It's Masters week! To many the traditional start of the golf season, The Masters Championship is a tournament like no other. For a large part that is because of the unique golf course it's being played on: Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. This is an in-depth look at the most exclusive, most sought-after and most special golf course in the world.Read more
Par-3 golf may not be the first thing to think of when booking a golf course. Playing this shorter and more targeted golf means going back to the purity of golf. This is all about accuracy. Par-3 holes are the most entertaining in golf. There is no margin for mistakes, every shot must be hit well.
When you think of Norway, we understand that your first thoughts may not necessarily drift towards golf (unless you’re a Norwegian golfer!). However, we’re here to hopefully change that. Although the country may not be a golfing stronghold, Norway does have quite a substantial number of golf courses – certainly in relation to the size of its population. The sport turns out to be quite popular amongst this very population and the number of courses continues to grow at a steady rate. The real appeal, however, comes from the surroundings – which may have definitely been in your first thoughts!
When it comes to golf tourism, Portugal has always been a favourite amongst Northern European golfers. With its excellent climate and a big concentration of golf courses in the popular Algarve, it’s not hard to understand why Portugal is so popular. This is the top-10 of Best Golf Courses in Portugal.
Right from the beginning of my discovery of golf, I was fascinated by the lovely scenery and the friendliness of the people living in the Welsh borderland between Powys (Wales) and Shropshire (England). As it is only about an hour drive from both international airports (Manchester and Birmingham), I often wondered why this part of the borderland between Wales and England is such an “unknown” spot for golfers.Read more
With sun all year round, great culture & food and heaps of good golf courses, Spain is a must-visit destination for every golfer. However, it is a common belief that it’s very difficult to find good, but cheap Spanish golf courses. You may be familiar with the term “you get what you pay for” and think that cheap golf courses are not good enough for having a nice round of golf. But you wouldn’t say no to a nice golf course that is not expensive, would you?
Some time ago we discussed what elements are needed for a course to be called a true links course. In this article we want to talk about another great type of course, the heathland course. And more important, which heathland courses you should play in Europe. But first, a bit of history and then some explanation what a heathland course actually is.
Some might say that the name Harry Colt is not thrown around nearly as much as it should be. Although he is a character that sits at the tip of many a tongue, much of the golfing world still tends to overlook his influence in favor of his contemporaries or other more modern designers.
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