Archives for: October 2009

2010 golf calendars ready and waiting for a home

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Walking through the mall the other day, I was amazed that the 2010 calendars are already ready and waiting to be purchased at bookstores. I haven't given up on 2009 yet, but I guess it's the "early bird gets the worm" mentality when it comes to getting t… more »

Columbia Sportswear makes great golf wear, too

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The golf gear by Columbia Sportswear Co. got quite the baptism by fire. Or make that rain. To test the technologies best known for the ski slopes, Columbia turned to the caddies at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort to break in their new rain gear. The caddies… more »

Book "Jenkins At the Majors" a stroll down memory lane

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Dan Jenkins has lived a charmed life, covering golf for the past 60 years. The best you and I can do to peek into the details of his life would be to read the book, Jenkins At The Majors: Sixty Years of the World’s Best Golf Writing. The bo… more »

"Haunted Golf" a ghastly good read

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From the title alone, I knew I’d love the book “Haunted Golf.” I’m almost as big a fan of ghosts and the supernatural as I am of golf. I love a good horror movie and a good scare. Just in time for Halloween, right? This book feeds my… more »

The Golf Book by Sports Illustrated a winner

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They say don't judge a book by its cover. Yet that old adage doesn't apply with Sports Illustrated: The Golf Book. Its cover is a beautiful montage of the game's greatest players. It's just the first clue that this new hardcover coffee table book is… more »

Have a ball with The Scramble Scoop

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The Scramble Scoop is one of the more odd golf products I’ve ever received to review. But that doesn’t mean the scoop doesn’t work. It’s just got a very small niche in the world of golf. The Scramble Scoop is a ball retriever specifically… more »

Take in "Golf's Sacred Journey" with new book

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The story behind the book, “Golf’s Sacred Journey, Seven Days at the Links of Utopia” is almost as inspiring as the story inside it. Dr. David Cook, a respected mental guru, watched his self-published book sell more than 65,000 copies, mostly… more »

Sholf: the love child of golf and shuffleboard

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I'm not afraid to admit I love golf. I am a little bit apprehensive to admit I love shuffleboard, though. I remember playing it as a child. I haven't tried it in years, but throw me on a cruise ship in the middle of the Caribbean and I'd love to batt… more »

Overindulge during spa week at these fab golf spas

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I'm man enough to admit that real men, especially golfers with bad backs like me, love spas. In honor of national spa week this week, here’s a peek inside the top spas I’ve visited the past 12 months. • Spa Amira at The Homestead Resort, Glen A… more »

Discovering golf in southwest Ireland never gets old

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Just returned from my fourth trip to Ireland and I'm still riding the high of the experience. Those good vibes have helped me fight off the jetlag of a 14-hour travel day home. You can go 100 times to the Emerald Isle and still discover something new… more »

Packing for a golf trip to Ireland no easy task

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I should know how this works by now. I'm packing today for my fourth golf trip to Ireland. Simple, yes? Packing for a golf trip is never so. Anyone who plays the game knows the challenges between packing too much and too little. A couple of bad-w… more »

Simply select where you want to play, find a tee time deal, and golf now!

Dates: January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014
Golf & Gaming Package includes 1 night stay, play 18 holes with cart, complimentary practice balls prior to play, $15 in dining, $15 FREE PLAY, free drink, gift shop and pro shop discounts.
Price range: $143