Archives for: December 2012

My 2012 golf travel awards: Eats that are real treats

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For the first half of the year, I was on a diet, a deterrent in my 2012 travel awards relating to food. At one point I lost more than 30 pounds, but unfortunately my voracious appetite for fine dining, a hazard of the job, won over and I gained a few ba… more »

My 2012 travel awards: Golf resorts to cherish

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My second installment of my 2012 golf awards covers resorts. I stayed in all types of places, from a tiny luxury lodge in Nebraska to sprawling five-star accommodations on the Pacific Ocean. I had my share of Hampton Inns and Drury Inn & Suites, to… more »

Looking for a new Orlando theme park? Try The Orange Lake Resort, a Holiday Inn Club Vacations golf getaway in Kissimmee, Florida

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. - I was playing golf this morning at The Legends, the signature Arnold Palmer course at Orange Lake Resort, when I heard a distinct noise. It was one I immediately recognized. It was the distinct "whooo-whooot" from the Expedition Ev… more »

Jason Deegan's best of 2012 travel awards: The golf courses

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I’ve already shared my golf photos of the year (click here), so now it’s time to reveal my 2012 travel awards. It was, to be sure, a satisfying year of golf where I scratched off more courses on my bucket list. My favorite trips were to Providencial… more »

Hurry up to nab Walters Golf's ultimate deal on a Las Vegas winter golf trip

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Walters Golf must be caught up in the spirit of giving this season. How else do you explain its latest offer? A cool promotion includes two nights free at TI Resort & Casino sometime in January, 25 percent off of golf at Bali Hai, Desert Pines or R… more »

What golf gear do you want from Santa for Christmas?

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Predictably, every Christmas I get bombarded with golf presents. I'm not complaining, but friends and family wisely take the easy way out. They know a box of Titleist Pro-V1s will be much needed after a season of losing golf balls around the globe.… more »

Dominican Republic recognized as the 2013 "Caribbean Golf Destination of the Year" by the IAGTO

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The Dominican Republic was named the “2013 Golf Destination of the Year in the Caribbean and Latin America” by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) for a second time. I'm not surprised. There are so many great courses on the… more »

The PNC Father/Son Challenge returns to Orlando for a showdown at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Grande Lakes Dec. 13-16

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One of Orlando's signature golf tournaments is returning after a four-year slumber. The PNC Father/Son Challenge will be held Dec. 13-16 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes. The resort, comprised of The Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott… more »

Is your game ready to challenge the PGA TOUR's toughest venues?

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The pros of the PGA TOUR obviously play a different game than the rest of us. But it’s still interesting to track the toughest courses on TOUR each year. Some of these scores are due to tough weather (i.e. Kiawah Island’s Ocean course), but for the m… more »

Bash your golf brains out in Bluffton, South Carolina

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BLUFFTON, S.C. - Consider this amazing fact: I've played 90 holes of golf on six different courses in my three days in this gateway to Hilton Head Island and driven less than 30 miles. Golf is everywhere along Highway 278. The residential golf commu… more »

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

Dates: January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014
Marsh Ridge Golf Course & Resort in Gaylord has earned a reputation as one of the top northern Michigan golf courses. The resort's Marsh Madness vacation package gives you: 2 nights, 2 rounds of golf, 1 breakfast, 1 turn lunch and 1 dinner. Based on double occupancy. Price does not include tax or gratuity.
Price range: $149