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Wales is soon going to find itself at the centre of the golfing world. In just under two years time one of Wales finest courses will be playing host to the 2010 Ryder Cup, regarded as the world’s third biggest sporting event in the world after the Olympics and the World Cup. It’s easy to see why Wales has been chosen to host the most prestigious golfing competition in the world, with around 176 golf courses in Wales many of which are regarded as some of the finest around, its a natural home for golf.

Where ever you are planning on tacking your golf holiday in Wales you are bound to find at top golf course near you. Don’t just head for the most well known courses like Royal Porthcawl, Royal St Davids, Ashburnham, Pyle & Kenfig and Conwy, there are many fantastic little known courses tucked away in the Welsh countryside, so it’s always worth exploring and trying the unknown. This will also give you a more rounded golfing holiday as you can sample the biggest and the best and also the smallest and the best.

Not only are the Welsh courses some of the best designed in the country they can also boast some of the most spectacular scenery of any course in the UK. With courses across Wales there is a range in the scenery on offer. From the spectacular coastlines of Pembrokeshire to the beautiful mountains of Snowdonia and the green valleys and hills throughout Wales you will find something to take your breath away.

With 176 courses to choose from there are plenty suitable for any handicap. If you’re an experienced golfer why not test your skills on Celtic Manors Ryder Cup course or for the novice hone your skills on something a little less demanding. Many courses offer expert tuition to sharpen your skills or to teach you the basics during your short break in Wales.

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