Royal Birkdale; the First Open Venue to Achieve GolfMark

Royal Birkdale has become the very first Open Championship venue in England to obtain the GolfMark; awarded by the English Golf Union. GolfMark is a national scheme which finds and acknowledges junior and beginner-friendly golf facilities.  This recognition means that Royal Birkdale is now able to improve its practice and coaching facilities for beginners through […]

Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Royal Birkdale is one of the best courses on the planet and is consistently ranked in the top 30 courses in the world. It has hosted the Open Championship on 7 occasions, most recently in 2008 when Padraig Harrington was victorious. During a recent familiarization visit to England’s Golf Coast (North West England), my colleague […]

Golf’s best end major year with The 148th Open at Royal Portrush

This week, for the first time since 1951, The Open returns to Northern Ireland. The field tees off Thursday at The Dunluce Links at Royal Portrush beginning at 1:35 a.m. EDT (6:35 a.m. local time). This marks the second time golf’s oldest championship has been held outside Scotland and England. Modifications have been made to […]

On the Road to The 148th Open at Royal Portrush with PerryGolf

Golf observers focused their eyes on the brilliant shores of Pebble Beach last weekend, watching the strong American pro Gary Woodland deliver an outstanding performance. His putt for birdie on the 72nd hole capped a three-shot victory over Brooks Koepka, who was seeking his third consecutive U.S. Open crown. Now, the countdown has begun for […]

The Royals & Beyond: Enjoy these Must Play Courses in England

The 148th Open ventures to Northern Ireland this summer for the first time since 1951, returning to the Dunluce Links at Royal Portrush. (One golf spot remains on PerryGolf’s cruise that will take you to The Open). Like the rest of the golf world, we can’t wait to see the renovated links and are eager […]