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Meet Joel, Our New Director of Golf

Joel Westwell has stepped into the new leadership role with a rich history at The Grove, bringing a wealth of experience and deep understanding of the resort’s intricate golf operations. We caught up with Joel to learn more about his journey and predictions for how the golf industry will evolve in the coming years.

Reflecting on 20 years of golf at The Grove with Kyle Phillips

It’s been just over 20 years since our first guests took a swing on our championship golf course, designed by renowned architect Kyle Phillips. In light of this milestone, we sat down with the man himself and listened to him reflect on the design process, the course and of Tiger Woods’ win at the 2006 World Golf Championship.

Top Golf Tips From The Pros

As we swing into the autumn season at The Grove, make sure your golf game remains in tip-top shape with our PGA Professionals' top tips. 

The Grove Hosts Unforgettable Rose Ladies’ Series Finale

On 2 May, we hosted the final event of the 2023 Rose Ladies' Series (and what a finale it was!), featuring dramatic comebacks, eagles and ultimately, a play-off victory for Hannah McCook.

59Club UK Service Excellence Awards 22/23

We are so thrilled to announce that our golf team here at The Grove were nominated for several different categories at the 59club UK ‘Service Excellence’ Awards. Even more impressively, we came away with some wins, including Ultimate Golf Resort!

Meet William Evans, Our New Golf Course & Estates Manager

Returning to The Grove for a second time, William will be leading our award-winning agronomy and gardens teams as our new Golf Course & Estates Manager. Over the past few years his career has taken him from the UK, to Egypt and Bahrain. We sat down to find out more about his journey and vision for the future.

Meet Fenella Buss, Our New PGA Assistant Golf Professional

A keen golfer from a young age, Fenella joins us as one of our new PGA Assistant Golf Professionals. We sat down with her to find out more.

A Day in the Life of a Clarendon Collection Patron

The Clarendon Collection is a points-based programme where account holders can use their points to play golf on our championship course and much more. From discounts on overnight stays to complimentary lessons with our PGA golf professional team, find out how you could spend a day at The Grove as part of the Clarendon Collection.

Elevating The Grove Experience

If you have visited The Grove in the last few months, you will most likely have noticed the works that...

Golf Tips from Rosana Valdor, our Senior Assistant PGA Golf Professional

As we swing into the summer season at The Grove, make sure your golf game remains in tip-top shape with...

Our Strong Commitment to Women’s Golf

The Grove has become a signatory for The R&A Women in Golf Charter, an important commitment to a more inclusive...

Introducing Trackman Range

Experience a whole new way to practice at The Grove with Trackman Range, a revolutionary ball-tracking solution. We are delighted...

Spring Golf Tips from our Head Pro

  The month of April has arrived, and with it comes the official start of the UK golf season. So,...

59Club UK Service Excellence Awards

We are so thrilled to announce that our golf team here at The Grove were nominated for several different categories...

Sustainability Awards for Golf at The Grove

We’re delighted to share that we have been awarded GEO Certified® status for our commitment and efforts to achieve a...

In conversation with Kyle Phillips

After a year of winning important accolades for our golf course, including being rated  No.27 in Golf World’s new Top...

A Year of Awards for Golf at The Grove

We chat to our Director of Golf, Brad Gould, about a phenomenal year for golf at The Grove… We are...

Golf Tips to transform your game

Sometimes it’s those small changes you make that can transform your game. Here our Head PGA Professional, Tom, shares 4...

Top Tips from our PGA Head Golf Professional

As many of us are playing more regularly whilst the evenings are still long, it's the perfect chance to sharpen our skills. Give Tom's tips a try during your next round.

Putting Tips from our Head Professional

The Grove’s Head PGA Golf Professional, Tom Minshull, takes us through five quick putting tips that will have you lowering your scores throughout the summer.

Injecting Magic Into Our Greens

The Grove is famous for the quality of its USGA specification putting surfaces, but watching a golf ball effortlessly glide uninterrupted towards the hole doesn’t happen without a lot of hard work behind the scenes. Phillip Chiverton, The Grove’s Golf Course and Estate Manager, tells us about the revolutionary DryJect system that has been used to enhance the quality of The Grove’s renowned putting surfaces.

Meet our new Head PGA Golf Professional: Tom Minshull

Tom leads our team of PGA Golf Professionals at The Grove. We caught up with him as he came off the course and quizzed him about why he loves the game, his own story, what it’s like behind the scenes of The Open and his plans for The Grove. If you’re considering lessons to improve your game, read his last answer… there’s one gentleman at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland who has never looked back.

Up your golfing game: Top Tips from our Head Professional

Tom Minshull is our Head PGA Golf Professional here at The Grove’s prestigious golf course in Hertfordshire. Tom is passionate...

When the Tiger prowled at The Grove

Tiger Woods’ historic win at The Masters on Sunday brought back wonderful memories of when The Grove was fortunate enough to have him compete on our championship golf course and, like at Augusta, he finished a champion.

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