Golf was first played in Scotland more than 600 years ago. Today, golf is played throughout Great Britain and the rest of Europe by millions of avid golfers. From authentic links courses in Ireland and Scotland to alpine course in Switzerland and Germany, you could spend years playing golf on some of the world’s most famous courses in this part of the world.
After a decade of diligent planning and preparation, the stage is set to welcome the world’s best golfers to the 38th edition of the Ryder Cup in Newport, Wales October 1-3, 2010. Plenty has changed since 1927 when the [...]
When you think of golf in Great Britain, the country of Wales likely doesn’t come to mind. Oddly enough, even the Welsh themselves are not fully aware of the golfing treasures they have right in their own backyard. Fortunately [...]
It’s hard to imagine that golf was once banned in what is widely regarded as the birthplace of golf. Although golf in Scotland dates back to the 1400’s, the game was banned by King James II in 1457 who [...]
There are many reasons why an individual should visit Scotland at least once in their lifetime. Beautiful countryside, friendly people, world class golf, world renowned scotch whiskey, rich culture and a proud heritage are just a few reasons that [...]
As an avid golfer I have always dreamed of playing golf in Ireland. Not just golf, but links golf. After watching the 2006 Ryder Cup at the K Club in County Kildare and Padrig Harrington win the 2007 Open [...]
What country has over 600 golf courses, is home to the number one ranked player in the world and the best player on the PGA’s Champions Tour? The United States? England? Australia? The correct answer is Germany. Germany may [...]