Golf and Guinness – Golf Guide to South East Ireland

St Helen's Bay golf course Ireland

Clive Agran, one of the UK’s best traveled golf journalists and presenter at Go-Golf TV, took the ferry to Ireland recently and found himself sinking as many pints of Guinness as he did putts… Golf Guide to South East Ireland Ireland is undoubtedly one of the very best countries in the world in which to … Read moreGolf and Guinness – Golf Guide to South East Ireland

New tourist trail showcases Suffolk’s Golf and Ale

Adnam's Brewery Tours are one of the best tourist attractions in Suffolk

Hotel groups aims to attract golfers for pints and pars TA Hotel Collection, owners of Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club in Suffolk, are seeking to attract more golf tourists to the county with the launch of a new trail combining real ale tours and classic seaside golf courses. Thorpeness Golf Club is already one of … Read moreNew tourist trail showcases Suffolk’s Golf and Ale

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

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

Surfboards and Scorecards

England's South Coast Swing

Matthew Moore headed to Cornwall and Devon to tackle England’s South West Swing and ended up “hanging ten” with the surfers at world famous Fistral Beach… Surfing the breaks at Newquay’s Reef Surf School Perfect views at Perranporth The biggest bunker in Europe at St Enodoc Atlantic Links Trail is just the ticket South Devon Golf … Read moreSurfboards and Scorecards

Northern Star – Reader Review Goswick G.C

1st green at Goswick Golf Club

Paul Atkinson, from Newcastle Upon Tyne reviews Goswick Golf Club on the Northumberland Coast. Valhalla, as my golfing pals call it, sits around two miles off the A1 just short of Berwick upon Tweed on the cusp of Scotland. It’s one of the last golf stops in Northumberland, England’s spacious and beautiful border county. An … Read moreNorthern Star – Reader Review Goswick G.C

Lay siege to St Andrews – Castle Course Review

Castle Course St Andrews

Chris Hogben spent four years on the links at St Andrews while studying at Scotland’s oldest University and returns each Spring to play The Old Course and links around the Fife Coast. This year, he took on the latest golf course in the St Andrews Links Trust family, The Castle Course. On a line of … Read moreLay siege to St Andrews – Castle Course Review

Crags and Flags – Cullen Golf Club

Amongst sleepy fishing villages in the far north eastern tip of Scotland is a course like no other… Cullen in Banffshire- at just 4597-yards and par 63 – is the epitome of quirkiness. Only an hour’s drive from famed championship links like Cruden Bay and Royal Aberdeen, you may laugh at the prospect of playing … Read moreCrags and Flags – Cullen Golf Club

Links-style golf on a sunshine isle

They say in Scotland that the truest test of a links course is its proximity to the sea. In the northerly tip of Mallorca, close to the popular port of Alcudia, a new Robert Trent Jones Jnr course has been built on a spectacular beachfront. Club de Golf Alcanada opened in 2003, and while it … Read moreLinks-style golf on a sunshine isle

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