Luxury golf tours on the Royal Scotsman

Royal Scotsman sleeper train

The Royal Scotsman, the UK’s only luxury sleeper train, has launched a new five day golf tour exploring some of Scotland’s greatest golf courses. Departing from Edinburgh on 18th May and 22nd September 2014, the train travels through the Scottish Highlands, transporting guests between world class golf courses in the height of luxury.   From … Read moreLuxury golf tours on the Royal Scotsman

Open Golf Guide 2013 – How to Master Muirfield

18th hole at Muirfield with Open grandstands

Finlay Miller was given exclusive access to the links at Muirfield just days before it closed ahead of The Open. Here is his guide to the toughest holes at the course many rate the best on The Open rota… TWO DAYS before Muirfield closed in preparation for this year’s Open, I found myself driving up … Read moreOpen Golf Guide 2013 – How to Master Muirfield

Hole by Hole guide to Merion

wicker basket flag at Merion Golf Club

Global Golfer’s Thomas Marr got a little help from his friends to arrange a round at 2013 US Open venue Merion five weeks before the season’s second Major! Here is his Hole by Hole guide to Merion to one of the most famous inland courses in American golf… How often have you heard the one … Read moreHole by Hole guide to Merion

Rubber snakes, 1-irons and Wicker Baskets: a history of Merion Golf Club

map of Merion Golf Club

Matthew Moore takes a look at the colourful history of Merion Golf Club, from its British influences and wicker basket pins to legendary 1-irons and high jinx with rubber snakes… Once in a lifetime a golf trip grants memories that stay with you forever. Mine came at the turn of this century. In June of … Read moreRubber snakes, 1-irons and Wicker Baskets: a history of Merion Golf Club

Golf Resorts in Austria – Swings and Thermal Springs

golf resort austria stegersbach

Sue Farmer discovered that golf can be relaxing at Stegersbach, a tranquil retreat among the ruins of castles on the border between Austria and Hungary…. Thermal spa treatments are great for the swing Explore the mind-body connection for better golf Strawberry Uhudler – a rare Austrian wine Discover the “spring of life” at Heiligenbrun Pinewood … Read moreGolf Resorts in Austria – Swings and Thermal Springs

Golf Over-Ruled – Masters 2013 Review

Adam Scott wearing the Masters Green Jacket

Every April, I get excited and stay up late for four nights watching every second of The Masters golf tournament. This year, after 74 holes of golf, that ebbed and flowed from downright dull to unbelievably exhilarating, I couldn’t shake the feeling that the rules of golf – not Adam Scott – were the biggest … Read moreGolf Over-Ruled – Masters 2013 Review

Dubai golf icon celebrates landmark anniversary

Emirates Golf Club 25th anniversary

The Middle East’s first all-grass 18-hole golf course is 25-years-old today… Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, underlined its status as a pioneer for golf in the Middle East when it celebrated its 25th birthday today. In 1988, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice-president and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, … Read moreDubai golf icon celebrates landmark anniversary

Golf and Grapes: Teeing up in San Diego wine country

Temecula Creek Inn is in San Diego's wine country

American golf writer Leonard Finkel says he stumbled upon a little piece of golfing heaven in the heart of San Diego’s wine country… Nine years ago I stumbled on the Temecula Creek Inn. That I return year after year is no accident. Less than an hour north of San Diego and located in the heart … Read moreGolf and Grapes: Teeing up in San Diego wine country

Swing under the Stars – Midnight Golf in Finland

Linna Golf - Finland's finest golf resort where you can play midnight golf

Warm summers, first class golf courses and magical 24-hour daylight make Finland an alluring alternative for a golf break. Gary Firkins heads to Helsinki to experience midnight golf at Finland’s finest resort, Linna Golf. Teeing off under the stars Post round sauna and an icy plunge Feast on reindeer Be a culture vulture in Hip … Read moreSwing under the Stars – Midnight Golf in Finland

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