The Top Golf Academy in Europe?

Hello everybody! In our last post we told you about the best tennis schools around the world, run by top tennis stars and professionals. At  Slazenger Heritage, one of the oldest sporting clothing brand, we also think about you, the golf lovers. Which is the Top Golf Academy in Europe? Want to know where they are and who runs them? Find out this and much more in today’s post, keep reading our blog!

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Valle Romano Golf Academy and Resort

Valle Romano Golf School is located in Sotogrande (Spain), a luxurious holiday destination that welcomes a multitude of tourists. Cabell B. Robinson, one of the most renowned designers in the world, was the creator of the golf field located in this villa. Its design is based on respect for the principles of sustainability and the environment, preserving the local vegetation and fauna.

This course hosted the Qualifying School in 2013, i.e. the annual qualifying tournaments for the main golf tours. With an extension of 60 hectares, the 18 holes that make up the golf course follow the quality standards of the United States Golf Association of America.

Golf School James Andrews

The James Andrews Golf School is one of the cradles of golf, and has been recognised as the Leading Golf School in the UK. Originally based in Sedlescombe, Sussex, it was later moved to Stoke by Nayland, Essex. They specialise in intensive golf tuition, offering the best environment and facilities to perfect your technique.

For all ages and levels, James has developed a unique and innovative training method. It breaks down the swing into separate elements, and practice routines that allow you to improve your skills in each area of golf. They have over 18 years of experience, and the results are a reflection of that.

Paul McGinley Golf Academy

Founded in 2011, and located in Quinta do Lago, the Paul McGinley Golf Academy is considered the best school in Portugal. The famous golfer McGingley just owns this Golf Academy. He was the captain of the 2014 Ryder Cup winning team.

In addition to the experience of being part of one of the best schools in Europe, Quinta do Lago offers half-day courses to five-day residential courses. A team of leading PGA professionals teach the lessons. There is also a Junior Club, the Taylormade High Performance Centre, and a fitness service developed specifically for golfers. An exclusive environment, and world-renowned among golf enthusiasts.


So much for today’s blog! Which is the top golf academy in Europe for you? At Slazenger Heritage, your vintage sportswear store, we can’t decide on one – see you next time!

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