The most fun golf courses in Britain and Ireland, with every one guaranteed to put a smile on your face and quickly planning a return.
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GB & Ireland Fun
This historic links itself often defies straightforward description. Certainly it is an acquired taste, but playing here on several occasions brings truly great joy.
GB & Ireland, GB & Ireland Fun, Value, England and Devon
Hole after hole, the Queen's course remains incredibly pretty and you find yourself admiring the landscape as much as you do enjoying the golf.
GB & Ireland, GB & Ireland Fun and Scotland
At first glance it seems impossible that 18 holes have been squeezed into this piece of land to the cost of the layout but they have and it is a genuine treat.
GB & Ireland, GB & Ireland Fun, Highlands and Scotland
Home to some sensational green complexes that blend into the Derbyshire countryside, this is a special MacKenzie moorland design of rare subtlety.
GB & Ireland, GB & Ireland Fun, Value, England and East Midlands
When it comes to inland golf in the British Isles only a handful of courses can possibly stand in comparison to Sunningdale.
GB & Ireland, GB & Ireland Fun, England and Surrey
Situated close to south-west gems Trevose and Saunton, Bude is a fantastic linksland challenge that is well worth a visit on any golfing trip to the Cornwall coastline.
Cornwall, GB & Ireland, GB & Ireland Fun, Value and England
On most occasions, the challenge – as well as the ocean – is clearly visible from the tee. Kingsbarns' ruggedness is combined with more manicured beauty.
Fife, GB & Ireland, GB & Ireland Fun and Scotland
Following Martin Ebert's reimagining of what was already a great links, the famous Trump Turnberry Ailsa is now truly one of the very finest courses in Great Britain and Ireland.
Ayrshire, GB & Ireland, GB & Ireland Fun and Scotland
Askernish runs parallel to the coastline of the Isle of South Uist and follows an anti-clockwise path from start to finish. Quite simply, it is a must-visit.
GB & Ireland and GB & Ireland Fun
Unless you are either very good or lucky, you will come to grief at various points. But as a golfing experience to savour, The Addington scores very highly indeed.
GB & Ireland, GB & Ireland Fun, Value, England and Surrey