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

Golf and Spa breaks launched at Ramside Hall

Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club, County Durham’s only 36-hole golf resort, has launched new golf and spa breaks following the opening of an £11m luxury spa and wellness facility. Guests at the four star resort can now combine golf on two championship courses, The Prince Bishops and The Cathedral, with relaxation in the spa … Read moreGolf and Spa breaks launched at Ramside Hall

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

South African golf courses captured in rare book

Renowned South African photographer Grant Leversha has scooped eight prestigious international awards and medals for his first publication, Within an African Eden: Golf Courses of South Africa. The self-published leather bound book takes the reader on a tour of the finest golf courses in his native South Africa, including Fancourt, Leopard Creek, Sun City and … Read moreSouth African golf courses captured in rare book

Golf Bling: Swiss watch forged from Faldo irons

Jaermann and Stubi golf watches

Only 72 watches forged from irons used by Sir Nick Faldo in his last professional victory Luxury Swiss watch brand Jaermann & Stübi – ‘the timepiece of golf’ – is offering golf fans the ultimate piece of golf bling in the form of a new limited-edition range crafted from the actual golf clubs used by … Read moreGolf Bling: Swiss watch forged from Faldo irons

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

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

Volcanoes and Vistas – Bali Handara Golf

Beautiful Bali Handara Golf Course Chris Hogben

For golfers seeking to play a round or two whilst visiting the idyllic island of Bali, the coastal courses of New Kuta and Nirwana Bali are a good bet, but Chris Hogben ventured off the beaten track and discovered a hidden gem at Bali Handara. Bali Handara is the highest mountain golf course in Indonesia … Read moreVolcanoes and Vistas – Bali Handara Golf

5 to play before you die – U.S.A Golf Bucket List

Hole 7 at Pebble Beach Golf Links

Weeks left to live and an unlimited budget? Time for the golf road trip of a lifetime. Global Golfer picks five American courses for golf’s ultimate bucket list. Five things to do before you die? You could follow the example of Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman in the Hollywood heart warmer ‘The Bucket List.’ Two … Read more5 to play before you die – U.S.A Golf Bucket List

Pars and Spa’s – Sicilian Resort voted Italy’s best

Donnafugata Golf Resort and Spa Sicily

Sicily’s history is a chequered one; an island riven by conflict, conquest and crime. The largest of the Mediterranean islands, Sicily has been occupied by Romans, Arabs, Vikings and Normans, but is best known as the birthplace and heartland of Cosa Nostra or simply the “Mafia,” two names for organised crime families popularised by Hollywood … Read morePars and Spa’s – Sicilian Resort voted Italy’s best

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