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5 most scenic golf destinations

Posted on October 25, 2010 | Travel DestinationsNo Comment


For all those golf buffs, this article is for you! If you are a keen golf player, you will surely have a dream of playing at some of the world’s best golf destinations on the planet. Well, there can be many reasons behind this dream of yours. First, you might be attracted towards the most scenic settings, encouraging ambience, and vast lush grounds. Second, you might be eager to spot some of your favorite stars showing a few good shots. No matter what the reason may be, here are the 5 most scenic golf destinations of which most are associated to the famous resorts.

Celtic Manor Resort – Wales

Offering in magnificent holes along the picturesque valley of Usk in Newport, this is where you can attend the upcoming Ryder Cup. It sounds quite exciting that the golf landscape offered by the Celtic Manor Resort is considered as the gateway of Wales. Such an unimaginative landscape is decorated with a fabulous Twenty Ten course that spreads on the verdant countryside. Speckled with the trees, the surroundings here are not only scenic but also serene – thanks to the calm shimmering lakes. So, do plan to be on this great landscape of the opulent five-star resort for making up some great shots. And yes, you might then never want to leave this place!

Celtic Manor Resort

Mission Hills Resort – China

Stretching itself cozily over the lush and rolling hills of Shenzhen as well as Dongguan, the resort is considered the best golf club in the southern China. However, the Guinness World Book of Records, this golf club is the largest one, which is not to be seen anywhere else on the globe. A genuine golf aficionado will surely want to take a tour of its 12 brilliant courses that are planned by the goliaths like Schmidt-Curley and Jack Nicklaus of which the former one is the latest international company.

Mission Hills Resort

PGA National Resort & Spa – Palm Beach Gardens – Florida

The famous Ryder Cup was been held here in 1983 after which in 1987, the PGA Championship was organized. So, these two championships have made it one of the most famous golf locations on the planet. After being the holder of the Senior PGA Championship for 20 years, today it is the venue of the PGA Tour Honda Classic. So, why so many events of golf are held here? What is the delight? Well, it is the renowned ‘Bear Trap’ that is regarded as one of the hardest three-hole golf extension that was planned according to the striking Jack Nicklaus design. Some more highlights here are the PGA National’s Champion course, estate courses, The Palmer, Squire, and Haig.

PGA National Resort & Spa

St. Andrews – Scotland

Welcome to the land of maximum excitement! This is where the maximum thrill awaits you in form of temptingly scary bumps, hollows, and knobs – all of these seen at the Old Course. Explore the great opportunity of following the footsteps of those famous legendary golfers of the past, who could manage to experience the play on this consecrated landscape. Besides this, do also explore the other six admiring links-style public courses planned in the Auld Grey Toon. The golf landscape at the St. Andrews is surely the pinnacle of the game amidst the cool breeze energizing you from the North Sea as well as amidst the cathedral spires that make up for the planning points.

St. Andrews

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort – Bandon – Oregon

This is where you will come across four magnificent golf playing layouts, which are also considered as among the most superb ones on the planet. These are Old Macdonald, Pacific Dunes, Bandon Trails, and Bandon Dunes all of which are distantly situated in the southern Oregon. Currently, it is a chic destination for the golfers. Therefore, with the ball in the low, play just like the top golfer.

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

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