Game Area, created by Huxley Golf at Brokenhurst Manor were attended by golfing VIPs including President of the European Tour and former Ryder Cup Captain John Jacobs OBE as well as ex-R&A Captain Air Chief Marshal Sir Patrick (Paddy) Hine GCB GBE

Brokenhurst Manor GC marks centenary with new Huxley Golf Short Game Area

The official opening ceremony was attended by President of the European Tour and former Ryder Cup Captain John Jacobs OBE and ex-R&A Captain Air Chief Marshal Sir Patrick (Paddy) Hine GCB GBE

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Edgbaston Golf Club’s fleet of Toro equipment

Edgbaston Golf Club Switches to Toro Machinery in £500k Deal

One of the Midlands’ most reputable private members clubs, Edgbaston Golf Club, has invested £500k in a new fleet of Toro equipment

Friday, January 30th, 2015

One of Little Aston’s bunkers after the flood prior to Souters Sports arrival.

Souters Sports Swift Help gets Course out of Bunker Nightmare

Little Aston Golf Club at Sutton Coldfield in the West Midlands experienced a bunker ‘wipe-out’ recently when an unexpected storm deposited over five inches of rainwater in an hour .....read the full story »

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Tony Rees

PGA Pro Bows Out After 56 Year Career At Oxford

Longstanding Oxford Golf Club PGA Professional Tony Rees will hang up his clubs for the final time at the end of this month

Friday, December 19th, 2014

The new 10th green, viewed from the forward Men’s tees

“Lost” Colt Green Re-Built At Real Golf De Pedreña

Real Golf de Pedreña was Harry Colt’s second and final 18 hole golf course design in Spain, writes David Williams of David Williams Golf Design .....read the full story »

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

6th green of Royal St George's GC

Golfinkent.co.uk Shows County as one of England’s Top Golfing Destinations

Kent possesses a long tradition and history of golf that dates back to over a century ago and boasts over 100 courses, including three Open Championship venues

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Pin High's Roger Hyder and Tony Healy with Canterbury Honorary Vice President Peter Alliss

Canterbury Golf Club extend consultancy agreement with Pin High Golf Group

Pin High Golf Group, the golf & leisure management consultants and club operators, have signed a 12 month extension to their management consultancy agreement with Canterbury Golf Club

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Mackenzie and Ebert website

Mackenzie & Ebert appointed at Royal Portrush

Mackenzie & Ebert Ltd. are to suggest changes to the Dunluce Course and Valley Courses in anticipation of The Open Championship being held at Royal Portrush Golf Club

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Tony Healy (Pin High Golf Group), Paul Blake (Canterbury GC) and Roger Hyder (Pin High Golf Group)

Canterbury Golf Club Appoints Pin High Golf Group

Pin High Golf Group, the Golf & Leisure management consultants and club operators, have signed a management consultancy agreement with Canterbury Golf Club

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Helen Heady, Heady Public Relations

Visit Kent Appoints Heady PR as Golf Consultant

Heady PR will work in partnership with Visit Kent, its business partners in the golf industry and the prime golf courses of Kent to build and develop the legacy of golf in the county

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Close House's fleet of new Club Car Precedent i2 Excel vehicles fitted with hi-tech Visage GPS technology outside clubhouse

Close House combines high-tech and heritage with Club Car’s Visage GPS technology

Close House, in Northumberland and one of the UK’s most charming golf resorts, has combined the traditions of the golfing game with modern, state-of-the-art GPS technology to provide golfers with the best in ‘championship course’ experience .....read the full story »

Monday, June 6th, 2011

copyright Wentworth Club

Praise for Wentworth’s West

Wentworth’s reworked West Course, reworked by Ernie Els, was hailed as ‘a true test of the game’ following 2011 BMW PGA Championship

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

18th green and clubhouse, Steve Carr/Gold Flag Golf Ltd

Luffenham Heath gets Open Championship Qualifying

The Lincolnshire course has been extended to 6,550 yards from the new Championship blue tees, with the addition of two new greens, six new tees, plus six new bunkers to catch longer-hitting players .....read the full story »

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Derek Markham presenting his history of West Surrey Golf Club to Sue Stranger

Golf Club Histories at the EIGCA Library

Resources at the European Institute of Golf Course Architects provide a valuable insight into the early years of golf and the work of pioneers such as Harry Colt, James Braid and Alister Mackenzie. Non-members may borrow books for a small fee, and are welcome to visit and view the collection .....read the full story »

Tuesday, May 18th, 1999

Braid’s bunkers back

The old Braid course at Tyrrells Wood in Surrey is presently being restored. Many of the original design features are being re-created in a seven year programme