Scotland Trip Planner
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While 19th-century links clubs are the main draw in Scotland, the country's modern golf product is one of the best in the world. Many of these modern courses are set on equally -- if not superior -- coastal settings, and no Scotland golf tour is complete without playing at least one of these modern-day wonders, Brandon Tucker writes.
A lot of pressure can come with planning a Scotland golf vacation, especially if its your once-in-a-lifetime trip to the home of golf. And to complicate things, usually each person in your group has their own wish list. But there are a few things you should agree on when it comes to your links vacation, and Brandon Tucker offers five tips to help steer you in the right direction.
Read enough glossy literature on golf in Scotland and you might be led to believe all the top courses here were founded during the Stone Age. But many new designs are being built. So on your next trip, consider including a few newbies located near the historic clubs for a taste of old and new Scotland.
Golfing roots in the Highlands of Scotland are just about as deep as anywhere. Towns, no matter how small, seem to have a local place to play, especially those along the sea. The allure of the Highlands is much different than the more urban golf pockets of Scotland like East Lothian or St. Andrews. Pleasant, rural drives between storybook villages, a national forest, scenic beaches and a most relaxing vibe lure groups to the Highlands. Brandon Tucker has more.