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The golf scene in southwest Florida and Naples rocks during high season

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NAPLES, Fla. - There's no doubt it's high season in Southwest Florida. Everywhere you look are people. Lots and lots of people. The Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers was packed when I arrived Wednesday. The traffic up and down U.… more »

Greg Norman sunglasses take cool to a new level

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Greg Norman looks cool no matter what he's doing. Probably even mowing the lawn, not a millionaire, former world No. 1 would ever done that. Norman, a savvy businessman who has built successful brands of clothing line and wines, is looking good… more »

Donald Trump lands the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami

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The Donald finally has a seat at the table for the PGA Tour. The Trump Organization today announced that it will purchase Miami’s iconic Doral Hotel & Country Club for $150 million. Doral is legendary for its four championship golf courses, incl… more »

New 'Arnie' golf clothing line is retro cool, just like Arnold Palmer

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Retro isn't always cool. But when somebody gets it right, there's nothing better than "old school." The new Arnie line from Quagmire Golf of Canada and Arnold Palmer Enterprises nails it. The fashions pay tribute to Arnold Palmer and his classic… more »

Carl's Golfland in Michigan building new club-fitting facility

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In 2011, the Bloomfield Township location of Carl's Golfland - Michigan's first golf superstore dating to 1958 - was named to the Top 100 section of the first-ever Golf Digest Top Club Fitters in Amercia. But Carl Rose Jr., the second generation owne… more »

Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain Golf Club a special place ... despite what the PGA TOUR pros say

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I'm not sure if you caught the Golf World survey of PGA TOUR pros who anonymously ranked the golf courses that host tournaments. It wasn't kind to the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain Golf Club in Marana, Ariz., home to this week's Accenture World Match P… more »

Enjoy spring break baseball in Scottsdale with The Phoenician resort's golf packages

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It seems like just yesterday my son and I were marveling at the MVP season of Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers. It's hard to believe that spring training is just weeks away. There's snow on the ground here in Michigan, but warm-weather locales… more »

Strike gold by staying, playing at The Wynn Las Vegas

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The tribe has spoken ... and once again, The Wynn Golf Club comes out golden. The golf club was one of 25 courses nationwide - and the only one in Las Vegas - to grab a Golf Magazine Gold Medal Award. Thousands of Golf Magazine readers cast their vo… more »

Test your game during the Bacardi National Par-3 Championship at the Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda in March

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I haven't played in the Bacardi National Par-3 Championship, but I can vouch that the third-annual event this March will be a great time. The site, the very cool 18-hole par-3 course at the Fairmont Southampton resort in Bermuda, and the man behind it,… more »

Bermuda a 'secret' winter golf destination

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My first 24 hours on Bermuda have been filled with delightful discoveries. I am sitting in my glorious room at Tucker's Point, an 88-room Rosewood hotel that opened in 2009. The window's open, letting in the fresh ocean breezes. Bermuda doesn't… more »

Put attending the Waste Management Phoenix Open on your golf bucket list

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - It wasn't about the golf. And that's what made seeing the spectacle that is the 16th hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open so cool. Let's face it. Golf's traditions - staying quiet while a player hits and when he does golf-cl… more »

Now's the time to plan a golf trip to Ireland

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I'm in Scottsdale at the moment, but all the dreary wet weather outside my window at home has me dreaming of golf. No not Hawaii or Palm Springs or even Scottsdale. I’m talking about Ireland. I really shouldn’t equate rain with Irish golf. My overs… more »

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 »
Howey in the Hills Golf Packages
Dates: January 16, 2018 - January 11, 2019
This is the complete Orlando golf package! Before you tee off each morning, enjoy our Bountiful Hot Breakfast Buffet. Play unlimited golf on our El Campeòn or Las Colinas championship golf course.
Price range: $226