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In this section we highlight certain golf courses with the same or similar characteristics, like links courses, heathland courses or courses designed by a specific golf course architect. We also regularly write posts about certain golf hotspots, so courses with a high rating located within a specific area. Or, we try to come up with some interesting, strange or funny lists of golf courses.

Long-haul destinations for truly outstanding golf adventures

For golfers who are looking to venture beyond Europe on your next golf trip, we spoke to long-haul golf holiday experts, Chaka Travel for some inspiration.  Whether you are in search of winter sun,...
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Where to play the most amount of holes in Europe?

We all know a few golfers that just can't stop golfing. They get up early and tee off at 7.00 o'clock - and probably even earlier if allowed by the caddymaster - play 18...

Golf at Gran Canaria: an island full of surprises

This article was written by our good friend and reviewer Calum Mackenzie. He played golf at Gran Canaria in October 2018 with his fiancé and shares the ins and outs about playing golf at this...

The 5 best links style courses in Portugal

It's common knowledge that links lovers can eat their heart out in the United Kingdom and Ireland. There's just one downside with hitting the links there: the weather is not always your best friend....
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The 5 golf bridges you need to cross

There are quite some golf courses that have iconic features that you will remember once you played there, like the Church Pews on Oakmont Country Club, the 'The Putter Boy' (or 'The Sundial Boy')...

Cabot Cliffs: a successful melting pot

Cape Breton, part of Novia Scotia (Canada) already was a great golf destination with some of the finest golf courses in Canada. But with the realisation of Cabot Cliffs at Cabot Links in 2016,...

Play like a king or queen on these Royal courses – Continental Europe

This is a follow-up story on our first blog about Royal golf courses, Play like a king or queen on these Royal courses – UK and Ireland. We now present the best royal courses...

Play like a king or queen on these Royal courses – UK and Ireland

It's interesting to see how many golf clubs throughout the world have the 'Royal' designation. How a sportsclub and a golf club in particular can become Royal differs per country, but in general the...
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Golfers in need to settle a score or bet? Go here!

Normally when golfers say that they are looking forward to the 19th hole, they are referring to the clubhouse or bar. The 19th hole is a slang term for a pub, bar, or restaurant...
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Unexplored golf territory: Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is mainly known for its divine nature, its vibrant capital city Prague and for its beer. Since the invention of Pilsner Urquell in 1842, the Czechs have been famous for...