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Why You Must Play Golf in The Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol literally translates into "Coast of the Sun" or "Sun Coast" and it draws vast numbers of visitors each year to this majestic enclave in the south of Spain. Located within the community of Andalusia, there is much here for golfers to relish, including spectacular courses and tranquil resorts. read more ...


Why You Should Experience a QHotels Golf Resort

If you have regularly travelled across the UK on golf breaks, there is a decent chance that you may have stayed in a venue that is part of The QHotels Collection. With destinations spanning across England and Scotland, this group of resorts have something to offer all golfers and their companions, whether it be hosting a group of keen players, a romantic getaway, or some leisurely family time. read more ...


Where to Stay in Marbella For a Golf Break

Marbella is one of the most famous holiday destinations in Spain. It is, of course, famous for its mix of night clubs, beach bars and shopping. But it has far, far more to offer both holidaymakers and golfers, including the spectacular Los Monteros Spa & Golf Resort. read more ...


3 of The Best Winter Destinations For Golfers

As the red-hot summer starts to become a distant memory it might be time to start thinking about a winter golf break in the sun - and there are plenty of options to choose from to suit all budgets. We look at the USA, Dubai and the beautiful island of Mauritius, each coming recommended by our friends at Golfbreaks. read more ...


Penha Longa Resort Review

You don’t get a much better setting in Portugal than at the Penha Longa Resort where a luxurious hotel and accompanying 27-hole golf course nestles in the middle of one of Europe’s most spectacular parks. read more ...


Visit Cascais in Portugal Launches Innovative Golf Passport

There’s good news for golfers travelling to Lisbon looking to play a group of courses in the vicinity. The nearby town of Cascais, just 40 minutes along the coast from the Portuguese capital and home to several top courses, is launching a Golf Passport to make multi-round tee-time bookings faster and cheaper. read more ...


What Makes Amendoeira Golf Resort a Must Visit

Located within the Monchique Mountains of the Algarve, the spectacular Amendoeira Golf Resort has become one of Portugal's most glittering jewels. Featuring the dramatic Faldo Course and the tranquil O'Connor Course, this destination is quite the paradise retreat for visiting golfers. read more ...


3 Winter Golf Destinations You Must Experience

As the days get shorter, our thoughts may turn to the prospect of heading off for some winter sun. And there are some incredible destinations recommended by our friends Golfbreaks that are closer than you might think. read more ...


Sustainability Drives The Future at Dom Pedro Golf

Last week's Portugal Masters was a celebration for both the winner Jordan Smith on the Victoria Course, but also for Dom Pedro itself as the resort cemented its reputation as a pioneer in sustainable golf. read more ...


PGA Catalunya Remains Top Ranked Golf Resort in Spain

Continuing to draw acclaim, PGA Catalunya Golf and Wellness has been recognised as one of Europe’s finest golf and wellness experiences, a status that has been further confirmed by its placing in the latest ranking lists. read more ...


12 Reasons to Play Golf in Ireland

Fancy a trip overseas without having to travel too far? Ireland is the perfect choice, with more than 400 courses ranging from the world’s greatest links to friendly member clubs where the green fee is little more than a round of Guinness. When you visit the Republic of Ireland you can be rest assured you will find no warmer welcome. read more ...


La Hacienda Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort Review

With an ambition to create a top class destination to rival the best in Europe, the golf offering at Spain's Alcaidesa has been rebranded as La Hacienda Alcaidesa Links Resort and enhanced following major investment. Golfshake Travel Editor, Andy Waple had the chance to experience it for himself. read more ...


Discover The Best Golf Breaks in France

France is becoming an increasingly popular destination for UK golfers. There are many reasons for this, not the least of which are the quality of courses combined with how easy it is to get there. However, we believe that The Resonance Golf Collection can provide you with the answers to all of your French golf questions. read more ...


What Makes Murcia The Ideal Golf Destination

Murcia is a historic city located in the south-east of Spain and is the perfect location for a golf break, no matter what time of year you may be thinking of heading off for some R&R. read more ...


Golf And Culture Combines in Magical Madeira

Golfers who are experiencing the magic of Madeira can also enjoy a series of cultural events across the destination this autumn, something that further enhances its status as a paradise for holidaymakers. read more ...


How You Can Attend The Ryder Cup in 2023

European captain Luke Donald will be hoping to maintain a 30-year unbeaten record on home soil when the United States seek to successfully defend the Ryder Cup at Marco Simone in Italy. And you could be there - as with the showpiece event less than a year away, there remain options to ensure that you can be part of the biggest event in the sport. read more ...


Golf's Greatest Holes Moves to Portugal For Series 2

If you enjoyed Golf's Greatest Holes featuring Paul McGinley and Chris Hollins playing across the spectacular Island of Ireland, then you can now look forward to the guys showcasing destinations throughout Portugal in a six-part second series that will be broadcast early next year. read more ...


Major Development Confirmed to Upgrade Dunbar Golf Club

Dunbar Golf Club is a jewel on Scotland's Golf Coast, but the East Lothian venue will soon be enhanced after major proposals were confirmed that will upgrade the facilities following the development of 78 new homes. read more ...


10 Great Last Minute UK Autumn Golf Breaks

There are some wonderful destinations to enjoy within the UK, where many an excellent deal can be secured at this time of year. But where should you be considering? For helpful inspiration, our travel partners, Golfbreaks, have come up with a selected group of venues that are perfect for a last-minute break this autumn. read more ...


