England’s northwest ‘golf coast’ is home to 12 top courses and has the highest concentration of links coastal courses in the world. The area hosts three Open Championship greens at Royal Birkdale, Royal Liverpool and Royal Lytham and St Annes. Colleagues can tee-up around the lakes on the complex 72-par course at Formby Hall and play between the dunes at Southport and Ainsdale Golf Club, a former Ryder Cup venue. Follow the famous footsteps of Tiger Woods and Seve Ballesteros onto the Warwickshire countryside championship course at The Belfry on golf days. ‘Surrey sand belt’ courses are a short ‘drive’ from meetings in the capital.