Five-Star Palmares Golf Resort Captures Seventh Straight Award

The five-star Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort, in the Algarve, has been named the best golf course in Portugal, in the country’s ‘national tourism Oscars’, for an astonishing seventh successive year. Indeed, Palmares has won the award every year since it reopened following an extensive redesign by Robert Trent Jones Jnr, in 2011. The stunning 27-hole complex, in Lagos – which now boasts a five-star boutique hotel – landed the title at the much-vaunted Publituris ...

Real Club de Golf El Prat – Stature As One Of Spain’s Brightest Stars Continues To Soar.

Real Club de Golf El Prat, already considered one of the continent’s most prestigious golf courses, has further cause for celebration after making an impressive gain in Golf World magazine’s coveted ‘Top 100 Resorts in Continental Europe 2018’ rankings. El Prat, which has hosted the Spanish Open on 10 occasions, moved up three places to 16th position in the updated list of the continent’s top-rated golfing venues. The esteemed club offers a mouth-watering choice of 45 holes, while agreements ...

Mohegan Sun Golf Club – From ‘Sunrise’ To ‘Sunset’ Lighting-Up Your Golf Adventure.

There is always a sense of excitement each occasion you play a new golf course. You have the excitement in discovering where a new course will take you, what obstacles you may face, will the course be appeasing to the eye and, of course, most importantly whether or not your golf game is up to the challenge the 18 holes will present you. Best of all, you will stand on the opening tee with no real sense of fear unlike if you were playing at your home club and knowing there are areas of your own course ...

Great Neck Country Club, Waterford, Connecticut & Rich In The Tradition Of Waterford, Ireland

An afternoon inspecting the adorable beaches of Niantic Bay in Connecticut led to joy of finding the Great Neck Country Club in nearby Waterford. It is no surprise Waterford, Connecticut was named after Waterford, Ireland. On a map, the town is located immediately north across the water from the easterly tip of Long Island that juts out from a 8pm to 2pm position from New York City. Waterford, Ireland boasts such golf courses such as Waterford Castle, Dungarvan and West Waterford and home club to ...

Riviera Country Club – The Only Thing Missing Is The Sight Of Koalas In The Gum Trees.

Pacific Palisades, CA  …  Returning this week to Riviera Country Club located off Sunset Blvd in palatial Pacific Palisades brings back memories of a very first visit to the course in 1995. It was the staging of the annual PGA Championship 23-years ago this year. Steve Elkington defeated Colin Montgomerie in a play-off after coming from six shots behind third round leader, Ernie Els to post a last day 64 while Monty, who had been five off the lead, tied Elkington at the end of regulation with ...

Norman’s Designed 100+ Courses In 34 Countries But Singles Out Cathedral Lodge As Recent Best.

Naples, Florida … Greg Norman has designed over 100 golfer courses in 34 countries and six continents but has singled out his newest design – Cathedral Lodge – as his latest best. Cathedral Lodge is located to the north-east of Melbourne and the capital of the Australian State of Victoria. The course features creeks and and gorges, and is laid out in a natural amphitheatre with a view directly to a high razorback ridge known as the Cathedral Range which forms part of the Great ...

  The 9-hole Yazoo Country Club in Yazoo City, MS is a private golf course that opened in 1926. Designed by William Brown, Yazoo Country Club measures 3044 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 112 and a 34.5 USGA rating. The course features 2 sets of tees for different skill levels. The greens are bermuda grass.