Costa del Sol Prepares to Welcome 2023 Solheim Cup

The Costa del Sol is readying itself to host the Solheim Cup, with the iconic match coming to Spain for the first time in 2023, ushering in an official countdown that starts today with a series of events to commemorate 'One Year to Go' until Europe's women take on the United States. read more ...


Mallorca Golf Resort Nominated For Eco Friendly Award

Mallorca's Pula Golf Resort can boast several nominations from the 2022 World Golf Awards, including ‘World’s Best Eco-Friendly Golf Facility’ - which showcases the venue's impressive green legacy. read more ...


Costa Navarino Becomes Part of European Tour Destinations Network

Greece's incredible Costa Navarino has joined the European Tour Destinations Network, showcasing four signature golf courses including two new Jose Maria Olazabal designs at Navarino Hills, which opened in February this year. read more ...


Playing Golf on Northern Ireland's Causeway Coast

Northern Ireland is a fantastic place to visit. The golf is first class, there’s wonderful scenery, a remarkable history and it’s blessed with a legendary warm hearted welcome. There are some great inland courses, yet many golfers flock to the Causeway Coast to enjoy some brilliant links. Golfshake's Andy Waple describes the experience offered here. read more ...


Dom Pedro Laguna Golf Course Reopens After Refurbishment

The Laguna Golf Course at Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection has opened its doors again following extensive work to improve the overall quality of the course as part of a new dimension to the resort’s well-renowned golfing portfolio. read more ...


Discover The Spectacular Las Madrigueras Hotel in Tenerife

Tenerife is one of the most popular year-round European destinations for British tourists - and it is not difficult to work out why. You won’t be surprised to learn that it is also a paradise for golfers, boasting no fewer than nine courses, many with luxurious accommodation. Let’s start with Hotel Las Madrigueras and the superb Golf Las Americas. read more ...


What Makes Penina Golf Resort a Timeless Jewel in The Algarve

The Algarve boasts a variety of spectacular golf courses that will live long in the memory. Perhaps the most famous of all is Penina, designed by the legendary Henry Cotton. It was also the first course to be built in the Algarve. And while many others have since been created, Penina has stood the test of time and remains a must-play for anybody visiting the region.   read more ...


Reviewing The Praia D'El Rey Resort Golf Experience

There seems to be no stopping the growing popularity of the Praia D’El Rey Resort situated north of Lisbon in Portugal. We have visited on a number of occasions and now, as West Cliffs celebrates its fifth anniversary, it’s time to take another look. read more ...


Palmares Ocean Living and Golf Review

The Western Algarve has an authentic feel of true Portugal. Here you will find some charming beach resorts, a lively town with bars, restaurants galore and some good quality golf courses. Standing out is Palmares Ocean Living and Golf, which is without doubt one of the best golf locations in Europe. read more ...


How to Plan a Golf Break

Looking to get away for a golf break, but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Before getting in contact with a tour operator such as Golfbreaks, there are some things that you’re definitely going to want to know. Having these things sorted at the start of your planning will make the whole process smoother. read more ...


Quinta da Marinha Hotel Secures Global Accolades

Portugal's Onyria Quinta da Marinha Hotel has received two global accolades from Tripadvisor, recognising it as being among the top one per cent of hotels worldwide. read more ...


La Cala Completes Major Upgrade to Popular Clubhouse

La Cala has recently completed a major upgrade to its celebrated clubhouse, further enhancing the hospitality offering at this acclaimed 4-star golf resort in Spain. read more ...


What Golfers Love About St Andrews

St Andrews is a remarkable town; it's historic, boasts a celebrated university, and is widely considered to be the spiritual Home of Golf. On Golfshake, hundreds of golfers have left reviews for St Andrews Links, with the overwhelming majority granting perfect ratings. We have studied their comments and now use their words to describe the magic of St Andrews. read more ...


There is More to Experience on Scotland's Golf Coast

Scotland's Golf Coast of East Lothian is famed for being home to the likes of Muirfield, North Berwick and Gullane, but there is also much more than those fabulous layouts to experience here. read more ...


12 Reasons to Visit Quinta do Lago Resort

Looking for a luxury golf break in the sunshine? The Quinta do Lago Resort on Portugal’s Algarve coast is hard to beat for its combination of great golf, superb accommodation and dining set in a stunning location. With easy transport links to Faro’s airport it is perfect for groups, couples and families alike. read more ...


Golf Paradise of Madeira Has Best Beaches in Europe

Golfers are drawn to the spectacular island destination of Madeira for the superb courses and climate, but an international survey has just confirmed another appeal of the Portuguese archipelago; it boasts two of the best three beaches in Europe. read more ...


Reviewing The Complete Quinta do Lago Golf Experience

Golf writer Andy Waple has been visiting Quinta do Lago for decades, witnessing first-hand its continued development and improvement. Returning during the resort's 50th anniversary, Andy reviews the complete golf experience on offer at this gem in Portugal. read more ...


Tips For Planning a Golf Trip to St Andrews

Every year, thousands of golfers from across the world make their own journey to St Andrews. A visit to the town is something that everybody who loves our great game should do at least once in their lifetime. However, with centuries of history to consume, dozens of courses to play, and an abundance of landmarks to discover, how can you make the most of your own trip to the Home of Golf? read more ...


The Ultimate Travel Experience at Monte Rei Golf & Country Club

The Eastern Algarve is often overlooked by golfers who flock to Portugal in their droves to enjoy a few rounds in the sun. The number one destination among the cluster of venues is Monte Rei Golf and Country Club, which features one of the finest courses in Europe, complemented by a range of top quality accommodation and dining options. read more ...


