Golf in Costa Rica – “Pura Vida”

The Hacienda Pinella Club de Golf In Costa Rica - All Images Credit Michael Cunningham

By Michael Cunningham

Brilliant rays of red and orange disperse across the darkening sky as our aircraft gently touches down on the runway at San Jose’s Juan Santamaria airport.

"Pura vida, welcome to Costa Rica”! Is a recurring expression of warmth that I will encounter throughout my visit here, genuine wishes for a “good life and happiness”.

I have arrived in Costa Rica to experience the emergence of golf in this county. My host is Fabio Solano, owner of Tee Times Costa Rica and the unheralded ambassador for the promotion of the sport in his country.

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The Most Luxurious Trip To South Africa


SOUTH AFRICA (Dr. Barry Lotz/Inside Golf) — Today, South Africa is the best country in the world to visit! Due to the strength of the US dollar, you basically are getting a minimum 2 for 1 on goods and services. (R14 to $1.00).

Since leaving South Africa many moons ago, I have returned at least 20 times, if not more. It is one of the most beautiful countries inhabited by wonderful people, in wonderful destinations.

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The Playin' O' The Green - Part 2

by Lisa 'Longball' Vlooswyk

My last article was Part one of a two Part series on my epic golf trip to Ireland. It detailed my adventures with my husband to Belfast and Northern Ireland and back down to Dublin including world renowned courses such as Royal Portrush, Portstewart, Royal County Down, Portmarnock and the Island.

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