Trump full of wind in Scotland

Donald Trump objects to wind farms near his golf course in Scotland

“They may take our lives but they will not build their wind farms.” That may as well have been Donald Trump’s war cry today as he stormed into the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh claiming to have been duped by Alex Salmond. Mr. Trump, who has Scottish ancestry, has been in dispute with the Scottish government … Read moreTrump full of wind in Scotland

Fore! in a row for Mallorcan course

The lighthouse at Alcudia Bay Mallorca

Club de Golf Alcanada is celebrating after readers of an influential German golf magazine voted it the best golf course in Europe for the fourth year in a row. The Robert Trent Jones JR designed course is located on Mallorca’s Northern coastline and was voted best in Europe by readers in Golf Journal’s 2011 poll … Read moreFore! in a row for Mallorcan course

World’s fifth oldest golf club bunkered by travellers

Montrose Links - 450 years old in 2012

Celebrations to mark the 450th anniversary of a famous Scottish Links course were threatened after illegal travellers made camp next to the golf course this week. Montrose Golf Club in Angus, North East Scotland, is the world’s fifth oldest golf club and dates back to 1562. Six caravans appeared on the boundaries of the golf … Read moreWorld’s fifth oldest golf club bunkered by travellers

Lay siege to St Andrews – Castle Course Review

Castle Course St Andrews

Chris Hogben spent four years on the links at St Andrews while studying at Scotland’s oldest University and returns each Spring to play The Old Course and links around the Fife Coast. This year, he took on the latest golf course in the St Andrews Links Trust family, The Castle Course. On a line of … Read moreLay siege to St Andrews – Castle Course Review

Drams and Pro-ams: Golf Scotland’s Highlands

18th hole at Castle Stuart Golf LInks Inverness

Scotland is famous worldwide for Whisky and Golf. Global Golfer’s Scotland Editor Thomas Marr reveals his guide to playing Scotland’s best golf courses for less by entering Pro-am’s and Open Competitions. Scotland is the “Home of the Golf,” and a place of pilgrimage for international golfers wishing to fulfill a life long ambition of teeing … Read moreDrams and Pro-ams: Golf Scotland’s Highlands

Kingsbarns is #1 says Golf Week

6th hole at Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns Golf Links in Fife, Scotland, has been voted the number one modern golf course in Great Britain and Ireland by influential American Magazine Golf Week. The Kyle Phillips-designed links on the coast of Fife near St Andrews beat Scottish rivals Castle Stuart in Inverness and Loch Lomond near Glasgow, ranked second and third respectively. … Read moreKingsbarns is #1 says Golf Week

Ryanair hub to boost Cyprus golf breaks

Elea Golf Club Cyprus

Budget airline Ryanair has announced that Paphos, Cyprus, is to become an international hub servicing 14 new European routes. The new routes to and from Paphos start in April and May, including services from London Stansted, Memmingen Munich, Frankfurt Hahn, Stockholm Skavsta and Oslo Rygge. The new services make it cheaper and easier to take … Read moreRyanair hub to boost Cyprus golf breaks

Crags and Flags – Cullen Golf Club

Amongst sleepy fishing villages in the far north eastern tip of Scotland is a course like no other… Cullen in Banffshire- at just 4597-yards and par 63 – is the epitome of quirkiness. Only an hour’s drive from famed championship links like Cruden Bay and Royal Aberdeen, you may laugh at the prospect of playing … Read moreCrags and Flags – Cullen Golf Club

Tapas and Tap-in’s

Hole 13 at PGA Catalunya Resort

What would you say if you could take a holiday and  play the best golf course in Spain, watch the best football team in the world and eat at one of the top-three restaurants on the planet? PGA Catalunya Resort, one of Spain’s leading golf resorts, has unveiled a series of golf & gastronomy festivals … Read moreTapas and Tap-in’s

No place like Home – Burhill Old Course

The 7th green at Burhill Old Course

Global Golfer’s Australia Editor Danny Bowerin recently moved to Melbourne. Even with the legendary “Sandbelt” courses on his doorstep he still feels nostalgic for an English parkland course he calls home. The Old Course at Burhill Golf Club, Surrey, in a leafy commuter town on the outskirts of London. The whisper of its name tugs … Read moreNo place like Home – Burhill Old Course

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