Overlooking the blue distance: 5 unique golf courses by the sea
Aristocratic golf is not only a pleasant sport, but also beautiful landscapes around. And undoubtedly, among the most beautiful golf courses, those with views of the azure waters stand out.
All over the world there are many fans of the game and the sea breeze, and therefore the sites are scattered in different countries. One thing is invariable – when a golfer is left alone with a club, a ball on an emerald green lawn, you can add here only an excellent view of the deep blue of the sea.
Golf de Dinard, France
When golf became trendy entertainment in the early twentieth century, fields began to appear in numerous coastal resorts. For example, in France, the first sites appeared at the end of the XIX century.
One of the most attractive was Golf de Dinard, created in 1887 and opened in 1890 in the north of Brittany, in Saint-Briac-sur-Mer. An 18-hole course is located right by the sea, offering a magnificent view of the peak of Pointe de la E.
On the sand dunes, rocks and plains, sandy areas are equipped, which gives the complex an even more picturesque look. By the way, there is a hole on the site, which is included in the list of the best holes according to Golf Magazine US; its number is 6.
Taba Heights, Egypt
A world-class resort in a stunning natural environment on the eastern side of the Sinai Peninsula overlooking the Gulf of Aqaba, Israel, Jordan and Arabia could not exist without golf.
The year-round destination, located between the mountain range and five kilometers of sandy beaches near the turquoise waters of the Red Sea, includes a number of luxury hotels, a yacht club, a water sports center, and excellent golf courses.
Taba Heights Golf Resort hosts world-class championships, and instructors are available for players who do not have enough experience. And all this – with the background of an excellent view of the sea surface and the haze of mountains.
An unexpected fact – Bulgaria has professional golf courses with incredible views of the Black Sea. White cliffs, emerald hills and simply wonderful sunsets make this place truly attractive.
BlackSeaRama is the first 18-hole golf championship in Bulgaria. From the flat terrain a magnificent classic golf course with steep cliffs has been created. The whole design is made with respect to the player and the maximum chance for a good round on the golf course.
Alcaidesa Links, Spain
The field was opened in 1990. It is a hilly coastal plain with a sheer cliff, offering stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea, the Strait of Gibraltar and the distant Atlas Mountains in North Africa. There is also a great training area with 72 compartments, a spacious training area with a golf lawn and a short play area.
Ranking 35th in southern Spain and 71st among the top 100 golf courses in Spain, Alcaidesa Links Golf Course is the oldest of the two golf courses located at Alcaidesa Golf Resort. The playing field has 18 holes arranged to add variety and depth to the game.
Pebble Beach, California, USA
In the United States, golf is a common and beloved game, and therefore, almost every city has a golf course, or even several. But one of the oldest and most luxurious is the Pebble Beach Golf Club.
Here one of the most amazing landscapes of the world opens – a small peninsula with rocky shores, lakes, surrounded on three sides by the seething waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Since 1947, the Pebble Beach Golf Club has hosted the national PGA TOUR Pro-Am tournament, as well as five US open championships and one PGA championship. The course is a real test for golfers of all levels, and some of the holes are known for their excellent location along the Pacific coast (No. 7-10), which attract the most attention.
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