Club de Golf Alcanada is ready to capitalise on golf’s boom. With so many of the other usual leisure activities unavailable over the past 12 months, participation numbers have grown across Europe with new golfers taking up the sport for the first time and others returning to it. Travel restrictions, which meant passenger numbers to Mallorca were down by a staggering 80-per-cent during 2020, should begin to ease over the coming weeks and months, while the island’s warm climate makes for an appealing autumn golf trip for those golfers who have been bitten by the bug on their home turf.
Golf at Costa Navarino – the prime sustainable destination in the Mediterranean – is ready to swing into action with guests being welcomed for the new season from May 19 at The Westin Resort Costa Navarino and from May 23 at The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort. Guests can once again enjoy the acclaimed The Bay and The Dunes courses, while a new experience awaits this autumn with golfers having the exclusive chance to play the first of the two new courses at Navarino Hills, named the ‘World’s Best New Golf Development’ at the 2020 World Golf Awards.
Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has prepared a tournament-packed calendar to celebrate its tenth anniversary this season. The program will begin on April 28 with the Third Women’s League 2021 event — a year-round competition with nine other tournaments scheduled throughout the year — and a grand final to be held on December 22. July will host the Belgium National Day Tournament and the III Callaway Tournament.
With golf events increasingly focusing on sustainability best practices to reduce their carbon footprints, sustainability is to be at the heart of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. Efficiencies and waste reduction can be improved significantly with effective planning and close monitoring of branding, infrastructure, and hospitality catering, not only helping the tournament operate and save costs, but also supporting right from the onset. With next year’s event, Education City Golf Club will be looking to better highlight the positive social and environmental impact on the tournament.
Toptracer has announced details of a multi-year business partnership with The Belfry Hotel & Resort, as the brands join forces to enhance the club’s technology offering and global appeal. The iconic Warwickshire-based club has played host to the Ryder Cup on four occasions, as well as numerous European Tour events, and is set to stage the British Masters again later this year. The Belfry is also the home of The PGA in the United Kingdom.
Castle Stuart has announced its support for the Get Back to Golf Tour series and will be the opening venue from Apr 26-May 9. The competition is a fun and exciting tour with a unique format open to all golf professionals and amateurs with a handicap of two or better. It was devised by Alan Tait – an ex European Tour pro, BBC Radio Scotland commentator, and the UK managing director for GolPhin for Kids.