Theale is a new parkland layout in Berkshire just outside of Reading, it is mostly flat but does offer some challenging holes with well positioned hazards.
Ah the joy of a hole in one!!
On the recent golf trip to Spain we managed to get one of the product team to caddie for us, she spent most of the day waiting in the buggy, beer in hand, I’m pretty sure she would have been over the limit to drive a regular car!
This weekend I am off on a company golf trip to Puerto Banus. We are playing Los Naranjos and Santa Clara which I am hoping will be a great experience for me as I have never played golf in Spain before.
Los Naranjos was designed by Robert Trent Jones Senior and is widely regarded to be one of Spain’s best courses. At over 7,000 yards it certainly looks to be a genuine championship course which will prove a tough challenge for me as I am suffering with my driving at present. The wide fairways and huge undulating greens may help my regulation statistics but there is also massive expanses of sand and a good many water hazards to avoid. Read more
When a bunch of lads get together for a trip to the home of golf you will quite often find that breakfast will be very much a case of ‘Hair of the Dog’.
When staying at the Celtic Manor Dylan the Dragon greets you outside the Olive Tree restaurant for breakfast, Raj was lucky enough to get a cuddle as well!
England’s Golf Coast is home to 20 of the most genuinely charming golf courses in Britain. They are some of the UK’s most challenging golf courses, located on some of the most naturally beautiful British coastline. The area is home to no fewer than three famous ‘Royal’ links courses – Birkdale, Liverpool and Lytham & St Annes who have hosted the Open Championship over 30 times.
When playing a course like Ballybunion you quite often find yourself saying “I wonder where the ball went!”
The only windows you get on a golf course tend to belong to the clubhouse building. Stockley Park Golf Club is set in the middle of Stockley Business Park and quite a few windows are reachable from the fairways.