Indiana’s French Lick Feeds The Golf Soul

Donald Ross, Pete Dye, Deep Hoosier History, Friendly Folk: It’s A Tasty Travel Package
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I don’t know a lick of French, but I finally know French Lick. I actually do know a few French words and phrases, as many Americans do, and I made an effort to become bare-bones conversational by digging into one of those language apps in the months leading up to a visit to France in Read more…

The Best Short Courses In America

The Might Be Small In Stature, But They Leave A Big Impression

An old adage in golf is that you never want to leave yourself “short,’’ whether it’s on an approach shot or a putt. But “short’’ is proving to be a positive these day when it comes to creating golf courses that are alternatives to traditional 18-hole layouts. These short courses – and par 3 courses Read more…

Pick A Golf Trip For Fall Or Winter 2019-2020

A Wealth Of Fine Choices In The U.S. And Beyond

Looking for a new and cool golf trip this fall or winter? We’ve got some great ideas. TEXAS: HORSESHOE BAY RESORT One of Central Texas’ quintessential Hill Country golf experiences, the 18-hole Apple Rock course at the AAA-Four Diamond- and Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Award-winning Horseshoe Bay Resort, re-opened this summer, signaling the completion of the resort’s three-year Read more…

Golf Just Adds To Quebec City Charm

Old World Tastes And Sights With A French Accent
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Narrow cobblestone streets – lined with cozy cafés, cheese and wine shops, boutique bakeries, and so on – meander down the hillside to the quaint harbor. The ancient stone buildings, many adorned with turrets and tin roofs, date back to the 1600s. French is the only language you hear. Walking down the street, you’d swear Read more…

The Soaring Golf Song Of Montana’s Spanish Peaks

Yes, You Can Play Weiskopf’s Big Sky Masterpiece
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Mountain golf is a genre all its own, but mountain golf of the caliber conjured by Tom Weiskopf at Spanish Peaks Mountain Club in Big Sky, Montana, is on a whole new level, literally and figuratively. Not that it’s the highest track in elevation in America, in Montana or even in its neighborhood — the Read more…

Love Los Cabos? You’ll Doubly Love Twin Dolphin

Fred Couples Chips In On Mexico Destination’s Newest Course
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Somehow the idea of Fred Couples designing a course in Los Cabos, Mexico, especially an instant classic like Twin Dolphin Golf Club, seemed like an accident waiting to happen. Whether or not it is true-to-life or a carefully crafted persona, Freddie’s cucumber cool demeanor seemed to meld with the mañana myth of Mexico’s eternally chill, Read more…

Ireland’s New Adare Manor Course Lands 2026 Ryder Cup

Luxury Resort Course Opened in 2018
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Irish golf is set for an extended spell in the golfing spotlight following Shane Lowry’s Open Championship victory, with the announcement of Adare Manor as host venue for the 2026 Ryder Cup. Since reopening in April 2018 on completion of a two-year reconstruction commissioned by its owners, the McManus family, The Golf Course at Adare Read more…

Solheim Cup Anchors Scotland’s Summer of Women’s Sport

Football, Cricket And More Also In the Mix
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Scotland is one of the world’s leading event destinations and this summer it will reaffirm its position as it shines a spotlight on women’s sport, including the 2019 Solheim Cup. Over the next three months the country will play host to six European and international sporting events kicking off with the UEFA Women’s U19 European Read more…

Inside The Sea Island Golf Performance Center

Newly Expanded Facility Is A Labor Of Love … And Lumpkin
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Four decades ago, Davis Love, Jr., built a small shed with two hitting bays that became the first Golf Performance Center at Georgia’s Sea Island Golf Resort. Three years after Love’s death in a plane crash — under the supervision of his longtime friend Jack Lumpkin — a 4,000 square-foot Golf Performance Center made its Read more…

Idaho’s Circling Raven Soars Ever Higher

Celebrating 15 Years, This Tribal Treat Remains A Northern Idaho Must
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If Circling Raven Golf Course could be cloned, blade for blade and bunker for bunker, and plopped down in a major metro area or any place that could handle the infrastructure, it could host a U.S. Open. All golfers seem to make that claim about one of their favorite courses at some point, but Circling Read more…