United Kingdom

  • Machrihanish Dunes: A decade of Splendour

    Tuesday, 11 June 2019

    Machrihanish Dunes: The iconic Mach Dunes celebrates its first decade of excellence. Opening day at Machrihanish Dunes was not an auspicious one. Morning had slipped into town with a black eye, and by tee-off time rain was hurtling from the heavens with such ferocity that even the course's famed Hebridean sheep were running for cover. Few of the invited media wonks...

  • A modern icon: Trump International Golf Links, Scotland

    Tuesday, 28 May 2019

    Trump International Golf Links: We thought the iconic links couldn't get any better. We were wrong. Any golfer who has played 18 holes on Donald Trump’s award-winning links masterpiece in Aberdeenshire knows this golf course is top tier. It guarantees a true test of golf in one of the most spectacular locations in the world and is an absolute must for...

  • Adare Manor, Ireland

    Tuesday, 28 May 2019

    Adare Manor is as manicured as Augusta National and has big ambitions Adare Manor is an ode to ambition. When bought by horse racing billionaire JP McManus in 2014, it was already one of the world's elite golf resorts. But McManus had grander plans, hoping that one day in the not-far-off future it would host the Ryder Cup. So he drafted...

  • Six of the best UK Golf Breaks

    Tuesday, 28 May 2019

    Six of the best UK Golf Breaks: From Aberdeenshire, Machrihanish and Northumberland to Norfolk, Cornwall and Devon The desire to play world-class golf courses and escape day-to-day life doesn't have to mean airports, long flights and exhausted transfers. While the UK can't guarantee the weather of a Marrakesh, a Belek or an Abu Dhabi, it most certainly can promise a golf break...

  • Links Heaven: Scottish Golf’s Best 1-2 Punch?

    Thursday, 24 May 2018

    The neighbouring links of Machrihanish make a strong case to be the very best of Scotland... There's an old exprssion that good fences make good neighbours. But as with most adages, the exceptions prove the rule. Scotland is blessed with a number of wonderful golf courses that sit side-by-side and beg to be played back-to-back. Royal Aberdeen and Murcar. Lundin Links...