What could be better than spending your holiday golfing in the exotic destination of your choice? Golf is a fantastic form of exercise and it ensures that you are stimulating your brain while you calculate things like distance, angles, and wind speed just to name a few. There are many packages that offer accommodation and golf for a package price. Or you can do the research yourself and travel to some of the top golf courses in the world. If you are planning to travel with your own golf clubs be sure to check the airline’s website for luggage restrictions.
- Spain offers up many golf destinations for the enthusiasts but golf courses on the Costa Del Sol in the Andalucia region is still the most popular. With beautiful sunny conditions year round, challenging courses and relaxing beaches it is sure to inspire you to step up your game of golf. Try La Cala resort and any golf fan will be happy.
- Visit South Africa for golf and you can play golf at some of the finest courses in the world, enjoy fabulous scenery, and enjoy the fabulous food and wine. Don’t forget to go on a safari on the day that you are not working on your back swing.
- Northern Ireland offers up some golf courses that have existed since the late 19th Royal Belfast Golf Club, in Craigavad, County Down was built in 1881 and is one of the oldest golf courses in Northern Ireland. Renowned golf architect Harry Colt redesigned the course in 1925. This is a challenging but rewarding course with stunning views of the Belfast Lough. Don’t forget to stop at one of the many fabulous pubs or restaurants and have a few pints of the local brew.
- Not many people think of golf when thinking about a holiday in Sri Lanka, but it offers three of the finest golf courses in Asia: The Royal Colombo Golf Club (Columbo) Victoria Golf Club (Digana) and The Nuwara Eliya Golf Club. These courses are challenging and the terrain is different enough at each one that you will feel like you are playing in three different countries.
- The USA is home to several of the top 25 golf courses in the world including Los Angeles (north). The golf course was restored in 2011 and boasts wider fairways, reshaped bunkers and breathtaking views of the Santa Monica Mountains and fantastic weather all year long.
- With 91 golf courses to choose from Switzerland is a great spot for a golf holiday. Play at Crans-sur-Sierre that offers you a chance to play a challenging game high up in the alpine mountains. If the altitude is too high for you there are many beautiful courses with stunning lakeside views.
Scotland boasts many world-class golf courses and offers beautiful scenery to visit when you are off of the links. Be sure to visit Carnoustie, home of the 1999 British Open. This challenge course has been dubbed as “Car-Nasty” by many and it offers many frustrating yet rewarding features that are sure to improve your game of golf.