launches 'Early Birdie' campaign, Europe's largest golf travel company, has unveiled its Early Birdie promotion, offering great discounts for large groups booking a golf holiday before September 30, Europe's largest golf travel company, has launched its 'Early Birdie' promotion, which offers customers great discounts, loyalty Breakpoints on future bookings and even new TaylorMade drivers.

The promotion - now in its ninth year - rewards groups of eight or more golfers booking their 2013 golf trip before September 30, as well as enabling them to reserve preferred tee times and hotel rooms at the most popular destinations. - the industry leader with portfolio of more than 1,500 courses worldwide - served more than 360,000 customers last year, and the 'Early Birdie' promotion reaffirms the company's commitment to value, choice and service.

"We know that many golfers will already be planning their group trip for next year, so we expect the Early Birdie promotion to be as popular as ever," said Keith Mitchell,'s Marketing Director.

"In tough economic climate, we're doing our best to give our loyal customers great-value prices at the leading venues, as well as some extra rewards that they're sure to appreciate."

Loyalty Breakpoints can also be redeemed with the company's sister businesses - the UK's largest tee-time booking service with a portfolio of more than 850 golf clubs - and, specialising in spa treatments at 200 venues nationwide.

Customers, who are allocated their own personal sales consultant, will also be eligible for existing discounts, including free places for group organisers on certain bookings.

For more information on the Early Birdie campaign, visit or call 0800 279 7988.

Nick Bonfield
Features Editor

Nick Bonfield joined Golf Monthly in 2012 after graduating from Exeter University and earning an NCTJ-accredited journalism diploma from News Associates in Wimbledon. He is responsible for managing production of the magazine, sub-editing, writing, commissioning and coordinating all features across print and online. Most of his online work is opinion-based and typically centres around the Majors and significant events in the global golfing calendar. Nick has been an avid golf fan since the age of ten and became obsessed with the professional game after watching Mike Weir and Shaun Micheel win The Masters and PGA Championship respectively in 2003. In his time with Golf Monthly, he's interviewed the likes of Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Jose Maria Olazabal, Henrik Stenson, Padraig Harrington, Lee Westwood and Billy Horschel and has ghost-written columns for Westwood, Wayne Riley, Matthew Southgate, Chris Wood and Eddie Pepperell. Nick is a 12-handicap golfer and his favourite courses include Old Head, Sunningdale New, Penha Longha, Valderrama and Bearwood Lakes. If you have a feature pitch for Nick, please email with 'Pitch' in the subject line. Nick is currently playing: Driver: TaylorMade M1 Fairway wood: TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 Hybrid: Ping Crossover Irons (4-9): Nike Vapor Speed Wedges: Cleveland CBX Full Face, 56˚, Titleist Vokey SM4, 60˚ Putter: testing in progress! Ball: TaylorMade TP5x