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Amazing Thailand: A destination of remarkable golf courses and the capitol of Golf in South-East Asia

Bangkok is short 4-hour flight from Jakarta. What awaits you is a country full of warm smiles, vibrant colours, aromatic scents and hundreds of world class golf courses designed by the games greatest designers: Nicklaus, Player, Palmer, Norman, Faldo, Dye and Robert Trent Jones Jr. the list goes on….

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Posted in 2014, Featured, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad, June 20140 Comments

18th Hole - Royal Thimpu Golf Club

Golfing in the Kingdom of Bhutan

Landlocked between China and India in the Himalayan mountain range, Bhutan is one of the most geographically, politically and technologically isolated countries in the world. With just three nine hole golf courses, it is very much an emerging golfing nation.

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Posted in 2014, Featured, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad, January 20141 Comment

Artists of the Landscape

Artists of the Landscape

Like famous painters, great golf course architects are known for their unique style and are highly sought after. Just as art progressed through distinctive periods, so did golf course design, with notable characters putting a stamp on their era.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad, October 20130 Comments

Montgomerie Links, Danang - Vietnam's Golf Coast

Montgomerie Links, Danang – Vietnam’s Golf Coast

In the 1960s, Danang was a base for United States Air Force bombers, which f lew military air raids over North Vietnam. Now the only things dropping into Vietnam are tourists who come to enjoy the sights of China Beach and Hoi An to the south plus Lang Co and Hué to the north. Over the past two decades especially, Vietnam has really blossomed as a tourism and golfing destination.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad, September 20131 Comment

St. Moritz - Swiss

St.Moritz – Glitzy Swiss Golf

David Bowden flies on SWISS into Zurich and then onto St. Moritz to play golf in one of Switzerland’s smartest year-round alpine sporting destinations. St. Moritz doesn’t need too much introduction to jet-setting skiers, but golfers may be surprised to learn that there are three summer courses to play within close proximity to this glamourous [...]

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Posted in 2013, August 2013, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad0 Comments

Kingsbarns Golf Links

Classic Links Of Scotland

‘From dramatic links courses steeped in history, to hidden gems and some new layouts, Scotland may just have everything a true golf lover could wish for.’   Golf comes in no greater dramatic abundance than in Scotland, the home of golf. This is where the great game started and everyone wants to experience the difficulties [...]

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Nexus Golf Resort Karambunai, Kota Kinabalu, Indonesia - Copyright @ World Golf Resorts

Comparing golf in the UK and Indonesia

Golf has come a long way since it was first exported from the sandy links of Scotland. Over five centuries of evolution, the current game is unrecognisable from the original stick and balling stumbled upon by some hardy Anglo-Saxons. Four hundred years of uninterrupted gradual change was accelerated with the huge popularity of the game [...]

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Golf’s Golden Coast

Golf’s Golden Coast

Blessed with more annual sunshine than anywhere else in Europe and with 150km of stunning coastline, Portugal’s Algarve region is one of the world’s top golfing destinations. Portugal may be suffering from the European economic downturn, but its southern coastline known as The Algarve continues to be the most desirable destination in Europe for golfing [...]

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