Championship Golf & TouringTour ID: 267
When golfers visit consider a visit to the British Isles, their attention is often drawn first towards Scotland or Ireland. Wales is often overlooked, but it offers some of the finest courses with excellent value for money and relative ease of access.
Add to this a guided tour to spectacular tourist sites and landscapes of Wales, and you have a vacation that will build memories that last a lifetime.
This tour combines golf courses in Wales that have welcomed international golf tournaments, alongside visits to World Heritage Sites, National Parks and 'Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.
Day 1 - Travel into Wales. Overnight in North Wales.
Day 2 - Play Conwy Golf Club. A testing introduction of your week of golf, on a challenging links which has hosted the European Tour, has been a Final Qualifying course for The Open Championship and hosted the Curtis Cup in 2021. Visit Conwy Castle & Town Walls, a designated World Heritage Site. Overnight in North Wales.
Day 3 - Play Royal St David's Golf Club. Scotland has St Andrew's, England St George's and Wales has this fine links, named after the patron saint, which has hosted many British and European Championships. With high dunes and views of the Snowdonia Mountains, this is a course not to miss. Visit Harlech Castle, which stands overlooking this challenging test of golf. Overnight in Mid Wales.
Day 4 - Play Aberdovey Golf Club. This is another classic seaside links experience, set in the Snowdonia National Park. Host to many British Championships, it is here that Wales' best known golfer, Ian Woosnam, developed his skills. Take a ride on one of the 'Great Little Trains of Wales' on the narrow guage Talyllyn Railway. Part of a World Heritage Site and birthplace of 'Thomas the Tank Engine'. Overnight in Mid Wales.
Day 5 - Play Ashburnham Golf Club. A former home to the PGA Championship on the European Tour. 'The Ash', which was founded in 1894, presents a very traditional links challenge in the dunes. Visit the spectacular landscape of Gower 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. Overnight in South West Wales.
Day 6 - Play Royal Porthcawl Golf Club (pictured above). If The Open Championship ever does come to Wales, this will be the venue. It has hosted the Senior Open on multiple occasions, along with the 1995 Walker Cup, which featured Tiger Woods. Every hole has a sea view, and therefore wind is often a factor to consider. Guided tour of Cardiff, Capital of Wales. Overnight in South East Wales.
Day 7 - Play the Celtic Manor Resort 2010 Course. Host to the Ryder Cup in 2010, this course was specifically designed for the event, and produced an incredibly close match. It is a regular venue for the Wales Open on the European Tour. Visit the Wye Valley 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. Overnight in South East Wales.
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