Father, son & Scotland: A bonus round at Brora?

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Scotland |

Are the flights on time? Do we get lost in a roundabout? Is there enough daylight left? Our flight from Washington D.C. through Detroit and Amsterdam is scheduled to arrive in Inverness, Scotland, at 12:40 p.m. on April 23. Hey, what can go wrong? Can son Jason and I get luggage, clear customs, get our […]

Scotland, day four: Prestwick GC, as old as golf and still feisty

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Scotland |

Dating to 1851, site of the first Open Championship, Prestwick is more than a relic PRESTWICK, AYRSHIRE, Scotland — Old Tom Morris laid out the first 12 holes of Prestwick Golf Club in 1851, though golf had been played there even earlier. In 1860, the very first Open Championship, known in the United States as […]