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 …

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Golf and Grapes: Teeing up in San Diego wine country

Temecula Creek Inn is in San Diego's wine country

American golf writer Leonard Finkel says he stumbled upon a little piece of golfing heaven in the heart of San Diego’s wine country… Nine years ago I stumbled on the Temecula Creek Inn. That I return year after year is no accident. Less than an hour north of San Diego and located in the heart …

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Swing under the Stars – Midnight Golf in Finland

Linna Golf - Finland's finest golf resort where you can play midnight golf

Warm summers, first class golf courses and magical 24-hour daylight make Finland an alluring alternative for a golf break. Gary Firkins heads to Helsinki to experience midnight golf at Finland’s finest resort, Linna Golf. Teeing off under the stars Post round sauna and an icy plunge Feast on reindeer Be a culture vulture in Hip …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Review: Belek, Turkey

Reflection of great course design at Carya

Ed Butler is a 7-handicapper from West Sussex, England. Ed went to the Belek region in Turkey’s Antalya province for his wedding anniversary and bartered spa treatments for tee-times with his wife. Did he think Turkish Golf was a delight or did the prices give him a fright? Bangers and mash, Sir Steve Redgrave and …

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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 …

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