First Faldo course in Ireland
Set on a 600-acre peninsula between Lower Lough Erne and Castle Hume Lough, Lough Erne is an upscale resort that has hosted the G8 meetings. In 2017 it will host the Irish Open Championship.
Almost a links course
The Galway Bay Golf Resort is located on the Galway Bay, about 15 km southeast of the city of Galway. The resort opened in 1993, with an 18-hole parkland course designed by Christy O’Connor Jr.
Saunton Golf Club has two 18 hole courses, East and West.
Oldest golf club in England
Stepping into the clubhouse at Royal North Devon Golf Club is like entering a museum.
Burnham and Berrow Golf Club has two courses, the 18 hole Championship course, and the 9 hole Channel course.
Golf was an afterthought
As you drive through the middle class neighborhood of St. Paul you first believe that you are lost. How could there be a golf club here, in amongst the small side streets filled with houses? But then suddenly it appears, as if out of nowhere, just before you come to the bridge over the Mississippi – Town and Country Club.
Two 18 hole and one 9 hole course
Grand View Lodge in the Brainerd Lakes region of northern Minnesota has two 18-hole golf courses, The Pines and The Preserve. The Pines has three nine hole tracks; Lakes, Woods, and Marsh.
An enormous operation
To say that a course is a “nice resort course” can sometimes be a code for saying that it is not so nice. But in the case of Mystic Lake it really means ‘nice’ and ‘resort’.