Playing golf in a golf course is one thing and playing it at one of the best golf courses around the world, which has been created and crafted by master architects is another. If you have visited such golf courses, consider yourselves very fortunate, because playing golf in such locations is a pleasure that can not be described or explained.
Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus are some pro golfers who have been absolutely in awe of the St. Louis. Andrews Links in Scotland. The Old Course here, provides excellent golfing conditions, which so fits a country where golf is believed to have originated.
For golf resorts and the variety of them, and the modern practice facilities for golf, Ireland should certainly get top billing. The Dromoland Castle Golf & Country Club for example has some really good facilities for golfing. Players who tour Ireland prefer going to the Emerald Isles.
How can Asia be behind in golfing facilities? Golfers like Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and some other prestigious names in the golfing arena have been responsible in creating some of the finest golf courses in Asia. Malaysia, for one, is one of the favorite destinations for any golf lover to tee off. Excellent golfing facilities coupled with good transport systems make sure golfing in Malaysia is an absolute pleasure. Visit Malaysia, and you would find the mention of the Shan Shui Golf & Country Club located in Tawau, Sabah, one of the best courses in Malaysia. It is an 18-hole course, but the scenic setting of this golf course, makes it an instant hit with players.
Bali in Indonesia is also known for its golf courses. Golf courses here have won critical acclaim from a lot of international publications.
In United States, you could look at visiting the Greenbrier Resort, West Virginia. Jack Nicklaus has been credited with the redesigning of this course way back in 1977. Located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Northern California, The Dragon has 6 different tees for every hole. The 5000-foot elevation makes this feat possible. Did you know that this golf course has been rated as one of the top 4 golf courses for women in USA?
Talk of a golf course that is spectacular and dramatic in its setting, and your mind would go to the Mauna Lani Resort. Located in Kohala Coast, Hawaii, this course is already very popular amongst golfers. Other predominant names here are the 15th on the South Course and the Hualalai Course, which bears the stamp of classic Jack Nicklaus design.