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Fila Golf goes soft with its summer golf polo shirts

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Now that summer's finally here, it's time to coordinate what we wear to the course with the season. Fila Golf's California golf polos come in eight bold colors, a perfect look for summer. I had a tough time turning down the Maize yellow (I'm a Unive… more »

The sun never sets on the lakeside Inn at Bay Harbor in northern Michigan

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PETOSKEY, Mich. - It's days like this one that remind me why Northern Michigan is arguably the nation's most overlooked golf destination. Golf magazines and writers like me continue to tout its beauty, but so few golfers outside of the Midwest ventu… more »

Eighth Wonder Travel: The ultimate guide for a golf trip around New Zealand

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Winter time is always the best time to plan your next summer golf vacation. No, I’m not confused. The summer sun is shining here in Michigan – and elsewhere across America – but it’s winter down under in New Zealand. Due to the logistics involve… more »

The golf book 'The Art of Fast Play' couldn't be more timely as the USGA rolls out its 'While We're Young' campaign

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It seems everybody is jumping on the "play faster" bandwagon. The United States Golf Association rolled out its "While We're Young" campaign during last week's U.S. Open, hoping to spur people to quit hanging out at the beer cart (a funny commercial… more »

Win a free trip to Scotland to stay and play at Turnberry Resort with Carr Golf Travel

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If I could, I would "like" Carr Golf Travel a thousand times on Facebook or recruit a 1,000 of my closest friends to follow the tour operator on twitter. That would increase my chances to win one of the best golf giveaways I've seen in awhile. Yo… more »

Experience planes, trains and automobiles -- and maybe even a hole-in-one -- on a golf trip to Scotland's West Coast

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IRVINE, Ayrshire, Scotland -- Jerry Kessell stepped up on the 15th tee of the Western Gailes Golf Club ready to hit. The metal railroad tracks next to him started vibrating, the noise and shake getting louder with each passing second. Kessell, the c… more »

There's something magical about golf in Machrihanish in Scotland

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MACHRIHANISH, Scotland - Maybe it was the long journey by ferry to get into town. Maybe it was the mystical sunset last night over the beach. Maybe it was the luxurious Ugadale Hotel cottage I stayed in last night. Maybe it was the sunny, wi… more »

Scotland's West Coast links golf courses are in full bloom this week

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TROON, Scotland - I'd never seen anything like it in all my travels. It felt like walking through a yellow forest fire. The gorse lining the fairways of Royal Troon Golf Club's Old course was in full bloom with wave after wave of glowing yellow flow… more »

USGA releases book 'Great Moments of the U.S. Open' just in time for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion

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A history book written by a couple of guys who work at a golf museum runs the risk of being boring. The new book, "Great Moments of the U.S. Open", is anything but. The classy hardcover, published by Firefly Books, has released just in time for an in… more »

Play more - and walk more courses -- with GolfNow.com

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Playing overseas is such a joy for so many reasons, chief among them is walking the golf course. I seem to play better when I'm walking. Maybe it's because I'm more engaged physically. I'm literally chasing my ball down, one shot at a time. If I hit… more »

The new golf book 'GREEN GLORY' by Stonehouse Publishing is a major accomplishment

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Simply put, “GREEN GLORY: A Visual Tribute To The Courses Of The Majors – Golf’s Renowned Venues” is the best golf book I’ve reviewed in the past several years. It’s part history book, part picture book, part golf book, part art gallery. The coffee-… more »

Golf Magazine gives Walters Golf in Las Vegas the seal of approval

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I've been singing the praises of Walters Golf in Las Vegas ever since I got my first taste of Royal Links in 2011. But don't take my word for it. Travelin' Joe Passov of Golf Magazine is a fan of the three themed courses of Walters Golf. Check out t… more »

Gear up for the summer golf season with CHAMP tees, a Club Glove caddy towel and Tin Cup ball markers

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Now that it's finally golf season - it snowed in northern Michigan and several other Midwest states last week - isn't it time to start planning for the games that lie ahead? It's time to get collect the proper tools for your golf bag. I've got three… more »

Hate slow play? GolfNow.com lets you book early tee times to play faster

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I was one of several dozen reporters inside the exclusive clubhouse at Muirfield in Scotland fully expecting much of the conversation during the media day for the 2013 Open Championship to center on the club's "no female" policy. With that issue was… more »

Beauty abounds, inside and out, at the St. Regis Princeville Resort on Kauai

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PRINCEVILLE, Kauai - Every minute spent at the St. Regis Princeville Resort feels like paradise. The St. Regis, tucked away on the island's magical north shore, sparkles fresh off a $90 million revival from 2009. Every detail of the resort is exquis… more »

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

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At Celebration Golf Club it's all about you! Since opening for play in 1996, Orlando golf hasn't been the same. We believe there is a difference between "playing" a golf course and "experiencing" the game of golf on a course that was inspired by its Old World legacy. Welcome to Celebration Golf Club, one of Orlando's premier golf facilities.
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