REVIEW: Hawkswood House, Peat Inn, St Andrews

  PEAT, the whisper of the word feels Scottish. You are suddenly lost in deep, smoky, intense flavours of Scotland’s greatest luxury export – Whisky – preferably a vintage Single Malt, made with grain dried over a peaty fire, then aged slowly in an oak barrel. Speaking of Scottish luxury, there’s a village, around seven … Read moreREVIEW: Hawkswood House, Peat Inn, St Andrews

A Love Letter to St Andrews Old Course

Old Course St Andrews Scotland

Dear Golfer, Planning to visit St Andrews, Scotland, “The Home of Golf”?. READ THIS: It will help with the heart break when you leave. A love Letter to St Andrews Like train platforms and tourist attractions, the footprints of millions leave only fading impressions on the sandy links turf of St Andrews, “The Home of … Read moreA Love Letter to St Andrews Old Course

The Renaissance Club launches ‘One Time Only’ golf experience

The Renaissance Club, Scotland

The Renaissance Club (TRC), one of the world’s most exclusive golf clubs, is opening its doors to non-members to experience what it’s like to call this Scottish super-club your home course. The Renaissance Club is calling it the “One Time Experience” and says it’s for anyone that loves the game of golf. The chance to … Read moreThe Renaissance Club launches ‘One Time Only’ golf experience

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

Honesty Box Golf in the Scottish Borders

Langholm Golf Club 9th green and clubhouse

If you are passing through the Scottish Borders and feel compelled to stretch your legs and hit a golf ball you’ll never have a problem getting a tee-time at Langholm Golf Club in the Esk Valley. High on the slopes of Whita Hill, looking down on the quaint border town of Langholm – home to … Read moreHonesty Box Golf in the Scottish Borders

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

Big golf plans for Whisky Isle

golf course plans for Jura

A super rich Ozzie financier has announced plans to build a golf course on one of Scotland’s most famous Whisky producing islands. Greg Coffey, a 41-year-old Australian hedge fund manager, has bought Ardfin Estate on the small Hebridean Isle of Jura for £3.5m. He has drawn up the ambitious plans to build an 18-hole championship … Read moreBig golf plans for Whisky Isle

Spas and Pars at Archerfield Links

Archerfield Links in East Lothian, Scotland, has opened a new rustic spa and luxury members’ lodges at its 36-hole golf resort near North Berwick. The Fletcher’s Cottage Spa has a rustic theme with a thermal area, including marine steam room, rasul mud cure, private bath huts and a salt room using healing Himalayan salt bricks. … Read moreSpas and Pars at Archerfield Links

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

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

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