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Tommy Fleetwood looked sure to win the season long ‘Race to Dubai‘ which starts next week. However Justin Rose has closed the gap and become a worthy contender to win what used to be known as the Oder of Merit and take the million pound cheque. The competition is a points system  based on the […]

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tiger woods and average golfers

Normally the news that the world’s ranked number 1180 is returning to competition wouldn’t be of interest to many people. However when that golfer is Tiger Woods then the ensuing furor is understandable. He has tweeted that he will return to competitive golf at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas starting on the 30th […]

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PGA Catalunya

Many people were surprised to see that the Stadium Course at PGA Catalunya Resort had been voted the number one course in Spain. After all, Valderrama has long been recognised as not only Spain’s number one golf course but also one of the very best in Europe and it has held numerous golf tournaments including […]

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Hotel Barcelona Golf

An early start on the 6.25am flight from Manchester to Barcelona with Ryanair was the staring point for four days looking at Catalunya as a golfing destination. The flight arrived on time and once we had worked out that the golf clubs came on a different carousel to the normal one we were on our […]

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La Manga Golf 4

Recently some of the Glencor Golf team traveled to Murcia to witness what La Manga Golf Resort had to offer. With its 5* Hotel and 4* Apartments on offer there is something for everyone. With its recent award of best luxury resort and villa in Europe for 2017, voted for by travel and tourism specialists, […]

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golf crown behaviour

Last week’s Presidents Cup despite being a non-event as a golfing contest highlighted the appalling behaviour of fans with spectators openly hurling abuse at the International players. Patriotism is fine but the fervour that now accompanies the Ryder Cup and other Team competitions has now reached such proportions that it’s not surprising that certain members […]

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The Presidents Cup 2017

From the very first match in last weekends Presidents Cup, it was over as a competitive event. When Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas beat Charl Schwartzel and Hideki Matsuyama 6 & 4 it set the tone for one of the biggest none events in golfing history. As a contest the match was over after day […]

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As you may have seen Monarch Airlines have ceased trading as of 01/10/2017 and will no longer operate any future flights. Whilst Glencor Golf do not sell or operate any flights we are aware this may have a knock on effect to your travel arrangements. Please see the below advice for clients affected by Monarch: […]

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Bom Successo

Bom Sucesso Golf has undergone major improvements and the continuing work being done on the course has transformed it into a most enjoyable and fun experience. It has always been a good design as you would expect from a Donald Steel design and now the condition is so much improved its well worth a visit. […]

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Praia D'el Rey Golf Resort

It’s a long time since we last visited this resort and we had forgotten how good it is. The golf course is basically two different 9 hole loops with the front nine winding through pine trees and the second nine running along the Atlantic Ocean offering spectacular views. Just over an hour from Lisbon and […]

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West Cliffs Golf Course

In this month’s Golf World magazine they have published their ranking list of Continental Europe’s Top 100 golf courses and there is a new entry at number 25 – West Cliffs Golf Links at Obidos, a course that is about an hours drive north of Lisbon. This is a remarkable achievement for a course that […]

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Guy Mowbray Golf Day

Glencor Golf team up with Teeuplo, Golf Vlogs UK and The Belfry to take part in Guy Mowbray’s Golf Day in York at Sandburn Hall in aid for The Sporting Memories Foundation. This fantastic charity, of which Guy is a patron of, helps those battling dementia, depression and loneliness by engaging them in social activities and […]

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