Archives for: January 2012

Spice things up by dining at Salt inside the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

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This past weekend, I was teased endlessly by a travel-writing colleague for performing a fine-dining no-no during my last visit to a Ritz-Carlton restaurant. I guess asking for a to-go box is taboo. Who knew? It was for my awesome buffalo meat entr… more »

Visit St. Augustine when playing golf in Jacksonville

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During a recent four-day trip to Jacksonville, Fla., I only had about an hour to give myself a quick tour of historic St. Augustine. I'm glad I did. I knew I didn't have time to visit the World Golf Village just up the road, so I stuck with wanderin… more »

Champions Tour kicks off this week in Hawaii

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You might not care a lick about The Champions Tour in 2012, but I do. The Champions Tour kicks off this week, beginning on the Big Island of Hawaii at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai (Jan. 16-22), with the first full-field event com… more »

Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure comes to Las Vegas

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When I was in Las Vegas last fall, I was either on the golf course or in a casino hotel, gambling or eating. There was little time to do much else during my short four-day trip. this story. The latest thrill comes at speeds of 150 miles per h… more »

The 2012 Irish Open heads to Royal Portrush. Is the British Open next?

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Welcome back, Royal Portrush. I really, really hope you can stick around in the tournament spotlight awhile. The magical links in Northern Ireland will host the 2012 Irish Open, a European Tour event that has been too often vanquished to Irish p… more »

TwinEagles Club in Naples, Fla. opens 'new' golf course set to host the LPGA's CME Group Titleholders

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I remember getting a press release several years ago from the Bonita Bay Group representing TwinEagles Club in Naples. The release talked about how excited TwinEagles was to be the only club in Florida with a Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player design. Sc… more »

New owner plans to open a hotel at the celebrated Forest Dunes Golf Club in Michigan

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No higher ranking course has more skeletons in the closet than Forest Dunes Golf Club in Roscommon, Michigan. Forest Dunes has had more owners and operators than I can count (or recall) in just over a decade, but none of them have made the place succ… more »

My 2012 New Years resolutions for my golf game

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I'll be the first to admit I'm not big on New Year's resolutions. I haven't done one in years, maybe decades. But with my golf game (read here) and my life (I'm turning 40) at a crossroads, I think it's probably time to get a little more serious abo… more »

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