WATCH LIVE: Breaking down the golf trip of a lifetime, an InsideGOLF exclusive

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Dylan Dethier and Sean Zak posing after a wild three-day buddies trip through the United Kingdom.

Three courses, three countries, three days. That’s the absolutely wicked itinerary I crafted for my coworker Dylan Dethier and myself in the middle of August. 

We were tasked with taking a trip through the linksland, casting away the comforts of the American summer for whatever whipped in off the Irish Sea. And we wouldn’t just be playing top courses; we had lined up the next three Open Championship hosts: Royal Liverpool, Royal Troon and Royal Portrush. As tricky as this boondoggle was logistically — think redeye flights, 4 a.m. wake-up calls and driving on the left side of the road — one of our favorite aspects was this whole thing was attainable. 

Playing the best courses in America takes connections, networking, invites. In the U.K. just because a course is private doesn’t mean it’s off-limits. So, yes, you can do this trip, too. Or you can add to it and create something even more grand. How? We’ll tell you all about it in a special InsideGOLF Zoom call, happening LIVE on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. ET. Not already an InsideGOLF member? Join here for only $20 and enjoy more than $100 in benefits.

Dylan and I will explain our favorite parts of each course, the can’t-miss stops in each town and what you gain as a golfer when you make a dream buddies trip like this one happen. So click here to join InsideGOLF — where you’ll get access to our editors, our trips, our stories and much more — and come prepared with questions for the two of us. Anything is on the table!

Sean Zak Editor

Zak is a writer at GOLF Magazine, currently working on a book about the summer he spent in St. Andrews. You can read about those travels here and catch his latest thoughts on the Drop Zone Podcast:

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