Using online golf guides for beginners

Are you planning your first golfing holiday? I imagine that you did a search on Google (or whatever your search engine of choice is) and you found a myriad of responses. It can be intimidating, especially if you’ve never been on a golfing holiday before. How do you use an online golf guide to help you find the courses and resorts that you need.

Find the region you’re visiting

Where are you visiting? You don’t want to look up golf courses in Santa Cruz if you want to visit Santa Cruz, Portugal; you’ll get sent to websites for California. The more specific you are in your search results (“golf courses in Santa Cruz, Meirida, Portugal”), the better of a chance you have of finding the golf courses and travel guides that you actually want to look at.

Look at resorts and hotels first

If you can sort through the guide appropriately, take a look at the resorts and hotels that are associated with the golf courses first. This may take a bit of sorting and wordsmithing to be able to find what you’re looking for, but it will be worth it. The golf courses associated with resorts and hotels usually have package deals that will help you save money, so these should be at the top of your list when digging through online golf guides. Most reliable golf guides are fairly easy to find this information in.

Don’t be afraid to make some phone calls

Still feel lost in your golf guides? Then start making some phone calls. Many online golf guides will have phone numbers that you can call to get some help with navigation or decision making. You may also be able to contact friends and loved ones who have been to the regions you are looking for and recommend websites to check out. If you find a golf course that sounds appealing, you can also call their number to get information that you may not be able to find online. Phone calls can be a great supplement to the information that you find online.

The world of online travel planning, especially travel planning for a trip with activities like golfing involved, can be intimidating if you’ve never done it before. If you follow these three tips, you should be able to get through the process and make the decisions you need to make without a hitch. Have fun looking through online golf guides, and have a great trip!


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The Climate is Excellent

weather on the resorts

Portimao golf courses are in a region of Portugal that has an amazing climate. Portimao is close enough to the shore to enjoy the cool sea breezes, but far enough away that it doesn’t rain all of the time.

The Mediterranean and temperate climate also keeps the temperature fairly comfortable for golfing, which means that Portimao golf courses are ideal in almost every way in terms of weather.