As the final remnants of COVID-era rules are lifted around the world, and following on my August 2022 release on the current state of international golf travel, I thought it may be worthwhile to provide an updated overview of the current state of play for international golf travel to the British Isles.Read more “The Current State of International Golf Travel”
What a difference one year makes! Never a truer expression for golf travel to the British Isles.
Almost exactly one year ago, COVID quarantine restrictions for entry into the UK were lifted and a very short golf travel season in 2021 remained before the fall and winter months. Tee times were widely available at the best and most desirable courses in Scotland and Ireland. The biggest challenge was clearing your schedule at the last minute…and that of your friends for the seven day pilgrimage to the “Home of Golf”.
Now, let’s look at The Current State of International Golf Travel…Read more “The Current State of International Golf Travel 2022”
The 153rd Open in 2025 on the Dunluce Links at Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland shall be a memorable and much-anticipated championship.Read more “Royal Portrush Golf Club to Host The 153rd Open in 2025”
The 150th Open on the Old Course, St Andrews in 2022 shall be a memorable and much-anticipated championship.
The R&A has announced dates for the two subsequent championships. Both venues had been previously declared before the pandemic struck, but the new dates were still unknown.Read more “2023, 2024 Dates Confirmed For The 151st Open & The 152nd Open”
The 2019 Presidents Cup featured a splendid performance by Tiger Woods, both as player and captain, thrilling competition between the United States and International sides and the emergence of young pros Sungjae Im and Abraham Ancer.
But the real star of the weekend was Royal Melbourne, the exquisite Alister MacKenzie design in the Sandbelt, which rewarded angles over power, demanded accuracy approaching the greens and tested each player’s touch, nerve and mental acumen.Read more “Presidents Cup shines spotlight on Royal Melbourne, one of many gems in the Sandbelt”