Courses Travel

Three Of The Best
New Sister Courses

New, internal competition for some of golf’s most beloved destinations By Ron Whitten Monterey Peninsula (Dunes) The original course at Monterey Peninsula Country Club, just up 17 Mile Drive from Pebble Beach, has a pedigree most clubs would cherish. Originally routed by Seth Raynor in the mid-1920s, it was completed ...Continue Reading
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Making golf great (fun) again

We wander Trump International Golf Club Dubai with delighted designer Gil Hanse You’ll struggle to find Gil Hanse happier than when he’s at the controls of an earthmover. “That’s my office,” the critically acclaimed golf course architect says. “You can kinda get in there, put music on and just get ...Continue Reading

Making golf great (fun) again

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First Golf Course Being
Built At Halong Bay

Halong Bay, north Vietnam’s dazzling tourism magnet, is about to present another reason to visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed region: a world-class golf course perched above the old town, overlooking the spectacular limestone karst-riddled bay. Although a site above the city was set aside for a golf course years ago, ...Continue Reading
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Turnberry turnover

As Turnberry’s new owner Donald Trump was making waves ahead of the U.S. presidential election, his timeless course along Scotland’s western coast was turning heads courtesy of a recent revamp. Ricky Hall, Trump Turnberry’s Director of Golf, provides some insight into the reconstructed Ailsa Course, and why it will continue ...Continue Reading

Turnberry turnover

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The UAE’s hardest golf holes

The U.S. Open is renowned as golf’s most difficult major championship, and of all the punishing layouts that have hosted this gruelling test of golf, Oakmont – which will ‘welcome’ the world’s best players in just a couple of week’s time – would be a popular choice as the toughest ...Continue Reading

The UAE’s hardest golf holes