Royal Blue Golf Club – A Crown Jewel In Bahamas Golf.

In less than two years the stunning and immaculately presented Royal Blue Golf Club has become a crown jewel in Bahamas golf. Royal Blue is the first Jack Nicklaus ‘Signature’ golf course in the Bahamas and officially opened for play in May 2017. Those of us who reported on the 2015 Hero World Challenge, and the first time the Tiger Woods hosted event moved to the Bahamas, we would drive past each day seeing the sad sight of a golf course but with no golfers. The course was named TPC ...

Five-Star Palmares Golf Resort Captures Seventh Straight Award

The five-star Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort, in the Algarve, has been named the best golf course in Portugal, in the country’s ‘national tourism Oscars’, for an astonishing seventh successive year. Indeed, Palmares has won the award every year since it reopened following an extensive redesign by Robert Trent Jones Jnr, in 2011. The stunning 27-hole complex, in Lagos – which now boasts a five-star boutique hotel – landed the title at the much-vaunted Publituris ...

Real Club de Golf El Prat – Stature As One Of Spain’s Brightest Stars Continues To Soar.

Real Club de Golf El Prat, already considered one of the continent’s most prestigious golf courses, has further cause for celebration after making an impressive gain in Golf World magazine’s coveted ‘Top 100 Resorts in Continental Europe 2018’ rankings. El Prat, which has hosted the Spanish Open on 10 occasions, moved up three places to 16th position in the updated list of the continent’s top-rated golfing venues. The esteemed club offers a mouth-watering choice of 45 holes, while agreements ...

Mohegan Sun Golf Club – From ‘Sunrise’ To ‘Sunset’ Lighting-Up Your Golf Adventure.

There is always a sense of excitement each occasion you play a new golf course. You have the excitement in discovering where a new course will take you, what obstacles you may face, will the course be appeasing to the eye and, of course, most importantly whether or not your golf game is up to the challenge the 18 holes will present you. Best of all, you will stand on the opening tee with no real sense of fear unlike if you were playing at your home club and knowing there are areas of your own course ...

Great Neck Country Club, Waterford, Connecticut & Rich In The Tradition Of Waterford, Ireland

An afternoon inspecting the adorable beaches of Niantic Bay in Connecticut led to joy of finding the Great Neck Country Club in nearby Waterford. It is no surprise Waterford, Connecticut was named after Waterford, Ireland. On a map, the town is located immediately north across the water from the easterly tip of Long Island that juts out from a 8pm to 2pm position from New York City. Waterford, Ireland boasts such golf courses such as Waterford Castle, Dungarvan and West Waterford and home club to ...

Riviera Country Club – The Only Thing Missing Is The Sight Of Koalas In The Gum Trees.

Pacific Palisades, CA  …  Returning this week to Riviera Country Club located off Sunset Blvd in palatial Pacific Palisades brings back memories of a very first visit to the course in 1995. It was the staging of the annual PGA Championship 23-years ago this year. Steve Elkington defeated Colin Montgomerie in a play-off after coming from six shots behind third round leader, Ernie Els to post a last day 64 while Monty, who had been five off the lead, tied Elkington at the end of regulation with ...

OakCreek CC, Sedona, Arizona & Where Red Rock Formations Dominate The Greens.

I have been fortunate to play golf in the Swiss Alps during the course of reporting on the European Masters only to be left in awe at the stunning snow-capped backdrop to the host Crans-sur-Sierre course at Crans Montana. There was also the experience of tackling the Alice Springs Golf Club in the very heart of Australia with the golf course surrounded by the ancient yet majestic McDonnell Ranges. Then in taking a day off from reporting on the Waste Management Phoenix Open I ventured a few hours ...