Seeking the enduring spirit of golf in Scotland, from Old Tom Morris to David McLay Kidd (and Donald Trump) Golfers don’t simply take a trip to Scotland to play courses there. They make a pilgrimage. That word conveys the historic nature of the game there, the bucket-list allure. Wrote the late James W. Finegan in […]
WATERVILLE, CO. KERRY, Ireland — In the mid-1980s, an American named Jay Connolly, along with several club members from Winged Foot Golf Club in New York, came to southwest Ireland, played Waterville Golf Links near the peaceful village on the Atlantic Ocean and fell in love with the place.
BALLYBUNION, CO. KERRY, Ireland — On the fourth hole at Ballybunion Golf Club (Old Course) on Thursday, I met a long-time club member, a very distinguished gentleman, Mr. Brendan O’Neill.
Looking forward to an amazing experience Welcome. Thank you for finding this site. I hope that the stories that will come, about a pending trip to Ireland and Wales in early September, and the past writings that have been placed here, will bring you back, and that you’ll share these stories with others who love […]
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Five years ago, Blaine Newnham began writing a book about the history and development of Chambers Bay, the publicly owned links golf course south of Tacoma that opened in 2007 and will host the U.S. Open next June.