5 Alternative Destinations For a UK Golf Break

The phrase ‘hidden gem’ has become severely over-used when talking about some of the UK’s best courses, outside of those usually travelled to on a golfing getaway. Instead, let us suggest to you five of our favourite alternative destinations for a golf break, taking in some of the country’s highest ranking courses, as well as some that are definitely more off the beaten track. read more ...


Why You Should Play Golf at St Pierre

St Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club is located in Chepstow and it is set in 400 acres of awe-inspiring Monmouthshire countryside. Boasting first-class hospitality, alongside stylish and comfortable rooms, a stay at St Pierre is far beyond the golf - it’s a trip to paradise. read more ...


Why You Should Play Golf at Forest Pines

Situated deep into the Lincolnshire countryside is one of England’s greatest golfing retreats. With 27 holes of championship golf - that can be combined for three different experiences - the reputation of Forest Pines continues to grow. read more ...


Why You Should Play Golf at Murrayshall

Located just three miles from Perth City Centre, Murrayshall House Hotel is a sublime golfing facility that boasts 28 championship standard holes. Located in the stunning Perthshire countryside, there aren’t many more tranquil locations in Scotland, let alone Great Britain. read more ...


Spectacular Praia D'El Rey Golf Resort Reports Surge of Bookings

The truly spectacular Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort is more popular than ever before, with the venue reporting a double-digit growth in bookings this spring compared to pre-lockdown levels in 2019 as golfers flock to Portugal's Silver Coast. read more ...


Why You Must Plan a Trip to Play Golf in The Algarve

With an enticing climate, sandy beaches, and a wide collection of outstanding golf venues, the Algarve is seldom topped for visiting golfers. When it comes to accommodation, the Tivoli Hotel collection can act as the optimal base, where they are linked with surrounding golf courses. read more ...


Why You Should Play Golf at Gullane

Gullane Golf Club is a proud Scottish golfing facility that dates back to the 19th century, when the first golf course was designed and constructed. With three tremendous layouts on-site, a museum and two excellent clubhouses, a day in East Lothian is one that is remembered. read more ...


Why You Should Play Golf at Rosapenna

Rosapenna Hotel & Golf Links is at the forefront of Irish golf, and this luxurious resort boasts a peaceful environment with three first-class golf courses attached to the premises. read more ...


8 Reasons to Stay & Play at Emporda Golf

Nestled in the stunning landscapes of the Emporda region, Hotel Terraverda at Emporda Golf is regarded as one of Spain’s top venues and features some of the best golfing experiences in Costa Brava. We round up eight reasons why you should consider this for your next golf break. read more ...


The Golf Destinations You Want to Experience in 2022

If you were asked what golfing destination you would most want to visit in 2022, what would you respond with? We put that exact question to the Golfshake Community and we provide insight into their 12 most popular answers. read more ...


Experience The Majestic Anantara Villa Padierna

Anantara Villa Padierna is located in Marbella, and this 5* lavish hotel epitomises why we all desperately seek our next golf break: excitement. We take a look at the resort’s features and explain why a trip here is not just recommended, but mandatory. read more ...


Why You Should Play Golf at Celtic Manor

Celtic Manor is one of the most revered resorts anywhere, so we should be thankful that a world-class venue like this resides on our shores. Three tremendous golf courses are situated on the premises and the Twenty Ten Course is steeped in rich history, having hosted the 2010 Ryder Cup. read more ...


Why You Should Play Golf at Old Thorns

Old Thorns is a leader for golf and hospitality in the Hampshire region, often regarded as one of the county’s best. There is just one golf course located on-site - although it is dipped in high quality - and there is also a hotel and spa to enjoy and unwind after the golf. read more ...


Now is The Perfect Time to Book a 2022 Golf Break

As we move towards the golfing season, there’s nothing quite like the anticipation of warmer weather, longer evenings and drier courses. However, for those not willing to hang around for the Great British climate to play ball, a golf break can offer the perfect solution. read more ...


The Ravishing Ritz-Carlton Abama

Tenerife is the largest island of the Canary Islands and the importance placed on golf is what entices visitors annually. In total, there are nine golf courses that reside on the island but we’re going to talk about Ritz-Carlton Abama, a stupendous 5* resort with golf at the forefront of their service. read more ...


Last Chance to Grab a Winter Tee Time Bargain at Top 100 Golf Courses

It can be hugely expensive to play the UK's best golf courses during the peak months of the year, but if you’re willing to take a small gamble on the great British climate, we think we’ve found the perfect solution to ticking off some of the finest layouts for less...discounted winter tee-times! read more ...


La Finca Resort: Spain's Golf Haven

La Finca Resort resides in Alicante, where the sun shines relentlessly and the climate could have been hand-crafted for a round of golf. Spain is a popular hotspot for European golfers and resorts such as La Finca demonstrate why so many opt for Spain for their next golfing trip. read more ...


Why You Should Play Golf at Woodhall Spa

Woodhall Spa Golf Club lies in the Lincolnshire countryside, where 36 holes of golf have been crafted to the highest level. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a closer look at this magnificent venue and explains why it should be on your list to experience. read more ...


7 Scottish Golf Destinations You Must Experience

Scotland is arguably the ultimate destination for a golf trip, but which destinations should be at the top of your list? We are going to discuss the absolute best of Scottish golf, all of which scored well in the recent Golfshake Survey. read more ...


6 English Golf Destinations You Must Experience

Visiting other courses can help rejuvenate our passion for the game, in addition to providing us with once in a lifetime experiences. The problem is, with so many exceptional resorts and courses available on our doorstep it can prove difficult to determine which one to visit next. Fortunately, the Golfshake Community have voted their favourite resorts, and this article will focus on where to travel for an English golf trip. read more ...


