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Average golf insurance claim surpasses £500

Regardless of how good a golfer you are, there is always the chance things can go wrong on the course. And with the average value of a golf insurance claim standing at a cool £515, it’s a valuable lesson in the importance of the right cover.   That figure takes into account the claims received […]


Is greens in regulation the vital stat for golfers?

Like a whole host of other sports, golf is becoming more and more obsessed with stats. A look on the PGA Tour website gives users over 100 statistical measurements to order each of the Tour’s players.   But which one should amateur golfers be focused on for themselves?   Of course, improving all aspects of […]


Post-Thomas Cook: How to protect your holiday

After hundreds of thousands of Thomas Cook customers were left with a holiday that no longer exists and thousands more were effectively stranded abroad, there’s not been a better time to understand how you can protect your holiday from the risk of collapsing businesses.   The decline of the UK’s oldest travel agent may have […]


Planning a self-guided cycling holiday

Rather than going on a guided cycling holiday, which means that you have to follow the route and pace of a guide and often be part of a big group, many people are choosing the freedom and independence of self-guided trips.   This type of trip will require more planning than a guided holiday, so […]


Is Turkey the new king of golf holidays?

For decades, the Iberian Peninsula has had a stronghold on golf holidays for UK golfers. But the days of the Spanish and Portuguese dominance appear to be numbered as Turkey puts its hand up to become golfing destination number one.   The relatively rapid growth of the golf tourism industry in Turkey has seen it […]


Lightning on the golf course: What to do

After six spectators were injured when lightning struck a PGA event in Atlanta last month, knowing what to do when a storm approaches could be a life saver for golfers.   Of the sextet of golf fans injured at the Tour Championship, none are said to be in life-threatening conditions, though that could have easily […]


How will a No Deal Brexit affect travel?

As the UK moves closer and closer to the October 31st Brexit date, and the bookmakers making it more and more likely that no Withdrawal Agreement is in place, it is important to understand what a no deal Brexit could mean for travel.   The impact of a No Deal Brexit on the travel sector […]


Rob Hazelwood: My SportsCover Direct claims experience

For anyone competing in any sport, injuries can be a nightmare. But, think about how you would cope if you were to suffer a serious injury when competing or training abroad.   That is exactly what happened to 20-year-old Robert Hazelwood whilst on a waterskiing training trip to Chile. Robert, who has been skiing since […]


New for old cover and golf equipment insurance

As golfers, protecting your golf equipment is likely to be a high priority. Knowing what protection you have on your Golf Insurance policy can be confusing though. And that’s before you throw in the added benefit of new-for-old cover.   Many insurance policies for golfers will include protection against damage caused to your golf clubs. […]


Playing the UK’s cheapest European tour golf courses

Watching Shane Lowry lead the field a merry dance at Royal Portrush’s undulating Dunluce Link Course will undoubtedly have left many amateur golfers wishing they could test their mettle at the dauntingly beautiful Northern Irish course.   The reality is, it’s not a far-fetched idea. With the venue for the 148th Open Championship open for […]