Set on the bay of Alcudia with stunning views across to the lighthouse on Alcanada Island from which the course takes name, this is a true Robert Trent Jones Jnr gem.
Pete Dye courses in Europe are very scarce but Domaine Impérial Golf Club is one such rarity and it is one of a select few that were created on the continent by the acclaimed architect and his sons in the late 1980s.
Cabell Robinson designed La Reserva and it’s a brutal 6,700 metres from the tips but with wide fairways and a hot driver it can be tamed.
On the edge of the Marbæk Forest, amongst stands of pine, spruce and larch lies the 42-hole Esbjerg Golf Club and one of Scandinavia’s best courses is the Marbæk.
Pärnu Bay Golf Links opened for play in 2015. Designed by Lassi Pekka Tilander and shaped by Mick McShane of Kingsbarns fame, Pärnu Bay has quickly become one of the best layout in the Baltics.
Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Castelconturbia Golf Club opened for play in 1984 to a standing ovation. It’s located about one hour’s drive to the north of Milan and it has bags of Italian style.
Neguri, or Real Sociedad de Golf de Neguri to give the club its full title, was originally founded way back in 1911 but today’s course was laid out in 1961 and it’s located in Getxo, a few kilometres north west of Bilbao.
The Golfsociëteit De Lage Vuursche layout was fashioned by Kyle Phillips and it opened for play in the year 2000. This was an ambitious restoration project which aimed to revert flat farmland back to its former glory of rolling terrain flanked by woodland.
Linna golf course opened for play in 2005 and it’s routed through a pine and birch forest adjacent to the famous and historic Vanajan Linna Hotel.
Tom Simpson routed the course at Royal Sart Tilman Golf Club over high ground to the south of Liège and the glorious rolling wooded terrain provides a tricky golfing challenge.