Pick Your 2017 Golf Travel Package

Great Stay-Play Offers And Tips From Coast To Coast
Canadian Club Banff

It’s spring, which means a golfer’s thoughts turn to hitting the road with his or her friends and racking up a new season’s worth of memories. Good thing so many golf travel packages are available for 2017. Here’s a sampling. GEORGIA: REYNOLDS LAKE OCONEE However golfers like to travel—alone, in pairs and foursomes, or in big Read more…

Mission Inn Resort A Florida Must

Classic Course and Old-School Florida Feel

Central Florida’s historic Mission Inn Resort & Club is many things to many people, including golfers who venture south for subtropical warmth and green grass in the depths of winter. Even a freak late January downpour and tornado warning, which caught a Golf Tips writer by surprise a couple days before the PGA Merchandise Show Read more…

Discover Golf On Spain’s Costa Del Sol

Hotel Bahia in Spain

  With over 70 golf courses, Spain’s Costa del Sol is a top European destination for golf lovers. It’s a great place for a golf holiday with friends or family because of its combination of outstanding golfing facilities, the wide range of activities on offer and an excellent climate that means you can play golf all year round. The Western Costa del Sol in Read more…

Myrtle Beach’s Thistle Golf Club Wins Kudos

Using more than 10,000 user-submitted reviews, Golf Advisor compiled its list of the Top 50 Courses in the United States in 2016, and Thistle Golf Club, one of the Myrtle Beach area’s best layouts, was ranked 14th. “We work every day to make Thistle a premier golf experience,” said Jamie Roderick, the course’s general manager. Read more…


From the Monterey Peninsula to San Diego, discover golf in the Golden State

Within the nation’s most populated state lies some of the best golf resorts in the United States. The terrain varies greatly from one tip of this long region to the other, as does the weather–from craggy, seaside links to rolling, inland meadows; from 80 degrees and sunny to dense fog and biting wind. But one thing is certain wherever you choose to visit: It doesn’t get much better than the Pacific Coast when it comes to top-quality golf resorts.

Head South For Tour-Flavored Golf Fun

The Inn at Harbour Town

As the PGA Tour gets rolling in earnest even as winter hangs on, it’s time to thing about your next golf getaway, and why not center it a couple of the PGA Tour’s most popular stops? Such as … FLORIDA’S PGA NATIONAL PGA National Resort & Spa – home of the PGA TOUR’s upcoming Honda Classic Read more…

Nine Days in Scotland Part 5: The Ayrshire Coast

Historic Turnberry Gets The Trump Treatment

As I sat with my golfing companions in Duel In the Sun, the new clubhouse restaurant at Trump Turnberry (those two words together seem strangely incongruous, but it is what it is), we munched on appetizers, sipped dark ale and watched the second day of the Ryder Cup play out on several big screens. Then Read more…

Mission Inn Marks 100 Years of Golf

Venerable Central Florida Resort Extends Special Deal

Golfers visiting Mission Inn Resort and Club have enjoyed the “100th Anniversary Golfers Getaway Package” so much that the destination golf resort, located just 35 minutes from Orlando in central Florida, is extending the offer into 2017. Celebrating the centennial of its El Campéon golf course, which debuted in 1917, Mission Inn Resort’s “100th Anniversary Read more…

Nine Days In Scotland Part 4: Castle Stuart

Gil Hanse’s Creation Is A Highlands Masterpiece

The three-hour drive west from Aberdeenshire, on Scotland’s long and dune-swept northeast coast, to Inverness — a lovely, compact city of 50,000 set softly between the Highlands’ northern reaches and the glistening Moray Firth — is among the most beautiful I’ve ever seen, ranking with Highway 1 in California, Yellowstone National Park, Hawaii’s Big Island Read more…

Your Ultimate Golf Home? New Zealand!

While ripples emanating from the U.S. presidential election continue to influence events inside and outside the world’s largest democracy/economy, Jim Rohrstaff can only shrug, smile and acknowledge his adopted country’s good fortune. Rohrstaff is the American co-owner of Legacy Partners Ltd., an Auckland-based brokerage that handles high-value real estate properties across New Zealand, including golf’s Read more…