We have pulled together some top golf courses from across the world to give those of you who enjoy the sport some inspiration whilst on your travels.

1. Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand

For an idyllic landscape and scene, try out Cape Kidnappers in New Zealand. This course is situated on the east coast of the North Island with holes that jut out on the promontories, looking over into the Pacific Ocean.

The grounds are also equipped a stylish clubhouse, spa treatment facility and a master cottage.  Make your way around and explore more of what the grounds have to offer with car hire from New Zealand.

2. Royal County Down, Northern Ireland

For those of you, who are keen golfers, pay a visit to the Royal County Down, a challenging golf course which played host to the Walker Cup Golf Tournament 2007.

Hire a car from Northern Ireland  or catch a ferry to try your skills on this vast course. The location of the course shows off the postcard worthy landscapes of Northern Ireland. Views stretch all the way to the Morne Mountains on one side with the Irish Sea on the other.


3. Green Monkey, Barbados       

For the real Pro golfer, why not try out the luxurious Green Monkey Golf course in Barbados, equipped with three challenging golf courses. Its luxury outlook and best in class facilities, demonstrates world class service for those who enjoy golfing.

Make use of the relaxing spa after a long day on the course. With an array of relaxing spa treatments to choose from, this is definitely an attractive location for both an active and tranquil trip.

4. Turnberry, Scotland

Turnberry Golf Course plays host to two championship courses and has been built on an old WW2 airfield.  It is located on a luxury resort ground surrounded by sea and equipped with a unique group of hotels.

For those of you looking for a family vacation facility, this is the place to visit! To help you get around Scotland pick up your car from Avis.

5. Royal Melbourne, Australia

Widely regarded as one of the best courses in the Southern hemisphere, this 80-year-old course is challenging, yet for those who have a competitive side, is definitely one to visit. Flanked by deep bunkers all round and with tricky greens and slopes, it is one to give a go!


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