World-Class Golf Courses In Britain

World-Class Golf Courses In Britain. With its prestigious history, dazzling settings and world-class courses, Britain is a fairway to heaven. Scotland gave the world golf and nowhere else has hosted more Opens than the Old Course at St Andrews.

Many of the courses across the country are open for members of public to book a round and walk in the footsteps of golf’s greats such as Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus. Popular courses include Gleneagles and for a truly stunning playing experience try your driver at Turnberry.

St Andrews Old Course

St Andrews Old Course
The indisputable, iconic home of golf, St Andrews Old Course is a place of pilgrimage for golfers from around the world. Join the hallowed ranks of pro golfers to play the golf course that Tiger Woods calls “the ultimate.” One of the world’s oldest golf courses is joined by 5 other courses at St Andrews links, all open to the public.

The Ailsa course at Turnberry

The Ailsa course at Turnberry
The Ailsa course at Turnberry is a classic. Next to the Firth of Clyde, the golf course has views of the Mull of Kintyre and the Isle of Arran. The ninth hole is backed by the famous lighthouse and from here you can see Robert the Bruce’s ruined castle.

Celtic Manor Resort

Celtic Manor Resort
This luxurious sporting resort was the host of the 2010 Ryder Cup and is one of Britain’s finest golfing locations. It combines 2,000 acres of parkland with some of Europe’s top golf courses. If you fancy a break from golf, there’s shooting, fishing and a lavish spa too.

Stoke Park Golf Club

Stoke Park Golf Club
Take to the greens at Stoke Park and recreate the golf game between James Bond (Sean Connery) and the cheating Auric Goldfinger (Gert Fröbe). Fifty years on, the golf is still fantastic at this luxurious country club.

Nefyn Golf Club

Nefyn Golf Club
This gorgeous coastal club has sea views, the Snowdonia mountain range visible on the horizon and a pub a minute’s walk from the 12th green. Prices are fair and the relaxed atmosphere lets you take your time. And you’ll want to, considering the fantastic setting.

Royal Portrush

Royal Portrush
Overlooking the sea from the North Antrim coast, Royal Portrush ranks among the world's premier golf courses. It’s also a stone’s throw from some of Northern Ireland's most popular natural attractions.

Gleneagles

Gleneagles
Host venue of the 2014 Ryder Cup, Gleneagles is one of Britain’s finest golf resorts. You'll find three championship golf courses here, a relaxing spa and Michelin-Starred dining, all set in the beautiful Perthshire countryside.

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