Golf Course of the Month 2010
Jumeirah Golf Estates
Jumeirah Golf Estates will consist of four different golf courses.
Each golf course is to have a different environmental theme - Fire, Earth, Water and Wind - and were designed by Greg Norman, Vijay Singh, Sergio Garc�a and Pete Dye respectively.
The Norman designed Earth Course is the venue for the Dubai World Championship, the season ending tournament on the European Tour.
The construction of the final two couses, Wind and Water, together with their associated residential developments has been suspended since 2009.
Hotels near Jumeirah Golf Estates
More about Golf Dubai
Bali Golf & Country Club
Located in the deluxe resort area of Nusa Dua. A Robin Nelson and Rodney Wright designed course hosted the 1994 Asian Dunhill Masters and in 1997 it was voted by Fortune Magazine-USA as one of Asia's top 5 golf courses.
Three distinct areas have been used to create Bali Golf & CC. You play up through hillside terrain with lush tropical vegetation where you have spectacular views of Indian Ocean and the Nusa Dua area. You also play through massive coconut trees, lakes and finish off with sand dune holes along Nusa Dua beach. The course measures 6871 yards from the championship tees - par 72, with multiple tees to ensure playability. Expert grooming and superb maintenance ensures championship-playing conditions.
Hotels near Bali Golf & Country Club
More about Golf Bali
Kirimaya Golf Club, Khao Yai, Thailand
This exclusive 18-hole championship golf course � designed by Jack Nicklaus � is set within natural surroundings with panoramic views of Khao Yai�s lush greenery and mountains. The course ranges from 4,875 yards (ladies) to an incredible 7,115 yards (tournament) and with its single-track layout, golfers feel as if they are the only ones on the entire course for a truly memorable golf experience.
Hotels near Kirimaya Golf Club, Khao Yai
More about Northeastern Golf Region - Golf courses Isan, Nakorn Ratchasima (Korat), Khon Kaen
Oceanico Victoria Golf Course, Algarve, Portugal
The Oceanico Victoria , which covers some 90 hectares, is the most recent golf course project of Arnold Palmer in Portugal.
The Oceanico Victoria golf course is an 18-hole, par 72 championship layout, measuring 6609m from the back tees. Opened in 2004, Oceanico Victoria is a unique, unforgettable experience for all who play there, and is a major venue for top international tournaments.
Hotels near Oceanico Victoria Golf Course, Algarve, Portugal
More about Algarve Golf
Killarney Golf & Fishing Club - Ireland
With 3 Championship courses the Killarney Golf & Fishing Club can offer 3 totally unique options and challenges to the golfer.
Killeen - Killeen, the jewel in the crown, re-opened in 2006 offering both spectacular lakeside scenery and also challenging golf to long hitters with water features on nearly every hole and fast greens.
Mahony�s Point - Mahony's Point the shortest of the three courses at 6,800 yards is a lakeside course with spectacular views including the famous, breathtaking 18th described by Gene Sarazen as �one of the most memorable holes in the world�
Lackabane - Lackabane, which opened for play in 1999 is a Parkland course providing an excellent golfing challenge with enough water hazards that add both beauty and danger in equal measure.
Hotels near Killarney Golf & Fishing Club
Le Golf National (Albatros course) - France
The Albatross Course at Le Golf National in Guyancourt outside Paris is a wonderful, inland links-target style course that is invariably ranked among the top five in Europe and is open to the public.
The Le Golf National-Albatros course is the venue for the oldest European professional tournament established in 1906, the prestigious French Open.
Hotels near Le Golf National
The Celtic Manor Resort
Golf at The Celtic Manor Resort - As venue for the 2010 Ryder Cup and home of The Celtic Manor Wales Open, a leading European Tour event, The Celtic Manor Resort offers some of the finest golf courses and facilities in the UK. These include the Roman Road, The Twenty Ten Course and The Montgomerie.
The Twenty Ten Course - Built to stage The Ryder Cup in 2010, the course opened for play in July 2007. The first course to be built specifically for golf's greatest team tournament, it measures a robust 7,493 yards off the back tees and has a par of 71.
The Roman Road - A championship venue designed by the world famous Robert Trent Jones Snr.
The Montgomerie - Designed by Ryder Cup legend Colin Montgomerie, with dramatic tee shots over valleys and breathtaking downhill shots.
Hotels near The Celtic Manor Resort
Real Club de Golf de Sevilla
The Real Club de Golf de Sevilla is one of Europe�s best courses. Designed by Jos� Maria Olaz�bal, the challenging course with its wide fairways and numerous bunkers is held in high esteem by amateurs and professionals alike. The extensive course designed with wide fairways sown with Bermuda grass, undulating Pencross greens, very well dotted by 90 spectacular bunkers and 9 lakes covering more than three hectares. The course covers an area of 61 hectares and boasts over 10.000 trees what make it plesant and challengin round.
Host to World Cup of Golf, November 2004.
Host to Open de Espana 2008.
Host to Open de Andalucia 2009 and Spanish Open 2010.
Hotels near Real Club de Golf de Sevilla
Pinx Golf Club, Jeju Island, Korea
Part of a unique luxury hotel and golf retreat, the Pinx Golf Club is an exclusive facility set within pleasant surroundings on South Korea�s Jeju Island. With outlooks across the island�s blue coastline and a number of holes boasting views of the impressive Mt. Halla, this golf course is pure resort fare with lush green playing surfaces, cart paths and an abundance of manufactured water hazards.
Pinx is a private country club, but tee times are open to visitors from time to time if reservations are made early enough. Chances are better if booked through a luxury hotel concierge desk.
Hotels Jeju Island
Porto Santo Golfe
Porto Santo Golfe is a 27-hole golf club on the scenic island of Porto Santo in Madeira, Portugal. It opened on 1 October 2004 and was designed by the Spanish 5-time major winner, Severiano Ballesteros.
The 7,041 yard, par 72 layout features spectacular views, particularly on the back nine, as holes 13, 14 and 15 run alongside the rugged coastline. The signature hole is the par 3 13th, which measures 200 yards and requires a shot over a gorge to reach the cliff-top green.
Hotels near Porto Santo Golfe
Dalat Palace Golf Club
Dalat has the chance to host a course which has been ranked n�1 in Vietnam by Golf Digest in 2001. Nestled in the Central highlands, the Dalat Palace Golf Club gently slaloms onto the rolling hills overlooking the Xuan Huong lake, named after an eighteenth century woman poet, and the fairways weave through the oversized pine trees. Antoine Sirot, its manager says : "It is a golf retreat that soothes the senses, invigorates the body and calms the mind."
Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club
KLGCC is a premier golf and country club located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Nestled amidst the beautiful hilltop setting of lush greenery and gently undulating hills of Bukit Kiara in the prime residential suburb of Damansara, it offers those who step inside a sanctuary for the mind, body and soul.
Hotels near Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club