Golf Best of Series
Whilst these features may not be the definitive list of the top golf courses or the top 100s courses you can play this section is focused on providing features and details of some of the best golf courses you can play. There maybe just a few you hadn't heard of or though about playing before.
10 UK Golf Holiday Destinations You Must Visit
Most of us like to feel the sun on our back abroad, but there are plenty of reasons to stay at home, especially if you happen to be a golfer. Here, we look at ten of the best UK destinations for golfers and their families.
5 of the Best Resorts to Visit in Portugal
Portugal is a haven for golfers. It is a perfect place to take the family too, with hundreds of miles of unspoilt beaches, hotels to suit all pockets and amazing local drink and cuisine. And as an added bonus, the Portuguese are a friendly, hospitable people who make tourists feel welcome. Here, we look at five of the best courses/resorts.
10 of the Best - Courses in Ayrshire
Ayrshire is a spectacular county for golf, featuring Open Championship venues Royal Troon, Turnberry and Prestwick, in addition to other stunning layouts such as Western Gailes and Dundonald. We pick out Ten of the Best Courses in the region - across a variety of prices and availability.
10 of the Best - Courses in Angus and Dundee
Angus is home to some of the most rugged coastline in Scotland, and some of its finest courses. From legendary Carnoustie to Panmure and Edzell, we take a look through ten of the best courses within the historic county.
10 of the Best Flora and Fauna Courses in the UK
The UK is home to many extraordinary golf courses, some of whom are home to an incredible array of plants, trees and wildlife. We take a closer look at ten of the most notable throughout Britain.
UK and Ireland Top 100 Summer Twilight Rates
If you're looking to play some of the most famous courses in the UK & Ireland, but are worried about the cost, we have put together a guide of those great venues that offer twilight rates throughout the spring and summer.
Oxfordshire vs. Cambridgeshire Golf Courses
This Sunday is the Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge Universities, and to mark that occasion, we've put together five of the best golf courses from both counties. The question is, how do they compare?
Ten of the Best Courses in Fife
There is more to Fife than just the Old Course and St. Andrews. Take a look through ten of the best courses in the region, from the most famous to lesser known, to what is expensive and affordable in the Kingdom of Fife.
Best Scottish Isles Courses
Scotland is renowned for the likes of St. Andrews, Royal Dornoch and Carnoustie, but there are 38 golf courses situated on 26 islands. Derek Clements takes a closer look at some of the best of them.
10 of the Best - Courses in Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire is a beautiful county in England, famous for the Cotswolds and Cheltenham, but it's also home to some absolutely glorious golf courses. Here are ten of the very best of them.
Courses That Should Host a Major, but Never Will!
With the growth of the game globally it seems slightly absurd that we will never have a major on mainland Europe or Asia or South America. So, what if the majors did not necessarily have to take place in their traditional locations? Which courses would make the grade?
10 of the Best - Courses in Essex
Essex is a county that features some of the prettiest towns and villages in England, in addition to some wonderfully varied and enjoyable golf courses. Here are ten of the best of them.
10 of the Best - Courses in Dorset
Dorset is located on the Englsh Channel coastline, featuring a varied and fascinating landscape, which is perfect for a broad selection of golf courses. Here are ten of the best of them.
10 of the Best - Courses in Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire is one of England's most beautiful counties, located near London, and it is naturally home to some equally stunning golf courses. Here are ten of the best of them.
10 of the Best - Courses in Warwickshire
Warwickshire is a county of contrasts - from busy towns to quiet villages - but it has a number of tremendous golf courses, which take advantage of the open space. Here are ten of the best to be found in Shakespeare's County.
10 of the Best - Courses in Somerset
The rural county of Somerset is home to a number of attractions and sites, but it can also boast a number of fantastic golf courses. Here are ten of the best of them.
10 of the best - Courses in Devon
Devon is known as the English Riviera, and it's easy to see why. With its golden sands and stunning views, the region also boasts a number of superb courses. Here are just a few of them.
10 of the Best - Courses in Hampshire
Hampshire is the largest county in southeast England and the birthplace of the armed forces. It is also home to a number of fantastic golf courses. Here are ten of the best of them.
Top 10 Courses in Cornwall
Following our recent 'best of' series which included '10 of the best in Cornwall' the guys over at Golf South West put together their thoughts on the top 10 courses in Cornwell. Golf South West are a specialist golf tour operator providing custom tours and packages in and around the South West so who better to provide the definitive must play in Cornwall.
10 of the Best - Courses in Berkshire
Derek Clements takes a look at the county of Berkshire and its magnifient golf courses, picking out ten of the best.
