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Ben Winstanley

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Ben Winstanley's articles

The time is now to buy a gold watch

Gold watches don’t have to be a blingy display of wealth. Whether it's a Rolex chronograph or an understated Jaeger-LeCoultre, these timepieces exude both class and elegance in equal measure

Best tool watches for every adventure

Tool watches are Swiss Army knives for your wrist: practical, robust and ready for action. As Ben Winstanley explains, there’s no better timepiece for your next adventure…

Henrik Stenson interview | The Open 2018

Henrik Stenson emerged victorious from one of the most iconic contests in The Open’s history: The Duel at Troon against Phil Mickelson. The BOSS Ambassador tells Ben Winstanley about his maiden major championship win

The Most Memorable Open Winners | The Open 2018

From the masterful Tom Watson to swashbuckling Seve Ballesteros, The Open Championship has witnessed countless victories over the years. We take a look at some particularly memorable victories in years gone by…

Coffee must-haves for caffeine addicts

These must-have coffee items will save your mornings, from the latest home brew technology to the best coffee beans on the market.

The best golf courses in Spain

Spain is still home to some of the finest golf courses in the world. From the old-school Valderrama to the brand new Son Gual, these are Square Mile's top picks.

Ski chalets perfect for winter escapes

Whether you're a ski bum, hiker or just love the great outdoors, this list of beautiful mountain chalets will offer you the best of fun in the snow

Beautiful golf courses, luxury resorts: Playa Grande is a Dominican paradise

Searching for luxury that lives on the wild side, Ben Winstanley heads to the Dominican Republic

How to train a champion racehorse

What does it take to train a champion racehorse? Ben Winstanley heads to the depths of Hampshire and one of the UK’s foremost stables to get the inside track on creating a winner

The Defining Holes of Carnoustie Golf Links | The Open 2018

In honour of The Open 2018, we’ve teamed up with BOSS to bring you five key holes at Carnoustie Golf Links that we think will define the tournament. It's certain to be one of the events of the summer…

The Most Beautiful Golf Courses on the Planet

From Pebble Beach Golf Links to Cape Kidnappers, these stunning golf courses are a must for every player's bucket list

Best private dining rooms in London

London has some of the finest private dining rooms on offer today. From Jason Atherton's City Social to Heston Blumenthal's London outpost, here's our top picks.

Channel your inner cyclist with the best bikes and gear

It's time to get back on the saddle. Check out the latest and greatest in all things bike, and make sure you look the part. Trust us, we'll steer you right…

Best Ryder Cup golf courses in Europe

With the 2016 Ryder Cup just around the corner, relive Europe’s past successes at some of the finest golf courses on the continent

The jackets you should be wearing this winter

Wrap up warm and stylish this winter, with the best jacket for every possible occasion. From Burberry trench coats to quilted Barbour jackets, we've got you covered.

Best watches of Baselworld 2017

Baselworld is the biggest watch event in the world and a great opportunity to see the latest timepieces. Square Mile reports on the key watches for every style and budget

Square Mile Golf Awards 2017

From the best players in the world this year to the finest courses you'll find anywhere on the planet, here’s our pick of 2017’s golfing standouts.

The alternative guide to buying wine this Christmas

Christmas wine is always a challenge, but this year try something different. This is the alternative guide to buying wine in and around the City of London.

Best designer hotels in London

Designers from the world of fashion and art are making their mark on London's hotel suites. From the iconic Claridge's to the new Beaumont hotel, these are our favourites

The best golf resorts in Britain

The only thing better than a great round of golf is staying the night afterwards. Ben Winstanley picks the best golf resorts in the British Isles