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A Summary of Ferguson Golf Advice
If you've followed what I've said, you will realize that my travel advice is based on certain principles.
|Don't buy a "pig in a poke." Don't spend money before you have to. Know your costs every step of the way.|
|If you're on a short trip, concentrate in one or two areas. That's better than running around the country on a whirlwind tour.|
|Book your accommodations with the understanding that B & Bs, guest houses, and small hotels offer better value and a better chance to meet local residents than the resort hotels. In general, the more money you spend, the farther away you get from the heart and soul of the country and people you are visiting.|
|Don't fall into the marketing trap that you are making a "Once-in-a-lifetime" trip. Once you buy into that notion, you'll spend anything to make it happen and that's exactly what the tour operators want. Guess whatit's not that hard to get to Scotland or Ireland. I'd rather see you make two trips for the price most people pay for one trip.|
If you follow these principles, I believe you will (1) have the best possible golf experience; (2) spend less money; (3) get to know the Scots and Irish better; and (4) maintain flexibility to play when you want to play and where you want to play.
I can help you achieve these goals that, together, will lead to a rewarding golf and travel experience. Call me at 1-800-835-6692.
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