We have been marketing to golfers and the golf industry for over 30 years. Our practical experience includes destination marketing, owning, managing and/or participating in more than 170 golf and travel shows, golf and travel writing, magazine and trade publication, direct marketing and e-commerce.

This team has a passion for golf and a proven history of marketing to the traveling golfer.

Once a month, we will also publish The Traveling Golfer e-Newsletter that profiles four new resorts or destination areas with professionally written articles, photographs and contact information.  Sign up today to get the latest news on affordable possibilities, travel tips, industry news and details about contests that are running on the travelinggolfer.net website.

Claudio DeMarchi

Claudio DeMarchi is a golfer who loves to travel to play golf.   Publisher and editor of the Traveling Golfer www.travelinggolfer.net established in 2006.  Claudio is also the North American representative for IAGTO the International Association of Golf Tour Operators, considered the global tourism organization for the golf industry with over 2,700 members in 100+ countries.  In any given year IAGTO is responsible for conducting up 6 golf tourism conventions around the world.

Our Writers


Tim Baines, is a sports columnist with Postmedia in Ottawa, mostly covering football and golf – two of his biggest passions. He’s been with the Ottawa Sun for 30 years. An adventurous type, he chases his golf ball around, sometimes visiting rarely seen corners of the golf course.

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Jeff Thoreson is a Washington, D.C.-based golf and travel writer. He has played many of the great courses of the world but finds great pleasure in traveling to out-of-the-way places to find true hidden gems.

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Peter Ellegard, a multiple award-winning writer and photographer, has been a travel journalist for over 30 years and specialises in writing about golf. Based in England, he contributes to many publications in the UK and worldwide and works with global golf tourism organisation IAGTO as media advisor.

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Alexander Toth came to love golf in a very surprising way. After a car accident left him immobile, he fought and recovered to resume work as a security officer. Then, one morning after a midnight shift he saw Arnold Palmer walking outside of a hotel. They would talk for several minutes. Instead of going home it was at this point that he bought his first set of clubs. Golf was formally introduced to him.

Since that chance meeting, Alexander has been immersed in golf. For him, it’s more than a game, sport, or a career. It’s a passion! Alexander has worked in the golf industry first as a Marshall, an Associate Professional, an Assistant Manager, and finally a Director of Golf. He’s also competed on “Developmental Tours” and U.S. Open qualifying and takes great enjoyment teaching golfers. Both instructional and educational.

For the past decade, Alexander has written about anything that has to do with golf. From editorials to golf equipment reviews. Reviews that are genuine because, as he says “Honest and unbiased should go without saying”. 

When Alexander isn’t writing about or playing golf, he can be found with his Black Labrador (Muskoka) at his side, on a stream fly fishing, or playing his 12-string guitar.

Alexander is looking forward to sharing his thoughts and insights with “The Traveling Golfer” community.

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