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Golf in North East Italy - Royal Park Roveri
Golf in Italy is on the rise and one of the stand out courses in the country is open and looking forward to welcoming UK golfers. Royal Park Roveri near Turin has held the Italian Open on a number of occasions. Learn more about how you can stay and play at this stunning venue.
Golf ter Hille, Belgium's Latest and First Public Golf Club
Most Brits taking a journey through Eurotunnel turn right and make their way to Le Touquet or Hardelot to playgolf. However, if you turn left in less than an hour you will be in Koksijde (pronounced Coxcider) complete with 18 and nine-hole golf courses, stunning beaches, Belgium seafood, beer and chocolate.
Feature Review: Amendoeira Resort – O’Connor Jnr Course
Take a closer look at the O'Connor Jnr Course at the ever popular Amendoeira Resort.
5 of the Best Golf Courses to Play In North Wales
In the rush to play the world-class links in Scotland and Ireland, golfers all too often by-pass the treasure trove of golfing goodies that Wales has to offer. Nonetheless, anyone who ventures to this beautiful nation will be greeted by some of the finest links courses in the British Isles. Here are five of the best courses to play on a golf trip to North Wales.
The Vale Resort Stay & Play
The Vale Resort is a luxurious 4-star golfing resort located in South Wales, between Swansea and Cardiff featuring 2 courses and excellent stay and play facilities. Find out how Golfshake staff writer Alex Picken got on during his visit in August 2017.
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 Golf Resorts in Florida
Increasing numbers of Britons are now travelling to Florida for golf breaks, and there are plenty to choose from. The quality of golf courses and hotels is astonishing. It hasn't been an easy task, but here we look at what we consider to be 10 of the best, based on the quality of the courses and accommodation. All of them are perfect for families.
5 of the Best Golf Resorts in Spain
Spain is one of Europe's leading golf destinations and is always popular with visitors from the UK. If you're looking to experience the setting, we have put together a guide to five of the country's best resorts that are worth sampling.
Guide to Golf on Italy's Islands - Sicily and Sardinia
While golf tourism is just taking off, the Italian Islands have an established setup that sees them deliver world class golfing experiences. We take a closer look at what a golfing holiday to Sicily and Sardinia can offer.
Guide to Golf in Southern and Central Italy
With Italy becoming a destination of choice for golfers the world over we decided to take a closer look at golf in Central and Southern Italy.
Guide to Golf in Northern Italy
Golf in Italy is on the rise and UK golfers are flocking to the country to experience not only great golf, but stunning scenery and superb food and drink. We take a closer look at what golf in Italy has to offer.
Golf in Italy Travel Guide
Golf holidays to Italy are significantly on the rise due to an increased awareness and popularity of the unique qualities that the country can offer.
Atlantic Links Golf Trip
The Atlantic Links along the South West coast of the United Kingdom should be on every golfer's wish list of places to visit. We recently sent Golfshake ambassador Andrew Picken to stay and play in the area.
WIN a Dream Golf Holiday to Mauritius; Tell us your Top 3 Golf Bucket List!
To celebrate the launch of our new Top 10 Golf Holiday Deals Service we want to hear which 3 courses would top your all time golf bucket list!
The Best New Course in Europe?
It is not often we title up a video or article as 'The Best New Course', but on a recent visit to Lisbon, Portugal I played what many will consider to be the best new course on continental Europe, if not Europe as a whole - West Cliffs.
A guide to Los Monteros Hotel, Spa and Golf in the surrounding area
Los Monteros Spa & Golf Resort is located just three miles outside Marbella in the Costa del Sol. Golf writer Josh Carr took a closer look at what the resort can offer.
A Guide to Golf at PGA Catalunya
PGA Catalunya is one of the leading golf resorts in Spain. Golf Writer Josh Carr has put together this handy guide to the Spanish golfing getaway.
Son Muntaner Feature Review
Golfshake ambassador recently visited Mallorca and took the opportunity to play and review Son Muntaner which is part of the 63 hole Arabella Golf Resort, just five minutes from the Centre of Palma de Mallorca. Found out how he got on.
10 Tips to Help Plan Your Golf Break Abroad
If you're planning a golf trip abroad this year, we have put together a helpful guide to make the process easier. Here are ten tips that will ensure that your break goes smoothly.
10 Tips to Get the Most Out of a Golf Trip to St Andrews
St. Andrewsis the Mecca for golfers, boasting seven public links courses and extraordinary history. The town is iconic and celebrated for its university, but how can you make the most of a trip there? Here is some advice to help.
Trip Report - Meliã Hacienda del Conde, Tenerife
Golfshake's Owen Davies recently headed to Tenerife to stay at the 5* Meliã Hacienda del Conde resort and play their Buena Vista Golf Course. Find out how he got on.
Experience Northern Lights at Spectacular Lofoten Links in Arctic Circle
Remote and breathtaking, Lofoten Links is unquestionable one of the most spectacular courses in the world. Opened in 2015 inside the Arctic Circle, this extraordinary Norwegian venue demands your attention.
A guide to golf in Minnesota
Thinking of a golf trip to Minnesota? Golf writer Josh Carr has put together this handy guide to golf in Minnesota.
How to use GOLFNOW to make the most of your USA Golf Holiday
Planning your USA golf holiday can be a daunting task especially if you decide to book it your slef or if you want to add in extra rounds to your break while you are there, but what is the solution. Owen Davies thinks he may have found it at GolfNow.