Jason Scott Deegan has reviewed more than 400 courses and golf destinations for some of the industry's biggest publications. His work has been honored by the Golf Writer's Association of America and the Michigan Press Association. His favorite golf destination is Ireland, but a close second is his home state of Michigan, where he lives with his wife and two children.
Not everyone can afford to play all the big names, but luckily the St Andrews area is full of incredible lesser known courses at a fraction of the price. Whilst there you can enter the Old Course ballot multiple times and hopefully top off your trip with a round on the world's most famous course.