Courses and Travel

If you think golf course designers work in a risk-free environment, think again. From black mambas to bamboo vipers, architect Paul Jansen discusses his experiences of snakes on site

The only 13-hole golf course in the world? That would be the Engelhab Club, Iran’s sole golfing establishment

Paul Jansen recounts the life and times of Dr Alister MacKenzie, one of the legends of golf course architecture and the designer of such courses as Augusta National and Royal Melbourne

Charles McLaughlin shares his experiences from a recent trip of a lifetime to the "Dark Continent"

There’s playing golf - and then there’s really experiencing this greatest of games. Alex Jenkins provides a checklist of what avid Asia-based golfers might wish to sample before they sign their...

Award-winning architect Paul Jansen believes that golf could learn a thing or two from the way cricket has adapted to make it more appealing to a broader range of demographics

Alex Jenkins plays Laguna Phuket Golf Club, which has reopened after undergoing an impressive transformation over the past 18 months

If courses are to withstand the test of time, they need to embrace change and follow a more sustainable approach

Brunei might not be everyone’s first choice for a trip with clubs in tow. But if you’re looking for laid-back experience on first-rate courses, this tiny nation, a short flight from Hong Kong,...

Architect Paul Jansen pays homage to the Old Course at Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club, a timeless layout that is entirely devoid of bunkers