Top 5 Golfing Destinations in England

The glorious game of golf originated in the United Kingdom many centuries ago. Since that time the sport has became a global sensation. Today some of the finest golfing destinations can be found in England, each one with distinctive scenic beauty. Here are our top five destinations: 

Chart Hills Golf Course, Kent

Chart Hills Golf Course, Kent. Golfer Nick Faldo was the design genius behind this beautiful, award-winning course nestled in the Garden of England. Chart Hills, which opened in 1993, boasts an 18 hole, par 72 (7107 yard), private, parkland course. The rolling, countryside course features visually stunning as well as challenging holes for its golfers.

Golf driver and ball on the tee
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Wentworth Golf Course, Virginia Water, Surrey

Wentworth Golf Course, Virginia Water, Surrey. Close to London, the Wentworth gives off a cosmopolitan feel. The club has hosted such greats as Nicklaus, Palmer and Woods. The Wentworth was designed with three championship layouts. Pine, oak and birch envelop this gem. The exclusive hotel at Wentworth offers a palatial clubhouse.

The London Golf Club, International Course, Kent

The London Golf Club, International Course, Kent. Fast, undulating fairways make the International Course a thrilling and demanding golfer’s dream. The numbers feature 18 holes, 72 par, 6574 yards, Parkland. A new partnership has been forged for The London Golf Club and European Tour in hopes of attracting new tournament opportunities.

Royal St. George’s Golf Course, Sandwich, Kent

Royal St. George’s Golf Course, Sandwich, Kent. Royal St. George’s is impressive, having hosted the 2011 English Open. Many folks compare this immaculate course as the English rival to the legendary St. Andrews. It’s a tough links course. Only four greats have managed to be under par after 72 holes.

Royal Cinque Golf Course, Deal, Kent

Royal Cinque Golf Course, Deal, Kent. The Royal Cinque is a highly-regarded 18-hole championship links course. The prevailing south westerly wind makes the last seven holes extremely challenging. The prestigious club also offers fantastic practice facilities.

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