Tim McDonald blogs about his travels to golf hotspots such as Florida, Myrtle Beach, Pinehurst, Hilton Head and the Gulf Coast (including his search for great barbecue joints along the way). He also follows Tiger Woods' path through PGA history.
Play 18 at Stevinson Ranch Golf Club the day you arrive. Spend one night, Sunday through Thursday, in a cottage, complete with free WI-FI and flat-screen TV. Located in the heart of California's Central Valley, Stevinson Ranch G.C. is an easy drive from anywhere in the San Francisco Bay Area and a short trip from Merced and Modesto.