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golfWales is gearing up for a big 2010 thanks to the staging of one of the worlds most prestigious sporting events. During the first weekend in October 2010, Wales will play host to the Ryder Cup, the epic golfing battle between Europe and USA.

The famous sporting challenge dates back to 1926 when an exhibition match was staged between British and American golfers at Wentworth Club, Surrey, England. The following this the very first competitive match took place in 1927 and was won by the USA team in Massachusetts. The competition then continued ever since and is held every two years, with its venue alternating between America and Britain.

The Ryder Cup always attracts a huge amount of interest from golf aficionados to the complete novices who simple get caught up in the excitement as the world to golfing super powers go toe to toe. Millions across the world will be glued to their TV screen while thousands are expected to descend on South Wales to witness the contest first hand.

Its not just the Welsh fans who will be going either, the competition is expected to attract fans from all over the world, many of who will be visiting Wales for the very first time. If you are one of those lucky people who have tickets why not turn your golfing weekend into a memorable holiday. Getaway from the course and go and explore all that Wales has to offer.

There are a number of fantastic Wales holiday cottages, attractions and restaurants, and if you really cant stay away from the course why not try out some of the many wonderful golf course or Golf holidays in Wales.

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