Neil Wolkodoff, PhD, is from Denver, Colorado. A member of the North American Society of Travel Journalists, he is also the past director of the Rocky Mountain Golf Media Association. He travels to exotic and no so exotic golf destinations to see how golf, culture and local geography mix in different locales. He has penned articles for Colorado Avid Golfer, Golf Digest, Everett Potter, Luxury Travel Magazine, Examiner, Golf.com, and Golf Magazine. In his travels, he has golfed with royalty, tour professionals, the local duffer, and the occasional goat.