Father, son & Scotland: Anticipating Royal Dornoch

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Scotland |

An original links course, regarded among the very best in the world Herbert Warren Wind called it “the most natural golf course in the world.” Tom Watson described it as the most fun he’d had playing golf. Donald Ross, the great American golf architect, learned his trade there. Golf Digest ranks it the No. 2 […]

Father, son & Scotland: Previewing Cruden Bay Golf Club

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Scotland |

What Old Tom Morris and Bram Stoker have in common …. I knew Cruden Bay Golf Club only by reputation, not that kind that comes out of a world ranking, though Golf Digest rates it No. 56 on that score, but from the recommendations of golf journalists like Blaine Newnham and Tom Cade, who have […]

Father, son & Scotland: Carnoustie looms

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Scotland |

It was once dubbed “Car-nasty.” Should I be worried? (I am). As Jason and I developed our plan for Scotland, evolving into six courses in six days, this was the course I think he really wanted to play — beyond the Old Course, which was not available to us — from his own sense of […]