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Links Golf Cup Ayrshire Scotland 2018

The hardest part of planning a golf trip to Scotland is often just getting started. Which region in Scotland? Which courses should we play? How long of a trip? Where to stay? So many decisions. Help! Western Gailes Golf Club in Ayrshire, Scotland Want a quick and easy way to kick start the trip-planning process? And […]

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North Coast 500

Graylyn Loomis drives the North Coast 500 for LINKS Magazine. Read the article online: The North Coast 500 is Scotland’s answer to Route 66, the new scenic route showcasing the fairy-tale castles, beaches and ruins. Of course, Graylyn’s angle is to cover the golf opportunities that await along the way. Enjoy the ride!

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2016 Scottish Golf Tourism Awards

The folks at VisitScotland recently announced their 2016 Scottish Golf Tourism Awards winners during the inaugural Scottish Golf Tourism Week in St Andrews. The voting was done by “Scottish golfers throughout the country” from May thru August of 2016. Sounds like one of Donald Trump’s unscientific polls, so I would just keep that in mind. Still, […]

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Printed Guides Now Available

The print version of the combined Ireland & Scotland Golf Adventure Guides (2017 edition) is now available. Ireland & Scotland Golf Adventure Guide A combined 76 pages, the printed version contains both the Ireland Golf Adventure Guide and Scotland Golf Adventure Guide in one compact, spiral-bound package. Flip it over for the Ireland Golf Adventure Guide. […]

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Discover great flights with Hopper

There’s a new app I ran across the other day to help you find the best flights — this could be very helpful when planning your next golf trip to Scotland or Ireland. It’s called Hopper and it’s available for download from the Apple AppStore. From their website: Hopper tells you when to fly and buy and scores you […]

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The Golfer’s Dilemna

What would you do?

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2014 Ireland and Scotland Guides Update

The Ireland Golf Adventure Guide and Scotland Golf Adventure Guide have been updated for 2014. The details for every golf course and accommodation — and everything else in the guides! — are carefully scrutinized and updated for each edition. Here’s an example from the Ireland Golf Adventure Guide. All new purchases will receive the updated versions […]

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Pace of Play Guidelines

Pace of play continues to be an important issue for our game. I think it is everyone’s personal responsibility to be aware of their own actions and how that affects their group’s ability to get through a round of golf in a reasonable time. Every course and situation is a bit different, but there are […]

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2012 Ireland and Scotland Guides Update

The Ireland Golf Adventure Guide and Scotland Golf Adventure Guide have been updated for 2012. The details for every golf course and accommodation — and everything else in the guides! — are carefully scrutinized and updated for each edition. Here’s an example from the Scotland Golf Adventure Guide. All new purchases (PDF download and printed) […]

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How to Play The Old Course

It is easier to obtain a tee time on the Old Course at St Andrews than many might think. There are four main ways to do so if you have a suitable handicap (24 for men and 36 for women) and this post explains each of them in detail. The first way is to apply […]

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