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​A few more enticing golfing options in The Netherlands

We left a few loose ends behind when we returned from The Netherlands last year. Our visit back then covered most of the country’s top tracks but there were a few courses that we just didn’t have time to see, until last week...

​A few more enticing golfing options in The Netherlands

Review of the Month September 2018 – Navatanee

Oops I did it again; I got sucked into playing an overly expensive Asian golf course that rates fairly highly within the country. In the case of Navatanee, likely based on two factors: it clings to the World Cup 1975 tag and it's an expensive and mostly private club.

Review of the Month September 2018 – Navatanee

The ups and downs of the 2018 Ryder Cup

M. James Ward reflects on events in Paris, pausing for thought at the USA’s poor away form and tipping his hat to Europe's resounding Ryder Cup victory under the brilliant captaincy of Thomas Bjørn over a highly rated US squad.

The ups and downs of the 2018 Ryder Cup

​Looking back nearly 50 years to "The Concession"

It is hard to imagine nearly 50 years have passed since the famous concession offered by Jack Nicklaus against Tony Jacklin in the final match at Royal Birkdale in 1969 to assure a tied outcome – the first in Ryder Cup history.

​Looking back nearly 50 years to "The Concession"

Response to Course Reviews

Brora

I usually enjoy reading your reviews but I must say that I’m finding your latest reviews of Scottish classics a little baffling. If Brora doesn’t strike a chord...

Castle Stuart

A well written and positive review - captures the essence of CS.The rating given by this reviewer is not commensurate with his own sentiment though - “a wonderf...

Gleneagles (King's)

A 3 ball rating is “average”. What do you think it is about the course that fails to justify its lofty reputation?Just checked their website and see that as of...

Durness

So glad you made it up to Durness. Really nice review, all I'd say is that the par 5 6th is a fantastic match play hole with a thrilling drive, and death or glo...