Originated in Scotland in the 18th century, golfing societies have long been popular in the British Isles.
After a six-week closure caused by the recent tsunami in Japan, the Four Seasons reopened its resort on the Kailua-Kona coast of Hawaii Island last month.
The Australian island of Tasmania is now home to two of the world’s top courses. Barnbougle Dunes, designed by Tom Doak and Michael Clayton, opened in 2004 to universal acclaim.
Only one of this year’s Best of the Best courses is not on or near an ocean.
More golf courses closed than opened in the United States last year, and the industry experienced a significant drop in rounds played.
The Bahamas have long been a place for good but not great golf.
While many vacation homes offer golf course views, few look out over the game’s seminal playground: the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland.
Peter Whalen, the head pro at the new Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club in the Bahamas, predicts light traffic for the community’s Tom Fazio–designed course.
With only a handful of courses scattered across its parched, garrigue-carpeted landscape, the Mediterranean island of Cyprus is not the first place that comes to mind as a warm-weather g
Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic has recently completed a $40 million renovation.
Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa Valley will unveil its two newly refurbished 18-hole PGA championship Robert Trent Jones Jr.–designed golf courses in April.
Golfers and car enthusiasts share at least one passion: a love of long drives.
A travel company specializing in private guided adventures throughout the world has a new program specifically for sports fans.
Architect Guy Dreier has built more than 50 residences in and around Palm Springs, Calif., including Robb Report’s 2009 Ultimate Home.
The World’s Most Traveled Athlete, one of golf great Gary Player’s nicknames, might be an understatement.
Located in Puglia, at the heel of Italy’s boot, Borgo Egnazia resembles a traditional Puglian village surrounded by olive groves along the Adriatic Sea.
The Abaco Islands are downright deserted compared with some Bahamian destinations.
The Resort: A 90-minute drive northwest from Los Angeles, Ojai Valley Inn & Spa offers solace for city slickers amid 220 acres of oak trees, golf course greens, and herb garde
The Resort: Pink lounge chairs and umbrellas dot the crescent-shaped beach at Sandy Lane, a 113-room Barbados resort that dates to 1961.
When selecting a pro-am tournament, you should consider the obvious (quality of course, strength of field) and the not-so obvious (three rather than four amateurs per pro, walking and caddies, tee
The Resort: "No problem" is the response to most requests made at Laucala Island.
The Resort: Pezula Private Estate may be off South Africa’s standard tourist path, but this sprawling resort and residential community generously rewards those who make the detour
The Resort: Black lava rock blankets the landscape for miles along the Big Island of Hawaii’s Highway 19, and the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu—
My approach shot to the 15th hole at Mayakoba’s El Camaleón course has caught the greenside bunker. It is not my first time in the sand today.
Most golf getaways in the British Isles focus on the famed courses of Scotland and Ireland.
Golfers in search of a British Isles–like experience in America generally head to Oregon’s Bandon Dunes and other cool-climate coastal resorts.
In 1911, Crans-Montana distinguished itself as a ski destination by hosting the first major downhill racing event in the sport’s history.
Most of Europe’s elite golf courses are clustered in the British Isles and, to a lesser extent, the Iberian Peninsula.
The Wequassett Resort and Golf Club is tucked away among 27 acres of salt marshes and woodlands on Cape Cod, Massachuset
Do not be alarmed if you suddenly feel smaller upon arriving at the Resort at Pelican Hill, a 504-acre golf retreat in Newport Coast, California.