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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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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.
in Bordeaux at the Michelin star Chateaux Cordeillan Bages, where wine
and gastronomy are pivotal to the culture and the art of living in the Médoc.
Included is an invitation to Chef Jean-Luc Rocha and the Chef Sommelier
to the “Chef’s Table” in the kitchen for a tailor-made lunch or dinner which
will titillate your tastebuds in a unique ambience as you discover what
goes on behind the scenes of grande cuisine and food-and-wine pairings.
Between chateau vineyard visits, enjoy relaxed golf at nearby Golf de
Modoc, Vinges and Chateaux links style courses that meander through
pine forests. On route to Biarritz, the second destination of the tour, stop
to play Moliet, a scenic course by American architect Robert Trent Jones.
Onto the Hôtel du Palais in Biarritz, overlooking the Bay of Biscay, built by
Napoleon III for his wife Princess Eugénie, where today, the grand
seaside villa still retains its grand heritage. Golf de Chiberta designed by
the legendary Tom Simpson and the Biarritz oldest Course La Phare build
by Scot Willie Dunn are scheduled, again between fine wine and Michelin