Private club membership is a bit of an enigma. Having gone through whatever process your local golf or country club requires of candidates for membership, your access is limited to that club. Your ability to enjoy other similar facilities is restricted by your personal network of friends and associates who are Members at other clubs. Alternatively, you can always ask your local PGA Professional for assistance in the hope that his or her professional network extends to another club you are trying to access.
Over the years I have posted various comments on communicating while travelling and at the same time avoiding excessive roaming charges. For the last 5 months I have been trying Google’s Project Fi for international cellular coverage and have come to the conclusion that it performs very well and for the right person, is a viable option.
The golf industry lost one of its finest gentlemen last year with the passing of Jim Bell. Having dedicated himself to the game of junior golf, Mr. Bell’s legacy continues with the first inaugural Jim Bell Memorial Junior presented by PerryGolf.
One trick I recently learned about as I departed Australia is the Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS).