The Gentleman’s Game is very well represented by the wonderfully designed golf courses in the county of Dorset. Choosing which of the numerous golf courses to play can become quite a daunting task. Like a kid in a candy store it is so hard to choose. Aside from being known for its well renowned beaches, restaurants, ancient castles, museums, bars and pubs Dorset is famous for the world’s best golf holidays as well. If you are staying at one of the Dorset holiday cottages you are sure to have a comfortable place to relax during your golf vacation.
Whatever course that you choose you can’t go wrong with any and when selecting a player should consider a course that is located near one of the Dorset holiday cottages they are staying at for frequent visits. Golf is one of the activities you can enjoy while staying at the holiday cottages. If you did not bring a vehicle during your golf getaway you can always take the bus or train as the pickup points and stops are located close to many of the holiday cottages that lead to the different golf spots of the county.
Weymouth Golf Club
The Weymouth Golf Club is a course that is not too far away from many of the Dorset holiday cottages in the area. Located in the beautiful town of Weymouth, this golf club is a long course that will take time to conquer. This golf club was established in 1909 and this grand golf course was designed by great course designers Stutt and Braid. This is an 18 hole, 6,044 yard, 70 par course. Considered as one of the most beautiful in Dorset, this course has complete facilities for members and guests of all ages. Families accompanying players to this course will enjoy the spectacular views of the green and fairway.
The holiday cottages are spectacular lodgings also as they have complete amenities and are pet friendly.
Golfers can avail of lesson or two from the club professional and practice at the driving range for long drives which is will be frequently needed in this course. The holiday cottages fortunately are just short drives away from Weymouth. A variety of players golf at this club and your golfing skills will definitely be put to the test as you may be golfing with professionals and you will not only have to compete with yourself but put on a good show to not look to bad around them. The golfing enthusiast should definitely consider coming over to this course and stay at the Dorset holiday cottages for a comfortable night’s sleep.
Lyme Regis Golf Club
This is one of the best kept secrets in golf in Dorset. This is a truly magnificent golf course that has views of the countryside and is blessed with warm winds and lush greens. This is a moderately difficult course which is ideal for players that do not want to be too stressed during their holidays. Getting to this course from any of the Dorset holiday cottages is non stressful as they are both relatively close to one another and accessible through public transportation. The Lyme Regis Golf Club is located on top of a cliff overlooking Portland Bill and players can easily frequent this golf course and practice their game and retreat back to their holiday cottages for a well deserved rest.
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