Spotlight Destination

Castletown Golf Links (Image: Castletown Golf Links)

Tee Off With Old Tom on the Isle of Man

An ideal destination for golfers seeking new horizons in the British Isles, the Isle of Man offers a roster of nine courses, including two beauties by the immortal Tom Morris.

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Editor’s Notebook

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

Hanse and Doak Take On The Lido Club

What’s old is new again at high-profile re-imaginings of Charles Blair Macdonald’s legendary Lido Club by celebrity architects Gil Hanse and Tom Doak. … [Read More...]

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Hot Deals

A golfer tees off at Quivira Golf Club in Cabo San Lucas

Quivira Celebrates its Seventh Birthday

Beat those old pandemic blues at Mexico's Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort with a deal that celebrates the seventh anniversary of Jack Nicklaus's spectacular Quivira Golf Club. … [Read More...]

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The Après Golfer

Canadian Golf Traveller Publisher Sharon McAuley at Whistler Summit (Image: Brian Kendall)

My Top 5 Things to Do in Beautiful Banff

From an after-golf soak in the hot springs to an unforgettable gondola ride, my top five things to do on your post-pandemic vacation in Canada’s famous Rocky Mountain playground. … [Read More...]

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Feature Stories

Golf instructor David Leadbetter swinging a golf club

Top Golf Teachers Star at Half Moon Jamaica

David Leadbetter leads a cast of acclaimed golf instructors recruited for a series of week-long clinics at Half Moon Jamaica, one of the Caribbean’s most luxurious resorts. … [Read More...]

Golfer Greg Norman (Image: @SharkGregNorman)

Greg Norman New Rep for Sandals Resorts

Greg Norman has signed on as the new Global Golf Ambassador for Sandals Resorts' four golf properties in the Bahamas and the Caribbean—including two courses designed by the “Great White Shark” himself. … [Read More...]

Marine North Berwick, a Marine & Lawn hotel in Scotland

Book a Hotel With a Fairway View in Scotland

New luxury hotel group Marine & Lawn offers sweeping fairway views from three of Scotland’s most iconic hotels: Rusacks St. Andrews, Marine North Berwick, and Marine Troon. … [Read More...]

Apes Hill Club Barbados

Apes Hill Club Gets a Canadian Makeover

Canadian entrepreneur Glenn Chamandy has teamed with veteran golf architect Ron Kirby in a massive remodelling of Apes Hill Club in Barbados. … [Read More...]

St. Patrick's Links in Donegal, Ireland

Doak’s St. Patrick’s Links Opens in Ireland

Just in time to help golf tourism in Ireland bounce back from the pandemic, Tom Doak’s eagerly anticipated St. Patrick’s Links has launched to rave reviews in County Donegal. … [Read More...]

Pinehurst No. 2 Golf Course Hole 18 (Image: Pinehurst Resort)

Donald Ross Holes Top Pinehurst Region Poll

Two iconic Donald Ross courses, Pinehurst No. 2 and Mid Pines, dominate a new ranking of the 18 best golf holes in the Pinehurst region of North Carolina. … [Read More...]

Golfer Marlene Streit wins the US Senior Women's Amateur Championship

Marlene Streit’s Age-Defying Triumph

Marlene Stewart Streit’s victory over far younger challengers in the 2003 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur was the capstone of a brilliant career that saw her become the first—and still only—Canadian player inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. … [Read More...]

RCGS Resolute in the harbour with golfers in the foreground, Stromness, Orkney Islands. (Image: Boomer Jerritt/One Ocean Expeditions)

Set Sail on a Scotland and Ireland Golf Cruise

My cruise with One Ocean Expeditions was the golf adventure of a lifetime, with stops at Royal Dornoch, Machrihanish, Cruden Bay and other iconic links. But most unforgettable of all was my tee off at the fabled "lost course" of Askernish. … [Read More...]

Dramatic Par Three at Cabot Cliffs golf course (Image: Cabot Cliffs)

Cabot Cliffs Flies High in Atlantic Canada

Golfers from around the world are flocking to Cape Breton Island to play wildly acclaimed sister courses Cabot Cliffs and Cabot Links. And coming soon: A Caribbean spinoff called Cabot Saint Lucia. … [Read More...]

Fairmont Banff Springs in Banff, Alberta Canada

Discover Fairmont’s Far Flung Fairways

From Marrakech to Canada’s Rocky Mountains, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts has built a portfolio of 15 luxury golf resorts that includes courses by Tom Fazio, Robert Trent Jones Jr., Greg Norman and Canadian legend Stanley Thompson. … [Read More...]

Sean Lowry 2019 Open Champion (Image: @TheOpen)

Follow Lowry to the Links of Northern Ireland

The call of Royal Portrush, Royal County Down and the other headline links of Northern Ireland felt stronger than ever after Shane Lowry's thrilling victory in the 2019 Open Championship. And now comes word that Royal Portrush will host the Open again in 2025. … [Read More...]

Balcomie Links at Crail Golfing Society, Scotland

Crail Leads Scotland’s Clean Energy Drive

In an initiative that will help save the environment and fund junior golf programs, Scottish Golf has teamed with electric vehicle charging provider Forev to install chargepoints at historic Crail Golfing Society and other clubs throughout the country. … [Read More...]

Hoiana Shores Vietnam (Image: GaryLisbon)

Hoiana Shores a New Star in Vietnam

Carved through coastal dunes, Hoiana Shores Golf Club is the centrepiece of a US$4-billion resort property said to be the most ambitious ever undertaken in Vietnam. … [Read More...]

Golf with a goat caddy at Silvies Valley Ranch, Oregon

Play Cowboys and Golf at Silvies Valley Ranch

Oregon’s award-winning Silvies Valley Ranch mixes outstanding golf with an eco-friendly livestock ranch and guest retreat. … [Read More...]

Dumbarnie Links, Scotland

Pandemic Baby Dumbarnie Earns Raves

The ballyhooed launch of Dumbarnie Links on Scotland’s Firth of Forth provided a rare highlight in the pandemic year of 2020. Just months after opening, the Clive Clark design was selected to host the 2021 Trust Golf Women's Scottish Open. … [Read More...]

The Tryall Club: Jewel of the Caribbean

Life is sublime at The Tryall Club, home to lavish hilltop villas, four kilometres of prime beachfront, and a newly restored Ralph Plummer course that has reigned as the flagship of Jamaican golf since the 1960s. … [Read More...]

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