Winter golfing in the UK is a great option for those seeking a fantastic value golf break. Whether it is playing a Championship golf course at a reduced deal, enjoying a quieter course or relaxing in a lovely hotel with a warming dinner, getting out on the course at this time of year is something that'll be sure to get your game ready for the golfing year.
Most golfers seeking some winter golf will head to the coasts of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in search of a fast-running golf experience, with links courses a particular treat at this time of year. So, tick off an amazing Open Championship venue at the likes of Prince's in Kent, Royal Liverpool on The Wirral or Trump Turnberry in Ayrshire for less this winter.
We asked some Your Golf Travel customers about what they thought the best reasons to go on a golf trip in the winter was, the saving and discount to enjoy was the top pick!
Best Courses are cheaper
Courses are quieter
Links golf is better in winter
Practice for summer
|Kent - as picked by YGT Rory|
|Bournemouth - as picked by Coach Lockey|
|South West England - as picked by Dan Hendriksen|
|Ayrshire - as picked by Mark Crossfield|
The UK is home to some fantastic golf breaks to enjoy each Winter. We asked YouTube stars, Mark Crossfield, Coach Lockey, Dan Hendriksen and our very own YGT Rory to give us their top picks for where to play when golfers start searching for their bobble hats, rather than their sun tan lotion.
Mark Crossfield opted for a trip up to Turnberry in Ayrshire to experience what many believe to be the best links course in the UK, The Ailsa. Coach Lockey headed to Bournemouth where golfers will find a host of incredible heathland layouts including Parkstone, Ferndown and Broadstone. Dan Hendriksen went for the famed South West of England where you'll get to play some fantastic links courses that many consider to be amongst the UK's hidden gems. YGT's Rory decided that Kent is home to the best golf breaks in the UK with the Open Championship trio of Prince's, Royal Cinque Ports and Royal St George's, with only England's North West competing for proximity to Open Championship venues.
With a wealth of winter golf breaks to enjoy in the UK, now is the perfect time to pack your clubs up and head onto the fast running fairways on offer across the UK.
|Woodhall Spa Golf Club|
|Royal Liverpool (Hoylake) Golf Club|
|Murfield Golf Club|
|Royal Porthcawl Golf Club|
Those seeking some top quality golf in the UK will be hard pressed to top the likes of Lincolnshire's Woodhall Spa, with it's famed Colt-designed Hotchkin Course, Cheshire's Royal Liverpool, which can count Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods amongst it's most recent Open Championship winners, East Lothian's Muirfield, a 16-time Open Championship host and Royal Porthcawl in South Wales, a course which has hosted a wealth of Championships including The Amateur Championship, The Walker Cup and most recently The Senior Open Championship.
These courses are sure to provide you with a great test of golf this winter. You'll be met with an incredible Championship layout, fast-running fairways and discounted access to the course during the winter season.
|Prince's Golf Club|
|Calderfields Golf & Country Club|
|Thorpeness Hotel & Golf Club|
Winter golf breaks can be enjoyed for a lot less than you'd think. With many golf courses and resorts actively seeking golfers to enjoy their facilities during the winter season, booking a break at this time can be sensational value for money.
With former Open Championship host Prince's Golf Club, amongst the most popular destinations for a cheap winter golf break, heading down to Kent is an incredible value for money option. Consistently top rated by Your Golf Travel customers, golfers heading to the likes of Thorpeness, Wychwood Park and Calderfields are assured a warm welcome as well as a great winter golf experience that is fantastic value for money.
|The Celtic Manor Resort|
|The Old Course Hotel|
|Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa|
Those seeking some 5 star golfing experiences in the winter will enjoy a host of great options available with Your Golf Travel. Whether it is taking on former Ryder Cup hosts, and scenes of famous European victories, heading to The Home of Golf at St Andrews for The Old Course Hotel, or seeing where modern meets history at Rockliffe Hall, there are many memorable destinations to experience and uncover for luxury golf breaks this winter.
With sensational deals to be enjoyed for those combining 5 star stays with golf, book today for your chance to grab a great break for less.