Watch the pros in action or test your own talent
Golf is a sport to be savoured, to be enjoyed at your leisure. If your idea of a perfect holiday includes switching off, enjoying the great outdoors and playing an 18-hole course on your own time, a golfing holiday might be the break you've been searching for. If you prefer to watch the pros in action, there are a number of global tournaments where celebrated golfers show their skills on the green. See the best players in action on your home turf at the Australian Open in December with a holiday to Sydney.
Australia is home to a number of world-class courses for social golfers, with Victoria's Royal Melbourne Golf Club ranking highly on global lists thanks to its strategically-placed bunkers. Practice your swing across the Tasman on the cliffs of New Zealand's Cape Kidnappers or against the mountain panoramas at Jack's Point. Heading abroad, visit the birthplace of modern golf, Scotland, for a round at St Andrews Links – one of the oldest golfing complexes in the world with a variety of public courses.
See golf at its finest at the US Masters in April, where participation is by invitation only for the sport's top players. Held at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, the difficult course and picturesque setting makes the Masters one of the most highly anticipated events on the golfing calendar. See the action firsthand at the PGA Championship, the final of the four major championships, where the best of the best vie for the Wanamaker Trophy. A golfing holiday to the United States isn't complete without visiting renowned Pebble Beach, which has played host to some of golf's most prestigious tournaments. Watch your favourite players aim for a hole-in-one or put your own talent to the test with one of Flight Centre's sporting holiday packages.