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For Those Who Simply Love Golf
December 6, 2012

If you don't fancy the chaos of Benidorm holidays and would prefer to relax on the golf course, the United Kingdom has some of the best courses on the globe. For some holidaymakers there is nothing quite as tranquil and rewarding as retreating to the golf course to indulge in the favourite past time.

The Royal Portrush golf club in Northern Ireland is possibly one of the best courses in the U.K. Although the course offers a good challenge it is playable for most fanatics. The two courses, Dunluce and Valley Links boast a part of open Championship history. It is the only course outside of the U.K to host the sport's oldest tournament. A sheer golfing haven the course has some amazing holes but the 4th, 5th and 14th have to be played to be appreciated.

Another outstanding Irish course for locals and holidaymakers alike is Royal County Down golf club. Set beneath the majestic Mountains of Mourne and enjoying the spectacular backdrop of Dundrum Bay, the course has been described as one of the finest. Designed way back in 1889 it is not only one of the most picturesque courses worldwide but also one of the most challenging. The course doesn't have the typical out and back layout but rather two particular loops of nine holes. The outward half has some stunning dunes and is closer to the sea.

Royal Dornoch golf club in Scotland, north of Inverness, is another must-visit golf course for a challenging round of golf. The layout necessitates straight driving so as to miss the various bunkers and overall ball striking and yardages will need to be accurate. The course may be somewhat remote but many a great player has taken the trip to play the championship course.

If you're holidaying near Kent in South East England try a round at the Royal St Georges Golf Club. The course offers an incredible challenge that will put your game to the test and challenge every skill you have along the 18 holes. Sand hills and daunting dunes populate the course and there are a number of blind spots and bunkers too.

Should you find yourself in the East Midlands of England book a game at the National Golf Centre located at the Woodhall Spa. There are two courses here that truly require a day spent on the course to fully enjoy the experience.

The U.K offers a host of challenging, beautiful and daunting golf courses suitable for helping you relax on your holidays.








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