RESORT & PUBLIC COURSES, INTERNATIONAL
One of the highlights of my gig as a professional golf course photographer is international travel. In 2018 and 2019, I photographed four of Iceland’s golf courses. Originally, I planned the trip strictly as a landscape shooting trip, but discovered as I made my plans that Iceland has more golf courses per capita than any other country in the world. So, on a lark, I reached out to the 18 hole courses and was hired by 4 of them. From Reykjavik to Akureyri, I circumnavigated Iceland, intermingling golf course photography with landscape photography. It was great fun and unlike many international destinations, virtually everyone in Iceland speaks English!
In 2022, I was hired by Bahia Principe, a resort developer out of Spain, to photograph PGA Oceans 4, in The Dominican Republic and PGA Riviera Maya, near Tulum, Mexico. Fewer people in public facilities, like airports, spoke English, but it was great fun and both photo shoots turned out beautifully.
In this gallery, there are images from all of these courses. I hope you enjoy my work as an international golf course photographer!
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