The rolling hills of the UK countryside and rugged coastlines are not only incredible for people travelling to the UK on holidays. Golfers also are endowed with an amazing variety of golf courses that are well known throughout the world for the scenery and unique conditions. Here are some of the UK’s most amazing golf courses:
- Royal St. David’s
This golf course is not easy to access but is very easy to fall in love with. It is situated near Harlech Wales. Royal St. David’s is a well-known course among the pro golfing fraternity. The course is not a long one but offers unique challenges and incredible coastal scenery.
- St Andrews
One of the most well known and talked about courses by traditionalists, St Andrews is the oldest golf course in the world and the home of golf. It is in close proximity to the North Sea, features variable wind speeds and the famous Road Hole 17th hole on the final stretch. Some famous landmarks such as the Swilken Bridge add an element of history to this course.
The rugged coastal scenery of Cornwall and one of the highest quality courses in the UK is a reason to visit the Trevose golf course. Mother nature throws everything at golfers on this course such as sea winds and rain. The course itself includes fine quality bunkers and challenging rough as well as smooth putting.
- Woodhall Spa
This Woodhall Spa golf course is ranked the 2nd most popular golf course in the UK. Golfers are amazed at the firm, sandy fairways, bunkers and woodlands. The course is inland making it a nice contrast to some of the coastal golf courses that are often featured in many pictures.
There is an amazing variety of golf courses in the UK. Players and spectators are only limited by their budget and schedule in finding a scenic golf course. UK tradition, history and unforgettable landscapes are just the beginning of the UK golfing experience.