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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.

Stunning links experience in Dublin

Returning to Ireland is always something special for us, because almost thirteen years ago the idea for Leadingcourses.com was born just here while playing The European Club. At that time we felt The European was just too difficult for us, too expensive and we were also told by locals there were many affordable and similar…

Best Golf Resorts in Europe in 2019

We are very proud to announce the list of best golf resorts in Europe in 2019. The list has become the reference for golfers in Europe looking for a great golf trip or golf break. Since 2016 – as a teaser for our Golfers’ Choice rankings – we have been publishing the ranking for Best…

15 marvelous Marbella golf courses

The south of Spain has always been a popular golf destination. Andalusia boosts over a hundred golf courses and Marbella is one of the regions hotspots. Time to take a closer look at 14 of the best clubs where you can book your tee time online. For this list we choose to focus on the…

Top-10 golf courses in the Algarve

Thinking of going on a golf trip? Portugal is a great place to escape the cold winter weather and the Algarve is certainly the country's top spot when it comes to playing golf. We've...

The 6 best golf courses in Spain with tee-times directly bookable online

Sometimes you have these golf courses that look so good (like the one above) that you want to book a tee-time right away. But then the real hassle starts: calling a foreign club often...

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')...