Wales, revisited: Looking back on six memorable golf courses

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Wales |

The No. 17 green and fairway, Royal St. David’s Golf Club, Wales. Great values, history and more than just golf HARLECH, Wales — At Royal St. David’s Golf Club, you look to the cliff above and see Harlech Castle, built by King Edward I beginning in 1283 and now considered a World Heritage Site, with […]

Wales, revisited: Where we stayed

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Wales |

The gardens at Bodysgallen Hall, Llandudno, Wales. Yes, Visit Wales treated us very well Wales has a variety of lodging options, from bed-and-breakfasts on up. Here are three very unique places we stayed, at the invitation of Visit Wales, the tourism and marketing division of the Welsh government, which has a one-stop web site for […]

Wales, day five: Royal St. David’s Golf Club, royalty indeed

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Wales |

History, Harlech Castle, and a great golf course in Mid Wales HARLECH, Wales — You play Royal St. David’s Golf Club without seeing the Irish Sea, but you hear it throughout your round, the sound of the waves on Tremadog Bay delivered by the seemingly ever-present wind. The sea is just over a wide swath […]