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The Belfry Blog

Welcome to The Belfry Blog where you can find all the latest news and highlights across the resort, all in one place!

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Broad vs Root Golf Day 2017
Some of golf’s most iconic moments have taken place at The Belfry and our ambassador Stuart Broad created his own special bit of history as he edged out fellow English cricket compatriot Joe Root in a Ryder Cup challenge match.
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Day in the life of General Manager Mukesh Kumar
Recently announced as a finalist in the Manager of the Year category at The Caterer’s 2017 Catey Awards, we find out what a day in the life of General Manager of The Belfry entails.
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A Day in the Life of Ecology Expert, Matt Whittock
With acres of rolling countryside and the newly added Woodland Trail, there’s a lot of time and hard work that goes into developing and nurturing our grounds to enable our wildlife to thrive. Hear from our ecology expert Matt Whittock on all his findings and how he spends his days supporting the growth of our wildlife programme.

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A Day in the Life of Head Greenkeeper, Jamie Wade
With over 550 acres of grounds, and after having recently been named Europe’s Best Golf Hotel, there’s a lot of hard work and dedication that goes into keeping our greens immaculate. Hear from the expert, Head Greenkeeper Jamie Wade on what a day in his shoes entails…
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Benefits of custom fitting
Custom fitted golf clubs made to your personal specification that work in unison with your height, swing speed, and technique to improve the aim and distance of every shot and more…
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Meet the Pro - Phillip Akers
Since joining The Belfry team just under a year ago, Phillip has expanded the junior programme by over 40 children and intends to create the largest hotbed of talented golfers within the UK…
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Quick Fix vs. Long Term Development
by Nicky Lawrenson
“Can I improve instantly with a quick fix, or do I opt for a longer term plan of development?” Sound familiar? Hear from the expert Nicky Lawrenson, PGA Fellow Professional… 
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Technology Within Coaching with Chris Ryan
Just 25 years ago even having a golf lesson with a video camera was a rarity, now we have high speed video, launch monitors, pressure mats and 3D systems, so what is the latest technology within coaching and why is it used? Find out from our expert golf professional Chris Ryan
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Top 5 Tips for Ladies Looking to Get into Golf with Elizabeth Mallett
As the women’s golf industry grows, you can too with top tips on how to get into golf from lady golf professional Elizabeth Mallett!
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The Belfry Listed in 100 Great British Holes 2017!
The iconic Brabazon course at The Belfry Hotel & Resort has received yet more recognition with not just one, but two holes being named within National Club Golfer’s listings for ‘100 Great British Holes 2017’.
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Christmas at The Belfry
As the festive season approaches, we’ve been thinking about all of the things we love the most about Christmas here at The Belfry. 2016 is already shaping up to be a memorable Christmas – we have a whole host of dining options, party events and family breaks lined up. So eat, drink, and be merry – The Belfry has it all this Christmas! Read more here 

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The Belfry backs the boys at The Ryder Cup
With this year’s hotly anticipated Ryder Cup between Europe and the USA upon us, it always reinvigorates some unforgettable moments here at The Belfry, having hosted the biennial matches on more occasions than any other venue in the world!
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Seen the new Galvin Green Ryder Cup Team Europe clothing?
Here at the Belfry we’re proud to be the only venue in England where you can get your hands on the premium suit, along with the rest of the range available in store now! Read more here

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