Archives for: July 2012

New York City could be a great launching pad for your next East Coast golf trip

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NEW YORK CITY - It's all so overwhelming. The lights, the people, the traffic, the famous places. My first trip to the Big Apple has been a mind-blowing experience. I'm sure it's that way for everybody. This may sound a little crazy, but I t… more »

Is Tom Doak ready to shoot off his cannon, criticizing the world's best courses again, in the followup to his book, The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses?

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Maybe I helped nudge him along. Or maybe he wanted to keep a secret until he was ready. Whatever the case, I asked Tom Doak last fall if he was planning to write another book along the lines of his uber-popular The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses… more »

The Dunes Golf and Beach Club honored as the 2012 Myrtle Beach Course of the Year

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I'm not surprised the Dunes Golf and Beach Club was honored as the 2012 "Course of the Year" by the Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course Owners Association. I'm surprised the vote was even close. The club was one of several I played during my first visit t… more »

Is Mexico safe for a golf trip? I say sí - with a few words of advice

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Is Mexico safe for golfers? I can’t guarantee it. I can only relay my experiences. I’ve been to Mexico for golf trips twice in the past two months and visited a third time on a family vacation in June. All of the trips – to Los Cabos in the Baja… more »

Golfers will love the all-inclusive Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso in Riviera Maya near Cancun, Mexico

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RIVIERA MAYA, Mexico – OK, consider me blown away. It’s not often that a golf resort or destination sneaks up on me and whisks me away with a smorgasbord of good golf, great food and an even better resort. But that’s what the Iberostar Grand Hot… more »

The trio of Salish Cliffs, Chambers Bay and The Home Course create an emerging golf destination south of Seattle in the Pacific Northwest

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SHELTON, Wash. - Discovering a great new golf course is a rare find these days. Nobody in their right mind is building them. But, trust me, the Salish Cliffs Golf Club is one welcome addition to the Pacific Northwest. Playing the Gene-Bates-desi… more »

Summer brings free golf for children, family bonding thanks to Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday

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King’s North at Myrtle Beach National, Grande Dunes, Rivers Edge, Tidewater, Heather Glen, Glen Dornoch, Pawleys Plantation and Tiger’s Eye are among the top courses offering kids play free during the summer. There are 48 courses in all. Here’s… more »

adidas Golf brings splashy colors, styles to its new fashions

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The bright colors and splashy patterns of European fashion are starting to invade a golf course near you. Although there are more extreme examples out there, new adidas Golf fashions like the Men’s Performance Lined Woven Jacket (see above) and the… more »

The 2012 U.S. Women's Open on the Blackwolf Run composite course at the American Club promises to generate excitement in Kohler, Wisconsin

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The 2012 U.S. Women's Open - without a doubt, the biggest women's golf event of the year - returns to Blackwolf Run at The American Club for what will be a special weekend. The timing couldn't be better for the tournament. The charming village of Ko… more »

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

Dates: February 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014
Choose your length of stay and enjoy golfing at The Legacy Golf Resort. This exciting Golf Getaway includes: Minimum of one night accommodation, 18 holes of golf, unlimited use of Practice Facilities on days you play golf.
Price range: $148