Gleneagles Again Atop Scotland Best Of List

Gleneagles, the iconic Scottish five-star hotel, has been voted ‘Best Golf Resort in the World’ for an unprecedented sixth successive year by readers of Ultratravel, the Telegraph’s luxury travel magazine, and visitors to the telegraph.co.uk website. Readers were asked to vote for their favourite travel experiences in 19 categories, with Gleneagles taking the top golf award ahead of Pebble Beach Read more…

Fazio Leads Adare Manor Redesign

Adare Manor, one of Ireland’s most distinguished resort hotels in the midst of a groundbreaking expansion, has selected world-renowned golf course designer Tom Fazio to spearhead the redesign of the property’s highly anticipated golf course at Adare Manor, set to reopen fall 2017. Currently celebrated as the top parkland golfing experience in Ireland, the existing championship Read more…

Explore Caribbean’s Top Tropical Resort Golf

Four Fine Ways To Play This Season

With North America’s golf season in full swing, travelers looking for picture-perfect courses and five-star luxury resorts can head to the Caribbean’s finest courses for a round or two in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Bermuda and the Dominican Republic. Here’s a sweet sampling of some of the region’s best tropical resort golf. MEXICO: Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso Located Read more…

Discover Golf On Spain’s Costa Del Sol

Hotel Bahia in Spain

  With over 70 golf courses, Spain’s Costa del Sol is a top European destination for golf lovers. It’s a great place for a golf holiday with friends or family because of its combination of outstanding golfing facilities, the wide range of activities on offer and an excellent climate that means you can play golf all year round. The Western Costa del Sol in Read more…

Nine Days in Scotland Part 5: The Ayrshire Coast

Historic Turnberry Gets The Trump Treatment

As I sat with my golfing companions in Duel In the Sun, the new clubhouse restaurant at Trump Turnberry (those two words together seem strangely incongruous, but it is what it is), we munched on appetizers, sipped dark ale and watched the second day of the Ryder Cup play out on several big screens. Then Read more…

Nine Days In Scotland Part 4: Castle Stuart

Gil Hanse’s Creation Is A Highlands Masterpiece

The three-hour drive west from Aberdeenshire, on Scotland’s long and dune-swept northeast coast, to Inverness — a lovely, compact city of 50,000 set softly between the Highlands’ northern reaches and the glistening Moray Firth — is among the most beautiful I’ve ever seen, ranking with Highway 1 in California, Yellowstone National Park, Hawaii’s Big Island Read more…

Your Ultimate Golf Home? New Zealand!

While ripples emanating from the U.S. presidential election continue to influence events inside and outside the world’s largest democracy/economy, Jim Rohrstaff can only shrug, smile and acknowledge his adopted country’s good fortune. Rohrstaff is the American co-owner of Legacy Partners Ltd., an Auckland-based brokerage that handles high-value real estate properties across New Zealand, including golf’s Read more…

Nine Days In Scotland Part 3: Royal Aberdeen & Trump International

A Classic Golf Blend Of Old And New

Mention “golf in Scotland” to most casual players and they’ll think of one place: St. Andrews. That’s fair, and understandable, as the Old Course is one of the three most famous locales in the game, along with Augusta National and Pebble Beach. And I did spend a wonderful afternoon there at the start of this nine-day Read more…

Nine Days In Scotland Part 2: Loch Lomond

High Life At Cameron House And Carrick Course

Framed by the deep gray-blue of one of Scotland’s most famous lakes — make that lochs — behind him, the handsome red-tailed hawk swooped a few feet above the expansive Cameron House lawn before perching on my outstretched, heavily gloved hand. His trainer, a fast-talking chap with blond hair and an outdoorsman’s restless, open attitude, Read more…

Nine Days In Scotland, Part 1: St. Andrews

The Golf Trip Of A Lifetime Begins Where It All Began

Editor’s Note: In late September and early October 2016, Golf Tips editor Vic Williams joined respected tour company Connoisseurs Scotland and several other journalists for an extensive tour of the birthplace of golf. Following is the first installment of a multi-part series on his experience, which he began two days early, on his own with Read more…

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