Travel Blog

South African tourism's 'quality and value is incredible'

Maura Nolan offers answers to questions about her Safari Golf Tour, which includes trips from America to South Africa for golf and an overall experience of South African culture.

American pro becomes South African pitchman

Jeff Clause, the CEO and director of golf at St. Francis Links in South Africa talks things South Africa (golf, moving to a foreign country, etc.) in this Q&A.

Pinehurst Resort on verge of acquiring National GC

Pinehurst Resort is on the verge of acquiring National Golf Club, a Jack Nicklaus signature design.

Camelback's Ambiente: Out with old, in with bold

Camelback Golf Club's new Ambiente course invokes the elevations and textures of a high-desert feel, with indigenous grasses – its forgettable predecessor falling into the past.

This summer, golf fans will get rare look at elite Hamptons clubs

This summer, golf fans will get rare look at elite Hamptons clubs -- including National Golf Links, which will host of the Walker Cup.

One shot. $1 million. Are you up to the challenge?

Machrihanish Dunes is hosting a $1 million hole-in-one contest for four random players that take to the course between now and Oct. 15. If you don't believe us, Old Tom Morris can explain.

Bulldog's blog: Playing Renaissance Club

Our Alex Miceli squeezed in 36 holes of golf around covering the Open Championship on Monday, taking in both Gullane Golf Club and the Renaissance Club. Oh, to be able to play golf until 10 p.m.

Bulldog's blog: A walk with ghosts at St. Andrews

In his fifth installment of the Bulldog's blog, our Alex Miceli visits St. Andrews, the 'Home of Golf.'

Bulldog's blog: An impressive day at Trump Scotland

In his fourth installment of the Bulldog's blog, our Alex Miceli plays a round at Golfweek's top-ranked GB&I course, Trump Scotland. Let's just say it lived up to its hype.

Bulldog's blog: With Bond as guide, a worthy trip to Tain GC

Senior writer Alex Miceli will be in England and Scotland for nearly a month and will be keeping you updated with his latest tidbits in a daily blog for Golfweek. Today's installment: A trip to Inverness, with a stop at the Tain Golf Club.

Prairie Club cuts prices, offers unlimited golf

The Prairie Club, which reopens for the 2013 season on May 16, has cut its early-week stay-and-play rates 20 percent.

Sewanee sings praises of Hanse's mountain revival

Nobody will confuse The Course at Sewanee as architect Gil Hanse’s magnum opus, but his minimalist reputation fits right in with a layout featuring "such perfect rolls on top of a mountain," he says.

The Warnocks prepare to take Dornoch

The Links House at Royal Dornoch is scheduled to open June 1, giving golfers a five-star place to rest after playing what Todd Warnock calls a "thinking-man's golf course."

New ferries might bolster Machrihanish

With a new ferry service to be launched May 23, the path to Machrihanish Golf Club is about to get a little easier, and that hopefully will make one of golf's greatest old links more accessible to golf travelers.

Anderson kicks off new Scottsdale project

Lyle Anderson, the man who shaped much of modern-day Scottsdale, Ariz., only to lose control of much of his real estate empire in 2008, plans to break ground next month on Sierra Reserve, a 223-acre development next to the Golf Club Scottsdale.

Experiencing golden moments in Southern California

SoCal, so good: Few places deliver more golden moments than scenic Southern California.

Along the shores of Pacific, golf's brightest unwind on surfboards

In Southern California, where golf's equipment industry meets the Pacific, another sport holds a mystic sway. Our Martin Kaufmann took to the shores of Carlsbad to observe . . .

UA-ASU rivalry is heated, but the golf is just plain hot

A visit to one of the largest college football rivalries - Arizona vs. Arizona State - also offers up spectacular golf with the likes of Dove Mountain and Ventana Canyon.

Streamsong opener: Crenshaw, Doak and Coore, side-by-side

They built it and they came, 300 golf fans, media, folks associated with the owner/developer, Mosaic Co., along with architecture junkies who will go anywhere to see the latest creations of designers Tom Doak, Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw.

Q&A: Mike Cantlay, chairman of VisitScotland

Mike Cantlay, chairman of VisitScotland, talked with Golfweek about golf tourism, plans for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles and the opening of Trump International Golf Links.

VIDEO: $1 million hole-in-one contest

Machrihanish Dunes will reward four random golfers with a shot at $1 million on its par-3 14th hole.