Secrets from the world of golf travel: July 2019

The latest news and insider tips for GolfPass subscribers features tips. How to play a Michigan private club, St. Andrews in reverse, and trouble in the Dominican Republic


Point O' Woods in southwest Michigan is considered one of Robert Trent Jones Sr.'s best works, and they recently began offering limited public access.

Each month, the editorial staff compiles Golf Odyssey's Secrets of Golf, a rundown of notable golf destination news and ways you can get special access to private clubs or save at top golf courses and resorts. How you can play Michigan's prestigious Point O’WoodsOne of the sweetest feelings in golf

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Now in its 27th year Golf Odyssey covers the world of golf travel for GolfPass, providing expert news and reviews of the best courses around the world. We also identify insider access to top private clubs, and how to save on the world's most prestigious resort and public courses.
One of the greatest thrills in golf is taking a journey to St. Andrews and playing a round on the Old Course. The palpable aura of the game rooted on such hallowed ground, the memories of watching so many of golf’s greatest players traverse the Swilcan Bridge en route to claiming their Open Championship victory, the wonderful passing parade of people, and the history, architecture, and vibe of this historic university town make a visit to the “Auld Grey Toon” a required pilgrimage for every golf enthusiast.
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Scotland. Ireland. Oregon. Wisconsin? A while ago, this would have been an easy “one of these things is not like the other” exercise. But in the last few years, Wisconsin has enjoyed bigger gains in reputation as a golf destination than practically any place in the world.
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Beach bar meditations on Northern Ireland, the Open's return to Portrush, and his love affair with The Abaco Club in the Bahamas
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On August 5, you can join thousands of golfers from all across the country by teeing off in the ninth annual World’s Largest Golf Outing charity golf tournament. It’s a great opportunity to support a worthy cause as you play a public access or private club you might not otherwise experience. The event, the brainchild of Billy Casper Golf CEO Peter Hill, benefits the Fisher House Foundation and its network of comfort homes that provide free temporary housing for the families of military personnel and veterans receiving care at military and VA medical centers. There are 82 Fisher Houses in the U.S., the United Kingdom, and Germany.
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Secrets from the world of golf travel: July 2019