The outbreak of COVID-19 forced many of us to reschedule and even cancel our holiday plans for 2020, but English holidaymakers are now free to travel to 59 destinations – including Spain, Italy and Turkey – after the UK Government recently announced a list of ‘air bridged’ countries. This means that English holidaymakers will be exempt from quarantine on arrival back to England from the countries that make the list after July 10, 2020.
This will be great news to those who still have every intention of fitting in a golfing holiday abroad this year. To help you decide where to go, we’ve picked out the top 5 golf holiday destinations for 2020 based on those countries that are included in the list:
The climate is wonderful year-round, and the golf courses are of the highest quality. From the largest of the islands, Tenerife to Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, each island offers a unique golfing experience.
Top 3 Golf courses open in the Canaries:
Anfi Tauro Golf Club
Tecina Golf Club
Spain is the serious golfer’s ultimate holiday destination and has some of the world’s best golf resorts in Costa Blancas and Costa del Sol. With over 300 golf courses and stylish resorts spread across the nation, Spain is a playground for golfers and luxury seekers alike.
Spain’s golf clubs attract such incredible numbers of golfers because it provides something for everyone. The best golf holidays in Spain will await you between world-class golf travel resorts, with vibrant del sol style beach resorts, quiet landscape, and historic Spain golf courses.
3 must go golf courses in Spain:
Stadium Course at PGA Catalunya in Girona
Real Club De Golf Sotogrande in Malaga
Son Gual in Mallorca
The up and coming golfing destination of Italy is a dream for all year-round golfers. With a mild climate, and great food and drink, a golfing holiday in Italy will be most relaxing. Fantastic scenery, beautiful golf courses and ‘La dolce vita’ attitude, make Italy a desirable choice for golfers.
Circolo Golf Villa D’Este in Northern Italy
Acquasanta Golf Club in Rome
Verdura Resort and Rocco forte Hotel 5* in Sicily
One of the most popular golfing regions in Belgium is Bruges. It’s an affordable European city and an excellent European golf break option, with a range of accommodation options and plenty of restaurants and bars to visit. Bruges is home to some fantastic golf courses, including the Damme Golf Course and Oostburg Golf Course.
Royal Waterloo Golf Club
Golf Château de la Tournette
Royal Bercuit Golf Club
Turkey is known for its hot weather and great hospitality making it the perfect destination for those looking to enjoy a golf holiday this year. Golf courses designed by renowned names such as Feherty, Faldo and in specific Colin Montgomerie, whose Montgomerie Maxx Royal has been chosen as a European Tour host course.
Carya Golf Club
Sueno Golf Resort
Montgomerie Maxx Royal
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Information provided on this page was correct at the time of publication (14/07/2020).