Golf used to have such a fusty image, but these days more people than ever before are picking up nine iron and taking to the fairway. Capital of England’s North West, Manchester is no stranger to the game, with plenty of excellent places to exercise your clubs whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned pro looking to lower your handicap. Heat
Whether you’re new to the game, a seasoned pro or just fancy a game of crazy golf, London has lots to offer. We round up some of the best, so get practising your swing... Birdie Crazy Golf http://birdiescrazygolf.com/ The Vaults,Launcelot Street,Waterloo,SE1 7AD Newly launched in the underground playground that is the Vaults in Waterloo, Birdie’
Northern Ireland and world class golf go hand in hand, from globally acclaimed courses to golfing legends such as Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke and Graeme McDowell, all of whom mastered their game on local turf. You don’t have to venture far from the heart of Belfast City to find some of the best golf courses in the UK. While it's not a spot where you'll often find me, I'm married to a pro who lives and breathes the game - and kindly shared the lowdown on his favourite Belfast golf courses for this feature.