If you were to embark on a UK golf break you would be spoilt for choice by the stunning array of golf courses on offer on our shores. From age old links classics to breathtaking parkland and heathland delights; the UK has it all. However there are those special locations in the world that seem to have been destined for golf. Here are a collection of photos that will no doubt get you dreaming of a golf holiday somewhere a little more exotic…
The views from Kauri Cliffs are simply stunning…the golf course isn’t bad either!
The West Course at Bear Mountain in Canada winds its way through majestic pine forests.
The towering pines at Bear Mountain give each hole a sense of complete isolation.
I wonder why they named this course Red Mountain?
The Teeth of the Dog course at Casa de Campo features an amazing stretch of holes that hug the coastline.
Cape Kidnappers in New Zealand…surely the most dramatic golf course in the world.
Cape Kidnappers brings new meaning to to the phrase ‘Water Hazard’!
Canouan Resort Course – Golfers who overclub on this hole may struggle to make par.
Gary Player’s eyes must have lit up when he saw the land he was presented with on which to build the Fancourt Links.
The influence of UK and Ireland links courses on Player’s design is plain to see.
All of the golf courses at Fancourt boast amazing views of the surrounding countryside and mountains.
I’m not sure I would be very keen to go searching for balls in the deep rough on this South African gem!
Believe it or not there are ten golf courses at Mission Hills in China; all of which boast breathtaking views.
Moon Palace in Mexico. Showing its neighbours to the North how it’s done!
The Jack Nicklaus designed course at the Chapelco Resort in Argentina boasts one of the most stunning locations in the world. Patagonia was always destined to have a world class golf course.
The Corales Course in the Dominican Republic enjoys a stunning location and a number of holes are perched on the edge of rugged cliffs.
You might not expect to find a world class golf course in Bulgaria but Thracian Cliffs certainly fits the bill.
Navarino Dunes in Greece offers stunnig views of the surrounding countryside.
Thracian Cliffs is another Gary Player design. He certainly seems to get lucky with the land he is provided with to build courses on!
Twighlight golf on the Sultan course in Turkey is a special exeprience.
The aptly named Boulders Course in Arizona.
The Lykia Links Course in Turkey sits in the shadows of the surrounding mountains and is a real beauty when the sun is setting.