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.
Northern Ireland's golf history goes back to 1881 when Royal Belfast was the first golf course to open there. The other two Royals; County Down and Portrush, regularly feature in top golfing polls across the world.