Discover Golf : May 2014
poll Cast your vote Australia really is the lucky country when it comes to having a wide range of spectacular golf courses. But if you had to head through customs to take off for a golfing getaway of your choice, which of the following five spots would get your vote? Duty Call Poll result & comments published next issue. your say 17 Vote: Europe From pegging it up in Europe’s dramatic alpine areas to golfing along its vast sundrenched coastlines, if you want to experience variety during your travels, this multicultural region has plenty to offer. Vote: Asia Boasting opulence and grandeur, some of golf’s newest resorts await your arrival in this diverse region. Combine golfing in Thailand, Singapore, China and Japan with some time for shopping, and a junket to Asia could be ideal. Vote: South Africa Featuring superb golf courses with stunning settings, South Africa is understandably a popular golfing retreat. Add a visit to one of its famous game reserves and you may be tempted to rate this region the best of the five. Vote: UK & Ireland Sure the weather in this region can be chilly, but for the golfing purist, a round at these ancient links is indeed heartwarming. Throw England’s charming heathland courses into the equation, and it all adds up—this small region could rightfully be considered golf’s biggest attraction. Vote: USA & Canada The yanks love their golf. And over the years, they’ve developed some of the finest golf destinations in the world: Hawaii, Las Vegas and the Monterey Peninsula to name a few. Now add places like Canada’s Banff Springs to the mix and you have a recipe for a great golfing holiday.