The parkland golf courses in Bedfordshire are first-class, with golf clubs like Mentmore and John O’Gaunt benefitting from having two golf courses on site. Despite not being the largest county, there are over 20 golf clubs in Bedfordshire, including some excellent venues used for major amateur events such as the champsionship golf course at Mount Pleasant. Modern golf courses in Bedfordshire include venues such as The Millbrook and Bedfordshire. The county is bordered by Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, and Hertfordshire, and the number of well draining parkland courses in Bedfordshire is not surprising due to the southern end of the county being part of the Chiltern Hills. There are also a number of golf courses near Luton, with its airport serving European destinations, and making Bedfordshire an enjoyable golfing holiday destination.