Golf is a booming and trendy sport that is receiving more and more attention by the mass media. Famous golfers like Tiger Woods and Padraig Harrington have become household names. There are countless enthusiastic amateur golfers all over the world who are working very hard on their game in order to become the next Tiger - or just to improve their handicap and earn bragging rights among their friends. Why not take a golf vacation, there are numerous resorts worldwide with excellent golf courses.
Golf is not only a fascinating sport; it also has a very important social networking aspect. Everyone knows that the biggest business deals are agreed upon on golf courses, and golfers generally love to socialise with likeminded colleagues. A golfer who is not familiar with the area just needs to frequent a local golf club; chances are he will get clued up about the hottest local spots within a few minutes.
There are more than 35'000 golf courses on this planet, so it won't be hard to play a round of golf at almost any holiday destination. If you wish to play on a championship course and to spend a truly unforgettable golf holiday we recommend a trip to St. Andrews in Scotland, home of the famous St. Andrews Links course.
Another paradise for golfers can be found on Bermuda. Southampton is an ideal base on the island with several highly-rated golf courses like the Port Royal Club in close vicinity.
The Costa del Sol in Spain is also well known for excellent golf courses. There are over 60 courses including Marbella Golf, a club that is located just a short distance from the resort town of Marbella.
In the USA , there are various excellent golf packages available for booking. Phoenix , Arizona , Las Vegas , South Carolina, California and Colorado all offer a combination of several great golf courses with other tourist attractions.
Further international golf destinations include England , Spain , Sweden, South Africa and Australia . You'll be surprised by how affordable many of these holiday packages are, there's no more excuse for not playing golf during your next holiday!