Volcanoes and Vistas – Bali Handara Golf

Beautiful Bali Handara Golf Course Chris Hogben

For golfers seeking to play a round or two whilst visiting the idyllic island of Bali, the coastal courses of New Kuta and Nirwana Bali are a good bet, but Chris Hogben ventured off the beaten track and discovered a hidden gem at Bali Handara. Bali Handara is the highest mountain golf course in Indonesia … Read moreVolcanoes and Vistas – Bali Handara Golf

Coast and Castles golf trail – Northumberland

links golf in the shadow of Dunstanburgh Castle

A coastal trail of little known links golf courses dotted between medieval English castles Ruddy sand beaches, Atlantic grey seals and world famous fish smokeries A treasure trove pub with its own microbrewery in an idyllic bay setting Cheap green fees and easy to organise Northumberland golf packages It’s often been written that there is … Read moreCoast and Castles golf trail – Northumberland

Midnight golf under the Northern Lights

The world’s most northerly links golf course – on the edge of the Arctic Ocean – is to be extended to 18 holes to satisfy growing demand from golfers wanting to tee off under the world famous ‘Northern Lights.’ Lofoten Links, in Gimsoy, Norway, has tiny postage stamp sized greens and is laid out across … Read moreMidnight golf under the Northern Lights

Review – Portugal’s Lisbon Golf Coast

The Silver Coast Portugal

Ed Butler travelled to Portugal’s Lisbon golf coast expecting to fall in love with an old favourite and had his heart stolen by the last course to be designed by the late great Seve Ballesteros. • Warm sun • Over 70 golf courses • World class culture, history and heritage • First class food and … Read moreReview – Portugal’s Lisbon Golf Coast

Indonesia’s Lonely Links – New Kuta Golf

Cliff-top golf course at New Kuta Golf Bali Indonesia

New Kuta Golf is Indonesia’s only links golf course. Danny Bowerin travelled to Bali to tackle the ‘Tiger’ tees at this cliff-top resort and savour sensational sunsets at its 19th hole. Located on the southern tip of Bali Island and perched above a limestone cliff overlooking stunning Dreamland and Balangan Beach, New Kuta was the … Read moreIndonesia’s Lonely Links – New Kuta Golf

Classic Coast: golf on the Costa Del Sol

14th hole at La Reserva Golf Costa Del Sol

Finlay Miller travelled to Spain’s Costa Del Sol to explore a coastline with more than 50 golf courses, sandy beaches, unbroken blue skies and classic course designs. • Sotogrande and Valderrama, the godfather of Spanish golf • No reservations about La Reserva • World class facilities at La Cala Golf • San Miguel and stunning … Read moreClassic Coast: golf on the Costa Del Sol

Kingdom of Heaven: golf in St Andrews and Fife

Nowhere in golf stirs the imagination quite like St Andrews – the Home of golf and the Old Course – God’s original layout in Scotland’s eastern Kingdom of Fife. How to get a tee-time at golf’s most famous links Putts of over 100-yards and the approach to the Road Hole New courses – m0re choice … Read moreKingdom of Heaven: golf in St Andrews and Fife

Oil the way off the beaten track

Scottish Golf has its places of pilgrimage but Global Golfer stepped off the beaten track and discovered that Aberdeen and the Grampian Highlands well worth the visit… From oil outpost to golf central Tame the Serpentine at Murcar Golf Club Play the 6th oldest golf course in the world at Royal Aberdeen The inspiration for … Read moreOil the way off the beaten track

Europe’s golf coast

The 5th hole at Villamoura's Millennium course

More than 30-developments now span the Algarve’s five regions from “Sotaventa”, the eastern tip, to “Costa Vicentina”, Europe’s most westerly extreme. Read Global Golfer’s guide to Europe’s Golf Coast… Villamoura: the Rolls Royce of Algarve Golf Sweet 16 at Vale De Lobo Royal Tackle the 604-yard “Giant” at Alto Golf Penina: Henry Cotton’s aristocrat on … Read moreEurope’s golf coast

Golf in Sri Lanka – Tea-Time – Global Golfer

Sri Lanka is world famous for tea. Read Global Golfer’s guide to teeing off on a refreshingly different golf holiday. Royal Colombo Golf Club Victoria Golf and Country Club, Kandy Nuwara Eliya Golf Club in tea country Orphaned elephants Caddies that call you “Master” King Cobra’s in the rough Pond Boys and curried eggs at … Read moreGolf in Sri Lanka – Tea-Time – Global Golfer

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