Fore! Golfers, get ready to take a swing at some of the most unusual golf courses in the world. From courses with no grass to those located in the middle of a jungle, these golf courses are sure to make you do a double-take.
Looking for a course that's as rough as your last breakup? Look no further than the Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Club, located in an opal-mining town in Australia. Instead of the usual lush fairways, this course features sand instead of grass. Be prepared to channel your inner beach volleyball player and brush up on your sand shots.
Golfers, pack your bags and get ready for the ultimate road trip. The Nullarbor Links, the world's longest golf course, is spread over 1,365 km and has a hole at each participating town or roadhouse. Not only will you get to tee off in different locations, but you'll also have the chance to experience the unique sights and sounds of Australia's outback.
- Legend Golf & Safari Resort, South Africa
If you're looking for a course with a hole-in-one experience, the Legend Golf & Safari Resort in South Africa has got you covered. Their "Extreme 19th" hole requires a helicopter ride to the tee, located on a cliff, before you can attempt to hit the ball to a green shaped like Africa. Talk about a birdie's eye view!
Looking for a course with a bit of history? The Kabul Golf Club in Afghanistan has seen its fair share of political turmoil, including being used as a firing range during the Taliban regime. But today, it's back in action and ready for golfers to enjoy. Just be sure to watch out for any rogue landmines.
If you're looking to cool off from the heat, the Uummannaq Golf Course in Greenland is the perfect spot. Located in the Arctic Circle, this remote course features ice instead of sand, and golfers hit balls onto a glacier. Just don't forget to bring your warmest gloves.
Ready for a jungle adventure? The Golf Course at Moon Palace in Mexico is nestled in the middle of the jungle and has a hole that's partially submerged in a cenote (a natural sinkhole). Be sure to watch out for any crocodiles lurking in the water hazards.
For those who love dramatic scenery, The Quarry Course at Black Diamond Ranch in Florida is a must-see. This course is built on an abandoned limestone quarry and has several holes carved into the quarry walls. Just be prepared for some rocky terrain.
So there you have it, folks, some of the most unusual golf courses in the world. Whether you're looking for a sandy challenge or a helicopter ride to the tee, these courses are sure to provide a memorable golfing experience. Just remember, it's not the course that makes the golfer, but the swing in their step.