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    In August, Ireland’s K Club Hotel opened Straffan House (www.straffanhouse.ie; see “Easy Ryder”), an elegant 10-suite home with a private cinema and an indoor swimming pool. Guests staying in the house (from $16,000 per night) enjoy unlimited access to the K Club’s Smurfit and Palmer Ryder Cup golf courses.

    Former Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III will join guests of Sea Island’s new Ultimate Guys’ Golf Experience (www.seaisland.com) for a round on one of the Georgia resort’s three 18-hole courses. Unveiled in September, the $100,000 package for three also includes four nights’ accommodations, unlimited golf throughout the stay, club fittings, and more.

    The GolfBoard, the Quadrofoil, and a bespoke dune buggy are among the fun-filled finds…
    The 2015 Necker Open includes 36 holes and four days on Richard Branson’s private Caribbean island…
    From grills to golf carts, our Father’s Day gift guide has something exceptional for every dad…
    Abercrombie & Kent has organized special travel packages for the events…
    The German automaker’s bike is built from super-lightweight components…
    The German bicycle maker’s new mountain bike pays tribute to the Mercedes-AMG GT sports car…
    Photo by DJ Strunz
    On Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit, blue-water hunters go eye-to-eye with giants of the deep...
    The self-propelled board uses a wireless remote and can reach speeds of 25 knots…
    The Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra 310LX has a revamped 1,498 cc inline 4-cylinder engine...
    The new ski collection features the work of modern U.S. artists…