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SCOTLAND THE HOME OF GOLF- now available for purchase.


SCOTLAND, HOME of GOLF. Is now available for purchase, and is a perfect holiday gift for your favorite golfer. or something every golfer can add to their holiday want list.

“It’s not that Scotland, was the home home of golf, it still is.”

The book is the work of St. Andrews based father and son photography team of Iain and Christopher Lowe. With text and illustrations by Scottish golf historian and fourth generation St. Andrean David Joy.

This book centers around 14 of Scotland’s must play golf courses, the courses that make golfers from around the globe wishing to visit Scotland.

The books back cover. If you like the front and back cover, wait until you see what’s inside.

These 14 great Scottish golf courses represent over 600 years of golf history.

While historic courses such as Carnoustie, The Old Course, Muirfield, Turnberry, Prestwick, Royal Troon, North Berwick and Royal Dornoch are featured. New courses built since 2000, like Kingsbarns and Trump International are among those profiled in the book.

The Lowes currently have four photographic books titles to their credit, and Scotland-Home of Golf might be the best to date.

Around the pictures by the Lowe’s are hand drawn pencil illustrations, are joined with text and feature the great champions of the game that have walked the fairways of these golf courses.

The books creators like to say they have created a “love letter” to the golfers whose presence is currently missed, due to the pandemic.

Scotland-Home of Golf features mostly pictures that will inspire golfers. Golfers whose love of golf and especially links golf, will enjoy the book and want to start planning their trip to where golf is played in it’s purist form.

The book is now available for purchase at, or online through the following website,

See Scotland’s finest golf courses in a light you have never seen them in before. Scotland-Home of Golf, it still is.

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Rory spent over 8 years growing up working at Rob Roy Golf Club in Prospect Hts.IL, then two years at Chevy Chase in Wheeling. He has covered golf in Chicago since 1986. Rory was one of the initial members of WSCR all-sports radio Chicago and covered golf there for 5 seasons, before moving on to work for ESPN/Sportsticker and ESPN Radio. In addition to hosting Golfers on Golf Radio on WCPT AM820 Chicago, he writes for both the Chicago District (CDGA) Magazine, and formerly Chicagoland Golf. Rory has played over 525 courses in 39 states, and rates golf courses. He does golf course management and communications consulting, within the golf industry.