Spotlight Destination

The Black Pearl, Roatan, No. 11 Island Green (Image: Pristine Bay Resort)

How Pete Dye Introduced Golf to Roatan

Roatan offers white sand beaches, world-class scuba diving and one of the Caribbean’s top courses. Legendary golf architect Pete Dye and his son Perry built a seaside pearl at Pristine Bay Resort.

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Editor’s Notebook

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

Never Put Too Much Trust in Course Rankings

It’s fun to read course reviews and rankings. When done well, they offer valuable insights and can point you toward your next golf vacation. But remember, they’re not infallible, and the best judge of any course’s merits is always you. … [Read More...]

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Hot Deals

Teeth of the Dog Golf Course, Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic (Image: Casa de Campo)

Play Teeth of the Dog Till You Drop

Have you always dreamed of tackling Pete Dye’s iconic Teeth of the Dog? Casa de Campo Resort & Villas is offering two unlimited-play packages at a course widely regarded as the Caribbean’s best. … [Read More...]

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The Après Golfer

Sharon McAuley (Image: Brian Kendall)

Start Your Golf Trip to Ireland By Choosing the Right Hotel

From a 17th century former coach house to fabulously remodelled Adare Manor, four tried and tested hotels for your upcoming golf trip to Ireland. … [Read More...]

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Feature Stories

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...]

Laguna Lang Co golf course rice paddies and water buffalo (Image: Laguna Lang Co)

Water Buffalo Join Grounds Crew in Vietnam

Long a mainstay of agriculture in Vietnam, water buffalo are helping groom the rice paddies routed into Sir Nick Faldo’s uniquely eco-friendly Laguna Golf Lang Co course. … [Read More...]

The Biltmore Hotel Miami (Image: Biltmore Hotel)

Biltmore Golf Course Re-launches in Miami

Donald Ross-designed Biltmore Golf Course in Miami has re-launched following a major redesign aimed at landing the Jazz Age beauty a PGA Tour Champions or a PGA Tour showcase. … [Read More...]

Celtic Manor 14th hole Ryder Cup Course (Image: Celtic Manor)

How the Ryder Cup Put Wales On Top

Golf fans will never forget the sight of Graeme McDowell’s arms thrust skyward in victory at the 2010 Ryder Cup. Celtic Manor and golf operators throughout Wales have been reaping the benefits of that thrilling moment ever since. … [Read More...]

One Ocean ship and Cabot Links green (Image: Brian Kendall)

Cruise and Golf Canada’s Atlantic Coast

With stops that include Cabot Cliffs and Highlands Links, One Ocean Expeditions’ Fiddles and Sticks golf cruise explores some of Atlantic Canada’s most breathtaking coastal settings. New this spring: A voyage to the links of Scotland and Ireland. … [Read More...]

Tryall Golf Club (Image: Tryall Club)

Top 10 Reasons to Tee It Up in Montego Bay

From the best golf, scuba diving and zip-lining to the tastiest jerk chicken, our guide to the good life in Montego Bay, Jamaica. … [Read More...]

(Image: Machrie Hotel and Links)

Machrie Hotel and Links Back in Business

Following a five-year renovation, Machrie Hotel and Links on the Isle of Islay has relaunched a seaside hotel and golf course beloved by visitors since 1891. … [Read More...]

Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort (Image: Serena Hotels)

Uganda Unveils Lake Victoria Golf Course

Set on the shore of Africa’s most famous lake, the course at Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort and Spa is expected to jump-start golf tourism in Uganda. … [Read More...]

Tom Weiskopf at The Feddinch Club (Image: The Feddinch Club)

Tom Weiskopf’s New Course in St. Andrews

Set to launch in 2021, Tom Weiskopf’s The Feddinch Club will be the first new course to open in St. Andrews since the Castle Course a decade ago. The exclusive private club features luxury accommodations and a player-friendly design offering sweeping views of the Auld Grey Toon. … [Read More...]

Villa del Palmar 17th Hole overlooking the Sea of Cortez (Image: TPC Danzante Bay)

Villa del Palmar a Condé Nast Traveler Pick

Home to TPC Danzante Bay, a spectacular Rees Jones-designed course overlooking the Sea of Cortez, Mexico’s Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and Spa has been selected one of the “Top Resorts in Western Mexico" by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler. … [Read More...]

Babe Ruth swings a golf club.

Do Digby Pines Like Babe Ruth

Locals still recall the July day in 1936 when baseball’s mighty Bambino visited Digby Pines Golf Course and brought Stanley Thompson’s daunting par-four 11th hole to heel. … [Read More...]

The Old Course, St. Andrews (Image: St. Andrews Links Trust)

Pick Your Spots for a Budget Trip to Scotland

Intimidated by the cost of a dream golf vacation in Scotland? The answer is to mix your bucket-list courses with affordable gems, and to check into a guesthouse or a B&B rather than splurge on the Old Course Hotel or another ritzy retreat. … [Read More...]

Otesaga Resort Hotel Cooperstown NY (Image: Otesaga Resort Hotel)

Pack the Sticks for Your Trip to Cooperstown

Every baseball fan fantasizes about a trip to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown. But don’t forget to pack your clubs for a tee off at Leatherstocking Golf Course, a classic beauty set beside the lake James Fenimore Cooper called “Glimmerglass.” … [Read More...]

Greg Norman playing KN Golf Links Cam Ranh, his third course in Vietnam. (Image: KN Golf Links Cam Ranh)

Norman Unveils New Vietnamese Links

Carved through coastal dunes near Nha Trang City, Greg Norman’s new KN Golf Links Cam Ranh is the Shark’s third course in Vietnam and the latest in the country’s string of high-profile course openings. … [Read More...]

Golf Southern-Style in Charlotte

Business boomtown Charlotte mixes outstanding golf with top attractions that include the NASCAR Hall of Fame and the Levine Museum of the New South. … [Read More...]

Gleneagles Ryder Cup first hole (Image: @RyderCupEurope)

Relive the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles

Set in a rolling Perthshire valley, Scotland’s luxurious Gleneagles Hotel features two courses by the immortal James Braid and a Jack Nicklaus-designed showpiece that hosted the 2014 Ryder Cup. … [Read More...]

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