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 golf courses. Legendary 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)

Sign On for a Dream Golf Cruise to Scotland and Ireland

Funny to think that I never used to like ocean cruises. Now I’m hooked after dropping anchor at Royal Dornoch, Machrihanish and other world-class links with One Ocean Expeditions. … [Read More...]

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Hot Deals

Olympic View Golf Club (Image: Olympic View Golf Club)

Golf and Sightseeing in Lovely Victoria

Ideal for vacationers who want to mix golf with sightseeing in British Columbia’s capital city, the Vancouver Island Golf Trail features a seven-night deal that includes rounds on five of Victoria’s top courses. … [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

Hoiana Shores Vietnam (Image: GaryLisbon)

Hoiana Shores Launches in Red-hot 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

Dumbarnie Links Ready to Go for 2020

Tee times are now available for the inaugural season of Dumbarnie Links, a Clive Clark seaside design on Scotland’s Firth of Forth that numbers among the world’s most anticipated new courses. … [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...]

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...]

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