England and Wales currently have eleven courses that Golf Magazine ranks in the world’s top 100 according to their 2017 rankings.
There are more golf courses in England than Ireland, Scotland and Wales put together. In addition to superb seaside golf, England – especially London’s suburban sandbelt – offers play at classic heathland clubs that have many of links courses’ playing characteristics like springy sand based turf, rippling fairways, gorse and heather. These include Sunningdale, Swinley Forest, St. George’s Hill and Walton Heath, among others. At some point you’ll want to consider a golf trip to England and Wales to play their great links courses like those found in five main areas: