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Episode 67 – The Undiscovered Links of the Highlands with Jason Scott Deegan

Jason Scott Deegan is a senior travel writer for Golf Channel’s Golf Advisor and has returned home after a mammoth week of golf in the Scottish Highlands. The purpose of the trip was simple and is summed up perfectly by Jason on the foreword of his detailed trip review on the Golf Advisor website.

Frankly, I got more satisfaction from discovering the links without much fanfare than I did checking off bucket-list destinations. Every country club member with a fat wallet and a can-do attitude about golf travel sees Dornoch and Trump. I like being different, seeing more and experiencing golf beyond the well worn path traversed by most Americans.

The game is so pure at Brora and Fraserburgh Golf Club and Tain Golf Club. It’s not about how long the courses are or which tournament they’re hosting next. It’s about interesting and unique golf holes in the dunes, simple as that.

Tuesday May 26, 2015

Arrive into Edinburgh Airport. Transfers to Aberdeenshire

Afternoon lunch and 18 hole at Cruden Bay

 

Wednesday May 27, 2015

Morning tee times at Trump International

Afternoon tee times at Murcar Links

 

Thursday May 28, 2015

Morning tee times at Fraserburgh

Afternoon tee times at Newburgh on Ythan

Friday, May 29, 2015
Morning departure for Nairn
Afternoon 18 at Nairn – 2pm & 2.10pm Tee Off

 

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Morning 18 at Castle Stuart

 

Sunday, May 31, 2015
Morning 18 on Struie Course at Royal Dornoch
Afternoon 18 on Championship Course at Royal Dornoch

 

Monday, June 1, 2015
Mid-morning 18 at Brora

 

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Mid-morning 18 at Tain
Late-afternoon departure back to St. Andrews area

 

Wednesday June 3, 2015

Morning tee times at Kingsbarns

Transfer to Edinburgh for overnight accommodation

Thursday June 4, 2015

Transfers to Edinburgh Airport and flights home

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