10 of the Best - Courses in Glasgow
Scotland's largest city, Glasgow, has much to offfer everyone, including golfers, with a number of stunning courses in the surrounding area. Derek Clements has picked out ten of the best,
10 of the Best - Golf Courses in Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire is home to a great combination of heathland, parkland and links courses and in the fabulous Hotchkin course at Woodhall Spa, it boasts what is surely one of the top courses in Britain. Here, we take a look at 10 of the very best courses in Lincolnshire.
10 of the Best - Courses in Norfolk
Norfolk may not strike you as an instantly recognisible golfing location, but there are some wonderful courses in the County. We take a closer look at ten of the best of them.
10 of the Best - Golf Courses in Yorkshire
Those who live there call it "God's country" - and it is not difficult to understand why. Yorkshire is, quite simply, a beautiful county. It is home to south of the finest golf courses you will ever play, many of which offer incredible value for money. Here, we look at 10 of the very best.
10 of the Best - Golf Courses in Cornwall
Cornwall is arguably the most ruddedly beautiful county in the British Isles, with spectacular scenery and the Atlantic Ocean crashing onto the coastline rocks. It also has some great golf. We take a close look at ten of the best courses in the area.
10 of the Best - Golf Courses in Sussex
Sussex is home to some of the finest golf courses in England. We take a look at ten of the very best that you can find in this beautiful rural county.
10 of the Best - Golf Courses in Surrey
Surrey has a huge amount of courses many typified by their heathland style, so it was tough to pick just 10, but after some deliberation we chose 10 of the Best!
10 of the Best - Golf Courses in Lancashire
Lancashire is blessed! It boasts one of the finest collections of courses anywhere in the world. We take a look at 10 of the very Best courses in the county.
10 of the Best - Golf Courses in Suffolk
Suffolk boasts a superb mix of links, heathland and parkland courses. Here are 10 of the very best.
10 of the Best - Golf Courses in Kent
Kent boasts many terrific golf courses - a great mix of links and parkland layouts, some of which have hosted top European Tour tournaments. Here, we recommend 10 of the best golf courses in the County.
10 of the Best - Courses to play in the winter
Sick of muddy golf shoes, temporary greens and mats? Check out our 10 of the best courses to play in winter in England.
10 of the Best Parkland Courses in England
Take a look at 10 of the Best Parkland Courses in England. We detail a mix of courses, price points and destinations all offering great value parkland golf in England.
Ten of the Best - Winter Golfing Getaways
With winter golfing getaways becoming more and more popular, we take a look at ten of the best places to jet off to this winter.
10 of the Best - Heathland Courses in England
There is something special about heathland courses. The best of them feature plenty of gorse and heather, wonderful turf and terrific greens. We count down 10 of the best Heathland courses in England.
10 of the Best - Risk and reward holes
Everyone loves great risk and reward golf. Check out our list of '10 of the Best' around and let us know what is the best risk and reward hole you have ever played.
10 of the Best - Short Par 3's in the World
What makes a great hole? Does it need to be long to be great? According to this list the answer to that is no. We take a look at 10 of the best short par 3's in the world!
10 of the Best – Courses in Northern Ireland under £100
Check our list of 10 of the best courses you can play in Northern Ireland for under £100.
10 of the Best – Courses in Northern Ireland Under £50
Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell and Darren Clarke are just a few of the names that hail from Northern Ireland and grew up playing some of the incredible courses on offer.
10 of the Best – Courses in the North East under £100
Check out our top ten courses in the North East under £100.
10 of the Best - Courses in the North East under £50
The North East of England is home to a whole host of incredible golf courses from testing, coastal links to enjoyable, picturesque parklands.
10 of the Best - Golf courses in the North West under £100
The North West of England is full of exquisite golf courses from Championship Open venues to hidden gems well worth discovering. To help you get started here are our Ten of the Best under £100.
10 of the best - Courses in the North West under £50
Check out our 10 of the Best courses to play in the North Wet for under £50.
10 of the best - Scottish Courses under £50
We take a look at 10 of the best courses that Scotland has to offer for under £50. There are some amazing courses in the list including the Kyle Phillips designed Dundonald Links.
Scotland - 10 of the best under £100
Here are ten courses that cost no more than £100 that would enhance anyone’s golfing résumé. And don’t say it too loudly, but you may find that one or two of them are that little bit better than their pricier cousins.
Golf Destinations - Winter Sun
Where will you be escaping to this winter for your golfing fix in the sun? if you are still undecided here is some inspiration to help you on your way!
Golfshake BEST Travel Destinations
If you're thinking of taking a golfing holiday or having just a weekend away, golfshake has travelled to some top destinations both home and away and we give our thoughts on where we've been.
Feature Review: Son Antem
The Marriott Son Antem Golf Resort & Spa is the perfect location for golfers and non golfers visiting Mallora. Offering 2 golf courses, excellent golf facilities and the perfect retreat to relax and be pampered.