Golf Turns Back the Clock With Resort Courses Tailored to Fit the Landscape

Brian Kendall, Editor, Canadian Golf Traveller (Image: Sharon McAuley)

How courses in Vietnam, Arizona and Scotland are returning to more natural and traditional designs by incorporating rice paddies, reclaiming the desert, and herding Hebridean sheep.

Book Now for the 2014 Ryder Cup

Gleneagles (Image: PerryGolf)

Beat the crowds and start planning your once-in-a-lifetime trip to the 2014 Ryder Cup at Scotland’s famed Gleneagles. Here’s the lowdown on three PerryGolf packages, starting from $5,150 per golfer.

New Courses to Look Forward to in Cape Breton and North Carolina

Brian Kendall, Editor, Canadian Golf Traveller (Image: Sharon McAuley)

Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore work their design magic at Cape Breton’s Cabot Cliffs, a new Gary Player course to add to your North Carolina playlist, and, at long last, a ranking of the world’s 100 top courses serious golfers can trust.

Time to Discover England’s Golf Coast

Royal Liverpool Golf Club (Image: Royal Liverpool)

With more than 200 courses — including three Royals that feature prominently in the Open rotation — England’s Golf Coast is poised to challenge Scotland and Ireland for the attention of North American golfers. Best to beat the crowds and go now.

Join Golf’s Best at the British Open

Muirfield (Image: Muirfield)

There’s still time to plan a trip to the Open Championship at Muirfield. Join Tiger, Phil, Rory and other headliners on a fabulous stretch of Firth of Forth shoreline marketed as Scotland’s Golf Coast.

Proudly Canadian: The Carrick on Loch Lomond

The Carrick on Loch Lomond (Image: The Carrick)

Toronto architect Doug Carrick’s brilliant heathland-style layout on the bonnie banks of the famous Loch Lomond is the only Canadian-designed course in Scotland.

An Open Preview at Scotland’s Muirfield

Brian Kendall, Editor, Canadian Golf Traveller (Image: Sharon McAuley)

Scotland’s Golf Coast includes fabulous links North Berwick, Dunbar, Gullane and, of course, Muirfield, the site of this summer’s Open Championship. In fact, there are so many outstanding local courses our editor is willing to forego — just this once — a visit to St. Andrews.

Sam Torrance’s Hidden Scottish Gems

Longniddry, Scotland (Image: Lonniddry Golf Club)

Scotland’s former Ryder Cup captain picks four outstanding but unjustly overlooked courses for you to discover during your next visit to the birthplace of golf.

Never Count a Course Before It’s Hatched

Brian Kendall, Editor, Canadian Golf Traveller (Image: Sharon McAuley)

How trouble with environmentalists and reluctant locals has slowed progress at Scotland’s Trump International Golf Links and Northern Ireland’s Bushmills Dunes Golf Resort.

Living Large on the 19th Hole

Canadian Golf Traveller Publisher Sharon McAuley visits Camelot Vineyards, Kelowna, British Columbia (Image: Brian Kendall)

What’s a golf trip without great food and drink? From fried bammy in Jamaica to a tall, cool mug of Bootlegger Brown Ale in Quebec, a few of my favourite after-golf nibbles and tipples.