Tarpon Springs is an 18-hole golf course located in Tarpon Springs along the Gulf of Mexico shoreline on the west portion of Florida.
It was another of the courses we inspected during the Tampa Bay Championship.
The original nine holes of the golf course was designed in 1906 and with the second nine finished in the late 1920’s.
The course plays to a par 72 and measures 6,243 yards from the back tees with many doglegs that make it play longer than the actual length.
Tarpon Springs boasts four par ...
With a few spare hours on my hands during last Saturday’s third round of the Tampa Bay Championship I took a short drive to inspect Wentworth Golf Club.
Having been to the Wentworth Club in England so many times, I was curious how this Florida course stacked up against it’s prestigious namesake across ‘The Pond’.
The course is located north of the Tampa Bay tournament venue at Tarpon Springs in Pinellas County.
Wentworth was designed by renowned designer, Steve Symers and ...
Crail Golfing Society is golf’s seventh oldest golf club having been founded in 1786.
However there was no golf last week when snow blanketed much of Scotland including the famed Old Course in nearby St. Andrews (see earlier story).
However a day later there was no trace of the snow and with golf course bathed in sunshine as you can see from the accompanying photographs.
Portugal’s Algarve is still a firm favourite amongst UK golfers seeking a sunshine break and the luxurious Monte da Quinta resort is offering a range of attractive new golf packages to help one of the region’s most prestigious venues celebrate a landmark anniversary.
Monte da Quinta has teamed up with the nearby Vale de Lobo resort and unveiled a series of three and seven-day golf holidays, with a three-night break including three rounds of golf and many other attractive benefits from just £408 ...
As a relatively new golfing kid on the block the Donegal Golf Club at Murvagh on the north-west coast of Ireland bears an ageless appearance.
The dunes landscape is indeed timeless but in fact the Donegal Golf Club overlooked by the Bluestack Mountains to the north and shaped by the might of the Atlantic Ocean to the west is a child of the ‘70s.
And we’re not talking here of an era that witnessed the Franco-Prussian War (1870-71) nor the invention of the telephone (1876) or the invention ...
The Track Golf Club is Dubai’s newest golf course and set against the backdrop of the world’s tallest building - the Burj Khalifa.
The Track is located adjacent to the stunning Meydan horse race track and home to the Dubai World Cup and the world’s richest horserace.
The course was designed by the legendary Peter Harradine and opened for play in April, 2012.
Harradine is no stranger to the Middle East having designed the much-acclaimed National Club course in Abu Dhabi and home ...
For more than two decades, Dubai has been the Middle East golfing mecca.
But in recent years there’s a number of stunning new players on the scene and one in particular just a little over an hour’s drive down along the freeway from Dubai.
Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and thanks to the European Tour, Abu Dhabi has burst onto the world golf scene.
For the first five years of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship there was just the host National course but now the capital ...