To most people, golf is a rich man’s game. This bias or misconception is perhaps largely the reason why the sports is misunderstood and unappreciated by the general public. Of course, golf can be pretty expensive but it does not mean it has nothing to offer for the cost.
Golf is considered one of the more relaxing outdoor sports. Bordering borders between a hobby and a competitive event, golf involves a lot of walking a lot of walking. It does require skills in fact a golf stoke requires as much form and force as tennis and baseball swing and requires a lot of practice to perfect. But the more important physical dimension of the golf is the walking across vast acres of the golf course. This provides healthy experience of slow walks which is good for the heart in addition to exposure to the sunlight which is generally good for the body. It is also arguably one of the safest sports due to the absence of any form of physical contact instead it requires concentration which is a good mental conditioning exercise not to mention a healthy psychological reprieve from busy and noisy ever day routines.
Recently too, a number of golf tour packages have extended the benefits of the sports. In Singapore, these golf travel packages are not exclusive for golf enthusiasts only but is actually offered to beginners whether as individuals or groups.
On the surface, these golf travel packages offer a chance for recreational tours along with the chance to play the more soothing sports. Various golf holiday packages in Singapore are in destinations like Melbourne and Queensland Australia which are known for their hinterlands and theme parks that offer alternative ecologies. Golf travel packages to Bali, Phuket, and even Miami offers side trips to the most exotic and exquisite beaches and seafronts in the world. European golf travel packages of on the other hand offers opportunities to visit some of the most important historical and most scenic views in the world including those in Rome, Italy and Greece.
But why avail of golf travel packages when you can access regular tourist packages and get to these places anyway?
Well, golf holiday packages in Singapore are generally coordinated with golf clubs and some of the finest hotels and golf courses in the world which is why most golf tour packages offer accommodations and dining in among the top hotels and restaurants in any country. These may seem like costly packages but then golf holiday packages are rare value-for-money travel deals.
Considering the cost of playing on golf ranges in addition to costs of travelling to top tourist destinations around the globe, staying in high-end hotels and dining in among the finest restaurants in the world, the cost of golf trip packages is well worth the price especially since some of these deals may be otherwise inaccessible to the general public or unavailable in regular tour packages.
Still, in order to the make the most of these golf trip packages, it is important to research not just about the travel agency, the destination, hotel or restaurant of your preference but more importantly about golf itself. Since the most important component of a golf holiday package is the chance to play golf, it is important to know the tournaments, golf clubs, golf courses, equipment, golf shops in the country as well as the kind of golf culture there. How else can you make the most of a golf travel package but to enjoy both the travel and the playing?