Taba’s Travel Stories

A Sticky at the End

A Sticky at the End

The oldest recorded golf club in the world Most people would be delighted to be playing at Muirfield. I was far above delighted, I was ecstatic. Playing golf at the home course of The...

Birthplace of The Open – Part 1

Birthplace of The Open – Part 1

Prestwick - Birthplace of The Open Created in the days when golf professionals were also ball and club makers and greenkeepers like Old Tom Morris, The Open Championship was first played...

Birthplace of The Open – Part 2

Birthplace of The Open – Part 2

“...one that stirs the soul of the daredevil golfer.” At last it was time to put on our shoes and get out on the course. There is only one word I can use to describe this classic links layout,...

Slieve League Cliffs

Slieve League Cliffs

In the league of their own  My editor always said don’t use a cliché like “breathtaking” to describe anything unless it truly took your breath away! My first sight of the Slieve League...

Raw Beauty & The Flaggy Shore

Raw Beauty & The Flaggy Shore

The Raw Beauty of Clahane It is good to be able to make it to Ireland during the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. Normally, I would already be in Ireland by the end of May. But what is normal anymore?...

Daisy Month on Askernish

Daisy Month on Askernish

Sugar white beaches and turquoise waters We were hoping to get to Askernish Golf Club by 2 PM today (June 25th) but it all depended on the ferry crossing from Harris to North Uist (Uibhist). Then we...