Silvies Valley Ranch Offers Goat Caddie Program

Oregon Resort Opens For Its Second Full Season
Silvies Valley Ranch Golf

Silvies Valley Ranch, a 140,000 acre eco-resort featuring four stand-alone award-winning golf experiences will open for its second full golf season on May 1.  Recognized by major golf media including Golf Tips for its creative approach to the golf experience including a unique goat caddie program, The Links at Silvies Valley Ranch intertwines amazing golf Read more…

Big Sky Is High On Summer Golf

Why Montana Boasts The Best High-Altitude Golf in America
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There is a place to relax and unwind in the American West, a bigger-than-big ski destination in the northern Rockies that slips into flip-flops and T-shirts when the snow melts and summer arrives. It’s called Big Sky. Located an hour’s drive south of Bozeman, a trendy little town of tidy brick buildings known for its Read more…

Troon Challenge Welcomes All Amateur Golfers

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The official schedule has been set for the 2019 Troon Challenge presented by Callaway Golf. Now in its 17th year, the Troon Challenge is Troon’s largest amateur golf event, attracting more than 1,600 golfers competing in regional qualifying events across the United States. From May through November, regional qualifying events will be held at over 34 facilities in Read more…

Busy Golf Summer For Fairmont Banff Springs

Fairmont Banff Springs

Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Club will kick off the 2019 golf season when the Tunnel Mountain 9 course opens for play Friday, May 3. The opening of Fairmont’s famed Stanley Thompson Course will follow a week later with play beginning Friday, May 10. Special early-season rates will be available for both courses, until June 4. Read more…

Omni Barton Creek Beams Anew

Renovations, Great Golf Highlight Austin Favorite
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It was a glorious return to Texas Hill Country golf. I worked in the golf business in Austin in the early ’80s, and played most of the courses in and around Texas’ capital city, though the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa had not opened back then. So when the time came, in early 2019, Read more…

Make A Wild Dunes Stop On Road To Masters

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The 2019 Masters Tournament will draw golf fans from near and far for four days of competitive play April 11-14. Wild Dunes Resort, a Destination Hotel near Charleston, South Carolina, is offering families and friends looking to road trip to and from this celebrated event, the chance to experience relaxation, sunshine and award-winning golf with Read more…

Innisbrook Resort A Tour-Tested Winner

Copperhead Course Hosts Valspar Championship
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One word comes to mind when discussing Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Fla. That word is “Copperhead.’’ Regarded as one of the top five courses in Florida—it’s been No. 1 on some lists —Innisbrook’s Copperhead Course is architect Larry Packard’s masterpiece.  It’s a sweeping, larger-than-life centerpiece of this 900-acre resort about 20 miles north of Read more…

Myrtle Beach World Amateur Registration Opens

36th Annual Event Expected to Attract More Than 3,000 Golfers
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The 36th annual PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship begins accepting entries Wednesday March 13. A 72-hole, net stroke play tournament, the Myrtle Beach World Amateur will be played August 26-30 on 60 of Myrtle Beach’s best courses. More than 3,000 players from across America and more than 20 countries are again expected to participate in Read more…

Casa de Campo: Just What The D.R. Ordered

The Height Of Pete Dye Golf, Fine Food and Caribbean Fun
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For years I’d heard the words, studied the photos, played those holes hard against the Caribbean in my head. Teeth of the Dog. And right on that dog’s heels, three more words in Spanish. Casa de Campo. Cottage. As in getaway second home. Sounded good to me. Finally came the day I was there in Read more…

Five Orlando Must-Plays Beyond Bay Hill

With one of the PGA Tour’s most popular events returning to “Arnie’s Place,” a.k.a. Bay Hill Golf & Country Club, this week — a bit earlier in the schedule than past years — it’s the perfect time for Arnold Palmer Invitational ticket holders to sneak away for a round or two of their own in Read more…

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