Memories of Rory McIlroy at Northern Ireland’s Portstewart and Lough Erne

(Last updated December 2020.) Like Tiger Woods before him, Rory McIlroy was heralded as the game’s next great star almost from the moment he first swung a club. The hype had already reached fever pitch when I toured Northern Ireland in the early 2000s. At Portstewart Golf Club, a fabulous links about a 90-minute drive […]

Kiawah Basks in PGA Championship Glow

(Last updated August 2021.) South Carolina’s Kiawah Island Golf Resort, home of the famously difficult Ocean Course, is enjoying the high that comes from having hosted the thrilling 2021 PGA Championship, the resort’s second staging of the major tournament in less than a decade.