Travel Stories

Photo: Kaia Means (qhd-960:3840)

Tunisia down to a tee

Golf has been played in Tunisia since Carthage Golf Club opened in 1927, when the country was still a French colony. Today Tunisia is a small but vying Mediterranean golf destination with a dozen courses and a desire to give Euro-golfers their golf fix at any time of the year. Will Tunisia make a comeback on the golf tourism scene in the coming years?

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Links heaven

Atlantic Links

“You’re up” I said to Kaia on the first tee. But Kaia wasn’t ready, as she assumed she would be teeing off last in our fourball with three men and her, the only woman. Much to her surprise her tee box on the first hole was behind the men’s, and she was first up.

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Not just 10,000 lakes

Land of golf

Most people can name the three big US golf states; Florida, California, and Arizona. But which state is number four? The answer may surprise you.

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Culinary delights and the world’s best wine

A taste of Bordeaux

Bordeaux is, as we all know, lined to the hilt with culinary delights and famous chateaux where the world’s best wine flows freely. The golf courses are pretty appealing, too! So why hasn’t the region, and France as a whole, made it to the top of the list of Europe’s great golfing destinations?

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Photo: Kaia Means (qhd-960:3840)

Spectacularly beautiful scenery

Links of Cornwall

How do the links courses of southwest England compare to those of Scotland and Ireland? If you’re used to ordering haggis or black pudding after your round on the links, maybe you should consider heading south and enjoying a Cornish pasty instead. Golf in Cornwall should be on your bucket list.

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Golf in the Rift Valley

Walking with the animals

“It’s just them again.” The zebras look bored. They’ve seen it all before. They ignore us as we putt out on the 3rd hole of the Great Rift Valley Golf Club.

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Photo: Kaia Means (qhd-960:3840)

A fairy tale

The heart of Denmark

Once upon a time, there was a very flat country that had lots of fun-loving people in it who also happened to make famous beers. Then one day somebody visited from a hilly country across the sea and showed these fun-loving people how to play a frustrating game with iron sticks and a white ball, which would sometimes roll into a tiny hole in the ground. 

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View from the clubhouse, with the 9th on the left and the 18th on the right.View from the clubhouse, with the 9th on the left and the 18th on the right.Photo: Bo Sjosten (qhd-960:2048)

Vipingo Ridge

A course with a view

Most people associate Kenya with going on safari to see the Big Five. But there is much more to Kenya than wildlife. We traveled to Kenya and went on a different kind of safari: a golf safari.

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