When Tour Guides Become Friends, Playing Partners and Even Instructors

As much as tasty food and comfy beds, a key ingredient of a successful golf tour in a foreign land is a qualified driver who doubles as a convivial tourist guide. I’ve had the good fortune to meet several such godsends during my travels.

Wales Still on Ryder Cup High

(Last updated July 2018.) 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 $66 million. Today, approximately 200,000 foreign golfers visit […]