How Much Does it Cost to Play The Best Golf Courses in America

There are approximately 15,000 golf courses in the United States, but many belong to intensely private clubs. However, there are revered public and resort venues located across the nation that are widely recognised for hosting major championships and PGA Tour events. We take a look at just some of the best and how much they could cost you to play. read more ...


The Wonder That is East Sussex National

East Sussex National is one of the most popular golfing venues located in the south of England and its long and extensive history with the sport is glittering. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a closer look at why this destination has become so revered in the minds of golfers. read more ...


7 Golf Resorts in Europe That Every Golfer Should Visit

The latest Golfshake Survey asked golfers to rank their favourite European resorts and the community did not disappoint with their selections. Here are seven of the very best resorts available in Europe - all of which you should consider experiencing in the future. read more ...


Golfbreaks Group Golf Giveaway Returns

Due to popular demand, Golfbreaks’ hugely successful Group Golf Giveaway has returned for 2022 and 2023 travel. This year features additional savings alongside the introduction of more destinations than ever before. read more ...


Why Aroeira Golf Resort is The Perfect Golf Getaway

2022 could be the perfect time to plan a golfing getaway to Portugal, including the 36-hole Aroeira Golf Resort, which has showcased its new on-site hotel in a stunning location just south of Lisbon. Andy Waple reports on the destination for us. read more ...


Experience Minthis Golf Club & Resort

Cyprus has long been an enticing destination for European golfers, but the reopening of Minthis Golf Club & Resort has further highlighted the island’s connection to the game of golf. We provide an in-depth summary of the venue, in addition to some fantastic deals that are available exclusively with Golfbreaks. read more ...


Slaley Hall Stay & Play Review

Slaley Hall is a large hotel, spa and golf resort that is based in Northumberland, and is home to a pair of renowned courses, the Hunting and Priestman. Golfshake's Liam Moore has reviewed the complete Slaley Hall experience for us, including the venue and accommodation. read more ...


New Golf Alliance Showcases Mallorca Courses

One of the favoured destinations for a golf break, Mallorca, is set to be further strengthened by the launch of a new golf alliance that features some of the leading clubs and resorts that are situated on the island. read more ...


The Best UK Golf Breaks For 2022

It's that time of the year when golfers are looking ahead and planning where they would most like to play. Our travel partners, Golfbreaks, have kindly recommended a selection of venues that you should consider experiencing during 2022, a collection that spans Ryder Cup hosts to tranquil resorts in the heartlands of England. read more ...


What Makes Emporda Golf Resort a Special Destination

The Emporda Golf Resort is well-known to UK golfers who have been enjoying the 36 holes there for some years. Golfshake's Andy Waple had the opportunity to experience the venue for himself, which he describes in this detailed new review. read more ...


Emporda Golf Resort Acclaimed by Challenge Tour Players

Regarded as one of Europe's leading golf destinations, Emporda Golf Resort cemented that reputation after drawing comprehensive praise from players who recently competed in two Challenge Tour events at the venue. read more ...


International Golf Travel Market Hosts First Golf Travel Meeting in Wales

RX (Reed Exhibitions), the organiser for IGTM (International Golf Travel Market) successfully held the first international face-to-face meeting of the golf industry for the first time in two years. The event took place at the 2010 Ryder Cup venue and the ICC Wales headquarters, The Celtic Manor Resort. read more ...


The Carrossa Hotel Spa Villas Review

Golfshake Ambassador Andy Picken recently had the chance to visit Mallorca and experience the stunning Carossa Hotel Spa Villas, while also playing golf at Capdepera and Alcanada. Andy describes the destination and what makes it special in this new review. read more ...


Introducing The Golfshake Golf Break Giveaway

Running for six weeks and featuring three amazing prizes, we are thrilled to reveal the Golfshake Golf Break Giveaway. During this qualifying period, you could win a golf break for yourself and three friends to either Slaley Hall, Dale Hill or Wychwood Park.  read more ...


Golfbreaks Extend 2022 Early Birdie Promotion

After experiencing the busiest September for domestic bookings in the company’s 23-year history, Golfbreaks are proudly extending their 2022 Early Birdie promotion by an extra month.  read more ...


How to Play The Old Course at St Andrews

It's not likely that you'll ever take to the hallowed pitch at Wembley or step on the iconic Centre Court at Wimbledon, but you can play the legendary Old Course at St Andrews. If you wish to walk in the footsteps of that greatness, it's an easier process than you may think, with several attractive options available to help you experience the round of a lifetime. read more ...


Sunshine, Views, Golf: Welcome to The Algarve

The Algarve epitomises golf in Portugal but this wasn’t the case prior to the 1960s when this region was turned into a golfer and tourist’s dream following heavy redevelopment. There are plenty of golf courses in the area with a collection of five-star hotels and other outstanding accommodation options on offer too - including the fantastic Pestana Hotel & Resort Group. read more ...


8 Golf Courses to Play in Alicante

The area of Alicante is a highly sought after destination for a holiday. Warm weather, good food and an excellent array of activities is what entice visitors to this popular area of Spain situated in the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula. read more ...


Where to Stay For Golf Trips in Alicante

Alicante belongs to the Costa Blanca and there are 30 golf courses within this district of Spain. With so many options, Alicante has quickly become a popular destination for European golfers. Below, we provide extensive detail into the resorts and what golf courses can be experienced read more ...


