Archives for: December 2008

Best of 2008 Travel Awards part 2

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As I look back on my 2008 golf season (spurred on by my colleague Brandon Tucker's column), I can't help but feel every passing year gets better on the golf course. Even after playing more than 400 courses around the world, I still appreciate finding… more »

Simulator golf at Golf O Rama

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My first taste of a golf simulator in winter was a miserable one. I went about a decade ago while on vacation in Minnesota with my uncle and stepdad. I recall hitting miserable shot after miserable shot -- which wasn't uncommon for me back then (some… more »

December fun at Oakland Hills

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December fun at Oakland Hills Country Club in snow-ravaged southeast Michigan? Yes, it's true. Sadly, there were no clubs involved, but that's OK. That South course can be a real ego-crusher. Just ask Sergio Garcia, who lost another heart-breaker of… more »

TOMI putting system fun at Miles of Golf

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I got my first taste of the TOMI (The Optimal Motion Instructor) putting system while researching a story at Miles of Golf (www.milesofgolf.com) near Ann Arbor, Michigan. It was enlightening. I've always thought myself a horrible putter. TOMI (www.tom… more »

Golf 365 days: A History by Robert Sidorsky a truly unique book

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Why do I love Robert Sidorsky's book, Golf 365 days: A History? Let me count the ways. 1, The format is awesome. Really. I can't give it enough kudos for its small stature half the size of a tradition book. Yet it's sturdy enough to be a showcase c… more »

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Dates: January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014
This is your opportunity to play at Saddlebrook, rated by Condé Naste Traveler Magazine as one of the Top 100 Golf Resorts. The natural beauty of our tropical and flower-laden landscape encircle two 18-hole Arnold Palmer signature championship courses.
Price range: $120