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: Previewing North Berwick

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Scotland |

Our trip in Scotland ends at a wonderful, favorite golf course I fell in love with North Berwick Golf Club when I was lucky enough to play it three years ago, on a trip with good friends and colleagues Blaine Newnham, Tom Cade and Rob Perry, courtesy of Visit Scotland. I loved the history of […]

Previewing Scotland: A journey to the birthplace of golf

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Scotland |

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 […]