Father, son & Scotland: A postcard from Brora Golf Club

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Scotland |

On the first day, we play on the shore of the North Sea. It is a windy afternoon on the North Sea in northeastern Scotland. It has taken us 24 hours to get here, four flights from Washington, D.C., and ninety minutes of left-side driving. This was the beginning of the trip to celebrate my […]

Father, son & Scotland: A postcard from Royal Dornoch

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Scotland |

On the second day, we play the No. 2 rated course in the world. We woke up on the morning of Wednesday, April 24, at the Royal Golf Hotel, in view of Royal Dornoch Golf Club, a few steps from the clubhouse. It was sunny, the wind whipping through the flags by the first tee. The […]

Father, son & Scotland: A postcard from Machrihanish Dunes

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Scotland |

On the third day, a 21st century course that seems centuries old. The forecast for Thursday, April 25, had initially called for rain over much of Scotland. But by the time we got to Machrihanish the outlook was more favorable, and the morning suggested there would be sunshine, and there was. I had played Machrihanish […]