Golf & Culture: Why Le Golf National & Paris Are a Perfect Match

Europe’s 2018 dominant Ryder Cup victory at Le Golf National epitomised the very spirit of the competition: togetherness and working as a collective. The city of Paris provides an excellent destination for a first-class golf course that poses no difficulty to access either. We describe why the capital of France and golf make the perfect match. read more ...


The PGA National Czech Republic Offers Luxurious Accommodation Packages

The PGA National Czech Republic, situated at Oaks Prague, has partnered with luxurious hotels within the Prague area to offer golfers exclusive accommodation packages. read more ...


Costa Brava Festivals Add Cultural Twist to Golf Holidays

For a unique experience, golfers are being encouraged to combine their rounds on the spectacular courses of Costa Brava with the many festivals and events across the region for an added cultural flavour to their Spanish holiday. read more ...


The Best Golf Courses to Play in The Costa Brava

The Costa Brava is a coastal region of Catalonia in the north-east of Spain and is renowned as a holiday destination for many people, including golfers. We take a closer look at some of the best courses in the area that you can play. read more ...


The Best Resorts to Experience on The Costa Brava

The Costa Brava in Spain is a tremendous destination for all holidaymakers - including golfers! Our travel partners Golfbreaks have packages to many spectacular resorts in the region, but to provide an extra touch of inspiration, we take a closer look at some of the finest venues that you can choose from. read more ...


Why Gran Canaria Should Be Your Next Golf Holiday Destination

The second most populated of the Canary Islands, Gran Canaria has become a hugely popular, year-round destination for golfers travelling from the UK and the rest of Europe who are keen to discover this spectacular part of the world that is known for its volcanic origin, picturesque views and luxury golf courses. read more ...


Hurry! Last Minute Packages to Attend The Open

Next week's Open Championship is destined to be a spectacular showpiece event. Marking a celebratory moment for the game, 32,000 fans a day are set to make their way to Royal St George's, and you could be one of them as our travel partners Golfbreaks still have a limited number of midweek packages available. read more ...


The Best Irish Open Venues

The Island of Ireland boasts a remarkably strong collection of golf courses, which for some represents the finest offering on the planet. Since it was first played in 1927, the Irish Open has been a fine showcase for these stunning layouts. We share their unique Golfshake Rating and featued commentary from regular golfers submitted in reviews by the Golfshake Community. read more ...


Why Madeira is a Special Destination For Golf

Renowned for its beauty and spectacular scenery, the tropical island of Madeira has become increasingly celebrated for its qualities as a golf destination, offering visitors immaculate courses that take full advantage of the year-round summer climate, making it an attractive prospect for anyone in search of an unforgettable experience. read more ...


Why You Should Book a Golf Holiday to the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol has long been a favourite destination for golfers, and it's easy to see why, considering this region is home to such iconic venues as Real Club Valderrama, La Reserva Club, and the 2023 Solheim Cup host, Finca Cortesin. Throw in the welcome ingredient of year-round sunshine and magnificent accommodation, this is one special place to experience. read more ...


Where to Travel for Golf in 2021

The pandemic has disrupted our lives in numerous aspects, and one area that has been clearly impacted is travel, with many a golf break postponed or cancelled in the face of restrictions. However, keen golfers are looking ahead to better days and have shown their enthusiasm to embark on breaks, at home or abroad. For those considering a golf holiday - whether it be this year or in the future - here are some recommended hotspots to consider. read more ...


Golf in Huelva - A Hidden Gem on the Costa de la Luz

Located on Spain’s Costa de la Luz, Huelva is a historic city that features some fine architecture, culture, great nightlife and delicious local and international food. It is also an ideal location for a highly affordable golf break. We take a closer look at the venues and layouts you can experience here. read more ...


The Perfect Place to Stay & Play Golf in Portugal

Portugal is an oasis for golfers, the Algarve has developed into one of Europe's most revered destinations, renowned for its immaculate climate and stunning courses. There are many pathways to access this treasure, among them is the NAU Hotels & Resorts group, the perfect place to start, with a selection of venues to discover on your next golf holiday. read more ...


Discover the Golf Holiday of a Lifetime in Marbella

Part of the spectacular Costa del Sol, Marbella is a hugely popular destination in southern Spain, drawing holidaymakers and golfers each year. There is much to choose from, but one effective way to experience this stunning region is by staying in style at the Los Monteros Spa & Golf Resort Hotel, a magnificent venue that offers the unforgettable golf holiday of a lifetime. read more ...


Why Autumn is a Great Time for a Midweek Golf Break

When booking a golf break most of us opt for weekends, but now that autumn is here there are some incredible midweek deals to be had at some the best golf resorts in the British Isles. There are lots of reasons for considering a midweek break, including greater tee-time availability and special offers at some of the most famous golf resorts in the UK. read more ...


The Best Places to Stay & Play Golf This Autumn

The nights are drawing in and, before we know it, the clocks will be changing and the early dark nights will have arrived. But that doesn’t mean we cannot carry on enjoying golf breaks. Far from it. There are many incredible bargains to be had for those in search of an autumn golf break. We look at some of the best. read more ...


How Golf Breaks Have Changed With COVID Regulations

Golf breaks in the UK have taken on a whole new dimension as we learn to live with social distancing and Covid-19 restrictions, but thousands of golfers haven't allowed that to stop them enjoying a trip. We take a look at the advice and guidance on how things have to changed. read more ...


Experience Memorable French Breaks With Open Golf Club

Easily accessible and with much to offer, France has become a hugely popular destination for British golfers making the short journey across the English Channel to Continental Europe. From the likes of revered layouts La Mer in Le Touquet, to Chateau de la Begude in the south, there is a rewarding depth of quality that is ready to be discovered through Open Golf Club.  read more ...


