Walking in the Footsteps of Old Tom Morris at Prestwick St Nicholas

A Town with History The small town of Prestwick in Ayrshire has a unique place in golf history as the birthplace of the Open Championship. Way back in 1860, the first Open Championship was played at Prestwick Golf Club. Only eight players took part and the...

Formby Ladies GC, Short, Tricky and Great Fun!!

The Ladies Club In a first for us at World's Best, we play at Formby Ladies Golf Club, which has its own course within the same grounds as Formby Golf Club, near Liverpool, England. The courses run side by side and while Formby GC is a strong traditional championship...

Rockliffe Hall, one of Europe’s best golf resorts. Yes, really!

Five Star Resort Rockliffe Hall Golf Resort and Spa is one of those 5-star places that are “hidden” around the UK. Many of these resorts will be unfamiliar to our readers but that doesn’t mean that you should not consider staying and playing if you are in the North...

Kings, Legends, Treasure Island and Trump

History Lesson The second course at Turnberry was renamed after the Martin Ebert renovation in 2016 and is now known as the King Robert the Bruce course. We wondered at the time where the name had come from and why it was changed from the Kintyre course. Thanks to the...

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Riding Shotgun in Thailand

Riding Shotgun in Thailand

It’s always nice to stamp the passport in a faraway place, even better to play golf there. Golf is formal in Bogota, Colombia. Long pants and a collar are required, caddies are mandatory and an hour-plus sit-down lunch at the turn is a must. The pace is faster in...

WBGD in Thailand: We Remember the Little Things Forever

WBGD in Thailand: We Remember the Little Things Forever

The small things in travel typically leave the greatest impressions. We went to Thailand to play golf, but it’s a Tuesday lunch we'll remember forever. Every meal during our time in Thailand was sensational, but it’s the Laem Sai Seafood Restaurant in the Thalang...

Kings, Legends, Treasure Island and Trump

Kings, Legends, Treasure Island and Trump

History Lesson The second course at Turnberry was renamed after the Martin Ebert renovation in 2016 and is now known as the King Robert the Bruce course. We wondered at the time where the name had come from and why it was changed from the Kintyre course. Thanks to the...

Links Golf Heaven on the Moray Firth, Castle Stuart Golf Links.

Links Golf Heaven on the Moray Firth, Castle Stuart Golf Links.

A Northern Gem of a Course Castle Stuart Golf Links has only been in existence for 13 years but has made an indelible mark on all those who have played it. Such is the quality of its design, Castle Stuart played host to the European Tour’s Scottish Open four times in...

Links Golf Heaven on the Moray Firth, Nairn Dunbar Golf Club

Links Golf Heaven on the Moray Firth, Nairn Dunbar Golf Club

In the second of our three articles on links courses along the Moray Firth, we visit Nairn Dunbar Golf Club. While it's not as well known as its illustrious neighbours, it's a cracking links golf course which requires guile, accuracy, shot shaping and a little luck to...

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Long Haul Flight Strategies and Helpful Gear

Long Haul Flight Strategies and Helpful Gear

Transatlantic and transpacific flights are exhausting. The savvy traveler is prepared for time changes and equipped for ultimate comfort in transit. It's a must to get some sleep when flying from U.S. to Europe. No sleep when flying ahead in time zones can hurt the...

New Scotty Cameron Phantom X 12.5 Putter

New Scotty Cameron Phantom X 12.5 Putter

Scotty Cameron has added a new model to the 2019 Phantom X family – the Phantom X 12.5 – to meet the needs of players seeking a stable mallet with more toe flow and a new alignment option. A left-handed Phantom X 12.5 model also joins the lineup. Available beginning...

The Softest Titleist Golf Ball for Only $23 a Dozen

The Softest Titleist Golf Ball for Only $23 a Dozen

I've tried them all: Vice, Bridgestone golf ball, Callaway golf ball, Noodle and Taylormade golf ball, and keep coming back to the #1 ball in golf. Comfort is critical to making good golf swings and hitting solid putts. It's important to believe in your equipment....

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Solheim Cup Gear Preview: Q&A with Jofit CEO Joanne Cloak

Solheim Cup Gear Preview: Q&A with Jofit CEO Joanne Cloak

This summer, WBGD received a special sneak peak at Jofit’s Firecracker collection – the look that was inspired by the brand’s official uniforms for Team U.S.A. at the 2019 Solheim Cup. With play beginning this week, WBGD had the opportunity to chat with brand founder...

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From the Tips in Saudi Arabia [Video]

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