Doak’s St. Patrick’s Links Shines 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 will open in Donegal this summer.

Never Count a Course Before It’s Hatched

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.

Wales Still on Ryder Cup High

(Last updated October 2021.) It’s no exaggeration to say that the 2010 Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor Resort, a thriller won by the Europeans, finally established Wales as a golf destination to rival Scotland and Ireland. Revenue from golf tourism in Wales increased 21 percent over the previous year to more than US$66 million. And in the subsequent boom years […]

To the Linksland at Bandon Dunes, Cabot Links and Ireland’s Southwest

Like many well-travelled golfers, the more I play links golf the more I love it. Indeed, no golfer’s education is complete without an extensive tour of the fabled links of Scotland and Ireland. Derived from the term linksland, links golf is played on ground uncovered when the sea receded and is without doubt the most […]

Play in a Mixed Tourney in Northern Ireland

  Canadian Golf Traveller editor Brian Kendall and publisher Sharon McAuley journey to Northern Ireland for a nervous first step into the world of husband-and-wife tournament golf.