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.

The Two Canadian Courses I Most Want to Play This Season

Rebuilt by top architects and ready for their unveiling, Kananaskis Country Golf Course and the Algonquin Golf Course are the most anticipated Canadian course openings since Cabot Cliffs and Cabot Links.

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.

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.

Golf and Sightseeing in Scottsdale-Phoenix

Sure, you’re going to Arizona’s famous Valley of the Sun primarily for the golf. But the charms of Scottsdale-Phoenix are many and varied, including stunning Southwest architecture and some of the best barbequed dishes you’ve ever tasted.