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Pinehurst

Picture-Perfect Golf in North Carolina

PinehurstBy now, you've probably heard of the Pinehurst Resort, located in the central North Carolina Sandhills.

Golf Buddy Getaway Alive And Well At Sandestin Golf And Beach Resort

Golf Buddy Getaway Alive And Well At Sandestin Golf And Beach ResortSandestin Golf and Beach Resort on northwest Florida's Gulf Coast is for golfers who put a premium on options.

Hot Springs Village, Arkansas

Conquer nine courses at America’s largest gated community

Hot Springs Village, ArkansasWhile historians today credit Leif Ericson with the European discovery of America (Leif Ericson settled present-day Newfoundland over 1,000 years ago), modern European exploration, of course, is traced to Christopher Columbus.

Springtime In Pinehurst, N.C.

Great golf blooms in the Pinehurst area

Springtime In Pinehurst, N.C.Few golf destinations can claim to have a profusion of quality courses, but the Pinehurst area is one of them.

Golf "The Rock"

Get away from it all in western Newfoundland

Golf In North America, golf destinations have typically sprung up in warmer climates. In the last decade, however, that model has changed, in particular with the emergence of the Oregon must-play, Bandon Dunes.

St. Andrews, Scottland

The home of golf is a must visit

St. Andrews, ScottlandLet's face it—people just don't have the money they once had. Unfortunately for golfers, this likely means a grand tour of the British Isles' great courses simply may not be in the cards.

Fairmont Turnberry Isle

Get pampered like a pro

Fairmont Turnberry IsleWhat do professional golfers who play for a living have that you don’t?

The Perfect Drive

Pebble Beach isn’t the only California course with killer views

The Perfect DriveThis month when Pebble Beach hosts the 110th U.S. Open, viewers are sure to see plenty of aerial shots of azure waters crashing into the rocky outcroppings framing the course.

A Wales Of A Good Time

This year’s Ryder Cup Host offers great golf and sightseeing.

A Wales Of A Good TimeLong passed over by golfers making a beeline for Scotland and Ireland, Wales will finally earn its place as a reputable golfing destination this year when it hosts the Ryder Cup.

Faldo

FaldoThe acclaimed Faldo Golf Institute at Marriott’s Grande Vista Resort is designed to be a place dedicated to helping golfers improve their skills, while offering a unique and outstanding golf learning experience.

3 days in Myrtle Beach

Save money this spring on the Grand Strand

3 days in Myrtle Beach

It’d be hard to find a more competitively priced golf destination than Myrtle Beach. Long considered the affordable alternative to higher-end golf hot spots, it’s poised to attract budget-conscious golfers and a new crop of vacationers during the current economic downturn.

Focus On: Eagle Mountain

Hurry, this place won't be such a hidden gem for long

Focus On: Eagle MountainNestled in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains, Eagle Mountain Golf Club and the Inn at Eagle Mountain offer an intimate getaway just eight miles from downtown Scottsdale. Smaller in size than other Phoenix-area resorts (Eagle Mountain is more of a retreat than a resort), its 42 “mini suites” are terraced onto a hillside and offer postcard views of the golf course and valley far below.

Focus on Pinehurst, Southern Pines & Aberdeen

Focus on Pinehurst, Southern Pines & AberdeenThe Home of American Golf.

Focus On: Pinehurst, Southern Pines & Aberdeen

Focus On: Pinehurst, Southern Pines & AberdeenIn these challenging economic times, quality counts more than ever, and when it comes to playing golf it’s hard to beat the quality (and quantity) of the Pinehurst-Southern Pines-Aberdeen golf courses.

Close To Home

Top Destinations You Can Visit By Car

Close To HomeDuring the fall and winter months, a handful of warm-weather destinations attract avid golfers, retirees and professional golf tours.

Focus On: Hawaii's Kohala Coast

The Jewel of Hawaii's Big Island

Focus On: Hawaii's Kohala CoastThere are six islands in Hawaii that vacationers can visit and choosing one can be confusing for those who haven’t been to the Polynesian paradise before.

Focus On: Greater Phoenix

The home of desert golf

Focus On: Greater PhoenixWith more than 100 golf courses, the Phoenix-Scottsdale area has enough variety to satisfy golfers of all skill levels and budgets.

Focus On: The Pinehurst Area

The Home of American Golf

Focus On: The Pinehurst AreaIt’s easy to confuse the Pinehurst area with Pinehurst Resort. After all, Pinehurst Resort is home to one of the world’s most famous courses (No. 2) and hosts numerous USGA championships (including the U.S. Open).

Scotland

How to make the most of a short stay in Scotland.

ScotlandIf you go to Scotland, everyone will later ask if you played the Old Course at St. Andrews (standrews.org.uk, 01334-466666), and for good reason: It’s golf’s most famous course and a surreal experience to play. So if you’ve never been there, be sure to book it.

Discover Golf Mexico

Great golf South of the Border

Discover Golf MexicoTwenty-Six Million Americans play golf, and many of them travel each year to tee it up, but only about 500,000 of them do so in Mexico. This troubled Carlos Kviat, the President of Discover Golf Mexico, a new website (www.discovergolfmexico.com) devoted to making travel south of the border efficient and worry-free. “We [Kviat and founders Marcelino Barrenechea and Luis Velazquez] detected the five most important destinations that attract the most international golfers.” In doing so, Kviat created what he calls the “first premier Mexican golf tour operator.”

Florida: Reunion Resort

Four living legends make this Florida resort a must-visit

Florida: Reunion ResortWhen Jack Nicklaus’ Tradition Course opened at Reunion Resort in late 2006, it joined two other championship courses designed by living legends. Arnold Palmer’s Legacy Course and Tom Watson’s Independence Course  were already on site and had received critical acclaim, not to mention the honor of hosting the annual Ginn Open, one of only a handful of LPGA tournaments televised on network TV.

Hawaii's "Garden Isle" Is Pure Paradise

A glimpse at the best golf on the island of Kauai

Hawaii's Towering above the island of Kauai is one of the wettest places on earth, Mt. Wai’ale’ale. It’s the island’s second tallest mountain peak, and with 460 inches of annual rainfall, boasts lush rain forests, vibrant flowers and waterfalls that cascade down Kauai’s steep mountain cliffs. It’s a beautiful thing to behold,especially when you’re miles away on a dry golf course.

Best Of The Southeast

Didn't make it to the Masters? It's ok, we have the next best thing.

Best Of The SoutheastDon’t worry Augusta isn’t the Southeast’s only exclusive layout. If you crave manicured fairways and first-class facilities (that are open to the public), then tee it up on one of these top-notch Southeast resorts. After all they’re just a short drive from Augusta National and a heck of a lot easier to get on. 

 
 
 
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