Last week’s trip to Northwest Ireland with PerryGolf checks off the island’s only region I had yet to visit. We played 8 times in 7 days then took a day to see Dublin. One of the group had been to Ireland, two had been to Scotland. Ages ranged from late 50s to early 70s. None of us were accustomed to so much golf but nobody came close to taking a pass. Excellent weather didn’t hurt. We had 65-70 degree days with a one to two club breeze plus sunny skies aside from nine holes of rain which didn’t make a difference.Read more “Seven Days and Eight Rounds in Northwest Ireland￼”
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”
A recent week long trip along the west coast of Ireland reminded me of the myriad of golf options available, from the more established to the newcomers. Read more for the Top 5 Golf Trips to Northwest Ireland.Read more “The Best Top 5 Golf Trips to Northwest Ireland”
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 magic of St Andrews isn’t just the golf. St Andrews is complemented by the equally unique medieval town turned cultural and university center hotshot. It’s been a special place from the beginning. The “Auld Grey Toon” was established around 1160. What we have today is a charming, vibrant enclave of less than 20,000 people with ridiculous history along with more restaurants, shops and pubs than you could hope to visit in two trips. With so many options for what to see and do in St Andrews, this guide focuses on The Best Top 5 Sightseeing in St Andrews, Scotland.Read more “The Best Top 5 Sightseeing in St Andrews, Scotland”