10 Venues for the Perfect Golf Staycation

It can be easy to forget, but the UK has some of the most varied and interesting golf terrain in the world, as well as first class hospitality, which makes a golf holiday on these shores just as special as jetting abroad. If you’re seeking the perfect golf staycation, these are the destinations that Golfshake particularly recommends.       read more ...


Discover Iconic Golf in Carnoustie Country

Headlined by the legendary Open Championship venue but home to over 30 links, parkland and heathland courses, the region known as Carnoustie Country is among Scotland's most exhilarating golf destinations, comprising historic and influential designs throughout the scenic counties of Angus, Perthshire and Fife read more ...


Why You Should Experience East Sussex National

Highly Recommended on Golfshake, East Sussex National is a hugely popular venue in the UK, easily accessible from London, known for its luxurious facilities, quality hospitality and outstanding pair of championship standard golf courses. read more ...


Drive to Experience Le Touquet Golf Resort

Tourists from the UK have taken to the road in search of a golf break, discovering the magnificent Le Touquet Golf Resort, which is home to the highest rated links course in France, and returning with unforgettable memories. read more ...


10 Reasons to Stay & Play at Forest of Arden

Iconic European Tour venue, the Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club is one of the best golf resorts near Birmingham, offering stern tests of golf set within 10,000 acres of scenic woodland. Golfshake's Will Trinkwon describes ten reasons why you should stay and play at the venue the next time you’re in the Midlands. read more ...


Experience the Golf Paradise of Aphrodite Hills

The divine Aphrodite Hills takes its name from the goddess Aphrodite and is situated a short distance from Aphrodite's Rock in Paphos, Cyprus. Here, you will discover a spectacular coastal resort, built across elevations that are divided by a ravine, showcasing a true paradise for golfers and regular holidaymakers alike. read more ...


10 Reasons to Stay & Play at Close House

Host of the 2020 British Masters, Close House is a hugely popular and acclaimed venue in the North East of England, featuring two superb courses, the Colt and Fily, alongside stunning accommodation. Golfshake's Will Trinkwon explains why this is an essential destination for a stay and play golf break. read more ...


Discover Golf in France at Barriere Hotels

For golfers in the UK, there is a feast of golf awaiting you in France at Barrière Hotels, presenting high quality throughout a vast array of regions, featuring outstanding courses, comfortable accommodation, delicious cuisine, and a rich culture, all of which is easily accessible and ready to be experienced.  read more ...


Good News for Holiday Seeking Golfers as Government Eases Travel Rules

Golfers who are looking to book a golfing holiday abroad received some good news as the Government has removed quarantine for travellers entering England from dozens of countries which now pose a “reduced risk” from coronavirus. read more ...


Golf Breaks Return in England

Now that summer is here and many restrictions have been lifted, there are reasons to be optimistic about discovering a semblance of normality to our lives, including the return of golf breaks, with hotels opening their doors again, golfers are ready to experience venues throughout England with many attractive options available. read more ...


Spain's Finca Cortesin Resort Reopens for Business

Spain's highly rated Finca Cortesin has reopened following the Coronavirus lockdown, providing golfers with the chance to experience one of Europe's most respected luxury venues. read more ...


Follow the Nicklaus Golf Trail in Murcia

Tucked away in the south-east of Spain is a paradise for golfers. The region of Murcia delivers a sun drenched and unforgettable experience for those who visit, including the stunning Mar Menor Golf Resort, which is proudly home to six Jack Nicklaus designed courses, known as the Nicklaus Golf Trail.  read more ...


Top Stay & Play Venues on Golfshake

Golfshake recently unveiled 100 Must Play Golf Courses in 2020, but which of these acclaimed venues can you also stay at? We have searched through our travel partner Golfbreaks.com to identify those Highly Recommended courses that have notable hotel options attached. read more ...


The Magnificent Lumine Golf & Beach Resort

Hosting the European Tour's captivating Qualifying School Finals since 2017, for many professional golfers, the stunning Lumine Golf and Beach Resort has been a site of contrasting joy, pain and relief, but for everybody else fortunate enough to step on the striking property, it's quite simply one of the most magnificent venues that you could experience. read more ...


Experience the Spectacular Magic of Praia D'El Rey

Portugal is blessed with many revered destinations for golfers, but none are more spectacular than Praia D’El Rey, which is simply magical. Situated 50 miles to the north of the stunning capital city of Lisbon, this wonderful venue boasts two 18-hole courses that rank among the finest in Europe. read more ...


Discover 5* Luxury Golf in the Algarve

Boasting more than 300 days of sunshine each year, the Algarve is an ideal destination for a golf break, with many welcoming options being available. If you are searching for a touch of luxury in a perfect location, then a Tivoli hotel - owned by the Minor Hotels group - is a great place to start. read more ...


You Could Experience The Masters in 2020

Walking around Augusta National and sampling the unique atmosphere of The Masters is something that most golfers would place on their bucket lists, but with this year's event only weeks away, you may think that it's time too late, however, Golfbreaks.com still has a series of packages available if you want to transform a dream into a reality. read more ...


Find Your Next UK Spring Golf Break

Spring is approaching, so what better way to kick off your peak months of golf than by embarking on a break in April? We take a look at just some of the UK's most popular and highly regarded venues that you could experience. read more ...


Escape the UK Weather for Winter Golf & Sun

If you have been exhausted by Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis, maybe it's time for a last minute winter golf break to a sunnier, warmer climate. We have taken a look at some of the best destinations, many of which have incredible deals available. read more ...


