Course of the Month – Gloria (Old)

Welcome back to the “Golfkings’ Course of the Month” series.

We’ll be reviewing some of our favourites, be they well known Championship layouts or hidden gems that we like to play whenever the chance arises.

Here we discuss one of Belek’s best 18 hole courses – the Gloria Old, part of the superb Gloria Golf Club complex.

The first thing that comes to mind when describing Gloria Old is the sight of the magnificent Taurus Mountains.

Then it’s the tall pines that line many of the fairways and provide the first in a series of challenges.

We would certainly recommend warming up before playing this great course. The first is a par 5 with …

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Education Down To a Tee

There has been talk recently about the decline in numbers of people watching golf and the eventuality that golf will lose some of its historic popularity – the BBC has already lost the coverage of the Open Championship.

So it appears that people in the UK, and Scotland, are becoming less and less interested in the sport that was created in Scotland, especially the younger generation. This is a problem for the future of British golf because without golfers, we would lose some of our courses.

In England, the amount of 16-25-year-olds playing the game regularly almost halved in England between 2009 and 2013 the amount of 16-25-year-olds playing the game regularly …

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Top Tips For Booking The Perfect Golfing Holiday

Golf is big business. There are literally thousands of brilliant golf courses and top quality golf resorts to choose from, so booking the perfect golf holiday can become a little mind boggling.

So in order make your life easier and to ensure you get the best out of your hard earned break, we’ve highlighted some of our top tips.

Where can I get a luxury experience?

The simple answer is almost anywhere, however there are always that select few that shine brighter than others.

Turkey is currently one of the most popular golfing destinations in Europe, and thanks to its superb golf courses and wonderful luxury all-inclusive resorts, golfers need look no further than …

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GolfKings Scottish Area Championship

At the weekend, the GolfKings Scottish Area Championship was held at Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perthshire and the kings that were crowned the winners were the team from Ayrshire.

The team consisted of John Shanks, Stuart Robin, Tommy McInally, Jack McDonald, Keith Hamilton and Scott Brown, all from various clubs from around Ayrshire. It was their third title in the 38 year history of the tournament, and it was a closely fought final with a 5.5 – 3.5 win over Dunbartonshire.

They had a fantastic weekend and their victory was well deserved, after defeating the home favourites, Perth & Kinross, in the quarter-finals, and then pushed Renfrewshire out of their path in the semi-finals.…

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