Superior National A Northern Gem

Rare Minnesota Find Offers 27 Holes
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There is seaside golf, there is lakeside golf, and then there is Lake Superior golf. And that means a round at Superior National near the tiny winter ski village of Lutsen, Minnesota, on the largest of the Great Lakes’ wild and beguiling north coast. It’s the only full-length course — two nines open now and Read more…

Plan Your Own North Carolina Golf Tour

Make The Rounds While (And After) The Pros Play

North Carolina golf is on a true PGA Tour roll this summer. First comes The PGA Championship Aug. 10-13 makes its inaugural visit to Quail Hollow Club, which played host to the Kemper Open from 1969-79, the PaineWebber Invitational from 1983-89 and has hosted the Wells Fargo Championship since it debuted in 2003. This year’s Read more…

Tahoe-Reno Golf Trail Part 2: More Mountain Magic

From Tour Stop To Upscale Outposts

Let’s get this out of the way, right away: Reno is not Las Vegas. Far from it — 425 miles’ worth of far. And though the Biggest Little City is technically located in high desert (4,500 feet above sea level), it bears no resemblance to its southern Nevada sibling’s sere setting. It’s more mountain in Read more…

Silvies Valley Ranch Is An Oregon First

Resort Features Two Reversible Courses
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Silvies Valley Ranch, a new frontier boutique resort in the pure West — otherwise known as Eastern Oregon — is merging luxury and relaxation with an authentic Western ranch experience that is now open to guests and travelers. Located along historic U.S. Route 395 between Bend, Oregon and Boise, Idaho, and created by the Campbell Read more…

Whistling Straits An American Links Masterwork

Pete Dye Design Offers ‘Open’ Challenge And Beauty

Of the thousands of photos I’ve taken on golf courses, it’s one of my favorites. It was early morning and we were staging at the Whistling Straits clubhouse, getting ready to head out onto the Irish Course for a morning round on Pete Dye’s “other” design at Destination Kohler. As we prepared our golf bags Read more…

Tahoe-Reno Golf Trail Part 1: Beyond Edgewood

Solid Swings From The Lake’s Shining Shores To Green Nevada Valleys

While watching the likes of Tony Romo and Steph Curry go for the trophy at the American Century Celebrity Championship — which takes place for the 28th straight year at Edgewood Tahoe through July 16 — you should also be planning your own journey to what we’ll call the Tahoe-Reno Golf Trail. Charles Barkley, he of Read more…

Four Days On Hilton Head Island

Great Golf, Southern Hospitality Give This South Carolina Favorite Its Allure

It’s finally, officially summer, which means it’s time for that golf vacation you’ve been dreaming about. While a world-class golf destination like Hilton Head Island in South Carolina might not be on your immediate radar for, say, a four-day getaway, thanks to its exposure to the Atlantic and daily seabreezes, it’s a worthy spot any Read more…

Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe Takes Flight

Standing in the sun-kissed lobby of the spanking-new Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe, which opened June 14 after two years of construction and many more seasons of planning, I suddenly realized that this was the very spot from which I’d hit more than a few approach shots from the old ninth hole. To me it was Read more…

Colonial Williamsburg Goes For The Golf ‘Gold’

Stay In Luxury, Play The Classic Golden Horseshoe Course

Colonial Williamsburg’s premier golf course, the newly renovated Gold Course at the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club, is commemorating the July 1 re-opening of the legendary Robert Trent Jones, Sr. design with an all-new Golden Experience Package. The Golden Experience Package allows golfing guests to be among the first to play the Gold Course upon its Read more…

Gleneagles Again Atop Scotland Best Of List

Gleneagles, the iconic Scottish five-star hotel, has been voted ‘Best Golf Resort in the World’ for an unprecedented sixth successive year by readers of Ultratravel, the Telegraph’s luxury travel magazine, and visitors to the telegraph.co.uk website. Readers were asked to vote for their favourite travel experiences in 19 categories, with Gleneagles taking the top golf award ahead of Pebble Beach Read more…

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