Golf Guide St Andrews & Fife – Kingdom of Heaven

Nowhere in golf stirs the imagination quite like St Andrews – the ‘Home of Golf’ and The Old Course – God’s original layout in Scotland’s eastern Kingdom of Fife. How to get a tee-time at golf’s most famous links Putts of over 100-yards and the approach to the Road Hole New courses – more choice …

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Coast and Castles golf trail – Northumberland

links golf in the shadow of Dunstanburgh Castle

A coastal trail of little known links golf courses dotted between medieval English castles Ruddy sand beaches, Atlantic grey seals and world famous fish smokeries A treasure trove pub with its own microbrewery in an idyllic bay setting Cheap green fees and easy to organise Northumberland golf packages It’s often been written that there is …

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Tee-Time in Sri Lanka – Global Golfer

Sri Lanka is world famous for tea. Read Global Golfer’s guide to teeing off on a refreshingly different golf holiday. Royal Colombo Golf Club Victoria Golf and Country Club, Kandy Nuwara Eliya Golf Club in tea country Orphaned elephants Caddies that call you “Master” King Cobra’s in the rough Pond Boys and curried eggs at …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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