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Golf is fun, but even more so if you find the best spots. Well, there are several around the world and they all give special features. The best weather is in South Africa or Mauritius, but the British Isles also offers some great destinations.

Golf is one of the most popular sports in the world. Who would have thought playing golf could take you all around the world? If you're looking for a place to play golf, then look no further. Here is a list of our favorite destinations for playing golf around the world.

The Fancourt Golf Resort in South Africa
This resort is located on the south coast of South Africa and is home to two amazing golf courses. These are considered some of the best playing golf courses in all of South Africa, but they do not come cheaply as you will need deep pockets for playing here!

The weather can also be quite variable here so it may be better suited to play during certain months only. As the people over at Simple Golf Path will explain to you, that's among the most important factors for a good place for golf. Everyone likes to play the game when it's not raining or when there are no strong winds around. 

If you want luxury then this could be your dream location with each suite containing its own private heated pool and outdoor jacuzzi! You'll never have any issues finding a place to relax after playing 18 holes out on one of these beautiful golf courses.

The Royal County Down Golf Club in Northern Ireland
Great Britain's top golfing destination is The Royal County Down Golf Club In Northern Ireland. This championship course has hosted the Irish Open an impressive 13 times, playing host to some of golf's biggest names. 18 holes are offered in this par 72 layout that measures over 7000 yards. 

The Royal County Down Golf Club In Northern Ireland offers a number of packages for playing golf as well as accommodation at the world-famous hotel attached to this championship course, located just outside Newcastle in Dundrum Bay.

Le Touessrok Resort & Spa in Mauritius
This island is the perfect destination for playing golf. The Mauritius Golf Club designed by Graham Marsh is located next to Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, which features 36 holes over an area of 200 hectares offering a unique blend between exceptional challenges, stunning views, and superb facilities. 

Enjoy immaculate greens where water hazards are strategically placed to challenge every golfer from beginners to experts alike as well as being constantly reminded that they have been carved out from living coral rocks! They offer complimentary buggy service for those who would like to play the second 18 holes. 

Here are some of its features:

  • 36 holes over 200 hectares
  • Green fees are not charged for playing golf at Le Touessrok Resort & Spa
  • The clubhouse has reception, restaurant, bar, and pro shop facilities
  • Complimentary buggy service for playing the second 18 holes
  • The clubhouse features spectacular views of both courses, Le Touessrok Bay, and neighboring islands.

Kauri Cliffs Golf Course On The North Shore of New Zealand's the Coromandel Peninsula
New Zealand's North Shore is a popular destination for playing golf, as it has a Kauri Cliffs Golf Course On The North Shore Of New Zealand's the Coromandel Peninsula. The club was established in 1993 and offers 38 holes of playing golf with views over the Pacific Ocean and surrounding countryside. There are three different tee-off points on each hole to cater to playing golfers of all abilities. 

The club also has a five-hole playing golf academy for novice playing golfers and an 18 hole putting green with bunkers, water hazards, and contoured greens that allows playing golf fans the chance to practice their short game before they start playing on one of Kauri Cliffs Golf Course On The North Shore Of New Zealand's The Coromandel Peninsula's championship courses.

Scotland's Machrihanish Dunes Golf Links 
Another great British golfing destination is Scotland's Machrihanish Dunes Golf Links. This golf course was built on over 700 acres of duneland and boasts the only par-three hole in Scotland. 

This amazing golf club has hosted many tournaments including St Andrews Trophy, British Amateur Championship, Scottish Open Qualifiers as well as being used for practice by Tiger Woods when playing at St Andrew's. It has also been named one of the top 20 courses you can play across Britain & Ireland.

Pine Valley Country Club outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
One of America's oldest country clubs, Pine Valley Country Club is a playing golf destination recognized worldwide. The course has been ranked the number one course in America by Golf Digest magazine for decades and it's easy to see why. It offers an incredible challenge of playing golf with considerate conditions year-round which are perfect for all playing levels from beginners to pros!


Photo by Markus Spiske from Pixabay

Golf is fun, but even more so if you find the best spots. Well, there are several around the world and they all give special features. The best weather is in South Africa or Mauritius, but the British Isles also offers some great destinations. New Zealand's Kari Cliffs are a fantastic resort, and so is the Philadelphia Pine Valley Country Club! Whatever spot you choose, have a lot of fun!


Main photo by Hebi B. from Pixabay

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