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The Machrie: A Scottish Legend Reborn

The restored Machrie hotel on the Isle of Islay, in the Scottish Hebrides, is a new addition to the American golfer's bucket list.

Willie Campbell: The Golf Legend Who Designed the Machrie Course

Willie Campbell was a successful golfer in Scotland who became an expert club- and ball-maker. He went on to become a course architect who designed the Machrie.

Inspired by the Ryder Cup: A Look at Courses on the Continent

Playing golf in France, Belgium and the Netherlands, on courses designed by some of the 20th century's most celebrated architects, evokes tradition and history.

The Lodge at Sea Island Gets an Upgrade

A favorite of Andrew Harper members, The Lodge Sea Island will get $25 million dollars' worth of enhancements, including more cottages and a golf center.

Best New Golf Courses in the World

Golf is in the midst of another renaissance. Here are the 5 best layouts to come on-line in this second golden age of golf course architecture.

15 Best Waterfront Golf Courses in the World

Golfers continue to be drawn to coastal courses. Having played on many fine seaside courses, I am pleased to offer this list of the top 15 in the world.

New Zealand Golf Highlights

Over the years, I have received many requests for advice about golf vacations. If I could go anywhere in the world for golf, the answer is New Zealand.

'From the Greens': 5 Favorite Golf Resorts

We invited five extraordinary Harper-recommended hotels and resorts to tout one of their favorite features at their award-winning golf courses.

'From the Greens' | Turnberry Resort's Ninth Hole

Trump Turnberry Resort points to the ninth hole of Ailsa Course as a a landmark feature from their famed golf courses on the shores of Scotland.

'From the Greens' | Ashford Castle

Though Ashford Castle is surrounded by the finest golf links in all of Ireland, its nine-hole course is a prestigious hideaway of a course not to be overlooked.

'From the Greens' | Fazio's 'Re-Perfection' of Pelican Hill

We asked The Resort at Pelican Hill located in Newport Beach, California, to share a highlight from their Readers' Choice award-winning golf courses.

Pebble Beach: Revisiting a Classic Golf Retreat

Set on the Monterey Peninsula where the Del Monte Forest meets the Pacific Ocean, Pebble Beach is one of the most idyllic retreats I know.

Reader Survey 2013: Top 20 Golf Resorts

Hideaway Report readers chose properties in California, Oregon, Georgia and Arizona as their Top 20 Favorite Golf Resort list this year. Other destinations include West Virginia, North Carolina, Scotland and New Zealand.

14 Great American Golf Resorts

14 Great American Golf Resorts: If golf is your game, here’s where to stay and play across the United States.

Hamilton Grand: Exclusive Residences Behind The Old Course

Hamilton Grand The lodging options in St. Andrews will be wonderfully enhanced this summer with the opening of a new inn behind the 18th green of the Old Course.

Golfing in Scotland: Emergency 18s

There’s an expression in golf that is sometimes used after an especially satisfying round, and then a refreshing pint at the 19th hole afterwards.

Golfing in Scotland: Six Pieces of Advice

Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of golf in Scotland is the way visitors are welcomed at even the most exclusive clubs.

Last Word: Scotland Signature Tour

I have been fortunate enough to spend a great deal of time in Scotland. My ancestors came from Moray in the northeast, so the country has always seemed like my second home.

OHL Classic at Mayakoba

The OHL Classic at Mayakoba, Mexico’s only PGA TOUR event, is taking place this November 11-17 on the El Camaleón Golf Club course located in the Riviera Maya’s Mayakoba resort complex.

News From Rosewood Mayakoba, Mexico

All images copyright Rosewood Mayakoba   The 128-suite Rosewood Mayakoba on Mexico's Riviera Maya underwent an extensive four-week, $1.6 m

Reader Survey 2012 Favorite Golf Resorts

Our readers' favorite Golf Resorts from around the world. Click through for the full list.

From the Travel Office: Golfing With Celebrities for a Good Cause

Moyer Foundation's Celebrity Golf Tourney and Roast & Toast   This year's Moyer Foundation Celebrity Golf Tourney and Roast & Toast is scheduled for No

Reader Survey 2012: Top 10 Golf Resorts

Results from the 2012 Readers' Choice Awards including the top ten favorite golf resorts around the world.

Golf in Northwest Ireland

Eleventh green, Rosses Point © LC Lambrecht / Golfstock.net Thirteenth hole, "The Burrows," Enniscrone © LC Lambrecht / Golfstock.net Seventeenth fairway and

Top 20 Golf Resorts

The year's top 20 golf resorts as picked by our readers. Named resorts include The Lodge at Pebble Beach, The Cloister and more.

Thursday Escape: Verdura Golf & Spa Resort, Sicily

Located 60 miles south of Palermo, Verdura Golf & Spa Resort occupies a pretty stretch of seafront just outside the town of

The Best Golf in the Dominican Republic

Teeth of the Dog, Copyright Casa de Campo Golf in the Dominican Republic has received a fair amount of attention lately.

Thursday Escape: Rosewood Mayakoba, Mexico

Accommodations, the spa, restaurants, beaches and the nearby golf course at Rosewood Mayakoba are all accessible via boats that navigate the property's canals and lagoons.