One of the Most Overlooked Great Golf Destinations

Royal Liverpool - Planet Golf

 

More often than not, when golfers think of travel to the British Isles, they focus on Scotland…closely followed by Ireland. In reality, one of the greatest stretches of coastline, which serves as home to a superior grouping of links courses, is the Lancashire coast of England.  Situated northwest of Manchester and facing Dublin across the Irish Sea, the Lancashire coast is home to some classic links…

Royal Liverpool to Host the 2014 Open Championship

The R&A have announced that Royal Liverpool Golf Club will host The Open Championship in 2014.  It will be the 12th time the Hoylake links has hosted golf’s oldest Major.

It has always been one of the finest and most enjoyable venues on the Lancashire coast, however during an almost 40 year absence from the British Open rota between 1967 when Argentinean Roberto De Vicenzo became the first South American to win a Major, and 2006 when Tiger Woods became a back-to-back Open Champion, it arguably did not receive the attention of the golfing world which it deserved.  It has certainly been a consistent favorite with PerryGolf clients, and indeed we have taken passengers here on our golf cruises to enjoy this great links course on a number of occasions.