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Bring a group of 8 golfers to score a free round at Walters Golf courses, Bali Hai or Royal Links, in Las Vegas

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Walters Golf features some of the most creative promotions in Las Vegas. The latest is pretty good. Bring a group of eight or more golfers to play Bali Hai or Royal Links and your next round is free, plus your guests get $50 off their next round. Th… more »

Shop for your next holiday gift at Stonehouse Publishing, the home of great golf art and the new book, Green Glory

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Patrick Drickey has a story from many of the world’s greatest golf courses. Some involve a golf club, but most involve a camera. The tales of his travels sound almost as epic as his photographs look in frames. more »

Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina: Where the renovated No. 2 moves to no. 1

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PINEHURST, N.C. - I'm officially a member of Pinehurst. No, I didn't write a check for monthly dues. I did what almost everybody does on the famed No. 2 course -- I putted off of a green. I came to Pinehurst Resort full of false bravado. My handicap… more »

Stay and play golf at Hawk Hollow and Eagle Eye in the Michigan State Spartans' backyard for a great college football weekend

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As a University of Michigan football fan, it pains me to write this, but the Michigan State Spartans appear poised for a championship run in the Big Ten's Legends division. They've got an awesome defense, an improving offense and best of all, a grea… more »

Cancun and the Riviera Maya delivers a fun, safe golf vacation in Mexico

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CANCUN, Mexico - I'm as guilty as anybody about getting caught up in the media hype surrounding Mexico. I was a bit anxious before my trip to Cancun last week. I don't like traveling alone, especially to Mexico. I'm a cautious person who worries a l… more »

Live the suite life at the Rosewood Mayakoba along Mexico's Riviera Maya

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QUINTANA ROO, Mexico - Some suites are just sweeter than others. I never dreamed I could top the suites/villas I stayed in earlier this year at the St. Regis Princeville on Kauai and the legendary Lodge at Kauri Cliffs in New Zealand's North Island.… more »

Fall colors are exploding on golf courses throughout northern Michigan -- and beyond - right now

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There’s a secret to the best fall golf trips. They have to be last-minute. That’s the only way to guarantee the best reason to play fall golf: Peak colors. And it's the only way to guarantee good weather to enjoy such scenic surroundings. From e… more »

Is your game ready for the Golf Channel Am Tour?

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I've never competed in a true golf tournament in my life. Watching and covering the Golf Channel Am Tour Senior National Championships in La Quinta, Calif., has sparked my interest in trying. I've won several tournaments before, but they have al… more »

Golf couple competing in the Golf Channel Am Tour Senior National Championships offers advice on how to get along on the course

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Lynn Cormier told his wife, Lu, something when the two first married 21 years ago that seems shocking today. “He said, ‘Sell your clubs. I’ll never play,’” Lu recalled. The Cormiers, who live in Missouri City, Texas, laugh when retelling the tale… more »

The golf is hot, hot, hot at the La Quinta Resort & Club, SilverRock, Desert Willow and more in California's Coachella Valley

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LA QUINTA, Calif. - I found myself staring up a lot during today's round at SilverRock Resort. It's hard to focus on the slick subtle greens when the Santa Rosa Mountains loom so close (check out the photo above). Their rocky faces appear especially… more »

Dr. David Cook releases the book, Johnny's U.S. Open: Golf's Sacred Journey 2

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I still haven't seen the movie made in 2011, starring Robert Duvall, that tells the story of Dr. David Cook's successful first book, Golf's Sacred Journey, Seven Days at the Links of Utopia. I reviewed the original book (read here) and of course wou… more »

Miss America, Atlantic City and golf - what a combination in New Jersey

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- I've already met a former Miss America. And played golf on a sand-laced course that looked like the famous Pine Valley Golf Club. And devoured a juicy filet from the Old Homestead Steakhouse, a world-class restaurant in the Borgat… more »

Desert Pines Golf Club prepares to reopen its covered, lighted, two-tiered driving range in Las Vegas

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Range rats rejoice! Desert Pines Golf Club in Las Vegas will reopen its two-tiered, climate-controlled, automatic driving range Sept. 27. Damage from hurricane force winds in a July storm gave Walters Golf, the club's operator, the perfect oppor… more »

Golfer loses two fingers after crocodile attack in Cancun, Mexico

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Golf courses are supposed to be playgrounds of relaxation and fun. They can also be dangerous. Edward Lunger, a golfer from Long Island, New York, is suing the Iberostar Cancun Golf Club after he lost two fingers to a crocodile in an incident July 1… more »

Troon - golf's influential management company - raises awareness against prostate cancer

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Troon's efforts to raise awareness for prostate cancer hits a little too close to home for me. Within the last six months, I've had two people near to me diagnosed with prostate cancer, my uncle and the father of my best friend. While October's Nati… more »

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

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More Than Just A Golf Course! Conley Resort, western Pennsylvania's family relaxation facility and golf resort. We provide comfortable accommodations at a reasonable cost for all of your relaxation needs. The golf packages that include 2-3 days of unlimited golf over the weekend. After a challenging round of golf, enjoy the food and drink in our restaurant, Knickers Tavern.
Price range: $119