Best Golf Destinations Around the World

st Andrew golfAny attempt to rank the best destinations in the world is an exercise that requires a lot of thinking. The modern game of golf has seen a lot of evolution since the 15th century. Pedigree, popularity, and richness are the main determining factors for ranking the best golfs in the world. Although the great game of golf was born in Scotland, there are breathtakingly beautiful and wonderfully challenging courses all over the world, particularly in the United States.

Making a list of the best course in the world is not easy. However, here are some of the best destinations in the world.

St. Andrews, Scotland

Popularly known as the old course, this course has hosted the Open Championship a record of 29 times, including the most recent in 2015. Not a single hand has carved this storied masterpiece. This Old Course has a pedigree in spades. It has massive rolling greens, blind shots and cavernous bunkers with a peculiar Road Hole which all add up to a brilliant layout. This Old Course is an exact definition of what a modern golf course should look like.

Monterey, USA

For decades, vacationers have been flocking to California, and with the allure San Francisco presents.Visitors head to Monterey Peninsula and find the best of the best including the world-famous Pebble Beach. You can also visit Spanish Bay and Spyglass Hills, or choose to head to Palm Springs. There is a laid-back atmosphere at the heart of California where visitors exchange a warm welcome to each other, as they tour the relaxing and endearing golf escapes.

South Africa & The Garden Route

South Africa has long been a popular god holiday destination thanks to the allure and stunning landscape and world class accommodation. In the recent years, South Africa has established itself as one of the top golfing destination in the world. There is two world class golf course putting South Africa on the world map, regarding golfing. At Fancourt, you will find stunning golf course including the spectacular Links Course.

Costa del Sol, Spain

Since 1970, Costa de Sol has undergone constant developments making it earn the prestige of being one of the leading destinations in Europe. There are rolling landscapes, picturesque coastlines and stunning mountains which all combine to create a spectacular golfing landscape. The gold course stretch from Malaga down towards Sotogrande. Tourists can enjoy popular courses such as Santa Clara and Calanova, as they enjoy their stay in Marbella.