Ireland is home to some of the world’s most outstanding and masterful golf course designs. With over 300 courses to choose from, golfscape highlights 8 of Ireland’s top golf courses, how to get to the Emerald Isle, and where to stay during your visit. The Ultimate Ireland Golf Guide has everything you need to know, from signature holes to outdoor hotel activities. Select the course of your choice, book your stay at a luxurious hotel or cosy Airbnb, and get ready to find your pot of gold.Continue reading →
Ken and Tenniel Chu are the faces of golf in China and the driving forces behind the world’s largest golf resort, Mission Hills. Take a look at the family who have shaped golf over the last 30 years
The Chu brothers electrify the golf industry with their entrepreneurial nature by encouraging equality in the sport, collaborating with the greatest names in golf, and creating a ‘Golf and more’ philosophy at Mission Hills. Fueled by the Chu brothers, Mission Hills is the vehicle that presents China to the world and the world to China. Take a glimpse into the lives of Ken and Tenniel as they conquer golf in China, through ambitious plans and magnificent designs.Continue reading →
Professional golfer, businesswoman, and international role model – get to know the greatest female golfer of this generation
Regarded as one of the bests of all time, Annika Sorenstam is an influential woman that’s paving the way for women both in golf and in business. From playing a professional men’s tournament to founding the global Annika Foundation, this simply wasn’t enough. Annika gives us an insight into her career, her views on equality in sport, and what plans she has for the future. Discover the courageous journey of a golf legend and the greatest role model for women in golf.Continue reading →
Golfers fall in love with courses for their beautiful views, world-class services, and impeccable layouts. Some golfers also have a love to hate relationship with all those courses that really test their ability. The golfscape team has been researching the most challenging courses to play in Asia with the help of journalists, professional golfers, and designers. Take a look at the golf courses that give an incredible game whilst also leaving players determined to complete some of the hardest holes in Asia.Continue reading →
The advantages of living on a golf course are clear – wake up, sip your morning coffee, and gaze out to the sun-drenched course awaiting you
Over the years, the concept of living at a golf course has flourished globally. All you have to do is pack your bags and hit the greens! Adding to that, most properties are situated at world-class championship courses, which truly allows you to sharpen your skills. All of this with the peace of mind knowing that your tee time is either free or discounted. From modern apartments with sunlit terraces to light and airy villas with spectacular views, the living choices are endless. In this feature, we highlight 5 outstanding residential benefits you may or may not expect to reap when you’re waking up next to your favorite course.Continue reading →
Travel around 22 courses, swing your way through 396 holes, and experience over 12 world-class designers at Mission Hills China. Discover the unforgettable courses that make up the world’s largest golf resort.
Part 2 of our Mission Hills China feature reveals the beautiful courses that complete this Guinness World Record facility. The resort is located between three neighboring cities, Haikou, Shenzhen, and Dongguan. Each course displaying the works of internationally renowned designers and treasuring the most memorable moments in golf history. With Brian Curley having designed all 10 courses at Mission Hills Haikou, other design legends include Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Sir Nick Faldo and many more. Join golfscape on the journey through China’s greatest golf facility.
golfscape takes a look inside the world’s largest golf resort, Mission Hills. Discover how founder Dr. David Chu brought golf to China with a vision, determination, and goodwill.
“His mission was to bring China to the world and the world to China.” – Tenniel Chu, Group Vice-Chairman, Mission Hills.
The story so far…
Founded in 1992 by Dr. David Chu, Mission Hills is the largest golfing resort in the world featuring a total of 396 holes accredited by the Guinness World Records. Altogether, there are 12 courses at Mission Hills Shenzhen and another 10 courses at the group’s Haikou complex on Hainan Island. Mission Hills Group has expanded its business across the cities of Dongguan, Shenzhen, and Haikou and invested a total of 40 billion RMB in Mainland China.
Role models, race, and gender – Felicity Shiba takes golfscape through her journey in golf
On the 8th of March, every year, the world celebrates International Women’s Day. A day to highlight the social, economic, political, and cultural achievements of women. We couldn’t think of a better way to commemorate this day, other than putting a spotlight on women in golf. golfscape interviews South Africa’s Felicity Shiba, a golfer, a fashion designer, a writer, and a mommy (to name a few!) In the interview Felicity shares her incredible journey through golf, from her greatest achievements to equality in the sport.
“A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture, and transform.” — Diane Mariechild
In light of Valentine’s Day, golfscape shines a light on the golf courses most loved and appreciated by golfers.
What’s a better day than Valentine’s Day to spread some love towards beautiful golf courses across the world? Discover golfscape’s most loved courses in some of our favorite golf destinations. Read the reviews from the golfers that have fallen in love with the courses that they chose to tee off at.
7 Health Benefits of Playing Golf
In light of the new year, golfscape has put together a list of health benefits that people can gain from playing golf.
The benefits range from your physical state all the way to your psyche. If you haven’t played in years, don’t play regularly or have been meaning to learn the game, these essential benefits are worth noting. Here are a few healthy reasons to get down to the golf course a whole lot more in 2019… You can thank us later.
“Golf doesn’t just add years to your life; it can also add life to your years” – Golf and Health Project