Golf Course Reviews

Exclusive reviews of the best golf destinations in the world, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

The Machrie Golf Links, Islay, Scotland

05/07/2021This entry was posted in Argyll, Europe and Middle East, Islay, Scotland, United Kingdom and tagged on by .
14th green smaller

Andy Mossack travels to Islay to play the Machrie Golf Links, hailed by some as one of the greatest links courses in the world.

Read the full story here
son gual2

Urban Golf in Mallorca

The phrase capital city and golf doesn’t automatically spring to mind as an appealing combination does it. I mean, previous loving and harmonious duets might be capital city and nightlife, or perhaps rolling countryside and country club, or even city and history.  But on a recent visit to Palma, Mallorca, I was introduced to the […]

Read the full story here
madeira1

Golf in Madeira

“Remember Andy, the greens here always slope towards the sea.” I was being reminded about this again by my playing partner, who knew every inch of this fabulous course, as I sized up yet another tricky putt,   I suppose a little sigh was not out of order given the situation I found myself in.

Read the full story here
G5 6

Golf on the Costa Brava

September 2008 was quite a special month for the Costa Brava. It was, no less, one hundred years old.  Ferran Agullo wrote an article in the esteemed Catalan newspaper La Veu de Catalunya in September 1908, where he described the ‘rugged coastline’ around Girona as the Costa Brava which is Catalan and Spanish for you […]

Read the full story here
brora

Brora Golf Club

Brora has it all. Winds off the Firth, tight lies, blind shots, hidden burns, grazing sheep and even the gentle aroma from the nearby distillery

Read the full story here