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Timothy L. O'Brien

Trump’s Golf Misadventure in the Scottish Dunes

Broken promises and angry neighbors dog the president’s resort near Aberdeen.

Making enemies.

Making enemies.

Photographer: Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

President Donald Trump is golfing this weekend at one of his resort businesses, Trump Turnberry, on the west coast of Scotland. About 200 miles to the northeast, on the opposite coast, sits another Trump property that the president has dropped from his U.K. tour.

Maybe he’s bypassing his Trump International Golf Links, near Aberdeen, because of a tight presidential schedule. Maybe it’s more about Turnberry’s legacy glamour, which its northern cousin lacks.