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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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Enniscrone Golf

Spectacular links land and dunes. Check. Flattering, low sunlight. Check. Talented drone pilot and video editor. Check. Enniscrone Golf Club has always been one of my favorite courses in Ireland. After watching this video, I think you’ll see why! Add in Carne Golf Links and Co. Sligo Golf Club and you have the beginnings of a […]

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How to Pack for Your Golf Trip

[Updated: 17 January 2016] After many years of golf trips around the world, I’ve come up with a golf trip checklist that makes it easy for me to get ready for each trip and also to minimize the gear I’ve got to lug around, while still making sure I’ve got everything I need. Check out […]

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Northern Ireland Ultimate Round

On the eve of the 2015 Irish Open held at Royal County Down Golf Club in Northern Ireland, the good folks at Northern Ireland Tourist Board have released a series of videos they are calling Northern Ireland Ultimate Round. You can tell they spared no expense in filming and editing these videos. Seriously high production […]

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More is Still Less

Fáilte Ireland, the national tourism development authority, have released the Fáilte Ireland Golf Guide—2015 Edition. While I applaud the effort and recommend you view it — if only to learn more about golf in Ireland and hopefully get inspired to take a trip — I find it to be a poor resource for actually planning […]

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Distance Made Simple: Bushnell Neo XS

I’ve owned multiple laser rangefinders, had my eye on the Garmin Approach GPS golf watches, and even bought (and returned) the Arccos tracking system but I am thrilled with my decision to purchase the Bushnell Neo XS GPS watch. My first round and first experience with the Bushnell Neo XS watch was perfect: The first hole […]

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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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More is Less

Fáilte Ireland, the national tourism development authority, have released the Fáilte Ireland Golf Guide—2014 Edition. While I applaud the effort and recommend you view it — if only to learn more about golf in Ireland and hopefully get inspired to take a trip — I find it to be a poor resource for actually planning […]

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