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Alderney the Perfect Destination for a Golfing Getaway
Posted by: Darren Ramowski on Wed 04 Jul 2012
Alderney is the perfect destination for a golfing getaway, it offers one of the most scenic and tranquil retreats you will find anywhere in the British Isles. It is the third largest of the Channel Islands located just 9 miles west of France. Its dramatic landscape with sheer cliffs and wealth of beautiful white sandy beaches make Alderney the perfect antidote to the pressures of modern day life.
Alderney Golf Club has a beautiful links golf course situated on the dramatic cliffs of Alderney. The course offers some of the most stunning views in the Channel Islands and the exceptionally friendly club is well known for welcoming visitors throughout the season. The courses 18 tees and 9 greens present a challenge to even low handicap golfers, due to its tight fairways and exposure to the sea breeze. Golfers will find that there is no need to book a tee time and they will not be held up on this well maintained natural course.
Located only minutes away from the Golf Club on the opposite side of Alderney’s harbour is the luxurious 4 star Braye Beach Hotel. Voted one of the top beach retreats in the UK, it sits right at the edge of the gorgeous sandy Braye beach. This stylish and elegant hotel offers the highest standards of food, accommodation and personal service and is the ideal place to escape the day to day routine. With its private dining room, resident’s lounges and private cinema Braye Beach Hotel is well suited to cater for group bookings.
The Alderney Golf Club holds regular Open Competitions in the summer months where players are welcome from any club. This year the Braye Beach Seniors Open is taking place over 3 days on 7th, 8th and 9th September. This friendly event includes two 18 hole medal rounds and two competitions. Why not come and enjoy the weekend competition as well as taking the opportunity to explore the delightful island of Alderney.
Entry costs £40 for Alderney members and £45 for overseas members, which includes entry to the two 18 hole medal rounds, two competitions comprising one for the overall winners and one for age categories (50-60, 60-71 and 71+), course courtesy on Friday 7th September, buffet and presentation.
Flight and accommodation packages are available from Braye Beach Hotel from £268 per person, which includes return flights from Southampton to Alderney and 3 night’s bed and breakfast. Golfing breaks are available all year round. For more information contact Braye Beach Hotel reservations on 0800 316 0314 or email reservations @brayebeach.com.
Visiting societies and participants can contact Alderney Golf Club to get further information on the Braye Beach Hotel Senior Open, other competitions and special offers for green fees.
To enter or for more information please contact the Alderney Golf Club on 01481 823401, email enquiries @alderneygolfclub or visit their website www.alderneygolfclub.com.
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