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I chatted with golf photographer/social media extraordinaire Patrick Koenig about his solo trip to play golf in Ireland — he drove around the country and played 13 courses in eight days! — along with his buddies trip in Scotland.

This episode is definitely a must-listen for lovers of links golf and for those thinking of planning their own trip to Ireland and/or Scotland.

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By Stephanie Wei under Wei Goes Golfing
Our four-ball on the first tee at Royal Dublin with the legendary Christy O'Connor

Our four-ball on the first tee at Royal Dublin with the legendary Christy O’Connor

Apologies for my absence, but for those of you who follow me on social media, you know I’ve been in Ireland since the Open. We were on the west coast in Belmullet, which was absolutely beautiful. The downside is it’s in the middle of nowhere, so WiFi and Internet were a challenge.

I’m traveling with a group of writers and we’ve had quite the busy itinerary, and I can’t wait to share with you the breathtaking golf courses I was able to experience in Ireland and Scotland.

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Pathetic fallacy: these dark clouds represent controversy.

Having just sealed his third PGA Tour victory in a little under a month and, in the process, consolidated his place at the summit of the world rankings, Rory McIlroy began yesterday evening’s press commitments at the BMW Championship in ebullient mood.

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By Stephanie Wei under General

Not much changed for Tiger Woods from Sunday to Monday — the only difference was he hopped across the pond to Ireland for the JP McManus Invitational Pro-Am. And he was playing with celebrities and Irish millionaries. He posted another crappy score, carding six bogeys, a double, ten pars and a birdie for a 79.

The crowds cheered loudly all day as Tiger hit beautiful knockdowns that might have produced better results at another course, like, say, at St. Andrews. And he looked like he was having just about as much fun as he did admitting to the world on live TV that he was a cad.

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