Why You Must Stay & Play at The Vale Resort

Located in the tranquil beauty of rural Glamorgan, The Vale Resort is a gem of a stay and play venue for golfers. Home to a pair of superb courses - the Lake and Wales National - this magnificent venue is easily accessible from all corners of the UK. read more ...


Want to Experience The Ryder Cup in 2020?

The Ryder Cup has become a sporting occasion unlike any other, dramatic and atmospheric, a rich spectacle that all golfers should experience. And you could there at Whistling Straits in September, backing Team Europe, thanks to incredible packages available from Golfbreaks.com. read more ...


Why You Should Experience PGA Catalunya Resort

Little over an hour north of Barcelona, PGA Catalunya is a short drive from Spain's famous Costa Brava coastline and is widely considered among the finest golf resorts in Europe. We believe that there is a strong case to be made that this is the venue that you must experience. read more ...


Golfbreaks.com Group Golf Giveaway is Back for 2020

If you want to kick off the new decade in style, then there isn't a better time to secure your next golf holiday through Golfbreaks.com, who have just announced the return of their celebrated Group Golf Giveaway for 2020, with more savings, rewards, and destinations than ever before for golfers to book for travel this year before the end of January. read more ...


Must Experience Golf Holiday Destinations in 2020

Embarking on a golf holiday may be an objective for 2020. Sampling the game in a fresh environment, with the sun on your back, is something to be savoured whether it's done in a small or larger group. We help you find the perfect destination. read more ...


Guide to Golf in Mauritius

Located in the Indian Ocean, the spectacular island nation of Mauritius is a paradise for golfers, offering a luxury, breathtaking experience befitting a millionaire, but this gateway to Heaven on Earth is within the grasp of any long-haul traveller in search of something truly unforgettable. read more ...


Casa de Campo Resort & Villas Offer Golf Holidays to Paradise

Casa de Campo Resort & Villas has long showcased golf at its best in the Caribbean, including the spectacular Teeth of the Dog, and much more. Here is your chance to discover why a holiday to the Dominican Republic is a gateway to paradise. read more ...


Golfbreaks.com Launches Early Birdie Exclusive for 2020

The golf season may be nearing its end, but it's a perfect time for you to start planning ahead for 2020. Golfbreaks.com has just unveiled its popular Early Birdie Exclusive, which provides customers with the opportunity to claim major savings from an even bigger variety of destinations across the UK, Europe and beyond. read more ...


Guide to Golf in Belek, Turkey

Renowned for its striking championship courses and luxury resorts, Turkey has grown significantly in stature to become one of the most celebrated holiday destinations for traveling European golfers. The famous golf coast of Belek in Antalya Province is hard to surpass anywhere. read more ...


Attend the 2021 Open at St Andrews

Despite being two years away, anticipation is already rising for the 150th Open at St Andrews in 2021. This milestone edition of the game's original major at the Home of Golf is an unmissable event, with Golfbreaks.com unveiling attractive packages to ensure that you can experience the dramatic setting of the Old Course with the iconic Claret Jug on the line. read more ...


Golf Resorts to Stay at on the Costa del Sol

Costa del Sol boasts some of Spain’s finest family hotels. It is, after all, an area that attracts huge numbers of British tourists, as they head there in search of summer sun, sandy beaches, restaurants, shops, bars and cafes. Here we look at a few of the best golf resorts. read more ...


The Best Golf Courses to Play on the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol is one of the most popular destinations in Europe for British holidaymakers. It is also a haven for golfers, with courses to suit every pocket and handicap. Here, we look at nine of the best. read more ...


The Best Golf Courses to Play in Tenerife

There is a huge selection of golf courses on Tenerife, all of which offer spectacular views of this beautiful island. Here, we look at seven of the best. read more ...


Where to Play Golf on the Costa de la Luz

The Costa de la Luz stretches from the historic city of Cadiz to the border with Portugal and there is an obvious Algarve influence in the golf courses that have spring up in this part of Spain. Here are five of the best. read more ...


The Best Golf Courses to Play in Turkey

Turkey is a hugely attractive destination golfers. There are a series of fantastic golf courses, all boasting incredible facilities, with the added bonus of all-year round sunshine. Here, we pick out just a few of the best. read more ...


7 of the Best Golf Resorts to Stay at in Turkey

Turkey has long been a popular destination for British tourists. Long hot summer days are guaranteed, together with fabulous local cuisine and friendly locals. Here we look at several of the best golf resorts to experience. read more ...


Must Stay Golf Hotels in Tenerife

Tenerife is an island that attracts golfers and their families on account of the fabulous courses, beaches, watersports and, of course, an amazing range and choice of hotels. Here we take a look at some of the best. read more ...


Where to Stay on a Golf Trip to Costa de la Luz

The Costa de la Luz remains a relatively undiscovered part of southern Spain. Blessed with a temperate climate and more hours of sunshine per year than any other part of the mainland, it is fast becoming a haven for golfers and their families. Here are some of the best resorts to experience. read more ...


The Best Golf Courses to Play in Marbella

Marbella has increasingly gained a reputation as being a playground for the rich and famous, and where the rich and famous hang out, amazing golf courses tend to spring up. We take a closer look at four that can be considered must plays. read more ...


Guide to Golf at Marriott Venues

Marriott is considered among the most renowned and prestigious golf course operators in the UK, boasting an impressive of idyllic venues across the country, which deliver superb layouts aligned with comfortable accommodation and facilities. We have taken a closer look at each of the venues to capture why. read more ...


