From #SB2K16 to Ireland: Tips for planning an epic golf trip

Last week's well documented #SB2K16 golf trip with Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Smylie Kaufman, got the golf world talking about exotic golf itineraries.

Fairways of Life host Matt Adams has his own golf trip to Ireland coming up, a place he's very fond of. While Adams' itinerary probably won't lend itself to the shenanigans of the tanned, risk-taking young kids in the Bahamas, there are similarities and uncertainty with any golf trip, particularly for first-time planners or going to foreign countries.

In preparation for his upcoming Irish golf trip, Adams discussed the logistics of planning a golf vacation with Charlie Rymer on Golf Channel's Morning Drive. The two discussed everything from whether you should use a tour operator to who should be behind the wheel. You can also read Adams' recent article on 10 tips for planning a golf trip.

Video: Adams, Rymer discuss buddies trip planning

Speaking of ultimate links golf trips, there is still time to enter the Great Scot Giveaway, sponsored by Click here to enter, as well as view itinerary details which includes Carnoustie and St. Andrews.

Matt Adams is a New York Times best selling author, award-winning host on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio and golf industry executive. Adams' broadcasting talents have been featured on the BBC, ESPN, Golf Channel, PGA Tour Entertainment, and European Tour Productions, among others. Click here to read his golf blog, and follow him on Twitter at @MattAdamsFoL.

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