Fall golf is grand, as long as you avoid aerated greens

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I love golf this time of year. The crowds are gone, meaning faster rounds. The weather still shines like it's summer. Many of the courses remain lush until the leaves start to fall. There is one pitfall to avoid: Aerated greens. I've never been… more »

Find the fun -- and the future of golf -- at your local par-3 course

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The highlights of my last two golf trips of the summer were not the top-100 ranked courses I played. It was the cool par-3s I discovered on Cape Cod and Mont-Tremblant in Quebec, Canada, that got my juices flowing. Seeing the clientele at the Blue R… more »

Red Tail Golf Club in Massachusetts makes GolfNow.com's inaugural Top 100 ranking

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I'm not surprised that the Red Tail Golf Club made GolfNow.com's first-ever Top 100 list. I had never heard of Red Tail because the last time I played golf in the Boston area in 2001 the course hadn't opened yet. A decade later, Red Tail is cons… more »

The LPGA Symetra Tour will return to the Island Resort & Casino and Sweetgrass Golf Club through 2016

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The golf scene in Michigan got some good news when it was announced the LPGA Symetra Tour will return to the Upper Peninsula through 2017. The Sweetgrass Golf Club in Harris has hosted the Island Resort Championship for the past three years. Regiona… more »

Tune into the Golf Channel this week for the 2013 Solheim Cup at the Colorado Golf Club

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It's the biggest week in women's golf. And it's certainly worth watching. The Golf Channel will air extensive coverage of the 2013 Solheim Cup at Colorado Golf Club in Parker. The four days of pre-tournament coverage leads into more than 27 hours of… more »

Whales, beaches, a true links and sand dunes combine to make Cape Cod's Provincetown a unique golf destination

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PROVINCETOWN, Mass. - The sand dunes of the National Seashore at the extreme tip of Cape Cod are nothing short of spectacular. Golf writers like me can't help but daydream of building a links through them. The rolling sand hills and ocean views woul… more »

Willowbend Country Club introduces the spoils of vacationing on Cape Cod

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MASHPEE, Mass. -- My first impression of the incomparable Cape Cod is a luxurious one. I'm sitting in an incredible villa at Willowbend Country Club, a private club in the mid-Cape. My villa features two beds in one room and a bathroom that's bigger… more »

Play Machrihanish Dunes in Scotland for a shot at the golf club's million dollar hole-in-one contest

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MACHRIHANISH, Scotland - When I visited Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club in June, I was riding high from my second career hole-in-one the day prior at Turnberry Resort. An ace on the 11th hole of the Ailsa course in the shadow of the iconic Turnberry li… more »

New halfway house adds charm to the Carrick Golf Course at Cameron House in Scotland

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On my latest visit to Scotland, I drove right by the Carrick Golf Course at Cameron House in Loch Lomond. My itinerary was jam-packed, and I just didn't have time to stop by to check out the course. Next time, I certainly will because I've heard goo… more »

Ski heaven Mont-Tremblant turns into a Canadian golf mecca in the heat of summer

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MONT-TREMBLANT, Quebec, Canada - The mountain vistas I saw today from the le Geant and le Diable golf courses were spellbinding. As a 25-handicap when it comes to skiing, I could only look at the trail runs in awe, wondering how people can go from t… more »

Win big by wearing Antigua golf apparel

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On my U.S. Open Sunday, I wisely chose to wear all Antigua. I wore my new black Sante Fe Shorts and my pink Circuit polo shirt to my biggest showdown of the year: An annual grudge match against my best buddy for ultimate bragging rights. Pink might… more »

Play golf in Las Vegas -- and explore some cool off-course adventures -- with new summer packages from Walters Golf

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Walters Golf has always been synonymous with great golf in Las Vegas. Now the course operator has expanded to include golf and tour packages. Golfers can explore the southwest with a selection of two-day adventurous packages from Grayline Tours.… more »

Suncadia Resort in Washington matures into a grand golf resort of the Pacific Northwest

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CLE ELUM, Wash. - When I drove into Suncadia Resort this morning, I didn't recognize the place. It had been four long years since I had been to this spectacular mountain resort community. Back then, the Rope Rider Golf Course was on hold. The front… more »

Fresh color palettes highlight the summer selection of Martin Golf Apparel

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Over the past few years, I’ve become picky about the cotton golf shirts I wear. I’ve fallen for the comfort and breezy feeling of the new fabrics, but my first introduction to the golf polos by Martin Golf Apparel has restored my faith in the cotto… more »

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 »

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Dates: June 1, 2014 - September 30, 2014
Stay with Tigh-Na-Mara & Play at Fairwinds Golf Club, one of Vancouver Island's finest courses. The Stay & Play package includes two or more nights accommodation, $16 daily breakfast credit, Green Fee for 18 holes of golf at Fairwinds Golf and Country Club.
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