The Unforgettable Images of Golf in South Carolina

Golfshake Member Sam Ruddle recently experienced golf in South Carolina, one of the most revered destinations in the United States. To showcase what makes this area so great, we have brought together a selection of Sam's photographs from an unforgettable holiday. read more ...


The Magic of a Golf Holiday to South Carolina

South Carolina is widely regarded as a paradise for golfers, including exceptional resorts like Hilton Head and Kiawah Island. Winning the Up & Down to South Carolina Challenge on Golfshake, Sam Ruddle reflects on his experience in the state, the courses he played and the accommodation, showcasing why it's such a renowned destination. read more ...


2019 Open at Royal Portrush Packages Available with Golfbreaks.com

The Open Championship makes its return to Royal Portrush this July, and unprecedented demand has seen direct tickets sold out months, but midweek packages - including access to Thursday and Friday's rounds - are still available with Golfbreaks.com, providing golf fans with the opportunity to ensure that they are part of this historic event. read more ...


Golfbreaks.com Group Golf Giveaway Returns for 2019

Golfbreaks.com's Group Golf Giveaway has become a staple attraction for those booking golf holidays across the UK and international destinations, and it has made a welcome return for 2019 with more offers than before, delivering even greater value, with the added incentive of having the opportunity to receive a Callaway Rogue Driver. read more ...


Moor Allerton Forges Partnership with Golfbreaks.com

Moor Allerton Golf Club has revealed that a new partnership has been forged with Golfbreaks.com, which launches with the golf travel brand sponsoring the venue's 'Autumn Series' that will begin on Saturday 6th October with a grand prize of a 3 night trip to PGA Catalunya. read more ...


Fancy a Golf Break at the DP World Tour Championship?

As the European Tour season enters its final months, the pressure is rising and so is the excitement. Some of the world’s best players have been battling it out to climb to the top of the Race To Dubai standings.  The season finale is the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai, where the 2018 European number one golfer will be crowned. Golfbreaks.com have some great packages available that will allow you to experience one of the best events on tour as well as having the chance to play on some exceptional courses. read more ...


David Howell Joins Golfbreaks as Brand Ambassador

Five-time European Tour winner and former Ryder Cup star David Howell has joined Golfbreaks.com as a global ambassador for the leading golf travel brand. read more ...


Secure Great Deals and Benefits with Golfbreaks.com's 2018 Group Golf Giveaway

We may only be in January, but there is not a better time of year to plan and book a golf holiday, thanks to the 2018 Group Golf Giveaway with Golfbreaks.com. Take a trip across the UK & Ireland, Europe, United States, and Worldwide, or maybe even the Masters or Ryder Cup, and secure a variety of benefits and rewards. read more ...


Golfbreaks.com Launches Domestic US Travel Program

Golfbreaks.com, the widely regarded experts in golf travel across the planet, are excited to launch their domestic US travel program in additino to the October “Early Birdie” promotion, which provides customers with the opportunity to save up to $1000 on a future golf vacation. read more ...


Putt to South Carolina Winner Full Experience Trip Review

Recently, Golfshake partnered with Golfbreaks.Com to send a number of competition winners away on a trip of a lifetime to South Carolina. Playing the likes of Harbour Town and Kiawah Island, a member of the group - Paul Webb - gave a detailed report on what they experienced and why this is a golf destination for all to consider. read more ...


Experience South Africa with Golfbreaks Fancourt Classic

Golfers from the UK will have the enticing opportunity to experience the unquestioned majesty of South Africa’s most highly regarded golf resort, thanks to the newly launched Golfbreaks.Com Fancourt Classic.  read more ...


Golfbreaks Mannequin Challenge vs. European Tour

Our friends at Golfbreaks.Com decided to get involved with the Mannequin Challenge, but how did their efforts compare with the European Tour's gold standard production from a few weeks ago? read more ...


Golfbreaks.com announces strategic partnership with Monarch Airlines

Golfbreaks.com and Monarch Airlines have announced a strategic partnership that will see the leading UK independent airline group become the preferred short and mid-hail partner for Europe's specalist golf travel company. read more ...


January Group Golf Giveaway at Golfbreaks.Com

Golfbreaks are offering to their customers free Callaway equipment and savings of up to £600 on 2016 golf holidays in their Group Golf Giveaway this month. It could be a nice bonus to start the year! read more ...


European Tour Announces New Travel Club

The European Tour have announced the launch of a new Travel Club, operated by Golfbreaks.com the market leader in golf travel, which will offer access to over 2,000 venues around the world. read more ...


Book Early for 2016 - Golfbreaks Early Birdie

Golfbreaks.com has once again launched its popular ‘Early Birdie’ promotion that gives early bookers cash discounts, loyalty Breakpoints worth up to £600 and even new Callaway equipment. read more ...


Last Chance to Win the Ultimate Links Golf Tour with golfbreaks.com

There are just a few days left to enter the brilliant #greatgolfdrives photo competition from leading golf travel company, Golfbreaks.com. read more ...


Cort and Shave Triumph at Lumine with PGAS of Europe Golfbreaks.com Fourball Championship Victory

Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community was the setting of another thrilling professional performance by Matthew Cort and Craig Shave. read more ...


Golfbreaks January Giveaway

There’s never been a better time to book a golf break thanks to a fantastic new-year offer from Europe’s specialist golf travel company, Golfbreaks.com. read more ...


Your Golf Season Starts Now with Golfbreaks.com

Golfbreaks.com – Europe’s golf travel specialist - are ready to get your golf season off to the best start with a range of offers & last minute breaks with some big savings for 2014. read more ...



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