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This Week In Golf: Aug 14 – 20

Els Club Teluk Datai receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The 7th hole on the Rainforest

The Els Club Teluk Datai in Kuala Lumpur, has been awarded a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence, which celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year.

Set against a stunning backdrop of greenery and natural beaches on the island of Langkawi, the Rainforest Course at Teluk Datai is set adjacent to the water’s edge amongst a million-year-old rainforest.

Following its official opening in 2014, it won ‘The World’s Best New Golf Course’ award and ranked #84 in ‘Golf Digest’s Top 100 Greatest Golf Courses in the World’.

Prince’s Himalayas nine to undergo renovation

Prince’s Golf Club, in Sandwich Bay, Kent, host of the 1932 Open Championship, has announced extensive plans to redevelop the Himalayas nine.

The club has hired renowned international golf course architects Mackenzie & Ebert to handle the reconstruction that begins this month.

Rob McGuirk, General Manager of Prince’s Golf Club, commented: “The entire club is very excited by this project. We believe Mackenzie & Ebert’s plans will transform the Himalayas Nine into one of the finest stretches of links golf in the country.”

Skechers announced as official footwear partner of the 2017 Solheim Cup

This Week In Golf: Aug 14 - 20

Some of the world’s leading players will be taking to the fairways in never-before-seen, limited edition, Team Europe and Team USA Skechers GO GOLF shoes this weekend at the Solheim Cup.

With the new partnership, a limited edition women’s Skechers GO GOLF Solheim Cup model will be revealed for each team leading up to the event, and a selection of both Team Europe and Team USA members will wear the exclusive style, including 3-time LET Tour winner Florentyna Parker.

Free PowaKaddy cart bag when you buy an FW7s trolley

Golf trolley brand PowaKaddy has launched a new promotion to mark the end of the summer season, which will see golfers receive a free cart bag when they purchase a PowaKaddy FW7s or FW7s EBS trolley.

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Every golfer who buys one of the FW7s trolleys between Monday 14th August and Monday 11th  September will get a free-of-charge PowaKaddy cart bag worth up to £209.99. As part of the promotion, golfers can choose from two of the brand’s cart bags, including the Dri Edition and the Premium.