We invite you to join us for an authentic Scottish sporting holiday. "It’s
much more than golf." Link to Golf and fishing the River Tay Slideshow
From your base at stately Balathie House Hotel, you can golf on St.
Andrews links, see the Royal and Ancient town and learn its history, fish
salmon in the famous River Tay, visit Scottish Castles, see how uisge-
batha (Scotland’s water of life - its whisky) is produced and sample a
dram or two, on-the-house . Take a train ride to Edinburgh, Scotland’s
Capital City, visit King Robert the Bruce’s Magnificent Edinburgh Castle,
shop elegant Princes street street stores, march to Pipe Bands, watch
brawny Scots throw the hammer, toss the caber, kilted dancers perform
the Highland fling and best of all taste Scotland’s best country fare, at
nearby village of Birnum's Highland Games.
There’s also plenty time for golf at Scotland’s best links under the watchful
eye of your tour director, David Paterson, PGA golf professional and Yale
University Golf Coach Emeritus who will help you play your best golf on
Scotland’s ancient links, catch a fish or two and keep you up-to-date on
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This is the classic Irish Golf Tour for first-time visitors as well as returning
golfing veterans. You will fly into Shannon on the west coast of Ireland at
dawn and make your way to Dooonbeg to play Greg Norman's Doonbeg.
The a short trip up the road to lahinch to play the championship course;
you can pause here to visit the Cliffs of Mohr before heading south to play
the best- known of all Irish course, the world - famous Ballybunion.
includes Tralee, an audacious dunes layout built by Arnold Palmer, Dooks,
a pleasant less exacting links but with magnificent scenery, then drive the
Ring of Kerry to play Waterville, a majestic links just past Caherciveen,
where you can buy the best Irish tweeds in the country. Killarney's Killeen
Course completes the tour, or spend an extra day and head south into
County Cork to play the dramatic, cliff-top Old Head Golf Links on a
peninsula jutting two miles into the Atlantic
You lodge in traditional Irish Country Hotels offering excellent country fare
in a pub setting, patronized by locals who willingly supply golf advice
during a chat over a pint of Guinness or Simthwick's, Ireland's oldest ale.
This is a rare opportunity for fathers, grandfathers, mothers and
grandmothers to play the famous St. Andrews links together with their
children or grandchildren, boys and girls, and learn the history of the Royal
& Ancient Game of golf as it grew to dominate a town with a history
reaching back to the Bronze Age and to the time of Roman legionaries. A
town once known as the ecclesiastical heart of Scotland’s Roman Church,
ruled by Bishops and visited for centuries by Kings and Queens is now
celebrated for golf.
Along with playing the great links, participants will visit St. Andrews
historical sites including the ruins of the 12 century Cathedral where the
great champions of golf, Auld Tom Morris and his son Tom Jr., winner of
five Open Championships, lie in the graveyard among the great Bishops.
Participants will visit the nearby British Golf Museum, founded in 1990,
which is an important resource for golf historians and displays a huge
collection of documents and implements related golf history and the
foundation of St. Andrews as the birthplace of golf. Historians claim golf
was played in St. Andrews earlier than the 1400s. Join us in the 'Auld Toon'
of St. Andrews for a very special week of golf accompanied by Coach
Paterson, Yale's distinguished Golf Coach Emeritus who will help bring
your game into shape on the Royal and Ancient links.
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This extraordinary 12-day golf and sightseeing adventure to New Zealand
offers you much more than golf. In addition to playing many of New
Zealand’s finest courses, from Auckland's scenic Gulf Harbour to the
latest Jacks Point Club in Queenstown with a backdrop of the Remarkable
Mountains, along the way you will visit New Zealand’s historic sites and
see, first- hand it’s magnificent countryside. Auckland, New Zealand’s
gateway city, portrays a green, clean image of forest and sea views and is
Dominated by Waitemata Harbor, Maori for “Sea of Sparkling Waters.” that
supports the New Zealander’s addiction to outdoor life.
You travel to Paihia in the Bay of Islands with sparkling beaches and
shimmering harbors, important as the place where Westernized New
Zealand came into to being with the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi
in1840. Then onto the great Lake Taupo, the largest freshwater lake in
Asia with gigantic trout and bubbling thermal pools and baths for your
relaxation. Finally Queenstown on a glacial lake beneath snow capped
peaks, the adventure capital of the country, with easy access to rivers,
lakes, ski fields and the glacial Fjordland National Park. You will see when
you fly onto the glaciers and sail the fiords to the farmland why New
Zealand is renowned for its beauty. Indeed there is much more than golf
on this adventure.
Golf, Wine, Dali and Picasso are only part of this exciting adventure in
Catalonia. The eight day tour to Barcelona offers an amalgam of activities
four top Barcelona courses; Golf Llaverones one of Spain's first courses,
Golf Torremirona , facing the Pyrenees, Golf El Prat offering a choice of five-
well designed, nine-hole layouts and finally Golf Terramar with magnificent
views of the Mediterranean.
Although, as far as we know, neither played golf, but perhaps you will be
inspired in some way by a visit to the home of the renowned surrealist,
Salvador Dali in nearby Figures and to cubist, Pablo Picasso’s Museum in
Barcelona. An unusual turn of events will have you collecting ingredients
and creating your own lunch under the eye of Catalonian chef and in
Penedes, the Cava Capital, prepare a personal bottle of wine to enjoy
during the trip or take home as a souvenir.
Barcelona’s magnificent Gran Hotel de Florida overlooking the city is your
lodging for the majority of the tour, finishing with two tranquil, leisurely days
at the Hostal Castell De Gimenelles in country hotel near the exciting
seaside town of Sitges.