Golf Glory In Northern Michigan

Long Summer Days In Great Lakes Country

Being at the far western edge of the Eastern Time Zone has its benefits, particularly if the calendar reads summer and there’s a 3-wood in your hand. That’s just one reason the “pinkie” part of Northern Michigan, with the lovely town of Traverse City at its heart, rocks as a golf destination from May into Read more…

Reno-Tahoe Is On A Golf Roll

Public Golf Landscape Is Growing, Private Clubs Are Glowing

Mention the word “Reno” to many folks over the past decades, and they might have raised an eyebrow with thoughts of gambling, drinking and other such pursuits. Those still exist, but these days, Reno is undergoing an impressive at-large metamorphosis into the city its residents have always treasured, with a buzzing arts scene, great restaurants, Read more…

Keen On Kauai Golf

Hawaii’s Garden Isle Conjures Sweet Golf Magic

Back in 1989, Paul McCartney penned a song called “Distractions” for his album Flowers In The Dirt. While it can’t be independently confirmed, the consensus here is that he must have written it while standing on one of four fab seaside tee boxes on the island of Kauai. Maybe the par 3 7th on Princeville’s Read more…

Two Decades of Myrtle Beach Golf

Mystical Golf Celebrates 20 Years

Mystical Golf – offering “Myrtle Beach’s finest 54 holes of golf” – announces this year marks the 20th anniversary of the opening of its acclaimed Man-O-War and Wizard courses. Since joining Mystical Golf’s first course — The Witch, which debuted in 1989  — Man-O-War and The Wizard have formed a trifecta continually lauded by customers Read more…

Journey at Pechanga is a SoCal Golf Joy

This Southern Cal Gem Conjures Ancient Challenges on a Modern Canvas

The effects of El Niño 2015-16 were just kicking in as Thanksgiving approached. A couple hundred miles to the north, the Sierra Nevada were already sporting a white coat, while here the Temecula Valley along Interstate 15, a gentle rain began to fall on the wide, flat opening holes of The Journey at Pechanga. The Read more…

California’s Quail Lodge Finds New Golf Life

Make some coastal magic just minutes from Pebble Beach

Robert Muir Graves sure got around Northern California during his 30-odd-year run as one of the region’s top golf architects. He had a hand in scores if not hundreds of public and private layouts, displaying a knack for turning virtually any Golden State terrain, from piney Sierra foothills to verdant coastal valleys, into a solid, Read more…

Keystone Swings Into Colorado Summer Golf

Go high into the Rockies for a great golf getaway

Colorado’s Keystone Resort offers two exceptional golf courses and great summer recreation for the entire family.

The Equipment In Our Heads

A visit to Bandon Dunes proves that the mind is the most important club of all
The Equipment In Our Heads

December 22, 2015, the first full day of winter, shortest day in the Northern Hemisphere’s year. And here we were, teeing it up on the southern Oregon coast, perhaps the most famous stretch of it perhaps, at least for golfers: Bandon Dunes. It was my idea, originally — play one of the four full courses Read more…

Play & Learn at Maine’s Bethel Inn

Improve your game this summer at The Bethel Inn Resort in Bethel, Maine, a quick and convenient drive from the greater Boston area. Founded in 1913, the Bethel Inn offers inclusive two, three and four-day programs starting at $499. They include resort accommodations, five hours of on-course PGA instruction per day, video analysis, all meals, Read more…

Prairie Club: The Bandon of Nebraska

This resort rivals Oregon’s icon for pure golf delight

It doesn’t take much effort to feel the golfing gravitational pull of Nebraska’s Prairie Club. After five years in business just a few miles from the South Dakota border, on the scenic edge of the Cornhusker State’s stunning Sandhills, the remote resort — you’ve gotta negotiate a couple miles of dirt road to get there Read more…

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