Category: General

Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure comes to Las Vegas

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When I was in Las Vegas last fall, I was either on the golf course or in a casino hotel, gambling or eating. There was little time to do much else during my short four-day trip. this story. The latest thrill comes at speeds of 150 miles per h… more »

The 2012 Irish Open heads to Royal Portrush. Is the British Open next?

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Welcome back, Royal Portrush. I really, really hope you can stick around in the tournament spotlight awhile. The magical links in Northern Ireland will host the 2012 Irish Open, a European Tour event that has been too often vanquished to Irish p… more »

TwinEagles Club in Naples, Fla. opens 'new' golf course set to host the LPGA's CME Group Titleholders

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I remember getting a press release several years ago from the Bonita Bay Group representing TwinEagles Club in Naples. The release talked about how excited TwinEagles was to be the only club in Florida with a Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player design. Sc… more »

New owner plans to open a hotel at the celebrated Forest Dunes Golf Club in Michigan

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No higher ranking course has more skeletons in the closet than Forest Dunes Golf Club in Roscommon, Michigan. Forest Dunes has had more owners and operators than I can count (or recall) in just over a decade, but none of them have made the place succ… more »

My 2012 New Years resolutions for my golf game

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I'll be the first to admit I'm not big on New Year's resolutions. I haven't done one in years, maybe decades. But with my golf game (read here) and my life (I'm turning 40) at a crossroads, I think it's probably time to get a little more serious abo… more »

My 2011 golf travel awards part 3: Devouring good golf grub

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Here's the third and final installment of my annual golf travel awards for 2011. The first one covered the golf (read here), the second one the resorts (read here) and this one, the restaurants. It's been a strange year for me when it comes to food… more »

My 2011 golf travel awards part 2: Relaxing in resort paradise

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Here is part II of my 2011 golf travel awards, focusing mainly on golf resorts (read the first story here). I slept on two five-star pillows - The Grand Del Mar Golf Resort in San Diego and The Wynn Las Vegas - but there were dozens of memorable golf re… more »

My 2011 golf travel awards part 1: Chasing great golf

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If any year surpasses the highlights I experienced on the golf course in 2011, I'll have lived a charmed golf life. I've written the same sentiment the past three years in this very column, my annual year in review piece, but I can't help but wonder i… more »

The Sunice Typhoon Waterproof jacket holds a hidden treasure

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The thing I love about Sunice gear is the attention to detail. Sunice, a Canadian company that has been creating all-weather golf and ski apparel since 1976, just gets it better than most manufacturers. Of course, all the major parts of my Sunice Ty… more »

What's been your most vivid golf dream?

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My 7-year-old daughter woke my wife and I up last night with a sore tummy. Why do you need to know? Because it stirred me from the most vivid golf dream I can ever remember. The dream got me to thinking: Am I chasing golf balls every night in R.… more »

The Dead Skins: The Champions Tour Senior Skins Game on Maui bites the dust

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Is the skins game as a made-for-TV event officially dead? I think the tribe has spoken on this one. The annual Champions Tour Senior Skins Game on Maui won't happen this year, according to the Maui News. This is the first time since 1988 the ga… more »

The new "Hackler" golf course at Coastal Carolina University near Myrtle Beach honors visionary

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It's only fitting that General James (Jim) Hackler, Jr., be recognized around Myrtle Beach. The former Quail Creek Golf Club changed its name to the General James Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina on Nov. 11. The Hackler course (as it will be calle… more »

Maaco Bowl Las Vegas tickets earn discounted tee times at Walters Golf courses

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You don't need to be a fan of Boise State or Arizona State to enjoy the Maaco Bowl. You just need to be a fan of Las Vegas or golf or both. Anybody who purchases tickets for the game, set for 5 p.m. (PST) Dec. 22 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Vegas, ca… more »

Dining out along the Grand Strand is just as much of a sport as golf in Myrtle Beach

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The details on my week-long golf extravaganza in Myrtle Beach, S.C., will be published over the next month or so, but I wanted to get the important information out right away … where to eat. It was stunning revelation how many restaurants populate t… more »

Get comfy with Fila Golf's new collection of 2012 outerwear

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I've found a new friend this week during my trip to Myrtle Beach ... and boy is she comfortable. I brought a new product from Fila Golf along for a test drive, and I can honestly say, without a hint of bias, this is the most comfortable golf pullove… more »
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