Posted on October 19, 2016 in golf Courses.
European Tour pros sing the praises of The Grove
Many of Europe's top golfers have given The Grove, the place that hosted last week's British Masters, supported by Sky Sports, a huge boost.
Competitors in the European Tour event were full of praise for the conditioning, preparation and layout of the golf course during tournament week, which ultimately saw Sweden's Alex Noren claim the title 2016 with a total of 18 under par.
The golf course, designed by Kyle Phillips, is already recognized in a number of influential Top 100 rankings and rated "England's Number One Golf Course" by Golf Monthly. It is part of a 300 acre country house located less than 20 miles from central London.
Leading the flow of positive feedback, the 2007 British Masters winner Lee Westwood said: “Visually, The Grove is a spectacular golf course. If you hit the ball well, it gives you a lot of chances to birdie. Of the few times I've been here the course has always been in fantastic condition. This week is no different. "
Englishman Robert Rock added: “The greens are probably the best greens we've had on the European Tour so far, excluding the Middle East. For England at this time of year they have done an incredible job. "
José María Olazábal, captain winner of the 2012 Ryder Cup, has returned to The Grove for the first time since his participation in the WGC-American Express Championship in 2006, an event won by Tiger Woods. He added: “I must say that the course is in perfect condition. The fairways are firm, the greens are firm and the ball rolls really well. The playing conditions couldn't be better. "
Irishman Shane Lowry sums up his experience: “The hotel is great, it's the best players' lounge we've had this year on the European Tour. The rooms are amazing and everyone has been great. I really enjoyed it. "
Anna Darnell, Director of Golf & Resort at The Grove, added: “Preparing The Grove for the tournament has been a huge team effort and it has been gratifying to hear positive feedback from the players throughout the week. "
“We also received many positive comments from the 53.000 spectators during the week and look forward to welcoming as many as possible back over the next few months to experience the hotel and its facilities, and play on our golf course. championship. "
To commemorate Alex's victory, The Grove also announced a special offer of an overnight stay for two, based on the winner's score of 266 (-18). The dinner, bed and breakfast offer includes an overnight stay and two rounds of golf on the championship course for £ 266 per person, shared between two people.
To take advantage of this offer, reservations must be made between October 18 and 31, 2016, for overnight stays between November 1 and March 31, 2017 subject to availability. (The offer excludes the periods between December 24 and 31, 2016 and January 3 to 7, 2017).
“We pride ourselves on being an open place, and we wanted all customers to enjoy and celebrate Alex's victory. We hope this limited availability offer for two people will encourage golfers to visit The Grove over the next several months ”added Anna.
Golfers interested in this special offer can book by email at email@example.com, by mentioning the reference "Winner2016".
For more information on The Grove, visit: www.thegrove.co.uk