RON CROWLEY

Best of the Best 2002: Golf: Best Resorts

Great Scot Once the summer home of Andrew Carnegie, Skibo Castle in Scotland’s Northern Highlands is now the setting for a year-round house party for the members of Peter de Savary’s Carnegie Club. The public rooms are decorated in chintz and furnished with plush settees grouped around crackling fires, and animal heads, portraits, and rows […]

Best of the Best 2002: Golf: Best Courses

Link to Scotland Compare the courses at Bandon Dunes with the checklist of what defines a Scottish/Irish links.   Desolate seaside location; raw, tumbling dunes land; constant drumming of surf; open, treeless, and windswept; weather that changes three times in the space of a round, including at least one episode of rain? Check.   Hard, […]