06 Oct Europe’s best golf courses
‘GET INTO THE SWING OF THINGS’
Charter a private jet with Falcona, to the finest golf courses around Europe. These historic, pristine courses are for the select few, whether you’re a high profile business person, celebrity or royalty, a flight gets you closer to the tee.
St Andrews, Scotland.
As one of the oldest golf courses in the world, St Andrews is known as the home of golf, been played here since the 15th century. There are several public golf courses at St Andrews Link.
The oldest and most iconic golf course in the world. The Swilcan Bridge and Hell Bunker are recognised across the globe, yet the greatest feature of the Old Course is that despite its grand status it remains a public golf course, open to all.
Dundee Airport is the closest airport to St Andrews for private jet travellers, just a 25 minute drive to St Andrews. Whilst the two main hub airports Glasgow and Edinburgh are also available to use.
Voted the best golf course in Portugal for three years running, Monte Rei Golf & Country Club .This par 72 Championship golf course is a truly unique design.
The golf offering at Monte Rei is unrivalled in the region. The breathtaking Jack Nicklaus Signature course together with highest levels of service make for an experience like no other.
The nearest airport is Faro Airport, Portugal. The journey from Faro airport to Monte Rei is 55km, approximately 30 minute transfer; and is an excellent opportunity to enjoy views of the beautiful countryside and dramatic Serra do Caldeirão mountains.
Royal County Down, Northern Ireland.
Situated beneath the imposing Mountains of Mourne, stretching along the rugged shores of Dundrum Bay next to the Irish sea it is beautifully dramatic. Royal County Down is located in one of the world’s most naturally beautiful links settings in the Murlough Nature Reserve.
Against the magnificent backdrop of the Mountains of Mourne, the links stretches along the shores of Dundrum Bay, zigzagging back and forth to provide a different vista from virtually every hole.
The ninth hole is one of the most photographed holes in world golf. A 486 yard par 4, it is played from one side of a huge mound down to a fairway some 60 ft below and 260 yards from the tee.
Nearest airport is Belfast International, 30 miles south of Belfast via the A24 (approx 1 hour car transfer).
Costa Del Sol, Spain.
Costa del Sol is home to many championship courses. It boasts more than 70 top class golf courses, so if you’re looking for a golfing trip then you cant go wrong with a trip to the Costa del Sol.
During the last decades, Mijas Golf has become one of the most popular golf complexes in Europe, known by the outstanding condition of their courses and the friendly atmosphere and excellent service provided to the clients.
The courses, Los Lagos and Los Olivos, are situated in the valley of Mijas, north of Fuengirola, only 20 minutes. twenty minutes from the Málaga International airport.
One of the oldest clubs in golf. A diverse course set along the coast. Hosted several tournaments throughout the years including The Open, Ryder Cup and Senior British Open.
Today Muirfield is a renowned host to major championships amateur and professional, international and national, men and ladies – all of which have produced worthy champions of whom more later. Eleven Amateur Championships have been played over the course and 16 Open Championships. If you enjoy a challenge, and wish to play a classic links course, Muirfield is the course for you.
Nearest airport is Edinburgh Airport, which is a 45 minute transfer to Muirfield.
The G550 has the efficiency to fly 6,750 nautical miles/12,501 kilometers nonstop, but also is capable of operating out of short-field, high-altitude airports. The G550 can transport up to 18 passengers and still has the range to fly non-stop more than 12 hours.
Start with 14 Gulfstream signature oval windows to infuse the cabin with natural light. Introduce only 100 percent fresh air and combine that with cabin pressurized to a very low altitude. The result is subtle, but effective. Plentiful natural light and fresh air help passengers stay alert and focused.
The main passenger cabin has three sections, usually including a forward, four-chair club section and a variety of different layouts in the mid and aft cabin that can be configured with a four-seat conference grouping, credenza, four-place divans and pairs of facing chairs, among other furnishings. The baggage compartment is accessible through a rear door in the lavatory.
In the G550, a fully functional office is always ready. A wireless network, satellite communication, Iridium phone and a fax/printer are standard equipment. Gulfstream also offers its optional Broadband Multilink with high-speed data connectivity.
Dassault Falcon 2000EX
Perfectly suited for transcontinental and international flights, the Falcon 2000EX provides absolute comfort for up to 10 passengers.
Its cabin is broad and quiet, and there’s a flight attendant onboard every flight. The Falcon 2000EX is perfectly suited for landing or taking-off on short runways.
An excellent business jet for flying you anywhere in Europe is also equipped to cross the oceans, bringing you in comfort to New York or Mauritius.
The spacious cabin serves as your office in the sky and is equipped with a satellite phone and provides ample workspace. Alternatively, 5 passengers can sleep comfortably to arrive rested and fresh at their destination.
Offers a nice and comfortable cabin. During your flights, you will be able to take advantage of the work space as well as the relaxation and entertainment amenities. This aircraft combines long range with high speed and state of the art safety.
The cabin has six fully reclining leather passenger seats, a two-seat, side-ways facing sofa and an on-board enclosed toilet with a facing ninth seat. On-board the aircraft has a fully stocked refreshment centre with hot and cold beverages.
The XLS is luxuriously configured with a refreshment centre including a fully stocked bar and an enclosed private wash-room located at the rear of the aircraft.
The advanced noise insulation ensures your flighty is peaceful, whilst the mid size cabin provides ample capacity and stand up room for up to eight passengers.