The most important shot in golf is always the next one. This sport is only 20% physical, the rest is a pure mental battle with yourself.
Royal St Georges, situated in Sandwich, Kent, is known as the English rival to the home of golf, St Andrews. Established and built in 1887, the course offered a weekend away on the coast to play a fantastic round of golf in the morning and then delightful lunch, followed by another round in the afternoon to top the day off. The course hosted the 2011 English Open and big names such as Tiger Woods and Luke Donald. This links course is exclusive and with immaculate greens and quilt-like fairways, it’s about as hard as it gets. The newly refurbished clubhouse is a favourite place for members to socialize between the rounds. After the first round your decision to come back couldn’t be simpler.
Hailed as one of the finest, recently-built golf courses in England, Chart Hills is the British architectural debut of six-time major winner, Nick Faldo. It is a fast playing, picturesque course in the heart of Kent. It hosts many functions and has even hosted the Junior Open. Among some of their accolades, Chart Hills is listed in the current Rolex World’s Top 100 Golf Courses, The Peugeot Golf Guide Top 20 Courses in Europe 2008-2009, Golf World’s Top 100 UK courses 2011 and ranked in The Top 100 Courses of Great Britain & Ireland website. It’s a must visit!
The London International Golf Course
This course is one of the finest courses in the country. With fast undulating greens and fairways, which allow you to chase the ball into positions and give you a challenge in many different aspects, from hard and acute bends to deep bunkers hidden on the back of the green. With dramatic tee shots and daunting approaches, it will be challenging but memorable. This course has a high reputation for its delightful clubhouse and friendly people. The club is proud to be in association with Jack Nicklaus, former golf champion.
Wentworth describes itself as a “unique experience.” People who play and visit make the club as prestigious and welcoming as it is today. Wentworth likes to think the people design and frame what the club’s atmosphere should be like. Wentworth is a stretch of heathland surrounded by woodland of pine, oak and birch. It’s home to three different courses. There are only few more glorious natural settings for golf. Its practise facilities are second to none. Wentworth’s driving range, which now includes the state-of-the-art Taylor-Made performance lab, offers five outdoor and 16 covered bays plus three swing studios designated for coaching.
Royal Cinque Golf Course
Royal Cinque Golf Course held the English Open in 1925 and has been hosting the Halfords Hewitt Public Schools Championship year on year. It is a place where everyone who visits leaves with a feeling of having experienced something special and desires to return. On almost every hole there is an abundance of large sand dunes, which establishes the undulating character of the course and makes it unique.