Archives for: April 2013

Blown away -- literally -- by my first impressions of Scotland at Gullane Golf Club along the 'Golf Coast' in East Lothian

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ABERLADY, East Lothian, Scotland - My foursome was treated with all four seasons in a span of 3 1/2 hours playing on the No. 1 course at Gullane Golf Club. First came the wind. Then came the tiny sprinkling of rain. Then came a brief bout of hail. W… more »

Unlikely Champions Tour star Roger Chapman returns to Michigan, the site of his two senior majors

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Roger Chapman and Michigan will forever be linked. Chapman's magical summer in Michigan's mitten - he won the two most prestigious majors on the Champions Tour within a span of two months - will go down as one of the most unlikely feats in golf. Cha… more »

The book 'Spectacular Golf Western Canada' showcases the beautiful golf courses of Alberta and British Columbia

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I'm a huge fan of the golf courses of western Canada. I'm dying to get back to the Canadian Rockies to experience the sheer majesty of Banff Springs and Jasper Park, two of the best classic courses on the planet. I played in several team competition… more »

Go big at the Barefoot Resort & Golf in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Over the last 36 hours, I've been brainwashed by the Barefoot Resort & Golf. First came the really fun day at the Dye Club for the 19th annual Monday after The Masters, hosted by Hootie & The Blowfish. The pro-am f… more »

Myrtle Beach should be every golfer's spring trip of choice during Masters weekend

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This is my first trip to Myrtle Beach in arguably its busiest season, and it's easy to see why this is such a sought-after golf destination every spring, especially for those in the Midwest and East Coast. When my plane left yesterday, there were se… more »

Furry friends from Daphne's Headcovers add personality, charm to any golf bag

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Jane Spicer’s not afraid to go against conventional wisdom. At the end of 2011, Spicer, the president and co-owner of Daphne’s Headcovers, made a philosophical decision that left her business advisers uneasy. She returned manufacturing to the compan… more »

My summer goal is to blaze a new trail through Michigan's golf scene. What's yours?

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I recently had a long-time golf industry expert call me "the most powerful golf writer in Michigan." Very flattering, yes, but it got me to thinking. How can I be considered an expert if I haven't seen every golf course worth playing? How can I know… more »

The Midwest golf season is finally open for business

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All the signs point toward the wonderful news that the Midwest golf season is finally open for business. My inbox has been flooded with notifications from courses around the region, begging players to come for the cheap spring rates. The sun has… more »

The Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association honors Bali Hai Golf Club in Las Vegas

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It's easy to see why the Bali Hai Golf Club rakes in awards. The place is easy on the eyes (check out my photo gallery here). The course is excellent. It's location near The Strip is almost unbeatable. And the clubhouse and restaurant are top notch.… more »

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